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Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake - 19 Days

  • Opportunity to explore the second most popular trekking route in the Nepali Himalayas
  • Journey the highest lake in the country, Tilicho Lake Trek (4,919 meters)
  • Breathtaking panorama of the Himalayan peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Himal, Nilgiri, Annapurna Massifs, Gungang Himal, Gandarbha Chuli, Gangapurna, and others
  • Traversing across the beautiful villages of Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Bahun, Chhetri, and Tamang, ethnic groups experiencing their culture and traditions
  • Thrilling Himalayan pass Thorang La Pass Elevation (5,416 meters)
  • The deepest gorge on the planet, Kali Gandaki (5,571 meters)
  • An incredible opportunity to explore the diverse landscape of the country, from flat valleys and sub-tropical forests to alpine meadows and glacier moraines
  • Journey across the largest conversation area in the country, Annapurna Conservation Area (7,629 sq. km.), exploring its diverse flora and fauna

Adventure around scenic Annapurna Himalayan with high Thorang-La pass and beautiful lake of Tilicho


Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake is a fascinating combination of the two of the most popular trekking destinations in the central part of the Himalayas. This classical Himalayan journey takes you across the mainstream Annapurna Circuit Trek route and the highest lake exploration in the country, the Tilicho Lake Trek route. So, this is a thrilling Himalayan endeavor that combines the experience of two of the most popular and beloved trekking destinations in the country. Moving along the mainstream Annapurna Circuit route, you will first head toward the pristine glacial lakes, and after re-joining the trail, you will complete a circumnavigating journey of the 10th highest peak on earth, Mt. Annapurna (8,091 meters).

The Annapurna region is famous for its picturesque natural beauty, majestic Himalayan vistas, and incredible cultural experience. So, trekking adventures in this region guarantee a fully immersive and gratifying experience. However, besides sticking to the mainstream circuit route, this journey will also divert to the remote Himalayan section, which has been isolated from the mainstream crowds as you head toward Tilicho Lake. Thus, Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake will be like a blend of both mainstream and ideal wilderness routes that will guarantee a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Kathmandu Elevation: 1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet

On this day, you will make a touchdown at the capital of this beautiful country nestled in the Himalayas. After your landing, the staff of Explorer Adventure will be at the airport to greet and receive you. Our staff will then transfer you to your respective hotel located in the heart of Kathmandu. Depending on the flight schedules, if you have enough daylight hours, you can visit our office and do some short sightseeing around the city.

Explorer Adventure will also host a welcome dinner with the folk cultural program to celebrate your arrival and the start of this remarkable journey. During this dinner, you will have time to meet with the other trekking members, guides and porters as well.

    Kathmandu Elevation: 1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet

    Before joining the trails on the mountainside, you will use this day to do some sightseeing around this vibrant capital. This capital valley carries a great history and is world-renowned for its arts, architecture, culture, and religious significance. Thus, it would be a waste not to take the opportunity to explore this beautiful valley.

    On this day, you will explore a few of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu (there are a total of 7 UNESCO Sites in this capital valley). During your sightseeing, Explorer Adventure will sort out all necessary paperwork and permits. If you have any unfinished shopping, you can use this day to complete the packing for your trip.

      Syange Elevation: 1,140 meters/ 3,740 feet

      Besisahar Elevation: 820 meters/ 2.690 feet

      Elevation Loss: 260 meters/ 853 feet

      Your journey begins early this morning as you have to cover a significant drive distance. Don’t worry; lunch breaks and other short refreshment breaks are in this day’s drive. Enjoying the views of charming landscapes and fast-flowing rivers of Trishuli and Marsyangdhi, you will head toward Naubise. The journey further ahead will take you to Besisahar across Bhulbhule; the total distance from Kathmandu to Besisahar is approximately about 176 km.

      After taking a break at Besisahar, you will then drive on the narrow and bumpy road following the trails alongside the Marsyangdhi River to reach Syange Village. From this charming village, you will be able to catch the first stunning views of Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu.

