A Cultural Around Annapurna Region Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular and thrilling trekking in Nepal with exploring the diverse culture and stunning mountains view. On 7 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is situated 4130m above the sea level which is approximately 500m higher than the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. There is no doubt that any other base camp could come closer to this base camp. The natural beauty and the ethic in this route are peculiar in its own way. The Annapurna Region Trekking is mainly habituated by Gurung people with their own traditions and culture.
An excellent view from Ghorepani Poon Hill View Point 3210m
Likewise, the traditions and culture of the Gurung people witnessed during the way of Annapurna base camp trek is unforgettable and the most worthy thing. Especially, the traditional dance of the Gurung is the major attraction of the trek. Local women’s groups called “Aama Samuha” perform the dance to entertain the tourist if the guest requests them. The women in the community wear “lungi” like frock and “cholo” in a different color. They also wear various kinds of attractive ornament on their head called “Sirbindi” and “Fuli” on the nose. Round flat earring is worn on the ear and some women cover their heads with the help of a small scarf. Man in the past used to wear “Kachhad” but due to modernization, only a few old men wear the Kachhad. Traditional dresses of Gurung are quite similar to other tribes like Tamang and Magar but differ in their design.
Annapurna Base Camp 4130m
The major festival of the Gurung people is “Tamu Lhosar” whereas they also go to “Rodi Ghar” to sing a song. Other tribes like Tamang and Magar also residences here and they also celebrate their own festival. local people make their survival with the occupation like agriculture and animal husbandry. Many Gurung and Magar men work as soldiers and they also have great prestige in society due to their brave and peculiar profession. Trade and tourism are the new sources of employment for these people.
Sunrise on the Annapurna I 8091m
However, while trekking in these routes one cannot help praising the perfection of the natural and cultural combination of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. If you are keen to extend the treks to the Annapurna region then you can hike to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and ShortMardi Himal Trek around the Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal.
The ABC Trek ends at Dhampus
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