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Tilman pass trekking

Tilman pass trekking

Tilman Pass Trekking is recognized as a off the beaten trek located in Langtang Himalayan range of Nepal, offers amazing Langsisha glacier, tranquil sacred lakes of Panch Pokhari and the extremely remote Jugal Himal, which links the Himalaya from Kanchenjunga in the East to Dhaulagiri in the West. It is the home of the including rare red panda, verities wildlife and diverse vegetation and inhabitant of Tamang ethnic group. Langtang valley trekking is very famous to explore Red Panda an endanger animal of Nepal located north from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Langtang National Park is home of several wild animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, Himalayan wild goat and particularly birds and wild flowers. During the spring time, Tilman pass trekking is covered with varieties of alpine wild flowers and the forests are multi-colored with colorful rhododendron, orchids, magnolia and many other floral species. Not only this but also you will have a best view of Mt. Ganesh Himal family, Mt.Langtag lirung (7,246m), Langtag-ri, Langsisa peak, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak.
Tilman pass treK was named after a pioneer British mountaineer – explorer < H. W. Tillman (1898 – 1977) who explored the Himalaya in the mid 20th century. Tilman pass trekking basically, arrange as camping trek but we can offer you camping and mixed with lodge where as possibility. Tilman pass trekking is also a part of Great Himalayan Trail (GHT) of Nepal, can be done in any time (except winter) through out the year.

Tilman pass trekking highlights

  • Discover langtang Himalayas within 360 deg angle from Kyanjin ri / Tserkuri hill..etc.
  • Walking through cultivated potatoes fields, colorful Rhododendron, conifers and oak trees.
  • Best view of Mt.Langtag lirung, Langtag-ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak
  • Combines with five pristine sacred lakes called Panch Pokhari and Langtang valley trek
  • Experience the Sherpa and other ethnic groups and their life styles.


Tilman pass trekking detail itinerary

Our Tilman pass trekking itinerary compared to most walks in this region leading up to the glacier. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to hike an adventurous trek destination over langtang region but are walking with in a more relaxed manner than take a look this itinerary.

Day 1 Arrived at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.

Day 2 Drive to Syabrubensi Bazzar (1,460m/4788ft), 7 hrs

Have a breakfast at the hotel, drive few minutes to catch up coach for Syabrubeshi with your mountain trekking guide and porters. Enjoy seven our scenic drive through Trishuli bazzar with beautiful small villages, river valley and mountains. The bus stops roughly about 30 minutes on highway restaurants for lunch in Trisuli. You will be reached at Syabrubeshi bazzar around 2 or 3 o’clock midday. Stay overnight in lodge at Syabrubeshi.

Day 3 Trek to Lama hotel (2560m/8396ft), 6 hours

You start your walking at your own pace and the trail ascends for around two hours through the forest followed by a climb of about an hour to reach Bamboo village where you’ll stop for lunch. The trail is nice and you follow the upstream and can be seen birds life around the bushes. Bee hives hanging on a cliff are another attraction for the visitors on walking. From here you will again steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 4 Trek to Langtang village (3455m/11332ft), 6 Hours

Today you will have a pleasant walk and follow the trail through rhododendron and pine forest for around three hours to reach Ghoda Tabela where you will stop for lunch. This surrounding area dense wild habitat area and many small babblers with lot of herbal can be found here. After lunch you will walk through scenic trail takes you to Langtang village where you will relax for the evening. Have in mind, Langtang whole valley was destroyed by massive Earthquake disaster in last April 2015 and than rebuild again. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 5Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3817m/12519ft). Sightseeing day, 4 hours

Kyanjin Gompa is the last destination of your trekking at an altitude of 3817m/12519ft above sea level. From here you will have beautiful views of Mt Ganchempo and Mt. Langtang Lirung. You will visit surrounding area like Yak cheese Factory, Kyanjin Monastery and local houses. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 6Hike to Kyanjin ri optional to climb Tsherko Ri, 5 hours

Hike to Kyanjin ridge to get super view of langtang Himalan range includes Mt.Langtag lirung, Langtag ri, Langsisa pass, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak, Yala peak and many other boarder peaks. However if you are interested your guide will take you to climb Tsherko Ri (5150m) peak to experience even better views of Himalayas but this is only on optional. Then visit Langtang glacier and Langshisha Kharka (the beautiful yak pasture land). Return Kyanjin for a rest overnight.

