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!
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
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.
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.
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 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.