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Annapurna Circuit


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This route is said to offer the most varied scenery of any classic Nepal trek


Start Kathmandu

Scenic drive to Ngaddi via Besisahar; begin trek to Bauhundanda

Visit Tallo Chiple village and cross the Marsyangdi Valley to Jagat

Reach the village of Dharapani

Visit Odar village. Climb to Temang, then descend to Chame

Continue ascending through forested hillsides past the rock face of Paungdi Danda to Upper Pisang

Climb high above the valley on a wonderful high trail to Ngawal

Follow the high trail from Ngawal via Julu to Manang

Trek to Yak Kharka; afternoon acclimatisation walk

Short half day walk to Phedi, at the foot of the Thorong La

Cross the Thorong La (5416m) to Muktinath, a place of pilgrimage

Trek through beautiful barren landscapes to Kagbeni

Follow the Kali Gandaki Gorge, beneath the great peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna via Dumba Lake to Marpha

Continue following the Kali Gandaki Valley to Larjung

*Cross the Kali Gandaki and trek through Titi Tal, Kunjo and Jipre Deurali to Ghasa*

Follow an undulating trail through small settlements to Tatopani, famous for its hot springs

A long climb up through the villages of Ghara, Shika and Chitre to Ghorepani

Optional early morning walk up Poon Hill for sunrise before a long descent to Birethanthi

Short walk to Naya Pul and drive to Pokhara; afternoon free

Free day in Pokhara

Fly to Kathmandu

End Kathmandu

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The Annapurna Circuit - rightly known as Nepal's classic trek - offers more variety than any other equivalent length trek, taking us through virtually every type of scenery that Nepal has to offer. There are superb views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and an amazing variety of landscapes ranging from sub-tropical through alpine peaks to an arid semi-desert akin to Tibet. The climax of the trek is crossing the iconic Thorong La Pass (5416m). Based in teahouses throughout, we also get to spend time in villages inhabited by many of Nepal's different peoples, both Buddhist and Hindu.

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