Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the culturally ornamented UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
  • Trek into the Langtang National Park, the first Himalayan National park of Nepal
  • Experience the culture and lifestyle of the rich and ethnic Tamang villages
  • Enjoy a majestic panorama of LangtangLirung (7227m), LangtangRi (7205m), TserkoRi (4894m) and Yala Peak (5,500m)
  • Visit ancient monasteries like Kyanjin Gompa and learn the history of the region and its inhabitants

Trip Overview

15 Days Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek in Nepal

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek offers the best time to explore the nature and culture of the remote destination. Exploring the Langtang National Park, this heritage Trek also highlights the ethnic Tamang tribe, Bon Po culture, and age-old Shamanistic practices. The valley lying amidst Ganesh and Langtang Himal ranges, Langtang Valley allows travelers to unravel the natural and cultural wonders it hosts.

Langtang Tamang Heritage Trek begins with an enticing tour of the historical Kathmandu day tours where you will witness the popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath Stupa. The trek advances northwest to Sybrubensi town lying on the foothills of Himalaya. You’ll begin trekking through the lush-forested trail and pass through Gatlang, Tatopani, Thuman, and Briddhim villages. These four are ethnically rich and traditional Tamang villages. You’ll get to witness their Tibetan-influenced culture, lifestyle, and cuisine while staying in these villages.

Afterward, the trek connects to the usual Langtang trail at Lama Hotel.  And advances northward to Langtang village and Kyanjin Gompa. You’ll get to explore the oldest Buddhist monastery and climb Tserko Ri (4984m).  Where you can enjoy the majestic sights of Langtang Lirung (7227m), Langtang Ri (7205m), and Yala Peak (5,500m) among others atop the peak. After exploring Kyanjin, you descend the usual route down to Sybrubensi through Lama Hotel and Langtang village. The trek concedes upon your arrival at Kathmandu from Sybrubensi. You’ll trek along with spotting the exotic wildlife including the Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar, Rhesus monkey, and endangered species of Red Panda. This Hiking is mostly accessible during the spring (March-June) and autumn (September-November) seasons.

Tour Trekking Company in Nepal specializes in full-board treks around Nepal. We conduct all kinds of treks; private, small group, or large group, at a reasonable price. Our all-inclusive trek package covers entire transportation inside the country, an experienced guide, porter, permits, and the finest logistics.

Outline Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m) |Welcome Dinner
02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
03: Kathmandu to Sybrubensi (1503m)
04: Sybrubensi to Gatlang (2238m)
05: Gatlang to Tatopani/Hot Springs! (2607m)
06: Tatopani to Thuman (2338m)
07: Thuman to Briddhim (2290m)
08: Briddhim to Lama Hotel (2410m)
09: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m)
10: Langtang village to Kyanjin (3830m)
11: Exploration at Kyanjin
12: Kyanjin to Lama Hotel (2410m)
13: Lama Hotel to Sybrubensi (1440m)
14: Drive from Sybrubensi to Kathmandu (1356m)
15: Departure from Kathmandu

