Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang heritage trek is located about 30 kilometers north of Kathmandu city where you can see the typical culture and crafts have remained untouched from the beginning of the settlement.
Tamang heritage trek located in Langtang National Park, a special home of several wild orchids and animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, Himalayan wild goat and particularly birds and wildflowers. Tamang heritage trek trail is covered with varieties of alpine wildflowers and the forests are multi-colored with colorful rhododendron, orchids, magnolia, and many other floral species on the spring season.
Furthermore, Tamang heritage trekking, you can enjoy with an excellent view of Langtang Lirung (7245m.), Langtang Kerung, Ganjala Pass (5122m.), Dorje Lakpa (6989m.), Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak, Shringi Himal, Manaslu, and Sanjen Himal ranges. As Tamang heritage trek categorized in soft adventure trek section can be done at any time throughout the year.
Tamang Heritage Trek highlights
Cultural Tamang heritage trekking or Tamang heritage trail trek lies closer to the north of Kathmandu valley, offers beautiful mountains, villages, Mixed cultures, can be accessed by an overland drive into the Langtang, is aptly called the valley of glaciers here Mountains rise soaring toward the sky.
Tamang Heritage Trek grading
Tamang cultural heritage trekking or Tamang heritage trek trail is suitable for all age walkers looking for something a little challenging lower than 300 meters. It does not require previous trekking or hiking experience. If you are healthy and can walk 3 to 4 hours daily, you can do Tamang heritage trek. However, daily jogging or walking exercise is useful before you depart. Our program always includes rest days and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. On the trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
Tamang Heritage Trek covers
Kathmandu – Dhunche – Gatlang – Tatopani – Nagthali – Timure – Rasuwagadi – Briddim.
Best trek season for Tamang Heritage Trek
January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December.
Tamang heritage trek outline itinerary
01 Day: Meet at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel
02 Day: Sightseeing of World Heritage sites
03 Day: Drive to Syabrubensi Village, Overnight at Lodge.
04 Day: Syabrubesi to Gatlang Village trekking (2238m/7,318 ft), 6 hrs
05 Day: Gatlang to Tatopani trekking (2607m/8,525 ft), 6 hrs
06 Day: Nagthali Gyang hikes (3165m/10,350 ft), 5 hours
07 Day: Timure hiking (1762m / 5,762 ft), 5:30 hours
08 Day: Excursion to Rasuwagadhi 1815m and back to Timure
09 Day: Trek from Timure to Briddhim (2,230m / 7,292 ft), 5 hrs
10 Day: Trek from Briddhim to Syabrubensi (1,460m/4,774ft), 3 hours,
11 Day: Drive back to Kathmandu. Trip finish !
12 Day: Final departure.
Tamang heritage Trek itinerary detail
Our trek to Tamang heritage trek is a classical itinerary compared to most walks in this region leading up to the glacier. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to hike in Tamang heritage trail but walk with a more relaxed manner than take a look this itinerary.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within BB plan. Our representative will give you brief information about further programs.
Day 02 : Sightseeing of World Heritage sites (BB)
All aspects of gear and conditions are discussed to make sure you’re fully prepared for the trip, and any last-minute questions answered. Roughly about 10 AM, we explore this medieval capital, an ancient city of Kathmandu with a private tour guide. We visit Boudhanath (known as little Tibet), Then we visit Pasupatinath (holy temple of Hindu where the cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati) and later we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square (recognize as a Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square) and Syambhunath Stupa (Known as Monkey Temple).
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubensi Bazaar (1,460m/4788 feet), 7 hrs
Have breakfast at the hotel, drive few minutes to catch up the coach for Syabrubeshi with your mountain trekking guide and porters. Enjoy seven of our scenic drive through Trishuli bazaar with beautiful small villages, river valley, and mountains. The bus stops roughly about 30 minutes on highway restaurants for lunch in Trisuli. You will be reached at Syabrubeshi bazaar around 2 or 3 o’clock midday. Stay overnight in a lodge at Syabrubeshi.
