Annapurna trek is one of the best trekking routes in Nepal that brings a glow in every traveler’s face. The most thrilling and breathing trek that you can experience here. Therefore, walk up to Annapurna Base Camp is a classic trip right into the heart of the mountains.
Trekking is an adventure activity that makes your feet walk more. Either it takes you to the high trail mountains or in the lower Himalayas. Once you delve into it you cannot get it out. You will be more lust with it that nothing can repay you and even when it comes to Himalayan trekking.
If you are also one amongst like the other trekker lovers then you must try your trekking adventure in Annapurna. Trekking all along this route will make your dreams convert into reality. And fill your trekking desire that you have kept on your heart and mind.
Trekking in Himalaya will be a lifetime experience. In fact, mixed feelings, the beauty of nature, exotic flora and fauna at high altitude. And in the end, you will gain a wonderful experience with lots of memories that lasts forever with you.
Let’s move towards the Annapurna region and know some about it
Annapurna region mostly lies in the northern part of Kathmandu valley in Nepal. And is one of the most popular trekking regions in the world. Thousands of trekkers mostly go for the trek towards the Annapurna region to witness the stunning views. Whether on its trails or the base camp. It offers magnificent views of Mountains surrounded the base camp. Trekking in the Annapurna region is an alluring opportunity to experience the unique Gurung and Mangar cultures.
The mesmerising Annapurna massif includes the world’s tenth highest peak. Annapurna I (8,091 m) holds an almost an incurable attraction for mountaineers. Dhaulagiri is also located in west Annapurna there two valleys that in between the valleys of Kali-Gandaki River. It is known as one of the deepest gorges in the world.
One of the main facts of Annapurna is the mountain lies inland. That causes a large mass of land to fall in the rain shadow area. So the region remains drier than the southern slopes of the mountains, this leads to unusually diverse landscapes and the possibility of trekking during the monsoon.
The trek to Annapurna is world-famous and is a ‘must-do’ trip for all outdoor enthusiasts. With awe-inspiring views of some of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains.
What to explore?
Along with the unique culture, the trails will also take you through a variety of vegetation, the dense forest where the blooming rhododendron welcome you with the fresh fragrance, you can also explore the fern and bamboo. The views of different peaks of the Annapurna massif and Machapuchare stay with you till Sinuwa (2,340m). The tip of Machapuchare annoy you at the Annapurna Base camp or take you to the Himalayan Hotel. As you burst out of the forest past Himalaya and Deurali, Machapuchare appears before you in its full glory.
Machapuchare literally means the ‘fish tailed mountain’, which has a high opinion by the Nepalese for its exquisite beauty. It is believed to be one of the homes of Lord Shiva.
Annapurna camp is a small cluster of lodges opposite the Annapurna glacier. So as you look up from the edge of the glacier, you come to face with the Annapurna massif. Annapurna I, III and South, Gangapurna, Gandharvachuli, and Machapuchare are all there to meet when your eyes rest upon them.
While moving towards your journey you can also have your favorite dishes there is no doubt. One can stay in a classic tea house. This tea house is run by the local people of Nepal. Interacting with the tea houses staffs, guides and porters en route will give a glimpse into their way of life. And the food served at tea houses is prepared in the Nepalese style. Here you can have a lot of carbs, seasonal veggies, soups, momos. Even the most famous mountain meal of all, dal bhat, achaar. Dal and Bhat is a traditional meal of Nepali, consisting of rice and a bowl of lentil soup.
Things that you can do in the Annapurna Region
There are a lot of things that one can do in the Annapurna Region. These places are not only to go for treks but also to explore the culture of Nepal. One can enjoy the culture tour in Kathmandu valley to know about the Newari founders. Or visit in the Terai region to explore the mix cultures
Other then you can enjoy doing new stunts activities like mountain biking, canyoning, mediation, Paragliding, climbing, and meeting with the village people of Nepal.
Trek starts from
Kathmandu Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Boudha, Swambunath, Pashupatinath) Drive to Phedi 1,113m from Kathmandu (6 hrs),Trek to Pothana 1,990m, Trek to Landrung 1,565m,Trek to Chommorong 2,340m,Trek to Bamboo 2,340m,Trek to Deorali 3,230m,Trek to Machhapuchhere base camp 3,700m,Trek to Annapurna base camp 4,130m,Trek to Himalaya Hotel 2,900m,Trek to Sinuwa 2,340m,Trek to Jhinua Dara 1,780m,at Jhinua Dara, Trek to Birethati, Drive to Pokhara rest day ,Fly to Kathmandu.
The thing that you must know before you go for trekking to Annapurna Region:
Accommodation: Teahouses & Teahouses during the trek
Trip Grade: Moderate
Altitude: Maximum 6,189m
Dates: Spring & autumn