Heritage Trail Trek – A perfect amalgamation of remote hiking experience with
fascinating Tamang Culture in the Lap of Gigantic Langtang Range.
are someone who wishes to hike in isolated parts of the Himalayas and study
rustic lifestyle & intact culture, 15 Days Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is
the perfect answer for you. In 15 days of Tamang Heritage Trail Trek, you will
walk deep into the core of the mountain, visit local heritage and spend nights
at local houses to get firsthand experience of warm Tamang culture; their
Buddhist beliefs, and handicrafts.
Tamang tribes are originally Tibetan Horse traders who settled in the hilly
region of Nepal centuries ago and are an ethnic mountain group with a fascinatingly
unique culture and discrete identity.
Tamang Heritage Trail meanders through Langtang National Park and explores a
dramatic area between the Ruby and Langtang Valleys: at comfortable altitude.
The villages along the trail are highly scheduled and you still can experience
the ancient spirit, norms, and values.
the cultural aspects, the Tamang Heritage Trek offers outstanding views of the Langtang
range and Ganesh Himal with a magical view of Paldor and Shishapangma (tallest
mountain in Tibet). The Hot Spring in Tatopani gives you natural relief to your
Tamang Heritage Trail Route
Tamang Heritage Trail Route negotiates numbers of ridges and winds through
beautiful farmlands, grasslands, and sub-tropical forests with the view of
towering peaks most of the time. You will also walk across a number of chortens,
mani stones, prayer flags, and sacred wheels. It will be a great cultural
experience. The forest on the trail is a common home to a variety of exotic
floral species where beautiful vegetation along with Langur monkeys, red
pandas, leopards, musk deer, and birds thrive in their natural
15 days cultural trip starts in Kathmandu valley with visits to four UNESCO
protected world heritage sites. The next day, you will take a scenic
northwest drive to Devighat and then drive northeast up the Trisuli River
valley to Syabru Bensi. Syabru Bensi is the starting point of the trek.
first day of the trek negotiates snaky hill routes and gradually climbs up the
Rongga Ridge before heading towards Gatlang which dots traditional stone
houses. Then the trail heads north to Tatopani through Chilime hydropower dam
where a hot spring bath is a relaxing retreat.
The 3rd day of trek takes you to
3,200m/10,500ft altitude with a commanding view of dramatic Ganesh Himal and
then joins a descending trail down to warm Thuman village. From Thuman, you
will head towards Briddim – the village groomed with age-old Tibetan culture
and Buddhism flavor. There are 43 families in Briddim and about half of these
families offer accommodation facilities in their home.
Your next stop is at Lama
Hotel (about six hours trek) through moderate ups and downs in hilly terrain.
Walking through dense forest, you will pass water mills, mani walls, and
chortens to reach Langtang Valley. The next day, a relatively short hike takes
you to the Kyanjin Gompa which serves dramatic & up-close views of Langtang
ranges and incredible glaciers. After exploration, you trek back to Lama Hotel
and then to Syabrubesi in the consecutive days.