Tilman Pass Trek

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US$ 3,599 P/P

Trip Info

  • Duration

    21 Days

  • Difficulty

    strenous

  • Starts From

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Ends At

    Kathmandu

  • Transport

    Private Drive

  • Region/Type

    Langtang & Helambu Treks
  • Best Season:

    • Spring (Mar, Apr)
    • Autumn (Mid-Sep - Mid November)

Tilman Pass Trek is an off-the-beaten trek that is considered to be one of the most arduous trekking journeys in the Langtang Region. The adventure to one of the highest and most difficult passes in the Himalayas provides some spectacular views of the Langtang region, Ganesh Himal region, and Rolwaling Himalayan range. 

The enthralling Tilman Pass is located in the heart of the Langtang Himalayan route that was first discovered by the British explorer and mountaineer William Bill Tilman in 1949, and only a few people have ever followed in his footsteps. This intriguing walk includes some basic snow climbing as you will be crossing one of the Himalayas’ most demanding passes offering views of the magnificent Langsisha glacier, the serene Panch Pokhari sacred lakes, and the incredibly isolated Jugal Himal, which connects the Himalayas from Kanchenjunga in the east to Dhaulagiri in the west. 

You can enjoy panoramic Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Langtang Himal, Naya Khanga, Yala peak, Ganesh Himal, Langshisha, Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa, and more, as well as green forests with Rhododendron flowers, pine trees, and wild animals. This trip is also well-known for its exploration of Nepal's endangered Red Panda and the national bird, Lhophophorus/Himalayan Monal (Danfe in Nepali). 

Tilman Pass Trek is a camping trek that has retained the wilderness. The route covers the same ground as the popular Langtang Valley Trek, but also travels through an extremely remote area with no human habitation for several days, necessitating the use of full camping gear. Moreover, the routes are waiting to dazzle trekkers and adventurers with their mesmerizing natural wonders in their pristine form, giving the sensation of navigating the new world while experiencing the mountainous culture. 

Hence, this is a total adventure journey that takes you past a variety of intriguing vistas, including natural and cultural monuments. And it is the greatest option for trekkers who want to travel through the unspoiled Himalayas and experience incomparable visual splendor. 

Tilman Pass Trekking Highlights

  • Experience Langtang valley’s off-the-beaten-paths
  • Discover Panch Pokhari's 5 sacred lakes, one of the world's highest altitude wetlands
  • Add excitement with passing through many glaciers, lakes, and river streams
  • Relish the spectacular snowcapped peaks of the Lantang Himalayan Range, Ganesh Himal, Langshisa, Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa, etc. 
  • Feel the mountain communities' unspoiled spirit and religious significance
  • Face the effort of crossing Tilman Pass, and you'll be rewarded with bizarre scenes.
  • Chances of spotting the Red Panda, mountain deer, and national bird – Danfe 

Difficulty Factors during Tilman Pass Trek 

The trek's difficulty is determined by the trek's location, duration, trek length, trail condition, maximum altitude, weather conditions, remoteness of local services, and general level of comfort.  Shorter hikes are easy, however longer / high pass treks/hikes necessitate considerable mental and physical preparation.

Regarding the Tilman Pass Trek, it is considered to be one of the most arduous treks in the Langtang Region, taking you to one of the region's highest and most difficult passes. It is an off-the-beaten-track trekking journey that starts from Syabrubesi and reaches its highest point at Tilman Pass at an elevation of 5320 meters. The itinerary made by Himalayan Trekkers requires 16 days of trekking with an uphill climb and downhill descent along with the various types of trails and tracks that require 6-7 hours of average walk in a day. 

High Altitude Sickness and weather conditions are the top factors to hamper your trip. So, it is better to understand these factors beforehand.

However, anyone with a strong desire for adventure and a strong sense of adventure can complete the Tilman Pass Trekking Trip. Trekkers must be in good physical condition and good health. Trekkers with prior trekking experience would be advantageous. Furthermore, we recommend that you evaluate your medical status before going on this journey. 

