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Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Trek - 17 Days

Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Trek
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Annapurna trekking region, situated in the middle-northern part of Nepal, has one of the most appealing panoramic view of the Annapurna mountain range.

Annapurna circuit features the Tilicho lake, which is located in an amazing height of 4919 m and is considered to be the highest lake in the world.

Trekking in Nepal is often chosen by trekkers to explore the grueling trails, and Annapurna circuit treks would be the sublime destination.

One of the best trekking destinations in Nepal to explore the lavish variety of flora and fauna with trekker-friendly environment. The experience of hazardous and haunting trail make this trek a truly incredible experience. The elegant trek encompasses the Thorungla pass, which is the highest pass and one of the and one of the best points on the face of earth to observe the sterling beauty of the mighty and glorious Himalayas.

Day 1
Day 1

Arrive at Kathmandu and rest at hotel

Day 3
Day 2

Drive from Kathmandu to Bulbule

8 hours.

Start trekking to Bahundanda (1310m)via Nadi

2 & 1/2 hours.

Day 4
Day 3

Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje(1430m)

7 hours.

Day 5
Day 4

Trek from Chamje to Bagarchap(2160m)

5 & 1/2 hours.

Day 6
Day 5

Trek from Bagarchap to Chame(2670m)

5 hours.

Day 7
Day 6

Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m)

5 hours.

Day 8
Day 7

Trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m.)

5 hours.

Day 9
Day 8

Rest day at Manang.

Day 10
Day 9

Trek from Manang to Khangsar(3734m)

5 hours.

Day 11
Day 10

Trek from Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp (4150 m.)

3 & 1/2 hours.

Day 12
Day 11

Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4920 m.)

6 hours.

Day 13
Day 12

Trek from Tilicho Lake to Yak Kharka (450m) via Khangsar

6 hours.

Day 14
Day 13

Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong High camp (4925m.)

3 & 1/2 hours.

Day 15
Day 14

Trek from Thorong Phedi to Thorong La (5416m.) to Muktinath (3800m.)

9 hours.

Day 17
Day 15

Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2713 m)

6 hours.

Day 18
Day 16

Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, which takes about 20 minutes.

In case the bad weather prevails and the flight is canceled, you have an option to drive Jomsom to Pokhara by bus, which takes about 10 hours.

Day 19
Day 17

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

7 hours

Cost Includes

  • A guide
  • Entry permits for Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Necessary transport by bus
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) only for our guides during the trek
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) only for our guides during the trek
  • Necessary equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket etc. for our guide.
  • Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staff
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services
  • Flight ticket from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes 20 minutes

Cost Excludes

  • Emergency Mountain Medical Rescue Insurance (Provided by your insurance company. Please buy it in your country. You cannot buy it in Nepal.)
  • Personal nature expenses such as drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Tips
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for you during the trek
  • Accommodation in tea houses (lodges) for you during the trek
  • Meals and Hotel Accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara

Trekking Equipment list:

The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both camp & teahouse treks in the Himalayas. Make use of this list as a guideline; some of the equipment can be hired in Katmandu as well. Besides, keep in mind trekking gear can be bought in the many adventure shops in Katmandu Thamel.

Luggage:

  • 1 large duffel bag: This will carry all your personal gear on the trek. It should be strong and durable.  The best size would be around 30″ x 14″, with a full-length zipper and handles.
  • 1 small padlock: Your duffel bag should be locked.
  • 1 rucksack or day pack:  This should accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories and any miscellaneous items you want to have during the day.  We recommend a pack with at least 1450cu. In capacity, or smaller if you are not carrying a large amount of camera equipment.
  • 1 small duffel bag or suitcase: Items not needed on the trek can be left at the hotel in Kathmandu. This bag should also have a lock.  Be sure to leave room for purchases, or buy one in Kathmandu they have many good quality ones available.
Head and Face Gear:
  • Sunhat
  • A Bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm hat
  • Sunscreen with a very high SPF factor
  • Lip balm with a high SPF factor
Hands:
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
Inner Clothing:
  • T-shirts
  • Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best
  • Underwear
  • 2 Long shorts
  • 2 Trousers- (loose and comfortable) One thin, one thick and warm
Outer Clothing:
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)
  • Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)
  • Waterproof pants
  • Baggy pants
  • 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)
  • 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket
Footwear:
  • Light weight walking boots- Quality boots (leather is recommended)
  • Spare laces
  • 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.
  • 2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks
  • One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp
Drinking Equipment:
  • 1 thermos- Water tends to freeze in ‘normal’ water bottles at high altitude temperatures.
  • 2 one-liter water bottles
  • Purification equipment- Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.
Sleeping and Carrying Equipment:
  • 30-40 liter daypack
  • Rucksack- Without aluminum support
  • Water Proof Bag- A water proof bag to cover the rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius.
Optional Extras/Luxuries
  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Price From USD$855/person
855
Total $ 855 USD

Trip Facts

  • Bahaundanda
  • Jomsom
  • Moderate
  • 5,416 m
  • Trekking
  • Tea House
  • Nepal
  • Western Region
  • Sep - Nov and Mar - May

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