Around Annapurna. Nepal

AnnapurnaAnnapurna IIIMarsyangdi riverPortersAnnapurna IIIPorter on the trailGangapurnaHimalayan blue sheepPorter on the trailTilicho range at dawn.Thorung Phedi “Base Camp” (4540 m)Thorung La pass (5416 m)Dhaulagiri rangePorterPortersRhododendron forestRhododendron forest

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 in Annapurna Conservation Area. 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.