Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek

Trip Overview

An ideal destination if you are short on time or simply want to cut out the uncertainties of air travel, Tamang heritage trail combined with Langtang trek is one of the nearest treks from Kathmandu. Off the beaten track route it is an easy-going trek combined with authentic villages with unique cultures of Tamangs and Tibetan people, ancient monasteries, home stay program in traditional homes, and great views of mountains in Tibet, Langtang and Ganesh Himals. The trek is combined with the langtang valley trek to Kyangjin Gompa the highlight of the trek. From Kyanjin gompa, hike to Kyanjin Ri (4600m), Tsergo Ri (4984m) viewpoints for the awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas.

Trip facts

Duration

10 Days

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Grade

Grade II

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m)
  • Day 2: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2,200m)
  • Day 3: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m)
  • Day 4: Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m)
  • Day 5: Thuman to Briddim (2,345m)
  • Day 6: Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m): 6 hours
  • Day 7: Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m)
  • Day 8: Trek back to Lama hotel (2,380m)
  • Day 9: Back to Syabrubesi
  • Day 10: Trek to Drive to Kathmandu.

Map

Langtang Trek

Cost includes

  • Transfer airport-hotel-airport for Int. flights.
  • Standard lodge accommodation on room sharing basis with meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Wages, accommodation and food for guide and porter on trek. (2 trekkers share 1 porter on trek)
  • Applicable government and local taxes and insurance for guide and porters.
  • Transportation: KTM-Syabrubesi-Dhunche-KTM.

Cost does not include

  • Expenses of personal nature, personal tips, alcoholic beverages, cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water.
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance, personal medical expenses and rescue evacuation.
  • Hot showers during the trek.
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Any costs arising due to flight cancellation, political disturbance, natural disaster and deviation in programs Tourist.
  • Tourist visa for Nepal and International flight to/from Kathmandu.

Trip Grades

Grade I

  • Easy to moderate hiking and trekking
  • Light packs (10kg)
  • Elevations often below 2500m
  • Easy terrain
  • Trek duration less than a week in high altitude

Grade II

  • Moderate to strenuous trekking
  • May require carrying bag pack (10kg)
  • Elevations from 2500m to 5500m
  • Moderate terrain
  • Nights are spent in lodge or tents
  • Trek duration of two weeks in high altitude

Grade III

  • Moderate to strenuous trekking
  • May require carrying bag packs (12)
  • Elevations from 2800m to 5500m
  • Moderate to intermediate terrain with short scrambling and descent on moraine/scree sections
  • Nights are spent in tents or lodge
  • Three high passes above 4500m
  • May involve travel to remote areas
  • Trek duration up to three weeks
  • Average of six hours trek per day

    Grade IV

    • Strenuous trekking and climbing
    • May require carrying bag packs (12)
    • Elevations from 2800m to 5500m
    • Moderate to intermediate terrain with short scrambling and descent on moraine/scree sections
    • Terrain might be snow or ice or rock or all mixed including glaciers
    • Few nights are spent in tent at high altitude during peak ascent
    • Nights are spent in tents or lodge
    • Involves travel in remote areas
    • Trek duration of two to three weeks
    • Includes several high passes trek and 6000m peak ascent
    • Minimum seven hours of average trek per day

    Grade V

    • Strenuous climbing
    • May require carrying bag packs (15kg)
    • High or extreme altitude with elevation above 7000m
    • Intermediate to advance terrain
    • Nights are spent in tents
    • Moderate to extreme glacier travel is involved
    • Travel in remote areas
    • Usually expedition duration above four weeks
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