Tamang Heritage Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek
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Trip Facts

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Moderate
  • Max Elevation:3,870m/12,697ft
  • Total Duration:14 days
  • Best Time:March to May and Sep to Dec
  • Group Size:Minimum 1 pax

An exciting trek into the Himalayas, Tamang Heritage Trek gives you the chance to explore the untouched village of Langtang where you can get firsthand experience of an everyday life of Tamang people along with the charismatic views of the Himalayas, glaciers, ridges, streams, rivers, green pastoral lands, and forests. The journey of this cultural trekking in Nepal is conducted in the vicinity of Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trek trail of Nepal.

This trek offers you an excellent opportunity to explore and observe ethnic Tamang culture and tradition which is similar to and influenced by Tibetan culture, the culture of the Himalayan people. You also get a chance to indulge into the mouthwatering taste of the variety of ethnic delicacies found in the different regions of Nepal. The village of Biddim and other major Tamang settlement is best to observe the rituals and traditions of this indigenous group of people. Tamang Heritage Trek has its own vibrancy in terms of culture and nature.

The fourteen-day trip begins with the exploration of the cultural, spiritual and historical landmarks in Kathmandu which have also been listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A drive will take the team to Syabrubesi from where actual trek of the journey begins through the rough mountain terrain passing through the forests, gorgeous hamlets, Chortens and Mani walls into the wonderful Tamang village living in close vicinity to the mighty Langtang Himal. The memorial Chortens are the symbol of the spirituality in them. Apart from the cultural delights the journey to gives you the amazing Himalayas view. The mountains like Langtang Lirung, Sishpangma, Ganjala Pass Peak, Gauri Shankar Mountain other Himalayan mountain range along with the hilly geographical landscape can be experienced.

