Tamang Heritage Trek – 11 Days

12 Days

Trip Overview

Tamang Heritage trek, an alternative trek of Langtang valley trek is one of the demanding and popular trekking destinations of Langtang region. Talking about Langtang region, this region is the ancient home of Tamang people and is also popularly known as ‘Valley of Glaciers’. Tamang Heritage Trek is designed for those trekkers and mountaineers who wish to trek on the Himalayas of our country and wish to do the sightseeing of the unique cultures and traditions of people living on the Himalayas. This trek takes the trekkers to some of the ancient villages and settlements of Langtang region.

Tamang Heritage trek offers the trekkers with the spectacular views of mountain ranges including some of the highest mountain ranges of the world such as Annapurna, Everest (Highest mountain of the world), Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and a closer view of Langtang Lirung range. You will also get an opportunity to explore a wide variety of flora and fauna found in this region. However, the major attraction of this trek is the sightseeing of the lifestyle and culture of Tamang people of Langtang region.

This journey starts with the sightseeing of some of the famous places of Kathmandu valley. We will then take a long and scenic drive from Kathmandu valley to Surya Besi which will be the starting point of our journey. Trekking ahead will take us to Tatopani which is one of the major attractions of our journey. Trekking via many ancient Tamang village will take us to Lama Hotel form where you can do the sightseeing of the beautiful mountain ranges. The final destination of our trek will be the Langtang valley which is the ancient home of local Tamang people.

 

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Transfer from International Airport Kathmandu to Hotel and free day.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1467 m.) via Trishuli (Nuwakot) You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi passing through Dhunche which is about eight hours drive. You stay overnight at hotel in Syabrubesi. 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.
Day 03: Syabrubesi to Gatlang After an hour and half of ascent from Syabrubesi we reach the view point from where we can see the fantastic view of Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and the Goljang valley. Now we head down to Goljang valley for the Lunch which is an hour walking down hill from the the view point. Gatlang the beautiful Tamang village is another 3 hrs walk from Goljang. Upon arrival the guests will be welcomed by Khada (white scarf) and the home made local drinks Rakshi accompanied by the welcome song in local language. Get refreshed and enjoy the local Syabru dance. Overnight at the community lodge.
Day 04: Gatlang to Tatopani This would be the longest day of the entire trip and will take about 7 hours. The walk begins by descending to Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhotekoshi River. Stop for the lunch here. Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. After lunch the trail will be ascending up crossing the hanging bridge. Ascend continues until you get to Tatopani which literally means ‘hot water’, you can clean yourself in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains. Dinner and overnight stay at local tea house.
Day 05: Tatopani to Thuman The trail ascends to Nagthali Danda (3300m) the high open grassland with amazing views of snow covered Himalayas. Stop for lunch at Brimdang village. After lunch the trek continues ascending to Nagthali Danda. One can enjoy the view and spend some time at the top accompanied by tea prepared by the care taker of the Gompa. Trek continues down to Thuman, Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance.
Day 06: Thuman to Rasuwagadhi (2240m) about 7 hours of walking camping.
Day 07: Rasuwagadhi to Briddim (2290m) walking around 6 hours.
Day 08: Rest and exploring day in Briddim.
Day 09: Briddim to Syabrubeshi, Walking around 4 hours.
Day 10: Syaprubeshi to Kathmandu by Jeep/Local Bus.
Day 11: Free day,
Day 12. Departure to International airport go back home.

Cost Include

#  Transportation  from Kathmandu airport pick-up and drop. Kathmandu to Dunche,Syabrubensi-Kathmandu.

# Langtang National Park fees and Tims card.

#  Trekking guide and Porter( 2persons=1 porter)

# Salary and Meals of trekking  Guide and porters with Assistant guide.

# Accomodations during the trekking and 3 nights in Kathmandu with breakfast.

# Insurance for Guide and porters with Assistand guide.

Cost not Include

# Bar bills and Hard and sofr drinks.

# no any meals during the trekking.

# Emergency recque helicopter.

# Hot shower,personal medication and lundry service. and Phone call/internet etc.

# Tipping for guide and porters.

Equipment List

TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT UP TO 5,500m.
1 pair strong mountain /hiking boots
1 Sleeping bag(comfortable to 15C)
1 Medium/Large rucksack/backpack
1 Down Jacket/all weather Anorak
1 Light water & windproof jacket
1 Pair waterproof gaiters/ overtrouser
1 or 2 1-litre water bottles.
1 Inner sleeping sheet.
1 Torch/Flashlight and spare bastteries.
2 Long sleeve cotton shirts
1 Medium sized towel
1 Washing kit:Inlude personal toiletries,Talcum power
Moleskin for blisters
Toilet paper
Bio degradable soap/shampoo
Any personal medication
1 Pair shorts.
1 Fleece/warm sweater
1 Pair sports shoes/sandals
2 Pair lightweight trousers
1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
2 T-shirts
1 Small day pack
2 Pairs light socks
3 Pairs heavy wool socks
1 cotton Headscarf/bandanna
1 Warm hat/Gloves(waterproof)
1Sunglasses and sunhat
1 Money belt
Underwear(including thermals)
3/4 Plastic bags for wrapping clothes
Water purification tablets/solution(Preferably Iodine)
Sun-block(30-50 SPF)

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  • Trip Duration

    12 Days
  • Trip Grading

    Moderate
  • Best Time

    spring
  • Group Size

    3+