Tsum Valley is a remote area in the Manalsu region a trek into the region is certainly a wonderful adventure. A less explored region of the Himalaya, Tsum is the place of timeless cultures and wonderful traditions. In addition to cultural wonders, the valley is rich in natural beauty as well. You may not have heard about the trek so often like other popular treks, you will certainly love the experience.

As the adventure goes into the region of Mt. Manalsu, you will also get to enjoy the view of the wonderful mountains. You will enjoy the view of incredible mountainous surroundings of the 8th highest mountain in the world. When you are on the adventure, you will enjoy a wonderful mix of the cultural traditions and natural riches of the region.

Initially, the trek goes along the same trail to the Manaslu Circuit Trek and later, takes a different route towards Tsum Valley. It is a mix of river valley walk and an exploration of a remote mountain valley. It is a trekking adventure in a restricted region of the Himalaya. A special permit is needed to go on a trekking journey to the Tsum Valley. You will love the experience of the adventure trek to Tsum in the Manaslu region of the mountains.

Highlights

  • Cultural sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Wonderful exploration of remote Tsum valley
  • Spiritual and cultural indulgence at Mu Gompa
  • Beautiful remote mountain valley trekking experience
  • A rich mix of various cultural traditions along the trail

Itinerary

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Day


Day one is your arrival day in Kathmandu. We will come to welcome you at the airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. Upon reaching the hotel and checking in to the rooms, we will let you know about our trip briefing meeting.

It is an important meeting so, we will wait until everyone arrives if there are people flying in different flights for the trip on the same date. Anyway, you will get the information about the meeting time.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1400m


It is an acclimatization day as well as an exploration day in Kathmandu. You will also have the time to do last minute preparation on this day if you need to.

After you take your breakfast, we will take you for a beautiful sightseeing tour of the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu. The sites include ancient Buddhist stupas, Hindu temple, and medieval royal palace square. You will explore about the Kathmandu valley civilization since the ancient time. This day tour will give you a better understanding of life in Kathmandu in the past and at present.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1400m


We leave Kathmandu today for a long drive to go to SotiKhola. SotiKhola is the place to start the trek in the Manaslu region. The drive goes along a highway through beautiful surroundings. We drive past small towns along the highway and see many villages in the surroundings. The drive today will give us the experience of how the rural Nepal looks like.

We eventually reach SotiKhola to stay overnight and prepare for the trek to start tomorrow.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 710m


The time to start the trek has finally arrived. We are ready to embark of the first day of the trek. The walk for the day is an easy one to MachhaKhola. We trek along the BudhiGandaki River valley and enjoy natural surroundings along the trail. MachhaKhola is a small town in the region that serves as the overnight stop for trekkers in the region. We will have time to explore the place once we reach the place and check into a guest house.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 900m


The walk today takes us to Jagat. We start the trek for the day after breakfast and traverse the trail along the river valley. Our walk goes past Khorlabesi, Tatopani and many other beautiful places. We reach Jagat village below a hanging cliff after a walk of about six hours through the river valley. There will be plenty of time for us to explore the village once we reach Jagat to stay overnight.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 1410m


The trek continues along the BudhiGandaki river valley today after breakfast. Our destination for the day today is the beautiful village of Philim. The trail will bring us wonderful view of the surroundings and mountains like SringiHimal. In addition to the view of mountains and nature, we will also walk past beautiful villages along the route. We walk past the villages like Salleri and Sirdibas as we traverse the trail up and down through the mountains.

We eventually reach Philim to stay overnight.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 1590m


Our walk today takes us to Chumling in the Tsum valley. The trek continues towards EkleBhatti on a gentle trail. From EkleBhatti, the trail splits into two – one leading us to the Tsum valley and the other towards Manaslu Circuit Trek. We definitely take the one towards Tsum valley and walk further to Chumling to stay overnight today.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2385m


Chhokangparo is the destination of our walk for the day. We will enjoy the view of the beautiful mountains from the trail to Chokhangparo. Wonderful views of Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli and other spectacular mountains appear on our way today. We also trek past beautiful rivers, villages and wonderful places to admire the beauty of. Eventually, we reach the destination to stay overnight.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 3010m


We continue the trek in the Tsum valley and head to Nile village on the walk today. The influence of Buddhism is clearly seen as we walk along the trail. Chhortens and prayer flags become more common now. Walking past Lar, Phurbe, Pangdun, we eventually reach Nile. We will have enough time to go for an exploration of the surroundings and a monastery.

We continue the trek in the Tsum valley and head to Nile village on the walk today. The influence of Buddhism is clearly seen as we walk along the trail. Chhortens and prayer flags become more common now. Walking past Lar, Phurbe, Pangdun, we eventually reach Nile. We will have enough time to go for an exploration of the surroundings and a monastery.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 3360m


Amazing Mu Gompa is the destination of our walk today. This beautiful place near Nepal Tibet border offers a wonderful cultural and spiritual experience. As we trek to the destination, we can enjoy spectacular views of the mountains. It is a short walk of the day of about three hours to reach Mu Gompa. Once we reach there, we can go to visit a monastery called DhepuDoma monastery.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 3700m.


We will take a full day today to explore the surroundings of Mu Gompa. It will be an amazing day spent exploiting and enjoy the beautiful Mu Gompa and its surrounding wonders. We will enjoy the cultural, spiritual and natural wonders that this place has to offer us.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 3700m.


We will trek to Burgi village today after an incredible exploration of Mu Gompa. The trail back takes us to the destination in about five hours. We walk past several villages and eventually reach the village. Burgi village has an ancient cave where the famous Tibetan saint Milarepa is believed to have meditated. We will go to explore the cave and the wonderful surroundings.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 3245m.


Now that we have explored the wonderful Tsum Valley charm, we are already on our way back. We will trek to Chumling to stay overnight.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 2385m.


The way back to Philim today is of around six hours and allows us to enjoy the wonders from a different angle. We can also enjoy a beautiful waterfall along the trail.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 1570m.


The walk from Philim to Khorlabesi is another day back on the same trail that we took to go to Tsum valley earlier. We enjoy the trail and its surroundings as we trek to Khorlabesi. Walking past several villages like Sirdibas, Jagat etc. we reach the overnight destination for the day.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 970m.


We are on the final day of walk today. The walk comes to end when we reach SotiKhola to stay overnight today.

  • Meals: B.L.D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Altitude: 710m.


We will drive back to Kathmandu today after breakfast. The drive goes back to Kathmandu via the same route that we took to come here earlier.

  • Meals: B.L.
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1400m.


We have come to the final day of the trip. The adventure to the Tsum Valley Trek has brought you a wonderful experience and beautiful memories to treasure in life. We will drive you to the airport for your departure flight.

What to Expect

  • Airport pickup and drop off service on your arrival and departure
  • 3-star level hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis in Kathmandu
  • Simple lodge accommodation on the trekking
  • All breakfasts for the trip; all meals during the trek
  • All overland transportation
  • All necessary permits for trekking
  • A professional trekking guide for the trip
  • Necessary number of porters for the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour
  • International flight ticket and travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu; any kind of drinks
  • Gratuities
  • All other expenses of personal nature and not mentioned in the “Includes” section

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