        Dharapani Elevation: 1,943 meters/ 6,374 feet

        Elevation Gain: 803 meters/ 2,634 feet

        After enjoying your breakfast at Syange, you will follow the gradually winding trail to reach Jagat Village. You will continue trekking further ahead on the east bank of the Marsyangdhi River and trek across the terraced farms to reach Chamje Village. From Chamje, you will continue trekking on the glittering banks of Marsyangdhi to reach the Tal Village.

        In this trekking section, there are several waterfalls, and you will move along the sandy beaches for a while, which switches to lush terraced farmlands to Kodo Village. This is one of the biggest villages in Manag Valley, and you will leave the village behind by crossing a suspension bridge which will then finally take you to Dharapani Village.

          Chame Elevation: 2,720 meters/ 8,923 feet

          Elevation Gain: 777 meters/ 2,549 feet

          In today’s trek, you will follow the path through the lush forest of fir, pine, and oak trees during the first part. After reaching Bagarchhao Village, you will then continue following the winding trail to reach the apple orchard and farmlands of Dhanaqi Village. You will be able to enjoy the stunning views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal from this village.

          Then, you will continue trekking alongside the Marsyangdhi River and cross the beautiful settlements of Ratamanag Village and Koto Village. Chame Village, your resting destination is at a short trekking distance from here. There is also a hot spring at the riverside in Chame, where you can take a dip to wash away your fatigue.

            Pisang Elevation: 3,190 meters/ 10,465 feet

            Elevation Gain: 470 meters/ 1,541 feet

            After enjoying a hot breakfast at Chame, you will continue trekking across the gorgeous rhododendron and pine woodland at the bank of the Marsyangdhi River. You will then cross a suspension bridge over the river and make you ascend the winding trail that offers incredible views of elevated ridges like Pangdi Danda and Swargadwari Danda. Moving ahead in your thrilling trekking route, you will cross the beautiful villages of Talekhu Village and Bhratang Village to reach Dhikur Pokhari.

            From Dhikur Pokhari, the views of Annapurna II, Chulu Peak, Tilichi Peak, Pisang Peak, and other surrounding peaks are simply magical. During the final part of this day’s exploration, you will cross the river again on a suspension bridge to reach Pisang Village. The inhabitants of this high-altitude settlement are of Tibetan descendants, and you will find culture, traditions, and religious landmarks that represent the Tibetan Buddhist culture.

              Manang Elevation: 3,540 meters/ 11,614 feet

              Elevation Gain: 350 meters/ 1,148 feet

              Today, you will head toward one of the most popular tourist and acclimatization destinations in the Annapurna region. Following the inkling route, you will pass the beautiful Ghyaru Village and Ngawal Village that open vistas to the rewarding views of Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III, Gandarbha Chuli, Gangapurna, Khangsar and other adjacent mountains.

              You will then continue ascending toward the Braga Village, which was built by the Tibetan settlers and has one of the oldest monasteries in Nepal. Finally, you will move along easy and even trails from Braga to reach your resting destination, Manang, which will take about 40 minutes.

                Manang Elevation: 3,540 meters/ 11,614 feet

                You have reached a significant altitude in your Himalayan journey, thus, you will take a rest day here at this popular acclimatization destination before heading further. For an effective acclimatization procedure, you do some short hikes around Manang. Gangapurna Lake/ Ice Lake is one of the most popular hiking destinations here that offers breathtaking views of Annapurna III, Chulu Peak, Gangapurna, Khangsar Kang and others.

                There is also a Himalayan Rescue Association Center in the Vraga Village, which provides classes on altitude sickness if you want to learn more about it. In the evening, you can stroll around this popular tourist destination, checking out its vibrant lifestyle and culture.

