Trekking in the Annapurna Region
Annapurna region is one of the most popular, iconic and amazingly diverse trekking area in Nepal. Situated in the Central part of Nepal, this region holds the massive Annapurna massif itself. This region offers spectacular views of mountains, green landscapes, forests, rivers, and deepest gorge of the world. The Annapurna region is a dream for independent trekkers. It combines some of Nepal's most iconic mountains, including fish-tailed Machhapuchhare Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Machapuchare, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli, Lamjung Himal and many more. The region boasts of charming Gurung, Manangi and Thakali villages which adds to its beauty.
Trekking in the Annapurna region begins from the charming lake city Pokhara. It is not only frequented often by the tourists but it is beautified by the presence of wonderful lakes such as Fewa Lake and the Begnas Lake. From here you can get an enchanting glimpse of Mt.Annapurna and Mt. Machapuchare in the undisturbed clear water of Fewa Lake. Besides that there are plenty of Adventure activities like bungee jumping, boating, zip flyer, paragliding, etc. that Shepherd holidays offers. Apart from sightseeing tour one can get to observe rare flora and faunas residing in harmony in this bountiful Annapurna region.
Over the years the Annapurna region has been the prime destination for trekkers as it provides them with plenty of trekking destinations. Amongst them, Annapurna Base Camp trek, Annapurna Sanctuary Trek and Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek are the most popular ones but it remains populated most of the times. So if Nepal is in your travel bucket list, than make Annapurna region as your priority as its not only easy and laid-back but it’s appealing and spectacular.