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Tamang Heritage Trek
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Max. elevation
5340 m / 17519 ft
Group size
1-10
Level
Moderate
Transportation
All transportation Including 
Best season
March- May-September - November
Starts at / Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Accommodation
3*** Hotel in Kathmandu
Meals
 All meal During the Tamang Heritage Trek
Trip route
Syabrubesi -Gatlang-Tatopani-Lama hotel-Langtang -Kyanjing Gompa

Highlights

  • Observe the local Tamang’s way of life and their ancient Bonpo and Tibetan Buddhist Culture.
  • Witness the acknowledged monasteries and traditional wood carved houses at the village of Thuman
  • Explore the Langtang Valley in the central Himalayan region of Nepal.
  • Panoramic views of Langtang Himalayan Ranges including Langtang Lirung 7425m, Ghengu Liru(Langtang II 6571m), Dorje Lakpa 6980m, Gangchempo 6,387m,  Naya-Kanga 5,846m, Jugal Himal 6080 m
  • Experience the natural spa treatment at hot natural springs.
  • Experience local food and tradition while home stay in Bridhham .
  • Highest hiking point to Langtang (3430m).
  • Experience the exceptionally warm and cordial hospitality of the “Tamangs”
  • Mystical landscapes and rich of cultural heritage flora and fauna make your journey more exciting.
  • Explore the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu city with an experienced city guide.

Overview

Hundreds of flowers sewed together in one garland and hundreds of musical instruments stringed together in one folklore song are the essence of Nepal as multiethnic diversified country. Nepal is not only renowned for its Himalayas and natural beauty but also equally captivating with different rich traditional cultures of people. Tamang Heritage Trek package offered by Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expedition too focuses on promoting the culture and traditions of the ethnic Tamang and Lama people of the Langtang region. Embark on this anthropological trekking in Nepal and experience the great traditions of this Himalayan people.


Blend with the Tibetan origin of people along with the Lamas/Moktans/Tamangs of the Langtang in this joyous journey taking you to some of the spectacular places of the Langtang region trekking and Ganesh Himal Trekking. During the Tamang Heritage Trek trekkers find the natural wonders nestled harmoniously in the expert guardianship of these intrepid people. The natural hot water springs to the communities and their terraced farmlands endow the unique opportunity to understand the root of these wonderful terrains. Villages like Gatlang, Briddim, Tatopani and others are the perfect hideaway destination to understand the true essence of the hilly and Himalayan lifestyle. Moreover, visual delights of the stunning Himalayas and detours along the forests, rivers and hilly landscape contribute in creating the marvelous moments of tramping in Nepal. The splendid view of the mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Shishapangma and others will add the gloss to this glorious anthropological trekking in Nepal.


Together with the various trekking agencies of Nepal this route is being put forwarded as the next big thing in Nepal trekking. The mere reason behind Tamang Heritage Trek route being must trek trail is its diversity. From culture to the nature trekkers can enjoy to the fullest. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expedition is delighted to present this package for our valued trekkers to enjoy the staged authenticity of the splendors of Langtang region of Nepal.


Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements

14 days Tamang HeritageTrek is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.

Other adventurous trekking packages in Nepal

We have a wide range of treks, tours, and expedition packages in Nepal that lets you explore the mainstream trekking routes to the isolated, offbeat trails and the hidden corners. 

In the Everest region itself, we have quite a range of trekking and climbing packages available, like the Gokyo Lakes trek, Everest Panorama trek, Everest Three High Passes trek, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, etc. 

Likewise, here are some other hand-picked trekking packages for you in Nepal- Langtang Valley trek, Annapurna Circuit trek, Manaslu Circuit trek, Mardi Himal trek, Khopra Danda trek, Upper Mustang trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, and Langtang Gosaikunda trek.

Feel free to contact us at npilgrimage@gmail.com or +977 9851267334 if you have any queries. Our itineraries are flexible, so you can tailor design any package with us as per your requirements. 


