Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a cultural trek into the Langtang region. This trek goes into the typical Tamang village such as Ghatlang and Thuman in Rasuwa Nepal. Lies with the border with Tibet China; this region has a fusion of their culture and tradition. Although people are Tamang and they are one of the ethnic groups of Nepal.

The name itself represents this trek is a complete cultural Trek. So that doing this trek means closely getting an opportunity to enjoy with Tamang tradition. Their everyday lifestyle, living tradition, culture, and religion. Tamang means horse rider.

In the local language, Ta means horse, and mang means rider and trader. And history says that this community used to move from one place to another. So that Tamangs find most of the hilly regions of Nepal.

Sadly, the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek area was also badly damaged by an earthquake in 2015. After that, this area’s traditional styles of houses have been a bit changed. However, they are trying to keep their authenticity alive but that looks a bit modernization. And after the earthquake, the natural hot spring in Tatopani village has been disappeared.

The highlight of Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Get close to the culture of the Tamang People.

Green farmland to the nacked alpine hill and snowy mountain peak.

Traditional Buddhist monasteries, stupas, and prayer flags along with the ways, and every house in the villages.

Hydro projects work and water dams

Home Stays in every village and an opportunity to stay with family

Day by Day Trekking itinerary

Day 1 Drive from Kathmandu to Syaprubesi
Day 2 Syaprubesi to Ghatlang Trek
Day 3 Ghatlang to Tatopani trek
Day 4  Tatopani to Thuman Trek
Day 6 Thuman to Bridhim trek
Day 7  Bridhim to Syaprubesi trek
Day 8 Syaprubesi to Kathmandu drive 

This is the standard Tamang Heritage Trail Trek itinerary. If you want more adventure and continue your journey to the Himalayas. You can add Langtang Valley Trek. And the itinerary goes like this.

Day 7 Bridhim to Rimche
Day 8 Rimche to Langtang
Day 9 Langtang to Kyangin Gumba
Day 10 Explore Kyangin Gumba
Day 11 Kyangin to Lama Hotel
Day 12 Lama Hotel to Syaprubesi
Day 13 Drive Syaprubesi to Kathmandu

Like this adding 3 to 4 days can experience more adventure in the Himalayas and add one more trekking experience in your life. Similarly, if you plus a few more days to this walking itinerary. You can be in the holy lake Gosainkunda.

Day 12 Lama Hotel to Thulo Syapru
Day 13  Rest day
Day 14  Thulo Syapru to Chandan Bari
Day 15 Chandan Bari to Gosainkunda
Day 16 Gosainkunda to Dhunche
Day 17 Dhunche to Kathmandu.

Adding a week more can do the whole Langtang Circut Trek. So that this trek is very flexible days can be plus and minus as you want. Therefore the Langtang region has a variety of trekking trails.

Suitable time to do this Tamang Heritage Trail Trek. 

This trek is an all-season trek, however, spring and autumn are the best seasons. The Spring season offers the nicest view and very suitable weather. During this season rhododendron, flowers will bloom in the wilderness.

Autumn is the festive season in Nepal. Also, the weather condition is perfect for a hike in the Himalayas of Nepal. Because of the favorable mountain glimpse, sunny days, and various kinds of flowers will occur everywhere.

Necessary permits to do this trek

Langtang National Park entree permit

TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System)

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