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Gatlang Village trekking (2238m/7,318 feet), 6 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 nature lovers. You can also visit the ancient old monastery. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 05: Gatlang to Tatopani trek (2607m/8,525 feet), 6 hours
In this day, you start your trek gentle descent passing the many Chhortens and Mani wall and through the deep forests until reaching Chilime. It takes about 2:30 hours. Then you cross by a suspension bridge and climb up passing the terrace until reaching Gonggang village which takes about 1:30 hours. Then the trail gentle ascends until reaching Tatopani which takes about maximum 2 hours. You can take a natural bath in a 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 06 : Nagthali Gyang Trek (3165m/10,350 feet), 5 hours
In the morning after breakfast, you continue through the forests to reach in Nagthali viewpoint. The trail is up and down till Brimdang where one monastery is situated on the hill. Then the trail gentle ascends until reaching Nagthali’s viewpoint 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 07 : Timure hikes (1762m / 5,762 feet), 5:30 hours
In the morning after enjoying with Himalayan scenery and sunrise view, the trail descends till Thuman village which takes about 1:30 hours. You can stop for Tea break because you do not find any hotel till Timure. Then you again descends till Bhote Koshi Nadi and cross by a suspension bridge. Now the trail continues upstream of Bhote Koshi until reaching Timure village which takes about 4 hours. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 08 : 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. During the takes about 1:30 hours. You have lunch here and explore around, stay overnight in Lodge.
Day 09 : Timure to Briddhim trekking (2,230m / 7,292 feet), 5 hours)
In the morning after breakfast, you continue the trail upstream of Bhote Koshi until reaching Lingling which takes about 3 hours. You have a lunch break here. After lunch, the trail gently ascends to Briddhim village. It takes about 2 hours. This is a small and beautiful Tamang village. It offers the cultural experience of the Himalayas in the form of Home-Stay. You can visit an ancient old monastery. Overnight in the guest house.
Day 10 : Briddhim to Syabrubensi trekking (1,460m/4,774 feet), 3 hours,
After breakfast, we trek easy descend downhill walking to Syabrubesi bazaar. It takes only about 3 hours as a normal trek duration. Lunch and rest of the daytime are free. Dinner and overnight at Syabrubesi. Syabrubensi bazaar is a gateway to China or a gateway to discovering Langtang trekking. So if you wish to extend your holidays in Langtang valley or peak climbing or expedition, do kindly write us your inquiry in detail for the tailor-made itinerary.
Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu with same road
After breakfast, catch a coach to return Kathmandu valley. After reaching in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel. In the late afternoon, you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last-minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives
Day 12 : Final departure day
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does Tamang heritage trek cost?
Tamang heritage trek or Tamang heritage trekking price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and with the attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Tamang heritage trek cost include:
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
- 2 night’s twin sharing tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu within breakfast plan.
- Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
- Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day during the trekking
- Guest house accommodation while you are on trekking days
- Langtang National Park entrance permits and their fees
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
- Kathmandu – Syabrubensi – Kathmandu as a round trip by bus transfer.
- All grounded transportation as per itinerary.
- Professional English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
- Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 25 kilogram.
- Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
- A First Aid medical kit bag.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Tamang heritage trek cost exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private Tamang Heritage trail trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Freequently Asked Questions
Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need the experience to do Tamang heritage trek?.
Answer: Actually for Tamang heritage treks is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight day pack. For this trekking, if you have about the little experience would be better.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Tamang heritage trekking?.
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with a comfortable bed with nice mattresses and blankets. However we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?.
Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in Tamang heritage trail trekking, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Tamang heritage trekking?.
Answer: Tea house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Tamang heritage trail Trekking?.
Answer: During the Tamang heritage trek route there are all places hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?.
Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Tamang heritage trekking?.
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?.
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on Tamang heritage trek?.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?.
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls ?.
Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?.
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
Tamang heritage trek note:
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
“What makes Tamang heritage trek special ?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others.