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Tamang Heritage Trek with Kathmandu

A newly established trek offering an extraordinary expedition to Langtang Valley with a deep insight into the hospitable Tamang culture, Tamang Heritage trek is an astonishing tourwhere the encounter with nature and human civilization is at supremacy. The panoramic views of Himalayas, alpine forest, green meadows, wildlife along with culturally rich and traditionally fascinating local Tamang people, make this place the most eligible one to trek.

Therefore, to closely observe the beauty of nature, communities and lifestyle of the locals and their culture and tradition, you can always count on the trek to Tamang Heritage.

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Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport. Transfer to the hotel and stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: City sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley. (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan). Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1467 m.) via Trishuli (Nuwakot) which takes about eight hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi, passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli river you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. At the same time, you notice that the road after Betrawati is still under construction. Stay overnight at camp in Syabrubesi.

Day 4: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m.) via Goljung takes about six hours. While trekking you experience the Tamang culture. You can see beautiful scenery from a perfect view point. This day you walk through villages. The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your trekking day a memorable one. Gatlang, set high on a hillside among terraced fields, is a Tamang settlement. You can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang. Stay overnight at camp in Gatlang.

Day 5: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m.) takes about six hours. On the way you enjoy sightseeing of the Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. At Tatopani, which naturally signifies 'hot water', you can take a hot bath in a natural hot spring with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. It is believed that taking a dip in this spring will heal you from your aches and pains. This day's trekking provides you an opportunity to experience the Tamang culture. Stay overnight at camp in Tatopani.

Day 6: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman (2338m.) via Nagthali (3165m.) takes about five hours. You trek via Bimthang. En route you can encounter animals like monkeys and deer. The panoramic views of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Another cultural village, Thuman, is popular for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang. Awe-inspiring views of the mountains can be seen from every house in Thuman. Stay overnight at camp in Thuman.

Day 7: Trek from Thuman to Timure (1762m.) takes about five hours. While trekking from Thuman to Timure you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi. This day's trekking grants you an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture in the two villages on the way. Timure is on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that has existed for many centuries. A suspension bridge here links Nepal and Tibet. Stay overnight at camp in Timure.

Day 8: Trek from Timure to Briddim (2229m.) takes about six hours. You can experience the village life of Briddim. Moreover, you can enjoy a cultural show performed by community members. You can also experience a home stay and Tamang culture. To mention more about Briddim, it is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bosom of Langtang Himal. Around 43 houses are spread in a Z shape. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split slate. As direct descendants of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of Tibetan villages. Stay overnight at camp in Briddim.

Day 9: Trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m.) takes three hours. You trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi via Wangel. This day the trail gentle descends passing through villages, terraces and magnificent views of surrounded hills. Stay overnight at camp in Syabrubesi.

Day 10: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu takes eight hours. It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages. You drive along the unpaved road until Betrawati when you begin to follow a narrow well paved road. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 11: Recreation & shopping day. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 12: Transfer to the Airport for final departure. (Fly out from Kathmandu).

Cost Includes

  • A cook
  • Airport pick-up and drop off services
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner, juice, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fruits etc.)
  • All surface transportation to the starting point and from the ending point of the trek
  • Camping charges
  • Entry fees while sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley
  • Entry Permit for Langtang National Park
  • First aid kit
  • Four nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.
  • Insurance and equipments for trekking staff
  • Necessary Camping equipment such as tents, kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, mattresses, down sleeping bag, down jacket, cooking utensils, fuel etc.
  • Necessary kitchen helpers
  • Necessary Porters
  • Necessary Sherpas
  • One day sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley with a tour guide and private vehicle.
  • Rescue assistance
  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking permit


Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Tips

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