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Langtang Tamang Heritage, Kyanjin Gumba Valley & Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Great View point Tserko Ri Top, Natural Hot Spring and Numerous sky towering Mountains, route to the lap of Central Himalayas (Langtang Range, Jugal Range), Ethnic cultural communities Tamang Villages, Buddhist Monasteries/Stupas/Chortens, Himalayan Terrain, Picture perfect River Valleys and passes, Extensive Himalayan Flora and Fauna.
  • Trip Code:EBA-TL02
  • Duration:19 Days
  • Trip Grade:Easy To Moderate
  • Max. Altitude:5050M
  • Min. Altitude:1462M Sabrubenshi
  • Trip Type:Tea House Lodge Trek + Tent camping (As per the request)
  • Start Point:Sabrubenshi (1462M)
  • End Point:Dhunche (2200M)

Major Highlights

  • Traditional Indigenous Tamang Community Villages, culture, art and craft.
  • Natural Hot Spring Bath
  • Nagthali (3165M), Taruche (3600M) Viewpoints to Observe Western Himalayas Mt. Manaslu (8163M), Mt. Paldorje (5903M, Mt. Ganesh (72 etc.
  • Reaching to the highest altitude View point of Kyanjin RI 4773M, Tserko Ri 4984M
  • Langsisa Valley (4100M) -Glacier and Himalayan Flower and Mushroom Valley
  • View of Langtang Range (Langtang Lirung (7246M), Langtang Ri, Dorje Lhakpa, Gangchempo, Leonpo Gang etc), Jugal Range (Phurbichyachu, Lady’s Peak, Gyalzen Peak etc)
  • Gosaikunda Lake (Chhyu Kar) -Holy for Bonpos, Buddhist and Hindus
Max Elevation:

Kyanjin Gumba Village (3850M), Tserko Ri Mountain Top (5050M)

Best Time:

Spring and autumn (Mid of September, October, November, March, April, May)


Higher Hills to Alpine Mountains and Valleys/ Alpine Villages and Cold Places

Himalayan Sights:

Mt. Langtang (7245M), Mt. Ganesh (7406M), Mt. Manaslu (8163M), Mt. Paldorje, Mt. Dorje Lhakpa (6988M), Mt. Gang Chempo (6387M) et cetera

Trip Overview

Brilliant Trekking and Spectacular Landscapes
Unspoiled Himalayan Indigenous Tamang Community Culture

Just north of Kathmandu Valley lies beautiful Langtang Valley. There are two to three options to reach wonderful Mountain Valley Langtang Region. The most famous and regular one is to drive up to Syabrubenshi village and follow the trail that penetrate into the lap of Himalaya. Trek presents the breathtaking display of Majestic 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 Ama Chhodingmo (Parvati kunda) and other are found along the Tamang Heritage trek.

Trail will gives you the exploration of traditional Tamang villages, unspoiled nature and local monasteries. Trekking through Tamang village gives you a wonderful opportunity to observe the community’s lifestyle, culture and crafts closely and exclusively. Picture perfect beautiful Tamang Settlements and Villages with unspoiled culture and heritage. Area was once considered hidden, sacred place, and it’s steep ridges and fertile valleys are still comparatively isolated and with relatively fewer trekkers. The Tamang Heritage Trail is freshly explored trekking route, off the beaten trek with which highlights ancient lifestyle with combination of picture perfect sceneries and healing baths in hot springs of its natural state. The inhabitant people of the regions are mostly Tamang.

Lower region is more with forest, rivers and mountain gorges. Upper region with Himalayan Oaks and rhododendron crossing old moraine and finally gorge opens wider glacial valley, a prime yak grazing pastures. Two villages occupy the upper valley: Langtang (3540m) a typical village and Kyanjin Gompa (3800m) with small monastery, best quality high mountain cheese factory and beautiful village with rising mountain peaks beside. The Langtang Glacier is further uphill trek distance from the Langtang Valley (Kyanjin Gompa). We trek further inside the deeper valley Langshisha Kharka (4100m).
Most amazing attempt of all throughout the trek is to climb either Kyanjin RI or strenuous Tserko RI (4984m), 6hr or 7hr round trip that offers stunning white wilderness of peaks like Langtang Lirung and eight thousand Shisha Pangma etc.

