Langtang & Helambu
The Tamang Heritage trek is a conglomerate of old Tamang villages, local culture, their lifestyle, nearby monasteries and the natural sceneries. Lantang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Lantang Kerung, Shringi peak, Jugal peak, Ganesh Himal and few other peaks can be amazingly viewed during the Tamang Heritage trek.
The Lantang village is located near the Nepal-Tibet border. Lantang lies to the north of Kathmandu. The Rhododendron forests and several snow-capped mountains are the attractions of Lantang. Lantang Lirung is the major peak of this region. In addition to Lantang Lingrung, Gang Chhenpo and Dorje Lhakpa also strengthen the beauty of Lantang.
The Gosainkunda Lake is place of religious importance to the Hindus. It is situated around 43 kilometers from Kathmandu. In the month of August, huge numbers of devotees from Nepal as well as India come to the Gosainkunda Lake, on the occasion of Janai Purnima.
You will be welcomed at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our agency representative upon your arrival. Then you will be escorted to the hotel in a private vehicle. In the evening, you will be given a brief idea about the trek. Overnight in the hotel.
Today we leave early for the seven-hour drive to begin the Langtang Valley Trek from Kathmandu. The journey presents with majestic panoramas of the Annapurna Himalayas in the west, to Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and the peaks of the Langtang region ahead. Before ascending towards Dunche and the Langtang National Park, we drive through the bustling town of Trisuli. After we reach the town of Dunche, it is just another hour downhill to our final destination for today, Syabru Besi. Overnight in Syabru Besi.
Our trek starts from Syabrubesi, as we hike across the Goljung Village experiencing amazing views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung, and others. Gatlang is a small village on the hill with traditional stone houses inhabited by Tamang community people. You can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang too. Overnight at Gatlang.
We continue our trek with a descent to Thangbuche enjoying the majestic panoramas of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the trail. And we pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam and ascend till Tatopani. The name Tatopani means ‘hot water’ in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. Here you can take a hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas right in the laps of the mountains. Overnight in Tatopani.
Today we continue our trek to Thuman via Nagthali from Tatopani. The trail passes through the thick alpine forest, as we reach the small Tamang village of Brimdang. It’s a few hours hike uphill until Nagthali hill from where we can enjoy the mesmerizing scenes of Langtang, Sanjen, Kerung, and Ganesh Himal. The trail then descends to the Tamang village of Thuman which is popular for its beautiful panorama of Langtang. You can witness beautiful views of the mountains from every house in Thuman. Overnight in Thuman
Today, we trek from Thuman to Briddim via Lingling. Briddim is one of the Tibetan Buddhist villages dwelled on the lap of the beautiful Langtang Himal. You can visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery in Briddim. You can witness that most of the houses are constructed by stones and are populated mostly by people of Tibetan origin. The village also resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet. Overnight in Briddim.
After breakfast, we continue our trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail first descends to Ghopche Khola and then ascend to Lama Hotel via Rimche. Lama Hotel is settled on the banks of the Langtang River and enclosed by dense forests and an amazing mountain view. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Today we continue our trek from Lama Hotel enjoying the mountain panorama with rich waterfalls. The trails drive through the rhododendron and pine forests for 3 hours to Ghoda Tabela, where we begin to see the white peaks of the Langtang range. Our scenic trail takes us to the Langtang valley and finally to Mundu. Overnight in Mundu.
After breakfast, we begin our trek as the trail ascends gradually through yak meadows. As we move forward the valley opens out further and the views become more boundless. After passing several small streams, ridge, prayer wheels, and chortens, the trail resides in Kyangjin. If you are feeling energetic, you can explore the Buddhist shrine in Kyangjin Gompa and the surrounding areas with the amazing views of Mt. Ganchhenpo and Mt. Langtang Lirung. Overnight in Kyangjin Gompa.
Today you can rest or explore the area in Kyangjin. Here you can explore a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory and other areas as well. You can also head up the Valley towards Langshisha Kharka to see some of the astonishing scenes. And you can also hike up the moraine to observe the dramatic ice faces and plunging glaciers of Langtang Lirung. You can ascend Kyangjin Ri directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks. You can hike up to the vantage point at Tserko Ri to enjoy the incredible spectacles of the mountains, glaciers, and the Langtang valley. Tserko Ri also marks the highest elevation point of the trek at 5,000m above sea level. Overnight in Kyangjin Gompa.
Today we return through the trail from Kyanjin Gompa back to Lama Hotel. The route follows back adjacent the Langtang River through Mundu village to Ghoda Tabela. The trail is mostly downhill throughout the day. As we reach Ghoda Tabela, we’ll continue descending on a sheer downhill to Lama Hotel. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Today we continue our descending to Syabru Besi, enjoying the quiet forested hills along the trails. We can take the spectacular scenic trail from Rimche via Sherpa Gaon to Syabru Besi. The trek will take much longer to reach the ultimate destination, but it’s a remarkable circuit. Overnight in Syabru Besi.
After morning breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu from Syabru Besi enjoying the scene of the hills and rivers. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be accompanied to the hotel. In the evening, you can freshen up and go shopping at Thamel which is famous for useful tourist products. Overnight at the hotel.
This is the last day of your trip with us. Our staff will escort you to the airport. Fly back to respective destinations.
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