Tamang Heritage & Langtang Trek
Meet the friendly Tamang and walk through the Langtang Valley.
Max. 3800m/ 12,467ft
Daily departure possible
PRICE ON REQUEST
The Tibetan border area, contact with the heritage of the Tamang, a homestay and hot springs are just a few of the highlights of this trek.
This trek takes you along the heritage paths of the Tamang population through the central part of the Nepalese Himalayas and up to the Tibetan border. The path passes through traditional villages where culture and crafts have remained unchanged since the beginning of the settlement.
This is a unique trek that gives you the chance to meet this ethnic group.
ITINERARY TAMANG HERITAGE & LANGTANG
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu-Dhunche (1960m/ 6,430ft) - Syabrubesi (1458m/ 4,783ft). You are traveling by private transport to the starting point of the trek.
Day 3: Trek via Bahundada (1919m/ 6,295ft) to Gatlang (2238m/ 7,342ft). 5-6 hour walk
Day 4: Trek to Tatopani (2607m/ 8,553ft). 5 to 6 hour walk
Day 5: Trek to Nagthali (3165m/ 10,383ft) 4 hour walk
Day 6: Trek to Thuman (2390m/ 7,841ft) or Bridim (2229m/ 7,312ft). 6 hour walk
Day 7: Trek to Sherpagau (2563m/ 8,408ft). 5 hour walk.
Day 8: Trek to Ghoda tabela (3000m/ 9,842ft). 5 to 6 hour walk
Day 9: Trek to the Langtang Valley and to Khanjing Gompa (3800m/ 12,467ft). 5 to 6 hour walk
Day 10: Day off or climb to Tsercori peak (5033m/ 16,522ft)
Day 11: Trek to Lama Hotel (2400m/ 7,874). 6 to 7 hour walk
Day 12: Trek to Syabrubesi. 6 hour walk
Day 13: Private transport to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Extra day in Kathmandu
Day 15: Departure. Transfer to airport.
The Langtang Valley was severely damaged by the earthquake of 2015. Meanwhile, the lodges have been rebuilt.
The trails have been officially declared safe and opened again since September 2015 by the Nepalese government.
Best period: March - May
September - Mid December
Combine with: Helambu or Gosainkund
Airport transfer upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
Local transport to starting point trek and from ending point trek to Kathmandu;
3 nights in Kathmandu (breakfast included);
Trek in full board (3 meals/a day), accommodation in teahouses or homestays;
Local guide and porter: their wage, insurance, accommodation, food and transportation;
Trekking permits, park fees & TIMS;
Service charge agency.
Other meals in Kathmandu;
Tips/gratuities local guide, porter and driver;
Beverages and personal expenses;
Entrance fees in monasteries or cultural sites;
Travel- and cancellation insurance.
Everything not explicitly mentioned under included
Not really satisfied with this itinerary? Make your own.
Please keep in mind that a trek in the Himalayan Mountains requires a flexible and emphatic mind. During your trek you are lacking some of the basic luxuries like electricity and hot showers. Due to weather conditions, health issues, fitness of group members or sudden natural disasters (like landslides, snow storms, earth quakes, flooding...) we may have to change your itinerary. We try to do our best to follow the outlined itinerary of your booked trek, but your safety and well-being stays our primary concern. In case the trek an amendment of your trek is necessary, it is our group leader or head guide who takes this final decision.
You can fill in your remaining days in Nepal with a wide range of activities. Discover some days the jungle in one of the nationals parks in the South of Nepal, go enjoying the shores of Phewa lake in Pokhara or visit the cultural sites in Kathmandu Valley.