The five-day Poon Hill Circuit trek in Nepal includes some stunning scenery. Rice paddies along the way between Ghorepani and Ghandruk, Annapurna National Park. Photo: Nam Cheah

Lentils and leeches: a five-day trek in Nepal’s stunning Annapurna range

  • The Poon Hill Circuit trek includes a dawn hike to see the sunrise, charming encounters with Nepalese villagers, and less charming ones with leeches
  • Some sections of the walk are quite challenging, although there are porters to carry most of your baggage, and hot showers every night
Topic |   Asia travel
The five-day Poon Hill Circuit trek in Nepal includes some stunning scenery. Rice paddies along the way between Ghorepani and Ghandruk, Annapurna National Park. Photo: Nam Cheah
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