Trip Duration: 22 days Trekking Days: 18 days Trip Grading: Very Strenuous Maximum Elevation: About 5400 meters / 17712ft Accommodation: Camping
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Tilman’s Pass (5320m) was named after a pioneer British Adventurer and Explorer, H. W. Tilman (1898 – 1977), who explored the Himalaya in the mid-20th Century. Tilman’s Pass trekking is a challenging trip as it involves some snow climbing and traversing glaciated areas in one of the highest Himalayan passes. We cover the same ground as the popular Langtang Valley trek at the beginning part of the trekking, however, we then move through an extremely remote area (there is no human habitation for several days) on our way to the glaciated area behind the peaks of Mt. Urkinmang (6100m) and Mt. Dorje Lakpa (6700m) of the Jugal Himal Range. After the pass, the trail drops down to the Eastern side of the Jugal Himal Range, home to five lakes (Panch Pokhari) and a popular pilgrimage site for local people from the green valleys of Sindhupalchok area in central Nepal where the trip concludes. This trek blends the experience of an adventurous trip over the high pass with meeting the ethnic Tamang people and exploring some rarely visited areas by common tourists.

Brief Itinerary for Tilman’s Pass Trekking

Day 01-02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubensi, overnight at tented camp, 8hrs
Day 04: Trek Lama hotel, overnight at a tented camp.
Day 05: Trek Langtang village, overnight at a tented camp
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa
Day 07: Rest day, optional day hike
Day 08: Trek to Langsisha Kharka
Day 09: Trek to Glaciar Base Camp, overnight at a tented camp.
Day 10: Trek to Tilman’s pass Base Camp, overnight at a tented camp.
Day 11: Rest or an extra day
Day 12: Cross the pass (5320mtr) and trek to Dudh Pokhari lake
Day 13: Trek Tin Pokhari
Day 14: Trek Panch Pokhari
Day 15: Trek Nasim Pati
Day 16: Trek Chyo Kharka
Day 17: Trek Kattikey
Day 18: Trek Yanglakot
Day 19: Short trek to meet the jeep and to Kathmandu drive
Day 20: Kathmandu
Day 21: Return home or plan more trips!

Tilman’s Pass Trek Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu hotel as per itinerary breakfast and taxes,
  • One welcome meal with staff,
  • Reserved Jeep from Kathamndu to Syabrubesi and Trek end point to Kathamndu
  • National Park Entry fee, Local Municipal Entry Fee,
  • Syabrubesi to Panchpokharai trekking period : Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea or coffee at the time of meal
  • One tea break in a day tea or coffee, drinking water (boiled or treated)
  • Accommodation: single or double room in local home lodges or Tent as per itinerary
  • Tents, Ropes, Harnesses, Snow bar (Picket) and other shared group equipment
  • Porter to carry luggage, extra bag
  • Climbing Guide, assistant guide, cook
  • Insurance, equipment, bonus, wages for local staff
  • Airport pick up and drop

 Trip Cost Doesn’t Include

  • Hotel change or upgrade if applicable in Kathmandu
  • Extra porter if required for a specific purpose such as filming, etc
  • Additional day trek charge in the case of itinerary change or dates added
  • Your travel, rescue, medical insurances,
  • Meals in Kathmandu except for hotel breakfast and welcome meal
  • Bottled drinking water, and beverages other than tea / coffee during meals
  • Hot shower
  • Special meals other than mentioned on printed menu, special desert
  • Any meals taken outside the lodge stayed
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, tipping, donation, offering, etc
  • Anything that’s not mentioned under the cost includes section above
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