Annapurna region is the next popular trekking region after Everest. Annapurna Region provides diverse trekking routes with dramatic views of the Annapurna, Machhapuchhare, Dhaulagiri and many other mountain peaks. Since the trekking routes are regularly visited by tourists and guests, the region also has the well-developed infrastructure, especially for the more popular trekking route like Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). Trekking Annapurna Region to the farthest point of the region leads to the amazing lake of Tilicho in Manang, which is also the lake situated at the highest altitude in the world. The highest pass in the world, Thorung La also lies in Annapurna region at 5415m. The Annapurna region is also home to many ethnic groups of people like the Gurung, Manangi, and Thakali that make the trek a wonderful cultural tour as well.
Annapurna literally means the giver of food or the one who possess food. Different myths surround the name of the mountain, like one being the mountain looking like a heap of rice (food). The region is rich in natural vegetation and flourishing flora and fauna. The land is lush with green forests and cultivable valleys, deep river gorges, and waterfalls. This bountiful region was declared as a conservation area in 1986. It is a natural habitat for more than hundreds of different species of birds and animals. The forests are also distributed widely with various orchids and rhododendron flowers.
The Annapurna region has a vast number of choices of trekking, touring, hiking, or involving in some other type of adventurous activities. There are also easily available food and accommodation throughout the trekking route. This makes trekking easier even for solo trekkers or short family hiking. Some of the famous trekking and hiking routes beside ABC is the Round Annapurna Trek, Royal Trek, Ghorepani-Poonhill trek and Jomsom Muktinath trek. There are both short as well as long treks available in this region. These treks can also be conjoined with other trek routes and continue the trek to discover more amazing places. Through Tilicho, the route can be extended to Upper Mustang trek with Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit and then return to Pokhara via Jomsom. The region has a remarkable view of the valleys and high mountains like the Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchhare (6996m) Manaslu (8156m), Nilgiri (6940m), Tukuche (6920m) and also Annapurna South (7219m). Between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna there flows the Kali Gandaki river making it the deepest gorge in the world.
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