Annapurna Region Treks

Overview of Annapurna Region Treks

Annapurna Region Treks are the most assorted and admired trekking region in the Annapurna conservation area of Nepal. It has various trekking trails, from the easy and short trekking like Poon Hill and moderate trekking like Annapurna Base Camp to the challenging, adventurous courses of Annapurna Circuit. With the variations, Annapurna Treks also connects to the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. In the current scenario, Mardi Himal and  Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is the most popular trekking in the Annapurna area, which is a moderate foothill excursion. Besides, the Annapurna Circuit Trekking, Ghorepani Poon Hill short hiking, Mardi Himal Trek, and Nar Phu Valley Trek is highly recommended for the adventure Annapurna region treks and mild adventure lovers in 2023 and 2024. You may directly write an email or contact us on WhatsApp at +977 9851033819 now for your comfort.

Located in the northwest part of Nepal, the Annapurna region Treks are the fertile areas where farmers grow a lot of fruits and vegetables as it is the most rain-falling area in Nepal. In the Annapurna region, treks mean full of grain, where “Anna” means grain and “Purna” means complete. So, in the Annapurna region, Treks often walk through the rice fields and farming areas along with the green woods and arid stony landscape in various places of the region. Similarly, The Annapurna Himalayan chain offers picturesque scenery and delights those who go trekking in Annapurna. Annapurna I (8091 meters) is the 10th tallest peak in the world among fourteen 8000 meters. It is neighbored by another giant peak of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 meters, 6th highest Mount in the world), along with Mount Fishtail (Holy Mountain), Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Himchuli, Thorong Peak, Tilicho Peak, and various other tiny unnamed peaks.

So far, the Annapurna region trekking trails are surrounded by two big River valleys- the Marshyangdi River valley and the Kali Gandaki River valley. However, Annapurna Circuit Trekkers will get this opportunity to explore the diverse set of nature, from the lush greenery to the arid region of the Manang district. Furthermore, the alpine meadows begin before climbing through the channel of Thorong-La Pass (5416 Meters), which connects the Mustang region. The high pass trekking requires enough acclimatization to avoid mountain sickness.

Annapurna region, in a way, is globally prominent for the legendary cross-sections like Thorong La Pass, the highest located Lake of Tilicho, and the deepest gorge in the world- the Kali Gandaki gorge.

Tilicho Lake, at 4900 meters from sea level beside the Annapurna Circuit Trail, further increases the charm of the trekking addition. It is one of the highest frozen Lakes in the world, which is an enormous turquoise Lake that has got a dimension length of 4 km (2.5 mi) and a width of 1.2 km (0.75 mi), making the Surface area 4.8 km2 (1.9 sq. mi) with an average depth 85 m (279 ft). Moreover, the Annapurna region treks proffer the prosperous biological diversities of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), which bounds the entire region- five districts of fifteen rural municipalities. The geographical measurement ranges from 1000 to 8000 meters, a treasure house for 1,226 flowering plants, 105 mammals, 518 birds, 40 reptiles, and 23 amphibians. Various endangered species like snow leopards, musk deer, Tibetan argali, and Tibetan wolfs are found in this area. Annapurna region treks are the only area where all six Himalayan Pheasants of Nepal are found.

Annapurna region Trekking Trails are rich in culture and ethnic lifestyle. Different ethnic groups in various destinations make the region diverse in terms of language, culture, festivals, and customs. The diversity rivals them in the lower altitude to moderate zone and the alpine altitude. In the lower hill terrain, there are mixed settlements of Brahmin, Chhetri, and other groups of people, along with the ethnic communities of Gurung and Magar people. Likewise, some of the regions of Annapurna are dominated by the Thakali, Manage, and Loba communities. In the Annapurna circuit trail, they have settled there with their unique and spiritual lifestyles. They do have a significant influence on Tibetan Buddhist culture. Manang, Pisang, Marpha, Jomsom, and Muktinath are the representative destinations where these groups are prevalent across the region with their dialects. Thakali people beyond Annapurna are widely renowned for the mouth-watering cuisines they prepare. You crest the brow of the Annapurna Base Camp (4130 meters) and Thorung-La Pass (5,416 meters) to be welcomed by an eye-catching vista of prayer flags and rugged mountain peaks long-drawn-out across the sphere. Nar Phu Valley introduces an antique gaze of the hidden Tibetan Buddhist world, led through the dark gorges, and is partly an isolated terrain. This off-the-beaten trail escorts trekkers, which gives an impression of a hidden paradise populated by yak herders.

Similarly, there are various gateways of the Annapurna region treks. Pokhara is the busiest gateway, the city of Lakes, in the shadow of Mount Annapurna and Fishtail. It is about a 5/6 hours drive west from Kathmandu by bus, and alternatively, the flight is also available for 20 minutes, and a car driver will be 4/5 hours. Trekkers set out for trekking in Annapurna from there except Annapurna Circuit. Besishahar is a gateway to Annapurna Circuit trekking, about four hours drive from Kathmandu by car. For a quick observation of the Annapurna region and some famous pilgrimage tours, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour and Muktinath Helicopter Tour save your time and offer unique experiences. The chopper ride takes off from Pokhara airport and back after taking you to your preferred destinations.

Adventure Annapurna Region Treks

For adventure trekking and travel in the Annapurna region, Boundless Adventure recommends you book in the best seasons- Spring and autumn. Traveling with our professional team is collecting delightful Himalayan experiences. Due to global warming, travelers enjoy the Annapurna region treks in the June-July season. You may walk to Upper Mustang during June and July. Please, do not hesitate to put your queries even though you are a solo female traveler. We are more than happy to provide you with a guarantee of safe service ever.

Annapurna Region Treks Permits cost.

Don’t you think about Trekking permits in Annapurna Region Treks? It is necessary to have trekking permits for every trek of the Annapurna region. The licenses cost US$ 30/- Per person for Annapurna Conservation and US$ 20 For TIMS permits. Boundless Adventure provides you with trekking permits in Kathmandu, Nepal.

If You are from India, then the Annapurna Conservation permits cost INR 1600/- per person, and TIMS cost INR 500/- Per person for a single entrance.