Annapurna I Expedition

Mount Annapurna I (8,091 m) lies in the western part of Nepal. It stands at 10th highest summit in the world. Annapurna is a Sanskrit word literally meaning “full of food “, also meaning “Goddess of harvests”. Annapurna 8091 meter which was the first 8000 meter peak climbed by Maurice Herzog and his team in 1950’s on 3rd of June in the world. The French Expedition led by Maurice Herzog was participated other members- Louis Lachenal, Lionel Terray, Gaston Rébuffat, Marcel Ichac, Jean Couzy, Marcel Schatz, Jacques Oudot and Francis de Noyelle were set first successful ascent for mountaineering history in the world.

Mt. Annapurna I expedition trip itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our office repetitive and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Preparation for Expedition, official formalities work out stay hotel in BB Basis
Day 03: Official formalities work out for expedition and briefing at Ministry of Tourism
Day 04: Fly to Pokhara from Kathmandu and transfer to hotel for overnight
Day 05: Morning drive to Beni from Pokhara, change the bus and drive to Ghasa overnight at lodge.
Day 06: Drive Ghasa to Lete 2480m and overnight at lodge
Day 07: Trek Lete toThulo Bogin (Jungle Camp) and overnight at tented camp
Day 08: Trek Thulo Bogin Pass 4281m to Riverside Camp and overnight at tent
Day 09: Trek Riverside to Mristi Khola and overnight at tented camp
Day 10: Trek Mristi Khola to Annapurna I Base Camp and overnight at tented camp
Day 11: Acclimatization day at Annapurna I Base Camp
Day 12 -37: Climbing period of Annapurna I (8091m)
Day 38: Cleaning Base Camp & trek back to Mristi Khola.
Day 39: Trek Mristi Khola to Thulo Bogin (Jungle camp)
Day 40: Trek Thulo Bogin to Lete and overnight at lodge
Day 41: Drive Lete to Tatopani and overnight at lodge
Day 42: Drive Tatopani to Beni and to Pokhara transfer to hotel
Day 43: Rest day in Pokhara or personal activities, stay at hotel
Day 44: Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel rest or personal activities, stay at hotel
Day 45: Rest day in Kathmandu or personal activities, stay at hotel
Day 46: Transfer to airport for International departure

Last Updated: 2014-06-27 by
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Trip Highlights

Annapurna I Expedition trip highlights

Expedition Duration: 46 days proposal

Climbing Period: 25 days

Height: 8091m

Climbing Route: Normal, north face

Location: Annapurna Region, Nepal 

Range: Annapurna Himal-Nepal

Latitude: 27° 51′ 42″N

Longitude: 86° 51′ 50″E

Expedition Season: Spring & Autumn

Cost Includes/Excludes

Expedition cost: Please contact us for trip cost.

Service cost Includes up to Base Camp

  • Transportation for airport pick up & drop as per program
  • Hotel 5 nights stay in Kathmandu & 3 nights in Pokhara before & after the expedition
  • Private transportation for member, Liaison officer & expedition staffs
  • Charge of food supply & expedition equipments to Base Camp & back
  • Full board lodge stay basis during the trek to base camp and back
  • Single sleeping tent & mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison Officer
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for BC
  • Necessary foods and fuel supply at Base Camp
  • Government Liaison Officer Service
  • 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 Annapurna I
  • Annapurna National Park-conservation entrance fee
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use

Service cost does not Include

  • International airfare from / to your country
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal climbing gear and equipments 
  • High Tents, high altitude foods and fuel above Base Camp
  • Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request)
  • Personal insurance-travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage
  • Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment & commercial filming
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses for staffs
  • Garbage deposit for expedition
  • Climbing Sherpa charge
Equipement for this trip

Equipment or clothing required for trip

Personal Equipment

  • 3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
  • Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
  • Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
  • 30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
  • Water bottles with a wide mouth
  • A pair adjustable trekking poles
  • Insulated plastic mug (optional)
  • Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
  • Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc


  • Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
  • Hiking boots- good quality
  • Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
  • Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
  • Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
  • Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

  • Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
  • Medium weight down jacket with hood
  • Light trekking trouser
  • Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
  • Polar Tec fleece jacket
  • Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
  • Polar Tec fleece pant
  • Personal under garments
  • Quick dry type towel
  • Casual wears before after the trek

Hand wear

  • Polypropylene liner gloves
  • Fleece gloves
  • Good quality mittens or gloves


  • Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
  • Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
  • Bandana or scarf
  • Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
  • High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Dust mask

Other Travel Accessories

  • Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
  • Insect repellant
  • Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
  • Favorite snack items
  • Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
  • Camera, memory card and extra battery
  • Passport photo copy & photos
  • Insurance certificate copy
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Baby wipes (optional)
  • Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)

Personal first aid kit pack

  • Any personal medications
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets
  • Antibiotics capsules
  • Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
  • Blister treatment plasts
  • Dehydration solution
  • Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
  • Anti cold tablets
  • Diclofenac gel
  • Bandages
  • Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
  • Diamox for AMS
  • Sanitary pad (for women)
  • Ear & eye drop
Useful Information

Useful Information

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