Langtang Via Tamang Heritage Trek

Trip Duration 11
Max Altitude 3165M at Nagthali
Group Size 2 to 20
Best Time for Visit March to May, Sep to February

Trip Overview


The Langtang Via Tamang Heritage Trek is also a captivating journey that combines the best of nature and culture in the Langtang region of Nepal. Spanning approximately 10 to 14 days, this moderate-level trek offers a mesmerizing blend of breathtaking mountain vistas, dense forests, and enriching cultural encounters with the Tamang community. The trek commences from Syabrubesi, a picturesque village located north of Kathmandu. As you traverse the Langtang Valley, you'll be spellbound by the majestic Langtang Lirung and other snow-capped peaks that dominate the skyline. The trail also winds through lush rhododendron and bamboo forests, crossing suspension bridges over roaring rivers and ascending through charming Tamang villages adorned with colorful prayer flags. The cultural aspect of this trek is equally enchanting. The Tamang people, with their warm hospitality and unique traditions, welcome trekkers into their homes and lives. Along the Tamang Heritage Trail, you'll also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in their ancient rituals, vibrant festivals, and authentic cuisine. Kyangjin Gompa, an ancient Buddhist monastery situated at 3,870 meters, offers a spiritual retreat and a chance to witness Buddhist practices amidst awe-inspiring mountain views.

Langtang Via Tamang Heritage Trek: A Tranquil Journey with Breathtaking Vistas and Enriching Experiences

Throughout the journey, you'll be accompanied by a licensed guide who will ensure your safety, provide insights into local culture, and lead you to some of the best viewpoints for panoramic mountain vistas. The trek also includes stays in cozy teahouses, which provide comfortable lodging and delicious meals that fuel your adventurous spirit. The Langtang Via Tamang Heritage Trek is an excellent choice for nature lovers and cultural enthusiasts seeking a more tranquil and less crowded trekking experience. The landscapes, from lush valleys to alpine meadows, also offer a diverse range of natural beauty. The region is also home to an array of wildlife, including the elusive red panda and various bird species, providing opportunities for wildlife spotting. This trek is best undertaken during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is stable, and the mountain views are clear and breathtaking. It's essential to acclimatize properly, as the trail ascends to altitudes of around 4,984 meters (Tserko Ri hike, optional) to avoid altitude-related health issues.

Conclusion and Summary

In conclusion, the Langtang Via Tamang Heritage Trek promises an unforgettable adventure with its stunning landscapes, warm cultural experiences, and a chance to connect with the Himalayan wilderness and the Tamang way of life.

 Trip Highlight

  • One of the closest trekking locations to the Kathmandu Valley.
  • Be astounded by the Langtang Valley and Tamang Heritage Village’s distinct culture, mountainous setting, and unspoiled beauty.
  • Visit the region that is home to the endangered red panda, a variety of animals, and a hot spring.
  • Discover more about the usual Tamang attire, historically constructed stone homes, and carved wooden roofs.
  • Amazing Mountain Views from Nagthali, including Tibet Peak, Langtang II, Ganesh Himal, and Paldor Peak.
  • Beautiful Parvati Kunda Lake and Old Buddhist Monasteries may be seen on a recently established trekking trail in the Langtang region.
  • Possibility of spotting creatures including monkeys, Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar, and many others.
  • Explore Tibetan and Buddhist culture while strolling through lovely woodland landscapes.
  • Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking offers incredible biodiversity for outdoors enthusiasts.
  • Visit the historic monastery for an ideal perspective of the Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Tibetan Himal, and other snow-capped summits.
  • Explore a Sub-Tropical woodland filled with several varieties of rhododendron blooms (Nepal National flower)


Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Friendship World Treks. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Friendship World Treks display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to your hotel. Meet your trekking guide or stroll around your hotel area. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Friendship World Treks For dinner, you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the Nepalese food culture. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals:D

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. The day will also be for finalizing official procedure and other necessary arrangements. You will be also briefed on the nature of the trek, equipments and team composition. Some of landmarks we visit include the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath).  In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items as you will be flying to the Himalayas tomorrow.

Included meals:B

After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. Enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we descend down to Syabrubesi.

