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Annapurna Round Tilicho Trek - 16 days

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Duration
16 days
Max. Elevation
5416m
Group size
2-14
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
All ground transportation and domestic flights as per itinerary<br>
Best Season
Sep, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
Accomodation
3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Tea house / Lodge during the trek.
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
Starts at
Besisahar
Ends at
Pokhara
Trip Route
Kathmandu -Besishar - Chame - Manang -Tilicho lake - Throng-La pass -Muktinath - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu

Highlights

    • Explore the diverse landscapes and the vibrant villages of Annapurna.
    • Cross one of the most famous and high-altitude Thorong La Pass.
    • Collect the best views of Mt.Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Annapurna I 8091m, Mt.Nilgiri 7040m, Mt.
    • Annapurna south 7219m, Mt. Annapurna II 7937m, Annapurna III 7555m, Mt. Annapurna IV
    • 7525m, Mt. Hiunchuli 6441m, Mt. Fishtail/ Machhapuchhare 6998m, Tukuche peak, Lamjung Himal 6586m.
    • Visit the famous temple of Muktinath- a place of salvation.
    •  Experience the best trekking in Annapurna.
    •  Go around the world's deepest gorge- Kaligandaki gorge.
    • Tilicho the highest altitude lake in the world situated at an altitude of 4,919m.
Once rated as one of the most popular treks on earth Annapurna round Tilicho trek offers a round of Annapurna massif and exploring beautiful Manang village and Tilicho lake highest lake in the world. along the banks of Marsyangdi River. Further, ascending one of the world’s widest mountain passes, Thorong La (5416 m), and descending to holy Muktinath temple at Mustang makes this trek a remarkable symbol of accomplishment. The heavenly sightseeing of mountains such as Manaslu (8156 m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Annapurna I (8091m), Thorong peak, Cholu, etc make the Annapurna Circuit trek a genuine Himalayan journey. The trek ends at beautiful Gurung village, Ghandruk after exploring Jomsom, Tatopani, Ghorepani, and Poonhill. The duration of the trek is 15-21 days depending upon the trekker’s interest and trip customization needs.
The trekking region mostly covers Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, Myagdi, and Kaski districts providing the opportunity to experience diverse cultural, natural, and historical heritages. Walking through the world’s deepest Kali-Gandaki gorge with Mt. Annapurna I on the east and Mt. Dhaulagiri on the west is another wonderful experience. The trekkers with at least prior hiking experience find this trek a true adventure to cherish for the rest of their lives. However, the inexperienced trekkers can at least do some warm-up hiking before hitting the trails of Annapurna Circuit.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

You arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcome you at the airport and take you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about the trekking he will give you answer the question. Overnight at the hotel.
 

After having breakfast we will drive by road from Kathmandu to Chamje village which will be the starting point of our treks. Chamje is a small village at an elevation of about 1430 m and from here we can see a view of the waterfall on the other side. Overnight at Chamje.

After having breakfast we start the trek early in the morning we trek through the waterfalls, terraces fields, and forest after Chamje we need to cross the suspension bridge and gradually up to Tal from Tal we enter the Manang district after Tal we also pass through koto village and walk on the trail cross another bridge reach Dharapani this village biggest village in this Annapurna region. Overnight at Dharapan

After having breakfast today we need to walk the forest and several landslides on the way to Chame. Ascend up to Timang village from Timang remarkable view of Annapurna-2, Lamjung Himal, Manasulu after that reach to Chame the headquarters of Manag District there hot spring also we can enjoy and relax for a while. Overnight at Chame.

After having breakfast today our trail continues up and down passing rivers and villages. We walk through the steep to reach Paung Danda from where we can see the views of Pisang Peak to the north side and Annapurna second then descend from there to Manang valley with Marsyangdi to reach lower Pisang. Overnight at Pisang.

After having breakfast from Pisang there are two ways to go to Manang one in the upper part and one in the lower part via Humde airport. So we chose the one upper part via Geru from Geru's magnificent views of Annapurna, Pisang, and other mountains too. We descend and cross the bridge to reach Barge. There is the biggest monastery in Manang district we can visit. Ascend about 45 minutes to reach Manang village. Overnight at Manang.

 

After having breakfast today our trek continues up to the Khangsar village. When we walked ahead through a gorge and the Tilicho peak. we also small settlement and Tore monastery and Khangsar river reach Khangsar village. Overnight at Khangsar.

 

After having breakfast we start our trek from Khangsar village to Tilicho base camp. We cross the graces field and after climbing we can see the view of the valley descend to enter the Tilicho base camp. In Tilicho base camp not many hotels.Overnight at Tilicho base camp.

After having breakfast today we start too early in the morning our trail continues to the side of the mountains gradually to steep climbing before reaching the watershed on the way we will enjoy yaks and deer grazing on the other side of Tilicho lake. This is the highest lake in the world and the lake is also important for Hindus as this sacred lake.

