Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek

Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake TrekAnnapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake TrekAnnapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
Trip Cost
$ 1199 USD (Per Person)
Group discount
No of people Price P.P
1-1 US$ 1499
2-4 US$ 1225
5-9 US$ 1199

Destination: Nepal

Trip Duration: 17 Days

Grade: Moderate

Min Pax:1 pax.

Trip Type: Lodge to Lodge Trek

Altitude: 5416m

Accommondation: Lodge to lodge

Transport:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Start From: Kathmandu

End: Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Best Season: Mar - Jun Sep- Nov.

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Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho Lake Trek - Tilicho Lake with Round Annapurna Trek- Tilicho Lake Trek

Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek starts right from Besisahar as Annapurna Circuit Trekking, which goes along the Marshyangdi River, with great views of Manaslu and Himal Chuli to the east. This magnificent Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trekking leads you to the fine village inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups, offering spectacular and majestic views of the white Himalayas.Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trekking collects the glacial melt of the entire northern slopes of Annapurna and Thorung Peak, which is claimed to be the highest lake in the world. In 2001, Hindu pilgrims from around the world flocked to the lake convinced it is a holy spot mentioned in the Ramayana - a holy book of the Hindus.

Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek route offers a combined nature with lush fertile farming lands, vast stands of undisturbed natural forest and a mixture of different ethnic inhabitants and you have a diverse range of experiences that makes this area one of the most satisfying trekking destinations in Nepal.The fact that the main Himalayan range runs south of the border with Tibet means that the northern parts of the area are in the rain shadow and are considerably drier than the southern slopes of the mountains. This leads to unusually diverse landscapes.If you are thinking of doing the Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek its worthwhile considering a side trip to Tilicho Lake, 5200m.
Himalayan Asia Treks Team have customized this route, as it is basically, the same as Annapurna Circuit, from Manang instead of taking the valley north to Tanki Manang and Yak Kharka this route goes to the main valley to the west passes through the Khangsar Village (The Last Village of Nepal) and trek up to Tilicho lake, then we travel to Yak Kharka then up to pass of Thorung La at elevation of 5416 meters.
Tilicho Lake is the destination of one of the most popular side hikes of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The hike takes additional 3–4 days. No camping is required, as new lodges have been built between Manang and the lake. Final approach to the lake is done in a day hike from the lodge at Tilicho Base Camp. Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek is one of the best Circuit Trek in Nepal from where you can learn different things like culture, Thorung La Pass , Tilicho Lake, Muktinath Temple and Buddhist culture.

Note: If you are not satisfied with this itinerary and other detail, please Contact Us to make itinerary and other detail as per your need.

Highlights

    • Beautiful terraces with rice field and farm house.
    • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar. 
    • Eye catching waterfalls.
    • Explore beautiful city Pokhara.
    • Sunset tour at Sarangkot.
    • Tilicho lake.
    • Muktinath Temple.
    • Marpha village.
    • Thorung La pass.
    • Beautiful view of different Himal like Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri. 

Brief Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival.

Day 02:Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar to (820m)7 hrs and Dharapani((1860m).

Day 03:Dharapani to Chame (2670m - 5 hrs).

Day 04:Trek to Pisang (3100m - 5hrs).

Day 05:Trek to Manang (3440m - 6hrs).

Day 06:Acclimatization on Manang.

Day 07:Trek to Khangsar Village (3700m - 6hrs).

Day 08:Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (400m - 6hrs).

Day 09:Tilicho Base camp to Tilicho lake(5200m)- Tilicho Base Camp.(5hrs).

Day 10:Trek to Yak Kharka (4200m - 5hrs).

Day 11:Trek to Thorung High camp (4420m - 3hrs).

Day 12:Thorung High camp-Thorung la pass-Muktinath (3850m - 7hrs).

Day 13:Trek to Jomsom (2860m - 5hours ).

Day 14:Fly/drive to Pokhara and Explore Pokhara.

Day 15:Drive/ fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu and Cultural program with dinner.

Day 16:Departure.

What's Includes

    • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • Ground transportation (Airport picks and drop,sightseeing and Kathmandu-Besisahar by private Pokhara-Kathmandu by Tourist bus).
    • Flight fare of Jomsom-Pokhara.
    • Three times meals at trekking route.
    • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
    • Government licensed English speaking guide.
    • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
    • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
    • Travel and rescue arrangement.
    • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
    • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.

