There are a lot of reasons to go trekking in the Annapurna region of Nepal. I have led numerous treks into the Annapurna region without a doubt, one of my favorite places to visit. If you love hiking and big mountains, you should visit this unique region of Nepal. After years of leading treks to Annapurna as a result, we have developing our own unique itinerary. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek has a number of world class viewing points and you do not want to miss them.
1). The Peace Pagoda Above Pokhara
Firstly, from the World Peace Pagoda you will get one of the great Himalayan mountain views. I recommend finishing your time in Pokhara with a visit to the Peace Pagoda. It is easy to reach the starting point by taxi from your hotel. My favorite time to visit the Peace Pagoda without a doubt, is early in the morning for sunrise. You can see right along the Himalayan range from Dhaulagiri passed Machapuchare mountain to Manaslu. From this point you can see for miles right along the Himalayan range and beyond. You will see three 8,000m peaks right in front of you. You can also see the sun rise right over the Himalayan mountains. One of the great mountain viewing points in the world.
2). Hike up Poon Hill
Secondly, one of the more famous view points and must see views, is from Poon hill. The sunrise off Poon hill is unique, special and worth the effort. The view across the Himalaya’s is truly unique. You can add this hike up Poon hill on all our Annapurna base camp and Annapurna circuit treks. The early morning scene is a must when you are visiting this region of Nepal.
3). Annapurna Base Camp
Finally, you will experience one of the world’s best mountain views from Annapurna Base Camp. As you approach the Annapurna Sanctuary you will see some great mountain views of Machapuchare at 22,943 feet. Once you turn into the Annapurna Sanctuary you will be presented with mountains like Hiunchuli. From Hiunchuli you can follow the ridge line across Annapurna I, Annapurna II to Gangapurna and onto Annapurna III. This sequence of mountains and views looking up at the mountains 4 vertical kilometers above your head is truly unique and inspiring. READ SOME REVIEWS.
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To sum up, we run a number of treks to Annapurna Base Camp each year. CLICK HERE and check out our Top 10 Tips for a successful trek and CLICK HERE for upcoming treks. If you want to fully understand what is involved with trekking to Annapurna get in CONTACT US today. Our the years we have developed the best Annapurna itinerary so you can have the best experience possible in the magical mountain region.