Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Chame
  • Trek through dense forests and beautiful villages
  • Come across a range of vegetation and wildlife
  • Observe diverse culture, tradition, and lifestyle
  • Spend the night in famous Manang village
  • Hike to Gangapurna Lake
  • Explore stunning Tilicho Lake
  • Cross challenging Thorong La Pass
  • Visit the famous pilgrimage site, Muktinath
  • Pass by the world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki gorge
  • Explore picturesque villages like Kagbeni and Jomsom
  • Witness phenomenal landscape and breath-taking views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, Tilicho Peak, Mt. Gangapurna, etc

About Tilicho Lake with Thorong La Pass Trek

Tilicho Lake with Thorong La Pass Trek is a great combination of the hidden corners of the Annapurna circuit trek. Tilicho Lake takes you to the turquoise jewel of the Himalayas, This package offers you the cost and itinerary in detail. Tilicho Lake with an elevation of 4,919 meters used to be the world's highest lake, until recently Kajin Sara Lake got discovered and took place at 5,200 meters. Moreover, Tilicho Lake Thorong La Pass Trek also crosses the challenging Thorong La Pass (5,416 m) and explores one of the significant pilgrimage sites of Nepal, Muktinath. If you are someone looking for an extra challenge and off-the-beaten trekking in the Annapurna region, then Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trekking is the perfect option for you.

Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek 14 days present phenomenal landscape and mountain views. Throughout the trail, you can see stunning views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 ), Lamjung Himal (6,988 m), Pisang Peak (6,091 m), etc. Likewise, the trail goes through picturesque valleys and fine mountain villages, where you will come across diverse cultures and traditions. These villages are resided by people from several communities who have distinct values, languages, and practices. Similarly, the trail also lets you visit many ancient gompas and temples.

During Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek, you trek through dense forests, crossing many thrilling bridges. The trail gradually ascends to Tilicho Base Camp via Manang and hikes up to Tilicho Lake. From here, you trek through huge meadows and climb to the top of Thorong La Pass, the highest point of Tilicho Lake, and Thorong La Pass Trekking. From here, passing by Muktinath and the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki Gorge, you trek through lovely apple orchards to reach Jomsom

Overall, Tilicho Lake Trek presents a very adventurous journey in the Himalayas that will remain in your memory forever. The trail offers a perfect balance of thrill, wilderness, and experience. The best time to go on Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek is from March to April and October to November. If you have any queries regarding the Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trekking package, or Trek cost, feel free to contact us anytime.

Tilicho Lake with Thorong La Pass Trek Itinerary

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Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu(1400m) - Transfer to Hotel

Our team representative welcomes you at Tribhuvan International Airport. He/she then takes you to the hotel and quickly briefs you about the day program. You can rest for a few hours until dinner. Later, you have a welcome dinner organized by the company. Meet with other team members over the dinner and explore the vibrant streets of Thamel.

  • Welcome dinner
  • Stay overnight in the hotel

Have a delicious breakfast, and get ready to drive to Chame. The drive is long. You can see tempting views of rolling lush green hills, rivers, small settlement areas, and colorful terraced fields along the drive. Likewise, the drive also offers stunning views of mountains like Fishtail, Lamjung Himal, etc.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Guest House
  • Manang

The trail from Chame ascends through dense forest along the Marsyangdi River. Further, passing through meadows, enjoying stunning views of snow-capped mountains, you come across a giant rock known as Paungda Dada rock. From here, you trek and reach Upper Pisang to spend the night. You can see a superb view of Mt. Annapurna II from this village.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse
  • 3300m

Today, the trail gradually ascends to Braga (3,500 m), following the valley floor. It is a beautiful village with a distinct placement of houses. From here, you walk witnessing the countryside view and reach Manang, a very famous village. This village offers breath-taking landscape and mountain views.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse

It is a rest day at Manang village. There are so many things to do around this village, from several options for hikes to adventurous activities like horse riding, etc. Explore the village, and hike to beautiful Gangapurna Lake. Likewise, you also visit ancient monasteries and explore old caves.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Tea house
  • Manang

From Manang, we head out through the western gates and follow the path down to the river. We cross the river and continue walking on its southern side through coniferous forest. After reaching Kangsar Village, we walk further up towards Siri Kharka and pass a monastery on the way. The uphill walk could be a bit tiring, but we will have Gungang Himal and Mt. Chulu in the backdrop to entertain us. Overnight in Siri Kharka.Hiking: 4-5 hrs Breakfast, lunch & dinner Stay overnight in the hotel

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Stay overnight in the hotel
  • Siri kharka
  • 4060 m

