Gangapurna Expedition

Ganggapurna (7455m) is located east-northeast of Annapurna at the opposite end of Grand Barrier to Tilicho Peak on the shoulder extending 10km from Annapurna directly east of Roc Noir. Ganggapurna was first climbed in 1965 by a German expedition led by Günther Hauser, via the East Ridge, which is the most accessible, most obvious and most elegant but challenging climbing line.
A standard access to the Base Camp (4650m) is through Besi Sahar via Marsyangdi valley within 10 day trek and affording an excellent acclimatization. After the climb one can fly-out from Humde, only few hours of hiking down from the Base Camp or from Jomsom with 3 days spectacular hike via Thorong La pass (5416m).
This awesome climb is straightforward but somewhat challenging ridge climb with low objective danger. The view from Ganggapurna summit is breathtaking on Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri, Tibetan plateu and Tilicho Peak on the other end of the Grand Barrier.

Itanerary Details of Gangapurna Expedition

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Hotel transfer

Day 02-03: Preparation, Briefings, Last minute shopping and formalities

Day 04: We take a 7hrs scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (823m); we will stop several times during the trip to try some local cuisine; lodge accommodation

Day 05: Trek 5hrs from Beshi Sahar to Bahundanda (1305m); lodge accommodation

Day 06: Trek 6hrs from Bahundanda to Chyamche (1430m)

Day 07: Trek 5hrs from Chyamche (1410m) to Dharapani (1860m)

Day 08: Trek 6hrs from Dharapani to Chame (2670m)

Day 09: Trek 5hrs from Chame to Pisang (3100m)

Day 10: Trek 6hrs from Pisang to Manang (3440m.)

Day 11: Rest day at Manang for acclimatization

Day 12: Trek 4hrs from Manang to Ganggapurna Base Camp (4650m); we prepare our Base Camp for the entire climbing period

Day 13-30: Climbing Period (Ganggapurna Summit 7455m)

Day 31: Preparation for return to Kathmandu; Clean Base Camp and trek 5hrs to Khangsara(3734m)

Day 32: Trek 6hrs from Khangsara to Thorong Phedi (4420m.)

Day 33: Trek 7hrs from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m.) via Thorong La (5416m) Pass

Day 34: Trek 5hrs from Muktinath to Jomsom via Kagbeni (2895m)

Day 37: We take early morning 20min flight from Jomsom to Pokhara; We drive 7hrs from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus. You can also take a 25min flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu; Hotel accommodation

Day 36: Day for sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pashupatinath) and Farewell-Celebration dinner in the evening

Day 37: Transfer to the airport for final departure ,or alternatively join another activities

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