Tamang Heritage Trekking

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Trip overview
Trip Starts
Kathmandu
Trip Ends
Kathmandu
Group Size
1-16 Persons
Max Altitude
3,165 mm
Fitness level
Moderate with Ups and Downhill walks.
Destination
Langtang Region

About : Tamang Heritage Trekking

‘cultural and scenic walks in the shade of stunning Langtang Himal peaks.’

“Amazing scenic country trekking soaking within local Tamang village of immense cultures and heritage
Enjoy beautiful scenery of dramatic landscapes with stunning views of Ganesh and Langtang Himal. 
Walk into lovely green forest filled with tall rhododendron, pines, and magnolia with fir tree lines
Exciting drive close on route of old and present Trans-Himalaya Caravan Trail of Nepal and Tibet.”

Introduction:

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking is an exclusive walks within scenic and marvelous areas of Langtang and Ganesh Himal range. It is a enjoyable and pleasant short adventure of a week time frame where all types of people can join in this lovely country walks in the close shade of Ganesh and Langtang Himalaya.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking where few groups of visitors seldom venture and explore an opportunity to travel on this less visited region. and this trekking route is away from main flow of trekkers that you encounter on other popular treks.

An adventure that takes you around nice heritage villages enriched with ancient cultures of traditional farm life. where you can immerse and interact with local villagers the indigenous Tamang people, the main hill tribes of Central Himalaya.

Tamang are interwoven with Buddhism religion and also practice ancient cult called ‘Bon’ (pre Buddhist sect) which is almost fading around Tibet and Nepal. Bon culture is similar to native North American Indians and Inwiks as well Laplander practice and worship nature spirits mountains, rivers, forest and earth.

A great way to explore ancient culture of Tamang similar to Tibetan where the border of Nepal and Tibet is at close distance from the area of this wonderful trekking. Besides beautiful and interesting cultures views of high mountains and landscapes are equally worth a trek on this marvelous Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking.

Starting the journey from Kathmandu taking an exciting drive to reach around north-west within cooler areas of Rasuwa district and Langtang Himal region. Where walk takes you through nice farm villages and then into main places on this lovely treks.

Entering into Gatlang the largest village after Dhunche town, where you will have time to visit and stay in local houses managed by village community. You will have tour of monastery of great interest and witness the local traditional life style around Tamang villages.

Slowly walk takes you higher hills covered with enchanting woodland facing out-most panorama of white snow capped peaks to reach on the highest spot of the trek at Nagthali above 3,165 m high. Where you can observe spectacular views of dramatic landscapes with mountains towards north.

Our most mesmerizing journey walk takes you back at Syabrubesi village for exciting overland journey back to Kathmandu after an enjoyable and wonderful experience on Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking with great service of Jugal Holidays staff and guide.

Best time and season for Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking:

Nearly all months of the year except wet monsoon months of mid June to August. Best time for
Tamang Heritage Trail trekking and other Himalayan destinations in spring season from March to May as well during autumn in September till early December months. March to May where days are warm with enough day lights cold in the morning and late afternoon till night time, can expect snow sometimes on high hills and over the pass.

An enjoyable time in spring when wild flowers are in full bloom especially rhododendron of various species. From tall trees to bush with magnolia and other beautiful flowers that makes a natural garden around high green hills.

September to early December months best time with clear fine days for views and pleasant walks but short sun-light hours due to autumn and winter season. Much colder morning till night times can expect snow sometimes during walks on higher altitude areas.

Trip Outlook:

Trek Mode: Hotel in Kathmandu with local lodge and home-stay on treks

Trek Grade: Moderate with Ups and Downhill walks.

Trekking Region: Nepal North Central Himalaya within Rasuwa district of Langtang Himal

Highest Elevation: At Nagthali hill top above 3,165 m / 10,383ft high.

Trek Duration: 06 Nights and 07 Days (with drives both ways)

Total Trip: 09 Nights and 10 Days (from arrival to main departure)

Short outline Itinerary:

Day 01: On arrival at Kathmandu airport 1,340 m meet our staff and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for tour with time for trek preparations. 

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 1,460 m-6 hrs ride. 

Day 04: Trek to Gatlang 2,238 m- 05 hrs.

Day 05: Rest-Day for leisure hike and immerse with local traditions and culture. 

