Annapurna circuit trek is certainly one of the most favored treks in the world. To add the cherry on the top Annapurna circuit trek with Tilicho lake is the way to go.
This trek offers everything that you expect. This trek has the perfect combination of culture and natural beauty. This route grants the best scenic views and amazing people, making this trek stand out from the rest.
This trek starts from the district of Lamjung and moves to Manang and then finally takes us to Mustang. Another reason for the popularity of the trek is that the landscape during the entirety of the trek changes continuously.
The route goes from sub-tropical forests to alpine forests and then to barren and rocky deserts. During this trek, you will twice reach and cross the 5000 meters mark.
Once while getting to the Tilicho lake which is situated at the highest altitude. The other time would be while crossing the legendary Thorong-La- Pass which is at an altitude of 5416 meters.
This trek starts at Dharapani and ends when you reach Jomsom. As Tilicho lake does not fall under the Annapurna Circuit, we need to take a detour. This trek is certainly a challenging one as it falls under the difficulty level of strenuous. We will also witness the sight of mountains such as Annapurna, Manaslu, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri, Neelgiri and many others.
Other than the two highlights - Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass, this trek has a lot more to offer. The scenic walk from Dukurpokhari to Pisang and then to Manang will certainly blow your mind. After Manang, the journey will take you to higher altitudes and the highest when you reach Thorong La Pass. We then drop down to Muktinath and then to Jomsom which will be the last stop for our trek. The town of Muktinath is a great importance for the people of both the religions, Hinduism and Buddhism. Jomsom is a popular city which has an airport which connects this town to Pokhara.
The Annapurna Circuit trek with Tilicho lake has over the time become one of the most visited trekking routes in Nepal. The splendid landscape, the varying altitudes and lovely, this trek has it all.