15 Day Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • tour type Private and Group Tour
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 5416 meters
  • Trek difficulty Medium
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu , Nepal
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy the world's most popular classic trek.
  • Trek to world's highest lake, Lake Tilicho.
  • Discover the best of Hindu and Buddhist cultures.
  • Cross the world's biggest mountain pass, Thorong La.
“Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake – Mesmerizing diversified adventurous trekking trail of Nepal”

The Annapurna Circuit Trek consistently ranks among the world's most famous treks. You will have an easy walk to begin with, before the path connects Kaligandaki to the Marsyangdi River valley. The incredibly adventurous Thorung La pass, located at a height of 5416 m, is a special highlight of the trek.

Enroute the trek, we will see a variety of sceneries and zones that range from subtropical to alpine terrains. We will also encounter diverse ecosystems, different cultures and varying landscapes ranging from lush paddy fields and oak forests to rough mountain terrain. And finally, we get to trek the Kaligandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world!

The Annapurna Circuit trek offers an extraordinary panorama of Annapurna (8,097 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Manaslu, Machhapuchhre and Tukuche together with many other stunning peaks in the background. The trek is extremely beautiful, with numerous orchid forests surrounding the trail, and rhododendrons covering entire hills in their typical red hue in the spring.

Moreover, you get to observe a variety of wildlife including snow leopards, mountain thar, jackal, blue sheep, different species of birds including colored Impeyan, kokla, blood pheasant, and several species of butterflies and insects. In total, 100 mammals, more than 60 reptiles and amphibians, 450 species of birds, and 9 types of rhododendrons are indigenous to this region.

Likewise, the Tilicho Lake, recognized as the highest lakes in the world, is located at an eye-catching spot in the Annapurna region at an elevation of 4919 m. While trekking to the scenic Manang valley, the Thorung Peak and Annapurna can also be witnessed.

This uneven but beautiful trail will let you observe the crystal-clear Tilicho Lake, a lush spread of wildflowers, and stunning views of great Himalayan peaks. The unique combination of nature and culture is what makes the Annapurna Circuit with the side trip of Tilicho Lake trek one of the most famous trekking routes in the world.
Customer reviews
5 - Excellent
Based on 36 reviews
Great trek, amazing guide, can't wait to come back.
5 - Excellent
  • David Griffin
  • From Australia
  • On Oct 08 2019
“This is a great trek and the Tilicho Lake addition is both beautiful, and helpful for acclimatizing before going over Thurong La Pass. Pravin, my guide was amazing and let me customize our itinerary extensively as it ended up just being the two of us. The clouds even parted for a few minutes at Poon Hill (we added this to the original itinerary) so I got a view of the Annapurna Massif.”
Great guides, great trek through Annapurna
5 - Excellent
  • Sam Radzin
  • From USA
  • On Jul 22 2019
“This trip was amazing, thank you to our guide (Kamal) and assistant guide (Raj) who made the trip awesome. They were extremely knowledgeable and always helpful. The sights of the Annapurna circuit and villages were incredible, overall a great experience for someone like me with no experience in trekking.”
15 day trek
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 21 2019
“I had a absolutely fantastic trek. Kamal (the guide) was wonderful as was our assistant guide, Raj. They were very helpful and encouraging and clearly knew what they were doing. Even the porters were very friendly. Highly recommend to anybody.”
Incredible trek
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Germany
  • On May 21 2019
“The trek was absolutely amazing. Almost perfect weather and great views. We travelled in early May so the trek was not crowded at all. Our guide Raju and porter Dhawa were great. They did a perfect job. The tour and company are highly recommended.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Drive to Chyamje (1400 meter)
  • Day 2: Trek to Dharapani (1943 meter)
  • Day 3: Trek to Chame (2713 meter)
  • Day 4: Trek to Pisang (3185 meter)
  • Day 5: Trek to Manang (3540 meter)
  • Day 6: Acclimatization at Manang (visit Chonkor View Point)
  • Day 7: Trek to Khangsar (3760 meter)
  • Day 8: Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200 meter)
  • Day 9: Trek to Tilicho Lake (4919 meter) & back to Base Camp
  • Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka (4000 meter)
  • Day 11: Trek to Thorong Phedi / High Camp (4500meter/4700meter)
  • Day 12: Trek to Muktinath (3800meter) after crossing Thorong La
  • Day 13: Trek to Jomsom (2720 meter)
  • Day 14: Drive to Pokhara (720 meter)
  • Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu.
  • Pre-trek meeting.
  • All transportation: Kathmandu - Chyamje, Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu.
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • 1 professional, licensed and English speaking mountain guide.
  • Well experienced English speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 5+ persons.
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
  • Full board meal during the trek (Main course - breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • All necessary trekking permits: Annapurna Conservation Area and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fee.
  • First aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • Unique Adventure sleeping bag, down jacket and duffel bag.
  • All applicable taxes as pre the government rules and regulations.
  • All organizational requirements.
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • Hotel in KTM/Night
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Nepal Visa (USD 25 for 15 days or USD 40 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst trekking).
  • Hotels in Kathmandu.
  • Porters to carry luggage (you can add a porter when booking).
  • Bar and beverage bills, tea / coffee / drinking water. Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet, battery charger, hot shower etc
  • Tips for guide, porter, driver.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Recommended Gear Lists: 01.) Good wind/rain jacket 02.) Warm fleece jacket or jersey 03.) Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots 04.) Good -20 Sleeping bag (which can be rented or buy in Kathmandu) 05.) A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband. 06.) Fleece jacket or pullover 07.) Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) 08.) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket 09) Down vest and/or jacket (optional) 10.) Lightweight gloves 11.) Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer 12.) Sun hat or scarf 13) Light balaclava or warm fleece hat 14.) Sunglasses with UV protection 15.) T-shirts 16.) Underwear 17.) Hiking shorts 18.) Lightweight cotton long pants 19.) Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms 20.) Fleece or wool pants 21.) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants 22.) Thin, lightweight inner socks 23.) Thick, warm wool hiking socks 24.) Hiking boots with spare laces 25.) Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Other necessary equipment: 1.) Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries 2.) Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag 3.) Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit and Oxymeter) 4.) Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag 5.) Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 6.) Water bottles (2 bottles recommended) 7.) Toiletries 8.) Small wash towel
CANCELLATION Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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