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Tilicho Lake Trekking Nepal

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 17 - 30 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Camping  
Season: May - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1549 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2399 US Dollar (USD)

Stretching about 2.5mi / 4km long and about 0.6mi / 1km wide, it lies at the foot of the 23,400' / 7,134m summit of the same name, north of the Grande Barrier a 10km / 6mi long wall of rock, ice and snow. This is a splendid summer trek, as rewarding as it is challenging. The Tilicho lake trek is among the finest serious Nepal treks best experienced in the Monsoon.

In the Annapurna range of the Central Nepal Himalaya lies Tilicho Tal (lake), at 4,919m one of the highest of its size in the world. Stretching about 2.5mi / 4km long and about 0.6mi / 1km wide, it lies at the foot of the 23,400' / 7,134m summit of the same name, north of the Grande Barrier a 10km / 6mi long wall of rock, ice and snow. This is a splendid summer trek, as rewarding as it is challenging. The Tilicho lake trek is among the finest serious Nepal treks best experienced in the Monsoon.

This tarns-Himalayan adventure begins with a spectacular flight from Kathmandu/Pokhara up the Marsyangdi valley to the airstrip at Hongde, in Manang district. We soon leave the lodges on the main trail to head up toward Tilicho Tal. These high Himalayan reaches are the habitat of the Himalayan tahr (mountain goat) and the snow leopard, among other mammals. From our camp by the shores of the lake, we climb up to the Mesokanto La (pass, 16,730' / 5,100m) where we are rewarded with the first views of the Kali Gandaki valley. We descend to stay at the charming Thakali village of Marpha. Here on we follow the Kali Gandaki upstream to Kagbeni, and up a side valley to the shrine at Muktinath, sacred to Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims alike. The trip ends in Jomsom with an early morning flight to Pokhara.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel. Includes: (A), (B).

Day 2: Full day guided sightseeing around of the Kathmandu valley. Join us for the welcome dinner at evening. Hotel Overnight. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 3: Drive to trailhead Bensisahar (760m) - Bhulbhule (840m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 4: Bhulbhule (840m) - Ghyarmuphant. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 5: Ghyarmuphant - Chamje (1430m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 6: Chamje (1430m) - Dharapani (1920m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 7: Dharapani (1920m) - Chame (2630m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 8: Chame (2630m) - Pisang (3200m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 9: Pisang (3200m) - Manang (3500m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 10: Acclimatization day at Manang. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 11: Manang (3500M) - Khangsar (3734m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 12: Khaangsar (3734m) - Tilicho Lake (41200m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 13 Exploration day around Tilicho lake (4120m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 14: Via Mesokantu la pass (5099m) - Jomsom (2710m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 15: Jomsom, rest day. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 16: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 17: Pokhara to Kathmandu (Bus). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).

Day 18: Rest in Kathmandu. Includes: (A), (B), (L).

Day 19: Departure from Nepal. Includes: (B).

Note: Abbreviation: A - Accommodation, B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner.

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Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Airport pick up & drop
- Trekking guide
- One porter each two clients in tea-house trek, required cook, trek crews & porters in tent trek
- Insurance, lodging, food & allowance to your trek crews
- Tent & mattress for tent trekking
- All meals as per itinerary
- Land transportation as per itinerary
- All accommodation as per itinerary
- Trekking Permit & National Park Fee.

Price Excludes:
- International airfares & war insurance
- The cost of personal items like laundry & all kind of soft & hard drinks
- Optional excursions
- Cost of visas, insurance charges & passports where is necessary
- Gratuities for services provided on a personal basis
- The single supplement payable on all bookings where only one person is traveling
- All others except committed to provide in ‘cost included’ section above.

About This Supplier
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Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2007
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Eco-friendly adventure holiday leaders and leading climate justice research group to Nepal Himalayas. Krishna, the team leader of M16846 is also right to life related climate justice advocate. He is dedicating in this sectors researching and advocating climate justice. From 2006, he is advocating basic rights for...

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