Kathmandu: The renowned travel site Lonely Planet has included the Annapurna Circuit of Nepal in the list of its 10 must-visit destinations.
The site has mentioned the golden temple, attractive hamlets, forests and a closer view of wildlife as some of the unique features of the Annapurna Circuit.
Noting that the adventurous and thrilling travel to the Annapurna Circuit would be a motivation, the organisation has stated the visitors can forget their tiredness by enjoying delicious dishes and tea.
Lonely Planet has described the Annapurna area, Tilicho Lake, Kaligandaki and the trip up to the Thorang-La pass as well as suggested the global travellers to include the Annapurna Circuit in their travel plan.
The Annapurna Area is famous for sight-seeing, high mountain passes, comfortable lodges and delicious apples. Situated north of the touristic city of Pokhara, this area has 14 mountains above 7,000 metres high, including the Annapurna Mountain (8,091 metres tall), the world’s 10th tallest mountain.
A dozen of shorter trekking trails including the Annapurna South are included in the 10-day-long trek. These trails connect the Himalayan villages.
Among the 10 must-visit places of the world, Petra City of Jordan is ranked the first, Ecuador’s Galapagos figures in the second position and Australia’s Uluru National Park is in the third place.
Lonely Planet is the world’s most trusted guidebook and travel website American company.
Venturing with the adventurous trekking through Annapurna Circuit is not only an exotic fun and exhilarating trip inside the hidden Annapurna Himalayan mystical region of Nepal but also a spectacular trekking moment of world classic magnitude which has become the most popular icon among the avid trekking lovers.
It is for this reason that hundreds and thousands of trekkers arrive in Nepal in every season and fulfill their wistful dreams of trekking through such a romantic and magnificently glamorous region, arguably incomparable to any other regions.
The Annapurna circuit trekking offers you the tantalizing dramatic sight of subtropical forest, paddy fields and the world’s deepest gorge to ice flow, arid cliffs, high passes and panoramic view of snowy mountain peaks in and around this region.
The beautiful landscape, villages such as Kagbeni, Jharkot, people and cultures you come across during this trekking undoubtedly makes this experience corresponding to that of a paradise.
This trekking is possible within 12-14 days and you can visit any of the itineraries prepared by the private trekking agencies operating their services in Nepal. They give details of cost and team and guides.
The trekking in this circuit starts at Besi Sahar after taking a drive from Kathmandu for nearly 4-5 hours. Besi Sahar is around 180 km from Kathmandu.
Food and vegetable shops have started opening till 11 am and the traffic has also started …