Published on February 21st, 2016 |0
The Best Trekking Region of Nepal Annapurna Region
Entitled as Heaven to visit by many trekkers as well as nature lovers, Annapurna region is one of the best trekking region of the world. Ranging from sodden bamboo forests to windswept desert, this mostly isolated landscape is home to some of the oldest buddhist communities & dramatic high mountains(including the 10th highest mountain).
Annapurna region is home to some of the world class trekking trails and one of the most desired “best” trekking destination in the world.
Getting in Annapurna Region is much easier, you can take 6-7 hours bus ride or 30 min flight to the famous city Pokhara; the gate way to annapurna region. Pokhara welcomes you with its towering mountains and beautiful lakes.
Let start with two of the most visited trekking destination of this region, Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp.
One of the best trek in the world annapurna circuit takes you around the annapurna massif with mesmerizing beautiful landscape and above the all the majestic mountains. The major highlights of the 100 mile circuit trek is, you get to witness the deepest gorge of the world right between two 8000 plus mountains and cross one of the highland Thorong La Pass at an altitude of 5416 meters.
Annapurna Base Camp
Experience the incredible taste of trekking in the Himalayas with the most regularly visited and the most loved trekking trails Annapurna Base Camp . The combination of easy walking (some steep uphill climbing & crossing narrow bridge),out of the world scenery and mix of cultures are unmatched by any other trekking routes in Nepal.
Almost all of the trekking trails of the Annapurna Region passes through the 7,629 km2 Annapurna Conservation area, which is the largest protected area of Nepal. As mentioned above Annapurna Region is home to several world class trekking, here are some of the other best trekking destination of annapurna region beside the circuit tour and base camp trek.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek takes you to the foothills of majestic Dhaulagiri and Annapurna catering diverse highlights of nature and culture from mesmerizing landscapes, scenic Himalayan view and the unique culture.
Mustang, the former kingdom of lo is another popular destination which takes you beyond the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, traveling across desert like landscape, barren ridges, deep canyon, cliffs and valleys. Opened for tourist in 1992, if you crave for something wilderness then the long lost kingdom will surely fascinate you.
Ghorepani Poonhill is another great addition to Annapurna Region. It is one of the most spectacular short trekking region with wonderful views of Annapurna range (virgin Fishtail, majestic Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri and less known beauty Nilgiri and Dhampus Peaks).
To know more about the Annapurna Region read , Annapurna the Incredible Trekking Destination.