Annapurna Expedition

Annapurna Expedition

Annapurna expedition 8091m is one of the most popular expedition in Annapurna region.  Mt. Annapurna expedition offer  beautiful Himalayan views of whole Annapurna region ,Dhulagiri Himalayan range, off the beaten track, forest, verdant valleys, gorgeous landscape, traditional villages. Mount Annapurna climbing take to you heart of the Annapurna region.  Annapurna in Sanskrit literally means "full of food" but is normally translated as ‘Goddess of the Harvests’. For Hindu Annapurna is "the universal and timeless kitchen-goddess, the mother who feeds and prevents starvation, a universal fear, which makes Annapurna a universal goddess, associated with the giving of food (wealth). Mt. Annapurna was first climbed by Mr. Maurice Herzog’s book & Louis Lachenal of France in June 03, 1950 via North face. After June 03, 1950 there are many people scaled the mountain. Chris Bonington's team 1970 ascent of the South Face of Annapurna was a landmark in the history of mountaineering. Two American women, Irene Miller and Vira Komarkova, have reached the summit via the North Face in October of 1978, making the first ascent by Americans. Autumn & spring is best season for Annapurna Expedition  & minimum 45 days  required to attempts for Annapurna  climmbing.  

Mt. Annapurna expedition start at Beni after 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu. Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s climbing guide led through kali Gandaki valley Tatopani Ghasa Lete Mristi khola and finally reach at Annapurna Base camp . HJT climbing guide will teach some climbing techniques how to ascend , descend , bly and fixed the rope then ascend to summit of Mt. Annapurna I. Minimum 55 days holiday required for Annapurna expedition but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange customized expedition service as per mountaineers wish and holiday schedule with life time adventure in Nepal Himalaya.

Annapurna Expedition itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel Mt. Annapurna Expedition briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at kathmandu..

Day 02: After breakfast, excursion around Kathmandu valley, our representative will procedure for Mount Annapurna expedition permit and preparation for Mount Annapurna . overnight at Kathamndu

Day 03: After breakfast, shopping, relaxing or excursion around Kathmandu valley and prepare for Mount Annapurna Expedition

Day 04: Drive to Beni (823m). Overnight in lodge.

Day 05: Tatopani (1189m). Overnight in lodge.

Day 06: Ghasa (2012m). Overnight in lodge.

Day 07: Lete (2438m). Rest and change porters. Overnight in lodge.

Day 08: Thulo Bugin. Overnight in jungle camp.

Day 09: Thulo Bugin pass. Overnight in river camp.

Day 10: Mristi Khola. Overnight in river camp.

Day 11: Base Camp.

Day 12-47: Mt. Annapurna Expedition period.

Day 48: Cleaning up base camp.

Day 49: Thulo Bugin. Overnight in lodge.

Day 50: Lete. Overnight in lodge.

Day 51: Tukuche. Overnight in lodge.

Day 52: Marpha / Jomsom. Overnight in lodge.

Day 53: Fly Jomsom / Pokhara / Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.

Day 54: After breakfast, HJT tour guide will take to you historical monuments sightseeing around Kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple, Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurant. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 55: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities than Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.

Annapurna Expedition Cost: Service up to Base Camp on group joining basis:

USD 16,500 (If 1 Person)
USD 10,475 (If 2 Person in Group)
USD 8,500 (If 3 Person in Group)
USD 7,900 (If 4 Person in Group)
USD 7,500 (If 5 Person in Group)
USD 7,000 (If 6-8 Person in Group)
USD 6,500 (If 9-12 Person in Group)
USD 6,000 (If 13-15 Person in Group)

Per climbing Sherpa (Guide) USD 2200 (If required by Member)

  • We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message.
  • Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa's food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
  • Hiring a high altitude Sherpa does cost USD 2200. This cost includes equipment allowances, daily wages, food and fuel up to base camp, insurance, flight to and from Kathmandu, sleeping tents at BC etc.

Service Includes up to Base Camp:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel & 1 night in Pokhara on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
  • Transport of food supply & expedition equipments to Base Camp & back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for BC.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Annapurna 1st.
  • National Park Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment's luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment's luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or barrel for each member.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Agency service charge.

Service does not include:

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • High Tents above Base Camp.
  • High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
  • Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie Talkies, communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses.
  • Garbage deposit.

Expedition Cost for Service up to summit:

USD 23,500 (If 1 Person)
USD 15,400 (If 2 Person in Group)
USD 11,500 (If 3 Person in Group)
USD 11,300 (If 4 Person in Group)
USD 10,500 (If 5 Person in Group)
USD 10,200 (If 6-8 Person in Group)
USD 10,000 (If 9-12 Person in Group)
USD 9,999 (If 13-15 Person in Group)

Expedition service up to Summit:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel & 1 night in Pokhara on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp & back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table,  chairs & cooking utensils for BC.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boys at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Equipments allowance, wages of cook, kitchen boy & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Peak Permit fee of Mt. Annapurna 1st.
  • National Park Permits (ACAP entrance fee).
  • One high altitude Sherpa per climber to carry all food and gear to higher camps. Also assist the member during climb & summit attempt.
  • Common climbing equipment such as ropes, ice screws, ice bar, pitons, etc.
  • High altitude food.
  • High altitude fuel.
  • High altitude tents.
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment's luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment's luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or barrel for each member.
  • Generator or, Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Agency service charge.

Service does not include:

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie Talkies, communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request).
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses.
  • Garbage deposit fee.

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