Around Annapurna. Along the Marsyangdi River – Part I

Annapurna Circuit – is one of the most popular trek routes in the Nepal Himalaya. It takes about 21 days to trek around the Annapurna massif. The 300 km route runs through several climate zones via impressive valleys of the Marsyangdi and Kali Gandaki rivers, climbs the 5416 m Thorung La pass. In addition to the magnificent landscapes, the route brings you to the culture of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and somewhere remains of the ancient animism.


Porters carry the metal pipe parts through the forest between Danaque and Timang.

Waterfall near Ngadi village

Waterfall near Ngadi village.

Hand-mill, NgadiHand-mill. Ngadi village.

Jagat villageJagat village.

Jagat villageJagat village. Children crumble stones to gravel.

Waterfall. Chamje village

Waterfall near Chamje villageWaterfall near Chamje village.

Chyamche villageGuides and porters have a rest in a tea house after a hard day. Chyamche village.

TalTal Valley and Marsyangdi river.

WaterfallWaterfall on the way between Tal and Khotro.


PorterPorter. Forest between Danaque and Timang.

TimangTimang village.

TimangThe sun rays go through clouds and fog. Forest near Timang village.

Marsyangdi riverMarsyangdi river.

Mani wall. ChameMani wall in Chame village.

Marsyangdi riverMarsyangdi river passes through conifer forest between Chame and Bhratang villages.

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