Tilicho peak (7134m/23,406ft) expedition is one of the more attractive 7000m expeditions in Annapurna region. Located about 210K west of Kathmandu, this attractive place will capture your attention and leave your speechless. The Peak was first climbed in 1978 when Mr. Emanuel Schmutz from a French expedition reachedthe top of the peak. Mr. Schmutz summited the peak from the North West shoulder which has now become the normal climbing route by the government of Nepal and the Department of Tourism. Tilicho Peak is the highest point of the Great Barrier which links Khangsar Kang (7458m) and Nilgiri North (7061m) together. Tilicho Peak is a mountain in the Nepalese Himalaya, near Annapurna. The peak was discovered in 1950 by a team led by Maurice Herzog who was attempting to find Annapurna I.
Highest access: 7134m (23,406ft)
First Ascent: Emanuel Schmutz (French), 1978
Duration: 33 Days
Group Size: 02-10 People per group
Co-ordinates: 28°49'58''N / 84°31'22'' E
Location: Nepal/Annapurna Region
Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)
Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)
Grade: Peu difficile (PD++)
Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request
Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period
Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus
Best season: spring: April-May and autumn: September-October
Major Activity: Trekking/Mountaineering
Include Activity: sights trip of Tilicho lake
Culture: Gurung, Thakali, Bharman
Mode of Travel: Tea House/Camping
Climbing route: North West Shoulder route
Himalayan sights: Annapurna, Gangapurna, Fishtail
15 April/Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft).
16 April/Day 02: Preparation, briefings at Department of Tourism, last minute shopping and office formalities.
17 April/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m/2,490ft).8hrs. Lodge accommodation.
18 April/Day 04: Drive from Besisahar to Chame (2670m/9,055ft) 5-6hrs. Lodge accommodation
19 April/Day 05: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3100m/10,170ft) 5hrs.Lodge accommodation.
20 April/Day 06: Trek from Pisang to Manang (3440m/11,286ft) 5-6hrs.Lodge accommodation.
21 April/Day 07: Acclimatization day at Manang lodge.
22 April/Day 08: Trek from Manang to Khangsar (3734m) 5 hrs.Lodge accommodation.
23 April/Day 09: Trek from Khangsar to Besi Khola(3955m) 5 hrs. Camping/lodge accommodation.
24 April/Day 10: Trek from Besi Khola to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m) 5 hrs.
25-10May/Day11-26: Climbing period (7134m/23,406ft)
11 May/Day 27: Prepare for return to Kathmandu. Clean up base camp and trek to Khangsara(3734m/12,250ft)5hrs. Lodge accommodation.
12 May/Day 28: Trek from Khangsara to Thorong Phedi (4420m/14,501ft) 4hrs.Lodge accommodation.
13 May/Day 29: Trekfrom Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3850m/12,631ft) via Thorong La Pass (5416m/17,770ft) 9hrs.Lodge accommodation.
14 May/Day 30: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2700m/8,858ft) 4hrs.Lodge accommodation.
15 May/Day 31: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (950m/3,116ft) transfer to hotel. Hotel accommodation.
16 May/Day 32: Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. 7 hrs by tourist bus and 25 minutes by flight.Fareell dinner with culture program in the evening. Hotel accommodation.
17 May/Day 33: Drop to airport for final departure.Alternatively joins other activities.