Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake

Trip CostUS$ 980 (Per Person)
  • Duration 17 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15People In Group
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“Blend of Hiking and Adventure conquering one of the highest passes of the world, Thorangla Pass (5416m) and witnessing Annapurna Massif”.

Annapurna Circuit Trekking is one of the rewarding trekking trails for adventure enthusiasts around the world. Annapurna Circuit Trekking takes you to one of the highest passes in the world, Throng La Pass (5416 m) and simultaneously offers a grand view of snow-fed mountain giants. The wilderness and the thrills the trekkers experience throughout this trekking trail is, absolutely, awesome. The high mountain panorama, Himalayan flora and fauna, traditional settlements of different ethnic groups, beautiful landscapes, natural waterfalls, and holy monasteries are major highlights of Annapurna Circuit Trekking.

Annapurna Circuit trekking commences from Besisahar after 8-9 hours drive from Kathmandu. Then the trail ascends along Marshyangdi River and concludes in Kali Gandaki Gorge. The trail passes through a beautiful terraced paddy field, numerous natural waterfalls, subtropical forest, gigantic cliffs, and various traditional settlements. A variety of ethnic groups and their way of life amaze the trekkers in this trekking.  The trekking also takes you to one of the highest passes in the world, Thorangla pass (5416) which offers both thrills of adventure and spectacular views of mountains. The grandest mountain views in Annapurna Circuit Trekking are Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), MachhapuchhrePisang Peak, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri,  Manaslu, and Paungda Danda. Numerous other peaks of 6000-8000 m in elevation rise from the Annapurna range.

Similarly, Manang Valley, Lower Mustang, and Marpha are other notable attractions of Annapurna Circuit Trekking. The arid landscapes of Manang Valley and Lower Mustang will undoubtedly, offer the heavenly experience for the trekkers. This trail is bordering Nepal to Tibet. So, we will have experience with dialect culture and civilization. Marpha is popular for apples. The ripe apples add splendor to this village which will be pleasant to see.

We, Alpine Ramble Treks organize various exciting trips to Annapurna Circuit primarily focusing on the safety and satisfaction of the guests. Thus be a part of Alpine Ramble Treks feel the difference. Please, do not hesitate to contact us to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and schedules.

Complimentary benefits of this trek

  • Airport pick up and drop off services - (Airport- Hotel- Airport) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket etc. on return basic
  • Duffle bag for porters to carry
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt
  • An Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse in high altitude to find out the accurate health condition while you are trekking in the mountain.

Trip Highlights of Annapurna Circuit Trek with Tilicho Lake

  • Kathmandu valley Sightseeing in UNESCO world cultural heritage sites.
  • Scenic drive to Besishar
  • Explore the cultural and natural beauty of the Annapurna massif.
  • Reach the Highest lake in the world Tilicho lake and enjoy the Breathtaking surrounding mountains view 
  • Crossing world largest pass Throng-La 5416m
  • Relaxing at hot spring in Tatopani

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathamdu 1350m/4428ft.
  • Day 02: Kathamandu valley Sightseeing.
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar 800m/2755ft- 7hrs by Bus.
  • Day 04: Day 04: Drive from Besishar to Chame (2670m- 5 hrs) by jeep.
  • Day 05: Trek from Chame to Pissang 3310m/10856ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek from Pisang to Manang 3450m/11316ft- 5/6hrs.
  • Day 07: Acclimatize Day at Manag
  • Day 08: Trek from Manang to Siri Kharka 40650m/13,325ft - 4/ 5 hrs.
  • Day 09: Trek from Sri kHarka to Tilicho Base Camp 4140m/13,583ft - 5/6 hrs
  • Day 10: Visit Tilicho Lake 4,950m/16,120 ft then back to Siri Kharka: 4/5 hours
  • Day 11: Trek from Srir Kharka to Yak kharka 4040m/13,020ft: 4/5 hrs
  • Day 12: Trek Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi 4420m/14501 ft - 3/4 hrs.
  • Day 13: Trek Throng Phedi to Thorong La pass 5416 m/17764 ft to Muktinath 3,800/12,467 ft - 7 /8 hrs
  • Day 14: Drive from Muktinath to Tatopani 1,200m/3937 ft - 6/7 hrs
  • Day 15: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani 2,850m/9,350ft - 6/78 hrs
  • Day 16: Trek from Ghorepani to Nayapul 5 hrs then 1 hour drive from Nayapul to Pokhara by jeep/taxi/bus
  • Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 7/8 hrs by tourist bus

