Trekking Overview

Tilicho Lake Trek with Annapurna Circuit can be considered as 2 best trekking within 2 weeks’ time in the Himalayas.

Even though only a few people can reach the top of the world ( Everest), many people can reach the world ‘s highest elevation, Lake Tilicho. So this trekking is worthful trekking in addition to Adventures.

Tilicho Lake Trek begins from Besisahar exactly like Annapurna Circuit Trekking where the trail follows the Marshyangdi River. This adventure trekking leads you to the fine village inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups and provides spectacular and majestic views of the Giant Himalayas.

Adventure lovers can do this trek with the most demanded Annapurna circuit where one can experience sublime natural beauty, stunning waterfalls, running clean water streams Tibetan, traditional values, and Old Monasteries.

The 2 hours landslides area makes this trip more adventurous rather than the high pass. During the landslide zone where we should walk very carefully.

Amzing Tilicho Lake

The rocky trails, high hills, and hiking through rivers tend to pose challenges. But the rewarding landscapes give meaningful joy to accept the geographical obstacles.

This trail provides majestic breath-taking Himalayas, lush green hills, wide meadows, and traditional villages of the Buddhist community.

Tilicho Lake Trek with Thorang La, Annapurna Circuit

Base Camp Hike offers visitors the Tilicho Lake Trekking route combines with the most demanded Thorang La, Annapurna circuit route. Every day when there is a new spot in this combining trip you’ll get different landscapes and scenery.

The Combining trek where travelers can go to Tilicho Lake with Thorong La can be considered as one of the best adventure trips in the Himalayas with breathtaking mountain scenery. And this is not a big project like the Great Himalayan Trail. Within 2 weeks you can gain it.

Khangsar Tilicho

What are the highlights of Tilicho Lake Trek?

  • Majestic Marshyangdi valley
  • Dozen of High Himalayas
  • old Buddhist monastery( Located at Braga)
  • Explore beautiful Manang village
  • Taste Tibetan mixed Culture
  • Tilicho Lake which is World highest elevation situated Lake
  • Stunning view of Mt Manaslu (8163m), Annapurna II (7937) and Dhaulagiri (8167m)
  • Thorong La Pass (5416m)
  • The Pilgrimage town of Muktinath
  • Typical Eco-Museum in Jomsom

Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary


Day 01: Drive to Chamje

Today(day first) , we will drive to Chyamje and it’ll be an 8.30 to 9 hours drive. Up to Besisahar(172km) is blacked top and the remaining way is off-road. On the way to Chamje, you’ll see Peak 29, Nadi Chuli, and a lot of cascading waterfalls. Eventually, we’ll make it overnight at Chamje(1400m).

Day 02: Chamje to Dharapani(1943m)

From chamje to Dharapani, there’re 2 route. One is old trekking trail, to follow that route we accoss the Marsyangi River. There is supension bridge near the Chamje that allowys us to trekking path to the Tal and so on to the Dharpani. However, by following this trail, you’ll miss the amazing waterfalls on the way to Tal.

Another trial to Tal is roadtrail and it’s offers beautiful waterfalls view that lies on the road. Upon getting Tal, we’ll reach another discrit. That is called Manang. From here, you will keep on noticing changes in the landscapes, people, culture and architecture as we move ahead from Chyamje. and we’ll keep continue to the Dharapani. Stay at Dharapani.

Day 03: Trek to Chame(2725m)

After getting your permit checked at Dharapani, you will exit Dharapani. Upon exting Dharapani, you’ll passess Odar and Bagarchhap. The next destination from Bagarchhap is Timang, and to get Timang from Bagarchhap, we should asend around half and hours.

Timang is a beautiful mountain village where you’ll get great view of Nadi Chuli and Himalchuli. Since our plan is Dharapani to Chame, we keep continues onward Chame which takes around 3 hours from Timang.  Throughout the day, you will be rewarded by the view of Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6984m), and Kangaru Himal (6981m). Stay the night in Chame.

Day 04: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang

We’ll have easy walk from Chame to Pisang because trail is flatter up. On the way, we will see Apple Garden at Bharatang. Around 5 to 6 hours, we reach in Pisang. At Upper Pisang Village, you can visit Pisang Gompa. Nonetheless, from Upper Pisang, you will have great view of Annapurna II and Annapurna III infront you.

Day 05: Upper Pisang to Manang

On this day, you will have long and tough walking. On this day:

first around 1 and half hour walk will be easy walk until getting Pisang river. Upon Crossing Pisang river, it will staright asending around 2 hours until Gharu Village. From Ghyaru Village, it takes around 5 hours to reach Manang village.

On the way to Manang, you’ll have great views of Annapurna II, Annapurna Iv, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Pisang Peak, Cholu West, Cholu East, Khangsar Khang, and Tilicho Peak. Likewise, we’ll Passess many Chorten and Gompas from Pisang to Manang.

