- Duration 12 Nights / 13 Days.
- Indian Price Call Us
- Best Time March
- Difficulty Level Moderate.
|Region||Himalayan Ranges in Nepal.|
|Tour Activity Type:||Group Adventure.|
|Group Size:||Not Described|
|Duration:||12 Nights / 13 Days.|
|Best time to travel||March|
|Approx Trekking Km||Not Described|
|Trip Begins and Ends at||Kathmandu/Kathmandu.|
|Maximum Altitude Gain||Not Described|
|Type of Accommodation||Tent/Guest House.|
The Tamang are the mountain dwellers of Nepal, and as the name suggests, the Tamang Heritage Trek is designed to deliver an insight into the daily lifestyle of these people. The astounding views of the majestic Himalayas never go out of sight and the vivid landscape of the region makes the walk quite enticing. The UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu is a perfect start to the journey as in the days to follow, the travelers are rewarded mostly with the unadulterated beauty of nature and the culture of the Tamang people. Kathmandu – Syabrubesi – Gatlang – Tatopani – Thuman – Briddim – Lama Hotel – Langtang Village – Kyanjin Gompa – Lama Hotel – Syabrubesi – Kathmandu is the outlined itinerary of the journey.
Trekking is an integral part of travel that is more concerned with adventure, thrill, and of course adrenaline rush. The beauty of trekking is that it lets you explore the most unexplored places and offers you the best possible reward with the vivid landscapes, exciting views, and the life of the people outside the big cities.
The Tamang Heritage Trek is one such trek in Nepal that gives you an insight of the lifestyle of the mountain-dwellers in the Langtang region. The astounding views of the Himalayas are as beautiful as it can be and it will also allow the travel enthusiast to look closely at the daily life of the locals. The 13-day itinerary for this trekking journey will help you get a closer look at the adventure you will be experiencing on this journey.
What does it include
- Airport pick-up and drop-offs to the international terminal.
- Domestic airport transfers.
- All meals during the trek (Vegetarian).
- Accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights).
- Local transports.
- Accommodation during the trekking period.
- Domestic return flights (If applicable).
- Certified guide.
- Trek completion certificate by Nepal Govt.
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
- The porter will carry only one luggage per person.
- All necessary permits.
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
- Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
Please Note: For single trekker we provide porter cum guide.
What it does not include?
- Travel expenses to reach and return from Kathmandu.
- Drinking water throughout the trip.
- Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates Etc.
- Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, flight cancellation, health or any other reason.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Nepalese visa fee. (For Non-Indian and Non-Nepali customers)
- Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
- Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
Items to bring with you
- Trekking Bag.
- UV Protected Sun Glasses.
- Best Quality Hiking Shoes (Preferably Water Proof).
- Trekking Poles.
- Crocs Shoes/sandal.
- Water disinfection Drops / Tablets.
- Knapsack / Backpack / Rucksack.
- Good jacket to protect from cold.
- Sleeping Bag.
- Thermals – Top and Bottom.
- Poncho (for rain).
- Knee Cap 1 Pair.
- 1 quick drying towel.
- Sunblocks (SPF 50 and above) and Lip Salve with Sunblocks.
- Toilet Paper.
- Wet-Tissue Papers/ Baby Wipes.
- Headlamp, Torch with spare batteries.
- Trekking Socks.
- Gaiters for hiking in winter.
- Basic First Aid Kit.
- 2 lightweight trekking pants.
- 3 lightweight trekking T-Shirt.
- 4 pairs trekking socks.
- Dry Fruits and Chocolates.
- Small, basic first aid kit(a cough and/or cold medicine, headache pills etc.).
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
Like every other trekking journey in heart of Nepal, the Poonhill trek also marks it’s beginning with your arrival in the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. Rich in culture and heritage, Kathmandu has a lot to explore. From the beautiful monasteries spread all around the city to the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sights, Kathmandu has all and is set amazingly amidst the vivid landscapes of tall distant mountains.
Spend the day exploring the culture and traditions of the country, indulge in interactions with the locals and try the finest and most authentic Nepalese cuisine here in Kathmandu. Stay the night in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft).
Syabrubesi is the village that will be the starting point of the trekking journey to Langtang. You need to start early to reach the Syabrubesi village. The winding roads with frequent switchbacks will be a journey that you will cherish in the long run.
