Nepal, nestled in the Himalayas, is a country known for scenic vistas and exquisite landscapes. Lying in the lap of lofty snow-capped mountain ranges, this nation features rolling hills, deep valleys and lush forests. Tourists from various parts of the world opt for Nepal holidays and come to this landlocked country for its mesmeric natural panorama. Travellers get to see eight of the ten highest mountain summits of the world in northern Nepal, including Mount Everest – the highest peak on earth. There is no dearth of natural attractions in this serene nation attracting tourists from near and far.
One such place of interest is Tilicho Lake located in Manang district. This lake is situated at a height of more than 4500 metres above mean sea level and is one of the highest lakes of the world. People can reach here by hiking through the Annapurna Circuit trek – one of the most popular side hikes of Nepal. Tourists can opt for camping during this hike or they can stay at any of the standard accommodation options available en route. The government has recently built new lodges at the Tilicho Base Camp and it is a one-day hike to the lake from here. The water body features breathtaking environs characterised by mountain peaks of Tilicho, Khangsar, Nilgiri and Muktinath.
Forests here on the hills are mostly covered with snow and offer picturesque views. People can indulge in scuba diving, however it is advisable to take precautionary measures and professional guidance as it is one of the highest scuba diving points of the world. This is an ideal destination, which can be included in a holiday package for all – nature lovers, peace seekers and adventurers. A trip to this quaint water body amidst the lofty mountain ranges provides one of the most memorable trips for vacationers.