Established in 1976 as the first Himalayan National Park Langtang lies directly to the north of Kathmandu with the extravagant landscape, soaring mountains, and deep gorges. The Tamang Heritage Trail takes you to the exquisiteness of the mountainous region and its people, popularly known as the Tamangs, with their distinctive Himalayan lifestyle and beautiful Tibetan culture. The people here are essentially Tibetans who migrated to Nepal and in course of time amended their ethnicity to ‘Tamangs’ and are so-called till date. Regardless of being reasonably less visited area, trekking here is pleasing, with untouched valleys and abundant flora and fauna. The trail takes you through the remote, untouched time-honored Tamang settlements with diverse terrains with a picturesque view of high summits including Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung (7227m).
Trekking through this region is beyond belief which is considered one of the most beautiful valleys and it is in reality ‘a journey of a lifetime’. This Epic trek to Tamang Heritage is an exceptional opportunity for both trekkers and nature lovers that offers anyone with thrilling wilderness experience mingled with exquisite local architecture, ancient monasteries, and extraordinary way of life. To value more of the local society of this astonishing region one can always enjoy the experience of home-stay in a few of the Tamang villages.
Langtang valley, the closest trekking destination to Kathmandu is the site of the largest single catastrophe of the 2015 earthquake. Witness the transformation over this fascinating Langtang after the 2015 earthquake.