Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake is one of the most popular and demanding trekking routes in Nepal. It is a conserved area called ‘The Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).
The unique biodiversity, beautiful mountains, beautiful scenery, and the unique multi-ethnic and multi-culture diversity of the people residing in the area make the Annapurna Region the world’s most popular destination with thousands of visitors every year around the globe. Annapurna region of Nepal provides multiple trekking destinations thus making this region one of the busiest trekking trails.
The Annapurna region is filled with lush green valleys and amazing crop terraces. There is an ancient road here that will lead to a beautiful old village full of old and exotic traditions. The road will also lead you to areas to explore, such as caves, and temples, or to a place of spiritual fulfillment with one of the monasteries.
From the Himalayas stretching into the region to the deep Tilicho lakes situated at the highest elevation of 4949 meters and the largest pass in the world Thorong La Pass (5416m), Annapurna has everything a traveler would want to see or experience in a trek.
Situated in central Nepal, Annapurna has a lot of variety in its land, people, and traditions. With the 10th highest mountain range in the region, Annapurna is the most liked area for trekking and is referred to as the No. 1 trekking trail according to a survey by ‘Modern Maturity’.
There is an abundance of flora and fauna to see, as the region is home to Musk Deer, Brown Bears, Blue Sheep, Barking Deer, Cat Leopards, Pheasants, Ravens, Mountain Eagles, and many more.
Round Annapurna Trek starts from Besisahar, a mountainous town. This trek leads to Manang, Tilicho Lake, Muktinath, Jomsom, Kaligandaki river, and around the Annapurna circuit crossing the highest point at Thorong La Pass at 5416 meters above sea level.
While trekking in this route, you will be passing the largest forest of Rhododendron (national flower of Nepal), with the sound of chirping birds, Lophophorus (national bird), peacock, deer, monkey, leopard, etc.
This Trek makes you see the numerous Himalayas, but the main attraction of the trek will be Tilicho Lake situated at an elevation of 4949 meters, which is one of the famous lakes situated at the highest altitude (till August 2019, as a new Lake has been found recently Known as KAJIN SARA LAKE at the elevation of 5200 meters, our itinerary for this new lake is under formation ) around 24 km from Chame. This lake is yet to be officially declared the highest altitude lake in the world.
Furthermore, the trail will also take us in between the mountain to view the Kaligandaki Gorge, the deepest in the world. The trek also passes Muktinath (3800m), a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. So, all this leads Annapurna to be one of the diverse trails of Nepal, with uncountable choices of your interest depending upon your leisure days.
Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake will help cover all the highlights of the Annapurna region making it a complete trek in the Annapurna region from the highest pass in the world to the highest lake in the world in terms of elevation to the deepest river gorge in the world. Making it a record-breaking trek with the three highest mountains which are Annapurna(8091m), Dhaulagiri(8167m), and Manaslu(8156m).
Discover Altitude feels proud to include this unique itinerary for trekkers who prefer to take challenges in the Himalayas of Nepal to explore the real hidden treasure of the Annapurna region of Nepal.