What's not Includes

    • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • Any type of insurance.
    • Any type of international flight fare.
    • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
    • Tips.
    • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
    • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrival. Meet by our Himalayan Asia representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about programme. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar to (820m)7 hrs and Dharapani((1860m). After breakfast, your trekking guide come in your hotel and drives to Besisahar (185km/7hrs). Our journey starts into the hills through the winding roads along the Trishuli River. En root we see more of countryside of Nepal that offers greenery, rivers, villages, farms and beautiful mountain scenarios. Overnight in Dharapani.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3Dharapani to Chame (2670m - 5 hrs). Similar walk is the sufficient walk another days through the same valley hikes up to the eastern part of the river. We a cross with so many beautiful waterfalls and green pine forests on the way. After 2 hrs walk we can see close view of Mt. Annapurna II 7940m., Annapurna IV 7525m. Close to the head quarter town called Chame. Overnight in Chame.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4Trek to Pisang (3100m - 5hrs). After starting trekking Chame to Pisang we pass through Lamjung Himal (6893m). The mountain disappears as you climb the path up the valley, passing a huge apple orchard. From this point the valley becomes extremely steep-sided as you follow the path to Bhratang (2950m.). You can see the east peak of Annapurna II as well as Pisang Peak (6091m.) to the north-east. Continuing on, you come to a long mani wall by a bridge and the lower village of Pisang. Overnight in Pisang.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5Trek to Manang (3440m - 6hrs). When we are walking through Pisang, we can see good views of the Manang Valley, Tilicho Peak (7145m) and after descending we can see Hondge (3320m). From here we can see in north east side face of Annapurna III, Sabje Khola Valley, and Annapurna IV [7525m]. Large chortens and mani walls abound and the tall peaks of the Himalaya spread out before us - Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna [7455m] and, to the rear, Tilicho Peak [7145m]. Overnight in Manang.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6Acclimatization on Manang.Explore other old monasteries in Manang. From here we can see many high mountains and peaks called Annapurna II, Annapurna II and III 7555m, Gangapurna 7454m., Tilicho Peak 7134m, Manaslu 9156m., Chulu east 6059m and many more. Overnight in Manang.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7Trek to Khangsar Village (3700m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we walk towards Khangsar. Today we walk ups and down. In starting we descend to Khangsar Khola and pass suspension bridge in Khangsar Khola and ascends till Khangsar village. Khangsar village settlement is like Tibetan and follows Buddhist culture. Overnight in Khangsar.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (400m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Tilicho Lake. On the way, we pass monastery. We walk some ascends and descends down towards Tilicho Base camp. Overnight in Tilicho Base Camp.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 9Tilicho Base camp to Tilicho lake(5200m)- Tilicho Base Camp.(5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Tilicho Lake and it will take 4 hrs to reach. We try to go early morning from base camp. Tilicho lake is highest lake in the world. We spend some time around lake and back to base camp. Overnight in Tilicho Base camp.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10Trek to Yak Kharka (4200m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we walk towards Yak Kharka. We pass Khangsar village and ruined old village and down to cross the river an old bridge between Gumsang and Yak Kharka. Overnight in Yak Kharka.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11Trek to Thorung High camp (4420m - 3hrs). After Yak Kharka, we climb gradually to a ridge before descending to the headwaters of the Marshyangdi. After a short ascent up the mountain path on the right bank, you follow a narrow trail across an unstable spree slope and then descend to Thorung Phedi. Overnight in Thorung Phedi.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 12Thorung High camp-Thorung la pass-Muktinath (3850m - 7hrs). We start early today for your crossing of Thorung La [5416m]. The trail becomes steep immediately on leaving camp but as this trail has been used by local people for hundreds of years the path is well defined. The gradient then eases and after around 4 hours of steady climbing, you reach the chorten and prayer flags of the pass. The views are dramatic to say the least, from the snow-covered mountains above, to the head of the Kali Gandaki valley below and the brown and purple hills of Mustang which are spread out before us. The descent to Muktinath is a knee pounding 1600m but it's compensated for with excellent views of Dhaulagiri. Eventually the moraines give way to grassy slopes before a pleasant walk along the Jhong Khola Valley to Muktinath and its shrines and temple. Overnight in Muktinath.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 13Trek to Jomsom (2860m - 5hours ).After passing through Jharkot and Khingar, villages with typical Tibetan architecture, we follow the valley floor most of the way to Jomsom. Jomsom is sprawled along both banks of the Kali Gandaki and from here we get fine views of the Nilgiri peaks. We continue down to Marpha, a delightful Thakali village, with a well-planned drainage system. Its narrow alleys and passageways provide welcome shelter from the strong winds of the Kali Gandaki Gorge. Overnight in Jomsom.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 14Fly/drive to Pokhara and Explore Pokhara. At early morning fly or drive to Pokhara. If you take flight, it will take 35 min. and if you use ground transport, it will take one day and can see more beautiful scenario with Kali Gandaki River. After reaching in Pokhara, check in hotel and fresh and drive to David’s fall, Gupteswor cave. You have free time for your own activities like Paragliding, Bunjy jump, Zip flyer and more.In evening time, we drive towards Sarangkot for Sunset tour. Overnight in Pokhara.
Meal: breakfast.

