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Tilicho Lake Trek - 19 Days

Tilicho lake trek

Tilicho lake trek is a popular trekking destination in the Annapurna region. Which is to a heavenly lake below the surroundings of Mountain peaks. It is the highest lake in Nepal at 4919 meters. To get there the high passes of Annapurna Mountain region name Thorong La Pass. It must be traversed by the trekkers at the Manang district.

The trek is adventurous in the remote regions of Nepal. This trek takes you straight to landmarks of Marsyangdi valley to Chame and reclining to the Kaligandaki valley below. To arrive here first the trekkers drive to Beshisahar where the trekking starts. Taking through the Tibetan villages to the Marsyangdi River with backdrops of Manaslu and Hiunchuli to the Manang district.

Prominent places like Dharapani followed by Bagarchhap, Chame takes the travelers to Tilicho Lake. Mani walls, prayer flags, gorges, grazing yak pastures, pine forest, farming terraces, icefalls are some of the significant observing points towards the Tilicho camp.

Tilicho Lake is a crystalize mountain lake fill with turquoise blue water. The trekking move towards Jomsom and Muktinath and flight to Pokhara and back to starting point completing Tilicho Lake trek in Nepal. The trek is largely based on lodging.  As lodges have been build in this region to give service to the trekkers.

It has a high pass name Thorong La Pass this trekking is a strenuous, but rewarding trek in the countryside also guided by guides and porters. Tilicho Lake is surrounding by Mt. Khangsar, Muktinath peak, Nilgiri, and Mt. Tilicho from which the name of the lake has been derived from. The best seasons are April, May, September, October, and November.


*Highest Lake in the world.
*Spectacular mountain scenery and rsing
peaks of Mt. Annapurna I to IV Mt. *Dhaulagiri, Machapuchhre, Tilicho peak and many more at an elevation of 6000m – 8000m.
*Different varieties of cultural diversities, Flora & Fauna, many species of Birds etc.

Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel: 1300m

Today you land at Tribhuvan International Airport and we will be there to meet and

greet you and drive down to your hotel at Kathmandu City with bag and baggage. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2
Sightseeing at Kathmandu and trek preparations

Today is your another day at Kathmandu. We will take you on a guided city tour around famous

landmarks of Kathmandu City. Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath

etc are all under UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Beshisahar (830m) 7-8hrs.

Today we drive to Beshisahar the starting point of the whole journey. The drive takes you straight to

the countryside with views of rivers, farms. Overnight at tea house in Beshisahar

Day 4
Trek from Beshisahar to Baundanda (1310m)5 hrs.

We climb to Khudi and then arrive the Gurung Village. Bulbule is a reminiscence with culture and

typical local lifestyle adorned by people there. Overnight at lodge.

Day 5
Trek from Baundanda to Chamje (1400m) 5hours

Today the trail is downwards from Baundanda crossing the Marsyangdi river and follow river to stone

village houses in Jagat and climb towards forest that takes to Chamje village. Overnight at Chame

Day 6
Chamje to Bagarchhap (2160m) 5-6hrs.

We again follow the roads of Marsyangdi river uphill to Tal climb stone steps and go up and down to

arrive at Dharapani. Then the trails head to Bagarchhap where on thatched stone houses the local

Tibetans reside. Overnight at Bagarchhap

Day 7
Bagarchhap to Chame (2630m)5-6hrs

Today we climb to Tyanja and then to Khopar from where we arrive at Chame which is the

headquarter of Manang district. Overnight at Chame

Day 8
Chame to Pisang (3300m) 5-6hrs

Walking down the forest path and then crossing the bridge of the river down below and again arriving

and crossing another bridge with Paungda Danda we come to Pisang. Overnight at Pisang

Day 9
Pisang to Manang (3540m)5-6hours

We leave Pisang and continue to Trek to the northern bank of Marsyangdi river and come to Mungji

then move to Bryanga which is nearby Manang. Overnight at Manang

Day 10
Manang to Khangsar village(3700m) 4-5hrs

We head west leaving Manang to the path down to a river of Khangsar Khola and rise to a slope and

arrive at Khangsar village. Overnight at Khangsar village

Day 11
Khangsar to Tilicho lake base camp trek (4200m)5-6hrs.

We pass by a Gompa to a path leading towards a high ridge to a new path that leads to a crest and

descends through scree slopes where below is the brook. On the other side is the Tilicho lake base

camp. Overnight at base camp

Day 12
Tilicho base camp to Tilicho lake and Tilicho base camp (5200m+4200m) 6 hours

From Tilicho base camp to Tilicho lake the trekking is only for a few hours. Tilicho lake is in a barren

surrounding. It is the highest mountain lake in Nepal. After enjoying the site of Tilicho lake we head

back to Base Camp. Overnight at base camp

Day 13
Tilicho base camp to Yak Kharka trek: (4000m) 5-6hrs.

Yak Kharka is a path above Khangsar village that takes you to unmarked trails and down the river and

crossing the old bridge between Gumsang and Yak Kharka. Overnight at Yak Kharka

Day 14
Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi(4450m) 5-6hrs.

Trekking path today descends to cross a river and climb up to Thorong Phedi where there is a tea

house. Overnight at Thorong Phedi

Day 15
Throng Phedi- Thorong La Pass- Muktinath (5416m) 8-9 hours

The trek is strenuous today we reach the high camp with a glimpse of mountains till we arrive at the

top part of Thorong and down to Mustang leaving Kaligandaki valley far below and walk to Muktinath

and see Muktinath temple. Overnight at Muktinath

Day 16
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2500m) 5-6hrs

Today is the last part of the trekking in Nepal. We trek to Kagbeni on the left fork of Kaligandaki River.

Then from Kagbeni, we continue trekking to Jomsom which is also a salt trading route. Overnight at


Day 17
Jomsom to Pokhara on a flight (820m) 20 minutes

We enjoy a scenic mountain flight to Pokhara. The outside views of Mt Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna

is vivid. Pokhara is a tourist place we will tour around Bindabasini temple, boating at Phewa lake visit

Davis fall and Cave called Gupteswar. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara

Day 18
Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight (25minutes)

Today we fly from Pokhara to reach Kathmandu which is only a few hours. Arriving Kathmandu we

have successfully ended the Tilicho lake trek in Nepal. We will have a farewell program in evening.

Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 19

Today after breakfast and signing out from the hotel we will drive you down to the airport a few

hours before the scheduled flight. Wehope you had a great time trekking in Nepal.


  • Airport pickup and drop off service
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • One day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with license holder tour guide
  • 3 night's hotel accommodation at Kathmandu in deluxe hotel on BB basis
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation at Pokhara in tourist standard hotel on BB basis.
  • Accommodation according to given itinerary (sharing in 2 bedrooms) and 3 meals (Breakfast,
  • lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Domestic air tickets (Jomsom-Pokhara & Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • Domestic airfare Tax
  • "Farewell dinner" before a day of your departure from Nepal.
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (1 assistant
  • guide for 4 trekkers) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (1 porter for 2 trekkers), including
  • Staff's salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa by paying $40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist
  • visa for 90 days can be obtained by paying $100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu or Pokhara (and also in the case of early return from the
  • mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, water bottle, hot shower
  • during the trekking etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipment & clothing
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fee
  • Tips for guides and porters

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  • Car,Jeep, Van/ Plan
  • 02 to 12
  • 4919 m.
  • 19 Days
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