Recognized as one of the world’s best trekking route in a survey conducted by Modern Maturity (USA), Annapurna Trek is an adrenaline voyage into the surreal realms of Annapurna Region that locates itself to the North Western facet of Nepal. Of course, whole Annapurna Trek rotates around the pivotal Annapurna Mountain. Annapurna Trek advances forth Annapurna Conservation Area which happens to be the largest protected belt of Nepal stretching itself at 2946 square miles of the exquisite landscapes of Manang, Mustang, Kaski, Myagdi and Lamjung districts.
Annapurna is a Sanskrit term which forms through the synthesis of two words- Anna and Purna which translates as ‘goddess of the harvests’.
Sauntering through the world’s deepest river gorge at Kali Gandaki, encompassing the exquisite terrains of Kali Gandaki Valley rich in fossilized ammonites (shaligrams) worshipped by Hindus as the manifestation of Lord Vishnu- the protector god, taking stroll through the blooming rhododendron forest, appreciating the beauty of the world’s highest Lake of Tilicho, having the engrossing look into the Majestic snow shrouded mountains, familiarizing oneself with the multi- ethnic communities of Gurung, Magar, Thakali and Manangis and viewing the time worn traditions of the local inhabitants all are the integral part of Annapurna Trek.
Annapurna Trek offers astounding kaleidoscopic view of 11 snow shrouded mountain peaks of Annapurna I, Annapurna and continues through the sparsely inhabited terrains that follows the tranquil mirk woods of oak, bamboo and rhododendron forest. The topography ranges from as diverse as deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki to the Massive Annapurna Mountain Range and the meadows with lush green vegetation, plains and area with arid rock plateaus in between.
Our experts from Alpine Zone Treks have devised several trekking packages that vary in duration of your stay and the trekking route you pursue. Do bear in mind that the itineraries we offer are just the rough sketch and can be tailored to meet your necessities and interests.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trekking, Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking, Ghandruk Trekking, Mustang Trekking and Royal Trekking are some popular trekking packages in the mesmerizing Annapurna Region.
All in all, Annapurna Trek provides opportunity for a close rendezvous with the Himalayas in quite short time span which one can embark during September to November and March to May. Trekking during the monsoon season i.e. between the periods of June to August is not advisable as it is quite risky as the snow is slippery due to rain.