Tilicho Lake (5200 m) has been declared to be the highest Lake in the world. Nepal offers many natural and cultural beautiful places for trekking. Trekking to Tilicho Lake is also known as part of Annapurna circuit trek. On this trek, we need to cross a couple of glaciers. Tilicho trek is one of the challenging trekking route in Annapurna region full of beautiful scenery and adventurous trekking in Nepal.
Tilicho Lake trekking also starts from Besisahar as Annapurna circuit Trekking. However, we will take west from Manang and trek to Tilicho Lake, ultimately the trail will join to Annapurna circuit route again. Trekking along the Marshyangdi valley will give great pleasure during your trekking.
Furthermore, there are the settlements of diverse communities such as the Brahmin, Chhetri, Tibetian Sherpa, Thakali, Magars, Tamang, and Gurung on Annapurna circuit route and less population density on Tilicho lake area. Also, it is a trail rich in wild animals such as Mountain Thaar/ Goat, Leopards, Jackal, birds such as pheasant, long-tail birds among others.We start this trek from 600 meters we can reach up to 5416 meters gradually. We can enjoy dense village on the starting and ending point. Whereas cultivated field terraces to tropical bushes. This area has easy access for trekking. Annapurna circuit trek is the most popular trekking because of its bio diversities.
The circuit and Tilicho lake trek takes one around the Annapurna Himal and some glaciers, following the courses of two mighty rivers -- Marsyangdi in the east and the Kaligandaki in the west. Kaligandaki is the world's deepest gorge, flanked by the giant Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalaya range. The flora, geography and culture also change dramatically around the Annapurna circuit trek.
Best season for Tilicho Lake Trekking
Spring (March - May)and
Autumn (September - November)