Volunteer Society Nepal : The best experience for volunteers, the best value for Nepal.


  • Arrival City:Kathmandu
  • Price:1025 Euro
  • Meals:All meals included during trekking
  • Attractions:Kyanjin Gompa, Langtang Region
  • Accomodation:Tea House
  • Departure City:Kathmandu
  • Difficulty:Moderate
  • Duration:21 Days
  • Transportation:Tourist Bus
  • Country:Nepal
  • Maximum Altitude: Meters
  • Styles:Trekking
  • Group Size:1 - 10 Persons

About Tamang Heritage Trail Trek and Volunteering – 3 Weeks

Tamang Heritage Trail Trek is a recently opened area, west of the Langtang Valley. Tamang Heritage Trail Trek let you to interact with these people of Tibetan origin along the trekking. Mountain Lodge or homes and experience at first hand the warmth and spirit of the Tamang culture; their Buddhist beliefs and their handicrafts. Your hosts, farmers supplying produce, cultural entertainers and handicraft sales all benefit with some money going into social funds. One distinct advantage is that Tamang Heritage Trail Trek Nepal is still “off the beaten track” which is also known as non-touristic trekking trail. Tamang Heritage Trail Trek winds over ridges trekking through farmlands, marshy grasslands, subtropical forests and highlands that offer magnificent views of snow-covered peaks. The forests are home to Langur monkeys, bears, pandas and countless birds.
Along with this trip, you will get to discover fascinating Tibetan history and culture in this region. You can also witness the trading routes of Tibet-Nepal from where ancient bartering between two countries existed for centuries. Mostly Buddhist people live in this region and they grow some hardy grains and vegetable as a food crop. Their daily activities include agriculture and raising livestock and trade. The people of this area are known for wearing attractive colorful costumes and their houses are decorated with fabulous woodcarvings. They are always ready to welcome us with warm smiles.

Highlights of Tamang Heritage Trail Trek:

  • Enjoy spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, the Langtang Himalayas, and the Gosainkund range.
  • Recently opened and untouched beauty in the Langtang Region.
  • Non-touristic and less crowded trekking trail in Langtang Region.
  • Extraordinary views of the snow mountains.
  • Understanding Tamang culture and lifestyles during your trek. Ancient Buddhist monasteries.
  • Rare wildlife animals and birds at the Langtang National Park.
  • Heartfelt hospitality of the Tamang people at Local house or lodges.

You will be picked up at the airport by one of the Volunteer Society Nepal staff and driven to your Kathmandu host family or a hotel. Here you will be welcomed into the family, be given your own room and be provided with all your meals while in Kathmandu. This will be your home during your orientation and volunteering in Nepal. With easy bus routes into town and the surrounding countryside, this quiet and safe suburb is the perfect base for your time in Nepal.

Volunteer Society Nepal offers comprehensive Nepali language and cultural training tailored for expatriates, volunteers, and research students eager to delve into Nepali culture. Our team of seasoned instructors will skillfully lead you through language acquisition while fostering a genuine understanding of Nepali communities. At Tour and Trekking Nepal, we furnish cutting-edge learning resources designed to provide profound insights into Nepal’s culture and way of life. Throughout your orientation and language sessions, you will be fully immersed in the local culture and language, creating a rich and authentic experience. This program is ideally suited for individuals seeking to maximize their time in Nepal and to engage with the country on a deeper, more meaningful level.

Kathmandu stands as the vibrant cultural nucleus of Nepal, an alluring haven for travellers since Nepal first welcomed outsiders within its borders. The city beautifully amalgamates elements of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Western influences within the encompassing Valley. Adjacent to this hub are Patan and Bhaktapur, two significant cities brimming with cultural and religious importance in Nepal’s tapestry.

An immersive guided excursion awaits, offering a complete day to explore the historical Durbar Square adorned with distinctive architecture and home to the revered Kumari, the living goddess. The journey continues to the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, followed by visits to the renowned ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambunath) and the Buddhists’ shrine of Buddhhanath. As dusk settles, an enriching pre-trip discussion is scheduled, where you will meet your trek leader and fellow adventurers, setting the stage for your forthcoming expedition.

We start our trip about 7 am in the morning and head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabrubensi, the first part of the drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth, then the path moves along the gravel road and overnight at Lodge. Tamang Heritage Trail is not so far from Kathmandu, the road is hilly and winding (though spectacular), climbing high and providing us with superb panoramic views of the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region.

We start our trek and experience of the Tamang culture and see scenery from view point, this day we walk through villages, the cultural show at Goljung and Gatlang makes our trekking a memorable one, Gatlang set high on a hillside among terraced fields is a Tamang settlement and one can visit a Tamang monastery and beautiful Parvatikunda Lake at Gatlang, overnight at lodge/home stay. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

We start our trek and today, we enjoy sightseeing of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal, At Tatopani which naturally signifies ‘hot water’, we can take hot bath in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains and It is believed that taking a dip into this spring would heal from our aches and pains, this day’s trekking provides us an opportunity to experience of the Tamang culture, overnight at lodge. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

We start our trek and the trek goes via Bimthang, we can encounter animals like monkeys and deer on the way, the panoramic view of Langtang, Kerung, Ganesh Himal, Sanjen ranges can be distinctly experienced from Nagthali and the Nagthali used to be a popular meditation center for the local monks and priests and another cultural village Thuman is popular for its shamanic performances and beautiful view of Langtang, overnight at lodge.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

We start our trek and the trek along a flatter section of trail, then descends to Timure. It follows part of the old trade route to Tibet, and in fact, Tibet is not far away—just three hours’ walk. However, it’s not possible to walk across the border these days, and there’s a heavy police presence along the roads in this area. After lunch, the trail continues to Briddim, another Tamang village, where you’ll stay in a local home for a truly unique experience. All accommodation, lodgings, and food are offered at local houses on a rotational basis, so you can be sure that your stay is benefitting the whole community and not just one or two enterprising families (as is sometimes the case with hotels and lodges). Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

We start our trek to Syaprubeshi via Wangel, the trail moves gentle descent passing through villages, terraces and magnificent views of surrounded hills, reach Syaprubeshi and overnight at lodge. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

We start our drive to Kathmandu and it takes about 9 hours, it is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu with marvelous views of hills, mountains, terraces and villages check in to the hotel and overnight at hotel.

  • Women Empowerment
  • Teaching in Schools
  • Center for Disabilities/Special Education
  • Construction and Manual Work Volunteer
  • Sports/ Physical Education Internship
  • Teaching English to Buddhist Monks
  • Teacher Training
  • Child Care / Orphanage

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! A Volunteer Society Nepal representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way to home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
Note: The above-mentioned program itinerary is a sample. The period and cost of volunteering, internship, tour and trekking can be changed or extended as per volunteers' availability of duration.
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All Inclusive Price: 1025EURO

Cost Includes:

  • Transportation service from Kathmandu – Syabrubeshi – Kathmandu
  • Local accommodation and all meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek.
  • Government License holder Trekking Plus experienced and qualified trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage (1 porter between 2 trekkers).
  • All expenses of guides and porters such as (meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and other necessary equipment).
  • Langtang National Park entry permit fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card.
  • Trekking Maps.
  • All government, Local taxes and official Expenses

Cost Excludes:

  • Extra accommodation and all meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early return from the trek.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, boil water, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee), extra porters etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation compulsory.
  • Tips for guide and porters (Tipping is expected)
  • Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslide, weather condition, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes etc.

All the costs and expenses which are not listed in “cost includes” section will be all excluded.