Annapurna
  • Introducing the Animals of the Annapurna Circuit
  • Introducing the Animals of the Annapurna Circuit

Introducing the Animals of the Annapurna Circuit

Pika Most people haven’t heard of pikas, but these small critters are commonly spotted on the Annapurna Circuit. A pika is similar in appearance to a chinchilla, albeit slightly smaller. They are native to the colder climates of Asia, Eastern Europe and North America and are sometimes called rock rabbits

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Saving the Best ’til Last – Girl Power on the Annapurna Circuit

Saving the Best ’til Last – Girl Power on the Annapurna Circuit

The Annapurna circuit takes you to the foot of one of the 14 highest peaks in the world – Mount Annapurna – and on April 26th 2010 one young woman made history by becoming the first female climber ever to conquer all 14 of those peaks, saving Mount Annapurna, the

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Annapurna: Goddess of Nourishment

Annapurna: Goddess of Nourishment

The Annapurna Circuit is now known widely among travellers as a great trekking destination, offering beautiful mountain vistas and a chance to experience the local cultures, eat the food and talk to the people. The meaning of the name, though, is often lost amid these associations, with few knowing that

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Mountains and Legends of the Annapurna Circuit

Mountains and Legends of the Annapurna Circuit

‘The Annapurna Circuit’ is the popular name for a 300 kilometre trek in Nepal, and one of the best-known treks around the Annapurna mountain range in the Himalaya. Reaching an altitude of 5,300 metres on the ‘Thorong La’ pass, the trek touches the edge of the Himalayan plateau. ‘Thorong La’

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What You’ll See on the Annapurna Trek

What You’ll See on the Annapurna Trek

What You’ll See The Annapurna Circuit offers a wide variety of scenery from the lower foothills to the high peaks. Initially you will walk through fertile, cultivated valleys and terraced hillsides before rising through pine and fir forests to reach high yak pastures and eroded sandstone cliffs. As you climb

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The Annapurna Circuit – The Best Trek in the World?

The Annapurna Circuit – The Best Trek in the World?

When the finest trekking holidays in the world are discussed, there are plenty of strong contenders. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, the legendary Tour du Mont Blanc, and the trek to Everest Base Camp are amongst the most famous walks in the world, but veteran walkers often point to

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