Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Home Stay Tour & Trek
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House Lodge
  • Group Size: 1
  • Max Elevation: 3135 m


  • Entire trail accompanied by Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal Range
  • Short and sound trek to reach Taruche View Point at 3700m / 12,139 ft with collaborative view of Ganesh Himal (7,422m/24,350 ft), Kabang Ri (6717m/ 22,037ft), Gang Benchen (7281m/23,888 ft), Langtang Ri (7205m / 23,638 ft), Langtang Lirung (7,227m/ 23,717 ft) Langtang II (6596m / 21,640 ft )
  • Solely focused on Tamang culture, lifestyle, tradition, houses, skills, customs, rituals
  • Observe Old Monasteries, Parvati Kunda (Lake), rivulets, weaving, wood carving
  • Wandering through Langtang National Park
  • A showcase of diverse vegetation, flora, and a high probability to encounter wildlife
  • Part of the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Program

7 Days Tamang Heritage Trail is a short trekking route through the Tamang villages which carries the ancient culture and tradition. Tamang Heritage Trail enables trekkers to explore Tamang culture, be close to Tamang people as well as wander around the Langtang National Park area. Just as the name suggests, this trail mainly focuses on Tamang Heritage and culture accompanied by the natural beauty from flora, and fauna to panoramic mountain views.

What does Tamang stand for?

Tamang is one of the 59 indigenous people recognized by the Nepal Government. The term Tamang is derived from two words: Ta which means horse and Mang which means rider or trader. It is assumed that they were connected with the business of horse trading or riding. Tamang has its own distant language, culture, customs, rituals, and lifestyle. Tamang have their own language, culture, dress, and social structure, they also have over 100 sub-clans. Tamang mostly follows Buddhism as their religion and their language comes from the Tibeto-Burman Language family. Following the Tibetan calendar of the 12-year cycle, their typical song dance including humor, wit, satire, joy, and sorrow is famously known as Tamang-Selo. Their major musical instrument is Damphu, a small round drum covered with goatskin. Sonam Loshar is their main festival celebrated in February – March and Buddha Jayanti. Tamang community is mostly found in the middle hilly region of the Himalayan range of Nepal.

History of Tamang Heritage Trail

Tamang Heritage Trail covers the ancient settlements of the Tamang community. Tamang Heritage trail used to be the main route for traders in the past. The traders of Nepal and Tibet used the trail to barter the necessary goods. Tibetan traders used to provide the meat of Mountain goats whereas traders of the south supplied salt and other foodstuffs to them.

The cooperation and activities between the villages of Tamang Heritage Trail and Tibet can still be seen among the settlements and locals of the village. The cultural artifacts of Tamang highly reflect the influence of Tibetan culture, styles, and architecture.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek

Tamang Heritage Trail is just 7 days which requires less effort yet amazes you with cultural and natural beauty. The trek is perfect for new trekkers who have no experience in hiking or trekking in higher elevations. And the experienced one can highly enjoy the authentic experience along with nature. Some of the trekkers trek this trail to prepare themselves for higher elevation treks in Langtang Region Trek such as Langtang Ganja La Pass Trek, and Gosaikunda Lake Trek - 8 days. Also, they combine other trekking packages with Tamang Heritage Trek as Nepal Adventure Team customizes trekking packages as per your desire and flexibility.

7 Days Tamang Heritage Trail journey begins upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu followed by the 6-7 hours long drive to Syabrubesi in next day. 7 Days Tamang Heritage Trail focuses on exploring and experiencing the rich traditions, culture, age-old lifestyle, settlement architecture, and Langtang Region Trek. The trail is decorated not just with natural beauty but with cultural artifacts such as Chortens, prayer flags, monastery, and mani walls. Prayer flags are of different colors representing the teachings of Buddha and containing prayers. It is believed that the wind takes the prayer to the almighty. Likewise, mani walls/stones are the prayers inscribed in stones/walls. Trekkers pass through a number of Tamang villages such as Goljung, Gatlang, Chimilie, Tatopani, Nagthali, Thuman, Bhriddim, and Kyangjin Gompa. A short trek provides the mesmerizing experience of valleys, hills, ridges, culture, and lush jungle along with the exclusive view of the Ganesh Himal range, Langtang Himal range, and a few hills and peaks of Tibet.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival day in Kathmandu ( 1350m / 4264 ft )
  • Day 02Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1550m/5100 ft ), 6-7 hours drive
  • Day 03Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2200m/5100 ft), 4-5 Hours
  • Day 04Trek to Nagthali (3165 m/ 10,384 ft) via Chilime and Tatopani
  • Day 05Trek to Thuman (2338m/7, 671 ft) via Tarcuche Viewpoint (3700m/12,139 ft)
  • Day 06Trek to Syabrubesi (1550m/5085 ft)
  • Day 07Syabrubensi to Kathmandu - 5/6 Hours
  • Day 08Finale Departure
  • Day 01 Arrival day in Kathmandu ( 1350m / 4264 ft )

    Nepal Adventure Team’s representative will be at the airport , Kathmandu to receive you and drop you at the hotel. Along with welcome dinner in Kathmandu, you will be provided with guidelines for short Tamang Heritage Trail. You can solve queries as well as can do last-minute purchases for trekking. 

