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Tamang Heritage Trek

Overview

Trip Duration:

14 Days

Trip Grade:

Moderate

Best Season:

Sept-Dec/Feb - Jun

Per Day Hiking:

4-8 Hours

Elevation:

3870 m(Kyanjin Gompa)

Accommodation:

Hotel, Lodge (Tea House)

Transportation:

Tourist Bus/Car/Van

Trek Type

Tea House ( Lodge to Lodge)

Trip Start

Kathmandu

Trip End

Kathmandu

Group Size

Min 2-15 Nos

The Tamang Heritage Trail is located in the beautiful Langtang region of Nepal near the country’s northern border with Tibet. For those who want to trek off the beaten track and see something completely different from many of the more touristy areas in the country, this is a perfect trek. Similarly, for those who are discovering Nepal for the first time, this is the perfect introduction. Tamang Heritage Trail is the primary reason for visitors to come to the area, allowing tourists to experience the local Tamang culture and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Despite all the attractions, the trail is definitely off the beaten path. During this trek you can enjoy the dramatic views of Langtang Lirung(7245m), Langtang Kerung, Dorje Lakpa (6989 m), Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak, Siringi HImal and Sajen HImal Ranges. This trek offers a unique opportunity to experience true Himalayan Culture and Trekking journey all in one. This is a must-do- trek for those seeking a more cultural experience in Nepal. A Tamang heritage trail is one of the best treks you should do not only for mountains but also you will have chance to meet locals.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m), Drive transfer to hotel

A warm welcome to Nepal. Greetings from Yak and Yarsa Trekkers. Our representative will be waiting in the airport displaying your name to pick you from there and take you to the booked hotel. Overnight in hotel at Kathmandu.

Day 2 Free day at Kathmandu

Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 8-9 hours

We leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also a starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Our journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. We continue until we descend to the small village of Syabrubesi, the starting point of our trek. Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Day 4 Trek begins: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2,200m/7,217ft.): 5 hours

Our trek starts from today. From Syabrubesi, we hike across the Goljung Village enjoying views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung and others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang.

Day 5 Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m/8550 ft.): 6-7 hours

We begin today's trek with a descent to Thangbuche and soak-in magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the way. Next, pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam and ascend until Tatopani. The name Tatopani literally means 'hot water' in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. However, the hot springs are no longer there after the earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015.

Day 6 Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m/7,874 ft) via Brimdang and Nagthali: 6 hours

Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. Passing through the dense alpine forest, we reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. From here, it’s a few hours walk uphill until Nagthali hill. Here, we enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen, Kerung and Ganesh Himal. Next, trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman and spend the night.

Day 7 Thuman to Briddim (2,345m/7,693 ft): 6 hours

Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village, ideally located on the lap of the Langtang Himal. Here, we visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. In Briddim, we notice that most of the houses are built by stones and are inhabited mostly by people of Tibetan origin. Briddim in fact, resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet.

Day 8 Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m): 6 hours

Today, we trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to Ghopche Khola which is a small stream. Then we ascend to Lama Hotel via Rimche. Lama Hotel is located on the banks of the Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and amazing mountain vista. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 9 Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hours

After breakfast, we embark on our trip to the Langtang Village. Our trail continues alongside dense forests. After climbing up steadily through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. On the way, we also enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung, pass by water mills, prayer wheels and chortens adorned with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.

Day 10 Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 4 hours

After breakfast, we leave Langtang village and walk through yak pastures. Today, we also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal which is made from stone with prayers written on them. It is believed that the prayers on the mani wall spreads around by blowing winds. We cross several wooden bridges before reaching Kanjin Gompa which is beautifully surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. We can take a walk around the Kanjin Gompa enjoying astounding views of glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.

Day 11 Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 4-5 hours

We trek back to the Lama Hotel. Since the trek is only downhill, it will only take us around 4 to 5 hours to reach our destination. It is a downhill trek through forests and alongside a beautiful mountain river. On the way we pass through the ethnic settlements of the Tamang people whose religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 12 Trek ends: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi: 5 hours

Today is the last day of trekking. After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubesi which will be an easy trek through lush green vegetation. After reaching Syabrubesi, we enjoy lunch and celebrate the completion of our trek.

Day 13 Drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu we take a rest at our hotel or stroll in the streets of Thamel, a popular tourist hub for some souvenir shopping. In the evening,

Day 14 Departure transfer to international airport

Relying on your flight schedule Yak and Yarsa Trekkers representative will pick you up from your hotel and drop you to the international airport for your departure. Have a nice flight.

Departure Dates

No fixed departures.

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