Annapurna Region Trekking
This is one of the classic and most rewarding treks in Nepal. The southern slopes of Manaslu and Annapurna ranges are heavily settled and farmed except the higher regions, which support thick forests of rhododendron dense and fir to Tibetan plateau. Most of the tribes inhabiting this area are different ethnic group; Gurung, Thakalis, Magars, Chettries and Newars. As we turn westwards into the Manang Valley and into the rain shadow of the Annapurna Ranges dramatic change occur. There are small fields supporting some crops of millet, wheat and small flocks of sheep and goats, Manang tribes are traditionally a trading race. They are also Tibetan by origin and Buddhist by religion, and their architecture and lifestyle is quite different to those tribes on the southern slopes. Usually trekkers are passing through the 5416m. Thorung-La Pass can have the perfect views of beautiful Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri North-South, Tilicho Peak, Tukche, Thapa, Dhampus peak, Marshyangdi and Kaligandaki river being the deepest gorge in the word, it’s still virgin land to attract the people from all over the world. Thakali and Mustang tribes control the busy trading and pilgrimage trail along the Kaligandaki, until we move through the gap between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna into the western zones, where we meet Gurung and Magars again. On the whole trek, there is not one day during which we do not have magnificent views of different Himalayas.
the shores of picturesque Lake Phewa. Panchase is one of the finest short...