Trekking to Tilicho Lake is a combination of the spectacular view of the majestic Annapurna range and the ethnic cultures of Nepal. Tilicho Lake is the lake situated at the highest point (4920m) of Trans Himalayan zone in Nepal.
The trekking route takes you along the breath taking valley of Manang which is inhabited by the Tibetans who have different culture and customs. Trekking to Tilicho Lake was restricted to the foreigner by the government as no one was allowed to publicize the place and so not many people have the knowledge about the entire region.
The Annapurna Conservation Area Project is working with the locals of this region to provide a suitable environment for tourism. The Annapurna Round Trek to Tilicho Lake takes you to the lake, located at the highest point. The lake is formed by the glacier melt of Mt. Annapurna and has a historical importance to the Hindus as it is mentioned in the holy book of Ramayan. The lake is about 4 kilometers long and 1 kilometer wide and lies at the foot of 7134m summit, Tilicho Peak. The mountain goat, known as Himalayan Thar, and the snow leopard can be spotted along the trekking route. The breath taking view of the magnificent Tilicho Lake will make you forget the challenges of the trek. So despite of being one of the most challenging treks in Nepal, Annapurna Round Trek to Tilicho Lake is also the most rewarding one.
From Kathmandu we will drive for 5 hours to Beshishahar (760m) and have our lunch and after 2 to 3 hours we will reach Bulbule (840m).
From Bulbule our trekking expedition will begin. After trekking for around 6 to 7 hours we will reach Syange and then to Chyamche(1430m).
From Chyamche we will head towards Katre and after a 7 hour trek we will reach Bagarchhap(2160m) and spend the night there.
From Bagarchhap we will trek to Thanchok and then reach Chame(2670m) after 6 to 7 hours.
From Chame we will head towards Dhikurpokhari and then to Lower Pisang(3200m) after a 6 hour trek.
From Lower Pisang we will reach Braga(3439m) after a 6 hour trek. We will spend the day exploring Braga.
From Braga we will trek for about 2 to 3 hours and reach Manang(3540m). We will explore the gorgeous valley of Manang and have an HRA meeting at the end of the day.
From Manang we will trek towards Khangsar and then to Morsang Tharegumpa(3940m). The entire duration of the trek will be around 6 to 7 hours.
From Tharegumpa we will trek for around 4 to 5 hours towards Tilicho Base Camp (4150m). From base camp we will hike to Tilicho Lake (4990m) for 4 to 5 hrs , the highest lake in the world.
After a relaxing night at the Tilicho Base camp we will head downwards to Yak Kharka(4050m), after 7 to 8 hours.
From Yak kharka we will head towards Thorung Phedi and then to High Camp(4833m).
We will trek towards Thorung La Pass (5416m) from High Camp and then reach Muktinath(3760m) after 8 to 9 hours.
From Muktinath we will trek to Jomsom and then to Marpha(2670m) for around 6 to 7 hours.
From Marpha we will head to Kalapani and then Ghasa(2010m), which will take around 7 to 8 hours.
From Ghasa we will trek for about 4 to 5 hours towards Tatopani (1190m), a natural hot spring.
From Tatopani we will head to Shikha and Ghorepani (2860m), after 9 to 10 hours.
Early in the morning visit poon hill view point then we will head back to Tadapani and then reach Ghandruk(1940m) after 6 to 7 hours.
After spending the night at the peacefull village of Ghandruk we will head back to Landruk and then to Tolkha(1700m). This will take around 6 to 7 hours.
From Tolkha we will trek for 4 to 5 hours and reach Dhampus Phedi (1130m) and then drive back to Pokhara(820m).
From Pokhara to Kathmandu by vehicle.
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