Tilicho Lake Trek is known for the world’s most noteworthy lake visit, situated in the Manang District of the Annapurna region of Nepal. Tilicho Lake Trek resides at an elevation of 4,919 meters. Among the diverse trek to Annapurna areas, the Tilicho Lake Trek is likewise popular for its religious perspective. A huge number of Hindu pioneers from around the globe visit this lake. This short trek to Tilicho without a doubt gives some glorious all-encompassing perspective, an incredible assortment of culture and decent variety, best profound valleys and high mountains surrounding the enormous Annapurna Himal (Mountain). The spot is rich with a wide scope of individuals and territory, from sub-tropical to the high, dry scene looking like the Tibetan Plateau. Tilicho Lake Trek trail drives you to the fine town possessed by a wide assorted variety of individuals from various ethnic gatherings.
You will encounter a sudden change in the atmosphere as you make it to Manang, with an increasingly dry and cold atmosphere welcoming you. This is the ideal trekking bundle for each one of those trekkers who need to encounter strolling moderately in this underestimated region. And also for those who are looking to forwarding some experience, pure culture, new atmosphere and vegetation, radiant perspectives on Annapurna extend, and the magnificence of peaceful lake (Tilicho Lake Trek), and so on. Every day we will see dissimilar landscapes as the trail starts from subtropical weather and ends at the snow line. For the lovers of nature, it is a brilliant and genuine chance to see a lake at this altitude and also it is well-known from a religious point of view.
Tilicho Lake Trek with Tour and Trekking Nepal can be your best choice to travel to your dream place filled with a lake, forest, dry landscape, and other natural attractions. We provide you with the best of everything (every sort of stuff needed for Tilicho Lake Trek) personally and professionally. You will be able to choose the trek itinerary of your own choice at the best and most negotiable cost. You can amend the itinerary as per your choice. Also, you will be able to appoint guides and porters who will assist you in all best, average and worst-case scenarios. We give surety to you that we will fill your wonderful trek to Tilicho Lake with a lot more pride and self-satisfaction. Take pleasure in this Tilicho Lake Trek with VSN Tour and Treks Nepal at your own suppleness.
You will be picked up at the airport by one of the Tour and Trekking Nepal staff and driven to your Kathmandu host family or a hotel. Here you will be welcomed into the family, be given your own room and be provided with all your meals while in Kathmandu. This will be your home during your orientation and volunteering in Nepal. With easy bus routes into town and the surrounding countryside, this quiet and safe suburb is the perfect base for your time in Nepal.
We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, we are introduced to our fellow participants and discuss our trip at the Tour and Trekking Nepal office.
We drive from Kathmandu for about 7 hours to Besishahar. We drive along the Trisili River through the beautiful countryside of Nepal. We can see many beautiful villages, farms, rivers and magnificent mountain scenarios. From Mugling we head along the roadway Pokhara. We leave the highway to Pokhara at Dumre and continue drive towards north to Besishahar. Besishahar offers us a first glimpse of the beautiful mountain range. We stay overnight at guesthouse (B, L, D)
We drive from Besishahar for about 7 hours to Chame. The trail follows the river Marshyadgdi upstream passing by the villages of Latamanang and Koto before further half an hour brings us at Chame. We stay overnight at guesthouse (B, L, D)
Today we will experiences a dramatic change of scenery. The trail then follows the steep narrow valley through pine woods and small villages with several ups and downs till you reach orchard village of Bhartang where you can have apple garden. We continue through the garden path up to a bridge and we cross the river where the impressive curved rock faces of Paungda Danda rises from the riverbank, and climb to the village of Pisang at (3,300m.) We stay overnight at guesthouse (B, L, D)
After Pisang, there are two routes that we can follow to reach Manang. If taken lower, less strenuous route follows valley floor via Hongde, and upper route through upper Pisang via Geru, upper route is almost 3 hours longer than normal lower route, the sceneries are outstanding on the way to upper Pisang. We feel like we are horizontally in front of the magnificent peaks .The panoramic views of towering peaks such as Annapurna 2, 3, 4, Pisang peak Gangapurna, and several others will definitely attract us. Passing carved Mani walls we arrive at the village of Manang. We stay overnight at guesthouse (B, L, D)
It is important to have an extra day in Manang for acclimatization as we start the climb towards the higher altitude, Tilicho. There are spectacular views of the majestic Himalayas peaks around the Manang valley, it’s not good idea to stay idle but short walk to higher altitude is recommended to get acclimatized with the altitude. Manang is right place to do that as next two days will be considered as a challenging trek for us with rapid gain in altitude. There are lots of options for day walks around Manang. One possibility is to walk to Khangsar village on the way to Tilicho Lake or a longer walk to Ice Lake above Braga. Also worth visiting is the Himalayan Rescue Association to get some ideas about rapid mountain sickness. We stay overnight at guesthouse (B, L, D)
From Manang, the trail climbs steeply past the Gompa and little chortens. The trail experiences juniper and ocean buckthorn brambles. The way is very secured by little precious stones and bushes that can be seen on the two sides of the trail. A few places along the trail, you cross a couple of streams. You achieve a peak (4650m) with a supplication that hails after the wearying ascension and afterward through a progression of crisscrosses down a screen incline that conveys you to the Tilicho Base Camp Hotel. From here, you can appreciate the closer and all-encompassing perspectives on Tilicho Mountain and numerous other surrounding mountains. Tilicho Lake is arranged at the most elevated height so we set our camp today here at low.
