Trip Overview

Established in 1976 as the first Himalayan National Park Langtang lies directly to the north of Kathmandu with the extravagant landscape, soaring mountains, and deep gorges. The Tamang Heritage Trail takes you to the exquisiteness of the mountainous region and its people, popularly known as the Tamangs, with their distinctive Himalayan lifestyle and beautiful Tibetan culture. The people here are essentially Tibetans who migrated to Nepal and in course of time amended their ethnicity to ‘Tamangs’ and are so-called till date. Regardless of being reasonably less visited area, trekking here is pleasing, with untouched valleys and abundant flora and fauna. The trail takes you through the remote, untouched time-honored Tamang settlements with diverse terrains with a picturesque view of high summits including Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung (7227m).  

Trekking through this region is beyond belief which is considered one of the most beautiful valleys and it is in reality ‘a journey of a lifetime’. This Epic trek to Tamang Heritage is an exceptional opportunity for both trekkers and nature lovers that offers anyone with thrilling wilderness experience mingled with exquisite local architecture, ancient monasteries, and extraordinary way of life. To value more of the local society of this astonishing region one can always enjoy the experience of home-stay in a few of the Tamang villages. 

Langtang valley, the closest trekking destination to Kathmandu is the site of the largest single catastrophe of the 2015 earthquake. Witness the transformation over this fascinating Langtang after the 2015 earthquake.


  • The trail takes you through the remote, untouched, and time-honored Tamang settlements with diverse terrains, picturesque view of high summits including Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung (7227m).  
  • To be in the traditional village of Syabru Besi and Ghatlang (the black village) is overwhelming. 
  • The opportunity to bath in the natural Hot Spring at Tatopani is an exclusively new adventurous experience. 
  • Walk around the Rasuwagadi, the border between Nepal and China gives you the history of the Nepal-Tibet relationship. 
  • This Epic trek to the Tamang Heritage trail and cultured villages is an exceptional opportunity for both trekkers and nature lovers that offer anyone with thrilling wilderness, exquisite local architecture, ancient monasteries, and an extraordinary way of local life. 
  • To value more of the local society of this astonishing region one can always take pleasure in experiencing the excitement of home-stay in a few of the Tamang villages. 


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Flying into Nepal on a clear day sky is in itself a memorable experience with the entire Nepalese Himalaya revealing before you out in the skyline. Soon you arrive at the Kathmandu airport your group leader will be there to receive you and transfer you to the hotel. Take a deep breath and be ready to confront the confusion of Kathmandu city liveliness. Despite, the capital city of Nepal certainly being the busiest with hectic traffic it undoubtedly has a strong appeal with local splendor and vigorous activities around. Once you arrive in the hotel and settled, detailed trek briefing and distribution of trekking equipment will be organized by your Trek Leader. The evening will be highlighted by a traditional Royal Nepali cuisine in a Typical Nepali Restaurant as a perfect end of your very arrival, meet up with your trekking group and break the silence.
  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals Welcome Dinner

We leave the busy streets of Kathmandu and climb the narrow paved road through the valley of Trishuli to Syabru Besi which is about 8 to 9-hours drive north of Kathmandu. Syabru Besi is a big town next to Dhunche where you have great facilities in terms of lodges and food. It’s a settlement situated at the base of lofty eye-catching landscapes where we stay overnight at the local lodge and prepare for our next day’s first walking. If you are there early you may, after your afternoon tea, explore this pretty village and its lovely people who are always ready to give a smiling welcome to their guests, and little shopping to help the local economy is indeed very gracious.

  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 7-8 Hours

After early breakfast, we leave Syabru Besi and climb 500m of steep ascent trail through the local village with terraced fields and woodland and finally reach the viewpoint, Bahundada at the elevation of 1919m. The outlook from this point is picturesque with the towering mountains of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung and Goljung/Chilime Hydro-project at its base. After a quick break, we walk for another 45 minutes to the village of Chhauater where we will have typical-traditional lunch (Dal-Bhat). The next walk to our destination is about 2 and a half hours of the easy walk where we stay overnight in a basic accommodate lodge, pretty much to a homestay. Situated high on the hillside, Ghatlang is a primitive style appealing village with about 320 houses attached to one another also popularly known as ‘Black Village’. A feeling of getting here is like drifting back to 300 years. 