Day 7Trek to Langshisa Kharka (4100m), 6 hours

An exciting day of preparing of our camping crew Langshisa Kharka. As you are wlaking on yak pastures and lonely routes, the trek of totally off the beaten path and non tourist area. Stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 8Trek from Langshisa Khara to Moraine Camp (4650m), 6 hours

The trek is on the high alpine vegetation and pure of nature. We walk the Moraine Camp which is situated at an altitude of 4650m and it is one of the highest points of our trekking. Today trek is about 6 hours and more depending upon the speed you make. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 9Trek to Tilman Pass Base Camp via Tilaman Pass (5320m), 7 hours

Today the journey is quiet tough and strenuous but exciting day. After breakfast, the trail leads us Tilman Base Camp via Tilman Pass which is situated at an altitude of 5320m. Mostly the trek goes steeply up through the rocky moraine and descends another side for overnight stay at tent.

Day 10Trek Tilman Base Camp to Tinpokhari (3735m) , 6 hours

After breakfast, we will begin our journey for today destination Tin (three) pokhari (sacred lakes) which is one of the major attractions of this route. Stay overnight in tented camp with hot food.

Day 11Trek from Tinpokhari to Panch pokhari (4123m) , 6 hours

After breakfast, we will start today trip to tranquil Lake Panch pokhari which is situated at 4123m elevation. The scenery of the pristine landscapes and Himalayan views are just awesome. Stay overnight at Panch pokhari camp.

Day 12Panch pokhari excursion day

Rest day to discover around. This eye-catching setting is a secluded pilgrimage site where the Janai purnima festival is held in August. Many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit this lake each year and we can see two pilgrim houses and the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 13Trek from Panchpokhari to Nasimpati (3745), 6 hours

The trail leads us gradual descent through rocky himalayan hills to reach our destination of Nasimpati for tented camp overnight. Rest of the day we enjoy mountains view and surrounded nature beauties. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 14Trek from Nasimpati to Bhangyang (3414m), 5 hours

At the begging today trip, we enjoy the gradual ascent through rocky hills and rhododendron forest. Then we take it easy on the steep downhill section at the final day. From our camp site you can relax and enjoy the stunning mountain views, or if you like to explore, you can gain some insight into the culture and daily life of the village. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 15Trek from Bhangyang to Pauwabas (3024m), 6 hours

Today, along our journey to descend down hill walking we have some great mountain views then we start to ascend through the forest. Before reaching Pauwabas the trail lead steeply down. In Pauwa Bas there is a shelter for pilgrims to Panch Pokhari. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 16Trek from Pauwabas to Kharka (2855m), 5 hours

We will have breakfast in Pauwabas as usual time and our guide will brief all about the area and its people, culture and history along the way of coming trail. Today’s walk is nice and gentle and we can enjoy our forest trails and wildlife spotting. Journey the journey, you can walk through the lush forest of rhododendron, oak, pine and juniper and we can see some nomad’s houses for cattle on the way. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 17Trek Kharka to Okhreni (2043m), 5 hours

The trail from here we get into solve descend through stunning, dense Rhododendron and pine forest. And then gently walk downhill to the Okhreni. If we are lucky and observant, we might spot some wild animals such as mountain deer or langur monkeys and Nepali bird life like the danfe (Nepali national bird). We spend overnight here with regular activities. We camp at Sano Okhareni near a pine forest and with great views to the mountains!. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 18Trek Okhreni to Chautara (1235m), 5 hours

Today is our last trekking day in beautiful land with different vegetation and people live hood. About 5/6 hours of gradual downhill walking we get in Chautara. The trail goes through small villages where we can see how the diverse ethnic groups live side by side. We set our camp near by Chautara bazaar. We will celebrate trekking last night with Nepalese drum and popular folk song..

Day 19Drive back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel

After breakfast, catch a coach to to return Kathmandu valley. After reaching in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel. In the late afternoon, you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives

Day 20Final departure day

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey!!!


How much does Tilman pass trekking cost?

Tilman pass trekking cost is available now from USD 1,890 is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. Single supplement cost will be extra USD 115. In this price, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation at our home stay located near by Thamel, Kathmandu and of course the trip price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3 star category hotel deluxe air conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.

Cost Include:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
  • 3 night’s twin sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu within breakfast plan.
  • Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • Langtang National Park entries permits and their fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
  • All necessary camping equipment during the trekking
  • All grounded transportation as per itinerary.
  • Tented Camping basis accommodation along th routes
  • English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Professional Cook cum guide, kitchen helper and required number of porters according to the group size,
  • Kitchen, Cooking and Camping equipment during the trekking
  • Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day serve with hot drinks during the trekking
  • A First Aid medical kit bag.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • A special gift from our company.

