Tilicho Lake boasts a surface area of 4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi) and is famous for being located at a very high altitude. In fact, it is considered to be one of the highest lakes in the world.
Nepali, as well as a number of regional languages including Maithili and Bhojpuri
Best time to visit
Between April and June after the freezing winter, and between September and November after the rainy monsoon
Cold, below freezing winters, rainy monsoons in the summer and ideal in-between seasons characterize the climate of the Himalayas
How to get there
Fly in to Kathmandu and then arrange a local flight and transfer to the starting point of your trek, which will vary depending on the route. Make sure to check with your guide for the best options, most often, local transfers are included in the trip
Tilicho Lake boasts a surface area of 4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi) and lies at an altitude of 4,919 m (16,138 ft) in the Annapurna Massif, in the Himalayas. It is located in the Manang region of Nepal, near Pokhara and is a famous trekking destination. Trekking to Tilicho is usually an add-on 3-4 day excursion to the traditional Annapurna Circuit Trek and well worth the extra time spent in the mountains
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