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|Day||Itinerary||Elevation in Meter & Feet||Trekking / Walking|
|1||Arrival in Kathmandu||1,400 m / 4,600 ft||30m Drive|
|2||Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley||1,400 m / 4,600 ft||5-6 hr Drive|
|3||Drive to Shyafru Besi||1,550m / 5,085 ft||6-7 hr Drive|
|4||Trek to Gatlang village||2,238m / 7,342 ft||4-5 hr Trek|
|5||Trek to Tatopani||2,380m / 7,808 ft||4-5 hr Trek|
|6||Trek to Nagthali to Taruche peak (3,500 / 11,482 ft) to Nagthali||3,300m / 10,826 ft||5-6 hr Trek|
|7||Trek to Timure||1,550m / 5,085 ft||5-6 hr Trek|
|8||Trek to Birdim homestay village||2,239m / 7,345 ft||4-5 hr Trek|
|9||Trek to Shyafru Besi||1,550m / 5,085 ft||3-4 hr Trek|
|10||Drive to Kathmandu||1,400 m / 4,600 ft||6-7 hr Drive|
|11||Final Departure ||30m Drive|
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative from Namaste Nepal Trekking & Research Hub will pick you up from the airport. He will be displaying a NNTR sideboard outside the airport terminal. Transfer to the selected hotel.
In the afternoon pre-trip meeting will be holding at our office. During this meeting we will introduce your trek and or tour leader/guide, so please make sure that you ask all the questions and concerns. For the meeting please make sure you bring your passport, 2 copies of passport size photos, and your travel insurance policy copy (if you haven’t sent it by email before). And sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer.
After breakfast, your sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley will start. You will have a professional tour guide with a private vehicle. Today you will visit the following cultural wonders of Kathmandu valley:
Is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath is among the oldest religious sites in Nepal. The Swayambhunath consists of a stupa and a variety of shrines and temples. A Tibetan monastery, museum, and library are more recent additions. And we can see the 360-degree view of Kathmandu valley. This will be a good way to start your day with
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important and significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world. Located on the bank of the holy Bagmati River near the airport. The major temple is strictly for Hindus only even though you are not allowed to go inside the main temple you can clearly see the temple and the activities from the other bank of the river.
Another UNESCO World Heritage site; Boudhanath another holiest site of Kathmandu valley. It was built in the 5th century with pairs of eyes in all 4 directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings.
City of Fine Arts Patan; The ancient royal palace of Patan faces magnificent Durbar Square. This concentrated mass of temples is perhaps the most visually stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. The historic monument which describes the oldest architecture of Nepal is Patan durbar square, Temple construction in the square went into overdrive during the Malla period (14th to 18th centuries),
After finished sightseeing in Patan on the way to your hotel, our driver will drop you at Kathmandu Durbar Square (only if you are staying at Thamel) from where you can walk back to Thamel through the narrow and oldest open street market of Asan. In Kathmandu durbar square you can see the following:
After Breakfast, We will set off for our exciting Himalayan ride to Shyafru Besi. The journey of about 7 to 8 hours will break by a few stops on the way. With The road crossing the Tirshuli, this reason offers a wilderness experience with beautiful landscapes of alpine forests. During the months of March and April, the Rhododendron forests are in full bloom and we can see many birds butterflies, and trees. We will have to stop by a few checkpoints on the way to register and buying the national park permits. Then we arrive small town of Shyafru Besi, the Trekking starting point.
On our first day of the trek, we set out towards the Gatlang Village. After 2 hours ascent from Syabrubesi, we reach the viewpoint of Bahun dada from where we can see the fantastic view of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Gosainkund range, the Goljang, and Chilime valley. From here we aim to get Gatlang Village for lunch which will take us about 2 hours from the viewpoint.
After lunch, we can walk around the ancient Tamang village which is also known as Black Village. The beautiful Tamang village Gatlang offers magnificent views of Langtang Lurung (7,227m / 23,710 ft), and Langtang II (6,596m / 21,640 ft) mountains as well as the ascent culture of Tamang Heritage. We can also take a short trek up to Parbati Kunda, Gatlang Monastery, and Cheese factory through the farm of locals. This is one of the biggest settlements of the Tamang people in the entire area.