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathamdu 1350m/4428ft. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, You will be welcomed by the ART staff and transferred to your hotel, overnight at the hotel

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast ( B).
  • Day 02:Kathamandu valley Sightseeing.Today is a day of exploring the Heritage and Cultural site of Kathmandu valley. Our guide will take you around the Kathmandu valley, Overnight at the hotel.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast ( B).

  • Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar 800m/2755ft- 7hrs by Bus.an about 176km from Kathmandu to Besishar. 6/7 hrs scenic drive through Trishuli and Marsyangdi however, the bus will be stopping on the way for the lunch and toilets, it’s a day that we could explore some point in Besishar and prepare for the next day trip to Chame. Overnight at Hotel

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D).
  • Day 04:Day 04: Drive from Besishar to Chame (2670m- 5 hrs) by jeep. Drive to Chame, we will take a jeep from Besishar to Chame, today’s our drive follows Marsyangdhi valley crossing few topical mountain villages and worth green valley. Its outstanding view on the backdrop with Majestic Mountain views and follows gently up on the bumpy road.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Trek from Chame to Pissang 3310m/10856ft- 4/5hrs. This day trek starts and passing through the local villages, beautiful ancient many walls, lush green pine forest with the massive ravine on both sides. You will get the view of Lamjung Himal on the vertical slope. Trekking on you arrive at the Apple garden at Bratang, You then cross the river and climb uphill where you view the awesome the Himalayas- Annapurna II, Pissang. You will have lunch here right under the magnificent view of natures natural beauty. After lunch, you will trek for about an hour to reach Pisang. Village reaching the Pisang, You can do a short trek to Upper Pisang for sunset view and the beautiful Tibetan Monastery, Overnight at lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Trek from Pisang to Manang 3450m/11316ft- 5/6hrs.Today you will leave the greeneries behind as you trek along uphill with more scenic and magnificent views. After crossing the river you will climb switch-back up to Gyaru, where you will get the massive Mountain views down the valley. The trek follows continues with more scenic views until you reach the typical Tibetan style village Ngawal. After lunch descending and level walk brings you to Munji. From here it’s an easy hour walk through to the village Manang, Overnight at lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Acclimatize Day at ManagToday we have Acclimatization day in Manang. Depending on your interest we decide on what you really want to do... an easy and short hike. Crossing the river and walking uphill overlooking the beautiful Gangapurna Glacier lake, climbing further up to the viewpoint at the ridge where you see the Gangapurna glacier and the picturesque Manang village. This trip will take 3/4 hrs round trip to breathtaking areas. You climb up through the buckwheat cultivation on the rough trail to the small monastery, reaching the top. From here you get a superb view of the Annapurna range, Tilicho peak, Gangapurna with Manang valley. You then descend to Manang, Overnight at lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 08:Trek from Manang to Siri Kharka 40650m/13,325ft - 4/ 5 hrs.After having our breakfast at Hotel, our trek will be started, we climb little up after crossing the Manang village than we follow the upper route which descends after few steps up to Riverside then we cross a suspension bridge and walk through pine trees and after few hours walking on beautiful place we arrive at Khangsar village which is inhabitant by Tibetan people, we take a lunch break and after that we continue an hour trek to Shiri Kharka. Overnight stay at the lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 09:Trek from Sri kHarka to Tilicho Base Camp 4140m/13,583ft - 5/6 hrsAfter Breakfast, we follow the easy path that leads through the middle of the landslides area where we can view impressive rock formations we trek up till Tilicho base camp where we can get a good view of Tilicho Peak and other surrounding snow peaks, overnight at lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 10:Visit Tilicho Lake 4,950m/16,120 ft then back to Siri Kharka: 4/5 hoursToday we start early day hiking to Tilicho Lake after having breakfast at the lodge. we climb gradually up to reach Tilicho lake, which is the highest lake in the world, It lies on the bottom of the surrounding 360' Mountain views. its one of the spectacular lakes and very impressive. we descend after enjoying the beautiful scenery and mind-blowing view, Overnight stay at the lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 11:Trek from Srir Kharka to Yak kharka 4040m/13,020ft: 4/5 hrsToday we descend to the Khangsar village, passing beautiful ancients monasteries and gumba, we across a river, hike up to a plateau to reach yak kharka. This is the best point to stay and see the magnificent Annapurna, Gangapurna ranges. Overnight at Lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)

