Chulu Far East Climb, Tilicho Lake & Mesokanto Pass Trek Overview
This trip, Chulu Far East Climb with Tilicho Lake & Mesokanto La Pass Trek is a combined trip from Chulu Far East to Mesokanto La Pass and passing through the Tilicho Lake. Though, it is not so popular trail till date but is considered to be one of the top trail preferred by those who love the high level of adventure. It will surely be a very unique experience.
The route goes like, at first you accent to Chulu Far East which lies at 6059 m above the sea level. Then, you head towards Tilicho Lake in Manang Valley. You can take pictures here, as this is one of the most peaceful and heavenly places on Earth. Further, you head towards Mesokanto La, which is situated at 5099 m. At last, you end your trek at Jomsom.
During the trek, you will encounter with the different ethnic group such as Gurung, Thakali, Manangi and Marginalized Group.
(Note: You can use the same equipment throughout the trek. Thus, this is a cost-efficient trek as well.)
Chulu Peak lies in the Annapurna Mountain to the Northside and Manang Valley to the South. Actually, Chulu Peak is divided into three wings, Chulu East (6584m) Chulu West (6419m) and Chulu Far East (6059m). Among these three wings, Chulu Far East is considered to be the easiest one for climbing.
Nonetheless, all the peaks are physically challenging yet highly demanding. Thus, the trekkers require enough mountaineering knowledge and proper skills before attending to do the trek.
The commencing point of this trek is by the Bank of Marshyangdi. The valley around the river lies in the tropical region. The trail then takes you gradually towards the subtropical region followed by Lower temperature, an Upper temperature to the Subalpine Region and lastly to the Alpine region.
Mesokanto La lies at 5340 m above sea level. It is the joining pass between two very popular and beautiful valleys, Marshyangdi and Kaligandaki.
This river is popular for whitewater rafting as this river has a rapid flow of water.
Kali Gandaki River
It is the deepest gorge in the world, as it separates the two highest peaks in the World, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri. Kali Gandaki Valley is the valley lying on the bank of Kali Gandaki River. It is also known as the Windy Valley. People from different parts come here, in search of gold particles in the river.
Tilicho Lake is situated in Manang district. It is one of the highest altitude lake lying at 4919 m above the sea level. You will surely fall in love with Nepal, once you reach Tilicho Lake. At such a high altitude, you will get the peaceful surrounding and heavenly feel. It lets you forget all your fatigue and tiredness after reaching here. (Note: This is a tentative itinerary. As per your time availability and convenience, it can be customized further.)