Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek

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High-mountainous lake Tilicho

Annapurna trekking region will undeniably provide us the opportunity of gaining trekking experience at the beautiful and most panoramic view of nature around the Annapurna region. The trekking to this region goes through the beautiful lake of Tilicho and through the beautiful passes namely Mesokanto la and Tilicho pass. The Mesokanto pass is at the altitude of 5,467 m, and the Tilicho pass is at the altitude of 5,230m. The main attraction of this trekking is Tilicho Lake. Tilicho Lake which is situated at the highest altitude of the world. It is at the altitude of 4,949m above sea level. The trekking to this region will bring us much closer to the environmental aspects along with some snow-capped mountains. We will pass our way through the glacial rivers and beautiful glacial lakes of that region. The trekking to this region begins from Kathmandu with a drive to Besisahar.

Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek, Then the trail will continue through the beautiful landscapes of Ngadi, Jagat, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Khangsar and to the beautiful land of Tilicho base camp. We will return to the Mesokanto base camp. The return journey will be either by bus or through the plane from Jomsom viewing some splendid picture of the surrounding and snow-capped mountains. While trekking in this region has can view the glorious view of Annapurna region and Tilicho Lake along with the dazzling scenery of many soaring mountains. A One Nepal Trek is arranging the trekking in this region for several years. According to the wish and holiday schedule of trekkers, with the provision of good guides and expert team.

Details Intinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu.

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu at TIA, a representative from A One Nepal Trek will warmly welcome you to Nepal. She/he will guide you towards the hotel room of Nepal. The day can be either rest or some sightseeing of Kathmandu.The night will be at the hotel by discussing the tour and enjoying the delicious dinner.(Service includes: Airport pickup + Hotel with BB plan)

Day 02: City tour, Permit, and ready prepared.

Visit world’s heritage sites. Which is the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley – famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, and you can catch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones, and metals.(Service includes: Guide+Tour +Breakfast+Drive+Hotel)

Pashupatinath: It is one of the most known holy places for Hindu pilgrims in Kathmandu valley. The whole vicinity of Pashupatinath is danced with ages-old pagoda model temples with golden plated roofs and the gorgeous woodcarvings on the doors and windows. To the south of the temple, the holy Bagmati river flows down sweeping the burnt dust of dead bodies produced from the cremation on its side. A small green holy wood forest breeze maintains the site cool all the time.

 Boudhanath: It is one of the nice places to visit in Kathmandu valley, which has the biggest stupa. When someone enters the gate the holy prayer to sense peace is heard all around. All the Buddhists want to visit Boudhanath to feel the real sense of Buddhism. Boudhanath Stupa – one of biggest stupas in the valley, has been built in the 17th Century.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: Around the square, there are some temples stood upright piercing the sky canopy and through the thousands of pigeon they spread the message of peace. Kumari temple is one of the most important parts of the square site where the ‘Living Goddess’ resides. Apart from those temples, a museum will be waiting for its visitors with an opportunity to unravel the treasures unabashedly. To visit this site is to know the historical facts of Nepal.

Soyambhunath: It is also known as ‘Monkey Temple’. The wide area of Soyambhunath is a hillock surrounded by small forest with some golden temples of Lord Buddha at the western gate and the main temple at the top of the hill. The most interesting thing with Soyambhunath is the nice view of Kathmandu valley to be seen from the top of the hill. Various kinds and sizes of monkeys are seen guarding the hillock. A lot of monasteries with big prayer wheels are the main attraction for the visitors.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Beshishar to Shyange and Trek to Jagat.1,300m.

At Kathmandu, we will start our day by having the refreshing breakfast and then we will move towards the bus stop to catch the bus to Besisahar. The road drive goes for about 7 hours long. After the long and exhausting travel from the bus, we will drop to Besisahar.Then another 2 hrs drive by local jeep on along the side of Marshyangdi river. The night will be at one of the best hotels in Jagat. [Breakfast+Lunch+ Dinner+Local lodge+ Bus drive+ Guide+Porter] 

Day 04: Jagat to Dharapani.1,860m.

From Jagat, we will begin our trek walking through the Chamje.  Following the Marshyangdi River, we will walk to the Taal village. During the trek, we will get many panoramic views so catch all the magic moments of the trekking; we should charge up the camera and should click photos at the beautiful places. We will walk for about 5 to 6 hours. [Breakfast+Lunch+ Dinner+Local lodge+ Guide+Porter] 

Day 05: Dharapani to Chame 2,460m.

From Dharapani, we will follow the trail next to Dudh Khola and then we will follow the Marshyangdi River after walking for a while ahead. We will view the best scene of Annapurna Himal, Lamjung Himal, and other beautiful ranges of the mountain. The beautiful and traditional Bhote village of the trail will be equally interesting to trek. We will stay the night at Chame at 2,460m. (Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge)

Day 06: Chame to Pisang.3,200m.

From Chame, we will start our trek viewing some of the fantastic views of glorious mountains sparkling in the rising sun. We will walk through the trail to Bharthang viewing the extremely beautiful and glorious view of mountains all around us. After walking for a while, we will reach Pisang viewing the most panoramic view of Pisang peak to the northeast. The night will be at Pisang at 3,200m.We may stay at upper Pisang village 3,300m, as per time and interest)(Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge)

Day 07: Pisang to Manang.3,540m.