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 5 hours

The initial phase in the morning from Ghatlang is effortless descent with the series of Mani (prayer) stone and Chortens guiding you to the main trail of Chilime Hydropower and escorting you to the village of Thangbuchet. After crossing the suspension bridge we have an hour vertical climb to the village of Ganggong where we have lunch with a great view. After lunch, an additional 40 minutes steep trail leads you to the ridge with prayer flag from where the trail eventually gets gradual all the way to the small homely village of Tatopani. Locals have devout beliefs in the healing quality of natural hot springs so this place is quite often visited by them. Tatopani, which literally means "hot water”, is in some way a holy pool in the lap of the high mountains where you can cleanse yourself spiritually and as well get relieved from your aches and pains after a hard day trekking. 

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 5 - 6 Hours

Trek from Tatopani to Thuman is another stunning day with gratifying views. The trail opens with an ascent from tatopani and gradually gets uncomplicated through the forest of oak and pine with the backdrop of Ganesh Himal and Sanjen Range steering you to a very small typical stone built village of Brimdang 2800m. The trail sets off via the monastery and the view point above Brimdang offering you the astounding landscape view to the east. From the monastery gradual uphill trail amid deepening profound valley below you finally lands you to our lunch camp, Nagthali (3165m) which is also a popular meditation centre from where the view of Langtang and Tibetan peaks are distinct. this is the place where we will have lunch. After lunch our destination ‘Thuman’, another cultural village known for its beautiful mountain views, is 2 hours away which is a big drop of more than 800m of descent through the forest and terraced fields. 

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 5 - 6 Hours

Walk from Thuman to Briddim is about 5 hours. We take a steep descent down to Bhotekoshi River which comes all the way from Tibet. Soon after the descent we cross the River and we incline for approx 45 minutes and then we walk a gradual up trail for 2 and half hours via Lingling settlement to the village of Pelku where we will have lunch. Pelku is another beautiful Tamang settlement positioned on the elevated hill from where, if blessed with beautiful weather, one can have a very nice view of terraced fields and countryside together with villages and trails we walked days back. After lunch, a beautiful walk takes you to the village of Briddim . 

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 5 - 6 Hours

The gradual up trail through time-honored Briddim, with earliest monasteries and houses, is another pleasant walk, progressively leading you to the Tibetan Buddhist village of Khamgjim. From khangjim uphill climb for 30 minutes and gradual uphill for 30 minutes with an occasional steep climb with steps. Once we get to the ridge its 2-hour easy trail to our lunch camp, Sherpagoan with the undulating track in some parts of the trail. After lunch from Sherpagoan, it would normally take an hour and a half to two to Lama-Hotel. This is a trail over the ridge of high-elevated hills with different experience and splendid views. The initial 25 minutes phase is a steep ascent rest is gradual and mostly downhill with the occasional climb. It takes about an hour to reach the village of Rimche and the next 20 minutes of a gentle walk to the village of Changtang popularly known as Lama Hotel for overnight stay. It’s a settlement in the middle of the dense forest with rumbling Langtang River to the North East. 

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 5 - 6 Hours

Moving from the narrow Langtang valley into a glacial u-shaped valley, our first stop of the day is at Ghora Tabela where we supposed to have lunch. It is formerly a Tibetan resettlement camp. Perhaps we are only 10 kilometers directly from Tibet China, though a formidable Himalayan barrier restricts any possible access. The trail now follows the sparsely populated valley floor to Langtang village. People of Tibetan origin populate this village. According to legend, the first settlers arrived centuries ago after a lama chasing a runaway yak discovered the valley. Translating from Tibetan 'Lang' means 'Yak' and ' Tang' means 'to follow' hence the name. After lunch, we ascend watching the tremendous views of Langsisa Ri and Dorje Lakpa being the dominant snow peaks at the head of the valley.

