Tilicho Lake & Thorong La High Pass Trek is an awesome combination of trekking in the Annapurna region. The Tilicho Lake is situated at 4,920m, from the sea level.
The circuit trek around the Annapurna with Tilicho Lake is one of the most renowned treks in Nepal with dramatic deep gorges, desolate high mountain passes, relaxing hot spring, Buddhist and Hindu temples, delightful farming villagers and at every turn a different view of the Annapurna. This is a rewarding trek where you will be able to view panoramic scenario of Himalayas, including of the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091 m) Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.) , Mt. Annapurna III (7555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525 m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041 m), Mt. Fishtail (6998 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441 m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986 m),Touché peak (6920 m), Tilicho peak (7134 m). 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 a truly unique and beautiful sight to see.
We Continue the trail and head to Thorong la pass at the top of the valley at 5416 m high. 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 (5,416 m) 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)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : Drive to Khudi (792m), 7 hrs drive
Day 03 : Trek to Bahundanda (1314m), 5 hrs
Day 04 : Trek to Chyamje (1400m), 5 hrs
Day 05 : Trek to Dharapani (1943m), 5 hrs
Day 06 : Trek to Chame (2713m), 5-6 hrs
Day 07 : Trek to Pisang (3185m), 4/30 hrs
Day 08 : Trek to Manang (3540m), 4 hrs
Day 09 : Acclimatization at Manang (day hike to Chonkor View Point – 3800m, and to the monastery),
Day 10 : Trek to Khangsar (3756m), 3/30 hrs
Day 11 : Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200m), 3 hrs
Day 12 : Trek to Tilicho Lake (4919m), 3 hrs and back to base camp
Day 13 : Trek to Yak Kharka (4000 m), 5 hrs
Day 14 : Trek to Thorong Phedi / high camp (4500m/ 4700m), 4-5 hrs
Day 15 : Trek to Muktinath (3800m), after crossing Thorong La pass – 5416m
Day 16 : Trek to Jomsom (2800m), 6 hrs
Day 17 : Drive to Pokhara (900m), 8-9 hrs
Day 18 : Drive Back to Kathmandu, 6-7 hrs
Day 19 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Tilicho Lake & Thorong La High Pass Trek if you are interested for other activities like 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.