Trekking in Annapurna Region
Annapurna trekking covers a wide range of cultural and geographical diversity and showcases every little aspect of its natural and cultural richness. Annapurna is a mountain and trekking in Annapurna means walking through the Annapurna region. Annapurna region offers the most famous trekking in all the mountains of Nepal. It offers easy and challenging trekking options that offer the best views of the Himalayas and blend ethnic groups and their traditional cultures. Where it is possible to make the trekking shorter or longer, easier or harder as per the wish of the trekkers. Annapurna trekking passes through traditional Hindu and Buddhist villages. In most of the trekking trails, you will find oak and rhododendron forests where the sound of birds fills the air. You will find something new every step of the way while trekking and almost every day you can witness dramatic views of the Himalayas.
Annapurna treks are not just for viewing the Annapurna Himalayas, you can also see the Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhare, Manaslu, Lamjung, and other beautiful snow-capped mountains standing in the region. The Kali-Gandaki river valley runs between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains, the deepest valley on Earth. Annapurna trekking combines lush green, fertile agricultural land with undivided natural forest stands and a mix of different ethnic inhabitants. Annapurna region offers the most popular trekking trails where thousands of trekkers trek every year.
There are mainly two best seasons for trekking in the Annapurna region: pre-monsoon (February, March, April, and May) and post-monsoon (September, October, November, and December). Whatever, most treks in the Annapurna region can be operated at any time of the year.
Trekking in the Annapurna region requires two types of permits - the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Entry Permit and the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card but special permits are required for the Nar Phu Valley. Click on the link below for the best treks in the Annapurna region