Avoiding AMS (Altitude Mountain Sickness) during the Tilman Pass Trek

When you ascend too quickly without gradually acclimating, you are likely to get altitude sickness. To avoid this, it is best to climb at a slower pace taking a few acclimatizations rests. It is highly prevalent during the high altitude journey and can happen to anyone, regardless of their age, fitness level, or previous trekking experience. Here are some strategies for avoiding altitude sickness:

Acclimatization & Speed: These are the most required factors during the high-altitude journey. Make sure to take the required acclimatization and don’t rush or stress. Always move at your own pace. 

Hydration: It is critical to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Diamox: It is always better to carry the medicine named acetazolamide (Diamox). It works as an avoider of altitude sickness. 

Note: We notify you that our itinerary consists of the required number of acclimatization days with an average hourly walk. However, if you feel the symptoms, we suggest you immediately notify your guides. Our guides are certified in first aid and can deal with the majority of common problems that arise on a trip.

 

Best Time for Trek to Tilman Pass

Nepal welcomes six seasons in a year: Spring (mid-March-mid-May), summer (mid-May-mid-July), Monsoon (mid-July-mid-September), autumn (mid-September-mid-November), pre-winter (mid-November-January), & winter (January-mid-March). Although it is feasible to trek up Tilman Pass at any time of year and in every season, the best times to do so are in the spring and autumn. 

The weather remains reasonably constant throughout the autumn season, with mild to warm days and cool nights. The mornings are normally clear, but clouds may form in the afternoons and vanish at night, revealing stunning starry skies. The spectacular vistas and superb views of the region's peaks make this a minor price to pay. An added benefit of trekking during this season is the opportunity to explore some of the area's lesser-known trails, which still provide breathtaking vistas but lack the crowds of the more famous routes.

In the spring, the weather is clear, the peaks are frequently visible, and the temperature is pleasant, making it ideal for a hike. Spring brings warmer temperatures, particularly rhododendron and other wildflower blooms everywhere. If you visit at the very beginning of the season, you may be caught in a few snow showers, but the weather should be otherwise stable and dry, ideal for hiking and high altitude climbs.

Rain, mist, and fog can be expected almost every day during the summer/monsoon season, but clouds occasionally part to provide stunning mountain views. The flora is usually at its most vibrant. Although a trip is possible during this season, it is rather challenging because of the slick trails, leeches, and lack of mountain views, which are all enough to deter most trekkers.

Being high altitude trekking, it is extremely cold during winter, yet it is still possible to trek here. If you are adventure thirsty, you can go for it but it is not advisable. However, the vistas of the Himalayan peaks in the winter are unmatched.

Required Permits for Tilman Pass Trek 

Unlike many other treks, TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) is no longer valid in the Langtang region as of October 2018. Instead, the following permissions are required for trekking in the Langtang Region and for Tilman Pass Trek: 

  • Langtang National Park Entry Fee 
  • Local Area Permit Fee

Note:  All these permits are included in the cost we offer. 

 

Itinerary in Details

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

🕑 30 Min Drive to Hotel

Max Altitude: 1350 M

Once you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport and make your way out from the arrival terminal, you will see a representative from the Himalayan Trekkers holding your nameplate and waiting for you. Once you are greeted, you will be transported to the respective hotel in the heart of the city. If your arrival is early, you may opt. for the sightseeing to the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple after a short briefing about the journey plan. 
Boudhanath Stupa is the biggest stupa in Nepal housing the remains and relics of the Lord Buddha. It is one of the important sites for Tibetan Buddhism and the whole area gives you a feeling of peacefulness.
Pashupatinath is one of the four important Hindu sites in the world dedicated to Lord Shiva. Every evening, there is an Aarati ceremony at the banks of the holy Bagmati River and a cremation ceremony on the other side of the river.
Later in the evening, you can stroll around the streets of the Thamel area and get a peek into the lifestyle of Kathmanduties. O/N at a Hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 2: Full Day City Tour in Kathmandu Valley

