Annapurna trekking is another most popular destination for adventure travellers in Nepal. Trekking in this area offers good scenery of both high mountains and lowland villages. Annapurna trekking has also been recognized as one of the world’s best trekking trails according to survey by Modern Maturity (USA). As the name suggests, the centre piece of this place is the range of mountains that includes Annapurna I , the first of the 8000m peaks to be climbed. Also included in this region is another 8000m giant, Dhaulagiri, which is located west of Annapurna I. Between these two mountains lies the valley of the Kali-Gandaki River, the deepest gorge in the world. Views of lush, fertile farmland and stands of undisturbed natural forest, snow covered mountains and encounters with a mixture of many ethnic communities all add up to a diverse range of experiences that makes this area one of the most satisfying trekking destinations in Nepal.
The Annapurna Circuit trekking is the popular trekking routes of the Annapurna trekking likewise Jomsom, Annapurna Base Camp, Sikles, Lamjung, Dhaulagiri, Upper Mustang and around Pokhara. The best time to visit is during spring and autumn. The another fact of this region is Annapurna chain of mountains lies inland which causes a large chunk of land to fall in the rain shadow area. Hence these parts are considerably drier than the southern slopes of the mountains. This leads to unusually diverse landscapes and the possibility of trekking even during the monsoon season.
Regardless of the trek chosen it is most likely that Pokhara will be either the starting or ending point of your trek. Pokhara is located 200 km. west of Kathmandu and can be reached by road in five to six hour or by air View More
Annapurna Conservation Area Project
Annapurna is one of the most fascinating lands of bio diversity in the world. It is the largest protected area of Nepal. The unique biodiversity, the scenic grandeur in combination with the multi cultural and multi More
Culture & People
One of the features of Annapurna trekking is life style culture of local people. Around and on the way of trekking, trekkers encounter villages of different ethnic people. According to last census over 40,000 More
You can combine the above trip with following activities: