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Tamang Heritage Trek - 14 Days

Tamang Heritage Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek is an easy trek to Langtang Region and is the best way to explore the less known traditional cultures, unique languages and spiritual connections of Tamang Peoples with giant Himalayas. The 14 Days Tamang Heritage Trek starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu and follows the very beautiful trail filled with enormous natural beauty and cultural heritages.

 Highlights of Tamang Heritage Trek

  • Observe the local Tamang’s way of life and their ancient Bonpo and Tibetan Buddhist Culture.
  • Witness the acknowledged monasteries and traditional wood carved houses at the village of Thuman
  • Explore the Langtang Valley in the central Himalayan region of Nepal.
  • Panoramic views of Langtang Himalayan Ranges including Langtang Lirung 7425m, Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m), Dorje Lakpa 6980m, Gangchempo 6,387m, Naya-Kanga 5,846m, Jugal Himal 6080 m
  • Experience the natural spa treatment at hot natural springs.
  • Experience local food and tradition while home stay in Bridhham .
  • Highest hiking point to Langtang (3430m).
  • Experience the exceptionally warm and cordial hospitality of the “Tamangs”
  • Mystical landscapes and rich of cultural heritage flora and fauna make your journey more exciting.
  • Explore the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu city with an experienced city guide.

People of Multicultural, multi -linguistic, unique festivals, costume and tradition has single home Nepal which is also known as multiethnic diversified country. Nepal is not only renowned for its beautiful Himalayas range and natural beauty but also equally famous for its captivating different rich traditional cultures of people.  As the Tamang Heritage Trek package also focuses on promoting the culture and traditions of the ethnic Tamang and Lama community of the Langtang region. Board on this anthropological trekking in Nepal and experience the great traditions of this Himalayan people.

Tamang Heritage Trek is a stimulating trek into the Himalayas that offers travelers a glimpse into the every-day lives of the Tamang people who are Nepalese mountain residents of the Langtang region. The Tamang Heritage Trek 14-day trip begins from Kathmandu with visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Next, we drive to Syabrubesi and starts our actual trekking into the langtang region. Throughout our journey we will be pleased with outstanding views of the Himalayas and get familiar with the culture and traditions of the Tamangs who live in close purlieu to the mighty Langtang.

Blend with the Tibetan origin of people along with the Lamas/Moktans/Tamangs of the Langtang in this blissful journey taking you to some of the remarkable places of the Langtang region trekking and Ganesh Himal Trekking. During the Tamang Heritage Trek trekkers find the natural wonders snuggled symphonically in the expert supervision of these fearless people. The natural hot water springs to the communities and their adjoining farmlands award the unique opportunity to understand the root of these wonderful terrains. Villages like Gatlang, Briddim, Tatopani and others are the best hideaway destination to understand the true spirit of the hilly and Himalayan lifestyle. Moreover, visual delights of the fabulous Himalayas and diversions along the forests, rivers and hilly landscape contribute in creating the fabulous moments of marching in Nepal. The grand view of the mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Shishapangma and others will add the gloss to this glorious anthropological trekking in Nepal.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from our company who will drop us off at our hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath) which is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Himalayan Glacier briefs us regarding our trek as well as provides us an opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 8-9 hours

We leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also a starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Our journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. We continue until we descend to the small village of Syabrubesi, the starting point of our trek. Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Day 4
Trek begins: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2,200m/7,217ft.): 5 hours

Our trek starts from today. From Syabrubesi, we hike across the Goljung Village enjoying views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung and others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang.

Day 5
Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m/8550 ft): 6-7 hours

We begin today's trek with a descent to Thangbuche and soak-in magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the way. Next, pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam and ascend until Tatopani. The name Tatopani literally means 'hot water' in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. However, the hot springs are no longer there after the earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015.

Day 6
Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m/7,874 ft) via Brimdang and Nagthali: 6 hours

Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. Passing through the dense alpine forest, we reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. From here, it’s a few hours walk uphill until Nagthali hill. Here, we enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen,Kerung and Ganesh Himal. Next, trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman and spend the night.

Day 7
Thuman to Briddim (2,345m/7,693 ft): 6 hours

Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village, ideally located on the lap of the Langtang Himal. Here, we visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. In Briddim, we notice that most of the houses are built by stones and are inhabited mostly by people of Tibetan origin. Briddim in fact, resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet.

Day 8
Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m): 6 hours

Today, we trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to Ghopche Khola which is a small stream. Then we ascend to Lama Hotel via Rimche. Lama Hotel is located on the banks of the Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and amazing mountain vista. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 9
Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hours

After breakfast, we embark on our trip to the Langtang Village. Our trail continues alongside dense forests. After climbing up steadily through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. On the way, we also enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung, pass by water mills, prayer wheels and chortens adorned with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.

Day 10
Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 4 hours

After breakfast, we leave Langtang village and walk through yak pastures. Today, we also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal which is made from stone with prayers written on them. It is believed that the prayers on the mani wall spreads around by blowing winds. We cross several wooden bridges before reaching Kanjin Gompa which is beautifully surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. We can take a walk around the Kanjin Gompa enjoying astounding views of glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.

Day 11
Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 4-5 hours

We trek back to the Lama Hotel. Since the trek is only downhill, it will only take us around 4 to 5 hours to reach our destination. It is a downhill trek through forests and alongside a beautiful mountain river. On the way we pass through the ethnic settlements of the Tamang people whose religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 12
Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi: 5 hours

Today is the last day of trekking. After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi which will be an easy trek through lush green vegetation. After reaching Syabrubesi, we enjoy lunch and celebrate the completion of our trek.

Day 13
Drive to Kathmandu

fter breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu we take a rest at our hotel or stroll in the streets of Thamel, a popular tourist hub for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier to celebrate the successful completion of our trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 14
Final departure

Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! Our representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Cost Include

  • Air Port Pick Up and Drop via Private Car
  • 1 Night Hotel In Kathmandu (B/B)
  • All government taxes and Langtang national park entry fees.
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System).
  • One experienced English speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipments, food and accommodation).
  • Required number or porter (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Kathmandu Syabrubesi by bus and Syabrubesi to Kathmandu via car
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag (we provide these if necessary).
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • Our service charge and government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • All the Food while in Kathmandu and Trekking (in Trekking B-L-D Cost will be 30 USD per person)
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Extra nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • 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 and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.

Permit & Entry Fees:

It is compulsory to pay Everest National Park entry fee and TIMS card to trek in this area.

Medical Support:

An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals:

During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permit and transportation. It can be USD $25 per person each day for food (Lunch/dinner/breakfast)

Water:

Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Best Season for Everest Panorama View Trek

  • Spring : March – May
  • Summer: June – August
  • Autumn: September – November
  • Winter: December – February
While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Once you inquire about any trekking itinerary we’ll email you regarding the best season for that particular trek.

Check-list of personal equipment:

  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swim wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

You can send your inquiry via the form below.