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 6 - 7 Hours
We leave early for the short walk to Kyangji. The trail follows the valley floor and glacial moraines to our camp side beyond the monastery, which we will reach by lunchtime. In the afternoon there is the option to visit the local monastery and cheese factory or to ascend the steep grassy ridge above the camp side to the Buddhist prayer flags on the summit of Kyangjin Ri (4400m.) a small Himalayan hill. Though easy walking it is made a little more demanding because of the altitude. From the top the views are tremendous, a full 360 degree panorama of rugged snow peaks, huge snowfields and cascading glaciers. To the northwest lie Langtang Lirung (7246m) and Khimsun (6745m), to the south are Ganja-La Chuli (5846m) and its many satellite peaks, whilst to the east at the head of the valley Dorje Lakpa (6990m.), Gang Chenpo (6386m) and Lonpo Gang (7100m.) among others, dominate the skyline, a fantastic sight. You can do this optional climb to Kyangjim RI on your rest / exploration day as well keeping the altitude in mind.
  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 4 Hours

Today you have the choice to relax setting on the magical surrounding or to explore further walk up for the spectacular views of a Himalayan peak. Trekking group leaders advise you on this matter. There are two viewpoints in the area that you can climb in options. The peak to the north of Kyangjin is Kyangjin Ri (4400m.) about two and an hour half hour climb. The views are superb. A longer climb is to Tsergo RI at (4984 m.) about a four-hour climb from Kyangjin. Both of these peaks are visible from Kyangjin Gompa. Prayer flags mark their tops. 

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D

We retrace our way from Kyangjin, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and Ghora Tabela to Lama Hotel

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 7 - 8 Hours

We continue retracing our steps some the way to Syabru Besi, but then branch left up a steep path through forest o suddenly emerge with views of Syabru and its extensive area of millet terrace. An undulating path brings us to this fascinating village where each house is set above its neighbors, in a long line up the very crest of the ridge. It's is a great place to wander about, catching glimpses of Tamang's life admiring the beautifully carved wooden windows or simply relaxing in the sun viewing the festive mood of the local people. 

Being it a last night fun activity is organized followed by dancing and TIPPING.

  • Accommodation Tea-House
  • Meals B/L/D
  • Time 5 - 6 Hours

We will driving the same way back to the capital city of Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals Breakfast/Lunch
  • Time 7-8 Hours

Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the Airport.

  • Meals Breakfast
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Trip inclusion

  • All Essential Permits.
  • Airport pickups and drops facility on both Domestic and International flights.
  • Three-star twin bed sharing hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed / Breakfast basis.
  • Welcome dinner in a typical traditional Nepali restaurant.
  • All ground Staff, their Allowances + Insurance.
  • All Ground Transportation on private transportation.
  • Fundamental trekking gears like a sleeping bag, down jacket fleece liner, etc.
  • All Standard Meals (B/L/D) During the trek along with choice of hot beverage.
  • Filtered or Boiled Water for Drinking During the Trek.
  • Tea-house accommodation on twin sharing basis during the trek..
  • An accomplished, medically trained trekking Group Leader.
  • Oxygen cylinders and an all-inclusive medical kit on all trips.
  • Take away the Himalayan Dynasty duffel bag, and trekking Map.
  • All Government and Local tax.
  • The fee levied on a Nepali visa.
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses including laundry, battery charges, shower, Wifi etc.
  • Cold drinks, Alcoholic beverages, Bottled water, Chocolate Bars, Snacks etc.
  • International flight fares.
  • A medical examination or emergency rescues.
  • Donations or entry fee to Temples, Monasteries, Museums, Schools etc.
  • Staff Tipping.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival or late departure.
  • Travel or medical insurance.
  • Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.


Trekking in any part of Nepal using Local Lodges for food and accommodation is Tea-House trekking. All these lodges during bygone years were nothing but their own private houses that vended hot tea, fizzy drinks, or local alcohol to the local trekking staff, trekkers and climbers, and sometimes basic shelter during worst of weather condition. With the advancement of tourism, these lodges extended to cozy prosperous hotels but still assumes the name of Tea-House.

The whole variation of Langtang trekking from regular Langtang trek, Langtang heritage trek to Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, it is moderate. These legendary classical trips to the ancient region of Langtang are temperate in terms of difficulty that takes you to the land of the peace-loving Tamang people which is simply sensational. Some portions of the trail depending on your package involve an undulating trail but can be done at a slow and steady pace. Besides Langtang being a moderate trek, our itinerary is designed so as to create grounds for ample time to enjoy. Significantly, it is achievable for anyone with sound fitness.

