Tamang Heritage Trail Trek
Being naturally elegant and culturally rich, Nepal is a trekker’s paradise welcoming hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is one of the trekking routes that perfectly blend the intact natural splendor with unexploited cultural beauty. Culture, traditions, costumes of indigenous Tamang community, the architecture of mountain house, the view of majestic peaks, diverse terrain, and vegetation in the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is set to left anyone spellbound.
This 10 days long trek of Tamang Heritage Trail assures jovial trekking experience to the trekkers. The journey begins with your arrival in Kathmandu followed by a day drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi. The trek begins here, as do most of the treks to Langtang. Then, the trekking route traverses through the charming Tamang villages like Gatlang and Tatopani. At Tatopani, a fine natural hot spring bath awaits the travelers. Further on the trip, you reach Nagthali followed by Briddhim. This trek features the extraordinary perspective of Langtang Lirung (7227m), Ganesh Himal (7422m), and Tibetan mountains.
The trekking trail is named after ‘Tamang’ one of the ethnic groups of Nepal of Tibetan origin. Tamangs are famous for their colorful cultural costumes and their houses decorated with wooden carvings. Travelers can also enjoy the hospitality of local home-stays during the trek. They can also go on villages walks to witness the local rituals, costumes, lifestyle, and cultural practices of local residents. The trekkers will come across many Buddhist monasteries, natural hot-springs, waterfall en-route. Tamang Heritage Trail Trek ensures to provide you with all the natural and cultural adventures you have been seeking and memories for the lifetime.
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- Witness the glorious Tamang culture and practices associated with it.
- Explore the enticing bio-diversity on the trek.
- Stay in the homes of the local families as a home-stay tradition.
- Observe enchanting views of the Himalayas in Langtang ranges.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)
Welcome fellow trekkers! On reaching Tribhuvan International Airport, we will be there to receive you. A short drive will take you the hotel where you check-in and get refreshed. Later, our guide will brief you about the overall trip and coordinate any last minute arrangements. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Today is the day we go sightseeing around the world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley, which includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath temple, and the Pashupatinath temple. We get to see the art, culture, and history that Kathmandu has acquired. After we return from sightseeing, you can make necessary preparations for the trek and be all ready for the adventure to come. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi | 1503m
After waking up early in the morning and having breakfast, we take around seven hours to drive towards Sybrubensi today. We savor some extravagant sceneries of Trishuli valley ornamented by villages, rivers, and mountains along the way. The early glimpses of Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang ranges add even more excitement to the whole trek. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
Day 04: Trek from Sybrubensi to Tatopani | 2607m
Today is the first day of our trek. We trek through Goljung village enjoying the beautiful views of Ganesh Himal (7422m), Langtang Lirung (7227m), and many other small peaks. After the steep climb, we reach Gatlang village, the largest Tamang village in the region. The cultural exhibition there is astonishing. We then pass through Chilime Hydropower dam and continue to ascent till we reach Tatopani. Overnight stay at Tatopani.
Day 05: Trek from Tatopani to Nagthali Ghyang | 3165m
Our destination for the day is Nagthali Ghyang. We continue our ascent and descent for 5 hours until we reach Brimdang, a small settlement with a monastery. After then, we climb to the ridge top meadow of Nagthali Ghyang. We enjoy the magnificent view of mountains in Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Sailung Himal ranges from there. Overnight stay at Nagthali Ghyang.
Day 06: Hike up to View Point and Hike Back to Nagthali and Trek to Thuman
We take an early morning hike to Taruche viewpoint for the pleasant views of the Himalayas in Langtang massif. From the viewpoint, we also see the Tibetan border, Kerung villages, and Brakhar Gumba. After savoring the view, we hike down back to Nagthali. After then, we descend steeply through the forest to reach the beautiful Tamang village of Thuman. Thuman has beautiful lodges and a small monastery. Overnight stay at Thuman.
Day 07: Trek from Thuman to Briddhim | 2229m
In the beginning, we continue our trek on a flatter section and then, the trail descends to Timure. From Timure, our trail advances to a Tibetan-influenced Tamang village, Briddhim. Briddhim is a Tibetan Buddhist village located at the bottom of the Langtang Himal. We get to experience a home-stay at Briddhim village with Nepali delicacies and interaction with locals about Tamang culture. Overnight in home-stay at Briddhim.
Day 08: Trek from Briddhim to Sybrubensi | 1503m
Today is an easy walk back down to Sybrubensi. The trail gently descends through a thin alpine forest of pine and rhododendron bushes, Tamang villages, terraced farmlands, and marvelous landscapes of surrounding hills. In 5 hours, we reach down and we can spend the rest of the day relaxing or exploring around the small shops of Sybrubensi. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
Day 09: Drive from Sybrubensi to Kathmandu by private vehicle
We drive back to Kathmandu on the same road we took to Sybrubensi before starting our trekking adventure. We have the provision of a private vehicle to ease your travel and keep the time table intact. After we reach Kathmandu, we check into the hotel and find some relaxing time. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
- Airport Pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
- Hotel in Kathmandu and with breakfast as per the Itinerary.
- Cultural tour at Kathmandu with Guide in private vehicle.
