Tamang Heritage Trail 11 Days

Tamang Heritage Trail

Tamang Heritage Trail is an energizing trekking trail that lies in the Langtang area of Nepal. Tamang Heritage Trail is a moderately new course as it came into operation only a couple of years prior. It is found precisely between the area of Langtang and the Ganesh Himal. Backpacker Treks offers this relatively new trekking trail of Nepal. Witness the authentic culture, traditions and rituals of the Tamang/Lama/Moktan people of Langtang region.

Tamang Heritage Trail was opened essentially with the motivation behind furnishing the nonnatives with the chance to find out about the Tamang society of Langtang locale. Furthermore, the Tamang Heritage Trail likewise gives the opportunities to blend with the universal Tibetan societies still rehearsed in the Langtang district. Tamang Heritage Trail goes on for around 12 days and thus it all that much suited to the individuals who don't have enough time for trek, and the individuals who are in pay special mind to mellow trekking and not a strenuous one. Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking begins from the capital city of Kathmandu with a seven-hour drive to Syabru Besi. Syabru Besi is then the initiation purpose of the Tamang Heritage Trail. Other than knowing the Tibetan and Tamanag societies of the area, the Heritage Trail likewise gives the chance to appreciate the lovely scenes of the Langtang locale including the immense Himalayan tops like the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The villages like Gatlang, Tatopani, Nagthali and Briddim are the major community settlement of these people. You can dance with locals. Eat like locals. Walk like locals. Live like locals. Amazing Nepalese hospitality and traditions will undoubtedly bless you with authentic real Nepal picture.

Be the part of Backpacker Treks & Expedition family. We will take you to this amazing journey to witness the variety of festivals, rituals and traditions of Tamang People. Join us for hassle free and adventurous journey to the Himalayas.

Best Season

September to December and March to May

Itinerary outline

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing and trek preparation

Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi

Day 04: Trek to Gatlang

Day 05: Trek to Tatopani

Day 06: Trek to Thuman, Nagthali

Day 07: Trek toTimure

Day 08: Trek to Briddim

Day 09: Rest day in Briddim

Day 10: Trek to Syabru Besi

Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu

Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell!!

Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our team members and will then be taken to the Hotel. Our travel representatives and members will explain briefly about the travel itinerary. You will be staying at a hotel in Kathmandu on the first day.

Day 02– Sightseeing and trek preparation in Kathmandu
On the second day of the tour package, you will sightsee around the Capital city of Kathmandu and also prepare for the trek. Several world heritage sites including Basantapur Durbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Bouddha Stupa, Pasupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square, among others, are located in Kathmandu that are major attractions for the tourists. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Syabru Besi (1450m) 7 hrs
Seven hours of drive from Kathmandu will take you to Syabru Besi on the third day. It is located to the North of Kathmandu Valley and the drive is quite pleasant as you pass through some scenic beauty along the Trishuli River via Dhunche, the district headquarters of Rasuwa district. Syabru Besi is a little village-town in Rasuwa and is the starting point of the Heritage Trail. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 4: Trek to Gatlang (2238m) 5 hrs
On the fourth day, we take breakfast in the morning and start our trek along the Heritage trail. After around two hours of ascent from Syabru Besi, we reach a nice little view point from where we can see splendid views of the Langtang, Ganesh Himal and the Gosainkunda. We stop at Goljang valley on our way for lunch. After lunch, we continue trek for a couple of hours along the winding trails, past many Buddhist chortens before reaching Gatlang . Gatlang is a beautiful Tamang village in the Langtang region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 5: Trek to Tatopani (2600m) 5-6 hrs
On the fifth day, we first descend to a place called Thangbuche which is located nearby the Chilime village, along the shores of Bhotekoshi River. Dam of the much ambitious Chilime Hydropower Project is situated here. From Chilime, we ascend first by crossing a small suspension bridge. While on our way up the trek, we also get excellent views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The destination for us on the fifth day is Tatopani which in Nepali means 'hot water’. Hot water springs are popular in Nepal as the locals believe that taking a dip at the hot water spring will cleanse the bad things from the body and it is also believed that it helps in curing the skin ailments.

Day 6: Trek to Thuman, Nagthali (3165m) 7-8 hrs
The next day, we will be walking for almost around seven hours. The trail is however not that difficult as we continue to walk looking at the great Himalayas of the Langtang region. First we reach Thuman and then a short trek from there leads to Nagthali. Nagthali was used previously as a meditation center for the local Buddhist monks and priests. Nagthali offers panoramic views of snow-clad Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal and other mountains. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Nagthali.

Day 7: Trek to Timure (2600m) 3-4 hrs
Trek to Timure from Nagthali is quite easy as the trail now descends continuously. Timure used to be an old trading hub between Nepal and Tibet. And the village of Timure is still vibrant with various traders and tourists spending some time in the place. We will take lunch at Timure, and then we move towards Rasuwa Gadi, a historic place that reminds of the centuries old Nepal-Tibet relations. As security around Rasuwa Gadi is very tight, we walk a little from the place and camp for the overnight.