    • Meals: Welcome Dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1350 m
  • Day 02 Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1550m/5100 ft ), 6-7 hours drive

    Early morning, we drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu. The drive starts from Prithvi Highway and takes a right turn from the Highway. You will pass subways, villages, and tiny settlements along with the view of woods, ridges, waterfalls, rivers, and farmland. The roadway is a combination of both pitched and off-road so you will be quite tired until you reach Syabrubesi.

    You will be stopped at Langtang National Park check post. The caretaker of the National Park, Nepal Arm, will inform the visitors about the rules and warn not to harm any properties and not to import or export natural properties. They will also check the documents required for trekking and entry at Langtang National Park. Nepal Adventure Team will arrange the required documents (Langtang National Park Permit and TIMS Card) for you.

    Bypassing popular town of Langtang Region, Dhunche, you will reach Syabrubesi which is located in the bank of Langtang Khola. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Tea/House Lodge
    • Place: Syabrubesi
    • Altitude: 1550 m
  • Day 03 Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2200m/5100 ft), 4-5 Hours

    Today you will begin to trek up to Gatlang village from Syabrubesi. Firstly, the trail is steep until you reach Rongga Bhanjyang (2250m/7,382 ft ), then you will descend to Goljung village. Having a short break at Goljung village and observing the small settlements, you will head towards Gatlang village with gradual ascend. Gatlang is entirely inhabited by Tamang people. In the evening, you can visit Parvati Kunda (lake) and an ancient old monastery. Ganesh Himal, Gosaikunda, and Langtang range will be shining and waving at you in this trail.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Tea/House Lodge
    • Place: Gatlang
    • Altitude: 2200 m
  • Day 04 Trek to Nagthali (3165 m/ 10,384 ft) via Chilime and Tatopani

    This day will be quite tough for you as you will be walking for a longer distance than on any other day. You will pass by the famous habitat of Tamang Heritage Trail namely Thangbuchet, Chilime, Gonggang, Tatopani, and Brimdang.

    After the early breakfast, you will walk through the woods towards Chilime and pass Thangbuchet village along with the Bhotekoshi river. Chilime is the largest village in the Tamang Heritage Trail which also has hydropower of the Bhotekoshi River. You could see the village spread in the hills in the shape of Half-moon.

    Then, to reach Tatopani you will cross the long suspension bridge, ascend through terrace fields and pass Gonggang village. Chortens, prayer flags, and Mani walls will always be there to spread peaceful prayers. Tatopani means hot spring and the village was widely popular for hot spring until 2015 (before the earthquake). Now, it stills holds the cultural charm, warm hospitality, natural freshness but miss the hot spring.

    Further, with a mixture of uphill and downhill trail through dense alpine forest, you will cross another Tamang village Brimdang (2848m/9344 ft), and ascend to reach Nagthali village. While walking through these trails, you will also have the view of Tamang valley and the village. The prayer flags, Chorten, and Buddha shrine will be welcoming you in Nagthali village. The weather at Nagthali will be chilly due to its higher altitude.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Tea/House Lodge
    • Place: Tatopani
    • Altitude: 2607 m
  • Day 05 Trek to Thuman (2338m/7, 671 ft) via Tarcuche Viewpoint (3700m/12,139 ft)

    Early morning, you will hike to Taruche View Point or also known as Nagthali viewpoint. The viewpoint offers a wide view of the Himalayan ranges of Nepal as well as a few peaks and hills of the Tibet area as it is just 6km away from China –Nepal Border. Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal range is one of the major attractions of the Tamang Heritage trail yet you will also be able to see other mountains. Notably, you will see snowcapped mountains as Kabang Ri (6717m/ 22,037ft), Gang Benchen (7281m/23,888 ft), Langtang Ri (7205m / 23,638 ft), Langtang Lirung (7,227m/ 23,717 ft) Langtang II (6596m / 21,640 ft ). Besides, Gosaikunda (4480m/14, 698 ft) area is also visible for which trekkers choose Gosaikund Lake Trek – 8 Days.

