Any Time of the Year
Standing tall at an elevation of 5,320m, Tilman Pass is one of the challenging mountain passes of Nepal that connects the Tamang valley of Langtang with the sacred lakes of Panchpokhari. A trek to Tilman Pass offers an amazing view of Langsisha glacier, extremely remote Jugal Himal, tranquil sacred lakes of Panch Pokhari, etc. On the way to Tilman Pass, you'll get to witness, panoramic views of stunning Langtang and Lirung, Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Langshisa, Gaurishanker, Naya Khanga, Yala peak, Dorje Lakpa, etc. It is a thrilling adventure that goes through the ethnic Tamang villages and adventurous trail over the Langtang valley and Kyanjin Gompa. Heading through the Langtang National Park allows you to get the fascination of rare flora and fauna. If you're lucky enough, you'll encounter different species of animals including Red Panda, Mountain Thars, blue sheep, Bears, Leopard, Jackal, pheasant, Monkeys, wild boar, peacock. The best months for this adventure are March, April, May, September, October, November, etc.
The trek to Timlan Pass commences with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi which is one of the popular trekking trails of the Langtang region. The trek leads us through Lama Hotel, Langtang village, Kyanjin Gompa, Langsisha Khara, Tilman Pass base camp and finally reach Tilman Pass at 5,320m. After reaching Langtang Valley, you can visit the local cheese factory and 400 years old Buddhist Monasteries and know about their history. The crossing of Tilman Pass is technical and involves the need for mountain equipment like ropes, crampons and other tools. After crossing a high pass, we descend down towards Panch Pokhari and explore the best of it. Then we descend down to several villages and forests to reach Chautara and fly to Kathmandu.
Most of the teahouses are run by local people that provide you good bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner facility with warm hospitality. The teahouses provide a variety of on-site prepared hot meals. You'll have a food option of typical Nepali, Tibetan, Nepalese, Chinese and even Indian and Italian dishes on the tea houses. In camping trek, we'll provide excellent cooks to prepare hot and delicious foods for you. Our experienced cook will prepare both western and eastern dishes for you.
The accommodations during Tilman Pass Trek will be hotels, lodges commonly known as tea houses and camps. Most rooms are on a twin sharing basis where you'll get a mattress, pillow, sheets, and blankets and they even provide extra blankets upon request. Teahouses in this region are well managed run by local people and a few of them even provide western facilities like hot showers and flush toilets. In high-altitude, there won't be any teahouses, so we'll set a camp for you to spend overnight. During your stay in Kathmandu, you'll get a luxurious accommodation service.