Tamang Heritage Trail

Tamang heritage trail is a short trek that lies in Langtang region of Nepal. It is levelled as an easy trek.
Langtang being near to the Kathmandu valley, you can have easy access to this trek. This trek is best for
the one who wants to explore various cultures and lifestyles. Along with that, you will get to see
beautiful landscapes too. Langtang and Ganesh mountain ranges surround trails. You pass through
terrains, flat meadows and forests bloomed with rhododendron. This colourful scene, surrounded by the
snow-peaked mountains, will never let you tired of walking. These forests treasure different animals,
birds and butterflies. You can spot animals like bears, leopards, red panda and musk deers on your way.
The most essential and significant attraction of this trip is the old cultures and traditions of the local
peoples of this area. The area lies near the northern border with Tibet. It is said that in ancient days,
Nepal did not have citizenship provision for Tibetan and changed their ethnicity to Tamang. That is why
their culture is similar to that of the Tibetan people. You will meet very humble and friendly people who
will welcome you with their warm heart. They follow the Tibetan Buddhists culture. Their culture is very
pure and unspoiled by any influences. You will explore a lot about this ancient culture and tradition. You
can see gorgeous houses with woodcarvings adding more beauty to the scenery. There are local fort and
Monastery around the streets. Tatopani also lies in the trail. Tatopani is a lake filled with warm water.
Here, you can enjoy natural hot spring bath. This lake is sacred and a holy lake for Hindus. They believe
that bathing in this lake will cure the disease. Many pilgrims visit here every year. Local teahouses,
lodges and homestay are available in different places. You can stay comfortably and get local cuisine for
foods. It is a lesser-known trek, and you will only find few tourists visiting there. It is getting popular, and
people love this trail. Langtang valley has other trekking trails too. You can combine this trail with other
Langtang trek also. Tamang Heritage trail is an off-beat trail that will give you the package to explore
natural beauty, cultures and traditions of ethnic people living here. It will be the best choice for short
trekking trip while visiting Nepal.

Summary of Trek

  • Grade:                        Moderate

  • Best season:               February, March, April, May, October, November

  • Per day walking:         6 hours in average

  • Type of trek:                Tea house

  • General Duration:       12 days

  • Maximum Altitude:      3165m Nagthali.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m)

Day 2: Kathmandu site seeing and trekking preparation

Day 3: Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by bus (1662 m, 5-6 hours)

Day 4: Trek To Gatlang (2238 m, 6-7 hours)

Day 5: Trek to Tatopaniang (2607 m, 6-7 hours)

Day 6: Trek to Nagthali (3165 m, 4-5 hours)

Day 7: Trek to Timure (1762 m, 6-7 hours)

Day 8: Rest Day & Rasuwagadhi visit (1815 m)

Day 9: Trek to Briddin (2230 m, 5-6 hours)

Day 10: Trek to Syabrubesi (1662m, 5-6 hours)

Day 11: Syabrubesi toKathmandu by bus (6-7 hours)

Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu

Price Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • TIMS card & permit fees
  • Private transport & English speaking guide for sight seeing
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with BB plan
  • Trekking guide & porter(normally 1 porter for 2 persons)
  • Kathmandu – Syabrubesi – Kathmandu by local bus 
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner during the trekking time(3 meals a day
  • All accommodation in the mentioned hotel and tea houses

Price Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fees 
  • International airfare
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Tips for driver, guide & porter [It is expected]
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Necessary trekking equipment and things as per checklist
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation
  • Any transportation cost outside of the regular itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as insurance, medical charges, laundry, shopping, liquor, hot shower and WiFi etc
  • Cost arising by flight cancellation/road blockades/landslides and reasons beyond our control
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