Tilicho Lake & Thorong La Pass

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Moderate / Difficult

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Breakfest / Lunch / Dinner
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From CHF 3375.-


Tilicho Lake is one of the most stand out trekking destinations in Nepal.

This 21 day scenic journey will take you to Tilicho Lake, into the heart of the Annapurna range, where you will witness panoramic sceneries of the Himalayan ranges, lush meadows, flora and fauna, diverse landscapes and the opportunity to explore the traditional villages and their rich culture/traditions, you will also have a rest day in Manang, known as the “crown jewel” of the Annapurna Circuit. Manang is a great destination to recover, gather strength, and prepare your body before continuing to the higher elevation.

At 5,031 metres above sea level Tilicho Lake is regarded as the highest elevation lake in the world! The lake is formed by the glacial melt of the northern slope of Annapurna mountain and Thorong Peak, it also provides historical and religious importance. The lake is located in an isolated area within the Annapurna region, making the trek one of the most adventurous and picturesque in the district. Trekking Tilicho Lake adds extra altitude practice and preparation to cross Thorong La Pass later on this trek route

Tilicho lake trekking route attaches with the Annapurna circuit, although it only adds an extra 3 days of trekking, you will be provided with even more incredible scenery and opportunity to witness animals such as, the Himalayan mountain goat, yaks, species of birds and many more along the way to complete Thorong La Pass.

Thorong La Pass is the highest point of this trekking route, located 5,416 metres above sea level and infact the highest pass in the world! Crossing Thorong La Pass will reward you with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains (Mt. Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Dhaulagiri, and more).

After crossing Thorong La Pass the trail descends to the Hindu temple of Muktinath, a celebrated Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage.

The combination of Tilicho Lake and Thorong La Pass will be the complete adventure trekking in the Annapurna circuit, leaving you with amazing life long memories and incredible scenery the entire way, from start to finish!

On completion of trekking you will have 2x nights spent in Pokhara on Phewa Lake. Renowned for its natural beauty, this is the ideal destination to relax and explore, offering many popular attractions!

The tour will then proceed to Seti River, for an epic and unique white water rafting experience.

This is the perfect gentle river adventure, ideal for first time rafters, intermediate or the professional ones! Rafting on Seti rivers offers beautiful mountain views, incredible scenery, the opportunity and best way to view undisturbed wildlife, local villages and beautiful sandy beaches to camp during the evening under the stars with a campfire.


DayProgramDuration *Max. Altitude
1+2Arrival Kathmandu
Sightseeing, preparation, welcome dinner
3* hotel
3Kathmandu – Chame 2695m
private vehicle (7h), jeep (5h)
4Chame – Dhukurpokhari (3180m) 10km4h3180m
5Dhukurpokhari – Mungji (3330m) 15km5h3330m
6Mungji – Manang (3540m) 4km1h3540m
Rest/Acclimatisation day
8Manang – Shree Kharaka (4070m) 10km4h4070m
9Shree Kharaka – Tilicho Base Camp (4170m) 7km3.5h4170m
10Tilicho Base Camp – Tilicho Lake – Tilicho Base Camp (5031m) 14km6h5031m
11Tilicho Base Camp – Karche, Manang (riverside) (3770m) 17km 6h3770m
12Karche, Manang – Thorong Phadi (4500m) 14km5h4500m
13Thorong Padi – Thorong La Pass (5416m) – Muktinath (3800m) 19km 10h5416m
14Muktinath – Pokhara
Travel by jeep
15 + 16Pokhara
Relax, 3* hotel
17 + 18Rafting Seti River
19Pokhara – Kathmandu
Private vehicle
sightseeing, relaxing, souvenir shopping, farewell dinner
3* hotel
* All trekking times are approximate.

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