Tamang Heritage Trail

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Tamang Heritage Trail
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Trip Cost
$ 1140 USD (Per Person)
Group discount
No of people Price P.P
1-1 US$ 1350
2-4 US$ 1140
5-9 US$ 1000
10+ US$ 910

Destination: Nepal

Trip Duration: 14 Days

Grade: Easy

Min Pax:2 pax.

Trip Type: Home Stay

Altitude: 3165m

Accommondation: Lodge to lodge

Transport:Private Vehicle

Start From: Syabrubesi

End: Syabrubesi

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Best Season: : Feb- Jun Sep- Dec.

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Tamang Heritage Trail  located at middle of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. In Tamang Heritage Trail, you can see Tamang architecture houses, rhododendron forest, terraced fields, beautiful village, and friendly people with warm hospitality of Tamang people. You can stay in home stay in Tamang Heritage Trail. Tamang the word belongs to a ethnic group of Nepal, so this trail is named by Tamang people. Tamang Heritage Trail covers Nepal and China boarder named Kerung, Tatopani(hot springs), Tamang and Tibetan villages with landscape view of Langtang himal and Ganesh Himal.Tamang Heritage trail adjoins the well established Langtang valley trek. The Tamang Heritage Trail is one of the newest trekking routes in Nepal and was created by some NGO who worked hard and with villagers to improve local trails. Village vistas with Himalayan backdrops are staggering and home stay in select village enables a fascinating peek into the local culture. Tamang Heritage Trail gives you to learn Tamang culture and life style with staying in their home. 

Highlights

     

    • Explore Kathmandu City. 
    • Hot springs at Tatopani
    • Views of Ganesh Himal Range
    • Views of Langtang Range
    • Discover old style Tamang Villages.
    • Culture and  lifestyle of Tamang people. 
    • Tibetian culture. 

Brief Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival.

Day 02:Trek preparation and Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 03:Kathmandu- Syabrubesi (1503m - 8hrs).

Day 04:Trek to Briddim (2229m - 5hrs).

Day 05:Trek to Timure (1762m - 4hrs).

Day 06:Trek to Thuman (2338m - 4hrs).

Day 07:Trek to Nagthali (3165m - 5hrs).

Day 08:Nagthali viewpoint.

Day 09:Trek to Tatopani (2607m - 4hrs).

Day 10:Trek to Gatlang (2238m - 6hrs)

Day 11:Trek to Syabrubesi

Day 13:Drive to Kathmandu and dinner with cultural program.

Day 14:Departure.

What's Includes

    • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu in best three star hotel on twin or double sharing. 
    • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private).
    • Entrance fees in entrance fees in Kathmandu sightseeing place.
    • Three times meals at trekking route.
    • Accommodation in home stay in trekking route.
    • Government licensed English speaking guide.
    • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg.
    • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
    • Travel and rescue arrangement.
    • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
    • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.

What's not Includes

    • Meals in Kathmandu.
    • Any type of insurance.
    • Any type of flight fare.
    • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
    • Tips.
    • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
    • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrival. Meet by our Himalayan Asia representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about program. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2Trek preparation and Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu. In the morning after breakfast, we introduced your trek guide / leader. It will provide an opportunity to know your guide/leader and can ask questions about treks. After discussing with trek guide/leader, we start sightseeing tour. We provide private vehicle and guide for city sightseeing tour, you have time to shopping for trekking gear.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
The Kathmandu Durbar Square is listed UNESCO and this complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between 12th and 18th Centuries, used to be the seat of ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. It is the place where kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages.
Kumari Temple:
Kumari temple is the residence of the living Goddess. Kumari, known as Virgin Goddess has got some specialties, she must be chosen from a typical Newari cast with nobody marks and injuries and will be replaced by another Kumari after puberty.
Kasthamandap:
Kasthamandap is believed to be constructed from the wood of a single tree in the sixteenth century. Kasthamandap is situated near to the Kumari Temple. The name Kathmandu was named after this temple.

