Annapurna Region Trekking
With an area of 7629 square kilometres, it hosts most of the spectacular and challenging trekking trials of the world. Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is the largest conservation area in Nepal. Approximately 100,000 population lives in this area with ethnic groups of Gurung, Magar, Bhotia, Thakali and manangis. Their economy is greatly influenced by Tourism, agriculture, animal husbandry, trade and service in the army. The climatic condition of this place is tropical to alpine. The highest elevated point in this area is Annapurna I (8091 meters). The highest pass of the world, Thorang La pass (5416 meters) and Tilicho lake, biggest Lake situated in the highest altitude of the world (4919 meters) lies in this Conservation area. There are about 1233 species of plants, 102 species of mammals, 488 species of birds, 40 species of reptiles and 23 species of amphibians.
The most popular trekking destinations are Ghandruk, Ghorepani, Annapurna Base camp, Annapurna Circuit, Jomsom, Muktinath and Manang. There are also special destination places like Tilicho Lake, Nar-Phu village trek, Ghale kharka Sikles Eco trek and Upper Mustang trek which will either need special preparations or special permits to enter the restricted areas.
Plan Nepal Tours and Travel organizes the most popular trekking trial packages of this area. The trekking packages can be tailored to meet your need and time. Some of the featured trekking packages organized by Plan Nepal Travel and Tour are:
- Classical Annapurna Circuit Trek
- Semi- circuit Annapurna Trek
- Ghorepani- Poon hill Trek
- Annapurna sanctuary Trek
- Annapurna Base camp Trek
- Annapurna special Trek to Tilicho Lake
- Annapurna special Trek to Nar/Phu Village
- Trek to Upper Mustang- A forbidden Kingdom
- Ghale kharka Sikle Eco-Trek