Included meals:BLD

After an early breakfast today, you will begin the first day of Tamang Heritage Trekking. In around three hours, you may reach Ronga Bhanjyang by hiking along a rocky route. You will pass vistas along the route that provide stunning views of the Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda range, and Goljung valley. After roughly an hour, the route descends to Goljung Valley. After stopping for lunch at Goljung Valley, you will take a quick break. You will then hike for an additional three hours to reach Gatlang, a stunning Tamang town with stone homes where you can appreciate the customs and culture of the inhabitants. At Gatlang, you may explore the Parvati Kund and an old monastery.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours
  • 12.1 Kilometers

You will graciously begin your Tamang Heritage Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani today. Your hike will descend past several Chortens, mani walls, and dense woodlands in order to reach Thambuchet and ultimately Chilime. A lovely, serene lake was created here by the Chilime Hydropower Dam. Then, after climbing past the terrace farms and across a suspension bridge, you will arrive at Gonggang Village. After eating lunch in Gonggang village, you will continue on a trail that gradually climbs to Tatopani. You will hike via a hot spring followed by the trip. You can take a natural bath in the hot springs if you prefer. People believe that soaking in these natural hot springs will heal all your aches and pains.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours
  • 12.2 Kilometers

You will continue the Tamang Heritage Trail trekking through the woodlands in the early morning after breakfast, gradually increasing height while traversing a number of ups and downs. You will reach a stunning area of Brimdang after two hours of trekking. After two more hours on the route, you arrive at Nagthali Danda. Lunch will be served as you take in the views of the adjacent snowy peaks, including Tibetan Himal, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Shishapangma. There are several minor monasteries that you can visit. The next stop is Thuman, a Tamang hamlet with hospitable residents who enjoy singing and dancing in a Tibetan style. You will spend the night in a local tea house.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours
  • 9.2 Kilometers

Briddhim, which is located across the valley and on the opposite side of the Bhote Koshi River, is the target for today. Following a gentler portion, in the beginning, the trail descends to Timure along the former trade route to Tibet, where you will eat lunch. Just a three-hour trek separates Timure from Rasuwaghadi, a historic fort on the Nepal-Tibet border. After lunch, the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek route ascends steeply to a ridge with more views of the mountains and surrounding areas before entering a forest of rhododendrons, pines, and oaks. Eventually, you will arrive in Briddhim, another Tamang village with Tibetan influences, where you will spend the night in a local home for a truly authentic experience.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours
  • 14 Kilometers

After a fascinating time in Briddim village, your Tamang Heritage Trail Trek will head toward Lama Hotel, which will take about six hours. You will walk across the Bhote Koshi valley, passing several fertile jungles full of bamboo and birch groves, terraced fields, and rural settlements. From the path, you might have the chance to spot rare local wildlife like the red pandas. The trail ascends gently to Rimche through Bamboo Village, which lies on the banks of the Langtang River. As you continue, you will eventually reach Lama Hotel, where you will stay for the night.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours
  • 13 Kilometers

Your adventure across the Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary is now approaching a conclusion. Today, you will start your journey back to Syabrubesi after a wonderful breakfast. The majority of the paths are downhill and take you through lovely forests, enabling you to take in the breathtaking vistas of lush hills and mountains. As you go up and down the pathways, you will pass by a number of traditional villages where you may observe the ethnic group’s customs and culture. You will eventually reach Syabrubesi through fascinating adventures and hour-long hikes. You may unwind and relish your final night here by going to the natural hot spring.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 4 to 5 Hours
  • 11.3 Kilometers

Today, after boarding a bus from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu, your Tamang Heritage Trail adventure will come to an end. You will wake up early, eat a healthy breakfast, and then travel back to Kathmandu through terraced fields, rural communities, rivers, high hills, and more. As you go alongside the Trishul River, you will see the verdant, green trees. You will arrive in Kathmandu late in the evening after a full day of traveling. After a hard day, you must be exhausted and ready to relax in your room. You can spend some time this evening exploring Thamel’s tourist areas. This is also a wonderful chance to see the historical and cultural sites that give Kathmandu its unique character.

  • 3 Star Hotel in Thamel
  • Breakfast
  • 7 to 8 Hours
  • 122 Kilometers

You are saying good bye to the mountains as journey in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Friendship World Treks will take you to the airport. On your way home you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Included meals:B


All Meals on full board basis will be provided during the spent on trek. Three meals(Nepali,Sherpa, Tibetan,Continental, Italian and Indian cuisine) a day will be provided from the teahouse/lodge menus. Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same lodge you spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination. Reception, farewell dinner and breakfast will be provided during your stay in Kathmandu.

