Tilicho Expedition

Trip Facts

Starting Price $6,400.00 per person
  • Trip Duration 30 days
  • Trip Grading Strenuous
  • Max Altitude 7135m, Tilicho Summit

Trip Overview

Tilicho peak climbing is one of the most challenging peak in Nepal. Tilicho expedition offers stunning Himalayan views of the whole Annapurna region , beautiful landscape , lush valleys and mixed cultures. This peak is a little harder than the other 7000m peaks.

Tilicho expedition begins from Beshishar after a 6/7 hours drive from Kathmandu. Trek along  the Annapurna circuit to Manang. Therafter the trail deviates towards Khangsar, Tilicho lake and finally Tilicho peak base camp. Tilicho lake is the first base camp of the expedition where the climbing guide will help teach how to fix the ropes, belay, ascend and descend.

After the summit, one can either trek via Thorung la pass 5416m or return the same way back to Beshishar.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02 : Expedition preparation / briefing
  • Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (760m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 04 : Besi Sahar - Bahundanda (1310m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 05 : Bahundanda - Chamje (1,425m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 06 : Chamje - Bagarchap (3,160m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 07 : Bagarchap – Chame (2,651m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 08 : Chame - Pisang (3,333m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 09 : Pisang - Manang (3,351m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 10 : Rest day at Manang for acclimatization TEAHOUSE
  • Day 11 : Manang - Khangsar (3700m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 12 : Khangsar - Tilicho B.C. (4400m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 13 - 23 : Climbing Tilicho Peak (7,135m) CAMPING
  • Day 24 : Base Camp - Khangsar (3700m) TEAHOUSE
  • Day 25 : Khangsar – Pisang TEAHOUSE
  • Day 26 : Pisang – Bagarchap TEAHOUSE
  • Day 27 : Bagarchap – Syanje TEAHOUSE
  • Day 28 : Syanje – Besi Sahar, drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 29 : Kathmandu
  • Day 30 : Departure
  • Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Day 02 : Expedition preparation / briefing

  • Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (760m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 04 : Besi Sahar - Bahundanda (1310m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 05 : Bahundanda - Chamje (1,425m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 06 : Chamje - Bagarchap (3,160m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 07 : Bagarchap – Chame (2,651m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 08 : Chame - Pisang (3,333m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 09 : Pisang - Manang (3,351m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 10 : Rest day at Manang for acclimatization TEAHOUSE

  • Day 11 : Manang - Khangsar (3700m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 12 : Khangsar - Tilicho B.C. (4400m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 13 - 23 : Climbing Tilicho Peak (7,135m) CAMPING

  • Day 24 : Base Camp - Khangsar (3700m) TEAHOUSE

  • Day 25 : Khangsar – Pisang TEAHOUSE

  • Day 26 : Pisang – Bagarchap TEAHOUSE

  • Day 27 : Bagarchap – Syanje TEAHOUSE

  • Day 28 : Syanje – Besi Sahar, drive to Kathmandu

  • Day 29 : Kathmandu

  • Day 30 : Departure

Private trek or group option

We can organise this trek on a private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your previous trekking experience, you may want a Climb High leader or have no ‘leader’ but sill use the help of one of our guides and/or porters. Costs for this option are available on demand but are often not a huge amount greater than joining one of our ‘fixed departures’. Please contact us with your referred dates and itinerary and we’ll give you a quote.

Additional Information

If you wish to discuss any aspect of the trek or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone:

00 (977) 1-470-1398

Alternatively, you can contact us by email at: info@climbhighhimalaya.com

Booking

To book a place on this trek, please complete the booking enquiry on our ‘Reservations’ page.

As we are a Nepali company, you will need to send your deposit by bank transfer to our bank account in Kathmandu. This is a completely safe process and may be done at any UK, European, Aus/NZ or US bank in a few minutes. Some banking websites even allow this to be done online.

Details will be sent to you once you have decided to proceed with your booking.

Equipment

Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. It is recommended that you use tried and tested kit on the trip rather than relying on brand new kit you’re not sure of.

A complete kit list is to be found on this website.

Porter Protection

Climb High is a local Nepali company and as such we treat our own people with the respect and good conditions you would expect. Many team members are from our own families and you can be assured that the treatment they receive is second to none. All insurances and porter conditions are met, and more.

 Why use Climb High?

  • Our acclimatisation schedule and trip organisation is designed to give everyone in the team the best chance of reaching base camp in great condition and feeling healthy.
  • This trek is accommodated in lodges with traditional Nepali hospitality.
  • Treks are led by highly experienced leaders plus Sherpas and porters.
  • Porter welfare is paramount to us – we are a local company and want to ensure that we take care of our own staff.
  • We are a premium Nepali trekking operator, with impeccable local contacts – any changes in plan can be dealt with far more effectively using our experience and network of local contacts.
  • Our great local contacts ensure us good deals with the best hotels for trekkers in Kathmandu.
  • We have our own modern offices in central Kathmandu in Mandala Street – Thamel’s premium street

IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, please take the itinerary as a statement of intent rather than an absolute. Travel in Nepal can be dangerous, delayed and highly changeable. Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of team members can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.

Cost

Group Size Cost
2 to 3 persons US$ 7200 per person
4 to 6 persons US$ 6800 per person
7 and above US$ 6400 per person

Includes

  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu,
  • Transportation to Besi Sahar and return to Kathmandu,
  • All meals during the expedition,
  • Two-men tent, kitchen tent, dining tent, mattress and toilet tent at base camp,
  • High altitude tent for camp 1 and 2,
  • Kitchen equipment at base camp,
  • Climbing Guide,
  • Porters,
  • Cook and kitchen boys, yaks to base camp,
  • Climbing permit,
  • Liaison officer fees,
  • Liaison Officer Insurance – life, medical and rescue,
  • Group climbing equipment (ropes and ice screws, snow bars),
  • Walkie-talkie,
  • Satellite phone,
  • Airport / hotel transfers,
  • Annapurna National Park Conservation fees,
  • Staffs insurance - life, medical and rescue,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Climb high duffle bags,
  • First-Aid kit.

Excludes

  • Insurance and it should cover helicopter evacuation in case of emergency,
  • Soft and hard drinks,
  • Bottled mineral water,
  • Meals in Kathmandu,
  • Personal trekking and climbing gear,
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu,
  • Tips for staff and porters,
  • other expenses in case of any natural disaster.

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