Tamang Heritage Trail
Tamang Heritage Trekking is to explore and experience Tamang culture and heritage near Tibetan border through Langtang Valley. The trek is to get untouched cultural practice of Tibetan originated people. The Trekking destination from Kathmandu gives ample opportunity to explore previously restricted area which is recently opened as Tamang Heritage Trail.
Tamang Heritage Trekking centers in Langtang Valley towards Tibetan birder. The Trekking is full of natural scenarios and variety of unspoiled Tibetan culture of Tamang People. Along with these, several lakes, colorful landscape, number of rare flora and fauna bring charm of the trek. Tamang Heritage Trekking provides the Tibetan culture because its low land meets Tibet therefore, pure Tibetan culture can be explored. Tamang Heritage Trekking trail passes through Tamang settlements with numerous exciting opportunities to excurse the area. The unique culture of Tamang people, their costumes and rituals, carvings and architecture in houses and monuments, ancient monasteries and many other elements are there to experience. Tamang people wear colorful clothes and finely carved houses.
Tamang Heritage Trekking area is traditional route of traders. These People are replaced from Tibet after a war between Nepal and Tibet in case of bartering salt and mountain goats. This trekking trail is one of the very popular trekking trails nearest from Kathmandu valley. Tamang settlements are therefore Tibetan Buddhists therefore rich in cultural and religious part of life. Tamang Heritage Trekking is off beat trek to excurse these Tamang people of Tibetan ancestry in high altitude.
Trip Duration: 12 days
Best Time : Oct-May
Starting from: Sybru Bensi
Eanding point: Sybru Bensi
Grade: Medium / Hard
Maximum Altitude : 5000m
Mode of trek: Tea House/ Camping
Himalayan sights: Beautiful Langtang Himalaya Most Attraction of the trek
Outline Itinerary [ Option 1 ]
Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu, transfer to hotel, brief about the trip, and well-come dinner at evening through the typical Nepalese kitchen.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Day 03: Drive from Katmandu to Syabru besi.
Day 04: Syabru besi trek to Gatlang (5 hrs).
Day 05: Gatlang trek to Tatopani (6-7 hrs).
Day 06: Tatopani trek to Thuman (6 hrs).
Day 07: Thuman trek to Briddim (6 hrs).
Day 08: Briddim trek to Lamahotel (6 hrs).
Day 09: Lamahotel trek to Langtang (6hrs).
Day 10: Langtang trek to Kanjin (4 hrs).
Day 11: Kanjin rest day and hike to Langsisa Kharka or Glacier langtang –lirung or hike to Tsherko ri (5000M)
Day 12: Kanjin trek to Lama hotel (6 hours)
Day 13: Lama hotel trek to Thulosyabru (5-6 hours)
Day 14: Thulosyabru trek to Dhunche 5 hours
Day 15: Dhunche drive to Katmandu (6-7 hours)
Day 16: Departure from Nepal as your own ward.
Outline Itinerary [ Option 2 ]
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1467 m.)
Day 02: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m.)
Day 03: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m.)
Day 04: Tatopani to Thuman (2338m.)
Day 05: Thuman to Timure (1762m.)
Day 06: Timure to Briddim (2229m.)
Day 07: Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m.)
Day 08: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu.
More Information about the trip
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Welcome to the country of Mt. Everest! As you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives will receive you and transfer to the hotel which you have booked in Kathmandu. Hotel staffs will complete check in and manage for your accommodation. We organize welcome dinner in the hotel in the evening with our team.
Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparing for trek
On this day, there will be a guided tour to the famous cultural and historical sites of Kathmandu including UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites. In the afternoon, you should involve pre- trip discussion with your guide for well preparation of the trip. You will have dinner in the hotel in the evening. You can experience night life in Thamel too.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi Drive (1467m), 7hrs.
On this day, we drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi in a Jeep or car. The road is full of exciting scenes and views of mountains covered with forests via Trishuli in Nuwakot. The picturesque views of terraced fields and green hills with the glimpse of Ganesh Himal are rewarding along the way. We stay in a lodge in Syabrubesi
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Gatlang Trek (2563m.) 6 hrs.
On this day, we trek to Gatlang from Syabrubesi through Goljung. It is pleasant walk with the picturesque views of forests and terraced fields. The variety of plants and flowers can be seen throughout the trail. You can explore the some Tamang settlements along the trail and experience their hospitality. We stay overnight in a lodge at Gatlang.
