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Tamang Heritage Trek (11 days)

Trip Facts

  • Name: Tamang Heritage Trek
  • Duration: 15 days
  • Grade: ModerateTrek
  • Starts in: Kathmandu
  • Ends in: Kathmandu
  • Activity: seeing and trekking
  • Accomodation: Hotel and Lodge
  • Transportation: Private vehicle
  • Maximum altitude: 3300m
  • Per day walking: 4-5 hours


The Tamang Heritage trek is newly opened trail popular in the Himalayan, Langtang region. It is located at north in Langtang region of Kathmandu. The main attraction of this trek is Tamang and Sherpa Communities and their religion, culture, tradition and life style. You have wonderful opportunity to explore and study theunique traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages. Besides that, you can enhance your trip by catching the magnificent and dramatic views Himalaya like Langtang Lirung (the highest peak of the Langtang region), Ganesh, Dorje Lakpa, Manaslu, Jugal etc.. Glaciers of varying size and high altitude lakes like Gosainkunda, Bhairab Kund, Dudhkunda, Suryakunda etc are another attraction of this trail. Tamang and Sherpa communities to natural diversity of this region really attract anyone’s mind. Different rivers, glaciers, mountains, hill, lake, landscapes, flora and fauna yield the beauty Langtang region.

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu - Syabru Besi

Day 04: Syabru Besi - Gatlang

Day 05: Gatlang - Tatopani

Day 06: Tatopani - Nagthali - Thuman

Day 07: Thuman –Rasuwagadi -Timure

Day 08: Timure - Briddim

Day 09: Briddim – Syabru Besi

Day 10: Syabru Besi - Kathmandu

Day 11: Depart Kathmandu

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative and driver meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to your designed hotel. The representative will help you check into your hotel. At the hotel, you will be briefed about your daily activities.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The Kathmandu valley offers you a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence. In the morning after having breakfast, you will be guided to visit famous and biggest Hindus Pashupatinath temple, Buddha stupa, Swoyambhunath and in the afternoon having lunch you will visit Kathmandu durbar square and Patan durbar square.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu - Syabru Besi

Leaving Kathmandu after having breakfast, you will be driven to Syabru Besi which is 135 km far from Kathmandu and it takes 9 hours drive. You will follow the Pasang Lamu Highway to reach Syabru Besi. Moving to your destination, you will pass different location like Kakani (it is best for panoramic view of great Himalaya of Nepal, many hills and Kathmandu city), Trishuli bazaar, Dhunche. You can enjoy with the rural communities and their tradion and great views of Annapurna, Langtang, Gaurishankar, Ganesh, Manaslu etc.

Day 04: Syabru Besi – Gatlang

After an hour and half of ascent from Syabrubesi you reach the view point from where we can see the fantastic view of Ganesh Himal, Gosainkunda range and the Goljang valley. Now you will head down to Goljang valley which is an hour walking down hill from the view point. Gatlang the beautiful Tamang village is another 3 hrs walk from Goljang. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by Khada (white scarf) and the home made local drinks accompanied by the welcome song in local language. Get refreshed and enjoy the local Syabru dance.

Day 05: Gatlang – Tatopani

This day would be the longest day of the entire trip and will take about 7 hours. The trek begins by descending to Thangbuchet (near Chilime village) by the Bhotekoshi River. Chilime Hydropower dam is situated here. After lunch the trail will be ascending up crossing the hanging bridge. You will ascend continues until you reach to Tatopani which literally means 'hot water', you can clean yourself in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that eases away your aches and pains.

Day 06: Tatopani - Nagthali – Thuman

This trail ascends to Nagthali Danda - the high open grassland with amazing views of snow covered Himalayas. By passing Brimdang village your trek continues ascending to Nagthali Danda. The trek continues down to Thuman village- Tibetan influenced Tamang village with friendly people who love to sing and dance.

Day 07: Thuman –Rasuwagadi - Timure

Leaving the Thuman village you will follow the path to get Timure which takes about five hours. While trekking from Thuman to Timure you can visit nearby historical Rasuwagadi, Tibeto Burman on the way and finally you will reach your destination- Timure (old trade route to Tibet).

Day 08: Timure – Briddim

Today you trek from Timure to Briddim and it takes about six hours. On the way you can experience the village of Briddim and the cultural show performed by Briddim communities. Besides that you can experience Tamang home stay and their culture and traditions. Learning and experiencing with Tamang communities, you will get Briddim which is the village inhabitated by immigrant Tibetans. In Briddim, you can see the houses roofed by stone.

Day 09: Briddim to Syabru Besi

The trail follow the descending path by passing Wangel to get Syabru Besi and it takes about 3 hours. On the way you can enjoy with the Tamang village, landscape, magnificent views of Himalaya and hills.

Day 14: Syabru Besi – Kathmandu

This day you will be driven to Kathmandu by following the same highway which is about 9 – 10 hours drive from Syabru Besi.

Day 15: Depart Kathmandu 

After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take to the airport for your flight home.Or if you want to stay longer for short tours i.e. National parks, rafting, and mountain biking, hiking, etc. do not forget to inform us.

Contact Address

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