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Tamang Heritage Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek
  • Max Altitute:3870 m
  • Price:above 2 person USD 510
  • Difficulty:Normal
  • Duration:10 Days

Tamang Heritage Trek

Trip Overview

Tamang Heritage Trek Trail lies in the northeast part of Kathmandu Valley. You will get the chance to explore traditional cultures. Not only that, but you can also explore the Buddhist way of living and their genuine hospitality. In addition, the rich architecture of their mountain houses will astonish you astonished. Likewise, the wilderness experience, ancient monasteries, and beautiful landscapes of alpine vegetation are amazing. Tamang Heritage Trek also offers a Natural Hot Spring Bath and the chance to explore wildlife around the secret lake of Parbati Kund. The picturesque village of Gatlang with its people’s traditional dresses is fascinating along with their typical dances. Likewise, an excellent view of Snow-capped Mountains and a stroll along Rasuwa Gadi will be a lifetime experience.

Tamang Heritage trek route consists of a surprising number of steep climbs uphill and stiff descents through deep alpine vegetation and glacial moraine. Since This region falls under Langtang National Park you can get a chance to spot Tigers, wild boar, red pandas, pica, musk deer, Himalayan black bears, Himalayan Thar (wild goat), rhesus monkeys, common langur, snow leopards, hawks, hoopoe, cuckoos, barbets, owls, nightjars, laughing thrushes, black-capped sibias, Red-billed and parakeets, etc. Likewise, Trekking in this region will offer you a great view of mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan mountains, and other peaks.

Related:  Everest Base Camp Trek

Contact  us at:

Kathmandu Office014514568,9851237317 (Whatsapp)
Pokhara Office014514568,9801177317 (Whatsapp)
Mail us athikeontrek@gmail.com
Location of Kathmandu officeBhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Location of Pokhara OfficeStreet No. Four Pokhara Lakeside

Highlights of Tamang Heritage Trek:

Tamang Village (Gatlang Village)
Tamang Village (Gatlang Village)

The starting of the Tamang Heritage Trail, which was once an unexplored part of the Langtang National Park, allows you to explore deep into the Tamang homeland. In addition, the Tamang Heritage trek takes you through the Midlands all the way to Tamang villages including Briddim and Gatlang, where you will have a chance to get immersed in local culture. As a matter of fact, the Tamang people were originally Tibetan horse traders. In the past, they migrated back and forth between Tibet and the lowlands of Nepal. Now, they are considered one of the oldest tribes of Nepal ordinarily with roots tracing back to the ancient people of Mongolia.

Tamang Heritage Trek is all about the mesmerizing view of the Himalayan Landscape, Mountains, and moraines including dense alpine vegetation are the natural beauty that this region holds. Further, Exploring the Tamang culture and tradition, the lifestyle of Tamang people, the architecture of their mountain house, the wilderness experience, and ancient monasteries will be a breathtaking experience.

During your Tamang Heritage trek, you will be trekking through alpine terrain, meadows, and rhododendron forests, taking in soaring views of Manaslu Massif, Ganesh, Langtang, and Jugal Himal. You will visit Gatlang village which is also called Tamang village.

Tamang Heritage Trek Trek Itinerary:

01Arrival in Kathmandu (1370m)
02Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1500m; around 7 hours’ drive)
03Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m; around 6 hours trek)
04Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m; around 6 hours trek)
05Tatopani to Thuman (2338m; around 5 hours trek)
06Thuman to Timure (1762m; around 5 hours trek)
07Timure to Briddim (2229m; around 6 hours trek)
08Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m; around 3 hours trek)
09Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (around 7 hours drive)
10Free Day Ktm
11Departure Day

You can also ask our team for a customized Itinerary if you have a big team of trekkers.

Tamang Heritage Trek Costs:

Cost for Tamang Heritage Trek
No of PeopleCost for Person(USD)
1 paxUSD 510+25%
above 2 personUSD 510
If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only ****. Services include a potter guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for Nepali.

Note:  According to Trekking Terms and Conditions, if the client cancels the booking of the trek then the refund policy is as given:

• After booking The Trek if an Individual Gets un-well and Cancels his/her trip Before 1 Day of the Scheduled Date, the Company will Charge 60% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund.
• After booking The Trek if an Individual Cancels his/her trip Before Arriving here in Nepal Due to any reason, the Company will Charge 20% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund. (Note: if an individual Postpones the trip No Cancellation change will be taken)
• After the trip is started and if an individual cancels the trip in between Due to any region (Medical, Personal, etc.) no refund will be offered. The company will charge for the full Trip.

Trek to Tamang Heritage:

After you have arrived in Kathmandu the first place you will get to rest. Afterward, you will get to enjoy exploring Kathmandu Valley on the second day. While exploring UNESCO world heritage sites you will get a chance to explore Hindu and Buddhist culture Visiting Temples and monasteries.

