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It is quite tough trips than others; it goes up to 5000 meters with the side trip of higher. It includes the several nights above the 4000meters where is the level of oxygen is lower and atmospheric air pressure is low, so the traveler must have to fitness in mentally and physically.
Trek to Tilicho Lake Thorong-La Pass, you travel to Besishahar by bus which goes along the Marshyangdi River with great views of Manaslu and Himal Chuli to the east. Besishahar is also the starting point of Annapurna Circuit Trek as well.
Trek to Tilicho Lake is the best alternative of Annapurna Circuit Trek. Almost the trekking trail is similar to Annapurna Circuit trek. Tilicho Trek is the trekking of worlds highest Lake (4,920m). Tilicho lake presents a dramatic spectacular view. Occasionally its blue-green water reflects the surrounding peak, certainly, its possible in between September and May). Tilicho Lake is a frozen solid icy lake. Its sitting on the foot of extensive peak of Tilicho Peak (7134m).
Besishar is the beginning point of hiking toward Tilicho Lake Thorong La Pass. Travel to Besishsar via Prithvi Highway until Dumre Bazaar and then take the right lane toward Besisahar. The trail after Bazaar goes along the Marshyangdi River with great views of Manaslu and Himal Chuli to the east. Besishahar is also the starting point of Annapurna Circuit Trek as well. After leaving the Besisahar, the trail follows the dirt road before crossing the Marshyangdi River. Reach first Gurung village of Khudi by following the rough rock staircase, down to Puwa and joining to Khudi Road. Bhulbule is the first checkpoint of (ACAP) Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit. Most of the towns are connected with the dirt road, so the trail involves the many times in road up to Manang.
Hiking from Manang to Muktinath is not includes road trail. Our Adventurous hike of Tilicho lake, the view of both lake and the high snowbound ridge between Khangsar Kang and Nilgiri is awesome. The trail of Tilicho Base Camp very narrow, scary and unstable scree slope. And move to Thorong La Pass. Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Annapurna IV, Mt. Annapurna III can see before and Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri after the pass. Trails heads to Muktinath, a sacred place of Hindu and Buddhist. On the way to Jomsom, you will get a great opportunity to explore the more than 100 years old caves and monasteries. From Jomsom 25 minute scenic flight takes you to Pokhara.
Our Airports representative welcomes at Airport and transfers to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
The day beings with a meeting and introducing with the trek and tour guide. About 8 am we organize the meeting in your hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek, and your trek guide will suggest over your gears what you have. In meeting you need to bring, original passport, three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. And also we will bring your attention to clear the due amount, if any legal and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimers.
Sightseeing will start after the meeting and your breakfast; the trip includes the guide and private tourist vehicle. Day tour covers the most important religious and popular royal palaces such as Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Pashupatinath Temple is the world most popular Hindu temple, and also the place of cremation lies on the bank of a holy river called Bagmati where Hindu holy people; Sadhu meditating, pilgrims bathing. The process of cremation is burning the dead body with firewood and ghee. Bouddhanath Stupa is one the biggest Buddhist shrine of the worlds, where you can see the monks are praying in monasteries surrounding the stupa. And the next spot for the day is Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is famous with the name of Fifty-Five Windows Durbar; its architect designs mesmerized the peoples. Main attractions of the durbar are The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King BhupatindraMalla and the pottery where the potter makes the different kinds of pots.
After back to the hotel, you will have few hours for your last shopping for trek and exploration the Thamel city, one of the busiest touristic town of Kathmandu.
After breakfast, you will be picked up by your trekking crews and 7hrs drive to Beshishar. Driving in Prithvi Highway up to Dumre which is along the Trishuli river until you cross the Muglin and then follow the Marshyangdi up to Dumre. The picturesque farmland on the bank of rivers outstanding.
Trekking begins from the Manang Chautra, Beshisahar, with following the valley of Marshyangdi, cross Khudi and Bulbule reach Nadi for lunch. After lunch, the trail is all the up to Bahundada (1,310m).
From Bahundada the trail descend to Syange at 1070m where you see the large waterfall and then you will cross a suspension bridge of Marshyandi River. Afterward you will reach a village called Jagat that also called stone village and one and half an hour walk takes you Chamje (1400m).
The rocky trail follows the Marshyandi River and climb to Tal (1,675m). The trail continues to up and down trails to get Dharapani, the stony chorten gives the flavor of Tibetan. When you reach the Bagarchhap, you can see the village is surrounding by apple orchard and maize field.
