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Tamang Heritage Trail trekking is one of the new and special trek opened to guests just since 2004 in Langtang Region.

Tamang Heritage Trail trekking offers the natural excellence, traditional cultures, Buddhist way of living, rich architecture of their mountain house, wilderness experience, antiquated monasteries and excellent scenes of alpine terrain. This trek also offers Natural Hot Spring, wildlife around the mystery lake of Parbati Kund, the beautiful village of Gatlang with its people’s traditional dresses and typical dances, great perspective of Snow-capped Mountains and a walk around Rasuwa Gadi an alternate manifestation of the well-known Chinese wall. You have an extraordinary perspective of mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan mountains and different crests. Moreover, guests can additionally visit local monasteries of Dukchu Gomba picked as sacred site by the incredible Tibetan Lama – Guru Rinpoche and Chukla Khnaga Gomba.

Tamang Heitage Trails trekking is a new trekking trail that offers the Himlalayan life style, culture and their society. The trail follows through traditional Tamang villages where culture, their lifestyle and crafts have remained unaltered since the beginning of the settlement. Tamang Heritage trail trekking begins either from Dhunche or Syabrubesi and passes through Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure and Briddim. Goljung and Gatlang are traditional Tamang villages. Goljung has ancient monastery and Gatlang set high on a slope around terraced fields is the Tamang settlement where we can visit a Tamang monastery and the lovely Parvatikunda Lake. The surrounding perspective of delightful mountains like Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen Himal awaits at Bahundanda, the viewpoint situated near these settlements.

Tamang Heritage trail trekking incorporates, showering in the hot, recuperating waters of the natural spring at Tatopani in transit from Gatlang to Chilime is a thrilling experience. Brimdang offers cultural experience at group or community run home-stay, while Nagathali in Thuman VDC is encompassed by beautiful views of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal and Sanjen Himal ranges. Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests. Next is Timure on the old trade route to Tibet. A fort at Rasuwagadi in Timure is a historical indication of the Nepal-Tibet relations that has existed for many centuries. A suspension bridge here connects Nepal and Tibet.

Trip Highlights of Tamang Heritage Trail Trekking

– Tamang Heritage trail trekking Offers rich biodiversity for the nature lovers.
– You can also visit the ancient old monastery. Overnight in Lodge. Great view of Langtang Lirung, Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Himal and other snowy peaks.
– Overnight in Lodge. is an old trade route to Tibet and the historical fort of Rasuwagadhi.Visit small and beautiful Tamang village.
– It offer Himalayan culture experience in the form of Home-Stay.
– You can visit an ancient old monastery. Overnight in Home-Stay.
– Explore natural hot spring.

Tamang Heritage Trekking Elevation Profile

Tamang Heritage Trekking Elevation chart



Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu and tranfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Free and arrangement day.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 1460m.
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang Village 2238m/6-7 hours,
Day 05: Trek from Gatlang Village to Tatopani 2607m/6-7 hours.
Day 06: Trek from Tatopani to Nagthali 3165m/4-5 hours
Day 07: Trek from Nagthali to Timure 1762m/6-7 hours,
Day 08: Excursion to Rasuwagadhi 1815m and back to Timure
Day 09: Trek from Timure to Briddhim 2230m/5-6 hours,
Day 10: Trek from Briddhim to Syabrubesi 1460m/5-6 hours,
Day 11: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu by private vehicle 6-7 hours,

Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu and tranfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Free and arrangement day.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi 1460m.

Drive 6-7 hours, takes about 6 hours. The road is quite smooth until reaching Trisuli River. You have great views of Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal during the drive. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Gatlang Village 2238m/6-7 hours,

Continue steep ascents until Rongga Bhanjyang which takes about 3 hours. Then the trail descends till Goljung village which takes about 45 minutes. After lunch, continue again gentle up until reaching Traditional Tamang village in Gatlang. It takes about 3 hours. visit the Parbati Kund which offers rich biodiversity for the nature lovers. You can also visit the ancient old monastery. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Gatlang Village to Tatopani 2607m/6-7 hours.

