Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake - 16 Days

Tilicho Lake and Thorong La over 5400 m
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Annapurna Circuit Trek
trekking Annapurna Circuit
Annapurna circuit Tilicho Lake trek
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At a Glance
Duration16 Days
Trip GradeStrenuous
Maximum Altitude5416 m
Best TimeSept - May

Annapurna Circuit Trek: Nepal's Classic Journey.


The Annapurna Circuit Trek is Nepal's classic, most diverse, and awe-inspiring journey intothe heart of the Himalayas. This Annapurna Circuit trekking incorporates a captivating and less trodden journey of the Tilicho Lake before crossing the Thorong La pass. You experience the awe-inspiring natural wonder and a deep appreciation of the region's cultural richness. The adventure of Nepal Annapurna Circuit itinerary unveils a diverse landscape, ranging from vibrant green valleys and meticulously terraced fields to awe-inspiring high-altitude deserts and majestic snow-capped peaks. The ethnic group diversity of this region offers an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in Nepal's vibrant and living museum. Impressive Tibetan fortresses clinging to the rocky cliffs are displayed along the route map. The mysterious Bon-Po religion still co-exists and intermingles with others.


Trekking to Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake


A thoughtfully planned itinerary of the Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake is about exploring some of the less trodden nature trails in and around Annapurna massif.Your Nepal journey begins with your arrival in the vibrant city of Kathmandu. After exploring the sights and sounds of temples and stupas, you drive to Besisahar and Jagat to start the epic adventure to Annapurna. You hike the less visited nature trail to Bagra and Tilicho at 4919 meters, the world's highest Lake. The culturally rich settlement of Manang and Kagbeni portray a deeper understanding of the local way of life. The true gem of this Annapurna circuit trekking lies in the exhilarating ascent to Tilicho Lake. It is like finding a hidden treasure amid these stunning and towering peaks. You experience the ultimate challenge while crossing the Thorong la pass over 5410 meters. The view from the pass is truly spectacular. Wind-eroded "Once the Forbidden Kingdom" of Mustang Valley on the northwest. Stunning mountain ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri to the southwest. You explore the Holy Shrine of Muktinath before taking the flight to Pokhara from Jomsom airstrip.


How Difficult is the Annapurna Circuit Trek?


This Annapurna Circuit trekking with Tilicho Lake is a challenging journey. The trek route demands good physical fitness and mental preparedness. Individual trekker's level of fitness, change of weather conditions, and multiple days of walking at high altitudes determined the trek difficulty level. A fit and novice outdoor lover can join this trek with pre-trek preparation. To get physically fit for the adventure, you can enhance your fitness level with running, hiking, cycling, jogging, or swimming. You will stay hydrated on a trek with gradual ascending, allowing your body to acclimate.


Best Time to Hiking around Annapurna


The best time to join the epic odyssey to Annapurna Circuit in Nepal is between March to May in spring and mid-September to mid-December in autumn. The autumn season provides clear skies, stable weather, and mild temperatures. Spring offers a sunny sky, pleasant temperatures warmer than fall, and longer days, and the walking route is adorned with flowering wildflowers, especially rhododendrons.


Join NepalAnnapurna Circuit Trek in the Spring or Autumn of 2024/25

Are you looking for the ultimate trekking experience in Nepal? Look no further! Join this Annapurna around adventure. We have many set departure dates for this incredible Annapurna circuit trekking. Join the spring or autumn trek dates for 2024 or 2025. Having a group of people or family, the trek can be tailored to suit your specific time and physical fitness.

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Cost Details
  • Customize airport arrival and departure transfers.
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a twin share with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
  • Half-day guided city tour as listed in the itinerary.
  • Jomsom Pokhara flight with airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Kathmandu to Besishare and Pokhara to Kathmandu transportation
  • Full board meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner on a hike.
  • Accommodation in a comfortable lodge on the whole hike.
  • Professional local trekking group leader well-trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Trek porter and crew with required gear and proper insurance.
  • Supplementary Oxygen Cylinder with First Aid Kit.
  • Complimentary trek Duffle bag, T-shirts, and trek map.
  • Annapurna region trek permit and conservation entry fees.
  • Nepal Visa fees and International airfare
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Beverage drinks on the trek
  • Tips and Items of a personal nature like hot water, internet, and snacks.
Dates & Availability
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Start DateSeptember 21, 2024
End DateOctober 06, 2024
Route Map
trek map of Annapurna circuit and Tilicho lakes
Altitude Chart
Annapurna circuit and Tilicho lakes route Elevation