🕑 Full day

Max Altitude: 1350 M

After a delightful breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up for the full day of guided sightseeing of the remaining UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. We drive to Patan Durbar Square located in the Lalitpur district. Patan Museum, Krishna Temple, Bhimsen Temple, Vishwanath Temple, TalejuBhawani Temple, and Big Bell are some of the major attractions in Patan Durbar Square. Patan is also famous for the stone masterpiece architecture, traditional Newari artworks, and red brick tiles. 
Then we drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square where we will witness 55 window palace, Nyatapola Temple, Bhairava Nath Temple,  Golden Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, Peacock Window, etc. The famous Juju Dhau which means the King of yogurt is the must-try thing once in Bhaktapur. 
We then return to Kathmandu & visit Kathmandu Durbar Square where we explore Shiva-Parvati Temple, Big Bell, Kumari Ghar, Kumari Temple, Ashok Binakyak Temple, and many other monuments. 
If time permits, we will also visit the famous Swayambhunath Temple also known as the “Monkey Temple”. It is one of the oldest stupas in Kathmandu located at the hilltop overlooking the Kathmandu Valley surrounded by lush green hills. It is a must-visit place in Nepal that provides you with religious harmony as it is the place where Buddhism and Hinduism sit and blend. O/N at a Hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi

🕑 7 Hours Private Drive

Max Altitude: 1460 M

We start the Tilman Pass Trek journey with a drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi in the Rasuwa district. We pass through Kakani which offers wonderful Himalayan views, reach Trishuli Bazar, and have our lunch. We move further ahead from Trishuli and drive onwards to the Dhunche checkpoint where your Langtang National Park entry permit is checked. From Dhunche, we can see Gheng (6581m) and Langtang Lirung (7234m) to the north, as well as Ganesh (7460m) to the west. After crossing a suspension bridge over the Langtang River and traversing up and down, we arrive at Syabru Besi.O/N at the Tea house in Syabrubesi.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 4: Trek to Lama Hotel

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2324 M

We begin our first trekking day along the trail through the Bhote Koshi and then continue along Langtang Khola. The trail ascends steadily to Bamboo (1960m), passing through bamboo and rhododendron forests. While wandering around Langtang National Park, you may observe wild boars, langur monkeys, and red pandas (if we got lucky. The ascent to Rimche (2400m), the following stage of the hike, will be a little tougher. After Rimche, the trail takes around 30 minutes to reach Lama Hotel, our today’s destination.
O/N at Tea house in Lama Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 5: Trek to Langtang

🕑 6 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3300 M

After breakfast, we start our today’s trekking by making a gradual ascent through a steep forest slope. Our pleasant walk follows the trail through the pine and rhododendron forests and reaches a village called Ghodatabela where we stop for lunch. The surrounding of Ghodatabela is rich in small babblers and different herbal plants. From there, we continue through a scenic trail leading us to the settlements of the Tamang people named Langtang Village (which was fully destroyed by the massive 2015 earthquake and rebuilt again).  O/N at Tea House in Langtang.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 6: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa

🕑 4 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3800 M

Continuing up the valley, the trail ascends steadily to Sindum, then to Yamphu (3640m). The valley slowly opens up further as we pass through little settlements and yak pastures, and the vistas improve between Langtang and Kyanjin Gompa, with mount Dhagpahe/Yansa Tsenji (6580m) to the north and the Langtang Himal to the northwest. By midday, we will arrive in Kyanjin Gompa, Langtang's oldest and most sacred monastery that is encircled on all sides by snowcapped peaks. You can explore the surrounding areas as there are many interesting things such as Yak Cheese Factory and traditional houses. O/N at Tea House in Kyanjin Gompa. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 7: Acclimatization Day & Hike to Tserko Ri

