Tamang Heritage Trekking Overview
This is a excellent introduction to trekking region in Nepal among some of the most attractive scenery in the full country, with rich tamang culture.
Tamang Heritage Trek:
This is a excellent introduction to trekking region in Nepal among some of the most attractive scenery in the full country, with rich tamang culture. Tamang heritage trails Developed by the Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Program.
The “Tamang Heritage Trek” is the newly developed tourism product, off the beaten track, which highlights an ancient lifestyle combining it with picturesque scenery and healing baths in natural hot springs.
The people of this region are mostly Tibetans who came from Kerung in Tibet across the border and settled in Nepal. In earlier days, the citizenship of Nepal would not be offered to real Tibetans, so they changed their ethnicity to Tamang, which is what they still write till date. The cultural and traditions of these people are similar to the Tibetan across the border.
Tamang heritage treks destination is just a day long bus journey from the city in Kathmandu. The 13-day trekking tour provides varieties of experience. Tamang rituals, Tibetan culture, festivals, traditional architecture, costumes, local Syabru dances make the exposure to this culture very unique. There is a view point at Goljung Pass, from where views of Langtang and Kerung (Tibet) can be awe inspiring. Visitors will get an opportunity to observe Syabru, Mane and other local dances at Goljung and Gatlang VDCs. The villages also sell exclusive handicraft items like traditional caps, mufflers and other items.
Tamang heritage trails with the Langtang would be one of the best trails in Nepal like the Annapurna circuit or the Everest Base Camp.