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Tilicho Peak climbing and Expedition

Tilicho (7134m) Expedition

Mount Tilicho expedition is one of the difficult tasks to climb. Mt. Tilicho lies in the north-west of Annapurna ranges. The base camp is near Tilicho Lake which is also the highest

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Trip Fact

Highest access: 7134m (23,406ft)

First Ascent: Emanuel Schmitz (French), 1978

Duration: 35 Days

Group Size: 02-10 People per group

Co-ordinates:28°49'58''N / 84°31'22'' E

Location: Nepal/Annapurna Region

Country: Nepal

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

Mount Tilicho Expedition is one of the difficult tasks to climb. Mt. Tilicho lies in the north-west of Annapurna ranges. The base camp is near Tilicho Lake which is also the highest situated Lake in the world. There are two way to climb this mountain i.e. from Marshyandi valley route and from Kali Gandaki valley via Mesokenta-la pass routes. Tilicho peak was discovered in 1950 by the team led by Maurice Herzog while attempting to find Annapurna I. In this mountain it was first ascent made in 1979 by the French climber Emanuel Schmutz using the northwest shoulder.

Tilicho Peak is one of the technical and most difficult to climb in Nepal. Climbers with some technical climbing are encouraged for this trekking. However, our experienced climbing guides and expedition will also help you during Tilicho Expedition. During this Tilicho Peak Expedition you can enjoy the outstanding views of the Tilicho Peak and the azure and peaceful Tilicho Lake along the way. 

Outline Itinerary 

Day 01: Arrival

Day 02: Prepare expedition in Kathmandu

Day 03: Briefing Expedition in Ministry in Kathmandu

Day 04: Kathmandu to Beni(820m) via Pokhara

Day 05: Beni to Tatopani 1189m.

Day 06: Tatopani to Ghasa Village 2013m.

Day 07: Ghasa to Tukuche 2591m.

Day 08: Tukuche to Jomsom 2713m.

Day 09: Jomsom to Langpoghyum Khola.

Day 10: Langpoghyum Khola to Nama Phu Kharka.

Day 11: Nama Phu Kharka to Tilicho Peak Base Camp.

Day 12- 28: Climbing Period of Tilicho Peak 7135m.

Day 29: Clean up BC then trek to and backpack.

Day 30: Tilicho Base Camp – Nama Phu Kharka.

Day 31: Nama Phu Kharka – Jomsom.

Day 32: Jomsom – Pokhara

Day 33: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 34: Kathmandu

Day 35: Departure


Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 

After arrival at Tribhuwan international airport Kathmandu, The representative of Actual Adventure Pvt. Ltd. will help you to take you and check at the hotel and will brief you about your daily activities. Night at desire hotel in Katmandu

Day 02: Prepare expedition in Kathmandu

In this day we will prepare for our expedition.

Day 03: Briefing Expedition in Ministry in Kathmandu

In this day you will be briefed by our guide about expedition in ministry

Day 04: Kathmandu to Beni(820m) via Pokhara

We will drive Kathmandu to pokhara which will take about 5 to 6 hours. And move towards Beni. Overnight at hotel

Day 05: Beni to Tatopani 1189m.

Then we trek from Beni to Tatopani.

Day 06: Tatopani to Ghasa Village 2013m.

Then we trek from Tatopani to Ghasa Village 2013m.

Day 07: Ghasa to Tukuche 2591m.

Then we trek from Ghasa Village 2013m to Tukuche 2591m.

Day 08: Tukuche to Jomsom 2713m.

Then we trek from Tukuche 2591m to Jomsom 2713m.

Day 09: Jomsom to Langpoghyum Khola.

Then we trek from Jomsom 2713m to Langpoghyum Khola.

Day 10: Langpoghyum Khola to Nama Phu Kharka.

Then we trek from Langpoghyum Khola to Nama Phu Kharka.

Day 11: Nama Phu Kharka to Tilicho Peak Base Camp.

Then we trek from Nama Phu Kharka to Tilicho Peak Base Camp.

Day 12- 28: Climbing Period of Tilicho Peak 7135m.

In this time we will climb to the Mt. Tilico Peak 7135m.

Day 29: Clean up BC then trek to and backpack.

Then in this day we will clean up the Base camp and prepare to get back.

Day 30: Tilicho Base Camp – Nama Phu Kharka.

Then we trek back to Nama Phu Kharka from Tilicho Peak Base Camp.

Day 31: Nama Phu Kharka – Jomsom.

Then we trek back from Nama Phu Kharka to Jomsom.

Day 32: Jomsom – Pokhara

Then we will take flight and go to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel

Day 33: Pokhara to kathmandu

We will drive or fly from pokhara to kathmandu which will take about 5 to 6 hours by drive and by air it will take 30 min. Overnight at hotel

Day 34: Kathmandu

You can roam around Kathmandu valley or you can do shoping.

