Key Information

  • Destination:
    Nepal
  • Accommodation:
    3 Star Hotel + Tea House Lodge
  • Trip Style:
    Adventure Touring
  • Foods:
    Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation:
    Public Bus + Private Vehicle
  • Min Person:
    1

About Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Diverse parts of Nepal have their own unique culture, history, and tradition. The cultural experiences in these parts while trekking adds so much more to your trek than just viewing of the mountains.Tamang Heritage Trail is one such trekking destination in Nepal that has beautiful views as well as deep cultural roots.

The trek in the Tamang Heritage Trail lies in the Langtang region of Nepal. In this trekking destination, you are bound to get mesmerized with the awesome Tamang culture of this region. The trails that take you through some picturesque villages in the Langtang region is a sight to behold.

The Tamang heritage trek is often considered to be an intrepid trek. This is because it is believed that this trail was discovered by a trekker in the Langtang region who had lost his way. When he discovered the settlements of the Tamang community in this region, he was astonished by how authentic their lifestyle was and how rich their traditions were.

The Tamang Heritage trail lies in the lower regions of the Langtang region. However, it doesn’t fail to give some majestic views of mountains like  Langtang Lirung (7245m), Langtang Kerung, Chumse Danda ridge (5122m), Dorje Lakpa (6989m), Ganesh Himal range etc.

The Tamang Heritage Trail takes you to a maximum altitude of merely 2229 meters in Briddim. Other wonderful villages like Timure, Tatopani, Gatlang, and Surya Besi will also be along the way to greet you. These villages are even lower in altitude. So the trek is just moderately difficult.

The Tamang Heritage Trail takes only 8 days to complete. You can complement this trek with other treks around this region like Langtang Valley trek or the Gosaikunda trek or the Langtang Helambu trek.

If you look at the map of the Tamang Heritage trail, you will notice that the trail lies in the central western part of Nepal. The places along the trail lie within the limits of Annapurna Conservation Area. So you are also likely to encounter a great diversity of plants and animals during the Tamang Heritage Trail.

If you want an experience of one great cultural force in Nepal to go along with the mesmerizing beauty of the mountains in Nepal, you can opt for the Tamang Heritage Trail. Full of quaint villages in the awesome backdrop of mountains, Tamang Heritage trail is for all trekkers that want to get immersed in the beauty of nature and culture.

 

Main Attractions of the Tamang Heritage Trail

  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi
  • A visit to natural hot springs in Tatopani.
  • Trek to picturesque villages like Thuman, Timure, and Briddim.
  • A chance to explore the rich culture and lifestyle of the Tamang people of Nepal.
  • Trek within the premises of the Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Beautiful views of the mountains like Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa etc.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Itinerary & Map

DAY 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport
  • Picking you up at Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Transferring you to a three-star hotel

After landing in Tribhuvan International Airport, you will see your name on a Sublime Trails sign board held by our representative. You will then be taken to a 3-star hotel to rest and freshen up. You will stay here today. You will be given a tour briefing after which you can go for various fun activities that await you. You can also go to bars and restaurants etc. to try new food and enjoy yourselves. You can go out shopping if you’ve missed anything or you can just rest in your hotel room preparing for the trek.

Accommodation: 3-star hotel
Elevation: 1345 m

 

DAY 02: Drive  from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi
  • Scenic ride from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi
  • Ride along the Trishuli river enjoying the landscapes, river valleys, and the Himalayas on the backdrop 

You will ride for Syabru Besi from Kathmandu early in the morning. This ride takes about 8 hours. The route to get there is quite long but a rewarding one. You get to enjoy the beautiful foothills, terraces, rivers, and landscapes. You will head towards north from Kathmandu and Cross Dhunche village and Betrawati to reach Syabru Besi. You will catch the wonderful glimpse of the Ganesh Himal as well. You will spend your night at a Tea House in Syabru Besi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House 
Elevation: 1503 m

 

DAY 03: Trek from Syabru Besi to Gatlang via Goljung
  • Explore the cultural aspects of the local people along the way
  • Wonderful view of terraced fields, Tamang settlements, and the mountains
  • Visit the Tamang monastery and Parvatikunda Lake  at Gatlang 

Your trekking starts from Syabru Besi as you head towards Gatlang. You will ascend to a viewpoint almost about one hour from where you can have a mesmerizing view of  Ganesh Himal, Goljang valley and Gosainkunda range. Then you will descend down to get to the Golang valley. You get the chance to explore Tamang cultures and traditions interacting with the local people along the way. 

