highest trekking lake trek

Tilicho Lake Highest Lakes in the WORLD

Tilicho lake (highest trekking lake trek) is one of the highest lakes in the world. It is 4,919 meter high in the Annapurna range of the Himalayas in Manang district of Nepal. Another source lists Lake Tilicho as being 4,949 meters high (16,237 feet).

Mountain lakes are known to geographers as tarns if they are caused by glacial activity. Tarns are found mostly in the upper reaches of the Himalaya, above 5,500 meters.

Tilicho lake is the destination of one of the most popular side hikes of the Annapurna Circuit trek. The hike takes additional 3-4 days. No camping is required, as new lodges have been built between Manang and the lake. Final approach to the lake is done in a day hike from the lodge at Tilicho Base Camp.

Highest Trekking Lake Trek in Annapurna Circuit

Trekking to Tilicho Lake is a combination of the spectacular view of the majestic Annapurna range and the ethnic cultures of Nepal. Annapurna Tilicho Lake Trek is one of the most challenging trekking trails in Nepal. Tilicho Lake is the highest lake in the world and lies in the Annapurna range of central Nepal. This 4 Km long 1 Km wide lake lies at the foot of 4919 meter summit. Tilicho Lake is feed by the glacial melt of the Mt Annapurna and Thorung peak. This lake has historical and religious importance among Hindu as this lake is marked in Hindu holy book of Ramayana. 

Challenging Trips 
Trekking to the Tilicho Lake is one of the rewarding and challenging trips in your lifetime that follows the eastern portion of the world-classic Annapurna Circuit and climb Tilicho base camp. The highest lake trip includes the river valleys, villages, high mountains, mountain passes, glaciers, temples and monasteries. Tilicho lake is the destination of one of the most popular side hikes of the Annapurna Circuit trek. It is highly recommended side trip when doing the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. Plus good acclimatization opportunity in preparation for the Throng La 5416 m pass.

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