Tilicho Lake Trek Itinerary

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Tilicho Lake Trek is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Annapurna region of Nepal. It is the glaciated lake surrounded by the Himalayan ranges. The Tilicho Lake Trek Itinerary is designed with concerning the acclimatization. Beside the tourist visitors, people join this trekking specially for the religious purpose.

For more information, you can go through the Tilicho Lake Trek detail itinerary.

  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

    Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transferred to the hotel.

    • Not included
    • Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350m/ 4429ft
  • Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

    This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa, Boudhnath Stupa and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.

    In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss about your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members.

    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350m/ 4429ft
  • Day 03 : Drive to Syange (9-10 hours drive)

    Today you will have the long drive almost of 10 hours. So, you will go from Kathmandu to Syange, a trekking starting point early in the morning. . So, roadway will be as same as for going towards Pokhara until Dumre and have U-turn to Syange. In Syange, you will see the green hills, rivers, terraced farm as well as the Himalayas.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Syange
    • 1100m/3608 ft
  • Day 04 : Trek to Dharapani (6-7 hrs walk)

    This is the first day of your trekking and today you are going to enter the Manang district. So, your trail will embark on crossing the large bridge. Then you will go on passing through the fields of rice, potato, etc. On the way, you will see the waterfalls as well and pass the village, known as Kodo. Finally, you will reach to Dharapani, which is considered as the biggest village of Manang district.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dharapani
    • 1900m/ 6234ft
  • Day 05 : Trek to Chame (5-6 hrs walk)

    Today you will trek almost 6 hours to reach to Chame. From Chame, you can see the scenic of the Himalayas such as Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II and Annapurna IV.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Chame
    • 2660m/ 8727ft
  • Day 06 : Trek to Pisang (5-6 hrs walk)

    The trail will go through the deep forest and the narrow valley. On the way to Pisang, you will recross the brides again and again; and through the wonderful sites you will reach at Pisang.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Pisang
    • 3200m/ 10499ft
  • Day 07 : Trek to Manang (5-6 hrs walk)

    In order to go to Manang you will have two choices either go to from south or from north. But Rising Adventure recommends you to choose the upper route through the Upper Pisang, where you will have the magnificent views of mountain peaks such as Annapurna, Pisang peak as well as many others. Then you will have a short visit to Barge monastery, the largest in the entire district of Manang will be memorable.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Manang
    • 3540m/ 11614 ft
  • Day 08 : Rest day at Manang

    Today you are going to spend a day in Manang not for rest and relaxation only, but for acclimatization too. So, Rising Adventure will not recommend you to stay idle rather having altitude during the day time and come back to Manang for the night only. So, on the day time for acclimatization you will have an hour hike either to Bhojo Gompa or to Gangapurna Glacier.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Manang
    • 3540m/ 11614 ft
  • Day 09 : Trek to Shree Kharka (5-6 hrs walk)

    Your trail will go from the west along the river to the south through the forest of coniferous and reach to the village, known as Kangsar. Then on the way of ascending to Siri Kharka, you will see the panaromic views of Gungang Himal as well as Mt. Chulu.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Shree Kharka
    • 4050m/ 13287ft
  • Day 10 : Trek to Tilicho Lake Base Camp (5-6 hrs walk)

    Your trekking will be continuing through the narrow and steep way. It takes almost 6 hours to go to Tilicho Base Camp from Siri Kharka.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Tilicho Lake Base Camp
    • 4150m/ 13615ft
  • Day 11 : Hike to Tilicho Lake (4920m/ 16142ft) and trek back to Shree Kharka (6-7 hrs walk)

    Today you are going to meet your final destination. So, your trail will be a little bit tougher, but interesting. On the way, you will see the grazing yaks and deer; and finally visit the magnificent Tilicho Lake at the bottom of Tilicho Peak. After visiting there, you will come back to Siri Kharka by following the same route. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Shree Kharka
    • 4050m/ 13287ft
  • Day 12 : Trek to Yak Kharka (5-6 hrs walk)

    Your trail will go up passing through the monastery of thousand year old, known as Tare Gumba. Then you will reach to Khangsar village to Thorang Khola valley crossing the bridge; and continuation of your ascending will take you to Yak Kharka.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Yak Kharka
    • 4050m/ 13287ft
  • Day 13 : Trek to Thorang Phedi (5-6 hrs walk)

    Today you will cross the river at 4310m and reach to Thorong Phedi, a place at the bottom of pass. There is the small number of settlements in Thorong Phedi, but it is the busy area where most of the trekkers spend a night as the point of base camp.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Thorang Phedi
    • 4450m/ 14600ft
  • Day 14 : Trek to Muktinath ( 8-9 hrs walk) via Thorang La Pass ( 5416m/ 17769ft)

    Today you are going to reach at the climax of your trekking. So, your trek will start early in the morning and ascend steeply almost 6 hours to reach to Thorong La Pass where you can see the stunning views of high Himalayas. From there, you will descend and reach to the important temple of Hindus and Buddhist, known as Muktinath Temple. You will spend a night there in Muktinath.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Muktinath
    • 3760m/ 12336ft
  • Day 15 : Trek to Jomsom (5-6 hrs walk)

    Today your trail will go down to Jomsom passing the place called Eklebhatti along the Kaligandaki River. Finally, you will reach to Jomsom. Most of the offices of Mustang districts are situated there because of full facilities.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Jomsom
    • 2720m/ 8924ft
  • Day 16 : Fly to Pokhara, 20 min and Rest

    You will have flight to Pokhara in early morning. But you will not have a flight in the day time because of the usual weather problem. It takes almost 20 minutes to reach to Pokhara, which is a beautiful valley set on the banks of the Phewa Lake and also popular for its panoramic views of Annapurna, Machapuchare (shape of fish tail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east.

    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Pokhara
    • 800m/ 2625ft
  • Day 17 : Drive to Kathmandu (210KM/ 7 hrs drive)

    The leaving time of Tourist Bus in Pokhara is also at 7:30 am. So, your trekking guide will pick up you to Tourist Bus Park at 7:00 am as same as before. Then the roadway will be as different as before until Dumre but from there will follow the previous way to come back to Kathmandu.

    • Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
    • Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350m/ 4429ft
  • Day 18 : Departure from Kathmandu

    Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and the representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

    • Breakfast