Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley trek is best combination to explore the untouched and discovered tamang culture and lifestyles in Langtang Region.
Tamang Heritage combine with Langtang Valley trek in the Langtang Region offers an off the beaten track experience, an ancient lifestyle combining it with scenic view and healing baths in natural hot springs (Tatopani). This exceptional area is thrilling, culturally rich and traditionally fascinating close to Tibetan border, the local Tamang people are some of the warmest, sincere and most welcoming people in Nepal.
We start our trek from kathmandu, overland road trip north towards the Tibetan borderlands and enjoy a relatively gentle circuit trek through charming villages, terraced fields and peaceful valley. Along the route, we enjoy panoramic mountain views of the nearby peaks and soak in the natural hot springs at Tatopani. Continuing north towards Tibet we soak up the heritage and appreciate a local fort, monastery and exquisite local architecture of the Tamang homes. As we near the end of the trek we enjoy a home stay experience in Briddim and have a full day to relax and discover more about the local traditions of this wonderful region.we will experience welcoming and culturally rich Tamang people and their religious practices, language and dress are very similar to those of Tibet than to traditions of their cousins in the middle hills. The area is famous for its pleasant local, unique tradition, Buddhist monasteries and monuments along the way and spectacular mountain view
Langtang valley trail follows the river upstream through forest of pine, bamboo and rhododendron, uphill through pastures to arrive at the alpine meadows of Kyanjin Gompa where you will get exceptional mountain view just a stone’s throw from the Tibetan Boarder. Once above Langtang village and the monastery at Kyangjin, Langtang are inhabited by people of Tibetan descent whereas the villagers of Dhunche, Bharkhu and Syabru further down are home to the Tamangs of Nepal´s middle hills as well as we can explore the high valley of Kyamjin Ri and Chhirku Ri.
The forest around Ghode Tabela in the below Langtang Valley and lower the Gosainkund Lakes are inhabited by the very shy red panda, a rare and endangered symbol of a healthy Himalayan ecosystem. Other animals, common to these forests are yellow throated martens, wild boar, Himalayan black bear, Ghoral (Mountain Goat), grey langur monkey and leopard. Trekking Plus offer you tailor-made itinerary and Local Experts from loca area to have full knowledge of region, culture, tradition and life style.
Highlights of Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley Trek
- Experience a culture of Nepal’s Tibetan-influenced hill tribes in Langtang.
- Experience a local homestay to learn more about the Tamang people and their way of life
- Enjoy spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, the Langtang Himalayas, and the Gosainkund range
- Experience the mixed Tibetain lifestyles and local Tamang culture
- Visit a Yak cheese factory at Kyanzin Gumpa
- See the local hand-woven handicrafts