Trip Facts
  • Duration
    38 Days
  • Grade
    Moderate
  • Country
    Nepal
  • Arrival
    Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Departure
    Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Group Size
    2 - 15
  • Max Altitude
    Upto 7455m
  • Meals Included
    Breakfast in Kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Mt. Gangapurna Expedition

Unique Path adventure to Mt. Gangapurna Expeditions at 7,455 meters high summit, this mountaineering climb leads to world’s best trekking destination in the Annapurna circuit route with fabulous scenery everyday during the trek and climb of Mt. Gangapurna and walking over Thorang -la pass. Unique Path adventure to Mt. Gangapurna Expeditions leads to awesome picturesque country in the heart of North Annapurna within high country of Manang valley.

Mt. Gangapurna stands high at 7,455 meters, perched on the high Manang valley above the windswept Manang valley and towards extreme North of Annapurna mountain range, one of the least climbed mountains of Annapurna Himalayan range at 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 route to its summit of Gangapurna is from its Southern side at Manang Valley.

Gangapurna Peak climb with some technical difficulties in few section of the climbing route to the summit top, much care and precaution should be taken especially in snow conditions and new crevices.

This wonderful adventure to Mt. Gangapurna starts with an interesting drive from Kathmandu on the main Nepal highway for sometime on the Kathmandu / Pokhara road, and then heading towards Lamjung area at Beshisar town to reach the starting point of trek at Chamje village.

From here heading towards many traditional Manang villages and monasteries of strong Tibetan influence and trekking through farm and apple orchard country with amazing scenery along the walk offering tremendous views of Lamjung, Annapurna II, IV Gangapurna, Manaslu mountain range along with Pisang and Chulu’s Peaks the walk leads into beautiful forest of rhododendron, pines and fir tree lines before heading towards barren and arid terrain landscape.

Unique Path adventure on reaching at Pisang village after the big town of Chame where the vegetation and tree lines fades to dry area, walk reaches at Braga village with an old Buddhist monastery, a visit here is worthwhile with old artifacts and fresco with mind blowing views of Annapurna Himalaya North Face of A II, A IV, A III, Gangapurna, Tilicho peaks and of Chulu’s with Pisang Peak.

Reaching at Manang with rest day for acclimatization with short hike to Gangapurna ice falls and Manang emerald lake below the interesting village of Manang where the customs, traditions and religion similar to Tibet culture.

From Manang descend near Manang icy turquoise lake, leaving the main trail for complete wilderness towards Gangapurna base camp passing the, on reaching the base at 4,500 Meters after 3 to 4 hours uphill with small forested area of firs, pines and rhododendron trees.

Gangapurna peak rise high above the Manang valley with breathtaking views across to the Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu and then ascending high above Marshyangdi 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.

After a great and adrenaline climb to the summit with tremendous support of Unique Path expert mountaineering guides with mind blowing views of surrounding high valley of Manang including view of Annapurna Sanctuary and towering surrounding peaks, descent back to base camp for clean up and packing and then heading back to Pokhara via Jomsom over Thorang-la pass for the scenic flight to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu after an overwhelming adventure and with experience of a life time with great team of staff support and management of Unique Path Treks & Expeditions.

trip highlights

  • Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. But It does not require any technical experience. – Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes.

Your Safety is our concern

The safety and the well being of our groups are of paramount importance to us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional guides, who are well trained by our Government. Our job is to ensure your comfort and safety as we take you where you want to go, because your holiday is ours. In this regards, we work honestly and effectively to provide you the Himalayan experience that suits your interest. We encourage you to question us freely and contribute in the planning stages of your adventure.

Mt. Gangapurna Expedition glimpse

Itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer we will follow accordingly.

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  • Day 01

    Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 02 03

    In Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for the trip.

  • Day 04

    Drive to Chamje 1,630 m via Beshishar 800 m – 08 hrs journey.

  • Day 05

    Trek to Dharapani 1,920m – 05 hours.

  • Day 06

    Trek to Chame 2,670 m – 06 hours.

  • Day 07

    Trek to Pisang village 3,300 m – 05 hrs.

