Annapurna circuit is considered one of the best and a classic trek in the world. Yet no one dispute that the scenery is outstanding. The adventure round Annapurna trek takes you through diverse regional scenery of rivers, flora, fauna and above all mountains and behind the Himalaya.
The trek goes counter clockwise from Benisahar to Naya Pul and reaches its summit in Throung La (pass) at the height of 5416m. Langtang Himal, Anapurna II and IV, Gangapurna and of course Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri, passing through the world’s deepest gorge in between those two 8,000 plus meter peaks. Poon Hill, at the end of Machhapucchre, the “Fishtail Mountain.”
The eastern portion of the trek follows the Marsyangdi River upstream, to its source near the village of Manang. After Throng-La pass, other side, where it meets up with the Kali Gandaki valley. The trial is moderate to fairly challenging and makes numerous river crossing over steel and wooden suspension bridge. Tea house and lodges along the circuit are available for meals and accommodations.
At the end of the trek, several options are available; following the river further to the road prooer to Naya Pul and catching a bus to Pokhara or adding on a trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC Trek) known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.