Best Season

Autumn (Oct to Dec) and Spring(March to May) are the best seasons for the Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek. The weather is sunny and warm, with outstanding views but the nights are little cold. Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) is also good for doing Tamang Heritage and Langtang trek although it will be more colder. Monsoon (mid June to mid Sept) is not suggested time for the trek

Departures & Availability

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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Start Date Price Availability

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include

  • International airport pickup and drop-off service
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on BB base (standard tourist hotel)
  • Public bus ticket from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi and vice versa
  • 7 night’s tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • All expenses of English speaking trekking guide that includes accommodation, food, transportation, equipment, and salary.
  • Sleeping bag and duffle bag (if needed)
  • Langtang national park permit and TIMS permit
  • Government tax and services charges
  • One map of the Tamang Heritage Trail
  • One Friendship World Trek T-shirt (complimentary)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu before your departure

Price Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal entry visa fee
  • Meals and Accommodation whilst in Kathmandu
  • Travel/medical insurance
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, and laundry
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays, etc.
  • Tips for guide (it is expected after completing Tamang Heritage Trek)

Gears And Equipment

Trip Information

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Best Time, Season, Months

  • Spring Season (March, April, and May)

The best time or season to do Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is during the spring, which includes the months of March, April, and May. Springtime weather is also quite consistent. Beautiful views of the adjacent snow-capped mountains, including Tibet Peak, Langtang II, Ganesh, Manaslu, and Langtang Lirung. Beginning in the middle of March, the temperatures will rise, and on the occasion, azure sky and snow-capped mountains will be seen. During this period, so many travelers frequently succeed their climbers. The Nepalese National Flowers will be in bloom throughout the route of this journey in shades of red, white, and pink, along with lush greenery and deep forest. On this walk, you may be fortunate enough to see an endangered red panda.

  • Autumn Season (September, October, and November)

Autumn, which encompasses the months of September, October, and November, is yet another ideal period of time or season to undertake this trek. Due to the ideal weather, this is the busiest time of year for trekking. A favorable atmosphere for hiking develops as the rainy season gradually finishes. The trails will no longer be slick and filthy and are in fantastic condition. The mountain peaks may be seen with astounding clarity during this time of year under the clear blue skies. Travelers may now experience Nepal’s natural and cultural aspects. The best time to travel for the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is during the autumn season, which is strongly advised.

Food or Meal Availability on Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

During 10 Days Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek you can enjoy authentic local, Asian, and western cuisine. Fresh vegetables and plenty of liquids, such as hot lemon, ginger, garlic soup, and green tea, are strongly advised to consume when trekking. Despite the fact that the hiking region has a wide variety of non-vegetarian meals, we don’t recommend eating them for hygiene reasons. Avoiding dairy, alcoholic drinks, coffee, and hot chocolate is another excellent strategy.

  • Breakfast: You can select your breakfast from the menu. Breakfast items include eggs, pancakes, muesli bread, cornflakes, French toast with jam, butter, and cheese, Tibetan bread, local tsampa porridge, fruits, and hot drinks.
  • Lunch: You will be able to try a variety of mouthwatering foods, including Dhal, Bhat, Tarkari, Tibetan Bread, Sherpa Stew, Steaks, Sandwiches, Momo, Macaroni dishes, Tenduk Spaghetti Noodles, Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad Pizza, Snacks, and Desserts.
  • Dinner: You can select from a menu with selections comparable to those you had at lunch. Dhal, Bhat, Tarkari, Tibetan Bread, Tenduk Spaghetti, Noodles, Thukpa, Pasta, Vegetable Curry, Various Soups, Steaks, Sandwiches, Momo, Macaroni, Potato items, Vegetable and Salad Pizza, Snacks, Korean Ramen, Desserts, Hard Drinks, Steaks, etc.

Accommodation Facility on Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Accommodations on the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Excursion range from basic to standard. You will experience the kindness of the Tamang and Sherpa people while trekking and staying in traditional tea houses. Lower-elevation tea houses include lovely rooms with comfortable beds, pillows, mattresses, and warm blankets. Moreover, you will have an attached bathroom in each room. As you ascend to higher elevations, the accommodations become more basic. Foam mattresses, a bed, pillows, and blankets are provided in the rooms. Additionally, the higher regions have only communal restrooms. During the journey, all of the rooms are twin-sharing arrangements, so you must share them with other trekkers. You may, however, reserve a separate room, but it will be expensive. Additionally, tea houses in lower altitudes may offer Wi-Fi, telephones, and restrooms with hot showers that are in a western manner. In contrast, tea houses in higher altitudes lack Wi-Fi, telephones, and restroom facilities other than squats. Additionally, they offer hot water for showers in a bucket.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Travel Insurance

