“Life’s a bit like mountaineering – never look down.” – sir Edmund Hillary
Tamang Heritage Langtang Valley Trek is a moderately difficult trek north of Kathmandu. Enjoy a unique adventure as you get up up and personal with the Tamang people and the Langtang Valley while walking through lush green valleys and snow-capped peaks. This trek is easily accessible and is located north of Kathmandu Valley. The vistas of green terrace farms, lush forests, and the pinnacles of the Langtang Himalayas near the Tibetan border are breathtaking on this journey. Trekking through Tamang settlements and experiencing their culture, traditions, and architecture is a great bonus to the typical highlights. Tibetan culture pervades every aspect of this 14-day journey, with visitors getting up close and personal with every breathtaking sight.The Tamangs are Tibetans who have resided in Nepal's highland region for several years. Tamangs are also known for their horse trading. They have had an unmistakable Tibetan personality, as well as their own language.
Along the Tibet border, Langtang Valley Tamang Heritage Trek is a mix of farmlands, icy masses, lakes, glaciers, and breathtaking peaks. Furthermore, at 3800 meters, Kyanjin Gompa hamlet offers breathtaking views of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Chengdu, and Mt. Dorje Lakpa. Explore deep into Tamang towns as you pursue the peaceful Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley Trek, which allows you to trek through the wilds of Langtang National Park. Spend your days immersed in the Tamang community's ethnic culture and traditions. The spectacular vistas of the Manaslu Massif, Ganesh, Langtang, and Jugal Himal will also keep you entertained during your tour. This walk is perfect for travellers looking for something off the beaten path and distinct from the usual hiking tracks.
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Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu(1300m). Upon your arrival, Nepal Hiking Team’s representative will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel. We’ll provide a trip briefing about the trip today. You have no other plans so you can rest and prepare for the next day. Overnight at the hotel
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi (1,462m) Duration: 7-8 hrs. This day initiates the official beginning of our Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley Trek. We’ll drive 7-8 hours from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi via a jeep. Heading out north of Kathmandu we’ll drive enjoying the beautiful scenery of the mountains, foothills, and villages making our way through Dhunche which feels like we’re headed towards deep land. Going through the banks of Trishuli River, we’ll get a look at Ganesh Himal, small villages and greenery. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 03: Syabru Bensi- Gatlang (2238m/7340ft) Duration: 5 hrs. You shall experience the diverse traditional settlements throughout your journey. You’ll enjoy a cultural program at Goljung and Gatlang which will surely make your trekking memorable. Gatlang is a Tamang ethnic settlement set on a hillside along with the terrace farming. You shall visit Tamang monastery and Parvathi Kunda Lake here. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 04: Gatlang - Tatopani (2607m/8550ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs. On your way to Tatopani, you’ll get glimpses of Langtang massifs and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani translates to English as “Hot Water” so here you can rest and take a hot bath in the natural springs situated at the lap of the Himalayas. Next, you’ll visit a cultural village called Thuman which is widely known for their Shamanic performance as well as the astounding views of Langtang Himalayas. Similarly, from Nagthali which is a meditation center for monks and priests you can see the panoramic view of the Langtang massifs, Sanjen massifs, Ganesh and Kerung Himal. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 05: Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m/7,874 Ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs. On this day we’ll make our way to Thuman through Brimdang and Nagthali. We’ll begin our trek through the alpine jungles to Brimdang. Brimdang is a small Tamang village that leads up the hill to Nagthali. From Nagthali we can view the amazing scenery of Langtang ranges, Ganesh, Sanjen and Kerung Himal. Then, we descend downhill towards the Tamang settlement called Thuman where we’ll spend the night. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 06: Thuman to Briddhim (2,345m/7,693 Ft) Duration: 6 hrs. Today, we make our way to Briddhim, a Tibetan Buddhist settlement from Thuman taking the trails through Lingling. It is beautifully situated on the embrace of Langtang Himal. We’ll explore the Dukchu Gomba Monastery here. We can observe that the vast majority of the houses are worked by stones and are occupied for the most part by Tibetans in Briddhim. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 07: Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m) Duration: 6 hrs. We’ll descend the trail following the Ghopche Khola and advancing towards Lama Hotel from Briddim. Following, we’ll ascend towards Lama Hotel located on the banks of Langtang River from Rimche. Lama Hotel is surrounded by greenery, forests and spectacular Himalaya views. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 08: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3307m/10845ft) Duration: 5 hrs. On this day we’ll follow the route towards the Langtang Village. This village is an old local village and the views of the Langtang Himalayas you can get here is astounding. Following the trail from Ghoda Tabela which means “horse stable” in English, we continue the trek towards beautiful valleys and Yaks grazing on the pasture. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 09: Langtang Village to Kyanjing RI (4773m/15655ft) and Return Kyanjing Gompa (3798m) Duration: 7-8 hrs. We’ll follow the trail towards Sindum and then towards Yamphu. We’ll cross the Laja Khola climbing the moraine making our way towards the view point to see the delightful Kyanjin Gompa and icefall from Langtang Lirung. Then, we’ll initiate the hike towards Kyanjin RI which sits at an elevation of 4773m. After enjoying the amazing views we’ll descend back to Kyanjin Gompa. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 10: Exploration of Kyangjuma Gompa and Climb Chorkari RI (5050m/16564ft) Duration: 7 hrs. You can spend your rest day appreciating and exploring the Kyanjin Gompa. We will visit the monastery and cheese production factory. Then we’ll hike up the moraine to view the dramatic ice fall and climb Chorkari RI which is at an elevation of 5050m. This is the highest point of the trek and presents panoramic views of the Langtang ranges. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 11: Kyanjin Gompa- Lama Hotel (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs. We will see incredible perspectives on transcending mountains that you will have missed ascending upwards as we make our way back to Lama Hotel. Taking additional time, you can walk gradually to take in the entirety of the beautiful delights. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 12: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (1462m/4795ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs. A simple trek downhill will be done from Lama Hotel back to Syabru Bensi today, going through and exploring few villages on our way back down. Overnight at Guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 13: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu Duration: 7 hrs. A beautiful drive back to Kathmandu by jeep will be experienced, which takes around 7-8 Hours. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Kathmandu, breakfast, and Lunch included.
Day 14: Farewell/Departure. Around 3 hours before your scheduled flight, Nepal Hiking Team’s airport representative will take you to the air terminal, from where you will leave for your flight, ideally with superb recollections of the trek.
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