Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

   10 Days    Trip Id ( 001-A-72)

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Tamang Heritage Trail trek in the Langtang region of Nepal is one of the most preferred short treks in the Langtang region.Very much suitable for people who are on a very short vacation, yet looking to enjoy the beauty offered by the Himalayan range of Nepal. Along with the spectacular view of Ganesh Himal and other towering peak of Gosaikunda range and the Lantang region. The entire trail is accompanied by beautiful settlement of Tibetan influenced Tamang Villages, Chortens, Mani walls, terrace farms, 80-120m waterfalls and many more.

Syabrubeshi, Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman and Briddhim are the major villages where we stop for overnight during our 10 days Tamang Heritage Trail trek. Home-stay at the local Tamang peoples’ houses enjoying their lifestyle, culture, songs, dances, dialect and food is one of the major attractions of trekking to Tamang Heritage Trail. Tatopani, is another major attraction of this trek as one can enjoy a relaxing dip in the hot spring that are highly believed to have healing power that can wash away all the pain, aches as well as sins.

Tamang Heritage Trail trekking itinerary designed by Amigo Treks and Expedition allows you to enjoy all the benefits of this trail within 10 days. However, the package can be customized to your requirements and the number of days you wish to spend in the Langtang region. Our other best Langtang region trek packages include Gosaikunda Holy Lake trek and the Langtang Valley Trek. All of these packages can be customized ensuring 100% departure date and special group discount. The cost of Tamang Heritage treks is very competitive and also depend upon your requirements.  A moderate physical fitness level and sound heath is required to successfully complete this trek. This trek is also suitable for any age group looking to embrace the beauty of nature without going too far from the capital of Nepal. March-May and September- November are considered the best months to plan this trek for the best weather and clear visibility; however, with Amigo Trek and Expedition, the trek can be planned any time of the year.

Starting with a 9 hours drive to Syabrubeshi, the Tamang Heritage trekking Trail makes a circuit passing through Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, Briddhim and finally Syabrubeshi. From Syabrubesi, taking a 9 hour bus back to Kathmandu will successfully end the trek. Enjoy this newly opened trekking route!

 

 

 

 


Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • 3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel with breakfast
  • One full day guided city tour by private vehicle
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • Accommodation during trek (lodge/tea house)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits during the trek (served after dinner)
  • Trekking permits and Tims permits
  • Kathmandu- Sybrubesi- Kathmandu transport by public bus
  • Breakfast  & 2 special dinner in Kathmandu
  • All meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) during the trek
  • Gov. licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags

Trip Excludes

  • Nepal arrival visa
  • Meals in the city except breakfast and above mentioned special dinner
  • Monument entrance fees
  • Your personal nature expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer, Coke and entire beverage etc
  • Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation
  • Tips and any other extending trips and accommodation

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: City tour and trek preparation day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi. (1,460m/4,790ft) 9 hours

Day 04: Trek to Gatlang. (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

Day 05: Trek to Tatopani. (2,380m/7,808ft) 5 and half hours

Day 06: Trek to Thuman. (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

Day 07: Trek to Briddim. (2,239m/7,345ft) 5 and half hours

Day 08: Trek to Syabrubesi (1,460m/4,790ft)

Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu. (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 10: Departure day

Day 1: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Welcome to Kathmandu – the capital city of Nepal. Today is your first day with Amigo Treks & Expedition. Therefore, we send one of our company representatives to receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), who will further escort you to a tourist standard hotel.

If possible, we also schedule a meeting at our office for the briefing regarding the trek followed by an introduction session with other team members (especially Sherpas and guides). Today, we also arrange a welcome dinner in one of the most popular local restaurants, where you can also enjoy the ethnic dance and cultural music along with great Nepali food. If your flight arrives late, both the meeting and the dinner can be scheduled for the following day.

 Meals included: Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Nepali food, Cultural music, and Ethnic dance.)

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)

The capital, Kathmandu valley itself, is a big storehouse of exclusive natural, cultural and historical sites. Therefore, today, we take you on a few-hour tour to the major attractions of Kathmandu valley. After spending a few hours observing these wonderful sites, we again meet for a few hours to finalize your clothing and trekking gear (down jacket, trekking boots, sleeping bags, etc.) required during the trek. The night will be spent at a hotel in Kathmandu.

 Meals included: Breakfast

(Highlights of the day: World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square (a historical structure offering architectural wonders), the Pashupatinath temple (a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva- lord possessing the power of destruction), Swyambhunath and Boudhanath (a Buddhist shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha- Light of Asia.

Optional site: Another World Heritage site ‘Patan Durbar Square’ along with other historical masterpieces like Mahabouddha Temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, and Kumbeshwor Temple.)

Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi. (1,460m/4,790ft) 9 hours

Today our destination is Syabrubesi. It’s a nine-hour drive from Kathmandu. Therefore, we start early. Our guides will come to pick you up at your hotel as per the scheduled departure time and escort you to the bus station to catch a bus to Syabrubesi. The journey to Syabrubeshi begins towards the north of Kathmandu valley following the Pasang Lamu highway along the north-western hills of Kathmandu passing different settlements. A well-paved highway continues till Trishuli Bazaar. From Trishuli Bazaar, following the unpaved, yet main road we continue towards Syabrubeshi passing Dhunche, the district headquarters of Rasuwa. The night will be spent at a lodge in Syabrubeshi.

 Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi via mountain terrain, spectacular view of Ganesh Himal and the peaks of Langtang region, settlements like Kakani, Ranipauwa, Jurethum, Devighat, Battar, Trisuli, and Dhunche, terrace farming and the green hills)

Day 4: Trek to Gatlang (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

Today is the first day of the trek and our destination is Gatlang. Ascending through the secondary route, we first hike up to the pass which is the best viewpoint of Ganesh Himal, the Gosaikunda range, and the Goljung valley. From here we walk up towards Gatlang following the trail accompanied by Chortens, Mani walls, and a small settlement. After walking for about 3 hours we finally reach the beautiful Tamang village of Gatlang. The remaining day is spent exploring the village. The night will be spent at a lodge in Gatlang.

 Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: best view of Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range, and the Goljung valley from the pass, monasteries, Chortens and Mani walls, terrace farms and beautiful small settlements, and a wonderful Tamang village Gatlang and a chance to experience Tamang culture, food, and lifestyle.)

Day 5: Trek to Tatopani (2,380m/7,808ft) 6 hours

Today is the second day of the trek and our destination is Tatopani. Today the trail first descends from Gatlang to Thambuchet passing various Chortens on the way. Thambuchet is a small settlement located by the Bhotekoshi River with few monasteries as the attraction of the village. From here, the trail ascends to a hanging bridge across the Chilime River, cross the bridge that further ascends till we reach Tatopani. Tatopani means ‘hot water. There are several hot water springs at this place; therefore, the place is named Tatopani. In the evening you can take a relaxing dip in the hot spring and relax your muscles. The night will be spent at a lodge in Tatopani.

 Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: view of Chilime Hydropower dam, the experience of hanging bridge, Chortens, 80-110 m long waterfalls, and hot springs that are highly believed to have healing power and can wash away all the pain, body aches as well as sin.)

Day 6: Trek to Thuman (2,238m/7,342ft) 6 hours

Today is the third day of the trek and our destination is Thuman. From Tatopani, we first hike up to Nagthali, one of the highest open grassland and one of the best viewpoints of Ganesh Himal and the Langtang Range in the Langtang region. For this, we first cross Brimdang and then hike up to Nagthali Danda (3,165m). After enjoying the view of the peaks and a few cups of teas prepared by the concierge of the Gompa, we hike down to Thuman located near the Bhotekoshi River. In the evening we can enjoy the dance and songs performed by Tibetan influenced Tamang people. The night will be spent at a lodge in Thuman.

 Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: view of Ganesh Himal and Langtang region from Nagthali, tasty cup of tea, monasteries, and Chorten, Thuman village – a Tibetan influenced Tamang village, their cultural dance, and song.)

Day 7: Trek to Briddim. (2,239m/7,345ft) 5 and half hours

Today is the fourth day of the trek and our destination is Briddhim. From Thuman following the descending trail, we first cross the bridge over the Bhote Koshi River and further descend following the trail along the river to Timure en route to the old trade route to Tibet. From Timure, Rasuwaghadi (Nepal-Tibet border) is just a three-hour walk. From Timure, we walk down to cross the bridge over the Phenglung Khola and after a short walk on the trail along the Bhote Koshi River we hike up to Briddhim crossing Lingling. Then the evening will be spent enjoying the cultural songs, dances, and food at the host family. The night will be spent at the houses of the local Tamang people.

 Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: The major highlight of the day is home-stay at Briddhim.  Accommodation and traditional food like plain rice, Tibetan bread, Syakpa (Sherpa stew), potato, Tibetan tea, and wine. You can also participate in the local indoor rituals, dances, songs, and cultural practices with the host family, local’s craftsmanship, and traditionally carved wooden porches, stone houses)

Day 8: Trek to Syabrubesi. (1,460m/4,790ft) 5 hours

Today is the last day of the trek and our destination is Syabrubesi. After a wonderful night at Briddhim following the secondary trekking route we walk to join the main trekking route at Wangal, enjoying the beautiful rhododendron forest. The trail then descends along the Bhote Koshi River and finally takes us to Syabrubesi. On reaching we have our lunch and the rest of the day can simply be spent relaxing at the lodge or exploring the village. The night will be spent at a lodge in Syabrubesi.

 Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Beautiful rhododendron forest, monasteries, temples, and roaring Bhote Koshi River)

Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu. (1,300m/4,264 ft) 9 hours

Today is your last day in the Langtang region as we come back to Kathmandu. It’s a long ride; therefore, we take an early morning bus so that we can reach Kathmandu before evening. Following an unpaved way, the bus will move towards Pasang Lamhu Highway. From Trishuli, the bus joins the Pasang Lamhu Highway. On reaching Kathmandu you will be transferred to your hotel. You can either take a hot shower to relax your muscles and rest at the hotel or simply take a city tour. In the evening we again meet up for farewell dinner where we also discuss your trek and collect feedback.

 Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: scenic drive from Syabrubeshi to Kathmandu via mountain terrain, spectacular view of Ganesh Himal and the peaks of Langtang region, settlements like Kakani, Ranipauwa, Jurethum, Devighat, Battar, Trisuli, and Dhunche, terrace farming and the green hills, farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese restaurants in Kathmandu.)

Day 10: Departure day

This day is the last day of your trip to Nepal with Amigo Treks and Expedition. If your flight is scheduled for early morning, then one of our company representatives will escort you to the airport as per your flight departure time. But, if the flight is scheduled for later in the evening, you can go shopping and collect a few mementos or simply hang around shopping areas in Kathmandu. However, if you are planning to spend some extra days in Nepal, Amigo Treks and Expedition can also make the arrangements for some other top adventurous activities that you can attend while you are in Nepal.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Travel Insurance:

This piece of information is for everyone planning Tamang Heritage Trail trek in the Langtang region of Nepal. Please get a travel insurance that covers all the added expenses that might result due to various health issues, injuries or accidents (together with air ambulance, helicopter rescue and other treatment cost). Also, make sure that your insurance policy covers all extra activities that you are planning to accomplish throughout your stay in Nepal. In addition to this, the policy should also cover death, misplaced luggage, theft and liability, cancellations, medical treatment (counting hospital charges, cost of the medicine, doctor’s fees) as well as repatriation cost. In short, its client himself/herself has to take the responsibility regarding the entire unforeseen expenses during the trip.

Health, fitness and experience requirements:

Though Tamang Heritage Trail trek in the Langtang region is considered easy, the trail   definitely demands excellent stamina, tough determination, and the best health condition.

This trek is considered moderate and easily attainable; however, it is highly suggested to seek advice, medications and permission from your doctor before scheduling your trek.  It is also recommended to take expert guidance from your local General Practitioner regarding necessary guide walks prior to this trek. In the absence of GP, seeking advice from travel clinic is also considered as a very good idea.

Moreover, the good news is that, no technical skill is required to plan your trek or any other exploratory trips in Nepal. However, your prior hiking or camping experience will definitely be considered as a plus point. Also, a few weeks of regular exercise and jogging is recommended before the trip to build up the required stamina.

Note:

We kindly request you to inform us regarding your present health condition, medical situation, preceding illnesses and the medications you are taking. We expect you to be honest regarding these issues, so that we can get prepared for emergencies.

Food and Accommodation:

We always make sure that our customers get the right value for their money. Therefore, we always attempt to make some of the best arrangements for our customers. To ensure a comfortable stay, we book tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara before and after your trek. Normally, the rooms are twin share, where you will have to share your room with another member of your group. However, this totally depends on the size of your group and the availability of rooms in the hotel. On request, triple share can also be arranged. However, if you are looking for a single supplement room, extra charges will be applied.

During the trek, your stay is arranged in a local guesthouse or lodges with shared amenities. In this trek, one day’s accommodation and food are arranged in local peoples’ house. You can also enjoy a hot shower in the lodges. In the absence of shower few buckets of hot water can also be arranged on request.

A full board meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea &coffee) will be provided from the teahouse menu during the entire trek. Usually, porridge, toast or chapattis, oatmeal and local bread are served for breakfast.  You can also enjoy Tibetan and Nepalese food provided by Tamang people in the region. The food served for lunch and dinner are simply great.

Our attempt while you are on a trek:

On this Tamang Heritage Trail Trek, telephone facilities are available in most of the places we stop for overnight. Therefore, communicating with your family and friends won’t be a problem. Moreover, our guides are provided by cellular phone so that we can contact your group on a regular basis. In case of urgency and emergency, you can also use this phone to send your message to us which will further be delivered to the respected person. Understanding your communication needs, Amigo Treks and Expedition takes all the responsibility and makes attempts to deliver your message to your family, friends, relatives or any other concerned person.

