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Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake-15 Days

Trip Highlights


  • World’s Widest Pass Thorong La Pass at 5,416 m.
  • Trek to world's highest lake, Lake Tilicho.
  • Discover the best of Hindu and Buddhist cultures.
  • Spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Thorung Peak, Nilgiri, Chulu west To east, Tukuche Peak etc.
  • Magnificent lakes, glaciers, gorges.

Trip Introduction


The Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake systematically ranks among the world’s most illustrious treks. you may have a simple walk, to start with before the trail connects Kaligandaki to the Marsyangdi stream valley. The unbelievably adventurous Thorung La pass, situated at a height of 5416 m, could be a special highlight of the trek.

 

Enroute the trek, we’ll see a variety of sceneries and zones that range from subtropic to alpine terrains. we’ll conjointly encounter numerous ecosystems, totally different cultures and varying landscapes starting from lush paddy fields and oak forests to rough mountain parcel. and eventually, we tend to get to trek the Kaligandaki gorge, the deepest gorge within the world!

 

The Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake trek offers a rare perspective of Annapurna (8,097 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Manaslu, Machhapuchhre and Tukuche beside many various enticing peaks among the background. The trek is extraordinarily stunning, with various flower forests encompassing the path, and rhododendrons covering entire hills in their typical red hue in the spring.

 

Moreover, you get to look at a variety of life together with snow leopards, mountain Thar, jackal, blue sheep, totally different species of birds together with colored Impeyan, Kokla, blood pheasant, and a number of other species of butterflies and insects. In total, 100 mammals, more than sixty reptiles and amphibians, 450 species of birds, and 9 kinds of rhododendrons are endemic to the present region.

 

Likewise, the Tilicho Lake, recognized as the highest lakes within the world, is found at an attention-grabbing spot within the Annapurna region at an elevation of 4919 m. whereas trekking to the scenic Manang valley, the Thorung Peak and Annapurna may also be witnessed.

 

This uneven however stunning path can allow you to observe the crystal-clear Tilicho Lake, a lush unfold of wildflowers and gorgeous views of nice Himalayan peaks. The distinctive combination of nature and culture is what makes the Annapurna Circuit with the facet trip of Tilicho Lake trek one amongst the foremost famed trekking routes within the world.

Annapurna Region has a lot to offer. even this trekking season demands the best trek destinations. You can choose the Round Annapurna Trek to get all of these mix taste of Annapurna in a single package. 

Outline Itinenary


  • Day 1:  Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar(760 m/ 2492 ft)Towards Chamche (1430 m/4692 ft)
  • Day 2:  Trek from Chamche to Dharapani (1,860m/6,430ft)
  • Day 3:  Trek Dharapani to Chame (2713 m)
  • Day 4:  Trek to Pisang (3185 m)
  • Day 5:  Trek to Manang (3540 m)
  • Day 6:  Acclimatization at Manang (visit Chonkor View Point)
  • Day 7:  Trek to Khangsar (3760 m)
  • Day 8:  Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200 m)
  • Day 9:  Trek to Tilicho Lake (4919 m) & back to Base Camp
  • Day 10:  Trek to Yak Kharka (4000 m)
  • Day 11:  Trek to Thorong Phedi / High Camp (4500 m/4700 m)
  • Day 12:  Trek to Muktinath (3800 m) after crossing Thorong La
  • Day 13:  Trek to Jomsom (2720 m)
  • Day 14:  Drive to Pokhara (720 m)
  • Day 15:  Drive back to Kathmandu

Itinerary


  • Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar(760 m/ 2492 ft)Towards Chamche (1430 m/4692 ft)

    Early morning we drive from Kathmandu for concerning 6-7 hours (190 Km) to the Besishar. In the way, we will see several stunning villages, farms, flowing rivers and a glimpse of gorgeous mountain ranges which definitely an ideal feast to eyes. As we’ll be taking native|an area|a neighborhood} bus we would face some unplanned traffic or anything while changing local bus from Besishar that will not allow us to step any ahead towards Chamche, To avoid that situation, if you would like to book personal car/Jeep (excluded from the package – luxury private drive from Kathmandu itself) we will manage that or we will simply stay a night there and Continue our drive tomorrow morning towards Chamche to Dharapani height by local buses offered with comfort.

  • Day 2: Trek from Chamche to Dharapani (1,860m/6,430ft)

    After breakfast we start the second day of our trek, we cross a bridge and once a steep climb we enter the section of the Manang region at the village named tal, here we see many waterfalls forming a river by the sandy beaches. we follow the path through barley, rice and potato fields. and go through the village of Kodo which is one amongst the largest villages in the Manang valley. we cross a suspension bridge, and after a brief climb of the stone Kani, we reach Dharapani.

  • Day 3: Trek Dharapani to Chame (2713 m)

    Today we follow the path through the forest with pine, fir, oak, and maple trees by a river to succeed in Chame, the district headquarter of Manang district. well be enclosed by the green forest around us and over us, we’ll see outstanding views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV (7,525m). We’ll conjointly stop by little hot spring where we will relax for a moment.

