Annapurna Three Passes Trek

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    Discover the exhilarating Annapurna Three High Pass Trek, an adventure like no other in the remote and untouched foothills of the majestic Annapurna range, nestled northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal. This captivating trail, also known as the Annapurna hard way trekking, unveils ancient settlements and extraordinary landscapes, promising an unforgettable journey. Prepare to conquer three major high passes along the route: Namun La at 5,560m/18,241ftm, Kang La at 5,306m/17,408ft, and Mesokanto La at 5,330m/17,486ft.

    Embarking from Sikles village, the trek commences with a thrilling traverse of the first pass, leading you to the picturesque Marsyangdi river valley. Continuing onwards, the path winds its way to the enchanting Nar Phu Valley, and the second pass welcomes you into the captivating realm of Manang. Finally, the acclaimed third and final high pass beckons, unveiling the stunning wonders of Mustang. Prepare to be awestruck by the awe-inspiring vistas of towering peaks, including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu, all soaring above 8,000m/26,246ft. Along the way, you'll encounter ancient villages inhabited by diverse communities such as Gurung, Magar, Tibetan Buddhist, and Thakali.

    Delve into the untouched beauty of Nar and Phu villages, hidden away from the bustling world, and relish in the breathtaking sights of Tilicho Lake, the world's highest altitude lake—a true highlight of this extraordinary trek. Each challenging day's hike rewards you with awe-inspiring panoramas, leaving you in awe of nature's grandeur.

    Spanning 24 days, this trek is tailored for experienced high-altitude trekkers who possess physical fitness and prior trekking experience. The trail takes you through high ridges and treacherous rocky paths, providing an adrenaline-filled adventure. Prepare to witness a remarkable range of climatic zones, transitioning from subtropical wilderness to the arid Tibetan Plateau. If you seek a technical and trailblazing trekking experience in Nepal, the Annapurna Three High Pass trek is the ultimate choice for you.

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