Tamang Heritage Trail

  • Duration

    16 Days
  • Activites

    Sightseeing in world Heritage sites

    Tamang Culture

    Langtang National Park

  • Accommodation

    Hotel in Kathmandu

    Tea-house Lodge

  • Meals

    Breakfast 

    Lunch

    Dinner

  • Price

    From $1070USD
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About Trip:

With the main focus on the cultures and traditions of the ethnic Tamang people of the Langtang valley, the Tamang Heritage Trail is a beguiling journey of amazing mountain peaks, glaciated acreages, and untouched settlements that whose people still practice the ancient Himalayan way of life. One of the best trekking regions of Nepal is the gorgeous Langtang region, and the Tamang Heritage Trail is one of the best off-the-beaten-path treks of said region.

The 16-days journey begins as you are introduced to the rich culture in the Kathmandu valley and make way to Sybrubensi, the starting point of the Tamang Heritage Trail. With the trail that diverts away from the Langtang National Park and instead meanders towards the Tibetan border, the Tamang Heritage Trail presents many dainty settlements and Tamang villages like Gatlang, Goljung, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddhim. Trekkers can experience unique customs of the people and gain insight into the lives of the ethnic groups. With the perseverance of ancient cultures and traditions intact, the trekking journey presents experiences of unique rituals and practices of the local Tamangs. Moreover, the path is also adorned with many monasteries, Gumbas, Chaityas, and Bihars that line the trail quite beautifully. One of the unique features of the Tamang Heritage Trail is the settlements where the houses are decorated opulently with intricate carvings. The people of the villages weave baskets and hand-make a wide array of handicrafts which the trekkers can enjoy as they pass through. The people also dance and sing old folk songs in unique dialects and dress up in traditional Tamang attires. The journey is quite suited for trekkers who are looking to explore the cultural aspect of Nepal. In addition, trekkers can also enjoy the cerulean lakes along the journey, like the Parvati Kunda, along with majestic views of mountains like Jugal and Ganesh Himal peaks. 

It is an easy cultural trekking journey that can be done during the time of the spring and autumn months. Be our guests at Destination Unlimited as we accompany you through the trail into the outer reaches of the Langtang Valley. We put your safety and comfort on the top of our priority so that your travel can meet the expectations of a fantasy trek you made.

Day to Day Itinerary:

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

You may arrive at Kathmandu at any time. Upon landing at the airport, you will be escorted to your Hotel in the city. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Price Include / Exclude:

Cost Includes:

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in a 2-3-star hotel  in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Guesthouse accommodation during trekking in the mountains
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trek
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All necessary staff with experienced leader (guide), assistant guide( 6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper works; trekking permits
  • Down jacket(provided by rental), Warm sleeping bag,  duffel bag,  trekking map
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • First Aid Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes
  • Trekking certificate by Destination Unlimited

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters( Recommended)
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