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The starting point of the eight day trek is Syaphrubesi, which is a 132km ride from Kathmandu to the north. From Syaphrubesi, the route passess through Gollijung, Gatlang, Chilime, Tatopani, Rasuwagadhi and Briddim. The trek is an ppoortunity to see the experience Tamang rituals, Tibetan cultural, religious festivals, traditional architecture, exotic constumes and Syabru dance. From the view point at Goljung pass, you can have views of Lantang and Kyirong (China). Syabru, Mane and other local dances are performed at Goljung and Gatlang for the visitors. The Tamang Heritage Trail takes you through verdant midlands of Nepal experiencing the beauty of this mountain region and culture of the people who live here. The trail passes through traditional Tamang villages where life, culture, and crafts have remained unchanged since the beginning of the settlement. Warm traditional welcome hoste by the locals their elaborate costumes, rich architecture of their mountain houses, and the ancient monasteries and places of pray add color to the experience of this trail. In addition to the cultural experience, the trek also offers wilderness experience through beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain, flat meadows and rhododendron forests

Day 1 :

Arrive in Kathmandu international airport. Welcome by our representatives and transfer to hotel. In the evening welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant where we will be able to enjoy authentic.

Day 2 :
Drive Kathmandu to Syafrubesi.

Day 3 :
Syafrubesi-Goljuing and Gatlang
Drive from Syafrubesi to Goljung and Gatlang. Experience the Tamang culture. Enjoy sceneries from viewpoint Village tour. Enjoy cultural shows at Goljung or Gatlang.

Day 4 :
Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani take bath in natural hot spring at Tatopani. Enjoy views of mountains in the Lantang region, Ganesh Himal. Experience the Tamang culture in nearby settlement.

Day 5 :
Tatopani-Thuman via Brimdang
Trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang. Enjoy the views of wildlife species and the panoramic views of Lantang on the way.

Day 6 :
Thuman-Timure via Rasuwagadhi
Trek from Thuman to Timure via Rasuwagadi. Visit historical fort in Rasuwagadhi, observe TibetoBurman & Tamang culture on the two settlements along the trail.

Day 7 :
Trek from Timure to Briddim. Observe village life in typical Tamang settlement of Bridim. Watch cultural shows and lifestyle of Tamang community.

Day 8 :
Trek from Briddim to Syafrubesi via Wangel.

Day 9 :
Syafrubesi-Kathmandu. Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 10 :
Departure your country.

Services Include :

Airport pick up/drop and city guided tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicles.
Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan at 3 stars level
Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking for you (You can choose any food from the Menu)
Twin sharing, comfortable and clean private room during the trek. Trip Map.
Ground transportation by bus from Kathmandu to Besishar to local transportation by jeep or bus (as available) from Besishar to
An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers:1 porter).
Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
Four season sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag(bag pack) and walking stick(which need to be returned after the trek).
All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
Travel & Rescue arrangement

Services Exclude :

Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 15 - US$ 20 per day.
Entry fee while sightseeing in Kathmandu (USD 20 per person).
Personal equipment
Nepal Visa fee (visa charge USD 40 and 4 passport photographs for the visa and permit).
International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
Travel and rescue insurance.
All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
Personal shopping and laundry, shower etc.
Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section