The trek that leads trekkers to Tilicho lake along with fascinating Manang. One of the highly demanded and recommended trekking routes in the world. The must-visit destination, ornamented with one of the largest lake at the elevation of 4919 m.
Besisahar (4 hr drive from Kathmandu)
Globally recommended trek for its adventure and aesthetic pleasure.
The trek starts from Pokhara or Kathmandu with a four-hour ride on a bus to Beshisahar through the scenic riverside. Another two and half hour drive to Dharapani. Overnight at a lodge.
Gradual uphill trek from Dharapani to Timang through beautiful pine forest and gorges across hills.
This trek moves gradually for around 10-12 k.m. from Timang to Chame. Overnight at Chame.
Around 15 k.m. in length, and 600 m. in elevation, this gradual trek moves from Chame to Upper Pisang through different valleys. One might feel mild altitude sickness symptoms.
This route probably has one of the best views in the treks around the world. The view of the Annapurna range and Manang valley through the horizon is absolutely breathtaking. We reach the beautiful village of Nagwal.
We trek down from Nagwal to Manang valley, where the trail gets gradual on flat riverbank. On the way, we visit the old village of Bhraka. Overnight stay at Manang.
Rest and acclimatization day. Visit Gangapurna lake and the clinic; get information about the altitude sickness. If you have any problems get some medicine.
Gradual ascending from Manang to Siru Kharka via Khangsar Village. We reach Siru Kharka for overnight stay.
Another day of short trek to Tilicho Base Camp from Siru Kharka, we take this trek slowly with the views of the surroundings. It usually is windy in the afternoon on the way to Tilicho lake, so we stay in the Base Camp overnight.
Early morning visit to Tilicho Lake for sunrise, after an hour or so of exploration, we come down to Siru Kharka.
Trek from Siru Kharka to Yak Kharka. We go on to join the trail to Thoroung La Pass.
Trek brings us to the base of Thorung La Pass. We also conduct a go-high sleep-low program to acclimatize for the next day climb. Overnight at Thorung Phedi.
Early morning trek to Muktinath via Throng La pass (5416 m). Ascending and descending hike, and we reach the holy place called Muktinath.
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom or we can drive from Muktinath to Jomsom. The area after Muktinath is the most popular windy valley behind the Annapurna Himalayan Range.
Another day, we catch a flight back to Pokhara from Jomsom.