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Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure - 11 Days

Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure

Tamang Heritage Fix Departure Trek is a short yet unique trek in Langtang region opened for visitors only since the year 2004. This trek is best for families who have limited time but want to explore the natural beauty of Nepal without long and hard walks. Tamang Heritage Trek for Families is one of the treks that offer the never-ending beautiful scenery of the Nepalese hills along with an insight of the traditional Tamang culture and their way of life.

The Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure 11-days trek journey begins from Kathmandu followed by the 6-7 hours long drive to Sybrubensi in next day. The Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure Trek is all about exploring the old rich culture and tradition of the local Tamang community.

Highlights of Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure

  • Superb views of snow-capped mountains,
  • the rich cultural heritage of Tamang people and their art forms is depicted in wood carvings of windows,
  • dance festivals and unique and age-old weaving traditions,
  • Langur monkeys and dense forest of fir and rhododendron trees that bloom in spring,
  • explore picturesque Tibetan villages, enjoy the quick succession of distinctive landscapes and climates,
  • particularly rich in rare species of animals and plants,
  • one of the most interesting and varied areas in the Himalaya due to the stretch of mountain chain closest to Kathmandu and easily accessible by road,
  • Ancient Buddhist monasteries, Natural Hot Spring, Parbati Kunda, Nagthali view point, Rasuwagadhi (Tibet Border).

Tamang Heritage Fix Departure Trek is a short yet unique trek in Langtang region opened for visitors only since the year 2004. This trek is best for families who have limited time but want to explore the natural beauty of Nepal without long and hard walks. Tamang Heritage Trek for Families is one of the treks that offer the never-ending beautiful scenery of the Nepalese hills along with an insight of the traditional Tamang culture and their way of life.

The Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure 11-days trek journey begins from Kathmandu followed by the 6-7 hours long drive to Sybrubensi in next day. The Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure Trek is all about exploring the old rich culture and tradition of the local Tamang community. The trekkers gets an opportunity to observe and experience the Buddhist way of living and their unique and ethnic architecture of houses. The trekker also comes to face different ancient monasteries, Chortens, stupas, and Mani walls along the way. Besides culture, the Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure trekking trail is fully rich in scenic beauty, offering heart touching landscapes of sub-alpine terrain, lush forests full of various rhododendrons and pines, and incredible mountain views. Royal views of the peaks of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal ranges accompany you during the trek. The trekking route of Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure also passes through Tatopani (a natural hot spring), the sacred lake of Parvati Kund, the pleasing village of Gatlang, and the historical garrison of Rasuwagadhi. The Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure trek is ideal for families those who has children, as it provides you plenty of time to interact with the local Tamang people and befriends their children.

Tamang Heritage Fixed Departure Trek 11 Days is a carefully designed trekking package that takes you to the Langtang Region which is overloaded with natural beauties and cultural heritages.

Day 1
5th Sep. 2019:- Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m)

When you arrive in Kathmandu airport, our agency representative will be waiting for you in the airport holding our company and your name play card. From airport our agency representative will escort you to the hotel which takes 20 min of driving. After you check in to the hotel, you will rest and fed your flight sickness till next day. At hotel we will brief you about your schedule and plan of your trip.

Day 2
6th Sep. 2019:- Kathmandu (1400 m) Tour,

After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tours to world heritage sites of Pashupatinath Temple-the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, BodhanathStupa-the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture in the world! Patan Durbar Square is the oldest city in the Kathmandu valley with age old tradition also called Lalitpur-the city of fine arts. The visit covers the Durbar Square, the Krishna temple, the Kumbheswore temple, the Golden temple and many more. SwayambhunathStupa-the 2000 years old legendary stupa on the hillock also nick-named as monkey temple.

Day 3
7th Sep. 2019:- Drive to SyabruBesi (1462 m) by jeep or Bus

After night stay at the hotel of Kathmandu we will head set to Syabrubesi which is 11 hr straight drive. The drive route to SyabruBesi tourist buses do not travel we make our journey in local buses. We provide the private transportation up on your services requested. We will have overnight stay in Syabrubesi and prepare ourselves for the trekking next day.

Day 4
8th Sep. 2019:- SyabruBesi- Gatlang (2238 m)

From the Syabrubesi we will head towards the Galtang .on the way of the trail we can observe the different traditional villages. The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your trekking an unforgettable one. Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement. One can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang

Day 5
9th Sep. 2019:- Gatlang – Tatopani (2607 m)

From Galtang we will head towards the Galtang. On the way we can enjoy sightseeing of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. Experience of the Tamang culture at Tatopani which naturally signifies ‘hot water’, we can take hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Another cultural village Thuman is popular for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang. The panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests.

Day 6
10th Sep. 2019:- Thuman -Timur (1762m)

Today we trek to the Timure, which is on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that has existed for many centuries. Today we will have the overnight at community lodge, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 7
11th Sep. 2019:- Timur -Briddim (2337 m)

After night stay at Timur, we head will towards Briddim, which is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bosom of LangtangHimal. Here most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split slate. As direct descendant of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of nearly Tibetan villages.

Day 8
12th Sep. 2019:- Briddim – SyabruBesi (1467m).

Today the trail moves gentle towards Syabrubesidescent passing through villages, terraces and the magnificent views of surrounded hills and Beautifull Mountains.

