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Tamang Heritage Trekking

Trip Facts


Duration 7 Days


Difficulty Easy

The journey starts with a six-hour drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi. Syabrubensi is a popular spot among trekkers as it is the gateway to Langtang and Gosainkunda trek. The first day’s trek begins with a rewarding view of the mountain peaks in the Langtang Himalayan range and continues through the Golijung valley to Gatlang.

You walk through Thangbuche and Chilime village and stop at Tatopani, where you can enjoy the hot spring bath. Finally, the trail takes you through traditional Tamang villages of Brimdang, Nagthali, and Thumang to your final destination, Briddim, a Tibetan-style village near the Nepal-China border. Instead of returning to Syabrubensi, the trek can also be extended to Langtang valley or Gosainkunda from Briddim per your preference.

This is an easy to moderate trekking trail and doesn’t require any previous trekking experience. The highest altitude during this trek is about 3300 meters at Nagthali Hill. Spring (March-May) and autumn (Sep-Nov) are the most suitable seasons for Tamang Heritage trekking, but this trek is also accessible in winter. Accommodation is mostly in teahouse lodges with a comfortable bed and healthy local food, whereas you’ll enjoy a homestay in Briddim with warm hospitality.

About Us

Enjoy the breathtaking view of beautiful mountains, serene environments of high hills, and the fabulous cultural lifestyle of the Tamang people. Make this trip beautiful and memorable with our experienced trekking team at Nepal Alternative Treks and Expedition. We offer you the best trekking services and facilities at an affordable charge. We also provide customized services with additional charges.

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  • Spectacular view of Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Langtang, and many other mountain peaks.
  • A unique experience of homestay in the Tibetan-style village of Briddim.
  • Learn about the Tamang people, their culture, and Buddhist traditions.
  • Enjoy a hot spring bath at Tatopani as you relax your body.
  • Trek through the impressive hilly trails enjoying the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the region.


Day 1

Drive to Syabrubensi

Day 1 Facts

Trekking Time Average

160km Drive to Syabrubensi
(Av.06 hours )


Luxury Lodge in Syabrubensi


(1680 m. /5544 ft.

Your journey starts from Kathmandu with a six hours drive along the meandering Trishuli Highway. The road takes you through Trishuli Bazaar and Betrawati until you reach Syabrubensi, the entrance to Langtang and Tamang heritage trek . This ride offers you an excellent view of mountains like Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh, and other mountain peaks in the Langtang Himalayan range. Overnight stay at a teahouse in Syabrubensi.

Day 2

Trek to Gatlang

Day 2 Facts

Trekking Time Average

10km Hill hike
(Av. 05 hours)


Luxury Lodge in Gatlang


(2240 m. /7392 ft.)

The trek starts from Syabrubensi with a short hike of an hour to the viewpoint for an excellent morning view of mountains like Ganesh and Langtang Lirung. After descending the hill, you’ll continue your trek through the beautiful Tamang settlements of Golijung until you reach Gatlang. Gatlang is a small village on the hills with stone houses and terraced farms. You should not miss visiting the Buddhist monastery and Parvati Kunda Lake while in Gatlang. Overnight stay at a lodge in Gatlang.

Day 3

Trek to Tatopani

Day 3 Facts

Trekking Time Average

14km Hills hike
(Av.06 hours)


Luxury lodge in Tatopani


(2280 m. /7524ft.)

After breakfast, you’ll descend to Thangbuche and walk past the Chilime village. Then, you’ll come across the Chilime hydropower dam fed by the nearby Bhotekoshi River. After crossing a suspension bridge, you’ll hit the trail to Tatopani. Tatopani means hot water in Nepali named after the hot water springs in the area. People believe that a hot spring bath cures skin diseases and relieves you from joint aches. Overnight stay at Tatopani.

Day 4

Trek to Thuman

Day 4 Facts

Trekking Time Average

15km Hills hike
(Av.06 hours)


Luxury Lodge in Thuman


(2820 m. /9306 ft.)

Today’s trail threads through the Tamang villages: Brimdang and Nagthali. Nagthali is a famous spiritual center sanctified by Buddhist monks and Tibetan mantras. After walking for about 6 hours, you’ll reach Nagthali hill, which affords you the exotic view of Langtang, Sanjen, Kerung, and Ganesh Himal. Then, you’ll trek down to Thuman for the overnight stay.

Day 5

Trek to Briddim

Day 5 Facts

Trekking Time Average

14km Hill hike
(Av.05 hours)


Unique experience at Dukchu homestay


(2320 m. / 7656ft.)

Today, you’ll walk through the ancient salt trade route to Tibet via Timure, and finally, stop at Briddim. Briddim is a Tibetan-style village on the Nepalese side of the border. Tibet is only a few hour’s drives away from this village. However, you’re not allowed to cross the international border easily. You’ll visit the Dukchu monastery here and spend the night in a homestay. It’ll be a unique experience and an excellent opportunity to know about the culture and lifestyle of the local inhabitants.

