Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek

Trip Days

23 days

Max Height

5416m

Difficulty

Hard

Starting Price

$ 1350



Embark on a mesmerizing 23-day adventure with Aarohi Holidays as you explore the Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek. This remarkable journey takes you through diverse landscapes, from terraced fields and quaint villages to dense forests and high mountain deserts. Begin your trek in Besisahar, gradually ascending through picturesque locales like Manang and Pisang. Marvel at the breathtaking views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machapuchare. The highlight of the trek is the side trip to Tilicho Lake, one of the world’s highest lakes nestled at 4,949 meters. Traverse the challenging Thorong La Pass at 5,416 meters, a feat rewarded with unparalleled vistas. As you descend, witness the transformation in scenery, concluding the adventure in the serene hot springs of Tatopani. A perfect blend of cultural immersion and natural grandeur, this trek promises an unforgettable experience with Aarohi Holidays.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m) Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA)
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,345m) at any time. Our office representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Simply take pleasure and relax in the fun of driving through the unfamiliar roads. Short briefing about the trip after transferring you to the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley (1,350m)
Today would be the most exhilarating day where you will be introduced to the most pious Hindu and Buddhist religious place that is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage sites and elucidates you to the entire mysticism over its existence Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath stupa.

Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Beshishar (7,00m) then commence trek to Bhulbhule
Drive Kathmandu to Beshishar (7,00m) then commence trek to Bhulbhule We will start our trek by driving along the highway to Dumre following the winding road to Beshishar, we get a view of amazing picturesque village and mountain peaks as we drive. After approx. 6-7 hours’ drive and mesmerizing view of Marsayandi river. we will reach Bhulbhula. Stay Overnight BhulBhula

Day 4: Bhulbhule to Jagat (1,310m)
Today we inaugurate our first steps on the trail. The route follows a pleasant trail through terraced fields up rarer and fertile jungle along the flowing Marsayandi river. We will also pass through several rural settlements and more farmland to grand valley reach the peaceful village of Jagat a former trading post. Stay overnight at Jagat.

Day 5: Jagat to Dharapani (2,140m)
Today we will go along the Marsyandi River and after a steep climb, we will enter the vicinity of the Manang region at the valley named Tal. We can also see several waterfalls forming a river by the sandy beaches. We will follow rice potato and barley field and we will pass through the village of Kodo which is one of the biggest villages in the Manang Valley. After a short climb of the stone Kani, we will reach Dharapani. Stay overnight at Dharapani.

Day 6: Dharapani to Chame (2,600m)
Today we will start our trek towards Chame. First, we will trek through pine and oak forest to reach Danakyu. Then you will walk a steep path .which leads to Tamang. Tamang is a Village rich in gorgeous landscapes that lying on the foot of Lumjung Himal (6,893m). Then walking to relatively flat terrain to reach Chame and enjoy the hot spring. Stay overnight at Chame.

Day 7: Chame to Pisang (3,000m)
Today we will start our trek with the sparkling view of sunrise over Lamjung Himal. You will follow a high, rocky trail covered with pine forest and pine fir. You will also an excellent panorama of Annapurna II (7,937 ) and Pisang peak(6,091m ) etc. Stay overnight at Pisang.

Day 8: Pisang to Manang (3,500m)
Today we will trek and head towards a steep ridge which gives you the picturesque Views of Tilicho peak and Manang valley (7,145m). You will descent past the airstrip At Hungde and reach a flat area that offers magnificent views of the northeast face to Annapurna III(7,555m). You can get a sight of Annapurna IV(7,525m) from Dabje Khola valley. You will also get to Marshyandgi Khola and to a village Murgji. Overnight at Manang.

Day 9: Manang to Khansar (3,745M/12,286FT) 2-3 HOURS
From Manag, we leave the trail leading to Tanki Manag and head left towards Kangsar. We get to view Thorong Khola, Gangapurna Tal and Gangapurna Khola. The place is rich with natural beauty. We explore the area and spend our night at Khangsar.

