Kathmandu, Langtang

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trails

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trails is rough patchwork of the local footpaths weaved amid the vibrant cultural villages settled by the ethnic Tamang community who has preserved their cultural heritage, arts, artisans crafts on virgin form. Langtang Tamang Heritage trails is threaded along the trail passing through lively villages sticked to traditional life, perceiving the graceful Tamang culture with taste of local and organic food mingling with inhabitants and sharing experience and joke with them. Langtang valley, also known as the “Valley of Glaciers” offers a plenty of wildlife, rich cultural practice and unique lifestyle. We will be trekking through Tamang villages with its life, culture and crafts which have remained untouched from few centuries. The trail grants wilderness at its extreme through beautiful alpine landscape, flat pastureland and dense rhododendron forest. The main residents of the area are believed to be descendants of Tibetans from Kerung who mingled with Tamang of the Helambu area.  

The trek starts with short drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. We will be trekking through picturesque villages, terraced slopes and pristine valleys. In route we will be blessed with panoramic mountain vista of nearby peaks and drench in the natural hot springs in Tatopani. Continuing the walk toward north we will be visiting local fort, monastery and exquisite local architecture of Tamang people. As we come to the end of the trek we will be enjoying home-stay experience in Briddim.

Tour Highlight
  • Explore the rich Tibetan heritage of Langtang.
  • Unwind in the hot springs of Tatopani.
  • Be amidst the divinity of Gosaikunda lake.
  • Feel the vibes of the music generated from the local and ethnic instruments Damfu and Tunguna

Along with cultural fascination Langtang Tamang Heritage Trail amazes with the most beautiful and picturesque scenery from the very first day of the day which can be easily accessed from Kathmandu. Tamang Heritage Trail is newly opened trail which once used to be salt caravan route between Nepal and Tibet.

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trails
Langtang Tamang Heritage Trails

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

 Upon Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by TravHill representatives and be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Welcome drink followed by orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide. Evening is free to explore as own. Overnight stay at your hotel.



Kathmandu-Syabrubesi Drive

This day we will drive north towards Syabrubesi which would take around 8 hours. Travelling along the Trishuli river, you will be able to behold the magnificent sight of the Ganesh Himal. After passing Dhunche, the cultural exhibition at Golijung and Gatlang will provide ample entertainment. Gatlang, which is primarily a Tamang settlement, also houses a Tamang monastery and the pious Parvatikakunda lake.

Overnight stay at Gatlang.


Gatlang-Tatopani Trek via Chilime

After breakfast, we will make a 6 hour trek from Gatlang to Tatopani, a border town between Nepal and Tibet. The trek commence with a descent to Thangbuchet along the Bhotekoshi river, where the Chilime Hydropower dam is located. The trail also provides sights of the Langtang Range and Ganesh Himal. At Tatopani, you can unwind in the natural hot springs, which is believed to have healing powers.

Overnight stay at Tatopani.


Tatopani-Thuman Trek via Nagthali

Today’s trek begins with an ascent to Nagthali, which was once popular as a meditation center for local monks. The Nagthali hill also offers scenic sights of the Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen range among others. Thereupon, we trek downhill to Thuman, a Tamang village with Tibetan characteristics. The ancient monasteries and household with beautiful engravings are a sight to behold.

Overnight stay at Nagthali.


Thuman-Timure Trek

Today’s trek involves a descent towards Timure. After reaching Timure, we head towards Rasuwa gadi, an ancient fort used during the Nepal-Tibet war.

Overnight stay at Timure.


Timure-Khanjim Trek

After breakfast, we trek from Timure to Khanjim via Briddim. The trail involves passing though beautiful rhododendron forests. Briddim is another village heavily influenced by Tibetan culture where you finds houses arranged in the shape of Z.

Overnight stay Khankim.


Khanjim- Thulo Syabru Trek

Today’s trek involves a steep climb from Khanjim to Thulo Syabru through scenic forests of oak, fir and rhododendron.

Overnight stay at Thulo Syabru.


Thulo Syabru-Cholangpati Trek

On this day we make a 5 hour trek from Thulo Syabru to Cholangpati. On the way, we pass through Sing Gompa, a village famous for its yak cheese.

Overnight stay at Cholangpati.


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This day we make an early morning trek to Gosaikunda lake, a freshwater holy lake, which along with its associated lakes is listed in the Ramsar list. After exploring the spectacular Gosaikunda, we make a return trek to Sing Gompa.

Overnight stay at Sing Gompa.


Sing Gompa-Dhunche Trek and Drive to Kathmandu

Today, early in the morning, we will retrace our steps from Sing Gompa to Dhunche. After reaching Dhunche, we will take a ride back to Kathmandu.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.


Final Departure

After Breakfast – free time till departure –  A representative from TravHill Dot Com will transfer to Airport for onward destination with sweet memories of Nepal. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport 3 hours before your flight time.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up & Drop of Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin / Double sharing deluxe accommodation in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast at Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu-Syabrubesi- Ghatlang -Dunche -Kathmandu transfers via private car
  • Twin sharing Accommodation in normal tea house during trek
  • 3 Meals and two cup of tea / coffee for each meal
  • Trekking map for group
  • National Park Fee & TIMS
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide
  • One porter between each two members during trek
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Langtang Ri trekking staffs
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement
  • All government taxes
  • First-aids Kits

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Sleeping bag
  • Drinking Water,Electricity bill, hot shower during trek
  • Tea coffee lunch & Dinner time during trek
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal gears & clothing
  • Client’s Insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in cost include section