Tangting is a shining village by the Himalayas is situated at an elevation of 1665 m above the sea level. The mountain village has 200 households of Gurungs and Dalits community in Madi Rural Municipality-2, Kaski district.
The confluence of nature and Gurung culture is fascinating. The village has beautiful houses with stone and tin roofs with closely-knitted settlement. The people are as bright as himalayas, cooperative and supportive in behaviour.
Annapurna IV, Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal are clearly visible from the village. Snow-clad mountain smiles at top of the Sikles village on the other side. It is immense pleasure to enjoy the great view from Tangting.
The clean air and rural lifestyle is captivating. Tangting is a exemplary destination of rural tourism. It can be considered as a center for hiking and it connect to many trekking routes as well.
Tangting is called 'Toni Nasa' in Gurung language. 'Tonu' is translated as 'fun' and 'nasa' as 'village'. Thus, meaning of Tangting is a 'fun village'. Tangting is always always fun because of the mountains and open-hearted community that shines like silver.
Tangting has basic facilities like road network, school, drinking water, electricity, telephone, internet, and hotel. The village has homestay facility in 14 houses and 7 hotels.
The homestay came into operation on December 19, 2011. It has 100 beds and guests are served with local dishes. Evening cultural programs are shown on request. Ghatu and folk songs are performed in the cultural program.
Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara covering 200 km takes 6 hours . The Kathmandu-Pokhara flight takes 25 minutes . The distance between Pokhara to Tangting is 21 km . The buses and Jeep depart from Kahunkhola to Tangting .