Trip Highlights
  • Encounter one of the classic cultural hikes.
  • Become a part of the local Tamang  and get acquainted with their lifestyle.
  • Get closer to the splendid sights of the Gosaikund range, Langtang Himalayas and the Ganesh Himal.
  • Stay at the vintage accommodation at the Briddim.
  • Indulge at the Tatopani’s hot spring waters.

One of the handy trekking regions in Nepal, The Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking is unquestionably one of the wonderful trekking regions of Nepal. One can undertake and go through beautiful terraced green farmland, spectacular outlook in the country the majestic peaks of the Langtang Himalayas, broad and lush forests as well as the close look to the Tibetan border. The supplement advantage to the normal facial appearance is the opportunity to hike through the picturesque village of the Tamang natives.

Tamang Heritage is a mountainous part of northern Nepal, from several hundreds of years ago, Tamang community supposed to be transfered from the northern teritory as of pony traders.Tamang Heritage Trail Trek has definitely held a variety of characters with the Tibetan ancestry as well as the mother tongue. Marginalized as the racial tribes in Nepal, they have certainly held a history. Tamang people get some resource of income in this area from trekking the Tamang Traditional Path. Once unexplored part of the Langtang National Park enables to venture deep into an unexplored part of the area and get to know the Tamang hinterland. One will get the opportunity to immerse into the Local Culture as the trail takes you through the verdant midlands and into Tamang small towns comprising of Galang and Briddim. Tamang were once horse traders who migrated between lowlands of Nepal and Tibet back and forth.Tamang heritage is known as one of the oldest tribes of Nepal and the heritage coming back from the ancient people of the may be Mongolia. The hike will go through the spectacular sight of forests of the rhododendron, meadows, alpine terrain as well as the immense beautiful sight of the peaks like Langtang, Ganesh, Massif, Jugal Himal and Manaslu Massif.

In this Tamang Heritage journey, you will explore the fascinating History and their culture as well. The trading path of export and import can be seeing between the two countries Nepal- Tibet. One can see that most of the folks living in this area are Buddhist. The folks grow some robust vegetables and grains here. This includes growing trade and livestock as the daily activities. Decorated with splendid woodcarvings, their houses are very much attractive and the folks here wear pretty much colorful customs. The hike has much more to offer that comprises of the snowcapped mountain sights to make this venture more memorable as the traveller gets the opportunity to see the most beautiful Mane, Syabru and the classic local dances at the Gatlang, Golijung and the Brimdang villages which is situated in the near Tibetan Border. One can undertake the renowned Tamang hospitality where home stay equipment are provided at the Birddim. Down the Langtang Khola.

With Nepal Nomad, you can meet our experienced climbing crew who were born and bred on rugged mountains. Our team includes all the members with the same goal to provide an amazing trekking experience. The reason why you should trust us and our trekkers is here. Join the venture now to any massive peaks and you will certainly be pleased with the journey.If you are searching for a specific or different mountain to climb then contact us at Nepal Nomad. We can give you tailor made itineraries that will be suitable according to your time for the listed peaks or any other peaks that may excite. We will be replying within 24 hours of your inquiry. We as a Team of Nepal Nomad promise you that you will have an amazing journey while we go through the paths and hardships.

Itinerary

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On the first day of your arrival, our representative with our office vehicle will be on a standby .After you are transferred to the hotel a pre-trek briefing on the trekking program and any last minute arrangements will schedules. You will get familiar to the surroundings as you go down the streets for a walk. Then a delicious local Nepali dinner will be served accompanied by cultural dance performed by the local belles.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

On this particular day, we explore around Kathmandu City and visit to the two world heritage sites. This includes a visit to the Bodhnath Stupa known for its unique structure and as the biggest shrines in the world. For a more lighthearted day, a visit to Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of the holy Baghmati River which is considered as a home to the hundreds of thousands Hindus people and as the famous Hindu temple across the country where you will see Hindu holy men (sadhus) and pilgrims performing ritual bathing, and occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats. The cremation site here is used by the royal family and also for the simple man living next door. In the early afternoon you can relax to your hotel or do last minute shopping. Trekking Departure Information shall be provided.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Travelling by bus to Syabru Besi, it takes about 9 hrs to reach and by jeep in about 7- 8 hrs which gives an immense sight to the beautiful Syabru Besi. Passing through Dhunche, we head north out of the Kathmandu driving through scenic rolling hills of Syabru Besi. We will be enclosed by the majestic sights of the green hills, terraces, Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal. We will be staying overnight at the accommodation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Syabru Besi
  • Altitude: 2000m

Today we ascend from Syabrubesi for about two- three hours then we finally get the amazing sight of the peaks like Langtang Lirung, Gosaikunda and the Ganesh Himal as we descend about an hour to the Goljung valley we take our lunch and then start our trek to the Gatlang for about 5 hrs, the trail to reach there is extremely spectacular. Gatlang is one of the Tamang villages which gives you the opportunity to know more about the Tamang heritage and be around the terraced fields. We stay for an overnight there

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gatlang
  • Altitude: 2238m

After an early breakfast, we start our trek by going downhill to the Thangbuchet and then to the Chilime village, after having a lunch for the time we then go all the way up ascending to the Tatopani village and stay for an overnight there. We will then take a hot bath which will take away all the pain away after the hard and long walk.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tatopani
  • Altitude: 2607m

Today we hike to the Thuman via Nagthali as we climb upward to the Nagthali Danda which is filled with the mesmerizing snowcapped Himalayas. We walk along the accommodation at the Tamang arrangement of the Brimdang as we ascend to the Nagthali, we get to see more beautiful sight of Sanjen, Ganesh Himal, Kerung with the warm tea. We continue our trek and ultimately reach at the Thuman and stay for an overnight at there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Nagthali
  • Altitude: 3165m

Today is day seven when we start trekking to the Timure Camp which is the Tibetan Border lands, the walk takes about 3-4 hrs maximum.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Timure Camp

Today we hike to the Briddim out from the Timure Camp. Briddim is one of the Tibetan Buddhist small towns which are located in the beautiful Langtang Himal. It takes about 5-6 hrs to reach to Briddim.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Briddim
  • Altitude: 2239m

Today is the day where we stay at the Briddim for the rest after so many days of trekking. We explore more in the area of the majestic monastery of the Dukchu Gomba Monastery. Most of the houses are stone houses and the residence is mainly the Tibetan origin and then there is more of the similarity in the Tibetan village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Altitude: 2239m

We begin our trek to Syabrubesi and then following the BhoteKoshi River on the left side of the valley we then pass the river and then follow the corn fields and the paddy, we descend back to the Syabrubesi and stay for an overnight at the Syabrubesi. The trek takes about approximately 4- 5 hrs from here to reach the Syabrubesi from the Briddim.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Syabrubesi

Today is day 11, as we return to Kathmandu out from the Syabrubesi and with an amazing beauty of the lush forest and greenery accompanying with us. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Tamang Heritage Trail Trekkingwe host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking as well as introduce yourself to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipment’s check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the overnight. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well-deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Tamang Heritage Trail Trekkingtend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Tamang Heritage Trail Trekkingincludes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Tamang Heritage Trail Trekkingis designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.