Today’s walk begins by descending to Chilime village, where we stop for the tea break. After the tea break, the trail will take us up again to another Tamang village Gonggang where we will stop for lunch. And climbing to Tatopani which literally means hot water. Here we can enjoy the natural hot springs nestled in the lap of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains. you can rest and recover your weary muscles in the natural hot springs. Tatopani village also offers magnificent views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal, Sangen Himal, and Chilime Valley.
The trail ascends to Nagthali Danda at the altitude of (3,300m / 10,826 ft). On the way, we will pass by some local Yak Farm, where you can test the fresh milk of the yaks. Then we continue climbing to Nagthali. The beautiful picturesque spot lies in the high open grassland with amazing views of snow-covered Himalayas.
After lunch, we trek for 2 hours up to Taruche peak where we can experience the magical mountains peering at us as well the closest view of villages in Tibet. Taruche peak located at an altitude of 3500m, the highest viewpoint of Tamang Heritage Trail. And one of the most impressive Mountain View spot in Langtang valley. After that, we come back to Nagthali for the night.
Today our trail descends all the way to Timure through another beautiful Tamang village of Thuman, on our way along the oldest trade route to Tibet we stop in Timure for lunch. After lunch we trek to Rasuwaghadi, an ancient fort on the Nepal-Tibet border is just 1-hour walk from Timure. After we visit the border of Nepal and Tibet we come back to Timure for the night.
After breakfast our trail continues to Briddim, Today our trail begins with a flatter section in beginning and then ascends to Birdim, another Tibetan-influenced Tamang village where we stay in a local home for a truly unique experience. All accommodation, lodgings, and food are offered at local houses on a rotational basis. Here you will have an opportunity to be like a local, you can learn how to cook local food and research about the lifestyle of Tamang people in the mountains and more with a host family. you can also visit an old Gumpa/Monastery on the right top of the village where locals go to pray and worship. This village also offers an ascent Tamang Cultural Performance with their traditional music and songs on Request.
You can take time to enjoy the morning scenario of Birdim Village. Trekking back to Shyafru Besi is not too Long. After a late breakfast in the mountain, our trek descends down to Syabrubesi which is just about 3 hours walk from Briddim. Lunch and the rest of the day is free to explore and relax around Shyafru. In the evening we will take a short walk to see the Chilime Hydro Station.
Note: If you wish to Drive back to Kathmandu on the same day just let us know it's possible, which makes your trek 1 day shorter!
We will start our journey to Kathmandu in the morning. On the way to Kathmandu, we cross many green hills, forests, riverside, and the countryside of Nepal. Once you arrive, transfer to the selected hotel. In the evening to celebrate the successful completion of our journey, The farewell dinner will be served in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.
Your adventure to Nepal comes to the end today! It’s time to say goodbye to Nepal until the Next Time! Enjoy your last moments in Kathmandu, a city stroll, and or souvenir shopping. NNTR representative will meet you at your hotel and drive you to the airport for your return flight home. On the way to your home, you have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful land of the mystic Himalayas.
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I have been working in Nepal on and off for years, and met Rajan when he was assisting a friend with her charity work in the Langtang region. Rajan acted as a trekking guide for a trek I did, and was a joy to be with. Not only is he incredibly competent (with a proven track record of keeping trekkers safe even in difficult circumstances) but is great company. He always has a smile on his face, and has an uncanny ability to make anything you could wish for evaporate out of thin air. He knows the routes and teahouses round Nepal like the back of his hand, and is a natural mountaineer. I have referred friends to him in the past who always gave great feedback, those who went solo trekking with him reiterated what a joy he is to speak with and spend time with. Could not recommend highly enough!
In 2015, my friends and I had the incredible good fortune of having Rajan as our trekking guide. When a huge earthquake struck on the first day of our trip, Rajan took care of us, put our safety and comfort ahead of his own, and was always thinking about the next steps with an insight and clarity than comes from knowing the mountain environments and cultures inside out. He somehow managed to remain calm, smiling, compassionate and selfless in the face of disaster, and it was his attitude and aptitude that truly saved our lives. Since then, we've had many wonderful treks together, and I always recommend him to friends who are looking for someone to take them into the heart of Himalayan culture. Rajan is astonishingly clever, knowledgeable, and thoughtful, and at the same time he has a brilliant sense of joy and fun that he brings to every trek. There's a reason all his reviews are 5 stars! I can't emphasise enough how excellent he is
For this trek you will be staying in 3 star category hotels in Kathmandu for 3 nights with breakfast and best available teahouses during the trek. Nowadays in some places of Tamang heritage reason is providing room with attach bathrooms, we will try our best! However teahouses in some places only have shared toilet and washing facilities. . There is nothing like falling asleep after a long day on the trails to a panoramic display of mountains outside your bedroom window. On the inside, the accommodation is simple, yet clean, cozy and functional. The rooms usually include single sized beds with comfortable sheets, pillows, and blankets. All the Accommodation for your trek and tour is twin sharing basis. If you wish to get single supplement it will be available in Kathmandu, and lower elevation of the trekking area but it might be difficult to get them in a higher elevations in a peak seasons.
