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TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL TREK 7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS

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    • Duration7 days
    • AccommodationMountain lodge
    • Start | EndKathmandu
    • ActivityTrekking
    • Max Altitude3600 meter
    • DifficultiesModerate
    • Best SeasonSep - Dec | Feb - May
    • Group Size1-20 pax
    • Meal6 B | 7 L | 6 D
    Introduction

    The Tamang Heritage Trail trek also known as Tamang heritage trek is a great way to experience the beauty of Langtang region while also supporting local communities. Developed by the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Program, the trail is designed to distribute tourism opportunities equally among poor rural communities in the Rasuwa region. With stunning natural scenery, rich Tamang culture, and awe-inspiring mountain views, Langtang Tamang heritage trek is an unforgettable cultural adventure.

    Starting from Kathmandu, the length of the trek can be customized to suit visitors’ schedules and desires. Those who trek the Tamang Heritage Trail have the opportunity to stay in homes in Gatlang and Briddim, eat traditional food, and observe local rituals and cultural practices. While the region was affected by the 2015 earthquake, the area has been rebuilt and is now safe for trekkers, with newly built guest houses. By visiting this beautiful region, travelers not only have the chance to experience a unique cultural adventure but also contribute to the local economy and support environmental conservation efforts.

    TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL ITINERARY

    Here are the itinerary for 7 days 6 nights Tamang heritage trek itinerary

    • Day 1: Kathmandu to Gatlang (2240m) | 7 hrs.
    • Day 2: Gatlang exploration | Free and easy
    • Day 3: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m) | 6 hrs.
    • Day 4: Tato pani to Thuman (2338) | 6 hrs.
    • Day 5: Thuman to Briddim (2230m) | 6 hrs.
    • Day 6: Briddim to Syaprubesi (1460m) | 4 hrs.
    • Day 7: Syaprubesi to Kathmandu (1400m) | 6 hrs.

    TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL HIGHLIGHTS

    The Tamang Heritage Trek is a cultural adventure with rich Tamang culture, natural scenery, and mountain vistas. Visitors can stay in homes, eat traditional food, and observe local rituals. Below are the major highlights of this trek

    • Cultural adventure with rich Tamang culture
    • Natural scenery and mountain vistas
    • Opportunity to stay in homes and eat traditional food
    • Experiencing the natural hot spring bath.
    • Observing local rituals and cultural practices
    • Suitable for trekkers with normal physical condition.
    • Contribution to local communities, women's empowerment, and environmental conservation through tourism revenue.

    TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL COST

    Tamang heritage trek costs USD 615/person including transportation, permit, documentation, insurance, accommodation, food, and taxes with no hidden costs. Groups of over 2 people can receive lower package rates.

    What is included in the tour price ?

    • Documentation - No hidden charges All necessary paper works, government and local taxes & company service charges
    • Permit(Langtang national park permit & Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card)
    • All land transportation on a public busses as per the group size (car, jeep, van or a bus)(Day 1: Kathmandu to Gatlang & Day 7 Syaprubesi to Kathmandu)
    • Accommodation during the trek (6 nights accommodation on clean mountain lodges on sharing basis )
    • Meal - Full boardWarm and fresh meal during the trek(6 Breakfast | 7 Lunch | 6 Dinner)
    • Trekking gears (Sleeping bag, duffel bag, trekking poles, water bottle & rain poncho)
    • 1 X English speaking Trekking guide(Experienced, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained)
    • Porters - Strong, experienced and honest 01 Porter for 2 trekkers/ maximum 16 kgs luggage per porter.
    • 1X Assistant Guide (Service of assistant guide for groups of 8 trekkers and above.)
    • Arrangements for trekking staffsAll meals(3 times a day), salary, accommodation and insurance

    WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

    • Personal nature expenses (All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hot and cold drinks during rest, lunch and dinner, laundry)
    • Charging electronic devices (If electricity is provided by solar power, charging devices such as Mobile, tablet and laptop will be charged.)
    • Insurance(Your travel insurance)
    • Tipping / gratis for guides, porters and drivers(Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.)
    • Unexpected expenses (Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Eyes on Nepal such as natural calamities, mishaps or accident)

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Cancellation policy is only applicable to package tariffs. The cancellation charge will be against the total package cost after deducting non-refundable expenses such as permits, transportation costs, airfare expenses that have been paid as part of the trip.
    • If you cancel your trip 30 days prior to the program start date, 15% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charged.
    • Any cancelation made 15 days prior to the program start date, 30% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • If you cancel your trip 1 week prior to the program start date, 50% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • cancelation made less than one week prior to the program start date, it will be deemed as no show and hence no refund will be made.
    • You must notify us about cancellation through writing via email.

