Tamang Cultural Heritage Trek
Nepal is the most exciting incentive travel destinations in the world with an exhilarating blend of unique ethnicity proudly preserved. Amusing, enchanting adventure, and remarkable natural beauty which will be incredible to see and experience. The great culture, people, tradition, and ancient traditional hospitality are an added bonus, of course. This is a relatively easy trek for those that are not into high altitude trekking, and gives you a chance to see some lovely areas of the Annapurna Himal.
The Tamang Heritage trail is a newly opened trekking route in the northern Langtang region. As descendants of the Tibetan people who settled in this region, the Tamang culture is virtually untouched by western influence. On this trek, you will get to experience the best of incredible scenery and the depth of the culture of the people who live in this region.
Day-3: Kathmandu- Syabru Beshi
Day-4: Trek Syabru Beshi - Gatlang
Day-5: Trek Gatlang - Tatopani
Day-6: Trek Tatopani - Thuman
Day-7: Trek Thuman - Briddim
Day-8: Trek Syabru Beshi
Day-9: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day-10: Depart Kathmandu
Tamang Heritage Cultural Detailed ItineraryDay-1: Kathmandu
Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Explore the Kathmandu Valley and visit some of the world heritage sites.
Day-3: Kathmandu- Syabru Beshi 1460m
After breakfast, transfer by private land cruiser to Syabru Beshi. Overnight in a lodge.Note that today is along day and can take about 10 hours.
Day-4: Trek Syabru
Beshi - Gatlang 2238m,6 hrs
Today's trek starts after breakfast wit an ascent of about an hour and half where we get to see stunning views of the Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and the Goljang valley. We then head downhill again for about an hour to Goljang valley for the lunch. After lunch, the trail takes us on a 3 hour trek to Gatlang, a beautiful Tamang village. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by Khada (white scarves) and home made local drinks Rakshi accompanied by a welcome song in local language. Get refreshed and enjoy the local Syabru dance. Overnight at the community lodge.
Day-5: Trek Gatlang - Tatopani 2380m
Today we head out for about 7 hours on the longest day of the trek. We start by descending to the Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhotekosi River where we stop for a lunch break. The Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. After lunch the trail will ascend across a hanging bridge an continue until you reach to Tatopani which literally means 'hot water'. Here you can wash off in the in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the heart of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains.Dinner and overnight stay at local tea house.
Day-6: Trek Tatopani - Nagthali 3165m Thuman, 2238 6 hrs
After breakfast, we continue climbing to Nagthali Danda (3300m) the high open grassland which offer us amazing views of the snow covered Himalayas. We stop for lunch at Brimdang village. After lunch we continue climbing to Nagthali Danda where we enjoy the view and spend sometime at the top accompanied by tea prepared by the care taker of the Gompa.The trek then continues down to Thuman, a Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance.
Dinner and overnight at local tea house.
Day-7: Trek Thuman
- Briddim 2239m, 6 hrs
This morning the trail flattens out a bit and then gradually descends to Timure en route to the old trade route to Tibet where we stop for lunch. Rasuwaghadi (Nepal-Tibet boarder) is just a 3hr walk from Timure and lies on the bank of River. After lunch the trail continues to Briddim, another Tibetan influenced Tamang village. Home stay at Briddim is a unique experience. All accommodations, lodgings and meals are offered at the individual houses on a rotational basis. Each host family provides a clean bed, toilet and a family dining room.
Day-8: Trek Syabru
Beshi 5 hours
After breakfast, the trek descends down to Syabrubesi which is about 3hrs from Briddim. Lunch and rest of the day is free. Dinner and overnight at Syabrubesi
Day-9: Drive back
Day-10: Depart Kathmandu
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|Best time||April to October|
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Trek Grade: 1CFP
A combination of long days with steep paths and some mountain scrambling. The route follows reasonable paths through thick vegetation, up hillsides, slippery shale surfaces. Snow and or ice may be encountered along the route.
There is no need for technical climbing equipment. Altitude levels up to and around to 4200m. Medium risk of altitude sickness. General level of fitness is required e.g. hill walking for about 5km. Daypacks will weight about 4kg.
All of these treks are arranged on a private basis. Costs vary based on the number of people.
For current prices
All trekking and travel permits
Local English speaking guide
All meals while trekking
Hotel in Kathmandu (twin sharing, including breakfast).
One full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (for Kathmandu joining)
All ground transfer as per our itinerary
Dinner with Nepalese Cultural program (for Kathmandu joining)
Required airport taxes
Visa's and vaccinations
Items of clothing, sleeping bags and miscellaneous drinks, etc.
Airport Taxes (see below)
Extra expenses and/or additional days caused due to unexpected events (delays, porterage because of land slides and other natural events.)