Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek leads us through the hidden village of Phoo (Phu) and Nar village over Kang La pass and world’s highest Lake Tilicho Lake in Annapurna region of Nepal. Nar and Phu (Phoo) are restricted areas and have opened for the trekkers only since 2003. This unique “Off The Beaten Path” trek combines the blend of high peaks and passes, remote villages, narrow canyons, amazing rock formations, and Himalayan cultures simultaneously throughout the trek. Because of the restriction in the areas, monasteries and valleys are still yet to be fully explored and has maintained an enigma. Crossing through challenging high passes of Khang La Pass (5280 meters), Mesokanto Pass (5089 meters) and visiting the world’s highest lake Tilicho at an altitude of 4949 meters are the major attractions of Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek. This is an ideal trip for those trekkers who want to do a panoramic trek in the Annapurna Region and also want to avoid the busy and crowded regions around Thorang La Pass.
Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek in these areas are unlike most of Nepal as the terrain is Trans Himalayan and similar to Tibet. Trails are rugged and at times cut high into the sides of the cliff, in an area that has changed little over the years. The trek spends a number of days exploring the region and visits the remote villages of Nar and Phu (Phoo), as well as crossing the Khang La Pass (5280 meters) which offers fantastic views of the Annapurna massif, Lamjung (6983 meters) and Manaslu (8163 meters). Another attraction is the world’s highest lake, Tilicho Lake (4949 meters) and the crossing of Mesokanto Pass (5089 meters). The trekking route starts initially following the well-known Annapurna Circuit as far as Koto before heading into the previously restricted wilderness of Nar Khola Valley. The route then rejoins to the Annapurna Circuit, at Manang for a brief period but once again heads to the less visited route to Tilicho Lake. Mesokanto Pass (5089 meters) interlinks Manang and Kali Gandaki Valleys and ends Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek at Jomsom.
Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek’s short Itinerary.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu. (1338 meters)
Day 02: Drive to Besisahar. (830 meters)
Day 03: Drive to Dharapani. (1960 meters)
Day 04: Trek to Koto. (2600 meters)
Day 05: Trek to Dharmasala. (3220 meters)
Day 06: Trek to Chaku. (3772 meters)
Day 07: Trek to Phu. (4050 meters)
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Phu.
Day 09: Trek to Nar. (4150 meters)
Day 10: Trek to Khang La Phedi. (4530 meters)
Day 11: Cross Khang La (5280 meters) and trek to Ngawal. (3670 meters)
Day 12: Trek to Manang. (3540 meters)
Day 13: Trek to Tilicho Base Camp. (3734 meters)
Day 14: Trek to Tilicho Lake. (4990 meters)
Day 15: Cross Tilicho Pass and trek to Yak Kharka.
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom.
Day 17: Fly to Pokhara.
Day 18: Sightseeing at Pokhara and fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 19: Sightseeing at Kathmandu.
Day 20: Departure.
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|Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen about safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:|
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