The Annapurna Region is in north western Nepal has been importunately as having the world’s best trekking routes. From the lake city of Pokhara, popular treks lead to Jomsom, Annapurna Base Camp, Mustang, Manang and around the Annapurna mountain. Short treks like Sikles and Ghandruk are popular trekking route. The Annapurna region is an area of contrasts comprising the wettest, driest and windiest places in Nepal.
The Annapurna Circuit:
The Annapurnna Circuit is the most popular and requires a minimum of about three weeks to go around the Annapurna massif. What makes this trek so special is that you can view up to something new in scenery everyday on the trail. The Annapurna Conservation Area begins at 790 m and reaches a high of 8,091 m, the summit of Mount Annapurna I, the world’s 10th tallest peak. The area surround forested middle mountain, high Himalaya and trans-Himalayan desert plateau similar to the landscape in Tibet as you move north. The lower elevations are dotted by Gurung, Magar, Thakali and Brahmin villages while Tibetan cultural influence becomes apparent as you go north.
The trek goes from Besi Sahar, off the Pokhara-Kathmandu Highway, to Naya Pool, and reaches its high point at Thorong La, a pass at 5,416 m. On the way, you pass through stunning mountain scenery – Manaslu, Langtang Himal, Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna III, and, Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri. In between these two 8,000 m peaks lies the dramatic Kali Gandaki gorge – which is the deepest in the world. These throats are inhabited by an ethnic: Thakali.
Annapurna Circuit trekking:
The Annapurna Region lies towards part of northern side of Nepal. The trekking around Annapurna is a most gorgeous and magnificent trails through the HIMALYAN region. Annapurna Circuit provides awesome view of Annapurna I, II, III, IV Dhaulagiri (the spectacular ice pyramid) and Machhapuchchhre (fish tail), and of Annapurna South. On the way, crosses some regions lived by a very big diversity of ethnics. Himalayan landscapes are assistants and varied backgrounds. The trekking begins the long of the Marsyangdi river, then continuous by the mysterious valley of Manang. After having cleared the collar of Thorong 5416 m. Then reaches to Muktinath, descend to Jomsom. The valley of the Kali Gandaki which is the deepest throats of world. These throats are inhabited by an ethnic: Thakali.