    LEAVE FOOTPRINTS ONLY

    "Leave nothing but foot prints, take nothing but photos & memories"
    • We suggest to stay in locally-owned lodges or tea houses
    • Waste management (We request to bring back all the waste materials you have carried on your way)
    • Kindly respect local culture and dress code.

    TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL PHOTOS

    TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL MAP

    There are several routes to make this Annapurna base camp trek. Please find the most scenic route map below.

    TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL TREK ITINERARY IN DETAIL

    Moderate level Tamang heritage trek is a cultural adventurous journey to Langtang region. Here is the day-to-day detail itinerary for 7 days 6 nights trek package from Kathmandu.

    Day 1Kathmandu to Gatlang Village (2240m)

    You will be picked up from your hotel at 05:30 am and driven to Gatlang village from Balaju bus station in Kathmandu. The 140km road journey takes approximately 8 hours and passes through Trishuli, Betrabati, Kalikasthan, Dhunche, Syafrubesi, and Goljung village before arriving in Gatlang. During the drive, you will have the opportunity to experience traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle, as well as enjoy panoramic views of Mt. Langtang and other mountain peaks. You will spend the night in a locally run mountain lodge or homestay.

    Note: Lunch en route and dinner at your mountain lodge.

     
    Duration

    8 hrs.

     
    Altitude

    2,240M

     
    Meals

    L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Local lodge

    Day 2Gatlang exploration

    After breakfast, Explore Gatlang village, including a nature walk to Parvati Kunda, a visit to Palden Druk Gatlang Chhoding Chholing Monastery, and tours of a local Yak cheese factory, organic vegetable farms, and handicraft station. You’ll also visit the local school, interact with students, and play badminton or volleyball with them during their break. Experience Tamang culture and lifestyle and enjoy panoramic views of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Tibet Ranges, and other peaks. Occasionally, Cultural programs and a visit to 108 Mani Churten may be available in Gatlang.

    Overnight in a locally operated mountain lodge or homestay.

    ALTERNATIVE TOUR | TARUCHE VIEW POINT TREK

    Not interested in exploring Gatlang village? We have a trekking option to Taruche viewpoint. If you choose this option, we will need to customize your trip. Instead of trekking to Thuman from Tatopani, you will stay overnight in Nagthali

    Trekking to Taruche viewpoint from Nagthali is a popular activity in the region. To complete this trek, you will need to either extend your trek by a day or skip exploring Gatlang village on day 2.

    After breakfast, start trek to Taruch view point. The uphill trek to the viewpoint takes approximately 3 hours and offers spectacular views of Kerung villages, Brakhar Gumba (Melarepa’s Monastery), and the Ganesh Himal and Langtang ranges. Return to Gagthali using the same route.

    Note: Lunch en route and dinner at your mountain lodge.

     
    Duration

    4 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,240M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Mountain lodge

    Day 3Gatlang – Tatopani (2607m)

    After breakfast, at 08.00hrs, start trek to Tatopani which is approximately a 5 to 6-hour walk from Gatlang. Begin your leisurely trek by descending through numerous walls of Chortens and Mani, and traversing deep forests until you arrive at Chilime, which typically takes around two and a half hours. Then, cross the suspension bridge and ascend through the terrace until you reach the village of Gonggang, which takes approximately one and a half hours.

    Following lunch, the trail gradually ascends until you reach Tatopani, which takes about two hours to complete. Here, you can enjoy the natural hot springs and take a dip to relieve any aches and pains. It is believed that bathing in these hot springs can wash away all physical discomfort.

    Note: Tatopani, which means “hot water” in Nepalese, is a well-known destination for taking a dip in natural hot springs. The hot spring was rendered dry by an earthquake in 2015, but in 2020, another earthquake brought the hot spring back to life.

