Tamang Heritage Trail

12 Days

Tamang Heritage Trail trek is a popular trekking route in Langtang Region that takes you through the culturally rich Tamang villages. The trek offers not only stunning views of the Himalayas, but also teach the lifestyles of ethnic group living there.

“Quick Note”

The trek usually starts from Syabrubesi & follows a circular route that passes through Gatlang, Tatopani all way to Briddim. Here is a an outline itinerary of Tamang Heritage Trail for better understanding.

Tamang Heritage Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Upon arrival, Received by Pristine Nepal Team & Transfer to Hotel via Private Vehicle
  • Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi from Kathamdu | 6-7 Hours Drive
  • Day 03: Trek to Gatlang from Syabrubesi Village | 5-6 Hours Trek
  • Day 04: Gatlang to Tatopani trek | 6-7 Hours Trek
  • Day 05: Trek to Thuman via Gatlang | 5-6 Hours
  • Day 06: Trek to Briddim | 5-6 Hours Trek
  • Day 07: Trek to Lama Hotel from Briddim | 5-6 Hours Trek
  • Day 08: Lama Hotel to Thulo | 4-5 Hours
  • Day 09: Trek to Shing Gompa | 5-6 hours trek
  • Day 10: Trek to Dhunche | 5-6 hours
  • Day 11: Drive Back to Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Departure Day

Tamang Heritage Trail Details:

Max Elevation:3,150mBest Time:Oct-Dec, March-June
Trekking Permits:TIMS Card, Local government entrance feeTransportation:Local Bus, Jeep
Guide & Porter:Experienced, English SpeakingHidden Charges:No
“Short Details about Tamang Heritage Trail”

Tamang Heritage Trail Highlights:

  • Unique culture and religion of the ancient Bon & Buddhism way of life
  • A beautiful route into the rhododendron forest, terraced green farmland, hemlocks trees & splendid view of Langtang Himalayas.
  • This trek follows through the village where you can get the chance to peek into the daily lives of the Tamang people.

What to Expect from Pristine Nepal Treks in Tamang Heritage Trail?

Pristine Nepal Treks offers an interesting and unique journey with awesome scenery on Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking, a great combination of scenic walks, and observing cultures around the remote Langtang Himal area.

Tamang ethnic tribe who have settled far and wide of Nepal North Mid-West / Mid East to southern Terai, but heavily populated around Rasuwa district of Langtang and Ganesh Himal area and as well on Kathmandu valley rim. Tamang origin from Mongol descendant migrated to Tibet for a long time adopting similar culture and religion of ancient Bon and Buddhism way of life. Tamang Heritage Trail leads you to the high hills of the Langtang area close to the Tibet border, after an interesting drive to start the walk from Syabrubesi to a Tamang village.


The trek starts from a Syabrubesi, a seven hours drive from Kathmandu. Further, the walk leads to exploring delightful Tamang villages, rich in immense culture and custom with a simple way of life. Throughout your journey walk into lovely rhododendron and pine tree forested area with a panorama view of snowcapped peaks. After a wonderful time around the high hills of Langtang, our return leads via an alternative route providing you more opportunity to observe the native Tamang Buddhist culture, and driving back to Kathmandu to conclude this interesting and exciting Tamang Heritage Trail.

Cost Inclusion

  • Private vehicle for airport arrival and departure
  • Public bus from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi
  • Taxi to and from the bus park
  • Trekking Permit-Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Langtang National Park permit
  • Two night’s hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Lodge accommodation (tea houses) during the trekking
  • Meals- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, tea/coffee in a cup (Food only in the mountain)
  • Fresh fruits in dinner
  • Water purification
  • Experienced trekking guide (Salary, food, insurance, accommodation)
  • Porter (salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging) one porter is provided for two people
  • 4-season sleeping bag, feather-down jacket only for trekking
  • Medical kit
  • Coordination services for emergency and rescue operations
  • Government and related local taxes
  • Farewell dinner at reputable restaurants

Cost Exclusion

  • Nepal visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bar bills, battery charges, extra porters, hot showers, heater, phone calls, etc
  • All soft and hard drinks
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • Any additional overnights in Kathmandu hotels in the case of early return from the trek
  • All your personal things and necessaries which are not mentioned in cost included

Tamang Heritage Trail Itinerary

On arrival in Kathmandu received by pristinenepal staff and guide for the short drive to your hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city, where you will join with other members for Tamang Heritage Trail, our guide or group leader will brief with information regarding trekking – hotels-culture with do’s and don’ts, includes welcome dinner in a nice and typical Nepali restaurant with cultural programs.

Our wonderful journey to Tamang Heritage Trail trekking starts with a morning drive towards high hills of Langtang to Syabrubesi, an exciting drive leading past many farm village and towns to reach warm areas at Trisuli Bazaar. After a short break drive heads towards cooler area at Ramche and Dhunche town at 1,960 m, at the entrance of Langtang National Park Dhunche a major town of Rasuwa district and Langtang region. From here drive leads downhill on the zig-zag winding road to end the journey for the day at Syabrubesi village for a first overnight stop in Langtang area.

