Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake

16 Days

Unveiling the Majestic Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake

Welcome to an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes and majestic peaks of the Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake, brought to you by our trusted partner, Glance Tours and Treks (GTT). Brace yourself for an adventure that combines the serenity of nature with the thrill of exploration, as we dive deep into the history, reveal the beauty of the landscape, provide essential health tips, and guide you towards the best season to embark on this remarkable trek.


The Annapurna Circuit, located in the magnificent Annapurna region of Nepal, holds a rich and captivating history. This ancient trail was initially used as a trade route between Nepal and Tibet, enabling the exchange of goods, cultures, and ideas. Over time, it has evolved into one of the most sought-after trekking destinations in the world, attracting adventurers and nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.


Prepare to be enchanted by the awe-inspiring landscapes that await you on the Annapurna Circuit. Towering snow-capped peaks, including the mighty Annapurna Massif, dominate the horizon, creating a panoramic vista that will leave you breathless. As you trek through lush green valleys, picturesque villages, and dense forests, you’ll encounter cascading waterfalls, tranquil rivers, and an abundance of flora and fauna.

Health Tips

Embarking on the Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake requires careful preparation and attention to your physical well-being. Here are some health tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable trek:

Physical Fitness: Engage in regular exercise and endurance training to build your stamina and prepare your body for the trekking challenges ahead. Cardiovascular exercises such as hiking, jogging, and cycling are particularly beneficial.

Hydration: Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the trek. Dehydration can lead to fatigue and altitude sickness, so it’s crucial to maintain a steady intake of fluids.

Acclimatization: Take the time to acclimatize to the increasing altitude by allowing for rest days at strategic points along the trek. This will help your body adjust to the thinning air and reduce the risk of altitude-related illnesses.

Proper Nutrition: Fuel your body with nutritious meals and snacks to maintain energy levels during the trek. Focus on consuming a balanced diet rich in carbohydrates, proteins, and healthy fats. Dress in layers to adapt to changing weather conditions.

Best Season to Visit

Choosing the right time to embark on the Annapurna Circuit is crucial for a rewarding experience. The best seasons to undertake this trek are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During these periods, the weather is generally stable, with mild temperatures and clear skies. These seasons provide optimal conditions for trekking and allow you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.

Join Glance Tours and Treks (GTT) on this remarkable journey through the Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake, and let nature weave its magic around you. With their expertise and commitment to your safety and enjoyment, GTT ensures that every step of your adventure is filled with awe, wonder, and unforgettable memories.

Start planning your dream trek today and unlock the wonders of the Annapurna region.

Trip Highlights

  • Majestic Himalayan peaks surround you throughout the trek.
  • Witness the pristine beauty of Tilicho Lake, a turquoise gem nestled amidst the mountains.
  • Cross the iconic Thorong La Pass, an exhilarating challenge with breathtaking views.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of traditional villages along the route.
  • Marvel at cascading waterfalls and lush valleys that dot the landscape.
  • Encounter diverse flora and fauna, including rare Himalayan wildlife.
  • Experience the warm hospitality of the local communities and interact with friendly villagers.
  • Enjoy panoramic vistas of snow-capped mountains at every turn.
  • Trek through enchanting rhododendron forests, ablaze with vibrant colors in spring.
  • Create lifelong memories and a sense of achievement as you complete this epic Himalayan adventure.

Annapurna Circuit trek with Tilicho Lake Itinerary

Welcome to the vibrant capital city of Nepal. Meet your trekking guide and fellow trekkers for a briefing on the Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Embark on a scenic drive to Jagat, the starting point of your trek. Enjoy picturesque views of rural landscapes and traditional villages along the way. Overnight stay in Jagat.

Begin your trek with a gradual ascent through beautiful forests, crossing suspension bridges and waterfalls. Reach the charming village of Dharapani and experience the local culture. Overnight stay in Dharapani.

Continue trekking through pine forests, passing through quaint villages like Bagarchhap and Danaque. Reach Chame, the district headquarters of Manang, and soak in the stunning mountain views. Overnight stay in Chame.

Walk along the steep and narrow path through a dense forest to reach the dramatic curved rock face of Paungda Danda. Enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna II and Pisang Peak as you approach the village of Pisang. Overnight stay in Pisang.

Trek through a contrasting landscape of arid terrain, crossing a suspension bridge over the Marsyangdi River. Ascend to the upper part of the valley, where you'll be greeted by breathtaking views of Annapurna and Gangapurna peaks. Overnight stay in Manang.

Spend a day acclimatizing to the high altitude. Explore the picturesque Manang village, visit monasteries, and take short hikes to nearby viewpoints. Overnight stay in Manang.

Traverse through alpine meadows and cross the Jarsang Khola via a suspension bridge. Reach the village of Khangsar, with its traditional houses and beautiful views of the surrounding peaks. Overnight stay in Khangsar.

Ascend gradually towards Tilicho Base Camp, enjoying stunning views of Tilicho Peak and other snow-capped mountains. Trek through rugged landscapes and experience the true wilderness of the Himalayas. Overnight stay in Tilicho Base Camp.

Start early in the morning to witness the sunrise over Tilicho Lake, one of the highest lakes in the world. Marvel at the crystal-clear waters and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Return to Tilicho Base Camp for overnight stay.

Descend back to Yak Kharka through diverse landscapes, including grassy slopes and rocky trails. Enjoy the tranquility of the alpine surroundings and the views of Annapurna and Gangapurna peaks. Overnight stay in Yak Kharka.

Continue your journey towards Thorong Phedi, the base camp for the Thorong La Pass. Trek through high-altitude terrain, crossing a suspension bridge and passing by a glacial river. Overnight stay in Thorong Phedi.

Start early to cross the challenging Thorong La Pass, an exhilarating achievement. Enjoy panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Descend to Muktinath, a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists. Overnight stay in Muktinath.

Descend through arid landscapes and picturesque villages to reach Jomsom, a bustling town in the Mustang region. Enjoy the views of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri peaks along the way. Overnight stay in Jomsom.

Take a scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara, enjoying aerial views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Arrive in Pokhara and spend the day exploring the lakeside city. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

Bid farewell to the beautiful Pokhara and embark on a scenic drive back to Kathmandu. Enjoy the changing landscapes and reminisce about the incredible adventure you've just completed. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Inclusions and Exclusions Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation during the trek (teahouse or camping)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Experienced trekking guide and porters
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) and ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit) fees
  • Transportation to and from the trek starting/ending point
  • Domestic flights (if applicable)
  • Trekking permits and government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment and gear
  • Extra snacks, beverages, and bottled water during the trek
  • Hot showers and Wi-Fi services (available at some teahouses for an additional cost)
  • Tips for guides, porters, and other staff members
  • Any additional expenses or services not mentioned in the "Cost includes" section

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Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake

Trip Facts: Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake

  • Kathmandu
  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Experienced
  • (March to May) (September to November)
  • 5,416 meters (17,769 feet)
  • 5-9 Hours
  • Kathmandu