Annapurna view trek is an amazing walk through diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna. This is a short and sweet trek that is suitable for anyone.
Launched in 1986, the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) is the largest undertaking of NTNC. It is also the first Conservation Area and largest Protected Area in Nepal. It covers an area of 7,629 sq. km. and is home to over 100,000 residents of different cultural and linguistic groups. ACAP is rich in biodiversity and is a treasure house for 1,226 species of flowering plants, 105 mammals, 518 birds, 40 reptiles and 23 amphibians.There are several features that make the Annapurna region a unique place in the world. It has the world’s deepest river gorge—Kali Gandaki Gorge, which is 3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, is a valley with fossils from the Tethys Sea dating 60 million years ago. The region contains among the world’s largest rhododendron forest in Ghorepani. Tilicho lake, located in Manang, north of Annapurna massif, is the world’s highest altitude fresh water lake.
Annapurna view trek (8091m) is the 10th highest mountain in the world, and at 3200m height, has one of the most popular walks on earth. If you dream of summiting Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu, but you don’t have sufficient time or experience, then choose this trek for a feeling of accomplishment and great views of mountains within a week.
This area treasures four Annapurna massifs, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri. Behind the mountains is a living Tibetan civilization in the valleys of Mustang. Annapurna region is also famous for its Hindu religious shrine Muktinath temple. During the trekking season, the trail is accompanied by lush green forest of rhododendron, birds chirping and a kaleidoscope of butterflies. The trail fills with warm sun and cool mountain breezes.
-Get spectacular views of many mountains including a sunrise view from Poon Hill at 3210m
-Pass through many villages of different ethnic groups, cultures and traditions
-Walk through beautiful Rhododendron forests
-Great close-up views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South Machhapuchhre and Mount Manaslu etc.