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Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake

Trip code 146
Package name Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake
Duration 16
Max. elevation 5416 m
Transportation All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
3 ***in Kathmandu Hotel
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at pokhara
Trip route Kathmandu-Manang -Tilicho Lake-Muktinath -pokhara
Cost USD 0 per person



Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake , 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 Pilgrimage Treks and Expeditions will help trekkers for awesome excursion in Nepal. Go along with us and witness productive trekking goal of Nepal.

Best Time To Do Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake

Autumn and Spring seasons are the best seasons to explore Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake routes. Most of the trekkers choose these seasons because of its natural beauty like clear skies, stunning views of mountains, and greenery hills with warm temperatures.

Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake is known as one of the popular treks for trekkers across the globe. This route is in the world’s 10th highest mountain Annapurna which is at 8081m high. The trail begins from Lamjung thought the high valley of Manang area. Hiking goes through high mountain passes, landscape view with relaxing hot spring, different cultural temples, farming villages, and view of the Annapurna Massif. Most of the trekkers offer this popular trekking route in Annapurna Region. Most of the time trekkers start the hike from Bhubhule and end at Nayapul,

Why join Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek 2023/2024 with Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage?

There are several reasons why joining the Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek with Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage can be a great choice:

1:Experienced guides: Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage has a team of experienced and knowledgeable trekking guides who are familiar with the region and can ensure your safety and comfort throughout the trek.

2:Customizable itinerary: Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage offers customizable itineraries to fit your specific needs and preferences, allowing you to personalize your trekking experience.

3:Responsible tourism: Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage is committed to responsible tourism practices, including respecting local cultures and minimizing the impact on the environment.

4:High-quality services: Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage provides high-quality services, including transportation, accommodation, meals, and equipment, to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trekking experience.

5:Competitive pricing: Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage offers competitive pricing for their trekking packages, providing value for your money.

6:Support local communities: By joining Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage, you are supporting the local communities in the Annapurna region, as the company employs local guides and uses local products and services.

There are several reasons why Other adventurous trekking packages in Nepal?

We have a wide range of treks, tours, and expedition packages in Nepal that lets you explore the mainstream trekking routes to the isolated, offbeat trails and the hidden corners. 

In the Everest region itself, we have quite a range of trekking and climbing packages available, like the Gokyo Lakes trek, Everest Panorama trek, Everest Three High Passes trek, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, etc. 

Likewise, here are some other hand-picked trekking packages for you in Nepal- Langtang Valley trek, Annapurna Circuit trek, Manaslu Circuit trek, Mardi Himal trek, Khopra Danda trek, Upper Mustang trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, and Langtang Gosaikunda trek.

Feel free to contact us at npilgrimage@gmail.com or +977 9851267334 if you have any queries. Our itineraries are flexible, so you can tailor design any package with us as per your requirements. 

How can solo travelers do the  Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek?

Solo travelers can certainly do the Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

1:Be prepared: The Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek is a challenging and remote trek, so make sure you are physically fit and have the necessary gear and equipment. Be prepared for changes in weather and altitude, and carry enough food and water for the trek.

2:Get a permit: Solo travelers need to obtain a TIMS card and an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) before starting the trek. You can obtain these permits from the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu or in Pokhara.

3:Join a group: If you don't want to trek alone, you can join a group trek organized by a reputable trekking agency in Nepal. This can also be a good way to save money on transportation, accommodation, and meals.

4:Hire a guide or porter: Hiring a guide or porter can be helpful for solo travelers, as they can provide support and assistance on the trail, as well as help with language barriers and cultural differences.

5:Stay in tea houses: The Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek has plenty of tea houses along the way where solo travelers can stay overnight. This can provide a great opportunity to meet other travelers and share experiences.

6:Use caution: As a solo traveler, it's important to be cautious and aware of your surroundings. Stick to well-traveled paths, don't trek alone after dark, and be cautious around wildlife.

 solo travelers can do the Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek with proper planning, preparation, and caution. It can be a challenging and rewarding adventure that provides an opportunity to explore the beautiful Annapurna region of Nepal.

Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Lake trek difficulty & altitude sickness

The Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake is considered a challenging trek, both in terms of its difficulty and the risk of altitude sickness.

The trek takes you through diverse landscapes, including lush forests, barren valleys, and high altitude passes. The highest point of the trek is Thorong La Pass at an altitude of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet). The altitude gain is gradual, but the altitude can affect trekkers differently, and it's essential to be cautious and take the necessary precautions to avoid altitude sickness.

Altitude sickness is a common problem during high altitude trekking. The symptoms of altitude sickness include headaches, dizziness, nausea, and shortness of breath. In severe cases, it can lead to High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) or High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE), which can be life-threatening.

To avoid altitude sickness, it's essential to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and follow a slow and steady pace. It's also recommended to take Diamox, a medication that helps prevent and alleviate the symptoms of altitude sickness. Trekkers should be prepared for cold weather, snow, and difficult terrain.

Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake is a challenging but rewarding trek that requires physical fitness, mental strength, and careful planning. Proper preparation, acclimatization, and precautions can help trekkers avoid altitude sickness and enjoy the stunning views and unique cultural experiences along the way.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathmandu Arrival (1300m).

Accommodation:3 Stars Hotel in Kathmandu 

Meals: Null

When you arrive at the Tribhuvan international airport terminal, our airport team will be there waiting to greet you. They'll assist you with your luggage and take you to your hotel. Once you've had some time to rest, we'll schedule a meeting with the core team members at our Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage office. Here, we'll introduce you to your trek leader and go over any final preparations needed for your upcoming journey. With the evening free, feel free to explore the lively streets of Thamel and pick up any last-minute items you may need.

Day 2 : Drive From 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 from Jagat to Dharapani(1,860m/6,200ft) - Walking Distance(15 km/9.3 miles) - 5 hours

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 from Dharapani to Chame (2,610m/8,890ft) - Walking Distance(15.5 km/ 9.6 miles) - 6 hours

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 from Chame to Pisang (3,115m/10,200ft) - Walking Distance(13.2km/8.2 miles) 5 - 6 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 (3,540m/11,300ft)- Walking Distance (17km/10.6 miles) 5 - 6 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 (4,050m/14,275ft) to Thorung Phedi. - Walking Distance(9.4km/5.8 miles) - 4-5 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:

The trek from Muktinath to Jomsom is a popular route in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is a relatively easy trek that offers stunning views of the Himalayas and a glimpse into the local culture and way of life.

The trek usually takes around 2-3 days and covers a distance of approximately 20 kilometers. The route starts from Muktinath, a holy site for both Hindus and Buddhists, and descends towards the Kali Gandaki River valley. Along the way, you will pass through picturesque villages such as Jharkot and Khingar, where you can see traditional stone houses and observe the local way of life.

The trail is mostly flat or downhill and follows the Kali Gandaki River, which is the world's deepest gorge. You will also pass through apple orchards and see yaks grazing in the fields. The final destination of the trek is Jomsom, a small town famous for its apples and strong winds.

Overall, the Muktinath to Jomsom trek is a great option for those who want to experience the beauty of the Annapurna region without doing a strenuous trek. The route is easily accessible and offers a taste of the local culture and stunning mountain views.

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 : Fly Back to Home

Our airport team will assist with your check-out and take care of your luggage to ensure a smooth departure. Whether you're headed home or continuing your travels elsewhere, we'll make sure you leave Nepal feeling well taken care of and with memories to cherish for a lifetime.


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