Tilicho Lake Trekking
Tilicho Lake Trekking is a famous trek route admired by almost all trekking agency and tourists who visit in Nepal. The trek takes us through different districts of Nepal, namely, Lamjung, Manang, Mustang and Myagdi. Lamjung and Myagdi, being located at lower elevation, gives us the momentary look of lifestyle of Hindus while Manang and Mustang, lying at upper altitude, reflects Buddhist lifestyle. Tilicho Lake Trek gives us the golden opportunity to come across with ancient Bonpo Religion in Mustang.
Day 01: - Arrival at Kathmandu Airport
Day 02: - A full day world heritage side tour of Kathmandu,
Day 03: - Drive Kathmandu to Syange/ Jagat (1330m)
Day 04: - Syange/Jagat trekking to Dharapani (1960m)
Day 05: - Dharapani trekking to Chame (2630m)
Day 06: - Chame to Pisang (3210m)
Day 07: - Pisang to Manang (3540m)
Day 08: - Acclimatization day at Manang
Day 09: - Manang trekking to Khangsar village (3734m)
Day 10: - Khangsar Village Trekking to Tilicho lake base camp (4150m)
Day 11: - Base camp trekking to Tilicho Lake (4920m) back to base camp
Day 12: - Tilicho base camp trekking to Yak Kharka (4000m)
Day 13: - Yak Kharka trekking to Phedi (4420m)
Day 14: - Phedi trekking to Muktinath (3800m)
Day 15: - Muktinath trekking to Jomsom (2713m) via Kagbeni (2810m)
Day 16: - Jomsom to Pokhara
Day 17: - Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hour Drive.
Day 18: - Final Departure
UPER BODY LAYERS
Walking t-shirt -2 merino wool, capilene or synthetic fabric over cotton t-shirt which is quick dry.
Sleeping t-shirt -1 it is can be cotton
Thermal base layers top -1mid weight long sleeved t-shirt of merino wool or polyester ,capilene or polartec power dry
Insulating layers -1mid wight fleece that can be worm over other layers
Fleece vest optional -advisable for those who feel cold
Rain jacket -1 essential
Down jacket -1 essential its very cold up high or depend how high are you going.
LOWER BODY LAYERS
Underwear - enough for trek (notice you can wash along them along the way)
Hiking trousers -2 quick dry and light wight trousers no cotton but zip offs are good.
Sleeping trousers 1 light wight yoga style evening sleeping but no jeans.
Trekking shorts -1 if no zips off trousers . below the knee for ladies.
Rain pants -1 advisable
Thermal long johns 1 for evening or sleeping.
Duffle bag pack 1 to store excess luggage in at hotel. but SHTT provides duffel bags for the duration of trek these are easier for the potters to cary.
Day pack with rain cover -1for cary your personal items during the treks eg camera and chocolate water.
Sleeping bags -1 3season (4season oct-feb).
Compression stuff sack -1 for sleeping bags.
Trekking boots -1 must be well worm and comfortable with ankle support.
Socks -3 good and worm enough
Flip flops or camp shoes-1 light wight for evening use.
Water bottles -2 one or two liters nalgene or sig style or a bladder as you like.
Water purification drops -1 it is cheep and easy to buy in kathmandu (piyous).
Lip balm -1 with SPF factors.
Sunglass -1 essential good uv protection.
Suncream we recommend SPF 30 greater.
Bandana -1 this useful for a variety of purposes.
Baseball head (cap) it is useful for sun during the hiking.
Worm woolen head -1 it is very useful evening and morning when we hike above the 3500m.
Flash light or head torch -1head light is best as it leaves your hand free and extra batteries.
Personal first aid kit -1 include any prescribed medication (should be your all personal medication).
Travel towel -1 light wight and compact.
Wash kit -1 travel itms for the trek.
Instant hand sanitizer -enough for trek and alcohol based for keeping your hand clean.
Camera with charge and enough batteries for your treks
Book or journal as you like.
Pack of cadrs for evening fun.
Trekking snacks enough for trekking and good selection available in kathmandu.
Toilet roll and rubbish bag it is very important we don’t leave rubbish in mountain.
Trekking poles optional advisable for anyone with knee issues.
Gloves worm enough.
Nack wormer \Buff.
A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR AND ATTITUDE IT IS ESSENTIAL -DONT COME WITHOUT IT NAMASTE .
Note All of above the equipment you can get cheaply in kathmandu.If you have any queries please feel free to ask.