Annapurna circuit and Tilicho Lake Trek

All inclusive price

$ 1536 USD

Trip Fact Information

Departure: Besisahar

Arrival: Tatopani

Category: Tea house Trek

Accommodation: Lodges

Hour walk: 4-9

Region: Annapurna

Ethnic groups: Tibetan,Tamang,Gurung,Rai,Chetri

Duration: 19 days

Cost: USD 1536

Grade: Tiresome

Max Height Access: 5,415 mtr

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The Tilicho Lake is the icing on the cake of an exciting adventure through one of the most beautiful and varied in the Himalayas: the Annapurna Circuit.

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

Getting to Kathmandu is exciting and memorable experience, the panoramic view of the snowy peaks of the Himalayas will present your views. The Nepalese capital is situated in a wide valley at 1,340 meters above sea level. At the airport we will be waiting for our staff. It will follow a brief informational meeting and then we will make the final payment procedures. You will also have time to walk to Thamel, the tourist district of Kathmandu and mountaineering.

Overnight: Kathmandu Guest House.

DAY 2 - TOUR OF KATHMANDU CULTURAL

Breakfast in the hotel. Day visit of Kathmandu historical and cultural. Visit the Buddhist monastery of Boudhnath, the largest stupa of Nepal and the Hindu temple of Pashupatinat, place of ceremony Hindu, and then conclude with a visit to the Monkey Temple, a mix of Hinduism and Buddhism, which offers a beautiful view of Kathmandu. Visit the city of Patan, located a few kilometers from the capital. In Durbar Square are some spectacular temples, dating back to the ancient imperial city, including the king's palace and the temple dedicated to the Hindu God, Krishna Mandir, built entirely of stone with inside rare sculptures.Briefing with the guide who will accompany you in the trek.

Overnight: Kathmandu Guest House.

DAY 3 - KATHMANDU - BESI SAHAR (823 MT) - BULBULE (840 MT)

Departure after breakfast with a private van for Besisahar. From Besisahar to Bulbule transfer with local Jeep. Late afternoon arrival and accommodation at the lodge.

DAY 4 - BULBULE - JAGAT (1340 MT)

After breakfast we start our trek to Jagat, 5-6 hours of walking.

Arrival and overnight in the lodge.

DAY 5 - JAGAT - DHARAPANI (1943 MT)

From Jagat the trail descends to the Marsyangdi and follows the riverbank. All the villages, from here to Kagbeni, have a very deep Tibetan. Arrival in Dharapani and accommodation in the lodge.

DAY 6 - DHARAPANI - CHAME (2713 MT)

The trail leads us to the Manaslu, whose massive form a stunning backdrop of mountains that surround us. We arrive at Chame after about 5 hours of walking.

Overnight at the lodge.

DAY 7 - CHAME - PISANG (3190 MT)

We walk along the river for about 7 hours through a narrow and steep gorge to reach Pisang, in the Manang Valley (a wide U-shaped valley). This beautiful valley is suspended between the highest peaks of the Annapurna massif. Overnight at the lodge in Pisang.

DAY 8 - PISANG - MANANG (3500 MT)

Today the day is relaxing and enjoyable because of this immense plateau that leads us to Manang. We are in Lower Mustang and vegetation keeps changing incredibly. Here the landscape is arid. You hear a sweet fragrance Tibet.

Overnight at the lodge.

DAY 9 - DAY OF ACCLIMATIZATION A MANANG

We use this day to acclimate our bodies to high altitude. 3500 meters begin to be many, and now we must provide certain stages of acclimatization to avoid problems with the high mountain syndrome. Manang is a very pretty village with the possibility of excursions.

Overnight at the lodge.

DAYS 10/11 - MANANG - TILICHO BASE CAMP (4100 MT)

In these two days we reach the Tilicho Base Camp (4,100 meters) where we try to adapt our body to high altitude with daily trips of at least 300-400 meters. in the tented camp accommodation.

GIORN0 12 - TILICHO LAKE, KHANSAR VILLAGE )

From Tilicho base camp we walk about 2-3 hours and reach the Tilicho lake, considered by Nepali the highest lake in the world, with its 4,950 meters .Here, in season, we find a tea shop that can serve hot food and drinks. Packed lunches and subsequent return to Manang.

DAY 13 – KHANSAR VILLAGE-LEDER – LEDER -THORONG PHEDI (4335 MT)

We move away slowly from Marsyandi Khola and enter into areas with alpine landscapes. Crossing the Jarsang Khola, we climb into a small grassy valley to Thorong Phedi. Here we spend the night in the Lodge.

DAY 14 - THORUNG PHEDI - THORONG LA (5415 MT) - MUKTINATH (3802 M)

Today we have a busy day. After about 4-5 hours in fact we reach the Thorong La Pass (5,415 meters). The effort, however, rewards us: from here the views of Annapurna massive, Dhaulagiri and Mustang Himal are simply unique! We begin to go down and after about 2-3 hours we reach the sacred village of Muktinath, a place of Hindu pilgrimage. Overnight at the lodge.

DAY 15 - MUKTINATH - JOMSOM (2800MT)

Today, compared to the previous day, it is a walk down hill with a spectacular landscape. For those with less time, from Jomsom there is a chance to return to Pokhara by plane. Overnight at the lodge.

FLY BACK DAY 16 - JOMSOM - MARPHA - TATOPANI (1189 M)

After breakfast Transfer Jeep Marpha. From here we start over again until you reach Tatopani. This village has no worthy views of the Himalayas, but something that, especially after a trek, has the scent of happiness ... The natural hot springs of boiling water! After being soaked for hours, we spend the night in one of the excellent village lodge.

DAY 17 - TATOPANI - GOODS - POKHARA

After breakfast transfer by jeep or bus to Beni and then to Pokhara. Arrival in the afternoon and overnight at the Lake Front Hotel or similar.

DAY 18 - POKHARA - KATHMANDU - VISIT OF CULTURAL BHAKTAPUR

After breakfast, depart by private van to Kathmandu. Arrival in the afternoon and the rest of the day to the last shopping. Visit the town of Bhaktapur and the famous Durbar Square where you can admire the famous palace with 55 windows built in 1754, the Sunko Dhoka and beautiful Hindu temples.

Overnight: Kathmandu Guest House

DAY 19 - RETURN

Breakfast at hotel, free time. Transfer to the airport three hours before an international flight.

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