“Adventure of grand combination with remote Nar-Phu villages to pristine Tilicho Lake Fabulous journey on world's best adventure destination within high and scenic Manang Valley Around North and South of massive Annapurna Himalaya within dramatic and scenic country Trek from low semi-tropical areas to cooler alpine hills towards arctic zone of ice and glacier Within traditional Gurung-Magar-Manang and Thakali villages enriched with Buddhism culture Into alpine woodland of rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pine tree lines to dry windswept areas Crossing high and scenic passes over Kang-la and Mesokanto-la passes with incredible views Sweeping panoramic flight from Jomsom town to picturesque and scenic Pokhara city"
Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek leads you to an enchanting country where you can witness age-old traditional and cultural villages as it was since past hundred of centuries with the mind-blowing scenery of dramatic landscapes and high mountains.
Nar Phu areas opened for foreign visitors since last two decades where you will have the opportunity to explore its hidden treasures of Buddhism religion and monasteries of strong heritage and custom similar to Tibetans across its northern border.
A pristine country around Nar Phu located above scenic Manang valley which is north of massive Annapurna Himalaya range of mountains and close to Damodar Himal which touches Upper Mustang towards North West.
We have designed this adventurous and scenic Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek to avoid from mainstream trekking trails, where a motorable road has reached at Manang knowing the nature of travelers, leading you off on the beaten paths away from the main flow of trekkers and main busy trails.
Our adventure to Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek starts from Kathmandu taking an overland drive on Nepal’s main and busy highway, driving past farm villages and towns to reach Lamjung district at Besar town and then towards Syange village, where our walks begin.
Trekking past sweet and lovely farm villages of Jagat, Tal-Besi, and Dharapani to reach at Koto near Chame town (headquarter of Manang district), from Koto onward leaving the famous Annapurna circuit trail towards complete wilderness around high Nar Phu villages.
The walk leads into a gorge covered with thick alpine forest, and then valley opens as the trek progress reaching first at Phu and then to Nar villages after exploring around the hidden and remote village of immense old culture and monasteries.
The adventure continues to cross high above Kang-La at 5,322 m /17,562 ft offering the panorama of Annapurna Himalaya with Damodar Himal range and Mt. Manaslu. The walk leads back into Manang valley past Braga to reach Manang main village.
From Manang exploring its lovely cultural villages with tremendous views of Chulus-Pisang peak with Annapurna IV-III and II with Gangapurna Himal, and then our adventure leads away from main Annapurna circuit trail to reach emerald colored Tilicho Lake.
Enjoy the grand panorama of mountains within Tilicho lake areas regarded as the holy lake in both Hindu and Buddhist religion.
From here our walk leads to cross the last pass over Mesokanto-La above 5,099 m / 16,826 ft high within the complete wilderness in the harmony of the pristine natural environment and then descend towards Jomsom town for the flight to Pokhara.
Jomsom located around Lower Mustang district which is also headquartered town of Mustang areas perched high above Kaligandaki River, the region around famous for delicious apples and its product situated on main Annapurna circuit trail and Old Trans Himalayan Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet.
After a pleasant overnight in Jomsom in the comfort of the lovely lodge, next morning a scenic and smooth short flight take you to picturesque Pokhara by the serene Phewa Lake with mesmerizing and exciting adventure on Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek.
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu (1310m)
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu and pre-trip meeting
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar to Dharapani(1960m)-7/8 hours
Day 04:Trek from Dharapani-Koto (2610m)-4/5 hours
Day 05: Trek from Koto-Meta(3560m)-4/5 hours
Day 06: Trek from Meta-Cherku(3772m)-4/5 hours
Day 07: Trek from Cherku-Phu valley (4050m)-4/5 hours
Day 08: Rest Day/Acclimatization at Phu Valley
Day 09: Trek from Phu Valley to Nar (4150m)-6/7 hours
Day 10: Trek from Nar to Kang-la Phedi (4500m)-3/4 hours
Day 11: Trek from Kang-la Phedi to Nagawal (3675m) via Kang-la pass (5322m) 6/7hours
Day 12: Trek from Ngawal to Manang(3540m)-4/5 hours
Day 13: Rest day Monang
Day 14: Trek from Manang to Shree Kharka (3734m) 6/7 hrs of walking, overnight at lodge
Day 15: Trek from Shree Kharka to Tilicho Lake Base Camp (4100m) 6/7 hrs of walking, overnight at lodge
Day 16: Trek from Tilicho base camp to Tilicho Lake (4900m) 4/5 hrs of walking, overnight at Tilicho Lake in Tent Camp
Day 17: Trek from Tilicho Lake to Kaisang Kharka (4000m) Via Messokanto-la pass (5300m) 7/8 hours walking over night at tent
Day 18: Trek from Kaisang Kharka to Jhomsom (2700m) 5/6 hrs of walking, overnight at lodge
Day 19: Fly from Jhomsom to Pokhara and half day sightseeing around Pokhara valley, overnight at hotel
Day 20: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 7/8 hrs of driving, overnight at hotel and farewell dinner
Day 21: Final departure back to your home