This trek starts from Kathmandu, taking you all the way to Syabrubesi- the place from where the actual trial begins. Then, you will be trekking through Langtang Valley collecting views of Himalayan landscapes. And you will witness the mountains in the Langtang Lirung range along with the lifestyle of this region. First, the Tamang Heritage Trek starts with a 9-hour drive to Syabrubeshi. Then, the Tamang Heritage Trekking Trail makes a circuit passing through Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, Briddhim, and finally Syabrubeshi. Further, from Syabrubesi, taking a 9-hour bus back to Kathmandu will eventually end the trek. In the end, you will never regret accomplishing a trek over the unique trail with an important heritage value.

Best season for the Tamang Heritage Trek:

The best season for the Tamang Heritage tour would be either spring or autumn. Spring season, from March to May, is the time when the Tamang region is covered in lush greenery, and colorful rhododendron flowers bloom in the forests, providing a picturesque view. The temperature during spring is mild and pleasant, making it perfect for trekking and exploring the region. The Autumn season, from September to November, is another ideal time for the Tamang Heritage tour. During this season, the skies are clear, and the weather is dry, providing stunning views of the Himalayan range. The temperature is also mild during autumn, making it comfortable for trekking and hiking.

However, it is important to note that weather patterns can vary from year to year, and it is always advisable to check the weather forecast before planning any trekking or outdoor activities. Overall, the spring and autumn seasons offer the best weather conditions and provide an opportunity to witness the natural beauty of the Tamang region.

Tamang Heritage Trek Route:

This journey is through the heart of Nepal, immersing in the cultural tapestry and natural beauty of the Langtang region. After that, the adventure commences within the vibrant capital, Kathmandu, situated at an elevation of 1370 meters. From there, the expedition unfolds into a scenic drive to Syabrubesi, a charming village at 1500 meters. It offers a perfect introduction to the picturesque landscapes that lie ahead. As the trek begins to Gatlang at 2238 meters, experience the warm hospitality of the locals and the unique Tamang culture. The trail continues through breathtaking landscapes, reaching Tatopani where natural hot springs provide a soothing respite for trekkers.

Furthermore, the journey unfolds through Thuman, Timure, and Briddim on subsequent days, each with its own distinctive charm and cultural richness. The trek concludes with a return to Syabrubesi and a scenic drive back to Kathmandu. It also offers a leisurely exploration of Kathmandu or a well-deserved rest day. Finally, bid farewell to this captivating adventure as depart from Kathmandu, carrying memories of the stunning landscapes, warm encounters, and cultural treasures that define the Tamang Heritage Trek.

Difficulty and Guide for Tamang Heritage Trek:

While the Tamang Heritage Trek is a relatively easy and accessible trek, having a Sherpa guide can greatly enhance your experience. Sherpas are a group of people who are renowned for their expertise in mountaineering and trekking in the Himalayas. On the Tamang Heritage Trek, a Sherpa guide can help you navigate the challenging terrain, provide assistance with logistics, and ensure your safety throughout the trek. They can also offer insights into the local culture, share stories about the region’s history, and introduce you to the friendly Tamang people.

Moreover, hiring a Sherpa guide can also be a great way to support the local economy. Many Sherpa guides come from the Tamang region and rely on tourism to support their families. By hiring a Sherpa guide, you can contribute to the local economy while also having a more fulfilling and enjoyable trekking experience.

Mr. Yakpu Sherpa is one of our experienced guides who is a registered guide by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

  We also provide special Trekking and Tour Guides. They are listed below:

  • Specific Language Guide for City Tour (70 $) Per Day.
    English Guide for city Tour (50$) Per Day.
  • Trekking Specific Language Guide (50$) Per Day.
    English Guide for Trekking (35$) Per Day.
  • Potter Guide for Trekking (25$) Per Day.
    Support/Potter Staff for trekking (20$) Per Day

Above above-mentioned rates For Guides include Daily wages and Gear and Equipment and do not include Insurance and Ground transportation Fees. Also, you can learn about the gear and equipment for the trek from our blog Trekking Essential. 

Detailed Itinenary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1370m)

Day 2: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1500m; around 7 hours’ drive)

Day 3: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2238m; around 6 hours trek)

Day 4: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m; around 6 hours trek)

Day 5: Tatopani to Thuman (2338m; around 5 hours trek)

Day 6: Thuman to Timure (1762m; around 5 hours trek)

Day 7: Timure to Briddim (2229m; around 6 hours trek)

Day 8: Briddim to Syabrubesi (1467m; around 3 hours trek)

Day 9: Syabrubesi to Kathmandu (around 7 hours’ drive)

Day 10: Free Day Ktm

Day 11: Departure Day

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

  • Pick up and transfer by car from Airport-Hotel-Airport.
  • 3 nights deluxe hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Local lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • Government licensed guides, plus experienced porters ( including their food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance).
  • All local transportation.
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • All government taxes
  • Rescue assistance
  • Our service charge.

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ($40).
  • Your travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue
  • Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any kind of hot & cold drinks
  • Staff & driver tipping
  • Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets, walking sticks etc.)

Trip Highlights


  • The scenic drive in the countryside in the northeast part of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Trekking through Langtang Valley collecting views of Himalayan landscapes and Mountains in the Langtang Lirung range.
  • Sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu.
  • Visiting Tamang villages and exploring their lifestyle, culture, and traditions.
  • Natural Hot Spring Bath.

Important Info

Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late

departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Trip Map

trip map

Fixed Departures

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