Annapurna region is the most trekked region in Nepal. Located in the north west of Kathmandu valley, the famous word Annapurna is derived from Sanskrit which literally means “Full of food”. Famous among the trekkers and the adventure lovers, Annapurna regions elevates low at 800 meters and high to 8091 meters above the sea level. Annapurna circuit and Annapurna base camp trek are two of the most sought trekking trips inside Annapurna region.
The home for the Thakali, Magar, Gurung and other tribes, the trip to Annapurna region enables to explore the living styles, traditions, cultures and more of the local people. More popular for the trekking than the expeditions, some of the exciting treks Annapurna area offers are;
• Annapurna circuit trek
• Annapurna base camp trek
• Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek
• Muktinath Trek
• Annapurna semi-circuit Trek
• Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
• Mardi Himal Trek
• Annapurna Hot Spring Trek and more.
Likewise, some the exciting expeditions Annapurna region covers are;
• Chulu Peaks Climbing
• Pisang Peak Climbing
• Annapurna expeditions and more.
The famous Muktinath temple and the challenging Thorang La Pass (5416m.) is inside this region. Similarly, the deepest gorge of The Kali Gandaki river is the part of Annapurna treks. In the other hand, Annapurna is home for several wildlife including 101 mammals, 518 species of birds, 40 reptiles, 348 butterflies and more. Two of the biggest rivers the region has are the famous Kali Gandaki and The Marsyandi River.
For travelers, the region has well built teahouses with good facilities in most of the travel routes. There are good facilities of the drinking water and food. Whereas, the accessibility of the internet is available too. Like Everest region, Annapurna is not completely out of the road connection, most of the trekking routes have got the roads till some points. Pokhara and Jomsom airport are two of the famous airports inside the region. Although, the human porters, mules and yaks in some areas are still appropriate means of transportation.
Like other trekking adventure in Nepal, the treks inside the regions is seasonal too. The best time to trip is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). Other two seasons of winter (December to February) and monsoon (June to August) is not so good. But still some of the treks can be done in this time period too.
If you are planning for a trip to Annapurna then A1 Adventure Nepal welcomes you to experience the best trip in Nepal.