The Annapurna Circuit is a popular name for a trek within the Annapurna mountain range of central Nepal. The trek begins at Besisahar or Bhulbhule in the Marshyangdi river valley and concludes in the Kali Gandaki Gorge that separates Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I, and is one of the deepest gorges in the world.
Besisahar can be reached after a seven hour drive from Kathmandu. The trail passes along lush green valleys with terraced paddy fields, roaring rivers with beautiful waterfalls; thick rhododendron forests snowy peaks, alpine meadows and deserts at higher elevations. Having a unique cultural aspect trekkers encounter friendly settlements with Hindu origin, and the Tibetan Buddhism or Bön culture of the people living at higher elevations.