  • Day 12:Trek Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi 4420m/14501 ft - 3/4 hrs. Today you will see the awesome sunshine view from the way over the Legendary Himalaya's. The trail goes gradually up onto Through Phedi, the yak pasture to Ledar and continuing on the level trail on the scrub, crossing the river and then you will reach as Phedi, Overnight at lodge.


    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 13: Trek Throng Phedi to Thorong La pass 5416 m/17764 ft to Muktinath 3,800/12,467 ft - 7 /8 hrsToday is the long day and tough day in our journey. Trek starts very early in the morning. The trail is much uphill, climbing up passing the first tea shop, continuing on rough ground or on the snow-covered ground all the way to top (5416m). At the top, there is a Buddhist flag and tea shop where you will get hot drinks. Walking 20m further up you will see the frozen ice lake at bottom of the Through peak. From here the trail descends steeply down 4hrs with a magnificent view of Mt. Dhaulagiri and other mountains with Kaligandaki valley to Muktinath, where you can visit the Vishnu temple, monastery108 water tap and natural burning gas, Overnight at lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 14:Drive from Muktinath to Tatopani 1,200m/3937 ft - 6/7 hrsToday we take a jeep to Tatopani crossing beautiful villages such as Jomsom, Marpha, Kalopani, and Tukuche.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 15:Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani 2,850m/9,350ft - 6/78 hrsAfter breakfast, we ascend to Ghorepani walking through villages of Sikha and Chitre, as we walking through terraced farmland we will be able to see the beautiful with mountains all around us to Ghorepani, Stay overnight at lodge.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 16:Trek from Ghorepani to Nayapul 5 hrs then 1 hour drive from Nayapul to Pokhara by jeep/taxi/busToday the trail descends crossing the suspension and short trek goes to along the Modi river From Kyumi the trail still ascends gradually through the passing villages after a short walk to Nayapul seems like your trekking done, then you will ride a car to get Pokhara. After finishing your remarkable trip in mountain now time for having some western food in Pokhara and have a good shower here.Overnight at guesthouse. As today is the last day of the trek there will be having a farewell dinner with the trekking crew, Overnight at hotel.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D)
  • Day 17:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 7/8 hrs by tourist bus A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu will take 7hrs or in optional you will fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. At Kathmandu, you will have free time for shopping souvenirs for family and friends, overnight at the hotel.

    Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast and Lunch ( B+L)
    Note: All above trekking hours and distances are approximate and it’s absolutely for general ideas only

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by car.
  • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System) 
  • 2 nights -3star tourist hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket etc. on return basic
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Assistant guide group size more than 5 people in a group.
  • Kathmandu-Besishar- Chame, Muktinath- Tatopani, and Nayapul - Pokhara-Kathmandu by local Jeep/ bus.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt
  • Compressive first aids box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

 

Above the information is for a guide and standard pattern of what basically, we provide. the trip can be customized at your request and interests to accommodate your specific requirements. 

 

Thank you for joining us (your local adventure travel partner ) “Alpine Ramble Treks”! We will do everything within our means to take care of you and ensure an enjoyable and unforgettable trip of a lifetime in Nepal Himalayas, Wishing you all the best and keep your adventure spirit alive!

