Tamang Heritage Trail

The ‘Tamang Heritage Trail’ is relatively new and exciting trekking route between Langtang and Ganesh Himal regions. This trek offers to see Tamang rituals with Buddhism and shamanism, costumes, architecture, festivals and panoramic mountain views etc.


Mt. Langtang Lirung view from Thuman village.

The journey begins from Kathmandu to Syafrubesi 132km traveling by public bus or private car/van. The trail passes through Goljung Danda, Gatlang village, Chilime, Tatopani, Thuman, Timure, Rasuwa Gadi, Bridhim and Khangjim village and back to Syafrubesi again. The Nagthali 3165m high view point offers to see closely view of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Poldar peak, Samgen Himal, Gosainkunda – Lahurebninayak range and village from Tibet and mountains. You can enjoy a hot bath in the hot-water spring at Tatopani village. There is basic teahouse and home stay facilities during the trekking days. You have a chance to discover local traditions of this wonderful region and interact with the fun loving Tamang people. It is one of the easy access and circuit trek through picturesque peaceful villages north towards the Tibetan borderland.

  • Trekking Facts
  • Itinerary
  • Cost
  • Enquiry
  • Trekking Gears
  • Trek Departure

Highlight of Tamang Heritage Trail:
Duration : 6 nights/7 days (2 days by bus and 5 days walk).
Trek start/end : Syafrubesi.
Grade : Moderate (up and down hill walk).
Trek style : Teahouse/home stay.
Trek season : Middle of September to Middle of June.
Activities: Walking/Trekking.
Highest elevation : Nagthali 3165m view point.
Ethnic group : Majority of Tamang community.
Culture : Buddhism and Shamanism.
Himalayan Scenery : Mt. Ganesh Himal, Poldar peak, Langtang Lirung I and II and Kurung Himal range including: Mt. Sisapangma (8125m) in Tibet.
Lake: Parbati Kunda Lake.

Tamang Heritage Trail itinerary:
Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 2 : Trek briefing, preparation and visit Sawayambunath (Money Temple) in the afternoon.
Day 3 : Kathmandu to Syafrubesi 1467m by bus/jeep 6-7hrs (Private 4WD arrange on client's request).
Day 4 : To Gatlang village 2238m/6hrs.
Day 5 : To Tatopani 2607m/6hrs (Hot spring).
Day 6 : Thuman village 2338m/6hrs via Nagthali 3165m view pont/5hrs.
Day 7 : To Bridhim 2239m/6hrs.
Day 8 : To Syafrubesi 1467m via Khangjim 6hrs.

We offer Teahouse package organize services on private or group joining basis. Please inquiry for cost of Tamang Heritage Trail.
Cost includes :
1) Airport pick up and departure.
2) Two nights accommodation (Standard double or twin bed room with breakfast) at 2* Hotel at Thamel (Tourist center)/Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
3) Langtang National Park Trekking entry fess.
4) Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card (Trekking permit).
5) Kathmandu to Syafrubesi to Kathmandu by public bus or jeep.
6) Teahouse meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trekking days. Meals can be selected from Menu and will have enough while on trekking.
7) Accommodation during the trekking days.
8) Nepali Staffs: An experience trek guide and necessary porter.
9) Three times meals and daily salary for guide and porter.
11) Insurance of guide and porter.
Cost does not include :
1) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
2) Personal trekking equipment of clients.
3) Snack, Juice, Coca, Fanta, Sprite, Beer, Whisky, Boil and Mineral water during the trekking days.
4) Personal Insurance of clients such as medical, emergency evacuation (helicopter rescue USD6000-8000), flight and trek cancellation etc.
5) Expenses for personal nature: Hot showers, laundry, donations, museum entry fee, movie/film watching, postage, telephone calls and email/Internet etc.
6) Attach bath room during the trekking days. If the clients want attach bathroom where is possible, there have to pay differences between common and attach bathroom.
7) Tips for staffs.
8) Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. (City tour guide and transportation can arrange on request of clients).

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Trekking gears packing list for Mardi Himal Trek:
1) Hiking boot. Sandals. Three pairs socks.
2) Two pairs trousers, a fleece or down jacket, three T-shirts, two drip-dry T-shirts, long underwear, a fleece hat, glove, water/windproof jacket and trouser, sun glass, lip balm, Sun scream (50+), Sun hat, soap/shampoo and trekking towels etc.
3) A strong and warm sleeping bag (-5 degree centigrade).
4) Water purified tablets, 2L water bottle, hiking poles, medical kit and torch light with spare batteries etc.
5) One interesting book and pack of cards.
6) Swimming custom for Hot spring bath.
7) Plastic bag for waste and toilet paper.
8) A duffel bag or rucksack large enough (60L) size.
Note: If you do not have any idea for trekking medicine, we will be sent some information upon trip booking.

We have down jacket and sleeping bag renting felicities for our clients. It is cost USD1 per sleeping bag and down jacket per day.

Upcoming Trip Departure for Tamang Heritage Trail:
Fixed Departure Date: Every day.
Trip Booking Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available.