Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

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Tamang Heritage Trial Trek

Tamang Heritage Trial Trek is an exciting new trek between Langtang and Ganesh Himal that offers a glance at the typical life style and culture of mountain people called Tamang. The trail passes through traditional Tamang villages where culture and craft still remains unchanged. In addition this trek also provides scenery of gorgeous backdrop of alpine landscape, flat pastures, rhododendron forest and outstanding view of Himalayas.

Tamang Heritage Trek begins after a drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. We move towards Goljung and trek to Gatlang, a beautiful Tamang village set high on a hillside with terraced fields. Goljung and Gatlang both have Buddhist monastery. One can enjoy the beauty of Parvatikunda lake at Gatlang. Then we head to Tatopani where one can relax in the natural hot springs. We cross Nagthali to reach Thuman, a Tibetan influenced Tamang village. Nagthali can mesmerize you with the panoramic views of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, and other mountains. Thuman is decorated with ancient monasteries and houses adorned with unforgettable rich wood engravings. Every house in Thuman gives you the view of magnificent Mt. Langtang. We continue our jouney to Timure, an old trade route to Tibet, and head to Briddim, another Tibetan influenced Tamang village. Enjoy the home-stay here, observe elaborate costumes, warm hospitality, rich architectures of mountain houses and traditional dance of Tamang community. Finally, we follow Bhote Koshi river and descend to Syabrubesi from where we can drive back to Kathmandu.

This trek takes you through picturesque villages, terraced fields and peaceful valleys, soak in the natural hot springs and witness panoramic Himalayan views, the heritage, exquisite local architecture of Tamang home. Best seasons are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November).

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur city
Day 03: Drive to Syabru Bensi by Public bus/Private Vehicle(1462m) 9 Hours
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Gatlang
Day 05: Gatlang to Tatopani
Day 06: Tatopani to Thuman
Day 07: Thuman to Rasuwagadhi (2240m)
Day 08: Rasuwagadhi to Briddim (2290m)
Day 09: Rest and exploring day in Briddim
Day 10: Briddim to Syabrubeshi
Day 11: Syaprubeshi to Kathmandu by Jeep/Local Bus
Day 12: Transfer to the airport for the final departure

Cost Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-up from airport and hotel
  • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses during the trek
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
  • English speaking trained & experienced guide
  • Potter service charges during the trek
  • All fees for sightseeing including entry fees for visiting temples, monuments, trekking & national parks
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner
  • Leaf Holidays Down jacket, trekking duffel bag (returnable after the completion of trek)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paper work and permit
  • All applicable taxes and service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure
  • Emergency expenses like rescue, emergency medical treatment
  • Personal expenses charges
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personnel expenses
  • Tips to guide, potter or driver

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Trip Facts

Destination : Nepal

Duration : 12 Days

Price : 550 USD

Difficulty Level : Moderate

Minimum Altitude : 1300m

Group Size : 2-15 people

Activities : Trekking, Hiking & Sightseeing

Transportation : Flight, Car & Jeep

Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in kathmandu, Normal guest house during trekking

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