While the path from Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp isn’t very steep or physically strenuous, it could be exhausting as we have to walk on narrow paths in loose scree and landslide areas. Our trail goes through the middle of the landslide area where we can see impressive rock formations along the trail. Overnight in Tilicho Base Camp. Hiking: 4-5 hrs breakfast, lunch & dinner Stay overnight in the hotel

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Tea house
  • Tilicho base camp
  • 4,915 meters

After a challenging climb, our trail leads us to a moraine before skirting along the mountainside. Throughout the journey, we're treated to breathtaking vistas of Tilicho, Nilgiri, Khangsar, and Muktinath peaks, lifting our spirits. When we finally reach Tilicho Lake, one of the world's highest, we're awestruck by its serene beauty. The lake sometimes mirrors the nearby peaks in its turquoise waters, while at other times, it remains frozen. We pause by the tranquil lake, savoring the incredible scenery, before making our way back to the base camp for an overnight stay.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Teahouse
  • Tilicho Base Camp
  • 4,915 meters

From Tilicho Base Camp, the trail ascends to Yak Kharka. Your trek through leaving the Marsyangdi valley, you trek along the Jarsang Khola valley. The trail will take you to Yak Kharka, which is a grazing ground for yaks.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Tea House
  • Yak Kharka
  • 4,050 meters

After having a warm breakfast, you begin trekking from Yak Kharka and ascend along the east bank of the Jarsang Khola. The trail is on the tough side. Ascending through a rugged path, you reach Thorong Phedi also known as High Camp for night stay. The views from this place are wonderful.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Teahouse
  • High Camp
  • 4,925 meters

Today is a long trekking day. You begin trekking early in the morning. The trail gradually ascends to the top of the Thorong La Pass. The trail is challenging and involves steep climbing. From the top of the pass, you can see phenomenal views of snow-capped mountains. After spending some time here, you descend to one of the very important pilgrimage sites of Nepal, Muktinath Temple. This specific place is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year from all around the world.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Tea House
  • Muktinath
  • 3,800 meters

You will wake up early in the morning and visit the temples and shrines around it. After that, you begin trekking towards Kagbeni visit Kagbeni, have Lunch and take a jeep/bus  to Jomsom, further, following the Kali Gandaki River to Jomsom.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Teahouse
  • Jomsom
  • 2,720 meters

Take a bus drive to Pokhara. The drive will be scenic and you will get to enjoy the landscapes. ( If you like to take private Jeep or Flight let us know). You can explore around Pokhara and visit famous tourist sites like Davis Falls, Bat Cave, etc. Likewise, in the evening, you can go boating on the tranquil Fewa Lake, enjoying a gorgeous sunset.

Note: If you have more days and like to go other places then we recommend you to go Ghorepani Poon Hill one of the most popular view point of Nepal which oversees the majestic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range.

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Stay overnight in the hotel
  • Pokhara
  • 820 meters

After having breakfast, you drive or fly back to Kathmandu. If you opt to fly to Kathmandu, then you will have the entire day to you. You can relax and do some shopping. In the evening, the company will organize a farewell dinner for you.

Variation:

There is an option of extending the Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass Trek if you have extra days to traverse. You can join the famous Annapurna Base Camp Trek or trek to remote Nar and Phu valley known as Nar Phu Valley Trek. We also organize tailor-made Tilicho Lake Trek for our guests who want to create their custom trips in the Himalayas.

  • Breakfast
  • 2-3 Star Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1400 meters

What's Included

Included

A trekking guide.

One porter between two clients.

Guest house accommodation during the trek

Daily three times meals( breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek

ACAP permit

TIMS Trekking permit

Insurance & equipment to guide and Porter

Transportation from Kathmandu to Besishahar by Bus

Beshisahar to chame by sharing jeep ( if you like to go private jeep let us Know)

Flight from Jomsom Extra cost ($125 per person)

Bus from Jomsom to Pokhara 

Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Hotel in Pokhara 1 night

VAT and Government Tax.

The service does not mention above.

Beyond The Limits Treks Bag.

First Aid kids

Government Tax and Vat

Not Included

International flight to and from Nepal

Nepal visa fees.

Monastery and temple and world heritage site entrance fees

Flight from Jomsom Extra cost ($125 per person)

you like to fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu ($97 one way )

Hotel in Kathmandu more than 3 nights

Hotel and Meals in Kathmandu

All drinks( Hot/cold/Bottled/mineral water)

Emergency rescue cost in the case of emergency rescue

Bar bill

Personal nature expenses

Meals in Pokhara

Tips for guide & porter

The service does not mention above.