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Trip Facts

Trip Duration: : 12 days

Best Time : : Oct-May

Grade: : Medium / Hard

Maximum Altitude : : 5000m

Mode of trek: : Tea House/ Camping

Group size: : 1+

All price inclusive
$880
USD

Tamang Heritage Trek is to explore and experience Tamang culture and heritage near Tibetan border through Langtang Valley. The trek is to get untouched cultural practice of Tibetan originated people. The Trekking destination from Kathmandu gives ample opportunity to explore previously restricted area which is recently opened as Tamang Heritage Trail.

Tamang Heritage Trek offers close glimpse to culture and lifestyle of Tamang Community, residing at the lap of Langtang Himalaya range. The Tamang Heritage Trail also provides you an opportunity to contribute on economic benefit to the local community.

Lying just north of Kathmandu valley, Tamang Heritage Trail is the most accessible mountain trek in Nepal. Throughout the trek, you will take on a huge variety of terrain, passing through peaceful woodlands, traditional terraced farmland, following the contours of stunning hills and mountains in remote area of Langtang valley.

Langtang region is blessed with exotic rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, snow-clad peaks and many turquoise-tinted lakes, showcasing the true serenity of the Himalayan scenery.

The Tamang People are the originally descendants of Tibetan who came Nepal as a horse trader and settled in the hilly parts of Nepal. This ethnic group has able to retain its ancient tradition; which can be closely observed from daily lifestyle. Their intriguing hospitality, traditional houses, ancient monasteries and Gompas fascinates you throughout the trip.

This challenging but rewarding trek starts after a drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi. From Syabrubensi, we start each day trekking along the stony path; twisting and winding our way through rugged mountains.

 

Tamang Heritage Trek Highlights

  • Tamang Heritage Trek is all about community. You will trek from one village to another rather than tea house built specially for the trekking route. This really provides an opportunity to get in-depth knowledge about remote lifestyle of people living in mountains
  • After devastating earthquake, everything have changed. Your visit indeed helps to change the lifestyle of local community
  • You will stay overnight with local family in Briddim which offers an opportunity to share stories, learn local cooking method and sleep in a comfortable wooden home
  • You will climb uphill to explore 100 years old monastery in Gatlang village and then walk to Parvati Kunda, the sacred lake worshipped for the powers of fertility
  • On the forest trail, from Thaman to Brimdang, you will possibly pass through exotic wildlife including fascinating troops of Grey Langur Monkeys
  • You will get opportunity to learn the culture and landscape of Himalaya through the briefing our local leader and their assistants and porters.
  • You will experience complete solitude as the Tamang Heritage Trail is very less-crowded compared to other trekking destination of Nepal
  • Apart from cultural insight, you will get the up-close of view of gigantic Himalayan range including – Ganesh, Langtang and Gosainkunda range

What to expect during Tamang Heritage Trek?

  • You will be walking for 6 – 7 hours a day on rugged mountain terrain and at altitude over 4,000m. We suggest you to follow the guidance of your trek leader and be aware of the signs and symptoms of altitude
  • The rigorous mountain trail with series of ups and downs is sure to test your strength and endurance capacity. So train yourself few weeks prior the trip to enjoy the trek at fullest.
  • On this trek, you will be walking off the mainstream trail. Don’t expect high touristic accommodation, foods and services. However, the homestays and teahouse on the trail will satisfy your basis expectation.
  • At Gatlang, Thuman, Briddim & Syabrubensi, you will be offered with a hot showers and running water (solar/gas energy). But at other place, all you get is a simple bucket shower. Also be aware that toilets are local squat-style and it is very hard to find attached in any home stay or tea house to stay in
  • You will find very hard to communicate with locals; if you don’t hire a local guide. Very few people understands and can communicate in English
  • In spring, the entire trail will be endowed with blooming rhododendron and other wild flowers

 

  • Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi Drive (1467m), 7hrs.
  • Syabrubesi to Gatlang Trek (2563m.) 6 hrs.
  • Gatlang to Tatopani Trek (2600m.) 6 hrs.
  • Tatopani to Thuman Trek (2338m.) 5 hrs.
  • Thuman to Briddim trek (2229m.), 6hrs.
  • Briddim to Lama Hotel (2500m.) 6hrs.
  • Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley 6 hrs.
  • Langtang to Kanjin 4 hrs.
  • Acclimatization.
  • Kanjin to Lama Hotel (2500m.)6hrs.
  • Lama Hotel to syabru  Bensi 5 hrs.
  • Syabur  to Kathmandu.
  • Departure Day
  • Arrival in Kathmandu
    Welcome to the country of Mt. Everest! As you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives will receive you and transfer to the hotel which you have booked in Kathmandu. Hotel staffs will complete check in and manage for your accommodation. We organize welcome dinner in the hotel in the evening with our team.
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubesi Drive (1467m), 7hrs.
    On this day, we drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi in a Jeep or car. The road is full of exciting scenes and views of mountains covered with forests via Trishuli in Nuwakot. The picturesque views of terraced fields and green hills with the glimpse of Ganesh Himal are rewarding along the way. We stay in a lodge in Syabrubesi
  • Syabrubesi to Gatlang Trek (2563m.) 6 hrs.
    On this day, we trek to Gatlang from Syabrubesi through Goljung. It is pleasant walk with the picturesque views of forests and terraced fields. The variety of plants and flowers can be seen throughout the trail. You can explore the some Tamang settlements along the trail and experience their hospitality. We stay overnight in a lodge at Gatlang.
  • Gatlang to Tatopani Trek (2600m.) 6 hrs.
    On this day, we follow the trail to Tatopani enjoying the views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal ranges. The trail passes through some Tamang villages to explore and experience their lifestyle and culture. We reach at Tatopani, a natural hot spring which is believed to remove all the pains and aches in a single dip. We stay overnight in Tatopani
  • Tatopani to Thuman Trek (2338m.) 5 hrs.
    This day trek continues to Thuman from Tatopani through Nagthali and Bumthang. Nagthali is popular meditation centre for monks and priests in local area. The area provides impressive views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Kerung Himal and many other peaks. We reach at Thuman which is culturally rich to explore Tamang culture. We stay overnight in Thuman.
  • Thuman to Briddim trek (2229m.), 6hrs.
    On this day, trekking continues to Briddim from Thuman enjoying panoramic views of mountains and forests. We pass through Timure which is traditional trade route with Tibet. We reach Briddim and excurse the village. Briddim is unspoiled village where you can experience Tibetan culture practiced by the Tibetan descendants. We stay overnight in Briddim.
  • Briddim to Lama Hotel (2500m.) 6hrs
    On this day, we follow the trail to Lama Hotel from Briddim. The trekking is pleasant walk for about 7 hours passing through forests of rhododendron and bamboo. You can see some wild animals and experience natural life along the trail. There you can also experience traditional culture while walking through mountain settlements. We stay overnight in Lama Hotel.
  • Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley 6 hrs.
    On this day, we enter into Langtang Valley. The picturesque views along the trail are very pleasant and rewarding. The valley is third most popular trekking area in Nepal with full of varieties of flora and fauna. You can have wonderful views of snow capped mountains and peaks along the walk. We stay in a Lodge in Langtang.
  • Langtang to Kanjin 4 hrs.
    We trek continue to Kyanging Gompa to explore its architectural loftiness and spiritual insight. You can explore surrounding area of Kyanging for the whole day. The panoramic views of giant mountains and Langtang Valley are very impressive and breath-stopping. We stay overnight in Kyanging.
  • Acclimatization
    It is our rest day in Khyanjin. You can explore surrounding area of Kyanjin. Best way to utilize is hiking to Langshisa Kharka or Glacier Langtang-Lirung or Tserko Ri. The views of Langtang Himal range and many other peaks are unforgettable while wandering around the Gompa area. We stay overnight in Khyanjin.
  • Kanjin to Lama Hotel (2500m.)6hrs.
    After breakfast, you will depart from Nepal to your next destination or your country.
  • Lama Hotel to syabru bensi 6hrs.
    On this day, we trek descend to sybru from Lama Hotel. The trail is full of picturesque views of landscapes and natural scenarios.
  • Sybru to Kathmandu
    On this day, we drive back to Kathmandu. Travelling from Sybru to Kathmandu is exciting journey along the bending roadway with full of views of green hills and gorges. You will be transferred to hotel where you either have leisure time or you may catch the last moments exploring the missed sights or shopping for gifts to your nearest ones. In the evening, we organize celebration dinner together.
  • Departure Day
    As it is the last day, we have to bid goodbye to the guest as visit in Nepal comes to the end for this time. If you have time enough, you can have sightseeing and purchasing the token of love from Nepal. Before 3 hours of scheduled flight, our representatives will take you to the TIA. We hope you will be planning for another adventure-trip while you are on returning back to your homeland. You can extend your Nepal stay if you have time and money too.

What’s include

  • Airport/ Hotel/ Airport Transportation
  • Two Nights standard Hotel in Katmandu including Breakfast.
  • Your standard meals during the Trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • All Permit and Company necessary paper works
  • All Ground transportation by  Private Jeep  from Kathmandu to Sybru Bensi  and returned  to Kathmandu
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful, friendly and English speaking Trekking guide , everything for him like his
  • Trekking Porter ( One  porter between 2 guest) . their food, accommodation and well paid salary.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Trekking equipment: Sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffel bag and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Adventure Certificate.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Service charge.

What’s excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu).
  • Travel insurance.Emergency rescue Evacuation
  • Lunch Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All the bar bills like coke, beer, bottle of water, hot water etc.
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide and porter.
 

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