Tamang Heritage Trail Trek: A Peek at The Tamang Culture

Hotel, Lodge and Tea house
Langtang Region
100 km ~
Start / End Point
Syabru besi/Syabru besi
9 Nights 10 Days
Max. Altitude
4,773m at Kyangjin Ri
Meals Included
Group Size
Nature of Trek
Lodge to Lodge Trekking
Best Season
March-May / August-November
Trip Code
Activity Per Day
5-6 hrs
Jeep / bus

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek: A Peek at The Tamang Culture Overview

The Tamang heritage trek is a newly discovered trail in Nepal. It is a cultural trek through vibrant Tamang villages in Langtang with beautiful panoramic views of Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal, and Langtang range which lies in the northern part of Kathmandu near Langtang National Park. In Nepal, this trekking is the perfect way of enjoying your life with awesome memories. Tamang heritage trek is an expedition that takes you to some of the most culturally rich areas of northern Nepal. Most importantly, it offers you a peek into the lifestyle and traditions of the Tamang community living in the Langtang region. Moreover, you’ll witness some breathtaking scenery of terraced farmlands, verdant and Rhododendron forests, and snow-capped mountains of the Langtang Himalayas. Furthermore, this trek can be combined with the Langtang making it a Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley Trek.

Exploring an Indigenous Civilization

Originally from Tibet, the Tamang people came to Nepal as traders of horses and started living near the northern border. They are also known to be one of the indigenous people of Nepal and India. Constituting 5.6% population of Nepal, they mostly follow Buddhism as their dominant religion. They mostly live at higher altitudes while engaging in agriculture as a means of livelihood.

Tamang heritage trek offers you some extraordinary glimpses into their culture. Moreover, the lack of modernization has helped to preserve their customs and traditions. They have a large number of festivals and rituals that manifest their Tibetan roots and ethnic identity. While severely affected by the earthquake of 2015, they still have their traditions and legacy intact.

Traversing Unique Trails

Traveling along the Trishuli River northward, we pass through Dhunche and Syabrubensi. From Syabrubesi, we begin our trek as we hike through the Tamang villages. We will enjoy some cultural shows at Goljung and Gatlang villages. Moreover, we will visit Parvatikunda Lake and Tamang monastery.

We will enjoy some excellent views of Langtang and Ganesh as we reach Tatopani. There, we can take a hot bath in a natural hot spring. Walking further, we reach Thuman where we will enjoy Tamang singing and dancing.

Furthermore, we will also visit the village of Briddim, which is almost identical to the Tibetan villages. Additionally, we will stay in their homes and eat local cuisine with them. The trekking route of this region is somehow similar to the Langtang valley trek as both are significantly known for Tibetan-influenced cultures.

Tamang Heritage Trek is a must-do trek for trekkers that are seeking to experience some indigenous cultures of Nepal. This moderately challenging trek can be done by anyone and any time of the year. Besides, we will provide high-quality service and take care of your every need at an affordable price. Also, the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek itinerary provides a day to day activities for the whole trip.

More About This Trek

This trek is not only famed for its cultural significance but also for its vast biodiversity. The Langtang National Park is home to various exotic endangered animals such as Himalayan Tahr, red pandas, etc. Along the way, we are embraced by many Buddhist monasteries, gompas, etc. This monastery reflects the cultures of the Tamang people.

Furthermore, this trek can be combined with another short trek called Helambu Trek which lies in the Helambu region. Helambu Trekking is equally renowned as Tamang Heritage Trek.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek: A Peek at The Tamang Culture Photo

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek: A Peek at The Tamang Culture

  1. day 1

    Arrival at Tribhuvan Airport Kathmandu

    After arriving at the airport in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up in a car and take you to your hotel. Later in the evening, we will have a briefing program about the trek.

      • Overnight stay at Hotel
      • Included standard meal Breakfast
  2. day 2

    Kathmandu Sightseeing (Optional)

    After having breakfast, we start our guided tour of Kathmandu valley sightseeing. We will visit many of the World Heritage Sites, including Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, and Durbar Squares. These places are of vital historical and cultural significance.

    The temples are sacred sites for Hindu and Buddhist devotees. Similarly, the durbar square areas represent the various kings and rulers throughout Nepal’s rich history. We will have lunch during the day along with dinner in the evening before returning to our hotel.

