Tilicho Lake trek itinerary to visit world’s highest Lake Tilicho in Manang

Tilicho Lake the highest lake of the world Tilicho lake trek

World’s highest Tilicho Lake trek overview

Tilicho lake trek is to show the highest lake of the world situated at an altitude at 4919 meters / 16,240 feet above sea level. All the glaciers from the northern slopes of Annapurna and Thorang Peak melt into this Lake. Tilicho Lake is a holy spot for Hindu and Buddhist. Just as the Annapurna circuit trekking; the magnificent Tilicho Lake trek has its starting point in Besisahar.

The trail goes parallel to the Marshyangadi River. From Manang, the trail takes the same route of the Annapurna circuit. On way to the west passes, the trek goes through Khangsar village. In the village the trekkers come across with people belonging to different ethnic groups.

From the village the trekkers can enjoy spectacular views of the snow capped majestic Himalayan peaks. The trek goes up to the Tilicho Lake. From Tilicho Lake trekkers proceed via Yak Kharka to Thorung La pass which is at an elevation of 5416m.
The Tilicho Lake trek of the Annapurna region is one of most exciting and best trekking routes of the world. In this trek one can view a great variety of scenes and explore variety of culture. It takes take 4-5 hours trek from Tilicho base camp to the highest lake round trip.

Tilicho lake trek can be combining with either challenging Mesokanto pass (5121m) or world famous Annapurna trail. Crossing Mesokunto pass is very difficult and potentially dangerous require additional equipment’s, climbing guide, previous high altitude experience as well as good physical condition.

Tilicho lake trekking via Mesokanto can be organize on camping basic only if you prefer to go throw Thorung pass tea house facility available. From Thorung La Pass the trek descends to Muktinath and concludes at Jomsom. From Jomsom the trekkers take  35 minute flight or  to drive  to Pokhara via Beni.

For the trekking lovers, Annapurna trekking is one of the best options across the globe as it is filled with loads of places to explore along with magnificent views of the Himalayas. Tilicho Lake trek pass through high passes provide spectacular panoramic views of Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Thorung Peak, Chulu, Tukuche Peak and many other mountains of the Himalayas.

Best season for Tilicho base camp trekking are March to May and September to November. Tilicho lake protected by Annapurna conservation area, suggested Tilicho lake trek itinerary given below, remember us to organize guided trekking according to your desire and duration of holidays. The wonderful view of the mountains would leave your spellbound.

Tilicho lake trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Nepal

Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m).

Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda (1,310m).

Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1,430m).

Day 06: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m).

Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,670m).

Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,200m).

Day 09: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,450m).

Day 10: Rest at Manang acclimatization day.

Day 11: Trek from Manang to Khansar (3734m).

Day 12: Trek from Khansar to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m).

Day 13: Trek  to Tilicho Lake (4919m) and back to base camp.

Day 14: Trek from Tilicho base camp to Yak Kharka (4018m).

Day 15: Trek from Yak Kharka to Throng high camp (4925m).

Day 16: Trek  to Muktinath (3760m) via Throng pass (5416m).

Day 17: Trek to Jomsom (2720m) via Kagbeni (2810m).

Day 18: Fllight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m).

Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 20: After this amazing Tilicho Lake trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

# Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.

# Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast

# Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

# Drive from KTM to Besisahar / Jomsom-Pokhara- Kathmandu bus / Flight

# All meals and accommodation during Tilicho lake trekking period

# An experienced English speaking guide trained by gov. of Nepal

# Highly experienced Tilicho lake trekking staffs

# All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes

# Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc

# Travel and rescue arrangements

# Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant

Service exclude

*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost

*Hot shower, battery recharge during Tilicho lake trek

*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc

*Personal Tilicho lake trekking equipment’s / gears

*Tips for guides, porters and driver

*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Tilicho lake trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

Contents of our website provide you the information as possible about Tilicho lake trekking package. If you need extra information and wish to discuss any aspect of Tilicho lake trip or your suitability for it please to contact us. If you would like to speak with a reservations consultant, feel free to make a call at 977 9843051359.

Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On request
Grade: Strenuous
Season: Sept to Dec, Feb to May
Duration: 16 Days
Operation: Camping
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to Max 12
Highest access: 4919m.
Start From: Kathmandu-Besisahar
Ending at: Jomsom-Kathmandu