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Tilicho Lake trek offers an adventurous journey that will stay in your mind for forever. The clear turquoise color lake is surrounded by snow-capped Himalayan mountains presents the superb scenic view that you will not find anywhere else.
Tilicho Lake trek will take you to Lake Tilicho, the highest lake of Nepal situated at 4,919 meters. Located in the Manag district in the famous Annapurna range, Tilicho Lake trek offers an adventurous journey that will stay in your mind for forever. The clear turquoise color lake is surrounded by snow-capped Himalayan mountains presents the superb scenic view that you will not find anywhere else. The barren landscape of Manang and Mustang is a striking contrast to the lush forests found in lower elevation. You will get to see panoramic views of several Himalayan mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Annapurna IV, Mt. Annapurna III, Mt. Gangapurna, and numerous others. The trail will include several ascends & descends and goes through the forested trail, fine deep valleys, cold stream, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque villages. Similarly many parts of Tilicho Lake trails fall within Annapurna Conservation Area which has been looking after the protection and conservation of wild flora and fauna.
Tilicho Lake trek begins with a scenic drive to Besisahar from where you will trek to Bhulbhule through the forested trail. The trail from here will take you to Chame via Bahundanda, Chamche, and Dharapani. Spending a night in Chame, you will trek towards Manang en route Upper Pisang. The trail will get difficult time to time and presents beautiful landscape with small gompas decorated with prayers flags. Leaving Manag behind, you will head towards Khangsar Village where you will get to have deep insight into the daily life of locals. Further, you will ascend to Tilicho Base Camp via Tilicho Lake and descend down to Khansar after for night stay. The trail from here onwards will take you Muktinath, the largest Hindu pilgrimage site of Nepal. But, before reaching Muktinath, you will cross challenging Thorong La Pass. You will then descend down to Jomsom and fly back to Pokhara.
Tradition & Culture in Tilicho Lake Trek
Not only this Tilicho lake trek also provides you a chance to see the rich tradition & culture of this part of Nepal. People from ethnic communities such as Manangi, Thakali, Gurung, and Magar resides here. All of them have their own customs, beliefs, festivals, language, dress, delicious cuisine, and colorful lifestyles. Moreover, Tilicho Lake is also one of the Hindu pilgrims sites of Nepal. As this lake is mentioned in the Hindu mythology volume, Ramayan, people from around the world flock here to pray and celebrate major festivals every year.
Tilicho Lake Trek difficulty
Tilicho Lake Trek is a difficult trek. You need to have strong physical fitness and good health to go on this trek. There are several ascents and descents on a rugged & steep path during the trek, which demands a good muscular power. Moreover, you will trek above 4,000 meters in the course of the journey and that brings chances of altitude sickness. However, with proper measure and enough acclimatization, you can easily decrease the chances of getting AMS.
Why trek to Annapurna Trekking Agency?
We, Annapurna Trekking Agency is known for our reliable and authentic service. We are a team of young and active women guides that will assist you during the trek. Our team members are highly professional and working in this filed for several years. With comprehensive service, you will also get to encourage local women to join the travel & tour industry of Nepal, as it is one of our main goals.