Annapurna Region Trekking

Annapurna Region Trekking is the second best trekking trail in Nepal after Everest Base Camp Trekking or Everest region. This trekking is the second home for the trekkers who reside in any part of the world. Mount Annapurna has the height of 8,091 meters (26,545 feet) above sea level. It is one of the mountains in the world with a height of more than 8 thousand. Annapurna massif is the appealing mountain in the Himalayas where more than 100,000 trekkers pave the way every year. Annapurna Region encircles the conservation area too, of the name Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA). Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) delivers the best effort to secure the floral and faunal beauties of ACA.

Trekking to Annapurna region of Nepal includes the encounter and close touch with the beautiful conservation area which flourishes with 7,629 square kilometers in the northern part of the country. Inside the altitudinal scope of 1,000 to 8,000 meters, ACA has a whole environment inclination from sub-tropical Sal timberland to perpetual snow harboring 22 distinctive kinds of wood types with 1,226 plant species including 55 endemics. Around 101 types of vertebrates including numerous uncommon and imperiled species like snow panther, musk deer, Tibetan argali, and Tibetan wolf are found. Of 478 types of flying creatures that are found in Annapurna, 38 reproducing species have a place with a gathering that is in danger in Nepal. The Kali Gandaki River is a noteworthy separation for fowl disseminations where species run of the mill to both east and west Nepal happen. Additionally, Annapurna is the main secured region in Nepal where each of the 6 Himalayan birds of Nepal, are instituted.

Annapurna Region Trekking offers you the encounter with all the above wilderness whenever the trail is passed via Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA). Also, mountain panorama is visional.

Major Attractions of Annapurna Region Trekking

  • Mountain Annapurna
  • Natural Hot Springs
  • Colorful plants and hills with forest
  • Cultural villages of Magar and Gurung communities
  • Rhododendron and Orchid plantation
  • Rich wilderness like snow leopard, Himalayan Tahr, yeti, musk deer, blue sheep, etc.
  • Poonhill viewpoint
  • Apple pie and other apple products
  • Mountain Machhapuchhre and it's base camp

The trail of Annapurna region trekking passes through 4 major districts, which are Manang, Lamjung, Mustang, and Kaski (Myagdi). The region the trekking goes against clockwise from Besisahar to Nayapul and compasses to Thorung La Pass at an elevation of 5416 m. It passes a progression of mountains like, Manaslu which is more than 8000m. Correspondingly, it passes Langtang Himal, Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna III and Gangapurna, and Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri, going through the world's most profound chasm (Dana) in the middle of those two 8,000 or more meter tops. Toward the finish of the trek, Poon Hill offers a picturesque perspective on two mountains Annapurna and Machapuchare (Fishtail Mountain). The attractions like these differ according to the itineraries provided. But all these scenarios are obviously observed panoramically.

Best Annapurna Region Trekking Routes

There exists a lot of trekking routes in Annapurna Region that will take you towards the heavenly lap of the Himalayas. Some of them are Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Ghorepani Trek, Gandruk Trek, Tilicho Lake Trek, Royal Trek, Panchase Trek and so on. Some of them are cited below.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the trekking route that takes you to the Annapurna region of Nepal with a lot more of the captivity of high mountain ranges, base camps (Annapurna Base Camp and Machhapuchhre Base Camp), cultural ethics, hot springs, cascades, fast and slow-flowing rivers, and so on. Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done in 1 day (with a helicopter), 3 days, 5 days, 7 days, and so on. The itineraries can be customized as per the requirements of the travelers. The flora (rhododendron, pine, oak, fir, and spruce) and fauna (leopard, langur monkey, musk deer, bear, rhesus monkeys, reptiles, gharials, etc.) also catch the eye of its visitors.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Ghorepani Poonhill is the hill point from where the beautiful view of sunrise, sunset and the valley is observed. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek offers the travelers an opportunity to explore this place around Annapurna massif with other major attractiveness of green and colorful hills, forests covered with bamboo, rhododendron, fir, oak, and pine, the ups and downs in the path, and the local Gurung and Tamang settlements of locales. This trek to Ghorepani Poonhill can be completed in 3 days, 4 days and 5 days. Hence, the itinerary can be modified as per the demand of the invitees.