Bharal Adventure Pvt. Ltd. has conducted numerous voluntary works during the time of the earthquake in this region. The village of the Langtang Valley was completely washed away due to the earthquake and glacier. We were there to restore the charisma of place for the sustainable trekking and tourism development in the area. Book Tamang Heritage Trek package with the responsible trekking agency Bharal Adventure Pvt. Ltd.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
  • Day 02: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation in Kathmandu
  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Syabrubesi [1,550m/5,100 ft]: 145km, 7 hrs
  • Day 04: Syabrubesi – Gatlang [2,200m/7,217 ft]: 5 hrs
  • Day 05: Gatlang – Tatopani [2,607m/8,550 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs
  • Day 06: Tatopani – Thuman [2,400m/7,874 ft] via Brimdang and Nagthali: 6 hrs
  • Day 07: Thuman – Briddim [2,345m/7,693 ft]: 6 hrs
  • Day 08: Briddim – Lama Hotel [2470m]: 6 hrs
  • Day 09: Lama Hotel – Langtang village [3,430m/11,253 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs
  • Day 10: Langtang village – Kyanjin Gompa [3,870m/12,697 ft]: 4 hrs
  • Day 11: Kyanjin Gompa – Lama Hotel [2,380m/7,830 ft]: 4 – 5 hrs
  • Day 12: Lama Hotel – Syabrubesi: 5 hrs
  • Day 13: Syabrubesi – Kathmandu: 145kms, 7 hrs
  • Day 14: Final Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
The representatives from Bharal Adventure will pick up the guests from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and drop them at their hotel for rest. An afternoon stroll and souvenir shopping around the streets of Thamel will be arranged. The guests will be served delicious Nepali cuisine as welcome dinner by Bharal Adventure.
Day 02: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation in Kathmandu
After breakfast, the guests are taken to a guided tour to the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu which includes the Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, the Monkey Temple – Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath. A pre-trip discussion will be organized at noon allowing the guests interact with their trek leader and team members.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Syabrubesi [1,550m/5,100 ft]: 145km, 7 hrs
Drive along the north western hills of Kathmandu will begin after early morning breakfast. Lunch will be served at Trishuli Bazaar before continuing further drive to Dhunche from where we descend down to Syabrubesi.
Day 04: Syabrubesi – Gatlang [2,200m/7,217 ft]: 5 hrs
This is the day we start our actual trek hiking across the Goljung Village enjoying the views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung and others until we reach Gatlang, a small village on the hillside with traditional stone houses.
Day 05: Gatlang – Tatopani [2,607m/8,550 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs
Descending down to Thangbuche soaking in the magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the way, we pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam and then ascend up to Tatopani, literally meaning ‘hot water’, the place name owing to the natural hot springs there. However, because of the earthquake of April 2015, there are no longer any hot springs.
Day 06: Tatopani – Thuman [2,400m/7,874 ft] via Brimdang and Nagthali: 6 hrs
Passing through the dense alpine forest, we come to the small Tamang settlement called Brimdang from where a few hours walk uphill will take us to Nagthali hill that blesses us with the breathtaking views of Langtang, Sanjen, Kerung and Ganesh Himal. Few hours trek downhill and we arrive at Thuman, a small Tamang village where we will spend the night.
Day 07: Thuman – Briddim [2,345m/7,693 ft]: 6 hrs
We trek down to the Tibetan Buddhist village called Briddim from Thuman via the route of Lingling. The village is located at the lap of Langtang Himal and accommodates the Dukchu Gomba monastery and the stone houses inhabited mostly by people of Tibetan origin.
Day 08: Briddim – Lama Hotel [2470m]: 6 hrs
Descending down the trail to Ghopche Khola and ascending up to Rimche from where few hours uphill trek will take us to Lama Hotel, located on the banks of the Langtang River surrounded by lush forests with mountain in the background.
Day 09: Lama Hotel – Langtang village [3,430m/11,253 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs
We commence our trek to Langtang Village as soon as we finish our breakfast. Passing through the dense forests and climbing up steadily through the valley, we pass by water mills, prayer wheels and Chortens as we move forth in the journey enjoying the fabulous views of the mountains until we arrive at Langtang village.
Day 10: Langtang village – Kyanjin Gompa [3,870m/12,697 ft]: 4 hrs
Walking through the yak pastures and passing along the largest Mani wall in Nepal, we cross several wooden bridges before we reach Kanjin Gompa which is surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. We go on a walk around the Gompa enjoying the astonishing views of glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.
Day 11: Kyanjin Gompa – Lama Hotel [2,380m/7,830 ft]: 4 – 5 hrs
After breakfast, descend to Lama Hotel will begin as we walk down from Kyanjin Gompa following the trail along the river and passing through ethnic Tamang settlements. The Tamang people have religious and cultural practices similar to that of Tibetans.
Day 12: Lama Hotel – Syabrubesi: 5 hrs
An early morning breakfast will get us geared up for trek back from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi going downhill along the lush green vegetation and terraced land. Lunch will be served at Syabrubesi.
Day 13: Syabrubesi – Kathmandu: 145kms, 7 hrs
We take the drive back to Kathmandu after having our breakfast. You will be escorted to your hotel where you could spend the day either leisurely or go for some last minute shopping or sightseeing around the places you missed during your first day excursion in Kathmandu. A celebratory dinner will be hosted in the evening to mark the successful completion of the expedition.
Day 14: Final Departure
On this day, you will be saying your goodbyes to the team and participants you lived your Himalayan experience with. After having breakfast and exchanging emails, photos and pleasantries, a representative from Bharal Adventure will take you to the airport approximately three hours before your scheduled flight.
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The following are what we advise you obtain in the way of equipment and gear before trekking in Nepal, and are meant to keep you mobile and comfortable in a range of expected weather conditions. Trekking gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu at cheaper prices, remember Nepal is the home of Mount Everest, there is plenty of choices and our staff can assist you with the necessary arrangements. Except for your day pack, all luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 33lbs/15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking portion of the trip can be checked in the hotel’s storage room for no extra cost.

