Nepal is the place of mystical constituents of the Mother Nature and has boundless wilderness adventure trails. There are numerous best kept secret place to explore in Nepal and Manaslu region is one of them. The Tsum Valley Trekking in Nepal is the best preserved and diversified trekking trail of Nepal taking you to the highlands from lowlands along the banks of glacial river. The densely forested area to the scattered villages the trail provides the ample opportunity to witness Himalayan beauty.
Tsum Valley Trekking is a newly opened trekking route which takes you to one of the remote and spectacular valley i.e. Tsum valley. Situated in the northern Gorkha district of Nepal, the Tsum valley is surrounded by the Buddha Himal, with Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the south and Sringi Himal to the north. It is one of the eight sacred valleys (called Beyuls) in the inner Himalayas and a home to a pilgrimage route because it is believed that great Buddhist Guru Milarepa had once meditated in the mountain caves of this valley. The landscape of this valley is dotted with mani walls, chortens and kaanis (gateway chortens).
Book this amazing trekking in Nepal package for the experience of culture, traditions and natural beauty of Manaslu region. The highlight of this trekking is that you can witness the epicenter of the April 2015 earthquake district Gorkha. Come and Join us for the amazing journey to the Himalayas in the competitive price with Nepal Intrepid Treks family.
Tribhuwan International Airport
Should be airport at least 2 hours before the flight.
Airport picks up and drops.
Transportation as per Itinerary
3 nights Accommodation in Kathmandu
Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) & accommodation during the trek.
Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
Special Permit,Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep a record of tourist [This is for your safety].
Transportation Kathmandu-Aarughat-Soti Khola and Chamje-Kathmandu
Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
All necessary paperwork.
Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter( 2 pax for 1 porter) & (also a personal Sherpa on request).
T – shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map
Trip achievement certificate.
Government taxes and office service charge.
COST NOT INCLUDED
Nepal entry visa fee
International air fee
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
All cold drinks, water any beverage are not included on your trip price.
We provide such service with extra charge.
(Note:– Our option excursion are culture trip, Festival trip, monastery meditation with Lama and Monks, Bird watching, Farming trip other things as per clients interest).
(Note: – Clients them have to arrange personal trekking equipments such as- trekking pole).
Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package).
1. Personal expenses such as phone calls, Internet, Laundry, Bar Bill and extra porters.
2. Cost arising out of land slide, Road Blocked, Rescue of any form, Cancellation of flight or Reasons beyond our control.
3. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Intrepid treks welcomes you to Nepal. Arrive at the airport where you will meet our representative. You will then be transferred to a hotel for check in. The representative will brief you about the plans further. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Your guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. Get the unique taste of art, culture and history of Nepal in the medieval palaces of Nepal. Explore the royal lifestyle and flair for art in the Kathmandu Durbar Square, find the influence of Buddhism in Swayambhunath stupa and Boudhanath stupa. Not to forget, the authentic Hindu culture in the Pashupatinath temple. After the sightseeing tour return back to hotel for the night.
Day 03: Drive to Soti Khola via Arughat
Early in the morning, we start our journey towards Dhading Besi. We pass the countryside terrain of Nepal enjoying the view of river to Dhading Besi. For the first four hours’ drive to Dhading Besi, the road is quite smooth but the rest of the way from Dhading Besi to Arunghat, he path is quite rough. We take a local jeep from Dhading Besi which takes us to the Soti Khola along a dusty road via Arughat. Overnight at a guesthouse in Soti Khola.
Day 04: Trek to Machha Khola
Today we cross a popular suspension bridge over Soti Khola and start walking through Sal forests to reach a ridge that lies above the splashing rapids of the Budhi Gandaki River. We walk through a well paved path until we reach Khursane from where our trail turns out to be rocky. We pass waterfalls, cliffs on the way and make our way through terraced rice fields to a Gurung village named Labubesi. From here, we climb up behind a rocky cliff where the valley opens up and we start walking through a sandy river bed. We climb the stone ridges and again descend down to the river and walk ahead to Machcha Khola village. Overnight at a guesthouse in Maccha Khola.
Day 05: Trek to Jagat
Leaving Machhakhola we follow a narrow trail that takes us to Tharo Khola and finally to Khorlabesi. Winding up through some ascends and descends, we reach a natural hot-spring called Tatopani. We then climb up another ridge and cross the Budhi Gandaki river on another suspension bridge. After this, we climb a staircase and cross a landslide and a ridge to reach Doban. After crossing a suspension bridge over a river, we climb up through stone staircase and go down to the river and again climb some stairs again to Thado Bharyang. Finally, we cross the west bank of Budhi Gandaki, climb over a ridge and walk along the river to reach the village of Jagat where we spend the night for today.
