• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Fairly Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing & Trekking
  • Transport: Private tourist vehicle, Local Bus & Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Trek & Breakfast in Cities
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel and Mountain Guest House
  • Group Size: 1-12
  • Max Elevation: 5416

Highlights:

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule.
  • Visit of Manang village, Gangapurna Lake and glaciers.
  • Visit of Tilicho Lake and base camp.
  • Pass the Thorong la.
  • Visit of Muktinath Temple and Gompas.
  • Scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Visit of the city of Lakes, the Pokhara.

About Tilicho Lake and Annapurna Trek

The Tilicho Lake Annapurna Trek is the most adventurous and challenging trek in the Annapurna region designed for those who are seeking extra thrills in the Annapurna Himalayas.

This demanding trek follows the Annapurna Circuit Trek route and further ascends Tilicho Lake. Known as the highest lake in the world, Tilicho Lake is a gem of the Himalayas, where only a handful of trekkers reach. You traverse through picturesque villages, high mountain ridges, mountain passes, glaciers, and dense forests. On the way, you will come across many stupas, monasteries, and temples.

The trek is an odyssey through the diverse climatic zone and unique blend of ethnicities. Located at 4,900 meters Tilicho Lake has both natural and religious beliefs. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and hills. Crossing the Thorong La Pass is quite challenging and many accomplish it through rigorous motivation! You have to do the Tilicho trek! From the top of the pass, you will get to see a surreal landscape view, which makes your effort worthwhile.

After crossing the pass, the trail drops down to the Muktinath temple, a significant temple for Hindus and Buddhists. Get a blessing in the temple and head to Jomsom, one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. Before reaching Jomsom, you will pass by Marpha, where you will get to see lovely apple orchards.

The trek is fascinating because of its religious harmony and heterogeneity. This region is home to both Hindu and Buddhist religions, which coexist happily under one roof. Muktinath Temple is a shining example of Nepalese religious cooperation.

Passing through the region’s diverse elevations, temperatures, and ecosystems provides an unrivaled sense of accomplishment. The variations in landscape highlight your gains considerably. There's a special gratification in being able to go such great distances just on the strength of your own two feet. It inspires a sense of oneness with humanity that dates back generations, transporting you away from motorized transportation and back to the foundations of what you and you alone can accomplish. There is no trail more rewarding in this regard than trekking in the Annapurna Region!

Join Outfitter Nepal on a Tilicho Lake Annapurna Trek! You will get the best deal ever with Outfitter Nepal's hand-crafted itinerary. Our 19-day trek through the Annapurna and Tilicho Lake has been meticulously planned to strike an excellent mix of pleasure and cost-effectiveness. With over two decades of Nepalese trekking experience, we've put our hearts and brains into drafting together with the best possible package! We promise a scheduled departure! Select your dates here, or contact us to create a package tailored to your exact needs. We are flexible and keep your needs prioritized!

Things you will get to see & experience during the Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek

Stunning Views of Himalayan Mountains

You will get to see panoramic views of numerous Himalayan mountains during the Tilicho Lake Trek with Thorong La Pass. Mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,176 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Himlung Himal (7,126 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), etc. can be seen.

The trek is known for its farmland in the lower elevations and its arid and snowy sceneries in the upper elevations; the variation is appreciated by every traveler!

Explore the Glory in Himalayan Culture and Tradition

During your trek, you will get to experience the dramatic fusion of Tibetan and Nepali cultures. This part of Nepal is highly influenced by Tibetan culture and tradition, and you will find many similarities. The locals here are the followers of Buddhism. Several monasteries, stupas, and chorten can be seen everywhere.

Mountains are the representatives of nature in its most natural state, rough and unaffected by human intervention. Extreme weather and hard terrain render them impenetrable, and indestructible, and it is this purity that you can admire in high altitudes. Culture, on the other hand, blends effortlessly with the trekking experience on the Annapurna Circuit, all the way up to the Thorang La Pass. This human impact is a beautiful complement rather than a blemish.

Explore Manang, an Odd mix of Himalayan Treasure and Terrain

Manang is one of the most famous places in Nepal and also the most beautiful. Manang itself has numerous things to do from a short hike to nearby quaint villages to thrilling mountain biking. You can visit Milarepa’s Cave and Braga Bhojo Gompa, the most significant spots. Besides this, you can see stunning landscape views from Manang.

