Trip Facts


Duration: 21 days
Trip Start From: Kathmandu
Trip End In: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12/15 pax
Tansportation: private vechile or plane
Activity Per Day: 4-5 hours per day
Max Altitude: 5416m
Trip Grade: Modrate/Difficult

Tilcho Lake Trekking

Tilicho Lake Trekking collects the glacial melt of the entire northern slopes of Annapurna and Thorang Peak, which is claimed to be the highest lake in the world is situated in the Annapurna range of the Central Nepal Himalaya at height of 4919m.It is the off the beaten trekking in Nepal. The spectacular view of Annapurna range and mix culture is the major magnetism of the Tilicho Lake trekking Tilicho Lake (5200m) is the world highest lake situated in Trans Himalayan zone in Nepal.

Anyone attempting to do the Annapurna Circuit route usually cross these watersheds between Manang and Kali Gandaki valleys above the 5,000 meters high Thorong La pass. Various lodges have been built between Manang and the Lake, but there aren’t any accommodation sites or even teahouses past the Tilicho Base Camp lodge. Tilicho Lake and the trek as a whole is a very revitalizing experience, yet a very demanding and an extremely adventurous terrain, not meant for everyone, only the adventure The spectacular views of the majestic Himalayas and the glistening waters of a high altitude lake will keep you regaling your experiences for years to come.

Take on the challenge of this difficult trek and the rewards will be immeasurable and a true once in a lifetime experience.

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best months for this trip. Although this trip can be taken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.

Itinerary Overview

Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu (1,345m) and transfer to 3, 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2– Casual day for shopping and sightseeing around Kathmandu Overnight at a hotel.

Day 03 – Drive to Besisahar (830m) by Public Bus – 7 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 04 – Trek to Bahundanda (1,310m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 05 – Trek to Chamje (1,400m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06 – Trek to Bagarchhap (2,160m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 07 – Trek to Chame (2,630m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 08 – Trek to Pisang (3,300m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 09 – Trek to Manang (3,540m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 10 – Acclimatization day at Manang village. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 11 – Trek to Khangsar Village (3,700 m) – 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 12 – Trekking to Tilicho Base Camp (4,200m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 13 – Trek to Tilicho Lake (5,200 m) and back down to Tilicho Base Camp (4,200m) – 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 14 – Trek to Yak Kharka (4,000m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 15 – Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,450m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 16 – Trek to Muktinath (3,800m) via Thorung La pass (5,416m) – 8 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 17 – Trek to Jomsom (2,720m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 18 – Morning flight to Pokhara – 30 mins. Sightseeing around Pokhara. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 19 – Leisure day and sightseeing around Pokhara. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 20 – Drive back to Kathmandu (1,345m) and farewell dinner. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 21 – Transfer to international airport for your final departure to homeland

 

Price Includes

  • All meals during trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during trek at local lodge.
  • Domestic airfares and transportation from Kathmandu to trek starting point.
  • English speaking  government-licensed Sherpa guide & Climbing Sherpa, assistant  guide (4 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekker =1 porter)
  • Staff  cost including their (Salary, domestic airfare, equipments, food and accommodation)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
  • 3 nights accommodation at 3. 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Insurance for all staff
  • All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicle
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
  • We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities to porters and guides

 

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