A mix of mountain adventure and Himalayan culture, Tamang Heritage with Langtang Trek is without doubt an exciting trekking into the Himalayas.
The Langtang region is as wild as any Tibetan highlands with idyllic rural landscape and the rich cultural heritage of ethnic Nepalese Tamang people. Despite being just 7/8 hours’ drive from Kathmandu, the trek along the off the beaten track of the rural and rugged mountains and the high passes dotted with chortens, stupas and prayer flags flapping in the wind make every trekker marvel why the country is called a “walker’s paradise”.
This trekking destination is just a day long bus journey from the capital, Kathmandu. The 7-day trekking tour provides varieties of experience. Tamang rituals, Tibetan culture, festivals, traditional architecture, costumes, local Syaphru dances make the exposure to this culture very unique.. The villages also sell exclusive handicraft items like traditional caps, mufflers and other items.
Today, after a nourishing breakfast in Kathmandu, we will embark on a scenic drive of 7 to 8 hours to Trishuli (540m) and then onwards toThuman(2338m) Via syaprubesi ( 1503m) Along the way, we will stop for lunch before reaching Betrawati, from where we will have the choice of taking the riverbank route along the Bhotekoshi or the road from Dhunche to reach Syaphrubesi then Thuman. which is located 18 km away from the Tibetan border and we will spend the night near the river in Thuman surrounded by the serene beauty of the region. This drive promises to be a memorable start to our next leg of the adventure.
Our trekking journey begins from the charming village of Thuman, located at an altitude of 2338 meters. After relishing a delicious breakfast, we will embark on our journey towards Tatopani, which is situated at an elevation of 2607 meters. The trek will take approximately 6 to 7 hours and will offer us breathtaking views of hills and mountains along the way. As we make our way upwards, we will be surrounded by the stunning beauty of nature, with picturesque landscapes painting the horizon. We will pause for a well-deserved lunch break on the way to Tatopani, where we can refuel and appreciate the beauty around us. Finally, we will arrive at Tatopani, where we will spend the night, soaking in the warm and rejuvenating natural hot springs that the town is famous for. With a feeling of contentment and awe, we will rest our tired bodies, ready for the adventures that await us tomorrow.
On this day, we will embark on a hike from Tatopani, after a scrumptious breakfast. Our first stop will be the viewpoint, which will offer us an awe-inspiring view of the Langtang range, the Ganesh range, and many other majestic mountains that will leave us feeling like we have found a piece of paradise on earth. As we soak in the breathtaking beauty around us, we will feel invigorated and rejuvenated. After spending some time at the viewpoint, we will return to our hotel to relax and recharge for the rest of the day. For lunch, we will savor some delectable local delicacies that will tantalize our taste buds. The rest of the day can be spent at our leisure, indulging in some well-deserved rest and relaxation, or exploring the charming town of Tatopani. As the day draws to a close, we will retire to our cozy accommodations, with a sense of fulfillment and tranquility, ready to take on the adventures that lie ahead.
Our adventure continues as we depart from Tatopani and make our way towards Ghatlang, located at an altitude of 2238 meters. After a nourishing breakfast, we will set out on a trek that will take us approximately 7 to 8 hours. Along the way, we will pass through Chilime, a hydropower station that provides electricity to the Rasuwa District. This will be a unique and interesting opportunity to learn about the innovative ways in which communities are harnessing the power of nature to create sustainable energy solutions. As we continue our journey, we will arrive at Ghatlang, which is a Tamang village. For those who are unfamiliar with the Tamang culture and customs, we will have the option to pay an additional fee for the villagers to showcase their traditional dance and customs. The cultural experience will be a highlight of the trip, providing an authentic glimpse into the lives of the Tamang people. After this enriching experience, we will retire to our accommodations in Ghatlang, where we can rest and rejuvenate, in preparation for the adventures that await us tomorrow.
As our journey draws to a close, we will bid farewell to the quaint village of Ghatlang and begin our trek towards Shyaphrubesi. After a delicious breakfast, we will set out on a 5 to 6-hour trek through the scenic village trails to reach our destination. Alternatively, for those who prefer to shorten the journey, there is an option to take a vehicle directly to Syaprubesi or even back to Kathmandu. However, for those who prefer to savor every last moment of the trek, the walk through the village trail will be a wonderful experience. As we make our way to Syaprubesi, we will have the opportunity to take in the natural beauty of the surrounding area and enjoy a leisurely lunch either along the way or at our destination. Upon arriving at Syaprubesi, we will enjoy a delicious meal and settle into our accommodations for the night, reflecting on the incredible journey we have taken over the past few days. From the stunning mountain views to the cultural experiences, this trek has been a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that will be forever etched in our memories.
On this final day of our adventure, we will bid farewell to Shyaphrubesi and set out on a 7 to 8-hour drive back to Kathmandu. As we make our way through the picturesque countryside, we will have the opportunity to take in the stunning views and enjoy a leisurely lunch along the way. As we approach the vibrant city of Kathmandu, we will reflect on the incredible journey we have just completed and the memories we have created together. To mark the end of our adventure, we will enjoy a farewell dinner, celebrating the bonds we have formed and the experiences we have shared. Following the dinner, we will retire to our accommodations in Kathmandu, where we can reminisce about the breathtaking scenery, fascinating cultures, and the adventurous spirit that has propelled us forward. The memories of this journey will stay with us forever, inspiring us to seek out new adventures and experiences in the future.
Make it a private trip by taking over one of our dates, or you can choose your own date. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers.