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Tilicho Lake & Thorong La High Pass Trek - 15 Days

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.

Day 1
Day 00 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our epresentative

Day 2
Day 01 : Kathmandu to Chyamje (1400m) via Besisahar drive - Duration: 7 hrs

Day 3
Day 02 : Start trek to Dharapani (1943m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

Day 4
Day 03 : Dharapani to Chame (2713m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 5
Day 04 : Trek to Pisang (3185m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

Day 6
Day 05 : Trek to Manang (3540m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

Day 7
Day 06 : Rest day at Manang for Acclimatization

Day 8
Day 07 : Trek to Khangsar (3756m) walk - Duration: 4 hrs

Day 9
Day 08 : Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 10
Day 09 : Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4919m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs and back to Base Camp for overnight stay

Day 11
Day 10 : Tilicho Base Camp to Yak Kharka (4000 m) walk - Duration: 6.5 hrs

Day 12
Day 11 : Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4500m) or high camp (4700m) walk - Duration: 4-5 hrs

Day 13
Day 12 : Trek to Muktinath (3800m) walk - Duration: 7 hrs, crossing Thorong La pass (5416m)

Day 14
Day 13 : Muktinath to Jomsom (2800m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

Day 15
Day 14 : Jomsom to Pokhara (900m) drive - Duration: 7-8 hrs

Day 16
Day 15 : Back to Kathmandu (1400m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 17
Day 00 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by A/C Private Vehicles (Kathmandu - Chyamje and Jomsom, Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • 1Night accommodation at Hotel Green Tara with breakfast in Pokhara
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 20 Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Standard & comfortable Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Trekking TIMS Card and Annapurna Conservation Permits
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Annapurna Circuit Tilicho Lake Trek – 15 Days: (Accommodation: Guesthouse/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1390
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1355 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1320 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1285 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Tilicho Lake & Thorong La High Pass Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 15 Days
  • Moderate/Difficult
  • 5416 Meter
  • September - December & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • A/C Private Vehicle
  • Guesthouse/Lodge

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