Annapurna Region

Annapurna Region As the title "Annapurna Region" suggests, the centre-piece of this part of Nepal is the range of mountains that includes Annapurna I (8091m.), the very first of the 8000+m. peaks to be climbed, in 1950, by the Frenchman, Maurice Herzog. Also included in this general area is another 8000+m. giant, Dhaulagiri (8167m.) which is located to the west of Annapurna I. Kali Gandaki, the deepest gorge in the world and Tilicho, the highest lake in the world at an elevation of 4919m, are both located here. Annapurna is a name taken from Sanskrit that may be translated as "Goddess of the Harvests, and of the region's many high peaks, five are named using some variation of the word" Annapurna.. Of these, the two highest, Annapurna I and Annapurna II stand like bookends at the western and eastern ends of the massif. Few places in the world have such a splendid... read more about Annapurna Region
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  • Annapurna Circuit Trek

    Annapurna Circuit Trek

    Nepal | Annapurna Region | 20 days trip | Ref: ANC

    Annapurna Circuit trek is the classic 330 km trek, beginning at Besisahar (a 5-7 hour bus ride from Kathmandu) and ...

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