Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake Overview
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake takes you around not only the 10th highest mountain in the world (8th in Nepal) but also one of the highest lakes in the world – Tilicho. This trek beautifully matches the rugged with the raw beauty of the landscape.
The trek will take you through two mighty rivers - Marsyangdi and Kali Gandaki. You will also cross one of the highest mountain crossings in the world, the Thorong La Pass (5,416 m). The pass is a mountain between Khatung Kang (6484 m) and Yakawa Kang Himal (6482 m).
To top it all up is passing by the Kali Gandaki gorge, said to be the deepest in the world. The voyage follows an ancient trade route, offering opportunities to learn about the historical classical way and information related to it.
In addition, this voyage will expose you to a wide range of cultures. You get to experience Gurung, Magar, Lobas, and other ethnic groups' way of life while on the walk. Gumba and Chorten border the trails, creating a serene and highly spiritual hiking experience. Also included in your itinerary is a trip to Muktinath, a Buddhist and Hindu shrine.
Route to Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake itinerary comprises a 15-day plan. Given this long-time frame, the Annapurna circuit group trek is mostly preferred.
It starts with a drive to Dharapani. You will then trek to Chame, Pisang, and Manang. This culminates in a rest day where you visit nearby places such as Gangapurna Lake and Lama Monastery. You will then trek to Siri Kharka the next day, then trek to Tilicho Base Camp.
On the 9th day, you visit the magnificent Tilicho Lake and paint the experience; we are relatively short of words. The next day will trek back to Siri Kharka and journey through Yak's Abode, Thorang La Phedi, Muktinath crossing Thorang La Pass, and Jomsom the next few days.
On the 14th day, you will fly to Pokhara and spend the day enjoying the amenities Lake City has to offer. Then you either drive or fly back to Kathmandu the very next day.
Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake hike is a truly spectacular experience and requires you to be prepared. You will need to be in good physical condition to make the long hike, which has a severe gradient. Before beginning this trek, check the trekking equipment list and pick up all the essential needs for yourself, and previous hiking experience is highly advised.