Day 10: Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp (4,140m)
Embark on a thrilling ascent from Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp at 4,140 meters, surrounded by stunning Himalayan scenery, as you approach the pristine Tilicho Lake

Day 11: Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4,949m) and Trek Back To Tilicho Base Camp
From the Tilicho Base Camp, we will hike to Tilicho Lake today. We hike until reaching the lake. Tilicho Lake is situated at the highest altitude in the world at 4,919m/16,138ft. The lake is formed by the glacial melt from Mount Tilicho peak and Thorong peak. The place is cold, dry and barren. We also see prayer flags hanging around the area. We enjoy the thrill and take pictures together. We then head back to the base camp for our night stay.

Day 12: Tilicho Base Camp to Yak Kharka (4018M/13179FT) 5-6 HOURS
From the base camp, we walk through the trail that takes us back to Kangsar. From there we head uphill towards Upper Khangsar and then downhill towards Thorong river. After we cross the bridge over the Thorong River, We move ahead towards Ghyanchang River. We cross the bridge and walk until reaching Yak Kharka and prepare for our night stay there.

Day 13: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,400m)
Today you will set off for Thorong Phedi. You will ascend the rocky trail. You will also descend to get to the headwaters of the Marsyandi River. You will enjoy the beautiful panorama of the Annapurna range. Stay overnight at Thorong Phedi.

Day 14: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m) via Thorong La Pass (5,416m)
Today you will trek towards to Thorong-La pass (5,416m). You will get spectacular views of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri range Thorong peak, Etc. You will enjoy the amazing views of Kali Gandaki valley and the lush hills of Mustang. After that, you will go to Muktinath, a place for pilgrimage sites an easy downhill trek to Muktinath path along Jhong Khola. You can explore the most famous Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimages, Muktinath temple. Stay overnight at Muktinath.

Day 15: Muktinath to Marpha village (2,600m) via Jomsom
Today you will climb down to Jgarkot and descent to Khingar. We will walk to reach the beautiful village of Kagbani. You will walk downhill through the apple orchards and then you will continue walking on the river bed of Kali Gandaki river to reach the windy town of Jomsom. After reaching Marpha(which is also known as the apple capital of Nepal). This village is famous for its apple brandy, local Thakali people and apple garden. Stay Overnight at Marpha.

Day 16: Marpha to Ghasa (2,100m)
Today you will walk on the riverbed of Kali Gandaki river and pass the villages of Larjung and touche. You will pass through Kalopani. On the part of the trek, you will pass through the windy area covered with pine and rhododendron forests and the surrounding area of Ghasa is a famous destination for bird watching. You will panoramic view of Mount Nilgiri North, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other mountains and peaks. Stay overnight at Ghasa.

Day 17: Ghasa to Tatopani/Natural Hotspring (1,200m)
Today you will descend steeply up to Rupse waterfall which is amazing to look and enjoy the beauty. There the deepest gorge of the woold between two mountain Dhaulagiri and Annapurna facing each other near Rupse Waterfall. After that, we will be heading to Tatopani which is believed that taking bath in hot spring helps you to get rid of skin diseases. Stay overnight at Tatopani.

Day 18: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,840m)
Today you will ascend to the Shikha village via Ghara village on and you will get astonished by the view of Machhapuchre and Annapurna south. You will walk on stone steps through the rhododendron forest and also you will enjoy the continuous view of snow-capped mountains. Stay overnight at Ghorepani.

Day 19: Ghorepani to Hilla Via Poon Hill (3,210m)
Today you will climb to Poon Hill to watch the sunrise over the Himalayas including The Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs. You will descend through rhododendron and Oak forest to Ulleri and you will be descending on stone steps to reach Hille. Stay Overnight at Hilla.