Departure Details

We have no hidden cost, our given prices are based on per person and it's fixed but there are discountable if you are a group of 7 people. And our given cost does not include your international airfare. In addition, trek cost includes and excludes details are applied to our each and every trip packages. The dates schedule is fixed, 100 percent guaranteed and confirmed to departure for the trekking.

Alpine Ramble Treks also organize the private, families, and joining groups for this trek with flexible departures, group size, and itineraries as per your own time and references if the given dates are not the suitable at your timeframe.

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Clients Reviews

  • Andy s
    Andy s
    Norway Published: Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Annapurna Circuit

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    Dil was my guide for 16 days in March this year. Sujal was porter. Both were excellent. Dil always made sure I was provided with plenty of black tea and dahl bhaht! They were great company and always cheerful. Safety was priority - from when I choked over a particularly…Continue

  • Viv Read
    Viv Read
    Australia Published: Sunday, November 19, 2017

    Trekking twice with Dil

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    I have trekked twice in Nepal, both times with Dil as guide. The first in 2014 was the Annapurna Circuit. It was obvious early that he was an experienced leader, well informed and explaining the trek clearly. He was both caring and considerate. The day that I was too crook…Continue

  • Anita
    Anita
    Norway Published: Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Amazing experience !

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    We, a Norwegian family of five, walked the Annapurna Circuit together with Dil. It is an experience we never will forget and it's safe to say that this trek has put a lifelong impression on us all. We highly recommend Dil as a travel companion. He is incredibly professional, friendly…Continue

  • Mo A
    Mo A
    United Kingdom Published: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Annapurna circuit / Poon Hill

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    In October 2017 we had an awesome trek with Alpine Ramble.  Our guide Dil was the best guide you can imagine... very knowledgeable, friendly and a good navigator and organizer.  All in all it was definetly worth it and I will come back and book another tour with Alpine Ramble…Continue

  • Jan
    Jan
    Germany Published: Monday, October 30, 2017

    Annapurna Circuit & Lake Tilicho

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    I've been trekking the Annapurna Circuit (& Lake Tilicho) in October 2017 with Alpine Ramble and I've only made positive experiences. The trek itself is unbelievable beautiful! The guide that has been with me - Rohit - did a great job in terms of navigation and hospitality (he made sure…Continue

  • Kelly young
    Kelly young
    Singapore Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    amazing annapurna circuit trek

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    Dear Alpine Ramble Namaste! I started my first trek with Alpine Ramble 3 years ago and found this to be a great way and style of trekking. The various options of simple to the most strenuous treks are one’s choice according to one’s fitness level. I could even customize my…Continue

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Trip Note

We strictly prioritize of our valuable client’s safety and satisfaction while traveling with Alpine Ramble Treks. Your safety is our paramount concern for us. In every trip with ART, our guides and porters will be carrying useful and necessary equipment as well as the medical kit, you will be provided by our leaders who have extensive knowledge of the first aid if required. However, during the trip; natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions, politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control and it can result in a change of originally planned itinerary or cancel the trip as a safeguard. However, our guide has full authority to alter or even drops the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. On this circumstance, you need to be flexible with your planned itinerary and take after the guideline as instructed by your guide/ leader. Note:- we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unexpected circumstances.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all the clients who are going to participate in our Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho Trek. We highly recommend a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Annapurna, it will be assisted inadequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask for any of our travelers to send the reliable travel insurance copy through the email once you book the trip with us.  Your travel insurance must cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation, and personal liability. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.

A Typical Day On The Trek

Every morning during the Annapurna Base Camp trek, you will be served a wake-up tea at about 6 am in the morning by our guide then we go to have breakfast with the stunning views.

Breakfast, normally the breakfast serve around 7 am in the morning and walk start by 8 am, the walking will begin after the stretching and warm up before we move on every day, Our daily walk is Normally around 3-4 hours approximately but it depends on your level of physical fitness as well. 

