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Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake - 16 Days

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Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake
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Annapurna Circuit, without any doubt the most ecstatic trekking course of Nepal. This course alone can invest bubbling travel of Nepal. Envision that you get the chance to set your foot on the shores of Nepal’s most astounding arranged frosty lake the Tilicho Lake. Truly, the excursion could turn into your ever important outing of life. Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake  is ideal blend of culture, enterprise and wild. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks and Expeditions takes you to the most great place of Nepal in the most elating method for working trekking in Nepal. Discover awesome privileged insights of Manang and Mustang the legendary locale of Nepal.

Voyage of Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake  is like Annapurna Round Trek yet with slight changes in schedule. When trekkers achieve Manang Village the standard acclimatization happens. Trekkers will then head towards Khangsar Village leaving the Annapurna Circuit Trek course. When you are at the shores of Tilicho Lake it feels like a paradise in earth. Snowcapped mountains on the scenery and blue turquoise lake in front would take after as the canvas prepared to be painted for the best Picasso workmanship. It is extreme quality of Mother Nature. Tilicho Base Camp, moraine strolling and streams truly are the components of brilliant experience occasion goal. In the wake of seeing such superb bit of nature trekkers will head towards Thorong Phedi by means of Yakkharka. Verdant knolls slopes and nibbling cows (yaks, ponies, sheep and goats) are common sight in transit. Before achieving Thorong Phedi the trail may be tricky. When trekkers are at the highest point of Thorong La Pass one can witness great view of Himalayas. Appreciate intersection of world’s most renowned high height pass. Muktinath territory comes as amazement once trekkers trek past the pass. It is nothing unexpected that this little Himalayan country has various noteworthy spots. Similarly sacred for Hindus and Buddhists this place is mysterious and legendary. Excursion closes at Jomsom after beautiful trip to Pokhara.

Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake  can end up one of your earth shattering trekking occasion ever. Backwoods, lakes, mountains and towns alongside the flawless neighborliness and expert administrations of Nepal Adventure Pligrimage Treks and Expeditions will help trekkers for awesome excursion in Nepal. Go along with us and witness productive trekking goal of Nepal.

Trip Highlights of Annapurna Circuit viaTilicho lake Trek:

  • Thorong La Pass (5,416m.) which is one of the longest pass in world.
  • Thorong La Pass one can witness great view of Himalayas.
  • Discover awesome privileged insights of Manang 
  • Visiting holy Muktinath temple.
  • Explore the traditional villages of Nepal.
  • Annapurna Circuit Tilicho Lake Trek is ideal blend of culture
  • frosty lake the Tilicho Lake

Outline Itinerary

Day  01: Kathmandu Arrival (1300m).

Day  02: Drive Kathmandu to Synge/ Jagat (1100 m) 8 hrs

Day  03: Trek to Dharapani (1960 m) 6 hrs.

Day  04: Trek to Chame (2630 m.) 5 hrs

Day  05: Trek to Pisang (3100m.) / 5 hours:

Day  06: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3440m.) / 5 hours:

Day 07: Trek to Khangsar Village (3700m/11203ft). Waking 5 hours,

Day 08: Trek to Tilicho Lake base camp (4525m/13701ft). 4 hours.

Day 09: Rest day but Hike to Tilicho lake( 4910m/14876ft) and back to Base camp. 6 hours.

Day  10: Trek  to Yak Kharka (4350m.) / 7 hours:

Day  11: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4420m.) / 4 hours:

Day  12: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m.) via Thorong La (5416m.) Pass / 8 hours:

Day  13: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2713m)/ 5:00 hours:

Day  14: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara.

Day  15: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist bus – 6hours. Optional:

can use fight which takes 25 min.O/N at Kathmandu Hotel.

Day  16: Farewell friend.

Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements

16 days of Annapurna Circuit viaTilicho lakeTrekking is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.

Additional Information

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Day 1
Kathmandu Arrival (1300m).

Up on arrival in Kathmandu, we will welcome you at the airport then transfer to you hotel. Evening welcome dinner with cultural show.Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Drive Kathmandu to Synge/ Jagat (1100 m) 8 hrs

Having breakfast then we heading to a scenic drive to Beshisahar via the Prithivi Highway. From Beshisahar we drive to Syange by local jeep. While driving we will have many chances to observe rural people & various cultures along the highway. From Syange we trek to Jagat. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 3
Trek to Dharapani (1960 m) 6 h

Heading to Dharapani.After breakfast start the working through jungle after we left Chyamje from Chyamje the trail goes bank of Marshyangdi river mostly climbing before arrive in Tal from here, we enter Manang district trail continues through barley, rice, potato fields and pine forests past the village of Kodo taking us to Dharapani, which is one of the big villages in the Manang valley. O/N at Guest house.

Day 4
Trek to Chame (2630 m.) 5 hrs

Wake up early in the morning then head to Chame.Today The trail climbs along the mule track through in and fir forest and then follows the river for a time amongst the higher oak and maple trees. On the way you will have spectacular views of views of major Himalayan peaks. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 5
Trek to Pisang (3100m.) / 5 hours

We will first pass the older part of Chame and climb up to Telekhu at 2840 meter and continue with a long pleasant and mostly level walk through the forest to Brathang, which lies at 2950 meter. After the trail rounds a bend here we will see the first view of the dramatic Paungda Danda rock face, a tremendous curved slab of rock rising more then 1500 meter from the river. We will cross back to the south bank of the Marsyangdi on a suspension bridge at 3080 meter and then make a long gentle climb over a ridge through blue pine forests. After this the trek will be reasonably level as it heads to the upper part of Manang valley to Pisang. This town marks the beginning of the region known as Nyesyang, the upper portion of the Manang district (5 hrs).O/N at lodge.

