Annapurna is one of the most popular trek destinations in the world. Over 120,000 trekkers visit this region every year. Annapurna Base Camp, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Royal trail and Annapurna Circuit are few of the most sought treks in the Annapurna region.
Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP) is the largest protected area in Nepal. It spans over 5 different districts, namely; Lamjung, Mustang, Manang, Kaski and Myagdi, hence, almost every Annapurna trek passes through the ACAP. You are required to obtain a permit before entering the region.
The region is mostly inhabited by the hill tribes of Nepal, namely; Gurung, Managi and Sherpas. Ghandruk and Ghorepani are the highlights of this trip. It remains mostly accessible during the Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) seasons, mainly because of the good weather and less rainfall.
Ghorepani is a small village located at the periphery of Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP). A fairly easier and short trek, Ghorepani makes a great trekking experience. You can also opt. to visit Ghorepani along with the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek. The trek begins from Nayapul, on the outskirts of Pokhara. The trail ascends to […]Read More
Nepal is an exotic destination in South Asia. The mountainous nation offers unique destinations for holidaying activities. If you are thinking about honeymooning or a romantic getaway, Nepal can be one of the finest destinations in the world. The honeymoon trek explores the trekking routes of Myagdi and Mustang districts of Nepal. A concoction of […]Read More
Panchase lies to the west of Pokhara. The small village is predominantly inhabited by Gurung, Brahmin, Chhetri and Dalit tribes. The amalgamation of various culture and lifestyles adds charm to this small settlement. The highest point you may reach during the trek is at 2,500 meters at Panchase Danda. Located at the close proximity to […]Read More
The Sherpa is one of the indigenous tribes of Nepal. Based mostly on the eastern Himalaya section, they own lifestyle and culture only endemic to the Everest region. Most popularly used for a climbing guide, Sherpa is a social identity but misnomer. They migrated from Tibet to Nepal in 14th century. The Sherpa’s trail explores the greater […]Read More
Annapurna is one of the richest cultural and geographical regions in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp, located at the foot of Annapurna I, boasts ethnic lifestyle, comfortable tea-houses and magnificent sceneries. Annapurna I is the 10th highest mountain in the world. Chitwan National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Southern Nepal. It is […]Read More
Honey hunting is the ancestral practice of collecting honey from wild bees in the mid-western Nepal. The practice is strongly upheld by the indigenous Gurung and Magar tribes of Bhujung and Pasgaon villages. The practice has continued for hundreds of years. The remote village of Bhujung and Pasgaon depends entirely on local employment. The honey […]Read More