Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Annapurna Region Trekking

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Annapurna Region Trekking
The Annapurna Region in northwestern Nepal has been well-known as having the world’s best trekking routes. The region is known as widely recognized as a naturalist’s paradise and covers a wide range of cultural and geographical varieties. Trekking to the region showcases every little aspect of the region’s natural and cultural beauty. The Annapurna region is a home to spectacular peaks likes Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Dhaulagiri, Mount Machhapuchhre and several others. The region has an extraordinary diversity of flora, fauna, amazing landscapes and even more extraordinary cultures. Terraced farmlands, rich forest, hot springs, glacial areas, diverse ethnicity, friendly people, rich flora and fauna are some of the attractions of the region.

This is the moderate trekking which requires no age limit but good health of the trekkers to complete the trek. It is regarded as paradise that offers beautiful views of the mountains and wonders of nature. Also known to be natural habitat of hundreds of magnificent animals and birds, government of Nepal has declared Annapurna region as one of the conservation areas. Taking us through lush green foothills, barren of the world’s deepest Kaligandaki gorge and subtropical forest adorned with rhododendrons and other wild flowers, it showcases other unique species of flora and fauna. Trekkers can choose to make the trip a camp based (food and overnight stays in camps set-up by the trekking support crew) or a lodge based (food and overnight stays in lodges). This is regarded as an easy trek relatively, but you can see magnificent Himalayan range surrounding it. Major mountain ranges like Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri Range and Machhapuchhre- the most beautiful mountain of fish-tail shape seen from the city of Pokhara are seen during this trail.

Annapurna trekking covers wide range of cultural and geographical varieties and showcases every little aspects of its natural and cultural prosperity. Lifestyle and tradition of the inhabitants in Annapurna region is really fascinating. Even the remote villages in this trail offer sophisticated lodges and guest houses eagerly waiting to serve the tourists with enormous hospitality. Green paddy fields, rich forest, hot springs and glacial areas are some of the little attractions of this trekking. Major mountains and Himalaya ranges seen during this trail are Annapurna III, Annapurna II, Tilicho, Machhapuchhre and Dhaulagiri. Capturing the views of all these Himalayan ranges and mountains from Poonhill station is a heavenly experience. Poonhill station provides magnificent sunrise and sunset views on these mountains. Buddhist Monastry of Barga, Pilgrim town of Muktinath and natural hot spring at Tatopaani are some destinations that hold great religious values. The Cross Thorong La (5416m) is the ultimate destination that gives you the breath-taking Himalaya experience.

Main Attraction:
Views from the trail Ascending the Marshyangdi river
Exploring beautiful Manang villages
Visiting Buddhist monastery-Barga
Panoramic views from Manang

Annapurna III, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Gangapurna Lake, Tilicho Himal, Cross Thorong La (5416m), The Pilgrim town of Muktinath, View from Dhaulagiri Mountain on the way. World deepeset gorge Kaligandaki Valley, Natural hot spring Tatopani, Best view from Poonhill, explore ethnic group Gurung, Magar and Thakali, Panoramic view Annapurna Base
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