Tamang Heritage Trekking

Tamang Heritage Trekking is a place where you will be enjoying the Tamang, the ethnic group of Nepal, culture and their hospitality in real local way. Tamang heritage trekking is located in between two big mountains regions such as Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Yes, Tamang people are most welcoming people in Nepal. Nepalese culture is mostly closed culture but its exception that these Tamang are amazingly open people. With the relatively easy access from Kathmandu we ascend the road north towards the Tibetan border and enjoy a relatively gentle trek through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and peaceful valleys where only the most discerning trekkers step. Panoramic mountain views of the peaks around, soak in the natural hot spring in Tatopani, local fort, monasteries, local architecture make you enjoy the trek. MRA offers you one relaxed day at Bridhim which allows you to discover the local tradition of the wonderful Tamang Heritage site.

Tamang Heritage Trekking trail was supported by the UNDP, Department for International Development to develop the region where the program was run by the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Program. Because of these many reasons, this heritage site offers live cultural experience to you.

Tamang Heritage Trekking offers the trekker an awesome wilderness experience through beautiful landscapes of alpine terrain, flat meadows and rhododendron forests. Tamang Heritage trekking is a must for those wishing to experience another side of Nepal. The Tamang people are believed to be the descendants of Tibetans from Kerung who intermingled with the inhabitants of the Helambu. As such the Tamang people still have many customs with a strong Tibetan influence.  Tamang Heritage trekking offers a unique mix of mountain adventure and Himalayan culture, from ancient monasteries, Tibetan stupas, plentiful, colorful prayer flags, to majestic waterfalls and breathtaking snow capped mountain peaks including views of Langtang Lirung, Langtang Kerung, the Ganjala Pass, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal to name but a few.

Tamang heritage trekking starts from Syaprubesi, the north of Kathamndu, 5 hours drive and this trekking can be made six days to eight days. It goes via the places like Gatlang, Chilime, Tatopani, Rasuwagadhi, Thuman, Briddhim and back to Syaprubesi. It’s a circuit trek where you will be doing lots of ascend and descends so we don’t call it easy trek, let’s say, it’s a moderate difficult trek.  

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Pick up and transfer to the hotel 3 star category 
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing by car and tour guide. ( Start at 10 AM and finish 5 PM)
Sightseeing points:  Buddhanath, Swayambhunath called Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath temple and Patan Durbar Squar .
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu – Syaprubesi by local bus 7 to 8 hours.
(If you want, you can take Jeep 5 hours which will add the price by 150 $ on the total cost)
Day 04: Syabrubesi – Ghatlang (5 hours trek) 
Day 05: Ghatlang – Tatopani (5 hours trek) 
Day 06: Tatopani – thuman (5 hours trek) 
Day 07: Thuman – Bridim (6 hours trek)
Day 08: Bridim – Syaprubesi (5 hours trek) 
Day 09: Syaprubesi to Kathmandu by local bus 7 to 8 hours .
(If you want, you can take Jeep 5 hours which will add the price by 150 $ on the total cost)
Day 10: Final departure to International airport.

Trip Cost Include

  • Car for pick up and drop from and to the airport.
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu ( 3 star category )
  • Langtang National Park permit
  • Bus to Syaprubesi and back.
  • One Guide (experienced and registered,insurance, salary and all food and accommodation)
  • One porter for each two people.
  • Accommodation in tea houses
  • 3 Meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Equipment (sleeping bag and down jacket)
  • All taxes and Company service charge

Trip Cost Include

  • Bar and beverage bills, tea, coffee, bottled water, desserts, personal expenses, personal cloths.
  • Personal insurance for health and evacuation.
  • Tipping.
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing points in Kathmandu.
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Trip Facts

Trip Duraion
10 Days
Trip Grade
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Type of trip
Tea house

Trip Cost

$550 Per Person

$600 For single supplement

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