Tilicho Lake Trek

  • Trip duration 17 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • All Inclusive Price USD (Per Person)

 

Tilicho Lake Trekking is the glacial melt of the entire northern slopes of Annapurna and Thorang Peak, which is counted the highest lake in the world. Its Lake clamed Hindu pilgrims from around the world flocked to the lake convinced it is a holy spot mentioned in the Ramayan - a holy book of the Hindus. The Tilicho Lake trek is a one of the famous Himalayan wilderness experience that is as unforgettable as it is spectacular. Located between the more visited Annapurna regions, Tilicho Lake is a true hidden gem that offers trekkers a rare opportunity to explore unspoiled valleys that feature a mix of raw Himalayan nature and Buddhist culture. The trek through the Manang valleys combines high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, amazing rock formations, yaks, gompas and unique ethnically Tibetan cultures.   

Your trek starting at Besisahar starting point of the Annapurna Circuit trek quickly diverges from routes with more foot-traffic and into the remote Manang valleys. Passing colorful Tibetan chortles and prayer stones into deep canyons and gorges, you will get the chance to hang out with villagers in Manang while they go about their daily activities, as well as spend a night in the monastery. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu (1350 m/4,429ft) to Besisahar (760 M/2,460ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02: Trek from Besishar to Bahundanda (1,310 M/4,252ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1430 M/4,610ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860 M/2,827ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,670 M/8,759ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,100M/10,170ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540 M/11,640ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Manang (3,540 M/11,640ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Trek from Manang to Khangsar (3,700 M/12,139ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Trek Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp (4,200 M/13,779ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4,920 M/16,138ft) and back to Tilicho Base Camp (5,200 M/17,660ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Yak Kharka (4,000 M/13,123ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4420 M/13,779ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800 m/12,467ft) via crossing Thorong La-Pass (5,416 M/17,769ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,720 M/8,923ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (850 M/2,788ft), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B),
  • Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 7-8 hrs or 25 minutes flight in option, (Lodging + B)

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up & drop, Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara hotel accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Bus Kathmandu-Besisahar, Pokhara-Kathmandu (Yourself & staffs),
  • Fligh Jomsom-Pokhara,
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Teahouse (Lodge) accommodation during the trek,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced & strong mountain trekking porter/s,
  • All program according to itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • All kind of rescue arrangements,
  • All kind of local and government TAX/VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu & Pokhara,
  • Your Travel/Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01 Drive from Kathmandu (1350 m/4,429ft) to Besisahar (760 M/2,460ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02Trek from Besishar to Bahundanda (1,310 M/4,252ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1430 M/4,610ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860 M/2,827ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,670 M/8,759ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06 Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,100M/10,170ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07 Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540 M/11,640ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08 Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Manang (3,540 M/11,640ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Trek from Manang to Khangsar (3,700 M/12,139ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10Trek Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp (4,200 M/13,779ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4,920 M/16,138ft) and back to Tilicho Base Camp (5,200 M/17,660ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Yak Kharka (4,000 M/13,123ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13 Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4420 M/13,779ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3,800 m/12,467ft) via crossing Thorong La-Pass (5,416 M/17,769ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,720 M/8,923ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (850 M/2,788ft), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B),
  • Day 17 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 7-8 hrs or 25 minutes flight in option, (Lodging + B)

Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
18 December, 2017 03 January, 2018 US $ Available Book Now
26 December, 2017 11 January, 2018 US $ Available Book Now
17 January, 2018 02 February, 2018 US $ Available Book Now
24 January, 2018 09 February, 2018 US $ Available Book Now

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.

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