Day 35: Departure

After breakfast we will transfer you to Tribhuvan International airport (TIA) three hour before your flight you have to reach there

Cost Includes

  • 4 Nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast tourist standard hotel.
  • Climbing Permit of Tilicho Peak
  • Drive to Besi Sahar & Syange- trek to Tilicho Base camp
  • Trek to Shyange  from Base camp & drive to Kathmandu
  • Full board trekking with lodge & Food for Base Camp
  • Porter Syange to Tilicho BC & back to Syange
  • 1 tent for 1member Base Camp. dining tent, toilet tent, table & chares, Mattresses
  • All kitchen equipment for Base camp
  • Drop & pick up in Kathmandu  airport-hotel-airport
  • Staff: 1 trekking & BC Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen helper
  • 1 member 30 KG load from Syange to BC & back (personal climbing gear)
  • Life, Medical & rescue insurance for staff & Liaison offer
  • Annapurna conservation fee
  • Agency service charge

Cost Excludes

  • PERSONAL equipment for trekking & climbing
  • Personal Insurance of climber
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter
  • Climbing food, Gas & stove above base camp
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Radio Permit, walki talkie permit, 
  • Personal Satellite permit fee
  • fixed rope, Personal expenses
  • Sherpa climbing Guide, food & tents above BC
  • Garbage Deposit USD 500 (Sharing of the total person) and deposit fee will be not refunded if the climbers don’t take back their garbage to base camp & Kathmandu.

1. When can I book your trip?


You can book our trip in all seasons but spring and autumn season is the best season for mountaineering. We request you to book your trip 3 or 4 weeks before your arrival for Peak Climbing and mountaineering and 4 months earlier for serious climbing and expedition.


 


2. What are the payment policy and procedure for a trip booking?


The payment policy and procedure for trip booking in our company is as below.


20% of the total amount of the trip should be sent for advance booking for peak climbing. 

        

50% of total amount of the trip should be sent for advance booking for serious climbing. 

3. What are the best seasons for climbing and mountaineering in Nepal?


Spring and autumn are the two best seasons for climbing and mountaineering.


 


4. How hard and tough is climbing in the Himalaya?


The difficulty level of trip depends upon the region you choose. Nepal has varieties of mountain and snow covered peaks ranging from moderate to difficult.


 


5. What type of insurance should I need to have before coming to Nepal? Can I get insurance there?


Your travel insurance must cover any kind of sickness, loss due to theft, injury, delay; inconveniences or any other and the company should not have any liabilities for your personal loss. Since you cannot get travel insurance in Nepal you need to bring it with yourself.


 


 


6. What will happen if one gets sick during Trekking and Climbing?


The chance of getting sick is high in the mountains during trekking and climbing. In case of sickness, we do basic treatments, our guides and all staffs are well trained about the sickness and its primary treatments. Our guide carries some medical kits and it is also essential to keep basic medical kits yourself. If the sickness arises from high altitude, we have to get back to low altitude first. If the basic treatment does not work, and if you get more serious, we will immediately arrange a helicopter rescue to get back Kathmandu.


 


7. How long must walk every day on the treks and how long do we climb?


Normally you need to walk about 5-6 hours per day. The walk depends on your speed and the distance to the next stop for overnight. You don’t have to walk for long hours our guides will let you to walk slowly and enjoy your trials.


8. Can your company provide us with experienced climbing and mountaineering guides?


Yes sure, we are registered agency for trekking climbing and mountaineering. We do have years of experience in this field and our team consists of highly experienced climbing and mountaineering guides. We will provide you with highly experienced climbing and mountaineering guides with valid licenses.


9. What types of accommodation and meals provide us during Trekking and climbing?


We will provide you with the best available hotels and lodges during trekking and climbing. If in case there is no access to any hotels lodges or tea houses on your route we will provide camping accommodation with our specialized camping staffs and cook serving you healthy meals cooked in front of your eyes.


                                                      


10. Are the foods & water in the lodges and camps hygienically standard?


If you choose the local food most of them are organic and locally grown. The foods are hygienically prepared by the people. In camping trek the foods are prepared by the camping cook. The camping crew includes guides, porters, kitchen helper cook and other required team members.  


11. What does grading (Moderate, Adventurous, Challenging and Serious) means?


 Trekking grades are categorized in terms of its difficulties level from Moderate to Adventurous, Challenging and Serious


Moderate climbing: This climbing is for the beginner climbers who want to climb mountains with little or no experience. For them Nepal Guide organized smooth and well-managed climbing.         

Adventurous Climbing: Climbers who have little ice climbing experience to climb mountains in Nepal such as popular peak.      

Challenging Climbing: Challenging climbing is only for the experienced climber who already have mountaineering experience.  Adventurous, close from mountains, altitudes above 6500m. Best examples of challenging climbing are – Amadablam, Brauntase, and Gangapurna etc.·        

Serious Climbing: This Climbing is very hard and technically difficult only for the climber who already conquers the 7000 m height Himalaya of Nepal. Expedition in Nepalese mountains, above 7500m and above mountains.

12. Does your company help to arrange a domestic flight, international flight, hotel bookings and other services?


Yes of course, our company has a good coordination between airlines, hotels, vehicle companies and other supporting companies related to travel and trekking activities in Nepal. We can provide you any kind of help during your stay in Nepal.


13. Are your staffs fully equipped? What about their insurance?


 It is very essential to have insurance for Trekking and climbing staffs insurance. Our all staffs are protected by the Nepalese insurance company. The cost you pay for any particular trip covers the cost of our staff’s insurance, foods and clothing – do not need to pay extra.

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