Tilicho Lake Trek

Tilicho Lake Trek is the trek to the most beautiful and the highest lake of Nepal. Its beauty is recorded in international standard too. Trek to this stunning blue watered lake is much more than the ordinary lakes, in all the status quo. Lake resides at an altitude of 4,919 meters with surrounding high mountains, assortments of culture and values, wide scope of individuals, forests, and the sub-tropical to high Tibetan plateaus. Tilicho Trek can be done in longer days or in shorter days, which can be chosen as per the demand and flexibility of its visitors. Tilicho Lake Trek with Muktinath yatra is also preferable. Trek to Tilicho Lake will fill your journey with a lot more pride and satisfaction.

Best Time for Annapurna Region Trekking

Nepal envelops a lovely and tranquil common point of view, gathering into the memory of which travelers come to Nepal. Annapurna locale is one of those characteristic desirabilities for those travelers (trekkers). Coming to there at the correct time will be the most fulfilling snapshot of your lifetime. There are 4 seasons in Nepal, they are autumn, monsoon, spring, and winter. Autumn (March, April, May) and spring (September, October, November) are the exceptionally prescribed time for Annapurna area trekking, as the sky will stay clear and climate will be steady. In these two seasons (on-season), you will have the most engaging viewpoint on Annapurna territory. In a monsoon season (June, July, August), there falls a high measure of the downpour, and in the winter season (December, January, February), nature stays a lot colder. Be that as it may, the off-season trekking is pertinent in these seasons.

Annapurna Region Trekking Challenges

Ascending the field of one of the most noteworthy mountains in the world isn't as basic ascending experience. Here will happen loads of issues and troubles that can be adapted just if appropriate consideration can precautionary measure are taken. A portion of the real difficulties that may happen while the Annapurna region trekking is altitude sickness (AMS, HAPE, HACE), extraordinary i.e. extreme temperature, climate, summit fever, ice nibbles (frost bites), etc. Trekkers must convey the emergency treatment pack, legitimate apparel sorts of stuff and Himalayan frill, and other security measures so as to deal with all these difficult circumstances. Likewise, proper consultation with a companying guide or a management team will aid a lot in making the trip noteworthy coping all the difficult situations.

From a popular news portal:

Popular travel guidebook Lonely Planet has included Annapurna Region in the list of “Best Places to Travel in October 2015”. Entrepreneurs say this is good news for the tourism industry in Nepal as the earthquake-stricken country can hope that tourists will visit Nepal in October as per the suggestions of Lonely Planet. Saying that one can gain some serious altitude in Nepal, Lonely Planet has suggested going trekking in Annapurna for October. “Do your bit for Nepal’s economy and enjoy spectacular views as a reward. Everyone has seen the news reports from the 25 April earthquake in Nepal”. Lonely Planet further writes: “In the process of visiting the region, one will be performing a valuable social service, helping Nepal to rebuild after the disaster by investing directly in the local economy.”

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition delivers different itineraries for trekking to the Annapurna Region in best and negotiable cost. Also, the itineraries can be customized and managed as per your demand and schedule. Some of the trekking packages to Annapurna region provided by NTA are Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Panchase Trek, Royal Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Ghandruk Village Trek, Tilicho Trek for a shorter and longer number of days, Jomsom Trek and so on. These are the glimpses but more are yet to come. So, feel free to contact us anytime, as we are available at any time you need. Just give us a call or e-mail, and we will reach to you as soon as we receive your query request.

Package (s)

Jomsom Trek 10 Days

Jomsom Trek

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$1150 USD
Ghandruk Village Trek 3 Days
Annapurna Base Camp Trek 10 Days
Panchase Trek 4 Days

Panchase Trek

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$390 USD
Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking - 12 days 12 Days
Tilicho Lake Short Trek 9 Days

Tilicho Lake Short Trek

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$1250 USD
Ghorepani Poon Hill 4 Days Trek 4 Days
Annapurna Circuit Trek - Circuit Trek in Nepal 14 Days
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking 10 Days
Mardi Himal 3 Days Trek 3 Days
Kapuche Lake Trek 4 Days
Mardi Himal 5 Days Trek 5 Days
Mardi Himal Trekking 9 Days