Annapurna Mountain : World's 10th Highest Mountain

The nature has amazingly gifted the Annapurna Mountains. Perhaps, it may be impossible to explain only the ultimate climbers could experience the reality of these ever shining mountains. The Sanskrit word Anna which means food and Purna which stands for filled also offers the meaning of everlasting food. In addition, it is the God of food according to Hindu mythology.

Annapurna Massif is in Gandaki Zone of Nepal. These peaks are very closer to Annapurna Base camp and near to Pokhara city. The highest peak is Annapurna I which is 8091 m from the sea level. Many mountains around this area. There are 13 peaks with over 7000 meters and 16 peaks having over 6000 meters.

The Annapurna mountain has linked with Kali Gandaki Gorge in the west whereas on the north and east with the Marshyangdi river and south has connected with Pokhara Valley. The Annapurna I (8090 m) is the 10th highest peak in the world.

In 1950, the French peak climber who did his first expedition with the team on Annapurna I. His name was Maurice Herzog able to make his Fresh expedition summit successful ever.

This entire massif has the protection with 7629 square kilometers under Annapurna Conservation Area and this is the largest conservation area in Nepal. This conservation area is a destination for thousands of trekkers in the world including Annapurna Circuit Trek, Annapurna Sanctuary, Poon Hill Trek, and Mardi Himal Trek.

In 2012, Mingma Sherpa with his 12 members did the successful summit of Annapurna I. However, two climbers Samuli Mansikka of Finland and Pemba Sherpa of Nepal could not sustain and finally lost their lives while ascending after the summit.

Around 43 trekkers died just because of snowstorms and avalanches around Annapurna area in October 2014. This was the worst trekking disaster ever.

Overall, climbing to Annapurna mountains require special training and local support of Sherpa gear along with a great immunity of body and courage.

Read More

Adventure Activities

Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you so that you will have fun and create memories. We offer you many Adventure Activities as your interest. Want to take? Choose the package and let's go on a trip.

Why Book with Us

Annapurna Mountain Treks has been established in 2001 AD, in order to serve trekkers with the grateful heart even peak climbers. Our ultimate goal is to offer the maximum service.

We offer you experienced guides who could help you out in order to experience real trek. Furthermore, they could speak a wide variety of languages like English, Spanish, Hindi and many more.

We have been recognized by Department of Tourism, Department of Industry, Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal and Nepal Associations of Travels and Tours Agents, the office of the company registration, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Cottage and small industries, Ministry of finance, and Register Municipality of Kathmandu,

Annapurna Mountain Treks is also the member of Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN), Village Tourism promotion(VIIOF), Nepal Board (NTB) and Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

Annapurna Mountain Treks keeps the strong willingness to satisfy our every client just to serve you the best.

TripAdvisor Multiple Award winning company

We've received Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website.

100% Customizable

Tell us about your trip requirement. We'll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Local Experts. Middle-man Free Pricing

We're a local travel agency. When you book with us, you get best possible price, which is middle-man free.

No Hidden Charges

We don't add hidden extras cost. All trips include travel permit, lodging and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.

TripAdvisor Multiple Award winning company

We've received Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website.

100% Customizable

Tell us about your trip requirement. We'll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Deals and Discounts

Testimonials

Our client reviews and inspiring words which you may want to read.

Latest Articles

Things to do and observe in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is known as the city of Temples where you can observe more than a thousand temples around the valley. Monkey temple, Buddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath, Patan, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur Durbar Square exploration are the best things to do in Kathmandu.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Map

Before hiking to the Annapurna base camp, every traveler must know about the hiking route map, altitude, weather, and accommodation area. This Annapurna Base Camp Trek Map helps you to get detailed information about hiking trails. This ABC Trek Map article helps you to get information about the …

Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp(Annapurna Sanctuary) is in the Annapurna region with a higher basin along with oval-shaped. This region includes a lot of mountains like Annapurna, Hinuchuli, Mardi even Machapuchare. Annapurna Sanctuary receives 7 hours of daylight during the summer. The Overview of Annapurna Base Camp Annapurna Mountain Base …

Recomended