Tilicho peak (7134m/23,406ft) is another magnificent mountain worth crossing off your wish list. Sherpa Expedition & Trekking, with more than 40 years of trekking and climbing experience will see you safely to the summit. You are in safe hands!
Tilicho Peak is located in the Manang District and sits on a mountain range between Khangsar Kang (7558m) and Nilgiri North (7061m). From the peak, you will be rewarded with views over Tilicho Lake (4920m) located at the base of the peak and is the highest lake in the world with its aqua-blue water. From the summit, you can see the huge massifs of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, as well as down to the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki Gorge.
Our climbing base is situated on the shore of Tilicho Lake with Camp 1 at (5800m/19,029ft.) located on a shelf just below the northwest shoulder amidst a rocky and icy terrain. Camp II (6100m/20,013ft) is situated on the shoulder and is reached by climbing a 50-degree slope and a 500 meter stretch of snow. Camp II is protected from extreme weather by the shoulder, making it a safe place to camp. The ascent to Base Camp II and on to the peak requires fixed ropes.
You will be justly rewarded as you reach the summit of Tilicho Peak with some jaw-dropping panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan Ranges, which include Lamjung Himal (6932m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna II (7939m), Gangapurna (7454m) and many other startling white peaks.
On the trail from its starting point at Dharapani, on the Annapurna trekking route, you will pass through many Tibetan Buddhist villages with their rich heritage and displays of religious symbols, such as prayer flags, chortens (engraved stones) and monasteries (Gompas). The scenery along the trail is absolutely stunning. From Dharapani we will go via Chame (2670m), Pisang (3100m), and Manang (3440m) villages. We will rest and take time out to acclimatize at Manang. It is highly recommended that during the acclimatization period you stay active. After a day here we move on to Khangsar (3734m), Besi Khola (3955m), and finally, arrive at Tilicho Peak Base Camp (4150m) situated beside Tilicho Lake – our source of water. You will have to boil or sterilize the water before drinking it. At Base Camp, we have plenty of time to rehearse and prepare for our climb to the summit.
After reaching the Tilicho Peak summit we head back to Khangsar, Manang, Pisang, Chame, and then drive to Besisahar and on to Kathmandu.
The most common problem of climbing these peaks can be altitude sickness, hence the reason for taking time along the trail leading to Base Camp and from Base Camp to repeatedly climb and ascend to avoid any complications.
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking take care of everything, from permits, fees, and all accommodation along the trail. Your safety and enjoyment are always our main concern. After more than 40 years in the trekking and climbing business, we understand the difference between a good experience and a great experience. Our reputation speaks for itself.
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To join the Peak climb you should have a broad mountaineering background.
All Sherpa Expedition & Trekking staff is qualified, licensed and experienced climbers.
Nepal has four seasons, for example, autumn (Sept. Oct. Nov.), winter (Dec. Jan. Feb.) spring (March, April, and May) and storm (June, July, and Aug.). During the fall season, the evenings are cold in the mountains however the splendid sun makes for lovely daytime temperatures. At higher elevations temperature extend from about 20°C down to maybe - 10°C around evening time. Morning is typically clear, and after that mists develop during the evening, vanishing during the evening to uncover staggering starry skies.
Throughout the winter season, high passes, particularly the Thorong-La pass, Dhaulagiri circuit, Tilicho (Musukanta Pass) in Annapurna trekking, Chola Pass, Renjo La Pass, Khongma La Pass, Amalaptse Pass, Rolwaling Pass, Serpent col in Everest region, Lauribina Pass, Ganja Pass, Gosainkunda in Langtang, Larky Pass in Manaslu, are generally shut. Short and simple trek in center slopes is the best on this time. Heavy snow during January, February, and March makes the trails unsafe.
The best time for trekking and climbing in Nepal is spring (March, April, and May) and in September, October and November.. You should be prepared for sudden changes in the weather, hence the need to be prepared.
