Tilicho Lake – Jomsom Trek - 16 Days

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.


Globally recommended trek for its adventure and aesthetic pleasure.


Day 1: Drive to Dharapani

Day 2: Dharapani to Timang

Day 3: Timang to Chame

Day 4: Chame to Upper Pisang

Day 5: Upper Pisang to Nagwal

Day 6: Nagwal to Manang

Day 7: Rest/Acclimatization day

Day 9: Manang to Siru Kharka

Day 10: Siru Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp

Day 11: Explore Tilicho lake, back to Siru Kharka

Day 12: Siru Kharka to Yak Kharka

Day 13: Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi

Day 14: Thorung Phedi to Muktinath

Day 15: Muktinath to Jomsom

Day 16: Explore Jomsom, fly to Pokhara


Day 1
Drive to Dharapani (1860 m.) via Beshisahar (760m.) 6-7 Hrs.

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.

Day 2
Dharapani to Timang (2500 m) 4 Hrs.

Gradual uphill trek from Dharapani to Timang through beautiful pine forest and gorges across hills.

Day 3
Timang to Chame (2710 m.) 3-4 Hrs.

This trek moves gradually for around 10-12 k.m. from Timang to Chame. Overnight at Chame.

Day 4
Chame to Upper Pisang (3310 m.)

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.

Day 5
Upper Pisang to Nagwal (3660 m.) 4 Hrs.

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 breathtaking. We reach the beautiful village of Nagwal.

Day 6
Nagwal to Manang (3540 m.)

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.

Day 7
Rest/Acclimatization day

Rest and acclimatization day. Visit Gangapurna lake and the clinic; get information about the altitude sickness. If you have any problems get some medicine.

Day 8
Manang to Siru Kharka (3900 m.) Via Khangsar (3734 m.) 4-5 Hrs.

Gradual ascending from Manang to Siru Kharka via Khangsar Village. We reach Siru Kharka for overnight stay.

Day 9
Siru Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4150 m.)

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.

Day 10
Explore Tilicho lake, back to Siru Kharka (3900 m.)

Early morning visit to Tilicho Lake for sunrise, after an hour or so of exploration, we come down to Siru Kharka.

Day 11
Siru Kharka to Yak Kharka (4045 m.) 4-5 Hrs.

Trek from Siru Kharka to Yak Kharka. We go on to join the trail to Thoroung La Pass.

Day 12
Yak Kharka to Thorung Phedi (4538 m.) 2-3 Hrs.

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.

Day 13
Thorung Phedi to Muktinath (3800 m.) Via Throng La Pass (5416 m.) 8-9 Hrs.

Early morning trek to Muktinath via Throng La pass (5416 m). Ascending and descending hike, and we reach the holy place called Muktinath.

Day 14
Muktinath to Jomsom (2743 m.) 5 Hrs.

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.

Day 15
Explore Jomsom, fly to Pokhara

Another day, we catch a flight back to Pokhara from Jomsom.

Cost Includes:

  • Land transportation, airport pick up and drop
  • Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Accommodation best available Lodges along the trail.
  • Drinking water purify pills
  • Well experienced English speaking trekking Guide.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System).
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit Fee).
  • Food, wages, accommodation, equipment, medicine, and insurance coverage for all trekking staff.
  • All Government taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • Flight Ticket from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Other expenses like costs incurred due to any unforeseen circumstances, emergency evacuation and rerouting, flight change.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold beverage, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Support (Porter) service if needed
  • Tips for trekking staff - Tipping is expected.

The itineraries are merely a guideline and are prearranged based on their popularity with our previous guests. We can easily customize it to suit your schedule and requirement.

We can organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have an interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities include the famous Chitwan National Park Jungle Safaris, guided tours of Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Biking, River Rafting. Please share your desire by contacting us and we will make it happen for you.

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Tilicho Lake – Jomsom Trek
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Trip Facts

  • By Air/ Ground
  • 2 or above
  • Max. 5200 m
  • March-April, October-November
  • Trekker Lodges
  • 16 Days
  • Difficult / Moderate