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Tilicho Lake Trekking
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Overview

Tilicho Lake trekking starts by crossing the suspension bridge in Marshangdi River. You will see the beautiful waterfall dropping down from the rocky mountain. Taal is the entrance of the Manang District. The region is inhabited by typical types of Tibetan or Mongolians. Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trekking course is about 17 days. Undoubtedly we can organize according to our client’s desire.

Tilicho Lake lies in the highest altitude at 4949 meters. This is the best place to witness the glacier lake as well as the mountainous range. It is in the vicinity of the Annapurna Circuit Trek trail. Peregrine offers this magnificent trekking experience in the Himalayan belt of Nepal.

Tilicho Lake Trekking trail overview

The trekking in Nepal is mystique affair. Tilicho Lake trekking starts from the drive to the Lamjung, Beshisahar. The Lamjung district of Nepal is very significant because of the historical events attached to it. The trekking starts from Beshisahar up to the Khangsar Village similar to the Annapurna Circuit Trekking. For the circuit trekking the trail leads towards Yak Kharka but for the Tilicho Lake trekking the trail move passing by the Khangsar Village. The glacial lake lies majestically up in the mountains and this trail goes to Yak Kharka or Tilicho pass. We can see the views of Annapurna, Tent Peak and other Himalayan ranges from Tilicho Lake. Trekking overall is amazing adventure and fun filled journey.

After a mesmerizing trek of Tilicho Lake trek returns. The trek moves towards more daunting and challenging phases of the Annapurna Circuit Trekking. The Tilicho Lake to Yak Kharka then passes by the Thorong La Pass (5416m). It provides the wilderness adventure experience. Once you have passed the Thorong La the border of Manag and Mustang then the trip follows the Muktinath Jomsom trail. Finally, the view of the Nilgiri on your left and barren Mustang region to your right can be seen. At the banks of Kaligandaki River forget all the pains endured upon coming here. Jomsom to Pokhara either by aeroplane or by helicopter can be reached.

Hence, Come and Book this trekking. The package consists of either high Altitude Lake, snow-covered mountain passes and mystical Mustang Muktinath Temple or wonders of Himalayan Mountain.

 

Tilicho Lake Trekking Itinerary & Other Details

Day 01:  Arrival in Tribhuvan international airport, Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft)

Day 02:  Kathmandu valley sightseeing

Day 03:  Kathmandu to Besisahar  by bus Jagat by Jeep

Day 04:  Jagat to Dharapani (1960 m/2624) or  Bagarchap (2160 m)

Day 05:  Dharapani to Chame (2710 m/8891 ft)

Day 06:  Chame to Pisang (3300 m/10824 ft)

Day 07:  Pisang to Manang (3450 m)

Day 08:  Acclimatization day

Day 09:  Manang to Khangsar village (3734 m.)

Day 10:  Khangshar to Tilicho Lake Base Camp (4150 m.)

Day 11:  Trek to Lilicho Lake (4949 m.) and back to base camp

Day 12:  Base camp to Yak Kharka (4020 m.)

Day 13:  Yakkharka to Thorong Phedi (4600 m/1592 ft)

Day 14:  Thorong Phedi to Thorong-La (5416 m/17764 ft) to Muktinath (3800 m/12467 ft)

Day 15:  Muktinath to Jomsom (2800 m)

Day 16:  Jomsom to Pokhara by flight

Day 17:  Pokhara to Kathmandu by bus

Day 18:  Departure Day


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Day 01

Warm welcome in Kathmandu Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu (1350m.)

You will be welcomed at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our airport representative and 20 to 25 minutes drive to Thamel. You will get the brief information about your trekking itinerary. Overnight at hotel on the bed and breakfast plan.

Day 02

Kathmandu valley sightseeing

We will arrange your ACAP entry permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) card. But Tour guide would take you to Kathmandu valley sightseeing such as historical and ancient architectural Kathmandu Durbar square, Hindu and Buddhist monkey temple Syambhunath, Boudhanath and holiest Hindu deity Pashupatinath temple. You will prepare for your trekking after this tour. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03

Kathmandu to Besishar or Bhulbhule to Jagat

We take about five hours driving on the Prithivi Highway following Trishuli River to Dumre. And then we follow the Marshyangdi River to arrive Besisahar or Bhulbhule. We transfer our trekking staff in local Jeep and drive to Jagat or Change depend on their local Bus and Jeep service management committee. Driving on this Mountain and rocky landscape not only beautiful but also adventurous and we have been able to skip a couple of days because of local transportation on the same trekking trail to Chamje.

Day 04

Jagat to Bagarchap (2160mabout six to seven hours excluding rest time.

Today we hike up to Bagarchap crossing suspension bridge from left to right and right to left along with Kaligandagi river side and we arrive at Taal which is the entrance to the Manang district. The Taal offers the superb view of the waterfall. It takes about 3 to 4 hours until Dharapani and then Bagarchap depending on your walking speed.

Day 05

Dharapani to Chame (2710m/8891ft) 6-7 hours

You are rewarded with the spectacular views of Mount Manaslu after climbing uphill about two hours in the rhododendron and pine forest trails. We negotiate some steep forested ridges along with some landslide to come. You would be greeted with remarkable views of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal from Chame which is the headquarter of Manang District and has many of tea houses run by migrated Tibetan People.

