Annapurna | Down to Ghandruk

The Annapurna trek team retraced their steps through the Himalayan Hotel to Doban. They passed above the potato and wheat fields of Taglung, and headed down through forests until the trail drops steeply to Khumnu at 1780 metres. They then climb steeply out of the...

Annapurna | Base Camp

From the Himalayan Hotel, the Adventures Global Annapurna trek team moved on to Deorali. After following a narrow trail up against cliffs, they descended to meet the Modi Khola. A short while later, they reached an area known as Machhapuchhare Base Camp where they...

Annapurna | The Himalayan Hotel

Yesterday, the team crossed the Chhomrong Khola and, after moving though forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak, they reached Sinuwa. Then, after a long steep descent, they got to Bamboo Hut at 2340 metres. Today, the well-rested team will traverse several avalanche...

Annapurna | Deorali to Chhomrong

Yesterday morning, the Adventures Global Annapurna expedition took an early morning excursion up to Poon Hill for an unobstructed view of the high Himalaya before heading back for breakfast. Later they headed east and, after a steep ascent, they reached Tadapani at...

Annapurna | Deorali

Yesterday the Adventures Global team flew the 200 kilometres to Pokhara (see pic). From there they were transported by bus to the trail head at Nayapul where they crossed the Modi Khola to Birethanti, a prosperous, bustling town at 1065 metres above sea level. They...

Annapurna | Looking around

Yesterday the team got to enjoy a half-day tour of Kathmandu accompanied by a very knowledgeable local guide, which included a visit to the well-known Boudhanath Stupa with its striking Buddha eyes. They then spent the afternoon doing a final gear check with a chance...