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.
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.
Heritage Tour of Kathmandu
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.
Kathmandu – Syabrubensi
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.
Syabrubesi – Gatlang
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.
Galang – Tatopani
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.
Tatopani – Thuman
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.
Thuman – Briddim
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.
Briddim – Lama Hotel
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.
Lama Hotel – Syabrubesi
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.
Syabrubesi – Kathmandu
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.
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.
Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara at 3 star category with breakfast
Half day Kathmandu sightseeing with an English/ any other foreign language speaking city guide
Land transportation Kathmandu- Pokhara-Kathmandu
Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit
TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
An experienced and first aid trained license holder accompanying trekking guide
Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 25 KG.)
Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, transportation of our trekking crew
Tea House accommodation on twin or multi sharing basis during the trek
Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
Nepal entry visa
Domestic airport tax
Your Travel/Medical insurance
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Hot shower while on trek
Single supplements in hotels except solo trekking service
Bar bills and laundry
Battery Charges( Available during trek with Extra cost)