Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Destination
Nepal
Activity
Trekking
Accomodation
Hotel, Lodge and Tea house
Region
Langtang Region
Distance
100 km ~
Start / End Point
Syabru besi/Syabru besi
Duration
9 Nights 10 Days
Max. Altitude
4,773m at Kyangjin Ri
Meals Included
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Group Size
2-50
Nature of Trek
Lodge to Lodge Trekking
Best Season
March-May / August-November
Trip Code
LT-THT
Activity Per Day
5-6 hrs
Transporation
Jeep / bus
Grade
Moderate

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 Photo

Dhorpatan Trek with Gurja Khani Itinerary:

  1. day 1

    Arrival at Tribhuvan Airport Kathmandu

  2. day 2

    Kathmandu Sightseeing (Optional)

  3. day 3

    Kathmandu to SyabruBesi (1460m) by bus

  4. day 4

    SyabruBesi to Gatlang (2238m)

  5. day 5

    Gatlang to Tatopani (2380 m)

  6. day 6

    Tatopani to Thuman (2238 m)

  7. day 7

    Thuman to Briddim (2239 m)

  8. day 8

    Briddim to SyabruBesi (1460m)

  9. day 9

    SyabruBesi to Kathmandu

  10. day 10

    Farewell

Tamang Heritage Trek Map

everest base camp trek map

WHAT’S INCLUDED

    • Set Breakfast 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.

WHAT'S EXCLUDED

  • 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.
  • Excluded Lunch and Dinner.

Note: You can include Lunch and Dinner within the package itself, with an extra cost of 15$ - 20$ per day.

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.

Written by: Mohan Bhandari

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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