AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Altitude: 1,370m Climb: 140m Time: 4hr 50m + 1hr 30m breaks Daily Cost: 3,320 rupees ($34/£20) We set off that morning with our new friend Marco. The day before he’d kept up with our pace but said it was a little fast (he was carrying his own bag whilst we only had our day bags), so we decided it would be a good idea to try and pace ourselves at a slower walking speed. That meant we might notice more of our surroundings, allow...

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Altitude:Ngadi = 900m Climb: 370m Time: Bus = 7hr Walking = 1hr 15m Daily Cost: 3,850 rupees ($40/£23) We had booked the bus from Pokhara to Besi Saha (the traditional start of the Annapurna Circuit trek) a few days earlier through the company where we booked the porter. This was a journey of about 110km (68 miles) and was expected to take about 5 hours. But, we were feeling fine about the bus, it was a tourist bus and not the usual...

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