How about going on a great mix of cultural exploration and trekking adventure? It will certainly be one of the most awesome travel experiences of your life. Tamang Heritage Trek in the Langtang region of the Himalaya offers such wonderful experience. Traversing the trail through beautiful villages of Tamang people introduces the amazing cultural lifestyle to you.

The Tamang people residing in the Langtang region of Nepal are beautiful ethnic people with unique cultural traditions. Exploring the lifestyle they have been living and the ageless traditions is certainly a great cultural immersion. In addition to the cultural exploration, you will also enjoy trekking through beautiful natural surroundings. The views of the Himalaya make the adventure even more exciting and enticing.

Unlike the Langtang Valley Trek, this Tamang Heritage Trek stays lower in elevation yet brings magically wonderful sights. Exploring the Tamang villages; getting a closer understanding of the local lifestyle, and the cultural immersion make this tour uniquely beautiful. The view of the mountains in the Langtang range is simply magical. It makes the trekking experience incredibly beautiful.

Highlights

  • Cultural sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • Adventure trekking along the Tamang villages
  • Experiencing the cultural riches of Tamang people of Langtang region
  • Spectacular views of the mountains in Langtang and Ganesh Himal
  • Serene natural settings on beautiful landscapes

Itinerary

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Day

Kathmandu

Day one is your arrival day in Kathmandu. We will come to welcome you at the airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. Upon reaching the hotel and checking in to the rooms, we will let you know about our trip briefing meeting.

It is an important meeting so, we will wait until everyone arrives if there are people flying in different flights for the trip on the same date. Anyway, you will get the information about the meeting time.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m

Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour – B

It is an acclimatization day as well as an exploration day in Kathmandu. You will also have the time to do last-minute preparation on this day if you need to.

After you take your breakfast, we will take you for a beautiful sightseeing tour of the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu. The sites include ancient Buddhist stupas, Hindu temple, and medieval royal palace square. You will explore about the Kathmandu valley civilization since the ancient time. This day tour will give you a better understanding of life in Kathmandu in the past and at present.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350m

Syabrubensi – Gatlang(2,238m) – B.L.D

The very first day of our walk on the Tamang Heritage Trek starts today. We will walk to the beautiful village called Gatlang. It is a beautiful walk that brings spectacular views of the mountains along the trail. As soon as we start the walk, we find ourselves on an uphill walkthat brings us the majestic view of the Ganesh Himal range of the Himalaya. We trek towards the destination as we admire the view of the mountains and scenic surroundings.

Gatlang is a beautiful Tamang village where we can explore the cultural lifestyle of local people.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2238m

Tatopani (2,607m) – B.L.D

We start the walk for the day after enjoying the breakfast at Gatlang. The walk takes us to Tatopanitoday. It brings us wonderful scenic surroundings with lots of natural beauty.The day walk takes us past a hydro power project along the trail. The destination for the day walk today has a natural hot spring that is literally Tatopani in Nepali. Once we reach Tatopani, we can go for a refreshing natural hot spring bath. Later, we will have time to explore and enjoy the place.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2607m

Tatopani – Thuman (2,338m) via Nagthali (3,165m) – B.L.D

The walk to Thuman today takes us to the highest elevation of the trek along the way. It is also the most spectacular day for the Himalayan view. We trek towards NagthaliDanda to be at the elevation of 3,165 meters above sea level and enjoy a breathtaking view of the mountains in the surroundings. Although the walk to Nagthali feels challenging, the experience of witnessing the view is simply rewarding. Later, we will trek all the way down to Thuman village to enjoy another great stay at a Tamang village. The stay at Thuman will allow us to experience the wonderful Tamang cultural heritage.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2380m

Thuman – Briddim (2,230m) – B.L.D

We are taking another great day of trekking on the Tamang Heritage Trek. The trek passes through exotic surroundings with the views of mountains and natural wonders. It will take us past beautiful sceneries, agricultural field, lush forests and spectacular landscapes. We are trekking to Briddim village today. The village is one of the most beautiful Tamang settlements in the region.

Once we reach Briddim, we can explore the timeless cultural wonders of the people living in the village. We will find the Tamang cultural tradition to be extremely fascinating and lifestyle simple and inspiring.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2230m

Briddim – Syabrubesi

We are on the final day of the trek today. It is a short trekking day back to Syabrubesi. But in about just three hours of walk, we can see a lot of wonderful things along the way. After spending beautiful time trekking and exploring the cultural wonders in the region, we finally trek back to Syabrubesi. We take an easy day at Syabrubesi today relaxing and exploring the place as we have planned overnight stay here today.

  • Meals: B.L.D.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 1460m

Syabrubesi – Kathmandu –B. L

We will take a bus ride back to Kathmandu in the morning. The drive again allows us to enjoy the scenic view along the highway. Once we reach Kathmandu and check into hotel, we will take easy time to wander and explore around.

  • Meals: B.L.
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1350M

What to Expect

  • Airport pickup and drop off service on your arrival and departure
  • 3-star level hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis in Kathmandu
  • Simple teahouse and homestay accommodation on the trekking
  • All breakfasts for the trip; all meals during the trek
  • All overland transportation required by private vehicle
  • All necessary permits for trekking
  • A professional trekking guide for the trip
  • Necessary number of porters for the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour
  • International flight ticket and travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu; any kind of drinks
  • Gratuities
  • All other expenses of personal nature and not mentioned in the “Includes” section

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