Annapurna Region Trekking
Annapurna region is very famous trekking destination in Nepal lies to the west of Kathmandu. The trekking region is famous for easy to challenging trekking with close-up views of mountains and cultural experiences. Trekking in Annapurna region is very famous for short and easy hiking, panoramic mountain views and experience the local lifestyle.
Annapurna region offers the best trekking packages such as Annapurna Circuit trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Jomsom Muktinath trekking and Upper Mustang trekking in Nepal.
The Annapurna region offers great views of mountains like Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,156m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Machhapuchhre (6,996m), Nilgiri (6,940m), Tukche peak (6,920m), Annapurna South (7,219m) and Mt Tilicho etc. Between Annapurna & Dhaulagiri Mountains runs the Valley of Kaligandaki River which is the deepest gorge on earth. Muktinath temple is a religious shrine in this area.
Annapurna circuit trekking was listed as the top trekking route by various travel magazine and Medias. Annapurna Base Camp is the popular trekking route in these days and Poon Hill is the famous view point for sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas.
The term ”Annapurna” is a Sanskrit name which literally means “full of food” (feminine form), but is normally translated as Goddess of the Harvests. In Hinduism, Annapurna is a goddess of fertility and agriculture and an avatar of Durga.
Annapurna is a series of peaks in the Himalayas, Annapurna I, stands at making it the 10th-highest peak in the world. The fact is main Himalayan range runs south of the border with Tibet means that the northern parts of the area are in the rain shadow and are considerably drier than the southern slopes of the mountains. Annapurna region trekking packages are best for short time travelers.
Things to Do in Annapurna Region
Annapurna region offers trekking, peak climbing mountaineering the most. Cultural tours to Muktinath, Tatopani and Pokhara area are the other form of visiting the place. Most of the people visit this area for trekking. Peak climbing is another popular activity. Tharpu Chuli, Thorang Peak, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak are some of the popular climbing peaks. Mount Annapurna and Dhaulagiri expeditions are the famous and challenging mountain climbing. Hiking in lower part of Annapurna region is popular for easy.
Trekking in Nepal
Trekking in Nepal is the most popular way to explore the nature and culture in the Himalayas. Trekking packages gives an interacting option to the local people, explore the culture, religion and lifestyle as well as walking through many places.
Nepal is the ultimate for the trekking enthusiast – offering a myriad of possibilities from the short and easy to the demanding challenges of the snowy peaks. Easy, moderate or rigorous – there is something for every palate. Nepal has aptly been called “A Trekkers Paradise” as her terrain – mountains, hills and the Tarai – offers some of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world.
For trekking in the Himalayas do not need any special experience. Trekking is just walking, and anyone who is moderately fit and has a sense of adventure will enjoy hiking and Trekking in Nepal. The immense contrasts in altitudes and climates found here support an equally spectacular mix of lifestyles, vegetation and wildlife. Trekking in Nepal is as much a cultural experience as a Himalayan adventure.