Trip Highlights
  • Experience trekking in the remote tracks of the Langtang Valley and dive into the wild
  • Get stunned with the glorious views of the magnificent snowcapped peaks in the Lantang Himalayan Range
  • Feel the unaltered essence of the mountain villages and it’s religious standing
  • Confront the challenge of crossing Tilman Pass and get rewarded with surreal scenarios
  • Gain the thrill of trekking adventure by passing through various glaciers, lakes and river streams
  • Closely explore the habitat of wildlife like Red Panda

Tilman pass trek 5320m will definitely sweep you off your feet after your beautiful introduction to the hidden treasure of the wonderful Lantang and Gauri Shankar Valley. Tilman pass trekking route map offer one the tough high pass and covers mostly the off beaten trail that leads your way towards the tranquil existence of the magnificent Langtang and Jugal Himalayan range. You will be humbled with all the diverse forms of beauty that you get to encounter along the trekking journey. You will definitely be accumulating memories of a lifetime in this amazing Tilman Pass Trekking Holiday.

Dive deeper into the depth of nature’s reviving essence by undertaking this amazing journey towards the gorgeous Langtang Himalayan range of Nepal.

Why should one be excited about Tilman pass trek?

The 20 days Tilman pass trek brings you closer to the divine existence of wilderness and wildlife. In this amazing trek, you will be making closer connection with the gracious existence of Langsisha glacier. You will be getting back to back humbling surprises of nature as you will be encountered with the divinely valued and religiously sacred lake known by the name of Panch Pokhari. The trek to Tilman Pass introduces you to the unaltered remoteness along with the untouched beauty of some magnificent peaks like the astounding Jugal Himal. This amazing journey furthers your way into the deep and dense forest filled with the mesmerizing scent of wilderness along with the existence of some wildlife like Ghoral, Musk deer, Red Panda, snow leopard, monkeys , Himalayan wild goat and some other incredible animals. You will be gratified with the life in the wild after setting your enthusiastic footsteps in the Langtang National Park which covers some portions of our amazing trekking adventure. You will be able to explore the tiny villages like the Kyanjin Gompa and the lifestyle of the villagers whose kind and loving nature will surely make a special place in your heart. While you are there on Kyanjin Gompa, you can use that opportunity to visit the peaceful and gracious monasteries holding historical importance like the Kyanjin Gompa monastery itself. Likewise, the whole trekking journey can be accomplished by anyone with immense passion and dedication for adventure. However, the crossing of the Tilman Pass itself is a little tough due to its high altitude making it the highest alpine walking track in the world. Though the crossing is challenging, it is equally rewarding as well. You will be profoundly gratified by the gorgeous scenarios of remarkable landscape formation, the amazing Langtang valley and the magical snowcapped mountain peaks like Ganjala Peak, Ganesh Himal, Langtang-ri, Langshisa peak, Mt. Langtang lirung and some other amazing snowcapped mountain peaks. The more you explore the amazing Langtang valley, the more it is likely to boost up your adventurous spirit.

Tilman pass trekking will welcome you on various routes with prayer flags and money stone. All your tiredness will be washed away with the refreshing sprinkle of water drops from the magical waterfalls and with the fresh mountain air. This trekking experience will give you enormous chances of admiration as you pass across several water streams through wooden bridges or when crossing the great Tilman Pass itself. It will indeed become one’s experience of a lifetime with the collection of glorious memories which can be cherished forever.

Nepal Nomad will help you in gaining the most exciting and memorable form of trekking adventure through its services which is hard to find anywhere else. For further more info, contact us at Nepal nomad or click here.

Itinerary

Expand All Hide All

At Tribhuwan International airport, our office member will be waiting for you to land so that Our representative will pick you up and help you all the way to your hotel. You can freshen up at you accommodations and then help yourself with short walks or hikes in the city. Nepali Cuisine Dinner awaits you in the afternoon including a pre-trip meeting. 