Normally Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November) are the best months for High altitude treks in Nepal. The air, freshly washed by the monsoon rain, is crystal clear, stunning mountains scenery, and the weather is still comfortably warm. Although many trekking trips into the lower altitude can be taken during winter and monsoon too, but the cold can be bitter and dangerous at the high altitude, trekking trails above 4000 meters is usually blocked by the heavy snowfall. And the trails can be slippery due to the monsoon rain, Nepal’s famous Juka (leeches) are an un-pleasant feature of the wet season, but with the care, trekking can still be possible and there are certainly fewer trekkers on the trail.
During this trip, you can enjoy traditional Nepali food most common “Dhal Bhat” as well as many types of International (Indian, Chinese, Italian, Continental, Tibetan, etc) foods. Breakfast and dinner we will take wherever we stay and the Lunch we will take on the way to our destinations. A farewell dinner will be served during your stay in Kathmandu. Your all meals (9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, and 8 dinners) with seasonable fruits during the trek are included in this package.
Your safety is our first priority. To make your dream adventure success there will be 1 professional trekking leader/guide, 1 assistance trekking guide (1 assistance trekking guide for every 7 trekkers), and support staff / Sherpa porters (1 support staff for every 2 trekkers). These arrangements will make sure that if anybody on the group gets any issue (emergency return, Altitude sickness, physical damage, sickness, etc) in the middle of the trek and can’t continue rest of the group can still go ahead as planned as to the destinations.
Yes, we will organize the support staff to carry your backpack. Every single trekking package on our website includes a 1 support staff for every 2 trekkers. He can carry max 25 kg for 2 trekkers. Trekking in The Himalayas is challenging and even very harder if you are carrying your backpack by yourself. It will be much easier and enjoyable if you take support staff to carry your backpack. You can only worry about your day pack with you and enjoy every single moment of your Himalayan day with stunning scenery.
Tamang Heritage trail have mineral water bottles available in every single guest house. They also have boiled water or filtered water everywhere along the trekking trails. Some villages also have water purification filterer systems such as Katadyn, Kent, or similar. You can also use normal water after prepared with water purification tablets.
Anything can happen anytime during the trek. All of our group leaders, guides, and assistance guides are trained for first aid, High altitude risk Management, and are prepared to deal with the most common problems or injuries you may get on a trek. Apart from that in the case of any emergency or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), your guide will let us know immediately. Namaste Nepal Trekking & Research Hub will be there for you to assist your Rescue if needed. NNTR trekking team is ready to ensure your safety anytime during the trek even to carry you down to a safer place.
Yes, they started to get hot water from September 2020. it was disappeared from the massive earthquake in 2015, but however, in September 2020, the hot water started to come again in the same place. Now we can enjoy the hot spring in the Tamang Heritage Trail.
This package, you will find that most of the things are included. However, we suggest you estimate $ 10 to $15 per person per day as your miscellaneous expenses.
The following are the major expenses they are extra on top of the package price.
Lunches and Dinners in Kathmandu and or before start the trek: Except the welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu, your lunch and dinners are not included, from the day you start the trek everything will be included, check your quote to see which meals are included.
Drinking-Water: drinking water for your entire trip is not included in our package. We are an Eco-friendly Trekking Company, we encourage you to keep mountains safe from garbage and use the reusable bottles and water purification tablets.
Other Drunks: Every meal included in the itinerary comes with a cup of tea or coffee, Apart from that any of your hot/cold drinks will be your own.
Overweight backpack: NNTR provides 1 support staff for every 2 trekkers, if one of your backpacks weighs more than 15 kg, you will need to pay a bit extra to compensate your porter or get another porter.
