Annapurna 8091m is the thirteen highest mountain in the world. Annapurna is a Sanskrit name which literally means “full of food” but is normally translated as Goddess of the Harvests. This mountain section is a 55 km-long massif bounded by the Kali Gandaki Gorge on the west, the Marshyangdi River on the north and east, and Pokhara Valley on the south. The four summits with the entire massif of Annapurna form the northern barrier of Pokhara Valley. The main summit stands to the west of the Annapurna Sanctuary. The other major peaks on the Annapurna range are Annapurna II (7937 m), Annapurna III (7555 m), Annapurna IV (7525 m), Gangapurna (7455 m) and Annapurna South (7219 m).
The Annapurna peaks are among the world’s most dangerous mountains to climb. Annapurna 8091meter high was first climbed by a French expedition 1950 lead by Maurice Harzog. The entire massif and surrounding area are protected within the 7,629 km2 Annapurna Conservation Area, the first and largest conservation area in Nepal.
Climbing sherpa: USD 2500
Oxygen Bottles and Mask Set: US$ 350 per bottle (4 Liters)
US$ 250 per mask set. Includes Top 0out mask and regulator.