Annapurna Panorama trek is an ideal for those trekkers who are seeking for short and relatively easy trekking to view the experience of the Annapurna Himalayan range by remaining the limit of lower altitudes which will not go above 3210m. This exciting Short and easy trekking is designed to give trekkers an immensely satisfying scenic walk and the taste of Nepal’s diversity of Natural and cultural resources in a short time frame. This foot trail passes through beautiful Himalayan valleys, dense green forests covered with Rhododendron forests and icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your tired body which is also the main drinking sources of Himalayan Villages. During this trek, every point has a mesmerizing glimpse of the high Annapurna & Dhaulagiri mountain ranges parallelly in-front of your eyes.
This region falls under the Annapurna Region and is the first protected conservation area in Nepal the name Annapurna Conservation area project(ACAP) started in 1986. It covers an area of 7,629 sq. km. and is home to over 100,000 residents of different cultural and linguistic groups. ACAP is rich in biodiversity and is a treasure house for 1,226 species of flowering plants, 102 mammals, 474 birds, 39 reptiles and 22 amphibians.
There are several features that make the Annapurna region a unique place in the world. It contains world’s deepest river gorge – Kali Gandaki Gorge, which is 3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, a valley with fossils from the Tethys Sea dating 60 million years ago. The region contains world’s largest rhododendron forest in Ghorepani. Tilicho lake, located in Manang – north of Annapurna massif, is the world’s highest altitude freshwater lake. While trekking this route you can view the different Himalayan ranges like Mt. Annapurna, I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna and Annapurna South. Further views of the mountainous area include amazing panoramic scenes of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal, Tukuche Peak and third highest mountain in the world Mt. Dhaulagiri. You will also pass through beautiful Nepali villages from the ethnic communities Gurung’s and Magar’s who are very rich in their own culture, tradition, and Language. The Annapurna Panorama trek is also a shorter alternative for the Annapurna Circuit Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek for those who have difficulty with the greater mobility.