Day 9
13th Sep. 2019:- SyabruBesi to Kathmandu

Staying night at SyabruBesi we head towards Kathmandu through long bus ride. Once in Kathmandu you have the option of being transferred to the airport or staying at a hotel.

Day 10
14th Sep. 2019:- Farewell

Today is the last day of our trek. We will drop you airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. If manage to stay some more days in Kathmandu and want to join short tours near Kathmandu valley than feel free to inform us. We are always here to help you.

Cost Include

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Three night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with two people sharing one room.
  • Farewell dinner
  • All food (3 times a day) in trekking period.
  • All government taxes, Langtang National Park entry fees and TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Bus transport to Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Kathmandu,
  • Trekking maps, Trekking poles, sleeping bag (if necessary, we provide)
  • Second day one full day tour around Kathmandu with Guide.
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Water & any kind of Drinks.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc),
  • Personal expenses, any other unforeseen expenses and trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein
1. How difficult are the treks?

It depends on the individuals’ adaptation of walking in any situation and at any circumstances. It depends on the location and choice of trekkers. Both difficult as well as easy treks are available. Difficulty of the treks depends on the region of the trek and duration of it. Shorter treks tend to be easier while longer ones require some physical fitness.

2. How safe Women traveling alone with your company?

Completely, we assure the safety and security of the women travelling with us. We will provide the privacy that the women need. We will also give you a personal room on lodge and personal tent for camping while trekking.

3. What is tea house trekking?

Tea House Trek – is a trek during which at the end of each trekking day you stay for overnight in Tea Houses. “Trekking Guide Team Adventure” also organizes Camping Treks during which you stay for overnight in tents which our guides will set up for you and food during such treks will be cooked by our experienced cook.

4. Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Yes, you can get it in Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. As you arrive to airport fill the form and proceed to the visa line. You have to pay 25US$ for 15 days of visa from the day of issue, 40US$ for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days of tourist visa. For this you have to bring two passport size photos.

5. What is the best air route to my destination?

There are enough airline companies operating daily flights from Middle East of Kathmandu. Kathmandu only has got only international airport in Nepal so, where ever you are coming from you must come through tribhuvan international airport.

6. What type of insurance should I have before come to Nepal? Can I get it there?

For coming to Nepal you should have both medical and Rescue evacuation insurance. Yes you can get it here too, but we recommend purchasing it in your own country to avoid any last minute hassle and basal.

7. When should I travel to Nepal?

In Nepal it rains a lot between Junes to August. You too can enjoy great treks during this period of year in rain shadow region. But if you planning for more popular trek autumn and spring is the best time. As during this period climate will be moderate and will favorable for the trekking.

8. What kinds of banking facilities in Nepal?

Nepal has modern banking facilities having branches of some international bank. Almost all foreign currency along with credit card such as American Express, Visa and Master card are accepted. Nepal also has ATM facilities.

9. When should I book my trip?

We suggest you to book your trip in advance to avoid the disappointment and hassles. We too will make an effort to accommodate last minute bookings but some time due to the last minute planning we may unintentionally make few mistake which may offend you so it will be better to do advance booking.

10. Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

Yes, our agency representative will pick you from airport. We will be displaying our placard of your name with our agency name.

11. How much spending money should I bring?

This depends on the destination you will be at and package, facilities you may choose . However our trip profile will give you information about how to budget form additional meals, optional excursions and extra expenses that might occur in any specific trip.

12. Does your company help to arrange domestic flight, international flight, hotel bookings and other services?

Since we are Nepal based company we refer to arrange your international flights from your home town. But domestic flight ticket will be included in our package. Other help like river rafting, city guided tour, mountain flight, jungle safari will be provided according to your necessities.

13. What is the physical conditioning level needed for trekking?

If you are in good physical condition then you do not require any hiking experience for short trekking. But if you are planning for the longer ones then you should do long day hikes at your home.

14. Is a Trekking permit needed?

Permit is not required for trekking in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and some other regions. However, conservation permits or National park permits are required. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal where trekking permits are required.

15. Are the food / water safe to eat / drink?

All the meals are prepared with high standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetables are soaked in iodine before preparation. Most of lodges serve boiled and filter water which is safe. It is also possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trek.

16. What happens if there is an emergency?

All of our guides are trained with first aid and have basic idea about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

17. What are your payment terms?

You need to pay 30% of total price as advance deposit to conform reservation before arriving to Nepal. Rest of the payment can be paid after arrival.

18. Can we bring some food from home?

19. You can bring power bars, cereal bars and similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

20. Is there any communication when we are on the mountain?

In the way in many villages along the popular trekking routes you can find telephones from where you can make international calls. And now a days we have the internet facilities most of the trekking destination.

21. What’s the difference between trekking, hiking and mountain climbing?

You can do all day walk, where you stay overnight (or several nights) at three activities in Nepal, but they are quite different things. Trekking is a multi-the place you’ve walked to. Hiking generally refers to a one-day walk. It might be two hours or eight, but if it takes place within a single day, it’ll probably be referred to as a hike. Mountain climbing is another thing entirely. It takes special equipment, training and comes with more risk. Neither trekking nor hiking require any special skill, other than the ability to walk.

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