The Tamang Heritage Trail-Langtang Valley Trekking is the newest trekking route in the Nepal Himalaya This trekking area is located about 30 kilometers north of Kathmandu. Trekking along this unbeaten trail is newly designed for trekkers and offers an unforgettable experience of natural beauty with the unchanged culture of local people. The area offers excellent views of the snow-capped mountains such as Langtang (6596m.), Ganesh Himal, Paldor, Shringi Himal, Manaslu and Sanjen Himal. Trekkers receive a hearty welcome and facilities by the local Tamang and Tibetan people. Their rich and unchanged culture, architecture of their mountain houses and ancient monasteries will draw your interest. The trek goes through the beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain, flat meadows and colorful rhododendron forests.
The area is mainly inhabited by ethnic Tamang and Tibetan communities. Tamang communities are generally found on higher elevations with the people engaging in shifting cultivation and extraction of forest products. They are mainly sheep and yak herders but grow some hardy grains and vegetables. Their daily life activities include raising livestock, agriculture and trade with Kerung in Tibet. They also make baskets and mats from mountain bamboo.
Trek continues through the Langtang valley, up to Kyanjing Gompa (the last village of the area). The upper Langtang valley is a grazing paradise, rich in flowers, grass and dotted with stone huts used in the summer time for making butter sewn in skins and exported to Tibet to flavor the tea and fuel for monastery lamps. The day climb to Kyanjin Ri 4770m for panorama view of mountains includes Langtang Lirung 7252m, Yabra Himal 6305m, Yala Peak 5500m, Dorji Lakpa 6990m, Naya Kanga 5846m Gangchenpo 6378m and many more unnamed snowcapped mountains. Along the trail you can see picturesque settlements, unique houses are decorated in Tibetan style. You will have an opportunity to observe unusual and fascinating culture which will really touch your hearts.
|01||Arriving in KTM and transfer to hotel||1300m|
|02||Preparation day for trip and Visit Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)|
|03||Drive to Shyaphrubesi by reserved Bus or Jeep||1460m.||5-7 hours|
|04||Trek to Gatlang||2238m.||5-6 hours|
|05||Trek to Tatopani||2607m.||6-7 hours|
|06||Short Trek to Nagthali||3165m.||2-3 hours|
|07||Climb to Tarchyo Peak (approximately 3600m) and back to Nagthali and short trek to Thuman||2338m.||7-8 hours|
|08||Trek to Briddhim||2229m.||4-5 hours|
|09||Trek to Lama Hotel||2470m.||4-5 hours|
|10||Trek to Langtang Village||3430m||5-6 hours|
|11||Trek to Kyanjin Gumpa||3870m.||3-4 hours|
|12||Climb the Kyanjin Ri 4770m. and Back to Kyanjin Gompa||3870m.|
|13||Climb the Tserko Ri 4984m. and back to Kyanjin Gompa||3870m.||6-8 hours|
|14||Trek to Lama Hotel||2470m.||6-7 hours|
|15||Trek to Shyaphrubesi||2255m.||5-6 hours|
|16||Drive to Kathmandu by reserved Bus or Jeep||1300m.||5-7 hours|
|17||Sightseeing around KTM (Boddhanath biggest Buddhist temple in the world, Pashupatinath the very important temple for hindues and Patan Darbar squire.||6-7 hours|
|18||Departure to Home|