Manang's beauty is not found in the lush foliage of dense pine woods, as it is in other Himalayan places. Its majesty, on the other hand, is reflected in its desolate plains and dry terrains. Although the Marshyangdi River runs through the valley, the village is not particularly fertile. When you first encounter Manang, you will be astounded by its usual spectacle. The barren aesthetics of this village are echoed in its architecture. Manang's buildings and cottages, which are mostly made of stones, are considerably distinct from those found in other Nepalese cities. Trekkers come here to stay for a few days because it is one of the largest villages along the circuit trek.

Delve into the World’s Highest Altitude Lake

Situated at 4,919 meters, Tilicho Lake is the highest lake in the world. This lake is the gem of the Himalayas and has both religious and natural importance. The bright blue color of the lake surrounded by glistening snow-capped mountains offers a breath-taking panorama. The lake is also believed to be the Kak Bhusundi Lake that is mentioned in Ramayana.

Tilicho Lake gathers glacial runoff from northern Himalayan peaks such as Thorang La Peak and Annapurna Himalayas, while the Tilicho Lake Trek allows you to witness its beauty. On a beautiful day, the horizon features silver, gray, and white mountains, which makes up for the tiresome days in the trek!

Cross the Challenging Thorong La Pass

Thorong La rewards those who are yearning for the ultimate test of their physical stamina and their need to embark on this ultimate expedition with the most breathtaking sights one can imagine. Thorong-La is one of the most difficult passes in Nepal's Himalayas, standing tall at 5416 meters.

Crossing Thorong La Pass is the most challenging activity during the entirety of the trek. You have to trek on a steep rugged trail to reach the top of the pass. Regardless of the difficulty level, once you will reach the top, you will get to witness a tempting view of the surroundings!

The pass connects Manang Village and Muktinath Temple, two of the Annapurna Region's most notable attractions. The pass also serves as a route to Tilicho, the world's highest glacial lake.

Embark on a Religious Journey at Muktinath Temple

Muktinath Temple is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites of Hindus and Buddhists situated at the foothill of Thorong La Pass. Hundreds of pilgrims visit this temple every year to worship. Known as the highest temple in the world (3,800 m), Muktinath is considered Mukti Kshetra (place of liberation).

This universe is "MAYA" (an illusion) of a life cycle of birth and reincarnation, according to Hindu mythology. Everyone wants to break free from this cycle and achieve nirvana. A trip to Muktinath will guide you in achieving this goal. In the garden of this temple called Muktidhara, there are 108 waterspouts where frozen water flows continuously from the bullhead and two Kunda (ponds in front of the temple). It is believed that bathing in these 108 waterspouts and two Kunda (ponds) will bring salvation.

Unique Landscape and Terrain Experience

Much of the Annapurna Circuit runs in a rain shadow, which is an environment where rain weather systems are blocked by a natural feature. In other words, the enormous mountains prevent the monsoons from traveling any further north, bringing rain to the southern Annapurna. This is why the circuit route's northern, highest point passes through a harsh desert area.

Thus, when on a circuit and Tilicho Lake trek, you experience the cold Himalayan desert-like condition, which in itself is unique.

Explore Mustang, the Hidden Himalayan Kingdom

Mustang, also known as Upper Mustang, is a desert region with deep valleys, thousands of human-made caverns, stunning ochre, red, and brown-colored terrain, and an ages-old culture.

Mustang, once the independent Kingdom of Lo, has been a part of Nepal since the 18th century and has only recently been open for travelers or tourists. Mustang and its valleys are well-known for their aura and were one of the primary locations for Tibetan Buddhist monks for sophisticated tantric, Tummo (a style of Tibetan breathing used to generate heat at high elevations) and yogic practices, among many others.

Though most of the caverns have been deserted, with no traces of the past, some still retain imprints of Tibetan art, Buddhist teachings, carvings, statues of Indian yogis, and sacred scriptures! It is a region worth exploring.

19 Days Tilicho Lake and Annapurna Trek Itinerary

The trek starts after you ride from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule. It takes a couple of hours to reach Bhulbhule. You start your trek the next day to Chamje, followed by Chame, Pisang and finally Manang on the consecutive trekking days. Manang is a beautiful village where you can acclimatize yourself while preparing for the trek. Then, the next day, you ascend Khangsar. From Khangsar, you finally reach Tilicho Base Camp and have an overnight stay.

The next day, early in the morning, you start your hike towards the majestic Tilicho Lake and return to the base camp. You head towards Yak Kharka the next day. From Yak Kharka, you ascend Thorang Phedi where you have an overnight stay. Now, the journey is a bit challenging as you have to cross over Thorang La Pass to reach Muktinath! You are at the highest altitude of the trek at Thorang La Pass. You finally reach Muktinath for an overnight stay. Then, you head towards Jomsom the next day. Thus, you have 13 allocated trekking days in the entire journey. From Jomsom, you catch an early morning flight to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu.

