Tamang Heritage Trek

  • Tamang Heritage Treks
  • Tamang Heritage Treks
  • Tamang Heritage Treks
  • Tamang Heritage Treks
  • Tamang Heritage Treks

Overview

The recently opened Tamanag Heritage Trek is a wonderful journey to explore ethnic heritages of Tamang people and their lifestyles. It is a cultural journey to the Tamang villages which are prosperous in traditions, rituals and crafts. They are basically Tibetan origin people, whose lifestyles are very much similar to the Tibetans. The landscape is wonderful and the views of Himalayan ranges are dazzling from the trail of Tamang Heritage Treks. The warm welcome of local people and great experiences of the home stay at Briddim village are superb in this trekking.

The trip to Tamang Heritage begins from Syabrubesi after 7-8 hours drive north from Kathmandu. As it heads through the Gatlang the feelings of warm hospitality prevails to the trekkers. The natural hot spring at the Tatopani village refreshes trekkers and avoids tired of walking. It is believed that many of the skin diseases can be cured by taking the natural hot spring. The several ascending and descending leads through to Thuman and Timure that continually takes in the fantastic Briddim village. Now the interesting culture and social attachments with ethnic group begins to rise. Trekkers have an opportunity to be familiar with local costumes, rituals and daily lifestyle of them. The views from the trail of Tamang Heritage Trek are the amazing Langtang Lirung (7245m), Dorje Lakpa (6989m), Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak, Shringi Himal, Manaslu and Glaciers. It also offers the views of Himalayan frozen Lakes in the far background. Nagthali Pass on the trail is quite rugged and thrilling cross in the trip. Traditional wood carving and handicrafts can be bought in several places during the trekking.

Tamang Heritage Trekking has become a great destination for the short time trekkers in their Nepal Trekking Holidays to explore the rich cultural aspects of Tamang ethnic groups. It is rewarding both naturally and culturally. The Namaste Treks Company leads your valuable trekking in Nepal with experienced guides, trekking permit to the Tamang Heritage Trail and well management. Please, contact us for more details.

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy the Tamang culture.
  • Beautiful Himalayan sceneries.
  • Rugged Landscape.
  • Home stay at Briddim Village.
  • Thrilling Nagthali Danda.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m).

Day 02:  Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1466m). 7-8 hrs

Day 04: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m). 5-6 hrs

Day 05: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m). 6-7 hrs

Day 06: Tatopani to Thuman (2338m). 5-6 hrs

Day 07: Thuman to Timure (1762m). 5-6 hrs

Day 08: Timure to Briddim (2229m). 5-6 hrs

Day 09: Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m). 3-4hrs

Day 10: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu. 7-8 hrs

Day 11: Final Departure.

Full itinerary

Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m).

Namaste and welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal. Our company’s representative receives you at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Then, transfer to the hotel and rest. Walk around the local places in evening. O/N at Hotel.

Day 02:  Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.

After breakfast, we set off for the Kathmancu city sightseeing tour. We visit the famous Hindus and Buddhists’ monuments that are also enlisted in UNESCO world heritage sites. They are Pashupatinath (the greatest pilgrimage site of Hindus), Bouddhanath (Buddhists’s Stupa), Swoyambhunath (Buddists’s Stupa) and Kathmandu Durbar Square (where the living goddess lives). Back to the hotel and prepare for the treks. O/N at Hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1466m). 7-8 hrs

We drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi in the morning. It takes about 7-8 hours through the scenic road drive via Trishuli. The views of River, stream, gorge, green hills and Himalayan views on the far horizon are stunning. We reach to the Syabrubesi, a gateway of Langtang Trekking. O/N at Lodge.

Day 04: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m). 5-6 hrs 

After breakfast, we ascend through the rugged trail and reach to the good viewpoint of the Ganesh Himal and Gosaikunda. We have lunch at the Goljang after trek down from the hill. It is a pretty ethnic village of Tamang groups. After gradually walking for 3 hours, we reach the Gatlang village. Rest and enjoy the warm welcome. O/N at Lodge.

Day 05: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m). 6-7 hrs

Today, we walk for the longest hours in this trip. After breakfast, we trek down to the Thangbuchet and visit the Chilime Hydro Power dam site. After crossing the suspension bridge, gradually we reach to the Tatopani. Here is a natural hot spring. We enjoy on taking bath, which is also a remedy of the tiredness of the walking. O/N at Lodge.

Day 06: Tatopani to Thuman (2338m). 5-6 hrs

After breakfast, we climb up to the Nagthali Danda (3300m) and trek down to the other side of the hill. The views forms the top of the hill are superb. The Himalayan range on the north and Glaciers attract us on the tiring walk today. We can visit a small Gompa on the trail. Then we trek down to the Tibetan influenced ethnic settlement at Thuman. Their interesting dance is worth of the trip. O/N at Lodge.

Day 07: Thuman to Timure (1762m). 5-6 hrs 

Today, we trek from Thuman to Timure after visiting the historical war place at Rasuwagadhi. The brave Nepali fighters had fought in the history at the same place with the same fort. The trail of Timure leads to the border of Nepal with Tibet. After several ascending and descending, we reach to the Timure. O/N at Lodge.

Day 08: Timure to Briddim (2229m). 5-6 hrs

Today, we head towards the Briddim from Timure. Although the trail is a bit rugged, we forget all when we reach to the Briddim village. The welcome of local people with great hospitality attracts any trekkers to enjoy the local culture and customs. They are Tibetan immigrants, who still follow the Tibetan cultures. We enjoy the home stay facility tonight. O/N at local home.

Day 09: Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m). 3-4hrs 

After breakfast, we trek down to the Syabrubesi via Wangel. We gradually descend through the terraced fields, green hills and following the ridge of stream. We reach to the Syabrubesi and refresh ourselves by taking shower and nice dinner. O/N at Lodge.

Day 10: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu. 7-8 hrs

After breakfast at the lodge, we drive all the way to Kathmandu. Again the views are awesome in the scenic drive. Transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu and have a rest. You can visit the local market in the evening. O/N at Lodge.

Day 11: Final Departure.

After long days of our accompaniment, we bid you farewell today. Or move to another place if we have more itineraries to do or extra activities. If you don’t have, our representative drops you at the international airport for your departure. Thanks for joining us for your memorable trip. See you.

Included/Excluded

What is included?

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up and drop by private car/ bus.
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing in a private car/bus.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu (2-3 star category)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and accommodation in package trekking.
  • A licensed trekking guide and a porter (2 people, 1porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
  • Kathmandu –Syabrubesi –Kathmandu Jeep drives.
  • TIMS and Langtang National Park entry permit.
  • All government taxes.
  • Trekking Map.

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses, water, chocolate and extra snack.
  • Your travel and rescue insurance.
  • Tips for guide, porter and driver.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Rest of expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes.

Trip Information

  • Trip Type: Tamang Heritage trek
  • Trekking Region: Langtang
  • Trekking Grade: Moderate
  • Activities: Trekking, tour and sightseeing
  • Altitude (min): 1460 M.
  • Altitude (max): 3300 M.
  • Best trekking Seasons: Especially Spring and autumn
  • Accommodation: Lodge and Homestay
  • Transportation: Jeep/Bus
  • Trip duration: 11 Day(s)
  • Trek starts at: Syabrubesi
  • Trek ends at: Syabrubesi
  • Walking hour: 5-6 hours
  • Group Size: +1 People

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