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Gangapurna Expedition (7455m/24,457ft) - Autumn-2023

Facts of the Trip

Highest access: 7455m (24,457ft)

First Ascent: Gunther Hauser (German expedition team), 1965

Duration: 33 days (typically) Days

Group Size: 02-10 People per group

Co-ordinates: 28°36'18''N, 83°57'00''E

Location: Nepal/Annapurna Region

Country: Nepal

Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)

Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)

Grade: Moderate Climb (PD++)

Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period

Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus

Best season: Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)

Major Activity: Trekking/Mountaineering

Include Activity: sight trip of Kathmandu

Culture: Gurung, Thakali, Magar

Mode of Travel: Tea House/Camping

Climbing route: East Ridge

Himalayan sights: Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Mardi Himal

06 Oct/Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft).

07 Oct/Day 02: Preparation, briefings at Department of Tourism, last minute shopping and office formalities.

08 Oct/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (823m/27,000ft)8hrs. Lodge accommodation.

09 Oct/Day 04: Drive from Besisahar to Chame (2670m/9,055ft) 5-6hrs.Lodge accommodation.

10 Oct/Day 05: Treks from Chame to Pisang (3100m/10,170ft,) 5hrs Lodge accommodation.

11 Oct/Day 06: Treks from Pisang to Manang (3440m/11,286ft) 5-6hrs.Lodge accommodation.

12 Oct/Day 07: Acclimatization Day at Manang lodge accommodation.

13 Oct/Day 08: Trek from Manang to Gangapurna Base Camp (4650m/15,256ft) 5hrs.

13-30 Oct/Day 9-26: Climbing Period (Gangapurna Summit 7455m/24,459ft.) Camping accommodation

31 Oct/Day 27: Preparation for return to Kathmandu. Clean Base Camp and trek to Khangsara(3734m/12,250ft) 5hrs trekking. Lodge accommodation.

01 Nov/Day 28:Trek 6hrs from Khangsara to Thorong Phedi (4420m/14,501ft,) 4hrs.Lodge accommodation.

02 Nov/Day 29: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m/12,631ft) via Thorong La Pass (5416m/17,770ft) 9hrs.Lodge accommodation.

03 Nov/Day 30: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2700m/8,858ft) 4hrs. Lodge accommodation.

04 Nov/Day 31: Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (950m/3,116ft) Transfer to Hotel, Hotel accommodation.

05 Nov/Day 32:Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu.7 hrs  by tourist bus, 25 mins by flight. Hotel accommodation, farewell dinner with culture program in the evening.

06 Nov/Day 33: Drop to airport for final departure, alternatively join other activities.