Trek launch with morning breakfast from Syabrubenshi and passes through Gatlang, Tatopani and Briddim a typical Nepalese ethnic Tamang Villages. We follow the route of classic Langtang Valley trek from Lower region Goljung, Briddim village to Upper highland Valley Kyanjin Gumba (3800m).
One can visit Tamang Buddhist monastery and the beauty of the Ama Chhodingmo (Parvati Kund) Lake at Gatlang, healing bath and spa in the water of the natural hot spring at Tatopani village and wonderful cultural experience at Thuman village and Briddim. Thuman Village is also well known for its primitive Shamanic Performances and majestic view of Mount Langtang from every houses. One of major attraction of the region is to visit of local monasteries of Dukchhu Gompa chosen as sacred site of the Great Master Guru Rinpoche and Chhukla Khang Gompa.

Using and buying local products, hiring local people, participating in local functions and activities in the villages will contribute directly to the livelihood of the local people of harsh Mountain of Nepal.

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival 1350m
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubenshi (1462m)
Day 04: Trek to Gatlang (2238m)
Day 05: Trek to Tatopani (2607m)
Day 06: Trek to Thuman (2400m)
Day 07: Trek to Briddim (2345m)
Day 08: Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m)
Day 09: Trek to Langtang Village (3307m)
Day 10: Trek to Kyanjin Gumba (3800m), Visit Kyanjin RI Peak
Day 11: Exploration Day, Visit Langsisa Valley, climb Tserko RI Peak (5050m)
Day 12: Trek back to Lama Hotel.
Day 13: Trek to Thulo Syabrubenshi (2210m)
Day 14: Trek to Cholangpati (3584m)
Day 15: Trek to Gosaikunda (4380m)
Day 16: Trek to Chandanbari (3300m), Sing Gumba
Day 17: Trek to Dhunche (2200m)
Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 19: Departure

  • Traditional Welcome and Assistance upon arrival.
  • All Arrival and departure transfer from/ to airport.
  • 3 nights stay at 4* Hotel in Kathmandu as per above On BB.
  • Surface transportation of Kathmandu- Sabrubenshi – Dhunche -Kathmandu
  • Traditional Welcome Dinner at Typical Nepalese Restaurant with cultural shows.
  • 16 Days tea house lodges during trek with 3 times a day meals as per the itinerary with Tea break.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour as per the itinerary with licensed English/Native Speaking Guide.
  • Full Service of highly experienced one English speaking trek guide and 1 porter for every 2 trekkers during trekking.
  • TIMS Card & National Park Permit.
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit)
  • Souvenir
  • All personal nature expenses such as personal nature expenses such as tips/ donations, liquors, laundry etc.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your Personal, Travel and Baggage Insurance
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Personal Trekking/Climbing Gears.
  • Hot Shower during the trekking.
  • Day bag, Waist Bag, wind Cheater, Down Jacket, Sleeping bag during trekking.
  • All deserts Sweet things, chocolate, cake, pie, pudding during trek.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily get the visa upon your arrival at International Airport Kathmandu. You need 2 passport size photos)
  • Camera’s Battery Charge during the trek, hot water shower.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters.
  • Any additional costs due to prolonged/postponement of trek - cancellation of flight, landslide, raining, Political problem et cetera which are beyond control of Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks and its associates.

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Welcome and Assistance by Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks representative. Check into the hotel and rest. While in Kathmandu you will be escorted for fascinating Buddhist and Hindu Temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There is time for exploring the city’s many charms on your own too. Short briefing session in the evening.

Traditional Welcome Dinner at Typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural shows. Overnight.

After breakfast, we'll visit
1) Pashupatinath temple – regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition.

2) Swayambhunath Stupa –The Most Enigmatic Holy Shrine situated on the top of a hill, west of Kathmandu, is one of the most popular, holy and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the 'monkey temple' because of the large tribe of roving monkeys who guard the temple.
3) Kathmandu Durbar Square Listed as one of the eight Cultural World Heritage site by UNESCO, famous for Living Goddess Kumari, is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries.

The square is known to be the social, religious and urban focal point of the capital city. The palace complex was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and is the site of important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese Monarchy.

We will leave for Syabrubenshi after having breakfast. The drive will take around 8hours through the higher hills, sceneries of higher mountains, terraces, farmlands and villages along with famous river Trishuli. Syabrubenshi (1460m) is the place of the confluence of two rivers Bhotekoshi flowing from Tibet and Langtang River from famous Langtang and Langsisa Valley of Mountains which after flowing further down ultimately called Trishuli River.

