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Annapurna Region, Nepal Trekking

Annapurna Region, Nepal Trekking

The quintessential Himalayan landscape - brilliant green terraces rising above plunging gorges, ancient paths through classic Nepali villages and some of the most beautiful snow-capped mountains in the world.

  • Main town of the region: Pokhara
  • Currency: Nepalese Rupee
  • Power supply: 220-240 v, 50 hz
  • Sockets: varies - 2 or 3 round pin sockets
  • Language: Nepali, Gurung dialect common in Annapurnas
  • Time difference: GMT +5.75 hours
  • Visas/permits: An entry permit (ACAP) is required to enter the Annapurna region - Mountain Kingdoms obtains this on behalf of their clients.
  • Religion: Hindu and Buddhist
  • Popular dishes: daal bhat and apple pie
  • Popular drinks: tea (chiya), home brewed beer (chang)
  • Did you know: Many of the Gurkhas serving in the British Army come from the villages in the south of the Annapurna region.
  • FCDO link: FCDO travel advice for Nepal
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