Lunch during the trek is usually held between 12-1 pm with 40-minute duration, the fresh and hygienic lunch will be typically taken from the menu which will serve as fast as possible with the cup of tea or coffee.

Dinner and Overnight camp, Soon we arrive at our camp (Trekking lodge) than we might take some rest before we go to dinner and but our guide and porter will be glad to serve the cup of tea in your room while resting and we alert that for our dinner around 5-7 5 pm, rest of the time you may like to visit the places around or resting in the room.

The termination of the day our trekking guide encourages you to visit the local Sherpa settlements to know more about their culture and lifestyle in the Himalayas region while preparing the meals.

Every day our trekking will be nicely pleasured by stunning sceneries of Himalayas mountain views, taking the captivating photos and video of untouchable mountains and exploring the mountain villages and their lifestyle which can be a delighted moment.

Note: Every day, after the dinner our guide will be briefing about the program the next day.

Physical Condition And Experience Requirements 

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a normal trekking of Annapurna region, it is possible to trek with a basic level of fitness, a good training plan prior to your Annapurna Base Camp trip will make that much more enjoyable. It doesn’t require any climbing skills. We have seen many different ages of travelers are completing this trek like old, young, overweight and underweight and they all are very much appreciated about the journey, as a non-technical trek that does not require crampons, walking poles, oxygen cylinders, ropes, and technical equipment.  But our company will be provided the warm down jackets and sleeping bags if you do not have your own. A normal ABC trek is accessible to most trekkers who have some genus of fitness level and decent drive with a lot of stamina to last two weeks on the cold weather in the mountain.

if you could convenience yourself to take some normal pre-training courses like daily physical exercises, jogging, running, climb the staircase and walking down, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc that would be greatly helped to accomplish the journey easier.

Accommodation during the Trek

Alpine Ramble Treks will be accommodated in the best hotel like 3 stars categories with the good facilities of WIFIHot Shower, and AC room with the best breakfast services on the selection in Kathmandu and all Accommodations are provided on the twin-sharing basis. The single supplement will be served if you are a single traveler. Accommodations during the trek in the mountains, basically you will be staying at basic trekking lodges where you will have a nice and clean room with the warm blankets, pillows, and comfortable matrices ( matrices size cannot be very thick size but still comfortable). All the facilities during the Annapurna base camp trek are not as same as Kathmandu but still very pleasant and suitable. Do not expect everything is the high level of standards in the mountain. Alpine Ramble Treks would be glad to ensure the attached bathroom in every possible place even on Annapurna region in advance booking, in some places; you have to compromise in sharing a bathroom at high altitudes area because there is no room with attached bath have being built at this elevations area.

NOTE:  High standers Hotels in Kathmandu like 4-5 stars will be provided on your request with the extra cost basis

Meals

The Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho Trek is well-established trekking route of Nepal Himalayas where you can get the numerous trekking lodges along the way in the whole journey and basic meals are available in the trekking lodge on this route. The meals are served by our company as per our inclusive way which is included on this Annapurna Base Camp trek program. Basically, the foods are provided in the same tea house where you stay overnight and there are no outside foods is allowed according to the rule and regulations of the local community but you can simply take the normal snacks, water and drinking stuffs from outside as you wish which are allowed. In order to complete the 5/6 Days base camp, the food is one of the most important factors that you really need it to hike in the Himalayas. The meal in this trek is very convenient and fresh except meat items, usually, we take our breakfast and dinner at the same lodge where we stay and for the lunch, our trekking guide will be chosen every day at the best place possible along the way,

