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Tsum valley Trekking

Trip Facts

Trip Destination:Nepal

Total Duration:18 Days


Max. Altitude:3700m

Primary Activities:Trekking and Hiking

Group Size:2- 12 Person

Accommodation:Hotel and Tea Houses

Meals:All meals - Trekking,Brekfast Kathamandu

Transportation:Private Car, Aeroplane

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About Trip

Tsum valley trekking is wonderful valley which was unknown till few years back to outsiders. Which is located in the northern part of the country. Tsum valley trek follows the trail of Manaslu circuit up to Philim and from near by Philim the trail branches off for Tsum valley trek. Tsum valley trekking trail was explored in 2007, since then this valley has been being explored by many adventure trekkers. Tsum valley is hidden and sacred Himalayan treasures located at the northern part of the country, nestled among the Baudha Himal and Himal Chuli in the west, Ganesh Himal to the south and Sringi Himal to the north. Tsum valley is said to be the origin of of Buddhism, where, the Buddhist saint Milarepa and Buddhist Guru Padmasambhava is believed to have mediated in the caves of the valley which is popular by the name of Milarepa cave located near Burji village. Tsum valley is inhabited by Buddhist people whose origin is from Tibet so their dialect is very similar to Tibetan people. The trail to Tsum valley trekking is well built wide trail and it ascends gradually and you have to stay at Mu gompa 3700 m which is highest altitude of the trek to spend the night. So this trek is possible to do for all beginners to adventure trekkers.

The salient features of Tsum valley trekking is that you will be able to explore the ancient art and architecture, the unique Buddhist culture owned and practiced by Tibetan origin people residing in the area, unique landscapes, rocky-hill, and no doubt the range of white-mountains. Similarly, you will also have an opportunity to attempt on the high passes namely the Ngula Dhoj Hyang (5093 m) and Yamdro Pass (5326 m) and locals innocent smile and warm hospitality, all these have made Tsum valley trekking one of the special trekking route. Though the Tsum valley trekking has been well known to outsiders only short time yet this route provides basic lodges which is known as a tea house so Tsum valley trekking is possible to do as a tea house trekking as well as organized (camping trek). The tea houses along the Tsum valley have limited rooms with basic toilets and bathroom so you need to adjust with available facilites or you have to join an organized trek.Tsum valley trek requires special permit and Manaslu Conservation permit which is issued only to the government registered trekking agencies. So you must join a trekking agency to do this trek. Tsum valley trekking also can be combined with Manaslu circuit trek which avoids the same trail entry and exit.

Tsum valley trekking is possible to do even in December-January little colder the morning and night but the day time is comfortably warm. And the weather in January in Tsum valley is blue sky and less crowded with less tourists. So the Tsum valley trekking is possible to do up to Dec- Jan and it is also possible to do tea house trekking and camping trek as your choice. Nature Adventure Trekking and Expedition has been arranging Tsum valley trekking as a tea house and camping trek both.We have been arranging Tsum valley trekking combining with Manaslu circuit trek and solely the Tsum valley trekking. We offer Tsum valley trekking for individual, family and group trekking at very reasonable cost which ensures the best service with professional support team to make your adventure successful and enjoyable. So book your trek with us.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive Trivuwan International Airport, Kahtmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02:Trekking preparation day - Hotel

Day 03:Drive Kathmandu- Arughat (640m.)Driving (6-7 hrs.) and 1 hr local jeep to Sotikhola -Lodge

Day 04:Sotikhola to Khotlabesi Lodge 960m (6-7 hrs)-Lodge

Day 05:Khotlabesi to Jagat 1410m (6-7 hrs) -Lodge

Day 06:Jagat to Eklebhatti 1640m (5-6 hrs) -Lodge

Day 07:Eklebhatti to Chumling. 2363 m (6-7 hrs) -Lodge

Day 08:Chumling to Chhokangparo 3010m ( 6-7 hrs) -Lodge

Day 09:Chhokangparo to Nile 3361m ( 5-6 hrs) -Lodge

Day 10:Nile to Mu Gompa 3700m ( 3 hrs) Accommodation at Monastery

Day 11:Exploration day around Mu Gompa hike to Bhajyo 4010m

Day 12:Mugompa to Chhokongparo 3010m ( 6 hrs)

Day 13:Chhokongparo to Gumba Lungdang 3200m (7-8 hrs)

Day 14:Gumba Lungdang to Ripchet 2468m (5-6 hrs)

Day 15:Ripchet to Dobhan 1070 m (7-8 hrs)

Day 16:Dobhan to Sotikhola 720 m (7-8 hrs)

Day 17:Sotikhola - drive back to Kathmandu

Day 18:Trip end.Transfer to airport.

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up drop by private /car/van/bus
  • 3 Nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • City sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with cultural tour guide
  • Entrance fees for sight seeing
  • All trekking permit fees and government taxes
  • All trek organizational requirements, two men tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table, chair, mattress and pillow.
  • All meals (breakfast, Lunch, dinner) with tea coffee during the trek
  • Experienced trekking guide
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 clients basis max load 25kg)
  • Duffel Bag ( On request)
  • First aid medical kit
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • All ground transportation

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu ( 10.-14$ per meal in the tourist restaurant)
  • Personal expenses,personal equipments and Sleeping Bag
  • Bar menus including coke, mineral water
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International air fare
  • Tip to guide,porter and driver ( tip is customary in Nepal)

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Trip Note

Above itinerary can be customized as per your requirement