Day 06: Trek to Lopla in Tsum valley
We continue our trail that enters into sandy banks once again but for a short time. Our path gets steep near Sirdibas after which we cross a dramatic suspension bridge and take another climb to a beautiful village of Phillim. As we move forward, we lose heights and enter Tsum valley. We then continue through a relatively comfortable path that follows and a short climb that ends at Lhokpa. Overnight at a guesthouse in Lhokpa.
Day 07: Trek to Chumling in Tsum valley
We cross three suspension bridges in the morning and a steep ascend continuing our trail for the rest of the day. At the end of our journey for today, we ascend up and start to open into a nice and easy trail that takes us to Chumling. Today is a short day trek however we enter into higher elevations so it’s a bit tiring. Overnight at a guesthouse in Chumling.
Day 08: Trek to Chhokang in Tsum valley
Today, we cross the suspension bridge and traverse through rich farmland of maize and potatoes. We cross a flood prone area enjoying the views of Himalayas up to east of the valley. We climb Serpu Khola and climb on a well graded track for around two hours to upper Tsum village namely Chhokang. In the village, we can see stone houses with iron roofs under the cliffs. As the valley opens, we can see the fields of barley, maize, buckwheat and potato. We can also see the herds of Thar grazing on the wild cliffs to the north. We stay at a guesthouse in Chhokang for the night.
Day 09: Trek to Nile in Tsum valley
We explore the Chhokang village and head to east through some villages. We climb over a ridge of chortens and pass the village of Lamagaon. We continue walking through the flat fields, farmlands to Rachen Gompa. You can visit the Gompa and Milarepa’s Cave on the way. It is believed the person who brought Buddhism to Tibet had meditated in this place. We further cross Shiyar Khola, pass through hamlets to the village of Chhule. We walk upstream to cross the bridge and finnaly climb up to Nile. Overnight at a guesthouse in Nile.
Day 10: Trek to Mu Gompa in Tsum valley
Leaving Nile, we head towards Mu Gompa. We walk up along the valley enjoying the bright sun, narrow valley walls and pastures until we reach Mu Gompa. Mu Gompa is a large monastery that consists over 100 monks. From this place we can get some awesome views of mountains and border in the Tibet. Overnight at Mu Gompa in tsum valley.
Day 11: Trek to Rachen in Tsum valley
Today we descend down the valley to Chhule and continue walking down to Phurbe. We stay on the east bank of the Siyar Khola and cross flat boulder-covered plains and follow the power lines to Rachen Gompa. We visit this ancient gompa and interact with the monks and nuns living in the gompa. Overnight at Rachen gompa in Tsum valley.
Day 12: Trek to Chumling in Tsum valley
Today, we descend down to Chumling. We follow the same paths that we had taken and return back along the same wild landscapes to Chumling in Tsum valley. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tsum valley.
Day 13: Trek to Lokpa in Tsum valley
Retracing back our journey through same up and downs, we cross the suspension bridges and walk over the sandy paths to Lokpa in tsum valley. Overnight at a guesthouse in Lokpa.
Day 14: Trek back to Jagat
We descend down and walk along a fine path and then ascend up to Phidim. We cross a suspension bridge and walk to Sirdibas from where we continue along the sandy banks until we reach Jagat. Overnight at a guesthouse in Jagat.
Day 15: Trek back to Lapubensi
We pass through the same ridge, drop down through the same stairs at Thulo Bharyang and cross the suspension bridges to Dovan. We retace our journey back to Hot springs at Tatopani and then the Macchakhola to Lapubensi.
Day 16: Trek to Sotikhola
We continue descending down along the slope of the Budhi Ghandaki. Before reaching Sotikhola we again cross a suspension bridge on the way up the valley. As we walk ahead to Sotikhola, we can see a stunning waterfalls in front of us. Overnight at a guesthouse in Sotikhola.
Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu
Today, we drive along the same scenic countryside route to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 18: Farewell
We always aspire for the best service to our guests. With the vow to meet again in the next trip we will bid farewell. We would leave no stone upturned to make your customers feel important and happy. We always take suggestions and encourage our valued customers to promote Nepal and Trekking in Nepal.