10 Days Tamang Heritage Trail Trek in Nepal
Langtang is very famous touristic area where many tourists want to visit. It is also the famous place for its natural attraction. The trekking route between Langtang and Ganesh mountains is very amazing destination for Tamang Heritage Trail Trek.
It is in the border between Nepal and China’s Tibet province. The route is covered by alpine grassland and beautiful, colorful flowers. There is the settlement of Tamang community whose religion is Buddhism.
In the history, Tibetans from Kerung border came in Nepal and settled in Nepali region. When they wanted to take their citizenship, Nepali government rejected to provide the citizenship to Tibetan people.
So, they changed their ethnicity as Tamang and got Nepali citizenship but their cultural values and customs are as similar as that of Tibetans. They celebrate many festivals and occasions.
Langtang region is very famous for its natural beauty of the snow covered White Mountains. The trail is full of forests and flowers. In March we can see the blossoming red rhododendron on the way. On the other hand, we can experience many traditional and rituals of Tamang ethnicity in Tibetan flavor.
There are a lot of festivals and dances in the culture. Syabru dance is very famous in Tamang culture. We can enjoy the dance during our home stay in countryside of Tamang community.
The hospitality of Tamang community is unforgettable throughout our life. The way they welcome us is stunning and amazing that is to be remembered.
This trekking is helpful for our entertainment and to gain much information about pure heart of the villagers. We can feel deep love from the pure heart of the unspoiled touch of originality. This trekking lasts for 10 days and every day we feel newness and freshness on the route.
Day 01 of Tamang Heritage Trail Trek
Arrival at Kathmandu (1338m)
You will arrange your accommodation to the Hotel in Kathmandu. On this day, we will give instruction of the whole trekking.
Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1460m)
We will start our tour on this day in the morning, by taking bus from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, which journey will be 7 hours drive normally. Syabrubesi is the starting point of Langtang Valley.
On the way we can see the beautiful scenery of jungles and panorama of the tops of the different mountains. We will continue our trip of the road which follows Trishuli River. We can see the river most of our day journey by the bus. We stay in Syabrubesi at night.
Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m)
From Syabrubehi we start our real trekking. It takes an hour and half from Syabrubesi to reach to the place from where we can enjoy amazing view of Ganesh Himal, Gosainkund range and the Goljang valley. We take our lunch in this place.
After three hours walk from Goljang we will reach in Gatlang. In Gatlang, villagers will welcome us with great respect. They will sing the song in their local language and it will be incredible moment in our life.
We will stay in Gatlang at night enjoying the culture from the beautiful Tamang village. We will get the flavor of countryside here.
Gatlang to Tatopani (2380m)
Our trekking will be continued to Tatopani from Gatlang. On the way, we walk by Thangbuchet which is situated near Chilime Village, named by a beautiful and famous river. Thangbuchet is the place where we stop for our lunch. We will begin our trekking again.
We walk through a hanging bridge and after sometime we will be in Tatopani. Tatopani is a Nepali word which means ‘Hot Water’. It is believed that hot water has the healing power of many diseases, especially skin related diseases.
We will experience hot water bath in this place and we will be free from our pains and aches.
Our day will be finished and we will stay in this place for the night. On this day we walk about 7 hours.
Tatopani to Thuman (2238m)
After enjoying our trekking in Tatopani we will start to trek to Thuman. On the way, we reach in Nagthali Danda (3300m) from where we can see the open grassland and awesome views of white snow covered mountains from close. At last we will reach in Thuman.
This village is accommodated by Tamang community who are culturally influenced by the Tibetan culture. They are very friendly and they will welcome us by singing and dancing.
Day 06 of Trekking to Tamang Heritage Trail
Thuman to Briddim (2239m)
Our trekking starts from the morning on this day. From Thuman we will reach to Timure which is the old trade tour from Nepal to Tibet and Tibet to Nepal. We will stop here for our lunch. Walking 3 hours from Timure we will reach to Rasuwagadi which lies in the border of Nepal and China.
After walking from Rasuwagadhi, we will reach to Briddim, where we will find Tamang people welcoming us. This village is also influenced by Tibetan culture. Here we will stay in local home.
We experience new kind of uniqueness in our life. We eat there; we stay there by enjoying our trip with the villagers. Villagers provide all foods and lodging.
Briddim to Syabrubesi
This is the last point during our trekking. We will return to Syabrubesi from where our real trekking started. When we reach to Syabrubesi by walking we will eat and take rest there because we will be tired by our walking. On this day we will rest calmly in the hotel.
Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
On this day we will head to Kathmandu by bus after finishing our trekking from Syabrubesi. We will arrive at Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal and stay there peacefully.
Day of Resting and Shopping
On this day, you will have free time in Kathmandu. You may rest or shop as your desire.
Last Day of trekking
Day of departure
On this day we will say good bye to Nepal because you will fly to your country from Tribhuvan International Airport.
Things included in the package
- We provide you the bed and breakfast. Accommodation will be shared by two people. However, you can book for the single room with extra charge.
- We will also bear the cost of domestic flight that will be travelled for the trip.
- The overland transport will be held on tourist coach as per the itinerary and size of the group.
- The applicable fee for the Trekking, National Park and Conservation center will be covered.
- We offer you a welcome group dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural show.
- The wages, meals, insurance and transport allowance of all trekking staff and porters will be arranged.
- We also can arrange the planning for the place of interest in the city accompanied by the city guide.
- We also have included the comprehensive medical kit and service of guide and porters.
- We also help you to reconfirm your international flight.
Things Excluded in the package
- Pick-up/Drop from/to airport.
- The visa fee you would have to pay for travel, medical insurance and airport tax.
- The meals of your personal interest will not be offered in our expense.
- We would also not provide the personal sleeping bags and bags.
- The charge applied in case of emergency evacuation by any means of transport would not be included.
- The charge for accommodation in Kathamndu in you early arrival before the trip will not be included and also the late departure. Moreover, the early departure from trek will also not included in our expense.
- We also don’t include the cost of international flights.
- The trip doesn’t offer the travel and rescue insurance.
- We also don’t include the phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra poter etc.
- We also don’t offer tips for guides and porters.
Trek start dates
1st Group: 1st of every Month
2nd group: 15th of every month
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Tamang Heritage Trail TrekTrip Cost
- Destination: Tamang Heritage Trail Trek
- Min-pax: 1-15
- Accommodation: 2 or 3 star level
- Duration: 10 days
- Max altitude: 2380m