7 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The first-day walk leads North West, where the motor road is closed we will avoid the main road as much as possible, taking an old trekking trail to Gatlang, walk leads past several farm villages of Tamang area. The walk leads to slowly climb to large Tamang village at Gatlang for an overnight stop, on arrival warm welcome greeted with Khada (religious silk scarf) and transfer you to local homes for an overnight stay, with time to visit the villages and interact with the locals.

5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Morning starts with views of peaks towards the north and of Tibet Mountains, starting day walk with a gradual uphill most of the way through several small farm villages and hamlets and patch of woodlands to reach at Tatopani for an overnight stop. Afternoon visit hot springs as Tatopani means hot water rising from the fresh spring, and visit the local villages and its friendly people.

6 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning walk heads near on the route to Tibet border at Nagthali and Thuman towards north walking on a gradual path with uphill most of the day and then short downhill with views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung. Walk leads through Nagthali and then finally to an overnight stop at Thuman village, with time in an afternoon to interact and observe local villagers.

6 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After time in this nice Tamang village and views of distant peaks of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, morning starts with a gradual walk on the winding path and then with a climb to a ridge overlooking more views of mountains and surrounding landscapes and entering the rhododendron, pines and oaks forest, and then with a climb with short descend to another nice village at Briddim for overnight stop.

6 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After a fascinating time in Briddim village, return trekking via Lama Hotel on the path to Langtang valley, however our route diverts from the main trekking trail, walking through enchanting woodlands with occasional views of snow-capped mountains and with a short downhill with few short ups and gradual portion, the walk leads to forested area till Lama Hotel is reached for overnight stop.

6 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Lama Hotel, morning walk follows downhill to Bamboo a small place with few tea houses serving as the lodge. After a nice short rest continues to walk past farm terraces of millets, corns and wheat’s (depending upon season for crops), on leaving farm area with uphill to Upper or Thulo Syabru for overnight stop, an interesting Tamang village, where houses are linked together on a row with an old monastery above the village.

5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today a short scenic walk heading higher area as the walk leads into a deep forest of rhododendron, pines, and hemlocks trees with excellent views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu Mountains with Langtang Lirung, after hours of climb reaching a level path. A pleasant walk leads to Shing Gompa for an overnight stop, this village also called Chandanbari with nice lodges and a small cheese factory with an old monastery on top of the village.

5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Shing Gompa, our last day walk of this short trip ends with downhill into nice cool pine and rhododendron forest, where rare Red Pandas are often seen, after a pleasant trek reaching the bottom of the hill, cross a bridge and with short climb on the main road to Dhunche town for last overnight stop around Tamang Heritage trail and village of beautiful Langtang area.

5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning drive leads downhill passing farm villages of Tamang through Ramche and Kalikathan and then on a nice road reaching at Kathmandu back into your hotel, afternoon free for individual activities and shopping.

6 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Last day in amazing Nepal country of Himalayan wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel where Pristine Nepal staff transfer you to the airport, after a greatly enjoyable and memorable time around Tamang Heritage Trail trekking with quality services and guidance of Pristine Nepal.

Gears & Equipments

Planning and Preparation are very important to have a safe and sustainable experience while trekking. Focusing only on fitness is not what you should be doing to prepare for the trek, instead, there are so many key factors that you should consider before leaving for the trek.

Things like gear & equipment, mental preparation, budgeting, planning itinerary, acclimatization, safety & other important factors are necessary to avoid trekking errors. Here are some important factors to plan & prepare for a safe & sustainable trek in Nepal:


Gears & Equipment: Packing list for EBC

Packing the right gear & equipment can save you from any unnecessary expenses. To make it easy for you, here is the checklist of the packing list for the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek.

Clothing gear for the trek

Down jackets
Trekking boots
Long sleeve t-shirts
windproof jackets
Hiking socks
UV rays protected sunglasses
Nylon windproof pants Nylon
windproof pants
Water bottles
Neck gaiter

Essential gears for the trek

Duffle bag (It is provided by us without extra charges if you trek with us)
Minimum 40L daypack for carrying essential items during the trek
Water bottles or Camelbak (Hydration bladder)
Sleeping bags
Trekking poles
Quick dry trekking towels

Toiletries Items

Toilet paper
Shampoo Diaper
Rash cream
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Lip balm
Wet wipes
Hand sanitizer

Foods and Snacks

Snacks (which include chocolate bars and Protein & carb-containing foods)
Thermos (For storing hot water for a longer time)
Re-hydration powder (To stay hydrated)

Important Documents

Passport (It is needed for entry gate registration)
Travel Insurance

Additional Supplies

Portable solar charger/power bank
Playing cards or any other games
DSLR cameras

What can you rent in Thamel, Kathmandu for your trek?

In Thamel, Kathmandu, we can recommend several rental shops where you can rent a Down Jacket, sleeping bag, and Trekking Pole, and buy the remaining gear too. We also offer quality sleeping bag rental service.

I am Vegan, what extra things should I pack for the trek?

If you are a vegan, it is strongly recommended to bring additional protein bars or snacks for the trek. The cost of snacks in the trekking trail will be expensive, so prepare accordingly.

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Tamang Heritage Trail
From USD 850.00
/ Adult

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