Situated north of Kathmandu Valley. & wilder animal red panda musk deer and bear, The Cultural land filled with prevalent Tibetan and Tamang culture, View of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ri, Shisapangma and tibet border side peaks.
Embark on the journey to the Langtang region and witness the cultural realm filled with prevalent Tibetan and Tamang culture. Located at the outskirt of Langtang National Park, this new route provides the 360-degree vista of the Langtang Lirung(7,234m), Ganesh Himal(7,422m) and Mt. Manaslu(8,156m) which serves as a magnificent backdrop to a great trek. Here, the Pre-Buddhist Bon Po is practiced which precedes the Buddhist religion and is perhaps one of the last remnants of this culture.
Tamang Heritage Trek is a one-week trek where the trekkers can experience the Tamang cultures, their lifestyle, and religion. The Tibetan came from Kerung and has settled here and resided here as Tamang. Tibetan religion has also been amalgamated in this region providing a diverse and cultural outlook at this uncharted world. Trekkers also reach the village of Kyanjin Gompa(3,870m) and Tatopani(2,607m) where they can relax in the natural hot spring healing their stress and relief. The ancient monasteries, stupas, prayer flags and the ritual stones can be seen along the trail.
High Altitude Sherpa Treks invites you to this beautiful journey to the uncharted land full of ethnic religions- their unique lifestyles and some of the greatest panoramic view of the mountains in the Langtang region.
BEST SESSION TO VISIT NEPAL
Autumn Session: September – November
The autumn months of mid-September, October and November are known for being Nepal’s mountaineering and the best time to go trekking. The monsoon rains have cleared the sky with outstanding the views are often remarkable. The valleys are still green and the weather is trifling so trekking is far more pleasurable at this time.
Winter Session : December – February
Winter season is usually snowfall at higher elevations in Himalayas. Though it gets colder in night, often it offers the clear day / blue sky and comparatively less trekkers on the trail. Winter Treks like Ghorepani pun hill trek, Mardi Himal trek, Everest base camp, Annapurna Panorama, Annapurna Sanctuary, Everest base and Langtang reason treks are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
Spring Session: March – May
Spring is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly perfect and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season.
Summer Session: June – August
Though summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around upper and lower Mustang, lower and upper Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas. Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest, Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in summer season.
– There will be one English speaking high altitude experience trek leader. There will be one assistant guide if required.
– this arrangement ensure that if anybody in the group get sick, the trip can still go ahead as planned for the rest of the group.
– porters for luggage carrying: two trekkers: one porters. it is depend number of porter where and how long you doing trek.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
– This is a moderate trek suitable for Trekkers who have the skill to walk at least 5-7 hours a day with a light bag.
– Exercising and jogging regularly for some weeks earlier to the trip to improve our strength and stability.
– Walking in higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking in lower altitudes.
– you are in excellent health with average physical fitness and have a positive attitude.
– self-confidence and strong determination best way to complete this trek successfully.
– Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip.
|Day 1||Kathmandu to Syafru Beshi (Drive)||1580 m||Lodge|
|Day 2||Syafru Beshi to Gatlang||2100 m||Lodge|
|Day 3||Gatlang to Tatopani||2620 m||Lodge|
|Day 4||Tatopani to Thuman||2430 m||Lodge|
|Day 5||Thuman to Briddim||2350 m||Lodge|
|Day 6||Briddim to Lama Hotel||2460 m||Lodge|
|Day 7||Lama Hotel to Langtang village||3440 m||Lodge|
|Day 8||Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa||3870 m||Lodge|
|Day 9||Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel||2470 m||Lodge|
|Day 10||Lama Hotel to Syafru Beshi||1550 m||Lodge|
|Day 11||Syafru Beshi to Kathmandu (Drive)||1380 m||Lodge|
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and drive to hotel (1,350m.)
High altitude Sherpa Trekking Company Airport Representative will meet you outside the Terminal Hall. Transfer to hotel brief you about tomorrow’s activities and collect your needed documents for our official needs. introduce with your trekking guide check the requirements and briefing about the Tamang heritage trek each day program.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1470m): 9 hours’ drive
an early morning we drive north from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. Parts of the road are uncapped and the condition of the road often depends upon the monsoon season. We will travel via Trisuli Bazaar where the dam and hydroelectric project was completed by the Indian Technical Mission. Finally we drive on to Syabrubesi and spend a night there. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 03: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m): 5 hours.
After two to three hours of ascent from Syabrubesi we reach a view point where we gain fantastic views of the Ganesh Himal, Gosainkunda range and Langtang Lirung. We head down to Goljang valley (lunch stop) which is an hour walking down hill from our view point. Today we walk through many villages and along the trails there are numerous Buddhist chortens and mani walls. Gatlang is a beautiful Tamang village that is set high on a hillside among terraced fields. Stay overnight in lodge or home. Stay overnight in home or lodge.
Day 04: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m): 5-6 hours.
Today, our trek begins by descending to Thangbuchet, near Chilime village. After Chilime, we start to ascend first by crossing a small suspension bridge and continue until we reach Tatopani. Enroute, we have outstanding views of the Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani literally means ´hot water´, where one can cleanse in the natural hot springs. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 05: Tatopani – Nagthali to Thuman (2338m): 7-8 hours.
This will be the longest trekking day. This morning we climb to Nagthali which is at the height of 3165m, which was once used as a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. This is the highest pass of the area, lies in high open grassland and offers panoramic views of snow covered Langtang Lirung, and Ganesh Himal Ranges. We descend down to Thuman, a heavily Tibetan influenced Tamang village. The ancient monasteries and houses adorned with rich wood engravings here are an unforgettable experience. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 06: thuman to Bridim (2229m): 6-7 hours.
