From the spectacular views of the Himalayas to the friendly people and charming villages. There’s always something for everybody inside Annapurna region. Being a major tourist attraction, Annapurna region is widely known all over the world. And while it may seem vague to discuss about how stunning this place actually is. It is always a thrill to talk about some of the top must see places of Annapurna region. So, today I will be writing about the “Top Must-See Places of Annapurna region” and help you get a holiday of your lifetime.
Whenever someone plans to go travel inside Annapurna region, Pokhara is bound to come up to them no matter what. Not just because it’s the gateway to it. But also, because it is one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal. And my friend that is not an understatement from me. Pokhara truly deserves its popularity as it offers travelers a homage to both relax and travel at the same time. Surrounded by the serene Phewa Lake, Pokhara has the famous World Peace Pagoda and Sarangkot hill. Lively streets and amusing cafes occupy most of the touristic areas. However, you can always just go and do the thrilling Paragliding to please your thirst for adventure.
If I leave the glorious Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) out of this blog. Then I won’t be dong justice to its readers. And that is because, thousands of trekkers and travelers visit Nepal just to visit this dreamy place. Surrounded by the panoramic views of snow covered mountains, ABC lets you view the world’s tenth highest mountain closely. You get to understand the meaning of pure joy upon visiting this place. With great blue sky above you and scenic trails leading to ABC, there is simply a must visit place inside Annapurna Sanctuary.
While there are many charming villages inside Annapurna Sanctuary, Ghorepani is the one that truly stands out the most. At least for me. The location of the village adds an extra to your stay here. You can get an eye-catching view of the mountains and even experience a genuine overnight stay amongst the Gurung people. If you think this through then Ghorepani can be place to understand about Nepalese history and culture. Spending a day here can help you boost your morale and change your perception of Nepal altogether. So, I recommend you guys to visit Ghorepani village if you ever plan to travel in Annapurna region.
Similarly, travelers who make the wise decision to visit Ghorepani will eventually hike up to Poonhill. Poonhill is popular among foreigners for being a great vantage point to view the Annapurna range. Besides that, travelers can even see Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Machapuchare. But more than that, the sunrise and sunset views over the summits of the mountains are the most yearned after. For that reason, many wake up early in the morning and hike up to Poonhill to capture those glimpses.
Next in line after Poonhill is Khopra Danda and that’s because just like Poonhill, Khopra Danda too is a famous viewpoint. Though Khopra Danda lies a bit far than Poonhill. It nonetheless is still a quite amazing place to visit. And if you ever manage to reach here then you are in for a view of your lifetime for sure. If the day is clear and the clouds aren’t present, Mt. Everest can also be seen from here. Along with that, the entire Annapurna massif stands ahead of you. And that is something that truly will captivate your eyes.