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Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake

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Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar(760 m/ 2492 ft) - (6-7 Hours) Towards Chamche (1430 m/4692 ft): 8 - 10 hours

Pass By: Sandup Choeding Gompa, Tiri, Besisahar Nepal
Early morning we drive from Kathmandu for about 6-7 hours (190 Km) to the Besishar. In the way, we can see many beautiful villages, farms, flowing rivers and a glimpse of beautiful mountain ranges which definitely a perfect feast to eyes. As we'll be taking a local bus we might face some unplanned traffic or anything while changing local bus from Besishar that won't let us step further ahead towards Chamche, To avoid that scenario, if you want to book a private car/Jeep (excluded from the package - luxury private drive from Kathmandu itself) we can manage that or we can just stay a night there and Continue our drive tomorrow morning towards Chamche to Dharapani height by Local buses available with comfort.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 2: Trek from Chamche to Dharapani (1,860m/6,430ft): 7 - 8 hours

Stop At: Dharapani Temple, 1 Dharna Dang, Ghorahi Nepal
After breakfast we begin the 2nd day of our trek, we cross a suspension bridge and after a steep climb we enter the vicinity of Manang region at the village named tal, here we see several waterfalls forming a river by the sandy beaches. We follow trail through barley, rice and potato fields. and pass through the village of Kodo which is one of the biggest villages in the Manang valley. We cross a suspension bridge, and after a short climb of the stone Kani, we reach Dharapani.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 3: Dharapani to Chame (2,610m/8,891ft): 5 - 6 hours

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
Today we follow the trail through forest with pine , fir, oak and maple trees by a river to reach Chame, district headquarter of Manang district. Well be surrounded by the green forest around us and over us we'll see remarkable views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and Annapurna IV (7,525m). We'll also stop by a small hot springs where we can relax for a while.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 4: Chame to Pisang (3,200m/10824ft): 5 - 6 hours

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
We walk through a steep and narrow valley to have our first view of Paungda Danda rock face, a curved rock face rising 1500m from the river. From here, we also see clear views of Annapurna 2 at the south and Pisang Peak at the north east. Next, we descend to the Manang Valley floor

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 5: Pisang to Manang (3,540m/11,482ft): 6 - 7 hours

Stop At: Manang Airport, Manang Sadak, Upper Manang 33500, Nepal
We trek on the upper trail through upper pisang via Geru, we choose this trail as it offers outstanding views of north face Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho and Pisang Peak .as we ascend well feel the air turn cold, dry and harsher. The trail goes through Tibetan settlement and we get a chance to explore Buddhist culture in a short visit to Barge Monastery, largest in Manang

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 6: Manang: Acclimatization day

Stop At: Thorangla Pass, Manang Nepal
For our body to acclimatize we spend this day exploring Manang , early morning we hike up to Gangapurna Lake and Base Camp spend the day admiring Annapurna III, Tilicho, Pisang and Chulu Peaks, roam around Manang Village and Monasteries.during the afternoon we may visit the Himalayan Rescue Association in Vraga village where we will be briefed about acute Mountain Sickness., its symptoms and preventions.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 7: Manang to Siri Kharka (4060m/13,320ft): 4-5 hours

Stop At: Mardi Himal, Chame Nepal
Today's trek will be a little easier. we take the upper route which follows a path down down to a river. We cross the river walk through coniferous forests , after -3 hours walking we arrive the Tibetan settlement Khangsar.After an hour more of walking we reach Shiri Kharka. Throughout the trek we will have a clear view of Gungang Himal and Mt. Chulu.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 8: Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m/13,583ft): 5-6 hours

Stop At: Tilicho Lake Base Camp, Tilicho Padmaarga, Khangsar 33500, Nepal
Today we walk an easy path that leads through the middle of the landslides area where we can view impressive rock formations, we trek up till Tilicho base camp where we can get a good view of Tilicho Peak and other snow Cover Mountains – overnight at Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).With a mesmerising view of Tlilicho peak, our 8th day of Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho lake will be successful.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 9: Visit Tilicho Lake (4,920m/16,138 ft) then back to Siri Kharka: 5-6 hours

Stop At: Tilichol Lake, Manang Nepal
We start the day early to avoid afternoon wind. After a steeps consistent climb of 2-3 hours we reach Tilicho lake, The highest lake in the world also referred as the “the great ice lake” by the leader of the French expedition team .this is a large sparkling lake that lies at the foot of the north face of tilicho peak, after spending some time here we take the same route back to siri kharka.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 10: Siri kharka to Yak kharka (4060m/13,020ft):4-5 hours

