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Tilicho Peak Climbing in Nepal

The peak was discovered in 1950 by the team led by Maurice Herzog who were attempting to find Annapurna I. Tilicho considered as technical climb and not so easy despite its less height.
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The peak was discovered in 1950 by the team led by Maurice Herzog who were attempting to find Annapurna I. Tilicho considered as technical climb and not so easy despite its less height. The climb will be followed with set up several camps. The first ascent was made in 1979 by the French climber Emanuel Schmutz using the northwest shoulder.

Tilicho peak is a little bit hard to climb than the other mountains having height of the around 7000m. The way to this mountain climbing has two ways up to it’s base camp. One way goes via Marshyangdi valley route and another way goes via Kaligandaki valley route. If the teams go through Kaligandaki valley then it is very hard to cross the Messocanto pass, which is situated at 5300m.altitude From the top of this Messokanto pass, the tranquil view of Tilicho lake can be seen.

The base camp is located near the Tilicho Lake at 4800m high. It takes a few days rest for acclimatization at this base camp. The camp 1 at 5800m is located on a long way distance through the ridges of the mountain. It is little bit hard times to reach and climb on the camp 1. From there also the panoramic view of Tilicho lake down below can be seen.

Camp 2 is located at high of approximately 6200m and way is more difficult to reach at this point. We should use the fixed rope on the way to reach camp 2. The elevation is about 40 Degree’s slope. From camp 2, the way directly goes to the Top of the Tilicho pea; and the climbing is little bit hard with an elevation of 60 degree up towards the top Tilicho peak. Some times there are chances of avalanche, so team should be careful at this time to go ahead climbing. By end of reaching on the top the ridge is little bit difficult to climb.

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.

Our airport representative will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few metres from the exit door. Please check your name at play card. He will bring you to hotel in kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes

Day 02: Free day in kathmandu or self sightseeing around Kathmandu valley( option are)



Pashupatinath Temple


Patan Durbar Square:

Krishna Mandir

Day 03 : Drive to Khundi (790m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 04 : Trek to Bahundanda (1310m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05 : Trek to Taal (1700m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 06 : Trek to Bagarchhap (3160m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 07 : Trek to Chame (2670m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08 : Trek to Pisang (3300m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 09 : Trek to Manang (3540m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 10 : Rest at Manang for acclimatization and explore around, overnight at guesthouse.

Day 11 : Trek to Khangsar (3700m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 12 : Trek to Tilicho Lake Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.

Day 13 : Trek to Tilicho Peak Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.

Day 14-25 : Climbing Period.

Day 26 : Trek to Tilicho Lake (4919m), overnight at tented camp.

Day 27 : Trek to Nam Phu Kharka after crossing Tilicho (Mesokanta La - 5315m) Pass, overnight at tented camp.

Day 28 : Trek to Jomsom (2700m), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 29 : Fly to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.

Day 30 : Drive to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.

Day 31 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, shopping, sightseeing, overnight at hotel.

Day 32-68: Transfer to hotel, departure onward destination.

Day 69: Free day in Kathmandu or self visit to bhaktapur city.


Changu Narayan

Day 70: Tour ends

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and tented accommodation in mountain
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals and boiled water in mountain
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary program by private vehicles
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking climbing leader (guide), cook, assistant climbing leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter), other helpers (1 trekker: 2 helpers) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper works; trekking permits and Mera Peak climbing permit
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, Himalayan Glacier Trekking kit bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, trekking map and trekking Poles
  • Group mountaineering climbing and camping equipments-very high quality North Face or Mountain Hardware or similar kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipments
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas  
  • Expedition personal climbing gears
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Emergency evacuation, Helicopter rescue if required
  • International airport departure tax
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving into Nepal
  • Bar bills & beverage
  • Sherpa non summit bonus USD 1000
  • Sherpa summit bonus USD 1000 + 500 climbing bonus
  • Air cargo custom clearance duty fee USD 100 per person
  • Personal Satellite phone with e-mail & internet permit
  • Waki takies permit
  • Extra expenses for personal 
  • Filming permit
  • Oxygen and Mask regulator for member and Sherpa
  • Ice fall fees
  • Garbage Deposit USD 4000 (Sharing with other member)