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Tilman Pass Trekking

21 days

Trip fact

Destination: Tillman Pass Trek

Duration: 21days

Grade: Moderate to Hard

Activities: Sightseeing and Cultural Trek

Max Elevation: 5320m


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  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost info
  • Trekking Gears

Tillman pass trek is one of the reserve and untouched trekking destination of Nepal. Tillman pass (5320m) is named after a pioneer British adventurer and explorer H. W. Tillman (1898 - 1977) who explored the Himalaya in the mid-20th century. This fascinating trek into the snow covered trekking destination is one of the difficult trekking destination with delighted natural scenery and steep climbing trekking trail. The trekking trail  passes through same trekking trail of  popular Langtang valley trek, but then the trek convert  through an extremely remote area with no human habitation for several days on our way to the glaciated area behind the peaks of Urkeinmang (6100m) and Dorje Lakpa (6700m) of the Jugal Himalayan Range.

Tillman pass trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. The trek then ascend through the classic natural conservation sites of langtang region, cultural villages of tamang heritage, lush green forest of rhodendron and oak, snow covered region with fascinating sightseeing site and many more natural and cultural exploration sites. This trek mergers the experience of an adventurous walk over an freezing saddle with meeting the ethnic Tamang people of central Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu 1360m.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi 1450m.

Day 04: Trek from Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel 2480m.

Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village 3540m.

Day 06: Trek from Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa 3900m.

Day 07: Trek from Kyanjing Gompa to Tseko RI 3984m.

Day 08: Trek from Kyanjing Gompa to Lanshisa Kharka 4100m.

Day 09: Trek from Lanshisa Kharka to Moraine Camp 4650m.

Day 10: Trek from Moraine Camp to Tillman pass base camp 5320m.

Day 11: Trek from Tillman pass base camp to Tinpokhari 3723m.

Day 12: Trek from Tinpokhari to Panch Pokhari 4123 m .

Day 13: Rest day at Panch Pokhari.

Day 14: Trek from Panch Pokhari to Nasimpati 3745m.

Day 15: Trek from Nasimpati to Bhanjyang 3414m.

Day 16: Trek from Bhanjyang to Pauwabas 3024m.

Day 17: Trek from Pauwabas to Kharka 2855m.

Day 18: Trek from Kharka to Okhareni 2043m.

Day 19: Trek from Okhareni to Chautara 1235m.

Day 20: Drive from Chautara to Kathmandu.

Day 21: Final Departure.

Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360m). Upon your arrival we assist you from international airport to our hotel.  Rest overnight.

Day 02: Today we offer you an experience guide who will take you to some of the most popular sightseeing sites and UNESCO world heritage sites around Kathmandu city. At evening prepare for the trek and rest overnight.

Day 03: Today early morning scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1450m). Upon your arrival our representative will assist you all the way to hotel. Rest overnight.

Day 04: Today our trek ascend from Syabru Bensi all the way to Lama Hotel (2480m). Explore around and rest overnight.

Day 05: Today we trek early from Lama Hotel trek all the way to Langtang village (3540m). Explore around the cultural village of tamang heritage people. Rest overnight.

Day 06: Today we trek ascending from Langtang village all the way to Kyanjing Gompa (3900m). Rest overnight.

Day 07: Today we trek from Kyanjing Gompa all the way to Tseko RI (4984 M) and then trek back to Kyanjing Gompa. Rest overnight.

Day 08: Today we trek from Kyanjing Gompa all the way to Lanshisa Kharka (4100m). Rest overnight.

Day 09: Today we trek from Lanshisa Khara all the way to Moraine Camp (4650m).Rest overnight.

Day 10: Today we trek from Moraine camp all the to Tillman pass base camp via Tillman pass (5320m). Rest overnight.

Day 11: Today we trek Tillman base camp all the way to Tinpokhari (Three lake) (3735m). Rest overnight.

Day 12: Today we trek from Tinpokhari all the way to Panch Pokhari (five lake) (4123m). Rest overnight.

Day 13: Rest and Acclimatization day at Panch Pokhari. Explore the sightseeing sites and cultural areas. Rest overnight.

Day 14: Today we trek from Panch Pokhari all the way to Nasimpati (3745m).Rest overnight.

Day 15: Today we trek from Nasimpati all the way to Bhanjyang (3414m).  Rest overnight.

Day 16: Today we trek from Bhanjyang all the way to Pauwabas (3024m). Rest overnight.

Day 17: Today we trek from Pauwabas all the way to Kharka (2855m). Rest overnight.

Day 18: Today we trek from Kharka all the way to Okhareni (2043m). Rest overnight.

Day 19: Today we trek from Okhareni all the way to Chautara (1235m). Rest overnight.

Day 20: Today we ride a scenic drive from Chutara all the way to Kathmandu (1350m). Rest overnight.

Day 21: Final Departure. Farewell!!

Cost include

  • All ground and air transportation throughout the trek. 
  • Best available accommodation and full board meals throughout the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • All national park and conservation areas permit fee.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

 Cost exclude

  • Meals not quantified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek.


For Low and Moderate Altitude Trekking

  • Water bottle
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Flash light
  • personal towel
  • Swiss army knife
  • Ruck sack
  • Sun lotion
  • Medical & first-aid kit
  • Sewing kit
  • Poly propylene/wool socks
  • Other required equipment
  • Sleeping bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Trekking shoes/boots
  • Camp shoes
  • Jumperorpile jacket
  • Hiking pants
  • Hiking shirts
  • Full–sleeves shirt
  • T-shirts
  • Sun hat

 For Higher Altitude Trekking (Above 4000m)

  • Gloves
  • Woolen hat
  • Long underwear
  • Goggles or sun glasses
  • Gaiters
  • Sun block for lips
  • Light cotton socks
  • Mountain trekking boots
  • Woolen socks to wear with boots
  • Nylon wind breaker
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon wind pants

Peak Climbing & Expedition Equipment

  • Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts
  • Sun hat
  • Long cotton hiking shorts
  • Fleece/wool for climbing
  • Lightweight fleece
  • Sleeping pad (karri mat) or thermarest
  • Down high altitude sleeping bag
  • Down jacket/trousers/vest
  • Light cotton athletic socks and wool socks
  • Water proof climbing jacket
  • Head torch/batteries/bulbs
  • Climbing sunglasses
  • Lightweight thermal/insulated ski gloves
  • Sun screen
  • Warm climbing trousers
  • Wool long underwear
  • Other required equipment
  • Climbing boots
  • Gaiters
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Crampons
  • Karabiners
  • Tapes/slings
  • Snow bars
  • Ice screws
  • Rock pegs
  • Deadmen
  • Crash hat
  • Day bag
  • Rucksack
  • Lip salve
  • T-shirts
  • Ascenders
  • ascenders
  • Kit bag

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