Annapurna circuit with Nar Phu valley and Tilicho lake

Duration : 21 days

Nepal, Annapurna

Level : strenous

from 1785 € / p. from 2 to 10 persons

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This 21-day trek combines the discovery of the remote and lost valleys of Nar and Phu, the magnificent glacial lake of Tilicho, and the crossing of the Thorong pass (5416m), offering an unforgettable trekking experience.

The Nar Phu valley, nestled in the Annapurna region, behind the Chulu range, is renowned for its unspoiled culture and breathtaking scenery. You'll discover traditional Tibetan villages, ancient monasteries, and panoramic views of snow-capped peaks.

These valleys join the classic Annapurna circuit via the Kang La (5320m). You then head to Tilicho lake and the Thorong pass (5416m), one of the highest in the world, to finish the trek in Jomsom.

This 21-day trek offers total immersion in Nepal's unspoiled wilderness, as well as an encounter with the region's rich culture. You'll have the chance to see some incredible mountain ranges. It's a complete adventure that combines physical challenges, natural beauty, and cultural exploration.


  • The magnificent high valleys of Nar and Phu and the glacial lake of Tilicho.
  • Splendid views of Annapurna, Chulu, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, etc. 
  • The two astonishing passes of Kang La (5320m) and Thorong La (5416m).
  • The unique and preserved cultures, traditions and way of life.
  • The scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.

If you're in the mood for other great treks in Nepal, you can also follow me on the Manaslu tour trekking, the Everest base camp trekking with the ascent of Kala Patthar, Kanchenjunga base camp trek or the easiest Mohare Danda trekking. And for cycling lovers, don't miss this incredible Annapurna mountain bike tour.


D1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

D2: Trekking preparation.

D3: Drive to Jagat (1300m) via Besishahar.
8 to 9 hours transfer.

D4: Hike to Dharapani (1860m).
5 hours of walking.

D5: Hike to Koto (2600m).
5 to 6 hours of walking.

D6: Hike to Meta (3560m).
7 hours of walking.

D7: Hike to Phu (4080m).
6 to 7 hours of walking.

D8: Acclimatization and exploration day.

D9: Hike to Nar (4200m).
7 hours of walking.

D10: Hike to Ngawal (3660m) via Kang La pass (5320m).
9 to 10 hours of walking.

D11: Hike to Manang (3540m).
3 to 4 hours of walking.

D12: Rest day.

D13: Hike to Tilicho base camp (4150m).
6 to 7 hours of walking.

D14: Morning visit to Tilicho lake and hike to Shree Kharka.
6 to 7 hours of walking.

D15: Hike to Yak Kharka (4050m).
4 to 5 hours of walking.

D16: Hike to Thorong Phedi (4500m).
4 hours of walking.

D17: Hike to Muktinath (3760m) via Thorong La pass (5416m).
8 to 9 hours of walking.

D18: Hike to Jomsom (2720m).
6 hours of walking.

D19: Flight to Pokhara.
Duration: 25 minutes.

D20: Drive to Kathmandu.
8 hours drive.

D21: Departure.

Note: this itinerary can be customized to suit your needs and desires.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the English-speaking guide equipped with a satellite phone and an oximeter.
  • A porter for two people (maximum weight: 11 kg per client) and an assistant guide for a group of more than 4 people.
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee) during the trek.
  • 3 nights in Kathmandu and 1 night in Pokhara on a shared B/B basis.
  • Rescue and evacuation arrangements in case of emergency.
  • Salary, insurance and accommodation for the entire team.
  • Government taxes, service charges and official expenses.
  • Kathmandu-Jagat and Pokhara-Kathmandu transfers.
  • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicles. 
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek (shared).
  • All necessary permits.

The price does not include

  • Return flight to Kathmandu.
  • Meals in Kathmandu (lunch and dinner).
  • Medical evacuation costs (in case of emergency).
  • Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Tips for all the staff.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".


  • Hotel Moonlight or Apsara Boutique Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Lake View Resort in Pokhara.
  • Lodges and guesthouses shared during the trekking.
Next departures :
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