Start your trek gentle descending passing the many Chhortens and Mani wall and through the deep forests until reaching Chilime. It takes about 2 and half hour. cross by suspension bridge and climb up passing the terrace until reaching Gonggang village which takes about 1 and half hour. After lunch, the trail gentle ascends until reaching Tatopani. It takes about 2 hours. You can take natural Bath in hot spring. It is believed that to take a Bath in natural Hot Spring, washes away all the Pains and aches. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Tatopani to Nagthali 3165m/4-5 hours.

Continue through the forests to reach in Nagthali view point. The trail is up and down till Brimdang where one monastery is situated on the hill. It takes about 2 hours. Then the trail gentle ascends until reaching Nagthali view point which takes about 2 hours. great view of Langtang Lirung, Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal, Tibetan Himal and other snowy peaks. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Nagthali to Timure 1762m/6-7 hours,

Himalayan scenery and sunrise view, the trail descends till Thuman village which takes about one and half hour. stop for Tea break because you do not find any hotel till Timure. Descends till Bhote Kosi Nadi and cross by suspension bridge. Now the trail continues upstream of Bhote Kosi until reaching Timure village which takes about 4 hours. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 08: Excursion to Rasuwagadhi 1815m and back to Timure.

Trek to Rasuwagadhi after breakfast. The trail gently ascends until reaching Rasuwagadhi which takes about 2 hours. This is an old trade route to Tibet and the historical fort of Rasuwagadhi. After visiting the Rasuwagadhi back to Lodge which takes about 1 and half hour. You have lunch and stay overnight in Lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Timure to Briddhim 2230m/5-6 hours,

Continue the trail upstream of Bhote Kosi until reaching Lingling which takes about 3 hours. After lunch, the trail gently ascends till Briddhim village. It takes about 2 hours. This is a small and beautiful Tamang village. It offers Himalayan culture experience in the form of Home-Stay. You can visit an ancient old monastery. Overnight in Home-Stay.

Day 10: Trek from Briddhim to Syabrubesi 1460m/5-6 hours,

The trail gently descends through the Rhododendron Bushes till Wangal which takes about 3 hours. Then you continue your trek until reaching Syabrubesi. It takes about 2 hours. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 11: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu.

Drive back to Kathmandu by our private vehicle. Firstly the rough road till Trisuli and have lunch. Then the road is smooth until Kathmandu. It takes about 6 hours. Transfer to Hotel.

Trip Cost US$ 695 Per person
Cost Includes:
  • Your arrival and departure from Airport –hotel -airport.
  • Two night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All your standard meals like, Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner, during the trek, cup of tea coffee during the breakfast.
  • Tea house Accommodations during the trek.
  • Equipment like sleeping bag, Down Jacket & needed things etc if you do not have your own. To be returned after the trip.
  • All ground transportation by bus.
  • Well English speaking guide , experienced, with government license holder.
  • Guide , food, Transport, Accommodation, Salary, equipments, e.t.c. All paid.
  • A Strong Porter among the two trekkers ( one porter sharing among two member ) including all his expenses including full insurance during the trek.
  • Monastery fees.
  • Emergency helicopter rescues service. ( pay by your travel insurance company.)
  • Insurance of Guide.
  • National Park fee.
  • A trekking map
  • TIMS (trekkers’ Information Management System.)
  • First aid service box with normal medicine,including Oximeter and pulse meter checker.
Cost Excludes:
  • All kind’s of Drink’s like Mineral water, beer Juice, Coke, fanta, other alcoholic hard drink’s, ETC.
  • Sweet things like chocolate and others
  • Extra hotel night and activities in Kathmandu.
  • Your personal expenses.

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FAQs- Frequently Asked Questions

Trekking to a new place can always be nerve-wracking  disregard of the number of times you might have done it. Every place has its own culture, non-verbal norms and values, government policies and so on.

Having even the basic knowledge about the place can boost your confidence and give you a positive anticipation of the experience you can gain from the place.

If you are looking forward to trek in Nepal, this article will indeed be of great use to refer to. Answered below, are some of the most frequently asked questions about trekking in Nepal.

1.      Is trekking difficult?

The difficulty level of the trek entirely depends upon the trek you chose.

If you happen to be trekking for the first time, or your physical condition does not permit you to (because of age or other medical conditions) you can always look for easy treks.

Easy treks have shorter number of days, less distance to be walked in a day, and relatively lower altitudes. You do not have to have prior experience or knowledge to trek to these places.