Day 05: Gatlang to Tatopani Trek (2600m.) 6 hrs.
On this day, we follow the trail to Tatopani enjoying the views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal ranges. The trail passes through some Tamang villages to explore and experience their lifestyle and culture. We reach at Tatopani, a natural hot spring which is believed to remove all the pains and aches in a single dip. We stay overnight in Tatopani
Day 06: Tatopani to Thuman Trek (2338m.) 5 hrs.
This day trek continues to Thuman from Tatopani through Nagthali and Bumthang. Nagthali is popular meditation centre for monks and priests in local area. The area provides impressive views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Kerung Himal and many other peaks. We reach at Thuman which is culturally rich to explore Tamang culture. We stay overnight in Thuman.
Day 07: Thuman to Briddim trek (2229m.), 6hrs.
On this day, trekking continues to Briddim from Thuman enjoying panoramic views of mountains and forests. We pass through Timure which is traditional trade route with Tibet. We reach Briddim and excurse the village. Briddim is unspoiled village where you can experience Tibetan culture practiced by the Tibetan descendants. We stay overnight in Briddim.
Day 08: Briddim to Lama Hotel (2500m.) 6hrs
On this day, we follow the trail to Lama Hotel from Briddim. The trekking is pleasant walk for about 7 hours passing through forests of rhododendron and bamboo. You can see some wild animals and experience natural life along the trail. There you can also experience traditional culture while walking through mountain settlements. We stay overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Langtang Valley 6 hrs.
On this day, we enter into Langtang Valley. The picturesque views along the trail are very pleasant and rewarding. The valley is third most popular trekking area in Nepal with full of varieties of flora and fauna. You can have wonderful views of snow capped mountains and peaks along the walk. We stay in a Lodge in Langtang.
Day 10: Langtang to Kanjin 4 hrs.
We trek continue to Kyanging Gompa to explore its architectural loftiness and spiritual insight. You can explore surrounding area of Kyanging for the whole day. The panoramic views of giant mountains and Langtang Valley are very impressive and breath-stopping. We stay overnight in Kyanging.
Day 11: Acclimatization
It is our rest day in Khyanjin. You can explore surrounding area of Kyanjin. Best way to utilize is hiking to Langshisa Kharka or Glacier Langtang-Lirung or Tserko Ri. The views of Langtang Himal range and many other peaks are unforgettable while wandering around the Gompa area. We stay overnight in Khyanjin.
Day 12: Kanjin to Lama Hotel (2500m.)6hrs.
On this day, our trekking reaches to Lama Hotel from Kyanging Gompa. The views along the way are impressive while returning back to Hotel you can explore some settlements throughout the trail. We stay overnight in Lama Hotel. You can explore the surrounding area if we came in time before evening.
Day 13: Lama Hotel to Thulosyabru 6hrs.
On this day, we trek descend to Thulosyabru from Lama Hotel. The trail is full of picturesque views of landscapes and natural scenarios. You have chances to to explore some of the villages’ along the way. We reach at Thulosyabru and stay overnight there.
Day 14: Thulosyabru to Dhunche 5hrs.
On this day, we trek to Dhunche from Thulosyabru. The views of mountains and natural vegetations are impressive along the valley through the trail with some chances to experience natural life and picturesque scenarios. Dhunche exploration and celebration of the trek is memorable way as it is the last day of the trek. This night is spent in Dhunche.
Day 15: Dhunche to Kathmandu
On this day, we drive back to Kathmandu from Dhunche. Travelling from Dhunche to Kathmandu is exciting journey along the bending roadway with full of views of green hills and gorges. You will be transferred to hotel where you either have leisure time or you may catch the last moments exploring the missed sights or shopping for gifts to your nearest ones. In the evening, we organize celebration dinner together.
Day 16: Departure Day
As it is the last day, we have to bid goodbye to the guest as visit in Nepal comes to the end for this time. If you have time enough, you can have sightseeing and purchasing the token of love from Nepal. Before 3 hours of scheduled flight, our representatives will take you to the TIA. We hope you will be planning for another adventure-trip while you are on returning back to your homeland. You can extend your Nepal stay if you have time and money too.
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