The Annapurna Region, a popular trekking region in the majestic Himalayas of Nepal. There are so many famous short and long hiking and trekking trails within the Annapurna region including the Annapurna Circuit Trek, the Mardi Trek, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, the KhopraTrek, and the Poon Hill Trek. Himalayan Friends has been guiding trekkers through the Annapurna Himalayas for quite some time! Besides this amazing Annapurna region also offers one of the world highest lakes namely Tilicho Lake and is newly founded ice Lake. The Annapurna Region, still the most visiting region in Nepal was inscribed as a conservation Area in 1986 and it has covered 7600 sq. km. areas of Nepal. Due to its easy access of guest houses, hotels with hygienic food, incredible divers’ scenery, high spectacular mountains, low lands, and the majestic Himalayan views, around two-thirds of visitors visit and explore this region every year. The fascinating route of the Annapurna region also offers unique ways to discover the Gurung culture. The physical features of the Annapurna Region in Nepal are dominated with the scenery of the top mountains such as; Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6,996m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,156m), Nilgiri (6,940m), Tukche Peak (6,920m), and many more. During trekking in this region, trekkers can encounter with the lush, fertile farmland, undisturbed natural forests, snow-covered mountains, numerous ethnic communities and their diverse sub-cultures which make this region as a famous trekking region in Nepal.
Where is the Annapurna Region of Nepal?
The Annapurna Region is located in the west central of Nepal which is covered with the sub-tropical lowlands with lush moderate rhododendron, pine, bamboo forests in the south to dry alpine steppe environments in the north. Apart from this Himalayan wonder, this region is also a natural habitat of hundreds of rare and endangers animals, and bird species. The trekking trail of the Annapurna Region is displayed with exceptional species of flora and fauna, barren of the world’s deepest Kaligandaki gorge, lush green foothills, subtropical forests adorned with beautiful rhododendrons and other wild flora.
Full of adventure, the Annapurna Region is the home place to the highest altitude of this region named the Thorang La Pass, situated at the summit of 5,416 meters from the sea level. Trekking through the world deepest gorge in the Kaligandaki River and the Marsyangdi River Gorge with Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri on the backdrop, trekkers will discover Tatopani, where they get an opportunity to take a relaxed bath in the natural hot water springs. A gradual and steady trek through the splendid rhododendron forest to Ghorepani and nearby Poon hill (3,210m), for the outstanding sunrise, sunset, and the stunning Himalayan views is really why it’s worth visiting the Annapurna Region with Himalayan Friends.