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Tamang Heritage Trek

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Trip Overview of Tamang Heritage Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek is newly opened, an unbeaten trail of the Langtang region. This easy trail is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal. With some of the most beautiful scenery, rich culture, and healing baths in natural hot springs. It allows you to explore a beautiful and remote area. you will visit the Tibetan border of the Langtang region. At the same time to experience the unique culture of the local-Tamang people.

in Tamang heritage trek we get to know their culture. Therefore They are little known ethnic groups of Nepal. Who are believing to be the descendants of Tibetians. From Kerung united with Tamang of the Helambu. Their farming communities are generally can find on higher elevations. Mainly engaging in shifting cultivation and extraction of the forest products. Tamang people are mostly sheep and yak herders. They also grow some hardy grains and vegetables. Their daily life activities include: raising livestock, agriculture, making baskets and also mats. From mountain bamboo, and trading with Kerung in Tibet.

During the Tamang Heritage Trek trail, you will get a once in a lifetime chance to experience. Tamang people’s native rituals, culture, festivals, traditional costumes, and local Syabru dances combined with most pure and humble hospitality. Trekking through the local villages will also give you an excellent chance to carefully study the community’s traditional lifestyle and crafts.

Get the best view of Langtang Lirung in Tamang heritage trek

Tamang Heritage Trek will take you on a journey with amazing views of Langtang Lirung.  Langtang Kerung, Ganesh Himal, and other Langtang Himalayan ranges. Which is also abundant in unspoiled nature, local monasteries and green grazing lands full of unique fauna. Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek region is protected by the Langtang National Park. The second largest national park in Nepal. As it also  offers wilderness experience through beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain. Flat meadows and rhododendron forests. This region is a natural habitat of monkeys, bears, and countless yeti sightings.

The trail of the Tamang heritage trek starts from Syabrubesi. Therefore It continues through Goljung, Gatlang, Thuman, Timure, and Briddim. On the way, you’ll experience the true beauty of glaciers of varying sizes and high altitude lakes. Gosainkunda, Pravatikuda, Bhairavkunda, and Dudhkunda. There will be a visit to a beautiful local Tamang monastery and Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang. You will also enjoy a gorgeous view from the Nagthali view Point and Timure border of Tibet. En route from Gatlang to Chilime, you will get a chance of bathing in the hot. Healing spring waters of the natural spring at Tatopani.

Tamang Heritage Trek, with its several epic mountains; amazing landscapes. Also unique local culture, is an easy-going route. Therefore it is becoming very popular amongst trekkers these days. If you are seeking an excellent general overview of the Himalayas ’ pristine mountain scenery. And also the beautiful, traditional Nepalese culture. We will highly recommend contacting us directly for booking.

Tamang Heritage Trek - Trip Info

Duration: 13 Days
Max. Altitude: Briddim (2290m/7513ft)
Trek Grade: Moderate
Best Travel Time: February – June, September – November are the best seasons. However, July & August are okay, and trekking can be done but not so clear visibility due to rain.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Teahouse during the trek
Transportation: Jeep/Van/ Bus
Activity: City tour, Trekking

Detailed Itinerary of Tamang Heritage Trek

We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have the meeting with your trekking guide and discuss the equipment needed for the trekking, and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night, we will have the same discussion in next day morning after breakfast.

The very next morning, after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient, and mostly enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square, reflecting the ancient Nepalese culture, are highlighted on our guided tour. On return to your hotel, you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner, and perhaps take a stroll through the famous streets.

After morning breakfast, we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu for about 7-8hr. You will witness lovely scenery of white snowcapped mountains like Mt. Annapurna II, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal, and other minor peaks along the route and as well as the green landscape of hillock, rivers, and village. Enjoy the Himalayan views and great lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. The scenery of foothills and ridgeline vistas goes through the Trishuli Bazaar, Betrawati, and Dhunche. You feel as if you are heading towards low land. We take our Lunch at the Trishuli Bazaar before continuing to further Todhunter. We descend to Syabrubesi for the overnight stay.

Today’s walk is easy. Throughout the journey, you can experience the local Tamang customs and traditions. The sceneries and the landscapes are worth viewing from the viewpoint as you walk through local villages. The perspective from where we can see the fantastic view of Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range, and the Goljung valley. Now we head down to Goljung valley.

Today is also a short easy day working for about 3 hrs. Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement. Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvati Kunda Lake at Gatlang are worth visiting places. Upon arrival, the guests will be welcomed by Khada (white scarf of honor), and the homemade local drinks ‘Rakshi’ accompanied by the welcome song in the local language. The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your unforgettable trekking one.

Today would be your longest day of the entire journey for about 7 hours working. The trek leads by descending to Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhote Koshi River. Chilime Hydropower dam is worth visiting here. After lunch, the trail ascends, crossing the hanging bridge until you get to Tatopani. On the way, you enjoy the sightseeing of the Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani naturally signifies ‘hot water,’ where you can take a hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. It is believed that taking a dip into this spring will heal you from your aches and pains. Today’s trekking provides you an opportunity to experience the Tamang culture. Stay overnight at camp.

The trail ascends to Nagthali Danda (3300m), the high open grassland with fantastic views of snow-covered the Himalayas. One can enjoy the view and spend some time at the top accompanied by tea prepared by the caretaker of the Gompa. En route, you may encounter animals like monkeys and deer. The panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, and Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced. Nagthali used to be a famous meditation center for the local monks and priests. We may trek to another cultural village, Thuman, famous for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang. It is Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance.

After short ascend, visit nearby historical RasuwaGadhi. A fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that have existed for many centuries. You can trek to the village of Timure, which is an old route to Tibet. Today’s trekking provides you an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture. You can enjoy the local culture and the former traditional livings of people here.

Today’s journey is about six hours. The day is comfortable with an almost flat valley path. Experience the village life and enjoy cultural shows performed by communities throughout the journey. Reach Briddim valley, which is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bosom of Langtang Himal. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split shake. As direct descendants of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resemble that of Tibetan villages. Mix yourself with locals enjoying the homestay and Tamang culture.

Today is just a rest day in Briddim valley. You can have a short visit to the nearby hills. The landscapes are praiseworthy of the Tibetan plateau. Enjoy the local culture and traditions of Tamang people. The view of the Langtang mountain range is also magnificent.

This day the trail moves along a gently descending path passing through some villages, terraces, and with magnificent views of surrounding hills. You trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi via Wangel village. It is another small Tamang village. Spend your night in camp at Syabrubesi.

Today is a pleasant drive day back to Kathmandu with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces, and villages for about 8 hrs. You drive along the unpaved road until Betrawati. From here, the drive will be followed along the narrow but very well-paved highway. Spend your night in a hotel in Kathmandu.

Pack up your entire luggage and check for anything you left. This can be the last minute preparation to go. We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with an expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek by Tourist bus/Private Car/Van and Flights depends on Clients requirement and budget.
  • All the meals during trekking three meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners, Tea and coffee).
  • Twin sharing Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trekking.
  • Trekking Permit for Tamang Heritage Trek.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre-meeting at our office)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T-shirt for Gents &  Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa upon arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    13 days

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  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2-12 People

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Hotel, Lodge & Tent

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    Maximum Altitude
    Briddim (2290m/7513ft)

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