Tilicho Lake Trek Cost

Our Tilicho Lake and Annapurna trek for a group of 6 to 12 people costs around US$ 1100. Likewise, it will cost roughly US$ 1300 for a group of 2 to 5 individuals. Similarly, the package costs US$ If you are a solo trekker, it may be a little more expensive; however, you can complete your adventure for a total cost of US$ 1500. The package's cost can be modified to match your individual needs. However, based on your scheduling changes, the total package cost may increase or decrease!

These are the list of FAQs we’ve encountered while operating the Tilicho Lake and Annapurna Trek:

When is the best time to go on a trek in the Annapurna Region?

Spring from March to May and autumn from September to November is the best time to go on Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek. The weather is mostly stable and the sky is clear which makes the views outstanding. Plus, the moderate climate makes the journey more joyful.

How difficult is the Tilicho Lake trekking?

Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek is a strenuous 19-day trek. The trail is tough and includes many steep ascend & descends. You have to walk around 6 to 7 hours a day. As the elevation gets higher the terrain also gets difficult and chances of altitude sickness increase. Moreover, you will cross Thorong La Pass, one of the most difficult passes in Nepal.

You have to be in good health and physical fitness to go on this trek. Prior trekking experience will be a plus. Also, do know that trekking in the Himalayas is always risky. The weather is unpredictable, and you can face extreme weather conditions. You have to prepare your mind for any situation beyond your control.

What is the food and accommodation like when trekking the Annapurna circuit?

You will stay overnight in the guesthouse during the Tilicho Thorong La Trek. The rooms are small with basic facilities to spend the night. You will get a nice mattress, blanket, and pillow along with a few other pieces of furniture in the room.

The meals will be served as per the menu of the guest house. You can expect to find dishes like momo, noodles, rice, curries, soup, tea, coffee, etc.

Do you require any travel insurance when trekking the Annapurna and Tilicho Lake Region?

Travel insurance is mandatory when trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal. All trekkers must present a copy of their comprehensive travel insurance policy certificate to Outfitter Nepal before starting the journey.

We can suggest insurance companies to you based on the experiences of our previous clients. However, we do not sell insurance coverage. We ask that all trek enthusiasts provide us with their thorough insurance information within a week of booking the trek. In an emergency, we'll use your insurance policy and other documents you submitted to plan a quick and successful rescue.

Is there any chance of catching altitude sickness when crossing the Thorang La Pass?

When trekking in high-altitude regions, there's always the danger of catching altitude sickness. Hence, you must plan ahead of time and allow plenty of time for acclimatization, especially if this is your first trip!

How to prepare yourself for crossing the Thorang La Pass?

Hiking is the most effective way to prepare for your trek that includes the Thorang La Pass. Find some nearby trails, take a stroll through town, or just take a walk. Make it a habit to go for long walks. Find out where your body is having trouble and how far you can push it. You'll be amazed at how far you can go once you've gotten used to pushing through the first wave of pain.

Cardio workouts such as walking, jogging, swimming, and cycling assist your body to learn to perform better with less oxygen. When trekking at a high altitude, this will allow you to keep your breath and concentrate, allowing you to enjoy the experience much more. Remember why you're doing it and gradually increase the amount of time you spend doing it.

What permits are needed for crossing the Thorang la Pass and exploring Tilicho Lake?

You require two permits for the Annapurna region. They are ACAP and TIMS card.

Permit for Annapurna Conservation Area

Foreign nationals: US$ 30 per person in government taxes =13% VAT

Nationals of SAARC: US$ 15 per person in government taxes + 13% VAT

Nepali: Government taxes of US$ 10 per person + 13% VAT

Notice: If you're under the age of ten, it’s free.

TIMS Card for an Annapurna Circuit Trek

For trekking in the Annapurna region, a TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System Card) is also necessary.

Independent Travelers/ Trekkers TIMS Card

  • Green is the predominant color.
  • The cost is Rs 2000 per person.

Organized Trekkers

  • Blue is the predominant color.
  • The cost is Rs. 1000 per person for foreign nationals.
  • Nationals of SAARC: Rs. 600 per person

At Outfitter Nepal, we arrange the trekking permits for you without any hassle!

How to make your Annapurna and Tilicho Lake Trek safe?

