Trekking in the Annapurna Region is one of the most famous and popular destination of Nepal. The area is dominated by the presence of such peaks and mountains e.g. the Annapurna Ranges, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machhapuchre etc. These mountains loom in the distance throughout your trek, giving you a true Himalayan experience and lots of enjoyment. Trekking through the lowland villages and mountain communities will expose you to the variety of different cultures of the Gurung, Magars, Manangi, Thakali people and other local ethnic groups.
Annapurna is the most popular and opened trekking areas of Nepal. Here we can enjoy nature’s beauty walking through rhododendron forests over the foothills of the Annapurna, Machhapuchre and Dhaulagiri ranges. The region is popular for the worlds deepest George (Kaligandaki) and the highest Lake (Tilicho) situated at the altitude of 4,919 m. Most of the treks of this region are commenced from and end of second tourism city of Pokhara.
Major High Lights
Location:North of PokharaGetting there:Fly/Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (For ABC trek or Annapurna sanctuary or Poonhill Trek) Fly Pokhara to Jomsom Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (For Annapurna Circuit) Drive from Pokhara to Phedi/Nayapul/Beni (To start or end the trek)Monasteries:
Kagbeni Gompa, Thupcheng Gompa, Samba Gompa, Chairo Gompa etc.
Mountains:Annapurna (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m) Nilgiri (6940 m), Tilicho (7134 m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Manaslu (8156 m), Lamjung Himal (6983 m), Fishtail (6993 m), Tuckuche (6920 m) etc.Temples:Muktinath, Shiva, Jwalamai etc.Area:7629 Sq. Km. Climate: Max Min Summer :26-28 D. Celsius15-20 D. Celsius (May-July) Winter :8-20 D. Celsius-2 (-5) D. Celsius (Oct-Dec) Attraction:Popular trekking destination, extremely diverse landscape and cultural ethnic groups, Annapurna/Macchepucchre/Dhauglagiri Mountains ranges, peaks, monasteries, culture, wildlife, natural environment and different endangered species etc.