Walking through rhododendron forests and meadows we trek towards Bridim, another Tibetan influenced Tamang community located in the bosom of the Langtang Himal. About 43 houses are spread in Z shape. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split shake. Here, we may meet other trekkers on the Langtang trail.
Day 07: Bridim to lama hotel (2470m): 8/9 hours.
Today you start after breakfast and continue the trail vai Wangal Village, Khanju village then Sherpa Gaon which takes about 4 hours. The trails descend through the Rhododendron forests and stunning view of Langtang Himal and Gosaikund valley until reaching Lama Hotel.
Day 08: Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang valley (3,430m): 6 Hours.
As usual after breakfast we start our second day of trek through jungles. Before arrive Ghora Tabels we walk steep short walk passing water mills, prayer wheels & as we arrive the Ghoda Tabels you will enjoy the view of Langtang Lirung. After few hour walk we reach the Langtang Valley for overnight stay.
Day 09: Rest or explore day around Kyanjin Gumpa.
Today is a rest day or explore around. We can visit the monastery and the cheese factory or may walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m) and Tserko Ri (4985m), which is highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge Lirung Glacier. Descend to guesthouse for overnight.
Day 10: Kyanjin Gompa – Lama Hotel (2324m): 5-6 hours.
The trail descends down passing the yak pasture land until reaching Langtang which takes about 2 hours then continue walk and cross the suspension bridge and climb down till Thangshyap. It takes about 1 hour. Again you continue the trail following through the forests until reaching Godatabela which takes about 1 hour. You have lunch break here. After lunch, the trail keeps descending till Lama Hotel. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 11: Lama Hotel to sybru beshi (1470m): 4-5 hours.
From Lama Hotel, we head back to Syabru Besi. We can wander around the undulating path leading to the village. This gives us an opportunity to get an insight of the culture and custom of the Tamang community.
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu: 8 hours,
In the morning after breakfast, drive from syabru beshi to Kathmandu by private vehicle or local bus. It takes about 3 hours drive in the rough road to Trisuli and take lunch there. After lunch, the road is smooth till Kathmandu and takes about 5 hours.
Day 13: sightseeing :
We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites.Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world.
Day 13: Final departure:
Generally 3 hours before your flight time to get Kathmandu airport is needed in Nepal. So you transfer you to Kathmandu airport for your own destination.
The following basic equipment check lists should help you with your packing. Below are just lists for your information and ideas of clothing’s.
1. Sun hat or scarf
2.Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
3. Sunglasses with UV protection
5. Light and expedition weight thermal tops
6. Fleece jacket or pullover
7. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
8. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
9.Down jacket [you can rent in Kathmandu]- must necessary
10. Lightweight gloves
11. Heavy weight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
12. Fleece liner gloves
13. Underwear ( minimum 4 and according to length of your trip)
14. Hiking shorts ( minimum 2 and according to length of your trip)
15. Lightweight cotton long pants
16. Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
17. Fleece or wool pants
18. Gore-tex jacket
19. Gore-tex jacket trouser
20. thin, lightweight inner socks (minimum 3 and according to length of your trip)
21. Thick, warm wool hiking socks (minimum 3 and according to length of your trip)
22. Hiking boots with spare laces
23 .Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
24. Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F [Can rent in Kathmandu]
25. Headlamp and batteries
26. Basic First Aid Kit
27. Day pack (approximately 45L)
28. Water bottles (2)toiletries
30. Small wash towel
31. Swiss knife
32. Leap gurd 30 spf
33. Sun cream 50 spf
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If you are Going Trekking and Climbing in Nepal, you Should Carry the Complete Medic kit.
First Aid Kit:
1. Povidone-iodine cream- 1 tube.
– Antiseptic cream.
2. Cotton- 1 roll.
–For dressing wounds.
3. Dressing gauze –5 pcs.
– For dressing.
4. Crepe bandage –2.
– Sprains and strains,also great as a sling for arm fractures.
5. Band- aid –10.
6. Dressing tape -1.
– Great not just for dressing but falsifier mild soft tissue injuries especially in the knee and ankles.
7. Moleskin second skin –1 packet:
– Great for treating chaffing and blisters.
Finger Pulse Oximeter:
1.Normal arterial oxygen is approximately 75 to 100 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg).
2.Values fewer than 60 mm Hg usually indicate the need for supplemental oxygen.
3.Normal pulse oximeter readings usually range from95 to 100 percent.
4.Values under 90 percent are considered low.
8. Paracetamole 500 mg- 20 tablets:
– For mild headaches.
9. Ibuprofen 400mg -10 taplets:
– To relieve moderate to severe pain.
10.Throat lozenges –20:pcs
– For cough and sore throat. Given the cold dry mountain air,it is a good idea it have one in your mouth even without any discomfort.
11.Decongestant -10 tablets:
– For nausea congestion. Non-drowsy kinds like pseudo ephedrine recommended.
12. Antihistamine -10 tablets:
– For allergies.
13. Antiemetic –10 –tablets:
– To control the vomit and nausea.
14. Azithromycin 500mg – 10 tablet:
– For bacterial diarrhea.
15. Omeprazole 200mg -10 tablets:
– For minor gastric upsets and acidity.
16. Tinidazole 200 mg-3 taplats(500mg-12 tablets):
– For giardia and amoebic diarrhea.
17. Acetazolamide 250 mg –20 tablets:
– For helping with acclimataization and treating mild AMS.
18. Dexamethasone 400mg-10 tablets:
– To be used only under expert supervision to treat AMS.
19. Nifedipine 60mg- 10 tablets:
– To be use only under expert supervision to treat HAPE.
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