Tilicho Lake is the highest lake in the world at 5200m. The lake lies on the north side of the Annapurna Himal, just below Tilicho Peak(7134m). Reaching it is not easy as the route rises to the Mesukantu-La pass at 5,300m. But it is an exciting and beautiful route.
Offers the fascinating insight into the life of middle hill Nepalese, ethnic groups from Hindu farmers to Tibetan Lamas, incredible views of many of the Himalayas’ most famous high peaks, crystal clear lakes.
Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel, Depending on your arrival time you will have choice of visiting nearby sanctuaries or rest of the time free for leisure.
Half day sightseeing around Kathmandu, where you will have time to fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local tradition are highlighted on by guided tour. There’s time to explore the city’s many charms on your own or take a rest while finalize trekking permits.
It takes about 6/7hours drive by bus. Besi sahar where the road ends and we will not se-motorized vehicles for the next three weeks.
Approximately 6 hours and 500m ascent but we get some nice views of nearby villages, waterfalls and look back at small and the terraced rice fields. The trail winds through rice paddies and thick forest, occasionally crossing to small and large bamboo bridges.
6-7 hours and over 400m ascend.
About 500m ascend –Tal (lake). There is natural dam on the river Marshyandi that formed a small lake with an actual beach, and a nice waterfall on the other end of the town. Several stiff rises with length of Marshyandi River. (7hrs) Overnight at Bagarshhap.
About 500m ascend. Chame is a pretty major town with a bank, health-post, electricity and beautiful view of Lamjung Himal and more than that it also has got hot spring.
We are in Manang district. The architectures of the village changes. It takes about 5½ hours. This town is now mostly a collection of lodges with the views of Pisang peak, Annapurna II.
Traverse of the village, Braga (3550m) Fantastic village surrounding by small mountains of more than 7000m. We are now in the dry, arid region of Manang and the people predominantly Manangba. Since it is in the rain shadow of the Himalaya, which acts as a barrier to the wet monsoon clouds from the south, the area gets little rain in the summer. Snow falls here in the winter and remains on the ground much of the time. A compulsory rest day should be taken for acclimatization to the increasing altitude,
Walk up to the camp, located at the foot of the hills taking lunch break in Yak Kharka. If we don’t feel much tired then we can further hike up to High camp so that It would be easier to cross Throng La.
Departure early in the morning to climb Thorong (5416m) and descent towards Muktinath. (8 hrs) Muktinath temple is a point of pilgrimage for Buddhist and Hindus where flam, water, air meet.
We cross village of Jharkot and kagbeni easy stage on an old road of caravans. Sight on the solid mass of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and Tukuche Peak (6hrs). We follow along the windy kali Gandaki river through Jomsom and reach Marfa, the apple garden, where you can test the apple brandy.
We join the valley of Kaligandaki and Japanese friendship village with rich Thakali culture,
which appears with the pay of Dhaulagiri.
Seen at the fall of ice of beautiful Dhaulagiri cross in forest one let us rejoin the hot sources with Tatopani.
Tatopani consists several clusters of building with excellent food, hot spring and nice view of Nilgiri Mountain. Sipping your beer as you enjoy your soak, drinking in the lovely atmosphere and surroundings of the riverside.
We will wake up early morning to hike up to the famed vantage point of Poon Hill excursion,then descent through the forest rhododendron until Tadapani then we decent in the forest until Gandrung Visit a village of Gurungs community and enjoy cross with beautiful magnificent mountain. (6hrs)
Easy increase until Birethati and crossing by Modi river and descent up to point to join the track by bus to Pokhara o/n in a hotel.
Spend the days relaxing/Sightseeing in this lovely town, with it’s wonderful lakeside setting. Overnight in a hotel.
An early start to take the tourist bus back to Kathmandu.
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