"Join us on an unforgettable journey in the Annapurna region. The Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake will allow you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Himalayan flora and fauna, witness stunning landscapes, explore sacred temples and monasteries, marvel at breathtaking waterfalls, and traverse through diverse climate regions. As you trek through this region, you'll encounter a rich tapestry of cultures and traditions, encounter high passes, and navigate deep gorges."
The Annapurna Circuit trek is the ultimate adventure for trekkers and nature enthusiasts in the Himalayas of Nepal. And combining Tilicho Lake in the itinerary makes the journey furthermore remarkable. The Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake offers a diverse range of landscapes, from lush green forests to arid desert-like terrain. The trail passes through several traditional villages, where trekkers can experience the unique culture and lifestyle of the locals.
The highlight of the Annapurna circuit with Tilicho Lake trek is undoubtedly the Thorong La pass (5,416 m/17,756 ft), which offers a breathtaking view of snow-capped mountains. Navigating the pass is challenging, but the rewarding view from the top makes it worth the effort. Likewise, the turquoise-colored Tilicho Lake (4,920 m/16,138 ft), surrounded by snow-capped mountains, is a treat to the eyes and a perfect spot for photography.
Whether you are a novice or an experienced trekker, the Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho Lake is a must-do trek in Nepal. The stunning scenery, unique culture, mountain lifestyle, and challenging terrain make it an unforgettable experience. You'll pass through the world's deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki, and encounter numerous peaks with heights ranging from 6,000 to 8,000 meters, including Dhaulagiri (8,167 m/26,795 ft), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m/22,943 ft), and Manaslu (8,163 m/26,781 ft).
Other mountains seen during the trek are Annapurna (8,091 m/26,545 ft), Nilgiri (7,061 m/23,166 ft), Hiunchuli (6,441 m/21,132 ft), Gangapurna (7,455 m/24,459 ft), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m/23,406 ft), etc. As you make your way along the Marshyangdi River, you'll also have the opportunity to interact with the warm and welcoming Gurung and Ghale communities. Continuing north, you'll be rewarded with majestic views of the arid Tibetan Plateau and barren landscapes.
Following the Annapurna circuit with Tilicho Lake route, you'll encounter diverse climate regions, and the vegetation will change accordingly. From the lush paddy fields to the subtropical forests, glacial zones, and rural farmlands, each section of the trek will present a new landscape to discover. You might even encounter high-altitude animals like blue sheep, snow leopards, and yaks as you make your way through the highlands.
Towards the end of the trek, visit the Muktinath Temple (3,760 m/12,623 ft), a sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists. It is a unique place where two religions come together. Likewise, enjoy a fantastic ride from Muktinath to Tatopani (1,200 m/3,940 ft), where you will get to soak in natural hot springs. A night at beautiful Ghorepani village (2,860 m/9,385 ft) with a morning hike to Poon Hill (3,210 m/10,525 ft) gives a perfect ending to the Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake.
Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake difficulty & preparation
The Annapurna circuit with Tilicho Lake trek is a challenging adventure that requires stamina and physical fitness. The daily hiking can range from 4 to 7 hours, including breaks to admire the breathtaking views of the mountains.
The trek involves long uphill climbs, steep descents, and some flat trails. Although past hiking experience can be an advantage, technical skills are not necessary for this trek. Anyone who can hike 5 to 6 hours a day can complete the trek, but do not forget that hiking at higher altitudes can be more physically demanding than hiking at lower altitudes.
Regular exercise and jogging for a few weeks before the trip can enhance your stamina and make the trek more enjoyable. A positive attitude, self-confidence, and determination are also necessary for the trek.
Before booking the Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake, participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood disease should consult their doctor and inform us. It is essential to be in good health and have a normal level of physical fitness to join this trek.
Altitude sickness & acclimatization
There are risks of altitude sickness during the Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake. We will do our best to avoid and prevent it. As you are trekking with high-altitude experts, do not worry you are in safe hands. Even if you get altitude sickness symptoms, our guide will make sure you are all good before gaining further altitude.
We have made sure to maintain the daily increase in elevation no more than 500 meters. This will help our guests to adjust to the altitude as they trek. Our Annapurna circuit with Tilicho Lake trek itinerary has an acclimatization day in Manang village and a couple of other hikes.
To avoid altitude sickness during the trek, do the following things:
- drink plenty of water
- do not smoke or drink alcoholic drinks
- take plenty of rest and eat nutritious food
- maintain your pace
Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake elevation and altitude profile
The Annapurna circuit with Tilicho Lake trekking begins from Jagat at 1,290 meters (4,232 ft). There are two high points on this trek- Tilicho Lake (4,920 m/16,138 ft) and Thorong La (5,416 m/17,756 ft). The trek ends at Ulleri village (2,050 m/6,726 ft). From the starting point of the trek to the end of the journey, you will gain 4,126 meters (13,537 ft).
Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake 2024/2025 spring & autumn booking
We have the best Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake itinerary and cost. Our bookings are open for the Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake 2024/2025 spring and autumn seasons. Likewise, you can also book this trek in other seasons as per your wish.
Alternative adventurous treks in Nepal
We have a wide selection of trekking packages in Nepal. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced trekker, we have a trekking package for you. We custom-organize treks and tours all around Nepal as per our guest's demands, so if you have anything planned, you can share it with us. We will do our best to provide you a seamless venture.
These are some of our hand-picked trekking packages in Nepal- Everest three high passes trek, Everest base camp trek, Annapurna base camp trek, Manaslu circuit trek, Langtang Gosaikunda trek, and Gokyo lake trek.
If you are looking for a budget-friendly or short trekking package in Nepal, we also have that. Some of our short treks are theLangtang Valley trek, Everest view trek, Ghorepanin Poon hill trek, andMardi Himal trek.
Benefits of Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake with Nature Excursion
There are lots of benefits of trekking with us Nature Excursions. You will not only get the best price, but also the best value for the money you pay and the trust you put in us. We are some of the oldest leading guides in the Himalayas of Nepal, with extensive knowledge about the trail and numerous years of experience. You can have a safe trek with us in Nepal. Our guides are well-trained and very friendly.
Below are some of the benefits included in our Annapurna circuit trek with the Tilicho Lake package:
- Free airport transfers
- Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner
- First-aid kit, duffel bag, and down jacket to use during the trek (returnable)
- Free company t-shirt and trek certificate
- Transportation as per the itinerary
- 24/7 support
- Professional trek guide and porter
- No hidden costs or policy