Tilicho Lake , The Kingdom Of Mustang
About Tilicho Lake
Claimed to be the highest lake in the world, the Tilicho Lake collects the glacial melt of the slopes of Annapurna and the Thorong Peak. This place is associated with most popular hikes of the Annapurna Circuit Trek.
Having a spectacular view of the world’s highest mountains, this place has awesome campsites, far off villages and a background of snow covered peaks. The trek around the area makes you come in contact with a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups.
Trekking around the Tilicho Lake is an adventurous and a rewarding experience, and is one of the finest treks available in the region. The trek starts from Besisahar which goes around Mershyangdi River, providing a spectacular view of Manaslu and Himal Chuli to the east.
An engrossing fact about this place is that in the year 2001, a large number of Hindu pilgrims from around the world flocked to this lake moved by the belief that is a revered holy spot mentioned In the Ramayana. The Tilicho Lake is also one of the highest scuba dives attracting tourists from the world. The beauty and the calmness of this place are difficult to describe in words.