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Tamang Heritage Trek

Nepal

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Trip Introduction:

Tamang Heritage Trek is an exciting trek into the Himalayas that offers travelers a peek into the every-day lives of the Tamang people who are Nepalese mountain dwellers of the Langtang region. The 14-day trip begins in Kathmandu with visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Next, we drive to Syabrubesi and begin trekking into the mountaneous region. Throughout our journey we will be rewarded with outstanding views of the Himalayas and get acquainted with the culture and traditions of the Tamangs who live in close vicinity to the mighty Langtang.

Best Season:

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best months for this trip. Although this trip can be taken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.

Important Note:

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Himalayan Glacier. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Arrival location:

kathmandu, nepal

Departure Location:

kathmandu, nepal

Included in your experience:

Pickups and drops from airport(s) and hotel(s)

All accommodations on twin sharing basis

Breakfast in Kathmandu all meals during the trek

Transportation in a comfortable private vehicle

English-speaking, trained and experienced guide

Potter service charges during the trek

All fees for sightseeing including entry fees for visiting temple(s),monument(s), trekking and national parks

Welcome and farewell dinners

Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, Himalayan Glacier Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)

A comprehensive medical kit

All necessary paper work(s) and permit(s)

All applicable taxes and service charges

Ground Transportation, Gift bag, Airport transfers, English Speaking Guide

Not included in your experience:

Nepalese visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs )

International airfare to and from Kathmandu

Excess baggage charges

Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu

Extra night accommodation(s)

Travel and rescue insurance

Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)

Tips for guides and porters

The services which are not included in our ‘What is Included’ section

    None Available for this package
  • Day1 - 2
    Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Himalayan Glacier who will drop us off at our hotel. After checking in, we take a rest or visit Himalayan Glacier’s office. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier. For dinner, you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the Nepalese food culture. Included meals:Dinner
    Moonlight Hotel
  • Day2 - 3
    Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath) which is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Himalayan Glacier briefs us regarding our trek as well as provides us an opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals:Breakfast
    Moonlight Hotel
  • Day3 - 4
    Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 8-9 hours We leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also a starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Our journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. We continue until we descend to the small village of Syabrubesi, the starting point of our trek. Overnight in Syabrubesi. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day4 - 5
    Trek begins: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2,200m/7,217ft.): 5 hours Our trek starts from today. From Syabrubesi, we hike across the Goljung Village enjoying views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung and others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day5 - 6
    Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m/8550 ft): 6-7 hours We begin today's trek with a descent to Thangbuche and soak-in magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the way. Next, pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam and ascend until Tatopani. The name Tatopani literally means 'hot water' in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. We take a dip into the natural hot water and relax our tired muscles. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day6 - 7
    Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m/7,874 ft) via Brimdang and Nagthali: 6 hours Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. Passing through the dense alpine forest, we reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. From here, it’s a few hours walk uphill until Nagthali hill. Here, we enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen,Kerung and Ganesh Himal. Next, trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman and spend the night. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day7 - 8
    Thuman to Briddim (2,345m/7,693 ft): 6 hours Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village, ideally located on the lap of the Langtang Himal. Here, we visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. In Briddim, we notice that most of the houses are built by stones and are inhabited mostly by people of Tibetan origin. Briddim in fact, resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day8 - 9
    Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m): 6 hours Today, we trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to Ghopche Khola which is a small stream. Then we ascend to Lama Hotel via Rimche. Lama Hotel is located on the banks of the Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and amazing mountain vista. Overnight in Lama Hotel. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day9 - 10
    Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hours After breakfast, we embark on our trip to the Langtang Village. Our trail continues alongside dense forests. After climbing up steadily through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. On the way, we also enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung, pass by water mills, prayer wheels and chortens adorned with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day10 - 11
    Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 4 hours After breakfast, we leave Langtang village and walk through yak pastures. Today, we also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal which is made from stone with prayers written on them. It is believed that the prayers on the mani wall spreads around by blowing winds. We cross several wooden bridges before reaching Kanjin Gompa which is beautifully surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. We can take a walk around the Kanjin Gompa enjoying astounding views of glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day11 - 12
    Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 4-5 hours We trek back to the Lama Hotel. Since the trek is only downhill, it will only take us around 4 to 5 hours to reach our destination. It is a downhill trek through forests and alongside a beautiful mountain river. On the way we pass through the ethnic settlements of the Tamang people whose religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans. Overnight in Lama Hotel. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Tehouses
  • Day12 - 13
    Trek ends: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi: 5 hours Today is the last day of trekking. After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi which will be an easy trek through lush green vegetation. After reaching Syabrubesi, we enjoy lunch and celebrate the completion of our trek. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Teahouses
  • Day13 - 14
    Drive to Kathmandu After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu we take a rest at our hotel or stroll in the streets of Thamel, a popular tourist hub for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier to celebrate the successful completion of our trip. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals:Breakfast Dinner
    Moonlight Hotel
  • Day14
    Final departure Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A Himalayan Glacier representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal. Included meals:Breakfast
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