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Tilicho Lake Thorong La Pass and Muktinath Trekking

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code HT-30
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Costs: Starts from US $1,650.00
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Tilicho lake, highest glacier lake in the world at the height of 4919m, is one of the astounding destinations of the Annapurna region. Halesi Trek Pvt.Ltd organize follows the popular Annapurna circuit and  Tilicho Lake trek from Manang and continuing through Thorongla pass (5496m).

Tilicho lake huge natural and religious significance. The highest lake situated at the base of Tilicho, Nilgiri, Khangsan and Muktinath peas is also mentioned in the Ramayan, one of the holy books of Hindus. With the white snowy giants all around, the tranquil bluish Lake calmly nestles offering a picturesque view for the trekkers and photographers. The Lake, fully frozen in winter, is sure to offer some incredible memories to the trekkers.

As the route follows the popular Annapurna circuit, trekking starts from drive Beshisahar walking from Chame enjoying the majestic view of Manaslu and Himalchuli, the trek leads all the way to beautiful Manang. The place is inhabited by the Thakalis whose distant culture and hospitality are very popular. Diverging from the circuit, we move along the trail to Tilicho. We stay in the Tilicho base camp where we can find accommodation facility. On our return, we head towards Thorong La pass, the highest point of the trek. On our descent, we follow through Muktinath Hindu and Buddhist temple carries a huge religious significance for Hindus and Buddhists.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Chame (2670m) 9-10 hours.

Day 03: Chame to Pisang (3200m). 5-6 hours.

Day 04: Pisang to Manang (3540m). 4-5 hours.

Day 05: Rest in Manang today is our wonderful day.

Day 06: Manang to Siri Kharka (4060m). 4-5 hours. Manang.

Day 07: Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4140m). 5-6 hours.

Day 08: Hike to Tilicho Lake (4,949m) and back to Siri Kharka. 5-6 hours.

Day 09: Siri Kharka to Yak Kharka (4040m). 4-5 hours.

Day 10: Yak Kharka to Thorong La Phedi (4,450m). 3-4 hours.

Day 11: Thorong La Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m) via Thorong La pass (5,416m). 8-9 hours.

Day 12: Muktinath to Kagbeni (2,810m). 4 hours.

Day 13: Kagbeni to Jomsom Airport (2720m). 3-4 hours.

Day 14: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara it takes about 20 minutes.

Day 15: Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu 25 minutes.

Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu.

Cost Details

  • Airport picks and drops by private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Accommodation the during trek
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking.
  • Welcome or farewell dinner typical Nepal restaurant in Kathmandu.
  • Experienced government license holder trek guide and porter to carry your luggage
  • Accommodation, food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of trek guide and porters
  • Annapurna conservation  entry permits
  • TIMS Card (Trekker's Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • Kathmandu to Chame private jeep, Jomsom to Pokhara to Kathmandu flight
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International air fare.
  • Personal Travelers insurance
  • Lunch and dinner Kathmandu/Pokhara.
  • Bar bills, all kind of drinks and other personal expenses laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • City tours

Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)

Halesi Treks Pvt.Ltd welcomes you warmly in the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfers to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Trip Note

Your safety during the trekking is of paramount concern while traveling with Halesi Treks and  that turbulent and cloudy weather is regular phenomenon along the Himalayas ranges and possibility of domestic flights from Jomsom to Pokhara  may have to be delayed for few hours or even canceled for a day.

Any Weather conditions and health condition of a group member, or unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the tentative itinerary. Halesi Treks Guide/ leader will try to ensure your trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if any required.

As a safeguard we recommend you to add a couple of extra days after your trek before you fly from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

Fixed Departure

The below-given cost is per person and the below-given fixed departure dates are available for you. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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