After having breakfast today we are returning from Tilicho base camp to Yak kharka the trail through the Marsyandi River and alpine vegetation continues via the old Khangsar village until we cross a long bridge to reach Gunsang and Yak kharka from here also we can see the view of Annapurna third and Thorong peak. Overnight at Yak kharka.

After having breakfast we walk about 45 minutes uphill and cross the suspension bridge to reach Ladar there are few hotels. we ascend and cross the river past the landslide before reaching Thorong Phedi this time hotel in high camp also but we choose to stay at Phedi. Overnight at Phedi.

Today we take breakfast early in the morning. we have a steep climb up to high camp after that gradually up to the top. Thorong la pass is one of the highest passes in the world and is a very famous pass for tourists. when we make it to the top, we can take a few photos and have a drink of tea when we descend views of Dhaulagiri, Muktinath valley, mustang valley, and Muktinath temple very famous for Hindus. Overnight at Muktinath.

To early in the morning visit the Muktinath temple there are 108 taps and a stream above the temple. we can enjoy the view of Dhaulagiri after having breakfast and descend from Ekle Bhati over to Jomsom through the Kali Gandaki river and windy areas before reaching Jomsom. Overnight at Jomsom.

 

After having breakfast we fly to Pokhara with spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and Himchuli. Afternoon we can take a boat ride and visit the Davis Falls evening visit around the lakeside for buying souvenirs.

 Pokhara to Kathmandu After breakfast we leave at 7.30 by tourist bus it takes 6 to 7 hrs and overnight at Kathmandu

This is your final day in Nepal Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you at Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.

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Includes

    • All airport and hotel transfers with private transportation.
    • 2 nights’ hotel in Kathmandu and a one-night hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
    • Transportation by local bus to Besisahar and by local jeep to Chamje.
    • By local bus from Jomsom to Pokhara. 
    • By tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
    • Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during trek.
    • Government License holder trekking guide.
    • Coverage of guides and porters' meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and
    • Other necessary equipment.
    • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and ACAP Fee.
    • Medical kit.
    • All Government and Local Taxes.
    • Minus 20 sleeping bags and duffle bags need to return after trekking.
    • Farewell Dinner after trekking.

Doesn't Include

    • International Flight.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Extra night at Kathmandu or at Pokhara.
    • Trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
    • Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, and battery recharge.
    • Shopping and hot shower during the trek.
    • Laundry, extra porters, beverages etc.
    • Personal clothing and gear.
    • Extra night hotel in Kathmandu.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Tips for guide and porters.
    • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concern, illness,
    • Change of government policy, political instability raises strikes, moments, etc.
    • Bar beverage bills.

Complimentary

14 Day Annapurna Circuit + Tilicho Lake Trek = Awesome Times

I got in contact with Rab through Family Peace Guest House in Kathmandu, and I was so pleased with the quality of his guiding/organizing and the trip overall. As I was travelling solo in early July (offseason), I had some concerns with the weather/ availability of certain amenities on the trek, but Rab put together an itinerary that gave me peace of mind 100% of the time, and we were blessed with great weather when it counted. While some travellers would be fine on the Annapurna circuit without a guide, trekking with Rab undoubtedly made my experience better, and I would recommend him to friends and family in a heartbeat. Great trekking, great times, and (low quality) pictures to prove it!

Nicholas
Canada

Best decision of our trek - bringing Rab!

Thank God we had Rab on our Annapurna circuit, he sorted so much,the route the best accommodation options, watched us for signs of altitude sickness and had a great laugh with us too. At one point I nearly slid down a snowy cliff edge and Rab jumped straight down (at quite a speed!) and anchored me saving me from the fall. I've already recommend him to friends without any hesitations!

Megan
Ireland

Amazing trek with the most professional guide

We came to Nepal in April 2015 to trek around the Annapurnas with 4 friends. Rabin was a great guide, and also a great friend given the circumstances : we were hit by a massive earthquake at base camp, and while a lot of people were panicking, he managed to make everyone stay calm, and get us to the other side of the mountain. Thanks again Rabin for these 2 weeks, for which we keep an amazing memory ! We’ll come back ;) Louis

Louis
France

Made our trip!

When my friends and I came to Nepal, we knew we wanted to do some trekking and somehow the stars alligned and we ended up doing the Annapurna Circuit with Rab. I felt from the get go that Rab was experienced and had our safety in mind and that continued through out the 12 days we spent trekking together. Aside from being responsible and experienced it was also just great fun trekking with Rab, we were always able to have a laugh as well as some more serious and interesting conversations. Having Rab as our guide really made our trip to Nepal and I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking into doing any of the various trekking routes in Nepal.

Aisling
Ireland
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