- Get close to Buddhist traditions and culture
- Terraced rice fields, valleys and pristine nature
- Gentle but good trekking trails
- A fantastic short trek in Nepal accomplished only within 8 days
The newly developed trekking trail starts from Syabrubesi, which is a daylong (about 132 kilometres) bus journey from Kathmandu to the north. The trek lasts eight days. Beginning from Syabrubesi, the route passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Tatopani, Rasuwagadhi and Briddim and ends at Syabrubesi.
The Tamang heritage trekking trail has been developed by the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Programme (TRPAP), a pilot programme run by the Government of Nepal with the technical and financial support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Department for International Development and SNV/Nepal.
The local inhabitants are Tamangs. Their culture is largely marked by Tibetan influences. Briddim is a living museum reflecting traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle.
We drive through picturesque foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi passing through Dhunche, the headquarter of Rasuwa district. While passing along the way at the bank of Trishuli River, you get enticing glimpses of Ganesh Himal. As you pass through Dhunche, you will begin to realize that you're entering into one of the most stunning areas on the planet.
On this day, you get to a viewpoint that offers unparalleled views of Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range and the Goljang valley. We head down to Goljang valley for lunch. Gatlang a beautiful Tamang town located at a 3 hrs stroll from Goljang. You will get a glimpse into the local culture and treated to authentic homemade beverages.
This might be the longest day of the trek and it is expected to take approximately 7 hours. The trek takes you to Thangbuchet and you also pass the Bhotekoshi River. We stop for the lunch here. The Chilime Hydropower dam is also located here.
After lunch, we climb towards Tatopani, where you get to enjoy a refreshing bath in those skin-loving hot springs and right in the lap of the mountains.
On this day, the trail rises to Nagthali Danda (3300m), a high open prairie with astonishing views of the Himalayas. We stop for lunch at Brimdang . After lunch, the trek keeps climbing to Nagthali Danda. One can revel in the views and enjoy some mountain tea enroute. The trek further proceeds to Thuman, a Tibet-influenced Tamang town known for its friendly locals.
Overnight in group lodge
Overnight in hotel.
While trekking from Thuman to Timure, you can visit the adjacent Rasuwagadi. This day’s trek awards you a chance to watch Tibeto Burman, an ancient Tamang society having a deeply rooted culture. This is one of the most authentic Nepalese Tibetan cultures in the country. A suspension located here also connects Nepal and Tibet.
You can experience the local life of Briddim and revel in its culture. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist town that hosts approximately 43 homes, many of which are made of stone.
Overnight in a cabin.
You trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi via Wangel. This day, the trail moves along a peaceful route, offering views of the surrounding mountains, passing towns and radiant vistas.
Overnight in hotel.
Drive back to Kathmandu, again seeing stunning views along the way.
Overnight in a hotel.
- Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi and back to Kathmandu in local bus
- Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
- Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
- Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
- Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
- First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide)
- All the required permits and paperworks(National park permit, TIMS etc)
- Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)
- A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region
- International Airfare
- Your Visa Charges
- Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu)
- Your travel and medical insurance
- Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
- Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
- Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
- Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicoptor
All in all, we can recommend this trek to anyone who is interested in trekking.”