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Tamang Heritage Trek

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07 days

Trip fact

Duration: 07 days

Grade: Easy to Moderate

Activities:  Trekking & hiking

Max elevation: 3300 m

Transport:  Private vehicle

Best Time: Oct -Dec & March-May

Group size: 2+

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost info
  • Trekking Gears
  • Reviews

Tamang Heritage Trek is a newly discovered trekking route in the Langtang region. Trekkers enjoy the natural beauty and cultural riches of the area. The craftsmanship, dress, traditionally built stone households and the beautifully carved wooden porches reflect the solitude and the tranquility of the Himalayan Scenery. The Langtang valley is pertinently called ‘the valley of glaciers" Here, mountain rise, soaring towards the sky. The valley offers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snowcapped peaks, grassy downs and paddocks spread with daisies and wild primal. A variety of sights including Buddhist monasteries, a cheese factory, yaks, glaciers and mountain lakes make this trek an exciting one. This trek offers the experience of being in a typical Sherpa village and many ancient monasteries.

Tamang Heritage Trek starts with a ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and then hike onwards to Gatlang. After the trek of few days, bathing in the hot, healing waters of the natural spring at Tatopani en route from Gatlang to Chilime is an exciting experience. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Next is Timure on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort at Rasuwagadi in Timure is a historical reminder of the Nepal-Tibet relations that has existed for many centuries. Briddim, beautiful Tamang village lies on the lap of Langtang Himal; it offers warm cultural hospitality at the home-stays run by community members. Tamang Heritage Trek offers the views of Langtang Lirung (7245m), Langtang Kerung, Chumse Danda ridge (5122m), Jugal Himal, Dorje Lakpa (6789m) Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak, Shringi Himal, Manaslu and other mountain ranges.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 1470m.

Day 02: Start journey from Goljang valley to Gatlang village 2320m.

Day 03: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani 2607m.

Day 04: Today trek through Nagthali Danda 3165m to Thuman 2338m.

Day 05: Trek from Thuman to Briddim 2229m.

Day 06: Trek descend to Syabrubesi.

Day 07: Back to Kathmandu.

Day 01: Early morning we drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1982m) by bus. The road continues to this beautiful village at the foot of the mountains where your journey begins. Stay overnight at lodge in Syabrubesi.

Day 02: We start our journey early in the morning and reach the view point from where spectacular view of Ganesh Himal, Gosainkunda range and the Goljang valley. We head down to Goljang valley. After a journey of few hours we reach the beautiful Tamang village Gatlang. In Gatlang tourists are warmly welcomed with cultural dance and Tamang foods. Overnight at lodge in Gatlang

Day 03: today is the longest trekking day. Today we pass through Bhotekoshi River then continue through the dam of Chilime Hydropower and suspension bridges to the lap of mountains; Tatopani. The hot springs at Tatopani are believed to have healing power to skin diseases, aches and pain. Overnight at Lodge in Tatopani.

Day 04: Today we pass through Nagthali Danda. After spending some time at Nagthali Danda top we make our way towards Thuman. Stay overnight at lodge in Thuman.

Day 05: Today we reach the Tibetan influenced Tamang village Briddim. This village has homestay system. We stay at a home selected by us and share the food drink with that family. This system offers the chance to understand and enjoy the Tamang culture. Stay overnight at home stay in Briddim.

Day 06: We descend down the trek about three hours to reach Syabrubesi and have a free day to visit around. Overnight at Syabrubesi.

Day 07: Early in the morning we drive back to Kathmandu. The journey on bus takes about nine hours. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Cost include

  • 6 breakfast, 7  lunch, and 6 dinner, included chosen from  lodge menu. 6 Nights twin share accommodation during the trek.
  • 2 Night camping tent dinner and breakfast
  • Hot tea and coffee in a cup with each meals.
  • All ground and Drive transportation throughout the trek. 
  • Best available accommodation and full board meals throughout the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • All national park and conservation areas permit fee.
  • Government taxes & office service charge.

Cost exclude

  • Meals not quantified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek

For Low and Moderate Altitude Trekking

  • Water bottle
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Flash light
  • personal towel
  • Swiss army knife
  • Ruck sack
  • Sun lotion
  • Medical & first-aid kit
  • Sewing kit
  • Poly propylene/wool socks
  • Other required equipment
  • Sleeping bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Trekking shoes/boots
  • Camp shoes
  • Jumperorpile jacket
  • Hiking pants
  • Hiking shirts
  • Full–sleeves shirt
  • T-shirts
  • Sun hat

 For Higher Altitude Trekking (Above 4000m)

  • Gloves
  • Woolen hat
  • Long underwear
  • Goggles or sun glasses
  • Gaiters
  • Sun block for lips
  • Light cotton socks
  • Mountain trekking boots
  • Woolen socks to wear with boots
  • Nylon wind breaker
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon wind pants

Peak Climbing & Expedition Equipment

  • Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts
  • Sun hat
  • Long cotton hiking shorts
  • Fleece/wool for climbing
  • Lightweight fleece
  • Sleeping pad (karri mat) or thermarest
  • Down high altitude sleeping bag
  • Down jacket/trousers/vest
  • Light cotton athletic socks and wool socks
  • Water proof climbing jacket
  • Head torch/batteries/bulbs
  • Climbing sunglasses
  • Lightweight thermal/insulated ski gloves
  • Sun screen
  • Warm climbing trousers
  • Wool long underwear
  • Other required equipment
  • Climbing boots
  • Gaiters
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Crampons
  • Karabiners
  • Tapes/slings
  • Snow bars
  • Ice screws
  • Rock pegs
  • Deadmen
  • Crash hat
  • Day bag
  • Rucksack
  • Lip salve
  • T-shirts
  • Ascenders
  • ascenders
  • Kit bag

Clients Reviews

“Professional, Experienced and Trusted Operator”

(5/5)

We have known Shiba for 6 years. He is the Owner/Operator of this business with over 15 years of experience in the trekking in Nepal. As a family of 4 or just my wife and I we have done the

Annapurna Panorama , Poonhill, Langtang Valley, Tamang Heritage and Gosaikunda treks

with Shiba or his many experienced and knowledgeable staff. He will supply quotes over the net very quickly. We made so many changes but never felt it was a problem for Shiba to keep requoting. Shiba is not all about making money, he's more concerned that your trip is everything you want and developing long term relationships. We will only ever use Shiba's Company when we go trekking in Nepal because we trust him and his Company.

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