Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek

Activities:
Trekking
Duration
14 days
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Moderate 
  • Group Size
    2
  • Meals
    Breakfast in KTM and Full Board Meals During the trek 
  • Best Time
    March - May and Sept - Dec 
  • Accomodation
    Hotel/Guesthouse

Trip Overview

Langtang Valley Tamang Heritage Trek is a moderate level trekking destination north of Kathmandu. Indulge in a diverse experience as you get very close with the Tamang culture and Langtang Valley while trekking in the midst of green valleys and snow-topped mountains. Located north of Kathmandu Valley, this trek is an easily accessible destination. This trek presents you the spectacular views of the green terrace farming, dense forests, and the pinnacles of the Langtang Himalayas situated near the Tibetan border. A special reward to the characteristic highlights is the opportunity to trek through Tamang towns, experience their culture, traditions, and architecture. Tibetan culture penetrates every last bit of this 14-day trip, experiencing every beautiful highlight up close and personal. The Tamangs have originated from Tibet and settled in the hilly region of Nepal several years ago. Tamangs are also widely known for horse dealing. They have held an unmistakable personality with Tibetan roots, just as their very own language.

Langtang Valley Tamang Heritage Trek is a mix of farmlands, icy masses, lakes, glaciers and astounding tops along the Tibet fringe. Additionally, Kyanjin Gompa village at 3800m presents amazing views of the Mt. Langtang Lirung, Chengdu and Mt. Dorje Lakpa. Explore deep into Tamang settlements as you pursue the calm Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley Trek and experience the wilds of Langtang National Park on an extraordinary trekking experience. Drench your days experiencing the ethnic culture and traditions of the Tamang community. More so, the amazing views of the Manaslu Massif, Ganesh, Langtang and Jugal Himal will entertain you throughout your journey. This trek is ideal for the adventurers searching for something off-the-beaten and different than the regular trekking trails.

Best Time for the Trek

The best season to opt for this trek is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). Throughout the spring, there is more shading and the Rhododendrons, the national flower of Nepal are in full bloom, and in the autumn months, the skies are for the most part blue and clearer. If you’re looking for culturally and naturally rich destinations to travel to, Langtang Valley Tamang Heritage Trek is the best. You can also opt for other Langtang region treks. We have 10 days Langtang Valley Trek as well as 16 days Langtang Gosainkunda Trek.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1,462m) Duration: 7-8 hours

Day 03: Syabru Bensi- Gatlang (2238m/7340ft) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 04: Gatlang - Tatopani (2607m/8550ft) Duration: 5-6 Hours

Day 05: Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m/7,874 Ft) Duration: 5-6 Hours

Day 06: Thuman to Briddhim (2,345m/7,693 Ft) Duration: 6 Hours

Day 07: Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m) Duration: 6 Hours

Day 08: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3307m/10845ft) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 09: Langtang Village to Kyanjing RI (4773m/15655ft) and Return Kyanjing Gompa (3798m) Duration: 7-8 Hours

Day 10: Exploration of Kyangjuma Gompa and Climb Chorkari RI (5050m/16564ft) Duration: 7 Hours

Day 11: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 5-6 Hours

Day 12: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) Duration: 5-6 Hours

Day 13: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu Duration: 7 Hours

Day 14: Farewell/Departure

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Two accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Full-day guided city tours in Kathmandu including tour guide, entry fee and private vehicle.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide), porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, meals and accommodation.
  • Nepal Hiking Team down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • First aid medical kit
  • Langtang national park permit
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos)
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • 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 cold drinks during the trek
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WIFI internet during the trek
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver

Cost & Dates

  • Small Group Journey
  • Private Journey

Start Dates are your arrival date in Nepal and End Dates are the returning date from Nepal.

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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Reviews

