Tamang Heritage Trail - 8 Days

Tamang Heritage Trail - 12 Days
Trip Information
  • Duration8 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude2607m/8553ft
  • ActivityTrekking
  • Group Size1+
  • Trip StartKathmandu
  • Trip EndKathmandu
  • Best TimeMarch to May and Sept to Dec
Highlights
  • Panoramic views of  Langtang- Ganesh Himal  with  Jugal Himal  range of peaks on walks.
  • The exceptional scenery of dramatic landscapes of beautiful terrain with rolling green hills and mountains.
  • Explore traditional  Tamang villages  of Buddhism religion with interesting culture and custom.
  • Trekking into the scenic country of enchanting woodland of tall rhododendron and pine tree lines.
  • A pleasant walk with views of peaks, visiting rural farm villages and monasteries of great interest.

' SCENIC AND CULTURAL COUNTRY WALKS AROUND TRADITIONAL VILLAGES WITHIN BEAUTIFUL LANGTANG HIMAL'

Tamang Heritage Trail, a moderate adventure where you can observe age-old custom and colorful culture of mid hills people of Langtang Himal, the Tamang ethnic tribe origin of Tibetan and Mongolian descendant, migrated into mid hills of Nepal where history dates back from past thousands of years.

Truly an inspiring short country walks of more than week duration where walk leads you to immerse within beautiful scenery of high snow-capped mountains of Langtang and massive Ganesh Himal in the harmony of local ancient traditions of Buddhism religion.

A pleasant and scenic walk on high mid hills within impressive villages with constant views of snow-capped peaks leading you into an enchanting forest covered with tall rhododendron-magnolia-pines and fir trees, in spring this whole area will be a paradise when wildflowers are in full bloom.

Tamang Heritage Trail starts with an exciting overland drive from the capital Kathmandu to reach at Rasuwa district around Langtang Himal areas within the land and home of Tamang the indigenous people of Mid Hills Himalaya famous for craftsmanship and warm hospitality.

As walk progress visiting from one lovely village to another including its old monasteries of great interest and then heading back to Kathmandu with fond memories and fascinating time on Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking.

Itinerary
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Starting our wonderful adventure with morning overland journey towards Langtang Himal area, as drive leads past Kathmandu valley rim heading north west to reach at Dhunche, the headquarter town of Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal, the home Tamang people the hill tribe of Central Himalaya.

From drive leads downhill on zig-zag winding road to reach at Syabrubesi for first overnight stop within Langtang area.

  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

The first-day walk of this fabulous journey leads towards fairly large and interesting Tamang areas at  Gatlang village, where our route leads north-west trying to avoid as much using the old trail away from a motor-able road above the main road.

As walk enters into high hills with the superb scenery of surrounding landscapes as our out trail leads ups and down and then reaching our destination for an overnight stop at the impressive village of Gatlang.

Here with time to visit its traditional villages and monasteries interwoven with Buddhism culture and heritage, greeted by friendly villagers in traditional custom.

  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

The morning begins on leaving this interesting nice village Gatlang heading North West walking on the neat stone paved steps for a while, past terraced farm fields of millets and barley with ever-present views of massive Ganesh Himal with Manaslu and Langtang Himal.

As walk proceeds reaching our overnight stop at Tatopani village, a place with hot natural spring, where name Tato Pani derive from.

Here enjoy leisure afternoon visiting its nice Tamang houses of intricate carving on windows and doors and then refresh yourself in the hot spring located near to the village.

  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On leaving Tato-Pani enjoying its warm pools and cultural villages, as morning walk leads on the trail towards Tibet border for few hours to reach Thuman village via high Nagthali ridge.

A gentle walk follows on the gradual winding path towards the north and then with the climb for some hours encountering few short descend overlooking views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal, as walk leads enter into the cool shade of alpine woodland then reaching Nagthali village.

Here with the possible lunch stop, and then continue walks to our overnight stop at Thuman village with ample time to explore around this nice remote farm village of immense culture and age-old heritage.

  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After a wonderful time on this rural farm village with views of snow-clad peaks, morning walk starts with a climb to a ridge with the more super scenery of surrounding green landscapes dotted with villages and of mountains.

