Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

  • Trip Price: $1050 pp $1000
  • Trip Price: $1050 pp
  • Total Duration:10 Days
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Max Elevation:2607 M
  • Max Group Size:1-20 People
  • Best Time:Jan - May & Sept - Dec
  • Trip Mode:teahouse/lodge
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  • Easy, lively, and off beaten trekking experience
  • The rich culture and routine life of the local folks
  • Heritages of Tamang community people
  • Traditional villages like Galtang, Briddim, and Thuman
  • Natural hot water springs of Tatopani
  • Amazing views of mountains in Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges
  • Ancient trade route of Tibet and Nepal
  • Tibetan influenced Buddhism by religion
  • Unique culture, the tradition of Tamang people, local food, local songs, dances, etc.
  • Airport transfers–pick up and drop
  • All ground transportation
  • Your accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu with a breakfast plan
  • Your accommodation in the best guesthouses available (on a twin sharing basis) during the trek with breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the trekking journey
  • All paper works
  • National park and heritage sites enter tickets
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) and trekking permits
  • A licensed, English-speaking, experienced guide along with a porter (1 for two clients)
  • All the costs of guide and porter including accidental insurance
  • Duffel bag, sleeping bags (to be returned to us after the trek)
  • T-shirts, route map, and a travel completion certificate
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges.
  • First aid kit
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • International airfare
  • Visa costs
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal refreshment items like cold drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Personal utility items like laundry, telephone expenses, electricity charges, etc.
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Tips for guides and porters

Overview

The Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a journey of delight. It is an easy and lively cultural experience for an enthusiastic traveler who would love to spend some quality time amidst nature, experiencing the local folks’ rich culture and routine life. Accessible from Nepal’s capital town, Kathmandu, the trail is still untouched by any modernization. The trail treasures the authenticity of nature, wildlife, biodiversity, and the traditional lifestyle of people.

As the name implies, the Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is an exciting trip that introduces you to the heritage of the Tamang community people living in Nepal’s Langtang region. The Tamang people are one of the many ethnic groups found in Nepal. They have their own unique culture, customs, values, languages, traditions, songs, dances, festivals, and ways of living. The Tamang villages’ charm in the backdrop of the beautiful Himalayas gives a classic touch to this trek. It’s no surprise that Tamang Heritage Trek is a popular choice among trekkers.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek–An authentic Off the Beaten path.

Travelers do not get off so frequently around the trail. Lying next to Langtang valley, the trail is one of the seldom-visited trails in the region. Though less traveled, it is nothing less than other treks in the region. The major reason for fewer visitors is its off-beaten nature trail.

The infrastructure, like guesthouses, teahouses, etc., is not abundantly available along the route. But the fact is an advantage for an adventurous traveler who would love to unleash the raw appeal of nature. We regard the trail as a treasure enhanced by local culture and the Buddhist religion. As you walk past the trail, you will relish the intensifying views of mountain peaks in the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges.

It’s all about Tamang villages and Tamang culture.

It connects the Tamang Heritage Trail to Tibet. In the ancient era, the trail used to be a trade route between Nepal and Tibet. Many Tibetans came to Nepal and settled here as Tamang people. No wonder they have so much resemblance to their culture, tradition, and lifestyle. They depend on agriculture and animal husbandry for their livelihood. They live simple but productive life. Aside from the Helambu Village Trek, it is an isolated Tamang cultural trek.

Did you know? They are creative and perfect with woodwork. One can see their crafts in pillars of houses, windows, bamboo baskets, and many more. Above all, their cheerful and welcoming behavior is a heart captivator.

The classic route of the Tamang Culture Hike

First, the trek starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi. The trail traverses slowly and gradually through the traditional Tamang villages. Then, to an off-beaten trail full of fields, cultivated lands, and forests enriched with wildlife and biodiversity. If you’re lucky, you may get a glimpse of a few wild lives inhabited within the jungles along the trail.

As the people along the route follow the Buddhist religion, one can see the colorful prayer flags and stupas on the way. We walk past village-like Galtang to Tatopani. Tatopani is popular for its natural hot water springs. From Tatopani, the trail leads us to traditional Tamang villages like Thuman and Briddim. Last, we explore the people and lifestyles in the villages and return to Syabrubensi to end the trip.

Heaven Himalaya offers some guaranteed trips to the Tamang Heritage Trail. If interested, you can join the group or contact us for a private trip. For the best trekking experience, plan your trip from March to May or from September to November. On top of all that, we offer the best travel services so you can enjoy Nepal’s natural fantasies and cultural richness with no worries.

Itinerary Expand all

A representative from our team will wait for you at the arrival terminal of Kathmandu airport. Make sure you look after a person with your nameplate! The representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check into the hotel, the representative will give you a synopsis of our plans. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

The sightseeing tour in Kathmandu includes a guided tour around the art, historical, and cultural monuments around the Kathmandu city that have been listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site charts. Today, after breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for a city tour. The tour starts from Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical palace that dates back to the 16th century during the Malla reign in Nepal's medieval period. The palace is a vast complex with palace courtyards and temples. The structure is beautifully crafted with various wood, metal, and stonework. We explore the perimeter of the palace and visit a museum inside the palace.

