Tsum valley trekking

Tsum valley trekking

Tsum valley trekking is thrilling adventure trekking in Manaslu region. Manaslu Tsum valley trek route tally as controlled trekking destination in Nepal . Nepal Tsum valley trekking offer best mountain vistas of Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range with  beautiful landscape, lush valley and mixed Nepalese culture. Trekking in  Tsum Valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage hidden valley surrounded by the Boudha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the South and Sringi Himal to the north.  Manaslu Tsum valley trekking opened for trekkers in 2008. Trekking in Manaslu Tsum valley is bounded by two high passes Ngula Dhoj Hyang (5093 m.) to the west and Yamdro Pass (5326 m). Tsum word comes from the Tibetan work 'Tsombo', which means vivid. Tsum valley trekking map mentioned clearly its entire route but travelers may extend the trip to Manaslu circuit trekking destination too. 

Tsum valley trekking tour is known as a hidden valley of Nepal so really wroth to make treks in Tsum valley and discover the Manaslu trekking trails . Minimum two people need to obtain the special Tsum valley trekking permit through the local Nepal trekking companies along your original passport. You need three different Nepal trekking permit – special Tsum valley trekking permit, Manaslu conservation area project (MCAP) permit, Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP) permit, Trekkers’ information management system (TIMSP permit apply by government registered local  Nepal trekking operator .Good physical fitness and minimum 2-3 weeks holiday required treks in Manaslu Tsum valley  but we HJT arrange customized trekking service as per trekkers wish and holiday schedule. Autumn & spring season is best time trekking in Tsum valley but we HJT arrange around the year as per trekkers holiday schedule

Manaslu tsum valley trek begins at Arughat Bazaar Gorkha after 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu. Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s trekking guide led through beautiful valley of Machhikhola,Jagat Lakpa Nile Dupchet and finally reach the Tsum valley. Tsum Valley Trekking has different options Tsum valley larke la pass trekking , Tsum valley Manaslu circuit trekking , Manaslu Rupina La pass trekking or Only Tsum valley trek start from Arughat and end at same place.  Now a days tea house / lodge trekking can be done in this area. We Himalaya Journey Trekking & Expedition arrange either tea house or camping trekking as per trekkers wish and desire. We have mentioned below three different option trekking in Manaslu tsum valley but trekking itinerary design according to travelers / trekker’s demand.

Tsum valley trekking Major Highlights

* Tsum valley trekking offer great views of Manaslu (world’s 8th highest moutains), Ganesh Himal, Budha Himal, Gorkha Himal, and numerous Peaks.
* Explore the Mu Gompa,  Lungdang Gompas, Milarepa Piren Phu Cave (pigeon cave), the most sacred cave in the Tsum valley
* Manaslu Tsum valley is known as a hidden valley of Nepal so really wroth to make trekking in Tsum valley
Discover the Majestic view of glaciers, Lakes, rocky mountains and side part of the great Himalayan trails
* Exploration of  Tibetan Buddhist culture and touch the Mt. Manaslu base camp trekking trails

Related trip information about Tsum valley trekking

How difficult is Trekking in  Manaslu Tsum valley?

Tsum valley trekking   is challenging trek  in Manaslu region. Good Physical is required for the trip. Trekking in Manaslu Tsum valley  gradually ascend  from low level elevation from Gorkha Arughat 1722m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the Manaslu tsum valley trek ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  trekking in Tsum valley  but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame ..June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus

Need a special permit required for the Tsum valley trekking?

Tsum valley trek  categorized as restricted / controlled trekking trails in Nepal so minimum two person and special   Tsum valley trekking tour permit required which can get registered Nepal trekking agency. Also Annapurna trekking permit also required as trekking end Annapurna circuit trekking trails.

Do you need trekking guide for Tsum valley  trek?

Highly recommended / suggest to have professional Nepal trekking guide because of for secure treks in Tsum valley , to explain about the mountains and local culture, no obstacle during the trekking even incase of snowfall in the trekking path /  Mananslu Larkya  La pass, good take care of you if incase of suffer by high altitude sickness. 

Could you do Tsum valley trekking without Nepal trekking agency?

It is impossible to do Nepal tsum valley trek without Nepal trekking agency because of need special trekking permit through the government registered Nepal trek company. Minimum 2  person required to obtain Nepal Tsum valley trekking permit from department of immigration Nepal.

