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Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking 7 Days

Price Start
USD 650  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking ?

Group Size
1-10
Trip Code:
NLT-THTT-7
Accommodation:
Tea House, Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3165 m
Season:
Spring (March-May) & Autumn (September-November)
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Destination:
Kathmandu/ Syabrubesi/ Tatopani
Duration:
7 Days
Grade:
Moderate
Transportation:
local jeep/bus or private vehicle
Trip Attraction:

Langtang Tamang Heritage

No of People Price
1-2 650
3-6 600
7 above 560

Trip Highlights

–  Hot spring bath at Tatopani.

–  Trekking trails led by beautiful flora and fauna.

–  Enjoy spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, the Langtang Himalayas, and the Gosainkunda range.

–  Experience a cultural trek in which you can learn about one of Nepal’s Tibetan-influenced hill tribes.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking is the nearest Himalayan region from Kathmandu valley that offers a blessing to every individual searching for a beautiful experience. Along with these 7 Days, Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking in Langtang Region will provide ample opportunities to explore it. A few hours’ drive from Kathmandu will take you to the beautiful Langtang region.

Despite being very close to Kathmandu, the Langtang region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands, with a heavenly rural landscape. People living in the highlands of the Langtang region are Nepalese, but they slightly resemble the Tibetans, their alleged ancestors.

This trek keeps on offering travelers a peek into the culture and lifestyle of the Tamang people, who are the mountain dwellers of the Langtang region. The route is new for the trekkers and is located between Mount Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Situated just north of Kathmandu Valley, the Tamang Heritage Trail is one of Nepal’s most accessible trekking regions.

Getting to Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking

The trekking trails start from Syabrubesi, a 5-6 hour drive from Kathmandu. Further, we walk on the path ascending north towards the Tibetan borderlands. Trekkers can enjoy a relatively gentle walk through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and peaceful valleys. Next, we continue.

Further, we will be able to appreciate a local fort, monastery, and exquisite local architecture of the Tamang homes. Additionally, we will end the trek and enjoy a homestay experience in Briddim. We can also relax in the natural hot springs at Tatopani.

For information, Tamang Heritage Trek is lively community-based trekking between the Ganesh Himal and Langtang ranges. As a result, you will be pulled closer to the Tibetan traditions and the Tibetan border in the north. Also, the sites are rich in culture and populated by the Tamang people’s heritage.

Itinerary

We wake up early and prepare for a drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, a beautiful village that is the starting point for many treks in the Langtang region.

We drive on a winding road enjoying outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna, and Ganesh Himal. We continue until we descend to the small village of Syabrubesi.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,380m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We start the trek from Syabrubesi to reach the viewpoint where we get a spectacular view of Ganesh Himal, the Gosaikunda range, and the Goljang valley. From here, the trail descends to Goljang valley with views of Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang-Lirung, and others. We continue until we reach Gatlang, a small village on a hillside with traditional stone houses.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,238m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We begin our trek from Gatlang with a descent to Thangbuche as we soak in the splendid views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the way. We continue our walk to cross the Chilime Hydropower dam, from where the trail will ascend until Tatopani. Tatopani in Nepali means hot water from the natural hot springs. We dip into the natural hot water to relax our exhausted muscles.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,190m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. We ascend to Nagthali Danda, a hilltop with amazing views of snow-capped Himalayas.

We traverse through the dense alpine forest and reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. We continue walking uphill to Nagthali, where we enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen, Kerung, and Ganesh Himal, accompanied by warm tea. After tea, we walk to the Tamang village of Thuman.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,338m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We start our trek on the relatively flat trail as we slowly descend to Timure. We continue our walk to Briddim, a Buddhist village located on the lap of Langtang Himal. Houses in Briddim are built with stones and resemble a typical Tibetan village. The inhabitants of the town are mainly of Tibetan origin.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,229m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We start our walk to Syabrubesi and follow the Bhote Kosi River on the left side of the valley to the north. We cross the river, follow through paddy and corn fields, and descend to Syabrubesi.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,380m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we take a five-hour drive back to Kathmandu along the winding road. You can relax on the way and rest your eyes for a while. Once we’re back in Kathmandu, you can explore the city or relax back in your hotel room.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Airport transfers, pick up and drop (in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi and back to Kathmandu in local bus
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • All the required permits and paperworks(National park permit, TIMS etc)
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Carried by the guide)
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)

Optional Addons

  • Private Jeep
  • Porter

What's Not Included

  • International Airfare and Your Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses (In Kathmandu)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter

Did You Know?

~ Tamangs are the descendants of Tibet with Mongoloid backgrounds.

~ A hot spring bath at Tatopani is believed to cure diseases.

~ You can find hand-woven handicrafts during this trek.

Can this trek be done independently or is it necessary to have a guide or porter?

In today’s time, there is an increasing amount of solo travelers and trekkers. Thus, this trek also can be done independently, but it is always recommended to have a guide or porter. They will help you by providing valuable information and helping you to trek in the safest way possible.

What is the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek and what makes it unique?

The Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a recently opened trekking route in Nepal that passes through the traditional villages of the Tamang people, an ethnic group indigenous to the Himalayas of Nepal. This trek offers a unique opportunity for trekkers to experience the Tamang culture and way of life, as well as stunning mountain views. The trail takes trekkers through remote villages, traditional Tamang houses, and beautiful rhododendron forests, offering a glimpse into the traditional lifestyle of the Tamang people.

Where is the trail located and what are the starting and ending points?

The trail of Tamang Heritage starts all the way from Langtang, which lies in the Rasuwa district of Nepal. The starting point of the trek is Syabrubesi. From there we will head ahead, experiencing the Tamang culture around there. The trail then takes you to Gatlang, which is also the Tamang Heritage Trail’s highest point.

How long is the trek and what is the difficulty level?

A trek of just 7 days, seems pretty light on the leg, doesn’t it? Sorry to say, but you are wrong. This moderate trek of about 7 days will be pretty rough and fun. Being a spot in a remote area. The steep inclines and rocky terrains are not easy to cross. Some points are even technical for newbies. Thus, we recommend trekking with an agency for a greater experience.

What are the best months to go on the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?

The question that goes through everyone’s mind, while they are trekking. When do we go? The answer to that for Tamanag Heritage Trail Trek is simple. Just go anywhere between March-June and September-December. And I promise you won’t miss out on anything. These months offer the best weather conditions, with moderate temperatures and stunningly clear skies for the best possible view.

 

What are the main highlights and cultural experiences of the trek?

For this trek, the main highlight will be the experience of Tamang culture around the Himalayas. Their lifestyle, the way they treat tourists, and their precious culture. Moreover, trekkers get to visit different monasteries. 

With great mountain views right before their eyes, including the Langtang Lirung. If the perfect season is chosen for the trek, you will be greeted with lush rhododendron forests.

What kind of gear and equipment is necessary for the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?

Trekkers are not expected to carry around the more advanced tools. But they are at least expected to cover the basics. Basics such as appropriate clothing and footwear for the trek. Including waterproof gear, and good quality sleeping bag will really be of great use around these areas.

What kind of physical preparation is recommended before undertaking the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?

It is expected for the trekkers to have a moderate level of fitness. Moreover, they will be needing to walk several hours a day on a path that is quite risky. Thus, be prepared for such taxing activities. Moreover, it is also important to keep altitude in mind and acclimatize properly.

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