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Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek

The Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is one of our favorite treks and we’d be delighted to help you explore this impressive region in Nepal.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is one of the short, easy & lesser-traveled trails that rewarded the trekking experience with a strong focus on local Tamang culture and lifestyle. It is the nearest trekking destination from Kathmandu that gives an idea of ancient lifestyles, offers stunning sceneries, and relaxing and healing baths in natural hot springs. The trail offers a panoramic view of the Langtang portion of the Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and also the views of the mountains on the Tibetan side of the border. Based between Ganesh Himal and Langtang range, the trail goes across the villages inhabited by Tamang communities. There is a history of trade and cultural exchange enriched with the local culture and the ritual practices on the border of Nepal and Tibet. Used by ancient traders to trade daily-used commodities such as salt and meat with Tibet, the unbeaten trail now explores the classic Tamang village that conserves handicraft skills, cultures, and traditions. One of the highlights of this trek is the opportunity for a homestay in the village of Briddim. The trek is ideal for those sensitive to high altitudes and who want to experience the high Himalayas because the high elevation is 3600m only. Tamang Heritage Trek Trail passes through Langtang National Park where we observe numerous species of flora and fauna. The wildlife includes leopards, bears, red panda, and musk deer and the flora includes rhododendron, pine forest, lush vegetations, and seasonable flowers.

The trip starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Gatlang passing through Trisuli Bazar. We will observe the views of Ganesh Himal and the ranges of Langtang. Gradually with several ups, downs and passes drive brings us to Gatlang. Gatlang is one of the incredible villages to experience. We will observe local customs and traditions, chat with locals, and shop for locally produced handicrafts. The next day, head to Tatopani famous for hot spring water pools. At Tatopani enjoy the healing hot-springs particularly rewarding experience after the trek. The next day the walk is downhill to Nagthali Gyang. From here we will climb up a gentle ascend and the journey will offer you the pleasant views of various landscapes, ridges of Langtang, Gosainkunda, etc. Then we will hike to Taruche's viewpoint spot. The journey offers an incredible experience of Ganesh Himal ranges, birds, ample Himalayas of Tibet, villages, and outstanding landscapes of Tibet. After we will continue to Thuman. Thuman is a large village where locals live according to their old Buddhist traditional lifestyle, and has ancient monasteries and traditional wood-carved houses. The next day's journey begins with descending through bushes trail till, alpines and rhododendrons forest Lingling village. After we climb to Briddim through Pelko village. We will experience typical villages, people's lifestyles, etc. The picturesque village is situated at the base of the Langtang Himal. The next day, follow the Bhotekosi River to Syabu Besi from where we drive back to Kathmandu.

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Highlights:

  • Experience the rich culture of the Langtang region
  • Discover the border region of Nepal and Tibet and lear about its rich history
  • Enjoy a relaxing bath in the natural hot springs

Itinerary

01

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4429 ft.), transfer hotel (5.4km)

Flying into KTM is a memorable experience with the Himalayas spread out. Timepass is so quickly, enjoying the views of marvelous Himalayan ranges along with the world's highest peak Mount Everest while being on this flight. The flight will land at (TIA) Tribhuwan International Airport at 1350m after you will receive your Nepal entry visa which can be obtained in advance or on entry and for the visa process at Kathmandu TIA, you will take around 45min, it depends on the number of people in a queue. For the Nepal entry visa information, have to visit this Nepal govt. official site Department of Immigration Nepal. After you will exit from the gate, where you will see our company representative waiting for you withholding placard written with the company name. The company representative welcomes you by offering the holy Tibetan scarf and transfer to the hotel in a private vehicle. It takes around 30min to reach Thamel from TIA via means of transportation. The scenes of Pashupatinath(sacred Hindu temple), a city, full of various vehicles, peoples make our journey more enjoyable and amazing, then we reach the hotel and take a rest. Thamel is full of restaurants, shopping centers, and good accommodation. Trek briefing and afterward invited to a host family for welcome dinner.
[Included meals: Welcome Drink & Bed]
Overnight at hotel

02

Day 02

Scenic drive to Gatlang (2240m/7349.081 ft.), 7-8hr drive

In the initial section, we will follow the Prithvi Highway, and soon you will arrive in Trishuli Bazaar. From here your journey begins with ascending the narrow road. You will observe the views of Ganesh Himal and the ranges of Langtang. Gradually with several ups, downs and passes drive brings us to Gatlang. Gatlang is one of the incredible villages to experience.
[Included meals: Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge

03

Day 03

Trek to Tatopani (2610m/8562.992 ft.), 5-6hr walk

Our initial segment of the trail begins with a gentle descent through the agricultural field with plenty of ancient Mani Walls. Gradually your pleasant journey will bring you to Thangmuche village. The village is inhabited by Tibetan refugees and Tamang ethnic groups. From here your journey begins with ascending to Tatopani.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge

04

Day 04

Trek to Nagathali (3165m/10383.86 ft.), 4-5hr walk

Our journey begins with ascend trail through the forests and soon we will arrive in Gombaling. From here we will climb up gentle ascend and the journey will offer you the pleasant views of various landscapes, ridges of Langtang, Gosainkunda etc.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge

05

Day 05

Hike to Taruche (3720m/12204.72 ft.) & descend to Thuman (2340m/7677.165 ft.), 7-8hr walk

We will hike to Taruche view point spot. The journey will offer you incredible experience of Ganesh Himal ranges, birds, ample of Himalayas of Tibet, villages and outstanding landscapes of Tibet. After we will continuous to Thuman.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge

06

Day 06

Trek to Briddim (2,239m/7,345ft), 5-6hr walk

Our journey begins with descend through bushes trail till, alpines and rhododendrons forest Lingling village. After we climb to Briddim through Pelko village. We will experience typical villages, people life style etc.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge

07

Day 07

Trek to Syabrubensi (1,503m/4,931 ft.),5-6hr walk

For the return trip, you will go back the way you come to Syabrubensi or continuous over the Langtang Valley.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at teahouse/Lodge

08

Day 08

Scenic drive back to Ktm (1350m/4429.134 ft.), 6-7hr drive

For the return trip, you will go back the way you come to Syabrubensi or continuous over the Langtang Valley.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch]
Overnight at hotel

09

Day 09

Private KTM Sightseeing Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites(3-4hr tour)/free Day in KTM (1350m/4429 ft.)

We highly recommend you take min an extra day in Kathmandu before you do the final departure day. During the free day at Ktm, you can simply stay relaxed or to make your the day memorable you can do a sightseeing tour of the world's UNESCO Heritage sites(Pashupatinath, Boudha Stupa, Swayambhu/Monkey Temple) or you can do 1h30min Langtang helicopter tour or 3-4hr rock climbing, Chitwan jungle safari, etc.
[Meals included: bed and breakfast]
Overnight at hotel

10

Day 10

Final Departure From Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft.)

A representative of IHSA will drop off you at the airport by private vehicle.
[Included meal: Breakfast]

Note

Trek Duration

The Trek duration can be shortened or extend depending on time and fitness

 

Location

 

 

Our Offer

We offer 3 packages: Basic, comfort & Full Board. Our Basic takes care of your trek, comfort includes trek with your stay in Kathmandu along with all airport transfers personally while Full Board includes entire meals in the mountains during the trek. Three can be flexibly adjusted to your requirements. 

Basic Offer

  • Trek with an English speaking govt licensed trekking guide
  • 1 porter (betn two clients) to carry your luggage during the trek (max 24 kg; i.e. 12kg pP)
  • Accommodation during the trek in carefully selected teahouses as per the itinerary
  • Sharing bus from KTM to Syabrubensi and return
  • Duffel bag and trekking map
  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card
  • Langtang National Park Area Entry Permit
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu by the host family at Typical Nepali Cultural Restaurant
  • First aid medical kit, oximeters to check pulse, heart rate & oxygen saturation carried by the guide

Comfort Offer Prices with Group Discount
1 Pax ................................ 415 US$
2 Paxes.............................. 325 US$ / Pax
4 Paxes.............................. 285 US$ / Pax


Comfort Offer

As Basic and

  • 2N in 3* and 1N in 4* hotel in KTM on B/B plan as per the itinerary [upgrade possible]

Comfort Offer Prices with Group Discount
1 Pax ................................ 510 US$
2 Paxes.............................. 385 US$ / Pax
4 Paxes.............................. 345 US$ / Pax


Full Board Offer

As Comfort and

  • Full board meals in the mountains during the trek

Full Board Offer Prices with Group Discount
1 Pax ................................710 US$
2 Paxes.............................. 590 US$ / Pax
4 Paxes.............................. 550 US$ / Pax


Group Discount:

There is a further discount for larger groups. Please contacts us for details at mytrek2nepal@gmail.com


Excluded Services

  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal visa (USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days, two passport photographs required). For further information, have to visit Nepal Immigration Department's official website. 
  • Insurance - The following stated things must be submitted while you do trips through (IHSA)
  • You must submit a copy of your insurance certificate including standard policies that cover trekking activities up to 5000m
  • Your Insurance policy must cover accidents, medical expenses, and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue up to 5000m, and it is excluded from the trip price
  • At the time you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not
  • IHSA also recommends your insurance policy covers cancellation, curtailment, and loss of luggage and personal effects
  • Any alcoholic beverages, cold drinks, and boiled water as well as snacks, deserts, etc. during the trek
  • Tipping is a culture in Nepal and is expected by your staff (guides, porters, drivers)
  • Hot shower, wifi, battery charges (available at extra cost in lodges, sometimes free)
  • Unforeseen expenses not under our control such as flight cancellations or delays, weather-related issues, illness during the trek, rescue costs, etc
  • Any other costs not specifically included. Please feel free to ask if in doubt

Equipment

Trekking Equipment

Have a kindly bring following stated equipment for the camping/tented trek. The equipment you can buy in Kathmandu with different quality in good price.

Luggage:

01 large duffel bag: The Luggage is for carrying all your personal gear on the trekking. Should be strong and durable. The best size would be around 30" x 14", with a full-length zipper and handles.

