Annapurna area is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. The region receives more then 50 thousand trekkers in a year. Annapurna is not a national park, but area has been declared a conservation area. In 1986, King Mahendra trust for nature conservation helped to establish the Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP). This covers 2600 square K.M. The programs of the project are mainly divided into four main areas: Community development, Forest conservation, Conservation education, Research and Training.
The largest town in the area is Pokhara and this is the starting point for many treks. The skyline is dominated by the Annapurna range and the perfectly shaped Peak of Fish tail. The Himalaya seems much closer then in Kathmandu. Pokhara valley contains three Lakes. Phewatal is the most beautiful and most accessible, in only 15 minutes walk from airport. Pokhara can be reached by Air or by road. Most of the popular treks in this area are begin from Pokhara, Annapurna sanitary, Jomsom-Muktinath, Ghorepani and Annapurna circuit.
Apart from exhilarating treks Annapurna region is also model destinations of eco-tourism. Award winning conservation work to balance the nature, culture and tourism is set by Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP). It’s the place to observe the combination of modern tourism, living cultural heritage and natural beauty in the manner of sustainable tourism.
The Annapurna Circuit trekking is the longest trek of the area starts from Chame and we enter the rain-shaded trans- Himalayan zone of Nyashang (Manang valley). Manang is the home of Nyashang people who hailed from Tibet a long time ago. The valley is surrounded by some of the ..View Details