Tamang Heritage Trail - 8 Days

Trip Key Information

  • Price:US$ 619
  •  € 564
  • Duration:8 Days
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Grade:Moderate

Destination: Nepal

Transportation: Private Vehicle

Max. Altitude: 3600

Main feature: Virgin, off the beaten track, ancient trading route, Tamang and Tibetan culture, beautiful and unique settlements, magnificent Himalayan views, homestays

Itinerary: Fixes or customized (group, single, family and senior packages available)

Min Group side: 2 persons,

Max Group side: 15 Persons

Mode of trekking tour : Tea-house(Lodge ) and home stay

Departures: year round, please contact us

Himalayan sights: Ganesh himal/ Paldor peak/ Tibet range/ Langtang Himal

Splendid breathtaking place: Production Method of cheese and relaxing with different traditional culture

During Trek: Local Guide

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The Tamang Heritage Trail is both a supper introduction to Trekking in Nepal and a cultural adventure amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole country, with rich Tamang culturals similar Tibetan culture amazing natural scenery and awesome mountain vistas. It is one of the most exciting and adventurous trek routes in Nepal. The Trekking is unfortunately an unseen game that not many tourists about this trail. Situated near Mt: Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal is one of the lesser-known mountains. However, the trail to this trek is quite extraordinary to walk with stunning views along the way follows the most beautiful valleys in the world, including Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Thumen, Briddim and Nagthi ridges,. As well as rhododendron forest. The Rhododendron flowers blooms in months of Feb, mar, April usually and according to the same, differences can be seen in different places. You can see beautiful view of mountain along red forest filled with rhododendrons at that time.

The Tamang Heritage Trail is developed by the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Program (TRPAP) under the UNDP fund, Tamang Heritage Trekking is a newly developed trekking destination which was developed to distribute equal tourism opportunities among the poor rural communities living in the Rasuwa region. The region has the feel of little Tibet and trekkers who have gone there claim it is like trekking in Langtang 49 years ago. Since its development, the revenue and other income generated by the tourism activities in this region contributed directly to the local communities supporting the local livelihood, women’s empowerment, and environmental conservation.

The trek initially starts from Kathmandu from where a 151km stretch of road leads us to Gatlang by either local bus or private car.  We can go directly from Kathmandu to Gatlang by local bus early morning going directly from Kathmandu to Syafrubesi, Thambuche, Goljung Village, and Trekking star from Gatlang, Chilime, Tatopani, Nagthali, Thurman and Briddim whilst ending back in Syabru Bensi.

As you will be here on your holiday, you can extend shorten, or long your trek in the Tamang Heritage Trail itinerary. You can extend shorten or long your trek as you wishAmong others, the opportunity to stay and explore the village of Gatlang remains one of the most fascinating highlights of this trip. With its unusual setting, exotic costumes, Tamang cultural shows, traditional handicraft, religious festivals, and intriguing architecture, Gatlang is sure to leave the visitors mesmerized. The viewpoint at Goljung (Danda) provides the opportunity to gaze beyond the Tibetan frontier with amazing mountain views that include the Sangen Himal, Paldor Peak, Langtang Lirung, and the Lauribinayek range. As we head further we also have the opportunity to relax in a soothing natural hot spring, found in the village of Chilime, we'll take a bath even just for once is believed to cure many skin problems. From here we head to Nagthali Hill (3300m) followed by Thuman where we will explore century old monasteries and traditional houses adorned with rich wood carvings.  We can organize Tamang Heritage Trail -8 Days or less than 7 days trek.  You can star  Ruby Valley Trekking from Gatlanng Village ruby-valley-trekking.html

In Gatlang and Briddim it is possible to stay at people's homes. Travelers stay with the host families, eat traditional food and sleep in their homes. The menu usually consists of rice, Tibetan bread, syakpa (Sherpa stew), potatoes, and Tibetan tea. Visitors can also observe the local rituals and cultural practices with the host family and go on village walks to see the lifestyle and customs of the local residents.

The houses in these two Tibetan-style villages are made of stone and slate roofs. The villages are living museums reflecting the traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle.

Most of our employees have been brought up along the Tamang Heritage Trekking Local Guide and we are proud to say that we try to arrange experts guide from this area.  We arrange the  Tamang heritage trail different cost all year round. July and August might proof to be rainy but the green of the rice fields at that time is unbeatable.  There is no problem for the trekking in this area all around 12 months, you can trek at any time without any rush within your time frame.It is possible to add on or cut out days, so the trek suits both your schedule and desires. 

