Tilicho Lake and Misokando Pass Trek

Tilicho Lake and Misokando Pass Trek
16 days


Tilicho Lake and Misokando Pass Trek filled with many challenging high altitude excursion routes. The Tilicho Lake Mesokanto Pass trek is one of the best.   Superb natural vistas surround the trekkers as they hike to the beautiful Tilicho Lake and through the spectacular Mesokanto (5099 m, 16,729 ft.) and Tilicho (5230 m, 17,158 ft.) passes. The route traverses areas close to the surrounding snow-capped mountains and passes many beautiful glacier lakes and rivers of Annapurna region.

Tilicho Lake and Misokando Pass Trek the treks begin in Besisahar with overnight stays in many villages like Ngadi, Jagat, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Khangsar and includes the beautiful Tilicho base camp. Here, trekkers can view many varieties of rare flora and fauna, many other villages, and natural spring waterfalls.  The return trek follows a different route. The entire trek is rated difficult with long days walking on narrow, zigzag trails.

Please contact Shiva Excursion so we can offer you expert advice, skilled guides, and a great price for your trek.  info@shivaexcursion.com

Best trekking season – March, April, May, September, October, November, and December

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek

Day 03: Kathmandu to Besisahar

Day 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda

Day 05: Bahundanda to Jagat

Day 06: Jagat to Dharapani

Day 07: Dharapani to Chame

Day 08: Chame to Pisang

Day 09: Pisang to Manang

Day 10: Manang to Khangsar

Day 11: Khangsar to Tilicho Lake

Day 12: Tilicho Lake to Mesokanto passes

Day 13: Mesokanto pass to Jomsom

Day 14: Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 15: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 16: Farewell

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

There will be a warm welcome to you on Nepal after landing your flight at TIA. Representative of Shiva Excursion Pvt. Ltd. will there for your arrival. He/she will shift you toward your place of accommodation. After having rest for some time there will a brief description of the upcoming program with your guide.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Our today’s day is spent by sightseeing all around Kathmandu Valley. Having a breakfast we will visit Pashupatinath (regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva). Next will be Bauddhanath (Little Tibet). Then Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) is our next destination.  Lastly we will drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. It will end our Kathmandu tour we will return back & make preparation for our trekking.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Besisahar

With a drive of 5 to 6 hours to Besisahar we will start our trekking. Roadside houses in the corner of wide forest are so much entertaining journey. Our lunch will be in the way. On reaching Besisahar we will rest for few times and explore around the beautiful valley. Finishing our visit we will be back for our night.

Day 04: Besisahar to Bahundanda

First walk of our trek lead us to Bahundanda. We can take a short drive to Bhulbhule. We will follow the trial of Marshyangdi River. We can catch all the magic moments of trekking which are seen in our trek. After walking for about 4 to 5 hours we will reach Bahundanda for our night.

Day 05: Bahundanda to Jagat

Continuing our journey our next destination is Jagat. The main trial of Marshyangdi River is our walking path. Annapurna Himal, Lamjung Himal with other mountain ranges will be fist glimpses of our trek. Including this the traditional & cultural village of bhote is very interesting. Lastly we will be at Jagat for our night.

Day 06: Jagat to Dharapani

We will walk to Dharapani. It may be a bit difficult for us as we need to walk upward. It is our daily routine till our trek ends so it will be habitual. Crossing a suspension bridge our way goes down to river. Through the track of Tal we will continue toward Dharapani 1960 m for our night.

Day 07: Dharapani to Chame

Having breakfast in cool morning we will continue our journey to Chame. The main trial of Marshyangdi River is our walking path. First Glimpses of mountain ranges will be so much impressive. Walking slowly on the beauty of nature we will unknowingly be at Chame 1960 m for our night.

Day 08: Chame to Pisang

Glorious view of sparkling mountains in rising sun will impress us so much from pisang. Walking slowly we will resume our remaining journey toward Pisang. Our way is full of beauty of nature combined with panoramic view of Pisang peak in north east. It will be a memorable night spending on Pisang 3100 m.

Day 09: Pisang to Manang

Early morning we will have a breakfast on the side of beautiful pisang peak. Finishing this we will continue toward Manang (beautiful barren land). Today we will observe distinct landscapes and vegetation of this place. Walking for about 5 to 6 hours we will be at Manang valley. In the remaining time we will explore Manang valley.

Day 10: Manang to Khangsar

From Manang, we get two routes to Khangsar. Leaving next we will take downward way. It leads us to suspension bridges over Marsyangdi River. Continuing our trial we will cross the bridge of Khangsar Khola. In this way we will reach Khangsar and spend our time by enjoying with people.

Day 11: Khangsar to Tilicho Lake

Today is the main day of our trekking as we are heading to Tilicho Lake (main destination of our trek). Continuing our walk enjoying the natural things presented in way will be very much interesting. Walking for 5 to 6 hours we will be at Tilicho Lake. We can spend our remaining time by exploring around villages.

