Motorbike to Khangsar village Manang and hike to Tilicho Lake. 3 days motor biking from Kathmandu reach at Khangsar village. Keep your bikes safe in Khangsar and start 2 days of hiking reach at Tilicho Lake. Start your biking adventure from 1350 miters (Kathmandu) and reach highest Lake Tilicho (4,919 meters)
This tour is about 518 kilometer motor bike riding from to Kathmandu Khangsar village of Manang. An elevation of 3,756 miter Khangsar village is last stop of riding road. Riding through naturally rich rough road with high Himalayan views. We have put one day acclimatization in Manang which help to adjust your body in altitude. Riding to Khangsar Manang and hiking to Tilicho lake is adventure riding and hiking. Entire trip is staying in local tea houses, a types of guest house. Tour itinerary can be customize as per your interest and time frame.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu airport. Pickup you and transfer to the Hotel for overnight.
If your arrival is in morning time, we will have enough time to get text riding with your bike today itself and can start motor biking to Tilicho Lake next day.
Day 02: Day in Kathmandu for text riding and trip preparation
Visit UNESCO heritage site. Starts trip after your breakfast in the Hotel. Ride to Bhaktqapur durbar squire, further ride to Dhulikhel. Visit Swoyambhunath temple before reaching at Hotel
Day 03: Start riding Manag and Tilicho Lake. Ride to Besisahar (106 km – 5 Hours) your first day riding through busy Nepalese highway might takes longer time. Overnight at hotel
Day 04: Ride to Chame or Pisang (66km – 6 hours) depending on your riding performance. Riding through typical villages, longest water falls, scenic landscape and mountain views. Overnight at local guest house.
Day 05: Ride to Manang village (50km – 7 Hours) rough road in plateau landscape with lots of Buddhist Mani walls, monasteries and local village. Off course mountain views. Overnight at local guest house
Day 06: Day rest for acclimatization in the altitude of 3340 meters, which is much helpful to hike Tilicho Lake. Ride to Khangsar village today and overnight in local guest house
Day 07: Leave your bike in Khangsar village safely. Hike to Tilicho Base camp (5/ 6 Hours) and overnight at guest house
Day 08: Hike to Tilicho lake base camp (4200m) 5/6 hours trekking and overnight at guest house
Day 09: Hike to Tilicho Lake (4919 miter) and trek back to Khangsar village for overnight in local guest house
Day 10: Get your bike and start riding back. Riding to Dharapani. Overnight at local guest house
Day 11: Riding back to Kathmandu from Dharapani. Overnight at Hotel
Day 12: Day of Departure
USD 2,650 per person
Motorbike Rent: We provide you motorbike on rent in Kathmandu. The best motorbike for this tour is Honda CRF. Charge of Honda CRF cost more comparing other bikes on hire. Second suitable bike is Himalayan Enfield, third is Royal Enfield classic or Royal Enfield bullet. Bike Fuel: Last bike fuel station is in Besisahar. We will store rest of the fuel in our backup vehicle.
Booking procedure: Send us your passport copy and advance payment for confirming your trip. 10 percent from total tour cost can send by bank transfer or online payment using your credit card. We will provide you our link for online payment.
Best group size: The best group size is 4 peoples. It will be the same cost if there will be at least 4 peoples in a group. Less than 4 pax in group cost different (More) and if there will be more than 4 peoples in a group, tour cost reduce.
Single pax also operates: if you are single pax for this trip, we can operate it within same cost. You will be riding with guide com mechanic without supporting transportation. Above cost is including HONDA CRF bike renting with fuel. If you want to rent other bikes, tour cost will be different.
Religious Significance of Tilicho Lake
Hindus believe that Tilicho Lake is the ancient Kak Bhusundi Lake mentioned in the epic Ramayana. The sage Kak Bhusundi is believed to have first told the happenings of Ramayana to Garuda - king of birds, near this lake. The sage took the form of a crow while telling the story to Garuda. Crow translates to Kak in Sanskrit, hence the name Kak Bhusndi for the sage. (Text from Wikipedia)
Tour cost is including 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu. Best available hotel in Besisahar for one night (it is below 3 star but tourist standard). Local guest houses with attached toilet and neat clean rooms on the way up after besisahar till Tilicho Lake base camp. Rooms are for twin sharing. Single supplementary is also possible with extra cost. 4 or 5 star hotel option is available only in Kathmandu.