The trail to the Tilicho Starts up a side valley then traverses onto a moraine, making a long climb to 4710m. There is an outstanding view of Tarkeghyang, Gangapurna and the Khangsar Kang. Tilicho Lake, the highest lake in the world at (4920m), presents a particularly dramatic spectacle. Sometimes its turquoise water reflects the surrounding peaks but more often its frozen solid. After spending the memorable time at Tilicho Lake, we will trek down to Tilicho base camp via the same way for an overnight stay.
After finishing the good trek on the world’s most elevated lake, we will currently begin diving down to Yak Kharka today. Subsequent to waking and having our morning meal, we will stroll along a simple trail down to Sri Kharka and keep strolling along the Marsyangdi River today. The trail keeps on moving out of the Marsyangdi Valley. The trail pursues this valley north, passing a Goths as it consistently gains height. You have left the expansive trees underneath; the vegetation currently comprises of clean juniper and high grasses. It’s amusing to see extensive yaks brushing at Yak Kharka. The perspective on Annapurna III is great. You will stay overnight in Yak Kharka.
After a short walk, the trail meets a suspension connect, crosswise over which lies the Ledar Village. A climb is tough that passes through the incredible precipices you achieve of the Thorang Phedi. It is named after Thorong La Pass on the grounds that ‘Phedi’ signifies lower region; in this way, Thorang Phedi is at the lower region of Thorong La Pass. You get probably the best perspectives on Mt. Syagang, Gundang, Khatungkan, and Thorong Peak. It is occasionally possible to witness herds of blue mountain sheep at Thorang Phedi. It is a beautiful place also. After reaching there and having a delicious dinner you will go to sleep.
After getting up in the early morning and being too ready to start our journey, we will head towards to Thorong La Passes today. Thorong La Pass is one of the most elevated goes on the planet. In spite of the fact that it is hard, it is the most uncommon day of our trekking. We will begin our adventure in the early morning at around 4 am with the goal that we can reach Thorang La that goes at around 9-10 am. On the off chance that we defer it, at that point, the climate may make a few troubles. We will climb steeply which isn’t so troublesome. However, the high frame of wind and the enormous snows around can cause a few issues. Finally, we will be at the highest point of Thorang La pass set apart by the chortens and petition banners and also you can appreciate incredible perspectives from this point. After this, it takes somewhere in the range of 4 hours more to achieve the heavenly spot – Muktinath. Muktinath is a riding spot for the people celebrating Hinduism and Buddhism. It is trusted that you can be free from every one of your agonies and distresses after you visit this purported sacred site. You can wash under the 108 waterspouts around the sanctuary. You can see the phenomenal flame as well. You will stay there overnight in the hotel.
Early morning at around 7:00 am, we drive by tourist bus to Kathmandu along the Trishuli and Marshyadgdi River through the beautiful countryside of Nepal that offers villages, Rivers greeneries, rice fields and wonderful mountain sceneries. After nearly 5-6 hours drive we arrive to Kathmandu. Your day is free, however, at even tide; you will be taken to a well known Nepali kitchen for a delicious farewell dinner of the original Nepalese cuisine. As you enjoy your meal, you will also be entertained to an exciting cultural dance performed by the local belles. You will enjoy this experience which is complimentary on behalf of the Volunteer Society Treks. We stay overnight at hotel (B, D).
After breakfast, transfer to the Tourist bus station and 07: 30 am drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. This scenic drive offers fascinating glimpses of rural Nepal as you pass through Middle Hill scenery along the famous rafting Trishuli River originated from Tibet northeast of Kathmandu.
Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! A Tour and Trekking Nepal representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way to home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
Note: The above-mentioned program itinerary is a sample. The period and cost of tour, trekking, volunteering or internship can be changed or extended as per travellers or volunteers' availability of duration.