Tamang Heritage Trail

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Max Elevation: 3870m
  • Duration: 11 Days
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Starting Price: $800
  • Accommodation: $Tea-house

Trip Overview

Tamang heritage trail is one of the popular trekking trails close to Kathmandu valley. This trek is the best culturally rich trail that takes you to beautiful villages in Langtang region. It is an educative trip based on community and rural lifestyle of the people living in the foothills of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal. You can explore new boundaries and add new layers to your knowledge all the while enjoying the best that rural nature has to offer. On the background of the Langtang range with beautiful landscapes, majestic Himalayan ranges, you will wake up amidst one of the most elusive ethnic communities in the world.

Tamang Heritage Trail is a very beautiful off the beaten track, newly introduced and promoted trekking route that combines the Langtang valley trek and Tamang villages trail. Tamang Heritage trail offers the opportunity of exploring the rural villages in the Langtang region inhabited mostly by Tamang ethnic groups. You will get a close-up insight on their traditions, their culture and way of life as you move further into the hidden world of the Tamang community. The route passes through dense hemlock, oak and rhododendron forests on the foreground of the gorgeous views of magnificent mountains. You will be humbled with the astounding waterfalls and beautiful lakes. You will enjoy the Tamang hospitality and support the family by promoting the homestay.

Tamang Heritage Trail starts from Dhunche. You will reach Dhunche some 7-hour drive away from Kathmandu. It is a very exciting drive towards the starting point of the trek. This trek is perfect for the trekkers who are willing to get connected with people from different background. The friendly and warm nature of Tamang people is a good introduction to the new trekkers. Located in the short distance from Kathmandu, this trek is easy to plan and quicker than any other trekking routes.

Detail ItineraryExpand all

Welcome to Nepal. Our representative will receive you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer you to your respective hotels. (Breakfast, included)

We will drive to SyabruBesi which takes 7 hours to reach filled with scenic views of river, diverse terrain and awesome mountain views. It is the initial point for Langtang valley trekking. We will stay at Syabrubesi overnight. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

The first day of our trek. We start with ascending to Gatlang village via Rongga Bhanjyang. Then we take a descent towards Golijung village. We will then head for Gatlang village as the ascend is gradual and at the evening visit an ancient monastery and Parbati Kunda. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

We start the day with a descend. We hike downhill pass through the forestand several Chortens, colorful prayer flags, and Mani walls before reaching Chilime. Crossing a suspension bridge we take a gentle ascend to Gong gang and finally reach Tatopani. It is a popular spot for the natural hot spring bath. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Today, we walk through the dense forest of alpine. Passig the Brimdang village of Tamangs, we take a steep path ahead for Nagthali viewpoint that stands at 3165m. Take some time to capture the amazing view of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Himal, Shishapangma and other different mountain peaks. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

We take a steep descend towards Timure village. On our way, we pass Thuman village and reach Bhote Koshi River. After crossing the bridge we trek alongside the upstream of Bhote Koshi River and finally stop at Timure village. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Time is an ideal spot for the rest day. We can visit the local areas. The main highlight is the historical fort of Rasuwagadhi at 1815 m. We refill our energy tank with a pleasant view of the area and head back to Timure. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

We ascend upstream to reach Lingling. Passing through rhododendron forest we will reach Briddim village, inhabited by Tamang community. Enjoy the local hospitality and exemplary homestay culture. We will get a good insight of Tamang lifestyle and culture. We will also visit Dukchu Monastery. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

The ending of the trip is near as we head back towards Sybrubensi. We take gentle descend through the rhododendron forest trail and reach Wangal as we continue trekking towards Sybrubensi. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Today we drive back to Kathmandu. On our way, we take the same rough route. The bumpy twisty ride is coupled with a beautiful view of mountains, massive hills, rivers, etc. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Very good morning and a good breakfast. Our company’s representative will receive you for a drive to airport three hours prior to your scheduled flight back home. Have a safe and pleasant journey. (Breakfast, included)

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up/ drop
  • Ground transportation during the trip
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in a three-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in Tea-houses on stopping point during the trip
  • Trekking Map
  • Entry fee and permits to enter into national parks, heritage sites and other places.
  • Entry fee and permit fee to Langtang Conservation Area
  • A professional and English speaking guide
  • A porter for two clients
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Insurance of support crew members and their other costs
  • A first-aid medical kit
  • Local Mobile Phone SIM Card.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal refreshment expenses like soft drinks, hard drinks, mineral bottled water, etc
  • Personal Utility expenses like telephone, internet, laundry, etc
  • Tips for crew member
  • International Airfare/Airport tax/Visa Fee
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section

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Client Reviews

WOW! it has been an amazing experience with the team of Himalayas Hiking. Wonderful place, amazing vibes, amazing people with wonderful team. Kudos to the team Hiimalayas Hiking.

George Thompson,
UK, London
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