Tilicho Lake Trek

Tilicho Lake Trek is an amazing trekking journey to explore the highest lake in the world. If you did not know, Tilicho is indeed the highest lake in the world. Situated at the height of 4919 meters, the lake is a famous trekking destination for Nepalese and tourists alike. The trekking route to the Tlicho lake passes through some of the most famous places in the Annapurna region. This trek is perfect for adventure seekers who love nature and peace.

The trekking route to Tilicho lake is attached to the Annapurna Circuit trail which is one of the most popular trekking routes in the whole world. The Tilicho lake trek combined with the Annapurna circuit trek is preferred by most of the trekkers. Tilicho lake trek follows the Annapurna Circuit route up to Manang and from the Manang village trek reaches to the Tilicho lake.


Tilicho Lake Trekking Highlights

  • Tilicho lake is the main highlight of this trek which is the highest lake in the world at the altitude of 4919 meters.
  • You can experience the mesmerizing view of some of the highest mountains like Mount Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and more.
  • On the way, you can visit ancient monasteries of the Buddhist community, stupas, and sculptures.
  • You can get the change to be familiar with the Nepali ethnic cultures and Tibetian culture.
  • You will be walking through the rhododendron forest, can explore exotic wildlife and birds.
  • You will be trekking through many parts of the Annapurna circuit trekking route.


Tilicho Lake Trekking Vlog



Tilicho lake trek best season

Tilicho Lake Trek can be done all-round the year. However, if you want to experience the best of this trekking experience, it’s best to come here during autumn or spring. During these times, you can see the mountains covered in snow along with clear skies and pleasant climate. The months from March to May and September to November are the perfect season for the Tilicho lake trek.


Food and Accommodation during the trek

We will take care of your entire food and lodging and make sure that you’ll smoothly complete this trek. At higher altitudes, the accommodation will be on the tea houses. However, while you are in major city areas like Pokhara, you will be staying in normal to premium hotels as per your choice. We will always make sure that you are served the hygienic and healthy food during the whole trek. You will definitely love the typical Nepali food which includes dal, bhat, tarkari, achar, green vegetable and many more. You can also choose to have different dishes like Indian, Chinese, Continental, etc.


Tilicho Lake Trek Itinerary

The itinerary of Tilicho Trek is almost the same as Annapurna Circuit Trek. However, it takes an extra two days for hiking to Tilicho and coming back to Manang. You can check the Annapurna Circuit Trek Itinerary.


Why plan your trek with us?

North Nepal Travel and Trek is a reputed travel and trekking company in Pokhara that has been providing the best in quality services to adventure seekers and trekking lovers. For us, your health and safety is our top priority. All of our guides are professional, experienced and highly trained to handle any kind of situation. You will surely love their friendly nature. If you let us become your travel companion, we will assure you that you will be creating a lifetime unforgettable travel memory.

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An Entirely Different World

Tilicho Lake is a popular destination of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The trek to Tilicho diverts from the Annapurna Circuit at Manang whereby we take a southward route to Khangsar. From Khangsar, we walk further upwards to reach the Tilicho Base Camp. From there, we have to ascend again to reach the Tilicho Lake. The trail to the lake is quite adventurous as we walk through a ridge along a slope. The path is unique as there is nothing except stones and sand. However, you’ll continuously see the views of the Annapurna Range and Tilicho Himal itself.

Tilicho Trek starts from Besisahar and goes along the Marsyangdi River. The lake is surrounded by the peaks Khangsar, Nilgiri, Tilicho and Muktinath. Tilicho Lake also has a religious significance as the sage Kak Bhusundi mentioned in the Ramayana is believed to have resided here. It is formed by the melted glaciers of the northern slopes of Annapurna, along with the Thorang Peak. In addition, we will see some fantastic views of mountains such as Manaslu and Himculi.


More about the Tilicho Lake Trek Package

The route of Tilicho Lake Trek is virtually the same as that of Annapurna Circuit Trek, except for the diversion at Manang. So, we have to return from the lake to Manang and continue on the trail. Alternatively, we can also go through a different route to reach Jomsom directly. However, that trail is quite difficult to tread and only undertaken by few trekkers.

The Tilicho Lake Trek package can be customized as per your needs, availability, and budget. We can fully customize the itinerary of the trek as per your request and expectations.


Price From US$ 850

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  • Duration 16 Days
  • Activities Trekking
  • Pickup Point Pokhara or Kathmandu
  • Best time to visit Sep, Oct, Nov
  • Max-Altitude 4919 m
  • Group Size Min. 1Pax
  • Tour Type Private tour

Tea House / Guest House


  •  Airport and hotels transfer by private car/van (depends on group size).
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and Tea/ Coffee) during the trek.
  • Tea house/Lodge accommodation during the trek( sharing basis).
  • Kathmandu – Besisahar by private car/van (depends on group size).
  • Besisahar-Chame and at the end of the trek Nayapul-Pokhara by Jeep
  • Professional English speaking, Eco Trained trekking guide his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine, transportation, etc. (one porter for two people).
  • The company guarantees the rescue services in case of an emergency; please hand over your insurance policy copy to us.
  • All the necessary paper works and conservation entry permit (Trekking permit / TIMS card etc.)
  • Sleeping Bag and Trekking poles (to be returned after trip completion).
  • First Aid Medical Kit Box.
  • Government taxes and VAT.
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu transfer by Luxury Tourist Coach.
  • Other transportation except Included in the section.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.).
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather conditions, in case of itinerary modification with a view to a safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment, etc.
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