Asiana Treks

Tamang Heritage Trekking

Best Price
Price starting from $1,095
US $ 945 per person
No of people Price per person
Destination
Langtang Region Trek
Duration
11 days
Group size
1 - 10
Level
Easy
Max. Elevation
2607 m / 8553 ft
Best Season
March to may/September to November
Accomodation
Teahouse
Meals
B/L/D
Transportation
As per Itinerary
Starts / Ends
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Best Value
Homestay
Trip Code
ATT-THT
Trip Route
Kathmandu- Sybrubesi - Gatlang- Tatopani-Thuman-Bridim- Lama Hotel and Back via sybrubensi to Kathmandu

Highlights

    • The Tamang Heritage Trek takes you through various lovely Tamang villages in the Langtang region's mountains.
    • A culturally diverse ethnic community is renowned for being incredibly naïve, which may be incredibly motivating for many.
    • You may learn about their culture and way of life while also taking in the tranquilly of the countryside and the beauty of the mountains.

Overview

Overview

A wonderful ethnic cultural experience as you trek through the trail among-st natural wonders in the Himalayas is an experience that you can ask for more than anything. Tamang Heritage Trek takes you through several beautiful villages of ethnic Tamang people in the mountains of the Langtang region.

The trekking for days along the trail that goes through Tamang villages gives you an amazing Himalayan trekking experience while the stopover places are rich in cultural wonders. Tamang people are one of the ethnic tribes in Nepal who basically follow Tibetan Buddhist culture and live a very humble and simple way of life up in the mountains. This culturally rich ethnic group of people is known to be really innocent which can be truly inspiring for many. As you trek through the villages where these people live, you can experience their culture and lifestyle while you can even enjoy the view of the mountains and serenity of the rural area.

Join this amazing adventurous immersion into the Tamang culture experience the wonders of the cultural and adventure mix of the Himalayan journey.

Trip Itinerary

Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.

Max. altitude

1337m/4385 ft

Accomodation

3* Hotel

We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.

Max. altitude

1337m/4385 ft

Hours

6 hrs

Accomodation

3* Hotel

Meals

B/B

Take your breakfast early breakfast and catch a bus to Syabrubesi in Rasuwa district. After driving for about eight hours on a mountain high way through beautiful villages, you finally reach a small but beautiful town of Syabrubensi. Check into a simple guest house and relax. Get yourself prepared for the trek to start tomorrow.

Max. altitude

1503m/4931 ft

Hours

6 hrs

Accomodation

gust house

Meals

B/l/D

On this amazing cultural trekking journey, you trek to Gatlang village today. Walk through beautiful trail that brings wonderful view of mountain peaks including Langtang Lirung and Shishapangma. Ganesh Himal will also be peaking out at your adventure walk. Once you reach Gatlang village, you can set yourself up for village exploration where you can experience the amazing Tamang culture.

Max. altitude

2238m/7342ft

Hours

5-6 hrs

Accomodation

simple Guest house

Meals

B/L/D

Get ready for the trek of the day after relishing your breakfast. Head towards Tatopani as the destination for the day. Chilime Hydro Power project will come along the trail in addition to so many other beautiful views of mountains and surroundings. Tatopani is the overnight stop for the day where you can wander around to explore more about the place.

Max. altitude

2607m/8553 ft

Accomodation

simple Gust house

Meals

B/L/D

Your walk of the day today will be full of wonderful view. The walk to Thuman village takes you there via Nagthali. When you are at Nagthali, you will be awestruck by the astounding views of mountain peaks in Langtang range. Trek all the way back down from Nagthali to Thuman village to stay overnight. You can explore the village once your reach there.

Max. altitude

2,400m / 7,874ft

Hours

5-6 hrs

Accomodation

Simple Guest house

Meals

B/L/D

Another wonderful Tamang village of Briddim is your destination for the day. As one of the beautiful cultural villages in the region Briddim gives you a perfect example of the ethnic Tamang culture and life style. A wonderful day trek that passes through Lingling village takes you eventually to Briddim where you can immerse into the cultural and Buddhist spiritual vibrations of the place.

