Tamang Heritage trek

Experience the stunning beauty of the Himalayas and the rich ethnic culture of Tamang villages in Langtang with Tamang Heritage Trek, a community-based trek located between Ganesh Himal and Langtang range. This newly discovered trail in Nepalese Trekking promises an unforgettable journey filled with natural wonders and cultural discoveries.

Trek through towering peaks, dense forests with red rhododendrons, suspension bridges, and even spot a snow leopard in its natural habitat. The Tamang people, culturally close to Tibetan culture, settled on the lap of Langtang range and migrated from Burma via Tibet during the 7th/8th centuries. Explore off-the-beaten-track in a recently developed route with majestic mountain views, natural hot springs, and heartwarming hospitality of locals in their colorful dresses. Admire the sceneries of ancient monasteries and wood engravings in their houses.

The Tamang Heritage Trek offers a stunning landscape of alpine terrain, flat meadows, and rhododendron forest. Endangered animals such as red pandas, black bears, musk deer, and leopards can also be spotted, as well as various species of vegetation, birds, and butterflies.

The trek takes you through Tatopani, Rasuwa, Thulo Syabru, and other Tamang villages. Accommodation is not an issue in Tamang Heritage Trek. Experience the local lifestyle and culture of the Tamang people by staying in a homestay or indulge in luxury at western-style hotels. Each accommodation option offers a private room with basic facilities, and some even have hot bucket showers.

The best time for Tamang Heritage Trek is autumn (September to Mid December), where you can enjoy warm weather with clear blue skies and clear mountain views. However, the spring season also offers a great experience.

The Tamang Heritage Trek is moderate level trekking, with some steep uphill and downhill. Wear appropriate hiking boots and clothes to boost your energy. This trek is best for adventure seekers as well as those who need refreshments in their busy life.

Overall, Tamang Heritage Trek is a package of amazing nature, mixed culture of Tamang and Tibetan, and warm welcome from the locals. You won't regret this trek and it will surely leave you with unforgettable memories.

Trip Highlights of Tamang Heritage trek

  • Chance to get insights about the Authentic Tamang Culture and lifestyle Tamang community of Langtang
  • Authentic Buddhist Monasteries and Gumbas on the trekking trail
  • True lifestyle  and ethnic culture of  Tamang people
  • 100 years old monastery,
  • Forest filled with beautiful Rhododendrons,
  • Panoramic view of  Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ri, Shisapangma and Kerung peaks,
  • Chilime Hydropower and hot natural springs 

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport.
  • Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi 1503m (7-8 hours)
  • Day 03: Sybrubensi trek to Gatlang 2238m (5 hrs)
  • Day 04: Gatlang trek to Tatopani 2607m (6-7 hrs)
  • Day 05: Tatopani trek to Thuman 2338m (6 hrs)
  • Day 06: Thuman trek to Briddhim 2229m (6 hrs)
  • Day 07: Briddim to Sybrubensi. 4-5 hours
  • Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu (6-7 hours)
  • Day 09: Transfer to Airport. Final Departure

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu Airport. You may arrive at Kathmandu at any time. Upon landing at the airport, you will be escorted to your Hotel in the city. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
  • Day 02 :Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi 1503m (7-8 hours) You will have a drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi today. Heading north out of the city, you will be driving through scenic foothills. The drive also passes by high ridgelines and presents sights of the countryside life of Nepal. Passing through Dhunche, you will reach Sybrubensi. Along the way at the bank of the Trishuli River, you can get amazing glimpses of the Ganesh Himal (7422m). Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 03 :Sybrubensi trek to Gatlang 2238m (5 hrs) From Sybrubensi, you will trek through the hill and towards Gatlang, passing by many small settlements along the way where you can observe different traditional village life of the locals. The village of Gatlang is set high on a hillside among terraced fields. Upon reaching Gatlang, you can visit a Tamang monastery here as well as the beautiful the Parvati Kunda Lake. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 04 :Gatlang trek to Tatopani 2607m (6-7 hrs) On the way to Tatopani, you can enjoy mesmerizing sights of the Langtang range and the Ganesh Himal (7422m). You will follow the trail running along the Chilime Khola. The Tamang culture at Tatopani, which translates to “hot water”, is quite beautiful. The village of Tatopani has natural hot springs that are known to relieve aching muscles. Overnight at guesthouse.

  • Day 05 :Tatopani trek to Thuman 2338m (6 hrs) From Tatopani, you will then have a beautiful trek along the verdant woods of the valley towards Thuamn via Timure- an old trade route settlement to Tibet. At Timure, you will also pass a fort that is a historical reminder of the Nepal-Tibetan relations that has existed for many centuries. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 06 :Thuman trek to Briddhim 2229m (6 hrs) From Thuman, you will trek along the valley's edge line all the way to Briddhim- a Tibetan Buddhist village situated on the lap of the Langtang Himal. Here, the houses of the village are spread in a Z-shape across the land with most of the houses made up of stones with split slates for the roof. The village's people are direct descendants of the ancient Tibetan immigrants. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 07 :Briddim to Sybrubensi. 4-5 hours After breakfast slowly trek down hill to Sybrubensi. Last day of the Trekking, Enjoy beautiful evening in Sybrubensi. Over night at Guesthouse.
  • Day 08 :Drive back to Kathmandu (6-7 hours) After breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu, passing the ethnic Tamang villages and the terrace farms, driving alongside the river. You can explore the local marketplaces and alleys upon your arrival in Kathmandu. Also, you can do shopping or rest as you desire. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 09 :Transfer to Airport. Final Departure Approximately three hours before your scheduled flight, you will be transferred back to the airport from where you will depart.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off 
  • Kathmandu to Sybrubensi and back to Kathmandu with Local bus or Jeep
  • Standard Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu and Nagarkot 2-3 star
  • Langtang National Park fee / Tims Permit Card
  • Trekking Accommodation, Twin Sharing in Basic Tea-house lodge
  • Licensed English-speaking guide, Experience knows about First Aid
  • Two trekkers 1 porter
  • Three Meals a day ( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) 
  • All necessary documents and permits for trekking
  • Farewell Dinner.
  • Sleeping bags( End of Trekking need to return) Duffel Bag for carrying.
  • Trekking poles if requested 
  • Staff insurance, medication and equipment
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes
  • Trekking Certificate by Destination Unlimited

Cost Excludes

  • International airfares
  • Travel/trekking insurance 
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  • Drinks hot and cold
  • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic)
  • Lunches and dinners when not trekking
  • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
  • Tiping recommended 


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Key Information

  • Trip Cost US$ 850
  • Trip Duration 9 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Home Stay
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Max Altitude 2640 m
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No of people Price P.P
1-1 Pax US$ 850
2 US$ 750
4-6 US$ 699