• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing & Trekking
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle & Local Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Trek & Breakfast in Cities
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel and Mountian Guest House
  • Group Size: 1-12

Highlights:

  • Explore the Tanang villages of Nepal.
  • Explore Tamang culture and lifestyle.
  • Great Himalayan views.
  • Visit cultural heritages sites in Kathmandu.

About Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek leads to the culturally rich villages of the Langtang region, where you will get to experience tradition and lifestyle of Tamang's along with gets to dwell in beautiful nature.

Tamang Heritage Trek is an easy yet fun and adventurous journey in the Langtang region. From the name of the package itself, you have got an idea about the main motto of this package that is to present the cultural heritage of Tamang people. But, along with that you also get to see Langtang Himal and Gosaikunda range. The trail passes through the exhilarating rural villages surrounded by terraced fields and chortens decorated with colorful prayer flags.

Tamang Heritage Trek 11 Days is the best way to see the unique customs, beliefs, practices, and other cultural aspects of Tamang people. While enjoying the stunning beauty of the Himalayan Mountains, you will also experience the religious and divine side of these ethnic groups. Tamangs here is called the descendants of Tibetan people, which makes their language, dress, assortments, lifestyle, and culture similar to them.

Be part of this exciting journey with Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition. We have designed our Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary including the most picturesque villages. This is the best trek for anyone who is looking to know and feel the warmth of Nepalese culture yet enjoying pretty landscape. The trek is easy and short. You can contact us anytime for further information.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel

On your arrival at the airport, you get picked up by one of our team members. He will take you to the hotel that we have booked for you in advance. The rest of the day is free to relax and adjust to the atmosphere.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

Wake up early with a freshly brewed cup of coffee and delicious breakfast. After that, you begin guided sightseeing tours of different UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath, Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Our experienced tour guide will help you know these places nicely. In the evening, you will prepare for the trip and arrange the gears.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

Around 7:00 am, you begin driving towards the north of Kathmandu enjoying views of scenic foothills to Syabrubesi. Up to Trishuli Bazar, the drive is quite smooth then the route moves ahead on a gravel road.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Syabrubeshi

Today is the first day of your trek. Trekking through culturally rich villages, you pass by Goljung and moves towards Gatlang. Gatlang is a lovely Tamang village set high on the hillside. You can visit the Tamang monastery and holy Parvatikundda Lake.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Gatlang
  • Altitude:2240

The trail offers superb views of Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal. You gradually ascend through the forested trail to Tatopani. Here, you will find natural hot springs, where you can take a bath paying a few bucks. It is believed that taking a dip into this spring would heal you from your aches and pains.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tatopani
  • Altitude:2600

Continue trekking towards Thuman. As the trail passes by forests, you can see animals like monkeys and deer. Likewise, stunning views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Range, Sanjen Range, Kerung, etc will accompany you on the way.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Thuman
  • Altitude:3165

While trekking from Thuman to Timure, you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi. Today, you will get to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture in the two villages during trekking. You will reach Timure, an old trade route to Tibet. A fort here is a historical reminder of the Nepal Tibetan relations that have existed for many centuries.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Timure
  • Altitude:1800

After having breakfast, you begin trekking towards Briddim. It is a Tibetan Buddhist village, which has around 43 houses and spread in Z shape. People here are descendants of Tibetan immigrants, therefore their culture, tradition, lifestyle, and practices will look similar to Tibetans.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Briddim
  • Altitude:2230

Today, you will trek back to Syabrubesi. Have breakfast and begin trekking towards Wangel. From here, you descend through small villages and terraced fields to reach Syabrubesi.

  • Walking Hours:3
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Syabrubesi

Wake up early in the morning and have a delicious breakfast. After that begin driving back to Kathmandu. The route will be the same. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free.

  • Food:Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

Here comes an end to your cultural tour in the Langtang Region. As per your time flight, one of our team representatives will drop you at the airport.

If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Bardia Jungle Safari, Pokhara Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.