Tamang Heritage Trek difficulty & altitude sickness

The Tamang Heritage Trek is a relatively moderate trek with maximum altitude of 3,870 meters at the top of the Nagthali viewpoint. However, altitude sickness can be a concern for some trekkers, particularly for those who have not acclimatized properly. It is essential to take appropriate precautions to prevent altitude sickness, such as drinking plenty of water, ascending slowly, and allowing time for acclimatization.

The trek itself is not particularly strenuous, but it does involve several uphill and downhill sections, so it is important to have a reasonable level of fitness. The trail passes through traditional Tamang villages, rhododendron forests, and alpine terrain with spectacular views of the Himalayan range. Overall, the Tamang Heritage Trek is an excellent choice for those who want to experience the culture and scenery of the Langtang region without tackling a particularly difficult trek.


How can solo travelers do the Tamang Heritage Trek?

Solo travelers can definitely do the Tamang Heritage Trek, as it is a popular trekking route in Nepal and there are many resources available for independent trekkers. Here are some tips for solo travelers planning to do the Tamang Heritage Trek:

1:Plan your itinerary: The Tamang Heritage Trek usually takes around 7-10 days to complete, depending on your pace and the specific route you take. You can find a detailed itinerary and route map online or in guidebooks to plan your trek.

2:Obtain necessary permits: Solo travelers will need to obtain the necessary permits for the trek. You will need a TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and a Langtang National Park entry permit. You can obtain these permits in Kathmandu or at the trailhead in Syabrubesi.

3:Bring necessary gear: Make sure to bring proper trekking gear, including sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a good quality sleeping bag, and a backpack. You can rent or buy gear in Kathmandu or at the trailhead.

4:Hire a guide or porter: While it is possible to do the trek solo, hiring a guide or porter can make the experience safer and more enjoyable. A guide can help with navigation, provide cultural insights, and assist with any issues that may arise. A porter can carry your heavy backpack, leaving you free to enjoy the trek.

5:Stay in tea houses: Along the Tamang Heritage Trek route, there are many tea houses and lodges where you can stay overnight. These accommodations usually provide meals and basic amenities, such as a bed and hot shower.

6:Be prepared for altitude sickness: The Tamang Heritage Trek reaches an altitude of around 3,800 meters, so it is important to be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness and take necessary precautions. Stay hydrated, take your time ascending, and be prepared to rest if you experience symptoms such as headache or nausea.

Trip Itinerary

Accommodation:3 Stars Hotel in Kathmandu 

Meals: Null

When you arrive at the Tribhuvan international airport terminal, our airport team will be there waiting to greet you. They'll assist you with your luggage and take you to your hotel. Once you've had some time to rest, we'll schedule a meeting with the core team members at our Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage office. Here, we'll introduce you to your trek leader and go over any final preparations needed for your upcoming journey. With the evening free, feel free to explore the lively streets of Thamel and pick up any last-minute items you may need.

Having breakfast then heading to Syabrubesi .We Travelling through Trishuli (Nuwakot).Its take 8 hours via drive. Overnight at Syabrubesi.

Today we heading to Gatlang after having breakfast.You begin with a climb up behind the town to the Tamang settlement of Goljung, this is the hardest section, from the top you then descend to Gatlang overall taking about 6 hours. The views today are lovely, the valley bellow and mountains in the distance, you might catch a glimpse of Langtang Himal.Overnight at Gatlang


Trek to Tatopani (2607m)

Having breakfast then heading to Tatopani.Today’s walk is about 3 hours, you begin by dropping through the village of Gatlang to the valley floor, you will cross the river and pass through some lovely Buddhist prayer walls before crossing the river to begin your descent up the other side to Tatopani. The meaning of which is “Hot water” you will find some natural springs here, well maintained and great for a dip after your days walk.Overnight at Tatopani.


Trekking via Nagthali to Thuman will take around 5 hours. The panoramic views of Langtang, Kerung, and Ganesh Himal are fantastic, a great spot to relax and enjoy the scenery.Overnight at Thuman.

Its takes about five hours to been Timure. While trekking from Thuman to Timure you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi. This day’s trekking grants you an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture on the two villages on the way. Timure is on the old trade route to Tibet.Overnight at Timure.


