Trekking Region

Activities:  Trekking, mountaineering

Accommodation: Resort hotels, lodges, camping

Access:  From Pokhara, which is 202 km by road or 30 minutes by air from Kathmandu

Wildlife: 102 mammals including blue sheep and endangered snow leopard; 39 species of reptiles and 22 species of amphibians

Birds: 474 species of birds including multi-colored impeyan pheasant, kokla and blood pheasant

Vegetation: Various species of orchids and rhododendrons

Best Season: March-May; September-November

ACAP Headquarters: Hariyo Kharka, Pokhara 

Added Attractions: Muktinath Temple, Tilicho Lake, Mustang, Manang

Entrance Fee: Nepalis – Free, SAARC nationals – NPR 200 per person per entry, foreigners – NPR 2,000 per person per entry; Trekking Permit is required for Upper Mustang