                  Khangsar Elevation: 3,734 meters/ 12,250 feet

                  Elevation Gain: 194 meters/ 636 feet

                  After enjoying an acclimatization day at Manang, you will then continue trekking on the upper path and stay on it as it stretches down to Manang River. You will then cross the river via a suspension bridge and follow the path through the coniferous forest to reach the Tibetan village of Khangsar. This day’s trek is short and relatively easy, but the views from the trekking section are simply outstanding: Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Gungang Himal, and Chulu Himal will loom over the trekking trail.

                    Tilicho Lake Base Camp Elevation: 4,140 meters/ 13,582 feet

                    Elevation Gain: 406 meters/ 1,332 feet

                    It is finally time to head toward one of the major objectives of this Himalayan journey. After enjoying your breakfast at Khangsar Village, you will follow the trekking trail past a monastery that leads to Shiri Kharka. Enjoying the iconic Himalayan vistas, you will continue trekking forward and you will walk on the narrow path across the landslide-prone sections.

                    This day’s trekking trail isn’t long or physically demanding; however, as you traverse across a narrow path, you will need to be careful about your footing. After around 4 to 5 hours of trek, you will finally reach the Tilicho Lake Base Camp, your overnight destination for today.

                      Tilicho Lake Elevation: 4,919 meters/ 16,138 feet

                      Elevation Gain: 779 meters/ 2,555 feet

                      You will use this day to enjoy rest and the magical ambiance of the highest lake of Nepal. It will take about two to three hours to reach Tilcho Lake, and you will reach the highest Himalayan lake in the country early in the morning to avoid the afternoon wind. The dark emerald water surface of the deep lake, which is surrounded by the exception Himalayan peak, is pure bliss and one of the most memorable parts of this journey.

                      From Tilicho Lake, the views of Tilicho Himal, Nilgiri, Annapurna Massifs, and other surrounding peaks are spectacular. After relishing the magical atmosphere to your heart’s content, you will then descend back to Tilicho Lake Base Camp.

                        Khangsar Elevation: 3,734 meters/ 12,250 feet

                        Elevation Loss: 406 meters/ 1,332 feet

                        After exploring the first highlight of this thrilling Himalayan adventure, you will retrace your steps back on the same landslide-prone sections from the base camp. You will then head back to the Shiri Kharka before taking the descending trail to Khangsar Village. You will take a good rest here, enjoying the magnificent Himalayan vistas before continuing the second part of this journey.

                          Yak Kharka Elevation: 4,210 meters/ 13,812 feet

                          Elevation Gain: 476 meters/ 1,561 feet

                          On this day’s trekking trail, you will continue with the winding trail across the Tare Gompa, which is more than a thousand years old. You will then continue with the path toward the Thorang Khola Valley after parting ways with the Khangsar hamlet. In the exciting trail further ahead, you will cross a season bridge to reach the Tibetan plateau and the trail further ahead stretches all the way to Yak Kharka. If you are lucky, you will also get a chance to witness the endangered Himalayan wildlife like snow leopards and blue sheep, which are pretty common in these areas.

                            Thorang Phedi Elevation: 4,450 meters/ 14,599 feet

                            Elevation Gain: 240 meters/ 787 feet

                            After enjoying a hot breakfast at Yak Kharka, you will continue trekking on the uphill trail to reach the Ledar Village, the last village in this circuit route. From Ledar, you will trek alongside the windy ridge that opens wide vistas of Annapurna, Gangapurna, Tobuche, and Chuli massifs. After crossing the ridge, the trail then drops down to Marsyangdhi River, and you will cross a wooden bridge over the river.

                            Sticking to the right bank of the river, you will continue following the winding trail and during the last part, it will drop to Thorang Phedi. You can either stay at the teahouse and call it a day or trek to the High Camp for an overnight stay.

                              Thorang La Pass Elevation: 5,416 meters/ 17,769 feet

                              Muktinath Elevation: 3,800 meters/ 12,467 feet

                              Elevation Gain: 966 meters/ 3,169 feet

                              It's an exciting part of this Himalayan trek today as you will cross one of the most exhilarating high Himalayan passes in this circuit route. You will continue your trek from the Thorang Phedi to reach the top of the pass. Although the journey can be physically demanding, the magical views from the top will make the efforts worth it. From the top of Thorang La Pass, you can catch the magnificent vistas of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Bhirkuti, Damodar, Nilgiri, Thorang, and other adjacent peaks.

