The ten-day trek begins in the cloud forest before heading into the high mountains.
With no road access, all goods for the lodgings on route must be carried up by porters.
Lodging, teahouses, and toilets are plentiful along the route, but donât expect luxury.
Locals, who mostly survive on farming or tourism, share the trail with trekkers.
With three days of the walk mostly following a valley route, itâs not as hard going as you might expect.
There are no shortage of photo opportunities, but electricity is scarce -- bring extra batteries.Editor's note: This shot was a finalist in one of the many photo contests over at Matador Goods.
Hiking between mountains reaching up to almost 8,000m gives incredible views.
Approaching the Annapurna Sanctuary, with a 360-degree panorama of some of the worldâs highest mountains.
The climbers memorial in the Annapurna Sanctuary remembers those who never made it back to base camp.
Hikers silhouetted against the Annapurna Mountains.
Moonrise against Machaapuchhara (Fish Tail) Mountain.
Sunrise shining off the glaciers of Annapurna III, before the light has reached the sanctuary.