Tilicho Lake and Thorang La Trek

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  • Duration: 20 days
  • Price: $1,000

Tilicho lake trek is a slight detour from the main Annapurna circuit trek. We have designed this trekking itinerary to offer different taste and option to our valued clients. Naturally, every travelers/trekkers want to do different thing and travel to places that’s unique and beautiful. Keeping this in mind, we have prepared this side trip to Tilicho lake. Lake Tilicho is located at a height of 4919m and is considered as one of the highest lake in the world. This is our highly recommended destination especially if you are doing Annapurna circuit trek because the trip to Tilicho will take an addition three days to complete.

Day 1
Kathmandu to Bhulbhule (840m.): Drive 199Km. about 8 hours by public bus and overnight stay at guest house.
Day 2
Bhulbhule to Syange (1130m.) Trek about 6 to 7 hours 15Km., night stay at guest house
Day 3
Syange to Dharapani (1900m) trek about 6 to 7 hours 16Km. night stay at guest house.
Day 4
Dharapani to Chame (2710m.) trek about 6 hours 16Km., night stay at guest house
Day 5
Chame to upper Pisang(3310m) trek about 6 hours 14.5Km, night stay at guest house.
Day 6
Upper Pisang to Braga (3450m) trekking via Ngawal for superb view traditional village and oldest monasteries at Ngwal trek about 7 to 8 hours 17.5Km, night stay at guest house.
Day 7
Braga to Manang (3540m) trek about 45 minutes maximum 2Km, night stay at guest house and explore the Area.
Day 8
Manang to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m) Trek about 7 to 8 hours 13Km, overnight stay at guest house.
Day 9
Early morning trek to Tilicho Lake explore the area and back to Tilicho Base camp for night stay. Total 4 to 6 hours trek 4Km.
Day 10
Tilicho BC to Churi lader (4200m) trek about 6 to 7 hours 15Km, night stay at guest house.
Day 11
Churi Lader to either Phedi or Throng La high camp (4850m) trek about 5 hours 7Km., night stay at guest house.
Day 12
Throng La high camp to Muktinath (3800m) trek about 6 to 7 hours 14Km, night stay at guest house.
Day 13
Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m) either treks about 5 hours 18Km, night stay at guest house.
Day 14
Jomsom to Tatopani (1189m) on this day no more trekking just mountain jeep riding adventure about 4 hours 43Km, night stay at guest house and enjoy with hot spring bath.
Day 15
Tatopani to Chitre (2350m) trek about 5 hours 12Km, night stay at guest house.
Day 16
Chitre to Ghorepani (2855m) trek about 3 hours 5Km, night stay at guest house
Day 17
Ghorepani to Tikhedhunga (1647m) early morning visit Poon Hill Top for sunrise and mesmerizing Himalayan views and trek continue about 5 hours 5Km, night stay at guest house.
Day 18
Tikhedhunga to Birethanti (1025m)Trek about 4 hours, 6 Km and same day drive to Pokhara about 1.5 hours night stay at 3 stars categories hotel.
Day 19
Full day in Pokhara to explore the city. There are so many nice things to visit in Pokhara.
Day 20
Either 7 hours drives by tourist coach or 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu. Flight cost is extra.
Starting Point Bhul Bhule
Ending Point Pokhara
Longitude 83° 30′ – 84° 28′
Latitude 83° 10′ – 28° 50′
Altitude Range 760m to 5416m
Difficulty Moderate
Trek Types Tea-house
Trekking Distance 223 Km (approx)

 

Tilicho lake trek provides the mesmerizing trans Himalayan views of over 8000 meters mountains, the 6th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), the 7th highest Mt. Manaslu (8163m) and 8th highest Mt. Annapurna 1st (8091m) on the planet including dozens of snow capped peaks could be seen along the trail. As usual waterfalls, animals, and flora -fauna, are seen. The trail to Tilicho lake trek is a bit exposed so you have to be prepared for a rough way. The trail section near Tilicho base camp is prone to landslide and the path itself is loose rock. So, a good trekking pole is advised for this trek.

The highest point in this trek is Thorong-la Pass (5416m). Trekking in Annapurna is a life time experience and each day brings different sceneries, people’s, culture, nature and their tradition. We simply could say that the Annapurna circuit trek is naturally and culturally one of the best trek to go when you visit Nepal.

The gateway city to Tilicho lake trek is Bhul Bhule due to its road connectivity. The public bus ride takes you 8 hours drive to reached Bhul Bhule and private transport takes 5 hours. The end point of this trek is Pokhara. We can provide private transportation to starting point of the trek for additional cost.

 

Trip cost for Tilicho lake trek

Full board package: USD 1300 per person
Standard package: USD 1000 per person
Price based on two people, single supplement charge will be USD 150. Price also includes all necessary government taxes.

 

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Tilicho lake trek

Tilicho lake in October