Annapurna I Expedition

Annapurna I ExpeditionAnnapurna also know by name Morshiadi, is located in Himalaya Kingdom, Nepal at longitude 28º 35' North and 83º 57' East. The best climbing seasons is on April, May (pre-monsoon) and late September, October (post monsoon).

Annapurna is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes 8,091 m (26,545 ft) Annapurna I, thirteen additional peaks over 7,000 m (22,970 ft) and 16 more over 6,000 m (19,690 ft). This section is a 55 km-long (34miles long) massif. Annapurna I is tenth among Earth's fourteen eight-thousanders. It rises east of the Kali Gandaki Gorge separating it from Dhaulagiri massif which is 34 km to the west and the gorge between is considered Earth's deepest. It is 10th Highest Mountain of the world. In a Sanskrit, Annapurna means “full of food” and normally translated as goddess of the Harvests. In Hinduism, Annapurna is "the universal and timeless kitchen-goddess (the mother who feeds). Without her, there is starvation and a universal fear: this makes Annapurna a universal goddess. Mt. Annapurna I was the first 8,000-metre (26,200 ft) peak to be climbed by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal, of a French expedition led by Maurice Herzog on 3 June 1950. Its summit was the highest summit attained on Earth for three years, until the first successful ascent of Mount Everest.

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Name of Expedition: 

Mt. Annapurna I Expedition


8,091 m (26,545 ft) 


Central of Nepal


Annapurna Himal


Highly Adventurous


10th Highest Peak of the World


Strenuous & Difficult


Trekking and Mountaineering

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September to October and April to May


Private vehicle 


58 Days

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Walking hours per day:

5 to 7 Hours

Group Size:

2 to 15 Persons