Annapurna Region

One of the most popular trekking destinations, the Annapurna Region, lies in the western part of Nepal. The Annapurna Region is mostly famous for its majestic beauty. The Annapurna Region Trekking basically starts from the most beautiful city in Nepal, Pokhara “City of Lake (827m)" then to Beshisahar (760 m.). An excellent reason to trek is the fresh air of the green forest and the beautiful Fewa Lake in Pokhara Valley. Travellers can chose various type of trekking routes as the traveler's time and interest allow. Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking,  Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking,  Narphu Valley TrekkingNarphu Valley Trekking via Thoronga PassKhopra Trekking are the most popular trekking routes in Annapurna Region. In this region you can experience the lovely green lowlands to the rugged high Himalayas, you can see some of the highest mountains such as Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,156m), Annapuran I (8,091m), Machhapuchhre (6,996m), Nilgiri (6,940m),Tukche peak (6,920m), Annapurna south (7,219m) & many more peaks as well. The cultural diversity, multi-religions, regional traditions and local hospitality of the Annapurna Region are a unique experience. Everyone will feel a warm welcome and greeting from the People of the Annapurna Region and a “smile” from the silver colored snowcapped beautiful mountains other attractions of the Annapurna Region Trekking are the various flora and fauna. The real beauty and wonderful smell of various flowers such as Rhododendron gives every traveler a relaxing & satisfying sensation. The Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is very popular on its well managed trekking routes, this means that the facilities available during the trek are exceptional. Travelers can make the trek as a Tea House or Camping Trek. For both trekking styles this is the perfect route where the ACA has well managed rules and safe drinking facilities in the whole trekking area, with minimum cost.

ACA Fact Sheet

Total Area

7629 Sq. Km

Population

100,000

Major Ethnic Groups

Gurung, Magar, Bhotia, Thakali, Managis etc.

Highest elevation

8091 m. (Annapurna I)

Major Rivers

Marshyangdi, Kali Gandaki, Seti, Madi, Modi, Mardi

Highest & Biggest Lake

Tilicho Lake (4919m)

Highest Pass

Thorong Pass (5416m), Manang

Bio Climate Zone

Tropical to Alpine

Pheasant

Supports all 6 species of Pheasants (Dhanphe, Monal, Kaliz, cheer, Koklass and Blood Pheasants)

Economy

Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Seasonal Migration (Trade and Labour), Tourism and Service in Army

Issues of Concern

High dependency on Natural Resources, Deforestation, Equitable share of tourism benefit, poverty, cultural erosion, hunting and poaching.

  1. Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek10%OFF
  2. Mardi peak10%OFF
  3. Annapurna Base Camp Trek10%OFF
  4. Narphu Valley Trek- Annapurna Circuit
  5. Khopra Trek
  6. Narphu Valley Trek

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