• Explore pristine Tilicho Lake (4,920m), a highest lake in the earth located inside Annapurna region of Nepal.
  • Crossing of the Thorong La Pass at 5,120 meters, a popular mountain pass of around Annapurna trekking.
  • Tantalizing views of world’s well admired high mountains within Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif including the mountains of border Himalayas
  • Interact with friendly and hospitable locals, explore unique ruler culture, lifestyle and tradition.


Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake trek leads you to Tilicho Lake which is the highest lake on the earth from sea level, stands with an altitude of 4,919m/16,138ft. The Annapurna range surrounds Tilicho lake giving a perfectly amazing view. Location: Manang district, Nepal. Moreover, Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek is virtually similar to the classic route of Annapurna Circuit Trekking. Although, all routes are similar one can explore Tilicho Lake as an additional feature.

Our trek package begins after spending a day in the capital city Kathmandu. Guided sightseeing tour around the world heritage sites of UNESCO on the same day. Leaving Kathmandu we follow the trail of Annapurna Circuit. We do a full-day excursion and exploration around Tilicho Lake, surrounding valleys, glaciers, and landscapes with tantalizing close views of Annapurna Ranges including Tilicho Peak, Mt. Nilgiri, Khangsar, Muktinath peak, and many more snow-capped ranges. After that, we cross Thorong La Pass at 5,416 meters, one of the highest and scenic viewpoints during our trek. Subsequently, we continue a rather easy trail to Muktinath and then to Jomsom for a fly to Pokhara. Finally, return to Kathmandu with a wonderful memory of 17 days Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trekking.

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.

    Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing’s airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at the airport as per your arrival schedule. He/she welcome you and drive to the hotel. Check-in hotel and take a rest or relaxation time at Hotel. Then you can have a free excursion to know the surroundings and visit our office to get brief information of Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trekking, we also conduct an introduction program with trekking leader and official team.
    Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
    Meal includes: Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

  • Day 2 - Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu

    Early morning breakfast at a hotel. Our guide will pick you up from the hotel for sightseeing of World Heritage Sites. Actually, there are seven World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and we arrange sightseeing spots according to your choice, you have to choose only 3/4 spots for a day since it is not possible to visit all places in a single day–at least 2/3 days requires having sightseeing tour of all heritage sites in Kathmandu. World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu are; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Temple, Pashuapatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Changu Narayan Temple. In the evening we again can have pre trek discussion.

  • Day 3 - Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1,410m/4,626ft altitude) via Beshisahar (823m/2,699ft)

    Breakfast at the hotel. After that, drive to Chamje via Beshisahar. During our full day drive, we can view the beautiful Trishuli River, several villages, farmlands, green high hill, and Marsyangdi River along the way. We turn right from Muglin and drive towards Dumre and then head north to reach Besisahar. After Besisahar we again continue our drive to Chamje. Before the access of the road of (Besisahar to Chamje), Besisahar was the starting point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking but now the transport access to Chamje making the duration shorter.

  • Day 4 - Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m/6,100ft altitude

    After having breakfast at a teahouse, we begin the trek through corn, barley and potatoes farmlands then to bamboo and rhododendron forest before reaching at the village of Tal and Karte. Beautiful village Tal is located at the base of sand beach and flat land. Continue ahead following few ups and down to Dharapani village. If we are lucky, we can encounter with few wild animals in the trail.

  • Day 5 - Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,713m/8,898ft altitude)

    After breakfast at the teahouse then we follow an ascending trail through forest to the west. We walk along with the beautiful panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna II, IV (7,525/24,688ft) and Lamjung Himal. We cross small hot spring water to reach Chame village.

  • Day 6 - Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,185m/10,446ft altitude)

    Breakfast at a teahouse. Then follow a narrow path land through a dense forest that leads us to curved rock face. Pass dense forest and suspension bridge for several times over small rivers. Then follow easy trail where we are surrounded by beautiful White Mountains. After some walk we find U-shaped valley Manang which looks like hanging between two snow peaks. Continue ahead following ups and down the trail to Pisang village.

  • Day 7 - Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,551m/11,647ft altitude)

    Breakfast at a teahouse and start walk through Upper Pisang via Geru. We can explore magnificent Himalayan glacier throughout the trek and many snowcapped mountains. We also view Annapurna, Pisang Peak and several other snow-capped peaks. We find unique landscapes and vegetation that makes our trip even more interesting. We visit largest monastery of Manang Barge and spend overnight at Manang.

