About Tamang Heritage & Langtang Trek
Langtang region, one of the best trekking regions in the world has to offer a lot. To get the best of picturesque Langtang region, we have come up with this trip package that lets you explore popular Langtang valley via less trodden Tamang Heritage trail. It is the combination of Tamang Heritage trail, an off the beaten path in Langtang region and popular Langtang valley trek. As you walk along Tamang Heritage trail which is free from crowd, you get to experience untouched natural splendor and Tibetan culture in villages of Tamang, an ethnic group of Tibetan origin in Nepal. Continuing the trek, you traverse the path to enter Langtang valley passing through amazing landscapes and wonderful hills admiring awe-inspiring views of snowcapped peaks, lush rhododendron forest and spectacular glaciers. Langtang Valley Trek via Tamang Heritage Trail offers much more than any other common trek as it lets you traverse both less-frequented and more-frequented trails to get the best of Langtang region.
The trip begins in Kathmandu with sightseeing of some of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. After admiring the cultural beauty of Kathmandu, we drive to Syabrubesi from where the actual trek begins. Traversing Tamang Heritage Trail, we enjoy the view of Himalayan peaks on the way and enter Tamang hinterlands to explore less-frequented hidden areas. We are welcomed by Tamang communities in their own villages like Gatlang and Briddim where we learn about their unique culture. After sharing moments with Tamangs and admiring their hospitality, we continue our trek to Tatopani where we relax taking hot bath and healing our tired feet in hot springs. From Tatopani and Briddim, we trek to Lama Hotel traversing Langtang Valley Trek route. The further trekking route is through Langtang National Park, the first Himalayan national park of Nepal. The park is rich in flora and fauna. Ascending Kyanjin Gompa, we reach the viewpoint of Kyanjin Ri from where we can enjoy breathtaking views of snowcapped peaks. If you want to add more adventure in your trekking, you have an option to trek for 6-7 hours to reach viewpoint above 5000m called Cherku Ri or Tsergo Ri from where you can capture mesmerizing Himalayan vista. Then, we descend down and take our usual route back to Kathmandu via Lama Hotel and Syabrubesi.
Join our trip package of 15 days of Tamang Heritage with Langtang Valley Trek. It is rated as a moderate trek and anybody with good cardiovascular fitness who has no problem walking 5-7 hrs a day can accomplish it with no risk of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). However, it is recommended to enhance your stamina by jogging and other physical exercises regularly few weeks prior the trek. The best months of the year for this trek are March to May (spring) and September to November (autumn). This trip can also be taken during winter if the cold temperature is suitable for you.