Tillman's Pass Trekking
via Langtang Valley and Panch Pokhari
Tillman's Pass (5320mtr) was named after a pioneer British adventurer and explorer H. W. Tillman (1898 - 1977) who explored the Himalaya in the mid 20th century. It is a difficult trek which involves some basic snow climbing and traversing one of the highest passes in the Himalaya. We cover same ground as the popular Langtang valley trek, but then we move through an extremely remote area with no human habitation for several days on our way to the glaciated area behind the peaks of Urkinmang (6100m) and Dorje Lakpa (6700m) of the Jugal Himalayan Range. After the pass, the trail drops down to the eastern side of the Jugal Range, home to five lakes (Panch Pokhari) which is a popular pilgrimage site for local people from the green valleys of Sindhu palchok area in central Nepal. This trek blends the experience of an adventurous walk over an icy col with meeting the ethnic Tamang people of central Nepal.
Brief Itinerary Tillman's Pass Trekking
03 Drive to Syabrubensi, overnight at tented camp, 8hrs
04 Trek Lama hotel, overnight at tented camp.
05 Trek Langtang village, overnight at tented camp
06 Trek to Kyanjin Gompa
07 Rest day
08 Trek to Langsisha Kharka
09 Trek to Glaciar Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
11 Trek to Tilman’s Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
12 Rest or an extra day
13 Cross the pass (5320mtr) and trek to Dudh Pokhari lake
14 Trek Tin Pokhari
15 Trek Panch Pokhari
16 Trek Nasim Pati
17 Trek Chyo Kharka
18 Trek Kattikey
19 Trek Yanglakot
20 Trek Jalbire
21 Trek to road head at Balefi and to Kathmandu
22 An Extra Day