Tilicho Lake is situated at an elevation of 4,919 m, /16,134 ft., and is 4 km long, 200 meters deep, and 1.5 km wide in Manang Valley of Nepal. Tilicho Lake Trekking is maybe one of the pined for traveling courses in the Annapurna Circuit Trekking area. It is considered the most noteworthy lake on the planet as far as its size. Tilicho Lake is encircled by Muktinath Top, Annapurna, Tilicho Peak, and Thorang Peak. This trek is inside the Annapurna circuit trekking trail.
Tilicho Lake Trek Highlight
- Breathe taking views of the freshwater lake Tilicho and Annapurna ranges
- A great chance to complete the world-famous Annapurna circuit and Tilicho Lake at once.
- The stunning view of Mt Manaslu (8,163 m./), Annapurna 1st (8,091 m.), Annapurna II and IV
- A wonderful Jeep ride to Chame with beautiful waterfalls and diverse landscapes
Tilicho Lake Trek begins through charming Marsyangdi Valley and rises to Manang Valley. The Tilicho Lake Trek is the objective of one of the most well-known side trips of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Tilicho Lake journey requires around 3 days from Manang town. The good aspect of the Tilicho Lake trek is one can combine it with the world-famous Annapurna Circuit Trek. Trek to Throngla Top and descend to Muktinath where you can experience the different environment. There you have another great opportunity to join the last forbidden kingdom of Upper Mustang Trek from Muktinath.
For the elective course to cross from the lake, it is feasible to go to Mesokanta Pass to Thini or Jomsom from Tilicho Lake. It is necessary to prepare a tented camp trek because between Tilicho to Thini, there is no guest house en route, and most of the travelers face altitude difficulties in this pass. In case you are setting up the camp journey for 2/3 evenings to remain in the rose camp, then it is feasible to go on. After visiting Tilicho Lake, return to Manang and jeep to Beshisahar and take a bus to Kathmandu or Pokhara.
Tilicho Lake trek Cost and itinerary
Tilicho Lake is a jewel of the Annapurna circuit and catches the mesmerizing view of Tilicho Lake and Manang Valley. The cost of the trek depends on the number of people, services that you are looking for, the experience level of the guide, and many more. We offer the Tilicho Lake standard package at a reasonable price and our itinerary is carefully built by our experts who have a great knowledge and experience on it.
Tilicho Lake Trek Route
A trip to Tilicho Lake starts from Kathmandu with a bus to Beshisahar. From Beshisahar take a local jeep drive to Chame, which is the district headquarters of Manang District. Follow the Annapurna Circuit Trek trail until Manang then follow the dots walking path to the lake. The Tilicho is fully covered with snow in the month of winter, but Spring (March to May), Summer (June to August), and Autumn (September to November) are the best seasons to visit. Remember, there is almost little to no rain above 3,200m in Nepal. So, trekking and hiking are always possible in Nepal. There is a high possibility of getting altitude sickness from Manang and above.
Guide and Porter for Trekking in Nepal
As Per the new rules of the Nepal Government, every trekker should take either a Guide or a Porter while going trekking. A professional Guide has more knowledge about altitude, mountains, people, culture, and vegetation, is trained from different institutions, and speaks good level English. A porter is a carrier, he is honest, kind, and strong enough to carry your bag packs. A porter carries a maximum of 20-25 kg. He is poor at Speaking English and handling the emergency. We have another person between a Guide and Porter, Porter-Guide, who is aiming to become a full-fledged guide. ACAP-Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit and TIMS permit are required to go to Tilicho Lake trekking. Your local travel partner Global Adventure issues all the necessary permits and fees.
Embark on our 10-day Tilicho Lake trek package including the below-mentioned services. If you are looking for a group trek please contact us, and we will assemble the group for you, or can do a solo as a private trek.