Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake and Poon Hill

Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake and Poon Hill

Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: As Per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Group Size: 2-12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 5,416 m
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to the starting point of the trek
  • Walk by beautiful remote villages and dense forests, crossing several streams & suspension bridges
  • Spend a couple of nights in the famous Manang village
  • Ascend to stunning Tilicho Lake and explore around it
  • Cross challenging Thorong La Pass
  • Visit Muktinath Temple, a significant pilgrimage site
  • Enjoy natural hot spring in Tatopani village
  • Explore beautiful Ghorepani village
  • Observe the rich culture and tradition of the locals
  • Hike to Poon Hill to witness gorgeous sunrise
  • Witness breath-taking sceneries and phenomenal views of the western Himalayan mountains along the way

Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake and Poon Hill is an ultimate journey in the Annapurna Himalayas. The trek explores some of the hidden wonders of the Annapurna region and crosses challenging Thorong La Pass. Annapurna Circuit, Tilicho Lake, and Poon Hill Trek require strong physical fitness, mentally alert, and previous trekking experience. The trail is demanding. There will be numerous ascends and descends along steep, rugged, and sloppy terrain.

Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake and Poon Hill is an ultimate journey in the Annapurna Himalayas. The trek explores some of the hidden wonders of the Annapurna region and crosses challenging Thorong La Pass. Annapurna Circuit, Tilicho Lake, and Poon Hill Trek require strong physical fitness, mentally alert, and previous trekking experience. The trail is demanding. There will be numerous ascends and descends along steep, rugged, and sloppy terrain.

We have enhanced our usual Annapurna Circuit Trek itinerary and added stunning Tilicho Lake and the famous vantage point, Poon Hill along the route. If you are someone looking to have a wild journey and want to go beyond the Annapurna Circuit route, then Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake and Poon Hill is the ideal option for you. Following the busy trail, you will gradually enter a quaint and unspoiled part of the region.

Located at 5,200 meters, Tilicho Lake is the jewel of the Himalayas. The views around the lake are breath-taking. Likewise, you will explore the lower Mustang region and reach a beautiful Manang village. Along the trail, you will pass by picturesque villages, where you will get to see the culture and lifestyle of people from different communities. During Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake and Poon Hill 20 Days, you will visit one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Muktinath Temple. The trail also goes along the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki Gorge.

The adventure does not end here. You will pass by Tatopani village, famous for its natural hot spring. Spend some time in these hot springs before moving ahead. Trekking through lush forests of rhododendrons, you reach Ghorepani village and hike to Poon Hill to witness a surreal landscape and a gorgeous sunrise. Throughout the trek, you will see panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,041 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m), Thorong Peak (5,416 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Lamjung Himal (6,972 m), and many others.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
  • Day 2Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1,100m/3,608ft); 8-10 hrs
  • Day 4Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 5Dharapani to Chame (2,710m/8,891ft); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 6Chame to Pisang (3,300m/10,824ft); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 7Pisang to Manang (3,500m/11,482ft); 6-7 hrs
  • Day 8Acclimatization day
  • Day 9Manang to Siri Kharka (4,060m/13,320ft); 4-5 hrs
  • Day 10Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4,140m/13,583ft); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 11Visit Tilicho Lake (4,949m/16,138ft) and trek back to Siri Kharka; 5-6 hrs
  • Day 12Siri kharka to Yak kharka (4,040m/13,020ft); 4-5 hrs
  • Day 13Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,420m/14,501ft); 3-4 hrs
  • Day 14Thorong Phedi to Thorong La pass (5,416m/17,764ft) to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 15Drive from Muktinath to Tatopani (1,200m/3,937ft); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 16Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 17Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft); 6-7 hrs
  • Day 18Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara; 5-6 hrs trek & 1 hr drive
  • Day 19Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu; 5-6 hrs
  • Day 20Final departure
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