Lantang Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking

‘ancient heritage trail within Tamang traditional villages in the shade of Langtang Himal’

Highlights:

“Scenic and cultural walks around old heritage trail on the high hills of Langtang Himal
Exploring high country villages of Tamang Buddhist heritage and cultures
Walking into lovely woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia-firs-pines and fir trees
Breathtaking panorama of Ganesh-Langtang and Jugal mountain range
Starting and ends with scenic walks and exciting overland drive with fabulous views”

Trip Outlooks:

Trip Mode:                  Hotels and in Lodge with local Home Stay basis on treks.
Trek Grade:                 Moderate with ups and downhill walks.
Highest point:              3,254 m at Singh Gompa / Chandanbari.
Trek duration:             09 nights & 10 days (Syabrubesi to Dhunche)
Total Trip:                   13 nights & 14 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Activities:                    Cultural tour - scenic drive and trekking.
Season:                        All year round except June to August the wet months.
March to May wild-flowers blooming season.

Introduction:

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking with Awesome Nepal Treks leads you to spectacular journey, a pleasant and scenic country walks providing you with immense old cultural heritage traditions in and around Tamang villages of similar custom to Tibetan Buddhist religion and as well the ancient Bon sect of pre Buddhism which is practiced still worshipping natural spirits and sacred five elements ‘sky-fire-earth-water-vegetations which is displayed on all Buddhist prayer flags with blue-white-red-orange / brown with green.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking will be interesting journey where you can witness forgotten remote villages often visited by travelers as the trail leads further north which joins at Tibet / China border at Kyarong.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking a pleasant walk where you will be welcomed with traditional ceremony with Khada (religious silk scarf) and taste of local brew (Chang) and entertains you with merry and joyful dance and folk songs of great warmth and hospitality by the local Tamang communities.

Walk starts after an exciting overland drive towards North West from Kathmandu to reach at Dhunche town and Syabrubesi village, and then trekking along the well made trails visiting traditional and cultural villages of Gatlang-Tatopani (hot-spring), Thuman  and Briddim finally walk ends at Dhunche the headquarter town of Rasuwa and Langtang region for the drive back to Kathmandu after an enjoyable and fascinating time on Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking.

Guideline Itinerary:

Day 01:   Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02:   In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03:   Drive to Syabrubesi 1,470 m via Trisuli and Dhunche town 1,950 - 06 hrs.
Day 04:  Trek to Gatlang 2,200 m - 05 hrs.
Day 05:   Trek to Tatopani 2,607 m - 06 hrs.
Day 06:   Trek to Thuman 2,400 m via Nagthali - 06 hrs.
Day 07:   Trek to Briddim 2,345 m - 06 hrs.
Day 08:   Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350m - 05 hrs.
Day 09:   Trek to Upper Syabru village 2,118m - 05 hours.
Day 10:   Trek to Singh Gompa 3,254m or Chandanbari - 05 hours.
Day 11:   Trek to Dhunche 1,950 m - 05 hrs.
Day 12:   Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 13:   In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 14:   International departure for home ward bound.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by our staff and then transfer to your respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed our guide briefs with information regarding Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, lodge, home-stay on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
A free day in Kathmandu to relieve you from jetlag on long flights, our morning sightseeing tour starts after breakfast in the hotel, where you will be engrossed with tour around world heritage sites around Kathmandu visiting Old Durbar (palace) Square, and ancient stupa of Swayambhunath, after a tour head back to hotel with preparation for Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking. (other options on tour of Hindu Holy Temple of Pashupatinath dedicated to Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath large Buddhist Stupa the area also known as Little Tibet)

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,470 m via Trisuli and Dhunche town 1,950 - 06 hrs. Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking starts with morning overland drive on private coach or local bus (depending upon the size of the group) with an exciting overland journey on main Kathmandu to Dhunche-Syabrubesi highway, leading through Himalayan foothills, on reaching at Trisuli Bazaar within warm sub-tropical our journey continues uphill on winding road towards cooler area past many farm villages and town to reach at Dhunche at the height of 1,950 m. Headquarter and main town of Rasuwa district of Langtang area where Langtang National Park begins.

