Nepal Adventure Team’s representative will be at the airport , Kathmandu to receive you and drop you at the hotel. Along with welcome dinner in Kathmandu, you will be provided with guidelines for short Tamang Heritage Trail. You can solve queries as well as can do last-minute purchases for trekking.
Day 1 Arrival day in Kathmandu ( 1350m / 4264 ft )
Day 2 Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1550m/5100 ft ), 6-7 hours drive
Early morning, we drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu. The drive starts from Prithvi Highway and takes a right turn from the Highway. You will pass subways, villages, and tiny settlements along with the view of woods, ridges, waterfalls, rivers, and farmland. The roadway is a combination of both pitched and off-road so you will be quite tired until you reach Syabrubesi.
You will be stopped at Langtang National Park check post. The caretaker of the National Park, Nepal Arm, will inform the visitors about the rules and warn not to harm any properties and not to import or export natural properties. They will also check the documents required for trekking and entry at Langtang National Park. Nepal Adventure Team will arrange the required documents (Langtang National Park Permit and TIMS Card) for you.
Bypassing popular town of Langtang Region, Dhunche, you will reach Syabrubesi which is located in the bank of Langtang Khola.
Day 3 Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2200m/5100 ft), 4-5 Hours
Today you will begin to trek up to Gatlang village from Syabrubesi. Firstly, the trail is steep until you reach Rongga Bhanjyang (2250m/7,382 ft ), then you will descend to Goljung village. Having a short break at Goljung village and observing the small settlements, you will head towards Gatlang village with gradual ascend. Gatlang is entirely inhabited by Tamang people. In the evening, you can visit Parvati Kunda (lake) and an ancient old monastery. Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda, and Langtang range will be shining and waving at you in this trail.
Day 4 Trek to Nagthali (3165 m/ 10,384 ft) via Chilime and Tatopani
This day will be quite tough for you as you will be walking for a longer distance than on any other day. You will pass by the famous habitat of Tamang Heritage Trail namely Thangbuchet, Chilime, Gonggang, Tatopani, and Brimdang.
After the early breakfast, you will walk through the woods towards Chilime and pass Thangbuchet village along with the Bhotekoshi river. Chilime is the largest village in the Tamang Heritage Trail which also has hydropower of the Bhotekoshi River. You could see the village spread in the hills in the shape of Half-moon.
Then, to reach Tatopani you will cross the long suspension bridge, ascend through terrace fields and pass Gonggang village. Chortens, prayer flags, and Mani walls will always be there to spread peaceful prayers. Tatopani means hot spring and the village was widely popular for hot spring until 2015 (before the earthquake). Now, it stills holds the cultural charm, warm hospitality, natural freshness but miss the hot spring.
Further, with a mixture of uphill and downhill trail through dense alpine forest, you will cross another Tamang village Brimdang (2848m/9344 ft), and ascend to reach Nagthali village. While walking through these trails, you will also have the view of Tamang valley and the village. The prayer flags, Chorten, and Buddha shrine will be welcoming you in Nagthali village. The weather at Nagthali will be chilly due to its higher altitude.
Day 5 Trek to Thuman (2338m/7, 671 ft) via Tarcuche Viewpoint (3700m/12,139 ft)
Early morning, you will hike to Taruche View Point or also known as Nagthali viewpoint. The viewpoint offers a wide view of the Himalayan ranges of Nepal as well as a few peaks and hills of the Tibet area as it is just 6km away from China –Nepal Border. Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal range is one of the major attractions of the Tamang Heritage trail yet you will also be able to see other mountains. Notably, you will see snowcapped mountains as Kabang Ri (6717m/ 22,037ft), Gang Benchen (7281m/23,888 ft), Langtang Ri (7205m / 23,638 ft), Langtang Lirung (7,227m/ 23,717 ft) Langtang II (6596m / 21,640 ft ). Besides, Gosaikunda (4480m/14, 698 ft) area is also visible for which trekkers choose Gosaikund Lake Trek – 8 Days.
After capturing and creating memorable moments at Taruche View Point, you will head towards another Tamang village named Thuman decorated with prayer flags, traditional-style houses, and old monastery.
Day 6 Trek to Syabrubesi (1550m/5085 ft)After breakfast, we begin our walk to Syabrubesi and it’s a final day of completing Tamang Heritage Trail. The trail leads through rhododendron forests and meadows and ends at Bridim. Bridim is another Tamang village located in Langtang Region and shaped in Z shaped. From Thuman, you will walk downhill near the Bhotekoshi river and cross another bridge connecting Bridim. You can visit Dukuchu Monastery at Bridim. Similarly, the trail through dense woods and downhill walk lands you to Wangal before Syabrubesi. Accompanied by a charming view of Ganesh and Langtang ranges, the walk ends at Syabrubesi.
Day 7 Syabrubensi to Kathmandu - 5/6 HoursYou will follow the same route and process to return Kathmandu. At Langtang National Park check post, Army will check luggage to ensure no illegal export of any properties of National Park. You will drop to your hotel. Farewell dinner will be arranged by Nepal Adventure Team to marking the success of 7Days Tamang Heritage Trail, wishing you a great journey ahead and hoping to meet again in the next journey.
Day 8 Finale DepartureOur team will drop you at the airport as per your flight schedule.