Annapurna Circuit, Nepal

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The Annapurna Circuit is a popular name for a 300 km trek within the Annapurna mountain range. The trek rises to an altitude of 5,300m on the Thorung La pass, touching the edge of the fabled Tibetan plateau.

This trek is a magnificent plan, covering two different river valleys. It encircles the Annapurna Massif, crossing Thorung La [5416m], the highest pass on this trek.
The magnificent mountain scenery, seen at close quarters includes Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna [7455m] and Tilicho Peak [7134m]. Ten peaks of 6000-8000m rises from the Annapurna .

Machhapuchhre looks stunning from this viewpoint as also the south face of Annapurna .
The trek begins at Besi Sahar and concludes at Kali Gandaki river valley. After a seven hours drive from Kathmandu , you reach Besi Sahar in the Marshyangdi river valley. The trek finally concludes at Kali Gandaki river valley. En route, you pass along paddy fields and subtropical forests, view the beautiful mountain scenery, several waterfalls and gigantic cliffs, and experience fascinating village life. The entire trip is so exhilarating that you will be kept enthralled, day after day. This is a trek you will remember for a very long time.

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  1. debcronem 37 months ago | reply

    simply gorgeous

  2. lilith-eve- 37 months ago | reply

    Fantastic photo ....

  3. eric robb niven 37 months ago | reply

    Magnificent shot !!

  4. mariarn23 37 months ago | reply

    Amazing Nature!
    What a privilege to live in such a place!

  5. Tula_tulipa 37 months ago | reply

    Fantastic, wonderful pic Dear Friend David...
    thanks for sharing, thanks for your precious informations...congrats!!
    Wonderful weekend!!

  6. kdee64 37 months ago | reply

    Fantastic, love this!

  7. rabidash* 37 months ago | reply

    Beautiful wOrk......

  8. Sayid Budhi 37 months ago | reply

    Human and its nature, amazing scene from annapurna.

  9. Flick'gAbility 37 months ago | reply

    Great scenery, no doubt, but also fantastic framing, with those women in the foreground!

  10. Matt Granz Photography 36 months ago | reply

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  11. Albert Photo 34 months ago | reply

    Excellent view!!!

  12. Gérard Marconnet 32 months ago | reply

    Fantastique prise !!!

    Gérard

  13. N+C Photo 30 months ago | reply




    This quality photograph embodies the spirit of travel and adventure!
    Adventure + Photography Post 1 Comment 3

  14. Armen Parsighian 30 months ago | reply

    Great shot and wonderful location,
    Excellent job!

  15. druss2007/dwr 28 months ago | reply

    Excellent Capture.

  16. disespes 23 months ago | reply

    so beautiful

  17. My Little Sheba 21 months ago | reply

    Wonderful to see!

  18. Dave - Mainly Moths 20 months ago | reply

    A beautiful scene, David!

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