A land of magic, meditation, and shamanism, Langtang Tamang Heritage Trail follows the old Tibetan style. For the most part, you will encounter monasteries, rhododendron and bamboo forests. Majestic waterfalls, snow-capped Himalayas, and many sacred lakes are some other attractions. Tamang heritage trails also offer Natural Hot Spring, wildlife around the secret lake of Parbati Kund. The picturesque village of Gatlang with traditional dresses and typical dances. Another major factor to visit these trails is for the excellent views of the Snowcapped Mountains. You will have a great view of Mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Mountains, and Other peaks.
The 14-day Langtang Tamang Heritage Trail starts with a day’s bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. After exploring the area, we trek back to Syabrubesi from where we drive to Kathmandu.
Langtang Heritage trail was set to improve local agricultural life through tourism. Be part to experience cultures and the Buddhist way of living in the Tamang Heritage Trail. Most of all to understand the hardship of living in Mountainous part of Nepal. Your little support can make a lot of changes.
Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Friendship World Treks. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Friendship World Treks display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to your hotel. Meet your trekking guide or stroll around your hotel area. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Friendship World Treks For dinner, you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the Nepalese food culture. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. The day will also be for finalizing the official procedure and other necessary arrangements. You will be also briefed on the nature of the trek, equipment, and team composition. Some of the landmarks we visit include the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhu Nath), and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath). In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. You can also make your last-minute buying of personal items as you will be flying to the Himalayas tomorrow.
After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. Enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we descend down to Syabrubesi.
The trek starts today. From Syabru, hike across the Goljung Village. Enjoy the views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung among others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang.
We begin today's trek with a descent to Thangbuchet. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges. Passing by the Chilime Hydropower dam, we ascend the trail until we reach Tatopani. Tatopani literally means 'hot water in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. Take a dip in the natural hot water to relax your tired muscles.
Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. Passing through the dense alpine forest, we reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. Then a few hours walk uphill, we arrive at Nagthali hill. Enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen, Kerung, Ganesh Himal ranges. Trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman.
Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village on the lap of Langtang Himal. Visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. Most of the houses in Briddim are stone houses. Inhabited by mostly the people of Tibetan origin, Briddim resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet.
Today, we trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to the Ghopche Khola. Then we ascend to Lama Hotel via Rimche. Lama Hotel is on the banks of the Langtang River and is surrounded by lush forests and mountains.
After taking morning tea, we embark on our second day of the journey. Our trail continues along with dense forests. After making a steady climb up through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. Enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung. Pass by water mills, prayer wheels, Chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.
After taking morning tea and breakfast, we get out of the village and pass on through yak pastures. Also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them. The prayers written on the mani wall are supposed to be blown away by the wind. Cross several of the wooden bridges. Kanjin Gompa is surrounded by the Himalayas all around. You can take a walk around Kanjin Gompa enjoying the views, glaciers, icefalls, birds, and yaks.
This day we have many choices. It is depending on your wish we take one of the following hiking. We can see views of Langtang Lirung, Naya kang, Lang shisha Ri, Penthang Karpo Ri and Dorje Lakpa, and some others mountains. One can spend the day by Kyanjing Ri hiking, Tsergo Ri(Cherko Ri hiking or explore the Langshisa Kharka or glacier.
It is the day for downhill and the same way back. We start in the morning as normal time. The trail is all the way downhill. We hike in one day from Kyanjing Gompa to Lama Hotel. It is a nice part of hiking. If you are lucky you can see some wild animals as well. The trail is all the way downhill. So we can do it in 7 hours from Kyajing Gompa to Lama Hotel.
After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi, about a 5-hour walk. Enjoy the easy trail mostly downhill through lush green vegetation. Arriving at Syabrubeshi, we take our lunch. Later we make a celebration with our crew.
After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. Arriving in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel. Spend the day leisurely or catch up on some last-minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu. In the evening, celebration dinner together.
Today you are free to explore Kathmandu on your own. Later drop at the airport for your flight to next destination.
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
-DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;
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