Tamang Heritage Trail   |  11 Days

cultural and scenic walk around traditional villages of ancient hill tribe with age-old traditions

Explorer Adventure presents Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, where you will be within impressive cultural and traditional villages of ancient mountains and hill tribes The Tamang drifted from Mongolia and through Tibet to Nepal back thousands of years.

Bringing in their age-old custom of ancient heritage which includes colorful custom and culture similar to Tibetans which is just across the border from the areas of Tamang Heritage Trail north of Langtang Himal where this exciting walks leads close to the village on route Tibet-China frontier.

A marvelous journey of great fascination on daily walks, visiting rural farm villages and trekking into pristine forest of tall rhododendron-oaks-pines and fir tree lines where exotic bird-life with some rare and endangered animals that dwells around this beautiful surrounding within lush green vegetations.

Starting Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking from Kathmandu, taking an interesting drive to reach the high hills of Langtang at Dhunche and Syabrubesi village, in the country fully populated by Tamang tribes and then walking into its charming villages full of farm and religious life interwoven with Buddhism teaching as well practice ancient Bon sect of pre Buddhism as well.

Walk leads to explore Tamang villages with its impressive cultures and custom and in comfort of nice farm lodge-guest house and overnights in home stay, around lovely villages of Gatlang-Tatopani-Briddim and Thuman with ever present views of mountain backdrop that includes massive Ganesh and Langtang Himal range of peaks.

Our marvelous, interesting and scenic journey completes with a drive back to Kathmandu after a wonderful time on Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking of great interest.

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic and cultural walks on high hills of beautiful Langtang Himal region with great views
  • Daily views of high Ganesh and Langtang Himal as far towards Jugal Himal range of mountains
  • Exploring Tamang traditional farm villages with age-old custom and colorful cultures of great interest
  • Walking into beautiful enchanting rhododendron-magnolia forest within pristine environment
  • Enjoy native Tamang villagers warm hospitality with impressive traditional life of Buddhism religion

