Trip Difficulty: Easy
Trip Style: Trekking
Transport: Public Vehicle
Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Teahouse or Lodge
Group Size: 16
Max Elevation: Briddim (2239m)
- Experience the Tamang Heritage trails full of adventure and scenic views.
- Get delighted by soaking in the hot springs at Tatopani.
- Explore the authentic Tibetan culture, tradition, and lifestyle.
- Experience the memorable homestay.
- Witness the incredible mountain ranges such as the Ganesh Himal (7,422 m) and Langtang Himalayas.
- Pass through some of the beautiful villages and snow-capped mountains.
- Visit the religious and ancient monasteries.
Tamang Heritage Trek is an adventurous and exciting trail located in the Rasuwa district. It lies near the Tibetan border of the Langtang region and Nepal. The trail is rich with culture and tradition. As it is near the Tibetan border, the area is inhabited by Tamang people following Tibetan traditions. Their culture is almost untouched by the outside world. Tamang and Tibetan festival, tradition, culture, and local Syabru dance make the heritage trek very popular and unique.
Tamang Heritage Trek is gaining popularity these days. The culture of Tamang people, ancient monasteries and trails offer great exhilaration. During the trek, you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Gosainkunda range, Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,989 m) and Langtang Himalayas. You’ll get to know about the history of Tibetan ancestors. You can get a unique experience as you walk on this trail.
We will be passing through different villages and well-known places. After you cross the elevation of 3,000 meters, you’ll witness some of the beautiful mountain range and snow-capped mountains. They are Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Langtang Lirung (7,245 m), Ganjala Pass (5,122 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,989m) and Langtang Himalayas. You’ll be capturing the picturesque landscape, scattered antique villages and luring white peaks on the trail ahead.
About Trek Route
Tamang Heritage Trek is a 7 days trek. First, you’ll be starting the trek by driving towards Syabrubesi (1,460 m) from Kathmandu. Syabrubesi will be the starting point of your trekking journey. On this trek, we’ll be passing through many villages and Himalayan ranges. Passing through beautiful forests filled with flora and fauna, you will observe the traditions, cultures, and lifestyles of the Tamang and Tibetan people. After you reach Tatopani (2,380 m), you’ll be taking a satisfying bath at the hot springs. You will not stop until you reach Thuman (2,238 m). You’ll be passing through Brimdang (2,846 m) and Nagthali Danda (3,300 m) to enjoy a cup of warm tea and beautiful mountain views.
After you reach Briddim (2,239 m), you’ll trek back to Syabrubesi and start the return trip to Kathmandu. That will be your trek for Tamang Heritage Trek. You’ll be carrying lots of beautiful memories with you before you reach Kathmandu. After you reach Kathmandu we depart. Feel free to contact us for more details.
Tamang Heritage Trek Difficulty
Tamang Heritage Trek is a short but easy trek full of adventurous trails on your way. There is no age restriction; it is suitable for any age group and the trek ends in a week.
Crossing the elevation of 3,000 meters while trekking to Nagthali Danda is a little bit challenging for this trek. However, you don’t have to worry about altitude sickness because you’ll be descending shortly after you reach Nagthali Danda.
Your physical fitness shouldn't bother you much because it is an easy trek. If you face any difficulty during the trek, your guide will always be there to help you. Trekking slowly and carefully is the key to complete the trek. So, you’ll be taking lots of rest and trek slowly and steadily.
Best Time for Tamang Heritage Trek
September to November is a popular season among trekkers following this route. Spring (March to May) is also another popular season for Tamang Heritage Trek. This trek does not ascend to a higher altitude so it is also possible in winter.
Food and Accommodation
Food and accommodation are according to your choice while you are in Kathmandu. You will get clean and comfortable rooms. You will taste the local flavor for the food items.
Once you start the trek, most of the accommodation will be in small teahouses. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The hospitality of these people is unmatchable. However, in Briddim you’ll be spending your night at a local homestay. It is very basic but the people of the village will make your stay unforgettable.
In Nepal, there are wide varieties of food. But after your trekking journey starts, the local and typical foods will be your everyday food. Food such as Dal Bhat, vegetable curries, and many more. If you get a chance to eat ‘Dhendo’ then don’t miss it. This food is famous all over Nepal and has its own specialty. It is a cooked maize flour mashed up and served with dal, vegetable or meat.
Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Langtang Valley Trek
1. Can we trek the Langtang Trek without a guide?
Yes, you can do the Langtang trek without a guide. But, the trekking routes are quite confusing, lots of different ways, numerous dense forests. This makes a problem for solo travelers. Sometime you may get lost on the trail.
Due to limited tea-houses in the Langtang region, there might be hard to get a room in high peak season. For that, the guide will help to book the room in teahouse prior to your arrival.
2. Can we customize the Langtang Trek 7 days itinerary?
Definitely, you can customize the Langtang Trek itinerary according to your available duration, cost, and group size. Kindly, contact us to customize the itinerary to Langtang Valley Trek.
3. How difficult is Langtang Trek?
This is the most frequently asked questions that we receive often. First and foremost, you should be able to understand your physical fitness level. How much can you walk per day?
Langtang Trek is a moderate level of a trek. You don’t need any trekking experience or first-time trekker. For Langtang Trek 7 Days, you should able to walk on an average of 5-6 hours a day.
On day 5, when reaching the highest point of Kyanjin Ri (4500m) can be a little tough. Because we have to wake up pretty early to avoid cold wind. After reaching to Kyanjin Ri, you will be amazed to see the sunrise and view of Langtang Lirung and wonderful glaciers. If you complete this day, the next day is quite easy to trek down around Langtang Region.
If you have a willing power or dedication to complete the Langtang Valley Trek. Then, it’s not that much difficult. In between the trekking, the guide will recommend you take a various level of walking pace depending on your itinerary. Our professional guide will help to make your trip more physical friendly.
4. What is the maximum altitude that we can reach in Langtang Valley Trek?
The maximum altitude that you can reach in Langtang Valley Trek is Kyanjin Ri (4500m). But, if you want to extend the Langtang Trek to one more night, then you can reach ever higher altitude – Tserko Ri (5000m). From the top, you can view the amazing mountains and valley.
5. How is transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi start point?
To reach the starting point of Langtang Trek, you have two option. The first option is to take four wheels private jeep, which can accommodate 7 people. Whereas, the second option is to book a local bus ticket from Machhapokhari, Kathmandu.
While traveling from the local bus, you can interact with local people, But, do expect some crowd, local gossips, too many stops and opportunity to make new local friends. It will take 7-8 hours drives to reach the starting point of Langtang Trek.
Traveling from private jeep is more convenient and comfortable than the local bus. You will even reach quickly to Syabrubesi (5-6 hours).
6. Do we need Travel Insurance?
Yes, you need travel insurance to overcome the unforeseen circumstances such as; Bad weather (Snow, Storm, Landslides and other natural disasters), Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), food poison and physical accident.
7. What sort of trekking clothing and equipment do we need for Langtang Valley Trek?
We have listed the trekking clothing and equipment you need for Manaslu Circuit Trek. Click Here!
8. What kind of food and accommodations can be found in Langtang Trek?
On 2015 earthquake, Langtang valley was the most affected trekking region in Nepal. Lots of teahouses were destructed. But, after a few years, lots of new teahouses were built with better facilities – room with attached bathroom, wifi, hot shower and more.
You can find the fresh local meal which will be made after your order. Expect to get some healthy foods such as; Nepali Dhal Bhat, MoMo, Macaroni, Noodles, Pizza, and others. Also, don’t miss out to taste the 100% Real Yak Cheese in Kyanjin, Langtang village.
Important Tips: Don’t forget to bring tablets or filter to save the drinking water cost. You can also refill the safe drinking water (private expenses) from every teahouse situated in the Langtang region.
9. Which is the best season for Langtang Trek?
The best seasons for Langtang Trek are Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November). In Langtang trek, you don’t need to pass the high altitude. Hence, it’s also possible to trek in Winter season of Nepal (December, January, and February)
10. What is the cost of Langtang Valley Trek?
We offer this trek in USD 600 per person. This cost covers all your important expenses – Trekking Permit, Local Bus ticket, foods and accommodation during the trek, guide and porter. If you would like to plan Langtang Trek by Private jeep. You have to pay extra. Also, if you are doing this trek solo, then you have to pay supplement cost.