Arrival Kathmandu Airport (1,345m.)
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will meet your trekking guide and discuss the equipment needed for climbing and we will process the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have the same discussion on next morning after your breakfast.
Kathmandu Sighteeing in Kathmandu Valley.
The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day of sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the center of pilgrimage "Pashupatinath Temple" and "Swyambhunath", ancient and listed in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square take you to the ancient Nepalese culture. After our journey, you can explore the local areas, gullies and lifestyle.
From Kathmandu to Drive By Privet Bus Nagdi (1,700m.) 8/9 Hours.
Today in the morning, Trek Leader and staffs will join you at your hotel to start the journey. We will start by jeep and it will take 8 to 9 hours to reach Ngadi Chuli. Ngadi Chuli is a high peak in the Mansiri Himal and we can call it Gurkha Massif too. Manaslu borders it north and Himalchuli south. We can also witness beautiful Lamjung Mountain and Annapurna III. Stay in a hotel at night.
Nagdi Trek to Jagat (1,300m.) 3/4 Hours.
Now the trek begins from Ngadi. We will walk to Jagat crossing Bahundanda and Ghermu. It will take 4-5 hours. Ghermu lies in an open valley and is a pleasant place to stay. We will follow the trail signs and first descent to stream along a steep, slippery trail, then after passing a huge landslide area to Khane. We will trek uphill to Jagat after crossing the suspension bridge of Syange & turning beyond the Marshyangdi River. Stay in a Lodge at night time.
Jagat Trek to Dharapni (1,80m.) 4/5 Hours.
The journey continues alongside Marshyangdi River. We will again have to cross the suspension bridge, go uphill, and get to Taal. There will be beautiful valley- and waterfall views from Taal. We will habe a lunch break here viewing the amazing waterfall scene. After crossing several villages, the journey goes on towards Dharapani.
Dharapani Trek to Chame (2,670m.) 4/5 Hours.
A broad level stretches across in a rocky and rough path. The trail goes through dense forest, crosses wooden bridges near waterfalls and beautiful stonework. It is a five hours walking trail. During the first hour of our walk, we will reach Bagarchap, which is a Tibetan Village. We can also enjoy Annapurna II views on the way to Chame.
Chame Trek to Pisang (3,200m.) 4/5 Hours.
Now it is time to continue in a up and down walk crossing and passing various rivers. In the first hour we will reach Taleku and Bartang within the next two. From Bartang we will be crossing a bridge to reach the bottom of Manang valley and Lower Pisang. There is a rockwall on the way for a climb. As we climb, we will see some change in landscape as the area is mostly arid.
Pisang Trek to Manang (3,554m.) 5/6 Hours.
Manang is a very special place. Her we will experience the windy and dry atmosphere of the region. We will start moving on the trail slowly but later on we move on steeply to reach the summit from Lower Pisang having great views of Manang Valley. We can have a very clear view of the airfield and settlement area of Ongre from this point. After reaching to Ongre to see amazing view of Annapurna III & IV, we will cross the Sabche Khola River.
Acclimatization day at Manang
Today is a day for acclimating at Manang. We will stroll around the Manang village and provide some time to our body to synchronize with the environment changes due to the increasing altitude. We will get views of Gangapurna Glacier Lake and Monastery while walking. After this, we will move to our accommodation for an overnight stay.
Trek to Shri Kharka About (7,814m.) 4/5 Hours.
Trek to Tilicho B.C (4,150m.) 4/5 Hours.
Today morning early Hike to Tilicho Lake (4,920m.) then back to Shri Kharka Lodge camp.
Trek to Yak Kharaka (4,050m.) 4/5 Hours.
Now we ascend on the trail towards Yak Kharka. Going to Gunsang (3950m.), uphill and left to Marshyandi Valley and then continue alongside Jorsang River. Today our destination and overnight stay will be at Yak Kharka.
Trek to Thourng Phedi (4,525m.) 4/5 Hours.
Trek via Thourgh-La Pass (5,416m.) trek to Mukatinath (3,760m.) 8/9 Hours.
Today we go for a thrilling challenge. We start our trek early in the morning so we can reach Thorong La Pass by 9 or 10 am. Sometimes, if there is heavy snow fall, it can be difficult to follow the regular route and climb up in steep terrain. It is tough because it takes almost 7 hours to climb. As we climb, we can see the breathtaking views of Himalayas. Finally, we reach to our destination Muktinath where we will be staying in a lodge overnight.
Trek to Jomsom (2,720m.) 5/6 Hours.
Now it is time to finish our trip and return to Pokhara. We can go back either by bus or by flight. By flight, it will take 35-40 minutes but by bus it will take seven or eight hours in total. In Pokhara, we will stay overnight.
Jomsom to Fly/Drive by Pokhara (8,20m.) Hotel.
Pokhara to Kathmandu by Flight 25 Minute. (1,300m.)
Now we will drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus/flight which may take 6 to 7 hours. You have time for various activities you would like to do. In the evening, we will have a farewell party in a traditional Nepali restaurant along with a cultural program. Stay in a hotel in Kathmandu at night.
Final Departure Success Travels & Treks Member Drop You From Hotel to Airport (1,345m.)
Today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. We will drop you to the International airportto catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.
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Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Success Travels & Treks. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
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The One of Popular world Highest Tilicho Lake Trekking Trails collects the glacial melt of the entire northern slopes of Annapurna and Thorung Peak, which is claimed to be the highest lake in the world. In 2001, Hindu pilgrims from around the world flocked to the lake convinced it is a holy spot mentioned in the Ramayan – a holy book of the Hindus. Tilicho Lake Trekking starts right from Besisahar as Annapurna Circuit Trekking, which goes along the Marshyangdi River, with great views of Manaslu and Himal Chuli to the east.
This magnificent Tilicho lake trekking leads you to the fine village inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups, offering spectacular and majestic views of the white Himalayas. We have customized this route, as it is basically, the same as Annapurna Circuit, from Manang instead of taking the valley north to Tanki Manang and Yak Kharka this route goes to the main valley to the west passes through the Khanshar Village (The Last Village of Nepal) and trek up to Tilicho lake, then we. travel to Yak Kharka then up to pass of Thorung La at elevation of (5,416m.) From the Thorung-La pass, the treks lead down to Muktinath then to Jomsom from where forth-five minutes scene fly take you to the Pokhara city.