The Tamang Heritage Trail takes you through verdant midlands of Nepal experiencing the beauty of this mountain region and the culture of the people who live here. The trekking trail passes through traditional Tamang villages where life, culture, and crafts have remained unchanged since the beginning of the settlement. The Tamang people are believed to be migrants from Tibet and the Himalayan regions of tibet and china. Their ancestral land is called Lhasa. They are the aborigines of Tibet. Tamangs are the largest Tibeto-Burman ethnic group within Nepal. Their languages are the fifth most spoken language in Nepal.
Tamang people follow the religious views of Nyingma tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism, the earliest form of Buddhism. Tamangs are the largest population who follow Buddhism in Nepal. Tamang people have built gompas (monasteries) in every sizeable village. Every Tamang family has their special Buddhist Yidam to practice every morning. There exists the honorific term Lama (honorific), assigned to all Tamangs regardless of their kinship clan. They are not to be confused with Lama of Tibet or the Sherpa Lama Surname and clan.
The Warm traditional welcome hosted by locals, their elaborate costumes ,rich architecture of their mountain house, and the ancient monasteries and places of pray add color to the experience of this trekking . In addition to the culture experience, the trek also offers wilderness experience through beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain, flat meadows, and rhododendron forests. Tamang Heritage Trek starts from Syabrubensi and also ends in Syabrubensi.
Main Attraction: Take bath in natural hot spring at totapani Enjoy views of mountains in the Langtang region, Ganesh Himal, experience the Tamang culture in this village. Panoramic view of Langtang Himal on way, watch cultural shows and lifestyle of Tamang community.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On arrival in Kathmandu international airport meet our Trekking guide Team staff and guides for the transfer to respective hotels in the centre of Kathmandu at Thamel area, where you will have time for shopping and preparation for the trip to Langtang region.
Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460m–08hr drive. (B/L/D)
Morning an interesting drive to Syabrubesi, the journey takes on the winding road passing many farm villages and towns to Trisuli Bazaar, situated in sub-tropical climate, from here drive climbs to cooler area leaving the rice fields to maize and millet terraced farm fields and climate changes with cooler temperature with the culture and the people also, on reaching Dhunche town at 1950m, the main town of Langtang area and Rasuwa district with Langtang National Park headquarter. From here drive continues downhill for two hours to Syabrubesi village for overnight halt.
Day 03: Trek to Gatlang 2,200m-05hr. (B/L/D)
After Syabrubesi first day walk begins leading to a climb at Goljung village located on Pasang Lhamu Highway, as this area with motor able road, however we will using the old classic trekking trail with grand panorama views along the way. After walking for couple of hours then leading to Goljung village, after a nice break here walk continues and then reaching at Gatlang the Tamang village for overnight stop with afternoon free to explore the local village life.
Day 04: Trek to Tatopani 2,607m-06hr. (B/L/D)
Morning walk begins with a downhill walk on the recently constructed Chilime Hydropower project and leading to Chilime River, then crossing the bridge with an long climb to our overnight stop at Tatopani village this place has a warm hot natural spring, so this place means ‘hot water’ or hot spring in Nepali, after a good walk with enough time for a bathe in this natural hot springs with awesome views of Ganesh Himal towards North West.
Day 05: Trek to Nagthali 3,165m–03hr. (B/L/D)
From Tatopani with great time here enjoying the views of the mountains and a bathe in the hot spring, walk continues on the uphill into dense forest of rhododendron and small bamboo trees, chances of seeing some wild life like the rare and elusive Red Panda, then with an hour climb reaching the top ridge of Nagthali Danda, this spot offers awesome and impressive scenery of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and other high mountains, after enjoying the view walk down hill to Nagthali village for overnight stop.
Day 06: Trek to Timure 1,762m–05hr. (B/L/D)
After an enjoyable time here on the highest spot of this trip, morning walk continues with a downhill for a while and then heading towards Timure which is located on route to Tibet border of Kyirong, however our walk leads at least 3-4 hours away from the border of Tibet. Walking on the gradual path for a while through lovely farm lands with great views of surrounding area and then reaching at a large village of Timure, here you will time to interact with the locals and explore the Tamang village in the afternoon.
Day 07: Trek to Briddim 2, 229m-06hr. (B/L/D)
From Timure after an interesting time in this traditional Tamang village, walk leads back towards on route Syabrubesi, but first our walk leads to a descend towards Trisuli River just by the old classic trail to Tibet, after crossing the river then heading more downhill and finally arriving at Briddim village for overnight stop, this place with an interesting old monastery.