                              After spending some time at the top of the pass, you will then make your descent toward Muktinath, one of the significant Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage sites. There are 108 stone taps and two little ponds in Muktinath; while you are here, you can also check out the eternal flame, which has been burning for more than 2,000 years.

                                Jomsom Elevation: 2,715 meters/ 8,907 feet

                                Elevation Loss: 1,085 meters/ 3,559 feet

                                As you have completed one part of the circuit trail, you will now commence the descending part. After visiting Muktinath Temple in the morning for blessings, you will then drive down in a comfortable vehicle to Jomsom. Along this day’s driving journey, you will pass several picturesque villages like Jharot, Ekle Bhatti, and Kagbeni.On this day’s drive, you will also come across the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki Gorge, to reach Jomsom Bazaar.

                                  Pokhara Elevation: 860 meters/ 2,821 feet

                                  Elevation Loss: 1,855 meters/ 6,085 feet

                                  On this day. After concluding your Himalayan journey at Jomsom Bazaar, you will take a morning flight to Pokhara. On this flight, you will be able to enjoy incredible aerial views of central Himalayan ranges, lush hills, deep valleys, and sparkling lakes as you make your touchdown to one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

                                  After getting some rest, you will have enough time to do sightseeing around Pokhara. Some of the major highlights of this tourist destination are Gupteshowr Mahadev Cave, Tal Barahi Temple, Devi’s Falls, Sarangkot Viewpoint, World Peace Pagoda, Bindhyabasini Temple, etc. After completing your sightseeing, in the evening, you can just stroll around the lakeside of the vibrant city, enjoying the food and services you missed on the mountain.

                                    Kathmandu Elevation: 1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet

                                    Elevation Gain: 540 meters/ 1,771 feet

                                    For your return to Kathmandu, you will either take a short flight or drive back across the charming landscapes of the country. After arriving in Kathmandu, Explorer Adventure’s staff will take you back to your respective hotel. You can get some rest and if you have enough time, you can also do some sightseeing of the nearby highlights.

                                      Kathmandu Elevation: 1,400 meters/ 4,593 feet

                                      After the long Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake, it is finally time to say farewell. You will depart for your home country on this day and our staff will drop you at the airport as per the scheduled flight. We hope you had a great time here and hope to see you again. Have a safe jounrey!

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                                        Route Map

                                        Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake - 19 Days map
                                        What's Included
                                        • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
                                        • Three night hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with B.B.
                                        • One night Hotel in Pokhara on twin sharing  Basis with B.B
                                        • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
                                        • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis 
                                        • Half Day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
                                        • Government license holder guide 
                                        • Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
                                        • Duffel bag for packing your things for the trek 
                                        • from Muktinath to Jomsom Local Bus or Local Jeep
                                        • flight from Jomsom to Pokhara 
                                        • from pokhara to Kathmandu tourist Bus 
                                        • Hire sleeping bag and down jacket for the trekking.,
                                        • Transportation from Kathmandu to Beshishar Tourist Bus and beshishar to syange Local jeep
                                        • Annapurna Conservation Area Project ( ACAP) Entry  Permit.
                                        • Government taxes and official expense
                                        What's not Included
                                        • Domestic flight KTM  Pokhara KTM 
                                        • Domestic flight from  Pokhara Kathmandu 
                                        • All food pay your self  during the trek  
                                        • Flight to Kathmandu, Nepal
                                        • Tips for porters ($80-100) and guides ($100-120)
                                        • Nepal Visa ($50)
                                        • Insurance (must include emergency evacuation by helicopter, check
                                        • Food and drinks ($20-30 per day)
                                        • In some places: hot water, wifi, battery charging - $2-5
                                        • Drinking water, price depends on altitude (linear regression)
                                        Useful Information

