Tamang Heritage Trek - 10 Days

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Trip Facts
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max. Altitude 2600m
  • Trip Style Adventure
  • Trip Type Single or Group
  • Best Time All seanson



  • Enjoy authentic rural Nepal

  • Explore less crowded trekking routes in the Langtang region

  • Get to see the lifestyle and culture of Tamangs

  • Come across ancient stupas, mani walls, chortens, and prayer wheels while trekking

  • Trek through lush rhododendron forests and remote mountain villages

  • Witness breathtaking taking mountain panoramas

  • Contribute directly to the betterment of the indigenous community by doing this trek


"Tamang Heritage Trek 10 days is a community homestay short trek in the Langtang region. The trek introduces you to the indigenous community of Tamangs and their rich cultural heritage."

The Tamang Heritage Trek is designed by the government of Nepal to uplift the indigenous community residing along the way. It is an easy trek, perfect for anyone looking to experience an authentic mountain village lifestyle in Nepal. Apart from the cultural experience, the adventurous trekking route and the surreal sceneries make the Tamang Heritage Trekking an intriguing venture in the Himalayas. 

Tamang Heritage trail route is easily accessible from Kathmandu. Located 124 km north of the city, one can reach the starting point of the trek within 6-7 hours of the comfortable scenic drive. The Tamang Heritage Trail lies between the majestic Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal ranges. The trail ascends around the Langtang Valley and passes by picturesque villages. 

The main highlight of Tamang Heritage Trekking is the people of the Tamang community. They are believed to be the descendants of Tibetans and are also known as the early settlers of the hilly & mountain areas. They follow Tibetan Buddhism. Most of their practices, traditions, and customs resemble Tibetans. 

Leaving the bustling route of the Langtang Gosaikunda trek, you embark on a relatively less crowded trail. Tamang Heritage Trek is a very gratifying journey. You learn a lot about simple living and being happy with less. Doing this trek means you are directly contributing to the upliftment of the community. 

Tamang Heritage Trail & Mountain Views

So, the Tamang Heritage Trek route ascends through lush forests of rhododendron and pine. You walk following the verdant foothills and pass by many remote settlement areas. The trail has many ascends and descends through a range of woodlands. Likewise, the landscapes during the Tamang Heritage Trekking are stunning too.

On your first day of the trek, you spend the night in Gatlang. Before leaving this village, we hike to Parvathi Kunda, a holy lake. The scenery from this place is just breathtaking. Throughout the trek, mountains like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shishapangma, etc are some of the Himalayan mountains seen along the way.


Tamang Heritage Trek is an easy and short trek. This trek is for everyone who can walk. No previous trekking experience or any advanced trek preparations are needed for Tamang Heritage Trekking. The trail does have a handful of ascend and descend, but it's doable. 

Altitude Sickness

The highest altitude we touch during the Tamang Heritage Trek is around 2,600 metres. The low elevation of this trek makes it less risky to altitude sickness. There are zero cases of altitude sickness on Tamang Heritage Trek with us. So, we confidently say you can enjoy the Tamang Heritage Trekking without worrying about altitude sickness. 


You do not have to go through any advanced training for Tamang Heritage Trek. The trek is easy, and the preparation only requires you to be fit and able to 5 to 6 hours a day until you are on the trail. 

If you have some time, we advise you to do activities that will build your core strength and stamina. It will help you a lot while trekking. For instance, cycling, swimming, running, etc are good options. 


Tamang Heritage Trek is a perfect trek to do with your family and friends and immerse into a satisfying venture. Our expertise in organising treks in the Himalayas and flexible policy make us your best trekking partner in the Himalayas. To book Tamang Heritage Trek 2022/2023, contact us anytime. 

Here are some other trekking packages that you can consider doing with your family- Everest View Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, etc. 


Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1:Welcome to the airport and transfer to the hotel
  • Day 2:Free day for final trekking preparation and sightseeing
  • Day 3:Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by bus 
  • Day 4:Syabrubesi to Gatlang 
  • Day 5:Gatlang to Tatopani
  • Day 6:Tatopani to Thuman 
  • Day 7:Thuman to Briddim
  • Day 8:Briddim to Syabrubesi  Altitude: 1,462 m Duration: 5-6 hours
  • Day 9:Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by drive 
  • Day 10:Departure

Our team welcomes you at the international airport in Kathmandu. We escort you to the hotel after a small meet & greet at the airport. In the late evening, meet the core team over welcome dinner. We have kept this day free, so you can take your time to explore your surroundings. 

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsWelcome Dinner

We begin this exciting day in the morning with a delicious breakfast. After that, meet the tour guide who will assist you during your visit to the historical sites. You'll be visiting places like Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.


The later afternoon is trek preparation time. We introduce you to your trek guide. He will help you with the final packing and check if everything is okay or not. 

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Lunch


Before we begin trekking, we have to reach Syabrubesi. From Kathmandu, it's a long but scenic and comfortable ride to Syabrubesi. Along the drive, we'll see beautiful views of rivers, waterfalls, green hills, and small villages. The ride also offers a view of Ganesh Himal. 



  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,462 m

We begin trekking today. The trail ascends to Gatlang. We walked along the foothills and terraced fields. Upon reaching here, we enjoy the cultural program by locals. Gatlang is a beautiful village on a hillside resided by Tamangs. Later in the day, we visit Parvathi Kunda Lake and an ancient monastery.