Day 06

Cheame to Pisang (3190m.) 5- 6 hours

Today we start our trek through deep and steep, narrow valley; we cross a couple of suspension bridges and start climbing uphill into the beautiful pine forest to Dhukur Pokhari offering some views of the mountain. Have lunch at Dhukur Pokhari and one hour more trekking in the flat green mountain valley. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07

Pisang to Manang (3450m.) 5-6 hours

There is an alternate trekking route from Pisang (upper and Lower Pisang) which come tougher again in Mugi. Trekking from Lower Pisang is shorter and easier comparatively high rate. It is mountain valley trekking through some of the pine trees via Home Airport but from upper route is really picturesque views of mountain and valley also can see the mountain people living standard from Braga and Ngawol ancient village and Monasteries and would be good acclimatization for your better sleep in Manang after enduring the tired legs while trekking. Manang is a large village dominated by Tibetan types of Nepalese Himalayan people.

Day 08

Acclimatization day in Manang

This morning would be beautiful with the views of Annapurna II, III, Gangapurna, Tilicho and many of small other mountains and also a spectacular view of the milky blue Gangapurna Lake from your hotel. Manang has many places to acclimatize in higher elevations. Most people hike up to Gangapurna viewpoint (3800m.), Ice Lake or Milarepa cave. We suggest taking advice from the Himalaya Rescue Association, which is located in Manang about mountain sickness nearby Hotel. Overnight at lodge.

Day 09

Manang to Khangsar village (3734m.)

Continue our trek towards Tilicho Lake crossing western gate and the trails separate from Thorong La Pass. The Trail descends from old Manang passing by white color painted Chorten from left side trails crossing suspension bridge and keep walking along with Khangsar River to arrive ancient Khangsar village which is called the last village of this region.

Day 10

Khangshar to Tilicho Lake Base Camp (4150m.)

We will start early morning trekking after our breakfast because there are big windy and rock falling down after twelve O’clock. We arrive at base camp and overnight at Teahouse.

Day 11

Trek to Lilicho Lake (4949m.) and back to base camp

Start steep climb uphill after a while turns into the easier route, but people feel hard to climb because of the high elevation. When you see around of you, the mountains appear in every direction as the trekking slowly and continuously keep on climbing to Tilicho Lake. Tilicho Lake is the highest lake in the world located in the lap of the mountain on 4949m. It is an amazing view of mountain and desert land. After taking some pictures, come back to Tilicho Lake Base camp same route and overnight at small lodge.

Day 12

Base camp to Yak Kharka (4020m.

Today we follow the same trail from Tilicho base camp. The trail pretty much easier after high elevation Tilicho Lake (4949m.) trek, excepting the landslide section. Further, we leave Khangsar trail and catch another trail to Yak Kharka. The views of the mountain and desolated Khangsar village are top scenic. There is a high possibility to see blue sheep in this area. After 3.5 to 4 hours walking, we arrive at Yakkharka and overnight at lodge

Day 13

Yakkharka to Thorong Phedi (4450m.) 4 to 5 hours walking

Today we get ready for strenuous hiking of more than 600 meters, including some steps and sheer trails and up and down hill. We cross the wooden bridge and start some steep climb, then walk one more hour along with rock falling down area. People use to climb High camp for their acclimatization and come down for the night. Some of the people go to high camp for the night to make easier for tomorrow Thorong Pass.

Day 14

Thorong Phedi to Thorong- La passes (5416 m. to Muktinath (3800m.)

Today is the one of most dangerous and strenuous day, but you will be fully secured by Peregrine Treks Pvt. Ltd staff. Early in the morning at 3:30 am you will be given weak up call and have some breakfast or tea/coffee. The trail starts to climb straightly to the high camp around one hour take a very small break there and continue your hiking. It would be once in your life walking in the dark with a headlight which would be interesting living for many people. It is better to arrive at the top before 10 O’clock because of big winds and 800 meters ascending and 1600 meters descending to Muktinath with having some pack lunch or sinkers.

Day 15

Muktinath to Jomsom

Today morning would be really beautiful with the spectacular views of the seventh highest mountain in the world Dhaulagiri (8167 m.), Nilgiri and many more other small snowcapped mountains and beautiful landscape. After some descending, you will explore 700 and 500 years old monastery at Jharkot and Kagbeni which is the gateway of the Upper Mustang trekking. The trails, catch the Kaligandagi River and have to walk on the sand with big wind totally to Jomsom.

Day 16

Jomsom to Pokhara by flight

After your breakfast at the morning time will have the 24-minute flight to Pokhara. Pokhara is the second biggest city of Nepal, where is the beautiful views of Machapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Lamjung mountains could be savoured. You will have the sightseeing in Pokhara at Davis falls, Gupteshwor cave, Tibetan refugee camp, Phewa lake boating. Overnight at hotel.

Day 17

Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus 6 hours driving

After breakfast in your Hotel, we will drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara about 6-7 hour but you will have the lunch on the way. After you arrive Kathmandu you will have the free time for shopping.

Day 18

Final departure.

Today is the last day. If you have evening flight you will have some sightseeing but depends on your flight schedule. Before three hours you better have to depart from Hotel because of the traffic jam in Kathmandu.

Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Three-star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Room in best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)during trekking
  • All ground transportation in private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Jomsom-Pokhara flight ticket
  • City tour with tour guide as per itinerary
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than 5 trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Salary for trekking crew members, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion) Trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, achievement certificate and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid Medical Kit or necessary normal medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during trek
  • Farewell dinner
  • All applicable government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee and International airfare
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu because of an of early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, early return from mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance for trekkers only
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, pot of tea etc.) during trekking
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
 

Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:18 Days
Group Size:Any
Arrival on:Kathmandu
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:5416 M
Difficulty:Strenuous
Accomodation:Three Star Category Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
Meals:All meal during trekking

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