    Note: Lunch en route and dinner at your mountain lodge.

    Overnight in a locally operated mountain lodge.

     
    Duration

    6 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,607M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Mountain lodge

    Day 4Tatopani – Nagthali - Thuman (2338m)

    After breakfast, start your trek to Thuman by passing through Brimdang and Nagthali. Journey will start with a journey through the beautiful alpine jungles to reach Brimdang, a small Tamang village located uphill from there. Afterward, we will make our way to Nagthali, where we can marvel at the stunning views of the Ganesh himal, Langtang ranges, Ganesh and Kerung Himal. Finally, trek will descend towards Thuman.

    Thuman is a culturally rich village known for its traditional Tamang community. Here, you can learn about their lifestyle and traditions, and sometimes enjoy cultural programs in the evening. Thuman has ancient monasteries and lodges.

    Note: Lunch en route and dinner at your mountain lodge.

    Overnight in a locally operated mountain lodge.

     
    Duration

    6 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,338M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Mountain lodge

    Day 5Thuman - Briddhim (2229m)

    Today’s route consists of mostly steep ascents and descents, similar to the previous day. After breakfast, explore Thuman village once more before heading towards Briddhim. Along the way, you will pass through Lingling where you can stop for lunch. After lunch, continue your trek to Briddhim village. Briddhim offers visitors the opportunity to experience warm Tamang hospitality through community-run home-stays. Additionally, visitors can explore the local monasteries, including the Dukchu Gomba, which was designated as a sacred site by the great Tibetan Lama Guru Rinpoche, and the Chukla Khnaga Gomba.

    Overnight in a locally operated lodge or homestay in Briddhim.

    Note: Lunch en route and dinner at your mountain lodge.

    Note: In you want to extent you trek, you make Langtang Valley trek(Part of Langtang region) from Syaprubesi.

     
    Duration

    4 hrs

     
    Altitude

    2,229M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Mountain lodge

    Day 6Briddhim – Syaprubesi (1467m)

    The last day of the trek is today, and you’ll head towards Syaprubesi, which is a 4 to 5-hour walk from Briddim. The journey is relatively quick and straightforward. As you descend the trails, you’ll pass through small woods with Rhododendron, pines, oaks, and other trees. Additionally, you’ll walk through quaint villages before finally arriving at Syaprubesi, which is a popular town in this region.

    Once you have refreshed yourself with a good shower and meal, you can explore the local art shops that sell shawls, aprons, sculptures, and more. Additionally, there is a small hydro power station to visit and explore.

    Lunch en route and dinner at your hotel.

    Note: In you want to extent you trek, you can make Gosainkunda trek(Part of Langtang region) from Syaprubesi.

     
    Duration

    5 hrs

     
    Altitude

    1,467M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Mountain lodge

    Day 7Syaprubesi – Kathmandu (1400m)

    Make sure to have an early breakfast today, as the bus to Kathmandu departs early from Syaprubesi. After creating unforgettable memories during your trek, embark on a 6-hour, 138-kilometer drive to Kathmandu through Dhunche, Ramche, and Trishuli Bazaar. As you journey, take in the breathtaking views of the Langtang range that surrounds you.

    When you arrive at the Kathmandu bus station, we will provide transportation to your hotel. However, if you are traveling by private vehicle, you may proceed directly to your hotel.

    Today lunch will be available en route. 

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    1400M

     
    Meals

    B | L

     
    Accommodation

    N/A

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    TAMANG HERITAGE TREKKING PACKING LIST

    This checklist helps you decide what to pack for your trip. Smart packing makes travel fun.

