Tamang Heritage Trail
The Tamang heritage trek is a newly discovered trail in Nepal. It is a cultural trek through vibrant Tamang villages in Langtang with beautiful panoramic views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang range which lies in the northern part of Kathmandu near Langtang National Park. In Nepal, this trekking is the perfect way of enjoying your life with awesome memories.
The Tamang Heritage Trail is an excellent exploration of culture with the adoration of beautiful mountain views in the Langtang Region of Nepal. You would be subjected to exploring the idiosyncratic traditions and cultures of the Tamang people and will observe their day to day life in the isolated region of Langtang. Albeit taking place in the Langtang Region, trudging through the Langtang National Park is not included in this package. Rather than the park, you would be journeying to the other side of the river towards the Tibetan border of Nepal.
You would be passing many dainty settlements and Tamang villages like Gatlang, Goljung, Chilime, Thuman, Timure, and Briddim on the trekking journey. It presents you with a wonderful opportunity to experience the unique customs of the people and will help you gain knowledge about these ethnic groups. The people residing in those villages have the perseverance of their cultures and traditions intact and their unique rituals and practices are reflected beautifully in the many monasteries, gumbas, chaityas, and Bihar’s that line the trekking trail.
The houses on the villages are ornamented opulently with intricate carvings; the people weave baskets and have a wide array of handicrafts on pristine display throughout. In the evening, people tend to dance and sing folk songs with unique dialects and the people dress up in traditional clothing. Everything about the villages is charming and reflects delightful quintessence. As the trekking trail is relatively a newly opened journey, the cultures and customs of the people have remained true to their origins.
Trekking along the path of the Tamang Heritage Trail, you would be presented with quite a jovial experience. The vibrant colorful clothes and traditional dresses were worn by the people, the intricately ornamented houses with fascinating craftworks along with magnificent views of the mountains in the serenity of the verdantly lush environment present a beautiful picturesque paradise.
If you are willing to explore the cultural aspects of Nepal and the pristine environment along with mountain views, then the Tamang Heritage Trail package is definitely the one for you. An encounter with the monasteries along the way reflects the Tibetan Buddhist culture prevalent in the area. As you excuse along the lavishly decorated monasteries and gumbas, you would also be blessed with sights of beautiful natural environments adorned with the fluorescent blooms of rhododendron flowers.
During this journey, you will also discover a gripping Tibetan history and the control of Tibetan culture in this region. You can also see the trading routes of Tibet-Nepal from where two countries import and export goods. People living in this region are mostly Buddhist and grow some hardy grains and vegetables. Their daily activities are agriculture including raising livestock and trade. In this region, people wear attractive colorful costumes and their houses are decorated with fabulous woodcarvings.
This trek offers dazzling views of snowcapped mountains to make this journey memorable and also trekkers get chances to observe Syabru, Mane and other thrilling local dances at Goljung, Brimdang and Gatlang villages which are located near the Tibetan border. Also, you can experience the famous Tamang Hospitality at Birddim where homestay facilities are provided. After this, we head towards the narrow valley of Kyanjing Gompa at 3,900m down the Langtang Khola relishing magnificent views. Our trekking then ends where it started at the same point of Dhunche in Syabru benshi.