Jonathan, USA The team NHT provided the best possible service. They were attentive in every aspect in the months leading up to the trek through emails and were responsive and thorough in addressing my questions and concerns. During our tour, Bheg (our guide) and our porter were there to take care of our (myself and one other trekker) needs and always smile and graciously. I have used other more expensive and well-known trekking teams in the Himalayas in the past and would rank NHT on an equal or higher plain. Bheg has many years of experience, as did our porter, and was very competent in their roles and Bheg in his knowledge of the area and the trek. Though our porter did not speak very much, Bheg was kind enough to translate when asked, and our porter was equally attentive in assisting Bheg and us to ensure a successful trek. Very competitive price and an excellent team and experience. I highly recommend them.
Marcello, Brazil Nepal is one of the places in the world everybody MUST go. I've been to Nepal 3 times in just five years. Living in Brazil, so far away from Nepal, I wouldn't travel so much to the country had I not enjoyed the place very much. It's the best place in the world for trekking, and the people are amazing, the food is delicious, and the views of the Himalayas are gorgeous. I book my tours with Nepal Hiking Team, which is a reliable company. The first time I visited Nepal, I booked my trek to Annapurna Base Camp and an overland tour to Tibet. Everything was previously arranged. Nothing to worry about. They applied for the permits, put me in a group (we are requested to join a group to enter Tibet), and booked a perfect hotel in Kathmandu. One month ago, I traveled to Nepal to trek the Annapurna Circuit and the Nar-Phu trek. For the second time, I booked my tour with Nepal Hiking Team. I went trekking in a very remote area with scenic spots and charming villages. In the middle of the trek, I began to feel a little uncomfortable by the cold weather, and my left foot was in pain, so I had to finish my hike earlier than expected. I told my guide I was not feeling good, and then Nepal Hiking Team gave me all support I needed on my way back to Kathmandu. NHT care of everything, so you can enjoy your trek with no worries. From the moment you are picked up at the airport to the moment you leave the country, you are in good hands. Their representatives will greet you at the airport, and you'll soon be briefed on everything about the trek you are going to enjoy. Guides from the Nepal Hiking Team are helpful and speak excellent English. I especially recommend Raj, a friendly guide, and Lalman if you want to request a Porter. Both do an outstanding job. So, if you're going to have a great time in Nepal, be sure to choose Nepal Hiking Team as your local travel agency from beginning to end. It's a reliable company, and I recommend it.
Sara, sweden We went on Everest Base Camp trek with Gokyo Lake back in March of 2019. When I first contact NHT, they were so nice enough to have an hour long chat on what’s app arranging a trip for us for late autumn of that year. However, due to personal reason, we decided to go on a trip earlier than the planned date. NHT had only few weeks to make all the preparations. But they managed everything smoothly. From our hotel reservation to flight tickets and guesthouse on the trek, everything was planned out carefully. We were thoroughly impressed with how they organized everything in a short notice. Ganga, was very polite and always accessible to have chat whenever we were on the trek. From the beginning to the end of our trek, Ganga made sure everything was Ok with us. Also, we cannot forget Bhim our guide on the trek. He made us laugh all through the journey. He is very skilled and has lots of knowledge about mountains and about the people and culture. Because of him and his good network of people, we were able to enjoy the local experience of the Everest region. Also, our porter, who spoke who very took good care of us. Whenever, we stopped on the trek, he always asking if our bag were heavy on us. Everything went well on the trek because of these two amazing people. If our friends or relatives ever decide to visit Nepal, we will strongly recommend them to go with NHT and to choose Bhim. I am forever grateful towards everyone involved in organizing our trek. We completely enjoyed our trek and had exceptionally wonderful time in the Himalayas. These people are professional and know what they are doing. So if anyone is looking for a reliable and a good travel agency in Nepal, they should not hesitate to go with Nepal Hiking Team. They really are the best!
Mark, USA My family of four went to Everest Base Camp just before the pandemic hit the world. It was a long-awaited family vacation. We go camping whenever we can. But my teen boys were worried about being in the remote mountains for two weeks. Nonetheless, they were still up for a challenge. We knew about Nepal Hiking Team through a family friend. They previously did one of their treks and had only lovely things to say about their services. And we, too, listening to their experience, contacted Nepal Hiking Team for our family vacation. They were cautious with our requests and requirements. They were quick in responding to our questionable amount of inquiries. They were always thorough and prompt. Likewise, our pill of happiness and motivation, our guide Bhim was always there to encourage us whenever we felt it wasn't easy to go forward. He assured us we could finish the journey, and we did too. He never forgot to remind us to stay hydrated and that also on an hourly basis. He routinely checked our pulses to check our oxygen level and was always asking if we needed anything. The trekking team took good care of us during the trek. As much as our safety was given a priority, they made sure we were enjoying our trek as well. He was a master of trekking and had every bit of information about the mountains. He knew the mountains' names and continued to amaze us with his knowledge of mountains and their people. Our family vacation was fantastic, and its praise goes to the company and our talented guide Bhim. Without him and our robust porters, we would not enjoy the mountains' beauty to the fullest. We are happy that we went with our friend's recommendation and choose NHT for our extraordinary journey. We plan to visit again when all the commotion caused by the virus subsides.
Jessica, Australia I am glad that I decided to undertake the Everest Base Camp Trek. My partner and I both are avid hikers. Before this, we had never opted for trekking. Nepal was on our list of places to go for a long time, but we never got a chance to dwell on it due to work. But last winter, everything worked for us. And we decided it is time to visit Nepal. We both wanted to do trekking, but since Nepal's mountains are not easy for beginners, I was more leaning towards doing easy and short treks in Nepal. But my partner was so keen on doing the Everest Base Camp trek, so we agreed to the EBC trek. Even though we had decided on the hike, I was still skeptical about doing it because of its high-altitude nature. And when we found Nepal Hiking Team, we stated our concern to them as well. They were so helpful and informed them, and the trek is doable by the first-time trekker. They advised we got on training mode immediately as we still had few months left before starting the walk. Since I was the most concerned one, I paid most attention to building physical stamina. After months of training and waiting, it was finally time for the trek, and when we arrived in Nepal, Kathmandu airport, NHT was warmly welcomed by the team. A day before the hike, Ganga briefed about the walk, and the next day we got on the flight to Lukla. It was frightening but worthy of an adventurous experience. Our guide Narayan, amazed us with his knowledge about the mountains. He always made sure we were comfortable on the trek and never rushed our journey. He instead obliged to approach the walk smoothly and slowly. As I was more conscious about getting altitude sickness, he shared many helpful tips to avoid altitude sickness. He was very patient and always answered whenever we had one too many questions to ask. And for that reason, we are thrilled we choose NHT and have Narayan for our trek. If it were not for NHT, I would not be able to experience the trek's beautiful features. I am so thankful to NHT for arranging this wonderful and unique. All the credits go to your fantastic team for our wonderful experience in the Himalayas. We will revisit Nepal and have your company plan our next trip!