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Trekking and Peak climbing in Annapurna Region

  • June 14, 2022


The Annapurna Region within the Mt. Annapurna range is a popular trekking destination in Nepa.l Annapurna Region is an excellent trekking area in Nepal Himalayan. Annapurna region has easily accessible teahouse then Manaslu, Kanchenjunga, and Dolpo. About two-thirds of a trekker in Nepal visited the Annapurna region.

 Annapurna Region Area is a well-known trekking region. There are seven major trekking routes in the Annapurna region. They are the Narphu valley trek, the Mustang trek, the Annapurna Sanctuary route, poonhill, khorpa Ridge trek, Mardi himal trek, and the Annapurna Circuit trek. However, Geographically upper mustang is also part of the Annapurna region.

Trekking and peak climbing in Annapurna Region offers you to enjoy extraordinary views of the most beautiful Himalayan scenery. Additionally, you can see very close views of  Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Annapurna, Tilicho Peak, and, Pisang Peak. After the ascent of the mythical Thorong Pass at 5,416 m, upper mustang and Narphu valley of the Annapurna Regions treks allow us to evolve through a variety of exceptional landscape paddy fields, into subtropical forests, several waterfalls, gigantic cliffs, and various villages, rhododendrons, and conifers forests, terraced crops, ethnic group thakalis, gurungs all have their own atmosphere, their particular way of life.

The restricted trekking Area of the Annapurna Region


Additionally, upper Mustang, Saribung pass, and Narphu valley Trekking are restricted areas because the board is close to Tibet. So, thenarphu valley trek trekker needs a special permit from the travel agency. Saribung pass and Narphu valley are less explored by trekkers, even though it has retained much of their original purity and beauty. Normally, the narphu valley trekking route has a very basic tea house and does not develop the upper Mustang, Annapurna circuit, and base camp trek.

Sari bung (6346m) lies to the north of the Mustang region of Damodar Himal. Saribung is rated as the most dangerous and challenging pass in Nepal.  You need a camping arrangement for this trek and trekkers with some experience of trekking at high altitudes. for the Annapurna circuit trek (Thorong la pass), Annapurna base camp, and poonhill you need only an Annapurna Conservation Area project permit (Rs 3000) and TIMS cards (Rs 1000). This area is popular and more crowded by trekkers and has region has easily accessible teahouse and lodges.

Peak climbing in the Annapurna region

After the Everest region, Annapurna is popular for trekking and peak climbing. here we have list of some popular climbing peak

  1. Singu Chuli  6501m
  2. Hiunchuli  6441m
  3. Chulu West 6427M
  4. Chulu East  6584M
  5. Pisang peak 6,091M
  6. chulu far east 6,059M
  7. Dhampus peak 6,012M



Road access And trekking route in Annapurna 


Annapurna circuit trek, upper mustang Trek usually takes 3 weeks from Kathmandu to Pokhara. But continuing construction of roads in the Annapurna region has shortened trail end trekking Thorong la and mustang. However, Narphu valley can take 9 to 15 days to finish an acclimatizing. construction of a road to Mustang, and Annapurna circuits have become the most popular destination in the world for mountain biking.

If you are trekking to Thorong La pass highly recommended that trekkers take the high trail from Pisang, Ghyaru via Ngawal to Manang, as the views are spectacular. The villages along the route are Tibetan-style villages still in their original state and Sleeping in e these villages help with acclimatization, as they are located already higher than Manang. Tilicho lake Another side trip gaining popularity for visit. Now, there are lodges along the trail to Tilicho Base Camp. After the Thorong La pass via Jomsom it is possible to continue the trek to Ghorepani, and poonhill to Pokhara.


  1. Ascend and cross to the world’s highest pass Thorong la 5416 meters along the Annapurna Circuit.
  2. Discover Nepal’s compact capital in Kathmandu and Muktinath temple after Thorong la pass. Trekking past terraced rice fields, rhododendron forests, and oak forests,
  3. there’s a diverse formation of nature that expect in the Annapurna region.
    Discover about Nepalese mountain people’s life, culture, and traditions
  4. while you stay in teahouses in the small communities along the way.
  5. Spend time in the peaceful Pokhara after finishing your trek and Relax with your group on the banks of Phewa Lake.
  6. Visit the ancient Kingdom of Lo Manthang, Lie in the rain shadow, and a great trek to escape the summer monsoon
  7. Upper mustang Trekking  through a stark desert landscape with spires and cliffs
  8. Many peaks and high Mountains for climbing and expedition.

Annapurna Conservation survey Report

Annapurna Conservation Area was established in 2043 B.S. (1986 AD.) the area of about 7629 square kilometers (2,946 square mi.).  According to the survey report, Annapurna Conservation Area consists of some of the world’s highest peaks; Annapurna I (8,091m.) and Machhapuchhre (6,993m.). The world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki lies in the Annapurna conservation area. It also consists of Tilicho lake, one of the world’s highest altitudes. There are 1226 plant species, and 101 species of mammals including many rare species such as snow leopard, musk deer, Tibetan argali, and Tibetan wolf. There are  478 species of birds, 38 Orchid species, 39 species of reptiles, 22 species of amphibians, 9 species of rhododendrons, and 38 species of colorful flowering plants. They have made Annapurna Conservation Area beautiful and attractive.


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