    Packing list Summer season

    During summer, the temperature in the day is about 20 degree Celsius and 5 degree Celsius in the morning/evening however it is a bit chilly early morning. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to 0 degree Celsius. While trekking you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • Shorts
    • T-shirts (Quick dry)
    • Multi-uses neck warmer
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Fleece Jacket
    • Down jacket (0 DC)
    • Socks
    • Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • Head light
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Books (during road journey)
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots

    Packing list winter season

    During winter, the temperature in the day is about 15 degree Celsius and 0 degree Celsius in the morning/evening however it is a bit chilly early morning. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to -5 degree Celsius. While trekking you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • T-shirt (quick dry)
    • Multi-uses Neck warmer
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Down jacket (-10 DC)
    • Socks
    • Waterproof Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • bed liner
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Head light
    • Crampon
    • Reading book
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)

    EYES ON NEPAL PROVIDES

    Eyes on Nepal provides some essencial and common gears that can be used again. Eyes On Nepal wont charge for it.
    • Sleeping bag
    • Water bottle
    • Trekking poles
    • Duffel bags
    • Rain Poncho
    • First aid
    • Down Jacket(Not suggest due to hygiene & size)

    LANGTANG HERITAGE TREK GUIDE

    Experience the trek’s highlight at Gatlang and Thuman’s cultural villages. Our crucial trip information ensures guests are familiarized with essential details for their best journey.

    Documentation required for the trek

    The Nepal government’s latest announcement stipulates that starting from April 1st, 2023, tourists are required to have a trekking guide accompany them and carry the following documents:

    1. A Langtang National Park permit, which can either be acquired from the park’s check post at Dhunche or via a registered trekking agency.
    2. A TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System), which can now solely be obtained through registered trekking agencies such as Eyes On Nepal upon agreeing to guide and trekking services. It is noteworthy that tourists can no longer apply for the TIMS card themselves.
    3. Travel insurance covering emergency medical rescue.

    Accommodation on Tamang heritage trek

    The Tamang Heritage Trail offers a range of accommodations from simple teahouses to cozy homestays, providing a distinctive chance to immerse oneself in the traditional Tamang way of life. These options suffice for trekkers who desire an authentic cultural encounter. However, the starting point of the trek, Syaprubesi, boasts better lodgings with modern amenities. It’s worth noting that most of the teahouses and homestays are relatively new constructions, resulting from the massive earthquake that occurred in 2015.

    Community homestay in Tamang heritage trek.

    Embark on a unique cultural journey in the Tamang Heritage Trek with a community homestay experience. Immerse yourself in the traditional lifestyle of the Tamang people, stay in authentic and comfortable accommodations, interact with locals, and spend a night with a local Tamang family in typical villages such as Gatlang, Thuman, and Briddhim.

    Food and drink on Tamang heritage Trek route

    Trekkers on the Tamang Heritage Trek can enjoy a diverse range of food options such as Nepali rice and lentils, soups, Momos, Tibetan bread, fried rice, noodles, Tsampa, spaghetti, and spring rolls. Alcoholic beverages like Tumba, Chhyang, and Raksi, as well as soft drinks like Coca-Cola, are also readily available. However, prices for the same food items increase with altitude. In the Langtang region, trekkers are encouraged to opt for locally-produced organic vegetables and cereals instead of meat items.

    Drinking water during Tamang heritage trekking

    While trekking on the Tamang Heritage Trek, trekkers typically use bottled water, which can be purchased from local stores along the trail. However, due to environmental concerns, it is highly recommended that trekkers avoid bottled water and instead opt for boiled water, which is readily available at local tea houses. Trekkers may also use natural freshwater to drink by adding water purifier tablets or chlorine dioxide to treat the water. It is essential to avoid drinking untreated water to prevent waterborne illnesses.

    Tamang heritage trek routes

    The Tamang Heritage Trek can be completed in either a clockwise or counterclockwise direction. The clockwise route typically begins from Syaprubesi and proceeds through Gatlang, Tatopani, Nagthali, Thuman, Briddhim, and back to Syaprubesi. This route is more popular, comparatively easier, and offers spectacular views. The counterclockwise route also starts from Syaprubesi and follows the path of Briddhim, Thuman, Nagthali, Tatopani, Gatlang, and back to Syaprubesi. However, due to differences in elevation and scenery, most tourists and we also prefer the clockwise route.

    Extending the Tamang heritage trek

    If you wish to spend more time in the mountains after completing the Tamang Heritage Trail, you can easily extend your trek. You have the option to choose between the Langtang Valley Trek or the Gosainkunda Trek, or even do both. For further information on extending your trek, please write to us or visit our website’s itinerary section.