The Tamang region of Nepal was devastated by the earthquake of 2015 and most of the houses of the villages were torn down. Regarding the Tamang heritage trek operator, there has been a great effort in rebuilding and the economy is growing well. Thanks also to the economic help brought by tourists, and the area is again perfectly suitable and safe for trekkers, with newly built Guest Houses. Recommended by lonely planet Tamang heritage trail. 

Nepal is a safe and welcoming country to visit, and tourism supports both the local economy and rebuilding efforts around the country.

Come and join us for a life changing experience – with Himalayan Unforgettable Adventures!!

Day to day outline itinerary

  • Day 01:Travel from Kathmandu to Syafru Bensi by tourist bus (1450m) - 7-8 hours
  • Day 02:Syafru bensi to Gatlanng Village (2300m) 5-6 hours Trekking
  • Day 03:Exploration day in Gatlang Nature walk
  • Day 04:Gatlang – Tatopani (2607m) – 5-6 hours
  • Day 05:Tatopani – Nagthali, Thuman (2338m) – 5 hours
  • Day 06:Nagthali , Thuman to Lingling ,Briddim ( 2229m) 5 hours
  • Day 07:Briddim – Syabru Bensi – 3 hours and same day catch the bus to Kathmandu 6 hours
  • Day 08:Final departureFly Back to Home Country.
  • Day 09: Direcly to Gatlang

Cost Details

Cost Include

Local bus, Taxi otherwise requested Teahouse/ Guest House accommodation during the trek with all meals( breakfast, lunches, dinners, tea, coffee and twin-shere room with comfortable form mattress and pillows all included Experienced trek guide, Porter ( 2 persons- one porter basis; max load 20 kg per porter their equipment. Plus Guide and porter their food including their salaries, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation. All necessary permits( Langtang national park entrance fee, TIMS).Trekkers Information Management System) Cards. All government and local taxes wherever applicable

Cost Exclude

Nepal visa fee ($30 and two passport photographs are required). International airfare to and from Kathmandu Excess baggage charges Lunch in Kathmandu, unless requested for Extra accommodation nights other than stated in the itinerary. Travel and rescue insurance Private Jeep Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, chocolate, beverages, showers etc) Tips for guides and porter etc.




Useful Info

The Langtang region of Nepal was devastated by the earthquake of 2015 and most of the houses of the villages were torn down. However in the past years, there has been a great effort in rebuilding, thanks also to the economic help brought by tourists, and the area is again perfectly suitable and safe for trekkers, with newly built Guest Houses.

We, the founders of Himalayan Unforgettable Adventures were born in the Langtang region. In addition, many of our guides come from the area and specifically from Tamang villages. Therefore we can assure you that we will be able to show you all the hidden corners and places off the beaten track. We happily welcome you to our home region.

Note

It is important to schedule in a few extra days as flights from and to Lukla can be delayed or canceled, especially during the summer (monsoon) months.

Important:  In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Himalayan U Adventure. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves

Nepal is now safe to visit. Let us help Nepal by traveling and discover more of Asian gems from the area near or surrounding a place.       Himalayan Unforgettable Adventure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Travel from Kathmandu to Syafru Bensi by tourist bus (1450m) - 7-8 hoursAn early morning departure from the hotel taking an overland drive to reach towards North around Langtang Himal, during 8 hours drive views of snow-capped peaks, then arriving at Syabrubesi after traveling past Trisuli Bazar, Dhunche headquarter town of Rasuwa district and Langtang National Park area and Syabrubesi village which is also the starting point for treks into the Langtang valley trekking also ather Gosaikunda Trek and Tamang Heritage Trek. Over night stay in Syafrubesi at Tea house.

Day 02Syafru bensi to Gatlanng Village (2300m) 5-6 hours TrekkingAfter breakfast The first day begins with an ascent to Rongga Bhanjyang, Bahumdhadha, where the landscape changes significantly as you enter the valleys at the foot of the Himal Ganesh ridge. You we will enjoy panoramic views. The trail passes through the village of Goljung and Gatlang Village. Experience the traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle and have a panoramic view of Mt. Langtang Lirung and other mountain peaks, Sangjen Himils, Paldor Peak range and Tibet mountains. The village most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of wood and stone before earthquake 2015. Galang village. We will stay overnight in Gatlang at the Paldor Peak Guest House run by a my family. activities)

