"Tamang Heritage Trekking is to explore and experience Tamang culture and heritage near Tibetan border through Langtang Valley."
The trek is to get untouched cultural practice of Tibetan originated people. The Trekking destination from Kathmandu gives ample opportunity to explore the previously restricted area which is recently opened as Tamang Heritage Trail. Tamang Heritage Trekking centers in Langtang Valley towards Tibetan birder. The Trekking is full of natural scenarios and variety of unspoiled Tibetan culture of Tamang People. Along with these, several lakes, colorful landscape, number of rare flora and fauna bring the charm of the trek. Tamang Heritage Trekking provides the Tibetan culture because its low land meets Tibet therefore, pure Tibetan culture can be explored. Tamang Heritage Trekking trail passes through Tamang settlements with numerous exciting opportunities to excuse the area. The unique culture of Tamang people, their costumes and rituals, carvings and architecture in houses and monuments, ancient monasteries and many other elements are there to experience. Tamang people wear colorful clothes and finely carved houses.
Tamang Heritage Trekking area is the traditional route of traders. These People are replaced from Tibet after a war between Nepal and Tibet in case of bartering salt and mountain goats. This trekking trail is one of the very popular trekking trails nearest from Kathmandu valley. Tamang settlements are therefore Tibetan Buddhists therefore rich in the cultural and religious part of life. Tamang Heritage Trekking is the offbeat trek to excuse these Tamang people of Tibetan ancestry in high altitude.
Highlights of Tamang Heritage Trekking Trail
- Beautiful view of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and Tibetan peak.
- Natural Hot Spring at Tatopani.
- Homestay lodges at Briddim Village.
- This trek combines picturesque, landscape, luring, white peaks and scattered antique Villages.
- Greeting wonderful hospitality and enjoy the sceneries of the ancient monasteries and houses.
- Explore Tamang Culture and typical lifestyle.
Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu.
Welcome to the country of Mt. Everest! As you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, our Sherpa Expedition and Trekking representatives will receive you and transfer to the hotel which you have booked in Kathmandu. Hotel staffs will complete check-in and manage for your accommodation. We organize a welcome dinner in the hotel in the evening with our team.
Day 02 -Kathmandu to Syabrubesi Drive (1467m), 7hrs.
On this day, we drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi in a Jeep or car. The road is full of exciting scenes and views of mountains covered with forests via Trishuli in Nuwakot. The picturesque views of terraced fields and green hills with the glimpse of Ganesh Himal are rewarding along the way. We stay in a lodge in Syabrubesi
Day 03 -Syabrubesi to Gatlang Trek (2563m.) 6 hrs.
On this day, we trek to Gatlang from Syabrubesi through Goljung. It is a pleasant walk with the picturesque views of forests and terraced fields. The variety of plants and flowers can be seen throughout the trail. You can explore some Tamang settlements along the trail and experience their hospitality. We stay overnight in a lodge at Gatlang.
Day 04 -Gatlang to Tatopani Trek (2600m.) 6 hrs.
On this day, we follow the trail to Tatopani enjoying the views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal ranges. The trail passes through some Tamang villages to explore and experience their lifestyle and culture. We reach Tatopani, a natural hot spring which is believed to remove all the pains and aches in a single dip. We stay overnight in Tatopani
Day 05 -Tatopani to Thuman Trek (2338m.) 5 hrs.
This day trek continues to Thuman from Tatopani through Nagthali and Bumthang. Nagthali is a popular meditation center for monks and priests in the local area. The area provides impressive views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Kerung Himal, and many other peaks. We reach Thuman which is culturally rich to explore Tamang culture. We stay overnight in Thuman.
Day 06 -Thuman to Briddim trek (2229m.), 6hrs.
On this day, trekking continues to Briddim from Thuman enjoying panoramic views of mountains and forests. We pass through Timure which is traditional trade route with Tibet. We reach Briddim and excurse the village. Briddim is the unspoiled village where you can experience Tibetan culture practiced by the Tibetan descendants. We stay overnight in Briddim.
