Gangapurna Peak (7455m/24,458ft)

 

Mt. Gangapurna (7455m/24,457ft) is located between Annapurna III and Tilicho Peak  peak in Annapurna Himalayan range.  Mt Gangapurna was first climbed Gunther Hauser a member of German expedition team 1965 via the East Ridge. Gangapurna is another 7000 meter peak for climbing in Nepal.

 

Mt. Gangapurna situated in the Annapurna Himalayan range at the Gandaki Zone its location at 28 36 18 Latitude 83 57 00 Longitude. Gangapurna can be seen from the foothills of the Annapurna range as far as to Pokhara, the mountain with white snow capped looks rather like a ridge than a peak from the southern face at Annapurna Sanctuary in between the Annapurna III 7555m and Tarke Kang 7193m the easy assist to its summit of Gangapurna is from its northern side at Manang Valley.

 

Gangapurna Expedition From Manang village Gangapurna is very close at a stone throw distance; its glacier is one of the main source of the river Marsyangdi. An expedition from the southern route passes through the popular main trail of Annapurna Sanctuary, but from Maccahapuchare Base Camp 3 hours ahead from the Annapurna Base Camp. The route diverts towards more north walking close to the bottom of Annapurna III and on the East Annapurna glacier till Gangapurna base camp is reached on the glacier and moraine very close to the base camp of Annapurana III.

 

Gangapurna peak rise high above the Manang valley with breathtaking views across to the Annapurnas II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu. The climb is combined with the classic trek around the Annapurna massif, ascending the Marsyangdi valley. The climb is technically straightforward and, you should be familiar with the use of your equipment, crampons, harness, ice axe, tying knots and handling climbing ropes. Most of the climbing will be involved walking roped together, including the glacial crossings. You should be very fit and have good experience of climbing.

 

Trip Fact

Elevation: 7,455m (24,457ft)

Location: Nepal/Annapurna Region

Coordinates: 28.606° N 83.965° E

First Ascent: Gunther Hauser (German), 1965

Climbing Season: Late spring and autumn

Expd duration: 35 days (typically)

Climbing duration: 17 days (typically)

Group Size: 02-15 person per Group

Day by Day Itinerary of Spring

 

  • Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02-03 – Document application, briefing and preparation
  • Day 04 – Drive Kathmandu to Besisahar. (830m) 7 hrs
  • Day 05 – Drive Besisahar to Syange (1100m), Trek to Chamje (1700m).5 hrs
  • Day 06 – Chamje to Baggarchaap (2160m). 5.5 hrs
  • Day 07 – Baggarchaap to Chame (2670m). 6 HRS
  • Day 08 – Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m). 4 hrs
  • Day 09 – Upper Pisang to Manang. 6 hrs
  • Day 10 – Rest and acclimatization in Manang.
  • Day 11 : Trek to Gangapurna Base camp
  • Day 12-28 : Climbing Period for Mt. Gangapurna 7455m
  • Day 29 : Trek to Manang
  • Day 30 : Trek to Pisang
  • Day 31: Trek to Bagarchap
  • Day 32 : Trek to Chamche drive to Besisahar
  • Day 33 : Drive to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
  • Day 34 : Resting day at Kathmandu
  • Day 35 : Expedition ends, farewell and departure

 

Day by Day Itinerary of Autumn

 

 

  • Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02-03 – Document application, briefing and preparation
  • Day 04 – Drive Kathmandu to Besisahar. (830m) 7 hrs
  • Day 05 – Drive Besisahar to Syange (1100m), Trek to Chamje (1700m).5 hrs
  • Day 06 – Chamje to Baggarchaap (2160m). 5.5 hrs
  • Day 07 – Baggarchaap to Chame (2670m). 6 HRS
  • Day 08 – Chame to Upper Pisang (3300m). 4 hrs
  • Day 09 – Upper Pisang to Manang. 6 hrs
  • Day 10 – Rest and acclimatization in Manang.
  • Day 11 : Trek to Gangapurna Base camp
  • Day 12-28 : Climbing Period for Mt. Gangapurna 7455m
  • Day 29 : Trek to Manang
  • Day 30 : Trek to Pisang
  • Day 31: Trek to Bagarchap
  • Day 32 : Trek to Chamche drive to Besisahar
  • Day 33 : Drive to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
  • Day 34 : Resting day at Kathmandu
  • Day 35 : Expedition ends, farewell and departure towards to final departure back to Home.

 

 

In Full board service

Xtreme Climbers offers Full Board Service for our entire range of flagship mountaineering expeditions to all 7000m peaks. Full Board service means that we will provide a Trekking service, base camp service and high camp service executed by your Sherpa climbing guide. All of our full board clients will have a personal Sherpa climbing guide exclusively dedicated to the client for the duration of the climb.

Our climbing Sherpa guide team will establish and secure climbing route in collaboration with other climbing teams participating on the route. Establish all high camps with camping equipment, provisions, oxygen and prepare high altitude food for the client. Full board also indistinguishable client on the route while ensuring their safety and well being.We move at the client’s preferred pace and ensure total commitment to the client in case of emergency with the clients safety and wellbeing being the overriding priority.

High camp service for the Full Board Service will consist of all of the equipment necessary to fix the route, all camping equipment, fuel and food for high camps.

Full Board Service Include

 

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport (by Non A/C Vehicles) as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Xtreme Climbers representative while arriving and departing.
  • 4 Nights accommodations at ****Hotels in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • Necessary staffs including experienced guides and porters during the trekking and climbing.
  • All trekking and camping equipments like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining and Toilet tents, guest tents, etc.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) along with available accommodation at Hotel/ Lodge/ Guest Houses or tents for members and staffs during trek and climbing in twin sharing basis.
  • Per person 35kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 25kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mt. Gangapurna
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee)and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Gangapurna
  • Nepalese Government Royalty;
  • One Experienced, Trained, Government Licensed, and 03 Times Everest Summiteer Climbing/expedition Guide (Sherpa) per client.
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs in trekking and expedition.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period.
  • Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator provided on requirement of guest with appropriate charge
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC.
  • Solar panel for light and battery charger.
  • All tents for camp 1, 2 and 3. Ice fall charges and Gamow Bags.
  • We provide Sherpa’s tents, food for climbing, and insurance
  • Free assistance service for Cargo clearance and Duties.
  • Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services (if necessary)
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu before departure.

Base Camp Service Cost Include

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Xtreme Climbers representative while arriving and departing.
  • 4 nights ****star Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • Necessary staffs including experienced guides and porters during the trekking and climbing.
  • All trekking and camping equipments like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining and Toilet  tents, guest tents, etc.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) along with available accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Guest Houses or tents for members and staffs during trek and climbing in twin sharing basis.
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee)and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Gangapurna
  • Nepalese Government Royalty;
  • Per person 30 kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 20kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mountain.
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and kitchen crew up to base camp.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Free assistance service for Cargo clearance and Duties.
  • Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services (if necessary)
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu before departure.

Full Board Service Exclude

  • 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, Laundry Expenses, Tips.
  • 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, changes in Government regulations, etc.
  • Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strictly as per the itinerary. Any extra distance travelled will be charged extra.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Walkie-talkies & Filming permit (if special camera).
  • Personal climbing gears;
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” SECTION.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival)
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary

Base Camp Service Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Climbing sherpa and High altitude food
  • Tent above Base Camp
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival)
  • Wake talkies & Filming permit.
  • Personal climbing gears;
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods;
  • Government Licensed Climbing Guide(s)
  • Appropriate food for high altitude.
  • Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” SECTION
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.