1 rucksack or day pack: The bag is to accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories, and any miscellaneous items you need to have during the day. We recommend a pack with at least 1450cu. In capacity or smaller if you are not carrying a large amount of camera equipment.

Head and Face Gear:

1. Sunhat

2. Sunglasses

3. Warm hat

4. Sunscreen with a very high SPF factor

5. Lip balm with a high SPF factor

6. An emergency light

 

Hands:

1. Lightweight gloves

Inner Clothing:

1. T-shirts

2. Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best

3. Underwear

4. 2 shorts

5. 2 Trousers- (comfortable) One thin, one thick, and warm

 

Outer Clothing:

1. down Jacket

2. Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)

3. Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)

4. Waterproof pants

5. Baggy pants

6. 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)

7. 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket

 

Footwear:

1. Lightweight walking boots- (leather is recommended)

2. Spare laces

3. 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.

4. 2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks

5. One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp

 

Drinking Equipment:

1. Water Bottle

Purification equipment-Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.

 

Sleeping and Carrying Equipment:

1. 30-40 liter daypack

2. Water Proof Bag-A waterproof bag to cover the rucksack

3. Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius

 

Personal Medical Kit:

1. Bandage for sprains

2. Plasters/Band-aids

3. Iodine or water filters

4. Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters

5. Antiseptic ointment for cuts

6. Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)

7. Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller

8. Oral rehydration salts

9. Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)

10. Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)

11. Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)

12. Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)

13. Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)

 

Extras/Luxuries:

1. Binoculars

2. Reading book

3. Trail Map/Guide book

4. Journal & Pens

5. Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

 

Toiletries:

1. 1 medium-sized quick-drying towel

2. Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

3. Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)

4. Deodorant

5. Nail clippers

6. Face and body moisturizing

7. Feminine hygiene products

8. Small mirror

 

Information

Additional Options:

+Additional porter: 112 USD [16 USD per day]

We plan with one porter per 2 clients. If you require additional support, you can book an additional porter for the trip to lighten your load. A porter carries your bag pack for you and no more (20kg max. They don't often speak any English. They carry two backpacks that they will strap together. But you are strictly prohibited not take advantage of the porter. They are usually very proud people and will attempt to carry things that are just too heavy. Which is not good. You can leave your unnecessary stuffs in Kathmandu your hotel or our office you will not need on the trek.

Have a take small personal daypack with you. Your daypack should contain everything you need during the day but keep it as light as possible. Examples: water, some warm clothing, your camera, sunscreen, etc. Note that luggage you hand the porters might not be available to you during the day as they sometimes set their own pace.

+Hotel upgrade in Ktm: [65 USD for 4* hotel, 95 USD for 5* hotel per night]

If you feel like a little luxury before and after your trek, you can upgrade your hotel in Kathmandu to 4*/ 5* category.

Nepal Visas

You need visa for Nepal, which can be obtained in advance or on entry. If you wish to apply before departure the current visa cost is £20 for a 15 day visa and £35 for a 30 day visa for UK passport holders. The current cost of a visa on arrival is US$25 for 15 days, US$40 for 30 days or if extending your stay $100 for 90 days. All are multiple entry. The visa on arrival fee can be paid for in cash in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. You will also need a passport photo. Application forms are available in the immigration hall (or for electronic passports there are visa registration machines which, after inserting your passport, automatically fill out a form for you). You must firstly join the queue to pay the visa fee, and then go to the relevant immigration desk to obtain your 15, 30 or 90 day visa stamp. There can be long queues for visas on arrival.

Travelers Insurance

While you do trips through Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure, you will submit copy of your insurance certificate. Your insurance policy must coverage accidents, medical expenses and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue and then personal liability. At the time of you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not. Incredible Himalayan Sherpa also advocated your Insurance policy coverage cancellation curtailment, loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have must proof of the Insurance receipt, you will do initiative otherwise you can’t get any compensation.

Helicopter Evacuation

Sometimes, Helicopter rescue situations can come due to unexpected accident, bad weather, road obstruction/blocked or other reasons. Anywhere you options for a helicopter trip in order to back to home early due to health issue and due to an emergency that may arise during the trip. In any cases, the expense of any helicopter flight is the only responsibility of you or your policy should be coverage in this cases.

Money and Tipping

Tipping is, Since the 1960s when trekking in Nepal was developed, there has been a tradition for groups and independent visitors to tip their crews at the end of a trek. Money and Tipping; it is best to bring a mixture of cash, USD, GBP, CAD, EUR. Ensure you have also small denominations. As a guideline for baseline spending money we suggest USD 8 - 10 per meal in Kathmandu(if you drink or smoke or plan some major shopping this could be higher). You should exchange enough money into Nepalese Rupees to last the entire time of your trek BEFORE leaving Kathmandu. There are no exchange facilities in the villages along the trail but plenty of money changers in KTM.

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Price

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Duration

10 Days

Season

Mar - May & Sept - May

Region

Langtang, Nepal

Grade

Medium

Altitude

2240m - 3720m

Walking

5hr

Accommodation

Teahouse/Lodge

Trip Type

Private & Group Join

Transportation

Private/ Sharing Vehicle

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