Patan Durbar Square:
The Patan Durbar Square is made in 1600s by Mall Dynasty and the royal palace of Malla kings. It is situated in the heart of Patan City, also listed in UNESCO heritage sites.The square, consists of enchanting mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. There are three main courtyards or chowks, so named central MulChowk, SundariChowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. The SundariChowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity.The Square also holds old Newari residential houses. There are various other temples and structures in and around Patan Durbar Square build by the Newar Community.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Meals: breakfast.

Day 3Kathmandu- Syabrubesi (1503m - 8hrs). After taking breakfast, our team will come at hotel to pick up and transfer towards Syabrubesi. Drive from Kathmandu offers good views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang and brief glimpse of village life in the Himalaya. After reaching at Trishuli, we enter to the national park and police check post on the edge of the bustling trading town of Dhunche . Bharkhu is a small place and a large sign towards the end of the village indicates the start of the man trail, which quickly climbs up through oak and pine forest to Barbel(2190m). From here you can see Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal. You will reach the ridgetop Tamang village of Thulo Syabru. Overnight Syabrubesi.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4Trek to Briddim (2229m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast in Syabrubesi, our treks start towards Briddim. We reach at Syabrubesi to the check post located above the steps lead to Bhotekoshi suspension bridge. After leaving your details , cross the bridge and then on a trail that climbs briefly before following an easier gradient to the village of Wangel(1633m). There is water pipe in the center of village, take the trail, opposite the pipe that climbs between houses. You will enter mixed pine and rhododendron forest after roughly 30 min. you can descend and walk up through the village around to a trail above the village and then walk down. Overnight in Briddim.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5Trek to Timure (1762m - 4hrs). In Briddim, there is farewell and taking breakfast, short trek to Timure, where there are simple teahouses. Descend through Briddim to Lingling (1737m) and then continue to the Bhote Koshi. Follow the new road route beside the river for 2 hrs to Timure. The village past the Gompa and traverses through forest above Lingling. overnight in Timure.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6Trek to Thuman (2338m - 4hrs). After taking breakfast, we trek towards Thuman. Retrace yesterday route to the bridge near to the hot springs (1650m), just over 1 hour from Timure. You spotted the bridge the day before as before you descended to the river trail. Cross the bridge and climb narrow switchbacks for 2 hrs to terraces, and the village Dalphedi (2317m). The trail climbs more gradually from Dhalphedi to a ridge to the south of the village. The trail descends some rough stone steps and then traverses a rock face before turning west and providing the first views of Thuman. Overnight in Thuman.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7Trek to Nagthali (3165m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Nagthali. The trail is sometime step and there is no reliable water source so make sure you pack enough supplies. Climb a well established trail that leads up to a series of terrace and pastures before reaching the forest above Thungmen. We can see a rhododendron, juniper, pine and oak forest that attracts birds. The trail switchbacks up to a small derelict chorten (2870m) and climb up. There are few trees on the top of Nagthali and you should easily spot some Gompa and simple teahouses. Overnight in Nagthali.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8Nagthali viewpoint. To the north of the Gompa, nestled against the forest, is a small stone meditation hut for Buddhist hermits who visit from Tibet. The trail swings to the again and stays on the top of a narrow ridge offering views of the Ganesh Himal and Chilime valley below. During the winter months and just after dawn, red panda can be spotted in the forest along this ridge. The track then climbs and away from the forest and on to an open hillside of dwarf azalea bushes. We should reach a rarely used Kharka with a small stream. This eerie forest section again gives ascend and easy gradient to a magnificent viewpoint (3720m) of countless peaks in Tibet , the Ganesh and Langtang Himal. Take some time to back to Nagthali. Overnight in Nagthali.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 9Trek to Tatopani (2607m - 4hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Tatopani (hot water). The trails heads southwest over the edge of the plateau. When you descend you will notice the small village of Brimdang (2848m), where there is a large chautara above a stone stairway. The hot springs of Tatopani are ahead, marked by many prayer flag in some trees. Overnight in Tatopani.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10Trek to Gatlang (2238m - 6hrs) After taking breakfast, we trek towards Gatlang. From centre of Tatopani follow a rough stone paved trail, which descends to a single farm building before flattening out to an easy gradient. The trail steepens again before entering Gonggang (2227m). The trail climbs to Chilime village (1762m), where there is an old wooden Gompa. Along the trail are larges chorten decorated with beautiful Mani stones. Overnight in Gatlang.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11Trek to Syabrubesi From Gatlang head up to the dirt road above the village and follow it east for 4 hours to a small pass, Rongga Bhanjyang (2187m) above Syabrubesi.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 13Drive to Kathmandu and dinner with cultural program. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 14Departure. After taking breakfast, our representative come in hotel and transfer to airport.
Meal: Breakfast.

