Manaslu Circuit, Annapurna Circuit Photos

Thanks to Kumar, Rajendra, Kam and Suri from www.mountainsunvalley.com. I did this trip alone with my Nepali friends. We had a great time and it was a fantastic adventure!

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It was about then when I started to think of doing the whole trail.

It was about then when I started to think of doing the whole trail.

Walking up the steep trail in the Bhudi Gahandaki Valley.

Walking up the steep trail in the Bhudi Gahandaki Valley.

In the Bhudi Ghandaki Valley

In the Bhudi Ghandaki Valley

Bhudi Ghandaki Valley

Bhudi Ghandaki Valley

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Bhudi Ghandaki and Khutang Himal on the horizon

Bhudi Ghandaki and Khutang Himal on the horizon

Lapuchun Mountain 5,990m and the valley leading to Tsum.

Lapuchun Mountain 5,990m and the valley leading to Tsum.

Ganesh Himal

Ganesh Himal

Village of Namrung

Village of Namrung

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Namrung Village

Namrung Village

Namrung Village

Namrung Village

First view of Manaslu from Lho Village

First view of Manaslu from Lho Village

Lho Village

Lho Village

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The monastery was built by the Japanese who have a special connection to Manaslu.

The monastery was built by the Japanese who have a special connection to Manaslu.

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Manaslu

Manaslu

Peak 29 7871m

Peak 29 7871m

Approach to Manaslu basecamp - looking towards the Ganesh Himal and down the Bhudi Ghandaki Valley

Approach to Manaslu basecamp - looking towards the Ganesh Himal and down the Bhudi Ghandaki Valley

Ganesh Himal in the distance

Ganesh Himal in the distance

Ganesh Himal

Ganesh Himal

Manaslu basecamp

Manaslu basecamp

Lower slopes of Manaslu North

Lower slopes of Manaslu North

Ganesh Himal

Ganesh Himal

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Manaslu Basecamp

Manaslu Basecamp

Manaslu and Manaslu Basecamp

Manaslu and Manaslu Basecamp

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Looking north across the valley from the Manslu Basecamp

Looking north across the valley from the Manslu Basecamp

A local teacher on an excursion with his students.

A local teacher on an excursion with his students.

On the way to the Larkya Pass

On the way to the Larkya Pass

Looking at the Manaslu massif from the north.

Looking at the Manaslu massif from the north.

Syanche Glacier and north side of Manaslu.

Syanche Glacier and north side of Manaslu.

Naka Peak and Syache Glacier. Manaslu mastiff from the north

Naka Peak and Syache Glacier. Manaslu mastiff from the north

Dharmasala - Larkya Pass basecamp at 4,500m at sunrise. We got snowed at and the entire world turned white overnight.

Dharmasala - Larkya Pass basecamp at 4,500m at sunrise. We got snowed at and the entire world turned white overnight.

Clearing storm clouds on the approach to the Larkya Pass.

Clearing storm clouds on the approach to the Larkya Pass.

Larkya Peak North 6,249m in the vicinity of the Larkya Pass.

Larkya Peak North 6,249m in the vicinity of the Larkya Pass.

Larkya Peak 6,616m and Larkya North Peak

Larkya Peak 6,616m and Larkya North Peak

Larkya Peak 6,616m

Larkya Peak 6,616m

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Larkya North Peak

Larkya North Peak

Approach to Larkya Pass

Approach to Larkya Pass

Larkya Pass 5,100m

Larkya Pass 5,100m

Looking back to where we came from from the top of Larkya Pass at 5,100m

Looking back to where we came from from the top of Larkya Pass at 5,100m

Larkya Pass: Kumar, Kam, me and Suri at 5,100m

Larkya Pass: Kumar, Kam, me and Suri at 5,100m

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Panbari Himal on the west side of the Larkya Pass

Panbari Himal on the west side of the Larkya Pass

Namjung 7,140m from Bimthang

Namjung 7,140m from Bimthang

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Namjung onthe right 7,140m

Namjung onthe right 7,140m

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Namjung 7,140m

Namjung 7,140m

Phungi 6,738m

Phungi 6,738m

Panbari 6,905m and Panbari Himal

Panbari 6,905m and Panbari Himal

Panbari 6,905m

Panbari 6,905m

Manaslu and Tchoche Glacier

Manaslu and Tchoche Glacier

West face of Manaslu and Peak 29 on the right

West face of Manaslu and Peak 29 on the right

Phungi 6,738

Phungi 6,738

Manaslu from the west

Manaslu from the west

Hanging out in the tea house in Bimthang

Hanging out in the tea house in Bimthang

Bimthang, Panbari Mountain (right) and Nemjung (centre)

Bimthang, Panbari Mountain (right) and Nemjung (centre)

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Manaslu massif from the west

Manaslu massif from the west

Manaslu from the west

Manaslu from the west

Manaslu’s West Face

Manaslu’s West Face

Upper Pisang

Upper Pisang

North side of Annapurna II

North side of Annapurna II

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Annapurna II in the distance

Annapurna II in the distance

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Annapurna II

Annapurna II

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Village of Barga

Village of Barga

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