Top 5 Best Annapurna Region Treks in Spring
If you are a trek lover that gets peace across the white glazing Himalayas, beautiful photogenic scenery, distinct flora, and fauna, along with the cultural beauty of the country, then Annapurna treks are the one you should choose.
Annapurna trek is one of the famous treks of Nepal in the Everest region; however, trek towards Mount Everest is still the number 1. Annapurna trek is one among all that welcomes the visitors all over the year. However, during the spring season, it gets genuinely magical because of the comforting weather.
Not only the mountains but also the flowers bloom, adding beauty to the spectacular views all around. The sun along the top of the mountains, making them shine like gold with rhododendron bushes all along the way, makes you feel so alive and refresh.
You will never regret going to Annapurna treks in the spring season, and the view will add glory to the eyes. Below are the five best Annapurna treks to go in the spring season.
1. Annapurna Base Camp Trek
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Annapurna base camp trek is one of the famous trekking destinations for tourists all across the world. After Everest base camp, the most visited one is the Annapurna trek.
This trek can be done either walking or enjoying the views while driving. The 14-day trek to Annapurna base camp is even suitable for the non-trekkers.
Along your way towards the Annapurna base camp you will be amazed by the panoramic view of the Himalayas like Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (7041m), Fishtail (6998m), Mt. Annapurna I, II, III and IV, Mt. Himchuli, Lamjung Himal, Tukuche peak (6920m) and many more along with passes through pine, oak, rhododendron forest, and Annapurna Conservation Area.
You can even get to enjoy the waterfalls, streams, and the blend of beauty and nature in the spring season. This trek is the complete package to know about the culture and the environment of the people.
On your way, get sure to be treated very well by the locals. The perfect combination of the warmer days, the beautiful flowers, and the shining mountains will make your trek an unforgettable memory for a lifetime.
2. Mardi Himal Trek
If you want to go for a short trek, then Mardi Himal trek can be your selection. This is an 11-day trek with a moderate level of trails leading you to the Mardi Himal.
You’ll walk alongside the Annapurna peaks, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu. Mardi Himal trek is the short trek with wonderful mountain views peaking high in the dazzling sun in spring, making you escape a little while from your hectic life.
The trail takes you along the local villages like Kande, Pothana, Siding, and Deurali. Taking your 4500m above, the low camp, forest camp, high camp, and the base camp is enjoyable places to be.
This trek will make sure to provide peace to your heart and eyes. Spring is the season of rhododendron when the beautiful rhododendrons and other wildflowers light up the entire forest and your heart.
Along with that, the politeness of the locals and their beautiful gesture will make you theirs in a short time. The weather of Mardi Himal in the spring season is clear and most favorable for hiking and to enjoy the unobstructed views and scenery. Days in spring are warmer, leaving the nights a bit cooler, but it is way more cozy to spend the night with that cold beneath the Himalayas.
3. Annapurna Circuit Trek
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Annapurna region is filled with the complete pack of both culture and nature. Another famous trek in this region is the Annapurna circuit trek that takes about 28 days for the entire trek.
However, if you are willing to get the shorter version, 10-14 days would be worth it. The trek lying between the mountain ranges of central Nepal, Annapurna circuit, will take you to the world's most massive throng La Pass, one of the most adventurous journeys.
And also to the world's deepest Kali Gandaki George, letting you enjoy the Annapurna ranges and the Dhaulagiri. The beautiful flowers of the spring along will the background of the real sunkissed mountains will make your journey so pleasing that your heart won't let it go without capturing.
Trekking across Manang, Jomsom, and Muktinath is the best way to get close to the local people's lifestyle and their culture. And I assure you that they will never fail to greet you in the best possible way.
4. Annapurna Panorama Trek
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One of the shortest and most comfortable treks is the Annapurna panorama trek. If you are a beginner and don’t wanna go for longer trekking, then make sure you visit the Annapurna panorama trek.
Even being the shortest, it won't let you miss the beautiful views of the Himalayas. One of the captivating trekking into the foothills of the Annapurna region, Annapurna panorama trek, is famous as Poon hill trekking.
The trek starting from the Pokhara with Annapurna mastiffs along your way, adding beauty to the blooming flowers of the spring, is just worthy. As this trek is not so challenging, you can complete it slowly.
Walking across the villages here, your heart will be filled up with the warmth of their love and respect. As you reach the Poon Hill, you will be proud of making the decision to trek across the Annapurna panorama, experiencing the Annapurna ranges on all sides.
5. Khopra Ridge Trek
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Listing at the bottom of my list, however, not the least one Khopra ridge trek is also a moderate type of trek better for the beginners. The Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri in the background, will be a breathtaking view to watch.
This trek even takes you to enjoy the cultural beauty along with the wildlife of the region. Kaire Lake, with its cleanest water, is the main highlight of this trek.
As you reach Ghandruk, you’ll enjoy the beauty of Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli. Ghnadruk is one of the beautiful villages traveled by most of the tourists each year.
One of the advantages to trek in spring season is you get to see all the greenery adding much color to the flowers around with beautiful sunkissed mountains ranging up high and the fresh air. If you are photoholic, then Chopra ridge trek is the one for you with all its mountain views and the beautiful landscapes.