• Accommodation Hotel & Lodge
  • Best Season Mar-Apr & Oct-Nov
  • Max-Altitude 3,870m/12,697ft
  • Group Size 01-16 people
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Difficulty

Starting Price

$750

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Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trek is an exciting, comfortable and cultural trek into the Himalayas, offers opportunity to experience culture, tradition, food and unique lifestyle of Tamang peoples who are inhabitant of the Langtang region. This is newly opened trekking trail in Langtang region. 

 

This trip starts with visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, next after driving around 8 hours trek begins from Syabrubesi. Throughout our trek we will be rewarded with magnificent views of the Himalayas range including Langtang range, Ganesh range, Gosainkunda range and Tibetan range. During the trek, you will get chances to explore ancient monastery, take a bath in natural hot springs, enjoy unique local dances, visit cheese factory and get up close with great hospitality of Tamang community. 

 

Trip Highlights 

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
  • Experienced Tibetan Buddhist Culture.
  • Enjoy natural hot spring at Tatopani.
  • Views of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Kerung and Shisapangma.
  • Witness ethnic cultures and their life style.
  • Visiting various stupas and monasteries.
Itinerary

Our company representative will welcome you at airport. He will be displaying your name outside the airport terminal and transfer to respective hotel. Overnight at hotel with bed & breakfast basis.

After breakfast your sightseeing trip will start. You will have a private vehicle and professional English speaking tour guide. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square (world heritage site), Swyambhunath stupa-The monkey temple (world heritage site), pashupatinath temple (world heritage site) and Boudhanath. Overnight at hotel with bed & breakfast basis.

Today, after early morning breakfast we will drive to Syabrubesi north of Kathmandu. The road is well paved till Trisuli bazar and after trisuli we have to drive through off road. On the way you will enjoy the scenery, beautiful landscape, terrace farm, villages having typical Nepali houses and snow peaked mountains as well. Overnight at Guesthouse with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis.

After breakfast, one and half hour ascent walking to reach the view point from where we can see fantastic view of Ganesh himal, Gosaikunda range and the view of Goljang valley. Then the trails leads you downhill to Goljang valley where we stop for our lunch. After walking around 3 hours we will reach a beautiful Tamang villge called Gatlang. Overnight at Guesthouse with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis.

Today we have to walk around 6-7 hours; the walk begins by descending to Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhotekoshi river. You will enjoy the view of Chilime hydropower dam. After having lunch the trail ascends uphill till the suspension bridge. After crossing this bridge the trail ascend continues until you reach tatopani which literally means "hot water”. You can have hot spring bath at bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Local people believe that water have a healing quality that washes away your aches, pains and sin. Overnight at Guesthouse with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis.

After breakfast trek starts ascending to Nagthali Danda (3,300 m) the high open grassland with amazing views of snow covered Himalayas. The panoramic views of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh himal and Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali. Overnight at Guesthouse with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis.

Today, after morning breakfast walks leads back towards on route Syabrubesi, but first our walk leads to a descend towards Trisuli river just by the old classic trail to Tibet, after crossing the river then heading more downhill and finally arriving at Briddim village. We can see place with interesting old monastery. Overnight at Guesthouse with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis.

Today is the final & last walk of this enjoyable & memorable trip, walk leads to a long descends through enchanting forest of rhododendron, pines, oaks and magnolia trees with views of Ganesh and Manaslu himalayan range. Our route leads following the langtang river most of the way on the downhill path till Syabrubesi village. Overnight at Guesthouse with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis.

After a wonderful time up in the high hills of Langtang area, morning drive to Kathmandu the drive leads uphill to Dhunche town the main important town of Langtang area, from here drive meanders on the winding downhill all the way to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel with Bed & Breakfast basis.

Our company representative will meet you and transfer to airport for your home country or onward destination.

