Tamang Heritage trail Langtang trek is the best trekking option to get away from mass trekkers in Langtang. On Tamang Heritage Trail & Langtang trekking, you will have culture and religious experience. For customize trekking itinerary, cost and up to date information, ask to local trekking tour guide.
Some of the treasures of Tamang Heritage Trail trekking are Tibetan borderlands, Tamang Heritage Trails, Home stays, Hot springs and Gosaikunda Frozen Lake. This trek takes you along the Tamang Heritage Trails through the central part of the Nepal Himalaya to the Tibet borders. The trail passes through traditional villages where culture and crafts have remained unchanged since the settlement began. This is a unique trek offers the opportunity to stay at tea house lodge with locals in a family home stay. The trekking gives a superb opportunity to experience the real way of life in these remote villages.
After Tamang Heritage trail, we then climb to visit Gosaikunda lakes, the sacred holy lakes formed by Shiva striking in the mountain rock with his tridents. This trekking provides you family home stay accommodation and offers you to explore the remote people and culture of the Tamang and Tibetan borderland area.
Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1300m.)
You will be met by us and transferred to Hotel. We will be waiting you at arrival exit door with your name outside airport. Remainder of the afternoon is at leisure. A pre-trek briefing will be given in the afternoon.
Day 2: Kathmandu Tour
This morning a sightseeing tour takes you in the key attractions in and around Kathmandu. We will visit Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. In the afternoon you may have time to explore Swayambhunath and Kathmandu durbar Square, the fantastic centers of cultural and spiritual significance.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Syabrubensi (1550m, 6-7 hours’ drive)
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1467 m.) via Trishuli (Nuwakot) which takes about eight hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Syabrubesi. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, 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.
Day 4: Syabrubensi to Gatlang (2200m, 4-5 hours)
Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m.) via Goljung and it takes about six hours. While trekking you experience of the Tamang culture. You can see scenery from view point. This day you walk through village. The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your trekking a memorable one. Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement. One can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang.
Day 5: Gatlang to Tatopani “Natural hot spring” (2607m, 4-5 hours)
Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m.) and it takes about three hours. On the way you enjoy sightseeing of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. 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 trekking provides you an opportunity to experience of the Tamang culture.
Day 6: Tatopani to Thuman (2400m, 5-6 hours)
Trek from Tatopani to Thuman (2338m.) via Nagthali (3165m.) and it takes about five hours. You trek via Bimthang. En route you can encounter 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. Another cultural village Thuman is popular for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang. Beautiful view of the mountains can be seen from every house in Thuman.
Day 7: Thuman to Briddim (2345m, 4-5 hours)
Trek from Thuman to Briddim (2229m.) via Lingling which takes about seven hours. This day you can observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture on the way. You can experience village life of Briddim. Moreover you can enjoy cultural show performed by community members. You can also experience of home stay and Tamang culture. To mention about Briddim 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 splitshake. As direct descendant of ancient Tibean immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of nearly Tibetan villages.
Day 8: Briddim to Lama Hotel (2380m, 5-6 hours’)
Trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m.) and it takes about six hours. You walk through Briddim village while observing the local lifestyle and culture and interacting with the locals. Later on you find that the settlement of Lama Hotel is located on the banks of Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and mountains.
Day 9: Lama Hotel –Langtang Valley (3430m)
Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3430m.) which takes about five hours. En route you are quite mesmerized by the beautiful views of the Langtang range. You can also experience and make observation of Tibetan settlements.
Day 10: Langtang-Kyanjing Gompa (3870m)
Trek to Kyangjin (3870m.), it takes about three hours. This day you can see the glaciated valley of Kyangjin on the lap of Langtang Lirung and surrounded by snowy mountains which is also the world nearest settlements to glacier. If you happen to visit during monsoon you can find various wild Himalayan flowers.
Day 11: Kyanjing –Lama Hotel (2470m)
Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m.) which takes about six hours. From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
Day 12: Lamahotel –Syabrubesi
Trek to Syabrubesi and it takes about five hours. The upper part of the trail is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountains and green hill views. This path is broader and remains sunny through the different Sherpa and Tamang villages. The first half part of the trail is gradually down and then the trail does steeply descent to the Syabru Besi (1600m.). There was run a project called Chilime Power Plant. The main inhabitants belong to Tamang community and they have adopted Tibetan lifestyle.
Day 13: Syabrubesi –Kathmandu
Drive to Kathmandu and it takes about eight hours. It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages. You drive along the unpaved road till Betrawati and you begin to follow narrow well paved road.
Day 14: Kathmandu free day of your own.
This is the free day and you can use it for your shopping .In the evening we will drive you for farewell dinner with cultural dance.
Day 15: Kathmandu Airport.
Final transfers to airport to get your flight back to home.