Langtang Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 3850 meters
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Get close to Buddhist traditions and culture
  • Terraced rice fields, valleys and pristine nature
  • Gentle but good trekking trails
  • A fantastic short trek in Nepal accomplished only within 8 days
The Tamang Heritage Trail is an exciting trekking journey between the Ganesh Himal and Langtang. The region covered by this trail is considered to boast of a beautiful culture which is steeped in Tibetan tradition. The locals are among some of the friendliest people you will ever see and this gentle trek is perhaps the best way to explore terraced fields, majestic valleys and stunning natural beauty. You also have the option to soak in hot springs or visit local forts and monasteries while in the area. This trekking tour is sure to renew your sense of adventure with its unique combination of historical and cultural heritage, spectacular Himalayan views and the experience of Tamang and Tibetan cultures.

The newly developed trekking trail starts from Syabrubesi, which is a daylong (about 132 kilometres) bus journey from Kathmandu to the north. The trek lasts eight days. Beginning from Syabrubesi, the route passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Tatopani, Rasuwagadhi and Briddim and ends at Syabrubesi.

The Tamang heritage trekking trail has been developed by the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Programme (TRPAP), a pilot programme run by the Government of Nepal with the technical and financial support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Department for International Development and SNV/Nepal.

The local inhabitants are Tamangs. Their culture is largely marked by Tibetan influences. Briddim is a living museum reflecting traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • From Germany
  • On Dec 12 2016
5 - Excellent
Great first trekking experience
“We (a group of five students) really enjoyed our 5 day trekking tour through Langtang Valley - but also the two days of sightseeing that were included in the package. We were driven around in a private jeep and had the opportunity to see various temples. Moreover, we were already accompanied by our trekking guide during the first day of sightseeing before the actual trek so that we had the opportunity to get to know each other beforehand. Our guide was highly experienced and had climbed Mount Everest already multiple times. He was very friendly and caring. For example, he organized additional blankets for us when it was very cold at night. Furthermore, during the walks, he adapted to our pace and let us take breaks when we needed them.
All in all, we can recommend this trek to anyone who is interested in trekking.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, way through Trishuli (Nuwakot)
  • Day 2: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang
  • Day 3: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani
  • Day 4: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman
  • Day 5: Trek from Tatopani to Timure
  • Day 6: Trek from Timure to Briddim(2229m)
  • Day 7: Trip from Briddim to Syabrubesi(1467m)
  • Day 8: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi and back to Kathmandu in local bus
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide)
  • All the required permits and paperworks(National park permit, TIMS etc)
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • KTM 1xBedroom/night+BB
  • KTM 2xBedroom/night+BB
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International Airfare
  • Your Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicoptor
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Other Practical Information Essential Equipment for Trekking. 1.Day sack. (25 to 30 liters) 2.2 water bottle. 3. Fleece/sweater 4. sun bloc.sun-cream And Lip balm preferably 5. Comfortable hiking boots with spare shoe laces. 6. Waterproof jacket/long length fleece or wool vests. 7. Waterproof trousers And warm hiking trousers. 8. Lightweight shoes for to wear in lodges. 9. Light-weight fleece or wool vests. 10. Long or short-sleeved shirt; often more comfortable to wear than a fleece vest or T-shirt. Warm hiking trousers. 11. Underwear. 12. warm hat and wide rimmed sun block Hat/Dark sunglasss 13. Ear plugs. (Walls in lodges are very thin) 14.water purification kit/ small hand towel 15.Toilet paper 16. A couple of pairs of gloves and good quality walking socks. 17. Rucksack liner or thick bin bag
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    In response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. Please check the government travel pages and advisories of your home country and the official website of the Nepal Tourism board here.

  • What happens if someone gets altitude sickness, does the rest of the group continue on?

    It depends on the situation. Sometimes, altitude sickness can be treated and the trekker may wish to continue. If not, the rest of the group can continue on if they want and the sick person can descend.

  • How does it work with a porter?

    Generally, the porter will pick up the baggage in the morning and drop it at the hotel in the evening. You will not always be walking with your porter or have access to your bag during the day, while trekking. 

  • Is a visa on arrival available?

    Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.

     

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