The best cultural trek in Nepal that unfolds the traditional lifestyle of Tibetan-Tamangs living in the villages of Langtang Region- Tamang Heritage Trek
Tamang Heritage Trek is an opportunity to explore the traditional Tibetan culture beyond Tibet. Tamangs living in the highland villages of Langtang are the decendants of Tibetan people who migrated here few hundreds years ago from Kerung, a Tibetan Village across the border. It is a week-long moderate trek that also caters the magnificence of nature.
The prime reason trekkers need to undertake the trek because the region was badly affected by the devastating quake of 2015. Undertaking Tamang Heritage Trek at the moment generates economy flow in the region that helps natives to become financially independent and the villages of the region to rebuild in rapid pace.
Tamang Heritage Trek not only showcases the traditional culture of the natives, it also allows abundant opportunity to briefly live the life Tibetan Tamangs. Thier attires, festivals, rituals, language and occupation are so traditional and beautiful that every trekker on this cultural trek in Nepal would cherish every moment. The ancient and sacred monasteries where pure Tibetan Buddhism is practiced is inspiring highlight of Tamang Heritage Trek. Moreover, the landscapes dominated by the Ganesh Himal & Langtang Lirung blended with lush vegetation of Langtang National Park and highland lakes is the prime natural highlight of the trek.
The trek that caters its best during spring or autumn is meant for novice trekkers, culture lovers and adventure seekers. The trek begins from Syabrubenshi and ends at Syabrubenshi exploring popular Tamang villages of the region that include Chilime, Nagthali, Briddhim, Thuman, Rimche, Ghodatabela and Chyamki among others.
Bullet point Highlights
- The sighseeing tour of UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley
- The closer look into the life of Tamangs, who directly migrated from Tibet centuries ago
- The impact made by quake 2015 in the region
- The panoramic views of valleys, lush vegetation and towering Himalayan peaks
- The sightings of floral and faunal species