As walk progress heading into the nice forest full of rhododendron, pines and oaks trees and then slowly our day comes to an end on reaching Briddim village for an overnight stop.

  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Morning walks begins on leaving Briddim village heading back to Syaburbesi as our route leads on the quiet path into deeply forested areas within rich vegetation with chances of spotting some wildlife around this areas, famous for elusive and endangered Red Panda that habitats.

As walk progress walk leads to short ups and downhill to reach a main trail of Langtang at Lama Hotel located by the upper Trisuli River known as Langtang Khola (stream).

  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Last day walk of this marvelous journey leads back to Syabrubesi, as morning trek leads on the same trail with much downhill through farm villages and terraced fields and eventually reaching Bhote Kosi River which later joins with Trisuli River, after crossing a suspension bridge a pleasant walk brings you at Syabrubesi for last and final overnights around Langtang Himal area and at Rasuwa district.

  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Morning drive back to Kathmandu on a same interesting highway with exciting time as drive leads through rural farm villages and towns with views of mountains after six hours journey reaching in Kathmandu, then transfer to your respective hotels.

  • Max. Altitude:1350m/4430ft
  • Meals:Breakfast and Lunch
Cost Details
What's Included
  • Kathmandu to Syabrubensi to Kathmandu by Public bus(if you want both ways private vehicle also available on additional cost)
  • Langtang National Park entrance fee and Trekkers' Information Management System( TIMS card)
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance
  • 02 guest=01 porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation, and equipment
  • We provide assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance walking with the group to support where necessary as per the group size
  • Twin/double sharing lodge accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
  • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.  
  • First, add kid box.
  • Holiday Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • The arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
  •  All applicable government and local taxes as per the itinerary.
What's not Included
  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
  • All the international air fare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
  • All meals and accommodaiotn in Kathmandu
  • Personal travel and health insurance, insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary
  • Your personal expenses such as laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter, etc.
  • Tips to the trekking crews and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column
Availability
  • The trip departs everyday if the year
  • The trip and trek is fully customizable we can customize the trip according to the need and necessity of our clients

  • The trip is available for solo travelers group travelers and private travelers

  • We organize the trip for a large group and can provide service for a group of 100+ members as well

  • If the given date are not appropriate for the travllers and trekkers the trip can be conducted on the custom date provided by our clients

  • Holiday tours Nepal advises all our clients to book at least 7 days prior so all the arrangements can be done in time specially sometimes in themountains the accommodation are booked prior so prior booking helps a lot

Contact us at info@holidaytoursnepal.com or send us a text at +977-9816710843 or +977-9818178630 we are available 24/7 on whatsapp viber wechat for additional informations.

Useful Information

Equipment and Gear List

GeneralGeneral

  • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
  • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
  • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

CatUpper Body

  • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
  • warm woolen hat
  • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
  • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
  • Polarized sunglasses

TorsoTorso

  • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
  • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
  • Waterproof rain jacket
  • windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
  • Fleece jacket or down jacket

LowerLower Body

  • thermals inner
  • Hiking pants at least 3
  • Comfortable pants for teahouses
  • Waterproof, windproof shell
  • Hiking shorts

glovesHands

  • Woolen gloves for the tea house
  • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk

feetFeet

  • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
  • Hiking socks
  • Liner socks
  • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
  • Crampons (For passes)
  • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
  • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

undergarmentUndergarments and Inner Wears

  • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
  • Sports bras (women)
  • sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

FirstaidFirst Aid Kits and Medications

Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.) 

  • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
  • Lip balm or Vaseline
  • ointment cream
  • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
  • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

Optional Other Essentials

  • Passport
  • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
  • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
  • water bladder for the day bag
  • small towel for personal use
  • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
  • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
  • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
  • Power bank or extra batteries
  • Cameras and mobile phone
  • Cards/book
  • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
  • Trekking poles
  • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
  • Thermos for hot water during the night
  • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
  • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
  • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
  • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
  • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg (33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
  • A down jacket with a hood (cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
  • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
  • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

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