Any Time of the Year
Private & Group Tour
Thorong La Pass Trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the Annapurna Region. Trek to Annapurna Region promises a number of exhilarating experiences, and they are not just the touristy trails but also some adventure offbeat ones and Thorong La Pass is certainly one of them. The trek takes you to an elevation of 5,416m Thorung La pass, touching the edge of the Tibetan plateau. The several spectacular mountain landscapes can be seen along the trail includes Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna and Tilicho Peak. Annapurna Region was officially opened for trekkers in 1977 and it attracts thousands of trekkers and thrill-seekers every month. This beautiful trek leads you to the local villages inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups where you'll get an opportunity to learn their culture, tradition, festival and their way of living. This has great history and diversity with the various tribal and ethnic groups that inhabit the area. Months of Mar-Nov are the perfect months to go on this trek.
During Thorong La Pass trek you can cherish the beauty of snow-capped peaks of Himalayas as you hike through verdant alpine forests, high mountain passes, and glaciers. The trek starts from Besisahar, Lamjung and goes along Marsyandgi River. With the great views of Manaslu and Himchuli in the background, the trek leads us through several villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups. From Manang, we take north to Tanki Manang and Yak Kharka to reach Khangshar Village and we can also go on a short hike to Tilicho Lake. Then we travel to Yak Kharka and cross the main highlight of our trek, Thorong La Pass at the elevation of 5,416 m. Ours descend back journey starts from here onwards and on our way back, we can also visit Muktinath and witness the beauty around it. On our way back, we'll visit Ghorepani and Poon Hill, where we'll get to see majestic sunrise over snow-clad mountains and cultural insights of Gurung people.
During trek, you'll have several food option to choose from such as: traditional local, India, American and continental cuisines and the foods will be all home-cooked, hygienic, fresh, tasty and nutritious. You'll get the best dishes available at the teahouse or lodge including popular Nepali Bhat, Pasta, Cereals, Eggs, Noodles, Potatoes, Vegetables, Fried rice, Soup, etc and other Nepali food, Chinese Food, American food, Indian food, Continental food, etc. We recommend you to have lemon tea, hot lemon, garlic soup, green tea, ginger tea, etc to stay away from high-altitude problems. You'll have different and varieties of food options during your stay in Kathmandu.
Accommodations during the Thorong La Pass Trek are at teahouses which are necessarily teahouses but where you'll feel like a home and get a chance to explore rich Nepali culture and tradition. All the teahouses are run by locals and provide all the basic facilities including a hot shower at a low extra charge. You'll find all the room simple and comfortable usually with two beds with mattress blanket and pillows. Some will have an en-suit bathroom but most have shared bathrooms with the squat toilet in mountain areas. During your stay in Kathmandu, accommodation is more luxurious. We stay at hotels with a single room and attached bathrooms, 24 hours hot water, power, TV, and laundry facility.