Name of Trail: Annapurna Circuit trek with Tilicho lake
Duration: 17 days
Maximum altitude: 5,416 m
Per Day walking:Approx. 4/5 hours
Trek Style: Tea house
Transportation:Flight/ Private Vehicle
Accommodation:Standard accommodation in cities, tea house/ lodge during the trek
Activities:Trekking in Himalaya
Best Month:March - June & Sept - Dec
Annapurna with Tilicho Lake Trek is a popular trekking route in Nepal that takes you through some of the world's most beautiful landscapes. This trek is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy exploring nature and pushing themselves physically. The Annapurna with Tilicho Lake Trek begins and ends in Kathmandu, taking you through lush forests, picturesque villages, and rugged mountain trails. The trek takes you through several beautiful villages, including Chame, Pisang, Manang, and Jomsom, where you can learn about Nepalese culture and lifestyle. The Tilicho Lake, located at an elevation of 4,919 metres above sea level, is one of the trek's main highlights. The lake is one of the world's highest and is surrounded by the majestic Himalayan Mountains. The hike to Tilicho Lake is difficult, but the view is well worth it.
The trek also passes through the Thorong La Pass, the highest point of the trek at 5,416 metres above sea level. The pass offers spectacular views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The Annapurna with Tilicho Lake Trek is a difficult trek that requires good fitness and stamina. This trek is best done in the spring and autumn when the weather is clear and the views are spectacular. The Annapurna with Tilicho Lake Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through some of the world's most beautiful landscapes. This trek is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories, whether you're an adventurer or a nature lover.
Welcome to Nepal. Our team member will be waiting for you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Our team member will welcome you and transfer you to a three-star hotel in Kathmandu (in a private vehicle). You can relax for a while after checking into the hotel. We will meet you at our office and introduce you to your guides and brief you on the trek. The meeting will be followed by a warm welcome meal at one of Kathmandu's best traditional Nepali restaurants. Along with the meal you will get to experience the ethnic dancing and cultural music of Nepal.
On Day 3 of your adventure, you will set out from Chamje for Dharapani, a picturesque village nestled at an elevation of 1,960 metres (6,430 feet) above sea level. The trek will take you through lush green forests, along winding rivers and streams, and past traditional Nepalese villages, where you can interact with the locals and learn about their culture and way of life. As you climb towards Dharapani, you will notice the landscape changing, with towering peaks and snow-capped mountains becoming more visible in the distance. When you arrive in Dharapani, you can relax and unwind, take in the breathtaking views, and plan your next adventure.
On Day 04 of your journey, you will trek back from Dharapani to Chamje, but this time at a higher altitude of 2,710 metres (8,891 feet). The trail will take you through dense oak, pine, and rhododendron forests, which are home to a variety of wildlife including monkeys, birds, and deer. As you progress higher, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, including the majestic Annapurna range. The hike will be difficult, but the scenery and fresh mountain air will make it worthwhile. When you arrive in Chamje, you can unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of this charming village while reflecting on your experiences and memories.
On Day 5, you'll start your journey from Chamje to Pisang, which will take you to an even higher altitude of 3,300 metres (10,824 feet) above sea level. The hike will take you through a variety of terrain, including lush green forests, rocky terrain, and steep inclines. Along the way, you will pass through traditional Nepalese villages and witness the local way of life up close. As you climb towards Pisang, the scenery changes dramatically, with the snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna range coming into view. When you arrive in Pisang, you'll be rewarded with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. This picturesque hilltop village is known for its traditional architecture and culture.
On Day 8, you will continue your journey from Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp, which is 4140 metres (13,583 feet) above sea level. As you make your way towards the Tilicho peak's base camp, the trail will take you through difficult mountain terrain, with steep inclines and rocky paths. You will be treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, including the stunning Annapurna range, along the way. As you make your way towards the base camp, you'll notice the landscape changing, with alpine forests giving way to rocky terrain and snow-capped peaks becoming more visible in the distance. When you arrive at Tilicho Base Camp, you can relax and enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. You can also walk around the base camp, admiring the natural beauty of the area and preparing for the next leg of your journey to Tilicho Lake.
On Day 10, you will depart Tilicho Base Camp and continue your journey to Yak Kharka, which is located at an elevation of 4040 metres (13,020 feet) above sea level. The journey will take you through a variety of terrains, such as rocky paths, steep inclines, and lush valleys. As you leave Tilicho Base Camp, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, including the towering Annapurna range. The trail will take you through traditional Nepalese villages, where you will be able to interact with friendly locals and learn about their unique culture and way of life. Along the way, you'll see alpine forests and cascading waterfalls, which add to the trek's scenic beauty. As you get closer to Yak Kharka, you'll notice the landscape is changing, with grassy meadows and rolling hills becoming more prominent. When you arrive in Yak Kharka, you can relax and enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks while acclimating to the higher altitude. You can also explore the area surrounding the village, taking in the tranquil surroundings and reflecting on your incredible journey thus far.
