Annapurna Trekking finds adventure around Mount Annapurna (8,091 metres or 26,545 feet) in the northern region of western Nepal. Being Nepal’s most popular Trekking region, it extends as far as Kali Gandaki Valley in the west to the Marshyangdi River and Dudh Khola valleys in the east, Tibetan border in the north to the Pokhara valley in the south.
The Annapurna trekking takes travellers into the heart of the mountains and offers a vista of the highest peaks - Dhaulagiri, Manaslu including Annapurna South, Mount Fishtail, Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Tukuche, Dhampus peak, Gangapurna among others. Touching Himalayas together with the glaciers and waterfalls, Annapurna trekkers involve in the adventure enjoying the natural outpouring.
Annapurna region bears a diversity of terrain ranging from tropical mid hill to Tibetan Plateau and snow-capped mountain. The terrain in the Annapurna region ranges from 700 metres above the sea level to the height of 5,416 metres at Thorong La Pass. Notably, the World’s highest freshwater lake Tilicho (4,919 metres or 16,138 feet) lies in Annapurna region.
Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) was established in 1986 which covers the distance of about 76,000 square kilometres. As a naturalistic trek, Annapurna is inhabited by the diversity of flora and fauna. Some of the rare endangered species such as snow leopard and varieties of birds add flavour. The panorama of the mountains and lifestyle of the locals are in perfect harmony with nature. The villages inhabited by the Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Brahmin and Kshetri exhibit rich cultures of typical Nepali lifestyle in the Himalayas. The legend of Yak and yeti live among the folks here. The experience of living in the region is no less than living in the heaven.
Mount Fishtail Adventure has designed several trekking packages that last 1-day to a month long trip.