Title: Trekking The Annapurna Circuit
Subtitle: NATT-Trails (New Annapurna Trekking Trails)
Author: Andrees de Ruiter and Prem Rai
ISBN: – 978-9937-577-83-0
Bound: Soft Cover
Himalayan Travel Guides; travel guidebook series by Himalayan Map House
For many years the Annapurna Circuit was one of the most beautiful treks in the world. But in 2004 a general program was started in Nepal to connect all regional headquarters by road. One road to go to Jomsom and another to Chame. Soon it was decided that the road should even go till Muktinath and Manang.
The construction was simultaneously started all along the way mainly following the existing (trekking) trails. Since 2008 one can drive from pokhara directly to Muktinath. On the Manang side the construction is still ongoing.
Soon it was realized by the Nepali Authorities that the road had a very negative impact on trekking tourism and ACAP started to find plan and construct new alternative trails, which would avoid the road.
The authors have walked extensively these
New Annapurna Trekking Trails (which the authors call NATT-Trails) and marked many of them with
The red/white or blue/white NATT Signs.
In this book you will find a description of these trails helping you to trek beside and often fare away of the road again enjoying one of the best trekking areas of Nepal and the World.