Tamang Heritage trek, one of the nearest trekking destination from Kathmandu. Which is developed by the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Program. The Tamang Heritage trek , newly developed and an off the beaten track experience. Which highlights an ancient lifestyle combining it with picturesque scenery and healing baths in natural hot springs. The people of this region are mostly Tibetans who came from Tibet across the border and settled in Nepal. Tamang culture and traditions of these people are similar to Tibet just across the border.
Tamang Heritage Trail trek along unbeaten trails and offering a total wilderness experience you will explore traditional Tamang villages. You will receive a warm welcome by the locals rich in their distinct colorful costumes, their houses adorned with beautiful woodcarvings. This region offers a wilderness experience with beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain, flat meadows and rhododendron forests. There are still bears, leopards, red panda and musk deer.
The spring session Rhododendron forests are full bloom and have many different species of trees, birds and butterflies.
Continuing north towards Tibet we soak up the heritage and appreciate a local fort, monastery and exquisite local architecture of the Tamang homes. As we near the end of the trek we enjoy a home stay experience in Briddim and have a full day to relax and discover more about the local traditions of this wonderful region.
This trek combined with Classic Langtang Valley Trek, Langtang Helambhu Trek, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek and Ganesh Himal Trek. Tamang Heritage trek area culturally rich and traditionally fascinating close to Tibetan border. Tamang people are some of the warmest, sincere and most welcoming people in Nepal. Within easy access of Kathmandu valley we ascend the road north towards the Tibetan borderlands and enjoy a relatively gentle circuit trek.Welcome to great Himalayan country Nepal.
- Experience a cultural trek in which you can learn about one of Nepal’s Tibetan- influenced hill tribes, and directly contribute to their rural economy.
- Luxuriate in the hot spring waters at Tatopani
- Stay in a local homestay in Briddim, to learn more about the Tamang people and their way of life
- Enjoy spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, the Langtang Himalayas, and the Gosaikunda range
Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Ace Vision Treks & Treks who will drop us off at your hotel. After checking in, we take a rest or visit Ace vision Treks & Tour’s office.
Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath) which is one of the largest stupa in the world. At noon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Ace vision Treks & Tours briefs us regarding our trek as well as provides us an opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Ace vision Treks & Tours. For dinner, you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the Nepalese food culture.. Overnight in Kathmandu.
We leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also a starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Our journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manasalu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. We continue until we descend to the small village of Syabrubesi, the starting point of our trek. Overnight in Syabrubesi. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Our trek starts from today. From Syabrubesi, we hike across the Goljung Village enjoying views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung and others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang. Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We begin today's trek with a descent to Thangbuche and soak-in magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the way. Next, pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam and ascend until Tatopani. The name Tatopani literally means 'hot water' in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. However, the hot springs are no longer there after the earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015. Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. Passing through the dense alpine forest, we reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. From here, its a few hours walk uphill until Nagthali hill. Here, we enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen,Kerung and Ganesh Himal. Next, trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman and spend the night. Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village, ideally located on the lap of the Langtang Himal. Here, we visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. In Briddim, we notice that most of the houses are built by stones and are inhabited mostly by people of Tibetan origin. Briddim in fact, resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet. Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today, we trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to Ghopche Khola which is a small stream. Then we ascend to Lama Hotel via Rimche. Lama Hotel is located on the banks of the Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and amazing mountain vista. Overnight in Lama Hotel. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
After breakfast, we embark on our trip to the Langtang Village. Our trail continues alongside dense forests. After climbing up steadily through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. On the way, we also enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung, pass by water mills, prayer wheels and chortens adorned with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
After breakfast, we leave Langtang village and walk through yak pastures. Today, we also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal which is made from stone with prayers written on them. It is believed that the prayers on the mani wall spreads around by blowing winds. We cross several wooden bridges before reaching Kanjin Gompa which is beautifully surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. We can take a walk around the Kanjin Gompa enjoying astounding views of glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
We trek back to the Lama Hotel. Since the trek is only downhill, it will only take us around 4 to 5 hours to reach our destination. It is a downhill trek through forests and alongside a beautiful mountain river. On the way we pass through the ethnic settlements of the Tamang people whose religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans. Overnight in Lama Hotel. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Today is the last day of trekking. After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi which will be an easy trek through lush green vegetation. After reaching Syabrubesi, we enjoy lunch and celebrate the completion of our trek. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu we take a rest at our hotel or stroll in the streets of Thamel, a popular tourist hub for some souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals: Breakfast Dinner
Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! Ace vision Treks & Tours representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal. Included meals: Breakfast
THE PRICE INCLUDES
- Accommodation: Basic teahouse accommodation during the trek. 3 nights in Kathmandu Hotel in Tourist Hotels on twin/king basis with breakfast included
- Food: Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during trek Kathmandu Breakfast included in Kathmandu hotel for 3 nights.
- Transportation: Kathmandu – Syaprubesi - Kathmandu by Public Bus, Airport transfer by private vehicle.
- Documents: Langtang National park Permit and Trekkers information TIMS Card Human Resource: A professional & experience English Speaking Guide & one porter (20/22kg) per two trekkers. All expenses (wages, accommodation, meals, transportation, and insurance) of the Guide & Porters are covered.
- Tax/Service Charge: we assure you of no hidden charges later in the day. Fees, service charges, & taxes are fixed.
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Beverages or food bought at will.
- Personal expenses (battery-charging fees, Hot shower, Photography, Wifi, Laundry, Phone calls etc).
- Tips for Guides and porters.
- Travel insurance and Nepal visa fee.
- All expenses not mentioned in inclusions