    After capturing and creating memorable moments at Taruche View Point, you will head towards another Tamang village named Thuman decorated with prayer flags, traditional-style houses, and old monastery. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Tea/House Lodge
    • Place: Thuman
    • Altitude: 2400 m
  • Day 06 Trek to Syabrubesi (1550m/5085 ft)
    After breakfast, we begin our walk to Syabrubesi and it’s a final day of completing Tamang Heritage Trail. The trail leads through rhododendron forests and meadows and ends at Bridim. Bridim is another Tamang village located in Langtang Region and shaped in Z shaped. From Thuman, you will walk downhill near the Bhotekoshi river and cross another bridge connecting Bridim. You can visit Dukuchu Monastery at Bridim. Similarly, the trail through dense woods and downhill walk lands you to Wangal before Syabrubesi. Accompanied by a charming view of Ganesh and Langtang ranges, the walk ends at Syabrubesi. 
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Tea/House Lodge
    • Place: Bhriddim
    • Altitude: 2345 m
  • Day 07 Syabrubensi to Kathmandu - 5/6 Hours
    You will follow the same route and process to return Kathmandu. At Langtang National Park check post, Army will check luggage to ensure no illegal export of any properties of National Park. You will drop to your hotel. Farewell dinner will be arranged by Nepal Adventure Team to marking the success of 7Days Tamang Heritage Trail, wishing you a great journey ahead and hoping to meet again in the next journey. 
    • Meals: Farewell Dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1350 m
  • Day 08 Finale Departure
    Our team will drop you at the airport as per your flight schedule.
    • Meals: Breakfast

What's Included


  • All transportation by private vehicle and local bus to Syabrubensi
  • Accommodation 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu and 5 nights at teahouse lodge during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at a Nepali typical restaurant in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast at Kathmandu and full meals during the trek
  • An experienced trekking guide, assistant guide, Sherpa/porter and their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodge
  • Company T-shirt and Trekking Map 
  • All required permits
  • First aid medical kit
  • All government VAT and Local Taxes 


  • Nepal visa fee
  • International flight ( airfare)
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • Personal expenses as phone bill, chocolate, bakery and cake, battery charge, laundry, hot shower and extra porter
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide and porters


Client Reviews

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    Rating Review by: Saina Tamang, Nepal

    Enchanting Journey Through Tamang Heritage

    The 7 Days Tamang Heritage Trek was a soul-nourishing escape into the heart of Tamang culture. From the moment we set foot in the traditional villages, we were greeted with genuine warmth and hospitality. The trek itself was well-paced, allowing us to immerse ourselves in the stunning landscapes and learn about the rich history of the region. Sleeping in cozy homestays and indulging in delicious local cuisine made the experience truly authentic. A must-do for anyone seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature.

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    Rating Review by: Rajiv Singh, India

    Magical Moments in Tamang Territory

    Trekking through the Tamang Heritage Trail for 7 days was a journey filled with magical moments. Each day brought new discoveries, from encountering vibrant prayer flags fluttering in the mountain breeze to sharing stories with local villagers over cups of steaming chai. The guides were not only knowledgeable about the terrain but also passionate about preserving the cultural heritage of the Tamang people. The highlight was reaching the high-altitude viewpoints, offering panoramic vistas that took my breath away!!

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    Rating Review by: James Oliver, Germany

    Thanks Nepal Adventure Team, The best Trek Forever

    When I came to Nepal in April, I had no idea that I would round up in the Tamang Heritage trail trek with my colleagues. We came for a business purpose here in Nepal and we had a week or so left before we went back so we decided to contact a travel agency. We just so happened to meet Mr. Jeevan through our contacts here in Nepal. Mr. Jeevan and his team did an exceptional job in planning our entire trip to the Langtang region. He said that we would love to experience the unique cultures, rituals, and lifestyles of the Tamang and Hyolmo indigenous people of Helambu valley. And yes indeed all of us found this trek amazing. We got to witness the Buddhist monasteries as well as Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna range through the trek. I’m very thankful to Nepal Adventure Team for drafting this trek for us. It was an anal-round colorful experience. I hope that when we come to Nepal next year, we can organize a similar trek with the team.

    I want to thank all the members of the Nepal Adventure Team who made our Tamang Heritage trail trekking a one-of-a-kind experience in Nepal. From the guides to the manager, porters, and the warm people of Helambu, everyone contributed to giving us a good time and experience in Nepal. I highly recommend everyone to go on the Tamang Heritage trail trek and definitely to go with Nepal Adventure Team.