Annapurna region is one of the famous trekking destinations of Nepal which is also known as the home of trekking in Nepal. This trekking route is renowned as one of the world’s greatest treks. Trekking region is in Nepal considered to be the most famous and popular trekking destination in all of Nepal. It lies in the north part of beautiful Pokhara is a very popular trekking region in Nepal. The famous trekking routes of this region are Annapurna circuit trek, Annapurna sanctuary trek, Jomsom Muktinath trek and the Royal trek. While most trekkers follow the standard route there are a number of interesting side trip that can be added or alternate shorter trek if one lacks time to complete the entire circuit. The area is dominated by the presence of such peaks at the Annapurna’s, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machhapuchre. The deep valleys and high mountains cover the Annapurna conquering the people and the people and terrain subtropical jungle to a high, deserted dry landscape which is similar to Tibetan plains.
Annapurna region trekking starts from Pokhara after 6 hours driving from Kathmandu valley. The trek goes through the Buddhist villages and Hindu holy sites, most notably the village of the Muktinath, a holy site for the Buddhists and Hindus, and Braga which is one of the oldest monasteries in this region. During the time of trekking, you can visit such one of the world highest lake which is Tilicho Lake. The mountains loom in the distance throughout your trek giving you the true Himalayan experience in this region. Trekking in this route is opened for foreigners from many years. This trekking region is considered as the conservation area in 1986. The route also offers the unique Gurung culture to expose and experience with it. Trekking through the lowland villages and mountains communities will expose you to the variety of different culture and traditions of the Gurung, Magar and Thakali people and much more discover thing in this trails route in Nepal.