Tamang Heritage Trail Trek - 10 Days      (Product Id : 72)

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Overview

Price:- $830
Difficulty:- Modorate
Trip Length:- 10 Days
Group Size : 2-10 Pax

Activities : Trekking, Sightseeing

Best Month : March-May September -December

Transportation : Private Car & Bus

Accommodation : Hotel & Lodge

Style : Tea house

Max Elevation : 2380m

Meal : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek

Trip Route : Kathmandu-Sybrubesi-Gatlan-Thuman-Subrubesi-Kathmandu


Tamang Heritage Trail passes through culturally rich and traditional Tamang villages in Langtang region near Tibetian boarder. Tamang are the indigenous inhabitant of Himalayas of Nepal. Their unchanged lifestyle since the beginning of the settlement  has made this trial interesting . Their warm welcome, their traditional mountain houses, ancient monasteries, Gompas add color to this trek.  Even if high peaks are not so close, this trek is less crowded with outstanding views.

Most of the villages in other Trekking trail has completely been transformed because of the guest houses and hotels built for Trekking business. But Tamang Heritage Trail, being a newly opened Trekking Trail, contains villages that are still the real ones. People living a traditional lifestyle raising livestock, farming, making baskets from bamboo are seen while passing the trail. Trekkers will have a chance to get in touch with the interesting Tamang tradition in this trek. If the trekking is done during the festival time like Loshar the trekkers can also enjoy traditional Syabru dance, Khamba dance and other wonderful performances . These performances are also done based on the trekkeers request. Another amazing factor of this trek is the natural hot spring located at Tatopani. Tatopani is said to have medicinal and healing power that is beneficial for blood purification and Rheumatism.  

The starting point of Tamang Heritage Trail is Syabrubesi  which is reached after a short drive from Kathmandu. The trek prevails breathtaking mountain scenery, terraced fields and Tamang  populated beautiful valleys like  Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddim. A night stay at the unique stone village of Gatlang and the home stay in Briddim are the most interesting experience in this Trek.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: City tour and trek preparation day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi. (1,460m/4,790ft) 9 hours

Day 04: Trek to Gatlang. (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

Day 05: Trek to Tatopani. (2,380m/7,808ft) 5 and half hours

Day 06: Trek to Thuman. (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

Day 07: Trek to Briddim. (2,239m/7,345ft) 5 and half hours

Day 08: Trek to Syabrubesi (1,460m/4,790ft)

Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu. (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 10: Departure day

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, we will meet and greet you then  assist you to the hotel. Later that day we will meet you again at our head office and introduce you to your Guide. If your flight arrives in time, we will take you to one of the most popular local restaurant with delicious Nepalese food, cultural music and ethnic dance. This will give you a glimpse into the different ethnic groups of the country and If you arrive late we can arrange it the next day.

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)

After breakfast, you will start your Kathmandu Valley Tour. On this Tour you will visit the main attractions of the Valley such as Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), and Kathmandu Durbar Square (the old palace). After finishing the city tour, later that evening we will meet again to check your clothing and trekking equipment (sleeping bag, down jacket and trekking boots).

Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi. (1,460m/4,790ft) 9 hours

Our guide will meet you in the hotel as per the time decided earlier and take you to the bus station. you will take a bus to Syabrubeshi from there. The drive is towards north of Kathmandu Valley through Pasang Lamu Highway. This road is well paved till Trishuli Bazar and then unpaved up to  Syabrubeshi. You will see beautiful landscapes, valley, farm terrace as well as snow peaked mountains on the way. Finally you will reach Syabrubeshi. That evening you will stroll around the town and stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: Trek to Gatlang (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

After breakfast , you will ascend for half an hour to reach the view point from where you will have a  fantastic view of  Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and the Goljang valley. Then the trail leads you downhill to Goljang valley where you will have your lunch. You will reach another beautiful Tamang Village after 3 hours walk from Goljang. That night you will stay at the lodge in the village.

Day 5: Trek to Tatopani (2,380m/7,808ft) 6 hours

 

The 5th day begins with a descend to Thangbuchet near Chilime village by the Bhotekoshi River. You will enjoy the view of Chilime Hydropower dam and after having lunch you will ascend uphill up to the hanging bridge, after crossing that bridge you will continue ascending till you reach Tatopani. You will stay that night in a lodge. That evening you can visit the Tatopani hot spring and take a bath on the lap of mountains. The hot spring is believed to have healing quality that wash away your aches, pains and sin.

Day 6: Trek to Thuman (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

Your day start with a breakfast, after which you will ascend to Nagthali Danda (3300m) from where you will have beautiful view of snow covered Himalayas. After taking some rest at Nagthali Dada you will continue to walk till you reach Brimdang where you will have a lunch. After having lunch return to Nagthali Dada. Then you will continue your walk to a Tibetan influenced Tamang Village called Thuman where you can absorb Tamang's  interesting lifestyles. That night you will stay at a Lodge.

