About Annapurna Trek
Maurice Herzog’s book Annapurna that he wrote after his successful expedition became the best seller on climbing selling more than 11 million copies. Annapurna Conservation Area is the largest protected area in Nepal. In 1985 Annapurna Conservation Area was established. The conservation area covers 7,629 square kilometers over Manang, Mustang, Kaski, Myagdi, and Lamjung. The Annapurna Circuit trek and Base Camp trek are the busiest trails in Nepal. It’s much favored even all over the world. In spring and autumn, the trails are the busiest.
The Annapurna I was first scaled by the French expedition Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal on July 3, 1950. Kali Gandaki gorge is the deepest in Nepal. It lies between the Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri. This gorge is the deepest in the world. The death rate for attempts to summit Annapurna I is very high (38 %). Bharal Adventure offers you the best packages in Annapurna Region. We assure you best hospitality and quality services. There are several reasons one must do Annapurna Trek the top 7 are detailed below:
Top 7 Reasons why you should go for Annapurna Trek
- Suitable for any age group
Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most famous treks in Annapurna region. Several People in the world want to travel with their family but due to an unfavorable environment for children and old people, the dream remains as their dream. But this trek is suitable for every age group as you will be dealing with the local, trained and experienced leaders and guides. A normal healthy person can travel easily.
- Home for adventure lovers
Annapurna Region is the home for several Adventure lovers. Every year more than 45000 people visit this region. Though it’s your first time or second time it would be an awesome memory. The chance to observe thoranla pass(5416m) which is the highest passes in the world. Likewise, Manang Mustang is the highlight. Muktinath Temple is one of the most visited and believed temples with historical background.
- Annapurna Glacier:
This glacier comes from Mt Annapurna and Annapurna south which is one of the major attractions of this journey. There is an edge high above the glacier at Annapurna base camp from where we can observe the glacier which is spread in a big area. Also, we can see the icefall and moraine as well.
4. Machhapuchhre base camp:
Fishtail base camp is another name for the Machhapuchhre base camp. It is located at the altitude of 3700m. This base camp was set up for the expedition of Mt Fishtail 6997m which later was banned to climb but we can see an amazing close-up view of Mt Fishtail, Hiunchuli & Gangapurna.
- Poon Hill:
Poon hill is a viewpoint at the elevation of 3210m from where we can see the panoramic view of Himalaya. We can see dozens of the mountain within a single glance. The journey becomes longer by few days if we take this route via Poon Hill which is totally worthy and value for your money.
- Natural hot spring:
There is a natural hot spring at the bank of river Modi Khola below the village Jhinu danda which can be the best remedy for your sore muscles after the trek. Hot water comes from the heart of the mountain. This region is home to many wild lives where we can see Musk deer, spotted deer, black bear, langur monkey, wild boar, snow leopard etc. Also, we can see many species of birds
7. 360 Himalayan panoramas and Rhododendron:
We can see 360 panoramas from Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) which make you feel you are in the wonderland. We can see some beautiful mountain like Mt Annapurna 8079m, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Tent peak, Fluted peak etc. The mesmerizing beauty will make you experience the surreal. We can see the blooming rhododendron in the spring which makes the whole natural look colorful and surreal. In this region, we can found several species of rhododendron from various colors.