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Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Admire the scenic green midlands of Langtang region.

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Trip Facts

Best Season :
Sep-Oct-Nov AND Apr-May
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Starting From:
Kathmandu
End Point:
Kathmandu
Altitude:
2480m, Tatopani
Per Day Hiking:
4-6 hrs
Accomodation:
Hotel and Guest House
Transportation:
Drive

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of UNESCO listed world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley
  • Beautiful views of himalayas of Lantang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and other Tibetan peaks
  • Charming Tamang community and their culture
  • Tibetan buddhist culture
 

Overview

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a perfect place to see the beautiful green midlands of Langtang region. This is a newly established trekking route between Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Thus, it is also a great chance to see the culturally rich passes through the villages of Langtang region. Similarly, you can experience the culture, religion and daily lifestyle of Tamang community of  Langtang region through this trek. Hence, the encounter with the ancient lifestyle of these indigenous people is a major highlight of this Trek.

The trek begins from Syabru Bensi after a long day drive from Kathmandu. During the trek, you can get the insights of the Tamang community, rituals, Tibetan culture, festivals, traditional architectures, customs, languages, and costumes. Another major highlight of this trek is the local Syabru dance which reflects the beauty of local Tamang community and culture. Likewise, you can enjoy Syabru, Mane and other local dances too at Goljung and Gatlang. From Goljung Pass, you can have a very beautiful view of Langtang and Kerung. The view from there is totally awe inspiring.

The local people of Langtang are mainly engaged in agriculture and while some are engaged in making Handicraft items. They make traditional caps, mufflers and other items like baskets, purse, etc. The items made by them are kept for sale too. This gives an opportunity to interact with the locals. Therefore, this trek is a perfect combination of nature and cultural diversity for a vibrant experience.

A relaxing hot water bath at Tatopani completes the trek. Also, the ancient monasteries and houses adorn with wood carving at Thuman makes the journey more exciting. Moreover, the home stays and famous Tamang hospitality in Briddhim is something you would not want to miss.

So, are you ready to join Himal Eco Trek for this wonderful experience?  We are here to serve you anywhere at any time!


Detail Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! You will be picked up by our representative at the airport and escorted to the hotel for check in. The guide will describe you the plans ahead. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Wake up for an exciting day as your guide will escort you to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. The tour today is all about art, culture and history that Nepal possesses. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. The day can be an enlightenment of Hindu and Buddhist culture. You can also prepare for the trekking that starts the other day by buying some left out items, final packing and other preparations. Stay at your hotel in the evening.

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Your guide will pick you up at the hotel and escort you to the vehicle which will take you to the SyabruBesi. We drive north-west to Kathmandu enjoying the views of lush hills and terraced farmlands until we reach SyanbruBesi. Spend your night at a guesthouse in Syabrubesi.

Leaving SyabruBesi, we ascend up for around an hour and half to a vantage point from where we can get some outstanding views of Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and Goljang valley. After beholding enough beauty from the point, we descend down for around an hour to Galjang valley. Following our trail, we walk for around three hours to a popular Tamang village to Galtang. Enjoy the warm greetings from local people along with homemade local drink and local songs. Stay at a guesthouse in Galtang for the night.

Today, we head towards a place with natural hot water springs known as Tatopani. Today would be the longest day of our journey however a bath in the hot water spring at Tatopani would act as an ailment to soothe away all the pains and tiredness. At first, we begin to descend down to Thangbuchet (a place near Chilime village). We can see the Chilime Hydropower Dam at the Bhotekoshiriver from this place. We enjoy our lunch and ascend up to cross a hanging bridge to tatopani. We stay at a guesthouse in Tatopani for the night.

We continue our trail that ascends up to Nagthali Dada. Nagthali Dada we will have hot lunch after that hike to the Kyanging ri view point (4800m). We can see the panoramic views of Lantang Ri, Tibetan border, Ganesh Himal Range, Manslu Range, Gauri Shanker range and many more. After the beautiful views of the mountain we will descend down to the Nagthali Dada.

Leaving Nagthali Dada, we head towards Timur which is an old trade route to Tibet. In the remembrance of Nepal Tibetan relationships, there is a fort set up here which is a historical reminder of a good relation between people of the area and Tibet that has been existing since many centuries. We stay at a guesthouse in Timur for the night.

Today, we will drive back to Kathmandu by private vehicle.

After eleven days of companionship, it’s time to bid you a goodbye. Your guide will escort you to the airport before your scheduled flight for your journey ahead. Hope you had a good time with us.


Service Includes

  • Accommodation for nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast at the hotel.
  • All the road transport along with pick up and drop at the airport upon your arrival and departure.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour inclusive of the entry fees, a travel guide and a private vehicle.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Accommodation in guesthouses throughout trek.
  • A guide and a porter to assist you throughout your journey.
  • All Nepali staff insurance
  • Permit fees of Lantang and Shivapuri Conservation Area
  • Fees to be paid for Trekkers Information Management System - TIMS. (Note: You are required to bring two passport size photo for this purpose)
  • All other government fees and taxes.
  • First aid safety kit with basic medicines essential.
  • All essential trekking gear

Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

  • Nepal Entry visa fees.
  • Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in cities
  • Airfare from your country to Nepal.
  • Snacks, soft drink during the trek.
  • Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
  • Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the planed itinerary

Essential Infos

Regarding your arrival

As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.

Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.

Accommodation

We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.

Meals and Drinking water facility

The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.

Currency Exchange

If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.

Import and Export during the travel

You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. Also you can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.

High altitude sickness

Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.


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The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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