Annapurna Tilicho Lake via Mesokanto la Pass

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 14 Days

Highest access: 5240m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Annapurna Conservation Area project (ACAP)

Grade: Moderate/Adventure

Best season: March -August & Sep-Dec

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Tourist Bus/Flight/private car

Accommodation: Hotel/Tea House

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Annapurna Tilicho Lake via Mesokanto La Pass
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Tilicho Lake via Mesokanto –la pass is one of the least isolated areas or least crowed trekking trail of Nepal follows Annapurna circuit trek till Manang village. Annapurna circuit is one of the crowded areas because of its popularity. Tilicho Lake and Mesokkanto –La pass trekking is normal to hard trekking with different passes in Annapurna region. But it is one of the fascinating and most exciting trails of Annapurna region.  

Usually trekkers are seeking for Annapurna circuit trial to cross the watershed between Manang and Kali Gandaki Valleys over the one of the high Thorong La Pass. There are some alternative routes skirting Tilicho lake from the North, which has been becoming popular and one of the most demanding destination of Annapurna region among the trekkers. You can pass the Mesokanta La Pass via Tilicho Base Camp ,which requires one night camping at Tilicho base camp.

Tilicho Lake via Mesokanto pass trekking trail start with same trekking route of Annapurna circuit trail, which is one of the most popular and crowded trekking destination of Annapurna region then trail follows along till Manang valley to reach towards the Tilicho lake. The lake sits at the foot of the extensive glacier system of the Great Barrier, the highest point of peak which is Tilicho peak (7,134m). This trail offers best chance to observe the habitat of the Himalayan Thar( Mountain Goat),snow leopard and  numerous  different types of Mammal and  vegetation zone from lush sub tropical  to the highest trekking passes in the world, can have marvelous scenery of Annapurna ranges,  awe-inspiring views of high Manang Valley with Tibetan Buddhist culture ,dramatic spectacle of  Tilicho lake so on . Then your trail will lead towards one of the most challenging Mesokanto-La pass of Annapurna region to Jomsom then we fly back to Pokhara.

Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,400m) Welcome by Himalayan Magic Treks Member and direct transfer to hotel in Kathmandu on Bed &Breakfast plan.
Day 02
Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1,410m) via Beshisahar (823m) overnight at Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 03
Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m)5/6 hours walk & Overnight at Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 04
Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,713m) 5/6 hr walk overnight at Lodge(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 05
Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,200m) 5/6 hrs walk & Overnight at Lodge(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 06
Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540m) 5/6 hr walk & Overnight at Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 07
Acclimatization Day at Manang , Visit Glacier Lake & Monastery and  Overnight at Lodge(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 08
Trek from Manang to Tilicho Base Camp (4,150m) 4/5 hr walk & Overnight at Tented Camp.(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 09
Trek from Tilicho Lake(4,990m) to Tilicho High Camp(5,240m),( 2/3 hr walk) Rest and acclimatization and overnight at Tented Camp.(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 10
Trek from Tilicho High Camp to Chauri Kharka via Mesokanto La Pass (5,120m)7/8 hr walk & Overnight at Tented Camp(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 11
Trek from Chauri Kharka (4,320m) to Jomsom (2,720m) 5/6 hrs walk & Overnight at Lodge(Breakfast,Lunch ,Dinner)
Day 12
Morning fly to Pokhara(820m). Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities
Day 13
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu direct transfer to hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan & Evening will be farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant
Day 14
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email with your details to obtain a quote

Cost includes:

  • Airport pick up & drops by private car with warm welcome
  • Kathmandu/Chamje by Jeep.
  • Flight fare Jomsom/Pokhara
  • Pokhara/Jomsom by Tourist bus
  • All ground Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including cup of Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Guest House (Lodge) during the trekking
  • 3 Nights Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest)
  • All Government local Taxes
  • Annapurna conservation (ACAP) entry permit's
  • (TIMS)Trekkers information Management System
  • First Aid kit
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Duffle Bags refundable to protect your Luggage
  • Company T-shirt as a Souvenir
  • Tour Certificate
  • Guide & porter insurance during the trekking
  • Farewell dinner with Typical Nepali Restaurant

Cost excludes:

  •  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu / Pokhara
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects
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