Tamang Heritage Trekking - 11 Days

About Tamang Heritage Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trekking is a short journey in the beautiful Langtang region. Tamang Heritage Trek is designed to let you experience the rich heritage of Tamangs, an ethnic community in Nepal. The trail follows Langtang National Park, where you get to see numerous species of flora and fauna. Likewise, the trail passes through beautiful mountain villages resided by people from this community. During the Tamang Heritage Trek 11 Days, you get to see stunning landscapes, glistening glaciers, and breath-taking views of the Himalayan mountains.

Tamang Heritage Trekking is perfect for those travelers who have limited time to traverse the sensational beauty of the Himalayas. The trail is nearby Kathmandu. Tamang Heritage Trek offers a perfect balance of wilderness, adventure, and experience. We have designed our Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary to let you explore the best of the region. For more information regarding Tamang Heritage Trek cost or for any other queries, feel free to contact us anytime.

Variation & Custom Itinerary

If you want to extend your trip, then we suggest you opt for Langtang Valley Trek or Langtang Gosaikunda Trek. These are the most famous treks in the Langtang region and offer a very deep insight into the daily life of Tamangs and the Langtang region. We also offer the tailor-made option for the Tamang Heritage Trek package, where you can design Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary as per your needs and requirements. For further information regarding the trip, feel free to contact us anytime.

Highlights

  • Enjoy natural hot spring in Tatopani
  • Trek through Langtang National Park
  • Get to see numerous species of flora and fauna
  • Adventurous trail
  • Pass by lovely mountain villages
  • Get to observe the unique lifestyle and culture of Tamangs
  • Witness stunning sceneries and Himalayan mountains

Itinerary

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Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, you meet with one of our team representatives near the terminal gate. He will take you to the hotel. Rest for a few hours, and later, in the evening, meet with other team members over welcome dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Welcome dinner

After having a warm breakfast, you go on a guided sightseeing tour of different UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will visit monuments like Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, you prepare for the trek and do last minute shopping if needed.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

Today, you drive to Syabrubesi, the starting point of the trek. From here, the trail ascends towards Langtang Valley. You trek through lush forests and small villages. If the weather is clear, you can see spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal.

  • Guesthouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

From Syabrubesi, you ascend and pass by Goljung village. The trail offers stunning views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Shishapangma, etc. The trail will take you to Gatlang, a small village on the hillside.

  • Guesthouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

The trail descends to Thangbuche. The views get better day by day. Today, you will see fantastic views of Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal. Passing by Chilime Hydropower dam, you ascend to Tatopani. In Tatopani, you get to enjoy natural hot springs, however you might have to pay a few extra bucks to utilize the service.

  • Gusethouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

The trail from Tatopani passes by dense alpine forests and takes you to Brimdang, a beautiful Tamang village. Further, you ascend and reach Nagthali from where you get to see excellent views of snow-capped mountains. From here, the trail drops down to Thuman, where you will be spending the night.

  • Guesthouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Continue trekking towards Briddim. The trail passes by Lingling and lush forests. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village situated on the lap of Langtang Himal. You will visit the Dukchu Gomba here and get to see old stone houses. This village resembles a typical Tibetan village.

  • Guesthouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Leaving Briddim behind, the trail descends to Lama Hotel. Passing by Ghopche Khola, you ascend and reach Rimche. From here, you walk and reach Lama Hotel situated on the bank of Langtang River.

  • Guesthouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After having a warm breakfast, you will follow the same trail. Descending through small villages and lush forests, you reach Syabrubesi for a night stay.

  • Guesthouse
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Today, you drive back to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel. In the afternoon, explore the market and do shopping. Later, in the evening, you meet with other team members over farewell dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast & farewell dinner

It is time to fly back to your home. You will be transferred to the airport as per the flight departure time. In the meantime, make sure to pack all of your belongings carefully.

  • Breakfast only

Useful Information

Tamang Heritage Trek route

Tamang Heritage Trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. From here, you begin trekking through lush forests and fine mountain villages like Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, and Briddim. The trail passes through Langtang National Park, where you get to see diverse flora and fauna. The trail will take you to Lama Hotel, and further retracing the path, you drop down to Syabrubesi, to drive back to Kathmandu.

Tamang Heritage Trek map

Tamang Heritage Trek offers pictorial views of the trail that will help you understand the route nicely. The map is designed as per our Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary. You can see all the villages and highlights, you will come across marked on the map.

Tamang Heritage Trek difficulty & Altitude Sickness

Tamang Heritage Trek is an easy trek. The trial involves many ascends and descends, which requires good physical fitness and sound health. Previous trekking experience is not needed to go on Tamang Heritage Trekking. There can be a few rugged and steep walking, however it will not be strenuous.

Tamang Heritage Trek 11 Days takes you above 2,500 meters, but the risk of altitude sickness is very less to negative because our itinerary is designed properly with the constant increase in elevation. Still, we suggest you keep yourself hydrated during the trek to avoid altitude sickness.

Best time to go on Tamang Heritage Trek

Spring i.e. March to April and Autumn i.e. October to November is the best time to go on Tamang Heritage Trekking. These months offer stable weather and mild climate, which is very important for a smooth journey. Likewise, in spring, you get to see numerous flora and fauna. The entire trail gets covered with different vegetation. Similarly, in autumn, Nepali people celebrate a range of festivals including the national festival called Dashain. Traveling in autumn will allow you to join one of these festivals.

Accommodation & Meals

Tamang Heritage Trek offers guesthouse accommodation. Guesthouses in this part of Nepal are pretty basic with limited services. The rooms are sold out on a twin-sharing basis along with a common washroom. The best thing about this accommodation is that you get to experience the lifestyle of locals. You might get services like a hot shower, etc at some guesthouses, but you may have to pay a few extra bucks.

You will get three meals a day- breakfast, lunch & dinner. The meals will be served as per the menu of the guesthouse. Tibetan and Nepali dishes are mostly found with a few Indian & Continental options. Regardless, you will have good options to choose from to dig in.

Communication & Electricity

As it is not that of a high altitude journey, you will get cellular network in most places. However, the signal can get disturbed due to the remoteness of the region. The same goes for the Wifi facility. Likewise, electricity is available in all villages. Locals here also use solar electricity most of the time. If you are carrying an electric device, then we highly suggest you pack extra batteries with you and not completely rely on charging.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is important to have during the journey in the remote areas, where there are no proper facilities of basic infrastructures. Travel insurance will let you enjoy the journey without thinking about any issues. Your travel insurance must cover things like air evacuation, hospital bills, medical bills, flight cancellation, and loss or theft of personal property. Foreigners are not allowed to get travel insurance in Nepal, therefore get one in your country and carry documents while traveling to Nepal.

Guide & Porter

You will be assisted by a professional and experienced Sherpa guide during Tamang Heritage trekking. Our guide has several years of expertise on the trail of the Himalayas. During the tour, he will not only lead you to the destination, but also introduce the region, people, and cultural heritage to you. The guide is very important to have while traveling in the mountains because they are well-known with the route and the difficulties that may arise while trekking.

Environmental Contribution

During Tamang Heritage Trek, you will be traversing through the fragile ecosystem of the Himalayas, which demands the utmost care and responsible journey. We have designed our Tamang Heritage Trek itinerary adopting sustainable and eco-friendly tourism. We have incorporated several measures into our trips that you will get to see while traveling with us. Likewise, we also operate a small organization, which has been funding education for children from underprivileged families in the mountain villages.