    Tamang heritage trek itineraries

    The Tamang heritage trek can be completed in 4 to 7 days, depending on your time, budget, interests, and physical preparation. You have the option to extend or shorten the trek as per your convenience. Below are the different itineraries available for the Tamang heritage trail.

    Tamang heritage trail trek 8 days 7 nights from Kathmandu

    The most popular itinerary for the Tamang Heritage Trek is an 8-day round trip from Kathmandu. The trek starts from Kathmandu and includes a drive to Syaprubesi followed by trekking through Gatlang, Tatopani, Nangthali, Thuman, and Briddhim before returning to Syaprubesi and driving back to Kathmandu. Below is a day-by-day breakdown of the trek:

    Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubesi

    Day 2: Trek from Syaprubesi to Gatlang

    Day 3: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani

    Day 4: Trek from Tatopani to Nangthali

    Day 5: Trek from Nangthali to Thuman

    Day 6: Trek from Thuman to Briddhim

    Day 7: Trek from Briddhim to Syaprubesi

    Day 8: Drive from Syaprubesi back to Kathmandu

    Tamang heritage trail trek 7 days 6 nights

    Many trek operators and trekkers choose between the 8-day and 7-day options for the Tamang Heritage Trail. The 7-day plan starts and ends in Syaprubesi, following a drive from Kathmandu and an overnight stay in Syaprubesi before trekking to Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, Briddhim, and back to Syaprubesi. Finally, you will drive back to Kathmandu. However, Eyes on Nepal operates differently by driving directly to Gatlang on the first day and spending an extra day exploring the village. Here’s the day-by-day itinerary for this trek:

    Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Gatlang

    Day 2: Gatlang village exploration

    Day 3: Trek from Gatland to Tatopani

    Day 4: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman

    Day 5: Trek from Thuman to Briddhim

    Day 6: Trek from Briddhim to Syaprubesi

    Day 7: Drive from Syaprubesi back to Kathmandu

    Tamang heritage trek in 6 days

    Did you know that Langtang Heritage Trek can be completed in just 6 days? Yes, it is possible to cover all the interesting destinations without any extra stress. In this 6-day itinerary, you will skip the extra day in Gatlang that is included in the 7-day plan. Here is the day-by-day itinerary for the 6-day plan:

    Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Gatlang

    Day 2: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani

    Day 3: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman

    Day 4: Trek from Thuman to Briddhim

    Day 5: Trek from Briddhim to Syaprubesi

    Day 6: Drive from Syaprubesi back to Kathmandu.

    Short Langtang heritage trail trek

    If you have limited time for trekking, you may consider the 5-day Langtang Heritage Trek. While it may be a bit strenuous, you can still cover all the important destinations without missing out on anything. Although you may not have much time for relaxation, the trip is still rewarding. Below is the day-by-day itinerary for the trek:

    Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Gatlang

    Day 2: Trek from Gatland to Tatopani

    Day 3: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman

    Day 4: Trek from Thuman to Briddhim

    Day 5: Trek from Briddhim to Syaprubesi and drive back to Kathmandu by private vehicle.

    Are you still confused about which option to choose? Don’t worry, just write to us at sales@eyesonnepal.com and we will advise you on the best option based on your time, interests, budget, and fitness.

     

    Tamang heritage trail trek vs Gosainkunda trek

    The Langtang region of Nepal offers two popular trekking routes – the Tamang Heritage Trail and the Gosainkunda Trek. The Tamang Heritage Trail allows trekkers to explore the unique Tamang culture and lifestyle, while the Gosainkunda Trek offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, diverse landscapes, and sacred lakes, making it a famous pilgrimage site as well. Tamang Heritage Trail is a relatively easy trek and ideal for beginners, while the Gosainkunda Trek requires a moderate level of fitness and some preparation due to the high pass elevation, making it more challenging than the Tamang Heritage Trail.

    Tamang heritage trail vs Langtang valley trek

    Both Tamang Heritage Trail and Langtang Valley Trek are popular trekking routes in Langtang region of Nepal. The Tamang Heritage Trail allows trekkers to explore the unique Tamang culture and lifestyle, while the Langtang Valley Trek offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and diverse landscapes. Both treks are relatively easy and ideal for beginners, but the Langtang Valley Trek provides the option to make a small peak climb, making it slightly more challenging than the Tamang Heritage Trail

    Best time for Tamang heritage trail trek

    The best time to trek the Tamang Heritage Trail in Nepal is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is clear and the skies are generally sunny, offering spectacular views of the mountains and landscape. Read more about best time to visit Nepal.

