Tamang Heritage Trek

Tamang Heritage Trek

12 Days Langtang Region Easy Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek passes through authentic Tamang settlements, where the way of life, culture, and crafts have persisted since colonization. It demands dedication because you are about to ascend to a height of nearly 3165 meters at Nagthali Ghyang.This Trail is a beautiful, non-touristy trek in Nepal.The Tamang Heritage Trail is a different then others trek with it's cultural trek, aimed at hiking the Tamang villages (an ethnic group in Nepal)  which lies at north of Kathmandu. The villages are authentic rather than guest house collections, the residents are welcoming, preserving their traditional cuisine, attire, and rituals.This trek offers trekkers breathtaking views of iconic peaks such as Langtang Lirung (7,227 meters) and Ganesh Himal (7,600 meters), among others. We can visit ancient monasteries, and engage with the warm and welcoming locals. While traveling from Gatlang to Chilime along the Tamang Heritage Trail, travelers may enjoy the thrilling sensation of taking a shower in the healing natural hot spring waters at Tatopani. We can see the tibetain culture and customs. The people from here are origine tibetain. We are not so far from the Tibet. The Tamang Heritage Trail is a scenic and culturally significant trekking trail in Nepal that provides a rare glimpse into the customs and way of life of the Tamang people, an indigenous group in the Himalayan region.
The best time to embark on the Tamang Heritage Trek is during the autumn (September to mid-december) and  spring (March to May) seasons when the weather is pleasant, and the skies are clear. The trek typically takes 8 to 10 days, depending on your pace and itinerary.

This trek is perfect for the adventurous and active traveller looking for something different that lies well off the tourist trail.

 

 

Trip Facts

  • Activities

    Trekking

  • Trip Grade

    Easy

  • Starting Price

    650 euros /Person

  • Accommodation

    Tea house/Lodge

  • Max. Altitude

    2900 meter

  • Best Season

    Sep-Dec, Mars-May

  • Active Hours

    5/6 hours

  • Group Size

    04-15

Highlights & Attractions

  • Discover more about the Tamang culture, Buddhist culture including its historical connections to Tibetan civilization and woodland landscapes.
  • One of the closest trekking locations to the Kathmandu Valley.
  • Amazing views of mountains from Nagthali including Tibet Peak,Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak and countless crests will be visible to you.
  • Travelers may enjoy the thrilling sensation of taking a shower in the healing natural hot spring waters at Tatopani.
  • Discover rhododendrons forest filled with monkeys, stunning ice-capped peaks, plateaued grasslands and epic mountains in Nepal’s little-seen Tamang hinterland.
  • This trek follows trails that run through villages and local communities, instead of teahouses built for tourists, so you’ll gain real insight into life in these remote areas.
  • Discover more about the Tamang culture, Buddhist culture including its historical connections to Tibetan civilization and woodland landscapes.
  • Visit the region that is home to the endangered red panda, a variety of animals.
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Trip Itinerary

Flight to Kathmandu from different cities

Arrival at Kathmandu airport (usually in the afternoon) already marks our entry into another world... Customs formalities, baggage collection and welcome by our local French-speaking guide. Crossing the city to the hotel already offers a first discovery of the bustling and colorful capital of Nepal. Buses, trucks, bicycles and sacred cows crisscross in a friendly chaos... Depending on the arrival time, visit the surrounding area or simply settle in and rest at the hotel before your dinner at the hotel.
In case of early arrival in Kathmandu, lunch will be included in the program.

 

Free time 

Accomodation: In hotel

From Kathmandu early in the morning for a scenic drive towards Syabrubesi, the starting point of the Tamang Heritage Trail. The drive offers views of terraced fields, rural villages, and lush hillsides. Arrive in Syabrubesi, a small Tamang village, where you'll spend the night. Begin to immerse yourself in the local culture and prepare for the trek ahead.

 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Accommodation: In lodge
6/7 hours of vehicules

Start your trek from Syabrubesi, following the trail through rhododendron and pine forests, with occasional glimpses of the Langtang mountain range. Pass through small Tamang villages and terraced fields, experiencing the traditional way of life. Reach Gatlang, a picturesque village with unique Tamang architecture, and spend the night.

