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Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek

Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days

Destination Covered : Jomsom, Manang, Pokhara, Mustang, Muktinath Temple, Tilicho, Khangsar, Siri kharka

Tour Activities : Adventure, Road Trip, Trekking, Hiking

Tour Themes : Adventure Tours, Affordable & Budget Tours, Monuments & Historical Places, Women Friendly Tours

USD 1500

Per Person

* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Jomsom, Manang and Pokhara Tour Overview

Trip Highlights
The Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake trek features the highest lake in the world—Tilicho (4920m), the highest pass in Nepal —Thorong La Pass (5416m), and the holy temple of salvation—Muktinath (3800m).

The trek offers a rare perspective of Annapurna (8,097 m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167 m).

Also, view Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, and Tukuche as the enticing peaks in the background. The trek is extraordinarily stunning, with various flower forests encompassing the path.

The Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek is one of the most impressive hikes in Nepal. It’s an incredibly popular hiking destination in Nepal and around the world given the landscape views, Rocky Mountains, and wooded forest. This trek starts in Kathmandu and ends at Pokhara. The trek features the highest lake in the world—Tilicho (4920m), the highest pass in Nepal —Thorong La Pass (5416m), and the holy temple of salvation—Muktinath (3800m.

The Annapurna Circuit Trek is a popular classic trek of Nepal. Each year, more than 60,000 trekkers come for this trek from all around the globe. In this trek, you encircle the Annapurna massif and cover between 110-130 miles by walking. The trek takes 8 to 21 days and begins in the lush green villages of the Himalayan foothills. It takes trekkers over the 5,416m Thorong La Pass and down to the Tibetan-influenced temples and communities of the Mustang Valley. The road construction activities (2004 -2008/09) have had a measurable impact on the Annapurna Circuit trekking experience.

Jomsom, Manang and Pokhara Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
With the road construction to Manang, you can now take a direct bus from Kathmandu to Manang. However, you must take a jeep from Besisahar, which your trek guide will arrange on time. It's a long drive, nearly 11-12 hours on a 270 km distance. After breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu, you'll leave for the Short Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake in the early morning. You'll first reach Besisahar via Prithvi Highway for five to six hours. After lunch at Besisahar, you'll change the bus and take a jeep that goes to Manang. As you drive past Chame and Pisang, the mountain scenery becomes more and more visible. You'll have acclimatization and sightseeing day tomorrow at Manang for the best view of the surrounding panorama.

You'll stop at a tea house in Manang for overnight meals and accommodation.
Day 2
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
Manang is a beautiful village and a popular acclimatization stop in Annapurna Circuit Trek. Also, those who plan to hike Tilicho Lake stop here for a day.After breakfast, you'll hike to Gangapurna Lake with your trek guide. This lake sits at 3,540 meters and is surrounded by magnificent mountains. Elegant mountains and peaks like Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and Chulu (East, West, and Central) are utterly visible from Manang village and also from Gangapurna Lake.
You can either rest for the remaining day after lunch at the tea house. Otherwise, you can also visit the Himalayan Rescue Association to learn about acute mountain sickness and its prevention.
Overnight in Manang.
Day 3
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
After breakfast at a tea house in Manang, you'll start the hike to Khangsar. The 6.2 miles distance between Manang and Khangsar takes roughly five hours at a medium pace hike. First, you'll descend an hour to Khangsar Khola and then make the gradual ascend. The trekking trail to Khangsar is acceptable, safe, and well-maintained for a comfortable hike. Moreover, you'll have a clear view of Khangsar and Tilicho Peak all day. And even from the tea house window, the mountains continue picking glimpses.

Overnight at Khangsar.
Day 4
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
Tilicho Base Camp trail from Siri Kharka progresses through landslide-prone areas. But, with our highly experienced trek guides, you'll get excellent navigation. After breakfast at a tea house in Siri Kharka, you'll start the five-hour-long hike to Tilicho Base Camp. There's been the construction of a new trekking trail on which you'll hike instead of hiking on an old track with added difficulty. Magnificent rock formations and alluring Tilicho Peak keeps the hike entertaining all day.

