Tamang Heritage Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek

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Tamang Heritage Trekking is one of the most beautiful places in the Langtang and Ganesh Himalayas. Similarly, it gives breathtaking views of the mountains from Annapurna I (8,091 m-26,54 5ft), Annapurna South (7,219 m-23,694 ft), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m-26,781 ft), and Ganesh Himal (8,163 m-26,781 ft) (7,405 m-24,295 ft), Langtang Lirung (7,234 m-23,734 ft), Ghengu Liru, Langtang II (6571 m-21,558 ft), Kimshun (6,745 m-22,129 ft), and Jugal Himal (7,234 m-23,734 ft) are visible on the middle horizon (6,980 m-22,900 ft). To the east, the Langtang’s upper meadows finish in a large mountain wall, creating the border with Tibet’s last 14th highest peak, MT. Shishapangma (8,013 m-26,289 ft).

Moreover, we will visit the traditional hill villages in the land of the Tamang people. Their culture and living are another highlights. Tamang people have roots from Tibet and as far to Mongolia. In addition, they have an impressive Buddhist culture and religion which similar to Tibetans across the border.

The Tamang Heritage Trek begins in Syabrubesi and ends in Dhunche. Walk to Tamang settlements in the high mid-green hills. Where the Tamang tribes, who were formerly farmers and livestock herders, are today known as guides, porters, and mountaineers. In the British and Indian forces, some Tamang are known as Gorkha troops. This adventure takes you through a magical forest of rhododendrons, oaks, pines, and fir trees. The Red Panda and other unique species call this forested area home.

We’ll hike along a beautiful trail to a high point, then through a gorge with a forested area that stands in stark contrast to the high snow-capped summits. behind the scenes. Enjoy spectacular views of the western range, including the Annapurna and Manaslu peaks in the far west, The enormous Ganesh Himal range, and the centrally positioned Langtang Lirung and Langtang Ri with Jugal Himal. Return to Kathmandu by an alternate route after a wonderful stay in the high hills and valleys.

Tamang Heritage Trail

The Tamang Heritage Trail, located north of Kathmandu Valley, is Nepal’s most accessible hiking region. You may see some of the country’s most magnificent landscape here, including terraced green farms, dense forests, and the peaks of the Langtang Himalayas. which are close to the Tibetan border. Trekking through Tamang villages is an added bonus to the natural beauty.

Several hundred years ago, the Tamang people migrated from Tibet as horse dealers and settled in hilly sections of Nepal (typically near to the Kathmandu Valley). They have kept their Tibetan heritage as well as their unique language. They have always been one of Nepal’s most neglected ethnic groups. Trekking the Tamang Heritage Trail helps the Tamang people in this area earn a living.

Gatlang Village

Gatlang village has 400 houses and a population of 3,200 people, but the majority of the residents are older people with young children. This village has nice and fancy hotels, as well as homestay accommodations for trekkers. The majority of the villagers are involved in agricultural activities such as raising livestock and trading. However, due of the hilly terraces, high altitudes, and lack of irrigation, the Tamang people in this region do not make much money from growing crops.



Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will conduct a pre-departure meeting in the Hotel or at our office. The meeting will cover trip-related information & collection of your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance).


Kathmandu: Free day or City Sightseeing (pay Locally for sightseeing).

After morning breakfast, free day for trek preparation. OR, do a sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley visiting fascinating heritage and cultural sites. There are a few places that are worth visiting such as the holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), and Durbar Square ( One is in Kathmandu, in Patan, and also in Bhaktapur), Museum,  monasteries, old historical Palaces, and Gardens. Note:  this tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally. (Meals: B)


Drive to Syabrubesi (1,460 m-4,790 ft) - 07 hours.

We start after breakfast, scenic drive through the rural towns and farm villages on the winding hilly road to Trisuli Bazaar. We start ascending drive after here and reach entrance of Langtang National Park in Dhunche 2030 m high which is headquarter of Rasuwa district. We will continue driving and process to each Syabrubesi village. The distance from kathmandu to Syabrubesi via galchhi and trishuli is 138 km, drive approx. 7 hours (Meals: B,L,D)


Trek to Gatlang (2,200 m-7,218 ft) - 05 hrs.

