Annapurna Trekking

Annapurna Trekking

Annapurna trekking in Nepal Himalayas.

Annapurna trekking is located in an area of Annapurna mountain in the western part of Nepal. Trek in the Annapurna region holds most of the very famous trekking routes of Nepal including the Annapurna mountain Range (Annapurna Himal), Dhaulagiri Range, and the Kaligandaki River valley. Mt.Annapurna fist (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Nilgiri (7,061m), Machhapuchchhre (6,993m), and Dhaulagiri I (8,167 m) are major scenery.

There are also some less crowded Annapurna trek routes in the Annapurna region possible to do within 1 – 2 weeks’ time. Around Annapurna or Annapurna circuit is the most crowded trek in Nepal. Mustang is geographically a part of the Annapurna zone. But the trek to Mustang is subject to special restrictions, describes in the separate page on restricted area trekking in the Nepal section.

Annapurna trekking package

Combo Annapurna trekking package is the most demanding for Nepal visitors. Nepal is a country of hills-valleys, so there are many top mountains above 8,000 meters. Annapurna 26,540 feet above the sea is one of the eight-thousand mountains. It is most popular for trekkers in all seasons.

It has the number first most popular Annapurna Trek is the most demanding route in the world. Thorong la pass located at  17,765 feet is the widest pass in the Annapurna region. You can explore the Annapurna circuit trek with an experienced and professional Guide hired from Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency.

Besisahar the foothill of Lamjung Himal, is a gateway to discovering the round Annapurna trek and ends at Beni Bazaar of Baglung District. Furthermore, you can hike combining with Tilicho lake – the highest lake in Nepal located at an altitude of 16,135 feet with 4.8 square kilometers an amazing place to touch the Himalayas. Besides that, the number of domestic and international tourists increasing to explore Tilcho lake in the last couple of years.

Besides that, there are some other trek routes such as Kaligandaki valley trek , Muktinath trek, Muktinath tour, Nar Phu village trek , lower Mustang trek, Annapurna base camp trek, Royal Treks…etc are most demanding in terms of visitors. 

About two-thirds of the trekkers in Nepal visit the Annapurna region. Trek to Annapurna hikes has easy access to go. Enough hotels to stay overnight along with the hikes. The Annapurna trekking offers good scenery of both lowland villages and high mountains. Use the Gokyo Trek agency to design your cheap treks in Nepal, and receive hand-made trips built by a local trek operator agency.

Annapurna Trekking seasonal fact during the whole year

December / January / February

The weather is colder time but generally clear skies. But very a beautiful time to learn about the Annapurna region trekking. Fewer trekkers along the trek routes, and nice mountain views in the Himalayas. In the winter season, cold at night, fresh and beautiful. Winter storms sometimes in high passes through January and February but changing weather patterns.

March / April / May

Weather in spring stays with clear skies and sunny, and the temperature is warm to trek in Annapurna. Best time to explore, not very cold high up, not too warm down below. Blooming colorful Rhododendron on makes the trail super scenic. Rhododendrons are the national flower of Nepal and there are more than 30 species of rhododendron in Nepal. More wildflowers on trek routes, so the sky is blue and clear, and all views of Himalayan peaks are superb.

June / July / August

Monsoon season in Nepal. So, the Annapurna trek weather is not very nice. In addition, it has a lot of long grassy landscapes at higher altitudes and leeches at lower elevations. Thus, Nepal trekking to Annapurna is not the right idea trek during monsoon time.

September / October / November

Monsoon is over around early September, but some drops of rain are possible. There are a lot of new flowers along the trek, and beautiful waterfalls and nice landscapes make the journey wonderful.

Top 5 reasons to choose Annapurna trek in Nepal

There are many reasons to choose the Annapurna trek but the top 5 reasons are given here for your reference.

1) Excellent Mountain Views

On your journey to discover the Annapurna trek route, you can enjoy the top mountain view of Annapurna first (8,091m/26,540 feet), Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,790 feet), Manaslu (8,156m/26,753 feet), South Annapurna (7,190m/23,585 feet), Annapurna II, III, IV, Fish Tail (6,997m/22,952 feet), etc in a row. Reaching Annapurna means you reach the top famous trek route in Nepal Himalayas.

2) Excellent lodges and nice accommodation facility

Annapurna trek stays very good lodges. They are clean and modern. Locals rebuilt those guest houses installing modern rooms and toilets with hot-cold showers. Guesthouses are comfortable with double beds facilities and mobile charging is possible.

3) Best hike to Poonhill (3,220m) & Sarangkot Hill (1,591m) & More…

Hike to Poonhill station is easier rather than climbing Khopra ridges. The hike to Poonhill takes 3 days but the hike to Sarangkot is just a day tour. Both of them are cheap hikes and the best places for the photography tour. Both of these hill station hiking offer an outstanding view of the Annapurna Mountain range including Annapurna first (8,091m/26,540 ft). Likewise, you can touch the glacier, glacial lakes, and beautiful rivers walking in a 4 or 5 days combo trek.

4) Colorful Rhododendron Trees

Hike to Annapurna route in spring is better than the autumn season. Trek into the spring, the Rhododendron forest turns into a colorful forest. So, April to late May is the best time to visit. The red rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal. Enjoy the view of red rhododendron in contrast to snow-covered mountains in the background.

5) Taste Local product

Bok anyone recommended trek routes in Nepal to enjoy the taste of mouth-watering delicious local food. Gurung community prepares the super delicious meal while you receive warm hospitality at local lodges.

Poon hill trek package


04 Days
rapid abc trek package


07 Days
khayar or khopra ridge trekking package


11 Days
mardi peak trekking package


$ 297
5 Days
annapurna panorama trekking package


6 Days
Annapurna luxury trekking package


9 Days
Tilicho lake trek with Thorong la pass


10 Days
Nagi Narchyang with Mohare Danda trekking


7 Days
Nar phu trek package


11 Days
annapurna north base camp hiking


10 Days