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- Local guest house/Teahouse accommodation with B.L.D during the trip
- Breakfast of your choice provided in Kathmandu
- Normal breakfast(egg, omelet, and tea), continental lunch, and Traditional Nepali Thali for dinner
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Offroad Motorbike adventure to Lake Tilicho highlights
- Ride through one of the most adventurous and dangerous roads in the world
- Witness the spectacular view of might Annapurna, Nilgiri, Pisang, Tilicho peaks and many more
- admire the varied landscapes and vegetation from sub-tropical to alpine
- Many beautiful gompas, chhortens, and prayer flags along the way
- Experience and learn the Tibetian-Buddhist culture of the Himalayan people
- Ride alongside the deep gorge made by Marsyangdi River, etc.
Offroad Motorbike adventure to Lake Tilicho Overview
9 days motorbike tour to the highest lake in the world, Tilicho Lake (4920 m)
Motorbike riding is always fun, be it black-topped smooth roads or completely off-beaten tracks. But riding alongside the mighty mountains on complete off-road tracks gives you a different feeling of accomplishment, fun, and thrilling adventure. The tour to the highest lake in the world, Tilicho which is situated at an altitude of 4,920 m above sea level, is a complete package of thrilling adventure which offers some of the world’s best scenery, magnificent views of tall mountains, beautiful river valley, deep gorges, pristine waterfalls, etc. Since this tour is graded as challenging, it requires certain skills and experience. Skills like normal mechanical skills are of great help.
Imagine the amount of fun and adventure while off-roading to the base of the great Himalayan Ranges. The tour to the world’s highest lake is not only fun and adventure but also thrilling and exciting. The trip offers riders an amazing view of different vegetation types ranging from sub-tropical to alpine and finally to vegetation-less areas. Along the way, riders can also enjoy the different cultures of Gurung, Thakali, and Tibetan-Buddhist culture. So this ride is a whole package of Upper Himalayan culture and natural aspects.
The trip begins the next day after your arrival in Kathmandu. You can visit different historically and culturally significant places like Pashupati Nath, MahaBouddha Stupa, Swoyambhu Maha Chaitya, Basantapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, etc. The next day, you will ride mostly through the zig-zag highway up to Besisahar. Within your trip, you will cover a distance of 576 Km. The real adventure begins after Besisahar. The complete dusty roads with stones mud and slush, bumps will run along a deep gorge made by the Marsyangdi River. The trip passes through small settlements along the Marsyangdi River banks, pristine waterfalls, etc. You will cross small rural towns like Jagat, Chame, Pisang, etc before reaching Manang. At Manang, you can hike up to Gangapurna Lake, observe the spectacular Gangapurna peak with glaciers, small yet beautiful Chhortens and gumbas, colorful prayer flags, etc. You will trek to Tilicho lake and be back to Manang and then to Kathmandu.
This is a very challenging ride, so riders must have good riding skills, prior experience of off-roading on a bike, riding gears and equipment, etc.
At Adventure Altitude, our primary concern is the safety and satisfaction of our guests so we guarantee 100% satisfaction and safety of our clients during the trip.
Also, we offer other motorbike tour activities across different places in Nepal. For more information follow the links below
- Upper Mustang Bike Tour
- Muktinath Bike Tour
- Kathmandu-Pokhara-Lumbini-Chitwan round trip
- Rara Lake Motorbike trip
Offroad Motorbike adventure to Lake Tilicho Itinerary
Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan Internation Airport, Kathmandu, one of our company’s representative will meet you and assist you with the hotel transfer. After that, we will offer a welcome drink and provide you with a short briefing about the tour.
This will be our first-day ride towards Tilicho lake. We will wake up early, have breakfast and meet at our designated point. Our meeting point will be verified on the previous day of the briefing. The ride will be easy as we will be riding through the highway. You will be accompanied by the Trishuli river on your right up to Mugling and Marsyangdi river on your left after Mugling. We will stop at Dumre for lunch. From Dumre, we will leave Prithvi Highway and enter Dumre-Besisahar Highway. It is a 5-6 hours ride from Kathmandu to reach Besisahar which is our today’s stop. We will check in to our hotel and explore the beautiful city of Beshsahar Besishahar has a sub-tropical climate with deciduous forest type. Mountains like Annapurna II, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, etc can be viewed from the city. Overnight at Besisahar.