You can see Briddham from Thmuan, directly across the valley at virtually the same altitude, you will be walking for approximately 6 hours today. Of course you have to drop to the valley floor in order to ascend the other side, you will be walking through lovely pine forests for the first part before ascending through local terraced landscape and small villages en route to Briddham.Overnight at Briddham.


After 6 hours walking you will be in Lama hotel.you will be coming round/bypassing Syabru Besi as you make your way into the Langtang Valley. The walk begins by leading you through lovely local farm land and into pretty forests.Overnight at Lama Hotel.


Wake up early morning then trek to Langtang.Your gentle climb to begin with soon steepens high above the river to Ghora Tabela. (2970m). You will soon find yourself in open country with scattered Tamang settlements. You will have climbed nearly 100m today relatively steadily. The village here is home to some yak herds and cheese factories, worth exploring if you have the energy.Overnight at guest house.


You will climb to the ridge this morning marked with a big chorten and some Mani walls, from here you will have views of Kyanjing Gompa and the icefall from Langtang Lirung surrounded by snowy mountains. You will be walking for around 3 hours today so time to explore the area this afternoon.Overnight at Kyanjing Gompa.

You will return the way you came today following the Langtang Khola river to Langtang Village and on to Ghra Tabela and down to Lama Hotel.Overnight overthere.

Its take 5 hour. Overnight at Syabrubesi.

A pleasant drive back to Kathmandu. Its take a 8-9 hours. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight, a representative from the Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage, will take you to the airport and bid you farewell. You will take with you wonderful memories of a truly outstanding experience
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Includes

  • Airport Pick up & Drop/sightseeing by private vehicle
  • Purified drinking water (Medicated proof & safe)
  • Fresh fruits after every dinner (During the trek)
  • Twin sharing deluxe accommodation at Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with Guide
  • local bus Transportation/Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  • Langtang trekking map
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide,one Porter between each two clients while on trek )
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff
  • National Park Fee and TIMS for trekking
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes

Doesn't Include

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fee in Kathmandu
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in cost include section
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fantastic experience with Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage team.

We have had an fantastic experience with Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage team. We have meet Anil 6 years ago on our first trip to Nepal and we didn't hesitate to book with him our 2nd trip. We for sure will be back a second time. The team did look after us all way through the trip and was flexible for any changes that occurred on our trip. Asal the guide and Bikash were soo loevley, it felt like walking with a friends stright away. The Tamang Heritage Trail may not be the one that people choose to do when they come to Lantang Valley but I feel that it should not be missed. It is very quiet but the view and people in the Villages are soo heart warming WE were glad that Anil suggested this addition to Lantang trip. We loved it and I strongly suggest to start with it if you have time before head to the LV. As for the Lantang, it is is amazing place and very worth of visit , IT GETS BUSY from October but if you arrive before then you will be greated with a bit more quiet aoura. We were a bit unlucky with the cloudy weather but still it was a memorable experience. Overall great place , lovley people and superb service. As for us we will be back for sure with the NAP team

Magdalena B
Magdalena B
United Kingdom
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Equipment List

This Trek requires preparations and checklists of gears & equipment needed for the journey. It is always best to carry the essential clothing and accessories for the entire trek. We understand that you have your own preference for clothing but we recommend you to consult us before packing.

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Winter hat or insulating hat or wide-brimmed hat
  • Headlight with extra batteries

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglass with UV protection
  • Face/body wipes

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves

Body

  • Hiking shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Hooded rain jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-Shirt (bring Lightweight wool)
  • Polypropylene underwear
  • Down jacket (available for rent in Kathmandu)
  • Sweater
  • Waterproof jacket and pants

Footwear

  • Hiking Boots
  • Thick wool socks (take an extra pair of thick light socks)
  • Essential gear
  • Backpack or daypack (Size depends on whether you take a porter or not).
  • Thermal bottle
  • Water purification
  • Trekking pole
  • Sleeping bag (-15 bag is best in high altitude trekking)

Toiletries

  • Medium size drying towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant floss
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror
  • Personal accessories
  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera

Extra items

  • First aid kit
  • Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport
  • Notebook and pen
  • Binoculars

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