About Tilicho Lake and Annapurna Trek
Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek is the most adventurous and challenging trek in the Annapurna region designed for those who are seeking extra thrills in the Annapurna Himalayas.
Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek is one of the most rewarding and challenging treks that follows the Annapurna Circuit Trek route and further ascend o Tilicho Lake. Known as the highest lake in the world, Tilicho Lake is a gem of the Himalayas, where only a handful of trekkers reaches. Trekking through picturesque villages, high mountain ridges, mountain passes, glaciers, and dense forests, you will traverse. On the way, you will come across many stupas, monasteries, and temples.
Tilicho Lake trekking in an odyssey through the diverse climatic zone and unique blend of ethnicities along the way. 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 one of the most challenging activities, you have to do during Tilicho Lake with Thorong La Pass Trek. From the top of the pass, you will get to see a surreal landscape view.
After crossing the pass, the trail drops down to the Muktinath temple. A very significant temple for Hindus and Buddhists, Muktinath is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. 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.
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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 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.
Rich Culture & Tradition
During your Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek 19 Days, you will get to experience the dramatic fusion of Tibetan and Nepali culture. 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.
Manang is one of the most famous places in Nepal and also the most beautiful. Manang itself has numerous things to do from short hike to nearby by 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.
Situated at 4,919 meters, Tilicho Lake is the highest lake in the world. This lake is the gem of the Himalayas, which has both religious and natural importance. The bright blue color of the lake surrounded by glistening snow-capped mountains offers breath-taking panorama. This lake is also believed to be the Kak Bhusundi Lake that is mentioned in Ramayana.
Cross Challenging Thorong La Pass
Crossing Thorong La Pass is the most challenging activity during Tilicho Thorong La Pass 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 surrounding.
Visit Muktinath Temple
Muktinath Temple is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites of Hindus and Buddhists situate at the foothill of Thorong La Pass. Hundreds of pilgrims visit this temple every year to worship. Known as the highest temple of the world (3,800 m), Muktinath is considered Mukti Kshetra (place of liberation).