Trekking in Annapurna is without a doubt one of the world’s most wonderful destinations- perfect for mountain and nature lovers. Rich in diverse flora and fauna and surrounded by stunning mountains – the Annapurna region has it all.A combination of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear blue lakes, chaotic rivers with deep gorges, sacred Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries, hot springs, and picturesque vintage villages inhabited by numerous ethnic groups.
Due to a difference in latitude Anapurna’s natural environment is a very diverse one. From sub-tropical forests of: oak, bamboo, pine, sandalwood, magnolia, juniper and rhododendron inside the south region;to the high alpine meadows and windswept barren plateaus up the north. While trekking in the Annapurna you can also encountermany colorful species of butterfly, striking birds,Blue Sheep, Himalayan Tahr, bear, leopard, monkey and many more of a unique local fauna.
Gateway to the Annapurna is a well-known city of Pokhara, described as ‘the land of the dreams’. During your journey throughSiklis Valley and Jomsom areayou will experiencea beautiful, traditional Nepali lifestyle and culture. The most famous ethnic groups of this area are:Gurung, Magar, Thakali and Manangi’s, known for their hospitality, friendliness and a great sense of humor.
Main picturesque peaks are: Annapurna I (8,091m), II, III, IV; Annapurna South; Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m); Mt. Manaslu (8,176m); Mt. Nilgiri; Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail); Gangapurna and several more.The trek’s major highlights are:an ancient mid-western salt path settlement of Manang;an extraordinary adventure through Thorong La pass between Nepal and Tibet; the deepest gorge of world Kali Gandaki and the highest lake (Tilicho Lake). You will also get a chance to enjoy a majestic sunshine view from GhorepaniPoonHill view spot; the natural hot springs; big wilderness plateau of Kagbeni and Mustang places;a famous pilgrimage Muktinath Temple and Annapurna Base Camp views.
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