Annapurna Region is another popular destinations for travelers to venture into, the versatility of the area makes it a go-to for many. The area encompasses of one of the most historic settlements in Nepal, the Mustang region. A trek in the area of Annapurna region can take you to Upper Mustang, where you can experience the authentic mountain living, where most of the area remains untouched by civilization, the simplicity of the areas will leave you in awe. As this region exists fairly close to Tibet, one can experience the heavy influence of the country in the way of life. Trek to Mustang usually takes a total of 9 days, where you can hire ponies to take in the beauty the place has to offer with ease. Other activities such as mountain biking, cultural tours are also something’s people can enjoy in this area.
The area also presents the versatility of fertile farmland, and beautifully restored natural forests to snowy mountains. Travelers are seen to take advantage of this unique offering and often find themselves in 3 week long expeditions to the Annapurna Circuit. In this trek that stretches between the valley of Annapurna 1 and Dhaulagiri lies a valley Kali Gandaki River which is a great companion in the travels. Most porters when beginning this journey can be found in Jomsom a hub for the most tourist activity. Jomsom also includes an airport which makes a quick entry to the place a possibility from this point on travelers have the option to explore places like Muktinath and the Kali Gandaki region. Muktinath is a famous pilgrimage site for Buddhist and Hindus an area that sees thousands of devotees each year and unique horse riding festival called Yartung. Apart from these scenic prevalence’s, the areas also have river banks and hot springs as major attractions such as Tatopani and Lete Khola.
Mostly populated with ethnic groups Magar, Gurung, and Thakali are predominately famous for its delicious Thakali food, it is in fact for the eyes, ears and the taste buds.