After exploring the palace, we head to the Swayambhunath stupa, a large stupa placed on a hilltop surrounded by various Buddha statues and monasteries. Next, we drive to Pashupatinath Temple, the oldest Hindu temple with many temples and statues that date back to ancient times. Finally, we head to the Boudhanath Stupa, a huge stupa placed on a three-layered Mandela. We visit all these beautiful heritage sites and end our day with a drive back to your hotel. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, we get ready for a drive to Syabrunbensi. Your guide will pick you up at the hotel and escort you to a vehicle that will drive you to Syabrubensi. Our Tamang Heritage Trail trekking itinerary will start from Syabrubensi. Located 122 kilometers away from Kathmandu, it takes us around seven to eight hours to get there. It’s an exciting road trip along the edges of the cliff and bumpy roads to Syabrubensi. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Syabrubensi.

Today, we start our walking journey from Syabrubensi. After breakfast at the guesthouse, we follow a trail that ascends to a viewpoint that is around three hours' walk from Syabrubensi. From this viewpoint, we can enjoy some spectacular views of mountains like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and the Gosaikunda range. After that, we continue downhill and walk past various villages and an interesting trail full of chortens, prayer flags, and mani walls. We march ahead until we reach the village of Galtung. Galtung is a beautiful village on a hillside surrounded by terraced farmlands. Tonight, we will spend our time at a guesthouse in Galtung.

From the village of Ggaltang, we follow a trail that descends to Thangbuchet, which lies near Chilime village beside the Bhotekoshi river. On the way, we can see the Chilime Hydropower Dam nearby. From Chilime, we climb up a suspension bridge and continue until we reach Tatopani. The route for the day is enchanting, full of mountain views. The views of Langtang Himal and Ganesh Himal are amazing throughout the way. At Tatopani, there is a natural hot water spring. One can enjoy a hot water bath in the natural spring of Tatopani. Tonight, we will spend our time at a guesthouse in Tatopani.

It was one of the longest days of our entire trekking journey. In the morning, after breakfast, we get ready to walk. First, we climb up the trail to Nagthali, which lies at an elevation of 3165 meters above sea level. Once, it was a popular meditation center for local monks. It is now a viewpoint that offers some amazing views of mountains such as Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and the Sanjen ranges. We will spend some time at Nagthali, enjoying the classic views of the mountains. Then we descend to Thuman. It is a village inhabited by people from the Tamang community. They are actually of Tibetan origin, and one can notice a similarity in terms of culture, customs, and lifestyle. Tonight, we spend our time at a guesthouse in Thuman.

Leaving Thuman, we head towards another popular Tamang village, popular as Briddim. Like in Thuman, we can see the resemblance of people in terms of physical features, lifestyle, and culture to Tibet's people. At the base of Langtang Himal, there are nearly 43–44 houses spread over a limited area. The houses are whitewashed and made of stone. On the way to Briddim, we can encounter various trekkers heading towards the Langtang trek. A walk to Briddim is mostly about Tamang culture, the Tamang people, and their way of living. The magnificent views of the Langtang range add to the glory of the walk today. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Briddim.

Finally, it’s time to return to Syabrubensi. Early in the morning, after breakfast, we explore the surroundings for a while and follow a route along the Bhotekoshi river on the left side of the valley. We descend to Syabrubensi, the starting point of the trek, admiring the beauty of crop fields, farmlands, and villages. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Syabrubensi.

Today, your Tamang Heritage Trail Itinerary will end with a drive to Kathmandu. Early morning, we catch a vehicle at Syabrubensi that will drive us to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, we will transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, fly home from Kathmandu or continue your travels to some other destinations around the globe. We will drop you off at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight. We hope you had a great time with us. Thank you, and have a safe journey home.

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Great Trekking Experience

I did the ABC Trek with them. It was a great trekking experience. We only had 12 days, so we customized their 14-day trip to make it a 12-day trek to Annapurna. The company had everything organized carefully, and the trip was very well executed. Ram, the guide, was very helpful throughout the whole trek. Thank you, Ram.

Belina T.,
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This Was By Far One Of Best Services

This was by far one of the best services I'd gotten. The trip was super challenging and super rewarding all at once! Sanjib and Ram were both excellent and knowledgeable. We trekked to Annapurna Base Camp in November, and it was by far our best trekking experience. They were also incredibly caring, which is important when you are trekking to high altitudes where you have never been before. They always ask how we feel and always check our pulses. Thank you for caring for us throughout the trek. I highly recommend using Heaven Himalaya for any hikes in Nepal.

Peter Tye,
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Arranged An Amazing Trip to Annapurna

Heaven Himalaya arranged an amazing trip to Annapurna. They were very communicative and always provided prompt responses to our questions. Plus, Ram is an excellent guide. He was always concerned about us. Overall, I am not disappointed about booking the trip with them.

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I totally loved the holiday package organized by Heaven Himalaya. It was very well executed. The driver, our guide, porters, and other people who are responsible for running the trip were very caring and professional. Thank you for the experience.

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Amazing Post-COVID EBC Trek

Thank You for making our post-COVID EBC trek amazing. The guides, porters, and Mr. Ram did a great job from the beginning of our COVID test at a hotel in Kathmandu till our farewell in a restaurant in Thamel. We were at our own pace and never hurried. We felt safe and immensely enjoyed our Nepal vacation. With heaven Himalaya, nothing goes wrong. I highly recommend them to other travelers who will book Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek.

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