DETAILS ABOUT ANNAPURNA TREK
The enthralling Annapurna Circuit Trek begins from the city of Besisahar at around 800m in the Lamjung district and goes on to the robust altitude of 5416m at the challenging Thorang La Pass. Four regions are passed on this trail; Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi. As we walk on from Besisahar, we continue along the Marsyangdi River with the great view of Manaslu and Himal Chuli Mountain to the east. Hence, Annapurna Circuit trek is also one of the best treks in Nepal
As we ascend deeper into the heart of Annapurna Conservation Area through the settlements of Dharapani, Thoche, Danakyu onto the town of Chame (district headquarter of Manang district), the terrain seems to be gradually on transformation and alpine vegetation slowly is on the scene.
Moving further along, the terrain started becoming more barren and arid with the cultivation of buckwheat on the fields along the way is seen past the villages of Pisang, Braga, Nagwal, and Manang. With the Mani walls, Gompas and prayer flags hosting the trekkers, we ascend the formidable Thorang La pass, the major highlight of Annapurna Circuit Trek( ABC Trek). You can also check into the Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary
Past it, we reach the holy site of Muktinath, the shrine revered equally by the Hindu and Buddhist followers.
The trail further leads us to the picturesque Jomsom valley in the Mustang region and explores the apple orchards and rice terraces gradually leaving the barren Himalayan peaks. We contour along the trail further past the Kali Gandaki Valley, the valley with the world’s deepest gorge and the Annapurna rising to over 8000m on one side and Dhaulagiri on the other side.
The trek ends with spectacular scenery and cultural richness in the villages of Ghandruk and Poonhill past the settlements of Ghasa, Tatopani as we part away from the Kali Gandaki River onto the scenic Lake City of Pokhara. You may extend the trip for several activities around Pokhara or return to Kathmandu valley.
Annapurna Circuit Trekking is a moderately difficult trekking expedition. However, the trekkers need to be physically fit . Wherein you are likely to walk for around 6-7 hours each over the hilly terrain. Pay visit to Muktinath (the God of Salvation), witness the marvelous natural scenery, colossal Himalayas and welcoming locals while encircling around the Annapurna massif in this trek.
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