"Tamang Heritage Trek 10 days is a community homestay short trek in the Langtang region. The trek introduces you to the indigenous community of Tamangs and their rich cultural heritage."
The Tamang Heritage Trek is designed by the government of Nepal to uplift the indigenous community residing along the way. It is an easy trek, perfect for anyone looking to experience an authentic mountain village lifestyle in Nepal. Apart from the cultural experience, the adventurous trekking route and the surreal sceneries make the Tamang Heritage Trekking an intriguing venture in the Himalayas.
Tamang Heritage trail route is easily accessible from Kathmandu. Located 124 km north of the city, one can reach the starting point of the trek within 6-7 hours of the comfortable scenic drive. The Tamang Heritage Trail lies between the majestic Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal ranges. The trail ascends around the Langtang Valley and passes by picturesque villages.
The main highlight of Tamang Heritage Trekking is the people of the Tamang community. They are believed to be the descendants of Tibetans and are also known as the early settlers of the hilly & mountain areas. They follow Tibetan Buddhism. Most of their practices, traditions, and customs resemble Tibetans.
Leaving the bustling route of the Langtang Gosaikunda trek, you embark on a relatively less crowded trail. Tamang Heritage Trek is a very gratifying journey. You learn a lot about simple living and being happy with less. Doing this trek means you are directly contributing to the upliftment of the community.
Tamang Heritage Trail & Mountain Views
So, the Tamang Heritage Trek route ascends through lush forests of rhododendron and pine. You walk following the verdant foothills and pass by many remote settlement areas. The trail has many ascends and descends through a range of woodlands. Likewise, the landscapes during the Tamang Heritage Trekking are stunning too.
On your first day of the trek, you spend the night in Gatlang. Before leaving this village, we hike to Parvathi Kunda, a holy lake. The scenery from this place is just breathtaking. Throughout the trek, mountains like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shishapangma, etc are some of the Himalayan mountains seen along the way.
Tamang Heritage Trek is an easy and short trek. This trek is for everyone who can walk. No previous trekking experience or any advanced trek preparations are needed for Tamang Heritage Trekking. The trail does have a handful of ascend and descend, but it's doable.
The highest altitude we touch during the Tamang Heritage Trek is around 2,600 metres. The low elevation of this trek makes it less risky to altitude sickness. There are zero cases of altitude sickness on Tamang Heritage Trek with us. So, we confidently say you can enjoy the Tamang Heritage Trekking without worrying about altitude sickness.
You do not have to go through any advanced training for Tamang Heritage Trek. The trek is easy, and the preparation only requires you to be fit and able to 5 to 6 hours a day until you are on the trail.
If you have some time, we advise you to do activities that will build your core strength and stamina. It will help you a lot while trekking. For instance, cycling, swimming, running, etc are good options.
Tamang Heritage Trek is a perfect trek to do with your family and friends and immerse into a satisfying venture. Our expertise in organising treks in the Himalayas and flexible policy make us your best trekking partner in the Himalayas. To book Tamang Heritage Trek 2022/2023, contact us anytime.
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