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 5000 M

Acclimatization is very essential during the high-altitude journey. So, we will rest today in order to acclimate to the higher altitude and thin air and make a short acclimatization hike to Tserko Ri at 4980 meters. 
We start climbing Tserko Ri after breakfast, and the trail farther up the valley past the airstrip will bring additional fantastic views of Langtang Lirung (7234m), Yala Peak (5500m), Ganchenpo (6400m), Langshisha Ri (6427m), Dorje Lakpa (6700m), Lenpo Gang (7100m), and Urkinmang (6170m). After spending a good time at the Tserko Ri summit filled with colorful prayer flags, we descend back to Kyanjin Gompa for the night.O/N  in Kyanjin Gompa. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 8: Trek to Langshisa Kharka

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 4080 M

Early in the morning, we leave Kyanjin Gompa and trek towards Langshisa Kharka, today’s destination. Moving quickly is the biggest tip for today’s walk. Because the chances of rock falling will be low and the ground will be frozen if we start the trek early. After two hours of continuous trekking, we reach the first vestiges of vegetation: prickly thorn bushes and pussy willows. From here, we basically just follow the track made by the yaks. Today’s walk is challenging but the views of Langshisa Ri (7427m) and Dorje Lakpa(6966m) along the way keep us going. Our continuous walk takes us to a river which we will cross over and reach the Langshisa Kharka marked with the prayer stoned and stone constructions. 
O/N at tented camp in Langshisa Kharka. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 9: Trek to Moraine Camp

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 4580 M

After breakfast, we begin our ascent to Moraine Camp. We ascend the Langshisa Glacier's stony moraine through high alpine vegetation to the Moraine Camp, which is located at 4580 meters. The vista is breathtaking as we will be surrounded by beautiful snowcapped mountains. O/N at tented camp in Moraine Camp. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka 4825m via Tilman’s Pass

🕑 7/8 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 5320 M

We leave Moraine Camp and head steeply up towards Yak Kharka also known as Tilman Base Camp via one of the scenic passes of Nepal named Tilman Pass at 5320 meters above sea level. The rocky and uneven moraines make the walk physically and mentally demanding and it is preferable to begin early because the boulder field becomes more unstable as the sun rises. Due to the high altitude, breathing may become difficult as you near the summit of Tilman Pass. But the views of the neighboring snowcapped mountains are stunning from the top. Then we descend from the opposite side, traversing through loose rocks to reach Yak Kharka. O/N at tented camp at Yak Kharka. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 11: Trek to Tin Pokhari

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3735 M

Today’s journey is set to Tin Pokhari (Three Lakes). After breakfast at Yak Kharka, we make our way down the icy slopes and loose pebbles and reach Tin Pokhari. These lakes are entirely frozen throughout the winter. It's a fantastic camping spot since you can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the lakes as well as views of the Himalayan Mountain that dominates the area. O/N at tented camp at Tin Pokhari. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 12: Trek to Panch Pokhari

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 4100 M

After breakfast, we will begin our journey to the serene Panch Pokhari meaning five lakes, which are located at an elevation of 4100 meters. We will pass through alpine vegetation, Rocky Mountains, wildlife, and other sights along the way. 
Panch Pokhari gives spectacular views of the Jugal Himal Range, Rolwaling Range, Gosainkunda, and other Himalayan peaks. Apart from the lakes, this location is also known for two pilgrim houses and a Lord Shiva temple, which can be visited while staying at Camp. O/N at tented camp at Panch Pokhari. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 13: Exploration day at Panch Pokhari

🕑 Full Day

Max Altitude: 4100 M

This day is set aside for acclimatization and rest. We make use of the opportunity to explore Panch Pokhari's environs. If interested, you can get early in the morning, walk uphill and view the lovely sight of sunrise behind the Himalayas. The view of Dorje Lakpa and the Jugal Himal range is spectacular from here. The neighboring hills are home to a variety of bird species as well as fragrant flowers. 
In August, the Janai Purnima celebration is held at Panchpokhari and a large number of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit this location. Pilgrims often pay a visit to Lord Shiva's shrine, which is located near the lake. O/N at tented camp at Panch Pokhari. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 14: Trek to Nasimpati