      • Overnight stay at Hotel
      • Included standard meal Breakfast
  3. day 3

    Kathmandu to SyabruBesi (1460m) by bus

    Highest Altitude 1460m
    Trek Duration 7-8 hours drive

    After having breakfast, we will ride on a bus to Syabrubesi. We drive through some beautiful landscapes along with farmlands and forests. The road is mostly gravelled as we’re heading towards the rural parts of Nepal. After 7 to 8 hours of driving, we will reach SyabruBesi.

      • Overnight at Lodge with attached bathroom.
      • Included meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  4. day 4

    SyabruBesi to Gatlang (2238m)

    Highest Altitude 2238m
    Trek Duration 6 hours

    We begin our trek from SyabruBesi which is also the initiation point for the Langtang trek as well as Gosaikunda Trek. However, we will be heading in a different direction. We will ascend for about an hour and a half to reach the top of a hill.

    Here, we will enjoy some fantastic views of the Gosaikunda range and Ganesh Himal, along with the Goljang Valley. After descending the Goljang valley, we will hike further for about 3 hours to reach Gatlang.

      • Overnightstay at Lodge
      • Included meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  5. day 5

    Gatlang to Tatopani (2380 m)

    Highest Altitude 2380 m
    Trek Duration 7 hours

    We begin by descending the Thangbuchet River. Then, we cross a bridge and start climbing. After a total of 7 hours hike, we will reach the village of Tatopani. Tatopani means ‘hot water’ which is due to the natural hot springs around the village. We will take a hot bath in the springs and spend the night in a lodge nearby.

      • Overnight stay at Lodge
      • Included meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  6. day 6

    Tatopani to Thuman (2238 m)

    Highest Altitude 2238 m
    Trek Duration 4-5 hours

    We will ascend to the high grassland of Nagthali Danda which provides some excellent views of the Himalayas. From the top, we ascend down to the village of Thuman, where we spend the night.

      • Overnight stay at Lodge
      • Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  7. day 7

    Thuman to Briddim (2239 m)

    Highest Altitude 2239 m
    Trek Duration 5-6 hours

    We walk along a plain land for a while then start descending downhill. We have reached quite close to Tibet as it’s merely 3 hour's walk away. We will walk for 5 hours total to reach Briddim.

    • Overnight stay at Lodge

      • Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  8. day 8

    Briddim to SyabruBesi (1460m)

    Trek Duration 3 hours

    Syabrubesi is merely a 3- hour walk from Briddim. Upon reaching SyabruBesi, we will explore the area for the rest of the day.

      • Overnight stay at Lodge
      • Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  9. day 9

    SyabruBesi to Kathmandu

    Highest Altitude 7 hours drive

    We begin early in the morning for the seven-hour drive to Kathmandu.

      • Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu
      • Included standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch )
  10. day 10


    Our representative will take you to the airport for your final departure.


    •  Airport Pick up and drop off service by Private Coach.
    • 2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Hotel in Kathmandu.
    • Three-time food in a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
    • Accommodation during the trek.
    • An experience Guide (trained by the Ministry of tourism) his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment.
    • Surface Transfer to the destination from Kathmandu.
    • Public Bus to Shyphrubensi to Kathmandu as trip Schedule.
    • Langtang National Park permits and TIMS Permits.
    • Tourist service charge, Vat.
    • One map of Langtang Trek for the group.


  • International airfare and Nepal entry visa fee (You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu).
  • Meals whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal Travel/medical insurance.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, and Tips.
  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays, etc.

Tamang Heritage Trek Map

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Why choose North Nepal Travel and Trek for Tamang Heritage Trek?

Our team consists of local guides who are best trained, certified, and have many years of experience. They are easy to communicate with and friendly. You will definitely love their service and friendly nature. They are trained to efficiently handle any bad situation due to any circumstances.

Our travel package can be customized as per your need and the number of days you have for trekking. Our package includes all the charges for food, accommodation, guide, porter, permits, and many more. We will also be taking care of the insurance, food, accommodation, and medical care of our guides and porters. Our valuable trekkers’ and our staff’s satisfaction is our top priority.


What about your health and safety during the trek with us?

Because of the cold temperature and high altitude, there are always chances of Altitude sickness and cold. For this, we will be equipped with medical supplies and a first aid kit in case something goes wrong due to bad weather or accidents.

There will be rest days so that your body can adapt to the cold surrounding. Also, our Travel Guides are also trained to handle these kinds of situations. Your health and safety will always come first before the trek.

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