10 days
Trip Level
Group Size
3100 m

Langtang National Park has three distinct portions. Tamang Heritage Trail is one of them that lies within Langtang National Park. The trek adds to the history, the faith, the monasteries, and the lovely villages close to the Tibetan border. Tamang Heritage Trek is a delightful and family-friendly adventure with the chance to see an authentic lifestyle.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek starts with a steep climb from Sybrubensi, which leads to the top of the hillside. We will explore the magnificent surrounding landscapes, then a lovely walk towards the Gatlang village. The path down the Bhote Koshi River to the Tatopani will take you across the bridge and ascend steeply to Tatopani. In the meantime, you’ll travel through the villages, rice terraces, and Chilime Hydro Power. There are natural hot springs in the middle of the settlement. Water is warm enough and colored yellow to treat skin disease.

Nag Thali is another prominent trek feature, which lies at 3100 meters. You will witness 360-degree beautiful mountains while you are at the viewpoint. The most attractive appearance is the Langtang Range, Ganesh Himal, and Paldor Peak, whereas Sengen Himal borders Tibet. Similarly, cultural enrichment also occurs in Thuman, Briddim, and Khanjim. Moreover, their warm hospitality and vibrant culture remind you of your lifetime trip to Tamang Heritage Trekking.

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek: Highlights

Experience a cultural trek, very suitable for family and children
Delight in the hot spring waters at Tatopani

Observe Tamang’s resilience as they rebuild following the 2015 earthquake
Enchantment spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, the Langtang, and the Gosainkund range



Days  Itinerary Altitude in Meter  Walking Distance
1. Kathmandu to Syabrubensi 1467 7h00
2. Syabrubensi to Gatlang 2238 6h30
3. Gatlang to Tatopani 2607 5h00
4. Trek to Thuman via Nagthali 3165 m 2338 6h00
5. Thuman to Briddim 2229 6h30
6. Briddim to Syabrubensi 1467 6h00
7. Shyabrubesi to Kathmandu

Variant itinerary

You can combine the Tamang Heritage Trail with the Langtang Valley Trek or the Gosainkund Lake Trek. For the Langtang Trek, continue to Lama Hotel instead of returning from Briddim to Syabrubesi. The Langtang Valley Trek provides stunning views of the Langtang Himalayas, which spread around. Return by backtracking, stopping at  Dhunche via Syabru Thulo. It will add about three to four days onto the trek.

The Gosainkund Trek is another excellent but more demanding trek in this region, which is often combined with the Langtang Valley Trek and requires adding to the Tamang Heritage Trail for an extended adventure. Due to the altitude of Gosainkunda Lake (4380 meters), it would be wise to attempt after the return trip from Langtang to prevent altitude sickness. Trekking to Gosainkunda will also add three days to the trek.

Similarly, the Ruby Valley Trail is one of Nepal’s most recent additions. It blends beautiful landscapes with the cultural immersion you expect from your trip to Nepal.

Best Time to Visit Tamang Heritage Trail

Like most places in Nepal, spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are the best seasons for the trek to Tamang Heritage Trail. As the altitudes on this trek are not very high, it is also a comfortable trek for winter, and the views are likely to be good at the time.


Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be greeted and welcomed by our agency’s representative in front of the Arrival gate with the Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit the heritage site of Kathmandu Valley, followed by a pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing, where you meet the trek guide and other team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment, and nature of peak climbing and other necessary information

Day 3: Kathmandu – Syabrubensi (1467m) by bus 7h00 drive.

The team will head to Shyabru Bensi (1467 m.) by bus in the early morning. 7-8 hours picturesque scenic bus journey to Shyabru Bensi, passing by the lowland villages and rivers along the route can reach the start point of the trek. Night at lodge

Day 4: Syabrubesi – Gatlang (2238 m) 6h00 walk.

Your adventure journey begins today — a steep climb to the tea shop where we can see beautiful landscapes. Then, an easy walk to Gatlang through the rhododendron forest, where one can visit the monastery and follow by evening the cultural performance will be conducted by locals, which is a more attractive part of the trek.

Day 5: Gatlang – Tatopani (2607 m) 5h00 walk.

Today, 2nd day of the journey, leads you to Tatopani, enjoying spectacular views of the mountains. Initially, descending up Chilime and crossing a suspension bridge to ascend Tatopani was easy. There is an opportunity to dip in the hot spring. It is believed that taking a dip in the spring can heal aches and pains.

Day 6: Tatopani – Thuman (2338m.) via Nagthali (3165 m)

The trail goes through the forest to get to Nagthali (the highest place of Tamang heritage trail). The spectacular views of Langtang, Kerung, Sanjen, and Ganesh Himal range can be seen from Nagthali. Then, steeply descent to Thuman. Settlement of Tamang.

Day 7: Thuman – Briddim (2229 m) 6h00 walk

The trail goes steep down to Bhote Kosi River and crosses a suspension bridge, then climb up to Bridim traversing by the beautiful village of Lingling, forests, cultivated terrace and get Bridim with unique Z shape of the settlements

Day 8: Briddim – Shyabru Besi (1467 m) 6h00 walk.

As usual in the morning, once observing the locality of Bridim, the trail goes uphill through the forest and reaches another village, then takes a downhill trail of villages to join Shyabru Bensi.

Day 9: Shyabru Besi – Kathmandu (1350 m) 7h00 Drive.

A picturesque drive from Dunche to Kathmandu takes 6-7 hours by bus, passing several villages, landscapes, rice fields, and Himalayann scenery.

Day 10: Leisure day in Kathmandu

You have a chance to visit the rest of the city once.

Day 11: Final departure

You will transfer to the airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight.


DEPARTURE/RETURN  Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
DEPARTURE TIME Please report at least 3 hours before the flight.
Hotel and Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Tips for Guide and Porters

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