Also, our guides will make every possible attempt to follow the planned itinerary; however, it is kindly requested to be flexible in case of changes in the itinerary caused by extreme weather conditions, unforeseen natural disasters or bad health condition of a group member. Moreover, we can also help you reschedule your international flight (extra charges applicable) if you need any additional days to complete your trek. We will make every possible attempt to make your trek ‘a grand success’.

Why to trek with us?

Amigo Treks & Expedition offer a wonderful opportunity to help you visit those areas, culture and tradition of Nepal that have never been explored before. Your trip itineraries are fully customized in order to meet the individual needs and interests of each traveler. We also partner with local people and Leaders to help you get the maximum out of the trip. We are highly dedicated and offer years of experience to plan an outstanding adventure trip for you. Customer service is our top priority; therefore, we cater to every possible need of yours during your stay in Nepal, be it the food, accommodation, varied destination or your communication needs. Despite all these facilities, our best packages are offered at a very competitive rate.

When should I plan this trek?

Though Tamang Heritage Trail trek can be planned any time of the year, spring and autumn are considered the best seasons.

Spring – Mid-March, April and May, perfect months to plan the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek. These months support us with warm weather, clear skies, good temperature and the best visibility.

Autumn – Mid September, October and November, perfect months to plan the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek. These months support us with better visibility, clear blue skies and excellent trail.

Winter – December, January and February are good months to plan the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek, provided you can stand the cold weather.

Summer – Mid June, July and August are not the best months to plan the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek as the monsoon rain affects everything, that is, trail, weather, temperature as well as visibility. But still the trek can be planned.

What should I bring?

Along with warm clothes you will also need other equipment for the sufficient protection of your body. Below is the list of necessary items that you need to pack before commencing your trek.

Head- Hat (with a wide brim), Sunglasses (with UV protection), Sunscreen lotion and Lip balm

Upper body- T-shirts (2), light and expedition weight thermal tops, Fleece jacket and pullover, Fleece wind-stopper jacket (Optional), waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket, down vest/jacket (included)

Hands - Lightweight gloves, heavy-weight gloves/mittens with a waterproof outer shell

Lower body - Underwear (4), hiking shorts (2), lightweight cotton long pants, light and expedition weight thermal bottoms, Fleece or wool pants, waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet - Thin, light-wear inner socks (4), thick, warm wool hiking socks (4), hiking boots with spare laces, camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals), gaiters.

Accessories  - Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F (included), headlamp with spare bulb and batteries, small padlock or combination lock, basic first aid kit, large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag), day pack, water bottles (2), hiking pole/walking sticks, small ear plugs

Toiletries – Soap, shampoo, toothbrush, small wash towel

Extras - Cameras with extra batteries and cards, binoculars, light balaclava or warm fleece hat, reading books, trip map/guide book, journal & pen, iPod & travel games (like cards, chess, and backgammon)

Our legal documents:

Registered under the government of Nepal, Amigo Treks & Expedition is a fully licensed and certified company. Therefore, this company holds complete authority to operate treks, tours, expedition, hiking and many other tourism related services in the Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. In addition to this, we are also a very active member of the following organizations.

Nepal Tourism board (NTB)

Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN)

Kathmandu Environment Education Project (KEEP)

Ministry of Finance, Department of Taxation

Company Registration Office, Pvt. Ltd.

Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Department of Tourism Industry

Passport and Visa Information:

It is very easy to obtain Nepal’s visa. You may either apply for a visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy/Consulate or Mission offices in your own country or you can buy this upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. To apply for a visa, you need 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US dollars and your passport that is valid for at least 6 months before the trip. However, nationals of SAARC countries (India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives and Afghanistan) and China do not require any visa to visit Nepal. Transit visa for foreign nationalities is only provided for 3 days. Therefore, visa is required for longer stays. However, for the convenience or foreign nationals, a visa is also provided from the borders listed below:

Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu)

Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)

Birgunj, Parsa (Central Nepal)

Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border of Nepal)

Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Western Nepal)

Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Mid Western Nepal)

Mohana, Dhangadhi (Far Western Nepal)

Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Far Western Nepal)

Tourist Visa Fees:

Transit visa (3 days) – Free of cost

Multiple entry (15 days) – 25 USD or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry (30 days) – 40 USD or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry (90 days) – 100 USD or equivalent convertible currency

(For more information, please contact the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan,Dillibazar, Kathmandu.

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