Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking is a recently opened area, west of the Langtang Valley. This trek let you to interact with these people of Tibetan origin along the tekking. Mountain Lodge or homes and experience at first hand the warmth and spirit of the Tamang culture; their Buddhist beliefs and their handicrafts. Your hosts, farmers supplying produce, cultural entertainers and handicraft sales all benefit; with some money going into social funds. One distinct advantage is that Tamang heritage trek Nepal is still “off the beaten track” which is also know as non touristic trekking trail. Tamang heritage trail trekking winds over ridges trekking through farmlands, marshy grasslands, subtropical forests and highlands that offer magnificent views of snow covered peaks. The forests are home to Langur monkeys, bears, pandas and countless birds.
Tamang Heritage Trail Trakking begins with a 132km north from kathmandu, about 8-10 hour bus ride. Exciting road trip to get syabrubensi. We cross the Dhotre Khola, before turning north up the Trisuli Nadi to Syabru Besi (Lower Syabru): the starting point of the trek. This is an interesting village at the confluence of the Bhote Kosi and Langtang Kola, below which it becomes the Trisuli Nadi. The first day’s trail upwards, to a ridge and a walk to the view point of the day Rongba Bhanjyang and another 45 min. easy walk to Lunch. And then on up to Gatlang; the largest Tamang village in the Langtang Region. The second day offers relaxation in the community hot springs at Tatopani and the third day leads to tranquil and satisfying views of the High Himalaya from the Nagthali Ghyang ridge before descending to Thuman. Staying in a family home at Briddim, complete with dinner and a demonstration of traditional dances and local handicrafts are the features of Tamang heritage trail route.
Best season for Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking
The best seasons to do the Tamang Heritage Trail are spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). Because the altitudes on this trek aren’t especially high, it is also a comfortable trek for the winter, and views are likely to be good at this time. Just bring some warm layers if you are trekking during the winter season.
How to get there ?
The only way to reach the start of this trek is to travel overland ( by bus or jeep ) from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi ( starting place of our trek ). Local buses takes much longer than they need to because they stop frequently to pick up people along the way. A private four-wheel drive is much more comfortable which is recommended.
Food and accommodation during the trek
Most accommodation on the Tamang Heritage Trail will be in small local teahouses, which provide a warm comfortable bed and healthy, filling food. In Briddim, stay at a local homestay, which will also the great experience but may be a bit more basic. Food along the Tamang Heritage Trail is much like it is elsewhere in Nepal such as local dalbhat, momo, fried rice, Pasta, chowmein etc.
Highlights of Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking
- Newly opened and untouched beauty in the Langtang region.
- Non touristic and less crowded trekking trail in langtang region
- Remarkable views of the snow mountains
- Experience Tamang culture and lifestayles during your trek . Ancient Buddhist monasteries
- Rare wildlife animals and birds at the Langtang National Park
- Warm hospitality of the Tamang people at Local house or lodges.