Tilicho Lake is situated at an altitude of 4,919m in Manang valley of Nepal. Tilicho Lake trek is perhaps one of the coveted trekking routes in Annapurna region. It is consider as the highest lake in the world in terms of its sizes. Tilicho Lake is surrounded by Muktinath peak, Annapurna, Tilicho Peak and Thorang Peak.
Tilicho Lake trek starts through enchanting Marsyangdi valley, ascends to Manang valley. Tilicho lake trek is the destination of one of the most popular side trek of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Tilicho lake trek takes about 3 days from Manang village. There are few new guest houses along the trek and in Tilicho lake base camp. It is compulsion to have a day trip from Tilicho base camp. After completing the visit, follow the classical Annapurna Circuit trek over a Throngla top (5,416 m) to Muktinath.
The alternative route to cross from the lake, it is possible to go Tilicho lake pass or Mesokanta pass to Thini or Jomsom. However, due to the over snow on the path and there are no tea house along the way, none of the trekkers take a challenges. If you are preparing a camping trek for 2/3 nights to stay in the tented camp then it would be possible to go ahead.
Choosing a normal route to crossing Thorong-La Pass (5416m) which allows brilliant panorama of Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Chulu West. Once you drop down to Kali Gandaki valley you will visit the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge and Muktinath Temple.