Annapurna Region
“Annapurna” is the goddess of food/grain and harvest. Annapurna name comes from the Sanskrit, Anna, meaning “food” or “grains,” and purna, meaning “perfect” or “full.” She is the goddess of providing food to all living creature. It is believe that when Annapurna blesses the food, it is changed into amrita,

Annapurna is considered an avatar of Shiva's wife, Pārbati, God Shiva with a bowl( Kamandlu) asking her food that provides the (Shakti )energy that leads to knowledge and enlightenment.

Annapurna Himal named from the goddess Annapurna. This range is spread from Marshyandi to Kaligandaki river valley. Which is located in the western( Gandaki province) Himalayan range of Nepal . This is most popular area for trekking in Nepal .

Lamjung himal , Annapurna second, Annapurna four, Annapurna third, Machhapuchhere( Fishtail), Annapurna south, Himchuli, Barah Shikar, Annapurna first , Nilgiri, Tukche and Dhaulaghiri are major mountains of this region. Climbing peak i.e, Tent peak, Tharpachuli. Throng peak, Chulu East, West are also located in this area. Eight thousand Above 3 mountains i.e dhaulaghiri, Annapurna 1st and Manasalu himal can be seen from the Annapurna Trekking roure.

The trek Annapurna Circuit starts from Marshyandi River valley and ends at lower part of Kali Gandaki river valley . Annapurna Circuit has often been voted as the best long distance trek in the world, as it combined, in its old full form, a wide variety of climate zones from tropics at 600 m asl to the arctic at 5416 m asl at the Thorong La pass and cultural variety from Hindu villages at the low foothills to the Tibetan culture of Manang Valley and lower Mustang. Continuing construction of a road has shortened the trail and changed the villages. With construction of the road, mountain biking is becoming popular, with Mustang in particular becoming one of the world's most popular mountain biking destinations

There are many options for trekking duration in this region . Annapurna circuit, Sikles, Panchase, Machhapuchhere model trek, Tilicho lake trek, Jomsom Muktinath, Uppor Mustang, Annapurna Basecamp , Ghorepani Poonhill, Ghandruk,Mardi Himal, Kopra Khayer trek and Nar Phu are the main trekking routes of this region .