From today, the real off-road adventure begins as you will be ascending on a dusty road. You will encounter various water stream, deep gorges, beautiful landscapes, and amazing view of mountains. The bumpy ride on an off-beaten trail adds extra fun to the journey. You will encounter beautiful settlements along the way like Taal. Riding for 5-6 hours from Besisahar, you will reach to Chame. Explore the beautiful town of Chame. Overnight at Chame.
The off-road adventure starts after you wake up and start riding through the dusty, muddy trails towards Manang. The road gets easier once we cross Pisang. Pisang is a beautiful village with majority of Gurung population. The village provides a stunning view of Pisang peak (often called Iron man peak as the snow covered part resembles the head of iron man). After spending some time a Pisang , you will start your journey towards Manang crossing beautiful landscapes, river valleys , rhododendron forests etc on the way. Once you reach Manang, you will feel a different vibe of Tibetan-Buddhist culture. Beautiful Gompas and monasteries along the hill top, astounding viewpoints all across Manang, Vibrant prayer flags and Mane wheels will give you a lifetime memory. The magnificent view of Gangapurna lake, Gangapurna glacier , Annapurna range , Gangapurna mountain etc will make you feel you are in a diferent world. Explore Manang, enjoy local food, meet and greet kind and generous local people. Overnight at Manang.
Today is the day to acclimatize and rest. You will wake up, have breakfast and explore around the beautiful valley of Manang. Climb up to the viewpoint and take amazing picture of varied landscapes. Hike up to Gangapurna lake, enjoy the magnificent view of Gangapurna glacier arising from Gangapurna Himal(mountain) that fills up the Gangapurna Lake. Visit gompas and monasteries and pay respect by spinning Mani wheels. After a day of exploring, we will ride late afternoon to Khangsar for an overnight stop. It wil take 40 -50 minutes to reach Khangsar from Manang. Take a good rest and get prepared for next day hike to Tilicho lake.
After a good overnight rest, you will wake up early, have a good breakfast and start hiking towards Tilicho Base Camp. You will leave your bike at your place of stay at Khangsar safely. You'll continue trekking along a wide new path until you get to a Buddhist monastery. You will reach a beautiful resting place of Shree Kharka where you will have your lunch. After a couple of hours of walking you will reach the landslide prone area, the most dangerous part of the trail. The small sharp pebbles roll down from the barren hills adjacent to the trail. After crossing the area, the trail slowly descends to Tilicho Base camp. Overnight at Tilicho Base Camp.
You have to get up really early if you don’t want to miss the view of sunrise from Tilicho lake Wake up around 4 am, have light breakfast, put on your head lights and start hiking towards Tilicho lake which will take approximately 3 hrs. This part of the trail is relatively difficult as you will gain almost 500 m within a short period of time. After crossing 22 Ghumti (the never ending zigzag trail) you will reach a smooth trail and then to Tilicho lake. Once you reach Tilicho lake you will be amazed by the view of the mystic lake with crystalline blue water resting alongside the snowcapped mountains. The golden rays hitting the top of mountains, reflection of those peak on the water will offer you a beautiful memory of your journey. After spending sometime at the lake, you will start descending towards Tilicho Base camp. It will 1-1.5 hours to reach base camp. Resting for a bit at Tilicho Base Camp, you will continue your journey towards Khangsar following the same route. Upon reaching Khangsar, you will take rest, get fresh. Overnight at Khangsar.
An early morning ride towards Jagat after having breakfast at Khangsar will lead you through the same trail with amazing views of varied landscapes and mountains. Overnight at Jagat
Today is the final day and the longest ride of your exotic, thrilling, fun and adventurous tour. You will wake up early, have breakfast and ride along the off-road trail up to. From Besisahar, the road is smooth and black-topped, so the rest of the journey will be easy. Upon arriving Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. At late evening, we will offer you a farewell dinner where you can share your good and bad experience with our team during your journey. A feedback/complaints will be appreciated so that we can further improve ourselves.
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