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

Day 07: Trek to Nagthali 3,165 m /10,383ft – 05 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Thuman 2,390 m and drive to Syabrubesi – 05 hrs.

Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel -07 hrs.

Day 10: International departure for home ward boun

Day 01: On arrival at Kathmandu airport 1,340 m meet our staff and transfer to hotel.

Landing at Kathmandu and Nepal international airport, where our guide or staff receives you for short drive to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu.

After checking into your nice rooms with rest after a jet-lag, and then rendezvous with other group member of Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, our guide will brief you with information regarding the treks, about hotels and lodge with Nepalese culture, do’s and don’ts.

Evening enjoy grand welcome dinner in typical Nepalese restaurants with various native cultures as entertainment.

Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for tour with time for trek preparations.

At Kathmandu as free day where one can join in our interesting sightseeing tour as options, as the capital Kathmandu of Nepal steeped with historical and religious monuments of world heritage sites.

Afternoon at leisure and preparation for Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, starting next early morning with exciting overland journey to Nepal North Central Himalaya around Langtang Himal.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 1,460 m-6 hrs ride.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking trek starts with early morning drive towards North of Kathmandu valley,

where journey takes you on scenic highway past many interesting towns and villages with farms to 

reach Dhunche headquarter town of the Langtang Himal within Rasuwa district.

From here continue drive downhill through paddy fields and terraces to reach Syabrubesi village for first 

overnight stop of the adventure.

Day 04: Trek to Gatlang 2,238 m- 05 hrs.

First day walk from Syabrubesi leads uphill for a while rest of the walk on gradual and winding trail through terraced farms and villages, as trail descend to join a path away from motorable road heading towards old trekking path.

From here another hour walks into dense forest to reach at large village of Gatlang facing grand views of Ganesh Himal where local name known as Yangri Khang of Tibetan origin language, on arrival welcomes you with traditional hospitality, and then transfer to a local home-stay for overnight stop, with time to explore around interesting villages and interact with locals.

Day 05: Rest-Day for leisure hike and immerse with local traditions and culture.

A free day to enjoy and immerse within Tamang culture and custom and witness the happy and simple 

life of village communities and explore around houses to catch the in-depth of Tamang ancient heritage 

of both Buddhism and ancient pre Buddhist practice known as Bon. 

Bon a religion worshipping natural spirits and mountains, forest and rivers similar to North American native Indians and Inwiks or Laplanders, which you will find much interesting that old way of nature practice still exists in this remote areas of the planet.

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

Morning begins facing views of Ganesh and Langtang peaks and as far north of Tibetan range of mountains, where slow climb leads past farm villages and into alpine woodlands to reach at Tatopani for overnight stop with time around afternoon to enjoy in its natural hot springs as ‘Tatopani’ means hot water, where you can take a short walk to have good refreshing time in the warm pools.

Day 07: Trek to Nagthali 3,165 m /10,383ft - 05 hrs.

Morning walk leads near around the border of Tibet as walk leads towards Nagthali and Thuman, our route follows north on gradual path and with climb most of the day, but with few short downhill along with views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung, walk leads into nice cool forested area to reach at Nagthali, a moderate size village for overnight stop

Day 08: Trek to Thuman 2,390 m and drive to Syabrubesi - 05 hrs.

From Nagthali with pleasant time mixing with local and enjoying the culture of Buddhism religion, as walk leads to climb on top the highest spot of the walk and journey reaching on top Nagthali a great view point for super scenery of surrounding green hills, valley with white snow capped peaks of Ganesh-Manaslu and Langtang Himal.

After a great moment and with spectacular views downhill walk to reach at another interesting village at Thuman, and then take a short drive back to reach at Syabrubesi village for final overnight stop around Tamang people country within Langtang Himal region.

Day 09: From Syabrubesi drive to Kathmandu - 06 hrs.

After a marvelous adventure on Tamang Heritage Trail trekking completing scenic and cultural walks and then taking a morning drive from Syabrubesi village where drive follows uphill to Dhunche town and then downhill past many farm villages and town, on the main north west highway of Kathmandu, an interesting drive to reach back into hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu, with rest of the evening free at leisure in the hotel.

Day 10: International departure for home ward bound.

After a wonderful time in Nepal with amazing time in high Himalayan mountains around Tamang Heritage Trail and with your last day in the country of amazing wide high Himalaya, our staff transfers 

you to the airport for your flight back home or to next port of call.

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