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White Lotus trek and expeditions, presents one of the finest Himalayan destinations to explore and witness hill people age-old culture as it was past hundred of centuries which you can find on this marvelous Tamang Heritage trekking. Tamang Heritage trekking takes you around beautiful country and nice traditional villages where you can soak into its immense culture enriched with Buddhism and the ancient practice of Bon religion, a pre-Buddhism sect.

Few areas in Nepal Himalaya offer you to immerse within native people community and as well enjoying its colorful custom of old heritage lifestyle and traditions. Tamang Heritage trekking will certainly make your short adventure in Nepal much interesting where walk leads you to beautiful woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pines and fir tree lines with some bamboos stalks which make perfect habitation for some wild-life like the endangered Red Panda often seen on walks. Tamang Heritage Trekking begins with an exciting drive from the capital Kathmandu heading due north to reach Langtang Himal area around Rasuwa district the home to many Tamang people.

The walk starts from the nice village of Syabrubesi heading towards nice cultural villages of Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, and Bridim where you will be greeted in traditional Buddhist custom enjoying time with local Tamang villagers in the shade of high mountains of Ganesh and Langtang Himal. Enjoying moments around impressive villages and visiting old monasteries with the climb over scenic hills with grand views of snow-peaks then heading back to Kathmandu after a great experience with fabulous memories on Tamang Heritage Trekking.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Drive to Syabrubesi by bus 1,462 m / 4,795ft - 07 hrs.
Day 02: Trek to Gatlang 2,238 m / 7,340 ft - 05 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Tatopani 2607m/ 8,550ft - 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Thuman 2,400 m via Nagthali Hill 3,156 m - 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Bridim 2,229 m-05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek and drive to Kathmandu past Syabrubesi - 06 hrs.
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Trip Profile:
  • Accommodation: Hotels and lodge on treks
  • Trekking Grade: Moderate with ups and downhill walks.
  • Activities: Exciting drive and scenic, cultural walks.
  • Trekking duration: 05 Nights and 06 days (with both way drives)
  • Seasons: Nearly all months of the year except monsoon times from June to mid-September. March to May the best time when wild-flower are in season October to December another best months for clear mountain views but cold in the morning and night time and a chance of snow.
13 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Ancient tribe adorned with impressive traditional farm life of great interest
  • Explore rural farm villages of Tamang the native of Langtang Himal area
  • Beautiful views of Langtang, Ganesh, Jugal and SanjenHimal ranges.
  • Trek through forests of oaks, rhododendrons, and pines full of wildlife.
  • Less ventured by trekkers on this heritage trail enriched with Buddhism custom
  • A quiet and scenic walk around cultural villages in the shade of Langtang Himal

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation 3 Night star Hotel in Kathmandu B&B.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Teahouse / Lodge accommodation during the trek with all meals included.
  • A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, Patan Darbar Square and Swoymabu ktm cities including a tour guide and entrance fee.
  • Down jacket for porters, four seasonal sleeping bags, trekking maps etc.
  • All necessary paperwork permits (national park, TIMS).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • pickup hotel to bus park and drop to hotel
  • Airport pickup and drop
  • All government and local taxes wherever applicable
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Syafrubensi to Kathmandu by bus local / Tourist.
  • One Guide two Porters including their salaries, insurance, equipment, transportation food and accommodation.

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation 3 Night star Hotel in Kathmandu B&B.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Teahouse / Lodge accommodation during the trek with all meals included.
  • A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, Patan Darbar Square and Swoymabu ktm cities including a tour guide and entrance fee.
  • Down jacket for porters, four seasonal sleeping bags, trekking maps etc.
  • All necessary paperwork permits (national park, TIMS).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • pickup hotel to bus park and drop to hotel
  • Airport pickup and drop
  • All government and local taxes wherever applicable
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Syafrubensi to Kathmandu by bus local / Tourist.
  • One Guide two Porters including their salaries, insurance, equipment, transportation food and accommodation.
Trek Itinerary Detail:
Day 01: Drive to Syabrubesi by bus 1,462 m / 4,795ft - 07 hrs.

The morning starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu valley, the journey leads North direction past Nuwakot area with town and villages to reach Dhunche, the headquarter town of Rasuwa district, where Langtang National park starts, Dhunche at 1,900 m. From here downhill on winding road to reach Syabrubesi village for an overnight stop.

Day 02: Trek to Gatlang 2,238 m / 7,340 ft - 05 hrs.

After Syabrubesi village morning first-day walk leads to a nice village at Gatlang past Goljung, like route, heads into many farm villages within Tamang cultural area with views of Ganesh Himal with Langtang Lirung peaks. As trek leads past farm villages and then with a slow climb to reach large Tamang villages at Gatlang for an overnight stop, on reaching greeted with Khada (religious silk scarf) and then transfer to local home-stay for overnight, with time to visit around the villages and interact with the locals. Gatlang, perched on a hilltop with nice tended terraced farms and stone houses of the traditional architecture of Tibetan style, visit the local old monastery and beautiful Parvati-Kunda Lake at Gatlang, with a cultural show of Goljung and Gatlang makes your stay a special.

Day 03: Trek to Tatopani 2607m/ 8,550ft - 06 hrs.

The walk begins with a descent to Thangbuchet, on the way views of Langtang peaks and Ganesh Himal with Tibet Mountains in the north, walk leads past small farm villages and into alpine woodland to reach at Tatopani for an overnight stop. Afternoon visit hot springs ‘Tatopani’ means hot water rising from the fresh spring with time for a short walk around villages. Tatopani means "hot water" believed a dip in the spring heals you from pain and aches and relaxes your tired muscles, an afternoon with time to experience Tamang culture explore around as well interacting with the locals.

Day 04: Trek to Thuman 2,400 m via Nagthali Hill 3,156 m - 06 hrs.

Morning walk from Tatopani leads to Thuman via high Nagthali and Bimthang as our route leads into an alpine forest, chances of spotting monkeys and deer or rare endangered Red Panda. On reaching Nagthali with clear views of Langtang Himal, Kerung, Ganesh Himal. Nagthali, at one time a popular meditation center of local monks and priests, from here another hour walk to reach Thuman, where you can observe local villages farm life with Shamanic performances with a view of Langtang Himal.

Day 05: Trek to Bridim 2,229 m-05 hrs.

From Thuman trek to Briddim village on route visit nearby historical Rasuwa-Gadi the border of Nepal / Tibet, China with an old fort. The fort a historical reminder of Nepal and Tibet trade and cultural relations that existed for many centuries till present, as walk today takes you to a nice area with views of Ganesh and Langtang Himal. A pleasant walk on a winding path with a climb to a ridge with views of mountains and surrounding landscapes and then enter into rhododendron, pines, and oaks forest, then climb with short descend to Briddim for an overnight stop. Briddim, another Tibetan style Buddhist village located on an old trade route of Nepal and Tibet here observe folk and cultural show perform by the local community.

Day 06: Trek and drive to Kathmandu past Syabrubesi - 06 hrs.

Our final day of the fabulous walk, morning back to near Syabrubesi on the road head to Kathmandu, downhill past farm fields with nice tended terraces to reach Syabrubesi and past Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal as the journey reaches Kathmandu after an enjoyable and great moment on Tamang Heritage Trekking.