The classic Annapurna Circuit Trekking route along the Marsyangdi, over the Thorong La (pass), 5416m and descent of the Kali Gandaki valley
The globally popular trekking trial, Annapurna Circuit Trek is also well known as RAT, Round Annapurna Trek. This is a magnificent trek in Annapurna region that follows the Marshyangdi khola (river) from the subtropical lowlands to the Manang basin and then crosses the Thorung La (5416m) by descending to the deepest gorge in the world, the Kali Gandaki. Trekkers first pick Annapurna Circuit Trek surpasses any trek in terms of landscapes diversity.
The circuit of the Annapurna range is rich in variety and vistas, from the lush green rice paddies of the Marshyangdi to the arid high altitude Himalayan interior, and its ecological and cultural diversity provides the complete trekking experience. The common pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhist, Muktinath Temple is the sacred highlight of the latter half of the trek. As you hike along the way, observing the beautiful mountain scenery and fascinating village life will keep you enthralled, day after day.
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