Departure Date

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
24 November, 2017 07 December, 2017 US$ 930 Available Book Now
30 November, 2017 13 December, 2017 US$ 930 Available Book Now
03 March, 2018 16 March, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
10 March, 2018 23 March, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
17 March, 2018 30 March, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
24 March, 2018 06 April, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
31 March, 2018 13 April, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
03 April, 2018 16 April, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
10 April, 2018 23 April, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
17 April, 2018 30 April, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now
24 April, 2018 07 May, 2018 US$ 930 Available Book Now

Usefull Info

  • How is Nepal?
    Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of  China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the worlds ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
    Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
    In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.
  • Passport and Visa:
    First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal, if you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.
  • Weather: 
    Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.
    Nepal has four seasons:
    Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
    Summer:  (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
    Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Hindi name Dashain and Tihar. For more detail about Nepal Weather:
  • Currency: 
    The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.
  • Insurance:
    We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, lost of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.
  • Accommodation:
    Himalayan Asia provides you minimum two star hotels or according to your choice and lodge or Tea house in trekking route. In teahouse or lodge, you can found normal bed with pillow and blankets. We always search and give to our client’s standard lodge with good environment which make your trip happy and healthy.
  • Food:
    We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine but during trek we eat from Nepalese menu especially Pasta, Mo Mo , soup items, Dal Bhat, tea, coffee etc. In trekking route, you will take dinner and breakfast in lodge and lunch will be along the way.
  • When is best season for trek and tour for Nepal?
    The best time to come is September to May. If you come in Autumn and spring season , then best time for trekking also.
  • Is it suitable trekking for me?
     If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website.   We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also.
  • Need any special equipment for trekking?
    In another column, you can find what you need to carry. Need to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes, trousers. Or you can buy in Kathmandu before starting trekking.
  • What will happen if get any emergency in the trek?
    We suggest to all our clients do insurance before going trekking. If you have any problem, consult with your guide and he will give suggestion. In our office, one staff is available twenty four hours in phone call; you can call him/her.
  • Do I need permit before trekking in Nepal?
    For entering in trekking route, you need permit and TIMS card. For restricted area, you need special permit. You can discuss with our consultant.
  • Is Nepal safe and especially for single travelling woman?
    Absolutely, Nepal is safe for traveler. For woman and man, Nepal is safe. While going trekking, we suggest take one staff with you. If you go by yourself, you donot know right way and can missed way.
    What do I need for trekking?
    -Day pack (rucksack)
    -Light weight and warm trousers.
    -Socks.
    -Sun hats and gloves.
    -Full- sleeves t shirt.
    -Warm jackets.
    -Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
    -Light weight cotton clothing.
    -Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
    -Knee supports.
    -Sun glasses.
    -Sun cream and lip protector.
    -A one liter hard Water bottle.
    -Batteries
    -Flash light
    -Down jacket, sleeping bag (trekking)
    -Trekking shoes or boots.
    -A pair of sandals.

 

Note

  • Hotel and Accommodation on trek:
    We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.
  • Meals:
    The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets. 
  • Guide and porter:
    We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person.  One porter carries 20 kg .
  • Personal Expenses:
    Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.
  • Some do’s and do not’s :
    Respect local culture and people.
    The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
    While you are entering in Temple, just check in some temple not allowed to enter for non Hindus.  If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.