Annapurna Region Trekking

The  Annapurna  ACA FACT   SHEET : Annapurna Region Trekking

The legendary Annapurna region is the most diverse and popular trekking area in Nepal. From the full three-week Mt.Annapurna Circuit, which stretches into the historic Mustang region to short three-day treks, there’s trek suitable for everyone here.  Comparable to the Everest region, another very popular trekking destination is the area around the Annapurna massif. – See more at: www.gurlamandatatrekking.com

Total Area    7629 sq  km ) Population   100,000 ) No of  international trekkers 1,29,964 (2015) Major  Ethnic  Groups -Gurung ,Mangar, Tibetan.And Thakali, Rai limbu Managgis  etc. Highest elevation -8091 m Mt.ANNAPURNA I )Major river s ,Marshyangdi, Kali Gandaki , Seti ,Madi,Modi,Mardi,.Major  Destination -Ghandruk, Ghorepani,.And  Annapurna Bass camp, Annapurna Circuit,Jomsom, Muktinath, and Manang .

 Special Destination- Ghalekharka- Siklis Ecotrek, Tilicho Lake ,Nar and phu and Upper Mustang. Highest and Biggest  Lake –  Tilicho Lake (4919m).Highest  Pass,Thorang  Pass (5416m),Manag .Bio Climatic Zone,Tropical to Alpine.Pheasants – Supports all 6 species of pheasants (Danphe, Munal,Kaliz,Cheer,koklass ,and Blood pheasants). Economy -Agriculture ,Animal    Husbandry,  Seasonal .Migration (Trade and    Labour ), Tourism and   Services  in  the Army . Issues Of concern- High dependency on Natural   Resources ,   Deforestation Equitable share of tourism benefit, Poverty , Cultural erosion ,Hunting and Poaching .