Annapurna Region in the central part of Nepal is famous as the gateway to the world-famous Annapurna Trekking trails. Thousands of trekkers from all over the world come to Annapurna to see the Annapurna Himalayan ranges every year.
Annapurna region is rich in natural and cultural biodiversity. It is home to Annapurna I, the tenth highest mountain in the world and the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge. The major highlights of the Annapurna treks include Thakali culture and hospitality, the town of Jomsom on the bank of Kali Gandaki River, the temple of ChumigGyatsa or Muktinath and natural hot spring.
You will also have the opportunity to cross one of the highest Himalayan passes named Thorang La (5416m). Poonhill (3210m) is another attraction on this trek. It is a perfect viewpoint to watch sunset, sunrise and glorious views of Annapurna and Machcauchre. The visit to Macchacpuhre Base Camp (3700m) and Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) is another high point of this trek.
Annapurna Conservation Area Project has been able to promote eco-tourism in the area with community participation. Much of the trekking tails pass through Annapurna conservation Area that is home to many unique flora and fauna species such as rhododendrons, orchids, snow leopards, musk deer etc.
There are numerous trekking trails available in the Annapurna region, from short and easy to wild and adventurous treks. Lodges and homestay facilities are easily available in the entire Annapurna region.