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West Langtang Valley Tamang Heritage Trek - 9 Days

West Langtang Valley Tamang Heritage Trek
950

An exciting trek to the Himalayas of Nepal offers you to watch out the every-day lifestyle of Tamang people residing in the mountain regions of Nepal. Tamangs are the special tribes of people in Nepal who came from Tibet and lived in the upper hilly and Himalayan regions of Nepal before centuries back. Their face has a unique characteristic which is completely different from normal people.

The trekking to Tamang Heritage Trail is easily accessible. Throughout your trekking route, you will experience the outstanding views of Langtang Himal peaks, terrains, lush green forests, high cascading waterfalls. An added bonus is we will be trekking near to the broader between Nepal and Tibet.

Experience the culture, tradition and living lifestyle of Himalayan Tamang people through Tamang Heritage Trail.

  • Embrace the dramatic landscapes at Syabrubesi, and the captivating views of Langtang Himal ranges throughout your trek.
  • Rushing Trishuli river, high cascading waterfalls from the high Himalayas, lush green forests and terraced farmlands are the appealing features of the trek.
  • Peek out the day to day lifestyle of Tamang people dwelling in the mountain region of Nepal. Enjoy their culture and tradition.
  • Direct contribution to the economy of under privileged Tamang people.

Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu(1400 m)

Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle.

Day 2
Drive to Syabrubesi (2380 m)

On this day we have our breakfast by 6:00 a.m. in the morning and head towards a bus park and board a tourist bus to Syabrubesi. The bus ride will take around 7 hours through curvy roads of hilly terrain with couple of breaks in between for snacks and lunch. The drive to Syabrubesi is exhilarating with beautiful views of never leaving tributaries, lush green hills and roadside settlements.

Day 3
Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238 m) 5-6 hrs

The ultimate starting point of Tamang Heritage Trek is Syabrubesi. After a breakfast you head towards Goljhang Valley through the magnificent views of Langtang Himal and Gosaikunda ranges. After lunch, you continue the trek to Gatlang. This is a beautiful Tamang village where you will stay overnight.

Day 4
Gatlang to Tatopani (2607 m) 5-6 hrs

Descending to a lovely river Thangbuchet, we walk across several suspension bridges towards Tatopani. The word 'tatopani' is called natural hot water spring in English. You will have a great opportunity to swim or bath in this hot water. it is believed that bathing or swimming in natural hot water keeps your pain away. Overnight we stay at Tatopani.

Day 5
Tatopani to Thuman (2338 m) 5-6 hrs

Your trail continues towards the Nagthali Danda where you will find plenty of sloppy grasslands. Here, you enjoy the captivating views of Langtang Himal ranges. After catching a lunch at Nagthal, we will be welcomed by the friendly people of Thuman Village.

Day 6
Thuman to Briddim (2299 m) 5-6 hrs

Today we descend to Timure, a flatter sections of trails. Tibet is not far away from here. This day we continue our walk towards another appealing Tamang Village called Briddim. We stay overnight at a simple and comfortable homestay where all kinds of local foods are served.

Day 7
Briddim to Syabrubesi (1460 m) 3-4 hrs

Just a 3-hours descend takes us to Syabrubesi. After a breakfast in Briddim we continue our walk and reach Syabrubesi for our lunch. During the spear time at Syabrubesi, we spend our spear time relaxing.

Day 8
Drive to Kathmandu (7 hrs)

On this day we have our breakfast by 6:00 a.m. in the morning and get ready to head towards Kathmandu. The bus ride will take around 7 hours through curvy roads of hilly terrain with couple of breaks in between for snacks and lunch. Tracing the same way back we reach Kathmandu and we transfer you back at the hotel.

Day 9
Farewell

Today we say our final goodbye. Our representative will come to see you off at the airport. Hoping you had a pleasant and wonderful trekking experience we bid you goodbye.

Inclusive

  • Arrival / Departure transfers on international flights.
  • Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin share bed- and- breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation in comfortable homestay during the trek.
  • Farewell Dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
  • Drive from Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Kathmandu on a tourist coach.
  • Free use of quality trekking gear - sleeping bag, duffel bag etc during the trip.
  • Professional local trekking group leader well trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Trekking guides and other supporting staff.
  • Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking map.
  • Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Osho Adventure T-shirts / other seasonal gifts.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Trekking Tims and permit.

Exclusive

  • International Airfare from Home – Kathmandu – Home.
  • Photocopy charges, web usage and telephone calls.
  • Nepal VISA cost which will be charge at Tribhuvan International Airport.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra cost due to natural calamities and hiring additional transportation and porters.
  • Emergency evacuation costs (for rental of land cruiser). Medical and Rescue insurance is recommended. We recommend you to purchase insurance with zero deductible.
  • Any additional meals in Kathmandu.

Porter-supported trek

Two clients share one porter. We will supply you a trek duffel bag where you keep your heavy items and this bag is carried by the porter. You will need to bring your own daypack to be carried by you. In the daypack, you can put money, important documents, water bottle/bladder, camera, toiletries, sunscreen, notebook, etc. The weight limit for the porter is 30 kg or 66 pounds. 15 kg or 33 pounds for each client. So, we recommend you to pack as carefully as you can and not exceed the weight limit. You can leave your non-trekking stuff at the locker facility in the Kathmandu hotel.

General

  • 4-season sleeping bag (We can provide one if you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
  • Duffel bag
  • Daypack
  • Down jacket (Must have for mornings, nights and evenings, and for altitudes above 4,000 m; We can provide it if you need one but has to be returned after the trek.)

Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes

  • Sun hat
  • Wool or synthetic hat that cover the ears
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Headlamp
  • Neck warmer

Hand

  • Liner gloves
  • Heavier shell gloves

Core Body

  • T-shirts
  • Lightweight expedition thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Water/windproof shell jacket (Preferably breathable fabric)
  • Synthetic sports bras (For women)

Lower Body – Legs

  • Lightweight expedition thermal bottoms
  • Nylon hiking shorts
  • Soft shell and hard shell trekking pants
  • Water/windproof trousers
  • Casual pants

Feet

  • Liner socks
  • Heavyweight socks
  • Waterproof hiking/trekking boots
  • Light shoes/sneakers/sandals
  • Gaiters (For monsoon and winter)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

(Please note our guide will carry the first-aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personalized first-aid kit as well.)

  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
  • Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  • Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
  • Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness
  • Anti-infection ointments
  • Band-aids
  • Lip balm (At least SPF 20)
  • Sunscreen (SPF 40)

Miscellaneous

  • Passport and extra passport photos (3 copies)
  • Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave one at our office in Kathmandu just in case if you need to change the date of your flight.)
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport
  • Water bottle/bladder
  • Water purification Iodine tablets
  • Toiletry kit (Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.)

Optional

  • Adjustable trekking poles
  • Favorite snack foods (No more than 2 pounds)
  • Paperback books, cards, mp3 player
  • Binoculars
  • Cameras (Memory cards, chargers and also batteries)
  • Pee bottle for men and pee funnel for women

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Trip Facts

  • 1-12
  • 3870m
  • January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December
  • $$$
  • 15
  • Homestay Base Accommodation
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu

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