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3631 M

The trail today requires a moderate hike that leads to Nasimpati via a steady rocky hills descent. The first two hours of the path are spent on a well-defined trail, followed by three hours of moderate ascent through rocky terrain. We will pass through alpine vegetation, Rocky Mountains, wildlife, and other sights along the way and reach our campsite in Nasimpati. O/N at tented camp in Nasimpati.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 15: Trek to Hile Bhanjyang

🕑 5/6 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3414 M

You set off from Nasimpati on a journey across rocky slopes and rhododendron groves. The hike is relatively simple with a mainly downhill walk. When we get to Bhanjyang, you can take a look at and learn about the village's culture and daily life as well as the picturesque terrain, which is intriguing. O/N at tented camp in Hile Bhanjyang.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 16: Trek to Pauwabas

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3024 M

After an early breakfast at our camp in Hile Bhanjyang, we make our way through the dense jungle of rhododendrons. On a clear day, the views of the Jugal Himal Range, and Gaurishankar Himal are spectacular from the route. If we get lucky, we may encounter mountain deer and Danfe (Lhophophorus/Monal) on our way to Pauwabas. Continuing on our journey, we descend a steep terrain before arriving in Pauwabas, where we will spend the night. O/N at a tented camp in Pauwabas.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 17: Trek to Kami Kharka

🕑 5/6 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2855 M

Today, the trail winds gently through rhododendron, oak, juniper, and pine forests on a flat track. We might see wild wildlife like mountain deer, langur monkeys, or the national bird "Danfe", once again if we are lucky. We can see several nomad huts along the way. On the way to Kami Kharka, you can see Langtang Lirung (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Jugal Himal ad a few smaller peaks. We pass a set of waterfalls before reaching today’s destination, Kami Kharka. O/N at tented camp in Kami Kharka.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 18: Trek to Sano Okhareni

🕑 5 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2043 M

The trail we take from Kami Kharka descends into a beautiful, deep Rhododendron and pine forest. A leisurely downhill takes us to Sano Okhareni. Today is also a great opportunity to see the animals such as mountain deer and langur monkeys. You arrive in Sano Okhareni after crossing several tiny streams and nomadic communities. We set up a tent near a pine grove with spectacular views of the mountains allowing us to relax and enjoy the peace. O/N at tented camp in Sano Okhareni.

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 19: Trek to Chautara & Drive to Kathmandu

🕑 4/5 Hours Walk and 4/5 Hours Drive

Max Altitude: 1350 M

Today is our last day of trekking through a magnificent landscape with diverse vegetation. After around 4-5 hours of downhill walking, we will arrive in Chautara passing through a number of little settlements, each with its own ethnic community. 
After visiting the colorful town of Chautara and taking in the scenery, we will return to Kathmandu through the route, which will take us past terraces, streams, rivers, local towns, high hills, and along the riverbank. When we arrive in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel.  O/N at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Meals: Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 20: In Kathmandu | Free Day/Optional Tour

🕑 Full Day

Max Altitude: 1350 m

The day is set aside for rest. However, the day can be skipped and proceed for your departure. You can also opt. for a guided exploration of Kathmandu valley or explore it on your own. You can stroll the traditional market areas of Kathmandu such as Ason, Newroad, Basantapur, Thahity, and Thamel and buy some souvenirs for your friends and family.
O/N at hotel/resort in Kathmandu. 
 

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel/Resort

Day 21: Final Departure from Kahmandu

🕑 30 Min Drive to Airport

With the end of the exciting and thrilling adventure in the Langtang region, the day of departure has come. After breakfast and 3 hours before your scheduled flight back to your home country or onward destination, you will be transferred to the airport and bid farewell. 