  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2238m

The trail ascends to Tatopani, offering a stunning panorama of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal. Tatopani is famous for its natural hot springs. At the end of the day, we can enjoy the hot springs by paying a few extra bucks. 

  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,607 m

From Tatopani, the trail goes through Brimdang. We walk by dense alpine forests and ascend to Nagthali. Further, we continue descending to Thuman. On the way, we can see views of Kerung Himal, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung. Passing by all these villages will let you witness the rich cultural heritage of locals residing in this region. 

  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,440 m

After breakfast, we retrace the trail to Briddim. It is a Tibetan Buddhis village with a stunning backdrop of Langtang Himal. The trail is the same as before. We visit the Dukchu monastery here and spend time with locals. 

  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,345 m

Today is our last day of the trek. The trail from Briddim descends to Syabrubesi. We walk, following the same route back. The views of snow-capped mountains and green hills are tempting along the way. The trail drops down through dense forests and remote villages. 

  • AccommodationGuesthouse
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,462 m

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Farewell Dinner

We say goodbye to each other. Meet us for the last time, if possible, in our office. Our airport representatives will drop you at the international airport terminal gate.

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    Trip Map

    Tamang Heritage Trek - 10 Days map

    Cost Details

    • Airport pick up and drop.
    • Guide and porters.
    • All food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in trekking.
    • Tea house/lodge accommodation.
    • Hot drinks (Tea and coffee) 3 times a day.
    • All land transportation.
    • TIMS (Trekking information Management System) card.
    • All require national park and entry Permit.
    • All food, drinks, Lodge, salary, Insurance, medical equipments, for guide and porters.
    • Sightseeing with guide and  transport.
    • All government taxes.
    • Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, and cold drinks), cigarettes, client’s personal insurance, any kind of unforeseen expenses.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Tips for Guide and Porter (Tips are not compulsory but expected).

    Essential Info


    Best time

    March to April and October to November are the ideal time for trekking anywhere in the Himalayas, including the Tamang Heritage trail. Everything is fine in these months, from stable weather to pleasant climate and clear views. You can also do this trek in winter.


    Tamang Heritage Trek is a homestay trek. It means you stay overnight with local families along the way. This is the main highlight of this trek. The rooms are cosy and of course, give you a home vibe. 

    The homestay accommodation offers a close insight into the lifestyle of the locals. The rooms are small in size and equipped with double beds and clean blankets. The washroom is common. 


    The meals during the Tamang Heritage Trek are quite simple. You get simple meals that combine rice, lentil soup, and veggies. It's enough to fill you and provide you with all the energy. Likewise, it tastes delicious too. Apart from it, you can get curries, chapati, dhido, porridge, soup, mashed potatoes, thukpa, noodles, momo, etc 

    Group/Private Joining

    We have the provision of private and group joining for Tamang Heritage Trek. Whether you are a solo trekker or trekking in a group, you can do Tamang Heritage Trekking with us. Book the trek through our site. For information regarding the booking policy, check out our Terms & Conditions. 

    Likewise, if you want to book Tamang Heritage Trek at the last minute, you have to send us the full Tamang Heritage Trek cost along with the details. Upon getting the booking request and receiving the package cost, we begin the booking process & confirm the trip.

    Child Policy

    Tamang Heritage Trek is a perfect trek to do with your toddlers. The trail is easygoing and presents an amazing experience. You can teach a lot to your kid about life, nature, and humanity on this trek. If you want to do this trek, let us know. We will do all the arrangements as per that. 

    Travel Insurance

    Travel insurance is not important for Tamang Heritage Trekking, but you can get one as your safety backup. In terms of terrain and altitude sickness, there's nothing to worry about. However, trekking in a remote area does come with underlying unseen risks. So, it's good to have travel insurance that covers air evacuation and medical bills. 



    • Q1. Why go on the Tamang heritage trek?

      Tamang heritage trek is an eco-trek that explores the indigenous community of Tamangs. The trek offers you an enriching venture gleaming with ancient cultural heritages. Moreover, this trek is designed to support the local community.

    • Yes, the Tamang heritage trekking is absolutely worth it. In terms of adventure, the trail has all the ascents and descends one expects while trekking in the Himalayas. The landscapes are fantastic too. On top of that, the friendly locals and their heartwarming hospitality make the Tamang heritage trek a lifelong trip.

    • Tamang heritage trek explores the lower parts of the Langtang National Park, Langtang region. The trail goes through dense forests bringing the participants across a range of flora and fauna.

    • During the Tamang heritage trek, you get to witness stunning views of the Himalayan mountains like Ganesh Himal, Kerung Himal, Langtang Lirung, Sishapangma, Dorje Lhakpa, etc.

    • Yes, you can do the Tamang heritage trek without a guide. However, to enjoy the trek to the fullest and get to learn in-depth about the locals, we recommend you trek with a guide.

    • To book Tamang heritage trek 2022/2023, you just have to send your enquiry through our site or contact us at our given mail address. You can also freely call us or text us on our given number. Once we get your request, one of our team members will help you with the further booking process.

    • You have both options to trek alone or in a group. Our private trek service lets the travellers do Tamang heritage trekking alone. You only get accompanied by a guide and a porter. At the same time, you can also join a group trek and enjoy trekking with fellow trekkers from around the world.

    • You can charge your devices at charging stations in the guesthouses. The owner may ask you for extra money for the service. We advise getting a solar charger or spare batteries if you may need to constantly charge your devices. Likewise, to use the internet carry Nepali sim with data.

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