Tamang heritage trail is a moderate trek (facilitated with Tea-houses) designed for intrepid trekkers and as well as for Group/Family. Because of the ease of access and sightseeing offered on the trail, anyone fit for walking can sign-up for this trip. Contents
The ‘Tamang Heritage Trail’ is an exciting new trekking route located between Langtang and Ganesh Himal. A culturally rich regions of Rasuwa district is culturally Tibetan. The local art and architecture resembles ancient Tibetan artistry. One of the most humble inhabitants of the greater northern Nepal, Tamang are popular for their hospitable and friendly behavior.
The trail leads you to the old trade route between Nepal and Tibet at Rasuwa Gadhi. Many of the settlements on the trail consist of ethnic villages, therefore, modern lodges are rarely found in the region. Settled midst the majestic peaks of Langtang and Ganesh, the scenery and local bio-diversity is well gifted with nature extraordinaire. A Geo-thermal heated Spring of ‘Tatopani’, located in the upper Rasuwa region, is popular among locales and foreign tourists.
Tamang are the indigenous inhabitants of northern regions of Nepal. They are known to have descended from the Tibeto-Burman region of Asia, while, many others even trace their lineage back to Mongolia. They have a distinct culture, language and tradition. Majority of the population speak their mother tongue ‘Tamang’. They also prohibit inter-racial nuptials. Residing mainly in the northern Himalaya region of Nepal, along with many parts of Tibet, Bhutan and India, they have a distinct lifestyle. Lochhar (New Year) and Buddha Jayanti (Buddha’s Birth) are the two of their major festivals celebrated.
Rasuwa district and lower regions of Langtang/Gosainkunda can be trekked during Pre-monsoon (March-June) and Post-monsoon (September-November) seasons. Many trekkers choose post-monsoon season for its good weather and ease of access.