  • Day 08

    Trek to Manang 3,520 m – 05 hrs.

  • Day 09

    Rest day Manang for acclimatization and local hike.

  • Day 10

    Trek to Gangapurna Base Camp 4,500 m.- 04 hrs.

  • Day 11

    At Gangapurna Base Camp for acclimatization.

  • Day 12

    Climb to Advance Camp 5,730 m – 05 hrs.

  • Day 13

    At Advance Base Camp preparation for the climb.

  • Day 14 28

    Climbing period to the summit of Gangapurna.

  • Day 29

    At Base Camp packing and clean up of the Base Camp.

  • Day 30

    Trek to Manang – 05 hrs.

  • Day 28

    Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs journey.

  • Day 29 30

    In Kathmandu for optional tours or individual activities.

  • Day 30

    Thorang High Camp 4,800 m – 06 hrs

  • Day 31

    Thorang High Camp 4,800 m – 06 hrs

  • Day 32

    Cross Thorang-la 5,416 m trek to Muktinath 3,850 m – 06 hrs.

  • Day 33

    Trek to Jomsom 2,715 m – 04 hrs.

  • Day 34

    Fly to Pokhara and transfer to hotel near Phewa Lake side.

  • Day 35

    Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

  • Day 36 37

    In Kathmandu at leisure and to submit expeditions report.

  • Day 38

    International departure to respective countries.

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Note: BD Plan, BL Plan, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch content will appear here. Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter.

Trip FAQ

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  • How can I enter in Nepal?

    Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal.

    There are direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, and Varanasi.

  • Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

    Yes, our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a play card of Unique Path trekking company with your name on it. Airport transfer is included.

  • Do I have pre-departure meeting?

    Yes, at first, our staff will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel and our tour leader will brief regarding about the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduced your trek Leader.

    While briefing, please bring Passport, 3 copies of Passport size photos, travel Insurance, writing pen and notepad.

  • What is our daily routine while in trekking?

    We wake-up call at 7 am an early morning. After a breakfast, we repack our duffel bag and leave it with our Sherpas.

    We are normally on the trail before 8 a.m. Trek at your own pace; all you need carry is a daypack and camera. Sherpa guides hike along to point out interesting flora, fauna and sights. Along the trail are spots to relax, purchase a snack or soda, use toilet facilities and shop for souvenirs.

    We will have lunch between 11:30 am to 12:30 afternoons. A typical day’s hike usually ends in the early afternoon about 3:30 pm to 4 pm. Time to read or nap before dinner.

    After dinner there is time to play cards, reflect on all the wondrous moments of your day and talk about tomorrow plan.

  • Is there any communication while we are on trekking?

    There are telephones service in all trekking routes and internet service in Everest, Annapurna and Langtang areas.

  • Can I re-charge camera batteries along the trek?

    Yes, Most of the places, you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour USD 2-3 for charging).

client references

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Hi Babu, We wish You and all Your Team Happy New Year 2012! We specially thanks You , Lil and our great companions and , we hope, friends Shyam and Utan, for yours care and very good organized our 3 weeks vacation in Nepal. It was wonderful time and ours best vacation.We hope to meet your team once again because we will plan to visit Nepal. I know that is a long , long time but we will wait for this trip very impatient. We want to spend in Nepal 4 or 5 weeks. Warm regards

Pawel and JolaPoland

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February to May and September to November are the high seasons in Nepal. In this regards, we need to book hotel, purchase domestic flight tickets and arrange good guide and porter in advance. So we kindly request to confirm your trip an early as possible for the best deal and good trip management.

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Short Description Mode Of The Packages: What Are Included In The Packages

Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast at 2 to 3 stars level, Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room in trekking, both ways domestic flight tickets from KTM/Lukla/KTM, necessary permits, all the ground transportation by tourist vehicles, an experienced guide and porter and all the necessary permits.

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Above package is based on standard full board. Beside standard full board package, we do offer budget package according by your desire. Price can be varied with a number of the participants, we kindly request to inquire for the latest pricing and up to date information.

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