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Created On: Dec 15, 2011
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Annapurna Trail from Besisahar to Jomsom across Thorung Là m. 5416

These images relate the famous and very satisfactory Annapurna Trail from Besisahar mt. 823 in Marysandi Valley to Jomosom mt. 2760 in Kali Gandaki Valley, a fine trek leading across the Thorung Là, a pass at 5416 m., one of the highest point in the world where a well skilled hiker can rise without climbing neither scrambling. This trek-permit allows also the ascent of some peaks situated along the trail - as Pisang Peak and Chulu Peaks - without paying an additional fee.

Sya Kang seen from Thorung Là
Sya Kang seen from Thorung Là

Prayers flags on Thorung Là m. 5416
Prayers flags on Thorung Là m. 5416

The cross trail requests a minimum of 10 days trail – you must forecast 13 days if you want to spend at least two or three resting days - without planning any peak's ascent.
Notwithstanding a very severe train during the previous spring and summer, we were not able to climb Pisang Peak, a 6094 meters high steep mountain situated over the homonymous small village, because of the weather’s condition. The fortune didn’t help us, so our ascent to Pisang Peak stopped at about 5800 mt., at the late mountain’s shoulder .

First day – From Besisahar mt. 823 to Ngadi mt. 930
Second day - From Ngadi mt. 823 to Jagat mt. 1341
Third day – From Jagat mt. 1341 to Dharapani mt. 1943
Fourth day – From Dharapani mt. 1943 to Chame mt. 2710
Fifth day – From Chame mt. 2710 to Pisang mt. 3240
Sixth day – From Pisang mt. 3240 to Manang mt. 3540
Seventh day – From Manang mt. 3540 to Yak Kharka mt. 4020
Eight day – From Yak Kharka mt. 4020 to Thorong Phedi mt. 4420
Ninth day – From Thorong Phedi mt. 4420 to Thorung Là mt. 5416 and to Muktinath mt. 3800
Tenth day – From Muktinath mt. 3800 (Ranipauwa) to Jomsom mt. 2760

Jhong Khola valley seen from Kagbeni
Jhong Khola valley seen from Kagbeni"Gompa"
Annapurna trail - Dhaulagiri seen nearby Thorung Là Pass
Dhaulagiri seen from Kali Gandaki
A donkeys'caravan nearby Muktinath
Donkeys caravan near Muktinath

Nepal Trekking info

 Trekking in Nepal  - Lonely Planet Guidebook

"Trekking in Nepal" - A Lonely Planet Guidebook


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