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Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum valley is newly opened and promoted trekking Destinations in Nepal.It is more remote and spectacular than any other treks. This hidden valley of Tsum is situated to the north of Gorkha, against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh, Sringi, Boudha Himalayan range full of untouched forest. There are lots to explore in this serene Himalayan valley - ancient art, culture and religion of the local people of Tibetan origin who speak their own dialect. People in Tsum Valley still practice polyandry system and they have their own unique culture, tradition, & dialect.They celebrate unique festivals like Lhosar, Dhacyhang, Saka Dawa,Faning & many others. While trekking, one can see the trails are strewn with artistic chortens and lined with Mani walls made of thousands of stone slabs carved with drawings of deities and inscribed with prayers. At one of the monasteries a Buddhist monk teaches about the basics of Buddhism, helps coordinate a special blessing ceremony and gives a brief meditation sessions for interested clients.

The altitude of Tsum Valley trek varies from 1905m in Lhokpa to over 5093m at Ngula Dhojhyang pass on the Tibatan border. The circuit traverses across Tsum Valley of Manaslu region in Nepal to that of southern parts of Tibet. The Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to have meditated in one of the caves of these mountains. Since this sacred valley and its people have been bypassed by economic development for centuries, the people are still poor.But their unique culture has remained intact.Here the locals depend onagriculture, tend to yaks and trade with Tibet.

Tsum valley trekking begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Aarughat Bazaar. From Arughat Bazaar we follow a trail up the Budi Gandaki River valley through terraced fields, dense forest and many virgin ethnic villages of Liding, Machhakhola, Jagat and Phidim.While trekking through these villages you will enjoy warm hospitality of the local villagers. Visit to the ancient monasteries at Ramchen, Mu make your Tsum valley trekking experience a unique and memorable.

Tsum Valley Trekking Highlights
  • Newly opened trekking route
  • Beautiful Himalayan serene valley
  • Majestic view of Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal & Boudha Himal
  • Rich in ancient art, culture & religion
  • Local inhabitants of Tibetan origin
  • Visit various Buddhist monasteries

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing & trek preparation.

Day 03: Drive to Arughat Bazaar

Day 04: Trek to Soti Khola

Day 05: Trekking to Maccha Kola

Day 06: Trek to Doban

Day 07: Trek to Philim

Day 08: Trek to Chumling

Day 09: Trek to Chhokengparo

Day 10: Trek to Chule / visit Milarapa Piren Cave en route

Day 11: Trek to Mu Gompa & visit Mu & Dhephydonma Gompas

Day 12: Exploration day

Day 13: Trek to Rochen Gompa visiting Gonhgye Gompa en route

Day 14: Trek to Dumje

Day 15: Trek to Philip

Day 16: Trek to Tatopani

Day 17: Trek to Soti Khola

Day 18: Trek back to Aarughat

Day 19: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 20: Rest day in Kathmandu

Day 21: Final Departure

Cost Includes
  • Airport pick up , transfer and drop services by private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • A full day Kathmandu sightseeing escorted by English speaking tour guide
  • Land transport Kathmandu – Arughat Bazaar -Kathmandu
  • All necessary permits
  • Accommodation home stay or tented camps as per the availability during the trek
  • Meals on full board during the trek(B-L-D)
  • An experienced English-speaking government licensed trekking guide and necessary porters to carry luggage
    Note: (1 porter can carry two people's luggage up to 30 kilograms)
  • Trekking crew's salary, insurance, equipment, transport, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, Sleeping bag, Duffel Bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map
  • First aid medications / medicines with the guide
  • Necessary paper works
  • VAT and local Tax
  • Company service charges
  • Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant

Cost Exclude(s)
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Extra porter charges
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, Mineral bottle or boiled water, etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any services not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless specified at the time of booking the trek
23 April 2013 10 May 2013 Yes USD $1375 Book Now

Trip Facts

Trip duration : 12 days

Grade : Moderate

Best Season : Spring/Autumn

Client Reviews

Nepal Hiking Adventure

3 of us we had been Nepal for Trekking 5 years ago, I went on a 2 weeks trek around the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal... AMAZING! Bishnu was our fantastic guide and I look forward to organizing our next trek with him in the future. Thanks so much for an awesome trek!

Lou Camp ,Bristol, United Kingdom

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