  • Meals: Welcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Today you will be exploring the beautiful city of Kathmandu with the escort of our professional touring guide who will help you gain the best experience around the incredible Valley. There are various heritage sites which you can visit today like Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath , Basantapur Durbar square and many more; some of which have been graciously listed listed in the world heritage sites. Later in the evening, we will be conducting trip briefing discussions and fully be prepared for the upcoming journey.

  • Meals: Breakfast with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Today, after breakfast, we will hop in our private vehicle and head towards Syabrubensi Bazaar situated at an elevation of 1,460 meters. It will probably take us about seven hours to get there through a drive. Throughout the drive, you will get the chance to enjoy the incredible view of Trishuli River along the way. Syabrubesi Bazaar is our staying point for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Syabrubensi Bazaar
  • Altitude: 1,460m

We begin our trek from fourth day as we head for Lama Hotel from Syabrubesi Bazaar. It will take us about six hours to reach an elevation of 2,560 meter. We will be making our way through the forest of pines and rhododendrons. If lucky, we can certainly spot some birds with unique features. We will have an overnight stay at Lama Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lama Hotel
  • Altitude: 2,560m

Langtang village will be our destination for the day. We will be leaving Lama Hotel after having an early morning breakfast and then, conduct a walk for about six hours to reach Langtang village situated at an elevation of 3,455 meters. The path includes the areas containing dense wild habitat which is a home to various special floras and faunas. Moving through various ups and downs, we will be staying overnight at Langtang village. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Langtang village
  • Altitude: 3,455m

On the sixth day, our destination is going to be Kyanjin Gompa situated at an altitude of 3,817 meters. It will probably take us about four hours to get there which is quite less in comparision to other days. We will be leaving Langtang village after having an early morning breakfast and conduct the journey along with company of great views of mountain peaks like Mt. Lantang Lirung. We will stay at Kyanjin Gompa for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3,817m

The seventh day is here for acclimatization purpose as we will be facing severe change in altitude in the upcoming days. You can take your time to visit Kyanjin Gompa monastery and explore the surroundings as well as conduct a hike to Kyanjin ri or even climb Tsherko Ri.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kyanjin gompa
  • Altitude: 3,817m

Today, we will be moving for Langshisa Kharka from Kyanjin Gompa. Langshisa Kharka is situated at an elevation of 4100 meters which is going to take us about six hours to reach. We will be making our way through various yak pastures and even enjoy the gracious sight of yak caravans. We will be staying at Langshisa Kharka for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Langshisa Kharka
  • Altitude: 4,100m

On the ninth day, we will be going for Moraine Camp after having a warm breakfast at Langshisa Kharka. It will probably take us about six hours to reach the altitude of 4,650 meters where the Moraine Camp is situated at. We will be walking through lush green vegetations and face various up and downs along the way. We will spend the night at moraine camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Moraine Camp
  • Altitude: 4,650m

Today, our destination will be Tilman Pass Base Camp which is reached after crossing the height of 5,320 meters. From Moraine Camp, it is likely to take us about seven hours to get to Tilman Pass Base Camp. We will be getting there by crossing Tilman Pass which offers us magnificent sights of various Himalayas like the glorious Langtang Himalayan Range. The day is filled with challenges and is equally exciting. We will be moving through steep rocky moraines and conduct various descend as we head for the Base Camp. We will be staying at Tilman Base Camp for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5,320m

On the eleventh day, we will be heading for the gracious Tinpokhari after having an early morning breakfast at The Tilman Pass base Camp. It will probably take us about six hours to reach an elevation of 3,735 meters. The sacred lakes that form Tinpokhari are one of the major attractions of the region, the sight of which will certainly humble you. We will be camping around the lake.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Tinpokhari
  • Altitude: 3,735m

Today, we will be conducting a walk for about six hours to reach Panch Pokhari which is a combination of five sacred lakes. Situated at an elevation of 4,123 meters, the lake is indeed a pleasure for the eyes. We will be trekking along with the peaceful company of mystical landscapes and glorious Himalayas. We will be staying overnight here at Panchpokhari.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Panch pokhari
  • Altitude: 4,123m

This day is for acclimatization and resting purpose. However, we can use the opportunity to explore the surroundings of PanchPokhari.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Panch pokhari
  • Altitude: 4,123m

