How To Reach Tilicho Lake In Manang

Insight: How To Reach Tilicho Lake In Manang

Tilicho lake is considered as the highest altitude lake in the world due to it’s size. Tilicho lake is also one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Tilicho lake is situated at an altitude of 4,919 meters.

Quick Facts Of Tilicho Lake:

Length: 4 k.m.

Width: 1.2 k.m.

Area: 4.8 square k.m.

Depth: 85 meter.

Source Of Water: Tilicho Peak, Mesokunta, Muktinath Peak, Idam Phra glacial melt water.

How To Reach Tilicho Lake In Manang

How To Reach Tilicho Lake In Manang

Q: Is there any airport in Manang ?

A: Yes, There is one airport in humde, Manang but there is not any regular flights.

Q: Is there any road network in Manang ?

A: Yes, You can take your private 4WD vehicle or rent a jeep from Besisahar, Lamjung to Manang.

Q: Great, How can we reach to Tilicho lake then ?

A: It’s simple, if you are rich enough then you can charter a helicopter and fly it to the Tilicho lake or you can take a jeep from Besisahar, Lamjung to reach Manang which is the best option as you won’t miss any thing in between Besisahar, Lamjung and Manang.

Tilicho Lake Trekking Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathmandu to Besisahar (To Chyamche or Khudi).
Day 2: Drive to Chame. ( Note: You can also reach Manang directly from Besisahar, Lamjung  but you need to start early)
Day 3: Trek to Pisang or you can also drive to Manang.
Day 4: Trek to Manang.
Day 5: Trek to Tilicho base camp via khangsar and Shreekharka. (In Shreekharka you can have your lunch )
Day 6: Tilicho base camp to Tilicho lake and back to base camp.
Optional Route:- Trek to Jomsom via Tilicho Lake and Mesokantula pass and fly back to pokhara from jomsom airport.
Note: You required certified guide to go through Mesokantula pass
Day 7: Trek back to Manang
Day 8: You can either follow the trail to the Thorong base camp or drive back to the Besisahar.
Note: If you want to cross the Thorong La pass after visiting Tilicho lake then you can take direct route from Khangsar without trekking back to Manang.

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