Day 8: Trek to Briddim (2239m) 5-6 hrs
After having tea and breakfast in the camp, we continue our trek, crossing several rhododendron forests, meadows and fields before reaching Briddim, small Tamang village in the Langtang having heavy influence of Tibetan culture. Here, you can interact with the local Tamang villagers and learn about their centuries old culture and tradition. You will also have the chance to know about the Tibetan culture of the region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 9: Rest day in Briddim
The next day, we will spend at Briddim, taking rest and walking around the village and talking with the local villagers. There is a local monastery in Briddim known as Dukchu Gompa; chosen as a sacred site by Tibetan Gurus called the Rimpoche. It is one of the great ways to learn the Tamang and Tibetan cultures of the Langtang region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Syabru Besi 4–5hrs
The next day we resume our trek along the banks of Bhote Koshi River. We cross pass several paddy and corn fields in our four hours of trek to Syabru Besi. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu
On the second last day of the trekking package, we return to Kathmandu along the Prithvi Highway which takes around 6-7 hours of drive from Syabru Besi. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell!!
On the 12th day, you will return to your home country via the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Price: US$ 750.00

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Cost Included »

  • Airport picks up and drops.
  • All surface transfers as per itinerary.
  • 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
  • All necessary paper work.
  • Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs.
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request).
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
  • Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist [This is for your safety].
  • Backpacker Treks T - shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Farewell dinner cultural program with Nepali typical meal.

Cost Excluded »

  1. Nepal entry visa fee.
  2. International air fee.
  3. Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu is excluded. Except welcome and fare well dinner.
  4. Drinking WaterAll cold drink any beverage are not included on your trip price.
  5. You have to make your travel and rescue insurance by yourself before leave for travel.
  6. Clients them self have to arrange personal trekking equipments such as- trekking pole.
  7. Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package.
  8. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.

Getting to Nepal - You will land at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu when you first come to Nepal. Our travel representatives will receive you at the Airport and then transfer you to a hotel in the capital city. That will be our first task after you land in the country. The itinerary then follows in the coming days.

Visa information in Nepal - Once you arrive in Kathmandu, your first job or task will be to consult the Department of Immigration in Nepal regarding your Nepal stay. Our team members will help you in completing the necessary works regarding Visa and the procedures of extension, if needed. If you are planning for an extended stay in Nepal, say more than three months or around a year or so, then you need to extend your Visa through the Immigration Department. This won’t be of any problem as we will handle the government-related activities.

Trek permit - There are some restricted trekking destinations in Nepal which require special permission from the government of Nepal or a government agency for the foreign trekkers. They also need to pay a fixed royalty to trek some of the selected places in Nepal. Some of the restricted trekking destinations like Upper Dolpo Trek, Mustang Trek, Rara Trek, etc. require special trek permit for the foreigners. However, there won’t be any such problem as we, the company, will look after the legal formalities in securing the trek permits for the clients. It will be our responsibility to secure trek permits for you.

Altitude sickness - As most of the trekking destinations in Nepal exceed 4000 meters of altitude, high altitude sickness is one of the common problems faced by the trekkers. High altitude sickness can be very fatal and dangerous if you are not prepared for the same. Some of the trekking destinations like Upper Mustang Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Langtang Circuit Trek exceeds and nears around 5000 meters of altitude with chances of high altitude sickness. However, if you are aware of the problem and if you take special measure, then altitude sickness can be avoided and will not be much of a problem. As we have experienced trekking guides and a team of experienced hand, altitude sickness will not be a problem and even if it occurs, it will be handled well by our team members.

Medical Kit - Whenever we embark on a tour package or itinerary, we are fully prepared of the possible consequences or the untoward incidents, and hence our team carries a separate medical kit. Medical kit is of immense help and importance during long tours and trek as you never know what will happen next, even regarding the health of the trekkers. Availability of medical kit is very paramount as it will help to provide immediate medical attention to the needy person. Problems of high altitude sickness, shortness of breathing, dizziness, etc. are the ones frequently encountered during the trek. Presence of medical kit helps to resolve any of such problems and provides immediate relief and medical attention to the person who is in need for the same.

Equipment - Some special trekking equipments are necessary for expedition and some other treks. Such special equipments will have to be brought or arranged by you. As such equipments are quite expensive; it is not possible for us to arrange such materials. However, general trekking and minor accessory requirements will be provided by the company. You only need to bring with you some of the special trekking equipment necessary for trek and expedition. Also, if you do not have such equipments then we can provide you with such equipments, but you need to pay for it.

List of Required Equipment : Daypack, Duffel Bag, Down Jacket, Sleeping bag, Sun hat or scarf, Light or warm fleece hat Sunglasses with UV protection, Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, warm wool hiking socks Trekking boots with spare laces Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for Trekking in winter, Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves With a waterproof shell outer, Under Garments shorts Lightweight cotton long pants Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms Fleece or wool pants Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants T-shirts Light and expedition weight thermal tops Fleece jacket or pullover Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket, Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F * Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries Small pad or combination lock-to-lock Trekking Bags/Duffel bag Basic First Aid Kit Large plastic bags - for keeping Items dry inside trek bag Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Trekking Poles Water bottles Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc) Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring) Binoculars Reading book Trail Map/Guide book Journal & Pen Pencils and small notebooks Travel game i.e., cards, Tooth brush/paste Multipurpose soap Nail cutter Small mirror Wet wipes (baby wipes) Tissue /toilet roll Anti bacterial hands wash.

Note: If you have any queries regarding the itineraries/ information, please let us know by phone or via e-mail we will desine as per your wish.welcome to land of Himalaya.