The Tamang Heritage Trail is the one of the best off the beaten trekking. If you are searching for a beautiful hiking trail near Kathmandu city, this trek can best choose. Geographically THT is located at Rasuwa district near the Tibet border.
On the basis of altitude, trek to Tamang Heritage Trail is easy hikes. Because the maximum altitude on this trail is 3165m(Nagthali). But there are so many upwards and downward steeps on this trail which makes this trek hard to accomplish.
This trek can be a superb investigation of Tamang culture. Tamang Heritage is near the well known Langtang Valley Trek. So you can combine this trip with popular Langtang Valley Trek.
On this journey, you’ll pass numerous diminutive settlements where you can experience Tibetain Buddhism Practices. They are Syabrubesi, Gatlang, Goljung, Chilime, Tatopani, Nagthali, Thuman, and Briddim.
Tamang Heritage: A newly opened trekking in Langtang Region
The Tamang Heritage Hiking is a recently opened trekking route in Langtang Region. It’s situated between Langtang Himalayan Range and Ganesh Himal Range. You can observe the captivating scene of the Langtang region. doing this trek. Tamang Heritage is an astounding trek, which offers trekkers a look into the way of life of the Tamang peoples. The Tamang Heritage is located at the Rasuwa district.
Rasuwa is the district of old Tibetan Monasteries, Rhododendron and Bamboo Forests, Majestic Waterfalls, snow-capped Himalayas, and numerous consecrated Lakes, reflecting the isolation and the peacefulness of the Himalayan landscape.
If you prefer cultural interactions and Homestays over the numerous mountain views, Tamang Heritage might be the best hiking route for holidays in Nepal. You can do Tamang Heritage trekking even in the rainy season time. Base Camp Hike Pvt Ltd is a recommended trekking agency for Tamang Heritage Trek.
Getting there and away
Kathmandu is the starting point and Syabrubesi is the ending point of Tamang Heritage Trekking. The local bus takes approx 6 hours and by Jeep, it takes approx 4 hours to reach Syabrubesi from KATHMANDU. The following are some major ideas to reach the starting point of Tamang Heritage and back to Kathmandu.
Option 1: Reserve a Jeep for Kathmandu to Syabrubesi.
Option 2: Catch a Local Bus from KTM Buspark to go to Syabrubesi.
- Tamang Culture
- Breath-taking views of Ganesh Himal, Sisapangba, Tibetan Peak, Langtang Himalayas
- Homestay experience in Briddim, Gatlang, and Lingling
- Experience the Tibetan culture influenced in Nepal
- To see sunrise and sunset over the Ganesh Himal and Tibetan Peaks
495 per personSee Group Discount
|No. of people||Price P.P|
|3 -5||US$ 450|
|6 – 14||US$ 410|
|Day 1||Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi by Jeep or Bus||1460m||6-7 hours|
|Day 2||Trek from Syabru Besi to Gatlang Village||2238m||5-6 hr|
|Day 3||Trek from Gatlang Village to Tatopani||2380m||6 hr|
|Day 4||Trek from Tatopani via Nagthali (3165m) to Thuman||2238m||6 hr|
|Day 5||Trek from Thuman to Briddim||2238m||6 hr|
|Day 6||Trek from Briddim to Syabru Beshi||1460m||4 hr|
|Day 7||Drive-by bus or jeep from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu||1300m||6 to 7 hr|
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Arrival day at Kathmandu
Enjoy your rest of the time of day for shopping and preparing for the next day’s departure.
Day 2 – Drive to Kathmandu to Syprubesi
If you wish to drive by private Jeep or Car up to Syabrubensi, then we will drive directly to Syabrubesi from your Hotel. But if you want to go by Local bus, then we should go to Buspark and wait for a bus for their scheduled time to depart. Local Bus takes around 7 hours to reach Syabrubesi from Kathmandu. On the midway to Syabrubesi, we will have Lunch.
Day 3 – Trek to Gatlang Village
After ascending approx 2 hours we will be at the viewpoint from where we can see the majestic view of Ganesh Himal, Goljung Valley, and Gosaikunda range. From the viewpoint, the way is straight up to Gatlang Village. Gatlang is Tamang Village where we will spend that day. 30 minutes ascending from Gatlang Village you will be in Parbati Kunda. Parbati Kunda is a holy lake of Gatlang Villages.
