• Duration: 23 Days

Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek in Annapurna

The Annapurna Nar Phu Tilicho trek, less trodden route in Annapurna region is ideal for those trekkers who have the time and appetite to venture into some of the remote regions of Nepal beyond the regular trekking trails. This tea house trek offers the pictorial landscape of the recently opened region of Nar and Phu valley, situated just north of the popular Annapurna circuit route. The Nar Phu valley topography is trans Himalayan and similar to that of Tibet. Thus the trails are still rugged that has changed little over the years. We spend a few days exploring this remote valley and cross the Kang La pass (5,300m) on the way to Manang.

An Exploration of Great Himalayan trail's high passes, remote Nar Phu Valley and Tilicho Lake

Furthermore, we head to Jomsom via the best-kept secret remote trekking route of Meso Kantu pass (5,099m) and the world's highest situated outstanding Tilicho Lake (5,300m). The entire trekking route of Annapurna Nar Phu Tilicho trek is a section of GHT the Great Himalayan Trail. Notably, this less trodden trail of Mesokunda pass offers a more challenging and exciting alternative to the popular Thorong La pass. We take an exciting mountain flight from Jomsom to Pokhara via the Kali Gandaki gorge. This flight offers the stunning Himalayan ranges of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna on both sides. We spend a night in Pokhara, an adventure hub destination of its own for many tourists visiting Nepal. Ultimately we return to Kathmandu to savor our exhilarating journey to Nar Phu valley trekking with Tilicho lake trip in the vastness of the Annapurna.

Trip in Nutshell

  • Remote and Restricted region trekking in Annapurna
  • 3 weeks hike to Nar Phu and Tilicho lakes
  • Proper safety back up with Oxygen cylinder and medical box
  • Experience trek guide with 1 Trekker: 1 Poter policy
  • Full board meals and drinking water on the trek
  • Hotel accommodation, transportation and trek permits
  • Trek gear to use on Nar Phu Tilicho lake trek


                              Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek Itinerary

                              Guideline day-to-day Nar Phu Tilicho trekking itinerary in the Annapurna region

                              What's Included
                              • Customize arrival and departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
                              • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a twin share bed- and- breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
                              • Welcome dinner as listed in the Nar Phu Tilicho trekking itinerary.
                              • Half-day guided city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in the itinerary.
                              • All domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
                              • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
                              • Stay at local teahouse on twin bedroom with common bathroom facilities on the trek
                              • Open and choose meals from the teahouse menu breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea, Coffee and drinking water
                              • Mountain Monarch Trip Gears - sleeping bag, fleece inner liner, down jacket for use during the trip.
                              • Safety back up with supplementary Oxygen cylinder or Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) / Gamow Bag (A life-saving device in case of Acute Mountain Sickness) along with the comprehensive First Aid Kit.
                              • Professional, experienced medically trained trek guide with supporting crew with wages, food, accommodation, proper insurance, gear as needed.
                              • Responsible trekking policy of 1 Trekker: 1 Porter
                              • Complimentary Mountain Monarch T-shirts, trek duffel bag and trek map.
                              • Nar and Phu Special trekking permit and government taxes.
                              • TIMS / Trekking permit, National park / Conservation entry fees.
                              What's Excluded
                              • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kind.
                              • International Airfare and Airport Tax.
                              • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
                              • Tips and Items of personal expenses like the hot shower, battery charge, telephone, beverage drinks etc

                              Dates & Availability

                              Nar Phu Tilicho Lake Trek Dates:

                              Looking for the restricted region of NarPhu Tilicho lake trek in the Annapurna region. Here is the group joining departure dates and trip cost for 2022 and 2023

                              April Departure
                              Start DateStart DateApril 09, 2023End DateEnd DateMay 01, 2023StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS$2490
                              Start DateStart DateApril 30, 2023End DateEnd DateMay 22, 2023StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS$2490

                              Customer Reviews

                              • K
                                Ken Herrison 5.0AustraliaDecember 12, 2013logo

                                Well Organised Trek

                                I would highly recommend to anyone wishing to trek in the Nepal region to use the services of Mountain Monarch and the excellent team that supports all treks and activities.

                                As this was my second trip with MM the previous being the High passes and peaks (2010), Pradip and his team of professionals provided a truly remarkable and unforgettable experience from the very first email to the send-off at the airport and which we will all have lifelong memories of our experience in the Nepal region. I cannot thank MM enough for a well-organized trek

                                Our recent trip to the Annapurna circuit and Tilicho Lakeside trip (6 trekkers) again was excellent with outstanding communication and well organized from Pradip and his team and the side trip to Tilicho Lake was a highlight of the trip.

                                Our team of Netra,(main guide), Ram, Jeet and Jaya (asst guides), Dill, Cous, Saban (porters) provided an incredible job in looking after all of our needs and providing a safe trek especially over the Landslide areas on the way to Tilicho base camp and over the pass. Often humorous and informative we all enjoyed the company of the team and forged friendships along the way which in turn made for a truly unforgettable experience.

                                All equipment provided was first class and in good order and food along the way was ample and sufficient with one of our team requires a special diet which was well catered for. Their recommendations of what to eat above certain heights helped our acclimatization along the trek.

                                From start to finish our team would like to congratulate MM for an incredible job and I personally would never use another company for future treks in Nepal and would not hesitate to recommend MM to anyone who wishes to Trek in Nepal or the other countries they provide services to.
                                I have trekked in a lot of countries and no other company has provided the communication and responses that Pradip has delivered which made the trekking experience one of the most enjoyable our team has experienced so again Pradip and the whole team of MM – well done and keep up the excellent work.

                              • S
                                Sabine Berning 5.0GermanySeptember 10, 2007logo

                                Excellent Team

                                We all had a great time Pradip, thank you so much for taking such good care of us! I have to admit, I was a bit worried about what type of organization I had signed up for online, but from the moment you picked us up from the airport, I felt we were in good hands.

                                Thank you for all your personal attention to our needs and for being so flexible with the itinerary.

                                As Brian said, I will definitely recommend your company to any of our friends who wish to travel to Nepal. Best of luck with growing your enterprise, I’m sure you’ll be successful because you have the best interests of everyone in mind.

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