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 Annapurna region holds most of the very famous trekking routes of Nepal includes around 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 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-thousander 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 hiring from Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency.

Besisahar the foothill of Lamjung Himal, is a gateway to discover for the round Annapurna trek and ends at Beni Bazaar of Baglung District. Furthermore, you can hike combining with Tilicho lake – the highest lake of Nepal located at an altitude of 16,135 feet with 4.8 square kilometers is 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 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 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, 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, the temperature is warm to trek in Annapurna. Best time to explore, not very cold high up, not too warm down below. Wonderful weather to trek, blooming colorful Rhododendron (Rhododendrons is the national flower of Nepal) and there are more than 30 species of rhododendron in Nepal) flowers in trek routes, the skies are blue and clear, all views of Himalayan peaks can be seen clearly.

June / July / August

Monsoon season in Nepal. So, the Annapurna trek weather is not very nice. It has a lot of long grassy landscapes at a higher altitude and leeches in the lower elevation. Thus, Nepal trekking to Annapurna is not a good idea to trek in monsoon time.

September / October / November

Monsoon is over around early of September, but some drops of rains still possible, a lot of new flowers along the trek, beautiful waterfalls and nice landscapes makes your trip wonderful.

Top 5 reasons to choose Annpurna trek in Nepal

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

1) Excellent Mountain Views

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

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 twin sharing beds facilities and mobile charging is possible.

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

Hike to crazy Poonhill station is easier rather than climbing Khopra ridges. 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 offers 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 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, Rhododendron forest turns the colorful forest. So, April to late May is the best time to visit. 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 preparing by the Gurung community while you receive the warm hospitality at local lodges.

Poon hill trek package


09 Days
Annapurna base camp trek package


09 Days
khayar or khopra ridge trekking package


11 Days
mardi peak trekking package


$ 695
8 Days
annapurna panorama trekking package


7 Days
Annapurna luxury trekking package


9 Days
Tilicho lake trek with Thorong la pass


17 Days
Nagi Narchyang with Mohare Danda trekking


14 Days
Nar phu trek package


14 Days
annapurna north base camp hiking


10 Days