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Annapurna I Expedition Nepal

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 30 - 45 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: April - October
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 14000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 16500 US Dollar (USD)

Annapurna is a sanskrit word which when broken down, would mean, "Sustenance" and "filled with". So the name would translate into "The Goddess rich in Sustenance" or simply "The Provider". It was first climbed by M. Herzog & L. Lachenal in 1950. The Annapurna Himal and the Lamjung Himal stretch from the Kali Gandaki in the west to the Marshyangdi in the east.

Four summits make up Annapurna with the entire massif forming a barrier on the northern side of the Pokhara Valley in Nepal. The main summit stands to the west of the Annapurna Sanctuary. Little was known about the mountain until 1949when Dr. A. Heim from the windows of a Dakora aircraft viewed Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The aircraft could not fly high enough for proper observation or for photographs, still the next year, June 3rd 1950, Annapurna was conquered. It was the first eight thousanders to be climbed, this feat was accomplished by the French.

However, all the routes on the mountain pose severe difficulties and hence it is probably why fewer climbers have reached the summit in comparison to other 8000m. peaks.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel on B/B (a)
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing, hotel on B/B (A, B)
Day 3: Last preparation in Kathmandu, hotel on B/B (A, B)
Day 4: Drive KTM - Baglung, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 5: Trek to Beni, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 6: Trek to Tatopani, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 7: Trek to Ghasa, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 8: Trek to Lete, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 9: Trek to Dhulo Bukhing, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 10: Trek to Phang Base Camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 11: Trek to Base Camp (A, B, L, D)
Days 12-31: Climbing period of Annapurna (A, B, L, D)
Day 32: BC to Dhulo Bukhing, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 33: Trek to Lete, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 34: Trek to Ghasa, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 35: Trek to Tatopani, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 36: Trek to Ghorepani, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 37: Trek to Birethanti, camp (A, B, L, D)
Day 38: Drive to Pokhara, transfer to Kathmandu, hotel on B/B (A, B, L)
Day 39: Leisure in Kathmandu, hotel on B/B (A, B,)
Day 40: Final Departure (A, B)

(Abbreviation: A - Accommodation, B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)

The Cost Includes:

- Nepal Airport pickup & drop
- Room in Kathmandu
- Kathmandu -Besi Sahar – KTM by private bus
- Mat, 1 tent for 2 persons, toilet tent, store tent, kitchen tent & utensils up to Base camp
- Meals as per itinerary
- Expedition Royalty fee
- Park fees & permit
- Daily wages and insurance for the Nepali staff
- Base Camp guide, cook, Kitchen helper & porters
- Satellite phone (Pay calls)
- Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, expedition crew
- Emergency Oxygen -Mask and regulator
- Gratuities for services provided on a personal basis.

Notes:
Airfare is included in the tour price.

The Cost Excludes:
- International airfares, health, travel & war insurance
- PERSONAL equipment for climbing & trekking
- Personal & medical Insurance of expedition
- Climbing food, Gas & stove above Base camp
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
- Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter in case needed
- Walki Takie permit & Satellite phone permit
- Oxygen & Mask -regulator for climbing
- Personal expenses
- Bar Bills & beverage
- Bar bill alcoholic beverage
- Telephone calls, laundry bills
- All personal nature expenses & tips
- Emergency evacuation by helicopter if required
- High altitude tent, food, all necessary climbing gears
- Personal equipment, etc.
- All others except mentioned ‘cost included’ section above.

Extra:
- USD 2600 for Climbing Guide
- USD 1500/ climbing Sherpa if you need
- USD 3000 refundable garbage deposit

Supplier Information
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Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2007
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