Itinerary

  • 1 Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotels.On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport where you will be warmly received by our guide and staff and then transfer you to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city. First check into your hotel rooms on getting refreshed from the flight and with Jet-Lag, then join with other members of Tamang Heritage Trail trekking for group briefing, where our expert guides will inform regarding your stay in Nepal, hotels, trekking, local lodge and overland drives with do’s and don’ts information, evening welcome group dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with Folk cultural programs to entertain you during your meals.
  • 2 Day 2: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour around world heritage sites.Morning after breakfast leave the hotel for exciting guided sightseeing around Kathmandu where our city guide will lead you to places of interest, Kathmandu a metropolitan city still retains its ancient heritage and varied ancient culture where you will visit world heritage sites around Kathmandu for half day or full day. After an interesting and wonderful tour of ancient historical and religious sites around Kathmandu, with afternoon free preparation for next day early morning drive to Langtang Himal region north of Kathmandu on journey to Tamang Heritage Trail.
  • 3 Day 3: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,470 m via Trisuli and Dhunche town 1,950-06 hrs.Morning an exciting drive on Kathmandu to Dhunche-Syabrubesi highway, heading towards Himalayan foothills, on reaching at Trisuli Bazaar within warm sub-tropical area, as our journey continues towards uphill on long winding road towards cooler alpine area past farm villages and town to reach at Dhunche, at 1,950m high. Dhunche headquarter and main town of Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal where Langtang National Park starts and ends. From Dhunche drive leads downhill on zig-zag road to reach at Syabrubesi village the home of Tamang tribe people in the shadow of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, overnight in a nice cozy lodge at Syabrubesi.
  • 4 Day 4: Trek to Gatlang 2,200 m - 05 hrs.Beginning our first day walk from Syabrubesi leading to a climb for a while but the rest of the walk is on gradual winding uphill trail past terraced farm fields and villages, as the trail descends and joins to reach a large and interesting Tamang village of Gatlang village, as our route leads further north west avoiding the motor-able road taking an old trekking path above the main road. As walk enters into high hills with superb scenery of surrounding landscapes as our out trail leads ups and down and then reaching our destination for overnight stop at impressive village of Gatlang. Here with time to visit its traditional villages and monasteries interwoven with Buddhism culture and heritage, greeted by friendly villagers in traditional custom.
  • 5 Day 5: Trek to Tatopani 2,607 m - 06 hrs.Morning starts after leaving nice and impressive Gatlang village where our walks leads further North West on neat stone paved paths for sometimes, past terraced farm fields of millets and barley with constant views of massive Ganesh Himal and Manaslu including Langtang Himal. As walk approaches to our overnight stop at Tatopani village, a place with hot natural spring, where Tato Pani means ‘Hot Water’ Here enjoy the afternoon time visiting its nice Tamang houses of intricate carving on windows and doors and then refresh yourself in the hot spring located close to the village.
  • 6 Day 6: Trek to Thuman 2,400 m via Nagthali - 06 hrs.On leaving Tatopani enjoying its warm pools and cultural villages, as morning walk leads on the trail towards Tibet border for few hours to reach at Thuman village via high Nagthali ridge. A gentle walk follows on gradual winding path towards north and then with climb for some hours encountering few short descend overlooking views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal, as walk leads enters into cool shade of alpine woodland then reaching at Nagthali village. Here with possible lunch stop, and then continue walks to our overnight stop at Thuman village with ample time to explore around this nice remote farm village of immense culture and age-old heritage.
  • 7 Day 7: Trek to Briddim 2,345 m - 06 hrs.After a wonderful time on this rural farm village with views of snow clad peaks, morning walk starts with a climb to a ridge with more super scenery of surrounding green landscapes dotted with villages and of mountains. As walk progress heading into nice forest full of rhododendron, pines and oaks trees and then slowly our day comes to an end on reaching at Briddim village for overnight stop.
  • 8 Day 8: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350 m - 06 hrs.From Briddim village, walk leads on nice mountain path with slow climb up to reach a high ridge past farm terraces into cool lovely woodland to reach a high hill top with superb views of Langtang Himal with Ganesh mountains, as walk leads to a descend within deep forest of tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks and pines with patch of bamboo groves to reach an open clearing at Lama Hotel. A nice peaceful spot with number of lodges surrounded within green woodland and close to upper Trisuli River located in a gorge.
  • 9 Day 9: Trek to Syabrubesi - 06 hours walk.Our last day trek of fabulous Tamang Heritage Trail lead you back to Syabrubesi as morning walk follows on the same trail with much downhill past spread-out farm villages and terrace fields and eventually reaching at Bhote Kosi River, which later joins Trisuli River, after crossing a suspension bridge a pleasant walk brings you at Syabrubesi for last and final overnights around Langtang Himal area and Rasuwa district.
  • 10 Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotels.Morning transfer for an exciting drive back to Kathmandu where drive leads to Dhunche town and then on downhill to reach lower warmer areas around Nuwakot at Trisuli Bazaar, and then few hour drive brings you at Kathmandu on good time with rest of the afternoon at leisure for individual activities.
  • 11 Day 11: Depart for international flight home ward bound or to respective countries.Your last memorable day in Nepal after a wonderful experience on Tamang Heritage Trail with great service of Explorer Adventure, and as per your international flight then transfer to Kathmandu international airport for homeward bound or to your respective destinations.

Cost Includes:

    • Langtang National park fee
    • Drive there and back 
    • In all your arrival and departure private transportation
    • Three night hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis  in standard hotels on bed and breakfast basis.     
    • Full board trekking includes all meals with twin sharing rooms in local lodge on route trekking,
    • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
    • Accompanied by our expert guides and field staff with their wages-transportation and insurance            
    • Half Day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
    • Hire sleeping bag and down jacket for the trekking.,
    • Government taxes and official expense
    • Welcome Dinner.

Cost Excludes:

    • Nepal entry visa personal travel and medical insurances.
    • Expenses of personal nature and meals in Kathmandu as well gratitude (tips).
    • Emergency  evacuation by any means of transport including Helicopter and personal medical kit.
    • Lunch and Dinner whilst in Kathmandu

Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries.

  • Cost start from US $750
  • Trip Duration 11 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
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