Tilicho Lake is a lake located in the Manang district of Nepal, It is situated at an altitude of 4,919 metres (16,138 ft) in the Annapurna range of the Himalayas.Lake Tilicho of Nepal is the World’s highest altitude lake situated at an altitude of 4,949m from sea level.
Tilicho Lake is the destination of one of the most popular side hikes of the Annapurna Circuit trek.The hike takes additional 3–4 days. No camping is required, as new lodges have been built between Manang and the lake. The final approach to the lake is done in a day hike from the lodge at Tilicho Base Camp.
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.