Manaslu Tsum valley trek

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Tsum valley is known as hidden valley of Manaslu region. This valley is very beautiful and favorable for trekking. It will be most memorable trekking in your whole life. But we need to have plenty of holidays as it takes around 3 weeks in whole time. Over here villages are border of Tibet. They are influenced by Tibetan culture. Most of them follow Tibetan culture. It is an opportunity of exploring about Tibetan culture. Only few trekkers have reached on this valley. It is latest designed trekking route. There is more probability of trekking in this place.

Arughat is starting point of our trekking to Tsum valley. We need to walk on dense forest in zigzag way. But many species of flora and fauna playing on beauty of nature will be surely mesmerizing. To complete this trek we will pass through many villages. Over here Tamang and shrepa are main ethnic group. All of them have Unity, Hospitality and friendly kind of behavior. It will be so much impressive. Continuing our journey leads us to higher altitude. So we need to our self in many places to fit our self as we move from low level to high level.

Tsum Valley Trekking is long & a bit challenging trekking. Good training should be taken in before trekking. Do not worry about special kind of permit of wilderness area. It’s all in our hand. Month of January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December will have best season to trek. We the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will arrange you Tsum Valley Trekking with professional guides. Trekking days are made according to the choice of trekkers. In any day it can be made. Any program with the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will be full of fun.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek

Day 03: Kathmandu to Aarughat

Day 04: Aarughat to Soti Khola

Day 05: Soti Khola to Machha Khola

Day 06: Machha Khola to Dovan

Day 07: Dovan to Philim

Day 08: Philim to Chumling

Day 09: Chumling to Chhekampar

Day 10: Chhekampar to Nile

Day 11: Nile to Mu Gompa

Day 12: Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa

Day 13: Rachen Gompa to Dumje

Day 14: Dumje to Philim

Day 15: Philim to Tatopani

Day 16: Tatopani to Soti Khola

Day 17: Soti Khola to Aarughat bazaar

Day 18: Aarughat to Kathmandu

Day 19: Farewell

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

After landing flight at TIA, representative of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will warmly receive you. We will shift you towards your hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner is finished we will give brief description of the Tsum Valley trekking program which is our destination.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Today is the rest day and preparation day for our whole trek. Beside this we will spend our remaining day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. Firstly we will visit Pashupatinath one of the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath Monkey Temple. Then from here we will drive to Basantpur Durbar Square at hanuman dhokha. Spending some time we will return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Aarughat

Early morning after having breakfast, we will take a drive to Aarughat. It takes about 7 to 8 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Aarughat we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 04: Aarughat to Soti Khola

After having breakfast we will start our trekking toward Soti Khola. We will follow the track of Manasalu region. We will walk on the cultivated farms and beautiful Gurung community villages of Manaslu Region. Many panoramic views can be seen during our walk. In this way we will be at Soti Khola to stay our night.

Day 05: Soti Khola to Machha Khola

We will walk toward Machha Khola. Humpty Dumpty road trail will be our walking path. We will pass through settlements of Liding and Lapubesi.  In our way we will have obstacles by snow melted glaciers and many other rocky mountains. After walking for about 5 to 6 hours we will reach Machha Khola.

Day 06: Machha Khola to Dovan

Today our journey continues to Dovan. We need to cross several streams through rolling trail on the way. At the beginning we will reach Khola Besi. After crossing suspension bridge then we will continue our journey to Dovan. Continuing our journey on rough trial we will reach Dovan 1070 m for night.

Day 07: Dovan to Philim

Rocky trail will be our today’s starting point. Crossing long suspension bridge we will reach Jagat (entrance of Manaslu conservation area). Dramatic view of Shringi Himal will surely be mesmerizing. After walking around 6 hours we will finally be at Philim for sweet night.

Day 08: Philim to Chumling

Our journey leads us toward Eklebhatti. We need to descend toward steep gorge but our walking trial goes through forest. First of all we will reach Larkya La. Then we will move eastern part, lower tsum valley zigzag way. Crossing some streams we will finally reach Chumling at 2630 m for night.

Day 09: Chumling to Chhekampar

From Chumling our next destination is Chhekampar. This trial is regarded as easy trail of whole trekking route. Crossing the suspension bridges and we enter forested areas. Natural beauty surrounds us from all side in forest area. In this way we will reach Chhekampar for spending a memorable night.

Day 10: Chhekampar to Nile

Early morning after having breakfast, we will continue climb to Nile. We may have problems in altitude as our path leads us to higher and higher altitude. Lama Gaon to Rachen Gompa is crossed. Our trial goes through Shiar Khola, Milarepa’s cave, and through Ph urbe & Pangdun village to reach Nile.

Day 11: Nile to Mu Gompa

After having breakfast, we will have short hike to Mu Gompa (largest monastery of this region). It is located at the highest point of the Tsum Valley. We will return back after exploring all about beautiful monastery. Then we will return back to visit Dephyudonma gumba. Over here we can see some drinking water facility.

Day 12:  Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa

Today our walk continues further to Rachen Gumba. It was established at 1905 A.D. After walking for few hours we will reach Ramchen Gompa. We will be fresh and spend our leisure time by visiting around the Rachen Gompa. Completing our roaming we will be back to our place for our night.

Day 13: Rachen Gompa to Dumje

We will move towards Dumje. It is a small & beautiful village of the trekking route. In our way we will be pleased with beautiful sceneries of green forest with white peaks. After walking for about 5 hours we will reach Dumje. Only 8 houses can be seen over here with adjoining cattle shed.

Day 14: Dumje to Philim

After crossing Ripchet we will trek to Philim. Beautiful waterfall located in lower tsum valley is our main walking path. Magnificent view of mountains with natural beauty all around us will surely be mesmerizing. Going down slowly and uphill we will reach at philim to stay our night.

Day 15: Philim to Tatopani

Our today’s destination is Tatopani. It is famous for natural hot spring water. We will have interaction with many natural beauties in our walk. Walking for about 6 to 7 hours we can esily reach at Tatopani. In Tatopani we can have bath in natural hot spring. Interesting market is also in this region.

Day 16:  Tatopani to Soti Khola

Enjoying natural hot spring bath makes our body warm and fresh. We will have warm coffee after taking bath and continue our journey toward Soti Khola. We need to walk fully steep hill.  Forest of Pine, oak & rhododendrons will be so much impressive. Finally we will be at Soti Khola to spend our night.

Day 17: Soti Khola to Aarughat bazaar

After having breakfast we will continue our returning journey to Aarughat. Track of Manasalu region will be our main walking path. Later on we need to walk on cultivated farms & beautiful Gurung community villages. Magnificent views of surrounding will surely impressus. Like this we will reach Aarughat for night.

Day 18: Aarughat to Kathmandu

Early morning after having breakfast we will take a drive to Kathmandu. It takes about 6 to 7 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Kathmandu we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 19: Farewell

After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to return back to our home land. We need to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. we will attend a small farewell program for you. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included..
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • All your standard Meals during the trek.
  • Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
  • Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
  • The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • Conservation areas, national parks permits and TIMS.
  • All our government taxes.

Cost not Includes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff–Tipping are expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section