Himalayan (Tamang) Heritage trail

  • Himalayan (Tamang) Heritage trail

Overview

Highlights of the Trekking

  • Typical villages with ancient monasteries
  • Beautiful cabins, high hillside among terraced fields, beautiful Lake, Hot water springs etc.

Nepal is not only known for mountains and high hills rather it is home of multiethnic people. These people hold different culture and traditions. Among numerous indigenous group of Nepal Tamang/Lama/Moktan community outnumbers other ethnic group in the hilly areas. These people have very unique culture with fusion of Hinduism and Buddhism. Unique Adventure Trail is highly pleased to announce that with us people will get diversified holiday packages. Himalayan Heritage Trail which is also called as Tamang Heritage Trail offers best moments of being at the authentic hilly rural villages of Nepal including jaw dropping mountain vistas.

Himalayan Heritage Trail is similar to other Langtang Region trekking in Nepal. Trekkers have to drive through terraced farmlands, small hamlets and forests on Rasuwa Kathmandu Highway in order to reach the starting point at Syaprubeshi. Journey is not ordinary as trekkers will be able to view the Himalayas together with numerous Lama Villages’ excursion. From Syaprubeshi, Trekkers trek past Goljung to reach Tatopani. This village is popular for natural hot water springs. Dip into the natural hot water and get relieved from tiredness as well as eradicate any skin problems that you have. The villages like Thuman, Rasuwagadhi and Briddim are trekked before ending our trekking back at Syaprubeshi. During stay in these villages trekkers might get astounded because of culture followed by people. Tamang practice both Buddhism and Hinduism. In world Tamang may be the only group of people who follow two religions at same time. Moreover, scenes of Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Langtang Lirung and other peaks of Tibetan side really make the trip effervescent. It is not only cultural excursion rather it nature’s splendors observation too. Get acquainted with these people and add knowledge about this indigenous community of Nepal.

Explore majestic and alluring villages of Langtang region including plethora of Mountain Vistas on offer during trekking. Himalayan Heritage Trail is your ultimate travel choice if you love to know more about people, mountains and nature’s splendors. 

Itinerary Details

Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport (1360meter) by our representative, transfer to hotel

After we land at Kathmandu International Airport, you will be greeted by our Nepali representatives who will also explain us about our trek. After the clarification, we are sent to our respective hotels to stay a night.

Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel

After our breakfast, we will go for the sightseeing Tour to Swayambhunath Stupa, where you can see lots of monkeys and a beautiful view of Kathmandu Valley. This matured stupa is also known as Monkey Temple. After that, we will be visiting Boudhanath Stupa, second biggest Stupa in the world & Pashupatinath Temple, famous Hindu Temple as well. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 03 : Drive to Syabrubesi (1460meter), 9hrs drive, overnight at guesthouse

We today travel from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi passing through Trishuli River which takes approximately eight hours to arrive at Syabrubesi. On the way you will see picturesque foothills and ridgeline scenery which takes you to Syabrubesi. While passing all along the road at the shore of Trishuli River you hold a glance of Ganesh Himal. Overnight at Syabrubesi.

Day 04 : Trek to Goljung (1946meter), 4.30 hrs walks, overnight at guesthouse 

You will today trek from Syabrubesi to Goljung (1946m) which requires 4 ½ hours walk. Here you get the experience to explore the Tamang way of life. And also see unique cultural show.

Day 05 : Trek to Gatlang (2238meter), 4hrs walks, overnight at guesthouse 

Moving from Gojlung, you will reach at Gatlang walking for 4 hours. From the view point here, you will see beautiful landscape. Here too you will get a chance to see exceptional cultural show which makes your trip a memorable one. Gatlang that rises on a hillside amid the terraced fields is a Tamang community. One can also visit a Tamang monastery here and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake. Overnight at guesthouse in Gatlang.

Day 06 : Trek to Tatopani (2607meter), 5.30hrs walks, overnight at guesthouse 

To reach Tatopani (2607m.) from Gatlang, it takes around 3 hours. En-route you can take pleasure in seeing the views of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani in Nepali literally means 'hot water'. Here you can take hot bath in hot springs and it is believed that bathing in this spring would alleviate from aches and pains. Overnight at Tatopani.

Day 07 : Trek to Nagthali Ghyang / Thuman (3165meter / 2338meter), 3.30 hrs / 5.30 hrs walks, overnight at guesthouse 

It takes around 5 hours to reach Thuman (2338m.) from Tatopani passing all the way through Nagthali Ghyang (3165m). From Nagthali Ghyang you will see the exciting views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Kerung, Sanjen range can be observed. Nagthali actually used to be a famous meditation place for the local priests and monks. While Thuman is a cultural village which is known for its Shamanic acts and arresting views of Langtang.

Day 08 : Trek to Rasuwagadhi (1814meter), 4.45 hrs walks, overnight at guesthouse 

Today we depart from Thuman to reach Rasuwagadhi taking around 5 hours. We set our camp at Rasughadi to stay overnight.

Day 09 : Trek to Bridim (2229meter), 5.30 hrs walks, Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at guesthouse 

We today, head off from Rasuwaghadi to Briddim (2229m.) taking around 7 hours. This day you can view Tibeto Burman Tamang way of life on the way. You can discover village life of Briddim.

Day 10 : Exploring around Bridim village, overnight at guesthouse 

Today, you will explore around Bridim Village and you can take pleasure from cultural show performed by local people. You can also have a home stay and experience Tamang culture. Briddim actually is a Tibetan Buddhist community and their tradition closely looks like that of almost Tibetan villages.

Day 11 : Trek to Syabrubesi, 3hrs walks, overnight at guesthouse 

Today we will move from Bridim Village to arrive at Syabrubesi. The upper part of the trail is more striking for the stunning views of mountains and green hill s. This way is broader and remains vivid through the diverse Shepra and Tamang villages. And then the trail suddenly decline to the Syabrubesi (1600m.). Overnight at Syabrubesi.

Day 12 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

We drive for about eight hours, to reach Kathmandu form Syabrubesi. We experience marvelous views of terraces, hills, mountains and villages. Overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 13 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Today, our day is separated to do our own stuffs such as shopping in Kathmandu or if we want, we can even stay in our hotels and rest for the whole day. Tonight, we will be spending our night at the same hotel.

Day 14 : Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination

Today, after the breakfast, we are transferred to Kathmandu airport for our final departure.

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Syarubesi with breakfast as per the programme.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trekking.
  • Cosy guesthouse & Tented camp accommodations whilst on trekking.
  • Langtang Natinal Park, Controlled area Special permit and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fees.
  •  An experienced fluent English speaking guide trained and licenced by Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation.
  • Highly experienced trekking porter.
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • Airport transfers.
  • All governmental procedure.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

What is not included?

  •  Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.

Note

All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Trip Price

US $ 770 per person

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 14 days
  • Best Season : Spring & Autumn
  • Country : Nepal
  • Min Altitude : 460 meter
  • Max Altitude : 3165 meter
  • Trip starts : Kathmandu
  • Trip ends : Kathmandu
  • Group size : Min - 1

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