With us, you have every right to modify the itinerary as per the time convenient to you and the level of fitness of the group.

Besides spring and autumn season in Nepal, Langtang is feasible even during winter (December till February) however; despite the fewer visitors and the probability of crystal clear views the chill factor can get to extreme. Closure of few lodges and not too many food menu selections can be the circumstances. One should be well equipped with winter gear and be well organized physically and mentally to challenge the weather circumstance.

Langtang valley, the closest trekking destination to Kathmandu is the site of the largest single catastrophe of the 2015 earthquake that got immeasurably wrecked. Over 300 tragic deaths are estimated. However, the transformation over this fascinating Langtang after the 2015 earthquake is surprising. There is a possibility of trekking in the new alternative trail as there have been changes to most of the regular trekking routes due to the landslides triggered by the earthquake.  2015 Earthquake was devastating but it has failed to take away the charm of the valley and its charisma is not to be missed.


Himalayan Dynasty provides you with private transportation facilities to the starting and endpoint of any Langtang trekking packages which also largely varies on the size of the group and the travellers' requirements. Pick up will be organized as per the itinerary. Providing a luxury vehicle is impracticable due to the roadway condition that exists in the Langtang region. We usually start early to get away with the traffic while along the way.

Despite being basic the family-oriented lodges which we use are at its best offering you the comfort experience with its typical local environment. Most of the areas in the Langtang region are restricted under the rules and regulations of the national park buffer zone due to which the lodges here are pretty basic. These local tea-houses deliver twin bed sharing room with common toilets. You have variety of choices for the food and so far with us, there has been no complaints whatsoever regarding Food. Besides your local support team will always be there to lend a hand to the lodge owners in organizing your meals. 

The equivalent of US$ 15 per day per trekker is generally enough for extra expenses like shower, wifi, snacks,etc.Therefore, USD 200  converted in Local Currency i.e. Nrs. will generally be enough for the duration of your trek. It also depends on your spending habits and preferences. We also recommend you to carry as much as US$ 300 / 400 as an Emergency backup.  As for the tipping of the staff, you can always do it in foreign currency especially USD, Euros or Pounds.

To make your trip entirely hassle-free, the Himalayan Dynasty provides you a very warm sleeping bag with fleece liner and wind-stopper duvet jackets with attach hood. We also provide you with complimentary duffel bag to fit all your gears in, plastic bag to separate your clean clothes with the dirty ones, T-shirt, and Trekking map. Walking poles will be provided over request.

The hotel provides you with a safe storage facility where you can always leave behind your extra luggage. However, we highly recommend travelers to store their valuables including passport, money, laptops or iPad or any electronic devices in a safe deposit box catered by the hotel and not in your luggage that you will be leaving behind in the store.  The key to the safe deposit box is expected to be handled with care and the hotel has the right to charge a certain amount of fee in case of loss or misplaced. 

Much like your Food and Drinks, WATER is also included in your package. For environment sake, the 'Himalayan Dynasty' is against the use of disposable plastic water bottle (mineral water) since the selling of mineral water is rampant in this region and the higher you go they tend to get expensive. Instead we provide you properly boiled water for drinking purpose. We recommend our clients to bring at least two water bottles that can stand boiling water and are BPA free.There will be an additional porter who will be carrying a stove and kerosene to provide you with the assured water supply throughout the trek.

Our everyday program normally starts with a wakeup call at about 6:30 to 7:00 am depending on the distance you will be walking that particular day. By the time your breakfast is organized, you are to pack your duffel bag and leave it outside your room making it convenient for your porters and to make sure your luggage arrives before your arrival.

After breakfast, we will set out on our delightful trip on the beautiful cool morning. We stop for lunch at some delightful local settlement. After lunch we continue with our trip and around early or late afternoon we get to our destination where afternoon tea will be served by the Sherpa’s before they hand out your room key or lead you to your camps. Your afternoon stroll is governed by the time we get to our destination. Soon the dinner order will be taken and evening is typically exciting sharing your day’s stories, playing cards with the staff, or merely chatting.

The region of Langtang can be trekked both is Spring and Autumn season.
March, April, and May in the Spring.
September, October, November, and December during Autumn.
Monsoon – Trekking in Langtang during the month of June, July and August are not recommended due to it being very prone to landslides. 

