nepal trek

Tamang Heritage

Imagine a place nearby Kathmandu valley, where there are fewer tourists and completely out of free of competition – the creation modern way of life. Being so close to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, the people are still driving on their ancient life style, which can be compared with life style of thousands years back of developed country. Tamang Heritage Trail offers you these short of things to experience. The views of the central Himalayas of Nepal, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lhakpa, and a few beautiful mountains in Tibet are as bonus of your trip. What’s more, to see many species of birds, wild life, walk through dense forest and the sub tropical forests, and then to have bath in the natural hot spring makes your trip more enjoyable. You will have chance to see and interact with those people who are similar to your forefathers of hundreds of years ago. Why don’t to go there while it is not too far and not too long! You imagination is closer than you think.

Itienary Details
Day 01: Kathmandu arrival
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital city of the Himalayan country of Nepal. You will be met on airport and transferred to your hotel. After the arrival, the group will be formally introduced to Guide for the activities over the next few days. One should pay attention in particular to the safety aspects of the briefing. Any questions or doubts should be asked and clarified at this time. We check your insurance details and other requirement for your trekking.
 
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing.
After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. Escorting by an English speaking guide tries to give them a full taste of our vivid culture image and an enchanting manner of its people. In our sightseeing tour we go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square.
 
Durbar Square: - This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as an UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also museums inside the palace building. There is an entrance fee of Rs.250 for foreign visitors. Your ticket to the Square entitles you to visit all the museums.
 
Swayambhunath: - 6.5 kilometers west of Kathmandu, situated on a hillock, this 2000 years old Stupa is the world’s most glorious Buddhist shrine and is surrounded by several small pagodas. The main temple is capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt and is painted on the four sides with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.
 
Pashupatinath: - dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the holiest and most famous Nepalese temple. Situated 5 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, it is an impressive pagoda style structure with gilt roof and richly carved silver doors. It has bathing and cremation ghats, which are of absorbing interest to the tourist, particularly in the mornings and on festival days.
 
Day 03: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about nine hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. At the same time, you notice that the road is still under construction
 
Day 04: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m)
Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m.) via Goljung and it takes about six hours. While trekking you experience of the Tamang culture. You can see scenery from view point. This day you walk through village. The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your trekking a memorable one. Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement. One can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang.
 
Day 05: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m)
Trek from Chilime to Tatopani (2607m.) which takes about six hours. On the way you enjoy sightseeing of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. At Tatopani which naturally signifies 'hot water', you can take hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. It is believed that taking a dip into this spring would heal you from your aches and pains. This day's trekking provides you an opportunity to experience of the Tamang culture.
 
Day 06: Tatopani to Thuman (2338m)
Trek from Tatopani to Thuman (2338m.) via Nagthali (3165m.) and it takes about five hours. You trek via Bimthang. En route you can encounter animals like monkeys and deer. The panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Another cultural village Thuman is popular for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang. Beautiful view of the mountains can be seen from every house in Thuman.
 
Day 07: Thuman to Timure (1762m)
Trek from Thuman to Timure (1762m.) which takes about five hours. While trekking from Thuman to Timure you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi. This day's trekking grants you an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture on the two villages on the way. Timure is on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that has existed for many centuries. A suspension bridge here links Nepal and Tibet.
 
Day 08: Exploration day in Timore
We will hike up to the boarder of Tibet today and come back to Timure for overnight. 
 
Day 09: Timure to Briddim (2229m)
Trek from Timure to Briddim (2229m.) and it takes about six hours. You can experience village life of Briddim. Moreover you can enjoy cultural show performed by community members. You can also experience of home stay and Tamang culture. To mention about Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bosom of Langtang Himal. Around 43 houses are spread in Z shape. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split shake. As direct descendant of ancient Tibean immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of nearly Tibetan villages.
 
Day 10: Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m)
Trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m.) which takes three hours. You trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi via Wangel. This day the trail moves gentle descent passing through villages, terraces and magnificent views of surrounded hills.
 
Day 11: Syabrubesi – Dhunche - Kathmandu
Drive from Syabrubesi to Dhunche (1965m.) and drive back to Kathmandu. It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages. You drive along the unpaved road till Betrawati and you begin to follow narrow well paved road.
 
Day 12: Kathmandu free day of your own.
This is the free day and you can use it for your shopping .In the evening we will drive you for farewell dinner with cultural dance.
 
Day 13: Final Departure.
 


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Trip Fact

  • Trip Duration: 13 Days
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    Destination: Syabrubensi, Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, Nagthali, Timure, Dhunche
    Max Altitude : Nagthali,3165M.
    Seasons: March-May/September-December
    Trip Code : RT-THT

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