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Mount Gangapurna Expedition (Nepal)

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  • May 8- 2019

Duration

32 Days

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Trip Overview

Nepal

Gangapurna(7,455m. / 24,459ft) is one of the conspicuous Himalayan peaks in the Annapurna range. Mount Gangapurna 7455 meters lies in Mustang in-between Tilicho Peak 7134 meters & Annapurna III 7555 meters. The literally Gangapurna means “the water-giving goddess”. Mount Gangapurna Expedition was first ascent by a german expedition on 1965 via the East Ridge.

 

Mount Gangapurna Expedition offers magnificent views of mighty Himalayas including Mt. Manaslu 8163 meters, Annapurna I 8091 meters, Mt. Annapurna II 7937 meters, Annapurna III 7555 meters, Annapurna IV 7525 meters, , Tilicho peak 7134 meters, Pisang peak 6091 meters , Chulu West Peak 6419 meters, Chulu East Peak, Thorung Peak, as well as diverse landscape, lush valleys , uniqueness of traditional culture of local settlement.

 

Mount Gangapurna Expedition is technically straightforward.  We suggest you should be familiar with the use of peak climbing gear before heading toward expedition such as such as crampons, harness, ice axe, tying knots and handling climbing ropes. Most of the climbing will be involved walking roped together, including the glacial crossings. Trek Nepal Himalayas only suggested Mount Gangapurna Expedition if you are physically sound and mentally prepare for it.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

 

Day 02-03: In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Mt. Gangapurna Expeditions.

 

Day 04: Drive to Syange 1,140m via Besisar – 06 hrs.

 

Day 05: Trek to Dharapani 1,920m – 05 hours.

 

Day 06: Trek to Chame 2,670 m – 06 hours.

 

Day 07: Trek to Pisang village 3,300 m – 05 hrs.

 

Day 08: Trek to Manang 3,520 m – 05 hrs.

 

Day 09: Rest day in Manang for acclimatization and local hike.

 

Day 10: Trek to Gangapurna Base Camp 4,500 m- 04 hrs.

 

Day 11-12: At Gangapurna Base Camp for acclimatization.

 

Day 13: Climb to Advance Camp 5,730 m – 05 hrs.

 

Day 14: At Advance Base Camp preparation for the climb.

 

Day 15-28: 14 days climbing duration to the summit of Mt. Gangapurna.

 

Day 29: At Base Camp packing and clean up of the Base Camp.

 

Day 30: Return to Manang – 05 hrs.

 

Day 31: Trek to Pisang village – 05 hrs

 

Day 32: Trek to Chame – 05 hrs.

 

Day 33: Trek to Dharapani – 05 hrs.

 

Day 34: Trek down to Syange – 06 hrs.

 

Day 35: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

 

Day 36: In Kathmandu free day with individual activities.

 

Day 37: Departure Day

Includes

  • All land transportation: Airport /Hotel/Airport, trekking, expedition pick up & drop.
  • Kathmandu Accommodation in B/B Basis
  • Office Service charge.
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • Trekking/ climbing Guide, , porters salary, fares and taxes.
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Transport as per itinerary for members, staff and Liaison Officer.
  • Transportation of all food and climbing equipments to base camp and back.
  • Gangapurna expedition permit fee/Royalty
  • Full board basis veg/ non veg meal during the trekking prepared by expert trekking cook
  • All kitchen equipments; kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, chairs and tables at the base camp.
  • Cook and Kitchen boys at the base camp.
  • Base camp tents for members and staff.
  • Per Person 45 KG. Equipment’s luggage / barrels allowed till to Base Camp.
  • Equipment allowance, wages and insurance for base camp staff and Liaison Officer.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area project Fee( ACAP Permit)
  • Trekkers Information Management system card( TIMS card)

Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & pokhara .
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical and emergency evacuation.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving to Nepal by air or road.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone, etc.
  • International airport departure tax & tourist tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee. (Can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Hotel after 5 Nights stay in Kathmandu.
  • Service above Base Camp.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above base camp.
  • Walki -Takie permit & Satellite phone permit.
  • Oxygen & Mask -regulator for climbing.
  • Climbing Guide (Sherpa)
  • Tips and climbing bonus.
  • Garbage deposit US $ 2000.00 for a team. After expedition deposit will be refundable.
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Mount Gangapurna Expedition -Equipment List:

  • Sleeping Bag 1 for Base Camp & 1 for Climbing
  • Mattress 1 for Base Camp & 1 for Climbing
  • Ruck Sack 1
  • Head Light (Torch) 1
  • Koflach / One Sport Boot 1
  • Gaiter 1 Pair
  • Socks 10 Pairs
  • Sun Glass 1
  • Water Bottle & Thermas 1
  • Swiss Knife 1
  • Gloves Down & other for Climbing (5 – 6 Pairs)
  • Down Suit 1 Set
  • Gortex Suit 1 Set
  • Crampons 1 Pair + 1 Pair spare
  • Karabiner 4-5 Pcs (lockable & without lock)
  • Jumar 1 Pcs
  • Down Ripling (Descender) 1 Pcs (Air ring)
  • Cap 1 for Climbing & 1 for Summit
  • Ciling 1 Pcs.
  • Inner clothing Trouser & Vests
  • Batteries For Sherpa & members
  • Oxygen, Regulator & Masks
  • 4 + 2 Oxygen Bottles per member
  • The Sherpa who would not use the Oxygen for Summit, the Group will need to pay the Oxygen equivalent money to him.
  • Fixed Rope: 15,000 – 16,000 m, when not sharing with others 2,000 – 3,000 m. when sharing with others
  • Main Rope: Thinner(6-7mm) for Summit  –  200m.
  • 11 – 12mm. for rest of climbing  –  100m.
  • High Tent Nothface, Salewa:
  • 1 per 2 pax – Separate for Sherpa
  • Dining Tent for Camp 2
  • EPI Gas 150 Pcs  –  250 gms.
  • EPI Gas Stove 10 Pcs.
  • Walkie Talkie
  • Snow Shovel 4 Pcs.
  • Ice Axe 1 Per pax
  • Ice Hammer 2 Hammer per team
  • Ice Screw 60 Pcs.
  • Rock Pikdung 20 Pcs.
  • Karabiner 50 Pcs.
  • Snow Bar 100 Pcs.
  • Medicines

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