Day 03Exploration day in Gatlang Nature walk Explore day one more day stay in Gatlang you can experience the following activities) Gatlang – Nature walk - Exploration: We will stay for a day in this typical and beautiful Tamang village exploring many of its attractions: Nature walk to Pervati Kunda followed by a meditation session; visit to the Palden Druk Gatlang Chhoding ChholingbMonastry (an additional 15 minutes walk from the lake), rest for some time and proceed for a Buddhism given enjoye at monastery. visit the local Yak cheese factory Village tour including a visit to the local (community lodge); observe handicraft manufacturing; visit organic vegetable farms; development; visit the local school; interact with the school children, observation of class rooms and teaching followed by volleyball or badminton games with the kids. See the 108 Mani Churten (stupa’s). Experience the traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle and have a panoramic view of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Tibet Range and other mountain peaks. The village most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of wood and stone before earthquake 2015. Galang village. We stay one more days in Gatlang you can experience following activities) Option: typical and beautiful Tamang village exploring many of its attractions: Nature walk to Pervati Kunda followed by a meditation session Visit the Palden Druk Galang Chhoding Chhyolihng Monastry (an additional 15 minute’s walk from the lake) rest for sometime and proceed. Visit the local Yak cheese factory Village tour including a visit to the community center ) Observe handicraft manufacturing Visit organic vegetable farms. Visit the local school; interact with the school children, observation of class rooms and teaching followed by volleyball or badminton games with the kids . Here too you will get a chance to see exceptional cultural show which makes your trip a memorable one we should tell them for cultural program. Gatlang that rises on a hillside amid the terraced fields is a Tamang community. See the 108 Mani Churte. We stay one more night in Gatlang at the Paldor Peak Guest House run by a my family.

Day 04Gatlang – Tatopani (2607m) – 5-6 hoursAfter breakfast on the way to Gonggang at Cherka, we will enjoy panoramic views over the Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak . It is new hot spring near Chilime Village around 20 minutes will reach from the Village you can Bath in Natural hot spring. Then back Chilime will have lunch in the village. The following Gonga village then to Tatopani over night stay in Tatopani at Teahouse. The hot spring was dry by Earthquake in 2015 but in 2020 also Earthquake has bring hot spring again.

Day 05Tatopani – Nagthali, Thuman (2338m) – 5 hoursWe will trek following the Rhododendron forest to Bremdaing, Thuman Nagthali views which has a supper viewpoint and offers spectacular mountain scenery. We will stay overnight with a local family. In Nagthali walk 2 hour to the Taruche viewpoint 3600m from the view point you can see kerung villages (Tibetan villalge), (Tibetan villalge) , Brakhar Gumba (Melarepa's Monastery)and stay the night in Nagthali 3165m from the Tatopani 2 hour you will enjoy panoramic views over the Gosaikunda Range, Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak and Tibet Himalayas Range etc... Option: if you prefer stay in Nagthali or continue to 2 hours Thumen? over night stay at Tea house

Day 06Nagthali , Thuman to Lingling ,Briddim ( 2229m) 5 hoursThis is also a short day where we will stop at Thuman. Since Tamang heritage trails are mostly steep and ascends and descends. People from Thuman will entertain you by singing and dancing. If you want then you can also join with them. They will help you feel homely with their friendly environment. Overnight at tea house

Day 07Briddim – Syabru Bensi – 3 hours and same day catch the bus to Kathmandu 6 hoursThen catch the bus same day to Kathmandu 6 hours of travel. if You want can experience the village life of Briddim and enjoy a cultural show performed by community members. You can also experience a home stay and Tamang culture. To mention a little about Briddim, it is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bottom of the Langtang Himal. Around 2,3 houses are spread in a sherpa Gau. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of wood and stone . As direct descendants of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of Tibetan villages. Same day we take breakfast in Briddim walk 3 hours Syafru Besi and catch the bus to Kathmandu. The bus coming from Gatlang we will catch at syafru Besi to Kathmandu. Stay in Thamel. Last our hang around in Thamel Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 08Final departureFly Back to Home Country.We will drop you at international airport and see you off and wish you for safe journey for back home. And good by And if you are interested in another trekking packages as well, we can organize it for your trip.

