Read on for a detailed account of our seventh day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today was an acclimatisation/rest day in Manang. We decided to trek from Manang to Ice Lake (Kicho Tal), covering 16km in around 6 hours 45 minutes along the out-and-back hike.
Read on for a detailed account of our sixth day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Lower Pisang to Manang, covering a distance of 20 km in around 8.5 hours. One of the trek’s toughest days is also one of the most rewarding, with incredible views throughout.
Read on for a detailed account of our fifth day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Chame to Lower Pisang, covering a distance of 15 km in around 4 hours. During this section the trek took us deeper into the mountains through pine forests and apple orchards.
Read on for a detailed account of our fourth day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Dharapani to Chame, covering a distance of 15.5km in around 4.5 hours. During this section the trek took us up winding paths, past traditional villages and through pine forests.
Read on for a detailed account of our third day trekking the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we walked from Jagat to Dharapani, covering a distance of 15km in just over 7 hours. We were treated to stunning scenery, impressive waterfalls and odd rock formations.
Read on for a detailed account of our second day on the Annapurna Circuit. Today, we trekked from Bhulbhule to Jagat, covering a distance of 16km in around 7.5 hours. It was time to enjoy some great views of the trek and get away from the road for a while.
Read on for a detailed account of our first day on the Annapurna Circuit. Find useful information on getting to the start of the trek including booking buses and travelling from Pokhara and Kathmandu to Besisahar. Then read about the first section of the trek between Besisahar and Bhulbhule.
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered one of the best long-distance treks in the world and for good reason. Famous for its stunning scenery, traditional villages and a chance to see some of the world’s highest mountains, it really has it all.
Travelling from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi by train was easily one of my favourite experiences in Thailand. It’s as much a part of visiting the town as crossing the iconic Bridge on the River Kwai, exploring the Jeath War Museum or perhaps making a pilgrimage to the Hellfire Pass museum.
Finding a great day hike within easy reach of a major city isn’t always an easy task. However, escaping the hustle and bustle doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive! I’ve asked some expert travellers to share their favourite urban hikes from around the world that are in or are easily accessible from cities by car or public transport.