TAMANG TREK NEPAL

 

The Tamang Heritage trail is a newly opened trekking route in the popular northern Langtang region of Nepal. As descendants of the Tibetan people who settled in this region, the Tamang culture is virtually untouched by western influence.

 

On this trek, you will get to experience the best of incredible scenery and the depth of the culture of the people who live in this region. The tour combines a combination of home stays and lodges.

The views of the Himalayan snow-capped mountains will be unforgettable

Fast Facts

Altitude: 3300

All year

Best: Spring/Autumn

Tour: 10 days

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Trek Grade: 1c (FP)


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Tamang Trek Itinerary

Day-1: Arrive Kathmandu

Arrival to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

 

Day-2: Guided Sightseeing

Full day of guided sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley.

 

Day-3: Kathmandu- Syabru Beshi 1460m

After breakfast, transfer by private land cruiser to Syabru Beshi. Overnight in a lodge.  Note that today is along day and can take about 10 hours.

 

Day-4: Trek Syabru Beshi - Gatlang 2238m,  6 hrs

Today's trek starts after breakfast with an ascent of about an hour and half where we get to see stunning views of the Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and the Goljang valley. We then head downhill again for about an hour to Goljang valley for the lunch. After lunch, the trail takes us on a 3 hour trek to Gatlang, a beautiful Tamang village. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by Khada (white scarves) and home made local drinks Rakshi accompanied by a welcome song in local language. Get refreshed and enjoy the local Syabru dance. Overnight at the community lodge.

 

Day-5: Trek Gatlang - Tatopani 2380m ,6-7 hrs

Today we head out for about 7 hours on the longest day of the trek. We start by descending to the Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhotekosi River where we stop for a lunch break. The Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. After lunch the trail will ascend across a hanging bridge an continue until you reach to Tatopani which literally means 'hot water'. Here you can wash off in the in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the heart of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains.  Dinner and overnight stay at local tea house.

 

Day-6: Trek Tatopani - Nagthali 3165m Thuman, 2238 6 hrs

After breakfast, we continue climbing to Nagthali Danda (3300m) the high open grassland which offer us amazing views of the snow covered Himalayas. We stop for lunch at Brimdang village. After lunch we continue climbing to Nagthali Danda where we enjoy the view and spend sometime at the top accompanied by tea prepared by the care taker of the Gompa.  The trek then continues down to Thuman, a Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance.
Dinner and overnight at local tea house.

 

Day-7: Trek Thuman - Briddim 2239m, 6 hrs

This morning the trail flattens out a bit and then gradually descends to Timure en route to the old trade route to Tibet where we stop for lunch. Rasuwaghadi (Nepal-Tibet boarder) is just a 3hr walk from Timure and lies on the bank of River. After lunch the trail continues to Briddim, another Tibetan influenced Tamang village. Home stay at Briddim is a unique experience. All accommodations, lodgings and meals are offered at the individual houses on a rotational basis. Each host family provides a clean bed, toilet and a family dining room. 

 

Day-8: Trek Syabru Beshi 5 hours

After breakfast, the trek descends down to Syabrubesi which is about 3hrs from Briddim. Lunch and rest of the day is free. Dinner and overnight at Syabrubesi

 

Day-9: Drive back to Kathmandu

 

Day-10: Depart Kathmandu

 

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