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Tamang Heritage Trail

Tamang Heritage Trail is mix of mountain adventure and tribal Tamang culture.  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 a few 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". A land of magic, meditation, and shamanism. Langtang is also the region of ancient

 Tamang Heritage with Langtang Trek starts with a day's bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. The actual trek begins from Syabrubesi. From Syabru, we head upward to Gatlang and Tatopani. Then via Thuman and Briddim, we head for the Lama Hotel. From Lama Hotel, another upward hike via the Langtang village takes us to the famous Kanyanjing Gompa. After exploring the region, we trek back to Syabrubesi from where we drive to Kathmandu.

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DAY 1:  Arrival in Kathmandu - 1,300m/4,264 ft
Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, you will greet and transfer to hotel. 

DAY 2:  Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek:
Afet breakfast we start a guided tour to World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath).  

DAY 3:  Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 145 km/ 8-9 hrs
After breakfast we drive out to Sybrubesi. Enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Syabrubesi.  

DAY 4:  Trek Syabru Besi - Gatlang (2,200m/7,217ft.): 5 hours 
From Syabru, hike across the Goljung Village.  Enjoy the views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung among others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with the traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang. 

DAY 5:  Trek Gatlang – Tatopani (2607m/8550 ft): 6-7 hrs
Today's trek with a descent to Thangbuchet. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges. Passing by the Chilime Hydropower dam, we ascend the trail until we reach Tatopani.

DAY 6:  Trek Tatopani-Thuman (2,400m/7,874 ft) via Brimdang and Nagthali: 6 hrs 
Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. Passing through the dense alpine forest, we reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. Then a few hours walk uphill, we arrive at Nagthali hill. Enjoy the thrilling views of Langtang, Sanjen,  Kerung, Ganesh Himal ranges. Trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman.  

DAY 7:  Thuman – Briddim (2,345m/7,693 ft): 6 hrs 
Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling.  Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village on lap of Langtang Himal. Visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. Most of the houses in Briddim are stone houses. Inhabited by mostly the people of Tibetan origin, Briddim resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet.  

DAY 8:  Briddim –Syabrubesi: 5 hrs    
After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi. Enjoy the easy trail mostly downhill through lush green vegetation. Arriving Syabrubesi, we take our lunch.  

DAY 9:  Sybrubesi-Kathmandu
After morning breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu