The Annapurna Region is considered to be one of the most famous and popular trekking destinations in Nepal which passes through some of the most stunning scenery in the world. Annapurna region dominates Annapurna Himalaya, the ancient mid-western salt route of Manang, Thorong-La pass, Muktinath temple and the deepest gorge Kali Gandaki. This region lies north of Pokhara; Nepal’s spectacular diversity appears at its finest. The deep valleys and high mountains encircling the giant Annapurna embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan plateau. Not only that but the lifestyle and tradition of the inhabitants in Annapurna region are really fascinating.
Annapurna trekking covers wide range of cultural and geographical varieties every little aspects of its natural and cultural prosperity for which trekkers from around the world desire to come to this magnificent trekking region. Being dominated by the presence of many high peaks like the Annapurna south(7219m),Annapurna I (8091m) , Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III , Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre(6993m) , Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri( 8167m) Hiunchuli(6441m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other many more peak and mountains views makes Annapurna region the best place to get near to the Himalayas of Nepal. With the prime touring/trekking destinations of the region being: Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit Express Trekking, and Annapurna Circuit Trekking, Annapurna sanctuary Trekking, Mardi Himal, Royal Trekking and Ghorepani Poonhill. This trek provides a wonderful view of all that Nepal has to offer: Mountains, forests and diverse village life. Besides day hiking, long treks through happy valley deep into the heart of mountains can be made. These mountains loom in the distance throughout your trek giving you a true Himalayan experience. Even the remote villages in this trail offer sophisticated lodges and guest houses eagerly waiting to serve the tourists with enormous hospitality. Trekking through the lowland villages and mountain communities will expose you to the variety of different cultures of the Gurung, Magar and Thakali people. Mustang, or Lo Manthang, the desert plateau located in the upper valley of the River Kali Gandaki, and to the north of the main Himalayan range also falls in this region. Thakalis, Gurungs, Magar are the people that are found prevailing on the way. Subtropical to alpine vegetation and climates is found changing with the elevation. Trekking in the region allows exploring through rhododendron forests over the foothills of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and through the deepest gorge in the world, the kali Gandaki Gorge. Climate in this region does not remain constant as the cold winds from the Tibetan plateau rush through the south. The scenery ranges from the fertile splendor of the Pokhara valley with its panoramic views of Machapuchare and the Annapurna massif, through rhododendron, hemlock and fir forest, to the high above the tree line where we get uninterrupted views of the Annapurna’s, the Dhaulagiri’s and far up the Kali Gandaki past the Nilgiri’s into Mustang and Tibet. Thorung La Pass, Jomsom Muktinath, Ghorepani, Annapurna Base camp, and Ghandruk are some of the famous Trekking destination of this region which is lies in the western part of Nepal.
Do go through our varied trekking packages listed below to book a trip in the Annapurna region with Himalayan Trekking Alliance.