Annapurna Region Trekking
Annapurna region is the most diverse, challenging and largest trekking region in Nepal. Due to its accessibility and richness, it is one of the the most preferred trekking destinations. It lies in the central part of Nepal along the northern Himalayas. Annapurna Conservation Area covers the most part of this region which is the first and the largest protected area in Nepal covering 7629 square kilometers. It spans over five districts of Nepal – Manang, Mustang, Kaski and Lamjung. This area treasures more than 474 species of birds, 102 mammals, 39 reptiles and 1266 species of flowering plants. World’s deepest river gorge when measured from the rim – the Kali Gandaki Gorge and the highest freshwater lake – Tilicho lake are all located in this region. Thorang-La pass at an altitude of 5416 meters is the highest pass in Nepal that lies between Manang and Mustang.
The Annapurna region is also rich in cultural diversity. Gurungs, Magars, Thakali and Manangi are the major local residents whereas Brahmin and Chhetri are dispersed in fewer numbers. Adherents of different religions such as Hindu, Buddhism and Bon Po reside here and have their own cultures, traditions and local dialects. Likewise, there are a number of religious sites such as Muktinath temple and Braga monastery. There are numerous other monasteries and places of worship in this region. Major peaks in this region are Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Gangapurna (7455m) and several other peaks crossing 7000 meters.Our experienced members at Ganesh Himal Hiking Team have designed various trekking routes in the Annapurna region ranging from a week to almost a month. You can find the routes along with detailed itinerary and select your desired package from the list below. We can even make some changes to the standard routes at your discretion.