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Annapurna Expedition

"Conquer Annapurna (8,091m), majestic Himalayan challenge!"



49 Days


  • 48 BreakFast
  • 47 Lunch
  • 47 Dinner


  • Three star rated Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Best Tea-house Lodge Available during the Trek


Starts at






Group Size

Group Joining


8516 m



Optimal Season

Spring and Autumn



Daily Activity

peak climbing

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Salbin Basnet

Kathmandu, Nepal +977 9851102825


The Annapurna Expedition is a remarkable mountaineering journey to summit Annapurna I, the tenth-highest mountain in the world, standing at 8,091 meters (26,545 feet). Located in the Annapurna Himalayan Range of Nepal, the expedition offers a blend of adventure, culture, and natural beauty.

History: The first successful ascent of Annapurna I took place in 1950 by a French expedition led by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal. Their achievement marked the first successful ascent of an 8,000-meter peak in history. Since then, Annapurna I has enticed climbers worldwide to take on its formidable challenges.

Rules and Regulations: Climbers undertaking the Annapurna Expedition need permits from the respective government authorities. They must comply with strict environmental guidelines to preserve the mountain's fragile ecosystem and respect local cultural and religious customs.

Trip Highlights:

  1. Majestic Peak: Scale Annapurna I, enjoying unparalleled views of surrounding peaks and valleys in the Annapurna region.
  2. Challenging Ascent: Conquer technical climbing sections, snowfields, and icefalls, testing mountaineering prowess.
  3. Natural Diversity: Traverse through diverse landscapes - from lush forests to arid high-altitude terrain - showcasing Nepal's natural beauty.
  4. Dhaulagiri Views: Catch glimpses of Dhaulagiri, the seventh-highest mountain, and other nearby peaks.
  5. Cultural Insights: Interact with local communities, experience their customs, and observe Buddhist traditions in quaint mountain villages.
  6. Annapurna Base Camp: Trek to the iconic Annapurna Base Camp, a popular trekking destination renowned for its beauty.
  7. Thakali Cuisine: Relish the unique flavors of Thakali cuisine, a local specialty known for its wholesome taste and authenticity.
  8. Extreme Adventure: Embrace the adrenaline of high-altitude mountaineering and face challenges that test physical and mental limits.
  9. Spiritual Aura: Experience the spiritual aura of the mountains, where locals believe deities reside, making it a sacred journey.
  10. Sense of Accomplishment: Achieve the summit, savouring the feeling of triumph while standing atop the world's tenth-highest peak.

Local Culture and Tradition: The Annapurna region is home to diverse ethnic communities such as Gurungs, Magars, Thakalis, and others. Influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, trekkers encounter monasteries, prayer flags, and chortens along the journey. Immersing in local customs and traditions adds a cultural dimension to the expedition, making it a profound experience combining the wonders of nature and the richness of Himalayan heritage.

Route Map

Route Map


  • Annapurna I Summit: Scale the majestic Annapurna I, the tenth-highest peak in the world, offering breathtaking views from the summit.
  • Challenging Ascent: Conquer technical sections, glaciers, and steep ridges, testing mountaineering skills and mental endurance.
  • Annapurna Base Camp: Trek to the iconic Annapurna Base Camp, surrounded by stunning Himalayan panoramas and a base for the expedition.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Traverse through diverse terrains, from lush forests to arid high-altitude regions, showcasing Nepal's natural beauty.
  • Cultural Encounters: Interact with local communities like Gurungs and Thakalis, experiencing their warm hospitality and unique traditions.
  • Spectacular Views: Enjoy unparalleled views of nearby peaks like Machapuchare (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri, and other Himalayan giants.
  • Thakali Cuisine: Relish the authentic flavors of Thakali cuisine, a local specialty known for its delicious and nutritious meals.
  • Spiritual Aura: Experience the spiritual ambiance of the mountains, where locals believe deities reside, making it a sacred journey.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area: Trek through the Annapurna Conservation Area, rich in biodiversity and showcasing Nepal's commitment to conservation.
  • Sense of Achievement: Embrace the sense of accomplishment upon reaching the summit of Annapurna I, a significant milestone for mountaineers. The Annapurna Expedition offers a remarkable blend of adventure, cultural immersion, and breathtaking landscapes, making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience for mountaineers and trekkers alike.


  • All arrival and departure transfers to and from Airport both domestic and international.
  • Snowy Dream World’s assistance in airport with its representative.
  • 4 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu 2 Nights in Pokhara on BB Plan.
  • Pokhara-Kathmandu Flight tickets with transfer services.
  • 1:1 experienced private climbing Sherpa guide during trek and climb.
  • All surface transport to Lete via Pokhara and back to Kathmandu as per itinerary.
  • All camping equipment like camp furniture (table, chairs), kitchenware, kitchen, dining, guest and toilet tents in Advance Base Camp.
  • Three meals a day (BLD-tea-coffee) and twin sharing teahouse accommodation during trek, freshly cooked 3 meals, tea or coffee by Snowy professional cookin Base Camp.
  • Baggage allowance for trekking up and down is 60kg: 50kg ration per person.
  • Annapurna Conservation entry fee.
  • TIMS card (Trekker’s Information Management System).
  • Expedition royalty and climbing permit for climbing Annapurna.
  • 3 Oxygen bottles (4L) for climbing member and 2 for Sherpa
  • Official Liaison Officer fully paid and equipped.
  • Wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for Sherpa guide and other staffs
  • Required base camp and high altitude food for climbing member and all involved staffs.
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period.
  • Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator upon requirement of guest with reliable charge.
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent in the ABC.
  • Solar panel for light and battery charger in Base Camp.
  • All tents for camp 1, 2 and 3. Icefall charges.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.


  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars or any other food consumed beyond the prescribed breakfast, lunch and dinner, etc.
  • Items of personal nature and laundry expenses.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone and Internet expenses.
  • Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, camera/video fees or trekking gears.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, change in Government regulations, etc.
  • Any additional staff other than specified
  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  • Summit bonus to your private Sherpa guide if approached to the summit (Minimum US$ 1500.00
  • Tips to Base Camp Staffs is mandatory;minimum US$ 300 per member for the team.
  • Medical and travel Insurance with helicopter search and rescue.
  • Permits for walkie-talkies & filming if special camera
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not mentioned in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section

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