Until the elevation of 2600 meters, the sub-tropical area of Langtang is taken over by hill forest consisting of Chirpine, Rhododendron, and Nepalese alder. The temperate zone till 3000 meters is covered mainly by oak forest, and pine forests like silver fir, hemlock, and larch in the lower sub-alpine zone around 3600 m. The Nepalese larch (larixnepalensis), the only deciduous conifer in the region, is found in this park around the same elevation. At 4000m and above into the alpine grassland meadows Langtang is covered with Juniper and Rhododendron shrubs (Azalea) and alpine herbs. 

Langtang's extensive Himalayan meadows provide habitat for several species such as musk deer and Himalayan Thar. The park is famous for its populations of RED PANDAS, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, wild Boar, and more than 250 species of birds.

On all our trips, all Group Leaders representing Himalayan Dynasty carries a comprehensive medical kit that has medication from paracetamol, painkillers to antibiotic specially meant for treatment to any mountain ailment. Your leaders are medically trained and are professional dealing with any mountain illness. However, all travelers are requested to carry their own personal first aid kid including Throat Lozenges, Blister Tapes, Lip Balms, Knee Support, Antiseptic cream, Electrolytes, Iodine Tablets (for purification), Sewing Kit other than their own prescribed medication

There are no ATMs or a Money Exchange facility in the region. It’s always wise to exchange money in Kathmandu itself as recommended by your group leader. However, in case of exchanging foreign currency especially US dollars, Pounds, or Euros you can always get the necessary assistance from your leader, who would arrange it for you but may not get the real exchange value as in Kathmandu. 

In case you have to terminate trekking or any of our adventure trips under some situations and leave early then our Group Leader will arrange staff, necessary transportation, or procedures needed for you to get back to the city. However, you will not be entitled to claim a refund of the remaining package services you haven’t consumed. 

Langtang region has more of an ON and OFF reception facility. Though NTC (Nepal Telecommunication) NCELL towers have been set up reception is available only to some extent. Some destinations have a very low frequency or zero reception. And the reliability of the data network is unpredictable. 

Besides other mild mountain ailments like food poisoning or diarrhea, there has been no record of altitude sickness issues in the Langtang trek. However, we provide medically trained Group leaders with medications and oxygen cylinders to deal with other common mountain ailments.

Typically, there is no age limit for Lantang trekking and it is suitable for anyone with sound fitness. Though trekking in any part of Nepal involves a tremendous amount of undulating walking with altitude variation yet no previous extensive-trekking-experience is required. The sound level of physical fitness and a positive mindset is crucial. However, we recommend pre-physical training prior to your arrival in Nepal and your doctors’ consent (Mandatory) in regards to your personal ailments, weak ankle/knee, blood pressure, heart problem, etc.

Being slow is not a matter of concern when booked with us as typically your group leader sets up a ground for everyone in the group to stay together and walk collectively as a team. However, depending on the situation your group leader assigns a job for the assistant guides to cater to the separated group of people. Your leader always stays at the back with the slow walking people. But in no way people lose the charm of their trekking freedom, everyone reserves the right to take his/her time and maintain their own pace.

The charging facility is not possible in all the settlements in Langtang. However, it is always wise to carry some extra batteries or the fully charged power bank batteries in case of emergency and most significantly your batteries run out pretty quick in the cold.

Over trivial cost, all tea houses provide you with super-hot showers, if not hot-bucket shower is always available.

Not all but few lodges provide you with Wi-Fi over some charges but not always reliable.

For Lantang Trekking travel insurance as your backup plan is a must. We recommend having an all-inclusive travel insurance policy covering all the aspects of your adventure that includes trip delays, cancellation, loss of property, sickness, or air evacuation. Though your leaders are highly trained to cope with any emergency situation yet sometimes even after the best of our precautions things happen. From everyday trekking injuries like sprained ankles to life-threatening conditions and natural disasters, it’s important that you have the right travel insurance for your adventure in Nepal.

The significance of being associated with the local company is - its hassle-free. Everything is covered and prearranged prior to your arrival in Nepal. Your local leaders are very well with the knowledge and region who can share necessary information and untold stories more than anybody else. Local companies will be there with a prompt solution to any emergency situation that arises during your stay in Nepal.