Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking,  11 Days
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Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, 11 Days

Days: 11 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking starts either from Dhunche or Syabrubesi and passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddim. The trail may end back in Syabrubesi or follow the Langtang trek from Briddim village via Khanjim. Goljung and Gatlang are traditional Tamang villages. While Goljung has ancient monastery, Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is the Tamang settlement. One can also visit a Tamang monastery and the beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang. From the viewpoint at Bahundanda near these settlements, one can also see a panoramic view of Lantang, Kerung, and the Ganesh Himal, Sanjen Himal ranges.


Fact of the Trek

Trek Region
Langtang Region
Type of Trek
Trekking
Duration
11 Days
Highest Elevation
3165 m
Grade
Moderate
Meals
Full board during the trek
Accomodations
3* Hotel in Kathmandu & lodges during the trek
Best Season
Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) & Spring (March-April-May)
Transportation by
Private Vehicle

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking Itinerary in details

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our team representative meets you at the airport and transfers you to the hotel by private vehicle. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi 1460m by private vehicle 6-7 hours,
Today we drive to Sybrubensi leaving Kathmandu behind. We drive through the highway moving alongside Trishuli River. The road to Sybrubensi is smooth till Trishuli and gets bumpy and rough with dust afterward. Enjoying the roadside view throughout the ride, we reach Sybrubensi, which offers great views of Langtang Lirung (7227m) and Ganesh Himal (7422m). Overnight at lodge.

Day 3: Trek from Sybrubensi to Gatlang Village 2238m/6-7 hours,
Today begins our first day of the trek to Gatlang village from Sybrubensi. The trail steeply ascends till Rongga Bhanjyang. We then descend until we reach Golijung village. From there, we again make a gradual ascend until reaching the traditional village of Gatlang inhabited by the Tamang people. We can visit Parvati Kund and an ancient old monastery in the evening. Overnight at lodge. 

Day 4: Trek from Gatlang Village to Tatopani 2607m/6-7 hours,
Today we head towards Tatopani gently descending through the forested path. We also pass through the many Chortens, colorful prayer flags, and Mani walls on our way to Chilime. We continue to trek crossing a suspension bridge and making a gradual ascend through terraced fields until we reach Gonggang village. We keep on ascending until we reach Tatopani. You can take a relaxing bath in the natural hot spring of Tatopani. Overnight at lodge.

Day 5: Trek from Tatopani to Nagthali 3165m/4-5 hours,
Leaving behind the Tatopani we trek through the dense alpine forest that leads us to the small Tamang village of Brimdang. From there we ascend to Nagthali viewpoint (3165m) which offers an extraordinary view of Langtang Lirung, Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Himal and other different mountain peaks. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 6: Trek from Nagthali to Timure 1762m/6-7 hours,
Today we head towards Timure village descending past Thuman village inhabited by Tamang community. We continue to descend till Bhote Koshi River and cross a suspension bridge over the river. We then follow a trail upstream of Bhote Koshi River that leads us to the village of Timure. Overnight at lodge. 

Day 7: Excursion to Rasuwagadhi 1815m and back to Timure
Today we take a short hike to Rasuwagadhi (1815m) to visit the historical fort. Relishing the scenic view in the background, we gently ascend to Rasuwagadhi which is a small town bordering with Tibet. The trail we follow is basically an old trade route to Tibet. After spending some time in Rasuwagadhi, we hike back to Timure for the overnight stay.

Day 8: Trek from Timure to Briddim 2230m/5-6 hours,
Today we continue to follow a trail upstream of Bhote Koshi River until we reach Lingling. We also gently ascend through rhododendron forest to reach the village of Briddim. Briddim is a small Tibetan influenced village inhabited by the Tamang community. The village is known for its homestay culture which gives us a glimpse of the Tamang lifestyle and culture. In the evening, we can visit Dukchu Monastery. Overnight at the homestay.

Day 9: Trek from Briddim to Sybrubensi 1460m/5-6 hours,
Leaving Briddim behind, for the last day of the trek, we head back to Sybrubensi gently descending through a forested path filled with colorful rhododendron till we reach Wangal. Accompanied by the beautiful view of Langtang Lirung (7227m) and Ganesh Himal (7422m) in the background, we continue to trek to Sybrubensi. Overnight at lodge. 

Day 10: Drive from Sybrubensi to Kathmandu by private vehicle 6-7 hours,
Today we drive back to the capital city from Sybrubensi in a private vehicle. We drive through same rough road till Trishuli. Enjoying the beautiful view of mountains, massive hills, rivers, and daily activities of the local people, we reach Kathmandu. We transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay. 

Day 11: Final Departure from Kathmandu
For your final departure, our team representative drops you off at Tribhuvan International Airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

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. 

Booking open now: Join with Us on a Tamang Haritage Trail Trek in 2019/2020

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 snftnepal@yahoo.de

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.

Price Adult Status *
USD 1,395
EUR 1.314
SFr 1.399
Trip is available
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking Package Cost Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 2 nights accommodation 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, 1 cook and 1 helper, porters (1 porter  for 2 peoples), their  food & accommodation, salary, equipments & insurance.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* All transportation by private car/van.
* Langtang National Park permit and all necessary permits..
* Office Service charge.
* All government tax.



Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking Package Cost doesn't include;
* Any meals 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.


Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, 11 Days


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