Day 4 – Gatlang to Tatopani (Approx 6 hours)
Gatlang to Tatopani takes around 7 hours roughly. First from Gatlang to Thangbuchet descending around 2 hours. From Thangbuchet, we will cross the Chilime river and within hours there some lodge and homestay where we can have our launch.
From the Launch place, it takes around 3 hours to reach Tatopani. Tatopani is the Nepali name of Hot Springs. The sad story is that after the earthquake the hot spring water is disappearing. Nowadays no more Tatopani. Stay overnight at Tatopani.
Day 5 – Tatopani – Nagthali (3165m) – Thuman (2338m). 7 hrs
After walking 3 hours distance from Tatopani, you’ll reach Nagthali. This is the most highlighted day to see mountain views. On the way to Nagthali, we will see Ganesh Himal Ranges. Today, the trail ascends up to Nagthali(3165m). Nagthali is a beautiful place of Tamang Heritage. From here we can see the astonishing mountain view of Ganesh Himal Range, Sisapamba Range, and Langtang Lirung. There are 5 lodges. If you wish to stay overnight here then you can see the sunset on the day. And the next morning you can see an amazing sunrise on the mountain. From here it takes two hours to reach Thuman village and the way is decent. Our team made a stop overnight at Thuman.
Day 6 – Thuman to Briddim (approx. 5 hours)
From Thuman, we can see our today’s destination Briddim. It seems near but it takes around 5 hours to reach there.
The way is descending down up to the Bhotekoshi river which takes around two hours. The Bhotekoshi river flows from China. After walking one-hour ascent from the Bhotekoshi river, we will be in Lingling Village.
There we will have lunch. And after lunch, we will move to our goal Briddim which takes around 2 hours. We will make a stop to stay overnight at Briddim. Briddim is popular for Homestay. But nowadays people are there making Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 7 – Briddim to Syabrubesi (approx. 3 hours) and drive to Kathmandu
After having breakfast at Briddim, we will descend through small villages to Syabrubesi. On the way, we can see beautiful landscapes as well as farmlands. It’s easy to walk today only three hours down to Syabrubesi. We will have lunch at Syabrubesi and we will drive to Kathmandu through Bus.
- Private transfers for your international flight 2 times (arrival/ departure).
- 2 nights of Tourist standard Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Kathmandu – Syabrubensi – Kathmandu by Local bus transfer (upgrade to private Jeep – $150 total on each way)
- Meals on Trekking ( B, L, D)
- Langtang National Park Permit and TIMS Card
- Experienced License Holder Local Trek Guide for 7 days.
- 1 Strong PORTER for 7 days (2 Guests = 1 Porter)
- All expenses of Guide and Porter
- Seasonal fruits during the trek
- 13% Government VAT and official charge.
How difficult is this trail?
In a short, TMT is an easy trek of Nepal. If you can do a 6-7 hour hike a day, you can easily do a THT. Every 3 hours walking from one stop to another stop places you will get Teahouses or Homestays where you can make a stop. The maximum elevation on Tamang Heritage is 3165m at Nagthali Gyang.
How long is the trail?
You can do Tamang Heritage in 4 to 7 days. Side trips on Tamang Heritage Hiking make the trip longer as you want. Likewise, if you wish to finish earlier than you have a plan, it is possible to finish. But if you wish to do this trek with Langtang Valley Trekking, it takes approx 11 days.
How much does the permit cost?
The Tamang Heritage trail 7 days trek cost is USD 495 per person. This price is after 13% off with Base Camp Hike. But the cost will reduce according to group size. If you are in a group then guide, porter, company service charge will share. So that cost can be reduced compared to solo trips. 495 USD for 7 days is a cheap price for Tamang Heritage.
It is possible to hire a Guide only?
Sure, you can do Trekking Guide Hire for Tamang Heritage Trekking. Those who wish to hire an Experienced GUIDE and PORTER for THT, Base Camp Hike can make it possible.