Annapurna Trek in the Annapurna region is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. This region offers you the opportunity to explore low-land settlement villages and high, snow-capped mountains. The Annapurna region is a home of extreme beauty. It is the most widely visited trekking region in Nepal. There are many treks to choose from for all levels of fitness. Some of these treks follow the ancient salt trade route between Nepal and Tibet that cuts through the Kali Gandaki Gorge (the deepest in the world).
There are well-established trading and trekking lodges and tea houses in the region. There are good road and air links to Kathmandu. The region is situated north of the beautiful lake town of Pokhara, which is situated 200 km to the west of Kathmandu. Pokhara is reached by either a six- seven hours by road or a flight from Kathmandu that takes around 20 minutes.
The region has many spectacular mountains and extreme diversity in the landscape. Many different plants and animals live in the region; a lot of oak, bamboo, and rhododendron forests are found. High alpine meadows and windswept plateaus are dominant in the northern regions that border Tibet.
The Grey Languor monkey and a variety of cats and rodents are found at lower levels. The elusive Snow Leopard and the Himalayan Black Bear inhabit the higher altitudes (4500 m and above). Over 400 species of birds have been recorded in the region.