Short Annapurna Circuit & Tilicho Lake Trek

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Tilicho lake trek

Looking for enjoyment and relaxation rather than a strenuous walk? This Tilicho lake hike is great for you!

A week-long, fun-filled Panchase Trek holiday brings you on a hiking exploration to nearby mountain villages in Pokhara valley. This tour is designed for people who would like to embark on fun-filled trekking holidays which focus on enjoyment and relaxation rather than strenuous walk.

This trek was created for busy executives who would want a quick getaway into the hills to view impressive Himalayan peaks while sipping on some fine beverages from the hotel window.


Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu to Chyamche via Besisahar by private vehicle.

Day 03: Trek to Danakyu (2,300m). 6 to 7 hours.

Day 04: Trek to Chame (2,630m). 5 hours.

Day 05: Trek to Pisang (3,190m). 5 hours.

Day 06: Trek to Manang (3,500m), 5 hours (Lower Route) or 7 to 8 hours (Higher Route).

Day 07: Manang – Acclimatization day.

Day 08: Manang to Tilicho Base Camp 4,170 m.

Day 09: Explore Tilicho Lake & back to Shree Kharka (4,180m). 7-8 hours walk.

Day 10: Shree Kharka to Leddar. 4,200m. 5-6-hour walk.

Day 11: Yak Kharka to High Camp (4,800m). 5-6-hour walk.

Day 12: Thorung Phedi high camp to Muktinath (3,760m). 8-9-hour walk.

Day 13: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,700m). 6-7-hour walk.

Day 14: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight.

Day 15: Pokhara/Kathmandu flight.

Day 16: Departure transfer.

Cost Includes:

  • Boutique hotel in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis
  • Boutique hotel in Pokhara on bed and breakfast basis
  • Hotel/lodges while trekking on twin sharing basis
  • All transportation
  • Responsible Adventures’ expert trek leader or Hire Raj
  • Complimentary T-shirt
  • Use of trekking kit bag during the trek
  • 1 assistant guide between 4 trekkers
  • Trekking
  • 1 porter between two trekkers
  • Proper clothing for porters and crew
  • Food for porters & crew members (we are less than a handful of trekking companies that provide this facility)
  • Insurance for crew and porters
  • All permits
  • Twin sharing room on the trek
  • All meals on the trek (best trekking meals in the whole of the Himalaya)
  • Domestic airfare

Cost Excludes:

  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips (suggested amount US$70 per week for staff only); Leader’s tip at your discretion
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenir, etc.

Trek FAQ

Am I too young or old?
Most of our clients, from 3 years old to some in their 70s have done and completed their treks with almost no exercise or training.

Do you offer hotel/airport pick-up?
We offer hotel and airport pick-up. As you continue with your booking there will be an option to input flight details or hotel name.

Do I need a Visa?
A visa for Nepal can be acquired on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kerung on the Nepal-China border.
Outside of Nepal, A visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.
For more information go to the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.

What should I bring on a Trek?
Being properly equipped is one of the keys to a successful trek. For information to help you select the best type of clothing and equipment for your trip, please see our Clothing and Equipment Guide.
Also, see our Links page for details of specialist retailers who will be able to offer further advice and assistance with purchasing new clothing or equipment.

If you have more questions please check the FAQ section or contact us.