The Tamang Heritage Trek, which is considered to be fairly difficult, passes through isolated regions of Nepal at a high altitude. To reserve a trek with Friendship World Trek, you must have travel insurance. In case something goes wrong, purchasing appropriate travel insurance is important. When hiking in Nepal’s high mountains, travel insurance is among the most crucial paperwork. Landslides, steep ascents and descents, and crowded pathways must all be navigated while walking. Accordingly, the insurance would be great for you if hikers unluckily experience any sort of consequences when trekking in such a situation. It’s possible to postpone paying a substantial payment all at once. Therefore, we strongly advise all hikers and adventurers to purchase the appropriate insurance coverage, which will pay for all expenses related to high-peak rescue and evacuation. Make sure your insurance policy covers medical costs, helicopter emergency evacuation, and altitudes up to at least 5000 meters.

Altitude Sickness and Remedies during Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Altitude sickness is a problem for hikers and mountain climbers. The oxygen level starts to drop at around 3000 meters above sea level. Altitude sickness, which is brought on by a rapid height increase, makes it difficult for people to travel on Tamang Heritage Trail Trek. Altitude sickness may not be deadly if treated well. There are several symptoms that might manifest, including a cold, headache, dizziness, exhaustion, loss of appetite, and a little rise in heart rate. You may handle these issues by bearing the following in mind:

  • When symptoms are present, walk slowly first and foremost.
  • Trekkers must bring medicinal supplies like ginger, garlic, and other herbs.
  • Keep your body hydrated by drinking water.
  • Resist smoking and consuming any type of alcohol.
  • Consume a lot of calories and energy-giving meals.
  • Ensure appropriate acclimatization and descend to a lower height for sleeping.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Difficulty and Challenges

The Tamang Heritage Trek is a short, simple to moderately demanding hiking route. The first three days of the course feature a rise of more than 2,000 meters. There are several sudden and prolonged ascents along the course. Through gorgeous woodlands, the track progressively climbs until day 4. On day 5, you will start climbing to Nagthali, a height of 3165 meters, which might be difficult for beginners. Additionally, trekkers must be able to walk for 6 to 7 hours every day while carrying modest backpacks. It will be difficult for many people to climb to elevations exceeding 3000 meters. Many people are susceptible to altitude sickness. It’s an excellent start to hiking in Nepal, although caution should be taken. The difficulty level of this hike is generally regarded as moderate. Eat enough warm meals and stay hydrated to avoid getting mountain sickness.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Packing List, Gears, Equipment

The fairly challenging Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is located in the Langtang region. If you want to complete the journey alone or without a porter, be cautious not to bring too much with you. As you will spend every night in the tea house, you won’t need many items. Commonly used for clothing:

  • Hiking trousers and shorts.
  • Light polyester trekking shirts.
  • A waterproof shell jacket and raincoat
  • Gloves, hat, neck, and mount cover.
  • Rain and windproof trousers and warm trekking trousers.
  • Hiking shoes, sunglasses, a pair of sandals, a trekking bag, and medicine
  • Sleeping bag, toilet paper, towel, toothpaste, toothbrush, sun cream, and hand sanitizer
  • Water bottle and water purifier.

Here are some more items to consider adding to your packing list: Recommended Packing List for Nepal Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Guide and Safety

We ensure the protection and safety of our clients, and we are constantly prepared. The trustworthy organization Friendship World Trek takes the following safety measures:

  • The trek leaders and guides can ensure your comfort, safety, and security as they have years of experience leading treks.
  • We provide each and every one of our guides with wilderness first aid training.
  • Throughout the walk, our leader will encourage and inspire you.
  • We evaluate the cleanliness of the meals and housing in hiking destinations.
  • We have every piece of equipment, gear, and first aid kit that might require during the trek.
  • If someone becomes ill from the altitude, our trek leaders have the authority to either cancel or continue the journey.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Booking Process

Government-approved trek and tour operator company, Friendship World Trek has been offering these services for over ten years in Nepal. Both the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and the Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN) recognize us as members. As a result, you may confidently reserve Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek. To reserve a trip, we need a 10% deposit of the total cost. Within a week of making your reservation, please email us copies of essential papers you may have, such as your passport, passport-size photos, travel insurance, and arrival and departure flight information. You may make a payment on our website via bank transfer, western union, or online. You have three payment options when you land in Nepal: cash, bank transfer, and credit card. For your convenience, we will also email you payment information, including the method of payment and the total amount.

Langtang via Tamang Heritage Trek Route Map

Tamang Heritage Trek Map


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