‘an enjoyable walks around cultural heritage villages within Ganesh and Langtang Himal’
“A pleasant journey on an old trans Himalaya trade route within cultural Tamang villages,
Grand views of massive Ganesh and Langtang Himal in the harmony of age-old heritage,
Walk into lovely shade of cool rhododendron and pine forest with exciting mountain scenery,
Enjoy marvelous walks around Tamang Villages enriched with ancient traditions and hospitality,
On least travelled area by main flow of trekkers a walk into pleasant pristine environment”.
Brief Trip Profile
Mode of Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu with local lodge and home stay on treks.
Trekking Grade: Moderate with Ups and Downhill walks.
Highest Spot: At Nagthali Hill 3,155 m high.
Walking Hours: Minimum 4 hrs with Maximum of 6 hrs
Activities: Guided tour, overland journey and scenic trekking.
Trekking duration: 07 Nights and 08 Days (with drive both ways)
Total Trip: 10 Nights and 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Best Seasons for Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking
Like all Nepal Himalayan areas almost the same on this scenic and cultural treks where one can join in for Tamang Heritage Trail from March to May with September to early December months of the year, except wet monsoon months of mid June to mid September when days are cloudy that obstructs views of mountains.
Best time from March to May when day are clear for views and pleasant walks with mild and temperatures, with longer sunlight hours season for wild flowers in bloom, especially rhododendron of various species from trees to bush of different colored flowers (national flower of Nepal the rhododendron), March to May late afternoon can get cloudy with chances of rain and snow in higher altitude.
September to December around autumn /fall and pre winter best times with clear blue sky and sunny days (for short while from morning to mid day) can be cold and freezing during morning and night times above 1,800 m high.
Sunlight hours are short during autumn and winter seasons but most of the morning till late afternoon are clear for views and pleasant walks.
People and Culture
High areas of Langtang and Central Himalaya range populated by Tamang people ethnic hill tribes follows Buddhism religion similar culture to Tibetans with colorful impressive custom and traditional farm life, one of the ancient tribes migrated from inner Mongolia and Tibet past 100 centuries bringing with them age-old culture and heritage of both Buddhism and Bon religion a pre-Buddhism practice worships natural spirits and five major elements sky, water, fire, vegetation and the earth / soil.
Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking a special and exclusive country walks around high hills of Langtang and Ganesh Himal mountain range, where one can explore pristine and undisturbed areas with nice traditional Tamang villages.
Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking a fresh kind of adventure tourism where travelers can walk along with beautiful mountain views in close harmony of local immense cultures around Tamang village enriched with Buddhism religion also practice ancient ritual of Bon a pre-Buddhism sect.
Once you step into high Langtang and Ganesh Himal area trekkers will be engulfed with amazing scenery of beautiful landscapes that follows you throughout the walks on this marvelous Tamang Heritage Trail trekking, in the country where few visitors often venture on this new fresh trail for trekkers within local old areas.
Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking leads you on ancient Himalayan Salt Trade as well a Caravan route of Nepal and Tibet where trades still exists between the borders of the two countries, as our walk leads close to the frontier as adventure progress.
Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking starts with long interesting drive from the capital Kathmandu to reach higher cooler region in between Ganesh and Langtang Himal area and then walking into alpine hills and within enchanting woodland of tall rhododendron and pine trees.
As journey proceeds entering into one of the major village at Gatlang an impressive place a large Tamang people settlement where you will soak within its great heritage farm life exploring the custom and cultures that still exists since last hundreds of centuries.
An interesting village with overnight stay and time to browse around interacting with local folks which is one of the major highlights of the trip, as walk heads beyond close to Tibet border visiting nice farm villages and crossing over Nagthali Hill at above 3,155 m facing glorious panorama of surround high peaks.
Slowly our journey comes to an end after a pleasant and enjoyable time around high hill villages of Tamang community and then head back to Kathmandu with awesome memories and experience on Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking with excellent services of Professional Guides Treks and Expedition.
Short Guide Line Itinerary
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu via various countries and airlines.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu preparation for trek with options for tour.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi village 1,340 m - 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Gatlang village 2,235 m- 05 hrs.
Day 05: At Gatlang village explore around village and soak in local culture.
Day 06: Trek to Tatopani 2, 610 m - 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Thuman 2,400 m via Nagthali Hill 3,155 m - 06 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Bridim 2,224 m-05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek and drive to Syabrubesi - 04 hrs.
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu -06 hrs ride and transfer to hotel.
Day 11: International Departure to respective country.