Tilicho Lake Trekking

Tilicho Lake Trekking is one of the rewarding and challenging trek adventure in your lifetime that follows the eastern portion of the world-classic Annapurna circuit and climb Tilicho base camp. The highest lake trek goes through river valleys, villages, high mountains, mountain passes, glaciers, temples and monasteries.

Tilicho Lake is a challenging trek that takes you on a breathtaking adventure to one of the world’s highest lakes in transcendent mountain setting.  The Tilicho Lake in an odyssey through diverse and a blend of unique ethnicities along the way. The mountains on display on Tilicho Lake Trek include Annapurna I, 8,091m (26,545ft) the 10th highest mountain in the world and first over 8,000 m to have been climbed. The French summit it in 1950. Additional peaks featured here are Dhaulagiri, 8,167m (26,7795ft), worlds 7th highest, Manaslu, 8,163m (26,781ft), worlds 8th highest, and Machhapuchhre, 6,993m (22,943ft), a beautiful and sacred mountain that is off limits to climbing.

The Tilicho Lake Trek stats 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- the destination of the trek.  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 and take short flight from jomsom to Pokhara, the charming lakeside town with views of the Himalaya.

The Tilicho Trek is the world highest lake trek to Tilicho and the Tilicho Lake is located at elevation of 4900 meter above sea level, the other high light of the trek is the Thorung La pass at 5,416m (17,769ft), visit of the ancient temple of Muktinath, a pilgrimage destination and age-old villages with traditional lifestyles. There is much to explore in the trail as you discover the Tilicho Lake Trek and all of its treasures with a good chance to see a herd of blue sheep!

The Tilicho Lake Trek is available on Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition on both group and private departures. Find the list of the dates and select one to join our group trek to Tilicho and contact us if the given dates are not suitable for you and you need to trek in different date or you want to have private trek. The Tilicho trek is available all throughout the year.

Tilicho Lake Trekking Highlights

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


Trip Cost:
$ 1300 USD
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Duration: 19 Days
  • Grade: Strenuous
  • Group Size: 2
  • Max. Altitude: 5416M
  • Transportation: Private vehicle/Local Bus
  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Tea house/lodge
  • Best Season: March-May and Sept- Nov
  • Single Suppliment: 200.00USD
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