Day 20: Ghorepani to Nayapool drive to Pokhara
You will enjoy the beautiful hill landscape of western Nepal on the way to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara. Stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 21: Sightseen around Pokhara Valley (9,00m)
Today is for sightseeing around Pokhara valley (Devi’s falls, Gupteshwor Cave, Bindabasini Temple, Seti Gorge, Mountain Museum, Boating in Fewa lake) free afternoon optional paragliding, Avia flight, Bungee Jump, Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara

Day 22: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350m)
On this day we have our breakfast by 6:00 a.m. in the morning and head towards tourist Bus Park and board a tourist bus back to Kathmandu. The bus ride will take around 7 hours through curvy roads of hilly terrain with a couple of breaks in between for snacks and lunch. There will be a farewell dinner (Nepali Food) to celebrate the successful completion of our journey. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 23: Final Departure
Your wonderful adventure in Nepal comes to an end today. We wish you all the best. A representative from Aarohi Holiday Pvt Ltd will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

What's included ?

Pick up and drop off from and to International airport.

3 nights hotel in Kathmandu.

2 nights hotel in Pokhara.

TIMS Card(Trekkers Information Management System)

Annapurna Conservation Park permit

Sightseeing car A/C with driver

All land transportation by bus / van / car.

One porter for each two people

Accommodation in tea houses/lodges Twin sharing.

3 Meals a day: breakfast, lunch, dinner during the trek. (Anything from the menu)

Farewell dinner at Nepalese cultural restaurant in Kathmandu.

All taxes and Company service charge.

What's excluded ?

Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)

International airfare to and from Kathmandu

Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu

Monument sites entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu

Excess baggage charges

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and earlier return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Travel and rescue insurance

Personal expenses (phone calls, internet / Wi-Fi, laundry, bar bills – tea/coffee, hot chocolate, juice, beer, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower etc.)

Tips for guides and porters (Tipping are expected, but not compulsory).

Notices/Events/Info?

Info
  • 1 Meals and drinking in Trek
  • The meals are included in our package which is taken in lodges. We will get breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnights. Our guide will choose and stop for lunch on the available place for every day on a trek. We will request you to bring water and use medicine and drink freely or therefore you can also have options of buying purification water bottled or boiled water in every place as well

  • 2 Medicines and first kits
  • Proper medicines and first aid kits are very essential for trekking. You might get physically hurt at high altitudes is easy due to the terrain and change in atmosphere. Unsuspecting trekker must always be prepared for any adversities that they could face even while walking through easiest trek some of the most essential items anyone must have in their first aid kit are below

    Antiseptic
    Pain relief spray, ointment
    Safety pins
    Crepe bandage for sprain
    And my other that are necessary which are hard to found in a rural area.

  • 3 Trekking Seasons in Nepal
  • The trekking season in Nepal is generally known best as two seasons after falls and after the winter. Ever best season of trekking in Himalayan consider in the mid of September to mid of December. Each season has its distinct attraction to offers Nepal. Trekking season is classified as below

    Autumn ( Sept- Nov)
    Winter ( Dec-Feb)
    Spring ( March-may)
    Summer ( Jun- Aug)
    Autumn (Sept-Nov)

    This season is also considered as the best trekking season for trekking in Nepal. Sep, Oct, and Nov are the fall in this trekking season in Nepal. This season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views.

    Winter (Dec- Feb)

    This season is clear in Nepal. Dec, Jan, and Feb Months are a cold day in Mountain during this season Nepal is usually snowfall in the higher elevations with risks winds and colder temperatures. It will be ideal for trekking in the lower elevation.

    Spring (March-May)

    During this season different varieties of wildflowers, especially the rhododendrons make the hillside which makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. April and May’s months are fall-in this trekking.

    Summer ( June- August)

    June, July, and August months are the main rainy season. It also involves monsoon with heavy rainfall which makes trekking conditions unfavorable. During this season, it is times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valley and meadows blossom with flower and lush vegetation. Desert park of Nepal like mustang Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo region are the best season to do trekking which is summer trekking a great alternative behind the Himalayan rains shadow area.

  • 4 Travel insurances
  • One of the most popular destinations in the world for the adventure trekking, Climbing and expedition is in Nepal, so most of that area is located in remote part in the Himalayan

    Travel insurances in Nepal is definitely an Important consideration:-It plays the vital role that you need to have travel insurance while doing traveling to Nepal and doing trekking, Climbing, and Expedition or any other adventure in Nepal. There are many types of travel insurance policies and which they all come with an incredible amount of fine print so, we request you need to very clear that what is covered and what is not covered on the travel insurance policy that you are going to buy in case if you need more information about travel insurances, please feel free to contact us.

