Tilicho Lake and Thorong la pass Trek - 18 Days

Tilicho Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world situated at an altitude of nearly 5000 meters. It lies in the Annapurna region of Nepal in the western part of the country, more precisely in Mustang district. Tilicho Lake to Jomsom Trek takes us to the magnificent lake surrounded by alpine scenery. Tilicho Lake to Jomsom Trek traverses through the Thorong Pass of the Annapurna region, along the frosty melt of the entire northern slope of Annapurna. Hindu pilgrims from around the world flock to the lake as it is regarded as a holy spot also mentioned in the Hindu scripture of Ramayana – a holy book of the Hindus. This trek/tour starts right from Besisahar, the district headquarters of Lamjung district, where you reach after a pleasant bus ride from Kathmandu. From Besisahar, you will drive up to Chamje along a road recently constructed by the Nepal Army to provide access to the Manang district.

The trail follows along the Marshyangdi River, with great views of Manaslu and Himal Chuli to the east. This magnificent trek leads you to the fine village settled by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups, offering spectacular and majestic views of the white Himalayas. We have customized this route as it is basically the same as Annapurna Circuit, from Manang instead of taking the valley north to Tanki Manang and Yak Kharka this route goes to the main valley to the west passes through the Khanshar Village (The Last Village of Nepal) and trek up to Tilicho lake. We then we travel to Yak Kharka then up to pass of Thorong La at elevation of 5,416m. Tilicho Lake to Jomsom Trek is an exciting adventure that combines parts of Jomsom Muktinath Trek with the parts of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. After our already stunning journey, we take a short scenic flight back to Pokhara to enjoy the famous tourist city for a day.
Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1345meters)
Day 02:Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (827m), and jeep from Besisahar to Syange (950m)
Day 04:Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1943m)
Day 05:Trek from Dharapani to Chyamje (2713m)
Day 06:Trek from Chyamje to Pisang (3292m)
Day 07:Trek from Pisang to Manang (3351m)
Day 08:Rest day
Day 09:Trek from Manang to Khangsar Village (3700m)
Day 10:Trek to Tilicho Base Camp (4200m) 5 hrs.
Day 11:Trek to Tilicho Lake (5200 m) and back down to Tilicho Base Camp (4200m) 6 hrs
Day 12:Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Yak Kharka (4000m) 5 hrs.
Day 13:Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4450m) 5 hrs.
Day 14:Trek from Thorong Phedi High Camp to Muktinath (3802m)
Day 15:Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m)
Day 16:Fly or drive from Jomsom to Pokhara
Day 17:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 18:Departure

What's Includes:

13 nights and 14 days of food and accommodation during trek (local lodge)
Transportation from Kathmandu to trekking departure point, Jomsom to Pokhara airfare, and Pokhara back to Kathmandu
English speaking local expert guide, porters(porter carry maximum 20 k.g and one porter between two person)
Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees
Annapurna Conservation permit (ACAP)
Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at bed and breakfast, one night accommodation in Pokhara at bed and breakfast
Airport transfers and escort
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
Equipment & clothing for porter & staffs
Equipment (sleeping bag, first aid kit, oximeter etc.)
Insurance for all staff & porters.

What's Excludes:

Nepal visa - Multiple Entry 30 days - USD 40  (Details in Visa Page)
International flight
Insurance for clients (i.e. helicopter evacuation, etc.)
Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Shower and electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
Hot shower during trek
Alcoholic drinks, candies, etc.
Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking. 



Listing created Jun 14, 2019

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