Tamang Heritage Trek is one of the infamous treks which lets you explore the culture and tradition of people of Tamang ethnics. The Tamang Heritage trek detailed itinerary will help you in gathering all information you need during this trek i.e. accommodations, meals, stop for overnight and altitude.
Tamang Heritage Trek Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu:
In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we definitely will be happy to guide you around the city.
Day 2: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
On the second day of arrival we will be interacting with each other. After early breakfast every guest need to arrive at Company to review about their trip so that they can buy and manage the required stuff for their trips. After talking about the trip we will be taking our guest for cultural sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. The destination for sightseeing include Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu death rites on the bank of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a massive Buddhist shrine considered as the biggest in the world.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi:
We will leave Kathmandu today on an overland journey to Syabrubesi in the morning. The highway runs winding past several rural towns and heads towards Trishuli bazar. After a break in Trishuli bazar, our road trip heads towards Syabrubesi, the destination for today. The road trip will bring us an insight on rural life style in Nepal. The drive along the beautiful Trishuli River gives an idea of richness of Nepal in natural resources. Fertile farmland on the river plateau, terraced fields and roadside towns are apt examples to give some glimpses of Nepalese countryside life.
Day 4: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang:
From fourth day onward we will organize official trekking. We will question and checkup guest if they are okay and if their physical condition is at top-notch for trekking or not. Once the health check-up is completed we will set off on the very first day of trekking part. We will trek to Gatlang via Goljung village.
The trail we follow will bring us insights of the majestic views of mountains like Langtang Lirung, Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal and many other fascinating landscapes. When we reach Gatlang, we can explore and immerse into the beauty of this small ethnic settlement of Tamang people. It is the first day of beautiful experience of walking on the ethnic Tamang heritage trail.
Day 5: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani:
The second day on the Tamang heritage trail takes us to Tatopani. Although the trek goes higher into the elevation, the first section of the stretch descends. We pass through a hydro power dam – Chilime Hydro Power Dam – and then start walking up towards Tatopani. Tatopani really stood to its name – natural hot water spring – before the devastating earthquake. The village used to have natural hot spring where the trekkers could take a soothing bath to chase the tiredness away but it no longer exists there after the earthquake.
Day 6: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman:
We will trek to Thuman via Nagthali (3,165m) – the highest point we reach on this trek. On the very first part of the walk, we will start ascending towards the pass via Brimdang village. We get an overwhelming view of the mountain peaks when we reach the pass. Astounding peaks of Langtang, Kerung, and Ganesh Himal etc. look extremely fascinating. Later, we descend to Thuman village for overnight stay. Thuman is a beautiful Tamang village along the trail that is normally used as stopover place. We can enjoy the wonderful Tamang culture and inspiring simplicity of their life style.
Day 7: Trek from Thuman to Briddim:
We will trek to Briddim, another beautiful Tamang village in the region. We trek there via Lingling village. Once we reach Briddim, we can explore the ethnic culture and Buddhist spiritual vibrations there. We can visit a Buddhist monastery there and walk around the village to explore the culture and life style there. Briddim makes a typical Tamang cultural exploration and immersion.
Day 8: Trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel:
We will trek to Lama Hotel today to meet the trekking route to Langtang valley. Our trek descends first to a small mountain stream and then goes uphill via Rimche. When we eventually reach Lama Hotel, we can meet the trekkers to the Langtang valley. Lama Hotel is a beautiful and usual overnight staying camp for the trekkers in the region.
Day 9: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi:
Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi:
Day 10: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu:
We take a bus ride back to Kathmandu on the same highway. About 7 hours of bus journey brings us to the chaotic civilization of Kathmandu. Once in Kathmandu, we spend leisurely time back in the chaos of the city after so many days of serene mountain air and incredible adventure.
Day 11: See You Again:
As the last day on this trip, we drive you to airport as per your flight schedule back to home or onward destination.
We definitely hope that you enjoyed the Tamang Heritage Trek and hope to see you for another adventure soon.