  • Day 8 - Rest Day at Manang

    Breakfast at hotel viewing beautiful and unique landscape of Manang. Today is the scheduled acclimatization day so we stay at Manang all day. As per health experts suggests keep moving and stay active to adopt with the weather today, we visit Bhoja Gompa / Gangapuran Lake which makes the day enjoyable. Hike to the Vraga where we find village monastery. We pay visit at that monetary and Himalayan Rescue Association where we get depth information about mountain sickness and mountain rescue.

  • Day 9 - Trek from Manang to Tilicho Base Camp (4,200m/13,776ft altitude)

    After having breakfast, we leave Manang by following the trail that gradually goes up, after an hour walk we leave the main trail of Annapurna Circuit and turn left to follow amazing Gangapurna Glacier. We reach at Shri Kharka to have lunch. Take plenty of time to rest and know the surroundings, then we again follow further two hours ascend all the way to Tilicho Lake Base Camp. Our crew will find a safe and perfect campsite; They will quickly set up the camp accommodation. Today we will have meals in the camp prepared by our crew team which always will be simple, hygienic and delicious.

  • Day 10 - Explore and excursion around Tilicho Lake and trek to Siri Kharka

    This is one of the important days during our entire Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trekking. After having the early morning breakfast, we start ascend towards the world’s highest lake Tilicho at 4,919 meters above from Sea level. The lake is situated at the base of beautiful Tilicho Peak (7,134m) and Khangsar Kang is west from Tilicho Peak. Annapurna I (8,091m) is located just behind of Khangsar Kang thus we cannot have its great vision but the route via Tilicho Lake was used by expedition team of Annapurna I who made first successful climb record in the history. After having a great time at Tilicho Lake, we safely retrace our steeps to Tilicho Lake Base Camp and continue rather easy trail all the way to Shri Kharka.

  • Day 11 - Trek from Shri Kharka to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft altitude)

    After taking breakfast at Shri Kharka, we begin the walk firstly follow an easy and straightforward trail through many number of Kharkas and Agricultural farmlands. Then we follow a short descend up to a small stream which comes from Thorong Phedi. Right after we cross the small suspension bridge, we start gradual ascend all the way to Yak Kharka with fascinating views of Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III and Gangapurna. At the evening, we can have rest and walk around the surroundings.

  • Day 12 - Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft altitude)

    Breakfast at teahouse then we start a trek to the foot of the pass Thorong Phedi which is a small but busy settlement provides food and shelter to trekkers and climbers. They says this village as the base camp by trekkers and climber. Some climber trek up to high camp today but it is safe to stay here to have a sound sleep in lower altitude than risking sleeping in the higher altitude.

  • Day 13 - ​Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m/12,464ft altitude) via Thorong La Pass (5,416m/17,764ft altitude)

    Early morning Breakfast at the teahouse, walk early in the morning at 4 A.M. We have to cross Thorong La pass, a highest and main attraction point during our trek in the morning, since if we become late to cross the pass, the snow will be melted by sunlight and overall weather goes worse. We spend a short and crucial time at the pass with photographs of splendid scenery, and then the trail follows a long descend all the way to Muktinath. Muktinath is a famous temple of Hindu and Buddhist Goddess with massive religious significant offers a grand view of Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna, Katung and other snow-capped peaks.

  • Day 14 - ​Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude)

    Breakfast at teahouse then we visit famous pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists Muktinath temple, Vishnu temple and Gompa. After that we follow descends trail Jharkot. After there we follow continuous motor road all the way to Jomsom, thus it is also an option to have a jeep drive from Muktinath to Jomsom. At evening explore around Jomsom Bazaar and enjoy the celebration on the occasion of complete Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trekking.

  • Day 15 - Morning fly to Pokhara. Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities

    We take a morning flight to Pokhara from Jomsom. Once we reach at the beautiful lake city Pokhara, a full day feel free to have personal activities, know the surroundings, rest and relaxation, boating at Fewa Lake, etc.

  • Day 16 - Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Breakfast at the hotel. Drive/fly to Kathmandu. Remaining time is to feel free for leisure and personal activities such as Shopping, markets explore, spa, massage, rest and relax can be an option. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner together with the entire team of Adventure Mountain Nepal.

  • Day 17 - Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport.

    Our airport arrival and departure representative will drop you at Tribhuwan International Airport on your scheduled flight.

  • 3 Night’s accommodation in Kathmandu & 2 Nights stay in Pokhara with BB Plan (3 star category Hotel/Resort)
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