On Day 12, you will begin one of the most difficult and rewarding treks of your journey: the ascent of the Thorong La Pass, which is located at an elevation of 5416 metres (17764 feet) above sea level. As you make your way to the highest point of your journey, you will encounter steep inclines, rocky paths, and snowy terrain. The climb can be physically demanding, so take it slowly and steadily, staying hydrated and taking breaks as needed. As you make your way up to the pass, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, including the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri. When you reach the top of the pass, take a moment to appreciate the view. The achievement of reaching such a high altitude and enjoying the panoramic views all around you is incredible. You will then descend to Muktinath, which is located at an elevation of 3,800 metres (12,467 feet) above sea level. You will pass through traditional Nepalese villages and alpine forests, taking in the breathtaking scenery and relaxing in the tranquillity of the surroundings. When you arrive in Muktinath, you can rest and reflect on your incredible journey, as well as explore the region's unique culture and way of life.
On Day 14, you will fly from Jomsom to Pokhara at an altitude of 823 metres (2,700 feet) above sea level. The flight will provide breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks and surrounding landscapes, including the Kali Gandaki Gorge, one of the world's deepest gorges. When you arrive in Pokhara, you can spend some time exploring this lovely lakeside city, which is known for its stunning natural beauty and adventure activities. You can visit the peaceful Phewa Lake, where you can take a boat ride or simply relax on the shore and gaze out at the stunning Annapurna range. You can also visit the city's bustling markets and lively restaurants, as well as some of its historic sites. The area is dotted with temples and cultural sites. Pokhara is a popular tourist destination, and there are numerous lodging options to suit all budgets, ranging from budget-friendly guesthouses to luxury resorts. Overall, Day 14 provides an opportunity to relax and unwind after the strenuous trek, as well as to soak in the region's unique culture and natural beauty.
On Day 15, you will fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu, bringing your trekking adventure in the Annapurna region to a close. The flight will last about 30 minutes, giving you one last chance to take in the breathtaking views of the Himalayas and surrounding landscapes. When you arrive in Kathmandu, you can reflect on your trekking experience and say goodbye to your fellow trekkers and guides. Explore the city further by visiting some of its historic temples and cultural sites, such as the iconic Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, or the majestic Pashupatinath Temple, one of the world's most sacred Hindu shrines. In addition, you can do some last-minute souvenir shopping in thamel's bustling markets, or simply relax and take in the unique atmosphere of this vibrant city. Overall, Day 15 is a bittersweet end to an unforgettable adventure, providing an opportunity to reflect on the trek's challenges and rewards, as well as to appreciate Nepal's natural beauty and rich culture.
After finishing the trek and exploring the fascinating city of Kathmandu, it's time to say goodbye to Nepal and return home. On your final departure day, you will be transferred to Kathmandu's international airport for your flight home. As you leave the country, you can carry with you memories of the stunning landscapes, warm hospitality of the people, and rich culture that you encountered along the way. As you say goodbye to the friends you made along the way, you may feel a sense of accomplishment and pride for having completed such a difficult and rewarding journey. As you board your flight, you can reflect on the unique experiences and adventures that you have had.
Nepal visas can be easily obtained from the Government of Nepal, the Nepalese Embassy, or the Consulate office located in your country. You can get a visa from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on your arrival or from any other entry point in Nepal. Make sure to bring a few sets of your passport-size photos. Visa fees are inexpensive.
You can also apply for a visa in a near embassy or either you can travel to Nepal and get a visa on arrival. We will assist you to settle your visa work too.
We offer you star-rated hotels with comfort and cozy. You will be amused with the facility and warmth we offer you including facilities like (an attached bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot and cold shower). We will stay at Mt. Lodge and local tea houses during the trek. But we do our best for providing the best available lodges on a twin-sharing basis, some tea houses are basic with shared washing and toilet facilities. If you prefer a single room in Kathmandu and trek you may indicate your preference on request and pay a single supplement cost.
We provide you only a Bb facility in the city as preferred in the itinerary. Full board meals are included (breakfast, Lunch, and dinner with a cup of tea or coffee) throughout the trek. We provide you food from the local tea house Mt. Lodge en route chosen from a menu. Breakfast and dinner are to be provided from the same tea house we would overnight but lunch would be routed in between. You can enjoy Nepalese-style cuisine or any other continental food as per required. You are to be a giver from pizza to snacks. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.
Health is the most important part of traveling or trekking. One must possess good physical condition before and while commencing the Himalayas tour. If you don’t have any trekking experiences better grab one or be physically prepared for the trek. Before commencing an adventurous trek you can commence a short hike, cycling, or a short walking tour, this may help you a lot throughout the trek.
The highest height you will reach on this trip is 5545m from the sea level. The walk may be ups and down passing various villages, highlands, wilderness, and much more difficult and rough trails.
We strongly advise travelers to consult with their medical doctor before traveling and do regularly check on your health and report us while booking a trip with us.
One of the most important factors of trekking is travel insurance. To be sufficiently protected in terms of insurance, you will need specialized travel insurance for participation in risky activities.
Your travel insurance policy must cover emergency evacuation, trip injury, lost baggage, medical treatment, expenses, theft, and liability is recommended. Make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing including other trips.
We organize any route of Nepal trek with fix departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and the maximum group size is ten or more on request. We can also organize a private trip for a solo person with a single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us for your suitable flexible dates, and we will open the group date on the same date.
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