Annapurna Circuit Trek in Nepal

Day-13 Marpha > Tukuche > Khobang > Larjung > Kokethanthi > Kalopani-Lete
Day-14 Lete > Ghasa > Rukse-Chaara 
Day-15 Rukse-Chaara > Tatopani > Gwalesor > Beni

From Marpha to Beni ..... via Tukuche, Kalopani, Lete, Rukse Chhahara, Tatopani and Gwalesor


 View as we approach Tukuche


 Yak Hotel at Tukuche, where we stopped for breakfast


 The wide Kali Gandaki river bed


 Passing Kokhethanti at noon




The last view of Dhaulagiri icefall, as we turn the bend nearing Ghasa

A Ghasa kid, swinging on a tree!

A huge traffic jam at the suspension bridge crossing leaving Ghasa

 Looking back .... after crossing the Ghasa suspension bridge.

 The Y-junction where the trails to Beni and Ghorepani diverge ... see the signposts ... here Mithoo waits for me to catch up.


After an hour's bumpy ride we reached Galeswor .... where we crossed the Raghughat Khola over this suspension bridge .... to catch a 'taxi' to Beni on the other side.

We hoped to catch a bus to Pokhara ...  instead we got a direct overnight bus to Kathmandu. Mithoo in front of that bus, waiting for the departure at 5:00 pm ... the bus reached Kathmandu by 5:00am next day

***** End of Annapurna Circuit Trek  ******


Day-13 Marpha to Kalopani-Lete.... via Tukuche, Khobang, Larjung & Kokethanthi - 6 Hrs trek along the 'windy' Kali Gandaki  valley - 19 Kms & Ascent of 11 m    


 Outside "Hotel Sunrise" at Marpha, where we stayed. At 6:30am my porter Mithoo is all packed and ready, to start the Day-13 trek to Kalopani-Lete
Spectacular view ....  across Tukuche's farmland ... as we leave.


View from trail between Kokhethanti & Kalopani

The "Old Namaste Guest House" at Lete, where we stayed one night.

Day-14 Kalopani/Lete to Rukse Chharha ... via Ghasa 5 Hrs trek of 16 Kms (approx)   

Sunrise (6:45am) view of Dhaulagiri Icefall ... seen from Lete-Kalopani 

6:45am Outside "Rockland GH" in Rukse Chhaarha...preparing to depart for Day-15 trek to Tatopani & Beni

 The waterfall at Rukse Chaara

Day-15 at 8:00am - View from the trail while nearing Dana

At 2:00 pm reached Tipliyang; from here a Share Jeep which will take us to Galeswor ...... so thats the end of the trekking part !


Reaching Beni at 4:00pm we crossed one last suspension bridge on foot over the Kali Gandaki .... to get to the Beni Bus Stand.


 1st November 2006 8:30 am ....  Outside the Jet Airways office in Kathmandu ... to book a flight back to Delhi and then onward to Mumbai, India.

Famous Hotel Sherpa ....  at Kathmandu