You have to keep in mind that you are trekking in the Himalayas. You must plan ahead of time to ensure that your journey is as safe as possible. Make sure you have the right equipment and are both physically and emotionally prepared! It's preferable to include as many acclimatization days as possible, and above all, have fun!

Your safety is our first priority at Outfitter Nepal! To ensure a safe trek, we'll carry all of the essential gear, equipment, and first-aid kits. We'll embark on an adventure together! Our guides have received thorough first-aid training. If a trekker starts showing some symptoms of altitude sickness, our guides take it as the utmost priority! In an emergency, a rescue helicopter will transfer you to safety. We'll embark on an adventure together.

What are the packing essentials for the trek?

These are the list of things you might need during trekking in the Annapurna and Thorang La Pass region

Essential Items:

  • The base layers (Moisture-wicking short sleeve and long sleeve shirt, woven shirt)
  • Pants (Synthetic and fleece pants, hiking shorts and waterproof trekking pants)
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket and down jacket
  • Hiking boots or trekking shoes that are strong
  • Rain gear and trekking poles

Other Items:

  • Small flashlight or head torch
  • Medical Kit (Blisters plaster, antibiotics, aspirin)
  • Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  • Personal hygiene products (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, hand sanitiser, wet wipes)
  • Repellent for insects
  • Camera battery replacements

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel

Meet our airport representatives at the Tribhuvan International Airport terminal gate. He will take you to the hotel and help you check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to rest or explore around.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Altitude:1345

After having breakfast, you go on a guided sightseeing tour of the Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Squire, Boudhnath Stupa, and Pashupatinath. Later, in the day, prepare for the trip and buy gear if you have not got any.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Altitude:1345

Early in the morning, you will begin driving towards Bhulbhule along the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway. The drive will take you to Dumre from where the route follows a narrow path alongside Marsyangdi River and reach Besi Sahar and continue towards Bhulbhule.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Bhulbhule
  • Altitude:845

Today is the first day of the trek. The trail follows a flat path and ascends steeply to a sheer cliff above 200 to 300 meters above the riverbed. Further, you descend and reach Jagat. From here, the trail begins to observe small ups and down to Chamje through the forests.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Chamje
  • Altitude:1410

The trail descends to a river and crosses a suspension bridge. Further, you ascend to Sattale (1,550 m) and continue trekking enjoying beautiful views of rivers. Climbing the zigzag path to the top of the hill, you reach Tal. From Tal, walk through the narrow high windy path and reach Karte. The trail then descends to the river and crossing a suspension bridge, you reach Dharapani.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dharapani
  • Altitude:1960

You will begin trekking through small villages and come across the Marsyangdi River. Enjoying stunning views of Annapurna II, you arrive at Bagarchhap. From here, you ascend through lush forests of oak and pine and reach Danaque. You will then cross a small wooden bridge and ascend to Chame.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Chame
  • Altitude:2675

You will begin trekking along with looking over the superb view of Lamjung Himal. The trail ascends to a huge apple orchard and further passes through the pine & fir forest. You will climb to a high rocky area from were following a steep path you reach Bhratang. The trail then ascends, crosses a few bridges, passes through dense forests, and finally leads you to Pisang.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Pisang
  • Altitude:3100

Leaving Pisang behind, you ascend to a steep ridge from where you can see stunning views of Tilicho Peak and Manang Valley. The trail then descends to Humde and move towards the Sabje Khola Valley. Crossing a wooden bridge over Marsyangdi Khola, you reach Mungji. Cultivated fields appear on both sides of the path, and off to the right, below a craggy mountain, you will see the village of Braga. A short steep climb from here and you reach Manang.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Manang
  • Altitude:3440

This is a rest day for you to acclimate your body with the increased altitude. You will explore the villages and go on a short excursion. Crossing a river, you can reach a point where a huge icefall can be seen coming down from Annapurna Himalayas. Or, you can ascend to a village to see a wonderful view of the Annapurna range and Manang Valley. There is also a Himalayan Rescue Association [HRA] aid post in the village, which makes an interesting & educational visit. Moreover, you can visit Gangapurna Glacier Lake as well.

  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Manang
  • Altitude:3440

Leaving the main Annapurna Circuit route, you cross a bridge over Marshyangdi Khola. From here, following a stream, you head towards Khansar.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Khansar
  • Altitude:3750

After having a warm breakfast, you begin ascending towards Tilicho Base Camp. The trail will be mostly ascending through a rugged path. Upon reaching the base camp, you can see amazing views of the Himalayan mountains.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tilicho Base camp
  • Altitude:4920

Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast. After that, continue trekking towards the Tilicho Lake. The trek will be short today. Upon reaching the lake, you will get to see an unbelievable view of nature. Surrounded by high snow-capped peaks, Tilicho Lake sits calmly.

