Destination: Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek
Group size: Min. 2 - Max 10
Length of trip: 19 days
Grade: Moderate to Fairly Strenuous
Highest Alt: 5,099m
Accommodation: Tea house/ Camping
Transportation: Private Car/Tourist Bus from Kathmandu/Beshishahar/Pokhara/Kathmandu
Best Month: March - June and Sept - Nov
Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek is one of the most challenging trekking trails in Nepal. Tilicho Lake is the largest lake in the world and lies in the Annapurna range of central Nepal. This 4 km long 1 km wide Lake lies at the foot of (4919 m.) summit. Tilicho Lake is feed by the glacial melt of the Mt Annapurna and Thorung peak. This lake has historical and religious importance among Hindu as this lake is marked in Hindu holy book of Ramayana. This trekking trail takes you through the pristine forests, moraine Glaciers offering beautiful scenery of Himalayan ranges and some rare animals like Himalayan Thar (mountain goat) and the snow leopard.
A visit to this Annapurna Tilicho Lake is really an opportunity to observe the antique creation of Mother Nature. This trekking trail takes you through different types of vegetation zone ranging from lush sub-tropical to harsh semi-desert. This trekking trail also passes through one of the highest pass of the world Thorung la Pass (5416m).
Annapurna Tilicho Lake starts from Besisahar, from here the trekking trail passes along the Marsyangdi River valley, trail offering the scenic view of the Manaslu and the Himal Chuli in the west. Beautiful villages inhabited by different ethnic group of people makes this trip more fascinating and knowledgeable. This trek passes through the usual trekking route of Annapurna circuit trekking, up to Manang. From Manang trail heads the main valley to the west via Khangsar Village (The Last Village of Nepal) up to Tilicho Lake. This alpine lake offers the spectacular view of Gangapurna, Tarkekang, Khangsar Kang and the view of Manang valley and Upper Pisang which are all awesome. From Tilicho lake the trail leads us to Yak Kharka from here we join the normal Annapurna circuit route. From here descend down towards Phedi (4420m) and continue our trek to reach Muktinath. Muktinath is one of the famous Hindu Pilgrimage visited by many pilgrims every year. From Muktinath we trek back to Jomsom via Kagbeni. From Jomsom we finally take a flight back to Pokhara.
Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu(1310m). Upon your arrival we assist you from international airport to our hotel. Rest overnight.
Day 02: Today sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and trekking preparation. Rest overnight.
Day 03: Today early in the morning we drive from Kathmandu all the way to Sayagy (1100m). Rest overnight.
Day 04: Today we trek from Sayage all the way to Tal (1700m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 05: Today we trek from Tal to Danakyu (2300m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 06: Today we trek from Danakyu to Chame (2670m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 07: Today we trek from Chame to Pisang (3200m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 08: Today we trek from Pisang to Manang (3540m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 09: Rest day for Acclimatization at Manang. Explore the cultural and natural beauties around. Overnight at Lodge
Day 10: Today we trek from Manang to Khangsar (3734m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 11: Today we trek from Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 12: Today early in the morning trek to the World Highest Lake Tilicho (4920m) and see the incredible View of Lake, Tilicho peak, Mount Annapurna one Chulu East Chulu West many etc. then trek Down to Siru kharka (3930m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 13: Today we trek from Siru Kharka to Yak Kharka (4020m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 14: Today we trek from Yak kharka to Thorog High Camp (4800m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 15: Today early in the morning after breakfast we climb up to the throng-laPass(5416m).after we Trek down to get Muktinath (3760m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 16: Today we trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m). Overnight at Lodge
Day 17: Early morning we take flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Rest overnight.
Day 18: Today we drive from Pokhara all the way to Kathmandu. Rest overnight.
Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination
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* This trip is fully customizible on Client Request!!!