Tamang Heritage Trail

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Overview

The Tamang Heritage Trail offers an enchanting journey through the culturally rich landscapes of Nepal. This trek, typically spanning around 7-10 days, takes you on a captivating adventure in the Langtang region, known for its stunning Himalayan vistas and warm Tamang hospitality. Starting from Syabrubesi, the trail winds through lush forests, picturesque villages, and terraced fields. The trek introduces you to the Tamang community, an indigenous group with a unique culture and lifestyle. Along the way, you'll witness traditional Tamang architecture, intricate wood carvings, and vibrant festivals that provide insights into their way of life. The route provides a blend of natural beauty and cultural immersion. The trek gradually ascends to Gatlang, Tatopani, and Thuman, each offering breathtaking panoramas of snow-capped peaks. The Tatopani hot springs provide a rejuvenating stop, perfect for unwinding tired muscles while relishing the surrounding views. As you continue, Nagthali and Briddim unveil more stunning vistas and opportunities for interactions with the Tamang locals. Enjoy their warm hospitality, relish authentic cuisine, and partake in their customs. The trek also facilitates a visit to the ancient Kyanjin Gompa, surrounded by majestic mountains, where you can learn about Buddhism and local monastic life.

Conclusion and Summary

The descent back to Syabrubesi offers time for reflection on the unforgettable experiences encountered during the trek. The Tamang Heritage Trail not only rewards trekkers with unparalleled mountain scenes but also offers a deep understanding of the Tamang culture and their harmonious relationship with the environment. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, culture lover, or both, this trek promises an enriching adventure that lingers in your memories long after the journey's end.

Trip Highlights


  • Newly opened and untouched beauty in the Langtang region.
  • Non touristic and less crowded trekking trail in langtang region
  • Remarkable views of the snow mountains
  • Experience Tamang culture and lifestayles during your trek . Ancient Buddhist monasteries
  • Rare wildlife animals and birds at the Langtang National Park
  • Warm hospitality of the Tamang people at Local house or lodges.

Itinerary


Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by Private Tansportation

After having early breakfast at hotel, we start our journey about 7 AM in the morning and head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubesi, the first part of the drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth, then the path moves along the gravel road and overnight at Lodge.
Accomodation: Tea house/ Lodge
Time Duration: 9 Max. ByPrivate Jeep
Altitude: 1417 M

Day 02: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang via Goljung

After having breakfast lodge, we start our trek and experience of the Tamang culture and see scenery from view point, this day we walk through villages, The cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes our trekking a memorable one, Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement and one can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang, overnight at lodge/home stay.
Accomodation: Tea houseLodge
Time Duration: 6 Max.
Altitude: 2238 M

Day 03: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and today, we enjoy sightseeing of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal, At Tatopani which naturally signifies ‘hot water’, we can take hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains and It is believed that taking a dip into this spring would heal from our aches and pains, this day’s trekking provides us an opportunity to experience of the Tamang culture, overnight at lodge.
Accommodation: Tea house Lodge
Time Duration: 6 Max.
Altitude: 2607 M

Day 04: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Nagthali

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trek goes via Bimthang, we can encounter animals like monkeys and deer on the way, the panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali and the Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests and another cultural village Thuman is popular for its shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang, overnight at lodge.
Accomodation: Tea houseLodge
Time Duration: 5 Max.
Altitude: 3165 M

Day 05: Trek from Thuman to Timure

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and while trekking from Thuman to Timure, we can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi, This day’s trekking grants us an opportunity to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture on the two villages on the way, Timure is on the old trade route to Tibet, a fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that has existed for many centurie, a suspension bridge here links Nepal and Tibet, overnight at lodge.
Accomodation: Tea houseLodge
Time Duration: 5 Max.
Altitude: 1762 M

Day 06: Trek from Timure to Briddim

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and we will experience village life of Briddim, moreover we can enjoy cultural show performed by community members and we can also experience of home stay and Tamang culture, to mention about Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bosom of LangtangHimal, around 43 houses are spread in Z shape and most of them are made up of stone and have roofs of split shak, as direct descendant of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of nearly Tibetan villages, overnight at lodge.
Accomodation: Tea house Lodge
Time Duration: 6 Max
Altitude: 2229 M

Day 07: Trek from Briddim to Syabrubesi

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek to Syaprubeshi via Wangel, the trail moves gentle descent passing through villages, terraces and magnificent views of surrounded hills, reach Syaprubeshi and overnight at lodge.
Accomodation: Tea houseLodge
Time duration : 3 Max.
Altitude: 1467 M

Day 08: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by Private Transportation

After having early breakfast at lodge, we start our drive to Kathmandu and it takes about 9 hours, it is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu with splendid views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages check in to the hotel and overnight at hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu
Driving: about 9 hrs by private jeep

Day 09: Final Departure

What will you do?
You will have last breakfast at hotel. Take your time for shopping until you head off to airport for your final departure back home sweet home

Price Includes


  • Private transportation service from Kathmandu-Syabrubesi – Kathmandu.
  • One night accommodation on standard hotel basis in kathmandu.
  • Local accommodatio and all meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek.
  • Government License holder Trekking Plus experienced and qualified trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage (1 porter between 2 trekkers).
  • All expenses of guides and porters such as ( meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and other necessary equipment).
  • Langtang National Park entry permit fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card.
  • Seasonal fresh fruits every day during the trek and chocolate bars on high passes.
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operation in case of complicated health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • Company’s T-shirt and trekking Maps.
  • All government, Local taxes and official Expenses
  • Farewell Dinner at the end of the trek

Price Excludes


  • International Flight.
  • Extra accomodation and all meals Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early return from the trek.
  • Personal expense  such as snacks, boil water, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee),  extra porters etc
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation compulsory.
  • Tips for guide and porters (Tipping is expected)
  • Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslide, weather condition, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes etc.
  • All the costs and expenses which are not listed in “cost includes” section will be all excluded.
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