Days: 11 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a one of the new and unique non tourist area trek opened to visitors only since 2004 in Langtang region. It is our pleasure to invite you to join us on our Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking for families for seeing natural beauty, traditional cultures, Buddhist way of living, experiencing their genuine warmth and welcome, rich architecture of their mountain house, wilderness experience, ancient monasteries and beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain. Tamang Heritage Trail trek also offers Natural Hot Spring, wildlife around the secret lake of Parbati Kund, the picturesque village of Gatlang with its people’s traditional dresses and typical dances, excellent view of Snow-capped Mountains and a stroll along Rasuwa Gadi another form of the famous Chinese wall. You have a great view of mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan mountains and other peaks.
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Fact of the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek
Trip Region: Langtang Region
Types of Trip: Trekking
Duration: 11 Days
Highest Elevation: 3165m
Mode of Trip: Lodge or Tea-house
Average Walking: 5-6 hours in a day
Trip Start/End: Kathmandu
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and normal tea-houses/lodges during the trek
Best Season: Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) and Spring (March-April-May)
Transportation by: Private 4W Vehicle
Culture Experience: Majority of Tamang and their Tibetan tradition
Major Himalayan Sights: Langtang Lirung 7227m, Ganchenpo 6387m, Dorje Lakpa 6966m, Ganesh Himal 7422m, Paldor Peak 5903m.
Highlights of the Trip: Superb views of snow-capped mountains, the rich cultural heritage of Tamang people and their art forms is depicted in wood carvings of windows, dance festivals and unique and age-old weaving traditions, Langur monkeys and dense forest of fir and rhododendron trees that bloom in spring, explore picturesque Tibetan villages, enjoy the quick succession of distinctive landscapes and climates, particularly rich in rare species of animals and plants, one of the most interresting and varied areas in the Himalaya due to the stretch of mountain chain closest to Kathmandu and easily accessable by road, ancient Buddhist monasteries, Natural Hot Spring, Parbati Kunda, Nagthali view point, Rasuwagadhi (Tibet Border).
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Itinerary in detail
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and you will be met at the airport by our representative who will be waiting with a Swiss Family Treks sign outside the terminal and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and after you settle into the hotel there will be a group briefing with your tour leader. He will discuss the trek details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 1460m by private vehicle 6-7 hours,
In the morning after breakfast, drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by private vehicle which takes about 6 hours. The road is quite smooth until reaching Trisuli and you have lunch here. After lunch, the road follows roughly with dust till Syabrubesi. You have great views of Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal during the drive. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 3: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang Village 2238m/6-7 hours,
In the morning after breakfast, you continue steep ascents until Rongga Bhanjyang which takes about 3 hours. Then the trail descends till Goljung village which takes about 45 minutes. You stop for the Lunch. After lunch, you continue again gentle up until reaching Traditional Tamang village in Gatlang. It takes about 3 hours. You can visit the Parbati Kund which offers rich biodiversity for the nature lovers. You can also visit the ancient old monastery. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 4: Trek from Gatlang Village to Tatopani 2607m/6-7 hours,
In this day, you start your trek gentle descending passing the many Chhortens and Mani wall and through the deep forests until reaching Chilime. It takes about 2 and half hour. Then you cross by suspension bridge and climb up passing the terrace until reaching Gonggang village which takes about 1 and half hour. You have lunch here. After lunch, the trail gentle ascends until reaching Tatopani. It takes about 2 hours. You can take natural Bath in hot spring. It is believed that to take a Bath in natural Hot Spring, washes away all the Pains and aches. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 5: Trek from Tatopani to Nagthali 3165m/4-5 hours,
In the morning after breakfast, you continue through the forests to reach in Nagthali view point. The trail is up and down till Brimdang where one monastery is situated on the hill. It takes about 2 hours. Then the trail gentle ascends until reaching Nagthali view point which takes about 2 hours. You have lunch here. You have a great view of Langtang Lirung, Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Himal and other snowy peaks. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 6: Trek from Nagthali to Timure 1762m/6-7 hours,
In the morning after enjoying with Himalayan scenery and sunrise view, the trail descends till Thuman village which takes about 1 and half hour. You can stop for Tea break because you do not find any hotel till Timure. Then you again descends till Bhote Kosi Nadi and cross by suspension bridge. Now the trail continues upstream of Bhote Kosi until reaching Timure village which takes about 4 hours. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 7: Excursion to Rasuwagadhi 1815m and back to Timure
In this day, you start your trek to Rasuwagadhi after breakfast. The trail gently ascends until reaching Rasuwagadhi which takes about 2 hours. This is an old trade route to Tibet and the historical fort of Rasuwagadhi. After visiting the Rasuwagadhi back to Lodge which takes about 1 and half hour. You have lunch and stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 8: Trek from Timure to Briddhim 2230m/5-6 hours,
In the morning after breakfast, you continue the trail upstream of Bhote KOsi until reaching Lingling which takes about 3 hours. You have lunch break here. After lunch, the trail gently ascends till Briddhim village. It takes about 2 hours. This is a small and beautiful Tamang village. It offers Himalayan culture experience in the form of Home-Stay. You can visit an ancient old monastery. Overnight in Home-Stay.
Day 9: Trek from Briddhim to Syabrubesi 1460m/5-6 hours,
In the morning after breakfast, the trail gently descends through the Rhododendron Bushes till Wangal which takes about 3 hours. Then you continue your trek until reaching Syabrubesi. It takes about 2 hours. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 10: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by private vehicle 6-7 hours,
Today, drive back to Kathmandu by our private vehicle. Firstly the rough road till Trisuli and have lunch. Then the road is smooth until Kathmandu. It takes about 6 hours. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 11: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.
Note: Depending on the ages of children, they get discount in trek cost and domestic flight ticket cost accordingly. Also Horse renting in Langtang Region is USD 65 per day per horse including horse man, his food, accommodation, salary and insurance.
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Our Trek Package includes;
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 2 nights deluxe accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 3*** hotel in Kathmandu.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1porter for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipments & insurance.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* Langtang National Park Permit.
* All necessary permits.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.
Our Trek Package doesn't include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to assist).
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments like sleeping bags, jackets (can all be hired in KTM)
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by clients themselves.