Food during the trek, you will have full options to select your preferred meals items from the menu which are provided by the local tea houses, the Menu offers verities of ethnic cuisines foods as well as western styles meals including Sherpa stew, Fresh vegetable items, Rara noodles, different soups, handmade bread items, rice items, spaghetti, pizza, eggs, potatoes items, Apple pie, Dal Bhat and various of drinking like Black tea, lemon tea, Hot chocolates, Ginger tea, Milk coffee/tea, green tea, black coffee, Lemon ginger tea are available on menu in this trek. The meals are quite surprising on this trek then other trekking routes Like Everest and Langtang regions of Nepal, all are selected items from the menu of the lodge will be fresh, hygienic and tasty. Some places, there are non-veg item meals are available however we do not recommend to take these meat items in the Annapurna region as they are not hygienic and healthy during the trek. The fresh and healthy meals during the trek like  Dal Bhat, Vegetable items and soups items ( Garlic soup, potato soup, onion soup with the food, ) are recommended which are prepared by the local supplement and do not store as a long period of time to serve it.

Note: The water is available everywhere during this trek which cost around 1-3 dollars per liter of botels or you can also use the normal tap water for free but water purification pills are required to filter. And we would like you to take a separate proper bottle for hot water reason because cold water cannot be fit every time in the high altitude area and it’s too cold.

Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last minute booking


Concerning your desirable interested for any trip with us we even accept the last minute booking. You can book a trip directly by calling or sending a message anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

Extra personal expenses on trekking

During the trek, all the food are included (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks) which will be provided by the company, behind the schedule of our package the meals and accommodations in Kathmandu will have to be arranged by yourself.

Equipment lists for Annapurna Circuit Trekking 

Head

  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf
  • Headlight

Face

  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass
  • Face wipes and towels

List for Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • And warm Globes

Body clothing

  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • 2 pairs of hiking t-shirts, preferably quick drying, possibly thermal tops for the treks
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks, preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • The proper Trekking Boots
  • socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers and Thermal bottle
  • Water peals
  • Umbrella
  • Walking  pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Camera
  • Cell Phone
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Watch
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Alpine Ramble Treks Crews

Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho trek will be escorted by our well trained and experienced certified guide and porter to make your journey the best and comfortable, our years of experiences guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trip worthy and memorable. We also provide one porter to carry your luggage, one porter for 2 trekkers and basically, your luggage should not surpass heavier than 18 kgs. We never overload our porters; we respect them equally and respect everyone’s work as a human being, porters can be provided for each of you if required. Especially, our guides and porters are from the mountains area, we believe in their hard work and dedication, All our crew are very much passionate and hard working persons as well as honest which greatly admired by our thousands of previous clients and appreciated our hard work, this is why, we have now a really good relationship with our previous clients as a good friendship, they would always like to come back and work again with us. However, Our team always ensure that our clients are happy and satisfy with our team and our presentation As we strongly believe that only happy person make his/her client happy so this is the way that our ART family has been believing in since its establishment.

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following the rules. 

  • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
  • Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
  • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
  • Please help the local community to encourage the positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

Best Time To Travel

The Annapurna trek can be done throughout the year, but during the dry season (Autumn), which runs from the mid of September to May and pre-monsoon season (Spring) March to May, these months are the absolute time and favorable months for trekking in Nepal Himalayas, offers crystal clear view of fresh snowy mountains with the nice temperature and nights are quite cold normally temperature drops to the negative during the nights.

Transportation

Alpine Ramble Treks provide all the necessary transportation for your trip including the free transportation to and from  Airport for our valuable clients; on your upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative with traditional way and you will be reassigned to your Hotel. Similarly, we also provide private vehicles for the Kathmandu valley sightseeing and a small tour of Cities areas.

Booking and payment process

Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075 we are also associated with various local tourism sectors in order to process the trip booking with Alpine Ramble the percent of full trip payments can be made with required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies and flight details to Nepal with a two weeks period from the booking date.

Our respected traveler can be made the Payment through the Online directly from our website, bank transfer, western union or any other remittances, the remaining can be paid on your upon arrival in Kathmandu Hotel or office.   

Your safety is of paramount concern whilst traveling with Alpine Ramble Treks, come and enjoy the trip, for booking through the Online Click here  "BOOK YOUR TRIP" 

We look forward to guiding you in the Himalayas for a wonderful trekking experience of a lifetime