You can also enjoy the cultural show at Goljung valley. Trekking further about almost 3 hours, crossing the beautiful rice fields and Tamang settlements, you will get to Gatlang village. You will stay overnight at Tea House here.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House
Elevation: 2238m
Trek Duration: 6-7 hours approx. 

 

DAY 04: Trek from Gatlang to Tatopani
  • Enjoy the hot springs in Tatopani 
  • Get the closure exposure of the culture and tradition of Tamang People 

You will have your breakfast at Gatlang village and descend down to Thangbuchet. Then you will again climb up the trail to get to Tatopani. As the name suggests (Hot water), Tatopani offers you the chance to dive into the natural hot springs situated between the beautiful mountains. You can take a bath at them and relax enjoying the surrounding. It is believed that diving into the hot springs heals your pain and aches. Apart from that, you can spend some times with local Tamang people to get the closure exposure of their culture and lifestyle. You will spend your night in Tatopani.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House
Elevation:2607 m 
Trek Duration: 6-7 hours approx.

 

DAY 05: Trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Nagthali and Bimthang 
  • Ascend the trail to Nagthali Danda to get the panorama of Himalayas and landscapes
  • Get the beautiful view of  Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen range
  • Explore the cultural aspect of Tamang people in the villages along the way

On the 4th day of your trekking journey, you will trek to Thuman. You will ascend the trail that leads you to Nagthali Danda. You can get the spectacular panorama of the Himalayas and picturesque view of the landscapes from Nagthali. Walking further you will reach the Brimdang village where you will have your lunch. You will walk further to get to Thuman crossing the Bimthang village. Along the way, you will enjoy the beautiful view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen range. Besides, you will get plenty of time to explore the cultural aspect of Tamang people in the villages. You will stay overnight at Thuman village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House
Elevation: 2338 m 
Trek Duration:  5- 6 hours approx. 

 

DAY 06: Trek from Thuman to Timure
  • Visit the historical place Rashuwagadi 
  • Observe the Tibeto Burman Tamang Culture in the villages on the way

Your trek begins as you set off for Timure from Thuman. You will walk almost flat terrain at first and descend downward to get to Timure.  You get the opportunity to visit a historical place, Rasuwagadhi. When you reach the Timure village, you will get to observe Tibeto Burman Tamang culture. Tibet is not so far from the village, as a suspension bridge connects Tibet to this village. So the lifestyle of the people here is heavily influenced by Tibetan culture. You will spend your night at a Tea House here.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House
Elevation: 1762 m 
Trek Duration: 5-6 hours approx.

 

DAY 07: Trek from Timure to Briddim 
  • Enjoy the cultural show performed by  local community members
  • Explore the Briddim village if Tibetan immigrants

You will trek to Briddim from Timure on this day. You will trek the trail enjoying the serene and beautiful surrounding with the view of Himalayas on the horizon. When you reach Briddim, you will get to enjoy a cultural show performed by Tamang community members. In this beautiful picturesque village, the houses are spread making Z shape. This village is rich in culture that resembles picturesque villages of Tibet. You will spend your night there at a Tea House.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House
Elevation: 2229 m 
Trek Duration: 6-7 hours approx.

 

DAY 08: Trek from Briddim to Syabru Besi 
  • Descend through the villages and terraces to get to Syabru Besi
  • Enjoy the magnificent view of the surrounding hills 

You will trek to Syabru Besi from Briddim village. You will follow a rather gentle trail for about 3 hours to get to Syabru Besi. You will pass through villages and terraces accompanied by the magnificent view of the surrounding hills. You can spend the rest of your day strolling around Syabru Besi village. You can shop the local handicraft items made by the local people here. You will stay overnight at a Tea House. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 
Accommodation: Tea House
Elevation: 1467 m 
Trek Duration: 3-4 hours approx.

 

DAY 09: Drive from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu
  • A scenic bus ride from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu
  • Stroll around the street, buy souvenirs and visit restaurants in the evening  

After enjoying this beautiful trek full of cultural experiences, you return back to Kathmandu. You will have a scenic bus ride along the Trishuli river. You will enjoy the beautiful view of hills, mountains, terraces along the way. You pass through many beautiful villages to reach Kathmandu.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch Dinner 
Accommodation: Tea House
Elevation: 1467 m 
Trek Duration: 3-4 hours approx.

 

DAY 16: Departure
  • Driving you to the airport and wishing you goodbye

Your trip concludes here. We drive you to the airport for your connecting flight to the next destination and wish you goodbye. However, if you decide to stay in Nepal or travel to another destination you can inform us. We will be happy to help you out with your next trip.

Meals: Breakfast

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