Tilicho Lake Trek

Tilicho Lake Trek is one of the best trekking destinations for those who want to experience the beautiful scenery of mountains and lakes at the same time. Tilicho Lake elevated at an altitude of 4919m which is known as the highest lake in the world, located in the Manang District of Nepal Annapurna region. The mountains with the purest water with an attractive route follow Tilicho lake Trek.

The 18 days trek begins in Kathmandu with visits to several UNESCO cultural heritage sites. Afterward, a full day drives to Chamje the trek Start from here. From where you follow the trails of Marsayangdi River leading to the villages of Tal, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Khangsar and finally to Tilicho Lake. From Tilicho Lake there is an option to crossing the Moesokanta La pass to Jomsom, instead of Thorang La pass, but additional tented camp is required because of no lodges around those places. After Tilicho the trek descends to Yak Kharka, Thorang Phedi, high camp and finally Thorang-La pass. After Thorang-La enjoying the view of Dhaulagiri massif, you trek down to the windy town Muktinath, Kagbeni and Jomsom. The 17 days Tilicho Lake trek concludes in Jomsom, then you will fly above the deepest gorge in the word (Kaligandaki River) to Pokhara.

Tilicho Lake trek attaches with the Annapurna Circuit route which is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal. The trail leads to the beautiful village of Manang inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups and cultures. The view of mountains, and walking over to gorgeous hills are stunning. Along the way, you will see numerous monasteries, gompas, and traditional villages of the Buddhist community. Tilicho Lake trek has a great variety of cultural and natural diversity with the lush green hill, dry valley and great Himalayan scenery of the highest mountains like Manaslu (8,163m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m) Annapurna I (8,091m) and other peaks.

This trek is not only for the scenery of Tilicho Lake but also for walking in Annapurna Circuit Trek. The trail starts from subtropical climate-to snow land and end to the dry valley. The best time to do this trip is from March to May (Spring) and September to November (Autumn).

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek is a highly praised and spectacular trek in Nepal that takes you around the Annapurna massif. The trekking trail passes through the subtropical forests, ethnic villages, and allows you to explore the natural and cultural highlights of the Annapurna realm. The Annapurna Circuit Trek circumnavigates the Annapurna Conservation Area and entertains the travelers with the Tibetan-Buddhist culture in villages of Manang and Pisang to lead to the Thorang La Pass (5416m), one of the highest passes in the world.

The 20-day adventure begins with your arrival at Kathmandu. Short stay in Kathmandu will give you the opportunity to witness the historic and cultural places. From Kathmandu, you drive to Bhulbhule via Besisahar and start trekking. Afterward,the trail takes you through the lush vegetation and challenging gorges formed by Marsayangdi River. While ascending to the northernmost parts of the Annapurna region, the trek also traverses along the fine villages inhabited by the ethnic groups such as Gurung and Magar. Passing through the rhododendron and bamboo forests you can see wildlife like Danphe, Langur monkeys, and jackals. Meandering along the ascending paths, the travelers go past Chame, Pisang, and Manang witnessing some of the grandest display of culture in the lifestyle and monasteries. The latter part of the trek takes you to the mighty Thorang La Pass (5,416 m).

After crossing the pass, you head down Muktinath, a holy destination for Hindus and Buddhists. You then enter the Kali Gandaki valley and pass through the deepest gorge in the world. Before ending your journey at Nayapul, you hike to Poon Hill and enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise along with the panoramic views of the snow capped mountains. The best seasons for this trip are autumn (September – November) and spring (March-May) as the weather is clear and the temperature is moderate.

Danphe Adventure Treks is a pioneer of tours, treks, and mountain expeditions in Nepal. We have expert guides who are fluent in English and will provide you with a detailed orientation throughout the trip. You will be accommodated in the finest teahouses with highly trained staff assisting you in any time of need.