Includes/Excludes
    • Airport pickup & drop in a private vehicle.
    • 3 Nights twin sharing hotel accomodation in Kathmandu.
    • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour by private tourist vehicle.
    • Professional English speaking tour guide for Kathmandu sightseeing.
    • All standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) during the trek.
    • Best available lodge/Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
    • License holder english speaking trekking guide for entire trek.
    • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 Porter).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, Equipment, Medicine & Insurance for all staff.
    • Necessary entry permit fees & traveler TIMS card.
    • Sleeping bag & duffel bag (to be returned after trip completion).
    • All necessary pick up drop by toursit vehicle.
    • International airfare & necessary airport taxes.
    • Nepal entry visa fees at present USD 25 for 15 days, USD 40 for 30 days and USD 100 for three month.
    • Lunch & dinner in kathmandu.
    • Temple & monastries entry fees in Kathmandu.
    • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue & evacuation.
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early from mountain or late departure.
    • All personal & bar expenses in Kathmandu & during the trek.
    • Tips for trekking staff & driver (tipping is expected).
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc) & any other expenses which are not mentioned above.
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Faq

Tamang Heritage trek is suitable for any kind of person who is moderately fit, no previous experience is required. To condition yourself for the trek, some physical fitness programs such as walking, running, swimming and hiking are recommended before you embark on your journey. Any person suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or diseases must seek medical advice before considering any trek.

Yes, our company representative will be there to greet you. He will be displaying your name outside the airport terminal. You will be transferred to your hotel by our private vehicle.

Best season for trekking is usually March-April and October-November but Tamang heritage trek can be done in February, June, April, May and December as well.

Weather in the mountains is very difficult to predict. At night it is generally cold and the days are generally warm. The temperature could be as high as 25 degree Celsius to -20 degree Celsius low.

During trek guesthouse does not facilitate with heater or air conditioner, but they have facility of hitting the dining area by providing kerosene or metal heater. USD 2 to USD 5 per person would be applicable to use this service and this is payable directly to the guesthouse.

Depending on nature of travel we provide different vehicle service. We provide tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and airport pickups-drops. The transfer from Kathmandu to Syabru besi and Melamchi pul Bazaar to Kathmandu will be by public bus as there is no facility of any tourist bus in this route. However we can arrange private vehicle if needed.

There are landline telephone in some village along the trekking routes from which you can contact with your family and friends. Some place there is also internet access which you can use by paying some charges. Also you can buy sim card for your cell phone by giving your Xerox copy of your passport and PP size photo.

In the cities, off course yes but once you are outside of the cities, all you have to pay in cash. Also you have exchange the currency in Nepali rupees before you go outside the cities.

Generally, in Kathmandu you can allocate USD 15-20 for lunch and dinner. During trekking USD 10 to 15 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, biscuits, pay for the hot shower and a few drinks.

Yes, charging facilities will be available in every guesthouse & lodges but sometime there maybe load shedding problem so its better to bring power bank or spare batteries.

There are many restaurants available in Kathmandu city where you can find any delight of your choice. But in trekking route most teahouses. On the menu you may find noodles soup, steam mo:mo, daal bhat, green salad, finger chips, eggs, potatoes, fresh vegetables. You can get tea, coffee, hot lemon, hot chocolate. Every day breakfast, lunch, dinner will be at a lodge.

Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food. Please consult with your guide and he will update our office in Kathmandu and we can make the arrangements accordingly. If you are in private or solo trip it would be possible as your itinerary is very flexible where as if you were in group then this group the option would be limited so please make sure you discuss with your group and guide and your guide will update us accordingly.

Lodges mostly serve the vegetarian meals so there is no problem at all for vegetarian. Also we always recommend our clients to eat vegetarian meals to avoid food poisoning. Non-veg meals at the high altitude are not safe for the stomach.

Hot water in bucket will be provided for shower and you have to pay for hot water.

Yes, they have received training from NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management).They has also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project).

Actually tipping is not compulsory, but small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide.

Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip. Click here