Tilicho Lake and Thorong La High Pass Trek is one of the most renowned treks in Nepal with dramatic deep gorges, desolate high mountain passes. This is a rewarding trek where you will be able to view panoramic scenario of Himalayas, including of the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m) Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937m), Mt. Annapurna III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Fishtail (6998m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m), Touché peak (6920m), Tilicho peak (7134m). We Will get a chance to learn about the Tibetan way of life that strongly runs in Mustang valleys. The Circuit takes you towards rice paddy fields, sub-tropical forests, rural farmland and glacial zones. There is a small chance of seeing a snow leopard in Yak Kharka along with blue sheep. We capture out the beauty of the blue icy lake of Tilicho, Tilicho Lake reflects the surrounding mountains which are truly a unique and beautiful sight to see.
We Continue the trail and head to Thorong la pass at the top of the valley at (5416m) altitude. Due to the difficulties of crossing the pass, the circuit is usually walked in a counter clockwise direction. The crossing of the Thorong La pass (5,416m) is a challenging ascent, surrounded by some of the most magnificent mountain views. We head down To Muktinath. This magnificent trek leads you to the fine village inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups, offering spectacular and majestic view of the white Himalayas.
Outline Itinerary (Tilicho Lake & Thorong La High Pass Trek) Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Day 00 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 01 : Kathmandu to Chyamje (1400m) via Besisahar drive – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 02 : Start trek to Dharapani (1943m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 03 : Dharapani to Chame (2713m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 04 : Trek to Pisang (3185m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 05 : Trek to Manang (3540m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 06 : Rest day at Manang for Acclimatization
Day 07 : Trek to Khangsar (3756m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 08 : Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 09 : Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4919m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs and back to Base Camp for overnight stay
Day 10 : Tilicho Base Camp to Yak Kharka (4000 m) walk – Duration: 6.5 hrs
Day 11 : Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4500m) or high camp (4700m) walk – Duration: 4-5 hrs
Day 12 : Trek to Muktinath (3800m) walk – Duration: 7 hrs, crossing Thorong La pass (5416m)
Day 13 : Muktinath to Jomsom (2800m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 14 : Jomsom to Pokhara (900m) drive – Duration: 7-8 hrs
Day 15 : Back to Kathmandu (1400m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 00 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this Tilicho Lake & Thorong La High Pass Trek if you are interested for other activities like Sightseeing, Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.
Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.