HEAD

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch

UPPER BODY

  • Cotton t-shirts or thermals
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket

LOWER BODY

  • Lightweight cotton pants (long)
  • Waterproof pants

FEET

  • Thin inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Comfortable hiking boots

HANDS

  • Gloves

ACCESSORIES

  • Sleeping bag rated to 0°C
  • Trekking bag/duffel bag
  • Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
  • Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
  • Water bottle or camel bag
  • Toiletries

Cost Includes

Cost includes following:

  • Pickups and drops from airport(s) and hotel(s)
  • All accommodations on twin sharing basis
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu all meals during the trek
  • Transportation in a comfortable private vehicle
  • Potter service charges during the trek
  • English/French/Chinese/German speaking trained and experienced local tour guide which one is your necessary
  • All fees for sightseeing including entry fees for visiting temple(s),monument(s), trekking and national parks
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paper work(s) and permit(s)

Cost does not includes following:

  • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • All kind of drinks (hot and cold) during the trek
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver

Cost Excludes

Atemberaubend und immer wieder schn

Everest view Trek mit schnen Aussichten und einem Guide, der auf alles achtet. Ich crate immer wieder in Nepal , nur habe ich mich in solche Hhen noch nie getraut. Es braucht schon etwas Vorbereitung , denn man muss fit sein fr thus ein Vorhaben. Schon allein der Flug nach Lukla ist ein Abenteuer fr sich . Man sieht Berge und Menschen , die mit wenigen Worten nicht zu beschreiben sind . Mit Suman act ich auf einen wunderschnen Weg unterwegs .Jedes mal, wenn er merkte, dass ich an meine Grenzen gekommen box, wurde erst mal eine kleine Rast eingelegt, in view of that dass ich mich immer wohl und gut aufgehoben gefhlt habe. So konnte ich den ganzen Weg geniessen. Vor allem suit ich sehr fasziniert, wie die Menschen da oben leben und wie herzlich sie doch sind. Der Weg alleine, ist mit all seinen Aussichten und seiner Geschichte , diese Reise wert. Noch einmal vielen Dank fr die liebe Beratung und einen Freund, der mir immer zur Seite gestanden hat.

Jonbon,
Germany

Solo travelers welcome!

I went to Nepal on a 9-day trek in the Langtang region a couple years ago. I was traveling on my own so I really appreciated to be with a trustworthy and friendly guide Sujan. I would definitely recommend his agency and would like to go back myself!

Maellelh,
France

Annapurna base camp

We did our trekking to Annapurna base camp & Muktinath with Arjun from Bharal Adventures. Quite a well-organized trip and both Arjun and porter Hari presented themselves with professionalism and we enjoyed the trip. It was awesome to watch Annapurna and Machhapuchare

Jaishree,
India

Recommander l’Agence Bharal Adventure

Je tiens à recommander l'Agence Bharal Adventure que nous avons eu l'occasion d'utiliser dans le cadre de notre Trek au Népal.

En effet, nous n'avons eu qu'à louer le professionnalisme, l'accueil, le sérieux et la capacité d'écoute des différents interlocuteurs rencontrés au sein de l'Agence. Notre binôme Guide Sujan e a été omniprésent et rigoureux pour nous permettre d'atteindre nos objectifs personnels et de découvrir les charmes et secrets du Népal. La capacité d'adaptation, l'écoute, la sécurité, la gentillesse et la connaissance de leur métier sont les principales caractéristiques de ceux-ci. Notre satisfaction n'en ai que plus grande.

Au de-là d'un rêve qui a pu devenir réalité, ce trek qui partait de Shivalaya après Jiri jusqu' au Kala Patthar en passant par GokyoRi et le col du Cho La, est finalement une des meilleures approches de la découverte de ce pays et des paysages de haute montagne. 
C'est sur la recommandation de Base Camp que nous avons pu l'aborder, l'envisager et finalement le reussir. De fait, je retiens que si je devais avoir de nouveaux objectifs montagneux dans l'avenir au Népal, je n'aurai aucune hésitation à les contacter pour envisager avec eux ce projet

Pascal,
France

Everest Base Camp – Wonderful Trekking Experience 26 Nov – 7 Dec 2017

Me and my friends did EBC trekking from 26 Nov to 7 Dec and we had the best experience with Arjun from Bharal Adventure. I am The Snail Queen and I am not a strong climber and hiker but Arjun and the porters Robin and Sham helped me a lot so I can fulfill my dreams to reach Everest Base Camp. Thanks A lot for making this a memorable journey, thank you for sharing your knowledge on all the mountains and thank you for really showing me Nepal and its people and wonderful nature and of cos the magnificent and majestic mountains . I definitely recommend the services from Bharal Adventure if you are looking for more than just a hiking trip but a memory that lasts a life time

