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Tamang Heritage Trek, Nepal, 17 Day Guided Hike

Join one of our certified guides from the GuideSource team for a 17 day hiking adventure on the newest Nepalese trekking route, the Tamang Heritage Trek.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration17 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

One of the newest trekking paths in Nepal, the Tamang heritage trek is yet another amazing opportunity to explore the Himalayas. Established just a few years ago, this new path, which has been improved steadily with the help of local villagers, will surely become one of the more popular trekking routes in the near future. And on this 17 day adventure, you will have the chance to enjoy it when it is still relatively unknown, and thus much more quiet and peaceful.

Along with being one of the newest hiking paths, the Tamang heritage trek is also a relatively easy one as well. As a result, you don’t have to be a proficient hiking expert to participate. However, because we will be hiking for an average of about 5 hours per day, you should be in good physical condition.

You will get to visit a number of wonderful local villages throughout the Tamang heritage trek, including Gatlang, where you can see its traditional stone houses, Tatponi, where you can enjoy the soothing water of its hot springs, and Briddim, a Tibetan Buddhist village, and home to the beautiful Dukchu Gomba monastery. You will also get to spend a few days in the capital city of Kathmandu as well.

Along with those villages, as well as several others, you will also get to spend a lot of time admiring the breathtaking Himalayan landscape, from its rivers, valleys and glaciers, to its majestic peaks. Just a few of the peaks you will get to see include Langtang Lirung (7,227m) and Shishapangma (8,013m) along with many others.

The Tamang heritage trek is definitely going to be one of the most visited routes in Nepal. And we are excited to offer this 17 day adventure as an opportunity to be one of the first to enjoy it. So send us a request, and let us guide you on this Himalayan hiking adventure.

Would you like to enjoy another newly developed Nepalese trekking route? If so, join us on this 19 day trek along the Dudh Kunda route in the Everest region.

Meeting point

Kathmandu international airport.

Accommodation

Hotel B & B and overnight camping throughout the trek.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

After your arrival in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel B & B. Afterwards, we will have a brief meeting about the trips itinerary, and you will have the rest of the day to explore Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu sight seeing day

Today, you will have the chance to explore the city of Kathmandu, do some last minute shopping, and see the many sights it has to offer, from the Monkey temple to the Bouddha Nath and so much more. You will spend the night in a hotel B & B.

Day 3: Kathmandu - Syabru Besi

We will drive for 9 hours to Syabru Besi, stopping for lunch at the Trishuli Bazaar and Dhunche along the way. You will get to enjoy some beautiful views during the drive.

Day 4: Syabru Besi - Gatlang

We will hike for approximately 5 hours to the small village of Gatlang, where we will spend the night. You will get to admire several great Himalayan peaks during today’s hiking.

Day 5: Gatlang - Tatopani

We will hike for approximately 6.5 hours to Tatopani, where we will spend the night. There are also several comfortable hot springs you can enjoy in Tatopani as well.

Day 6: Tatopani - Thuman

We will hike for approximately 6 hours to the village of Thuman, where we will spend the night. There are more amazing views of the mountains during today’s hiking.

Day 7: Thuman - Briddim

We will hike for approximately 6 hours to Briddim, where we will spend the night, via Lingling. Briddim is a beautiful Tibetan Buddhist village.

Day 8: Briddim - Lama hotel

We will hike for approximately 6 hours through lush forests to Lama hotel, where we will spend the night.

Day 9: Lama Hotel - Langtang

We will hike for approximately 6 hours through dense forests up through the valley, where you can enjoy some great views of Langtang Lirung.

Day 10: Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa

We will hike for approximately 4 hours to Kyanjin Gompa where we will spend the night. You will get to enjoy some spectacular views of yak pastures, glaciers, ice falls and wildlife.

Day 11: Kyanjin Gompa rest day

During the rest day, there are different options as to what you can do if you don’t want to just to relax. You can hike to Langsisa Kharka or the Langtang glacier, or hike to Tsherko Ri (5,000m).

Day 12: Kyanjin - Lama hotel

We will hike for approximately 6 hours down hill, through the forest, back to Lama hotel, where we will spend the night.

Day 13: Lama hotel - Thulosyabru

We will hike for approximately 5.5 hours to Thulosyabru.

Day 14: Thulosyabru - Dhunche

We will hike for approximately 5 hours to the village of Dhunche.

Day 15: Dhunche - Kathmandu

We will drive for approximately 6 hours to Kathmandu, where we will spend the night in a hotel B & B.

Day 16: Kathmandu

Today you will have another full day to explore the city of Kathmandu so you can see whatever you may have missed on the second day of the trip. Afterwards, we will have a farewell dinner, and you will spend your final night of the trip in a hotel B & B.

Day 17: Departure

On the final day, we will transfer you to the Kathmandu international airport, where you will catch your flight home.


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