Day 06 : Rest day at Manang

There are many thing to do in Manang Village. We’ll make best things to do in as we have only 1 day Manang Village. Since we have to acclimatize at Manang village,a short hike (about 1,000 feet or so) is recommended.  In order to get acclimated at Manang,we can make following acitivities:

Hiking to the Chokar View point and Exploere Gangpurna Lake.

A long day-hike to Ice Lake( recommended for those who have very strong fitness)

Visit to Milarepa’s cave, which takes around 4 to 5 hours

Day 07 Trek from Manang (3,540m/11,300ft) to Siri Kharka (4,060m/13,320ft)

Trek Distance12 km/ 7. 4 miles

Highest Altitude : 4,060m/13,320ft

Trek Duration :4-5 hrs

From today, we will leave the Annapurna Circuit trail, and will follow the  different trail that adjoing with Tilicho Lake.  Around 3  hours walking from Manang , we reach Khangsar Village( Tibetan Settlement). Having lunch at Khangsar, we keep continue walk to the next stops Siri kharka.

Throughout the day, we will have magical views of Gangapurna, Khangsar Khang, Gungang Himal, Cholu and Tilicho Peak. Overnight at Siri Kharka.

Day 08 Trek from Siri Kharka (4,060m/13,320ft) to Tilicho Base Camp (4,150m/13,583ft)

Throught the whole trekking, Siri kharka to Tilicho Base Camp  is most risky. Because around 1 hours 30 minutes we will trek on landslides zone. However, we can see impressive rock formations and beautiful Tilcho peak.

Highlights of the day:

Trek Distance : 8 km/ 4.9 miles

Highest Altitude : 4,150m/13,583ft

Trek Duration : 5 hrs

Day 09: Trek to Tilicho Lake and back to Base Camp (4200m)

It takes around three to four hours to reach Tilicho  Lake from Base Camp. We’ll start hike to Tilicho Lake early in the morning to avoid afternoon windy. Upon getting Lake, you’ll have impressive views of Lake and peaks. After that,we’ll will retrace our foots to Base Camp.

Included Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 10 : Trek to Yak  Kharka (4000m)

On this day, we’ll make ahead our journey to Annapurn Circuit Trail. And we’ll touch the, trail at Gunsang. Approximate four to five hours walking, we’ll reach at Yak Kharka.

Day 11: Trek to Thorang Phedi(4450m)

From Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi, it is short and easy walk but due to high elevation we will walk slowly.

3 to 4 hours walking from Yak Kharka, we’ll get Thorang Phedi. We have made this plan conidering altitude. However, if you want to stay next stops High Camp to make easier for Thorang La, that’s also fine. According your fitness and preferences, you can decide whethere Thorang Phedi or High Camp.

Day 12: Thorang La Pass and Trek to Muktinath(3800m)

Throghout trekking, this day( Day 12)  is challenging for you. Because on this day, we’ll start trek early morning to cross Thorang La. Nonetheless, from Thorang La, we still need to descend around 4 hours in order to get Muktinath.

So all in all, it will be 7 to 8 hours challenging trek on Day 12.

Day 13: Muktinath to Jomsom(2720m)

Since, we’re at religious place, we can visit Muktinath today.Upon visting Muktinath temple, we’ll trek to Jomsom. On the way, we see Kagbeni Village and amazing lanscape of Mustang. Nonetheless, you’ll have amazing views of Dhaualagiri, Tukuche, and Nilgiri. It will be around 5 hours walking from Muktinath to Jomsom. Stay overnight at Jomsom

Day 14: Drive to Pokhara (720m)

We’ll  take local buses to drive Pokhara and it will be 8-9 hours driving. However, if you want to save your time, we can arrange Jomsom to Pokhara by Flight on extra charge.

Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu(1,300m)

We’ll  back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.

Cost Includes:

  • Pickup and drop off from and to Airport by private vehicles.
  • 2 nights Twin sharing Tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Meals on Trekking ( B, L, D).
  •  Local Trekking Guide and strong Porter( 1 porter for 2 guests)
  • All TREKKING PERMITS
  • Twin sharing Teahouse Accommodation on TREKKING
  • Bus transfer from Kathmandu to Besisahar and Besisahar to Jagat by Jeep
  • Jomsom to Pokhara flight
  • Salary, Insurance, Tax, Food, and accommodation of Guide and Porters.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • All kinds of DRINKS and  DESSERTS FOOD
  • Lunch and Dinner while you’re in Kathmandu
  • All types of Personal Nature Expenses
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Tips for the crews
  • Any other things which are not mentioned on INCLUDED

FAQs

Q. Where is Tilicho Lake?

The Tilicho Lake is located at an altitude of (4,949m) in Manang- Nepal.

Q. When is the best time to visit Tilicho Lake?

The best season for a Tilicho excursion is March to May and September to November in terms of perfect and stable weather. Likewise June, July, and August is also a good time to explore because at this time there will be fewer tourist movements.

Package Name: Tilicho Lake Trek

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