Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure
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Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake

The Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake is one of our favourite treks & we’d be delighted to help you explore this impressive region in Nepal.

Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake and Base Camp is our best package providing. This trek revels the ancient route connecting the two different district of Manang and Mustang and making round to the massive Annapurna ranges and the beautiful Tilicho lake. Experiencing the local culture and geographically diverse trekking route of Annapurna circuit trek, you will enjoy the popular side hiking trail of Tilicho lake from the Manang village.

Annapurna circuit and Tilicho lake trek is highlighted by the Tilicho lake which lies on the altitude of 4920m. The deep blue water of Tilicho Lake is an amazing spectacle, with glacier draping the ice wall of the Grand Barrier and Tilicho Peak. It is one of the highest lake of the world and religiously believed as a Holy Lake. Interesting fact about this lake is no aquatic organism has been recorded in this lake according to the Nepali Department of Hydrology & Meteorology (2003). The ambience of the Tilicho lake provides you the glorious momentum in your life.

Following the same trail of Annapurna Circuit through Besisahar and gradually hiking up to the subtropical forest and slowly enter into the Tibetan-influence valley of Manang district. The trekking route providing each day unique landscape and challenges to every individuals. With Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure you will be providing suitable itinerary according to your pass trekking experience. Besides that our selective professional trekking guide from the local level will take you to the depth of the culture and experience the life time mesmerizing moment by enter acting with local people.

Highlights

  • Stand on the top of Thorang La Pass, High camp view point, Ice Lake, Tilicho Lake, Poon Hill and observe panoramic snowcapped Himalayan peaks, diversity pictureque landscapes and dramatic valleys, including several of the highest mountains of the world Mt. Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare and surrounding peaks
  • Descend into one of the deepest gorge's in the world - the Kali Gandhaki Visit to Tilicho crystal Lake with a high-altitude at 4,919 m and Pass 5416m Thorung La, the highest point of the trek
  • Veer off into the remote valleys of Nar & Phu visit significant pilgrimage site of Muktinath and bath in natural hot springs at Tatopani, which cure of your jointed pains
  • Accompaniment by a highly trained and experienced guide to optimize each individual’s experience and customize this trek in a variety of ways to match your interests

Trek Duration:

Standard itinerary – 22 days. Can be shortened or extended depending on time and fitness.

Trip Facts

Altitude range: 760m-4516m
Physical rating: Moderate to hard
Trip Duration: 22 days 
Trek duration: 17 days 
starts/ends point: Kathmandu
Transport: Private & sharing Vehicle
Accommodation: Hotel, Teahouse/Lodge
Cultural Rating: Spiritual Himalayas
Min. age: All ages
Permits: ACAP and TIMS card is required
Best Season: Spring/Fall/Winter
Equipment: Basic trekking gear
22 Trip Activity in English by Best Mountain Leader

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4429 ft.)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour & preparation for the trek
Day 03: Drive to Besi Sahar (760m/2493.44 ft.), 5-6hr drive
Day 04: Trek to Jagat (1300m/4265.092 ft.), 5-6hr walk
Day 05: Trek to Dharapani (1860m/6102.362 ft.), 5-6hr walk
Day 06: Trek to Chame (2710m/8891.076 ft.), 6-7hr walk
Day 07: Trek to Upper Pisang (3310m/10859.58 ft.), 4-5hr walk
Day 08: Trek to Manang (3540m/11614.17 ft.) via Ngawal, 6-7hr walk
Day 09: Acclimatization Day in Manang(3540m/11614.17 ft.)
Day 10: Trek to Khangsar Village (3700 meters), 4-5 hr walk
Day 11: Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200m/13779.53 ft.), 5-6hr walk
Day 12: Trek to Tilicho Lake (5200m/17060.37 ft.) & retrace steps to Tilicho BC (4200m), 5-6hr walk
Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka (4000m/13123.36 ft.), 5-6hr walk
Day 14: Trek to Thorong Phedi (4450m/14599.74 ft.), 5-6 hr walk
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath (3800m/12467.19 ft.) via Thorung La passes (5416m/ 17769.03 ft.),8-9hr walk
Day 16: Trek to Marpha(2680m/8792.651 ft.), 5-6hr walk
Day 17: Trek and drive to Tatopani(1190m/3904.199 ft.), 5-6hr walk
Day 18: Trek to Ghorepani(2750m/9022.31 ft.), 7-8hr walk
Day 19: Hike to Poon Hill(3210/10531.5 ft.) & descend to Hille(1510m/4954.068 ft.), 6-7hr walk
Day 20: Trek and drive to Pokhara(823m/2700.13 ft.),5-6hr walk+1hr drive
Day 21: Drive to Kathmandu(1350m/4429.134 ft.), 6hr drive
Day 22: Final departure from Kathmandu(1350m/4429.134 ft.)

