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Tamang Heritage Trek

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11 Days
Availability : Jan - Dec
Kathmandu
Langtang Region
Tour Details

The trekking to Tamang Heritage is a chance to learn the real beauty of rural mountain village of Nepal with unique culture and daily routines of the Tamangs, which is one of the major tribal groups in Nepal. Our itinerary for the Tamang heritage trek includes beautiful villages and viewpoints from the formerly restricted areas of Langtang Region. It is a trek to the unexplored areas of the Langtang region. Here we can enjoy, magnificent Himalayan views, and learn about the Tamangs culture, which goes back hundreds of years. During this trek you will experience their unique culture and customs, ancient Tibetan monasteries, the beauty of rhododendron and bamboo forests. You will also view majestic waterfalls, snow-capped peaks from Langtang, Ganesh and Manaslu range, and beautiful local architecture.

Our trek starts from Syabrubesi which takes about 7 hours’ drive from Kathmandu. After our arrival at Syabrubesi, we walk towards to Gatlang and Tatopani and then to Lama Hotel. From Lama Hotel we continue our trek to Kanyanjing Gompa passing the beautiful village of Langtang. At the end of the trek we take a 6 hour drive back to Kathmandu.

Trip Fact

Country

Nepal

Accomodation in trek

Guest House

Max Altitude

3840 M / 12697 Ft.

Activities

Trekking & culture tour

Transportation

Locale bus/ Private vehicle

Grade

Moderate

Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4264 ft.

Upon arrival at the international airport in Kathmandu (1300M) you will be received by our representative at the arrival gate and will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Included: Accommodation in hotel.

Day 02Kathmandu, Patan sightseeing and trekking preparation.

The second morning after your breakfast, we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual places in Kathmandu valley. The tour covers UNESCO World Heritage Sites including historical Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath (Buddhist Shrine, also called monkey temple), Boudhanath (the Largest Stupa in the World), and Pashupatinath (Hindu’s holiest pilgrimage site).
Known as a city of arts, Patan, is one of the major cities of Nepal and is best known for its rich cultural heritage, in particular its tradition of arts and crafts. After heritage sightseeing, you will meet your trekking guide for briefing to help for final preparation of the trek. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Included: Breakfast & heritage sightseen.

Day 03Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550 m / 5,100 ft): 145 km: 7 hrs

In the afternoon after breakfast, we drive out of Kathmandu along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. On the way we enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. After taking Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar we continue further to Dhunche, from where we descend down to Syabrubesi. Overnight stay at Syabrubesi.

Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 04Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m.) - 6 hrs

While trekking you can experience some of the Tamang culture and also the cultural show that evening. Next to the village of Gatlang, it is set high on a hillside among terraced fields. One can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang. Your accomadations are at a local guest house.

Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 05Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m.) – 6 hrs

At Tatopani which naturally signifies ‘hot water’, you can take a hot bath in natural hot springs and relax and rejuvenate. It is believed that taking a dip into this spring will heal you from your aches and pains.

Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 06Trek from Tatopani to Thuman (2338m.) via Nagthali (3165m- 5 hrs

En route you may encounter animals like monkeys and deer. The panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Hima and Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Another cultural village, Thuman, is popular for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang. Beautiful views of the mountains can be seen from every house in Thuman. We stay here tonight.

Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 07Trek from Thuman to Timure (1762m.) - 5 hrs

While trekking from Thuman to Timure you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi. This day’s trekking grants you an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture in two of the villages on the way. Timure is on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that have existed for many centuries. A suspension bridge here links Nepal and Tibet.

Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 08Trek from Timure to Briddim (2229m.) – 6 hrs

You can experience the village life of Briddim and enjoy a cultural show performed by community members. You can also experience a home stay and Tamang culture. Briddim, is a Tibetan Buddhist village in Langtang Himal. Around 43 houses are spread in a Z shape. Most of the houses are made of stone and have roofs of split shake. As direct descendants of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of Tibetan villages.

Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 09Trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m.) - 3 hrs

You trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi via Wangel. This day the trail moves along a gently descending path passing through villages, terraces and magnificent views of surrounding hills.

Included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 10Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu – 8 hrs

It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages. You drive along the unpaved road until Betrawati where you will begin to follow a narrow, but well paved road.

Included: Breakfast, lunch & accommodation in hotel.

Day 11Leisure day

Spend the day in Kathmandu, to rest or explore, as per your interest. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu

Included: – Breakfast & accommodation in hotel.

Day 12Kathmandu departure or trip extensions by adding optional activities

You have option today to extend your programme. Three are many fun & exciting adventures, like Everest flight, white water rafting, wildlife safari in Chitwan national park, Pokhara excursion & paragliding or Transfer from hotel to international airport to board onward journey flight.

Included: – Breakfast

Note: The above itinerary is the standard that we offer. It can be customized as per your interests.

Service Includes

  • Arrival & departure transfer as per tour itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi & Kathmandu.
  • All meals (breakfast, Lunch & dinner) during the trek.
  • Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • An experience English speaking trekking guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers 1 porter)
  • Langtang National park area entry fee.
  • Tims (trekking information management system) fee.
  • Guide & porter foods accommodation, salary & insurance.
  • All government & Local taxes.

Service excludes

  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • International airfare & airport taxes.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • All kinds of cold drinks like water, coke, Fanta juice etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Rescue armament in case if emergency.
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