Mesokanto La Pass Trek Map

Mesokanto La Pass Trek Map

Mesokanto La Pass Trek Map accurately describes the entire trekking route. It features not only the main trekking areas but also alternative routes. The high-quality and latest version of the trek map provides visual guidance throughout the journey. The map showcases the geographical features of the terrain that leads you to Mesokanto Pass. You can have the map throughout the trek as it is downloadable.

Legend of the Mesokanto La Pass Trek Map

The foremost feature of the Trek map of Mesokanta La pass is Legend. We have created the route map, including various signs, symbols, and color coding. Those can be difficult to understand; thus, Legend helps you in that situation. The Legend explains the symbols, colors, and markings used on the map. Without going through a Legend, you might get confused while interpreting a map and the area’s geographical features.

Level of Difficulty

The map interprets the difficulty level with a thick red line to prepare you for potential challenges you may face along the way. The challenging level of Mesokanta Pass is Adventeus. The highest elevation on the trek is 5025m, making it one of the most adventurous treks in Nepal’s Himalayas. Trekkers should have prior trekking experience to begin their trek in Mesokanta Pass. The trek requires a good level of physical fitness. Furthermore, the long hours of trekking with steep ascending and descending sections make the trek adventurous.

Major trekking trail

The bright orange line denotes the main trekking trail on the Mesokanta La pass trek map. The main hiking route showcases the path you should follow to reach your destination. The trekking trail on the Mesokanta La pass starts from Chamje and goes to Dharapani. The trail passes through stunning and diverse landscapes. At the initial phase of the trek, you will walk through alpine forests with rhododendron trees. As you ascend, you’ll hike with a view of mountains, glaciers, and rivers on the rocky terrain.

Secondary trekking trail

An orange dotted line on the Mesokanta trek map signifies the secondary route on the trek map. The secondary trail represents other hiking parts of the area that your trip doesn’t cover. The secondary trekking trail on Mesokanta La Pass includes passing Thorong La Pass and getting to Muktinath, Jomsom, and Ghorepani Poon Hill.

Driving Path

The thick orange line with a white dot signifies the driving path in a route map of the Mesokanta La Pass trek map. The driving route shows the accessibility of the road on a trip. The driving path on a Mesokanta pass is from Kathmandu to Chamje. The distance from Kathmandu to Chamje is 239km, taking 9-10 hours via Prithivi highway.

Viewpoint on the Mesokanta Pass Trek

The trek map of Mesokanta Pass represents the viewpoint with a sign of binocular to let you know where you can get a scenic view of the surrounding landscape. Undoubtedly, each step to the Mesokanta pass trek takes you to the breathtaking landscape of the Annapurna region. However, some well-renowned viewpoints provide astonishing views of mountains, valleys, lakes, and surrounding areas. Viewpoints of Manang and Tilicho Base Camp are prominent on your trek. However, Thoronag la pass, Muktinath, and Jomsom’s viewpoints are other significant areas where you’ll not get on the trip.

Mountain views on the Mesokanto La Trek

The sight of mountain peaks is the highlight of trekking in Mesokanta La Pass. Throughout your journey, a panoramic view of snow-capped peaks will accompany you. View of Mount Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna II (7973m), Annapurna III (7555m), Tilicho Peak (7145m) and Machhapuchhre (6997m) are awe-inspiring on your trip. Furthermore, the Peaks of Thorong (6144m), Chulu West (6584m), Chulu East (6419m), and Pisnag (6091m) will appeal to your eye on the trek to Mesokanta La pass trek.

Hot Spring

Hot spring at the village of Tatopani is a unique natural water resource you’ll encounter on your Mesokanta trek. Nepalese people believe bathing in a hot spring cures all the problems regarding the body, especially skin diseases. Your trekking journey to Mesokanta ends at Tatopani village. Before leaving the Annapurna region, we suggest you take a bath there as bathing there will provide you with relaxation and rejuvenation after your adventurous trekking expedition.


On the Mesokanta La Pass trek map, the symbol used for a suspension bridge is recognizable with parallel lines and horizontal rows. Throughout your journey, you’ll pass through several suspension bridges, some with metal and some with wood. That suspension bridge allows you to cross rivers and connect you from one point to another. Suspension bridges on the way to Chame, Pisang, Manang, Shree Kharka, Kalopani, and Tatopani are significant; you’ll pass on your trekking.


The stunning ice formation of the numerous glaciers makes your trekking journey thrilling. The unique appearance of the glaciers appeals to your eyes throughout the trip. On the trek to Mesokanta la, you can admire the view of the Dhaulagiri range glacier, Annapurna range glacier, Thorong Peak, Mount Macchapucchre, and other glaciers.


The rectangular shape with red color represents a pass on the trek map of Mesokanta. One prominent pass you will pass through is Mesokanta La. At an elevation of 5025m, Mesokanta La is one of the adventurous passes of the Annapurna region. The trek to the pass is adventurous yet rewarding. As you reach the top of the pass, the dazzling scenery is commendable and gives you a sense of accomplishment.

Checking Station

For safety and security purposes, several checkpoints are on the way to Mesokanta Pass. Looking through the Legend, you can quickly identify the symbols used for Checkpoints. Check posts verify your permits, and you must check in your permit at each checking station on the journey. Checking stations at Beshisahar, Dharapani, and Ghorepani are prominent on the Mesokanta Pass trek.
Monastery along the way to Mesokanta
In addition to nature’s beauty, the trek to Mesokanta Pass allows you to gain insight into the local culture and beliefs. On the way, you’ll encounter monasteries in almost every village, providing peace. The villages of Dharapnai, Chame, Pisang, Manang, and Jomsom have prominent monasteries.


The airport sign is easily identifiable on the trek map of Mesokanta. From Kathmandu to the Annapurna region, there are three different airports. One is in Kathmandu, known as Tribhuvan International Airport; another is in Pokhara, and the third is in Jomsom.

Ideal trekking time

Selecting the ideal time for the Mesokant pass is crucial. The difficulty level of your trek also determines which time of the year you are trekking. Thus, we recommend you trek between March and June and August and December. Those months provide comfortable trekking conditions and fewer challenges. The weather and temperature are mild throughout the month, and unpredictable weather conditions are not a concern.

Itinerary Highlight in Mesokanto La Pass Trek Map

The “itinerary highlight” on the Mesokanto trek map provides the day-to-day schedule of a journey. Going through itinerary highlights helps you to know each day’s destination and plan correspondingly. Your trip to the Mesokanto trek begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Chamje and then hiking towards Dharapani village in the Annapurna conservation. Passing through a beautiful area, you will end your trekking at Tatopani and return to Kathmandu via Pokhara. The short itinerary of the Mesokanta Pass is as follows.

Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Chamje (1425m)
Day 03: Dharapani (1960m)
Day 04: Chame (2710m)
Day 05: Pisang (3250m)
Day 06: Manang (3540m)
Day 07: Acclimatization/ exploration day at Manang
Day 08: Shree Kharka (4000m)
Day 09: Tilicho Base Camp (4100m)
Day 10: Tilicho Lake (4900m)
Day 11: Kharka (3600m)
Day 12: Jomsom (2670m)
Day 13: Kalopani (2530m)
Day 14: Tatopani (1200m)
Day 15: Pokhara (820m)
Day 16: Kathmandu (1400m)