    Annapurna base camp temperature

    Tamang heritage trek during monsoon season

    Unlike many other trekking areas, it is possible to trek to the Tamang heritage trail during the monsoon season due to its lower altitude of less than 4000 meters. However, trekking during this season is not preferred due to the cloudy weather and rain, which increases the chances of leeches along the route. While there is no significant risk of landslides on this trek, it is still not recommended to trek during the monsoon season.

    Average rainfall in Annapurna base camp

    Tamang heritage trail during winter season

    For those who want to enjoy the trek, it is highly recommended to undertake the journey during the winter season when most of the area is covered in snow. The trail above 3000m is soft and crunchy, providing an incredible trekking experience. Additionally, trekking during this time offers a great opportunity to witness snow-capped mountains up close with crystal-clear visibility.

    Tamang heritage trail without guide

    Technically, it is possible to undertake the Langtang Heritage Trek without a guide. Doing so would mean simply covering the distances without the opportunity to fully immerse oneself in the cultural heritage of the Tamang community. The beauty of this trek lies in the chance to interact with locals, visit monasteries, stay in homestays, understand the local culture and lifestyle, and partake in festivals. To fully experience all of these things, knowledge of the local language or the assistance of a translator is necessary. Therefore, a knowledgeable guide who understands the local culture and lifestyle is essential for this trek, as they can make the journey more enjoyable and stress-free.

    However, it is important to note that the Nepalese government recently announced that trekking without a licensed guide is prohibited. This means that unless you are a Nepalese citizen, there is no option to trek on your own.

    FAQS

    Is it must to hire porter for the trek?

    Yes, it is essential to hire a porter for the trek. They assist you in carrying a portion of your baggage, enabling you to trek more freely and comfortably, and have more time to enjoy the experience. You can take in the mountains, local culture, and biodiversity, as well as interact with the locals. By employing porters, trekkers directly contribute to generating employment and income for Nepali people.

    How difficult is Tamang heritage trekking?      

    This trek is of moderate difficulty, providing an adventurous experience without being overly strenuous. It begins at an altitude of around 2400m and ascends to 3700m, encompassing hikes through forests, river banks, and mountain ridges. In comparison to other trekking destinations in the Langtang region, this is a relatively easier trek.

    How to prepare for trek?

    To undertake the Tamang Heritage Trek, it is crucial to be both mentally and physically fit. Spend a few weeks before the trek to build your strength, determination, and stamina. Engage in physical activities such as jogging, cycling, running, and hill climbing for several hours each week to prepare yourself adequately.

    HOW TO TRAVEL FROM KATHMANDU TO SYAPRUBESI ?

    From Kathmandu, you can conveniently travel to Syaprubesi using both public and private transport. Local and express buses are available from Machhapokhara starting from 6:00 am frequently. The 122km journey takes around 7 hours to reach Syaprubesi and passes through Trishuli, Kalikasthan, and Dhunche. Private jeeps are faster than public buses for this journey.

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    Jonathan T

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    I recently took a student tour on the Tamang Heritage Trail 7 days with Eyes on Nepal and it was was truly unforgettable. Despite the challenging trek, the stunning landscapes and breathtaking views of the Himalayas made every step worth it. What made the experience even more enriching was the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the local culture and lifestyle of the Tamang community in Gatlang, Thuman, and Briddhim villages. We even got to visit ancient monasteries and chortens that showcased the region’s rich history.
    Krishna, our guide, was both helpful and knowledgeable, while the porters – Hari, Ramesh, Gyan, and Sonam – were efficient and friendly. The provided accommodations and meals were comfortable and delicious, adding to the enjoyment of our trekking experience. The Eyes on Nepal team was responsive and accommodating throughout all of our pre-trek arrangements, resulting in a stress-free trip. In conclusion, I highly recommend Eyes on Nepal for anyone interested in exploring the stunning beauty of Nepal through trekking.