The trip begins to climb Temang through the jungle, and then reach Chame via Thanchowk and Koto. Temang village is located in the bottom of the Lamjung Himal and the Thanchowk is the lunch place where you will enjoy the lunch with the awesome view of Mt. Manaslu. Chame, the headquarter of Manag district and point for the rewarding view of Mt. Annapurna II.
Today we left Chame and heads off Pisang, with following the narrow valley and treeline Himalaya of Annapurna range. Before you cross the second bridge of Marshyandi, there you can see the apple garden. The ascending trail of Pisang goes through the blue pine forest via Dhikur Pokhari, where you will have your delicious mountain lunch, and walk additional 1.5 hrs to get lower Pisang. Late afternoon you will hike up to Upper Pisang to explore the monastery and also for the acclimation.
Today you will have the optional trail to get Manang. First is northern side of Marshayandi river and next is south of Marshyangdi river, both ends at Munji. The Southern way through the Humde is easier than another, whereas via Ghayru and Nawal is harder one but the view of Annapurna range covers the pain and make you relief. From Munji it takes about less than 2 hours to reach Manang (3,540m) via Bhraka (3,475m).
Resting and acclimatization day visit Chhokar Danda, with crossing the Marshyangdi river and exploring the Gangapurna Lake. The Danda offers the view of Mt. Annapurna II, III, Mt. Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak etc. Back to the guesthouse for lunch and attend the altitude class.
Your adventure is being close to you; today you leave Manang and heads off to Tilicho Base Camp via Khangsar Village. There is a river called Khangsar after crossing the river you will reach the village, which is still very traditional Tibetan lifestyle. Continue from Khangsar village, crossing the monastery, and reach Shree Kharka where you will have lunch. And then reach a high crest and descend on switchbacks carved out through the scree slopes to a side valley. The other side of the building is known as Tilicho Base Camp.
Get up early morning and trek to Tilicho Lake, which take about 4hrs from the base camp. Should have to go early morning to evade the wind. Tilicho lake is claimed highest lake of the world, after spending some time then back to base camp, there is no accommodation facilities in Tilicho Lake.
The trail begins to descending from Tilicho base camp and continue to Yak Kharka. You make climb gradually via Shree Kharka, where you will have your lunch along the Jarsang Khola Valley, you will join the another, which is the trail directly from Manag and finally reach Yak Kharka (4,050m).
Slightly up the trail to Thorong Phedi, along with the path, you will meet so many blue sheep and yaks on the barren fields. Just before the Phedi, you have to cross the landslide area which is about 10 minutes. And finally, reach Phedi where you will have lunch and also the place for overnight. You can walk around the high camp for your acclimatization.
Today is the one of toughest and longest day which begins before sunrise at 4 AM to cross Thorong-La Pass (5416m). Must have to cross the Thorong La by 9-10 AM. because the weather condition will not pleasant. The strong winds of the top may arise some problems, have to walk in the high altitude and snow, about four hours. The pass is marked with praying flags. The view of the pass is very beautiful and attractive. After crossing the Pass again need to walk other more 4hrs to get Muktinath (3800m).
Muktinath is the religious places, and most important pilgrimage site of Hindus and Buddhism. Thousands of pilgrims visit the place and take the holy bath of 108 holy waterspouts. It is the place of Nirvana, where Lord Vishnu has confessed his transgression. Lord Vishnu is the main god of this temple. There is a temple called Jwala Mai which has a natural eternal flame fueled.
After breakfast trek begins for today, trail down to the Eklebhatti, following the Kali Gandaki River to Jomsom. It is a largely facilitated town of Mustang, which also headquarter and official town as well.
A short flight to Pokhara that takes 30-minute from Jomsom. After landing in Pokhara airport and then drive to Hotel. In the afternoon you will have a sightseeing tour around Pokhara valley, which covers Fewa Lake, Devis water fall, Museums, and Gupteshwor cave, etc.
Finally, today you are going to Kathmandu by tourist bus. And in the evening you will get a farewell dinner in Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance.
Your guide will take you the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal.
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If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara, including breakfast.The price is USD 60 per person per night for single room and USD 75 per night for double (twin sharing) room.
Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Tilicho Lake & Thorung-La Pass trip. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult