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Nepal - Tamang Heritage & Langtang Trek (14 days)

The Langtang valley, also known as “valley of glaciers” offers an abundance of wildlife, rich cultural and historical importance. Couple this with picturesque scenery such as pine forests, swift mountain streams, rugged rocks and mountains rising up; it is bound to be a unique experience. During this trek, you will understand the history of the Tibetan ancestry and their way of living, agriculture, and trade. After the massive earthquake in 2015, most of the Langtang valley was destroyed and now they are making a comeback as you can see the warm and gentle smile while welcoming you. You can enjoy not only the colorful dresses of the people but also the blooming rhododendron forests, birds, and butterflies. The trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. From there you will start to trek to reach Chilime, Nagtahli, Thuman, Briddhim, Lama Hotel, Langtang Village and Kyanjin before coming back through Lama Hotel and Syabr besi to drive back to Kathmandu. During the trek, you will explore the Gatlang valley, visit Ghoda Tabela (horse stable) and visit the viewpoint in Tserko Ri

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. Asian Heritage Treks & Travel Representative welcome you at the Airport with your nameplate.  After Arrival at Nepal airport transfer you to the hotel. On the way Airport to Hotel, you will pass by the Open cremation Place (Pashupatinath temple), Royal Palace Museum i.e NarayanhityGarden Of Dream and reach the Thamel. Your hotel will be in downtown of Touristic Hub.  Check in to your sumptuous room at the luxury 4-star Hotel Yatri suits & Spa. 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 Hotel Yatri Suites & Spa with Breakfast Plan.


Our tour guide will come to pick you up along with the private vehicle. Firstly you will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square where you can observe the typical wood carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city and then you will be heading towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the religious harmony and tolerance between the Buddhist religion and Hindu religion along with that enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu city and the Himalaya ranges from here. After that, you will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage site for the Hindu religion people in south-east Asia, explore the surroundings and you can observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people at the bank of holy Bagmati river. Explore the surroundings and then you will go to visit the another UNESCO world heritage site Boudhanath Stupa. It was built in 600A.D. and is the only one of a kind of stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world. Explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa and after completing your sight seen get back to the hotel and rest. Overnight in a hotel.

Early in the morning, we start our jeep drive to our trip commencing point (Syabru Besi). Once we drive out of the Kathmandu valley, the roads twist and turn along the high hills through remote villages. The landscape changes radically as well as the lifestyle of the people living along the way. When you reach the village of Ranipauwa, you can view the Annapurna Mountain range in the west and Langtang Mountain range in the east. Following the Trishuli River and touring over rough roads, the road guides you into the Langtang National Park where you will immediately notice the remoteness of the human settlement at a high altitude. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

Today you will start trekking, we follow the trail around the valley and ascend to a viewpoint which offers 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 or explore and experience the Tamang culture. Afterward, descending to Thangbuchet, we reach Chilime village located next to the Bhotekoshi River. The Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. Overnight accommodation will be 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 an open grassland with amazing views of the Himalayas such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang range and the Sanjen ranges. 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 will be in a local lodge.

We start the day with a descending walk, for about an hour, to reach Thuman. Thuman is one of the Tamang villages which is heavily influenced by the 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, another Tibetan influenced Tamang community on the lap of Langtang Himal. The trail to Briddhim in springtime is beautiful as the whole rhododendron forest blooms. In Briddhim, enjoy the traditional local cuisines and take part in cultural practices. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

We start our day a little early as it 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 will be in a local lodge.

Today is a strenuous day as we have to climb about 1000 meter. We start by climbing up towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. Continuing our trail, we reach Ghoda Tabela, which literally 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 to the large settlement of Langtang. Langtang is one of the oldest villages along this trekking route and the view from here is more spectacular as we get closer to the mountains. Overnight accommodation will be 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, the water mills, chortens, a sacred pile of rocks with various inscriptions carved on them and many more. After crossing some rivers, we reach Kyanjin Gompa. Here, you can test the cheese and curd made from Yak milk. Overnight accommodation will be 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 but it is not the place where you will spend your night. After getting some wonderful views of the mountains and the surroundings, we return back to Kanjin Gompa. In the remaining time, you can stroll around Kanjin Gompa and enjoy the surrounding views along with various floras and faunas. Overnight accommodation will be 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 where the people are influenced by Tibetan religion and cultural practices. Overnight accommodation will be 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, enjoy the scenery as you pass through hills, farms, small settlements, and rivers. On reaching Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. 

Today, our guide will receive you and then drive you to Patan. You’ll be driven to one of the ancient cities inside Kathmandu valley i.e. Patan Durbar Square for sightseeing. In Patan, you will be visiting another UNESCO World Heritage sites: Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings who reigned here. Later, visit the Golden Temple, a major attraction for the both Hindu and Buddhist people, and Banglamukhi Temple. Then after we will be visiting Bhaktapur, you will be amazed by the architecture, as until today the city has been able to be kept intact in its old form. You can observe the old wood carved buildings all around Bhaktapur. Explore the surroundings and afterward visit the Nyatapola Temple, one of the biggest temple in Nepal. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will visit the Pottery Square. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will be taught to design your own pot and once you have your basic shape hammered out, you can even choose to adorn your creation with beautiful patterns and inscriptions. Overnight accommodation at the hotel.

Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. You will be advised and assisted with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination. Have a safe journey onwards.

Includes

Kathmandu to Syabru Besi and Syabru Besi to Kathmandu in a Private jeep..
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included throughout the trek.
Accommodation in  4* Yatri Suites & Spa in Kathmandu, best available hotel, lodge or camp included throughout the trek.
Langtang National Park permits TIMS card and Trekking permit.
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.
All Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, and accommodation.
All government and local taxes.
First aid kit.


Excludes

Your personal expenses and food and drinks/ Beverage bills not included in the cost.
Entrance Fees for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
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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