Breakfast and we start our trek to Gatlang (2238m). On the way, we will walk through the mountain path with the scenic view of Mountains like Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Paldorje etc. Gatlang is typical village of Tamang community. Tamang is the community of approx. 1.5millions who densely scattered in the middle section of Nepal spreading in between from around the high hills of Kathmandu Valley to the base of Mountains like Ganesh Range and Langtang Range.
Overnight at Tea house lodge.

We will trek to Tatopani passing various Mani Walls, walking through the terrace fields. On the way we will visit Thangmuche village where Tibetan refugee camps with Tibetan people living alongside indigenous ethnic Tamang People. Further gentle uphill walk will lead us to our night halt destination, Tatopani (2605m). Natural hot spring bathing and relaxation.
Overnight at Tea house lodge.

We leave for Thuman after having breakfast. Today is going to be amazing day. After passing through the jungle and gentle ascend via Gumbaling, will reach Nagthali (3165m). The place is one of the amazing view point to observe Mountain ridges of Langtang, Gosaikund Lake and different valley landscapes. Nagthali used to be a retreat and meditation center for the local monks.
We trek for incredible view from Taruche. Taruche view point (3600m) offers you the excellent view of western Himalayan range of Ganesh, Paldorje, Langtang range, Gosaikunda range, Sanjen mountain, several traditional Tamang villages and valley landscapes. We trek further to Thuman (2400m). Overnight at tea house lodges.

Day is going to be exciting as we crosses through the beautiful different colored rhododendron forest and farmland terraces, passing interesting local ethnic villages Lingling village, Pelko Village etc.
Overnight at tea house lodge in Briddim (2345m).

We walk through jungles and beautiful villages like Khanjim Village, Lhagsa Village local ethnic Tamangs are also inhabited by Tibetan refugee peoples. Trekking further up will bring us to Lama hotel (2480m). In between more villages like Syarpa Gaun and Rimche village we walks through including rewarding view of beautiful view of Mt. Paldor(6044m) can be observed.

We continue our trail penetrating through the forest of oaks and rhododendron. After reaching the Langtang khola, trail leads us to gentle slope and ultimately bringing us to Langtang village (3430m) while observing ridges of Langtang close by and by passing Ghoda Tabela (2990m) and Thangshyap village.

This day after having breakfast trek starts with rugged terrain and further climbing up, by passing grazing ground for Yaks Mundu and Singdum, walking side by side with Langtang river, which ultimately carve our path to Kyanjin Gompa (3800m).
After short rest, we will head to scale the top of Kyanjin Ri (4773m).
Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

After having breakfast, we start our exploration day with climbing the Tserko Ri (5050m), Tsona Lake at the beginning and trekking further to the big grazing ground for Yak herding, Langshisa Kharka Valley, Another name is given to this valley as mountain flowers and mushrooms, glaciers.

View from Tserko Ri is one of the amazing and best experience. From the top it offers the best stunning views of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Gangchempo, DorjeLhakpa, Leonpo Gang, Naya Kang, Yala peak, Morimoto Peak, Yansa Tenji etc.

After breakfast we set back for Lama Hotel which takes around 5-6hrs only as already beaten descending will be easy and fast.

Breakfast and trek further down to Rimche (2440m) and Bamboo (1960m). We take left way from Bamboo to Thulo Syabru (2210m) for our next big target Gosaikunda Lake crossing Landslide area where advice to be extra careful while walking.
Night halt in Thulo Syabru – A Typical ethnic Tamang Village of large size.

We start a day with vertical climbing to Dursagang (2660m) and then continue ascending through the jungle of rhododendron, oaks forest, grazing pasturelands to reach Cholangpati (3585m).

After breakfast, continue following the rugged and steep trail passing Saraswati Kund Lake, Bhairav Kund Lake and finally reaching Gosaikunda Lake (4380m). Explore the surroundings for beautiful views.
Locally known as Chhyu Kar meaning White Water is a very popular holy lake for Bonpos, Buddhist and Hindu Pilgrims. Hindu believes that the lake was created by Lord Shiva- the God of destruction and reincarnation himself.

Morning hike to small view point nearby. Breakfast and head down to Chandanbari (3300m). Visit Sing Gonpa, Yak/Nak Cheese factory, beautiful local villages. Overnight.

Morning and breakfast and we descend further down to Dhunche (2200m) – district Capital of Rasuwa. Rest and Overnight.

Morning breakfast and 7hours drive back to Kathmandu. Free Day for last minute Kathmandu exploration.

Free time until transfer to International Airport. Return home with beautiful memories and the satisfactions of achievements.

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