Machapuchare, Annapurna Region

4.7
Mountain · Nature / Park
Shaped like the tail of a fish, the mountain peak of Machapuchare attracts numerous hikers for its pristine nature and sweeping views. You'll most likely want to admire it from the base camp, however, since the climb to the top presents a challenge even to the most skilled trekkers. Go with one of the local tour operators, or follow the well-marked trail on your own, enjoying the pleasant teahouses along the way. Make Machapuchare a centerpiece of your Annapurna Region vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Annapurna Region online day trip planner.
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  • What a beautiful sight to behold. It was pure love and the romance could be felt at this location surely must visit  more »
  • Machapuchare mountain is one of Nepal’s most sacred mountains.  Nicknamed ‘fish tail mountain’ after the shape of its peak, Machapuchare is sacred in the Hindu religion as the home of Lord Shiva.   more »
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  • Majestic peak. View from base camp is amazing, it was surrounded by mountains. We spent one night here to rest and enjoy the view before trekked Annapurna base camp.
  • Machapuchare, Machhapuchchhre or Machhapuchhre (from Nepali माछापुच्छ्रे , meaning 'fishtail'), is a mountain in the Annapurna Himalayas of north central Nepal. It is revered by the local population as particularly sacred to the god Shiva, and hence is off limits to climbing.

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