Tour Overview

Annapurna Circuit - Tilicho Lake Trek (World's Highest Trek)

Destination: Nepal

Grade: Strenuous

Season: Spring, summer and autumn

Important Note and Optional activities

Please note: all the trekking itineraries are flexible and can be revised in order to best meet your requirements i.e. your time, interests etc. Please contact us if you have any special requirements or interest.

This trek follows the Annapurna Circuit Route itinerary mentioned on this web site as far as Manang, it differs as the crossing of the Annapurna Massif is done via a journey to Tilicho Lake one of the highest lakes in the world then over the Tilicho pass and down to Jomsom. The itinerary here is based on a fly / bus out from Jomsom alternatively if people choose they can continue down the Kaligandaki Valley to the hot springs at Tatopani and on to Poon hill or even choose to trek up into the Annapurna Sanctuary and Annapurna Base Camp.

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome from the airport / transfer to hotel / introduction program and briefing about the trip.

Day 2 City tour of Kathmandu Valley

A full day sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley, it includes all the important heritage sites / Afternoon pre-trip discussion regarding the trek /overnight Kathmandu.

Day 3

Drive Besisahar (760m) / beautiful scenery along / trek to Bhulbhule (840m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 4

Trek to Ghyarmuphant / overnight at tented camp.

Day 5

Trek to Chamje (1430m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 6

Trek to Dharapani (1920m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 7

Trek to Chame (2630m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 8

Trek to Pisang (3200m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 9

Trek to Manang (3500m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 10

Acclimatization day at Manang / Exploration around.

Day 11

Resume trek to Khangsar (3734m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 12

Trek to Tilicho Lake (41200m) / overnight at tented camp.

Day 13

Exploration day around Tilicho Lake (4120m) / outstanding views around.

Day 14

Trek to Mesokanto la pass (5099m) / to Jomsom (2710m) / overnight stay at tented camp.

Day 15

Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara. Explore Pokhara and free time.

Day 16

Drive back to Kathmandu / transfer to hotel.

Day 17

Transfer to the airport / flight to onward destination.

Cost Includes
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private car.
  • Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • National Park Trekking/ Entry permit.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee.
  • Round trip/ international flights/ overland transport/ if needed/ as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation in guest houses/ lodges during the trek.
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services.
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.
  • Airport transfers for international flights.
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required.
  • Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure.
Cost Doesn't Include
  • Meals other than breakfast when staying in hotels.
  • Personal expenses and bar bills.
  • Clients travel insurance.
  • Tips and gratuities.