Day 08: Trek to Syabru besi 1,460m–05hr. (B/L/D)
Today the last day walk of this enjoyable memorable trip, walk leads to a long descend through enchanting forest of rhododendron, pines, oaks and magnolia tree lines with occasional views of Ganesh Himal and as far to Manaslu range of peaks, our route leads south following the Langtang river most of the way on the downhill path till Syabrubesi village is reached for overnight stop after a good walk of five hours.
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer hotel. (B/L)
After a wonderful time up in the high hills of Langtang area, morning drive to Kathmandu the drive leads uphill to Dhunche town the main important town of Rasuwa and Langtang area, from here drive meanders on the winding downhill all the way to Kathmandu, after an interesting drive of six hours transfer to respective hotels.
Day 10: Depart Kathmandu for homeward bound. (B)
Final day in Nepal with wonderful memories and overwhelming time in the high hill of Annapurna Himalaya range with Trekking Guide Team excellent service, depending upon the flight time our guide or staff will transfer you to airport for your departure for homeward bound.
- Airport pick up and drop
- Hotel in Kathmandu 2 star category with breakfast for two nights, twin sharing basis at Nibhas Boutique Home or similar categories. (On the arrival day and After the trekking)
- Your meals Breakfast-lunch-dinner (main course) during the trek as per the itinerary
- Tamang Heritage special permit .
- One experience trekking guide & one porter for each two tourist. If you are a solo traveler, porter is not included. It is available by additional 200 USD
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by local bus
- All necessary paper works and Langtang National park Entry Permits
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS)
- Insurance for Guide & Porters
- All accommodation during the trek available lodge /tea houses run by Nepalese family
- Our service charge
- Government tax
- Nepal visa fee 30 USD per person.
- Equipment: Sleeping bag (-15 Celsius), down jacket, trekking shoes, personal towel, torch light, gloves, trekking stick, warm clothes, sun glass, sunscreen, socks, some medicine for headache, fever, handiplast, bandage, pain killer, stomach ache, diarrhea, dimox etc. (You can hire or buy sleeping bag easily in Kathmandu)
- Personal travel Insurance. The Insurance must cover medical, accidental, natural disasters, emergency evacuation and trip cancellation expenses along with baggage and gears’ lost, theft or damage
- If you arrive early or depart late, extra night accommodations other than mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
- All the Alcoholic and non Alcoholic Drinks like Tea, Coffee, mineral water, beer etc
- Emergency Rescue evacuation which will be covered by your insurance
- Sweet things like chocolate and desert
- Hot shower during the trekking
- Your personal expenses like laundry, phone call, shopping etc
- Tipping (Tips) For Guide& Porter as per your main interest
- All the things that are not mentioned in cost include.
Risk & Liabilities: We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a life time journey. We perform our duties honestly & seriously to make your journey very smooth & pleasant. However, the entire programs in Nepal are conducted strictly under the rules and regulation of their own policies. Trekking Guide Team adventure Pvt. Ltd shall not be responsible for any changes in the itinerary due to unavoidable circumstance such as govt. restriction, Land slide, road blockage, flood, snow political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay, sickness or accident, Any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients on the spot.
As Nepal is an underdeveloped country, our country’s facility and standard cannot match as per yours. But we will always provide you the best facility and service as per Nepal’s standard.
Please bring travel insurance. The Insurance must cover medical, accidental, natural disasters, emergency evacuation and trip cancellation expenses along with baggage and gears’ lost, theft or damage.
Please bring each person 3 PP size pictures to issue permit, hard copy of your insurance and hard copy of itinerary.
Equipment: Sleeping bag (-15 Celsius), down jacket, trekking shoes, personal towel, torch light, gloves, trekking stick, warm clothes, sun glass, sunscreen, socks, some medicine for headache, fever, handiplast, bandage, pain killer, stomach ache, diarrhea, dimox etc.
(You can hire or buy sleeping bag easily in Kathmandu)
Our company airport representative will be waiting for you in the airport holding our company card “Trekking Guide Team Adventure” with your Name on it and he will escort you to the hotel.
This is a moderate trek of Nepal and do not require any special training or condition. However, you should be fit and should have walking practice. I recommend you to go for morning walks for practice. Many people are able to do this trek easily and you can also do this trek easily. You have to walk everyday 6 to 7 hour, 15 to 20 km.
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