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Around Annapurna. Ice Lake (Kicho Tso)

Ice Lake (Kicho Tso)View of Annapurna III (7555m), Gangapurna (7455m) and Khangsar Kang (7485m) from Ice Lake. One of the most impressive viewpoints on the track around Annapurna is Ice Lake (Kicho Tso, 4620m). It takes about 5 hours to climb 1000m from main trail to the Lake which is considered sacred by Buddhists. Continue reading »

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Around Annapurna. Along the Marsyangdi River – Part II

Buddhist Monastery in Upper PisangPilgrim woman and monk at Buddhist Monastery in Upper Pisang.

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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

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

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