                                        Best Time for Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake

                                        Best Time for Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake

                                        Trekking in Nepal is generally a four seasonal outdoor adventurous activity. However, while taking on high-altitude adventures like Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake, you have to consider the most appropriate period for a pleasant experience. Normally, seasons like spring and autumn are considered the ultimate period of outdoor adventures in Nepal. Months of these seasons, like September, October, November, March, April, and May, have the most stable climatic conditions that guarantee a remarkable Himalaya odyssey.

                                        The spring season is widely known for the breathtaking natural beauty it presents. During the season, which is the peak point of nature, the Himalayan region is brimming with life. Similarly, this is also the most ideal period to witness and explore the natural habitat of the Himalayan flora and fauna of the region. As for the autumn, although the landscape is not as exceptional as the spring season, this fall period brings more stability to the climate. Trekking on comfortable trails, crisp mountain views, chill and breezy days, less crowd, and festive ambiance make the journey magical.

                                        Who Can Do Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake?

                                        Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake is an incredible high-altitude journey that takes you to the remote part of the Himalayas. Even if the journey itself isn’t strenuous or technical, you will still push to the trans-Himalayan zone (above 5,000 meters). So, this iconic Himlayan exploration is in no way like a walk in the park. Anyone willing to take on this mainstream trekking route should have a good amount of physical strength and unwavering determination. Despite the physical demands and altitude risk along the trail, this adventure is recommended to beginner trekkers as well because Explorer Adventure has collaborated with travel experts and veteran guides to make the journey comfortable and pleasant.

                                        We have carefully designed specific trekking distances for every day’s trek so nobody in the group has to physically exhaust themselves. Also, you will get enough acclimatizing time on the gradual trail with this strategy, and we also provide enough rest days along the way. So, if you are curious about these major duo highlights exploration in the Annapurna region, basic fitness, good health, and a good amount of determination will be pretty much sufficient.

                                        What Makes This Trek So Special?

                                        The Annapurna region is a major trekking destination in the country. Its incredible natural beauty, closeness with the central Himalayan peaks, and exhilarating cultural experience have made this region a world-renowned trekking destination. Similarly, Tilicho Lake is situated at an altitude of 4,919 meters (16,138 feet) and is the highest lake in this Himalayan country and another major trekking attraction. Thus, Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake will give you the opportunity to explore both of the popular highlights of the central region of the Himalayas in a single itinerary plan.

                                        In this iconic duo highlight exploration, you will be able to catch the breathtaking views of the Tilicho Himal, Nilgiri, Annapurna Massifs, Gungang Himal, Gandarbha Chuli, Gangapurna, Khangsar, Chulu Himal and many other peaks from the trekking trail. You will also have the chance to experience the beautiful traditions, culture, and norms of the Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Bahun, Chhetri, and Tamang communities. Similarly, the Annapurna Conservation Area (7,629 sq. km.), the largest conservation area in the country, is another major highlight of this trek.

                                        Why Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake With Explorer Adventure?

                                        Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake

                                        Explorer Adventure is a renowned and reliable adventure company based in Nepal that has been leading exciting journeys across the for the past two decades. Our exceptional, experienced, and well-organized team ensures a seamless journey and experience worth the value. Every professional working with us is an expert in their field and shares the same core value as us, which is guaranteeing an experience worth the cost and forging a meaningful, timeless bond. So, during your Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake, you can rest assured with us, and we will take care of everything for your unforgettable trip.

                                        During your Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake, Explore Adventure will provide a government-licensed guide who has significant years of experience and has received high-altitude training. Similarly, your Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake Cost will also cover for food, accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, permits, flight from Jomsom to Pokhara, taxes, etc, with us. Also, we only employ the services of the best establishments in the region so we can make your journey as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

                                        Permits and Fee

                                        Unlike other restricted area explorations, you will need only one permit to do Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake. This mainstream trekking adventure takes you across the incredible landscape and beautiful settlements of the region. You will also take your journey to the largest conservation area in the entire country; you will only need a permit for that protected area in this trek.

