Round Annapurna Trek with Tilicho lake is one of the most fascinating and demanding treks of our country and provides the best views of Himalayas with an awesome opportunity to explore the majestic lakes of Annapurna region. This adventurous trek is designed for those trekkers who wish to trek on the Annapurna region with the spectacular views of Himalayan ranges along with the sightseeing of lake situated at the highest altitude. One can get an opportunity to explore the beautiful and ancient Manang valley which makes this trip more exciting and thrilling.
Round Annapurna Trek with Tilicho lake takes the trekkers to some of the fascinating places of the country which includes the Tilicho lake (World’s highest lake), Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna Base Camp and Tilicho lake. Annapurna Round Trek with Tilicho Lake offers the spectacular views of mountain ranges including some of the highest Himalayan ranges of the world such as Mt. Everest (Highest mountain of the world), Makalu. Manaslu, Cho-Oyu, Lhotse, Pumori, Amadablam and a closer and crystal-clear view of Mt. Annapurna.
This incredible journey starts with a scenic drive to Besi Sahar from Kathmandu. We will then take another short drive to Chame and then start our trek and enter the beautiful Manang valley. Trekking via Ledar will take us to the High camp of Mt. Annapurna. We will then cross the famous Throrng La Pass and reach Muktinath from where we will trek to the Tilicho Lake and then to the Ghorepani.
Please refer to the itinerary for further information:
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m):
Namaste and welcome to the country of Nepal. You will be welcomed by our representative in the Tribhuvan International Airport and then transferred to our hotel in Kathmandu. At evening, you will be welcomed by an authentic Nepalese cuisine in one of the typical Nepalese restaurants of Thamel and then we will do a briefing about the itinerary of our trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing including Bhaktapur and Lalitpur:
After an early morning breakfast, we will head towards the beautiful and ancient places of Kathmandu valley which includes the world heritage sites, temples, places and other many beautiful things. Talking about Kathmandu, this place is a paradise to the tourists of all over the world and one can get an opportunity to relax his/her body form head to toe by doing the sightseeing of some of the iconic things of the world. You will be taken to Pashupatinath temple which is one of the most religious and historical temples of Kathmandu. Thousands of devotees from Nepal, India and all over the world come to this ancient temple for their rituals and celebrations. After the visit of Pashupatinath, we will drive for 15-20 minutes to do the sightseeing of Bouddhanath stupa. After exploring these historical monuments, we will be doing the sightseeing of ancient Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. Visiting Lalitpur and Bhaktapur will give you an opportunity to see the living goddess, Kumari and explore the ancient streets filled with arts and architects. A refreshing evening walk on the streets of Thamel and Basantapur will make you feel Kathmandu a really cool and historical place and you will also explore lots of new things in these streets. At afternoon, we will be back to our hotel and do the briefing of Everest Expedition trip. You will be guided about some of the important rules and suggestions for the trip such as what is your responsibility, what to do and what not to do on the trek? You will be then introduced to your fellow expedition staffs and guides and relax the hotel after dinner. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Beshisahar (760m/2493ft). 6 hrs. O/n at mountain Lodge.
Drive 175km Kathmandu to Beshisahar around 7 hours and it experiences Trishuli and Marsyangdhi valley. You can appreciate the lovely landscape during the drive. The transport will stop in transit for dispatch and couple of more breaks for some refreshment and for latrine.
Day 4: Drive Beshisahar to Chame (2670m/8757ft) by four-wheel jeep. 5 hrs. Overnight at mountain Lodge. This four-wheel drive will follow Marsyangdhi valley and it passes through many mountain village and beautiful scenery. It will go through unpaved road so you have to prepare yourself for possible bumpy road.
Day 5: Trek Chame to Pisang (3200m/10496ft). 5/6hrs walk. Overnight at Hotel.
Your walk will begin from today. The trail will navigate through left half of the valley and after apple cultivate town Bartang you will cross the suspension connect and after somewhat tough you will achieve another excellent town called Dhikurpokhari. The walk will be exceptionally delightful and decent. You will see Annapurna II, Annapurna IV and the Pisang crest amid the walk
Day 6: Trek Pisang to Manang (3540m/11283ft). 5/6hrs walk. Overnight at Hotel.
Today you have two options for the trail. One trail experience high over the valley from the correct side and another trail experiences the valley from the left side. You can see numerous towns, Monastery and Lamasery through the path after Humde the landscape somewhat changes. It will turn out to be more desert and drier. You will see Annapurna III, some Chulu crest, Gangapurna, Khangsahar amid the walk.
Day 7: Acclimatization day in Manang. Explore around the Manang village.
On the acclimatization day we will go to Ice lake 4600m/15088ft Lake for trip. It will take 5/6hrs forward and backward. It’s an extremely pleasant walk we can see numerous mountains amid the walk and can see huge detail of higher Marsyangdhi valley.
Day 8: Trek Manang to Ledar (4200m/13776ft) .5/6 hrs walk. Overnight at Hotel.
The trail experiences the dry territory. With developing height, it is hard to inhale so we will take gradual pace to make it to our goal. Amid the trek you will see Gangapurna, Khangsahar, Chulu west, Chulu focal, Chulu east, Glacier vault, Khangsar kang, Om myurpa, Syagang, Katung kang.
Day 9: Trek Ledar to Highcamp (4833m/15852ft). 5/6hrs walk. Overnight at Hotel.
The trail will experience the correct side in the first place until the point that we cross the suspension connect and the trail experiences the left half of the valley and achieves the Throung Phedi 4450m/14596ft at that point goes a hour advance straight up to the High camp. This day you will see Throung pinnacle and some more mountains.
Day 10: Trek Highcamp to Muktinath (3760m/12333ft) via Throung-La 5416m/17764ft Pass. 8 hrs walk. Overnight at Hotel.
Trek begin early morning 4/5 AM relying upon the season and cross through Throung-La 5416m/17764ft world biggest pass. After crossing the pass, we will drop down. We can see the Dhaulagiri Massif right straight in the west from the pass. We will achieve the town called Chirabu at the base of the Pass and further more we will achieve the settlement called Muktinath for medium-term remain. We will most likely visit Muktinath sanctuary.
Day 11: Trek Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m/8921ft) via Kagbeni. 6 hrs walk. Overnightat Hotel.
The walk will be down until the point that we achieve the place called Kagbeni. The walk will be more decent with changing view and the delightful medieval town like Jharkot,Kagbeni. After Kagbeni the walk will be through the valley and now you have entered the breezy valley so you need to set yourself up for conceivable hard breezing. You can see Nilgiri north, Tukuchey top, Dhaulagiri massif amid the day.
Day 12: Fly 25 minutes Jomsom to Pokhara. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara. Onward your journey.
The early morning 25-minute flight will take you to Pokhara and the flying machine experiences Kaligandaki valley and achieves Pokhara. On a crisp morning, the flight would be extremely grand. Amid the flight, you will see numerous high mountains. From here we will end our magnificent Journey.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
- Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3/4/5 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
- Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
- Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
- All accommodations during the trek.
- Your destination map.
- Both ways domestic Flights with airport tax.
- An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
- Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
- All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
- Travel & Rescue arrangement.
- All government taxes and Vat.
- Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
- equipment / Gears
- Your Travel insurance.
- International airfare.
- Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
- All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Water )
- Personal shopping and laundry etc.
- Personal trekking Equipment’s.
- Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
- If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.