  • Food:Breakfast

What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek.
  • Accommodations in lodges on trek.
  • A guide & porters (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you).
  • Paper works, National park entry permits, & TIMS permit.
  • Ground transportation by local bus.
  • Arrangement of emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffel bag – if Necessary (return after the trek).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Entrances Fees while visiting Kathmandu on second day.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 900
2 - 5 US$ 750
6 - 12 US$ 600
Departure Note:

We have set date for the Tamang heritage Trek So, select your date and book the trek & if your preferred date is not listed or if you are more than 12 people (as we have price list only to maximum of 12 people) then contact us for the group price and for the further process to book the Tamang heritage trail trek in Nepal.

Single person: Single persons are welcome to join our trek. Single persons are guaranteed to have a single room in the city of Kathmandu, however due to the remoteness and limited availability of mountain lodges, you are required to share a room with a fellow trekker on trek.

Status:

  • Guaranteed dates: Guaranteed dates have already have people booked, join them.
  • Available dates: Available dates are available to book and guaranteed once you sing up.
  • Limited: Limited dates have limited seat only so, sign up now.
  • Closed dates: closed dates are sold out dates and contact us if you are available only on those dates as we can find some other alternatives way.

Upgrade and Options

DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
02 Sep, 2020 - 12 Sep, 2020AvailableUS$600
12 Sep, 2020 - 22 Sep, 2020AvailableUS$600
16 Sep, 2020 - 26 Sep, 2020AvailableUS$600

Useful Information

Things you should know before going on Tamang Heritage Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary

Tamang Heritage Trek begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi. From Syabrubeshi, you ascend through lovely paddy fields and mani walls to Gatlang. The trail then leads you to Tatopani, where you get a chance to spend time in natural hot springs. Further, trekking through Bhote Koshi Valley enjoying outstanding landscape views, you traverse other Tamang villages and descend back to Syabrubeshi.

Tamang Heritage Trek difficulty

Tamang Heritage Trek is a relatively easy trek. As the trail ascends through paddy fields and forested paths, you have to be in good shape to go on Tamang Heritage Trekking. Even though there are no difficult steep sections to overcome, still, you have to walk for 5 to 6 hours a day minimum. Good health and stamina are needed to go on this trek.

Best time to go on Tamang Heritage Trek

Like most places, the best time to go on Tamang Heritage Trek is during spring and autumn. March to May falls under spring, whereas September to November falls under autumn. As the altitude is not high on this trek, Tamang Heritage Trek is also a good option for trekking in the winter season.

Food & Accommodation during Tamang Heritage Trek

During Tamang Heritage Trek, you stay overnight in the teahouse or lodge. They provide a warm comfortable bed and healthy, filling food. In some places, you will stay at home with the locals. Rooms will be basic everywhere and on a twin-sharing basis most of the time.

Meals will be served as per the menu of the teahouse/lodge. Dishes like dal bhat, veggies, curries, momo, dhindo, etc can be found in the teahouse/lodge. You can also find tea, coffee, snacks, bars, and other beverages.

Things you will get to see & experience during the Tamang Heritage Trek

Scenic drive to Syabrubesi

Syabrubesi is the starting point of the trek. From Kathmandu, a long and scenic drive will lead you to Syabrubesi. During the drive, you will get to see lush green hills, terraced fields, and small settlements areas.

Relax in natural hot spring at Tatopani

In Tatopani village, you get to take a bath in a natural hot spring. However, you have to pay a few extra bucks. These hot springs are run by locals and are one of the means of earning money for them. The natural hot springs are said to be good for your skin and also removes skin diseases.

Beautiful trail decorated with rhododendron

During the trek, you pass by several forests, where you will see the national flower of Nepal, rhododendrons along many other floras. The region is likewise abundant in wildlife and famous for snow-leopard. If you are lucky, you might get to see one of the snow-leopards as well.

Rich culture and tradition of Tamang people

Tamang Heritage Trek is crafted to present to you the rich culture and tradition of the Tamang people. People here are mostly followers of Hinduism or Buddhism. Tamang here are called the descendants of Tibetan people, therefore you will also see the influence of Tibetan culture and tradition.

Homestay in Briddim village

In Briddim village, you stay overnight with locals in their homes. This will give you a good opportunity to look deeply into the lifestyle and practices of the locals. Interact with locals and know them closely.

Stunning views of snow-capped mountains

Get to see the stunning view of several snow-capped mountains like Gosaikunda Range, Ganesh Himal Range, and Langtang Himal. Along with that, you will get to see views of lush green hills throughout the trek.

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