Tamang Heritage Trekking 9 Days
Trip Code: NT-N226
Duration: 9 days
Standard: Grade B+
Max. Altitude: 3300 m.
Group size: Min. 2- Max. 25
Best Season: September to November and February to June
Mode of trekking: Tea house (lodge to lodge) / Camping on request
Tamang Heritage trail is very newly opened trekking route in popular Langtang trekking region. This trekking route covers culture, religion and daily lifestyle of Tamang community of Langtang region. It is of total 9 days trekking including 1 day rest. It is a combine camping, home stay and lodge trekking package. This can be organized with only home stay and lodge for a small group size.
Tamang heritage trekking trial is located at north of Kathmandu. It is an interesting trek through Tamang villages and settlements. They are descendants from Tibet and have hardly seen any tourists. Their culture is virtually untouched.
In the month of March and April Rhododendron forests have many different species of trees, birds and butterflies. Tamang Heritage trail trekking is special for those trekkers, who would like to see traditional and untouched heritage, custom and lifestyle of indigenous Tamang people.
During this trekking, you can discover rough history of Tibetan ancestors. Their descendants are now Buddhists and living on agriculture and trade. They dress colorful and their houses are adorned with beautiful woodcarvings. The views of the Himalayan snow-capped mountains will be unforgettable.
Tamang Heritage Trekking Map
Day 01: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1467 m.) via Trishuli (Nuwakot)
You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi passing through Dhunche which is about eight hours drive. You stay overnight at hotel in Syabrubesi. 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 02: Syabrubesi to Gatlang
After an hour and half of ascent from Syabrubesi we reach the view point from where we can see the fantastic view of Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and the Goljang valley. Now we head down to Goljang valley for the Lunch which is an hour walking down hill from the the view point. Gatlang the beautiful Tamang village is another 3 hrs walk from Goljang. Upon arrival the guests will be welcomed by Khada (white scarf) and the home made local drinks Rakshi accompanied by the welcome song in local language. Get refreshed and enjoy the local Syabru dance. Overnight at the community lodge.
Day 03: Gatlang to Tatopani
This would be the longest day of the entire trip and will take about 7 hours. The walk begins by descending to Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhotekoshi River. Stop for the lunch here. Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. After lunch the trail will be ascending up crossing the hanging bridge. Ascend continues until you get to Tatopani which literally means 'hot water', you can clean yourself in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains. Dinner and overnight stay at local tea house.
Day 04: Tatopani to Thuman
The trail ascends to Nagthali Danda (3300m) the high open grassland with amazing views of snow covered Himalayas. Stop for lunch at Brimdang village. After lunch the trek continues ascending to Nagthali Danda. One can enjoy the view and spend some time at the top accompanied by tea prepared by the care taker of the Gompa. Trek continues down to Thuman, Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance.
Day 05: Thuman to Rasuwagadhi (2240m)
about 7 hours of walking camping.
Day 06: Rasuwagadhi to Briddim (2290m)
walking around 6 hours.
Day 07: Rest and exploring day in Briddim.
Day 08: Briddim to Syabrubeshi,
Walking around 4 hours.
Day 09: Syaprubeshi to Kathmandu by Jeep/Local Bus
Note: This trek is possible to combine with Langtang Valley Trek which follows route of Lama hotel- Ghoda Tabela, Langtang village- Kyanjin Gompa and Back to Syabrubeshi or Dhunche and drive Back to Kathmandu. This will be about 15-16 days total in timeframe.
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