Gangapurna Expedition 2024

Facts of the Trip

Elevation: 7,445 meters

Location: 28°40'0N 84°1'0E (Annapurna area)

Duration: 35 days

First Ascent: 1965 by a German expedition led by Günther Hauser, via the East Ridge.

Best Season: Autumn and Spring (fair weather in Nepal)

Accommodation: Guest house and Camping

Climbing Route: East Ridge

Grade: Mountaineering VI

Transportation: By Land

Group Size: minimum 02

Major Activity: Trekking and Climbing

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Gangapurna (7,455 m) is one of the beautiful mountains in the Annapurna region. Gangapurna pinnacle is situated between Annapurna III and Tilicho Peak. It is Northeast of Mt. Annapurna at the furthest edge of Grand Barrier to Tilicho Peak on the shoulder stretching out around 10-12 km from Annapurna straightforwardly east of ROC Noir. Gangapurna is the 57th highest mountain on earth.

Gangapurna expedition is one of the difficult and challenging peaks perfect for experienced climbers. We have fixed three upper camps, Camp 1, Camp 2, and Camp 3) to summit the Gangapurna climb. It takes 2–4 hours to reach base camp from Manang. From top of Gangapurna magnificent views of Manaslu, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, Chulu West Peak, Chulu East Peak, and other surrounding high peaks. Mt. Gangapurna was first climbed in 1965 by a German expedition led by Günther Hauser, via the East Ridge.

The trekking routes from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar then walk to Chame continues to Manang then base camp of Gangapurna. Nowadays, there are routes directly to Manang however we have recommended driving from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar continues to Chame and two days walk to Manang. Explore the rich Buddhist culture, traditional villages, the breathtaking landscapes and stunning views of mountains on the Trans-Himalayan route. After summit Gangapurna, there are options to either come the same way to BesiSahar or you can trek over the high pass Thorong la.

Day 01: Kathmandu transfer to hotel, overnight at Hotel (B).

Day 02 to Day 03: Kathmandu, preparation for expedition and official briefing by Tourism Department, overnight at hotel (BB).

Day 04: Kathmandu to Besi Sahar by private bus 5-6 hours, transfer to hotel, overnight at hotel (B/L/D).

Day 05: Basi Sahar to Chame (2713 m), by Jeep 5-7 hours, overnight Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D.

Day 06: Chame to Upper Pisang (3115 m) 5 hours, overnight Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 07: Upper Pisang to Manang (3450 m) 6 hours, use upper part off-road, overnight Guest house/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 08: Rest day in Manang for Acclimatization (B/L/D).

Day 09: Last preparation in Manang, rest and relax, overnight at guest house (B/L/D).

Day 10: Manang to Gangapurna base camp 4650 m, overnight at camp (B/L/D).

Day 11: to Day 30: Climbing period of Mt. Gangapurna 7445 m, overnight at tented camps (B/L/D).

Day 31: Move from base camp to Manang, overnight at hotel (B/L/D).

Day 32: Manang to Chame 6 hours walk, overnight at guest house (B/L/D).

Day 33: Chame to Kathmandu drive by Jeep, 10-12 hours, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu (B/L).

Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu and welfare dinner, overnight in Kathmandu (BB).

Day 35: Departure from Kathmandu or next trip (B).