The drive will present you with some amazing views of the Annapurna massive, Mt. Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal. The long drive will take around 9 hours to reach the small village of Syabrubesi. Stay the night in Syabrubesi.
Day 3: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2,200m/7,217ft).
Today the journey to Gatlang from Syabrubesi will mark the beginning of the trekking journey. Enjoy the first day of the walk where you will be crossing the Golijung village. The trail will present you with some incredible views of the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Shishapangma and other ranges as well. The specialty of the small village of Gatlang is the traditional stone houses. Stay the night in Gatlang.
Day 4: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m/8550 ft).
The exciting will journey will start with a descent to Thangbuche and you will also get to witness some amazing views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges.
Tatopani is an attraction to travelers owing to the Hotsprings in the village, however, the earthquake back in 2015 has destroyed the hot springs but still some remains are there to enjoy. From Thangbuche follow the trail forward to cross the Chilime Hydropower Dam to finally reach Tatopani where you will be spending the night.
Day 5:Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m/7,874 ft) via Brimdang and Nagthali.
The trail from Tatopani to Thuman crosses the Brimdang settlement and the Nagthali Hill. The trail follows through dense alpine forests, and once you have crossed the forests you will reach the Brimdang settlement, follow the trail uphill to reach the Nagthali Hill.
From the top of Nagthali hill take your time enjoying the incredible views of the Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen, and Kerun. From here descend down the trail to finally reach the beautiful Tamang village of Thuman. Spend the night in Thuman.
Day 6: Thuman to Briddim (2,345m/7,693 ft).
The Briddim village is a beautiful Tibetian Buddhist village that rests on the lap of the Langtang Himal. The locals here are mostly of Tibetian origin and the stone houses resemble the architecture of Tibet. On your way to Briddim from Thuman, you will cross the Limling. Once you reach Briddim, a photocopy of any Tibetian Village you will visit the Dukchu Gompa monastery. Spend the night in the lap of the Langtang Himal in the Briddim village.
Day 7: Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m/8,103ft).
The Lama hotel is a beautiful place located on the banks of the Langtang river, surrounded by lush green forests. The picturesque beauty of the mountains on all sides resembles a fairy tale. The small stream called the Gopche Khola is first to which you will descend following and ascend to reach Lama Hotel via Rimche. The Lama Hotel is located at an elevation of 2470m and will take around 6 hours to complete the journey. Stay the night in Lama Hotel.
Day 8: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft).
After completion of early breakfast resume your journey to the beautiful Langtang village. The trail to Langtang Village from Lama Hotel passes through dense forests and along the way you will be amazed at the extraordinary views of the Langtang Lirung. Climb up steadily through the valley to cross the tree line and along the way witness the prayer wheels, chortens, and the water mills. Stay the night in Langtang village.
Day 9: Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft).
The walk to Kyanjin Gompa will be through yak pastures and along the trail you will get to see the largest Mani wall in the whole of Nepal. The Mani wall is made out of stone and has prayers written all over it. The people here believe that the prayers on the wall spread around the blowing winds. The Kyanjin Gompa is beautifully surrounded by the mighty Himalayas, follow the trail to cross several wooden bridges to finally reach the Kyanjin Gompa where you will be spending the night.
Day 10: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2470m/8,103ft).
This journey means that you have reached the climax of your trek as you head back to Lama hotel. The downhill trek will take no longer tha 5 hours on an easy trail. You will get to witness the settlements of the Tamang people and they resemble the Tibetans in terms of their religious and cultural practices. Follow the downhill trek through dense forests and an incredible mountain river to finally reach Lama Hotel where you will be spending the night.
Day 11: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi.
The trek back to Syabrubesi marks the completion of the journey. Walk down the easy trail through lush green forests and vegetations. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring the Syabrubesi village as the next day you will be out for home.
Day 12: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
This is the last day you will be in the country of Nepal, so make your last day worth remembering. After reaching Kathmandu via drive from Syabrubesi spend the day catching up on the things you have missed. Shop good souvenirs for your loved ones back home and sink in the rich cultural and religious practices of the capital. Have a good Nepalese cuisine and also try out the special delicacies of the country. Stay the night in Kathmandu.
Day 13: Final Departure
The final departure means that you have completed the trek and you are on your way back home. It will be a tough journey back home as you will miss what you have witnessed in the last two weeks. Spend the journey cherishing the beautiful memories and plan your next adventure trek to the ‘Roof of the World.’