Tips for your guide and support staff.
Optional extra expenses on your guesthouses: Nowadays most of the famous trekking trails of Nepal have got the internet and electricity asses, it is normal for guesthouses to charge extra for wifi and battery charging, most of the guesthouse offers hot showers (or hot buckets), you will have to pay extra for the shower too.
Yes, you need to get a good travel and rescue insurance. Your safety is our major concern, we strongly recommend you to buy comprehensive travel insurance for trekking in Nepal. Your policy should cover your trek, tour, and the extra time you are going to spend in Nepal including helicopter evacuation. Trekking in Nepal can be really dangerous, especially in high altitudes. If you get any emergency we will be able to act fast when you have a good insurance policy. It’s easy to request fast for emergency assistance.
Yes, they have medicine for altitude sickness. It called Acetazolamide. It’s well known by its trade name Diamox. It’s used for prevention and the treatment of altitude sickness. As it is a prescription medicine, we are unable to provide this herein Nepal. Please talk with your doctor before you leave home. During the trek, there is some local medicine as well be available to prevent yourself from altitude sickness. Ginger Lemon Honey Tea, Garlic Soup, and Hot water are the one we believe the local medicine which can help you to avoid altitude sickness. The best medicine is to acclimatize your body and climb slow. If there any symptoms stop climbing and descend immediately. Please read our full Faq for more details about the Altitude Mountain Sickness.
The altitude of Gatlang village is 2238 meters/7340 feet above the sea label.
According to the above Itinearory, the walking distance of the Tamang Heritage Trail is about 120 Km or 74 miles.
We know unexpected things happen at unexpected times. If some unfortunate happens and you need to change your plans you can simply write us an email or message us. If you give us enough time we will try our best to assist your unfortunate. We can normally postpone your trip and apply your advance payment for any time in the future. The fund transfer process from Nepal to another country takes a long time because we need to prepare all the documents and take permission from the Central Bank of Nepal. That’s the main reason we encourage all of you to Postpone the trip and use the credit in the future. If you need to cancel your trip completely, we, unfortunately, are unable to give you a full refund. You will be charged by 30% of the package price as a cancellation charge.
Yes, most of the guesthouses in the Tamang Heritage Trail have electricity, a hot shower, and WiFi. For electricity, the most village is connected to the government electricity supply line. And for the hot shower, every guesthouse has solar panels and a gas tankless water heater. And the WiFi is available in Gatlang and Birdim village only.
Trekking in the land of the mystical Himalaya is a big deal for many people around the globe. Choosing the right company and the right guide is also the big challenge you put your complete trust in a stranger guide for your biggest adventure. It’s not the decision to be taken lightly. We have been there and understand how important it is to have a professional and best trekking leader or guide for your Adventure in Nepal. We are very careful that your guide needs to speak good English, knowledgeable, very experienced in the field, friendly and good discussion maker. All of our group leaders and guides are highly experienced, professional, and have been selected based on their technical proficiency proven safety recodes, good judgment, patience, and awesome personalities. They easily acclimate themselves to the high altitudes with nil difficulty this is why they can provide better services without becoming a casualty themselves. All of our guides have had many kinds of different training to be a professional guide. Among them some of they are:
• Trekking Guide Tanning
• Tour Guide Training
• First-Aid Training
• Mountaineering training
• High Altitude Risk Management Training
• Bird Watching Training
The following 7 days itinerary starting and ending at Kathmandu is the best way to get to the Tamang Heritage trek. If you wish to trek longer you can continue to Langtang valley for another 4 to 5 days more.it can be done in 5 days too so just let us know how long you want to spend?
The highest point of the Tamang heritage trail is Taruche peak (3500m/11480ft). Nakthali (3300m/10825ft) is the highest place where we spend the night.
Anything can happen anytime during the trek. If you need to leave your trek on the middle of the trail we will provide maximum effort to make sure your safe return to Kathmandu. And we will assist with your travel arrangements for your home. you have to know that we will not be able to refund any money to you.
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Every trekker who wants to trek in around Langtang reason for Nepal needs to get 2 different permits.
1) TIMS Card, and
2) Langtang National Park Permit.
All of them will cost 40 us dollars for foreigners, 13 us dollars for SAARC nationality and 50 us dollars for the free individual trekkers.