- All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
- All Ground and Air Transportation during the Trek.
- An experienced, English speaking, and friendly guide and Porter (1 Porter 2 trekkers).
- Salary for the staff including their food, drinks, accommodation, and transportation.
- All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits, and TIMS card.
- An arrangement for emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance.
- Sleeping bag, down jacket and trekking map, if necessary,( to be returned after the trek)
- All government taxes, vat, and local taxes.
- Nepal entry visa fee. (You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport (Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos & 25 USD.
- International airfare.
- Your travel insurance (compulsory).
- Meals in Kathmandu
- Entry fees for cultural tours.
- Personal expenses (alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks bar bills, battery charge, extra porter, boiled water shower, etc.).
- Tips for guide, porter and driver
List of Equipments required for Tamang Heritage Trail Trek:
- One Warm winter hat/beanie
- One Sun hat
- 1 Headband/buff
- 1 Sunglasses with UV protection
- One Headlamp/ Torch with extra batteries
- Two pairs of Fleece sweaters- one light and one heavier
- Two pairs of quick-drying long-sleeved base layer shirts
- Three pairs of Short sleeve trekking shirts
- One pair of Wind/rainproof Jacket v 1 Down Jacket
- One pair of trekking shorts
- A pair of trekking trousers
- One pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
- Two pairs of trekking pants with Ziff off bottoms
- One pair of fleece or woolen trousers
- One pair of waterproof pants, breathable fabric
- One pair of lightweight warm gloves
- A pair of poly-liner glove
- One pair of trekking boots
- A pair of sandals/ trainers (for wearing around the lodges)
- One pair of down booties (great for keeping feet warm)
- Two pair of thin lightweight inner socks
- Two pair of warm woolen or poly socks
- Gaiters (only in winter)
- One Sleeping Bag
- 12 1 Sleeping bag liner (optional)
- 1 pair of trekking poles
- Water purification tablets/Steripen/Drops
- 1 quick drying towel
What are the visa requirements?
Currently, all the foreign nationalities (except Indians) require a visa to enter Nepal. Visas are obtainable from embassies abroad or on arrival at Kathmandu’s Airport. If getting the visa at the airport be prepared for long queues. You will also need to provide one passport photo and the $50 USD fee for 30 days.
What are the physical requirements for Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?
How old do I need to be?
There is no age restriction for doing this trip, but if you are under 16 it will better to trek with your parents. You must be health-conscious during the trek.
What is included?
- Guides and Porters
- Transportation (including airport transfers)
- Permits & national park fees
- Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
- All meal during the trek
- Seasonal fruits
- International flights to Kathmandu
- Food – (while you are in City)
- Showers on Trek
- Visa fees (typically $50 USD)
- Personal travel/rescue insurance
What is the accommodation like?
You will stay in the Hotel while you are in the city of Kathmandu, which is like a 3-star category. The hotel has access to showers and intermittent internet.
But while you are in trekking Tea House/lodges are the place where you spend the night during the trek, which is very basic. The room is pretty small with twin sharing and a common washroom. Some places have squat style toilets, whilst others have a western style. Shower does not always offer warm water and most teahouses will charge you for use of a hot shower.
Which meals are included?
Meals will be served as per the menu of the teahouse/lodges. Where you can find a variety of dishes like Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan, Continental, etc, to choose. Tea, coffee, bakery items, snacks, bars eggs, etc can also be found easily.
What currency should I take?
The currency used in Nepal is Nepalese Rupees (NPR). You are unable to get NPR outside of Nepal and therefore you will need to exchange money in Kathmandu. The easiest currency to exchange is USD and Euro. You can also withdraw NPR from the ATM but check with your bank about the relevant charges to do this.
Is there any Bank or ATM facility during Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?
What kind of problems can arise at a higher altitude during Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?
Do I need insurance before the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?
What should I pack?
- Travel insurance details
- 2 passport photos
- Cash USD
- Credit/Debit Card
One Warm winter hat/beanie.
One Sun hat
1 Sunglasses with UV protection.
One Headlamp/ Torch with extra batteries.
2 pairs of Fleece sweaters- one light and one heavier
2 pairs of quick-drying long-sleeved base layer shirts
3 pairs of Short sleeve trekking shirts
1 pair of Wind/rainproof Jacket v 1 Down Jacket
One pair of trekking shorts
A pair of trekking trousers
One pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
Two pairs of trekking pants with Ziff off bottoms
One pair of fleece or woolen trousers
Two pair of waterproof pants, breathable fabric
A pair of lightweight warm gloves
A pair of poly-liner glove
One pair of trekking boots
A pair of sandals/ trainers (for wearing around the lodges)
One pair of down booties (great for keeping feet warm)
Two pair of thin lightweight inner socks
Two pair of warm woolen or poly socks
Gaiters (only in winter)
One Sleeping Bag
One Sleeping bag liner (optional)
A pair of trekking poles
Water purification tablets/Steripen/Drops
One quick-drying towel
What is the best time of year for Tamang Heritage Trail Trek?
Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is possible for the whole year, but the best time to doing this trek is spring season (March to June) and autumn season (September to November).
However trekking in winter season to chance to see snowfall with magnificent views of mountain, and in monsoon time you will see waterfalls.
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