With around 1,00,000 visitors in a year, Annapurna (8, 091 m) is one of the favorite destination for Trekking in Nepal as a favorite trail. The high mountains, viewpoints offering beautiful mountain panorama, vivid terrain and slice of highland Nepalese and Tibetan culture make this region one of its kind. Above all, Annapurna region is one of the destinations trek able throughout the year.
The entire region of Annapurna Region now lies in the Annapurna Conservation Area, commonly known as ACA. ACA is Nepal’s largest protected area which comprises 7,692 kilometer square of area.
This region spreads its wings to 5 districts namely Manang, Mustang, Kaski, Myagdi and Lamjung. 1992 is the year of Park Establishment. Annapurna region houses, Annapurna range, which houses one of the highest mountains Annapurna.
Furthermore, the region comprises of mountains namely Machhapuchhre Fishtail (6, 993 m), Gangapurna (7, 455 m), Annapurna south (7, 219 m), Hiunchuli (6, 441 m).
The amazing terrain of Annapurna houses tropical jungles, bamboo forests and alpine shrubs on the north facing slopes. Whereas the north facing slopes are drier and have few vegetation and are as cold as their Tibetan counterparts.
This extraordinary and vivid ecosystem of the region makes space to one of the rarest species of flora and fauna. On the other hand, these beautiful creations of nature beautifully molds with the rare and indigenous communities of Gurungs, Manangays and Thakalis. The Locale is a perfect mixture of nature, food, culture, wild habitat and indigenous tribe.
Not only that but also, it comprises of some famed routes. Some of them are, Annapurna circuit trek, Annapurna base camp trek, Annapurna sanctuary trek and Ghorepani poon hill Trek. Other than these, some recently developed trekking trails include Khopra ridge trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Annapurna panorama trek, Annapurna view trek, Upper Mustang trek and Sikles trek. There are countless treks in the Annapurna region that can last from a day to a month. The trails are well developed to mix any given trek with any other trekking in Nepal Himalaya region. For treks and tours in Annapurna region, please look at the available packages here!!!