Stop At: Thorong Phedi Thorong La Trail, Thorong Phedi - Thorong La Rd, Tanki Manang 33500, Nepal
We descend to the uninhabited Khangsar village ,pass Tare gumba,a thousand year old monastery then follow a rock wall out of Khangsar to descend a bridge in the Thorong Khola valley.We go across a river ,hike up to a plateau to reach yak kharka . from her you can see Annapurna mountains range, other peaks, blue sheep (bharal) and if you are lucky you might spot a snow leopard.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 11: Yak kharka to Thorang Phedi: (4525m/14501 ft): 3-4 hours

Stop At: Thorong Phedi Thorong La Trail, Thorong Phedi - Thorong La Rd, Tanki Manang 33500, Nepal
We walk uphill to Thorong Phedi.a small busy settlement with an amazing view of mountains and landscapes. On our way we get the best views of Mt. Gundang, Mt. Syagang, Thorung Peak and Mt. Khatungkan.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 12: Thorong Phedi to Thorong La pass (5416 m/17764 ft) to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft): 7 - 8 hours

Stop At: Muktinath Temple, Bhagwanbahal, Thamel, Kathmandu, 00977 Nepal
Today's the most challenging part of the trip, we cross Thorong La pass, one of the highest passes in the world, and the highest point of the trek.we have to wake up early morning at 3 to complete this challenge . we have to push ourselves through the icy air , and high altitude but the view from the pass will make it totally worth it. We will see a panorama of majestic Himalayan peaks extending northwards into Tibet,at the back we can see several of the main peaks of Annapurna.

We then descend all the way to Muktinath a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists.The Buddhists call it Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means "Hundred Waters".

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 13: Drive from Muktinath to Tatopani (1,200m/3937 ft): 6 - 8 hours

Stop At: Tatopani Hot Spring, Tatopani 33200 Nepal
We visit Muktinath temple before continuing our journey in a car ride to Tatopani. Tatopani is famous for natural hot spring; it is place where we can soak in the hot springs.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 14: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft): 7 - 8 hours

Stop At: Ghorepani Community hospital, Poon Hill Marga, Ghode Pani 33200, Nepal
We ascend to Ghorepani through villages of Sikha and Chitre, the villages of ethnic thakali people.we go through a terraced farmland with mountains all around.then pass lush forests filled with rhododendron, birch, magnolia we stop at Ghorepani, a beautiful village located at a ridge top.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 15: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara: 5-6 hours trek and 1 hour drive

Pass By: NayaPul Bridge, Nayapul Bus Stop, Baglung Rajmarg, कुश्मा 33400, Nepal
We ascend to poon Hill (3,210m) early morning to view sunrise over the whole Annapurna , Dhaulagiri massif including Mt Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) , Mt Manaslu and surrounding rice terrace A favourite spot among photographers After visiting Poonhill, we will trek back to nayapul then drive to pokhara ,

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel.

Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hours

Pass By: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus. You may also choose to return by a 225-minute flight (not included in the package). Our trek package completes at Kathmandu

We wish you have a memorable journey trekking Annapurna Circuit to Tilicho Lake.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
1.The beginning of the journey towards Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho lake!

You will arrive to Nepal, Kathmandu in Tribhuvan International Airport as that is the only international airport. An overnight stay in a hotel in Kathmandu is required upon the arrival. Then the next day, at early morning we drive for approximately 8 hours to the village of Syange, the starting point of our trek.

2.Don't Worry, We'll Pick You!

We provide free airport pickup and drop by private vehicle. Upon arrival youll be warmly welcomes by our Discovery world trekking crew with a traditional offering of Khata or marigolds garland (symbolizing purity, goodwill, auspiciousness and compassion), then directly transfer you to your hotel. To make use of this service please submit full flight details of arrival and departure in advance by mail.

Ports
Tribhuwan International Airport
Duration
16 days
Inclusions
  • 16x Breakfast
  • 16x Dinner
  • 16x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 15 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Syange
  • Public transportation from Muktinath to Tatopani
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus
  • One night accommodation in selected hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast
  • Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek.
  • Government License holder Discovery World Trekking experienced and qualified trek leader
  • Coverage of guides and porters meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) Fee
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee.
  • Catering extra dietary requirements
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operation in case of complicated health condition
  • Discovery World Trekking’s appreciation of certificate after over the successfully trek.
  • Farewell dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Sandup Choeding Gompa
  • Entry/Admission - Dharapani Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Annapurna Mountain Range
  • Entry/Admission - Manang Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Thorangla Pass
  • Entry/Admission - Mardi Himal
  • Entry/Admission - Tilicho Lake Base Camp
  • Entry/Admission - Tilichol Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Thorong Phedi Thorong La Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Muktinath Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Tatopani Hot Spring
  • Entry/Admission - Ghorepani Community hospital
Exclusions
  • All the costs and expenses which are not listed in "cost includes" will be counted as Excludes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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