Day 09 Direcly to Gatlang OPTION: TAMANG HERITAGE TRAIL TREKKING Drive Day 01: From Kathmandu to Gatlang (2300m) – 7- 8 hours. Early morning we drive jeep from Kathmandu to Gatlang. The trail passes through the Trisuli city, Dhunche, Syafrubesi Goljung village to Gatlang. Experience the traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle and have a panoramic view of Mt. Langtang and other mountain peaks. We will stay overnight in Gatlang at the Paldor Peak Guest House run by a local people. Day 02: Exploration day in Gatlang Nature walk Explore day one more day stay in Gatlang you can experience the following activities) Gatlang – Nature walk - Exploration: We will stay for a day in this typical and beautiful Tamang village exploring many of its attractions: Nature walk to Pervati Kunda followed by a meditation session; visit to the Palden Druk Gatlang Chhoding Chholing Monastry (an additional 15 minutes walk from the lake), rest for some time and proceed for a Buddhism given enjoye at monastery. Visit the local Yak cheese factory and you can buy Yak Cheese, Village tour including a visit to the local (community lodge); observe handicraft manufacturing; visit organic vegetable farms; development; visit the local school; interact with the school children, observation of class rooms and teaching followed by volleyball or badminton games with the kids. See the 108 Mani Churten (stupa’s). Experience the traditional Tamang culture and lifestyle and have a panoramic view of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Tibet Range and other mountain peaks. We will stay overnight at the Paldor Peak Guest House run by a local people. We stay one more days in Gatlang you can experience following activities) Option: typical and beautiful Tamang village exploring many of its attractions: Nature walk to Pervati Kunda followed by a meditation session Visit the Palden Druk Galang Chhoding Chhyoling Monastery (an additional 15 minute’s walk from the lake) rest for sometime and proceed. Visit the local Yak cheese factory Village tour including a visit to the community center ) Observe handicraft manufacturing Visit organic vegetable farms. Visit the local school; interact with the school children, observation of class rooms and teaching followed by volleyball or badminton games with the kids . Here too you will get a chance to see exceptional cultural show which makes your trip a memorable one we should tell them for cultural program. Gatlang that rises on a hillside amid the terraced fields is a Tamang community. See the 108 Mani Churten Day 03: Gatlang – Tatopani (2607m) – 5-6 Hours After After breakfast on the way to Gonggang at Cherka, we will enjoy panoramic views over the Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak . It is new hot spring near Chilime Village around 20 minutes will reach from the Village you can Bath in Natural hot spring. Then back Chilime will have lunch in the village. The following Gonga village then to Tatopani over night stay in Tatopani at Teahouse. The hot spring was dry by Earthquake in 2015 but in 2020 also Earthquake has bring hot spring again. Day 04: Tatopani – Nagthali, Thuman (2338m) – 5 hoursWeWe will trek following the Rhododendron forest to Bremdaing, Thuman Nagthali views which has a supper viewpoint and offers spectacular mountain scenery. We will stay overnight with a local family. In Nagthali walk 2 hour to the Taruche viewpoint 3600m from the view point you can see kerung villages (Tibetan villalge), (Tibetan villalge) , Brakhar Gumba (Melarepa's Monastery)and stay the night in Nagthali 3165m from the Tatopani 2 hour you will enjoy panoramic views over the Gosaikunda Range, Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak and Tibet Himalayas Range etc... Option: if you prefer stay in Nagthali or continue to 2 hours Thumen? over night stay at Tea house Day 05: Nagthali , Thuman to Lingling ,Briddim ( 2229m) 5 Hours This This is also a short day where we will stop at Thuman. Since Tamang heritage trails are mostly steep and ascends and descends. People from Thuman will entertain you by singing and dancing. If you want then you can experience the village life of Briddim and enjoy a cultural show performed by community member. They will help you feel homely with their friendly environment. Overnight at tea house Day 06: Briddim – Syabru Bensi – 3 hours and same day catch the bus to Kathmandu 7,8 hours of travel. if You want can experience the village life of Briddim and enjoy a cultural show performed by community members. You can also experience a home stay and Tamang culture. To mention a little about Briddim, it is a Tibetan Buddhist village in the bottom of the Langtang Himal. Around 2,3 houses are spread in a sherpa Gau. Most of the houses are made up of stone and have roofs of wood and stone . As direct descendants of ancient Tibetan immigrants, the culture and tradition of Briddim closely resembles that of Tibetan villages. Same day we take breakfast in Briddim walk 3 hours Syafru Besi and catch the bus to Kathmandu. The bus coming from Gatlang we will catch at syafru Besi to Kathmandu. Stay in Thamel

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