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Tamang Heritage Trek - Langtang Valley Trek (15 days)

Trip Code:NET-TR-THLV1

  • Trip Type Lodge (Teahouse)
  • Duration 15 days
  • Grade Moderate
  • Max.Altitude 3870 m.
  • Group Size 1+
  • Travel Mode Land
Tamang Heritage, The Langtang Valley

Tamang Heritage, The Langtang Valley

The 15 days Tamang Heritage - Langtang Valley Trek is one of the longest treks in Langtang region. It presents a wonderful opportunity to visit Tamang and Tibetan villages and Buddhist monasteries, learn about local lifestyle and Buddhist culture, closely experience pristine wilderness and enjoy panorama of Langtang Himalayan ranges along with highest ice glaciers and lakes. 
 
This is one of the newly opened treks which take you from sub temperate climate to alpine terrain. Gatlang, Goljung, Timure, Briddim are some of the most important Tamang-Tibetan villages you will visit. Along the trek capture spectacular panoramic views of Langtang Lirung (7245m), Langtang Kerung, Chumse Danda ridge (5122m), Dorje Lakpa (6989m), Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak, Shringi Himal, Manaslu and Sanjen Himal ranges. 
 
Visiting Kyangjin Gompa at the attitude of 3780m and Kyangjin Ri (4350m) provides for a rare up close views of Langtang Lirung as well as Langtang glacier. High altitude lakes such as Chhoingdolmo lake, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda are found along the Tamang Heritage trek.
 
Finally on this trek you will also have a chance to visit the Langtang village, which had been devastated by 2015 earthquake and learn how the locals are rebuilding their lives and promoting tourism. 

 Trip code: NET-TR-THLV1
  Region Langtang Region Trekking
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 15 days
 Trip Type: Lodge (Teahouse)
 Trip Grade: Moderate
 Min. Group Size 1+
 Max Altitude: 3870 m.
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
 Transportaion: Land
 Meals: 3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Accommodation in Kathmandu
Lodge (Tea house) Accommodation during Trek

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi via Trishuli (Nuwakot) which takes about eight hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche.
 
Stay overnight at camp.

Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang via Goljung which takes about six hours. While trekking you pass through Tamang villages with Langtang peaks on the backdrop. The Tamang culture show at Goljung and Gatlang will be a memorable experience. Gatlang is set high on a hillside among terraced fields and is at a short walking distance from Tamang monastery and beautiful Choddingmo Lake.
 
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Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani takes about six hours. On the way you enjoy splendid panorama of Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani once hosted a natural hot spring which dried up after 2015 earthquake.
 
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Trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Nagthali takes about five hours. This trail  is impressive because of possible encounter with wild animals such as red panda, monkeys and deer. The panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali.
 
Nagthali is a popular meditation center for local monks and priests. Another cultural village Thuman is popular for its Shamanic performances and add to that beautiful views of Langtang Himalayas that can be seen from every house in Thuman.
 
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Trek from Thuman to Timure takes about five hours. The historical fort of Rasuwagadhi lies along Nepal –China (Tibet) border. Timure falls on ancient trade route between Nepal and Tibet.
 
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Trek from Timure to Briddim takes about six hours. Today the trail is longer and is a bit rugged. Briddim is one of the most beautiful villages located on the bosom of Langtang Himal.
 
At Briddim you can experience rich Buddhist culture of Tamang and Tibetan. There are around 43 houses with roofs made of distinctive stone slates. You can enjoy homestay with local family.  

Trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel takes about six hours. The path is relatively easy with much portion going downhill. Reaching Lama Hotel, you discover that it is located on the banks of the Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and mountains.
 
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Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang is quite mesmerizing especially because of the beautiful views of the Langtang range. You can also learn about Tibetan culture and lifestyle.
 
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This day you can see the glaciated valley of Kyangjin on the lap of Langtang Lirung enclosed by snowy mountains.
 
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Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and around the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung. You will also ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m), directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks.
 
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From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
 
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You move up a steep path through the forest. An undulating path brings you to this fascinating village of Thulo Syabru where each house is set above its neighbor, in a long line up the very crest of the ridge.
 
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Leaving Thulo Syabru you climb a steep path through forests of oak, fir and rhododendron to the top of a ridge. From here it is only a short descent to Sing Gompa.
 
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You trek downhill all the way to Ghatte Khola (stream) passing a section of forest along with a small village Dimsa. You then trek over a level path along the Ghatte Khola (stream) till Dhunche.
 
Stay overnight at lodge.

Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu along Pasang Lhamu Highway enjoing scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas.
 


The Trip includes the following services:
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private A/C car or Van
  • Trekking guide/s
  • Porters (1 porter carries 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation in Lodge (Tea houses) during the trek
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffle bags and trekking sticks if required
  • Entry Permit for Langtang National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • All land transportation wherever applicable
  • Insurance and equipments for the trekking staffs
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost incase required.
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.) 

The Trip does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.
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    Myriam and Arnaud

    What a unforgettable experience !

    Back from a 12 days trekking in Langtang Valley with Pancha. 
     
    What a unforgettable experience ! Many thanks to Pancha for his kindness, his helpfulness during this trek that greatly contributed to the success of this one. 
     
    We both hope to return Nepal as soon as possible and do some other trek altogether
     
    Myriam and Arnaud
     

    Ingrid with Johann,
    Germany

    Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Tamang Heritage Trek

    We had a very splendid trek (20 days). Our staff was really good. Ramesh our guide told us a lot of details of Langtang area.
    Dhaanyabaad!
     
    Ingrid with Johann
     
    Johannes + Georg
    Germany
     

    Dominik L A Pauli & Lina Maria Niebling,
    Germany

    Its Just Beautiful And Enriching To Spend Time In The Nature.

    We had an amazing time in the Langtang Himal and Tamang Heritage Trail- its just beautiful and enriching to spend time in the nature. Lets hope time will bring us back so we can do more of it. Thanks to Nava Raj and the team of Nepal environmental for this unforgettable experience. 
     
    All the best, 
     
    Dominik L A Pauli 
    Lina Maria Niebling 
    Germany 

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