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Annapurna I

Imagine for a moment: every third mountaineer didn’t return from Annapurna I. However, in 1950 it became the first eight-thousander on the planet ever climbed by people. Let’s figure out what is so appealing in the 8091-meter peak for thousands of mountain climbers in the world. How to Get There Located on the southern spur of the Main Himalayan Range, the Annapurna Massif is reachable from Kathmandu or Pokhara by bus. The mountain massif consists of 13 summits, but only one belongs to the top 10 highest peaks worldwide. Getting to the Top Unlike Cho Oyu, there is no easy way to the top of Annapurna I. It’s better to choose some other mountains to climb unless you have plenty...

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“The Mountain of Spirits.” That’s how the name of Manaslu is translated from Sanskrit. No wonder it beckons all spiritual seekers. Who knows, maybe the sacred teaching and enlightening is waiting for you at the altitude of 8163 meters above the sea level?! How to Get There Manaslu belongs to the Central Himalayan Ridge, and it’s a real gem of the Gorkha District. You can easily reach Gorkha from Kathmandu by bus. The way to the Base Camp passes through rice fields, forests and local Nepalese settlements with original Buddhist traditions. Routes Go trekking to see the mountain from all the sides. The Manaslu Circuit that lasts about 14 days offers an excellent opportunity to contemplate the mountain all around....

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