 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Walking time: between 5h to 5h30
Accommodation: In lodge
Height difference: +750m/-190m

Continue your trek, enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. Pass through Chilime village and ascend to Tatopani, famous for its natural hot springs. Relax and rejuvenate in the hot springs, soothing your muscles after a day of trekking.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Walking time: between 6h
Accommodation: In lodge
Height difference: +550m/-60m

 

Trek from Tatopani to Thuman, following a scenic trail that offers views of the Ganesh Himal range. Pass through lush forests and charming Tamang villages, encountering friendly locals along the way. Arrive in Thuman, a traditional Tamang village, where you'll spend the night.

 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Walking time: between 6h
Accommodation: In lodge
Height difference: +350m/-340m

Continue your trek towards Briddim, trekking through rhododendron forests and terraced fields. Enjoy the serene beauty of the landscape and interact with local Tamang communities. Arrive in Briddim, a quaint village known for its homestay experiences. Experience the warmth of Tamang hospitality as you stay overnight with a local family.

 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Walking time: between 6h to 6h30
Accommodation: In lodge
Height difference: -290m

Trek back to Syabrubesi, retracing your steps through familiar trails and villages. Reflect on your journey and the cultural experiences you've had along the way. Arrive in Syabrubesi and relax after completing your trek. Spend the night in Syabrubesi.


Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Walking time: between 6h to 6h30
Accommodation: In lodge
Height difference: +720m/-50m

rive back to Kathmandu from Syabrubesi, enjoying the scenic landscapes one last time. Reflect on your Tamang Heritage Trail adventure as you return to the bustling city life of Kathmandu. Arrive in Kathmandu and either rest or explore the city further, depending on your travel plans.


Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Accommodation: In hotel

Free time to visit Kathmandu city and monuments and shopping

 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Accommodation : At hotel

Flight back to the destination

Arrival at the destination (End of the trip)

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Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in the mountains (dinner, breakfast and lunch)
  • 3 nights city accommodation (Kathmandu) with breakfast.
  • All transportation, including airport pickup and drop-off (Kathmandu - Sybru beshi & Dunche - Kathmandu
  • Trekking permit in the national park and TIMS Card
  • French-speaking guide, assistants guides (1 assis. for 4 guests), Porters (1 porter for 2 customers)
  • First aid medical kit (Your guide will carry the medical kit but we also advise you to bring it for your own use)
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Nepali staff's insurance
  • Welcome dinner & Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa at immigration at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) (approximately 50 USD) per person per month (For this trek 15 days of visa is enough)
  • Location of trekking equipment such as sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking poles, etc.
  • Shower, wifi, cell phone pill charging and device
  • Unexpected costs due to health, flight cancellation, weather conditions, etc.
  • All kinds of drinks and snacks.
  • Tips for the guide and porter after the trek.
  • insurance
  • International flight

Why Langtang Trek?

Autumn occurs between the months of September and November, promising clear mountain views, blue skies, and comfortable weather. If you prefer to travel during the spring months of February through May, you’ll be rewarded with the sight of rhododendrons blooming brilliantly across the alpine slopes of the Langtang Valley. Food and Accommodation Langtang Trek is a much-loved destination, and you can find plenty of tea houses and hotels for Food and accommodation. As always you are far away from your home, therefore, don’t expect the food to be of your choice instead adjust with the items in the guesthouse. The choices in the menu are limited, but portions of the food will be quite substantial and filling. Generally, the menu offers Dal Bhat, chowmein, omelet, fried potatoes, pancakes, Tibetan bread, and soups. The non-veg items include yak meat, canned fish, and chicken. Don’t expect the guesthouse to be luxurious, but there will be enough clothes to keep you warm. You can find a clean room, decent beds, and toilets, which will be kind enough to stay at teahouses. In a peak season, you may have to adjust with the beds and clothes. It is best to contact your travel agency to book excellent accommodation out there. Required Documents TIMS Card Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) is a card that you get as a permit. They must be shown at checkpoints in different places. This Card helps trekkers in case of an earthquake, extreme weather, and for finding lost trekkers. TIMS Card For independent trekkers, it cost around Rs. 2000 ($20) and for group trekkers with a guide, it cost around Rs. 1000 ($10). But if you are traveling through Travel Agency, then they will manage TIMS Card for you. Langtang National Park Fee The entrance to Langtang National Park will cost you around Rs 3000(~$30). You need to ask this permit at Tourism Board Kathmandu, or you can get from the Dhunche (Starting point of Langtang Valley Trekking)