Annapurna Circuit Trek is a grand excursion encircling the Annapurna Conservation Area. It begins from the lower altitude of the Marshyangdi River valley, goes through the ethnic communities and cross over the world’s highest Himalayan pass, which is known as the Thorung La Pass (5416 meters). Round Annapurna Trek combines the Annapurna region and beyond of it.
After sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley, you drive to Bhulbhule and start the foot hill excursion. The cascading waterfalls and sub-tropical forests are fabulous. Numerous ethnical villages as Pisang and Manang are culturally loaded and highly influenced by the Tibetan Buddhism. Monasteries and Chhortens are prevailed on the trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek.
The treeless region begins as you are about to reach the Thorung Phedi. Climbing the Thorung high pass is a bit challenging as the climbing trail is steep and slippery. Reaching the top of the Thorung pass, you will be blessed with the majestic views of Mt. Annapurna, Manaslu, Nilgiri and the neighboring snow-capped peaks. The descending trail is also technical and leads you to Muktinath temple, a highly venerated sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists.
The trek continues through the Kali Gandaki valley and the deepest gorge of the world.From Tatopani, the trail splits to Ghorepani and trek leads you to to the phenomenal view-point of Poon Hill. Sunrise over Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli and others can be seen stunning. With the snow-capped mountains all around, it is undoubtly a photographer's paradise. Walking through the rhododendron forest, you reach to Nayapul and conclude the trek.
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