|One of the highest massifs in the world, located in Central Nepal. The
massif is 56 km (35 miles) long, culminating in two peaks, Annapurna I and Annapurna II.
The summit of was reached for the first time on June 3, 1950, by an expedition under the
leadership of the French mountaineer Maurice Herzog (1919- ). It was the first peak above
8'00 meters that was climbed.
Nepal's most popular trek 'The Annapurna Circuit' goes around the massif counterclock-wise and offers not only fantastic mountain views, but also much of the cultural and scenic diversity that makes Nepal so unique.