Day 12: Tilicho Lake to Mesokanto passes

Waking up early in the morning we will have a short hike to Tilicho Lake. Spending our some little time at Tilicho Lake, we can visit rocky area. They are used to reflect the beautiful rays of sun by enjoying the cold breeze coming from the snow. Then we will continue our walk to Mesokanto Pass.

Day 13: Mesokanto pass to Jomsom

From Mesokanto pass, we will continue to Jomsom. Jomsom will be our ending point of our trek. During our walk we will be full of joy viewing beautiful glimpse of giant mountain ranges. We will have easy walk as we need to walk on flat & downhill trial. On reaching jomsom we will make confirmation of our tomorrow’s flight to Pokhara and rest the remaining time.

Day 14: Jomsom to Pokhara

We will have early morning flight toward Pokhara. It will be about 1 Hr. in one hour duration we will feel as if we are flying in heaven. We will be flying above the beautiful ranges of mountains. On reaching Pokhara we walk to Lakeside for watching charming sunset views. Then we will return back and have our dinner & enjoy.

Day 15: Pokhara to Kathmandu

We need return back to Kathmandu. We will return back through the same highway. We will be pleased with houses and greenery of highway. Our lunch will be in the highway under the beauty of nature. Driving around seven hours we will be at Kathmandu. We will be shifted toward our hotel which will end our trekking.

Day 16: Farewell

Spending a rest night at Kathmandu, it’s a time for returning back to your home land. There will be a small farewell program for you. You will be guided all the things of returning journey by our team for your departure. Hope you will be back to Nepal to visit the remaining side of beautiful Nepal.

Cost Details

  • All Airports pick up and drop.
  • 3 nights your standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 1 nights  standard hotel in Pokhara with BB.
  • Kathamdnu Beshisahar by Express bus & Pokhara to Kathmandu By Bus
  • Accommodation during trek
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek {B+L+D}
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag And duffel bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS )
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee (Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meal In Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

Date & Depature

Manual Note

The Shiva Excursion Pvt. Ltd offer by Reasonable Cost, And if you need more facilities and more group size and Extra Actives. Do not hesitate Call or Email us.

Client Reviews

  • Name : Fantastique !

    Un trek dans l’Himalaya de 7 jours c’est déjà magnifique. Avec Shiva Excursion et les guides Arjun et Robi c’est encore plus exceptionnel. Chaque détail était organisé avec soin. Nous n’avons jamais eu à nous préoccuper d’autres choses que de marcher dans ce paysage vertigineux. Sérieux, courtois, sympathique je ne…

  • Name : Agnes Beck

    We did the ‚gokyo ri trek’ with shiva excursion. It was our first trek in the Himalaya and it certainly won‘t be our last one!!!! We had such a warm welcome in Kathmandu - everything was arranged and organized for us, so we could just focus on our personal preparation…

  • Name : Mutalib Bin Abdullah

    Assalammualaikum. Good day everyone. MARDI HIMAL BASE CAMP TREK 11-16th.November 2017 WHAT WE PUT OURSELVES INTO? Those are the words that we say about ourselves on the first day of our trekking. This is my first trekking and my friends second. We both don't realise this trekking was very challenging…

  • Name : Leka Shandra

    From the time we landed in Kathmandu, Shiva Excursion took care of us and led us successfully to Annapurna Base Camp. They display exceptional professionalism and took great care in ensuring our safety and made the whole trip so fun. We look forward to having more trekking experiences with Shiva…

  • Name : Svan Kannan

    My second trip to Nepal with Shiva Excursion was rewarded with more than just a fulfilling feel. They take full commitment on your safety , your expectations and your welfare. I had another wonderful trekking trip filled with joy and happiness with them. I'd be coming back to Nepal soon…

  • Name : Yi Zhu

    Great guide service. Arjun never limited us on the food we could order, unlike some guides which limit you to one dish per meal. They were also extremely flexible with the schedule and would be open to making days longer when we felt ready to trek more and cutting days…

  • Name : Ute Pahle

    I met Arjun in 2000 when I travelled through Nepal together with my husband. By that time Arjun was working as a trekking and/or porter-guide in Pokhara. He guided us through the Annapurna Mountains and even carried our backpack for six days.  We enjoyed our hike with him very much!…

  • Name : Taylor Caldwell

    My experience with shiva excursions was unforgettable. Arjun went above and beyond to make our trek to Annapurna base camp special – he even bought me a cake on my birthday! Shiva excursions is not just another trekking company, it’s like a family and I would highly recommend to anyone…

  • Name : Khairul Fahme Selamat

    My maiden trekking trip was from Lukla to Namche. I was guided througout the journey by Arjun. He was very patient, supportive and helpful. He knew that as a first time trekker, I need all the support and assistance to ensure that I complete this journey without any glitches and…

  • Name : Jordan Scibelli

    Shiva Excursion led my first trek in Nepal. Being new to traveling, I was extremely pleased with their hospitality helping us get settled in Kathmandu. Arjun picked our group up from the airport, took us to dine at the finest restaurant in the city and arranged all of our travel…

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