Tamang Heritage Trail

Trip Details

  • Trip CostUS$ (P/P)
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Accomodation Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Transportation Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Destination Nepal
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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About Trip

Tamang Heritage, the nearest trekking destinations from Kathmandu will let you witness natural beauty and see distinctive culture of Langtang. Tamang Heritage was a restricted area located near to the Tibetan border. This previously unexplored area has recently been developed as popular trail also to visit Langtang National Park.

. Hyalmo and Tamang people are the main people residing in this region that is why the trail is titled as Tamang Heritage Trail. Trekking in the trail is one of the memorable experiences rich with natural resources blend with unique Tamang culture. Ancient way of life of indigenous Tamang people welcomes you to have home stay during the trek. The natural beauty and magnificent mountain views are the major attractions of the trail. These people are said to have migrated from Tibet, China centuries ago. This trail keeps on following to the North leaving Langtang trek at Syabrubesi.

Langtang Trek is with no doubt an exhilarating trekking into the Himalayas. The Langtang region is as beautiful as any Tibetan high ground with tranquil rural scenery and the attractive cultural heritage of Nepalese Tamang inhabitants. This moderate and fairly strenuous 10-days Tamang Heritage Trek as designed by Unique Adventure International offers wilderness experience along with cultural experience via  sriking landscapes of alpine terrain, flat meadows and rhododendron forests. The trail starts from Syabrubesi and passes all the way through Goljung, Gatlang, Thurman and Briddim. The trail ends back in Syabrubesi bestowing you one of the best experiences you ever had. Trekking to Himalayan Heritage is best during spring and autumn. And you may also accommodate at lodge during the trek.

Trip Highlights

Tamang Heritage, the nearest trekking destinations from Kathmandu will let you witness natural beauty and see distinctive culture of Langtang. Tamang Heritage was a restricted area located near to the Tibetan border. This previously unexplored area has recently been developed as popular trail also to visit Langtang National Park.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02: Visit the UNESCO listed cultural and historical landmarks and prepare for the trip.
  • Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi (1550m/5100ft)
  • Day 04: Trek Syabrubesi to Gatlang, overnight at home stay.
  • Day 05: Trek Gatlang to Tatopani, overnight at home stay.
  • Day 06: Trek Tatopani to Thuman, overnight at home stay
  • Day 07: Trek Thuman to Briddim, overnight at home stay.
  • Day 08: Trek Bridrim to Syabrubesi, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 09: Drive back Syabrubesi to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.
  • Day 10: Transfer to International Airport for final departure to your destination

Cost Includes:

  • Hotel accomodation at Kathmandu with breakfast plan as per the programme.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trekking.
  • Home-stay and lodge accommodation during the trekking period.
  • Langtang National Park entry permit, special trekking permit and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fees.
  • Highly experienced trekking crew (Cook, Kitchen helper, Porters etc.)
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • Airport transfers.
  • All governmental procedure.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Beverage bills.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.
  • Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to HotelYour adventure begins even before you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport. The first views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you will make you almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that will stay with you for a very long time.

    As soon as you arrive in Kathmandu, our representative will welcome you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. In the evening, you will meet the team and discuss your further programs over the welcome dinner.
  • Day 02Visit the UNESCO listed cultural and historical landmarks and prepare for the trip.In the morning you will meet your tour guide to visit historic, religious and architectural places of Kathmandu valley. You will visit Swoyambhunath (Buddhist Shrine, also called monkey temple), Boudhanath (Largest Stupa in the world), Pashupatinath (Hindu’s greatest pilgrimage site) and Patan Durbar Square (Historic place for ancient art and architecture).

    Today you will also make the necessary preparation for the trek.
  • Day 03Drive to Syabru Besi (1550m/5100ft)n the morning, after the breakfast, you will be picked up for a drive to Syabru Besi, a small village on the banks of Bhote Koshi river. The 6-7 hours drive through the scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas will take you to your trek starting point passing through Dhunche. Just before Dhunche you reach the gates of the Langtang National Park where you have to sign in. Dunche is the district administration headquarters and nowadays quite a bustling town. From here you descend all the way to the Trisuli River at the village of Syabru Besi.
  • Day 04Trek Syabrubesi to Gatlang, overnight at home stay.You will today trek from Syabrubesi to Goljung (1946m) which requires 4 ½ hours walk. Here you get the experience to explore the Tamang way of life. Moving from Gojlung, you will reach at Gatlang walking for further 4 hours. From the view point here, you will see beautiful landscape. Here too you will get a chance to see exceptional cultural show which makes your trip a memorable one. Gatlang that rises on a hillside amid the terraced fields is a Tamang community. One can also visit a Tamang monastery here and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake. Overnight at tented camp in Gatlang.
  • Day 05Trek Gatlang to Tatopani, overnight at home stay.To reach Tatopani (2607m.) from Gatlang, it takes around 3 hours. En-route you can take pleasure in seeing the views of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani in Nepali literally means 'hot water'. Here you can take hot bath in hot springs and it is believed that bathing in this spring would alleviate from aches and pains. Overnight at Tatopani.
  • Day 06 Trek Tatopani to Thuman, overnight at home stayIt takes around 5 hours to reach Thuman (2338m.) from Tatopani passing all the way through Nagthali Ghyang (3165m). From Nagthali Ghyang you will see the exciting views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Kerung, Sanjen range can be observed. Nagthali actually used to be a famous meditation place for the local priests and monks. While Thuman is a cultural village which is known for its Shamanic acts and arresting views of Langtang.
  • Day 07Trek Thuman to Briddim, overnight at home stay.Today we depart from Thuman and reach Rasuwagadhi taking around 5 hours. Taking around 7 hours more we will reach Briddim. This day you can view Tibeto Burman Tamang way of life on the way. You can discover village life of Briddim. Home stay for overnight in Briddim.
  • Day 08Trek Bridrim to Syabrubesi, overnight at lodge.Today we will move from Bridim Village to arrive at Syabrubesi. The upper part of the trail is more striking for the stunning views of mountains and green hill s. This way is broader and remains vivid through the diverse Shepra and Tamang villages. And then the trail suddenly decline to the Syabrubesi (1600m.). Overnight at Syabrubesi.
  • Day 09Drive back Syabrubesi to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.We drive for about eight hours, to reach Kathmandu from Syabrubesi. We experience marvelous views of terraces, hills, mountains and villages. Overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.
  • Day 10Transfer to International Airport for final departure to your destinationToday, after the breakfast, we are transferred to Kathmandu airport for our final departure.

The conditions stated in the itinerary are applicable for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your need and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition.

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All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

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