Tamang Heritage Trail ends at Briddim which lies on the lap of Langtang Himal. Briddim offers warm Tamang hospitality at the home-stays run by community members. In addition, visitors can also visit local monasteries of Dukchu Gomba (monastery) chosen as sacred site by the great Tibetan Lama – Guru Rinpoche and Chukla Khnaga Gomba.The trail starts either from Dhunche or Syabrubesi and passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddim. The trail may end back in Syabrubesi or follow the Langtang trek from Briddim village via Khanjim. Goljung and Gatlang are traditional Tamang villages.
While Goljung has ancient monastery, Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is the Tamang settlement. One can also visit a Tamang monastery and the beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang. From the viewpoint at Bahundanda near these settlements, one can also see a panoramic view of Lantang, Kerung, and the Ganesh Himal, Sanjen Himal ranges.After the trek of several days, bathing in the hot, healing waters of the natural spring at Tatopani en route from Gatlang to Chilime is an exhilarating experience. Brimdang offers cultural experience at community-run home-stay, while Nagathali in Thuman VDC is surrounded by beautiful views of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen Himal ranges. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Next is Timure on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort at Rasuwagadi in Timure is a historical reminder of the Nepal-Tibet relations that has existed for many centuries. A suspension bridge here links Nepal and Tibet.
Trip Fact Sheet of Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking
|Trip duration –15 Days||Trek Duration –11 Days||Max. Altitude – 5563 m|
|Group Size –Min-1||Starting From –Syabubesi||Trek End – Dhunche|
|Grade –Moderate/Hard||Transportation –Fly or Drive||Type –Teahouse/Home stay/Camping (it is needed to take a tent)|
|Attraction of the trek –Cultural / Historical, Ancient ethical people||Himalayan Sights -Langtang Himalaya Range||Culture – Tibetan culture, Bon and Hindu culture , Buddhism|
|Activity – Trekking and Cultural excursion , Pilgrims Tour, Heritage rail||Highlights of trip -GosaiKunda (Holy Lake) , Tamang Valley||Best Time : Year Around|