Annapurna Conservation Area is largest protected area in Nepal which covers an area of 7,629 sq. km, rich in biodiversity and is home to 1,226 species of flowering plants, 102 mammals, 474 birds, 39 reptiles and 22 amphibians. Trekking in Annapurna region is always special as it is a unique place in the world as it contains world’s largest rhododendron forest in Ghorepani, beautiful Tilicho lake which is the world’s highest altitude fresh water lake also located in Manang – north of Annapurna massif. World’s deepest Kali Gandaki River Gorge is also another major attractions in this region which is 3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, a valley with fossils from the Tethys Sea dating 60 million years ago.
Annapurna region is home to over 100000 residents of different cultural and linguistic groups. Gurung and Magar are the dominant groups in the south, whereas Thakali, Manange and Loba are dominant in the north. Each of these groups speaks their own dialect, and have unique cultures and traditions.
The natural and cultural features of Annapurna region have made this region the most popular trekking destination in Nepal, drawing more than 60 percent of the country’s total trekkers. Tourism, over the years, has been firmly established as one of the most important and competitive sectors of the local economy. There are over 1,000 lodges, teashops and hundreds of other subsidiary services to cater to the thousands of trekkers, pilgrims and their support staff.
Most of the trekking in Annapurna region can all start or finish close to Pokhara which is a perfect place for relaxation. Annapurna region is also known as home to short and long treks suitable for trekkers for all types and age groups. If you are planning for short trek, long trek, easy trek, challenging trek, trekking with friends, trek with family, you can find all the options in Annapurna region. Some of the most popular treks in Annapurna region are listed below.
Join us for Annapurna Base Camp Trek, 14 days package with 9 days trekking with experienced trekking guide, porter, all accommodation, transfers, meals and trekking permits. view trip
Annapurna Circuit Trek, 16 days package with 13 days trek one of the most popular classic treks in the world takes us within the world's tenth highest mountain, the Annapurna. view trip
Upper Mustang is known as a mystique valley and the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal and is also known as a 'Mini Tibet of Nepal' and a very well-liked trek. view trip
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek (8 days package with 5 days trek) is also popularly known as Annapurna Balcony Trek which is one of the most popular and beautiful trekking in Annapurna region. view trip
Mardi Himal trek is a hidden gem which is a newly opened tea house trekking route in Annapurna region, Just east of one of the most popular treks of Nepal view trip
The Royal Trek (8 days package with 4 days trek) is one of the shortest treks that follow a shrub like path along the foothills of Annapurna, north of the Pokhara valley. view trip