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tamang heritage Trekking (8 days)

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Price per tour: 500 USD
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Tour by: karki Baburam (Date: 16.03.2013)

Tour description

Tamang Heritage Trails (8 Days)

Tamang Heritage trekThe Tamang Heritage trek is one of the newly opened treks which combines an enchanting journey wherein you can enjoy the magnificent mountain views with the insight into the unique Tamang culture, alpine terrain, green meadows and rhododendron forest.
Trekking through Tamang village gives you a wonderful opportunity to closely observe the community’s lifestyle, culture and crafts such as bamboo baskets and mats.

Tamang Heritage trek presents the dramatic views of Langtang Lirung (7245m), Langtang Kerung, Chumse Danda ridge (5122m), Dorje Lakpa (6989m), Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak, Shringi Himal, Manaslu and Sanjen Himal ranges. Glaciers of varying sizes and high altitude lakes namely Gosiakunda, Pravatikuda, Bhairavkunda and Dudhkunda are found along the Tamang Heritage trek


Itinerary
Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1467 m.) via Trishuli (Nuwakot) which takes about eight hours. You stay overnight at hotel in Syabrubesi. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli river you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. At the same time, you notice that the road after Betrawati is still under construction. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 2
Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m.) via Goljung and it takes about six hours. While trekking you can experience some of the Tamang culture. You can see scenery from view point especially as you walk through a local village. The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes your trekking a memorable one. Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement. One can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 3
Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m.) which takes about six hours. On the way you enjoy the sightseeing of the Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. At Tatopani which naturally signifies 'hot water', you can take a hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. It is believed that taking a dip into this spring will heal you from your aches and pains. This day's trekking provides you an opportunity to experience the Tamang culture. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 4
Trek from Tatopani to Thuman (2338m.) via Nagthali (3165m.) nad Bimthang and it takes about five hours. En route you may encounter animals like monkeys and deer. The panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Hima and Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Another cultural village, Thuman, is popular for its Shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang. Beautiful views of the mountains can be seen from every house in Thuman. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 5
Trek from Thuman to Timure (1762m.) which takes about five hours. While trekking from Thuman to Timure you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi. This day's trekking grants you an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture in two of the villages on the way. Timure is on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that have existed for many centuries. A suspension bridge here links Nepal and Tibet. Stay overnight at camp
Day 6
Trek from Timure to Briddim (2229m.) and it takes about six hours. You can experience the village life of Briddim and enjoy a cultural show performed by community members. You can also experience a home stay and Tamang culture. To mention a little about Briddim, it is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bosom of Langtang Himal. Around 43 houses are spread in a Z shape. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of split shake. As direct descendants of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of Tibetan villages. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 7
Trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m.) which takes three hours. You trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi via Wangel. This day the trail moves along a gently descending path passing through villages, terraces and magnificent views of surrounding hills. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 8
Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu and it takes eight hours. It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages. You drive along the unpaved road until Betrawati where you will begin to follow a narrow, but well paved road.

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