Annapurna Region Trekking
Annapurna Region is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. The Annapurna region is located in the northwestern part of Nepal. It is the largest and the oldest conservation area in Nepal. It covers an area of 7629 Square kilometers and stretches in five districts of Kaski, Lamjung, Myagdi, Mustang, and Manang. It has some of the highest peaks on Earth and the world’s deepest gorge. The Kali Gandaki gorge is located in this region. The altitude ranges from 790m to 8091m at the peak of Annapurna. The Annapurna region comprises of series of peaks, including the 10th highest peak Annapurna I, along with thirteen peaks above 8000m, and 16 others over 7,000m. The area stretches from the subtropical lowlands and lush temperate rhododendron forest in the south to dry alpine desert-like landscape in the north.
The legendary Annapurna region is the most diverse and popular trekking area in Nepal. There’s a huge variety of treks ranging from a short 3-day trek to a full three-week-long Annapurna Circuit Trek. But whatever trek you choose, the mountain scenery will blow you away. Standing at the center of the amphitheater of mountains at the Annapurna Base Camp could move you to tears, and most probably the mountain view around Tilicho lake will be the best that you ever come across. Other popular treks around the Annapurna region are Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Manang Tilicho Lake Trek, Narphu Trek, Khopra Ridge Trek, etc. to name some.