Tang Ting Village Tour

The Tang Ting Village Tour is a newly explored and virgin trekking route in the southern Gurung settlement of Nepal above the Mardi Khola (1,980m) overlooking Annapurna IV to the north and Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal to the east. It boasts good mountain views and is unaccustomed for trekkers. It is a spectacular short trek and traverses a variety of terrain from low land villages and rich terrain up to Nepali’s largest Gurung (Gurkha) village as well as blooming forests of rhododendron in the spring. The villagers follow with Shaman priest and Budhist priest in marriage, death and dealing with ill fate. The region is particularly good for bird watching because of its pristine forested surroundings where different species of birds thrive. The trekking route offers wonderful views of the Annapurna and Manasulu ranges. Climbing though oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest and follow ancient trails to the Madi Khola valley and stay in the villages of Sikles, Tang Ting and Bhujung. This new trek offers a truly captivating village experience where we get to see the real rural Nepal. Trekkers can enjoy by camping at unique sites, eat the local dishes and witness daily life unfold around us.

Itinerary


  • Day 1: Kathmandu: Arrival Day

    Namaste and welcome to Nepal and the start of our adventure! We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting and transfer to your hotel. We’ll have a final briefing in the evening regarding our itinerary and overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu

    Full day sightseeing in UNESCO listed historical sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), and Pashupathinath in Kathmandu  valley with experienced Tour Guide by private car/van,

    Stay overnight in hotel.

  • Day 3: Drive to Pokhara, (Optional to fly)

    After breakfast drive to Pokhara 200 km and it takes around 6-7 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus or private van. The tourist bus/van stops for breakfast at 09.00 am and at around 12.00 for lunch on the way to Pokhara. Late afternoon and evening is free time.

  • Day 4: Pokhara to Yangjakot via Kalikasthan

    Pokhara to Yangjakot via Kalikasthan.

    Overnight at lodge.

     

  • Day 5: Yangjakot to Tangting

    Trek to Tang Ting. Explore ethnic Gurung culture and their traditions. We will introduce you to the village Chief to get a brief history of this authentic Gurung village.

    Overnight at lodge.

  • Day 6: Tang Ting to Sikles

    Trek to Sikles. Explore ethnic Gurung culture and their traditions. We will introduce you to the village Chief to get a brief history of this authentic Gurung village.

    This trip is famous for giving us deep insights into the old traditions of the Gurung community who’ve lived in this stunning area for centuries…

    Overnight at lodge.

  • Day 7: Sikless – Tara top – Ghalekharka

    Sikless – Tara top – Ghalekharka

    Overnight at lodge.

  • Day 8: Ghalekharka to Pokhara via Bhujung khola (3 hrs trek and drive).

    Ghalekharka to Pokhara via Bhujung khola (3 hrs trek and drive). Spend the evening sunset on Phewa Lake. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 9: Sunrise at Sarangkot & Pokhara Sightseeing (Half Day) – Overnight in Pokhara

    Early Morning – Early in the morning you will drive to Sarangkot hill for sunrise and view the Himalayan ranges. Visit Bindabasini Temple on the way back to hotel.
    After breakfast – Half day sightseeing to Devi’s fall, Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, & International Mountain Museum
    Afternoon – At Phewa Lake on your own and enjoy boat ride & relax your rest of of the day. Optional Paragliding with amazing sights of Pokhara.

  • Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu, (Optional to fly).

    Drive back to Kathmandu. Optional to fly back. If fly back, daytime you may want to go Paragliding & also visit the beautiful Pokhara hotspots. We’ll reunite in the evening for a farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurants in town, where we’ll be eager to hear your feedback on the trip.

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 11: Extend your trip or Final departure.

    You may want to consider extending your trip with endless activities such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, White Water Rafting, Paragliding in Pokhara & many more. If you are departing then our representative will drop you off at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport a few hours before the scheduled flight. Namaste and we hope to see you again soon!

Cost, Includes and Excludes


Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicles
  • 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Transportation from KTM- Pokhara – KTM by road
  • All meals and accommodation during Sikles trekking period
  • An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal
  • All governmental procedure permit fees and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant

Cost Excludes

  • Visa fees/ international airfares to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
  • Tips for guides, porters and driver
  • All other personal expenses

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