Gangapurna expedition is a classical adventurous trip around the Himalayan vistas. This trek is initiated through the trek via Annapurna circuit, a beautiful ascending slope to the summit and follows another way to complete a circuit of the Himalayas. This trip is little technical and requires a great level of stamina and heavy exercise to expedite to the summit.
Mt. Gangapurna (7455m), lies at the east of Kaligandaki gorge in between Annapurna III and Tilicho peak. This beautiful and astounding piece of heaven is situated at Annapurna sanctuary of Manang district with the coordinates of peak as 28*36’18”N 83*57’00”E. It is located at the northeast of the Mt. Annapurna at the opposite end of the great barrier to Tilicho peak on the shoulder extending about 10-12 km from Annapurna. This is the best mountain for preparing and starting expedition and a further practice for targeting 8000 m peaks.
Gangapurna was first expedited by German expedition team led by Gaunther Hausner via East Ridge in 1965 AD. This magnificent piece of beauty is a sure to go trip for the amateur level peak climber with good health who are targeting for expedition above 8000m height.
Mt Gangapurna provides an exquisite view of the Himalayan vistas such as Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tilicho peak, Manaslu peak, Chulu west peak, Pisang peak and many more snow capped peaks around the region. This expedition follows the trail of Annapurna circuit where one can explore the serene natural beauty, its diverse biodiversity along with the cultural diversity. This trip offers the long running ancient Himalayan trails, pristine nature, picturesque mountain ranges, diverse flora and fauna.
Gangapurna expedition follows a pristine trail of unspoken natural beauty. Expedition in Nepal is above the “Tree Line Zone” which can be seen as the zone of snow rock and ice. The lure of Himalayas is irresistible as the high ranging altitude provides a best scenario view of the harshest climate in the world. The sheer beauty, dramatic massive mountain, best challenging route and the well established hospitality of the people makes this expedition a once in a lifetime experience.
Gangapurna expedition requires heavy logistics, communication management, along with trained staffs and guides.. Sherpa people have always made such expedition successful all throughout the days with low failure rates. Gangapurna summit requires strenuous level of physical fitness as you have to pass some difficult hurdle and thick layer of ice while ascending. The use of the crampons, ice axes and ropes are most necessary for the ascent. The summit is more technical and can be sum-mated by experienced climbers only. The Sherpa crew manages the best path for passing over various glacier and crevasses by fixing ropes ladders and carrying necessary equipment.
The Gangapurna expedition starts from Kathmandu after your arrival. From there you will have a scenic drive to Besisahar. You will then trek to Chame, Pisang, and finally to Manang valley. You will then trek to Gangapurna base camp.
From base camp to the summit there will be usually 15-20 days where you will rest and camp and acclimatize in the region. There are 3 camps in between summit and base camp where you will proceed forward with rest and acclimatization. This is a steady process of advancement and you will all be followed in a designated path. Sherpa people will do all the hard work from carrying the necessary equipment and gear to the setting up the camps. They will moreover advance by setting up the ropes and ladders in between glaciers, crevasses and steep climbing.
After the ascend and summit, you will take the way back via Thorung la pass, Muktinath and finally to Jomsom city. From here you will fly in to Pokhara and then ultimately reach to Kathmandu via flight or drive based on your preference.
This trip is fully customizable based on the level of your need and preferences.
The climate in Nepal can sometime become notorious. The best valued of time and season must be taken care while visiting the harsh and wildest nature of Nepal. The expedition are the highly risk taking adventure in which proper time frame for implementation must be taken care. There are mainly two season famous for operating expedition in Nepal.
Spring is the best season for expedition in Nepal. This includes the month from late February to May month. The climate will be most vivid at this time with the lushly view of the massive mountain terrain. The wind is not harsh and the trail will be less difficult than other season where it is mostly covered with snows. This season has the highest record of expedition in Nepal. The region will be more crowded with people thus the cost efficient travel is most.
Autumn is another season for the best time to summit the peaks. This season include from the month of late September to early December. The nature is with lushly hills with the vivid sky. The weather will be with less heat haze which includes best spectacular views of the massive peak ranges around the world. This is the second most crowded season of the year. There will be fewer crowds as compared to the spring season.
This peak climbing needs moderate to strenuous level of physical fitness. This is a grade 4 level of peak climbing thus one must be supposed to be physically fit free from any disability. The climber is supposed to have a well knowledge to use the tools and equipment. The climbers must be in healthiest shape and must endure the harsh wilderness and nature so as to successfully complete this very peak climbing.
Food and accommodation is all provided through the package. The stay in the Kathmandu will be of two days where you will stay at hotel based on your level of preference. From then after reaching the Annapurna region you will stay at the tea houses and lodges till to Manang valley. From there you will stay on the tent and camp so we will prepare our own food by guide or Sherpa till the final level of ascend and descend till to the same valley. The days on the camp will normally be 15 to 20 days decided on the basis of your level of fitness and health.
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