Day 7: Trek to Briddim. (2,239m/7,345ft) 5 and half hours

 

Your day begin with an easy walk after which you will descend to Timure (the old trade route to Tibet). You will have your lunch there and after 3 hours walk from Timure you will reach Rasuwaghadi (Nepal- Tibet Boarder). You will continue your walk to Briddim (another Tamang village). You will have a home stay there.  The home stay is an interesting part of this Trek. You will get closer to the Tamang culture. You will get a chance to interact with them. They will prepare meal for you. The host family will provide you a clean bed, toilet and a family dining room.

In the home stay you will live with the local people, eat their traditional food with them, sleep on the same kind of bed they sleep on. Plain rice, Tibetan bread, Syakpa (Stew), potato, Tibetan tea, Briddim wine are the menu you will have and that would be prepared by the host family. You can participate in the cooking as well.  You can enjoy their indoor rituals. In the evening local people will gather and perform their traditional and cultural song and dance to welcome you. The host family will guide you by explaining about those traditions and cultures.

Day 8: Trek to Syabrubesi. (1,460m/4,790ft) 5 hours

After breakfast, you will descend for 3 hours to reach Syabrubeshi. You will have a lunch and rest of the day you will be free. You can walk around Syabrubeshi that day. You will spend that overnight in Syabrubeshi.

Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu. (1,300m/4,264 ft) 9 hours

You will have early morning bus drive to Kathmandu. You will relax in the hotel once you reach Kathmandu. If you wish you can have a city tour. We will organize a dinner with you that day and discuss your experience of the Trek. You will spend that night in the Hotel.

Day 10: Departure day

This day is the last day of your trip with us. If you would like to extend your holiday with us, we will help you otherwise we will assist you to the airport as per your flight departure time. If your flight is on the late evening, you can do final shopping or manage your photos of the trip.

Cost :- US$830

Include

-Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
-3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel with breakfast
-One full day guided city tour by private vehicle
-Welcome dinner and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
-Trekking permits and Tims permits
-Kathmandu- Sybrubesi- Kathmandu transport by public bus (private transport available on request)
-All meals during the trek (Lunch/Dinner/Brekfast)
-Gov. licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
-A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
-Insurance of Guide and Porter
-All required local tax and Gov tax
-Down jackets and sleeping bags
-Trekking Map

Exclude

-Nepal arrival visa
-Meals in the city except breakfast and above mentioned special dinner
-Monument entrance fees
-Your personal nature expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer, Coke and entire beverage etc
-Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation
-Tips and any other extending trips and accommodation

Dates and Prices

Special Note: On our trip you are able to schedule your own departure dates. We are able to depart our trip every day (only Nepal). So kindly choose your own date as per your convenient. Contact us to schedule your own departure day.

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Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Information

Packing list

We advise you to consider the following while packing for Tamang Heritage Trek:

Adjustments can be done according to the requirements, duration, interest and the season of the Trip.  You can buy these gears in Kathmandu. 

Head:

Sun hat or scarf

Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:

Under Garments

Hiking shorts

Lightweight cotton long pants

Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet:

Thin, lightweight inner socks

Thick, warm wool hiking socks

Hiking boots with spare laces

Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Upper Body:

T-shirts

Light and expedition weight thermal tops

Fleece jacket or pullover

Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down vest and/or jacket

Hands:

Lightweight gloves

Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

Accessories:

Sleeping bag rated to zero DC

Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries

Trekking Bags

Basic First Aid Kit

Large plastic bags

Daypack

Trekking Poles

Water bottle (2) or camel bag

Ear Plug

Toiletries:

1 medium sized quick drying towel

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)

Deodorants

Nail clippers

Face and body moisturizer

Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes

Tissue

Anti bacterial hands wash

Extras

Binoculars

Books

Trail Map

copy & Pen

Travel game

Best Seasons

October to December are the best season for this Trek. It's an Autumn time. Spring is from March to May. This time is also awesome for Tamang Heritage Trek when the weather is sunny and warm that allows outstanding views but nights are a little cold. December to February is winter and it is also good for this trek but you should be ready for more cold.  We don't suggest this trek in mid of June to mid of September (Monsoon time).

Health & Experience Requirements

Tamang Heritage Trial Trek is a moderate level Trek and is suitable for people who are able to walk at least 5-6 hours a day with a light weight back pack. You will be ascending and descending. Walking in higher altitude is physically demanding than walking in lower altitude. However, if you are in normal good health and physically fit then you can easily do this Trek. It would be best if you can exercise and jog some weeks prior to the Trek. Past hiking experience would be an advantage but no technical knowledge of climbing is required. Trekkers with pre- existing health conditions should inform us before booking the trip.

Meals

We provide a full board basis meal during the time spend in the Trekking. Nepali/ Sherpa/ Tibetan, Continental/ Italian/ Indian cuisine a day will be provided from the teahouse/lodge menus. Dinner and Breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night . Whereas only breakfast will be provided in the hotel itself during your stay in Kathmandu. 

Please Note :

Your safety is our utmost concern that's why we have provided an authority to a leader to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns. Our effort will be to go on with the actual itinerary however we cannot guarantee it because you will be travelling in remote areas. Some of the  factors that may cause the change in itinerary are weather conditions, health condition, unexpected natural disasters, etc. Please make sure that you are flexible with the change in itinerary if needed. 

(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu, and

Tel: 00977-1 443393400977-1 4433934 / 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868, Download visa form-: www.immi.gov.np


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