Trip Overview

Highlights

Tamang Heritage Trail, where unexplored part of the Langtang National park has recently been connected, offers yet another option and peek at the Himalayan lifestyle, culture and unique experience of virgin nature.  The trail passes through traditional Tamang villages where life, culture, and crafts have remained unchained since the beginning of the settlement. Warm traditional welcome hosted by the locals, their elaborate costumes, rich architecture of their houses and the ancient monasteries and places of pray add color to the experience of Tamang Heritage Trail. In addition to cultural experience, the trek also offers wilderness experience through beautiful landscape of alpine terrain, flat meadows, and rhododendron forest. The healing hot water springs in Tatopani, on the way to Nagthali and home stay in Briddim will definitely be unforgettable moment for the trekkers. 

What you'll need

Includes excludes

Includes

  • International and Domestic Airport pick up and drop off
  • All land transfer as per itinerary
  • Two 1/2 day sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • 4 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation and 3 meals while on the trek
  • Fully escorted trek with English speaking a Guide and a Porter for every two persons
  • National park permit
  • Trekking permit
  • Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
  • Welcome and fare dinner in Kathmandu
  • Sleeping bag

Excludes

  • Items of personal nature ie. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.
  • Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Down jacket
  • Personal spending money
Things To Do

Itinerary & Map

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  • 1
    Arrive Kathmandu

    Arrive KTM international Airport, transfer to the hotel. Briefing about the program introduce with the Guide.

  • 2
    Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.

    Pashupati, Boudha and Swoyambhu. Preparation for the trip.

  • 3
    Kathmandu- Shyabru Beshi 2000m 9 hrs by Bus and 6 hours by Jeep

    You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi, which is our trekking starting point takes 7-8  hours drive from Kathmandu passing through Trishuli and Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Himalayan, including the Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region with terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. At the same time, you notice that the road after Betrawati is still under construction. We stay overnight at the local lodge at Shyabru Bensi.  

  • 4
    Trek to Goljung 1960m - Gatlang 2240m stay at a Homestay or tented camp 6:00

    Begin trekking for about 3 hours from Syabrubesi to Goljung (1960m) a Tamang village with ancient monasteries and beautiful hats, rest and explore the area. You can see beautiful sceneries from Goljung view point. From Goljung, you will trek for another 3 hours to Gatlang, a large Tamang village set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement. One can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang. Stay overnight at camp in Gatlang. The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your trekking a memorable one.

  • 5
    Gatlang - Tatopani 2607m, overnight stay at a Homestay or tented camp 6 hrs

    We continue exploration and trek for about 6 hours to the village of Tatopani (literally means hot water). On the way we enjoy sightseeing of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. The village has one of the biggest and hottest natural hot springs in Nepal. At Tatopani which naturally signifies 'hot water', you can take hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. It is believed that taking a dip into this spring would heal you from your aches and pains. This day's trekking also provides you an opportunity to experience of the Tamang culture.

  • 6
    Trek to Nagthali 3300m - Thuman 2338m, overnight at a Homestay or tented camp 5:30 hrs

    Trek for about 4 hours to Nagthali, the high open grassland with amazing views of snow covered Himalayas and the Tibetan range. On top of the hill lies a Buddhist monastery. En route you can encounter with animals like monkeys and deer. The panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Continue to trek to another cultural village Thuman a Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance is popular for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang can be seen from every house in Thuman.

  • 7
    Thuman - Timure 1762m - Rasuwagadhi 1795m - back to Timure for overnight at a Home stay or community lodge. 7.5 hrs

    Start trek for about 4 hours to Timure with an en-route to the old trade route to Tibet. Here it leads to the historical fort at Rasuwagadhi rests in the banks of the river. An old suspension bridge is the linkage between Nepal and Tibet. While trekking from Thuman to Timure you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadhi. This day's trekking also grants you an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture on the two villages on the way. Timure is on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort at Rasuwagadhi rests in the banks of the river is a historical reminder of Nepal Tibetan relations that has existed for many centuries. A suspension bridge here links Nepal and Tibet. At the end we reveres to Timure for our overnight at tented camp or local lodge in Timure.

  • 8
    Timure - Bridim (2229m - 6 hrs)

    Briddim is another Tibetan influence Tamang village. Go on village walks with your host family to see the lifestyle, traditions and customs of the people. Moreover, you can enjoy cultural show performed by community members. The villagers will gather in the evening in their traditional costume, performing cultural songs and dances, as a gesture of welcoming guests to their home. You can also experience of home stay and Tamang culture. To mention about Briddim, it is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bosom of Langtang Himal. Around 43 houses are spread in Z shape. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split slate. As direct descendant of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of nearly Tibetan villages. Stay overnight at community lodge or tented camp in Briddim.

  • 9
    Trek from Briddim to Syabrubensi (1467m.)

    You walk through Briddim village while observing the local lifestyle and culture and interacting with the locals. The day we back to Syabrubensi to back Kathmandu. It takes about four hours.

  • 10
    Drive from Syabrubensi to Kathmandu.

    Same way back same way to Kathmandu which we took to start our trek. They stop us for lunch in Kalikasthan and continue the drive till Kathmandu. It takes about eight hours.

  • 11
    Sightseeing Bhaktapur City

    The medieval town of Bhaktapur, or the Town of the Devotees, preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle to this date. One is sure to feel like travelling back into the past while walking along the Bhaktapur street, squares and streets.

  • 12
    Fly back Home

    Fly back Home !!!!

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Gear Information

Footwear Well broken-in walking shoes, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Clothing Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.
Other equipment Sleeping bag (4 seasons), trekking holdall or stash sack with lock, daypack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.
Other items Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, tie cord, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit
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    Quick facts
    • Length Of Trip:
      12
    • Accomodation:
      Home Stay, Camping, Lodges
    • Starting Point:
      Shyabru Beshi
    • Ending Point:
      Shyabru Beshi / Dhunche
    • Mode of Transport:
      By Bus or Jeep up to Dhunche or Shyabru Beshi
    • Season:
      Throughout the year except July And August ( rainy )
    • Trekking Grade:
      Easy - Moderate
    • Indicated Time:
      Approx
    2
    Fair: Fair
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