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Nepal - Tamang Heritage & Langtang Trek (15 days)

Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek package offers to explore exclusive Tamang culture and heritage through Langtang Valley.

The Langtang valley offers an abundance of wildlife, rich cultural and historical importance. It is also known as the "valley of glaciers". Picturesque scenery of pine forests, swift mountain streams, rugged rocks, and mountains is bound to be a unique experience. During this trek, you will understand the history of the Tibetan ancestry. Also, you get to know about living, agriculture, and trade. After the massive earthquake in 2015, most of the Langtang valley was destroyed.

But now, they are making a comeback as you can see the warm and gentle smile while welcoming you. You can enjoy colorful rhododendron, birds, and butterflies. The trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. From there, you will start to trek to Chilime, Nagtahli, Thuman, Buddhism, Lama Hotel, Langtang Village and Kyanjin.

Then, we will come back through Lama Hotel and Syabrubesi to drive back to Kathmandu. Moreover, during the trek, you will explore the Gatlang valley. You will also visit Ghoda Tabela (horse stable) and visit the viewpoint in Tserko Ri. In the morning, after breakfast, you will fly to Kathmandu. You can enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains from the window seat. Upon arrival, at Kathmandu, our guide will assist and you will fly to Pokhara. 

This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or cancel the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.

Welcome To Kathmandu Nepal!

As you arrive, Asian Heritage Treks & Travel representative will welcome you at the Airport with your nameplate. Then, you will immediately be transferred to the hotel. On the way to Hotel, you will pass by the Open cremation Place (Pashupatinath temple), Royal Palace Museum i.e. Narayanhity and Garden Of Dream before you reach Thamel. Your hotel will be in downtown of Touristic Hub. Our representative will facilitate you and discuss your travel itinerary. There will be enough time to stroll through the street of Thamel. 

Overnight accommodation in a hotel.

After Breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up along with the driver and a vehicle. Firstly you will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO world heritage site where you can observe the typical wood-carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city. Afterwards, we will head towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the panoramic view of Kathmandu city.

Then after, you will visit the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage sites for the Hindu religion people in south-east Asia. You will explore the surroundings and observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people. We can also visit another pilgrimage site nearby to the Pashupatinath Temple i.e. Guweyswori Temple. Lastly, we will visit Boudhanath Stupa, another UNESCO world heritage site. The Stupa was built in 600 A.D. and is the only one of a kind of Stupa which reflects Buddhism in the world. We shall explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa. After completing our sightseeing, you can get back to the hotel and enjoy some rest. 

Overnight accommodation in a hotel.

Early in the morning, we start our jeep drive to Syabru Besi. Once we drive out of the Kathmandu valley, the roads twist and turn along the high hills. The landscape changes radically as well as the lifestyle of the people living along the way. Once you reach the village of Ranipauwa, you can enjoy viewing the Annapurna Mountain range in the west and Langtang Mountain range in the east. Following the Trishuli River, the road guides you into the Langtang National Park. Here, we shall immediately notify the remoteness of the human settlement of Langtang.

Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Today you will start trekking as we follow the trail around the valley and ascend to a viewpoint. From the viewpoint, you can witness the beautiful views of the Ganesh Himal, Goljang valley, and the Gosaikunda range. As you descend and walk through the valley of Gatlang, you will pass by a lake and an apple farm. After your arrival in the village of Gatlang, you can have some rest. Later on, we can explore and experience the Tamang culture. Afterwards, descending to Thangbuchet, we reach Chilime village. The village is located next to the Bhotekoshi River. The Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here.

Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Following the trail to Nagthali, we leave Chilime. Along the path, we pass by a dense forest and might encounter the Nepal Gray Langur Monkeys. After walking for some time, we reach open grassland with amazing views of the Himalayas. The ranges such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang range and the Sanjen ranges look stunning. After passing this grassland we will reach Nagthali. Nagthali was once used as a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests.

Overnight accommodation in Local Lodge.

We start the day with a descending walk to Thuman for about an hour. Thuman is one of the Tamang villages heavily influenced by Tibetan culture. The people here are friendly and love to sing and dance. Later on, we continue walking through Rhododendron forests, and meadows towards Briddim. It is another Tibetan village influenced by the Tamang community. The trail to Briddhim in springtime is beautiful due to rhododendron blooms. In Buddhism, enjoy the traditional local cuisines and take part in cultural practices.

Overnight Accommodation in a Local Lodge.

We start our day a little early as it is a long walk to reach Lama Hotel. Following the path, it takes us through the jungle and passes by small villages in some places. The trail offers a splendid panoramic view of mountains and the surrounding hills. After hiking for some hours, we reach the Lama Hotel.

Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Today is a strenuous day as we have to climb about 1000 meters. We start by climbing up towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. Continuing our trail, we reach Ghoda Tabela, which means the Horse Stable. After this, the path is slightly gradual and offers the beautiful sight of grazing Yaks in the valley. After ascending for some time, we cross a stream and climb past several water-driven prayer wheels. Langtang is one of the oldest villages along this trekking route. From Langtang, the view of mountain peaks is spectacular.

Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.


Along the path to Kyanjin Gompa, you can see the wonderful view of Langtang Lirung. The trail passes through the largest mani wall, made from stone and with prayers written on them. You also walk past the water mills, Chortens, and a sacred pile of rocks with various inscriptions. After crossing some rivers, we reach Kyanjin Gompa. Here, you can test the cheese and curd made from Yak milk. Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Today you will explore in and around Kyanjin Gompa. You can also go for a hike to Tserko Ri (5000 m) for magnificent mountain views. As Tserko Ri lies at quite a high altitude, you might feel the thin air. After some wonderful views of the mountains, we return to Kanjin Gompa. In the remaining time, you can stroll around Kanjin Gompa and enjoy the surrounding views. Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Today, you have to walk 6 to 7 hours downhill through a dense forest to reach Lama Hotel. You will walk through the ethnic Tamang settlements. People here are influenced by the Tibetan religion and cultural practices.

Overnight accommodation in a local lodge.

Today is your last day of trekking. After having breakfast, you will start trekking down to Syabrubesi. The total trek is downhill and you will walk through a lush green forest. 

Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

Today, you will drive back to Kathmandu. The path up to Dhanding Besi is little bumpy but from Dhading Besi the road is relatively smooth. During the drive, you can enjoy the scenery of hills, farms, small settlements, and rivers. On reaching Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight accommodation in a hotel.

Today, our guide shall receive you and then drive you to Patan for sightseeing. In Patan, you will be visiting other heritage like Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, we visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings. We also visit the Golden Temple and Banglamukhi Temple, a major attraction for both Hindu and Buddhist people.

Then after you will be visiting Bhaktapur where you will be amazed by the architecture. Observe the old wood carved buildings all around Bhaktapur. Explore the surroundings and visit the Nyatapola Temple, the biggest temple in Nepal. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will visit the Pottery Square. You will be taught to design and adorn your pot with beautiful patterns and inscriptions. 

Overnight accommodation in Hotel.

.Your trip will come to an end today. First, you will be advised and assisted with your onward travel arrangements. Then, we shall transfer you to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport. You will reach the airport 3 hours before your flight schedule. 

Have a safe journey onwards.

Includes

All land transportation by private vehicle.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included throughout the trek.
4 Nights hotel accommodation at 4* hotel Yatri Suites & Spa or Similar in Kathmandu including breakfast.
Accommodation throughout the trek in a local lodge.
Langtang Permits, TIMS, and other necessary permits.
All Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, and accommodation.
All government and local taxes.
First aid kit.
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.


Excludes

Drinks/ Beverage bills not included in the cost
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
Donation in temples, schools, monasteries, etc.
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind
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