Tamang heritage trail and Langtang valley(sustainable tourisum)

Tamang heritage trail and Langtang valley(sustainable tourisum)

In order to materialize the rich Tamang culture and associated natural attractions as tourism product in the Tamang areas of Rasuwa, a new tourismn product called Tamang Heritage Trail has been developed and promoted by DDC: TRPAP Rasuwa. The trail starts either from Dhunche or Syabrubesi and passing through Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddim. The trail may ends at Briddim village or follows the Langtang trek from Briddim village via Khanjim. The trail follows the row of Chhorten (Buddhist shrines with a square base topped with an onion-shaped dome and Mani walls. Manis are prayer stones engraved with mantras) from Gatlang to Timure along the old traderoute to Tibet. Tamang Heritage Trail passes through the mountain villages where the traditional architecture, crafts and style of dress has remained unchanged.

The areas included in the trail have different tourism experience. Goljung and Gatlang villages are especially popular for their rich Tamang culture, architecture and lifestyle. Gatlang is especially famous for its houses of wooden roof, beautiful Gomba and beautifully embroidered hats and live craftsmanship. They are Buddhist by religion and they decorate their houses with the buddhist’s symbol. Prayer flags, prayer wheels, prayer walls are some of the decorational pieces.A viewpoint has been built at Bahundanda from where one can see the panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen Himal range. Gatlang is blended with the presence of holy Lake Parvatikund. Gatlang is the largest Tamang settlement made up of stone wall and wooden roof. A visit to Gatlang village offers an experience of live Tamang museum. Traditionally women wear a colourful, wrapped skirt, blouse, a jacket and scarf. Men wear lain cloths or the traditional trouser(pants) short sleeved jacket and topis(cap) Tatopnai trail through Chilime VDC; is famous for its popular natural hot water spring, possibly the biggest hot spring water in Nepal. The place get usually crowded with people from different part of Nepal coming there with the strong believed of getting heal from skin diseases and muscles ache. Nagthali,on the other hand offers the Kaleidoscopic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen Himal range. It is belived that Nagthali was the meditation centre of the ancient Great Tibetan Lamas. Thuman VDC is popular for the Tamang-Tibeto cultural and tradition which one can observe on the way to Timure. Timure is the old traderoute to Tibet which is famous for its historical fort of Rasuwa Gadhi lies on the bank of the popular river name Bhote Koshi means river from Tibet. It displays the scene of ancient battles between Nepal and Tibet. The next hub is Homestay village called Briddhim lies at the laps of Langtang Himal. One can experience the Tamang-Tibetan culture with the accommodation facilities at typical Tamang house. The stay at Briddim is managed by the Homestay management committee.

Trip Facts

Duration: 15 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trekking Destination:: Tamang heritage trail and Langtang valley(sustainable tourisum)

Group Size:: 1-08 pax

Highest Altitude on Trek:: 5033m

Transportation:: by local bus or by private transport

Type of Tour:: adventure

Seasons: All the year

Trip Cost :: $425 | € 335

Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2 : Free day in kathmandu or self sight seeing around kathmandu valley

Day 3 : By local bus to Syaprubesi ( the bus journey will take 8-9 hours)

Day 4 : Syaprubesi to Gotlang

Day 5 : Gotlang to Tatopani

Day 6 : Tatopani to Nagthali

Day 7 : Nagthali to Bridim

Day 8 : Bridim to Sherpagoau

Day 9 : Sherpagoau to Ghoda Tabela

Day 10 : Ghoda Tabela to Khanjing Gompa

Day 11 : Khanjing Gompa rest day and climb to Tsercori peak ( 5033m)

Day 12 : Khanjing Gompa to Lama Hotel

Day 13 : Lama hotel to Syaprubesi

Day 14 : By local bus to Kathmandu ( The bus Journey will take 8-9 hours)

Day 15 : Tour Ends

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Cost Include(s)

  • Airport pick up and drop by private Transport (international flight)
  • 3 night hotel in kathmandu  with Bed and Breakfast( Centrally located with attach bathroom and hot and cold shower)
  • 11 night 12 days trekking in Lodges (Lodges are  simple but clean enough and has a hot and cold shower)
  • Langtang national park permit with TIMS card( need two photograph for permit)
  • Trekking transfer by local bus ( Bus to Syaprubesi and Return) if you pay extra we will provide private transport to Dhunche or to Syaprubesi. ( the private land crusher with driver will cost US$ 200 for one way. the land crusher has 6 seats)
  • An experience trekking guide ( Trained by ministry of tourism) one porter for every two clients ( their meals, accommodation, Transportation, salary, insurance and their equipment are included in Price.
  • Trekking Map for  Tamang heritage trail and Langtang region 
  • First aid kit box
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket for trekking

Cost Exclude(s)

  • Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare.
  • Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 30 days from date of issue)- Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at TribhuvanInternational Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Sight seeing tour in Kathmandu valley and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmanduvalley
  • All the meals during the trekking  ( Allow US$ 240 per person for trekking)
  • Tips for trekking guide and for trekking porter

We will offer special rates for Tour Operater and Wholeseller.

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