From Dhunche drive leads downhill on zig-zag road to reach at Syabrubesi village the home of Tamang tribe people in the shade of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, overnight in a nice cozy lodge at Syabrubesi.

Day 04: Trek to Gatlang 2,200 m - 05 hrs.
First day walk leads towards west direction, taking an old trekking route to Gatlang away from the main road, walk leads through scattered farm areas of Tamang, walk leads to gentle climb to reach a large Tamang village at Gatlang for overnight stop, on arrival greeted with warm welcome, then transfer to local home-stay for overnight stay, with time exploring the villages and to interact with the locals.

Day 05: Trek to Tatopani 2,607 m - 06 hrs.

Morning starts with splendid views of peaks towards north and of Tibet Mountains our walk begins with slow uphill passing small farm villages into alpine woodlands to reach at Tatopani for overnight stop. Afternoon visit hot springs ‘ Tatopani’ means hot water rising from the fresh spring with time for short walk around villages.

Day 06: Trek to Thuman 2,400 m via Nagthali - 06 hrs.
Morning walk leads close to Tibet border trail of Nagthali and Thuman walking towards north direction on the gradual path and then on the uphill trail most of the day and with few downhill with awesome views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung and walking through forested area and passing a moderate size village of Nagthali and then finally approaching to our overnight stop at Thuman village, with time in the late afternoon to make friends with the locals.

Day 07: Trek to Briddim 2,345 m - 06 hrs.

After an interesting time in this nice Tamang village and views of distant peaks of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, morning starts with a gradual walk on the winding path and then with a climb to a ridge overlooking more views of mountains and surrounding landscapes and entering the rhododendron, pines and oaks forest, and then with a climb with short descend to another nice village at Briddim for overnight stop.

Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,200m - 06 hrs.
Trek from Briddim is pleasant with few short up and down for a while but the rest of the walk is gradual on the winding trail through the terraced farm fields and villages, as the trail descends and joins the path coming from upper Thulo Syabru and Syabrubesi near Riverside Lodge, as the walk leads into cool forest within a river gorge of Trisuli River in the middle of rhododendron and oaks forest after five or six hours walks reaching a small clearing at Lama-Hotel for overnight stop.

Day 09:  Trek to Upper / Thulo Syabru village 2,118m -06 hrs.
The trek today follows downhill for short while near a Riverside at a place called Bamboo, after crossing a bridge walk is pleasant through rain forest with bamboo stalks, after leaving the river down below, climb starts uphill through landslide section of rocks and boulders, passing through farm terraces to Upper Syabru is reached also called Thulo Syabru means bigger, the village with row of houses located on a ridge with a monastery.

Day 10: Trek to Singh Gompa 3,254m or Chandanbari - 05 hrs.
Morning walk leads uphill on winding path above the monastery and then gaining more height facing views of Ganesh-Himal, Manaslu, Langtang and Annapurna range towards far west, after a few refreshing stops at teahouses on route, journey continues with an hour uphill from the farmlands and into cool alpine forest and then reaching at Singh Gompa for overnight stop near its old monastery.                      

Day 11: Trek to Dhunche 1,950 m - 05 hrs.
Last day walk of this fabulous adventure with views of snow clad peaks of Langtang to the north and Ganesh-Himal range towards north west along with Manaslu and Annapurna range towards far western horizon, walk leads to a long descend entering oaks, pines and rhododendron forest, after a brief stops with walk continues on the foot of the hill then with short climb towards Dhunche town for last overnight stop around Langtang Himal area.

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Morning a scenic drive back to Kathmandu with grand memories of fabulous and exciting  Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking around Langtang Himal area, an interesting six hours brings you back in Kathmandu with afternoon free at leisure for shopping souvenirs .

Day 13: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Beyond Base Camp allows a free day for you to enjoy individual activities in and around Kathmandu or just relax recalling the memories of beautiful Tamang Heritage Trekking around Langtang Himal.

Day 14: International departure homeward bound.
Your last day in amazing Nepal, the land of Himalayan wonders after wonderful experience and fond memories of Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking around great Central Himalaya region, our staff transfer you to airport as per your time for international flight for your final departure towards homeward bound.

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