Liza,
Malaysia

EBC trekking with Bharal Adventure

We team of 6 from Malaysia undergoing our trekking journey guided by our professional tour guide, Arjun Dhakal & 3 good porters. We managed to make it to EBC on 19 May 2018. Arjun he is well in arranging our itinerary included route, accommodation, meal and even care about our safety. I was having bad cough and walking very slow far behind my teammate on my last day of trekking down to Lukla. And he was walking next to me, never left me alone. Together we finally reached Lukla within estimated time. Due to bad weather, we were stuck at Lukla for 1 day, as our flight is on the day after. Arjun had been trying his best to get us helicopter ticket on the next day. Once ticket confirmed, we went down hill to Sukey to catch our helicopter. From there I saw some others feeling upset as they waited for 6 hours but couldn’t get their helicopter ticket back to Kathmandu. We are blessed that Arjun never dissappointed us. He had make us a wonderful and unforgettable trip. Thanks to Arjun! Highly recommended tour with Bharal Adventure

Suk wang,
Malaysia

Excellent people!

After many searches on the internet, fate took me to contact Arjun, one of the founder of Bharal Adventure. After emailing for 2 months, I eventually took the trip to EBC. 

Arjun, despite being on the road or enroute to EBC always did his best to reply to my email or whatsapp and patiently responded to my question. He did that in between is trekking whenever he got internet access. This includes giving me a very good price for the trip.

So, I took the trip in Apri to May 2018. I was met by Bharal Team at the Airport and took my hotel. The first impression was really good as the Team really looked after me well. They ensure everything was ok and constantly checking with me if everything was ok. They also ensure that I contact them if I needed assistance.

I met Arjun the night before the trip. He is a very nice, pleasant and polite young man. He is very open to all the situations that I might face including the additional costs that might be incurred such as personal shopping, extra meals and coffees, tipping, etc.

There were 5 of us in a group that trekked to EBC. We met at the airport in Kathmandu heading for Lukla. In Lukla, we were accompanied by 2 porters and 1 Sherpa and a group leader. So, there were 9 of us together as a team.

The trip went very well despite we had to medivac 2 of our team members at Gorekshep. The Team organized the helicopter the night before and constantly in contact with their team member in Kathmandu to ensure our team members are looked after when they reached Kathmandu by helicopter. The rest of us, continued our trip to Cho La Pass and Gokyo Ri Lake.

The view was fantastic. I promise myself, circumstances forbid, that I will be coming back and heading for higher altitudes.

We completed the trip and along the way we built not only friendship with the entire team (including the sherpa and porters) but also a small family that travel and solve the issues together.

When we arrived back at Lukla, we were stranded for 1 day due to bad weather. Our team leader ensured that we eat and sleep well and did his best through his connections to get us on the first flight the following day, despite we missed our original flight and there were many other passengers.

In summary, the trip went very well and we were looked after extremely well by professional team of Bharal Adventure.

My recommendation to potential clients of Bharal Adventure, if you have needs or concerns (including cost) please just be open to them. They are open, respected and young people who place trust and honesty very high in their business dealings.

Mahamod,
Indonesia

Perfect Everest Base Camp Trek

Really beautiful vacation - I intensely suggest this! You meander through this long beautiful river valley in the environment of steep slopes that begin out at 15-22,000 feet.Yet, soon enough you can see your destination off far afield away - the every highest mountains in the world. Its as a result marvelous to both be where you are but to as well as see where your journey is to comply to you. Also unbelievable are the 500 year pass sweet, easy, astonishing Buddhist Sherpa villages. And don't forget to fade away into the Tengboche Monastery - what a treat. I'm going protection!

Bernard,
France

Recommend Bharal Adventure to everyone

I travelled with my family in a Swiss Group to Nepal. We went on the Dhaulagiri Trekking Tour organized by Bharal Adventures. It was an amazing ...

Katharina Zurschmiede,
Switzerland

Great Trekking Company

Bharal Adventure does an amazing job facilitating and organizing trips of all kinds. They're a very personal tour company and from the moment yo...

Coralie,
Paris, France

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