13 day trek to Langtang Valley and Tamang Heritage Trail goes through beautiful villages and forests offering Langtang diversity culture and nature experience. Tamang Heritage Trail is next to Langtang valley, a less crowded and newly explored trekking trail. Langtang and Tamang Heritage Trek starts from Syabrubesi where you can reach there by a day bus drive from Kathmandu. You will then trek to Goljung, Gatlang, Chilime, Thuman, Timure, Briddim, Lama Hotel, Langtang Village, Kyanjin Gomba and Syabrubesi. It is a moderate difficulty grade, best for beginners, family with children to seniors. The trek is full of beautiful villages, forests, glaciers and valleys.The best trek is to enjoy the beauty of Langtang region without long and hard trek in the Himalayas. Please email us [email protected] and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 to customize 13-day Langtang Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Itinerary and cost for 2024 |2025.
Trek Name: Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek
Trek Duration: 12 Days
Trek Difficulty: Moderate
Trek Season: Sep to Mar, Jan to June
Trek Altitude: 3800m
Trek Cost: USD 630-USD 1150
Group Size: 01 - 12 people
Trip Package: Private/Group Trek
Mode of Transfer: Bus / Car / Jeep
Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu
Langtang Valley and Tamang Heritage trail trekking package price with departure dates.
Tamang Heritage Trail and Langtang Valley Trek is a 12 days exciting trekking in the Himalayas Nepal. The trek offers trekkers a peek into the every-day lives of the Tamang people live in Langtang region. The Tamang Heritage Trail and Langtang Valley Trek begins from Kathmandu with a 6 hour drive to Syabrubesi, starting the trekking into the mountainous region. Throughout the trek you will reward with outstanding views of the Himalayas and get acquainted with the culture and traditions of the Tamang who live in close vicinity to the mighty Langtang.
The trek to Tamang Heritage Trail in Langtang is a combination of the newest trekking routes in Nepal, Tamang Heritage Trail is a culturally-rich region steeped in Tibetan tradition. This is a relatively easy trek through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and peaceful valleys where you will encounter few other trekkers. Enjoy panoramic mountain views, the natural hot springs at Tatopani, and the unique architecture of the Tamang village homes. You will enjoy a home stay experience in Briddim with time to relax and discover more about the local tradition in the first part of the trek.
And also the 2nd part of the trek continue to Langtang valley, the most popular treks in Langtang National Park. The trek for a very diverse and challenging trekking experience to alpine scenery, hot springs, uncrowded trails, welcoming home stays and tea houses with an opportunity to mix with the local Tamang villagers.
Tamang Heritage Trail and Langtang Trek begins with a 7 hour bus ride from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. The first part of the trek is more of a cultural experience. We trek to the west of the Bhote Koshi River towards the Tamang villages that offer the best in Tibetan influenced Tamang settlement: their culture, lifestyle, craftsmanship, housing style and their carving skills. The second part of the trek head east of the Bhote Koshi river, focusing more on nature and adventure. Settlements like Gatlang, Briddim Langtang and Kyanjin Gompa are the major attractions of this trek.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu(1300m)
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, We will receive you and drop you off to hotel, and meeting with your guide and trek breifing. Stay night at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m,8-9 hours)
We leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also a starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Our journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. We continue until we descend to the small village of Syabrubesi, the starting point of our trek. Overnight in Syabrubesi.
Day 03: Trek begins: Syabrubesi to Gatlang (2,200m, 5 hours)
Our trek starts from today. From Syabrubesi, we hike across the Goljung Village enjoying views of the Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma, Langtang Lirung and others. Gatlang is a small village on the hillside with traditional stone houses. Overnight at Gatlang.
Day 04: Gatlang to Tatopani (2607m, 6-7 hours)
We begin today's trek with a descent to Thangbuche and soak-in magnificent views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges along the way. Next, pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam and ascend until Tatopani. The name Tatopani literally means 'hot water' in Nepali owing to the natural hot springs there. However, the hot springs are no longer there after the earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015.
Day 05: Tatopani to Thuman (2,400m, 6 hour) via Brimdang and Nagthali
Today we trek from Tatopani to Thuman via Brimdang and Nagthali. Passing through the dense alpine forest, we reach the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. From here, it’s a few hours walk uphill until Nagthali hill. Here, we enjoy the mesmerizing views of Langtang, Sanjen,Kerung and Ganesh Himal. Next, trek downhill to the Tamang village of Thuman and spend the night.
Day 06: Thuman to Briddim (2,345m, 6 hours)
Today, we trek to Briddim from Thuman via Lingling. Briddim is a Tibetan Buddhist village, ideally located on the lap of the Langtang Himal. Here, we visit the Dukchu Gomba monastery. In Briddim, we notice that most of the houses are built by stones and are inhabited mostly by people of Tibetan origin. Briddim in fact, resembles a typical Tibetan village on this side of Tibet.
Day 07: Briddim to Lama Hotel (2470m, 6 hours)
Today, we trek from Briddim to Lama Hotel. The trail descends to Ghopche Khola which is a small stream. Then we ascend to Lama Hotel via Rimche. Lama Hotel is located on the banks of the Langtang River and surrounded by lush forests and amazing mountain vista. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 08: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m, 6-7 hours)
After breakfast, we embark on our trip to the Langtang Village. Our trail continues alongside dense forests. After climbing up steadily through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. On the way, we also enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung, pass by water mills, prayer wheels and chortens adorned with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.
