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Tilicho Lake Trek

Trip Description


Tilicho Lake, situated in the altitude of 4949 meters, is one of the lakes located in the highest altitude of the world. No aquatic organism has been recorded in the lake yet. This lake is situated in the Managed district of Nepal, and the trekkers who are attempting the Annapurna Circuit route usually have to cross the lake as it is one of the popular destinations of Nepal. This popular lake in the Annapurna Region of Nepal is also famous from the religious point of view for Hindus and Buddhists.

As the trek to the lake is beautiful, and you get to view the stunning views of the Himalayas as well as the green forests as Tilicho is the lake situated in the highest altitude of the world. The lake is the initial and prime destination for the Annapurna Circuit trek.



Located at the high altitude, the lake provides sone of the most beautiful view of the world. Along with providing the most excellent view of the world, it can also bless your eyes with the alpine forests, along with the subtropical countryside and the arid cliffs. The lake is popularly known as the place for pilgrimages, and it is popular among the domestic as well as international tourists. The trip to the lake is equally exciting and thrilling as well. However, as you trek to the highest lake in the world, you should be ready to face some tough times as well. The trek is challenging, and you need to pass through a challenging trekking route. But, it is more comfortable compared to the trek to the Everest region.

As you trek, you will be able to view the scenic beauty of eastern Nepal along with the famous Annapurna circuit, which consists of the sublime natural beauty of Nepal. You can also explore the beautiful waterfalls, diverse floras, and faunas, along with cultural and traditional values.

The trip begins with the capital of the country, Kathmandu. As you drive to Besisahar, he hikes from the Besi Sahar starts. The hike can be beautiful as you will be able to view the magnificent peaks of Nepal, including Mount Annapurna, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt, Manaslu, and Mt. Manaslu. The trek is different from trekking to other lakes of Nepal, as you will be able to view the beautiful waterfalls. Also, the hiking experience can be different as you will get to hike through the airy suspension bridges. Although the trail is not so fascinating and can be rough, you will have a great time trekking. The walk through the alpine altitudes will make you cross the Thorung La pass, which is at the height of around 5,461 meters. Although hiking can be a little challenging as you need to pass through the rocky trails and hike through the rough terrain, you might have a hard time. You will also need to pass through the rivers, and that might pose certain challenges. In the end, you will feel refreshed as you view the beauty of the landscapes.

Another route for trekking to the Tilicho Lake is the Manag route. From the Manang route, you will be able to enjoy the beauty of the nature of the Manang area. The Manang route will lead you to the Upper Tilicho Lake, and for that, you will need to pass through certain villages. If you are interested in trekking along with studying the local people, their culture, and tradition, you need to follow this trekking route. You can finally reach the Tilicho Base Camp. As you go higher to Tilicho Lake, the beauty of the lake will be mesmerizing and be your one-time life experiences. You can also trek to the Muktinath temple from here. On the way to the Muktinath temple, you will be able to explore and enjoy the cultures of the local people as you walk through the settlements of the Thakali and Gurung people of Nepal.

Hence, the trek is the 12-day trek that can lead you to the best of the Annapurna trekking region along with the view of its landscapes, culture, and the mountain peaks in the region with the beautiful glacier lake. The view of the Annapurna region can make your trek to the Tilicho lake worth it. As the lake is formed by the melt of the glaciers of the northern slopes of Annapurna, the view is beautiful. You should probably trek to the Tilicho Lake and refreshen yourself.




We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

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2024-07-17 Guaranteed USD 1200 Book Now

USD 1200

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