Tamang Heritage Trek – 10 days

Visit this magical Buddhist ex-kingdom and explore its peaceful, challenging and unspoiled trails and landscape.
Trip Code : DH/LR-01
Duration : 10 days

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Enjoy spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, the Langtang Himalayas, and the Gosainkund range, Shisapangma, Kerung (Tibet) peaks and many more.
  • Stay in a local homestay in Briddim, to learn more about the Tamang people and their way of life
  • Luxuriate in the hot spring waters at Tatopani
  • Experience a cultural trek in which you can learn about one of Nepal’s Tibetan-influenced hill tribes.
  • Witness ethnic cultures and their living style.
  • Hot natural springs and Chilime Hydro Power Dam.
  • Golijung Village and other Tibetan villages.

Trip Information

The Tamang Heritage, a cultural trek is one of the most famous trekking trails between the spectacular Ganesh Himal and Langtang ranges. This amazing trek takes you to the near north Tibetan border, where you can closely observe native Tamang peoples interesting cultures and traditions, heavily influenced by the Tibetan. Trekking in the off beaten trail, you can enjoy appealing mountains vistas such as; Mt. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Jugal Himal, Dorge Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Tibetan mountains, Palder peaks, and other delightful peaks. Langtang region is filled with scattered antique settlements and their Buddhist way of living and traditional culture, stimulating architectural mountain buildings, Picturesque landscapes, alluring white snow-capped peaks, inspiring ancient monasteries, and many more. Apart from Tamang heritage, this cultural trek also offers you to explore varied flora and fauna of Langtang National Park and experience the real wilderness of remote Langtang area. Exploring undamaged natural setting with the nomadic lifestyle to its divine Shangri-La is really amazing. Warm and friendly people of the area and their genuineness towards every trekker makes Tamang Heritage trek one of the special choices to the enthusiastic out-door lovers. 
Bathing in the natural hot spring and releasing all the tiredness of the day is another expectational experience that this trek offers us. Trekking by the side of bamboo and wonderful rhododendron forests, witnessing frequently wild animals such as; Bears and Red Panda on the way with mind-blowing Himalayas display on the backdrop is really awe-inspiring. Getting wonderful hospitality of the local people during our pleasing trek is really awesome. This fascinating Tamang Heritage trek in Nepal begins from the vibrant town of Syabru Besi (1467m) and follow the steep roads along the beautiful green forests. Passing the beautiful route of Gatlang with the magnificent views of the stunning Himalayas, we will reach Tatopani and to Lama Hotel. Next day trek will follow the route of Langtang Village, there you will stroll around the village and explore the place and ends this fascinating Tamang Heritage Trek in Nepal.

Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing 
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrunsi
Day 04:  Syabrunsi to Gatlang 
Day 05:  Gatlang to Tatopani 
Day 06: Tatopani to Nagtali to Thuman 
Day 07:  Thuman to Briddim 
Day 08:  Briddim to Syabrunsi
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu 
Day 10: Final Destination

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu.
  • Our representative will greet you and he/she will drop you at your hotel.
  • Hotel checkout and take a rest and be refresh.
  • Our representative will provide you with a brief explanation of the Tamang Heritage Trek. 
  • Enjoy welcome dinner.
  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. 

  • Morning breakfast.
  • Today, we will visit major world heritage sites of Kathmandu such as; Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Syambhunath, and Boudhanath stupa.
  • Be ready for the next day trek.
  • Stroll around the Thamel Market. 
  • Overnight at the same hotel.  

Day 3: Kathmandu - Syabrubesi (1450m approx.). 9 hours’ drive

  • Morning breakfast and departure.
  • Drive north from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi through the Trisuli River.
  • It takes around 9 hours to reach Syabrubesi. 
  • Syabrubesi, starting point of the trekking. 
  • Stroll around the Valley and explore the village.
  • Overnight at Syabrubesi.

Day 4: Syabrubesi - Gatlang/2238m. Walk approx. 5 hrs

  • Morning breakfast and departure.
  • Continue trek around 2 to 3 hours ascend to the Gatlang.
  • Gatlang, famous viewpoint where you can enjoy with the majestic view of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Gosainkunda range and many more.
  • Trek down to Golijang valley and Gatlang, a beautiful Tamang village which situated on a hillside among the terraced fields. 
  • Explore numerous Buddhist Chortens and Mani Wall. 
  • Overnight at Gatlang.

Day 5: Gatlang – Tatopani/2607m; Walk approx. 5-6 hrs

  • Morning breakfast and departure.
  • Begin trek by descending to Tatopani, located at the altitude of 2607m. 
  • Explore Chilime Village during trekking through the Bhotekosi River.
  • Witness Chilime Hydropower dam.
  • Continue the trail ascend through the small hanging bridge. 
  • The further trail leads you to Tatopani, very famous place.
  • Enjoy bathing in the natural hot water.
  • Stay Overnight at Tatopani. 
Note: Tatopani literally means “hot water” where people believe that once you bath in that hot water it will ease your aches and pains. Hot water has a healing quality and can clean in the natural hot springs.

 

Day 6: Tatopani – Nagthali/3165 – Thuman/2338m. Walk approx. 7-8 hrs

  • Morning breakfast and departure.
  • Continue trek upwards to Nagthali which is located at the elevations of 3165m. 
  • Nagthali, the highest pass of the area.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of snow-covered Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Kerung and Sanjen ranges. 
  • Continue downward trek and reach to heavily Tibetan influenced Tamang Village called Thuman.
  • Explore ancient monasteries and houses adorned with rich wood engravings.
  • Overnight at Thuman. 
Note: Nagthali is a very popular place for meditation center for the local monks and priests. If you wish you can do meditations.

Day 7: Thuman – Bridim/ 2229m. 

  • Morning breakfast and departure.
  • Continue trek towards Bridim through following the beautiful rhododendron forests and meadows. 
  • Pass Tamang community located in the bosom of the Langtang Himal, where you can see amazing around 43 houses made of stone and roofs of split shake in the same style. 
  • Overnight at Bridim.

Day 8: Bridim to Syabrubesi (1450m).

  • Morning breakfast and departure.
  • It is your last destination of trekking trail.
  • Explore the Bridim and return back to the Syabrubesi.
  • Follow the Bhote Kosi river and passing through the paddy and corn field. 
  • Overnight at Syabrubesi. 

Day 9: Drive Back Kathmandu/1300m

  • Morning breakfast and departure.
  • Drive back to Kathmandu with the memory of the amazing day before. 
  • Drive through the scenic surrounding, local village, and small markets.
  • As you reach the hotel at Kathmandu.
  • Take a rest and enjoy strolling around.
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final Destination.

  • Morning breakfast.
  • Today is your last day in Nepal.
  • Our representative will help you to reach you towards your final destination with the beautiful memories of Nepal.
  • You will be transferred at the airport before 3 hours of your flight.
  • Wish you a safe flight.

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