The Tamang Heritage trail is a lovely journey through virtually undisturbed virgin trails, quaint hamlets where ancient monasteries are just wiating to be discovered. The journey follows the majestic folds of Langtang and Ganesh Himalayan Range.Not so long ago Langtang was one of Nepals hidden regions, home to some of the most exquisite and authentic people in Nepal.The Heritage Trail borders Tibet and entails majestic views of the Himalayas including Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Ganesh Himal (7,422m), along with countless other snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.
This is a real chance to learn more about the authentic culture and ways of life of the Tamang people with their ancient customs.Customs passed down over generations very similar to Tibet which lies just 20 miles away.
Our representatives will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport for the transfer to your hotel. After time to settle you will be introduced to your tour guide for a tour briefing.The rest of the day is free to explore this bustling city.
The journey kicks off with a full day sightseeing around the Kathmandu Valley touring its premium destinations that have managed to find a place in the UNESCO world's heritage list. We begin with Swayambhunath climbing its stairs which are said to encompass the 13 paths to reach enlightenment. The Hindu heritage of Pashupatinath is next on our list resonating in the prayers of thousands who visit the temple each day. We head towards Kathmandu Durbar square to witness a historical journey encompassing generations of Nepalese Kings before ending our journey at Boudhanath well known for its sunset views. Overnight Kathmandu.
Today, we head to the trailhead at Sybrubensi. The traffic of Kathmandu is swiftly left behind as the bends of the highway come to our rescue. The day is very scenic,splendid views of the Himalayan range on the way.along with terraced farmlands ending at Sybrubensi our start point.. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
Our first day on the trail, we are greeted by the morning sun as we head towards Rongga Bhanjyang. We pass through dense forest descending gradually towards Goljung village. Accompanied by the peaking Himalayas beyond and the disappearing hills, we continue towards Gatlang Village. The trail continues to rise before reaching Parvati Kunda. Overnight stay at Gatlang
Today, we head to the picturesque village of Tatopani a chance at the end of the day to bathe our tired legs in its hot springs. The journey out of Gatlang begins with a swift descent through a forested trail adorned by Sal, juniper and oak trees. Crossing the village of Chilime, we reach a suspension bridge beyond which lies Gonggang rising through the terraced farmland. The final stretch of the trail takes us past the familiar forested route ascending towards Tatopani. Overnight stay at Tatopani.
After an early morning soak in the hot water springs, we head towards the vibrant hamlet of Nagthali which at 3,165m is the highest point of the trek. The ragged forested trail begins its ascent reaching the quaint hamlet of Brimdang followed by another ascent to reach Nagthali. Overnight stay at Nagthali.
The trail today winds down through the familiar forests alive with wildlife including the elusive red pandas. Descending down to the village of Thuman which further heads down to the sandy banks of Bhote Koshi River. The trail continues alongside the river heading upstream to Lingling village beyond which lies Briddim an ideal homestay here we really gain an insight intoTamang culture and their unique way of life. Overnight stay at Briddhim.
Our final day of the journey is a short one as we make our way to Sybrubensi. The journey begins with the usual stunning landscapes and viewpoints made even more captivating by the vibrant Tamang hamlets. Heading out through the forested trail alive with the sound of birds we find ourselves right beside the familiar bends of Trishuli River eventually reaching Sybrubensi. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
Today, we head back to Kathmandu Valley along the wind and rushing Trisuli River. We directly head back to our hotel in Kathmandu where much-awaited refreshments and a warm farewell dinner awaits us. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
We hope you enjoyed your time with us.Our representatives will once again drop you back at Tribhuvan International Airport with best wishes for your next journey.
The Cost Include(s)
- 3 * Hotel accommodation ( twin share) with Breakfast where stated.
- Government approved Trek team English speaking guide plus porters (all our staff are insured)
- Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
- Three meals a day (B.L.D.) on trek in tea houses or home stay plus tea/coffee.
- Private overland transport as described in the itinerary.
- All conservation and trek permits (T.I.M.S.) for the region you are trekking in.
- Sightseeing if mentioned in the itinerary.
- Assistance with buying trek gear or we can loan you for the trek.
The Cost Exclude(s)
- Bottled drinks of any kind plus extra tea and coffee when trekking.
- Tips and gratuities for staff.
- Personal insurance which if trekking or climbing must include helicopter evacuation.
- Please Note: Visas can be obtained on your arrival at Kathmandu Airport.