The Annapurna region lies in the north of Central Nepal and is recognized as one of the world’s best trekking trails. The highlights of this part of Nepal are Annapurna peaks, Mount Dhaulagiri, the River Kali Gandaki as well as several other peaks. The gateway to the region is the famous city of Pokhara while the most prominent ethnic groups in the region are Gurung, Thakali and Manangba. Animals found here are pica, blue sheep and Himalayan Thar and vegetation ranges from tropical species to temperate forest to oak, beech and rhododendron. The popular trekking routes of this region are Jomsom, Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna foothills, Sikles, Lamjung, Dhaulagiri, Upper Mustang and around Pokhara. The best time to visit is during spring and autumn. Unlike other parts of Nepal, even the monsoon months can be rewarding.
The classic Annapurna Circuit trek first became accessible to the world of adventure travellers in 1977 when the Nepalese Government reopened the Manang valley, which had previously been closed on account of its proximity to the Tibetan border. Providing a combination of spectacular high mountain scenery, picturesque lowland farms and villages, a wealth of cultural […]Read more
Annapurna Circuit is one of the most frequented trekking routes in Nepal, with 59 % of trekking enthusiasts following this popular route that passes through the famous Thorang La pass (5416m). Here you can experience the full spectrum of Nepalese and Tibetan life and cultures as you walk from a low river velley starting point […]Read more
This Trekking in Jomsom and Kaligandaki valley between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs upto Jomsom, through the famous Thakali land and flying back to KTM by STOL aircraft. Jomsom (sometimes known as Dzongsam or the New Fort) spreads over both the banks of the Kali Gandaki River and the towering peaks of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri form […]Read more
The splendid high mountain amphitheater is narrow at the gateway of the modi Khola and squeezed between the peaks of Hiuchuli and Machhapurchhe that lies directly north of Pokhara 40KM north projecting ridges of the Annapurna. It was not until 1956 that any outsider penetrated its defenses. But Annapurna trekking has been the most popular […]Read more
The Annapurna Ghorepani Trek begins in Nayapul, where we arrive after an hour’s journey from Pokhara. We start our hike in Nayapul and cross Modi Khola twice before we arrive in Birethanti (1025m). Birethanti offers some spectacular views of Mt. Machhapuchhre. From here we walk uphill, leave the Bhurungdi Khola to join a mountainous path across […]Read more