                                        Permits for Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake

                                        • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)

                                        This permit will grant you access to the Himalayan conservation area, and you can get it at around US$ 30 at the Nepal Tourism Board Office. If you are taking part in this exciting Himalayan journey with Explorer Adventure, we will take care of all the paperwork and collect the permit on your behalf.

                                        Guide and Porter

                                        Guides and porters are important figures in the Himalayan journeys. These professionals give their best to guarantee a wonderful and memorable adventure for you. Even if you are planning to do the treks solo, you will need to hire a government-licensed guide for the trekking routes with significant altitudes. This rule has been passed by the Nepali authority to strengthen the safety factors for the trekkers. It may seem like little constriction on the freedom but don’t worry, the value that comes with it is immense as well.

                                        Guides have the duty to make the journey safe, informative, and comfortable. They handle all the minor and major details of your Himalayan journey so you can enjoy a seamless experience. These professionals are also responsible for taking care of health and safety factors during the trek so you can travel freely, feeling assured. As for the porters, they assist you with your heavy luggage so you can move around more easily and actually enjoy the journey without worrying about the weight. Furthermore, porters are also mostly natives of the particular trekking region, so the invaluable inside information will be at your arm's length.

                                        **Note: Exploration Adventure will provide a government-licensed and experienced trekking guide for your Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake, and as for the porter, you can hire them as per the need of your group size from us**

                                        Travel Insurance

                                        Travel insurance is a safe bet if you want to travel confidently and feel assured. It is necessary to get travel insurance while exploring remote and high-altitude regions like the Himalayas. The travel insurance will cover the medical coverage in case of any unforeseen circumstances. They also have flight issues, lost baggage, adventure-specific coverage, and even emergency evacuations with the help of choppers. So, it will be wise to get insured so you can enjoy your exploration without any worries.

                                        For your Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake in Nepal, you will have several options to choose from for travel insurance. If you are just looking for a standard package with the maximum coverage limit upto 3,000 meters only, you can easily get them at around US$ 30 toUS$ 80. As for the more advanced coverage plans upto 6,000 meters, the cost of such packages starts at around US$ 100.

                                        **Note: If you want to include helicopter rescue for your travel insurance plan, the cost for such a package can cross US$ 3,000**

                                        Altitude Sickness

                                        Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is one of the most common issues in high-altitude explorations. After crossing the altitude of 3,000 meters, if acclimatization procedures are not properly followed, trekkers may struggle with various symptoms of altitude sickness, like insomnia, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, headache, etc. In this Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake, where you will reach the maximum elevation point of 5,416 meters (17,769 feet) at Thorang La Pass, the risk of altitude sickness is certainly high if the proper acclimatizing procedure isn’t followed.

                                        Thus, while trekking with Explorer Adventure in this iconic duo highlights explorations, we will strictly follow every protocol to mitigate the risk of altitude sickness. Our Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake Itinerary is designed in such a way that you will not need to rush your pace. As a matter of fact, you will acclimatize as you slowly move along the gradually inclining trail. We have also set enough rest days at strategic locations so that you won’t have to push your body to its limit. Just make sure you are drinking enough fluid, eating a balanced diet, and getting enough rest, then, you won’t have to deal with any altitude-related inconveniences.

                                        Preparation for Trek

                                        If you are wondering about what kind of fitness you will require for the Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake and how you should train, don’t worry; it is not as harsh as you think. More than getting in top shape, your training should be focused on enhancing your strength level. Basic fitness accompanied by good health will be enough for this trek, so you should design your training with an understanding of the actual demands of the trek.

