Tilicho Lake Trek Tilicho Lake 4919m is World highest lake, situated In the Annapurna range of the Central Nepal Himalaya. This is a splendid summer trek, as rewarding as it is challenging. The Tilicho lake trek is among the finest serious Nepal treks best experienced in the Monsoon.
The Tilicho Lake is a famous lake from natural beauty as well as religious point of view. For the lovers of nature it a magnificent view and real opportunity to see a lake at this altitude at 4919m.For religious minded people it is a Godly blessed place best suited for devotees, it is also an area of rough and wild beauty. This trek is visited by very few people though it is recommended for trekking and travel for all type of tourists. . On the way we would have passed through every type of vegetation zone from lush sub-tropical to harsh semi-desert and passed over one of the highest trekking passes in the world. We will have entered a world without roads or cars and witnessed the way people have worked, played and survived for hundreds and hundreds of years. We would have essentially walked through a time warp coming out the other side with a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world we live in.
|Best time to travel||March to May, October to December|
Day 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Sight-seeing of Kathmandu: Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay.
Day 03: Trek 1 Drive Ktm - Besi Sahar: Drive to Besisahar about 6 hours stay at an altitiude of 820m
Day 04: Trek 2 - Bahundanda: WE walk through the deep river gorge, rice fields, subtropical forest and small hamlets, past a majestic waterfall with towering peaks of Himalchuli and Manaslu.stay at 1320m.
Day 05: Trek 3 - Bahundanda to Chamje: A steep and slippery trail runs up and down through paddy fields, passing through tiny Tibetan villages, the trail ascends through the rhododendron forest to Chamje at 1440m.
Day 06: Trek 4 - Chamje to Bagarchhap: The path climbs the river through bamboo groves, we cross barely and potato fields to reach Dharapani and work an hour to Bagarchhap (160m) site of our first Tibetan Monastery and with the views of Annapurna 2 and Lamjung Himal.
Day 07: Trek 5 - Bagarchhap – Chame: The trail climbs along the mule track through in and fir forest and then follows the river for a time among the higher oak and maple trees. Stay at 2710m.
Day 08: Trek 6 - Chame to Pisang: The trail follows through the river valley stay at pisang(3210m) with good views along the way of Pisang peak and Annapurna 2.
Day 09: Trek 7 - Pisang to Manang – Work through the fields of grazing Yak and a wide variety of crops. This large Tibetan settlement provides good views of Annapurna2, 3, 4, Gangapurna and Tarkekang. Stay at 3570m.
Day 10: Trek 8 - Acclimatization at Manang: This is a rest day to acclimatize to the higher altitude. Time to visit monasteries take advice from Himalayan Rescue Association and observe the spectacular views of the Himalaya.
Day 11: Trek 9 - Manang to Khangsar, overnight at guesthouse.
Day 12: Trek 10 - Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp, overnight in lodge.
Day 13: Trek 11 -Early morning trek up to Tilicho Lake and back to Tilicho Base Camp overnight in lodge.
Day 14: Trek 12 -Tilicho Base Camp to Manang and overnight in Lodge.
Day 15: Trek 13 -Manang to Hungde airport overnight in lodge. (From here trek can continues to Throng pass- Muktinath also)
Day 16: Trek 14 - Fly from Hungde to Pokhara and free time. Over night at Hotel.
Day 17: Pokhara – Kathmandu, evening culture show ands Nepali dinner, hotel.
Day 18: Final departure, transfer to airport.