Evaluation A – "Moderate"
Evaluation B - "Specialized"
Evaluation C – "Specialized Plus"
Evaluation D – "Extreme climbing"
Accommodation at lower altitudes is in a guest house, tea house or hotel. At higher altitudes tents are provided.
In Kathmandu your hotel includes breakfast, whereas all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) will be provided during the trek. Staple foods of mountain regions are potatoes, oats, buckwheat, Sherpa stew and Tibetan bread. Sherpas’ started farming potatoes when the first seeds were introduced to the region in the early 90s. There is a limited choice of food at higher elevations and except many potato dishes. Potatoes are high in carbohydrates – an excellent source of energy needed at high altitudes..
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking is set up for any crisis and your guides are experienced in first aid. In extreme emergencies a helicopter rescue is available
Personal insurance is necessary before heading on this expedition.
For calling from outside Nepal you need to dial international 00+ and country code 977 and then the area code e.g. for Kathmandu it is 1. To call Sherpa Xpedition & Trekking dial 00+ 977 986 600 7038
The cost of the NMA Peak Climbing Royalty.
For up to seven individuals USD 500
For each extra person up to 12 USD 100 per person
Group "B" Peaks
1-4 Persons USD 350
5-8 Persons USD 350 plus an extra USD 40 per person.
9-12 Persons 510.00 in addition to 25.00 (Per individual)
Note: The maximum number of individuals in the group is 12.
Trash store for every one of the 33 NMA designated peaks.
USD 250 to NMA
Per person in US Dollar
Everest Normal Route Spring Season 11000, Autumn Season 5500, Winter/Summer 2750
Everest Other Route Spring Season 11000, Autumn Season 5000, Winter/Summer 2500
Others Mountain in excess of 8000 m. Spring Season 1800, Autumn Season 900, Winter/Summer 450
7501m. - 7999 m. Spring Season 600, Autumn Season 300, Winter/Summer 150
7000 m. - 7500 m. Spring Season 500, Autumn Season 250, Winter/Summer 125
6501 m. - 6999 m. Spring Season 400, Autumn Season 200, Winter/Summer 100
Mt. Amadablam (6812m.) Spring Season 400, Autumn Season 400, Winter/Summer 200
Under 6500 m. Spring Season 250, Autumn Season 125, Winter/Summer 70
The arrangement of royalty for outside climbers will become effective from 1 January 2015 (B.S. 20171/09/17)
Everest Normal Route Spring Season 75000, Autumn Season 37500, Winter/Summer 18250
Everest Other Route Spring Season 60000, Autumn Season 30000, Winter/Summer 15000
Others Mountain in excess of 8000 m. Spring Season 10000, Autumn Season 5000, Winter/Summer 2500
7501m. - 7999 m. Spring Season 8000, Autumn Season 4000, Winter/Summer 2000
7000 m. - 7500 m. Spring Season 6000, Autumn Season 3000, Winter/Summer 1500
6501 m. - 6999 m. Spring Season 5000, Autumn Season 2500, Winter/Summer 1250
Mt. Amadablam (6812m.) Spring Season 8000, Autumn Season 8000, Winter/Summer 4000
Under 6500 m. Spring Season 4000, Autumn Season 2000, Winter/Summer 1000
Royalty for Nepalese climbers will happen from 13 February 2014 (B.S. 20170/11/01).
The Mountaineering Royalty has been completely postponed to the mountains arranged in the Mid Western and Far Western Development Region of Nepal for a long time affecting from 2070/04/01-2075/03/32 (16 July 2013 to 15 July 2018).
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal has expected that the opportune change in Royalty for mountaineering in Nepal will be the achievement for the advancement of the Nepalese Mountaineering Sector around the globe.
As per the choice of secretary level dated 2071/1/16, the protection sum for Sardar, mountain guide and high height walker is fixed as Rs 15 lakhs. Also, therapeutic protection is fixed as Rs 4 lakhs.
The maximum no. of individuals in a group is 15.
Two photographs – passport-style less than six months old.
Insurance policy copy
Remember – The better prepared – the more enjoyable your Expedition!
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