Day 07-Briddim to Lama Hotel (2500m.) 6hrs.
On this day, we follow the trail to Lama Hotel from Briddim. The trekking is a pleasant walk for about 7 hours passing through forests of rhododendron and bamboo. You can see some wild animals and experience natural life along the trail. There you can also experience traditional culture while walking through mountain settlements. We stay overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 08 -Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley 6 hrs.
On this day, we enter into Langtang Valley. The picturesque views along the trail are very pleasant and rewarding. The valley is the third most popular trekking area in Nepal with full of varieties of flora and fauna. You can have wonderful views of snow capped mountains and peaks along the walk. We stay in a Lodge in Langtang.
Day 09 -Langtang to Kanjin 4 hrs.
We trek continue to Kyanging Gompa to explore its architectural loftiness and spiritual insight. You can explore the surrounding area of Kyanging for the whole day. The panoramic views of giant mountains and Langtang Valley are very impressive and breath-stopping. We stay overnight in Kyanging.
Day 10 -Acclimatization It is our rest day in Kyanjin.
You can explore the surrounding area of Kyanjin. Best way to utilize is hiking to Langshisa Kharka or Glacier Langtang-Lirung or Tserko Ri. The views of Langtang Himal range and many other peaks are unforgettable while wandering around the Gompa area. We stay overnight in Kyanjin.
Day 11 -Kanjin to Lama Hotel (2500m.)6hrs.
After breakfast, you will depart from Nepal to your next destination or your country.
Day 12 -Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi 6 hrs.
On this day, we trek descend to Sybru from Lama Hotel. The trail is full of picturesque views of landscapes and natural scenarios.
Day 13: Sybru to Kathmandu On this day, we drive back to Kathmandu.
Traveling from Sybru to Kathmandu is an exciting journey along the bending roadway with full of views of green hills and gorges. You will be transferred to hotel where you either have leisure time or you may catch the last moments exploring the missed sights or shopping for gifts to your nearest ones. In the evening, we organize a celebration dinner together.
Day 14: International departure homeward bound.
As it is the last day, we have to bid goodbye to the guest as a visit to Nepal comes to the end of this time. If you have time enough, you can have sightseeing and purchasing the token of love from Nepal. Before 3 hours of scheduled flight, our Sherpa Expedition and Trekking representatives will take you to the TIA. We hope you will be planning for another adventure-trip while you are on returning back to your homeland. You can extend your Nepal stay if you have time and money too.
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- A warmer hat that covers the ears
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Doing treks in Himalayas of Nepal is the distinct culture and environment. Trekkers need to consider on following do’s and don’ts.
- Do smile and greet the local people by saying “Namaste” and “Tashidelek” to show respect.
- Do walk in a group or keep a distance that you could see your front and behind fellow.
- Do consult with your trekking guide before trying anything new during the trek.
- Do ask a question to the guide for the next day trekking necessity, so that you could pack in your small backpack because rest baggage will carry by a porter and will get only in the evening.
- Do give a donation to the monastery in the trekking area where they don’t collect tickets from the visitors but there is a donation box.
- Do inform your trekking guide if you are not comfortable with your health while approaching higher altitude.
Note regarding itineraries.
- Don’t underestimate the local culture and belief even if you find uncomfortable with it.
- Don’t take a picture of the people without their permission during the trek because some individual doesn’t like that.
- Don’t be strange if local people stare at you because they are surprised to see you, not with a bad intention.
- Don’t expect too many facilities in the trekking areas, most places provide you only the basic facilities.
- Don’t harm wild animals, birds, and plants during the trek and take a global responsibility to save the environment.
- Don’t give money to the children and the beggars; it encourages them to beg from the visitors.
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan; their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & trekking Pvt. Ltd Walkers have led till now. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is successful.