Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek - 12 Days

Tamang Village Gatlang

Trip Overview

Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek is an awesome trek where you will get to explore the exotic beauty of the Langtang region and get an insight into the mountain culture.

Trek to Langtang National Park and explore its flora and fauna. Marvel at the astounding views of mountains including Langtang Lirung, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal. Walk on the Tamang Heritage Trail and know more about the rich culture and traditions of the Tamangs.

Moreover, you will find the influence of Tibetan Buddhism in at Buddhist monasteries and monuments. Visit the ancient Buddhist monastery of Kyangjin Gompa overlooking the stunning mountain views. A unique cultural experience and warm local hospitality will enrich your trekking experience.

Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek Route

Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek starts and ends in Kathmandu. Take a scenic drive on the meandering roads from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the trailhead of your trek. Trek to the Tamang village of Gatlang and also visit an ancient Buddhist monastery of the village.

Walk past charming villages to Tatopani. Continue your trek past forests to the village of Briddim, situated in the lap of Langtang Himal. You will be walking past Tamang and Sherpa villages on your way to Lama Hotel. A forested trail opens up to the stunning view of Lantang Lirung, and hike past Tamang villages to Mundu via Langtang Village.

On your way to Kyangjin Gompa, you will come across yak pastures, glacial rivers, and bridges. Moreover, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of snowcapped mountains from the vantage point of Kyangjin Ri.

You will be spending day nine of your Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek acclimatizing at Kyangjin Gompa. Hike to the popular viewpoint of Tserko Ri (5,000 meters) on the acclimatization day.

Marvel at the awe-inspiring panoramic views of mountains including Langtang Lirung, Naya Kanga, and Yala Peak and return back to Kyangjin Gompa. Walk past Tamang villages to Lama Hotel and trek through a forest to Syabrubesi.

On the following day, you will be driving back to Kathmandu.

Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek Difficulty

Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek is a moderate to difficult trek. You will attain a maximum elevation of 5,000 meters at Tserko Ri.

You will be trekking for a maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 4 hours. On average you will be walking for around 6 hours. This Trek is a physically demanding high altitude trek.

It is suitable for experienced and novice trekkers. It also requires you to be reasonably fit. Past hiking experience will boost your confidence level but isn’t a requirement.

Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Syabrubesi (1,500m/4,920ft)
Duration: 6-7 hours (122 km) drive

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Gatlang (2,238m/7,341ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Tatopani (2,380m/7,807ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Thuman (2,400m/7,872ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Briddim (2,345m/7,692ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,807ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Mundu (3,543m/11,622ft) via Langtang Village (3,430m/11,251ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 8
Day 8

Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,694ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 9
Day 9

Acclimatization- Explore Tserko Ri (5,000m/16,404ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 10
Day 10

Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,807ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 11
Day 11

Trek to Syabrubesi (1,500m/4,920ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 12
Day 12

Drive from Syabrubesi (1,500m/4,920ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 6-7 hours (122 km) drive

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Tamang Heritage and Langtang Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,000m/16,404ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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