Tilicho Lake Trek With Mesokanto La Around Annapurna


Adventure Trekking




5 Years

Trip Introduction

Annapurna Massif ranked among the 10th highest peak among the world is the most captivating Himalaya to be seen with its surrounding snow capped mountains above 6,000 to 8,000 meter high. The journey from a jeep drive towards chamje village via the route of Besisahar come up with many salient places worth visiting for such as- Lmjunga Kalika, Chandimai temple, Bhimsen temple, Marsyandi Bridge, The Bone Hill, Tindhara, Purankot Fort and many more places to catch up with.This route is perfect for trekkers seeking for more exploration of hidden villages and unique pathway by avoiding the normal route which is mostly visited.
Chamje village aheads with the rice paddies, Myarsangdi bridge, atmospheric beauty and delightful landscapes. Then from Dharapani to the charming village Pisang, the traveller encounters the number of villages with their own cultural approach that represents heterogeneity of Nepalese society.the landscapes, yak pastures is equally fascinating thing of this place.Every step forwards uncovers the incredible landscapes and spectacular view of the mountains above the range of 7,000 meters. The acclimatization in Manang at the altitude of 3,551 meters aid in adjusting the altitude and along with that, it presents the view of cultivation fields with terraces, herding of yaks, culturally predominant gompas & monasteries, a view of Gangapurna lake, Gangapurna glacier resting just above the village that cannot be pass over. Walking towards mystical destination, Tilicho Base Camp (4,200m/13,776ft) unfoldes the charm of the epic world-famous Annapurna circuit with sublime natural beauty, incredible waterfalls, crystalline water streams, and attractive floras and faunas.Visit the amazing crystalline Lake Tilicho- situated at the height of 4,949m from sea level where no aquatic organism has been recorded till. After spending good time at Tilicho base camp and Tilicho Lake, the trekkers go through the adventure of Mesokanto La Pass (5,120m/16,793ft) admiring view of the stinking Annapurna Massif, Mt. Dhaulagauri, Mt Machhapuchhre, Mt Manaslu and many other snow-capped peaks appearing like a paradise. and discovers the charming Chauri Kharka village.
This trail is little unique as compared to Annapurna circuit and more revealing about the wilderness of Annapurna region. A way back to Kathmandu is made by walking towards the enchanting place Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft) which beauty cannot be pass over and catching a flight after moving towards Pokhara or taking the alternative choice of jeep driving. Trek towards this place leaves gives enchanting memories that every trekkers would like to visit back to time.

Trip Highlights

  • Around Annapurna trip with  Mesokanto La and Tilicho lake trek is very well known trek starting with a sub-tropical forest of 800-meter altitude and offers the stupendous panorama of enormous mountains over the range of 6,000 and 7,000 meters.
  • The astonishing journey of Annapurna takes to the wonderful place which explores the deepest river Kali Gandaki, highest the lake Tilicho, the first Conservation Area and largest Protected Area in Nepal- Annapurna conservation, heavenly landscapes, majestic mountains, and incredible flora and fauna.
  • In this trail, an inhabitant of different ethnic groups has made diversification in culture and tradition that each traveler run with great amaze and gets a taste of the variety of Nepali culture from the base of the trekking point to the highest part.
  • It benefits the trekkers seeking alternative pass less traveled by and goes to more wildernesses into a famous place. Getting a way back through a scenic mountainous flight from Jomsom to Pokhara adds more charm to a journey although it's optional with a jeep drive.

Remember: Our travel planner can customize the itinerary outline as per your duration of stay, the purpose of the holiday, and your preference . The Cost of the package also depends upon the level of service; Deluxe, Standard, and budget as well as the group size. You can easily CONTACT US at any time for any queries.


  • Required numbers of times Airport pick up and drop off as per your flight schedule (international and domestic) and all required transfers in Kathmandu.
  • 3 Night accommodation in the touristic town of Kathmandu in BB Plan (one can choose a budget, standard and deluxe)
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle (places of interest), highly experienced city tour guide and all the entrance fees of UNESCO heritage sites.
  • 1 Night accommodation in Lakeside Pokhara in BB Plan (one can choose a budget, standard and deluxe)
  • Kathmandu to Chamje (trek starting point) drive by private vehicle
    Jomsom to Pokhara flight
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu transportation (Flight/Private vehicle/Tourist coach – choose as per your budget and interest)
  • Standard tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in the itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in the itinerary followed by 3 times tea/coffee per day.
  • One can choose the meal from the menu there.
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map, and trekking pole
  • Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Nepali SIM card (Rental basis, if needed)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fee
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Manual System) permit
  • An experienced government certified local Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of highly experienced trekking porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s food, salary, insurance, accommodation, meals, transportation, etc
  • General first Aid Kit
  • A certificate of appreciation (experience certificate) after completing the Trek
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program.
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork


  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usage, during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek,   etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff

Tour Map

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02 - Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu

Day 03 - Drive from Kathmandu to Chamje (1,410m/4,626ft altitude) via Beshisahar (823m/2,699ft) Full day drive

Day 04 - Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1,860m/6,100ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 05 - Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2,713m/8,898ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 06 - Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,185m/10,446ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 07 - Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,551m/11,647ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 08 - Acclimatization and exploration at Manang

Day 09 - Trek from Manang to Tilicho Base Camp (4,200m/13,776ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

Day 10 - Trek from Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4,920m/16,137ft altitude) full-day excursion. 2-3 hrs walk

Day 11 - Trek from Tilicho Lake to Tilicho High Camp Rest and acclimatization 2-3 Hrs walk

Day 12 - Trek from Tilicho High Camp to Chauri Kharka via Mesokanto La Pass (5,120m/16,793ft altitude) 7-8 Hrs walk

Day 13 - Trek from Chauri Kharka (4,320m/14,169ft altitude) to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 14 - Morning fly to Pokhara. Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities

Day 15 - Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 16 - Farewell, departure transfer to Airport as per flight schedule.