Meals: Breakfast

Includes

  • Airport Transfers (pick-up & drop-off) on a private vehicle
  • 3* Standard Category accommodations on a twin/Double -sharing basis in Kathmandu
  • Daily Breakfast at Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing on a private vehicle
  • Heritage entry fees as per  itinerary
  • An English speaking city guide
  • Kathmandu - SyabruBesi & Chautara - Kathmandu by Bus/Jeep transport ( Depending on requirements)
  • Tea house and All tented camp accommodations during the trekking 
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with tea/coffee) during the trek 
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder professional equipped English Speaking trekking guide
  • 1 Porter between every 2 members while on the trek
  • Langtang National Park Entry Fees 
  • Shivapuri National Park Entrance Fees
  • Monasteries and Temple entrance fees during the trekking
  • All camping equipment (Kitchen Tent, Dinning Tent, Toilet Tent, Guest Tent), foods, and necessary porters, cook, kitchen boy
  • Accommodations, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of the crew
  • First Aid Kit
  • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable government taxes

 

Excludes

  • International Airfares 
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All bar bills (alcoholic & non-alcoholic)
  • Personal expenses such as Hot shower, internet & electricity bills during the trek
  • Personal clothing, trekking, and climbing gear
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslides, strikes, political unrest, etc. 
  • Tips/Gratitude
  • Expenses not mentioned in the cost inclusion 

 

FAQ'S

Q. 1. When is the best time to do Tilman Pass Trek?

Tilman Pass can be hiked at any time of year and in any season but spring and autumn/fall are the best seasons to do it. Because the weather is stable with sunny days and pleasant daytime temperatures during the days of spring and autumn seasons. 

Q. 2. What happens in case of an emergency?

The itinerary is designed to prevent any major risks. However, if a client needs emergency rescue, Himalayan Trekkers are prepared for any of that. Also, our guides are well trained to deal with the majority of common issues in the Himalayas. But, make sure to carry your travel insurance covering the emergency rescue/evacuation before leaving for Nepal. 

Q. 3. Where do we eat our meals and what kind of food is available?

Since Tilman Pass Trek is a camping trek journey, food will be prepared in the tents by the cook. Breakfasts and dinners will be prepared and served in the tents and lunches on the way to another destination.

The Nepali meal (Dal Bhat/Rice Lentil with Veggies, Momo, and Noodles) will be the most prepared, with a few continentals and Indian menus (fried rice, pasta, curry, bread, omelet, etc.). 
 

Q. 4. What are the sources of drinking water supply during trekking?

You will be supplied with boiled water throughout the trek. It is also possible to consume bottled water along the main walking trails. And, you can also use water purifiers and purify the water from the available sources in the trekking. 

Q. 5. Do I need Insurance for Tilman Pass Trek?

Yes, insurance/travel insurance is strongly advised for any trip to the Himalayas because traveling in the Himalayas is full of adventure. Make sure that your insurance coverage covers all of the unforeseen costs and it gives an acceptable level of protection, is familiar with your itinerary, and covers the activities you will be participating in.

Himalayan Trekkers’ first priority is the customers’ comfort. Noting that, we provide the best available 3 standard hotel/resort accommodations on twin sharing/double sharing in Kathmandu Valley. But, if you want to upgrade the service or have a single supplementary, we can manage it for you at an additional cost. 

And for the trekking journeys, we offer the best available lodge/hotel/guesthouse/teahouse/homestay accommodations. Regarding, the journey to Tilman Pass, you will be staying at the tented camp throughout the journey. All tent equipment with a supporting crew is included in the cost. 

Meals in Tilman Pass Trek

For the meals in Kathmandu, your lodging facility provides you with healthy and delicious breakfasts. And for the other two meals (lunch & dinner), you can find many restaurants serving various cuisines. 

As Tilman Pass Trek is a camping trek, your cook will prepare delicious dishes that will satisfy your taste buds and stomach. Nepali menu (Dal Bhat/Rice Lentil with veggies, momo, noodles) will be the most prepared foods during the climb with few continental and Indian menus such as fried rice, pasta, curry, bread, omelet, etc. 

 

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