On the fourteenth day of our amazing trekking journey, we will be heading for Nasimpati from Panchpokhari after an early morning breakfast. It is likely to take us about six hours to reach Nasimpati after conducting several ascent and descents through the rocky hills. We will be staying overnight in our camp at Nasimpati.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Nasimpati
  • Altitude: 3,745m

Today, we will leave Nasimpati after an early morning breakfast and head for Bhangyang which is situated at an elevation of 3,414 meters. It will probably take us 5 hours of walk. We will be moving through forest blooming with rhododendrons. We will settle our camp at Bhangyang and stay there for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Bhangyang
  • Altitude: 3,414m

Today, we will be carrying out a trek lasting for about six hours to reach an elevation of 3,024 meters where Pauwabas is located. Pauwabas is our camping destination for the day. We will be encountered with the shelters created for pilgrims when we reach Pauwabas. We will be staying there for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pauwabas
  • Altitude: 3,024m
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kharka
  • Altitude: 2,855m

On the eighteenth day, we will be heading to reach Obreni after having breakfast at Kharka. It is likely to take us about five hours to get to an elevation of 2,043 meters which is composed of various uphill and downhill, We will be camping at Okhreni for our overnight stay and enjoy the amazing views of the glorious mountains.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Okhreni
  • Altitude: 2,043m

Our amazing trekking journey is coming to an end. Today is our final day of trekking . We will be heading for Chautara from Okhreni which is situated at the height of 1,235 meters which will take us about five hours to reach. Along the way, we will be encountered with small villages which will certainly welcome us with great joy and warmth. We will be settling our camp near Chautara and spend the night there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chautara
  • Altitude: 1,235m

On the twentieth day, we will finally get to hop in a private vehicle and give some rest to our legs and back. Today, we will be heading towards Kathmandu Valley. You will be escorted to your accommodations after reaching Kathmandu and there will certainly be some celebrations in the evening along with farewell.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Now the time has come for you to return back home. It was indeed a marvelous experience trekking with you. Our team member will escort you all the way to the airport. We will be hoping to share more adventurous experiences with you in the coming future, until then, have fun and take care!

  • Meals: Breakfast, with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary. .
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

One needs to be in good health with proper physical fitness and some experience on hiking and walking. There will be days shorter and longer in comparison to each other as some days are comparatively challenging than the other with the changes in altitude and the weather. The elevation can vary ranging up to 5000 meters.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

A Pre-trip meeting is planned for all sorts of discussions and introductions regarding the trekking with all the team members before we go off for the adventure. We will make sure that no doubt is left regarding the planning of the trip.

Equipment Check List:

The given equipments should be kept in mind and under plan before undertaking the Tilman Pass Trek. It is better for the equipment’s weight to be minimum; less than 20kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

There will be a Sherpa on your doorsteps, all ready with a cup of tea/coffee or anything you want to start your morning with. Then after having the amazing breakfast, we accumulate our belongings including all the equipments and pack our bags for undertaking the trekking to our ultimate destination. We will be having lunch on the way at any spot where we feel comfortable. In the afternoon, we will be reaching our destination for the day and have enough time to share friendly conversation or play fun games as well as conduct some short explorations.

Accommodation:

The accommodations may not be as luxurious as one is used to in city areas. In the mountain region, you will have to share the bathroom facilities and the access to shower can sometimes be a problem. There will usually be lodges which are handled by family members. The lodging access at certain places can be limited. But there will be enough facilities for a comfort sleep and rest.

Insurance:

One must be completely insured in the aspects of medical, trip cancellations and emergency rescue covering over 3000m to 5000m as per Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions for joining Tilman Pass Trekking.

Altitude Sickness:

Altitude Sickness is a common occurrence in the places situated at greater altitudes. However, we have plans maintained to overcome this challenge through acclimatization at various spots. In case, one catches the sickness, emergency services will be provided as per the insurance.

Meals:

Dinner and breakfast are certain to be served on the same lodge where you will be resting for the night whereas lunch spot will be decided along the trekking journey. The meals will be provided on full board basis. Three meals will be there to enjoy.