Cost Exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
Group join

We can organize private Tilman pass trekking starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

Trip Date




Feb 10, 2018 – Feb 28, 2018
USD 1,890
Feb 15, 2018 – March 03, 2018
USD 1,890
Feb 20, 2018 – March 09, 2018
USD 1,890
Feb 25, 2018 – March 13, 2018
USD 1,890
Mar 05, 2018 – March 23, 2018
USD 1,890
Mar 10, 2018 – March 28, 2018
USD 1,890
Mar 15, 2018 – April 02, 2018
USD 1,890
Mar 20, 2018 – April 07, 2018
USD 1,890
Mar 25, 2018 – April 13, 2018
USD 1,890
Mar 30, 2018 – April 18, 2018
USD 1,890
April 10, 2018 – April 29, 2018
USD 1,890
April 25, 2018 – May 13, 2018
USD 1,890
April 30, 2018 – May 18, 2018
USD 1,890
May 10, 2018 – May 28, 2018
USD 1,890
May 15, 2018 – June 02, 2018
USD 1,890
May 20, 2018 – June 07, 2018
USD 1,890
May 25, 2018 – June 13, 2018
USD 1,890

Sept 10, 2017 – Sept. 28, 2017


USD 1,890

Sept 15, 2017 – Oct 04, 2017


USD 1,890

Sept 20, 2017 – Oct 08, 2017


USD 1,890

Sept 30, 2017 – Oct 18, 2017


USD 1,890

Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 23, 2018


USD 1,890

Oct 10, 2018 – Oct 28, 2018


USD 1,890

Oct 15, 2018 – Nov 03, 2018


USD 1,890

Oct 17, 2018 – Oct 26, 2018


USD 1,890

Oct 20, 2018 – Oct 29, 2018


USD 1,890

Oct 25, 2018 – Nov 03, 2018


USD 1,890

Oct 30, 2018 – Nov 18, 2018


USD 1,890

Nov 05, 2018 – Nov 23, 2018


USD 1,890

Nov 10, 2018 – Nov 28, 2018


USD 1,890

Nov 15, 2018 – Dec 03, 2018


USD 1,890

Nov 20, 2018 – Dec 08, 2018


USD 1,890

Nov 25, 2018 – Dec 13, 2018


USD 1,890

Nov 30, 2018 – Dec. 17, 2018


USD 1,890

Dec 01, 2018 – Dec 18, 2018


USD 1,890

Dec 05, 2018 – Dec 23, 2018


USD 1,890

Dec 10, 2018 – Dec 28, 2018


USD 1,890

Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.

Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled

Limited – Only few space available

Question: Is pick up service available if my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need experience to do Tilman pass trekking?

Answer: Tilman pass trek is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a light weight day pack. For this trekking if you have about little experience would be better.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Tilman pass trekking?

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with cozy bed with nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?

Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in langtang trekking, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season). While you are on camping days treking, you will have delicious food prepared by our professional cook.
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for shower along Tilman pass trekking?

Answer: Tea house trekking all the lodges they have shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take bucket shower.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Tilman pass trekking?

Answer: During the trekking route there are some places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp site/along the way.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend to you bring extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.

Question: Is there any communication facilities on Tilman pass trekking?

Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?

Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards works only in the bigger city areas.

Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of mis understanding. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of the trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on Tilman pass trekking?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guest (12.5 kg luggage of each guest) : 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking polls ?

Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks while you are on trek.


As the information about Tilman pass trekking stated above is just a guide and standard template what we provide you however the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

“What makes Tilman pass trekking special ?”

Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who knows the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources which reduced in costs and consumption.

langtang Tilman pass trek review

Awesome Trek with great team.

100% 5 star based on – 161 Based on TripAdvisor Reviews

We did a trek through the Langtang region called the Tilman pass – absolutely amazing views. Landscape changes frequently from rice fields to waterfalls to snow capped mountains. Our trek was led by Ram who did a fantastic job teaching us about the history of the region and mountains. He knew the area so well and always knew the best tea houses to stop at for food or lodging. I would highly recommend Ram and the Gokyo Trek team to any planning a trek in Nepal. – Corina Schreiner, Berlin Germany.

Trip Price : USD 1,890 Per Person

    1. Trip Duration: 20 Days
    2. Trip Grading: Moderate
    3. Max Altitude: 5,320m / 17,396 ft
    4. Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
    5. Group-Size: 2-25 People
    6. Best Time: Oct -May
    7. Trip Mode: Guest House
    8. Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/Plane/bus

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