Annapurna Region Trek

The Annapurna region trek is home to the best trekking locations in Nepal and consists of the deepest gorge as well as the lake with the highest altitude in the world. The Annapurna Himal and its six facets itself is one of the ten tallest mountains in the world and climbing it is considered to be extremely fatal unless proper instructions are not followed. Treks across Jomsom, Manang, Mustang, Muktinath, Annapurna Base Camp, Mardi Himal, Ghandruk, Ghorepani etc have managed to garner attention of thrill seekers all over the world. The Annapurna Conservation Area too is the first and the largest of its kind to be built in Nepal and covers all the conservation aspects of the entire Annapurna region trek.
The Annapurna Circuit Trek is extremely popular and includes the passage through the challenging Thorung La Pass and the deepest gorge in the world, the Kali Gandaki gorge. Also provided is a 360 degree view of mountains Manaslu, Langtang Himal, Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna III, and, Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri from the Poon Hill that falls in this route and a chance to mingle with 10 different ethnic groups of the country.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is another highly appraised trail which incorporates the exquisite views of all the peaks present in the Annapurna region including the Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Fang, Gangapurna, Annapurna 3 and Machhapuchhare enclosed perfectly in a circle of Annapurna region trek.
The Jomsom Muktinath trek offers the opportunity to trek through villages with different ethnic communities living in perfect harmony. Also included are the extremely mesmerizing coniferous forests and tantalizing glimpse of mountain peaks that do not cease to amaze the looker’s eyes. The holy region of Muktinath with its tamed surroundings, perfect lodging facilities, Hindu temple and Buddhist monastery and the unity in the diversity of populations residing there are other high points of this trek.
Tilicho Lake, consisiting of the glacial melt from the Thorang Peak and the Annapurna is the lake with the highest altitude in the world and is also the most visited one. Owing to its religious and spiritual healing beliefs, people flock to trek through this region all around the year. The Mesokanta Peak too can be reached via this trek and is equally rewarding.
The recently opened Nar and Phu Valleys are other tourist attraction areas of the Annapurna region where Tibetan inhabitants reside. Amazing rock formations, glaciers, forests, yaks, gompas, narrow ridges etc are the highlights of this trek.
Mardi Himal trek is another newly opened trek across the region. Mardi Himal trek offers mind boggling views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre and Manaslu ranges. Mardi Himal base camp, Jhinu Hot Spring and Ghandruk village is the major attraction of this trek.
The usual starting point of all these treks is usually the city of Pokhara and as studies reveal, almost two thirds of all trekkers in Nepal visit the Annapurna region. The easy accessibility, the warm populations, the proper lodging facilties etc make it the perfect destination for foreigners and nationals alike.
The exotic pilgrim destination Mustang, the rocky region of Manang, the dramatic Kali Gandaki gorge, the highest Tilicho Lake, the religious Muktinath etc are all parts of the Annapurna region trek which have contributed immensely to the Tourism sector of Nepal. Every trek through this region has the culmination of beautiful landscapes, rhododendron and alpine forests, exquisite valleys, gorges, rivers and exotic animals that make all the trekking worth its time and money.