After the 1st night in a local, simple lodge, the morning walk starts on a gradual winding uphill path that follows yet avoids the main road. The path is an old walking trail to Goljung village. Take-in grand views of massive Ganesh and Langtang Himal. Take a pleasant walk with few ups and downs to reach a large Tamang village, Gatlang, for an overnight stop.  Simple accommodations are in homely fine Home Stay cottage and huts.

At Gatlang village be welcomed with a strong smile and Khada (silk scarf) of Buddhist religious traditions. In the afternoon, visit the old monastery and explore the village and interact with the locals. (Meals:B,L,D)


Trek to Tatopani (2,607 m-8,553 ft) - 06 hrs.

Having experienced Gatlang with its warm homely hospitality, the morning walk starts with a short descent near the recently constructed Chilime Hydropower project at River Chilime. Cross a suspension bridge over the Chilime River which flows from Tibet. Make an uphill walk for a few hours to Tatopani village for an overnight stop. Tatopani means hot water. This village offers pure natural hot springs. In the afternoon, with ample time, take a dip in the hot spring pool which is refreshing and many believe that it cures many diseases. (Meals:B,L,D)


Trek to Thuman (2,400 m-7,874 ft) via Nagthali - 06 hrs.

After a refreshing time at Tatopani with superb views of Ganesh Himal, the walk begins with a climb into thick rhododendron, pines, magnolia, and oaks tree lines forested area to reach Nagthali Danda. Nagthali Danda offers a fabulous viewpoint offering a panorama of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and an array of adjoining peaks. After a nice rest with all the views, head downhill to the next overnight stop at Thuman village, which is another nice typical Tamang village full of farm life and old culture. (Meals:B,L,D)


Trek to Briddim (2,345 m-7,694 ft) - 06 hrs.

From Thuman village, morning walk starts with a downhill to Upper Trisuli River close to the trail that leads to Tibet towards North. Upon crossing a river, make a long descent to reach overnight stop at Briddim. This is another nice farm village with an old monastery. With time in the afternoon,  visit the monastery which treasures many historical artifacts along with a tall statue of Sakyamuni Buddha and of Guru Ringboche “Padmasamba” and then explore the village of Briddim. (Meals:B,L,D)


Trek to Bamboo (1,650 m-5,413 ft) - 05 hrs.

After Briddim village having had a great and interesting time, walk downhill back to Trisuli River. After passing Khangjim village and close to Syabrubesi village, start a three hour climb to reach a gradual path passing a few farm fields and scattered villages. Reach  River Side Lodge located on the junction to Thulo Syabru and trail to Langtang valley for our overnight stop at a small place of Bamboo in the middle of bamboo forest. (Meals:B,L,D)


Trek to Thulo Syabru (2,211 m-7,254 ft) - 05 hrs.

From this small nice place close to the raging river, our return journey is via an alternate route with nice views. Pass small areas with few tea houses and through farm terraces of millet, corn and wheat depending upon the season. Upon leaving the farm area, walk uphill on the old landslide sections. The trail winds up to Upper or Thulo Syabru for an overnight stop in a nice homely type lodge. The houses around here are linked in a row like a locomotive. This village has with an old monastery above the village. (Meals:B,L,D)


Trek to Dhunche (1,965 m-6,447 ft) - 2 hrs. and Drive to kathmandu

Morning after breakfast, Trek to Dhunche for couple of hours and drive back to Kathmandu.  The drive presents  great views of Himalayan landscapes, rolling hills and valleys, passing many villages and towns on the downhill road to Kathmandu. (Meals:B,L)



Breakfast, transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal for your next destination. (Meals: B)


What is Included?

  • Airport Pick up and drop transfer by car, van or bus depend on group size.
  • Private Ground transportation as per itinerary.
  • All accommodations (Twin Share)
  • Meals: 12 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 9 Dinners with cup of Tea, coffee in each meals
  • Annapurna conservation entry permits.
  • TIMS Permit.
  • An experience guide and required number of porters (one porter in between two pax), their food, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, and equipments.
  • Warm sleeping bag, warm down jacket and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Trek bag.
  • Award Certificate of Trip Completion

Whats not Included

  • Meals as Mention in the details itinerary.
  • Single Supplement for single using rooms
  • Tips to staff or any donations.
  • Temple and monastery entry fee, & entry fees while sightseeing in kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance, Medical and emergency evacuation (Just in case).
  • All types of drinks (such as Hot & cold drinks, Mineral water and alcoholic drinks).
  • All personal expenses which is not mention into the price inclusion.

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