Entitled as Heaven to visit by many trekkers as well as nature lovers, Annapurna region is one of the best trekking regions of the world.  This largely remote countryside is home to some of the oldest Buddhist communities & stunning high mountains (including the 10th highest mountain), ranging from sodden bamboo forests to windswept desert.  

 

Annapurna region is home to some of the world-class trekking trails and one of the most desired "best" trekking destinations in the world. Getting in the Annapurna Region is much easier, you can take a 6-7 hours bus ride or 30 min flight to the famous city Pokhara; the gateway to Annapurna region. Pokhara welcomes you with its towering mountains and beautiful lakes. Let's start with two of the most visited trekking destinations of this region, Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp.

 

Annapurna Circuit Trek

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One of the best treks in the world Annapurna circuit takes you around the Annapurna massif with mesmerizing beautiful landscape and above all the majestic mountains. The major highlights of the 100-mile circuit trek is, you get to witness the deepest gorge of the world right between two 8000 plus mountains and cross one of the highland Thorong La Pass at an altitude of 5416 meters.

 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Experience the incredible taste of trekking in the Himalayas with the most regularly visited and the most loved trekking trails Annapurna Base Camp. The combination of easy walking (some steep uphill climbing & crossing the narrow bridge), out of the world scenery and mix of cultures are unmatched by any other trekking routes in Nepal. Almost all of the trekking trails of the Annapurna Region passes through the 7,629 km2 Annapurna Conservation area, which is the largest protected area of Nepal. As mentioned above Annapurna Region is home to several world-class trekking, here are some of the other best trekking destinations of Annapurna region beside the circuit tour and base camp trek.

 

Jomsom Muktinath Trek

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Jomsom Muktinath Trek takes you to the foothills of majestic Dhaulagiri and Annapurna catering diverse highlights of nature and culture from mesmerizing landscapes, scenic Himalayan view and the unique culture.

Mustang, the former kingdom of lo is another popular destination which takes you beyond the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, travelling across the desert-like landscape, barren ridges, deep canyon, cliffs and valleys. Opened for tourists in 1992, if you crave for something wilderness then the long lost kingdom will surely fascinate you.

 

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is another great addition to the Annapurna Region. It is one of the most spectacular short trekking regions with wonderful views of Annapurna range (virgin Fishtail, majestic Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri and less known beauty Nilgiri and Dhampus Peaks). To know more about the Annapurna Region read, Annapurna the Incredible Trekking Destination.

Know more about the Annapurna Region viewpoint here, Where To Annapurna

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