Massive Annapurna Region Trekking (top 11 picks)

The Annapurna Region Trekking has stunning mountain views to offer, with numerous mountains reaching beyond 7000 meters, the most dramatic and tallest mountain Mount Annapurna 1st in the region towering at 8091 meters (26,545 ft) above sea level.

The Annapurna region has the most hiking possibilities of any trekking location,

Ranging from relatively easy treks through terraced farmlands and attractive foothills to more difficult high altitude treks across rocky terrain and steep slopes.

Popular Annapurna Region trekking route

  • The Annapurna Circuit
  • Annapurna sanctuary trek
  • Annapurna North Base Camp
  • Dhaulagiri Circuit
  • Ghorepani Poonhill treks
  • Ghandruk village trek
  • Upper Mustang
  • Nar Phu Valley trek
  • Kopra Ridge
  • Mardi Himal
  • Tilicho Lake

The Annapurna Circuit

The Annapurna circuit route is a complete circling of the Annapurna mountain and is the most diverse, longest, and most picturesque trek in this region. The route’s entire length ranges between 160 and 230 kilometers.

Annapurna sanctuary trek

The Annapurna Sanctuary trek, popularly known as Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), is one of the most popular shortest treks among trekkers. It is located in the Annapurna protection region.

The path passes through Magar and Gurung communities, providing spectacular views of the Annapurna mountain range, foliage, animals, and cultural and religious rituals, along with other things.

Annapurna North Base Camp

The conventional path to Annapurna North Base Camp is located in a very remote and lonely area.

The Annapurna North Base Camp Walk is recommended for people who want to trek in the wilderness and tranquillity of the Himalayas. It allows hikers to see towering snow-capped peaks like as Annapurna 1, Nilgiri, Fishtail (Machha puchhre), Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho, Pisang, and many others.

Dhaulagiri Circuit

Mount Dhaulagiri, at 8,167 meters, is the world’s seventh highest peak.

The Dhaulagiri Circuit journey is strenuous; it provides close-up vistas of multiple peaks above 8,000 meters, as well as tremendous difficulty for experienced trekkers seeking an expedition-like experience.

This circular walk is spectacular and interesting at every point, bringing you from agricultural settlements in the Himalayan foothills to high alpine meadows and desolate valleys.

Ghorepani Poonhill treks

The Ghorepani Poon Hill hike (3,210m) overlooks the Annapurna Massif and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges and is located on the boundary of Myagdi District and Kaski District in Nepal.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill climb is maybe the ideal short Himalayan trek! Poon Hill provides unparalleled views of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche, Varaha Shikhar, and Lamjung Himal.
This trip is suitable for individuals of all ages and is especially appropriate for families with children. It can be completed in 4 to 5 days and takes you right into the heart of the Annapurna.

Ghandruk village trek

One of the must-see villages in Nepal. The Ghandruk trekking is a short trip at an elevation of 1,950 meters above sea level that is suitable for every age group at any season. We can see the beautiful mountain views of Annapurna, Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Lamjung Himal, and others. It a trekker’s heaven and one of Nepal’s most famous Gurung towns.

Includes the Annapurna Ranges in the north and Modi and Sandhi Khola in the south. The people make this walk unforgettable, despite the huge areas of Modi Khola in the east and Rani danda, Deurali, and Tangsing in the west. Gurungs, Dalits, and Khas-Aryas live there.

Upper Mustang

Upper Mustang trek is one of the restricted area of Nepal so that to trek in this region you will need to get special trekking permit to Trek trek Lower Mustang Normal trekking permit will be ok .

Until 1992, it was a restricted kingdom. During the Sino-Nepalese War, the Kingdom of Lo Manthang backed Tibet and the Qing Empire.

As a consequence, it is one of the world’s most preserved regions, with the bulk of the population still speaking traditional Tibetan dialects.

In the middle of the wilderness, far from the inhabited world. The magnificently tanned red cliffs, secret gorges, and an infinite variety of grey rolling hills. Allow the Himalaya to hug you and immerse yourself in the Mustang’s magic.

Nar Phu Valley trek

Nar Phu is a true hidden gem that provides trekkers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience ancient Buddhist culture pristine valleys brimming with raw Himalayan beauty.

The height rises each day are fairly substantial, and they are constantly unpredictable. The long days and steep altitude ascents make this a difficult journey. Due to the limited hotel alternatives along the way, this journey is best suited to people who have extensive experience trekking in the Mountains.

During the winter (December-February), the high pass may become difficult due to snow. This trek is feasible and fun during the monsoon season (June-August). Despite landslides and silt blocking access to roads in the mountains.

Kopra Ridge

Kopra Ridge is an excellent alternative to the popular Ghorepani walk, sending you further higher to another great Annapurna vista. Maximum elevation 3640m (Khopra Ridge). at 4660m (Kayer Lake) if you want to push it.

This trip takes you through less-traveled trails to Khopra Danda, allowing you to see traditional villages, terraced farmland, and stunning mountain peaks (including Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak), as well as Poon Hill – all in the Annapurna region.

Mardi Himal

The Mardi Himal trek is a hidden gem. Situated at east of the Annapurna Base Camp trek, as few trekkers make their way to Mardi Himal’s Base Camp.

Mardi Himal is a challenging and beautiful short (4 day) trek in the Annapurna region that offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range. It’s a lesser-known route compared to the famous Everest Base Camp trek or Annapurna Circuit trek.
you have several options where to start and to finish the trek inside the Annapurna Sanctuary . Most trekkers did the Poon Hill or Annapurna Base Camp trek before the Mardi Himal it seems quite popular to combine the route with one of the other treks in the sanctuary.

Tilicho lake

The Tilicho lake trek one of the challenging trek (frequent stone falling).

With the spectacular landscapes and high mountains, the Tilicho lake is the world’s highest glacial lake at an altitude of 4949 meters, surrounded by the High Himalayas and the highest one is the Tilicho peak 7,134 Meters.

The Annapurna circuit offers the most rewarding trek trails on earth. Mt.Annapurna Ist (8,091m), Mt.Annapurna II (7,937 m.), Mt. Annapurna III (7,555m), Mt.Manaslu (8,163 m),Mt.Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, and many other peaks.

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