If you are adventurer and are looking for some thrill, you have plenty of options to choose from. Difficult treks have longer number of days. You will have to walk for 5-7hrs a day on an average and these treks are mostly situated in high altitudes. These treks also demand a good level of physical fitness.

Unlike other product, trekking is not about more for better. The difficulty level has got nothing to do with the experience you can gain from a trek.

Go for what you want to and what your physical ability will allow you to. Do not push yourself too hard. Trekking is not a competition. Its relaxation.

2.      Is trekking expensive?

This entirely depends upon how much you are willing to spend on your trek. You can trek luxuriously by spending lavishly or you can backpack. It all depends upon how much your bank balance allows you to.

You will get accommodation for as less as 3-4$ per night, or you can pay up to 60-1004 per night for luxury resorts. On an average, you will need not more than 10$ for a meal. If you are looking for economical places, you can eat 3 meals for 10$! But eating at such places come at a great cost of low hygiene rate.

Bottom line: Nepal is not an expensive place when it comes to tourism. It is probably one of the places you can have the most economical luxury trek comparing to what a luxury trek would otherwise cost in your country!

3.      What preparations should I make before trekking?

It is always a good idea to involve yourself in doing physical exercises before trekking. Not that you have to be all athletic and muscular to trek. An average level of physical fitness will make the journey less stressful.

Ending up with sore muscles, blisters, joint pain, and back pain can be very discomforting while trekking. This is unlikely to happen if you exercise beforehand.

Start exercising at least a month before the trek. You can do cardio exercises like running, jogging, long walks, cycling and swimming. Carry a light backpack along with you to get used to it. Gym work out can be a good option too. Just don’t over-do it.

If you are going on an easy trek, you need not be very physically fit. But prior exercising is still a good option. You will only make your journey more comfortable.

4.      What are the things I need to pack?

There are a long list of things you will need for trekking. The things you carry can affect the entire experience of your journey. So make sure that while purchasing any gear, make no compromisation on the quality or the brand of the equipment.

To know about the things you require, refer to the following link-


5.      Do I need special permission to trek?

You will not need trekking permits in any of the treks in the Everest region, the Annapurna region and also in the Langtang region. But you will have to pay entry fees while entering a conservation area or a national park.

Trekking permits are a must for trekking in the restricted regions. The permits are available for purchase in the department of immigration located in Dillibazaar, Kathmandu. For further information, refer to-


6.      Is drinking water easily available?

Availability of drinking water is not the problem. The problem is the cost of it at higher altitude. As you gain height, the price of water rises up to 2-3$ per liter.

An alternative way of getting drinking water is by having your water bottles filled in tea houses. Tea houses will provide you boiled water for about 0.4-0.7$ per liter. They are completely safe for drinking.

Therefore, do not forget to take at least two water bottles with you.

7.      What kind of food is available during trekking?

Food is not of any concern while trekking. You will get all kinds of cuisines. For breakfast, tea houses will provide you with eggs cooked in your preferred style along with pan cakes, bread butter, roti, and so on.

Various other dishes like pizza, pasta, momo, chowmein and many more are also available. The most preferred dish is Dal Bhaat. It is a typical Nepali meal. Rice is served with vegetable curry, lentils, tomato chutney and meat curry. The best part- an extra helping will no cost you extra! The meal is highly nutritional. It will also keep you fueled for long walks.

8.      What kind of accommodation should I expect?

Accommodation depends upon the type of trekking you are going for. There are two types of trekking

1.      Tea house trekking:

You will be spending your night in tea houses. Tea houses are local lodges and hotels. They are small and comfortable enough. Most rooms are shared with two small cots that have mattress, pillows and sheets. If you need spare blankets, you can always ask for it. The rooms have attached bathroom, western flush designed and shower. You will have to pay for hot shower and electricity.

Dormitories are also available and a very low cost of about 3-4$ per night. These come with common toilets and bathrooms.

The cleanliness of the rooms may not live up to your expectations. Bring your own pillow if possible. Conjunctivitis is a common case you might fall sick of.

2.      Camp treks

In this type, you will spend your nights in tented camps. Such treks mostly lie in the restricted regions. These regions do not have enough facilities to accommodate many people.