  • Day 4: Trek to Pisang (3185 m)

    We walk through a steep and slender valley to possess our initial view of Paungda Danda rock face, a curved rock face rising 1500m from the river. From here, we additionally see clear views of Annapurna a pair of at the south and Pisang Peak at the northeast.

    Next, we descend to the Manang valley floor long at guesthouse or tea house.

  • Day 5: Trek to Manang (3540 m)

    We trek on the upper path through upper Pisang via Geru, we decide this path because it offers outstanding views of north face Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho and Pisang Peak. As we ascend well feel the air flip cold, dry and harsher. The path goes through Tibetan settlement and we get an opportunity to explore Buddhist culture in an exceedingly short visit to Barge monastery, largest in Manang

  • Day 6: Acclimatization at Manang (visit Chonkor View Point)

    For our body to confirm we spend these days exploring Manang , early morning we tend to hike up to Gangapurna Lake and Base Camp spend the day loving Annapurna III, Tilicho, Pisang and Chulu Peaks, roll around Manang Village and Monasteries.during the afternoon we could visit the Himalayan Rescue Association in Vraga village wherever we will be briefed regarding acute altitude sickness., its symptoms, and preventions.

  • Day 7: Trek to Khangsar (3760 m)

    After Manang, we continue our journey for Tilicho Lake, from Manang one head out through the western gates and so one follows the trail right down to the stream. after crossing the Khangsar Khola on the bridge below Khangsar and ascend the slope to the village, a village still in the previous Tibetan style and that is additionally known as the last village of Nepal.

  • Day 8: Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200 m)

    Continue from Khangsar on an oversized path. Pass a Gompa (monastery). The route ahead goes on a recently made path up towards a high ridge. At one point is an intersection. One path maintains the altitude, traversing the slopes towards an area where the valley is narrow; the other continues to ascend towards the line of the ridge. the former is the previous path, and is much tougher because it goes on extremely steep screed; the latter is the new path that goes a completely different way. Continue on the new path, reach a high crest, and descend on switchbacks engraved out through the scree slopes to a facet valley of the main valley. At its bottom could be a brook. On the other side of it is a building referred to as Tilicho Base Camp at an elevation of 4200 meters.

  • Day 9: Trek to Tilicho Lake (4919 m) & back to Base Camp

    Today our journey starts early in the morning around 6 AM as we attempting to avoid the wind. From Base camp to the Tilicho lake takes another three to four hours. Tilicho Lake may be a cold barren place in the afternoon and claimed as the highest lake within the world. after we spend it slowly around Tilicho Lake we’ll come back the same way back to Base Camp as there aren’t any accommodation facilities at the Tilicho Lake area.

  • Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka (4000 m)

    Returning from Base camp you’ll be able to keep high and follow a track 400meters approximately above Khangsar village passing through the ruins of previous Khangsar and follow an unmarked path which can lead you around and all the way down to cross the river on a previous log bridge between Gumsang and Yak Kharka.

  • Day 11: Trek to Thorong Phedi / High Camp (4500 m/4700 m)

    Leaving Yak Kharka, you climb step by step to a ridge before downhill to the headwaters of the Marsyangdi and crossing via a covered wooden bridge. after a brief ascent up the mountain path on the correct bank, you follow a slender path across an unstable scree slope and so descend to Thorung Phedi.

  • Day 12: Trek to Muktinath (3800 m) after crossing Thorong La

    Climb up steeply to induce to the High Camp and additional climb up to induce to the Thorung La Pass. The pass has several memorials, prayer flags, and a tea house. we are going to be able to see bird’s-eye views of the Damodar and also the Annapurna Peaks. we’ll descend on a steep path to induce to the Holy Land of Muktinath after passing the village of Charabu. night long at the tea house.

  • Day 13: Trek to Jomsom (2720 m)

    We follow a peaceful path for 2 hours until we reach the massive city of Jomsom and headquarter of the Mustang region with a tiny low runway just over the Kaligandaki river.

  • Day 14: Drive to Pokhara (720 m)

    We take a drive to Pokhara through the deepest canyon of the globe lying between two large mountain ranges of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri with several snow-topped peaks.

  • Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu

    Passing all the way through the hanging countryside early in the morning and traveling for seven hours we come back-back to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes and Excludes


Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu.
  • All transportation: Kathmandu - Chyamje, Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu.
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • One licensed and experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of guide and porter during the trip
  • First aid medical kit, worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • All the required permits and paper works, applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • Mobile SIM Card that works all over Nepal and a map of the trekking region
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant

Optional Addons

  • Porter
  • Private Jeep

Cost Disincludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Visa charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc.
  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency

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  • Trip Code

    NLTT-ACT15
  • Trip Duration

    15 Days
  • Destination

    Kathmandu/ Annapurna/ Tilicho Lake
  • Activity

    Trekking/ Sightseeing
  • Price

    USD 980
  • Meal

    Brekfast,Lunch, dinner and accommodation included.
  • Transportation

    Tourist Bus /Publice Transportation
  • Accommodation

    Tea house/Lodge
  • Group Size

    1-15
  • Trip Grade

    Moderate
  • Season

    February-June, September-December
  • Altitude

    5416 M
  • Trip Attraction

    Annpurna/ Tilicho Lake

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