Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho is one of the most popular trekking in Annapurna Region. Tilicho Lake collects the glacial melt of the full northern slopes of Annapurna and Thorong Peak, which is claimed to be the highest lake in the world. In Hindu pilgrims from around the world gathered to the lake convinced it is a holy spot mentioned in the Ramayana – a holy book of the Hindus about this lake. Lake is a lake located in the Manang district of Nepal, situated at an altitude of 4,919 metres (16,138 ft) in the Annapurna range of the Himalayas and is known as the highest lake in the world.
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake takes you to the beautiful trail to the Thorong La Pass; one of the highest passes in the mountain. When you walk on the trails through the heart of the Annapurna Region, you will encounter a wide range of culturally rich and ethnically diverse villages and settlements. Experience the differences in the landscape that ranges from subtropical woodlands to dry arid landscapes when you move higher. Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake also allows you to visit the spiritual hub of this region, Muktinath. And also look at sights of amazing mountain peaks of Annapurna from one of the most famous vantage points in the country- Poon Hill.
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake presents one of the most fascinating trekking journeys in the region. We start from kathmandu to Chame via Bensishar and the trek proceeds to the Thorong La pass via Manang. We have modified this route as it is basically the same as Annapurna Circuit, from Manang instead of taking the valley north to Tanki Manang and Yak Kharka this route goes to the main valley to the west passes through the Khangsar Village (The Last Village of Nepal) and trek up to Tilicho lake, then we trek back to Yak Kharka then up to pass of Thorong La at elevation of 5416 m. From the pass of Thorong La, the Tilicho Lake trekking lead down to Muktinath then to Jomsom. We take a jeep ride to Tatopani where we experience nature hot spring. We trek from Tatopani to Gorepani route and end our trek in Nayapul.
Food and Accommodation
- Teahouse accommodation during the Annapurna Circuit Trekking in Annapurna reigon.
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is served at tea house during during Annapurna Trekking.
- 2 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed and Breakfast Basis
- 1 Nights accommodation in Pokhara on Bed and Breakfast Basis
- welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu
Best Time for Trekking to Annapurna Circuit Trekking
Spring Season - March, April and May
The weather is spring seson is warmer and the forest blossoms with flowers and you can see green trees on the track. Springtime starts from the month of March and ends in May. The trekking trail will probably be crowded with a lot of trekkers at this time of the year but tt is the best time to enjoy the beautiful mountain views and landscapes.
Summer Season - June, July and August
Summer season is different in Nepal as it rains a lot and also called monsoon season. You just have to be prepared and plan your trek according to the season you are trekking. The hilly regions are moist and wet at this time of the year so the trekking routes are likely to get muddy and slippery.
Since it rains a lot, there is less crowded dust when its not raining and trail are pretty slippery. We will get the best view of the green landscape. The weather is quite harsh as it is sunny in the daytime and can rain anytime.
Autumn Season - September, October and November
Autumn season is the best season to trek anywhere in Nepal including Annapurna Circuit Trek. The weather is warm in the daytime and quite chilly in mornings and evenings. The temperature might drop below freezing point up in the higher altitudes. The best time to trek in Nepal is in the autumn season and the best month is in October and November. The trekking is busy and crowded but the view is perfect ( white mountain and blue sky)compared to summer and spring season.
Difficulty Level of Annapurna Circuit Trek - Stenuous
Annapurna Circuit Trek is not considered to be a difficult trek but its is very adventurous trekking in Annapurna Regon. This trek is considered to be a moderate trek. Like Everest Base Camp Trek it is also demanding and the beautiful trek but with a bit of patience, Annapurna Circuit Trek is very enjoyable and achievable.
Trekking and hiking through the Mountain mean that there may be the adventure waiting for you at every step of your walk. Annapurna Circuit Trek is also a very adventurous and exciting journey for the adventure travelers and hikers and the difficulties and the challenging will be added until we reach our destination.
Highlights of Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
- Crossing the highest Thorong La Pass at 5,416 metre.
- Discover the Highest lake in the world Tilicho Lake (4,910m).
- Spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Thorung Peak, Nilgiri, Chulu west and Chulu east, Tukuche Peak, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV
- Relax at hot springs in Tatopani
- Magnificent lakes, glaciers, gorges and see blue sheeps at Yak Kharka.
- Visit Muktinath ,a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists
- Visit Temple, Stupa and Monasteryies