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Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m) |Welcome Dinner
A representative from Ace Vision Treks will receive you upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport. You’ll be escorted to your hotel where you’ll meet the trek guide and discuss the trip. In the evening, you will participate in a welcome dinner held by the company. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Today, you’ll embark on a sightseeing tour of the historical Kathmandu valley. You’ll be accompanied by an experienced tour guide throughout the tour who will guide you through some of the most exotic locations around the valley. You’ll get to visit a few of the popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square during the tour. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
03: Kathmandu to Sybrubensi (1503m)
After early morning breakfast, you’ll embark on a road journey spanning 80km from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi village in the Rasuwa district. The drive may last anywhere from 6 to 7hours and will take you through the scenic and lush forested hills of Central Nepal. Once at Sybrubensi village, you can relax and prepare for the trek. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
04: Sybrubensi to Gatlang (2238m)
You’ll commence the trek from Sybrubensi village. From here, you’ll take a different route and trek acrossGoljung the Village enjoying the scenic views of the Himalayan ranges like Ganesh, Shishapangma, and Langtang. You’ll arrive at Gatlangvillage, a small settlement mostly inhabited by the people of the Tamang tribe. You can witness the well-crafted stone houses in the village. Overnight stay at Gatlang.
05: Gatlang to Tatopani/Hot Springs! (2607m)
The trail descends towards Thambuchet from where you can get a close view of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Ranges. You’ll pass by the Chilime Hydropower dam en route and ascend towards Tatopani. Tatopani is the local landmark in the region for the natural hot springs located in the village which are enjoyed by both tourists and locals. Overnight stay at Tatopani.
06: Tatopani to Thuman (2338m)
Today you’ll trek from Tatopani to Thuman village. You’ll trek through the lush alpine forest and make your way towards the small Tamang settlement of Brimdang. A short uphill trek from Brimdang will bring you toNagthali hill from where you can enjoy the majestic panoramas of Langtang, Kerung, and Ganesh Himal ranges. Afterward, you’ll trek downhill Thuman village. Thuman is another Tamang village known for its rich cultural heritage, ethnic lifestyle, and architecture. Overnight stay at Thuman.
07: Thuman to Briddhim (2290m)
Today, you’ll trek to Briddhim village crossing Lingling on the way. The Briddhim is a Tibetan Buddhist village located on the foothill of the Langtang range. Mostly inhabited by the Tamang tribes and Tibetans, here, you’ll get to witness a typical Tibetan-styled village. You can also visit the Dukchu Gompa in the village. Overnight stay at Briddhim.
08: Briddhim to Lama Hotel (2410m)
Today, you’ll advance from Briddhimand rejoin the usual Langtang trek route at Lama Hotel. The trail initially descends crossing tributaries of Bhote Koshi River and ascends towards Lama Hotel via Rimche. Unlike the name, Lama Hotel is the name of the place located right on the banks of the Langtang River. Overnight stay at the Lama Hotel.
09: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m)
You’ll trek further into the Langtang National Park and explore the sparse settlements. You’ll begin from Lama Hotel and make your way towards Langtang village. The trail ascends through the dense forest towards Ghodatabela from where you can relish the beautiful sights of LangtangLirung (7227m), TserkoRi (4984m), and Shishapangma (8013m). You’ll trek through Chyamkiand Munduvillage to arrive at Langtang village. Overnight stay at Langtang village.
10: Langtang village to Kyanjin (3830m)
You’ll leave Langtang village and advance northbound to the discreet settlement of KyanjinGompa amidst the Himalayas. The trail gradually ascends through several small streams and moraines towards Kyanjin village where you’ll find yourself amidst the large mountains. Unlike other parts of the Langtang region, Kyanjin is mostly inhabited by the people belonging to the Sherpa tribe. Overnight stay at Kyanjin.
11: Exploration at Kyanjin
Today, you’ll spend time exploring Kyanjin and its surrounding places. You will make a short hike to the local peak of Tserko Ri (4984m) from where you can enjoy the scenic panorama of Langtang glacier, LangtangLirung (7227m), and mountains lying in Tibet. Afterward, you’ll descend and pay a visit to the recently re-opened cheese factory and a mini-hydropower. If time permits, you can explore the ancient Buddhist monastery as well. Overnight stay at Kyanjin.
12: Kyanjin to Lama Hotel (2410m)
You’ll retrace your path and make your way back towards Lama Hotel. The trail goes downhill from Kyanjinand towards Lama Hotel through Langtang village, Mundu, and Ghodatabela. While descending, you can catch the beautiful panorama of the surrounding peaks including LangtangLirung (7227m) and Yala Peak (5500m). You’ll cross numerous lush Bamboo forests, pine, and Cyprus trees en route. Overnight stay at the Lama Hotel.
13: Lama Hotel to Sybrubensi (1440m)
The short downhill hike from Lama Hotel will bring you back to Sybrubensi. The final descent may last around 5hourswhich goes through the lush Bamboo and rhododendron forests towards Sybrubensi. Once at Sybrubensi, you can celebrate the completion of the trek with your colleagues and staff. Overnight stay at Sybrubensi.
14: Drive from Sybrubensi to Kathmandu (1356m)
You’ll catch your commute back to Kathmandu today. The 6-7 hours long drive will take you through the serpentine road along the lush forested hills. Once at Kathmandu, you’ll be escorted to your hotel. You can head out to the markets and streets to look for gifts and souvenirs after you are refreshed. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
15: Departure from Kathmandu
Today, we’ll drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport so you can catch your scheduled flight back home. Ace vision Treks & Tours representative will take you to the airport approximately 2 hours early so to avoid any traffic delays or hassles. You can share your trip experience or your next adventure with us on the way.

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What's Include

  • All ground transfers as per itinerary
  • 3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast at Three-star (3***) hotel
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with a professional English speaking guide & Private vehicle
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
  • Lodge or teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Langtang National Park Entry Permits
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) fee
  • An experienced English speaking trekking guide
  • Porters to carry luggage (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Staff food, accommodation, salary & insurance
  • Welcome or farewell dinner
  • All governmental procedure

What's Exclude

  • Your travel insurance
  • Your Nepal Visa.
  • You will require 2 passport size photos
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews
  • Sightseeing and Monuments fees
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include sections

Equipment Lists

As per your destination to visit please kindly consult with Trekking Company for suitable equipment, once.

  • 1 pair of strong hiking/mountain boots
  • 1 pair of waterproof gaiters / over trousers
  • 1 sleeping bag (-IDC) / (-20)
  • 1 down jacket
  • 1 light water- and windproof jacket
  • 1 water bottle
  • 1 torch or flashlight and spare batteries
  • 2 long sleeve cotton shirts
  • 1 medium-size towel
  • 1 pair of sports shoes/sandals
  • 2 pairs of light-weight trousers
  • 1 fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-Shirts
  • 2 pairs of light socks
  • 3 pairs of heavy wool socks
  • 1 warm hat
  • 1 pair of sunglasses
  • 1 sun hat
  • Trekking poles (opt.)
  • Personal toiletries – soap/shampoo toilet paper, etc.
  • Pills or tools for water disinfection

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  • USD 899
  • Medium
  • 15 Days
  • 4350 Meters
  • B. L. D.
  • Hotel, Tea House
  • March-May, September-November

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