Annapurna region in Nepal is popular trekking destination in the Himalayas. In the central-north Nepal, there lies 55 km long and compact array of mountains, which is collectively known as Annapurna massif. These massifs are protected by Annapurna Conservation Area (7,629km2), one of largest conservation area in Nepal and the territories that falls under this massif is popularly known as Annapurna region. Annapurna region is home to plentiful hiking, trekking and climbing destination and among them Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one most classical and busiest trekking route in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp is set amidst of Annapurna I (8,097m) sharing province Annapurna south (7,219), Hiuchuli (6,441m), Machhapuchre (Fishtail- 6,993m) and multiple other peaks.
Annapurna region trekking is dream come true destination for backpackers and also well-known for naturalist’s paradise. The upper sub-alpine environment protects some of rare faunal species like snow leopard and blue sheep. Other protected area features profusion of bird species like multi-colored Impeyan, Kokla and blood pheasant. The region shelters over 100 species of orchids and temperate rhododendron forest making it perfect trekking destination for nature lover and botanist.
Annapurna region trekking offers flawless mountain scenario, unrivalled alpine landscapes and ethnic village and monasteries that displays the unique mix of Nepali, Tibetan and Trans-Himalayan culture. Moreover, trekking in Annapurna region is the great way to get deeper insights of remote Himalaya of Nepal without having had arduous trekking. Annapurna region trekking trail goes along the lower valley usually weave through cultivated fields and shady broadleaf forest and goes to upper section making frequent uphill ascend and descend.
Annapurna region trekking unveils the arresting beauty of nature, snow-capped milky peaks, azure lakes and chaotic rives along with impressive gorges, holy sites of Hindu and Buddhist, hot springs and picturesque quaint villages inhabited by ethnic group. In short, trekking in Annapurna region is life-changing journey for all trekkers who seeks to experience the true aroma of remote Himalaya of Nepal.