Annapurna Region

Annapurna region is one of the most remote and breathtaking travel destinations located in Nepal. Situated in the lap of the western part of the country, the Annapurna region is separated from the Dhaulagiri region by the Kali Gandaki River.

Mt. Annapurna (8091m) and Mt. Machhapuchhre/Fishtail (6997m) along with the Himalayan ranges of Annapurna,Lamjung, Nilgiri, and Chulu East Himal are the esteemed peaks of the Annapurna region. The mesmerizing views of the mountain ranges, rhododendron forests, and deep settlement of the locals add to its beauty.

In terms of popularity, the Annapurna region ranks as the most famous travel destination in Nepal. The region also incorporates the largest conservation area in the country- the Annapurna Conservation Area. The deciduous and deep forests of fir, pines, and birch are home to more than 100 species of mammals, 402 species of wild birds, and 35 species of reptilians.

Rare wildlife species such as snow leopard, blue sheep, Himalayan black bear, and Himalayan Thar also are spread across the conservation area. Pisang, Manang, and Humde to the north of the Annapurna massif are a few of the famed specimens of Tibetan Buddhist settlements.

The villages and tourist attractions to the south of the massif are inhabited by communities of Gurung and Magar communities. Ghandruk, Ghorepani, Tadapani, and Mohare Danda are a few such examples. These settlements comprise Hindu and Buddhist followers and are acclaimed for offering charming hospitality to travellers

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