Trek to Tilicho Mesokanta La Pass Trekking leads you to the best of Annapurna region, offers the marvelous views of many stunning Himalayas like: Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m\26795ft.), Mt. Nilgiri (2000m\6600ft.), Mt. Himchuli (6441m\21131ft.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m\26545ft.), II (7937m\26040ft.) and III (7555m\24786ft.), Mt.Fishtail (6947m\22793ft.), Mt. Gangapurna (7455m\24458ft.) and you can also explore the local Mongolian culture like: Gurung, Magar, Rai etc. of this region along with their own different traditions, rituals, norms and beliefs. Not only this, trekking to Annapurna region the best way to explore the beautiful floras and faunas of Nepal, wild habitats like: musk deer, wild yaks, spotted deer, leopard etc. with beautiful pine and bamboo forest.
Tilicho Lake and Mesokanta la Pass Trekking is one of the best and hardest treks in Annapurna region. Tilicho Lake 4919 m (16138 ft) is very popular and situated in 4949m making it the highest lake of the world. Mesokanta la Pass 5230m, (17159 ft) is unique with extraordinary scenes and rough trekking trail in Annapurna route we can enjoy with crystal clear views of the Himalayas.
Tilicho lake is getting popularity among the trekkers due to the higher latitude lake of the world. This trek start from Kathmandu all the way drive to Besishar passing through the Trishuli and Marshyangadi river enjoy with great panoramic views of the Himalayas and countryside. You will stay in trekking lodge or in the camping tent. This is hard trekking trail so some places use of rope is necessary in order to pass the journey. Along the way, we can see high mountain sceneries, snow-covered landscapes, beautiful remote villages and peoples with different culture and religion. Tilicho lake and Meskokanta La pass is a challenging and technical trek.
Tilicho Mesokanta Pass trek is hard and interesting for the adventure lovers. This trek following the high lands of Annapurna Region offering beautiful mountain scenery, natural landscapes, different Floras and faunas, different villages and religious monuments are delightful for the traveler. Also, you will be visiting Manang and Jomsom which are very popular among Nepali Travelers. Manang (3519m) & Jomsom (2800m) are both Tibetan influenced village with views of giant mountains and some lakes in Manang.
1. How difficult is trek to Tilicho Mesokanta and how can we prepare?
Trekking to Tilicho Mesokanta is an easy trek as compared to others. And our company also provides well skilled guides and potters to help you during the trek. People with weak ankles, lungs, hearts problems may suffer more difficulty on trekking. Well preparation is needed for every trek.
2. What about safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in Tilicho Mesokanta trek?
Worrying for safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like: headache, common cold, diarrhea, vomiting, we provide you first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue by helicopter.
3. What about guide & porter, do they have well training?
Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experience in tourism sector as a guide or potter, make easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create very familiar environment to the guests.
4. What about communication system during trek?
As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak English languages during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you guides and potters according to your own understanding languages.
5. Do I need to give tips to guide and potter and if how much?
It’s difficult to mention about tipping which is up to your happiness, but guides and potters do expect the tips at the end of the trip. However, normally people can give minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter.
6. What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on Tilicho Mesokanta trek?
Trek to Tilicho Mesokanta with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are solo traveler, you have private room. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose like: continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy the mineral bottles or safe drinking water from hotel either you can bring water tablets.
7. How many hours should I walk per day and what happened if I am a slow walker in the group?
Normally, we have to walk around 5 to 7 hours per day, if you are slow in walk the team leader will professionally manage to you walking with our assistance guide and potter.