From Pisang, we will have our breakfast and will climb towards the beautiful village of Manang. We will also see the panoramic view of Tilicho Lake during the trek. We will also see the Annapurna from the different viewpoint of the trekking. The trail will pass through the beautiful village covered with many chortens and Mani walls. The night will be spectacular at Manang. (Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge) 

Day 08: Manang Rest/ acclimatization.

Today is a rest day, you can have enough sleep and rest, having after late breakfast, hearing for a short hike beside Village above 300m then back to Hotel. Walk around 3 hrs. (Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge)

Day 09: Manang to Khangsar.3,734m.

From Manang, there are two routes to Khangsar. We will take the descending way which will lead us to the suspension bridges over Marshyangdi River. We will then continue to move towards the Khangsar Khola and cross the bridge of there. We will stay the night at Khangsar. (Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge)

Day 10: Khangsar to Tilicho Lake.4,920m.

From Khangsar, we will move toward the beautiful valley of Khangsar.  We will move toward the Tilicho Lake enjoying the natural things presented there. We will trek for about 5 to 6 hours through the main trail to complete our objectives. The night will be at Tilicho.(Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge) 

Day 11: Tilicho Lake to Mesokanto passes.5,467m.

We will spend our time at Tilicho Lake exploring the lake. We will visit the rocky area which used to reflect the beautiful rays of the sun. We will surely enjoy the cold breeze coming from the snow. The day will end up with the trekking over to Mesokanto pass where we will stay at tented camp. (Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge)

Day 12: Mesokanto pass to Jomsom.2,720m.

From Mesokanto pass, we can view the most panoramic view of all around the surrounding. We will see giant mountains which will surround us from all areas. We will continue our journey with the beautiful glimpse of great ranges of mountains. We will be moving until we will reach to the Jomsom after a trekking of about 6 hours. The night will be at Jomsom. (Service includes: Guide+Porter +Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+local lodge)

Day 13: Jomsom to Pokhara.

From Jomsom, we will catch the flight over to Pokhara. we will enjoy the magnificent view of great ranges of mountains with snow cap during the flight over to Pokhara. the night will be fantastic at Pokhara viewing and visit the local market along with the lake side of the beautiful valley of Nepal. (Breakfast+flight+ Hotel with BB) 

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu.

We will wake up early in the morning with the dazzling view of the sun rising through the summit piercing the white snows.We will have a short visit over to the market around Pokhara and will take a drive back to Kathmandu. The drive goes for about 7 hours. The night will be relaxing at Kathmandu.(Breakfast+Drive to Kathmandu + Hotel BB)  

Day 15: Farewell ;

Finally, the day of returning back to your home country and busy schedule has come with the ending of our glittering tour over to the highlands of Nepal. A One Nepal Trek will organize a small farewell program at the airport and will help for any inconvenience that may arise during the departure.We wish for your better journey ahead.(Service includes: Breakfast+ airport drop)

Cost Includes

  • All Airports pick up and drop.
  • 3/1 nights standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with BB plan.
  • One day Kathmandu city tour with Guide and private drive.
  • 12Tea house trekking with full board meal and necessary staff.And 2 days Staff salary for Kathmandu-Pokhara- Kathmandu.
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal.
  • All ground transport. Kathmandu to Beshasishar to Kathmandu by tourist standard bus.
  • Guest and Guide flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per the bigger size of a group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging, }
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion.
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • Trekking area map for clients.
  • Trip complete certificate by A One Nepal Trek.
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee ( Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and *two passport photographs,)
  • Meal city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Flight ticket from Pokhara- Kathmandu.[If your group want to take flight]
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses ( Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

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Trek highlights:

One of the most popular adventures trek of Nepal. Rich in nature with 3 major peaks [Mt Dhaulagiri 8,167m, Mt Annapurna I 8,091m, Mt Manaslu 8,163m] and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with the verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with the unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.

Safety – Health- facility:

Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledgeable workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also, the area has a health post on every 2 days, and the main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on the rough road, carried by the people, take a horse ride, Drive and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with a mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg. but 2 days is shorter.

Your Personal Travel Insurance:

We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.

Teahouse Local lodge during the Trek:

All accommodations for Tilicho lake Trek are on twin sharing basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on the standard of hygiene, standard and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking. And very some of the place has limits of attaching bathroom as your own payment. All the lodging and meal cost has controlled by management community at in the area.

Meals and Water:

During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines, as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.), are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, the variety of bread, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also, the boiled water or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.

What to bring with you:

Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof walking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.

Environmental sensitive:

The Annapurna region is stunningly beautiful but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are considering a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live in the traveled places. We enforce a number of do’s and don’ts. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.

Best Season:

Tilicho Lake trek best for Aug to Dec and Feb to May are best.  

Booking Policy:

Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of the payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying the person in a group.(tax, flight, and monuments fee is not free)

Booking Guideline:

@ Contact us for all trip deal and discussion.

@ Print all program that we agreed, cost details and bring that with you.

@ Make sure your all information is correct as your upcoming trip with us.

@ Make confirmation your international flight tickets and passport size photo to your Trekking/Tour operator company A One Nepal Trek.  We need that to make your TIMS card and to buy ACAP entry Ticket.

@ Send us your at-list 6 months of valid passport copy of all members of the group.

@ Send us your 25% booking advance of all members of the group by bank wire. Although, your all process should have to be before 3 months of your trip to Nepal.

Fixed Departure

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price per person  
As Per Clients Date.   USD 1,199 Book Now


Manual Notes:

The cost will be valued by: Your standard of hotels, service, group size and other extra activities. Please kindly let us know.

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