Annapurna Conservation Area
Lying northwest of Nepal, this region features one of the classic trekking trails in Nepal. The Annapurna Region’s chief attraction is the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri panorama- for climbers and trekkers alike. The journey to and around the region is an atmospheric odyssey, with serene mountains, rusty villages and breathtaking views. The trekking region sprawls over Manang, Mustang, Lamjung and Pokhara- which undoubtedly offer diverse topographical and ethnical experiences. The terrain varies rising from 709m to one of the tallest peaks in the world, Mt. Annapurna at 8091m, also including lake at highest altitude, Tilicho Tal at 4919m and river through the world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki. The region also features rural Nepal at its best with beautiful and ethnically vibrant villages like Kagbeni. Famous Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage to Muktinath just adds the touch to this already beautiful, challenging and spiritual trip. The expedition during season is a feast for the eye with rhododendrons spilling over the hills and sights of exotic birds like blood pheasants and multi-colored impheyan. The Annapurna is famous for the rare snow leopards and blue sheep among the different animals that reside there.