9.      What are the risks associated with trekking?

Trekking is an extreme sport and does come with a lot of risks. Some unavoidable risks are avalanche, heavy rainfall, earthquake, landslide and other such natural calamities.

You might fall and injure yourself or catch some viral flue. The deadliest risk of trekking is AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness. This sickness occurs when a great altitude is gained and the body fails to adjust to the changing pressures associated with it. Anyone can fall a victim of the sickness and if not treated in time, it can be fatal.

10. How to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)?

There is absolutely nothing you can do to prepare your body for altitude sickness. But yo can take few precautionary measures to avoid it. They are-

  1. Attain height gradually and slowly
  2. As you cross over 2000meters, reduce your number of walking hours and walk slow
  3. Drink plenty of water
  4. Take ample rest. Take more rest if you feel like your body is asking for it
  5. Eat high caloric food
  6. Avoid smoking or drinking

11. How to diagnose AMS?

In order to detect AMS, you need to be aware of the symptoms of them. They are-

  1. Headache
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Dizziness
  4. Tiredness
  5. Loss of appetite
  6. Upset stomach
  7. Feeling unsteady
  8. Shortness of breath
  9. Increased heart rate
  10. Difficulty sleeping

If you notice any of the symptoms, take immediate precautionary measures such as:

  1. Do not climb any higher for the next 48 hours
  2. Descend to a lower altitude if possible
  3. Take complete rest until you feel well
  4. Do not exercise
  5. Do not smoke
  6. Drink plenty of water
  7. Take external oxygen supply if necessary
  8. Take anti-sickness medicines

If you see no further improvement in your heath within the next 48 hours, you will have to be deported to Kathmandu in a helicopter. Therefore, do not forget to issue and insurance that will cover you helicopter reuse cost.

12. Do I need a guide/porter to trek?

There is no such hard and fast rule that you must have one. But it is highly advisable to travel with them. Some of the treks cannot be trekked without a guide most of them are the restricted ones.

A guide is someone who will help you with navigations. He will also have a better idea about the places to live in and eat at can negotiated prices for you. They will also help you during medical emergencies.

A porter is someone who will carry your load for you so that you can enjoy long walks.

In case you hire them, you are entirely responsible for providing them with trekking gears, food and accommodation and other medical facilities.

Guide/porter as also available these days. These are people who play the role of both a guide and a porter. Hiring them will save you from bearing an additional cost.

13. Can I trek solo?

To some places, yes. But trekking solo in the restricted area is completely forbidden. You will have to trek in a group.

A lot of people trek solo in Nepal and have thoroughly enjoyed. Trekking solo has its own benefits. You will not have to adjust your schedule according to anyone. You can also follow your own route as you wish to. Also, finding your way, especially in the non-restricted regions, is very easy. The routes are well marked and pretty straight.

Nepal is completely safe for solo trekkers. But you will also have to be a little more careful while travelling alone.

14. What is the difference between trekking independently and trekking with an agency?

Trekking independently means trekking without an agency. You can hire a guide or a porter if you want to. You may also have a trekking partner. But the entire journey depends upon the way you want to take it.

In treks organized by agencies, they will have a well-planned schedule designed for you which you will have to strictly follow. Most of the times, you will be travelling with a group. The agency will also provide you with a guide and a porter. Trekking with an agency will be a little more expensive than trekking independently or solo.

15. Which is the best season to trek in Nepal?

Every season as its own charm. However, the best seasons are spring lasting from April to May and autumn lasting from September to November.

In these two season, Nepal sees the maximum number of tourists who come to trek. These are the busiest months of the year. The weather is highly pleasant and favorable for long walks. The trails are blossoming with fresh leaves and flowers. The clear skies allow you to get a great view of the magnificent Himalayas.


The above information covers up almost everything you need to know about trekking. If you happen to have any queries, please feel free to leave a comment below or inbox us at [email protected]

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Trip Facts

  • Trekking Destination: 9 days
  • Group Size: 01
  • Minimum altitude: 1300 mtrs
  • Maximum altitude: 5,033m
  • Season: Mar - July, Sep - Dec .
  • Grade Info: Moderate.
  • Transportation: Drive in - Drive out.
  • Total Days: 09 days.
  • Walking Hour: 5 to 6 hours per day.

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