Day 09: Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m, 4 hours)
After breakfast, we leave Langtang village and walk through yak pastures. Today, we also pass the largest mani wall in Nepal which is made from stone with prayers written on them. It is believed that the prayers on the mani wall spreads around by blowing winds. We cross several wooden bridges before reaching Kanjin Gompa which is beautifully surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. We can take a walk around the Kanjin Gompa enjoying astounding views of glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.
Day 10: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2,380m, 4-5 hours)
We trek back to the Lama Hotel. Since the trek is only downhill, it will only take us around 4 to 5 hours to reach our destination. It is a downhill trek through forests and alongside a beautiful mountain river. On the way we pass through the ethnic settlements of the Tamang people whose religious and cultural practices similar to the Tibetans. Overnight in Lama Hotel.
Day 11: Trek ends: Lama Hotel to Syabrubesi(1600m, 5 hours)
Today is the last day of trekking. After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi which will be an easy trek through lush green vegetation. After reaching Syabrubesi, we enjoy lunch and celebrate the completion of our trek.
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu(1300m, 6 hours)
After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu we take a rest at our hotel or stroll in the streets of Thamel, a popular tourist hub for some souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 13: Final departure
Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today. We will drop you off to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.
Langtang Valley Trek Packing List
We would recommend to pack pretty light and managed to wash most of your clothes each afternoon/night for the first half of the trip. In the latter stages of the trip, it is pretty cold. There is no real need for multiple outfits.This is just a guide and it work quite well. sleeping bag is necessary as there are blankets in each guesthouse.
1 pair of pants that maybe convert to shorts
1 pair of shorts
1 Warm or thicker pair of hiking pants
1 Long sleeve quick-dry shirt
1 Long-sleeve thermal shirt
2 Short-sleeve t-shirts
1 Thermal long underwear
4 pairs of quick-dry underwear
1 Lightweight down jacket
1 Heavy-duty summit down jacket
1 Neck Buff
1 pair of Gloves
1 pair of Hiking boots
1 Head torch
1 pair of warm summit socks
2-3 pairs of regular socks
1 pair of trekking poles
1 Water filter
1 Power bank
1 Poncho/rain coat
Travel insurance is compulsory for Langtang Trek. Though this is an easy trek with low risk of AMS. However, this mountain journey is not a normal visit due to the possibility of unforeseen or unexpected events such as injury, illness, flood, landslide and sudden climate changes. All trekkers must provide a copy of their comprehensive travel insurance policy certificate. The policy must cover medical and emergency repatriation - including helicopter rescue and evacuation expenses at high altitudes. We kindly request you to send your detailed insurance policy copy before trekking departures. In case of emergencies, we will use the documents you sent us for rescue. It will help us arrange a quick and effective rescue operation, transfer for emergency medical help, etc. Please make sure with the insurance company that they cover helicopter evacuation at high altitude trek along with medical costs.
Passport and Visa
All foreigners except Indian nationals need a visa to enter Nepal. You can get an on-arrival visa at Tribhuvan International Airport or Nepal border regional offices. For a visa application, you need a passport valid for at least six months, a passport size photo, and visa application fees.The current visa cost for 30 days is US$50 which you have to pay in USD cash. Children under the age of 10 will get a free visa. Chinese citizens and citizens of SAARC countries:Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka get a free visa.The citizen of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan will not get visa on arrival in Nepal.
Tipping in Nepal
Nepali culture accepts tipping and views it as proof of good service. However, tipping is at the traveler’s discretion and should reflect the quality of service provided.We advise you to tip at the end of the trek.
After completion of Poon Hill Trek, if you have extra days, we can arrange sightseeing tours around Kathmandu. Also cater your 2 nights 3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari tour, paragliding, rafting, canyoning, Everest Mountain Flight, Heli tour to ABC, EBC and Langtang.
Nepali Rupees (NPR/Rs) is the local currency and 1 USD =Rs 120 NPR.You can exchange most foreign currencies in banks and other financial institutions or money exchanges in Kathmandu or Pokhara. Money exchanges display exchange rates visibly for the public.
Please note that only Indian Rupee Notes (INR) of 100 and 2000 denominations are legal in Nepal. We recommend you to bring cash and exchange them for Nepali Rupees at money exchanges instead of traveler's Cheque are not accepted now in Nepal.You can also withdraw cash in Nepalese Rupees using your credit/debit card from ATMs in Kathmandu or Pokhara. You can withdraw up to Rs. 35,000 for a fee of Rs 500. Most banks in Asia do not accept old, torn and faded foreign currency notes so bring clean new notes.
Expenses of Personal Nature
Our package does not include meals and accommodation costs in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Moreover, all our valuable clients need to bring personal spending money to cover visa fee, travel insurance policy purchase, beverages, snacks for the trek, hot (tea/coffee) and cold drinks, tips to guide and porter, souvenirs and so on. We recommend you to bring cash in major currencies which you can easily exchange for rupees in Nepal. Poon Hill Trek accept only Nepalese currency.
Water and Electricity
Electricity is available for camera and mobile battery recharge at an extra cost. You can buy either packed mineral water from local lodges and en route shop or fill your water bottle with boiled water at an extra cost. If you require, we can provide you with water purification pills. You shouldn't drink water from rivers, taps and wells in trek as the water might not be drinkable.
Solo Travelers-Single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.
Minimum Age-You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a our tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
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