Annapurna Region is one of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal that boasts several world-class treks with each trek distinctly different from others. The whole region is in the Annapurna Conservation Area. Annapurna Region is also a great example of a protected area in the country’s case with a diverse landscapes, climate, flora and vegetation with equally varied social lives and religions of the various minority groups of the country. Annapurna Region is so beautiful and majestic that every trekker in the world has heard about it. There are exciting and adventurous treks over the passes of Kang La Pass ( meters), Tilicho Pass ( meters), Mesokanto Pass ( meters) and the famous Thorang La Pass ( meters) in this region. There are plenty more options on lower elevations as well. Poon Hill is the best view point in the region at only a mere elevation of 3210 meters. There are several other similar short treks in Annapurna Region. The highest lake, Tilicho Lake ( meters) and Annapurna Base Camp is also in this very same region. The best thing about Annapurna Region is that, one has options to do these treks in one long trek or in several short treks.
The road has made a huge difference to the popular Annapurna Circuit and diminished the whole charm of it. But there are still places like medieval villages of Nar and Phu, that offers the feeling of trekking in the wild, away in a placid environment. The road has done a similar thing to Upper Mustang but still, routes through villages of Yara and Ghara provides an alternative but better option. Annapurna Region offers a variety of treks that suits a beginner as well as experienced trekkers. Treks like Annapurna Community Trail Trek, Poon Hill trek are perfect trek for someone new. Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nar Phu Tilicho lake and Annapurna Base Camp trek will suit people who have done some outdoor stuffs. Nar Phu Chulu Far East peak Tilicho Lake trek is for experienced trekker who also wants to do some climbing.