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Tamang Heritage Trek
The Langtang Tamang Heritage trek is a popular trekking trail in the Langtang region.The Tamang people are an ethnic group of Nepal that inhabit the region north of Kathmandu and close to the Langtang range. Tamang Heritage trekking routes have been established to allow you to explore the fascinating culture of the Tamang people. The Tamang Heritage trekking route will provide you with a display of the rich historical and cultural heritage of the Tamang people as well as breathtaking mountain scenery, beautiful farming hamlets and rich jungle land. You will see and enjoy a spectacular array of Himalayan mountain scenery, including Langtang Lirung (7245m.), Langtang Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak, Naya Khanga, Yala Peak, Tserko Ri, Tibetian Himalayan range and Sanjan Himalaya range while on the trail. Previously a restricted area near the Tibetan border, the unexplored regions of Langtang National Park have been developed into the Tamang Heritage Trail. The Tamang Heritage Trail is a new tourism program that promotes sustainable and responsible tourism. Tamang communities are generally found at higher elevations with the villagers engaging in both cultivation and extraction of forest products. They are mainly sheep and yak herders but grow some grains and vegetables. Their daily activities include raising livestock, agriculture and trade with the Kerung in Tibet. They also weave unique baskets and mats from mountain bamboo. The trail starts from Syabrubensi and passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Thuman, Timure, Briddim, Lama Hotel, Langtang valley and Kyanjin Gompa and returns to Syabrubensi.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu where you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing tour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: After breakfast, drive to Syabrubensi (7-8 hours), overnight at Syabrubensi.
Day 04: Syabrubensi to Gatlang (4 hours), overnight at Gatlang.
Day 05: Gatlang to Tatopani (hot spring) (5 to 6 hours), overnight at Tatopani.
Day 06: Tatopani to Thuman (5 hours), overnight at Thuman.
Day 07: Thuman to Briddim (7 hours), overnight at Briddim.
Day 08: Briddim to Lama Hotel (5 to 6 hours hours), overnight at Lama Hotel.
Day 09: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (4 to5 hours), overnight at Langtang village.
Day 10: Langtang to Kangjin Gompa (3 to 4 hours), overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 11: Kyanjin acclimataization / Excursion day. During this day your trekking guide will take to you Tserko Ri 4984m for unsurpassed views of superb Himalayan scenerary including the Langtang Lirung, Yala Peak, Naya Khanga, Langshisa, Dorje Lakpa, back to Kyanjin Gompa,overnight at Kyanjin Gompa.
Day 12: Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (5-6 hours), overnight at Lama Hotel.
Day 13: Lama Hotel to Syabru Gaun/Thulo Syabru (4-5 hours), overnight at Syabru Gaun/Thulo Syabru.
Day 14: Syabru Gaun/Thulo Syabru to Dhunche (4-5 hours), overnight at Dhunche.
Day 15: After breakfast, a vehible will take you back to Kathmandu. (6-7 hours).
Day 16: Bhaktapur Sightseeing tour. Overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 17: Rest/Shopping. Overnight at Hotel
Day 18: Transfer from Hotel to Airport and fly to home.
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