Max. altitude

2,345m / 7,694ft

Hours

4-6 hrs

Accomodation

Simple Guest House

Meals

B/L/D

Get ready to meet the trail to Langtang valley when you trek to Lama Hotel today. It goes mostly uphill with the first section of descent in the beginning of the day. When you reach Lama Hotel, you can mix up with the trekkers to the Langtang region as you prepare to stay overnight there. Walking around the area can give you more insights about the place where you can enjoy the awesomeness of nature.

Max. altitude

2,470m / 8,104ft

Hours

5 hrs

Accomodation

Simple Suest House

Meals

B/L/D

It’s the last day of trekking journey today where you are trekking to Syabrubesi. Walking the same route back and experiencing things from the opposite direction can bring you some more incredible experiences than what you had a few days earlier on the way up towards Langtang. Upon reaching Syabrubesi, settle into a lodge and take a walk around the village.

Max. altitude

1,503m / 4,931ft

Hours

4-5 hrs

Accomodation

Simple Guest House

Meals

B/L/D

A morning bus ride back to Kathmandu is that adventure for the day. As the trekking part has come to end at Syabrubesi, you can assume the mountain road drive back to Kathmandu to an awesome adventure for the day. When you return back to Kathmandu after a few days of adventure trekking in the peaceful environment, the chaos of the city won’t be less than any adventure.

Max. altitude

1337 m/4385 ft

Accomodation

3*hotel

Meals

B/B

You will be transferred to airport as per your flight schedule. We will pick you up from the hotel three hours prior to your flight time.

Hours

30 minute hrs

Meals

Breakfast only
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Includes

    • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
    • Accommodations in Kathmandu  in the 3-star category with breakfast.
    • A day in Kathmandu sightseeing with an English/ or other foreign language city guide.
    • Land transportation Kathmandu- Shyabru Besi-Kathmandu
    • Langtang National park  Entry Permit.
    • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System.
    • An experienced and first aid-trained license holder accompanying a trekking guide.
    • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 25 KG.)
    • Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, and transportation of our trekking crew.
    • Tea House accommodation on a twin or multi-sharing basis during the trek.
    • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
    • Cultural programme with farewell dinner.

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal entry visa
    • Your Travel/Medical insurance
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Hot shower while on the trek if needed.
    • Single supplements in hotels except for solo trekking service
    • Bar bills and laundry
    • Battery Charges( Available during trek if needed)
    • Optional trips not specified in the itinerary
    • Tipping to guide and porter
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Drinks (including tea) and Bar Bill (beverage)
    • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
    • Donations to the local organization.

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Equipment List

Clothing:
  • Lightweight, moisture-wicking base layers
  • Insulating layers (fleece or down jacket)
  • Waterproof and windproof jacket
  • Waterproof and breathable pants
  • Trekking pants (convertible to shorts are convenient)
  • Quick-drying T-shirts
  • Thermal socks
  • Waterproof and insulated gloves
  • Warm hat and sun hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
Footwear:
  • Comfortable, broken-in trekking boots
  • Gaiters (optional but can be useful in snow or rain)
Backpack:
  • Large backpack (50-70 liters) for carrying personal gear
  • Daypack (20-30 liters) for daily essentials during trekking
Sleeping Gear:
  • Sleeping bag suitable for low temperatures (rated for at least -10°C or lower)
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional for added warmth and hygiene)

Trekking Gear:
  • Trekking poles for stability
  • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • Refillable water bottles or a hydration system
  • Duct tape or repair kit for gear
Health and Hygiene:
  • First aid kit with basic medications (consult with a healthcare professional)
  • Personal medications and prescriptions
  • Hand sanitizer and wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Sunscreen with high SPF
  • Lip balm with UV protection
  • Personal hygiene items
Electronics:
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories
  • Power bank and charging cables
  • Travel adapter for electrical outlets
Climbing Gear (if attempting higher peaks):
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Helmet
Documents and Permits:
  • Passport and necessary permits
  • Travel insurance
  • Passport-sized photos
Miscellaneous:
  • Snacks and energy bars
  • Trekking map and guidebook
  • Whistle
  • Multi-tool or knife
  • Cash (local currency) and credit cards
  • Lightweight and compact daypack for exploring around base camps

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