Day 6
Trek from Pisang to Manang (3440m.) / 5 hours:

Heading to Manang.Today our trek will slowly climb up to the Tibetan-style village of Bryaga at 3500 meter following the valley floor. At Bryaga we will see houses stacked one atop the other, each with an open veranda formed by a neighbour’s rooftop. The gompa, perched on a high crag overlooking the village, is the largest in the district and has an outstanding display of statues. O/N at Lodge.

Day 7
Trek to Khangsar Village (3700 meters). 4 hours.

After Manang we continue our adventure for Tilicho Lake, from Manang one heads out through the western gates and then one follows the path down to the river. After crossing the the Khangsar Khola on the bridge below Khangsar and ascend the slope to the village, a village still in the old Tibetan style and which is also known as last village of Nepal.

Day 8
Trekking to Tilicho Base Camp (4200meters) 5 hours.

Continue from Khangsar on a large path. Pass a Gompa (monastery). The route ahead goes on a recently constructed path up towards a high ridge. At one point is an intersection. One path maintains the altitude, traversing the slopes towards a place where the valley is narrow; the other continues to ascend towards the line of the ridge. The former is the old path, and is much more difficult as it goes on really steep screed; the latter is the new path that goes a completely different way. Continue along the new path, reach a high crest, and descend on switch backs carved out through the screed slopes to a side valley of the main valley. At its bottom is a brook. On the other side of it is a building known as Tilicho Base Camp at elevation of 4200 meters.

Day 9
Trek to Tilicho Lake (5200 meters) and back down to Tilicho Base Camp (4200meters) 6 hours.

Today our journey start early in the morning around 6 AM as we trying to avoid the wind. From Base camp to the Tilicho lake takes another 3-4 hours. Tilicho Lake is a cold barren place in the afternoon and claimed as highest lake of the world. After we spend some time around Tilicho Lake we will return same way back to Base Camp as there are no any accommodation facilities at Tilicho Lake area.

Day 10
Trek to Yak Kharka (4000 meters) 5 hours

Returning from Base camp you can keep high and follow a track 400meters or so above Khangsar village passing through the ruins of old Khangsar and follow an unmarked trail which will lead you around and down to cross the river on an old log bridge between Gumsang and Yak Kharka.

Day 11
Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4420m.) / 4 hours:

Leaving Yak Kharka, you climb gradually to a ridge before descending to the headwaters of the Marsyangdi and crossing via a covered wooden bridge. After a short ascent up the mountain path on the right bank, you follow a narrow trail across an unstable spree slope and then descend to Thorung Phedi.

Day 12
Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m.) via Thorong La (5416m.) Pass / 8 hours:

Today is a long trek starting before sunrise at maybe 04:00 hrs to reach the pass by 09:00/10:00 hrs at the latest, as otherwise weather conditions will greatly affect the journey. We cross over at an altitude of 5416m so can be exposed to strong winds if crossing too late. Local people have used this trail for hundreds of years to bring herds of sheep and yaks in and out of Manang. Thus the trail, while often steep, is well defined and easy to follow. Snow can block the pass at any time of the year if there has been an unseasonable storm. It takes from four to six hours from Thorung Phedi to the pass, but the many false summits mean the climb seems to go on for ever.At the Thorung La pass, with its traditional prayer flags and stone cairn we will have outstanding views. You can see the Annapunas, Gangapurna and Khatung Kang, a heavily glaciated peak. Amazingly there is a teashop here on top of the pass at 5416 meter. From here we start a long descend of about 1600 meter with outstanding views of Dhaulagiri mountain standing alone in the distance across the valley. After the trail becomes less steep we will enter grassy fields and cross meadows to our final destination of Muktinath, which means place of Nirvana and is home to the Muktinath temple as well as several monasteries. It is said that all sorrows you feel are relieved when visiting the Temple, which is a scared pilgrimage site to both Hindus and Buddhists. The main pilgrimage normally takes place in September. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and has 108 waterspouts around it from which Holy water pours. Another attraction nearby is the Jwala Mai Temple and this contains a spring and an eternal flame fed by natural underground gas (9 hrs)

Day 13
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2713m)/ 5:00 hours:

You now begin the trek descent down from Muktinath and get Jomsom.

Day 14
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara.

Get up early in the morning and fly to Pokhara.

Day 15
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist bus – 6hours.

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist bus – 6hours. Optional: can use fight which takes 25 min.O/N at Kathmandu Hotel.

Day 16
Farewell friend

We will transfer you airport as per your flight time

Trip Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop by a private vehicle
  • All The Transports During the Trip
  • Twin sharing deluxe accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner or farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS )
  • Accommodations on a trek (Lodge/ Tea house)
  • All breakfast and 1 special dinners in Kathmamndu
  • Three meals (Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast) a day during the trek
  • Purified drinking water (Medicated proof & safe)
  • Fesh fruits after every dinner (During the trek)
  • Licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (Rental basis)
  • Officlai Trekking T- Shirt, Official duffel bag &Trekking Route Map (As a souvenir)
  • Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage certificate (after completion the trek)
  • First Aid Service (Basic)
  • Domestic Flight

Excludes

  • International Airfare Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Excess baggage charge(s)Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Entrance fee in Kathmandu& Pokhara Boating in fewa lake
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.Personal
  • gears & clothing (available on hire)Tips, any expenses of personal nature, clients insurance
  • Soft hard drinks Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, st International
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
Price From USD$1,500 USD$1,450/person
1,450
Total $ 1,450 USD

Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-10
  • 5416 Meters
  • We will be staying 3 *** in Kathmandu HotelMount View in Pokhara and Normal Hotel during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Breakfast In Kathmandu and all meal during the annapurna Circuit, Tilicho lakeTrek
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).