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Tilman Pass Trekking

Tilman Pass Trekking

Wilderness Trekking
Tilman Pass Trekking
Tilman Pass Trekking
Tilman Pass Trekking

Trip Facts

Duration : 15 Days Max-Altitude : 5320m Program Type : Tea House/Camping Best Season : Sep to Nov, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Land


Start From

All price inclusive
$ 2000 $ 1640
USD per person

Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $2000
2 Paxes $1800
2-4 Paxes $1750
4-6 Paxes $1700
6-10 Paxes $1680
10-15 Paxes $1640
15+Paxes $1640

Number of Travellers


Tilman pass trek in Nepal

The Tilman Pass trek is a challenging and remote trek in the Langtang region of Nepal. It is named after the famous British mountaineer Bill Tilman, who was the first person to cross the pass in 1950. The trek takes about 20-22 days to complete and involves crossing high-altitude passes, glaciers, and alpine landscapes.

The Tilman Pass trekking area is a wilderness trekking area. This Pass is a tough trek in a remote and wild part of the Himalayas. Langshisha glacier, Panch Pokhari’s five sacred lakes, and Jugal Himal valley are some of the highlights of this region. It is the home of the blue sheep and the red panda.

The trekking tour will take you past the rocky peaks of Kanshurum, Urkinmang, and Ganchenpo. In Tibet, an old Lama and his wife, Dorjee, and Lakpa crossed this pass with their oxen. The trek takes you through the Langtang region, passing through Trisuli valleys and the gorges of the Trisuli rivers that flow from the Langtang valley. Connect with Tamang heritage, Ganjala pass, and Panch Pokhari trek.

The Tilman Pass Trekking is only possible with the help of many Nepalese porters, cooks, and guides. The guides will provide well-equipped tents, as well as high-mountain insurance coverage and evacuations. For the set, the pass requires 400 ropes, six snow bars, an ice hammer, and a climbing guide. The trails consist of glaciers and rocky sliders.

Nepal wilderness Treks offers Tilman pass treks with professional local guides and porters who are well-versed in nature, trails, mountains, culture, flora, and fauna. Our package costs are competitive with those listed in the itinerary overview; we do not hide any costs except for the blogs listed.


After planning a trip to Tilman Pass, check your equipment again. Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience sunny days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year,

The most suitable footwear is waterproof walking boots that have been worn before the trek, warm socks, gaiters for winter, loose, casual trousers, thermal leggings, a long skirt for women, and waterproof pants.

Choose T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, thermal shirts, warm shirts, fleece, fleece jackets, or thick wool sweaters. A windproof, waterproof outer layer at higher altitudes, a Down jacket, a Down sleeping bag (which can be hired or purchased in Kathmandu for a low price), and a wool or fleece hat or balaclava for the head and hands. When trekking, wear a hat or cap for sun protection, sunglasses or goggles, warm gloves, and sunscreen. For more information, please contact us.

Tilman pass Trekking with Nepal Wilderness Treks is your most enjoyable trekking experience as all of our treks are well facilitated, and our team of experts makes sure your trek is hassle-free and enjoyable. Having been in the travel industry for more than 20 years, we have successfully earned a reputation for quality service among explorers around the world. We will provide you with English-speaking guides so that you can connect with the locals and make the most of your trip. When you travel with us, you won’t have to worry about your travel needs not being met.

The Tilman Pass trek starts from Syabrubesi, and passes through several traditional Tamang villages, rhododendron and bamboo forests, and high-altitude landscapes, before reaching Tilman Pass at an altitude of 5,200 meters. The pass offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks, including Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal.

Detail Itinerary

  • Days 01: Drive to Syabrubensi, (1672 m. 10 hrs) overnight at lodge.
  • Days 02: Trek to Lama Hotel, (2670 m. 5/6 hrs) overnight at lodge.
  • Days 03: Trek to Langtang village, (3430 m. 5/6 hrs) overnight at lodge.
  • Days 04: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3700m. 5 hrs) overnight at lodge.
  • Days 05: Rest at Kyanjin Gompa for acclimatization, overnight at lodge.
  • Days 06: Trek to Langsisha Kharka (4160m. 5/6 hrs), overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 07: Trek to Marine Base Camp, (4580m. 4/5 hrs), overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 08: Trek to Tilman’s Base Camp, (4850m. 5/6 hrs), overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 09: Trek to Dudh Pokhari after crossing Tilman Pass (5320meters), overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 10: Trek to Tin Pokhari, (3840m. 5/6 hrs), overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 11: Trek to Panch Pokhari, (4060m. 5/6 hrs), overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 12: Trek to Nursing Pati (3810m. 4 hrs) overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 13: Trek to Chyo Kharka, overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 14: Trek to Chautara / Balafi, overnight at tented camp.
  • Days 15: Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at the hotel.

Cost Included

  • Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (We will provide fully waterproof two men tents, dining tents, kitchen gears, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent, etc.)
  • A local government-trained license holder Trekking Guide during the trek., a cook, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine.
  • Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek.
  • Trekking permits.
  • Surface Transfer to and from Kathmandu.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Tourist service charge, Vat.
  • Official expanse.

Cost Excluded

  • Hotel in kathmandu
  • Hard and soft table drinks such as coke, Fanta, mineral water, hot shower, dessert, etc.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Rescue operation charge.
  • Tip for guide and porter.

Altitude Chart


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