Included Services

+ All airport transfers. We’ll pick you up personally

+ Accommodation in a quality 3* hotel with breakfast in Ktm & PKR as per the itinerary [upgrade possible]

+ Private trek with an English speaking government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance

+ 1 porter (between two clients) to carry your luggage during the trek (max 22 kg; i.e. 11kg pP)

+ Sightseeing in Kathmandu by private vehicle and professional English speaking guide

+ Round trip by private and sharing basis transportation[upgrade possible]

+ Full board meals (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner/main course) during the trek

+ Accommodation during the trek in carefully selected teahouses as per the itinerary

+ Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit and Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card for all members

+ Duffel bag and trekking map (Duffel to be returned after trip completion)

+ First aid medical kit carried by the guide

+ Necessary paper works, all government and local taxes

+ Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu with host family

 

Excluded Services

- International Airfare to and from your country

- Nepal Entry Visa fee Department of Immigration of Nepal

- Travel & Health Insurance [needs to cover Emergency Helicopter Rescue at altitude]

- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu

- Any alcoholic beverages, cold drinks and boiled water as well as snacks, deserts etc. during the trek

- Tips for Guide & Porters

- Hot shower,wifi, battery charges (available at extra cost in lodges, sometimes free)

- Unforeseen expenses not under our control such as flight cancellations or delays, weather related issues, illness during the trek, rescue costs etc.

- Any other costs not specifically included. Please feel free to ask if in doubt

Equipment

Trekking Equipment

Have a kindly bring following stated equipment for the camping/tented trek. The equipment you can buy in Kathmandu with different quality in good price.

Luggage:

01 large duffel bag: The Luggage is for to carry all your personal gear on the trekking. Should be strong and durable. The best size would be around 30" x 14", with a full-length zipper and handles.

1 rucksack or day pack: The bag is for to accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories and any miscellaneous items you need 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.

Head and Face Gear:

1. Sunhat

2. Sunglasses

3. Warm hat

4. Sunscreen with a very high SPF factor

5. Lip balm with a high SPF factor

6. An emergency light


Hands:

1. Lightweight gloves


Inner Clothing:

1. T-shirts

2. Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best

3. Underwear

4. 2 shorts

5. 2 Trousers- (comfortable) One thin, one thick and warm


Outer Clothing:

1. down Jacket

2. Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)

3. Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)

4. Waterproof pants

5. Baggy pants

6. 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)

7. 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket


Footwear:

1. Light weight walking boots- (leather is recommended)

2. Spare laces

3. 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.

4. 2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks

5. One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp


Drinking Equipment:

1. Water Bottle

Purification equipment-Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.


Sleeping and Carrying Equipment:

1. 30-40 liter daypack

2. Water Proof Bag-A water proof bag to cover the rucksack

3. Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius


Personal Medical Kit:

1. Bandage for sprains

2. Plasters/Band-aids

3. Iodine or water filters

4. Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters

5. Antiseptic ointment for cuts

6. Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)

7. Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller

8. Oral rehydration salts

9. Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)

10. Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)

11. Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)

12. Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)

13. Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)


Extras/Luxuries:

1. Binoculars

2. Reading book

3. Trail Map/Guide book

4. Journal & Pens

5. Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble


Toiletries:

1. 1 medium sized quick drying towel

2. Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

3. Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)

4. Deodorant

5. Nail clippers

6. Face and body moisturize

7. Feminine hygiene products

8. Small mirror

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Useful Information

Travelers Insurance

While you do trips through Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure, you will submit copy of your insurance certificate. Your insurance policy must coverage accidents, medical expenses and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue and then personal liability. At the time of you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not. Incredible Himalayan Sherpa also advocated your Insurance policy coverage cancellation curtailment, loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have must proof of the Insurance receipt, you will do initiative otherwise you can’t get any compensation.

 

Helicopter Evacuation

Sometimes, Helicopter rescue situations can come due to unexpected accident, bad weather, road obstruction/blocked or other reasons. Anywhere you options for a helicopter trip in order to back to home early due to health issue and due to an emergency that may arise during the trip. In any cases, the expense of any helicopter flight is the only responsibility of you or your policy should be coverage in this cases.

Duration
22 days
Season
Spring/Fall/winter
Region
Annapurna, Nepal
Grade
Moderate to hard
Altitude
760m - 4516m
Walking
5hr
Accommodation
Tea-house