Tilicho Lake Trek: Complete Guide to TIlicho Lake From Kathmandu

Tilicho Lake

Tilicho Lake

The world’s most highest lake situated in Manang District of Nepal at an altitude of 4,919 m. This lake lies on the Annapurna Circuit, this trek is the best trekking courses in Nepal. Among various trek to Annapurna regions, Tilicho Lake trek is popular for its religious perspective as number of Hindu explorers from around the globe will visit this lake. Here are the complete guide of the trek which might helps you to visit this place.

The eye-catching views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and other Himalayas above 5,415m are the major attractions of Tilicho Lake Trekking. The trek is undoubtedly providing some majestic views of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Himalchuli, Mt. Machhapuchre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna and many more.

This trip of Tilicho Lake is a perfect package to learn about the unique culture & hospitality of local people in this region. Also you can witness natural scenery of the nature. Tilicho lake and surroundings are the best places for Photography too. Mountains over the lake make a perfect picture. The lake, itself is beyond one’s imagination. Among different seasons in Nepal, the best season to visit Tilicho is from February to May and September to Nobember.

Short Tilicho Trek From Kathmandu

Day 1: You need to drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar(8hr) on a public bus.

For Day 2: Drive besisahar to khangsar/ shreekharka on apublic bus (you can hire 4-wheelwe so that you get to places on time).

Day 3: Trek to Tilicho Base Camp.

Day 4: Early moring hike up to Tilicho lake (5hrs). Visit lake & walk down to shreekharka.

Day 5: Drive from shreekharka to besisahar on a pubic bus (7hrs) & Futher Drive from beesisahar to Kathmandu on a microbus. You can stay  overnigh on besisahar & on next morning take a bus to reach kathmadu.

 Trek cost

TIlicho Lake trek cost for Nepali by bus, it wouldn’t cost more than 12000-14000 depending on how much you sped and how big of a group you have since more people in a group minimize the living cost. Also, if you hire a 4-wheeler will eventually cost higher.