Tamang Heritage Trek

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This trekking destination is just a day long bus journey from the capital, Kathmandu. The 7-day trekking tour provides varieties of experience. Tamang rituals, Tibetan culture, festivals, traditional architecture, costumes, local Syabru dances make the exposure to this culture very unique. There is a view point at Goljung Pass, from where views of Langtang and Kerung (Tibet) can be awe inspiring. Visitors will get an opportunity to observe Syabru, Mane and other local dances at Goljung and Gatlang VDCs. The villages also sell exclusive handicraft items like traditional caps, mufflers and other items.Tourists can enjoy hot bath in the healing hot-water spring at Tatopani before reaching Nagthali, where the stay is a unique experience. The ancient monasteries and houses adorned with rich wood engravings at Thuman is an unforgettable experience. At Briddim one gets to experience the famous Tamang hospitality, where there is home stay facility in 24 houses.
15 days Langtang trek via Tamang heritage trail
 
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu - 1,300m/4,264 ft
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 145 km/ 8-9 hrs
After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. Enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we descend down to Syabrubesi.
Included meals:BLD
Day 4: Trek Syabru Besi - Gatlang (2,200m/7,217ft.): 5 hours
The trek starts from today. From Syabru, hike across the Goljung Village.  Enjoy the views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung among others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with the traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang.
Included meals:BLD
Day 5: Trek Gatlang – Tatopani (2607m/8550 ft): 6-7 hrs
We begin today's trek with a descent to Thangbuchet. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges. Passing by the Chilime Hydropower dam, we ascend the trail until we reach Tatopani. Tatopani literally means 'hot water' in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. Take a dip into the natural hot water to relax your tired muscles.
Included meals:BLD
Day 6: Trek Tatopani-Thuman (2,400m/7,874 ft) via Brimdang and Nagthali: 6 hrs
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. Then a few hours walk uphill, we arrive at Nagthali hill. Enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen,  Kerung, Ganesh Himal ranges. Trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman.
Included meals:BLD
Day 7: Thuman – Briddim (2,345m/7,693 ft): 6 hrs
Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling.  Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village on lap of Langtang Himal. Visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. Most of the houses in Briddim are stone houses. Inhabited by mostly the people of Tibetan origin, Briddim resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet.
Included meals:BLD
Day 8: Briddim – Lamahotel (2470m): 6 hrs
Today, we trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to the Ghopche Khola. Then we ascend to Lamahotel via Rimche.  Lama Hotel is on the banks of Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and mountains.
Included meals:BLD
Day 9: Trek to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6/7 hr
After taking morning tea, we embark our second day of the journey. Our trail continues along dense forests. After making a steady climb up through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. Enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung.  Pass by water mills, prayer wheels, chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.
Included meals:BLD
Day 10: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3-1/2 hr
After taking morning tea and breakfast, we get out of the village and pass on through yak pastures.  Also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them. The prayers written on the mani wall is supposed to be blown away by the wind.  Cross several of the wooden bridges.  Kanjin Gompa is surrounded by the Himalayas all around. You can take a walk around Kanjin Gompa enjoying the views, glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.
Included meals:BLD
Day 11: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 4/5 hrs
Today, we get back to Lama Hotel. Since, its mostly downhill, it is 4/ 5 hours walk from Kanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel. The trail goes all the way down hill through forest following the river. Pass through the ethnic settlements of the Tamang people who follow religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans.
Included meals:BLD
Day 12: Trek back to Syabrubesi: 5 hrs
Today would be the last day of trekking. After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi. Enjoy the easy trail mostly downhill through lush green vegetation. Arriving Syabrubesi, we take our lunch.
Included meals:BLD
Day 13: Transfer to KTM
After morning breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu by private jeeb or bus. Arriving Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel. Spend the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu. In the evening, celebration dinner together.
Included meals:BD
Day 14: Free day in kathmandu
Day 15: Departure to the airport and fly back to home,
 
Start Date End Date Availability Price  
Price Include
  • Airport Pickup and drop
  • All the ground Transportation by private 4WD
  • Hotel in Kathmandu at tourist standard with Bed and Breakfast ( centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower
  • Trekking in lodges with Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner ( Lodges are simple but clean enough and has a hot and cold shower
  • Langtang National Park Permit with TIMS card ( we need two photograph each)
  • An experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), one porter between every 2 clients and their meals/accommodation/transportation/salary/insurance and their equipments are included in price
  • farwell last day dinner all together with nepalies hotel
 
Price Exclude
  •  Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare
  • Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
  • Nepal entry visa fee at TribhuvanInternational Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu valley.
  • Lunch and Dinner in kathmandu 
 
 
 Trekking Gear Recommended by the sherpaway treks&expedition
  •  walking boot,sleeper 
  • Jeans or slacks
  • Towel and toilet kit underwear,warm socks 2/3 pair
  • warm Gloves or mittens,rain cover or umberla 
  • Sleeping bag, warm to-20 degrees F, either down or fibrefill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
  • Parka, down or fibre fill; or feather jacket
  • Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
  • Duffel bag, canvas or nylon, without a frame (for porters to carry)
  • Daypack or rucksack, waterproof, for you to carry your personal thing
  • Water bottle 1 liter or be sure that it does not leak
  • head light and extra battery,
  • walking stick two pair
  • your camera, if you have power bank 
           please do not forget anything listed below!
  •  sleeping bag
  • camelback water bottle
  • passport copies of document and copy of your insurence.
  • map and travel guides
  • first aid kid
  • GPS-altimeter
  • flashlight and batteries
  • cell phone and charger
  • camera chagers,batteries & cards
  • normal insulation
  • personal &backpack,bath towel
  • walking stick

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 13 Days
Destination: Nepal
Seasons : march/june-sep/december
Grading: trekking
No. of Pax : min 2pax
Activities : trekking/hiking/tea house
Altitude Height : 3500 M.
Mode of Travel : drive/walking
Ends at : dunche/sybrubensi

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