  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tilicho Base Camp
  • Altitude:4920

After having breakfast, you will begin trekking towards Yakkharka. There will be a few ascends and descends before reaching Yakkharka. It is an open meadow, where you will see a few lodges and herders.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Yak Kharka
  • Altitude:4050

The trail slowly ascends to a ridge and descends to the Marsyangdi River. Crossing a wooden bridge, you will climb up. Further, following a narrow trail, you cross an unstable spree slope and descend to Thorung Phedi.

  • Walking Hours:4
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Thorong Phedi
  • Altitude:4230

The trek begins early in the morning. Ascending in a steep path, you reach the top of the Thorong La Pass marked with chortens and colorful prayer flags. From here, the trail descends to one of the holiest sites of Hindus and Buddhist followers, Muktinath Temple.

  • Walking Hours:9
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Muktinath
  • Altitude:5416

Walking along the bank of the Kali Gandaki gorge, you pass through the arid area to reach Jomsom. As for your knowledge, Kali Gandaki gorge is the deepest gorge in the world.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Jomsom
  • Altitude:2650

Today, you will take an early morning flight to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will head to the hotel. Rest of the day free to explore around or rest.

  • Food:B, L
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Pokhara
  • Altitude:850

Taking a tourist bus, you drive back to Kathmandu. The drive will be long and scenic. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel.

If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Pokhara Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Altitude:1345

You will get transferred to the airport for your flight as per the flight departure time.

  • Food:B

Trip Map

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • 1 night hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek.
  • Accommodations in lodges on trek.
  • A guide & porters (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you).
  • Paper works, National park entry permits, & TIMS permit.
  • Ground transportation Kathmandu – Bhulbhule- Pokhara- Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Flight fare from Jomsom- Pokhara.
  • Arrangement of emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffel bag – if Necessary (return after the trek).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Entrances Fees while visiting Kathmandu on second day.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 1500
2 - 5 US$ 1300
6 - 12 US$ 1100
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure the Tilicho lake- Anapurna trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If your preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book on your own date as the trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the trek.
  • Private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • Single persons are welcome to join the trek and single people have single room in Kathmandu & Pokhara and have to share room in the mountain lodge on trek cause of the less number of lodge and rooms available on remote mountain lodges.
  • Guaranteed dates are guaranteed to departure and we already have people booked for date.
  • Available dates are available to book and become guaranteed once you book for that date.
  • Closed dates are closed and not bookable on that date however if you are available only on that date then contact us as we may have some other alternatives.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
03 Oct, 2022 - 21 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$1100
13 Oct, 2022 - 31 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$1100
23 Oct, 2022 - 10 Nov, 2022AvailableUS$1100

Useful Information

Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek itinerary

Tilicho Lake Trek trek with Thorong La Pass begins with a day drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule. You then follow the Marsyangdi River valley on the classic Annapurna Circuit Trail till Manang Village. You trek another 2 days to reach the Tilicho Base Camp. You explore the Tilicho Lake, and you again follow the circuit route to Jomsom by taking the Thorong La pass, the highest trekking pass in Nepal. Further, take a short flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.

Best time to go on Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek

Spring from March to May and Autumn from September to November is the best time to go on Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek. The weather is mostly stable and the sky is clear that makes the views outstanding. Plus, the moderate climate makes the journey more joyful.

Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek difficulty

Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek 19 Days is a strenuous trek. The trail is tough and includes many steep ascend & descends. You have to walk around 6 to 7 hours a day. As the elevation gets higher the terrain also gets difficult and chances of altitude sickness increase. Moreover, you will cross Thorong La Pass, one of the most difficult passes in Nepal.

You have to be in good health and physical fitness to go on this trek. Prior trekking experience will be a plus. Also, do know that trekking in the Himalayas is always risky. The weather is unpredictable, and you can face extreme weather conditions. You have to prepare your mind for any situation beyond our control.

Food & Accommodation during the Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek

You will stay overnight in the guesthouse during the Tilicho Thorong La Trek. The rooms are small with basic facilities to spend the night. You will get a nice mattress, blanket, and pillow along with a few other pieces of furniture in the room.

The meals will be served as per the menu of the guest house. You can expect to find dishes like momo, noodles, rice, curries, soup, tea, coffee, etc.

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