Trekking in Annapurna region is the second most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Annapurna region is located at the mid-north part of the country. Trekking in Annapurna region is one of the most marvelous destinations to travel to, primarily for having the views of majestic Himalayas alongside the well-developed trekking trails, delve into the diverse culture and lifestyles of various ethnic groups residing alongside of the route, the varied flora and fauna, incredible landscapes, sloppy hills and valleys covered with snow, therefore why the trekking to Annapurna region is regarded to be one of the most ideal and most loved and frequently organized trekking packages in the country.
Annapurna region trek is protected as the conservation area. The area was declared as Annapurna Region Conservation Area in 1986 and launched Annapurna Conservation Area Projects (ACAP) in order to conserve the varieties of flora and fauna including the orchid and rhododendron flowers, different species of birds and animals at the same time to sensitize the importance of conservation among the people residing in the region. Today, this very conservation area is the home to various wild animals, birds, butterflies which are in the verge of extinction. Similarly, the area also conserves a number of herbal plants and faunas.
While having trekking in Annapurna region, you will be walking through rhododendron forests over the foothills of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest in the world, and Lake Tilicho (4,919 m), the highest lake, are located in the region. Besides these, you will have an opportunity to have incredible views of a number of majestic mountains including of Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.) , Mt. Annapurna III (7,555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Mt. Annapurna south (7,219 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,041 m), Mt. Fishtail also called Mt. Machhapuchhare (6,998 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m) among others.
Trekking to Annapurna region suits to both the novice and veteran trekkers. Thin Air Adventure Team has designed trekking package best suits to both categories travelers. The novice travelers can spend their holidays in the lower region by taking snaps of the snow capped mountains, exploring of flora and fauna, natural landscapes around the conservation area, sloppy and rocky hills and no doubt the diverse cultural heritages of various ethnic groups residing alongside of the trail. While the veteran travelers can have expedition on the peaks including on Mt. Annapurna, have paragliding and sky diving in Pokhara and organize other adventure sports. Therefore, the trekking in Annapurna region is not just walking alongside the serene terrain, but hiking whole around the region, passing through the beautiful settlements and landscapes, valleys covered with snow, exploring of diverse culture, customs of diverse ethnic groups and panoramic views of the majestic mountains. The trekking in Annapurna region begins right from Pokhara and ends at the same place.