What about Tsum valley trekking cost?

Tsum valley trekking cost is slightly high then other normal trekking destination like Everest trekking, Annapurna trekking, Langtang trekking because of  Manaslu Tsum valley  trek  permit cost is slightly high. On the other hand, Nepal trekking guide and porter insurance cost will also add for this trip.

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for Tsum valley trekking?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for  trekking in  Tsum valley   if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking company legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet travel guide book, Rough  guide travel booketc sometime free lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.

Tsum valley trekking itinerary:

Tsum Valley Trekking Option I

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel ,Manaslu Tusm valley trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath temple : the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of Kathmandu valley. HJT representative will make Tsum valley trekking permit with your original passport. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu drive bus to Arughat (535m)

Day 04: Arughat trek to Liding (860m)

Day 05: Liding trek to Machhalkola (930m)

Day 06: Machhalkola trek to Jagat (1410m)

Day 07: Jagat trek to Lakpa (2040m)

Day 08: Lakpa trek to Chumling (2361m)

Day 09: Chumling trek to Chhokangparo (3010m)

Day 10: Chhokangparo trek to Chhule-Nile (3361m)

Day 11: Chhule-Nile trek to Mu Gompa (3700m)

Day 12: Mu Gompa trek to Rachen Gompa (3240m)

Day 13: Rachen Gompa trek to Dumje (2440m)

Day 14: Dumje trek to Gumba Lungdang (3200m)

Day 15: Gumba Lungdang trek to Ripchet (2468m)

Day 16: Ripchet trek to Dobhan (1070m)

Day 17: Dobhan trek to Soti khola (720m)

Day 18: Soti Khola trek to Arughat (535m)

Day 19: Arughat drive back to Kathmandu by private jeep . overnight at Kathmandu

Day 20: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, , river rafting etc. .

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trekking Option II.

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel ,Manaslu Tusm valley trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath temple : the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of Kathmandu valley. HJT representative will make Tsum valley trekking permit with your original passport. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu drive bus to Arughat (535m)

Day 04: Arughat trek to Liding (860m)

Day 05: Liding trek to Machhalkola (930m)

Day 06: Machhalkola trek to Jagat (1410m)

Day 07: Jagat trek to Lakpa (2040m)

Day 08: Lakpa trek to Chumling (2361m)

Day 09: Chumling trek to Chhokangparo (3010m)

Day 10: Chhokangparo trek to Chhule-Nile (3361m)

Day 11: Chhule-Nile trek to Chho Syong (4000m)

Day 12: Chho Syong trek to Dupchet (4180m)

Day 13: Dupchet trek to Chhemdo (4110m)

Day 14: Chhemdo trek to Chhekya (4240m)

Day 15: Chhekya trek to Sangti (5066m)

Day 16: Sangti trek to Yamdro (4510m)

Day 17: Yamdro trek to Bhajyo (4030m)

Day 18: Bhajyo trek to Thongbu (4560m)

Day 19: Thongbu trek to Lungdang (4240m)

Day 20: Lungdang trek to Rachen Gompa (3240m)

Day 21: Rachen Gompa trek to Dumje (2440m)

Day 22: Dumje trek to Gumba Lungdang (3200m)

Day 23: Gumba Lungdang trek to Ripchet (2468m)

Day 24: Ripchet trek to Dobhan (1070m)

Day 25: Dobhan trek to Soti khola (720m)

Day 26: Soti Khola trek to Arughat (535m)

Day 27: Arughat drive back to Kathmandu by private jeep. overnight at Kathmandu

Day 28: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, , river rafting etc.

Tsum valley trekking Cost:

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Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Trekking accomodation in tea house / Lodge as mentioned in itinerary
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Tsum valley special trekking permit
  • Manaslu trekking permit
  • Manaslu conservation area project permit (MCAP permit)
  • Annapurna conservation area project permit (ACAP permit)
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Arughat Bazaar  to Kathmandu overland transportation by bus as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Tsum valley trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.

 

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Useful Information:

Tsum valley trekking is known as Manaslu tsum valley trekking which is newly open trekking trail in Manaslu region offer beautiful Himalayan views of Manaslu region, Dhaulagiri region & Annapurna region , beautiful landscape, lush valley, primitive monasteries / Gompa catagorized as difficult trekking trails of Nepal . 

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