Tumlingtar is a region and a city in Eastern Nepal, between Arun river and Sabha River in Kosi Zone. It is also the deepest valley and biggest Tar (Plain land near the hill) of Nepal. The indigenous tribe of Tumlingtar is Kumal. Their traditional profession is pot making though only few are practicing this profession now. The other tribes living there are Bahun, Chhetri, Magar, Rai, Tamang and Majhi. The people of this place have really shown the racial harmony. The people of any tribe are always helpful to the rest in the rituals. The total family number of Tumlingtar is about 600.
Planes regularly fly from Tumlingtar Airport to Biratnagar and Kathmandu. The airlines which fly their planes in Tumlingtar are Sita Air, Gorkha Airlines and Nepal Airlines. It is the only source to go to Makalu peak via airways.
There are some smaller hotels in there. The hotels are not as much facilitated as needed to meet the international standard. There are total two schools in this place. The Manakamana Higher Secondary School is the biggest school of this place. The another school of this place is Singheshwori primary school.
The area is also known for the temple of Hindu goddess, Manakamana, known as Manakamana of Tumlingtar, situated 2.5 km north from Tumlingtar Airport.
Information based on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumlingtar