Annapurna Region Trekking

Annapurna Region TrekkingThe Annapurna Himalayas 55 Km long massif inluding all fo Annapurna himal is famoused world-class trekking Area. The entire group of mountains and surrounding area are protected within the 7,629 sq. km Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), the first and largest conservation area in Nepal, established in 1986 by the former King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation (Now - National Trust of Nepal). The Annapurna Conservation Area is home to most of world famoused treks, including the Annapurna Circuit, base camp ect.. This is the most popular trekking region.

The Annapurna trekking region consists of peaks; Annapurna I, II, III, IV, and Annapurna South.The major highlights of this trekking are the ancient mid-western salt route settlement of Manang, Thorong-La pass between Nepal and Tibet, Muktinath Temple and the deepest gorge of world Kali Gandaki. Mustang, or Lo Manthang, the desert plateau located in the upper valley of the River Kali Gandaki, and to the north of the main Himalayan range also falls in this region. The highlight of the trek includes the visit to the Mustang Palace, the visit to Lo Manthang and pony rides to the Nepal-Tibet border. Annapurna region is reached via Pokhara, which is 200 kilometers from Kathmandu. It takes five or six hours a day by road and 30 minutes by air from kathmandu.From Pokhara one can take bus ride or hire a taxi. Food and accommodation is easily available Pokhara.

Annapurna Region Trekking