Nepal's most popular trek begins at the lakeside town of Pokhara and leads six or seven days north-west around the Annapurna Massif, through dramatic changes in landscape, climate and culture to the high village of Jomsom, near the isolated land of Mustang. Trekkers often continue on to the sacred shrine of Muktinath, near the 5,415?meter Thorang-La pass and down into the lovely valley of Manang. The route through Manang circles the Annapurna back to the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. The Annapurna circuit takes one through terraced hills, forests and alpine pastures and through the villages of a number of different cultures. The Annapurna region is Nepal's the most popular trekking destination with four of the world's highest mountains, and the world's deepest valley within it's boundaries. Annapurna Trek through forests of rhododendron & isolated mountain villages encountering temples, monasteries and taking in breathtaking landscapes.