Discover the Enchanting Futfute Waterfall

24, May 2023 |

Prepare to be captivated by the sheer magnificence of Futfute Waterfall and let the Maurice Herzog Trail lead you on an unforgettable expedition through the stunning Annapurna region

Nestled along the captivating Maurice Herzog Trail, which leads to the Annapurna Base Camp in the scenic region of Narchyang, lies the mesmerizing Futfute Waterfall. This stunning natural wonder has quickly emerged as the latest tourism destination in the Myagdi district, enchanting nature lovers with its pristine beauty and serene surroundings.

Situated on the foot trail towards the northern base camp of Annapurna I, Futfute Waterfall is a testament to the power and elegance of nature. The cascading waterfall is formed by the crystal-clear blue waters of the Mistri River as they gracefully tumble off a cliff, creating a breathtaking spectacle. The Mistri River itself originates from the melting snow of the Annapurna, Annapurna South, Nilgiri, and Varaha Shikhar mountains, infusing the waterfall with its pure and tranquil essence.

To reach this hidden gem, adventurers can embark on a delightful one-hour walk from the nearby Hum River. The picturesque Annapurna foot trail, aptly named the Maurice Herzog Trail after the renowned French alpinist, meanders along the banks of the Mistri River, leading trekkers to the magnificent Annapurna base camp. Along the trail, several suspension bridges have been thoughtfully constructed, offering a thrilling crossing over Chhotepa, Hum River, Futfute Waterfall, Sandhikharka, Bhusket, and Dharmashala. These bridges not only enhance the trekking experience but also provide stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

To ensure the safety and convenience of trekkers, six resting places have been strategically established at various locations along the trail, offering weary hikers a chance to rejuvenate and soak in the natural splendor. Additionally, a remarkable feat of engineering has been accomplished with the construction of 7,000 steps from the foot of Nilgiri to Dharmashala at the Annapurna Base Camp. These steps have made the 14-kilometer trek more accessible and enjoyable for adventurers.

While traversing the Maurice Herzog Trail, visitors will also encounter the awe-inspiring Akkare Hill and cliff, where sturdy railings have been installed to ensure a safe and comfortable walking experience. These thoughtful additions allow explorers to focus on the captivating vistas surrounding them without worry or hesitation. Moreover, at the base camp itself, three concrete houses have been constructed, offering comfortable accommodations for tourists who wish to stay and immerse themselves in the majestic beauty of the Annapurna region.

Futfute Waterfall and the Maurice Herzog Trail are a testament to Nepal's extraordinary natural wonders and its commitment to providing an unforgettable trekking experience. With its untouched beauty, tranquil ambiance, and awe-inspiring landscapes, this hidden gem beckons adventurers from around the world to embark on a journey of discovery and serenity.

Prepare to be captivated by the sheer magnificence of Futfute Waterfall and let the Maurice Herzog Trail lead you on an unforgettable expedition through the stunning Annapurna region. Immerse yourself in the harmony of nature, relish the breathtaking vistas, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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