Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley Trek Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi Syabrubesi (1470m) approx 7 hours drive.
    After an early breakfast, we drive north from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. Parts of the road are unsealed and the condition of the road often depends upon the monsoon season. We will travel via Trisuli Bazaar where the dam and hydroelectric project was completed by the Indian Technical Mission. Finally we drive on to Syabrubesi and spend a night there. Stay overnight in lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m). Walking approx. 5 hours.
    After two to three hours of ascent from Syabrubesi we reach a view point where we gain fantastic views of the Ganesh Himal, Gosainkunda range and Langtang Lirung. We head down to Goljang valley (lunch stop) which is an hour walking down hill from our view point. Today we walk through many villages and along the trails there are numerous Buddhist chortens and mani walls. Gatlang is a beautiful Tamang village that is set high on a hillside among terraced fields. Stay overnight in lodge or home. Stay overnight in home or lodge.
  • Day 03: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m). Walking approx. 6 hours.
    Today, our trek begins by descending to Thangbuchet, near Chilime village by the Bhotekoshi River. Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. After Chilime, we start to ascend first by crossing a small hanging bridge and continue until we reach Tatopani. Enroute, we have outstanding views of the Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani literally means ´hot water´, where one can cleanse in the natural hot springs. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains. Stay overnight in lodge.
  • Day 04: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman (2338m) via Nagthali. Walking approx. 8 hours
    This will be the longest trekking day. This morning we climb to Nagthali which is at the height of 3165m, which was once used as a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. This is the highest pass of the area, lies in high open grassland and offers panoramic views of snow covered Langtang Lirung, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen Ranges. We descend down to Thuman, a heavily Tibetan influenced Tamang village. If we are lucky, we might come across large troops of Nepal Gray Langur Monkeys. The ancient monasteries and houses adorned with rich wood engravings here are an unforgettable experience. Stay overnight in lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek from Thuman to Sherpa Gaun (2563m) via Bridim. walking approx 6-7 hours.
    Walking down to Bhotekoshi we trek towards uphill to Bridim, another Tibetan influenced Tamang community located in the bosom of the Langtang Himal. About 43 houses are spread in Z shape. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split shake. Here, we may meet other trekkers on the Langtang trail. We have lunch stop there and continue to Sherpa Gaun. Overnight in lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Langtang (3430m). walking approx. 7 hours
    In this day, the trail descends through the Rhododendron forests and stunning view of Langtang Himal and Gosaikund valley until reaching Lama Hotel which takes about 2 hours. After lunch we climb up towards a steep forest slope to the Langtang River. The trail follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela literally it means the Horse Stable. After this the trail is slightly gradual and beautiful in the valley with the grazing Yaks. After sometime ascends, the trail cross a stream and climbs past several water-driven prayer wheels to the large settlement of Langtang. This is one of the oldest villages along this trekking route and the view from here is more spectacular as we get closer to mountain. Rest of the day we walk around village and stay overnight in lodge.
  • Day 07: Langtang - Kyanjin Gompa (3870m) about 3 - 4 hours
    The trail leads us through the tiny village, stone-built houses and climb to a Chorten and pass a huge mani along a gentle path of a hill. We have chance to test cheese and curd by Yak milk, it is This is a shorter walk but enough for acclimatization. The surroundings are interesting because of the famous Cheese factory and ancient Buddhist Monastery. This beautiful valley is in the lap of the Mount Langtang Lirung and others peaks. Stay overnight in lodge.
  • Day 08: Rest and explore around Kyanjin Gumpa
    Today is a rest day or explore around. We can visit the monastery and the cheese factory or may walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m) and Tserko Ri (4985m), which is highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji and the foot of the huge Lirung Glacier. Descend to guesthouse for overnight.
  • Day 09: Trek back from Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2324m). walking approx. 5-6 hours.
    The trail descends down passing the yak pasture land until reaching Langtang which takes about 2 hours then continue walk and cross the suspension bridge and climb down till Thangshyap. It takes about 1 hour. Again you continue the trail following through the forests until reaching Godatabela which takes about 1 hour. You have lunch break here. After lunch, the trail keeps descending till Lama Hotel. Stay overnight in lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek back from Lama hotel to Syabrubesi (1400m). walking approx. 6 hours.
    Today, it is our last day of hiking, you keep walking through the forests trail until reaching Pairo which takes about 3 hours, we may have lunch break there. After lunch you skip the trail to Syabrubesi. Stay overnight in lodge.
  • Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu
    After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu by private vehicle or local bus. It takes about 7 hours drive in the rough road to Trisuli and take lunch there. After lunch, we continue drive to kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

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