Tache is a pretty large Gurung village of about 60 odd households. As with
most villages in Nepal, in addition to the dominant group, there are a few
families of the Dalit group that do the work that is 'beneath' the dominant
The area around Tache is called Gyasumdo. An essential characteristic of the
region is that this area receives comparatively more rainfall than other areas
of Manang. The reason is pretty simple: at Tache the Marshyangdi river makes a
sharp turn to the west. Hence the monsoon winds that come from the south makes
its way to this area, but as we go towards Manang, most of the region falls in
Because of the plentiful rainfall, the soil here is more fertile and hence
many kinds of crops grow here. Corn, Wheat, Buckwheat, Barley, beans, you name
it; it grows here at one time or another.
For accommodation, Tache has a community homestay of around 20 homes each
sleeping around four guests.