Tilicho Lake Annapurna Circuit Trek
Tilicho Lake Annapurna Circuit Trek is an energizing and also one of the most mainstream Himalayan walking trips in Nepal. This trip circles Mt. Annapurna Massif with a visit to Tilicho Lake. Tilicho Lake is the high elevation lake likewise considered the most elevated lake on the planet. It is situated at an elevation of 4919 meters from the ocean level close to the Annapurna Himalayan range. The Hindus and Buddhists accept it as a sacred lake.
The significant features of this traveling are particular provincial landscape as the circuit trail passes four districts (Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi); the astonishing mountain perspectives on Manaslu (8,000 or more meter top), Annapurna II and IV, Annapurna III, Pisang, Tilicho, Gangapurna, Nilgiri, Annapurna I (8,000 or more meter pinnacle) and Dhaulagiri (8,000 or more meter top) and, obviously, unblemished high Lake.
In addition, in this outing, you will appreciate the way of life of various indigenous individuals impacted either by Buddhism or Hinduism, and furthermore, you will go through the Mountain Rivers, cascades, porch land, and different mountain verdure.
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake can begin from various places like Besi Sahar, Chamje, Dharapani, or Chame. In the given itinerary the journey begins from Dharapani. Dharapani is reachable by 4/5 hours of jeep drive from Besi Sahar.
The trail goes through country land occupied by assorted ethnic gatherings and offers marvelous Mountain views from the far northern Himalayas to the Tibetan Plateau. From Dharapani, you will trip to Chame, Pisang, and Manang. From Manang, you will veer off from the primary path of Annapurna Circuit and head towards Tilicho Lake.
In the wake of visiting the lake, you will again get together with the fundamental path of Annapurna Circuit at Yak Kharka. At that point, you begin to traverse the Thorong La Pass. Thorung La is the most elevated purpose of Annapurna Circuit at the height of 5416 meters. It gives the mystical landscape of the White Mountains.
In the wake of the intersection of Thorung La Pass (5416m), you trek to Muktinath Temple, a famous Hindu shrine with 108 spring water taps and secretive petroleum gas fires. After the visit to Muktinath, you follow the path along the edge of the Kali Gandaki River Valley to Jomsom. From Jomsom, by drive, you come to Pokhara, a pleasant town in Nepal. From Pokhara, you will drive back to Kathmandu.
ITINERARY OF TILICHO LAKE ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK
|Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport. You will be welcome by our Tour officer at the airport & transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.|
|Day 02: Morning drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule, 186 km west of Kathmandu by bus. Driving 7/8 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 03: Trek from Bhulbhule to Jagat (1300 m/4265 ft). Walking 6:30 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 04: Trek from Jagat to Dharapani (1860 m/6102 ft). Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2725m/8940ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 06: Trekking from Chame to Pisang (3190m/10466ft). Walking 5/6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 07: Trekking from Pisang to Manang (3500m/11483ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 08: Rest Day in Manang for acclimatization. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 09: Trekking from Manang to Shri Kharka (4050m/13284ft). Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 10: Trekking from Shri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m/13615ft). Walking 3 to 4 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 11: Trekking from Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4919m/16138ft) and back to Shri Kharka (4050m/13284ft). Walking 7 to 8 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 12: Trekking from Shri Kharka to Yak Kharka (4090m/13418ft). Walking 5 to 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 13: Trekking from Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi (4441m/14570ft). Walking 3 to 4 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 14: Trekking from Thorung Phedi to Muktinath via Thorang-la passes (5416m/17769ft). Walking 8 to 9 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 15: Trekking from Muktinath to Jomsom (2743 m/ 8778 ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 16: Drive from Jomsom to Pokhara (823m/2700ft) by public bus. Distance 158 km. Driving 8/9 hrs. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.|
|Day 17: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Driving 7/8 hours Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.|
|Day 18: Departure to your home country. Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service.|
Note: The above is a standard itinerary of Tilicho Lake Annapurna Circuit Trek. If you want to include Poon Hill, it is possible but trekking will longer. Please contact us if you need detail of Tilicho Lake Annapurna Circuit with Poon Hill.
TILICHO LAKE ANNAPURNA CIRCUIT TREK COST
|Silver Package Price||Gold Package Price|
|USD 885 Per Person||USD 995 Per Person|
The Services includes in the above Packages:
|Services Name||Silver Price||Gold Price|
|On your arrival day airport pickup||By Car/ Van||By Car/ Van|
|2-night Hotel in Kathmandu||Tourist Standard Hotel||Tourist Standard Hotel|
|1-night Hotel in Pokhara||Tourist Standard Hotel||Tourist Standard Hotel|
|Meal in Kathmandu||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Meal in Pokhara||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Accommodation in Trekking||Tea House/ Mountain Lodge||Tea House/ Mountain Lodge|
|Meal during Trekking||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Experience Trekking Guide||Yes||Yes|
|Drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule||By Public Bus||By Public Bus|
|Drive from Jomsom to Pokhara||By Public Bus||By Public Bus|
|Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu||By Tourist Bus||By Tourist Bus|
|Trekking Permit Fee (TIMS)||Yes||Yes|
|Annapurna Conservation Permit Fee (ACAP)||Yes||Yes|
|Trip Certificate (If needed)||Yes||Yes|
|First Aid Medicine||Yes||Yes|
|Trekking Map for Group||Yes||Yes|
|Meal, Salary, Accommodation, Insurance of Trekking Staff||Yes||Yes|
|Farewell Dinner with Cultural Show on last night of Trip in Kathmandu||Yes||Yes|
The Services do not include in the above both Packages:
• Airfare for your international flight.
• Nepal Visa Fee
• Your travel insurance (As the Annapurna Circuit trek is high altitude journey it is advised to do travel insurance which covers medical & helicopter evacuation from a high altitude, 5500 meters.)
• Alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks, hot water, bottled water, dessert.
• All kinds of personal expenses like phone calls, internet use, laundry, battery charge, hot shower during trekking, excess baggage charge, etc.
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara except for farewell dinner on the last night of the trip.
• In case of emergency helicopter rescue/ evacuation & its cost.
• Tips for Trekking Staff.
• Any expenses arising due to unforeseen situations like flight cancellation, personal sickness, natural calamities, political strikes, COVID-19, etc.
• Cost of any extra services if you use which not mentioned in the above package includes section.
I. Porter will be provided only in Gold Price. As usual, a porter will be provided on the basis of 1 porter for 2 trekkers. 1 porter carries the baggage of two trekkers with a maximum total weight limit of 25 kg.
II. The above cost is on a Per Person basis for a minimum group size of two persons.
III. If you are single and want to Solo Trek. We also organize Annapurna Base Camp Trek for solo trekkers. For the solo trekker, we have a separate special price. Please contact us for the price of Solo Trekking.
Please contact us by email at [email protected] or WhatsApp/ Viber at +977 9851203181 for any further information about Tilicho Lake Annapurna Circuit Trek, need any changes in the above itinerary, or if any questions. Once we receive your message, we get back to you within 24 hours.