Day 6

Trek to Syabrubensi

Day 6 Facts

Trekking Time Average

13km Hill hike
(Av.05 hours)


Luxury Lodge in Syabrubensi


(1680 m. /5544ft.)

Today, you’ll take a different route to Syabrubensi via Khangjim You’ll walk mostly downhill through the dense green forest, enjoying the serene beauty and vibrant atmosphere of the hilly region. You can buy some handmade art crafts, pashminas, and other local products from the shops at Syabrubensi. Overnight stay at Syabrubensi.

Day 7

Drive to Kathmandu

Day 7 Facts

Trekking Time Average

160km Drive to Kathmandu
(Av.06 hours)


Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu



After breakfast, you’ll drive along the familiar Pasang Lhamu road. A long drive after week-long trekking will be enjoyable. After arriving in Kathmandu, check-in your hotel.

What do you get in the Trip?

What's Included

  • Tribhuwan International Airport ( Airport – Hotel – Airport )  transfer in Kathmandu .
  • Lodge ( Twin share basis ) accommodation during the trekking.
  • All meals ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner ) during trekking.
  • Langtang National Park fee  .
  • One experienced, well trained, fluent English speaking, friendly, specialized in Tamang Heritage trail and government authorized trekking guide including required porters (one porter for two clients).
  • Guide and porter’s food, accommodation, salary, insurance, transportation and equipments.
  • Overland transportation as per mentioned in the itinerary.
  • A trekking map, duffle bag, first aid medical kit box, water purification, Oxygen saturation check up everyday, company t-shirt and trekking completion certificate etc.
  • Assistance for emergency rescue evacuation.
  • Government tax and service charge etc.
  • Public Liability Insurance.

What's Not Included

  • Hotel accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  •  Hard and soft table drinks such as tea/coffee, coke, fanta, alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, mineral water, desert, bar bill, laundry and phone bill etc during trekking.
  • Personal Travel insurance.
  • Tips for guide and porters.( Highly suggested )

Book the Trip

Currently, we do not have any scheduled group trips, but you are welcome to embark on the journey on a date that suits you best.

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Need a private date?

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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Traveler Reviews

A wonderful & interesting trek overall. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances ( heavy snow fall & Lie ping with a bad cold) we were unable to cross the Ganja la pass. However, our guide Simbir offered us as alternative trek which took us on a difference journey of Nepal. We had the opportunity to visit & stay in many local villages and meet Tamang, Gurung people experience, their lifestyle and culture. We visited our guide’s home town of Chalishgaun and timed it right to join in with Diwali celebrations!


Lie Ping Tang & Robert


Additional Trip Information

SN. National Park Fee Nepali SAARC Foreigners Child discount
Tamang Heritage Trekking 
1 Langtang  National Park Fee NRs.100 per person per entry NRs. 15,00 per person per entry NRs. 3,000 per person per entry Below 10 years free
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SN. TIMS Nepali SAARC Foreigners Child discount
Tamang Heritage Trekking 
1 Agency joined Not required NRs. 3,00 per person per entry NRs. 1,000 per person per entry Below 10 yrs free
2 Free Individual Trekker (FIT) Not required NRs. 6,00 per person per entry NRs. 2,000 per person per entry Below 10 yrs free
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The difficulty of the trek

This trek is a week-long trek so if you walk at your own pace and have a sufficient amount of water then it will not be that difficult. But, due to the geographical condition of the place, it can be difficult to walk through some rough roads.

Best time to visit Tamang heritage trek

Tamang heritage trek is available throughout the year. But, the best time to visit the trek is during the autumn and spring seasons.

Meals and Accommodation

You provide you Lodge (Twin share basis) accommodation during the trekking. Similarly, all meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during trekking are also available. The meals and accommodation are also top class.

Required Permits

Langtang National Park Fee : NPR. 3000 for foreigners and NPR 1500 for SAARC.

Note: Child below 10 years are free

Fitness and experience requirements

This trek is a week-long trek so, you need to be physically fit and you need to have some experience during the trek. But, rookie trekkers also can do this trekking but you need a guide with you.

Climate and weather

The climate and weather of the place are always moderate. But, during the rainy seasons, it rains. So, avoid rainy seasons as much as possible. but, if you are choosing a time to visit this place this can hamper your trek.

Travel insurance

Personal travel insurance is not included in our tour. so, you have to compulsorily have trekking insurance from your insurance company.

Safety and security

The security and safety of our visitors are very important to us. So, we take proper care of your belongings and we check every path before our departure. So, you don’t need to worry and you can enjoy your time.

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