                                        As you will take on multiple hours of trails during each trekking day, you should focus on developing your strength level. Your leg muscle and endurance level will come into play as you will be traversing across remote and steep trails carrying your backpack. Similarly, stamina training will improve your body’s overall capabilities and flexibility, they are also known to make the acclimatization process much easier. So, if possible, you can also include a few stamina training exercises in your regime.

                                        **Note: The minimum period that is recommended for a high altitude trek is approximately around 3 to 6 weeks. You can take suggestions from experienced trekkers and even trainers to understand what exercises are more effective for the trail**

                                        Packing for Annapurna Circuit Trek via Tilicho Lake

                                        For doing the Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake during the peak points of the year, like spring and autumn, you will not need to worry about the weather challenges. Light layers at the lower region and insulated layers at the higher altitudes will be sufficient for this exciting Himalayan journey. Comparatively to the spring, it is slightly colder in the alpine zones and above during autumn, so don’t forget to bring in appropriate layers to ensure a comforting experience. Light layers, moist-wicking layers, mid-layers, socks, sturdy boots, and trekking equipment like hiking poles, sleeping bags, backpacks, down jackets, etc, should be your top priority for the trip.

                                        If you are planning this Himalayan trek during the monsoon (June to August), you will need to bring waterproof layers, rainproof covers, and trekking boots with good traction. Similarly, during the coldest month in the mountains, winter (December to January), the warm and insulated layers should be your top priority. Also, the micro spikes for your boots will make traversing across the snow much easier.

                                        Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake Cost

                                        The Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake generally lasts about 16 days to 21 days. So, the Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake cost for such standard duration packages is approximately US$ 1,100 to US$ 1,700. The pricing of the package will mostly be influenced by the number of days on the trip, exploring the highlights on the sidelines, including sections of the packages, and the quality of amenities and services.

                                        We here at Explorer Adventure offer this exciting package at just US$ 1,150 per person. This is the best value package in the market that doesn’t compromise the experience. Your package will cover the general expenses like food, accommodation, transport, permit, guide, tax, and our service charges as well. If you are traveling in a group, we also provide group discounts depending on the group size.

                                        Annapurna Circuit Trek With Tilicho Lake - 19 Days FAQs

                                        • Due to the rough road and mountainous terrains using a four-wheel drives like jeep. As well a land cruiser or similar types of vehicle for the drive to the starting point of trekking. At the end of trekking at Jomsom taking a short flight to Pokhara and taking a tourist bus or private vehicles to reach Kathmandu,

                                          Interested people have the options of flying to Kathmandu from Pokhara as per the trip, at extra expenses, if it is not included on the trip cost.

                                        • On the average about 5-6 hours, sometimes even less of 3-4 hours from Pisang to Manang, and to Khangsar. As well from Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake of few hours, but on the way back takes more than 4-5 hours. The longest hours of walking distance is trekking uphill to Thorang-La Pass and then downhill to Muktinath. Taking more than 6 to 7 hours with climb and long descent.

                                        • Acclimatization procedure happens staying overnights at certain heights like Chame, Pisang and at Manang main village. At Manang having fee day for acclimatization before heading toward higher elevation to Tilicho Lake and Thorang-La Pass. As well the daily walks will support acclimatization and having enough rest avoiding short breathing. Including drinking enough fluid and water, eating and sleeping well are the precaution against High altitude Sickness.

                                        • The temperatures varies from one place to another as per climate and weather conditions. However, above 2,000 m and 3,000 m the temperatures might reach minimum of below 0 degrees Celsius.

                                          As well in shades away from sunlight and in the night time also, day time temperatures according to season wise. But on average in all seasons of time except summer / monsoon, the day time temperatures may reach from 15 to 20 degrees Celsius. The wind chill factor adds extra cold temperatures, in the morning or during afternoon time.

                                        • All guides of Explorer Adventurer are professional and expert guides who knows well all the areas of Himalayan destinations. Some are veteran guides been with the company for more than 2-3 decades, all guides are well versed in basic Medical and First Aid. Including knowledge of Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism and much more to make the trip enjoyable with huge success.