About Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
The classic Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho lake is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. The trail moves along the Annapurna region exploring the geographical diversity and the cultural heritage of the Annapurna region.
The special package of “Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake - 20 Days Itinerary” provides exciting trekking experience of the Annapurna region along with the chance to visit the mesmerizing Tilicho lake. The trek follows the Marsyangdi valley to the north of the Himalayan range of mountains. It crosses the Thorong La pass (5416m) to descend into the desert-like landscape of upper Kali Gandaki valley.
The route passes through charming Gurung, Manangis, and Thakali villages. The breathtaking views of the 7000m plus mountains of the Annapurna region will amaze you. You will stay in some of the best trekking lodges and guesthouses. The visit to the highest lake in the world, Tilicho lake is the main highlight of the trek. The side trips form the Jomsom, Muktinath, and Manang are also the major attractions of this trek.
You will need to acclimatize at regular intervals and take it slow while trekking in these high altitude Himalayan regions. We descend into the Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge on the planet, and visit the sapphire lake of Tilicho (4950m) which is the highest located lake in the world. The sapphire lake of Tilicho lake has an emerald glow. We pass through the Thorong la pass which is the widest mountain pass in the world.
The trek ranges from subtropical woodlands to dry, arid landscapes. We pay a visit to the spiritual hub of the region Muktinath and enjoy the amazing sights of the Annapurna range from the popular vantage point of poon hill. This 20 days Annapurna circuit Tilicho lake itinerary is one of the most satisfying and rewarding treks in the Annapurna region. Our professional guides will accompany you along the journey to ensure your trek is safe and pleasant.
So what are you waiting for? Come and experience the Annapurna region and its pure beauty. We are offering you this special trek package at a reasonable cost. Hurry up! Book your trip now.
Best Time for Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
The Annapurna circuit trek via Tilicho lake is possible throughout the year. However, there are risk factors involved like freezing weather and avalanches during winters and monsoons. Thus, the best season considering the weather and other external factors are the spring and the autumn season.
The trekking season begins in March. Spring season brings a glorious display of rhododendron forests along the trail. The weather is stable and the trail becomes pleasant with wildflowers blooming all around. Spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains on the backdrop of clear blue sky welcome us.
The autumn season is the peak season for trekking and travel in Nepal. This season is a favorite among the trekkers because of the favorable weather and soothing climate. The monsoons clouds disappear and the skies are bright and clear. You will get a spectacular view of the mountains.
The temperature is ideal for trekking. Days are warm and can reach up to 20 degrees Celsius in high altitudes. Nights are cold with dipping to 5 degrees Celsius. The most prominent festivals, like Dashain and Tihar, also fall during this period. Autumn is the busiest season, and the lodges and guest house get packed quite soon. Book early to be safe from any inconvenience.
The Difficulty Level of The Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake
The difficulty level of Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho Lake is quite strenuous and challenging. The hiking ranges from 6-7 hours on average for more than two weeks at high altitude.
Acclimatization at regular intervals and slow ascent minimize the risk of high altitude sickness. The routes include steep climbs and deep descents. You will pass through alpine forests, passes, glacial lakes, deep gorges, base camps, and others.
The trek is not technical, but the trekking can get strenuous and physically taxing at times. Prior hiking experience with good physical fitness and stamina is a plus. Exercise regime and jogging training two weeks ahead of the trek is a must. Trekkers should mention their pre-existing conditions if any to the team in advance.