Tamang Heritage Trek

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Tamang Heritage Trek covers the major settlements of Tamang community in the Langtang/Helambu region. This trek might not totally align with the regular Langtang Valley trek. You get the best opportunity to have a close up view of everyday lives of Tamang communities, their life style, their culture, their tradition and religious practices. Throughout the trek, you shall get opportunities to be amazed by the Ganesh Himal and Langtang range. As you dissolve more with the Tamang community, you shall find how close they resemble to the Tibetan culture across the north. You shall enjoy the natural hot springs in Tatopani, the visits to various monasteries, and the beautiful landscape.

You do not require any athletic body fitness to complete this trek. A moderate level of fitness, body capable to endure long duration of walking and free from any ankle and knee related problems is sufficient to make this trek. Your trek shall start from the Syabrubesi, and via Gatlang, Tatopani, Brimdang, Briddim, Lama Hotel, you reach to Langtang Village. Through Kyangjin Gompa, Lama Hotel, you shall return back to Kathmandu.

Itineary
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 : Drive to Syabrubesi
Day 3 : Trek to Gatlang
Day 4 : Trek to Tatopani
Day 5 : Trek to Brimdang-Nagthali-Thuman
Day 6 : Trek to Briddim
Day 7 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 8 : Trek to Langtang Village
Day 9 : Trek to Kyangjin Gompa
Day 10 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Day 11 : Trek to Syabrubesi
Day 12 : Drive to Kathmandu
Day 13 : At Kathmandu
Day 14 : Departure

 

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Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
Our representative shall receive you at the airport and take you to your hotel. After you take your rest, you can do shopping for the trek. We shall organize a short Debrief Session of the trek in the late afternoon, and later, enjoy the Welcome Dinner at a popular restaurant of the town. Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Drive to Syabrubesi
Altitude : Syabrubesi: 1,550 m
 
It takes about 7-8 hours to reach Syabrubesi from Kathmandu. Syabrubesi is also the starting place for other trekking packages in Langtang/Helambu region. Enjoying the beautiful shops installed besides the highway, the beautiful villages scattered over the hills, and you shall reach all the way to Syabrubesi. Stay overnight at Syabrubesi.

Day 3 : Trek to Gatlang
Altitude : Gatlang: 2,200 m
 
Passing through the Goijung Village, enjoying the majestic views of Mt. Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, etc., you shall trek via dense forests, cross rivers, and arrive at today's destination—Gatlang. This village has traditional style stone houses. Stay overnight at Gatlang.

Day 4 : Trek to Tatopani
Altitude : Tatopani: 2,607 m
 
Descending to Thangbuche, after a while, you shall pass the dam of Chilime Hydropower, and make ascent to Tatopani. Throughout the trek the views of Langtang ranges and Ganesh Himal won't leave you. This place offers you the natural hot springs. Stay overnight at Tatopani.

Day 5 : Trek to Brimdang-Nagthali-Thuman
Altitude : Thuman: 2,400 m
 
You shall cross through thick alpine forest, and arrive at Brimdang. Ascending for a couple of hours take you to Nagthali Hill inhabited by Tamang community. Enjoying the beautiful views of Ganesh Himal, Mt. Sanjen, Langtang, etc. you shall descend down to Thuman—another Tamang village. Stay overnight at Thuman.
  
Day 6 : Trek to Briddim
Altitude : Briddim: 2,345 m
 
Via Lingling, you shall reach to Briddim. Located below the Langtang Himal, it is a Buddhist village influenced by Tibetan culture. You shall visit Dukchu Gomba in this beautiful village where most of the houses are built using stones. Few moments at Briddim can give you a miniature view of settlements at Tibetan side. Stay overnight at Briddim.

Day 7 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Altitude : Lama Hotel: 2,470 m
 
Descending down to Ghopche Khola, you shall then ascend via Rimche to Lama Hotel. This place is surrounded by dense green forests, under the surrounding mountains. You shall pass through several villages, and few rivers before reaching the Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 8 : Trek to Langtang Village
Altitude : Langtang Village: 3,430 m
 
Trekking along the lush forest, you shall ascend through valley, witnessing the majestic Langtang Lirung. Passing the water mills, Chortens, and prayer wheels, you arrive at the Langtang Village. Explore the village for a while before taking your rest. Stay overnight at Langtang Village.

Day 9 : Trek to Kyangjin Gompa
Altitude : Kyangjin Gompa: 3,870 m
 
Next morning after breakfast, you shall trek through meadows and yak pastures, and cross the Mani Wall—the largest in the country. Crossing quite a number of bridges, you shall arrive at Kanjin Gompa. This place is enveloped by staggering mountain vistas. Stroll around the place and enjoy the views of yaks, birds, glaciers and icefalls. Stay overnight at Kyangjin Gompa.

Day 10 : Trek to Lama Hotel
Altitude : Lama Hotel: 2,380 m
 
Most of the journey today is descending; you shall reach to Lama Hotel from Kyangjin Gompa within 4 hours. You shall descend via dense forests full with rhododendrons, beside the mountain stream. Passing through various ethnic settlements inhabited by Tamang community, you shall reach Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 11 : Trek to Syabrubesi
Altitude : 1,550 m
 
Next morning after breakfast, you shall walk through dense green forest to Syabrubesi. The trail is easy, with no difficult landscape. It will take you about 5 hours to reach today's destination from Lama Hotel. Enjoy your last day with local guides at Syabrubesi. Stay overnight at Syabrubesi.

Day 12 : Drive to Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
It takes you about 7 hours to reach Kathmandu. Witnessing the small shop stalls besides the highway, witnessing the fading away views of mountains, terraced fields, you shall reach to Kathmandu. Our representative shall drop you at your hotel, where you might want to rest for quite a long time. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 13 : At Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
Visit some of the World Heritage Sites enlisted by UNESCO, such as, the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhhanath, Swoyambhunath, Basantapur Durbar Square, etc. We shall be sitting together in Farewell Dinner enjoying the Nepalese delicacies and sharing our experience of trekking. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 14 : Departure
After you pack you bag and luggage, our representative shall receive you from the hotel and take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport within sufficient time before your departure flight. We shall bade our goodbyes and farewell and part away from the airport. Have a safe and happy journey back to your country. Thank you for choosing Mountain King Treks as your travel partner. 

Trip Facts

Duration: 14 days
Seasons : Jan - May & Sept - Dec
Type: Easy
Maximum height : 2607 M.
No. of Pax : 1-20 People
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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