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9 Days 8 Night
Tamang heritage trek is newly opened route in popular Langtang trekking region. This trekking trail starts from Syabrubesi and passes through Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, and Briddim, which is community-based trekking packaged between the Ganesh Himal (Ruby Valley Trek) and Langtang Range. This region is culturally rich trail populated by Tamang and Tibetan people. We can see multicultural while on the trek like Tibetan culture, festival, rituals, traditional architecture and customs, the local dance of Syabru people which makes the exposure to this culture very unique.
Tamang Heritage Trek is an interesting trek through Tamang villages. Their culture is virtually untouched. There are still bears, leopards, red pandas and musk deer that however are no danger. In March and April, the Rhododendron forests have many different species of trees, birds, and butterflies.There is a viewpoint at Goljung pass from where we can view of Langtang and Kerung (Tibet) can be awe-inspiring and the hot spring (Tatopani) which is believed if we bath from there then the body can be cured of an illness by the local people in the past. This can also offer beaten track experience in recently developed route with charming mountain vistas and trek combines picturesque landscape, luring white peaks and scattered antique villages.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1467 m.) via Trishuli (Nuwakot).
You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi passing through Dhunche which is about eight hours drive. You stay overnight at the hotel in Syabrubesi. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli river you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. At the same time, you notice that the road after Betrawati is still under construction.
Day 02: Syabrubesi to Gatlang.
After an hour and half of ascent from Syabrubesi, we reach the viewpoint from where we can see the fantastic view of Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and the Goljang valley. Now we head down to Goljang valley for the Lunch which is an hour walking downhill from the viewpoint. Gatlang the beautiful Tamang village is another 3 hrs walk from Goljang. Upon arrival, the guests will be welcomed by Khada (white scarf) and the homemade local drinks Rakshi accompanied by the welcome song in the local language. Get refreshed and enjoy the local Syabru dance. Overnight at the community lodge.
Day 03: Gatlang to Tatopani.
This would be the longest day of the entire trip and will take about 7 hours. The walk begins by descending to Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhotekoshi River. Stop for the lunch here. Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. After lunch, the trail will be ascending up crossing the hanging bridge. Ascend continues until you get to Tatopani which literally means ‘hot water’, you can clean yourself in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains. Dinner and overnight stay at a local tea house.
Day 04: Tatopani to Thuman.
The trail ascends to Nagthali Danda (3300m) the high open grassland with amazing views of snow covered the Himalayas. Stop for lunch at Brimdang village. After lunch, the trek continues ascending to Nagthali Danda. One can enjoy the view and spend some time at the top accompanied by tea prepared by the caretaker of the Gompa. Trek continues down to Thuman, Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance.
Day 05: Thuman to Rasuwagadhi (2240m).
About 7 hours of walking camping.
Day 06: Rasuwagadhi to Briddim (2290m).
walking around 6 hours.
Day 07: Rest and exploring a day in Briddim.
Day 08: Briddim to Syabrubeshi.
Walking around 4 hours.
Day 09: Syaprubeshi to Kathmandu by Jeep/Local Bus.
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