The Annapurna region is situated in the north of central Nepal bordered by the Kaligandaki river to the west, the Marshyangdi & Dudh Khola valley to the east, the Pokhara valley to the south and the Himalayan range that runs along the Nepal-Tibet (China) border to the north. The region introduces us Nepalese spectacular natural and cultural diversity at its best: diverse ethnic groups, a wide range of terrain, wooded alpine pastures from sub tropical rainforests, hidden valleys, the deepest gorge of the world. Trekking across the entire Annapurna Himalayan range, in the north and west of the forbidden kingdom of Mustang is extraordinarily worth visiting. The region has been considered one of the world’s best trekking trails according to the geographical survey conducted by Modern Maturity, an US- based research organization. For the first time trekkers, Annapurna region could be the best option of all the trekking routes in Nepal to explore easy to remote areas and experience lifestyle of different ethnic groups, tradition, culture and food.
The Annapurna Region in north western Nepal has been touted as having the world’s best trekking routes. From the lake city of Pokhara, popular treks lead to Jomsom, Annapurna Base Camp, Mustang, Manang and around the Annapurna mountain. Short treks to Sikles and Ghandruk are just as popular. The Annapurna region is an area of contrasts comprising the wettest, driest and windiest places in Nepal.