Trekking to Annapurna Regionon October 15, 2016
Planning your vacation far away from home forgetting all your hectic schedules? Trekking to Annapurna Region in the nature’s lap offers excellent and precious memories. With a range of trekking options, Annapurna region actually is blessed with cultural and natural exquisiteness. From the best trekking routes on the earth to the highest lake, the deepest gorge, seeing variety of flora and fauna, magnificent beautiful valleys and many more makes the region one of the best trekking choices in Nepal.
Trekking along the trails in Annapurna region being accompanied by exceptional and magnificent peak panorama gives a serene and bliss feeling never experienced before. Also, identified for best trekking trails on the earth, the region actually holds the routes that pass through the lush rhododendron woods. Especially, the vistas of Annapurna I (8091m), 10th highest peak on the earth along with thirteen other peaks over 8000 m and 16 peaks above 7,000m will enthrall you forever.
The enthralling city Pokhara renowned as ‘Lake City’ is truly a paradise on earth. You will get to experience the tranquil Phewa Lake with appealing Machhapuchhre in the setting; panoramic sights of grand mountains like Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and Fishtail; the strange waterfall – David’s Fall, Caves, World peace pagoda, vanishing river Seti, and many more. Alongside natural enchantment, Pokhara lets you experience spine-chilling adventurous activities in Pokhara like Paragliding, ultra-light aircraft, Zip-flyer etc.
Muktinath temple is a holy and significant pilgrimage location of Hindus and Buddhists. The pilgrims visit the set believing to get salvation or attain ‘Mokshya’ which means freedom from sequences of birth and rebirth. The temple is built in pagoda shape and is visited by numerous devotees in especial the festivals like Rishitarpani, Bijay Dashami and Ram Nawami. You can also see 108 water spouts, a pond, Jwala Mai Temple, Gomba Sambaetc which are the major appeals of Muktinath. In addition, religious significance, the high altitude scenery with exceptional and picturesque surrounding is another mesmerizing part of the trip.
Tilicho Lake, The highest lake in the world is considered a holy lake by Hindu devotees. While trekking to Tilicho Trek, you will stroll on less trodden paths to observe the attractiveness of the lake which is a lifetime moment. The amazing view of splendid Himalayas with the glinting lake water is tempting. The grandiose mountain views, Marsyangdi River, narrow canyons, Tibetan villages, on the way presents incredible delights.
Climbing the Poon Hill to observe the magnificent sunrise and the first rays of sun on the tip of gigantic White Mountains which gives the picture similar to burnt cigarette is just unforgettable. Poon hill bestows the astounding peak panorama with tempting villages. You will also get an astonishing experience of ethnic settlements of Magar and Gurung along with woods of rhododendron and picturesque landscapes.
Mustang which used to be a forbidden land for foreigners until 1992 holds its exclusivity and age-old tradition until today. Visiting this Himalayan barren region, untouched by modernity gives an excellent experience of exploring caves, ancient monasteries, striking landscapes and ancient Tibetan settlements. Walking from side to side with this remote region and seeing Buddhists arts, distinct architecture of houses and monasteries, unique rock formations, etc. is an unforgettable experience.
The other attractions of Annapurna Region Treks are Jomsom, the conservation areas, Kagbeni, Manag valley Marsyangdi valley, and natural hot spring Tatopani.