  • 5 Physical fitness
  • Physical fitness is an important part of any outdoor activity. It is probably less of an issue at the start than you might think. Trek is about taking your time settling your own pace and enjoying the experience to its fullest basically they are three components of in Nepal trek preparation:- Aerobic, strength, and mental. Aerobic conditioning is important primarily because you will trek in thinner air, up to 40 percent less than at sea label how as with good aerobic conditioning you will be able to better metabolize whatever oxygen is available to you.

    Before your arrival in Nepal, you should plan on doing at least one hour of aerobic 3/4 times per week for 1 month. Jogging, hiking, cycling and walking on alley floor to ridgeline ascents with day back are some of the excellent forms of exercise so long as your strengthening ley muscles and building stamina. speed is not the essence confidence stamina and continuity are.

  • 6 personal belongings
  • We are not answerable for any damage or loss of any luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, ponies airport or vehicles. That means your personal possessions luggage is at your risk at the times.

  • 7 how to book your tour/ how to book with us
  • We request you, before booking any tour with us, please read all the terms and conditions slowly read all the terms and conditions slowly and thoroughly. You might also call us with any questions prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Please fill out the form completely so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process The most important thing to understand that all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded and also to the level of service or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take as much as the time to get all questions answered so that when booking the trip/it is without trepidation.

  • 8 Acute Mountain Sickness
  • Acute mountain sickness is common at high altitudes and depends on the elevation, the rate of ascent and individual susceptibility. The symptoms tend to be worse at night and include headache, loss of appetite and lethargy, nausea, bread hopelessness, and irritability. An altitude over 3000 meters (9843 Feet) is usually defined as high altitude. Treks are designed to properly acclimatize you to change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take almost caution. We will also equip our staff with cell phones and satellite phones in the occurrence of any emergency cases. We are always greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.

  • 9 Flight delays Internal
  • The major reason for the flight delays and the cancellation is due to the climate conditions and the horal geographical setting of Nepal. The heavy rainfall the fog and unusual al winds cloud results in flight delays or sometimes cancellation airport lucks the instrument landing system for the domestic flights in case of any cancellations or flight delays do occur (highly chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla, Everest Reagan) we will also provide service to arrange a helicopter to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of civil aviation rule of Nepal which can state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. Therefore the cost ranges from used 350 to 650 according to the number of passengers.

  • 10 Arrival Instructions
  • Outside the arrivals hall there will be a large group of people, Agents and individuals from many companies please don’t be a hassle by their people. We request you to stop and look carefully for your name Our Aarohi Holiday representative will holding your name and encored you to the car and take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. You will also see Men/taxi drivers offering you to carry luggage at the Airport. So just ignore them and walk out the door with our airport representative and follow these instructions you also have to take care and keep an eye on your luggage and belonging to avoid any Complicacies.

  • 11 Visa Entry procedures
  • For entry into Nepal, the visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa. Visa entry procedure in Nepal can be obtained at the Nepalese embassies or consulates abroad Nepal visa is an important issued at the entry points like Kathmandu international airport upon arrival. We must not pay any visa fee for under 10 years of children. If you’re willing to get Nepal visa required filling form truth passport, Photograph.

    Visa on Arrival Tourist Visa

    Visa Facility Duration Fee

    Single entry 15 days us $ 25

    Single entry 30 days us $ 40

    Multiple entry 90 days us $ 100

    Please, we request you to have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the time of entry and also have cash ready in us dolor for more information to the most up to date list of exceptions for visa on arrival or to obtain the most current visa, Visit the Nepal Department of Immigration Website.

  • 12 Trekking Day
  • We will have to walk around 6 to 8 hours per day/ 10 to 12 km per day more or less. We will have our breakfast at the tea house and begin our trekking as in the middle of long trekking we will have our lunch at the tea house and after some time we will start the trekking again. However, will end our night will dinner at tea house take rest to have some fun and remaining trek we will start it again tomorrow after breakfast.


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