Overnight at the tea house in Tilicho Base Camp.
Day 5
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
You'll start the hike early, around 5 am, to avoid possible day wind at Tilicho Lake. The Tilicho Lake Trek from Tilicho Base Camp can be tiring as you'll hike on strenuous trails and cross a landslide-prone area. After a three-hour hike, you'll reach the magnificent Tilicho Lake. This lake sits beautifully and is embraced by the elegant Annapurna Sierra, Tilicho Peak, and Nilgiri Himal. You'll spend one or more hours here taking photographs and enjoying the surreal panorama.
From Tilicho Lake, you'll descend to Siri Kharka for three more hours. Siri Kharka is a small but beautiful settlement where you'll spend the night.
Day 6
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
After breakfast, we'll descend to Khangsar Village from Siri Kharka. En route, you'll also witness a thousand years old Buddhist Monastery, Tare Gumba. After passing the Khangsar wall, you'll descend to a beautiful Thorung Khola Valley. And after an hour's hike from Thorung Khola Valley, you'll reach Yak Kharka. Upon reaching Yak Kharka, you'll see the splendid views of mountains in the Annapurna range. And that lucky trekker even witnesses Blue Sheep. And on the rarest occasion, you may spot the paw marks of snow leopards.

Overnight at the best available tea house in Yak Kharka.
Day 7
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
You'll gain more than 500 meters in altitude on this day as you begin the hike from Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi. For any trekker, this 8.5 km long trail to Thorung Phedi takes almost five hours. After early breakfast, you'll hike on a relatively moderate trail. The scenic route offers a mesmerizing glimpse of Thorung Peak, Gudang, Syagang, Khatungkan, etc.
Day 8
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
It is the longest hiking day in the Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake. You'll start the trek early to complete the 15.6 km long trail during the daylight hour, almost 10 hours. You'll start the hike as early as 4 am to avoid the icy air and strong day wind at the Thorung La Pass. This is the highest point you'll reach in Annapurna Circuit. From here, you'll get clear glimpses of mountains ascending towards Tibet in the north. Also, you'll see the towering Annapurna and adjoining peaks. From Thorung La Pass, you'll hike for a few more hours down to Muktinath. And from the route, you'll see the spanning Kali Gandaki River, and its deep gorges.

Overnight at the tea house in Muktinath.
Day 9
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
Muktinath Temple is a sacred Hindu and Buddhist temple with more than 10 thousand pilgrimage visits yearly. This temple's 108-water sprout cold water bath is among the most popular activities besides worshiping the deities here. You'll return to the tea house for breakfast and prepare for the hike to Jomsom. You'll descend to Kali Gandaki Gorge from Muktinath. You'll hike past Tibetan-influenced villages like Jharkot and Khingar. While trekking to Jomsom, you'll see a wonderful glimpse of Nilgiri Mountain.
Day 10
Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake Trek
After breakfast at Jomsom, you'll take a flight to Pokhara airport. The flight time from Jomsom to Pokahra is approx 25 minutes. And from Pokhara, you'll take a connecting flight to Kathmandu for approx 30 minutes.

After you land in Kathmandu, our company representative will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

More Details about Jomsom, Manang and Pokhara Tour


  • AP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Flights
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guide
  • Entry Tickets/Passes
  • Sim Card
  • Welcome Drink
  • Accommodation
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals
  • All necessary trekking permits: Annapurna Conservation Area and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fee.
  • Special permit for Nar Phu Trek
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader
  • Staff costs including salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation
  • All government and local taxes
  • First aid medical kit
  • Trekking maps
  • Sleeping bags and Down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after the trek.


  • Bar bills, beverage bills, laundry, and, other personal expenses
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 10 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended

Payments Terms

  • Any due amount with Mount Adventure Holidays must be cleared within 48 hours from the time of booking made. We reserve the right to treat your booking as canceled if the payment is not cleared within a specified period.

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 12 years Price per pax (Rs) $ 1500 / Adult ( With Tax )

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Cancellation before 45+ days of departure will be done free of charge.
  • Cancellations made between 30-44 days ahead of departure will be subject to a loss of 30% of the total trip price.
  • Cancellations made between 15-29 days ahead of departure will be subject to a loss of 60% of the total trip price.
  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations made 14 days ahead of departure
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