Day 15Drive/ fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu and Cultural program with dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Meal: breakfast and dinner.

Day 16Departure. After taking breakfast, our representative come in hotel and transfer to airport.
Meal: breakfast.

Departure Date

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
03 September, 2019 19 September, 2019 US$ 1125 Available Book Now
07 September, 2019 23 September, 2019 US$ 1125 Available Book Now
12 September, 2019 28 September, 2019 US$ 1125 Available Book Now
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07 November, 2019 23 November, 2019 US$ 1125 Available Book Now
13 November, 2019 29 November, 2019 US$ 1125 Available Book Now
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Usefull Info

  • How is Nepal?
    Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of  China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the worlds ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
    Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
    In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.
     
  • Passport and Visa:
    First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal, if you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.
     
  • Weather: 
    Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

    Nepal has four seasons:
    Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
    Summer:  (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
    Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Hindi name Dashain and Tihar. For more detail about Nepal Weather.
     
  • Currency: 
    The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.
     
  • Insurance:
    We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, lost of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.
     
  • Accommodation:
    Himalayan Asia provides you minimum two star hotels or according to your choice and lodge or Tea house in trekking route. In teahouse or lodge, you can found normal bed with pillow and blankets. We always search and give to our client’s standard lodge with good environment which make your trip happy and healthy.
     
  • Food:
    We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine but during trek we eat from Nepalese menu especially Pasta, Mo Mo , soup items, Dal Bhat, tea, coffee etc. In trekking route, you will take dinner and breakfast in lodge and lunch will be along the way.
     
  • When is best season for trek and tour for Nepal?
    The best time to come is September to May. If you come in Autumn and spring season , then best time for trekking also.
     
  • Is it suitable trekking for me?
     If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website.   We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also.

  • Need any special equipment for trekking?
    In another column, you can find what you need to carry. Need to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes, trousers. Or you can buy in Kathmandu before starting trekking.
     
  • What will happen if get any emergency in the trek?
    We suggest to all our clients do insurance before going trekking. If you have any problem, consult with your guide and he will give suggestion. In our office, one staff is available twenty four hours in phone call; you can call him/her.
     
  • Do I need permit before trekking in Nepal?
    For entering in trekking route, you need permit and TIMS card. For restricted area, you need special permit. You can discuss with our consultant.
     
  • Is Nepal safe and especially for single travelling woman?
    Absolutely, Nepal is safe for traveler. For woman and man, Nepal is safe. While going trekking, we suggest take one staff with you. If you go by yourself, you donot know right way and can missed way.
     
  • What do I need for trekking?
    -Day pack (rucksack)
    -Light weight and warm trousers.
    -Socks.
    -Sun hats and gloves.
    -Full- sleeves t shirt.
    -Warm jackets.
    -Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
    -Light weight cotton clothing.
    -Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
    -Knee supports.
    -Sun glasses.
    -Sun cream and lip protector.
    -A one liter hard Water bottle.
    -Batteries
    -Flash light
    -Down jacket, sleeping bag (trekking)
    -Trekking shoes or boots.
    -A pair of sandals.

 

Note

  • Hotel and Accommodation on trek:
    We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.
     
  • Meals:
    The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets. 
     
  • Guide and porter:
    We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person.  One porter carries 20 kg .
     
  • Personal Expenses:
    Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.
     
  • Some do’s and do not’s :
    Respect local culture and people.
    The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
    While you are entering in Temple, just check in some temple not allowed to enter for non Hindus.  If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

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Rating:
March 14, 2017

I booked Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho lake with this company in Nov 2016. During my staying in Nepal, i found Himalayan Asia Treks team is more professional and helpful. I want to give thank Mr. Amrit who arranged everything and giving full secures while in Nepal and Mr Babu .

Review by: Maria Helena, Belgium