Tilicho Lake trek map, cost & best time to visit Tilicho Lake
Tilicho lake trek is another fascinating and enchanting trekking stuff in Annapurna region. Tilicho Lake is located at the elevation of 4,919 m above the sea level, in the district of Manang, Nepal. It is considered highest lake due to the vast size even though; many lakes are situated at even higher altitude. It covers an area of 4.8 km sq. The lake is surrounded by beautiful Annapurna ranges on its side, which seems nonetheless than a dream.
Tilicho Lake trek takes trekkers through the premises of the lake situated at the highest altitude in the world. Glacial melts from all major peaks Tilicho and Annapurna gets deposited in this lake. The view of lake is beyond amazing. It is surrounded by snowy mountains and the blue water of the lake is purest.
Manang to Tilicho lake distance is 19.7 kilometers / 12.2 miles. It is 3 days subsidiary trip of world famous Annapurna circuit trek. You can go throw the Mesokanto La pass to reach Jomsom too. If you cannot cross these pass better to same way back to Kathmandu.
Difficulty level of this trek depends on which route you use to go and come back. It is categorized from moderate to strenuous according to route. The best time to visit Tilicho Lake on the months of March to May and September to November. We advise you to start trek from the Tilicho base camp early in the morning to get the batter views. If you would like to continue Tilicho lake trek with Annapurna circuit then follow the Upper Khangsar route to reach the Yak Kharka.
Tilicho Lake trek itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 02: Drive to Syange 1100m via Beshisahar
Day 03: Drive to Chame 2670m by jeep
Day 04: Trek to Lower Pisang 3200m
Day 05: Trek to Manang 3540m
Day 06: Rest day for acclimatization in Manang, hike to Chongkor view point
Day 07: Trek to Khangsar 3734m
Day 08: Trek to Tilicho base camp 4150m.
Day 09: Trek to Tilicho Lake 4919m and back to Shri kharka.
Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka 4050m / Ledar 4200m
Day 11: Trek to Thorang Phedi 4525m / Thorong high camp 4925m
Day 12: Trek to Muktinath 3760m via Thorong la pass 5416m
Day 13: Drive to Pokhara 820m via Jomsom
Day 14: Drive / flight back to Kathmandu
Day 15: Transfer to airport for departure
Tilicho lake trekking is not only famous for its natural beauty but also religious significance too. It is highest lake of the world hosted in Annapurna Himalaya region Nepal. We organize short Tilicho lake trek 10 days and long trip with Annapurna circuit via Thorong pass. Tilicho lake trekking route is quite complicated & challenging above Manang; in this way we advise all travelers to visit Tilicho lake on best time of the year to get better experience.
15 days Kathmandu to Tilicho lake trek cost US$:
Services included on tilicho lake short trek package
# Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle
# Transportation Kathmandu to Chame by private vehicle
# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) 3 cups of hot drink each day on choice
# Best accommodation at tea houses during trekking in Annapurna Nepal
# Professional guide service trained by government of Nepal
# Experience staffs (2 guest: 1 porter basic) to carry your backpack
# All necessary trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
# Jomsom to Pokhara transfer by private / local vehicle
# Hotel accommodation in Pokhara for 1 night
# Travel and rescue arrangements if require
Service excludes on Tilicho lake trekking package
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Hotel, Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Worry about how to reach Tilicho lake, our professional and joyful guides will be by your side during the journey for proper and easy conduct. For any necessary details on Tilicho Lake trek please do not falter to make an inquiry. We will be pleased to assist you with the queries.