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Tamang Heritage Trekking

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Tamang Heritage Trekking - 12 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Moderate
Accommodation
Hotel/Lodge
Max. Elevation
5500M
Meals
B/L/D
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Trip Highlights

  • Traditional culture and traditions
  • Walking along the Mani walls
  • Visiting Kyangjin Gompa monastery
  • Having wonderful views of Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Gangchenpo and other Tibetan Mountains
  • Passing through forest of blooming rhododendrons and other alpine flowers
  • Having the fantastic view of Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda and Gosaikunda Lake

Trip Overview of Tamang Heritage Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trekking opened to tourists since the year 2004 ‘Tamang Heritage Trail’ follows off the beaten track that will take us deep into the Langtang Region of Nepal which is occupied with several highland villages of Tamang ethnics that enables us to have the detailed knowledge of the culture, traditions and ways of living of the natives living in the region. Visiting several Buddhist monasteries, walking through the forest of blooming rhododendrons and other alpine flowers, receiving welcome from the friendly locals, viewing the exceptional architectural design at their houses that is influenced by the Tibetans, bathing in natural hot spring, stepping into the land of Parvati Kunda which exists near to Gatlang Village , stopping by the ancient Rasuwagadhi Fort and having scenic views of Kerung, Lirung, Chumse Danda, Dorje Lakpa, Sanjen, Sringi, Jugal, Manaslu, Gasnesh and numerous other snow peak are the major attractions of ’Tamang Heritage Trek.

At ‘Tourist Link Treks & Expedition’, we are offering 12days Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary which begins with 9hour long drive through the serpentine road of Nuwakot to Syabrubesi. The thrilling trekking initiates at Syabrubesi as our trail pass through the villages of Goljung and Gatlang to Tatopani. Taking a dip in Tatopani that is believed to possess medicinal properties, we will move through Thuman to the apex of Nagthali Hill from where we will be enjoying spectacle of several mountains before heading through Thuman, Timure and Bridim to Syabrubesi, a drive whence will take us back to Kathmandu.

March to May and September to December are best months to join the ‘Tamang Heritage Trek’.


Map

Itinerary

Upon landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Tourist Link Treks & Expedition who will then convey you through the vibrant streets in Kathmandu to the hotel where you will receive a brief explanation regarding your trekking package. You will have a pleasant welcome dinner and then spend the pleasant night in the comfy bed.

Taking light breakfast early in the morning, our guide will then take you for a pleasant day tour inside Kathmandu which encompasses the UNESCO enlisted sites like the holiest shrine of Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple Complex, the Bouddhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Temple aka Monkey Temple. The tour will conclude by taking you to the Kathmandu Durbar Square which is a historical site. Home of Living Goddess- Kumari, Kasthamandap Temple and Kal Bhairab are some must see sites around Kathmandu Durbar Square.

It takes about 5hour of scenic drive through the slithering road with beautiful views of rice fields, terraces and hills to take us to Trishuli Bazaar from where we will follow the bumping dirt road to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we will continue along the road to Syabrubesi Bazaar which is crowded with several hotels and lodges. We will spend the night in a lodge at Syabrubesi.

Disembarking at Syabrubesi, we will follow the raised path for about 4hours which will take us to the top of the Rongga Bhanjyang. We will enjoy the scenic views of some enchanting mountains before lowering down to Goljung Village which positions itself at 1960m altitude.

It takes about 5hours of walk from Goljung Village to arrive at Tamang Village of Gatlang which is located at 2240m altitude height. Exploring around Gatlang, we will pay visit to a Tibetan Monastery in Gatlang. Parvatikunda Lake is another must- visit place in Gatlang.

Taking early breakfast, we will walk past chortens and cross the woods to arrive at Chilime Village. Crossing the bridge, we will follow the ascending trail to Gonggang Village before advancing further to a natural Hot Spring at Tatopani. Enroute, we will have views of Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal.

An early morning walk through woods will take us to Nagthali Danda which is located at 3300m altitude height. Enjoying the panoramic views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma and Sanjen Ranges from the hilltop, we will have a gentle descent to Thuman which is a Tibetan influenced Tamang Village.

8th day trekking begins with a visit to Rasuwagadhi Fort which is an ancient Fort used by Nepal Government in war against Tibetans. From Rasuwagadhi, we will continue our journey through Timure which is the village influenced by Tibeto- Burman culture that exists on the old Trade Route to Tibet.

We will follow the path that is located above Bhote Koshi River to arrive at Lingling. Later we will choose the trail that meanders upward to arrive at Briddim Village which is a pretty small Tamang Village with home-stay facility.

We will return back to Syabrubesi on this day. We will enjoy the gentle walking through the downward trail blessed with blooming rhododendrons to arrive at Wangal. 2hours of walking from Wangal will take us to Syabrubesi where we will be staying in a hotel.

11th day concludes our trekking portion as we will drive for about 7hours through the serpentine road to get back to Kathmandu where we will stay in the hotel.

The wonderful 12days ‘Tamang Heritage Trail’ comes to an end on this day as you will be transferred back to Tribhuvan International airport by our representative. We are happy to serve you and we will be looking forward for your next visit.


What's included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pashupati Temple, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Two night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Surface transfer to and from syabrubesi by Deluxe Bus
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide ( English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National Park fee and TIMS) please bring 3 passport size photographs
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company

What's not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meal not specified in the “meal inclusions” in the above itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip

Essential Information

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...

Weather

Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...


Reviews

5 - Excellent Based on 1 Review

2018

Sylli
British


Great Company and People

Did the EBC trek and received great advice and care before, during, and after trekking. Was even picked up by motorbike from the airport by the boss man (Hom) himself, Read More ...
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