Tsum Valley Trek

  • Trip Price: $1600 pp
  • Total Duration:17 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Max Elevation:4010 M
  • Max Group Size:Min 2 Person Required
  • Best Time:March-May & Sep-Dec
  • Trip Mode:Tea House/ Lodge
  • Start Point:Sotikhola
  • End Point:Lapubesi
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  • Distinct culture and significant religious heritage that mirrors,
  • Tibetan essence Sacred Mountain caves, where several Buddhist monks meditate at different times.
  • The beautiful Mt. Ganesh range and Mt. Sringi, Mr. Boudha, surround paradise land,
  • Pass through dense forests, crossing raging rivers, amazing waterfalls, and mythical villages.
  • Enchanting beauty that has been untouched by modernization
  • In the Manaslu region and the Northern side of Gorkha, it is one of the remotest Himalayan valleys in the world.
  • Prayer flags and Mani walls, along with the course
  • Wildlife animals like blue sheep and Himalayan Thar,
  • Airport transfers – pick up and drop
  • All ground transportation
  • Your accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast plan
  • Your accommodation in best guesthouses available (on twin sharing basis) during the trek with breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the trekking journey
  • All paper works
  • National park and heritage sites entry tickets
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) and trekking permits
  • A licensed, English speaking, experienced and professional guide along with a porter (1 for two clients)
  • All the costs of guide and porter including accidental insurance
  • Duffel bag, sleeping bags (to be returned to us after trek)
  • T-shirts, route map and a travel completion certificate
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges.
  • First aid kit
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International airfare
  • Visa costs
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal refreshment items like cold drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Personal utility items like laundry, telephone expenses electricity charges, etc.
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Tips for guides and porters

Overview

The Tsum Valley trek is fast growing as one of the most exciting and popular trekking destinations because of its isolation and remoteness. It is gradually gaining a name as the most thrilling trekking and mountain adventure in the entire world.

The Manaslu region offers the best experience of venturing into the land. In these remote and cut-off areas, you get similar episodes of getting romanticized with additional knowledge and insight into a different world beyond the existing one. The Tsum valley, in the Manaslu region and on the northern side of Gorkha, is one of the remotest Himalayan valleys in the world. Trekking in the valley has been open to outsiders only in very recent years. So, it attracts hundreds of tourists every month during the season.

Tsum Valley is popular for its enchanting beauty that has been untouched by modernization for such a long time, its pilgrimage sites that sacredly reflect the cultural and religious wealth. The distinct culture and significant religious heritage that mirrors Tibetan essence are the major highlights, along with the pure natural beauty. Similarly, it is famous for sacred mountain caves where several Buddhist monks meditate at different times. Some Tibetan ethnic Buddhist followers visit this valley as a pilgrimage site. This trek will give you a great insight into the secret lives of local cultures living in the most concealed areas.

The Route to Tsum Valley

The Tsum valley trek will take you to the paradise land surrounded by the beautiful Mt. Ganesh range, including Mt. Sringi and Mt. Boudha. The valley is in such difficult terrain that it does not receive many travelers. Very few outsiders have been able to reach this promised land, and so many things about the valley are still mysteries. The off-the-beaten trail offers you a walk of your lifetime on one of the hardest trails. You will pass through dense forests, cross raging rivers, amazing waterfalls, and mythical villages.

First, this beautiful hidden valley trek starts from Aarughat. And the trail follows alongside the spectacular river of Budhi Gandaki. Until Jagat, the route is like the journey of Manaslu Circuit Trek. But, from there we hike to Chisapani village. Further, passing through dense forests and other fascinating villages, you walk towards the hidden valley of Tsum. There are small hotels with basic services and facilities. The beauty of the wide landscapes and the clusters of villages, however, is something beyond the ordinary.

Itinerary Expand all

Welcome to the land of pure mysticism and spirituality. Our representative will greet and warmly receive you and support you with the transportation to transfer you to your respective hotels.

Kathmandu Valley, a full day of sightseeing. Swayambhu Nath, Boudha Nath, Pasupati Nath, Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Cross the first bridge and trek through dense forests. Ascend Labubesi, and descend to the river where you will reach Machha Khola.

Trek today, pass Tatopani, ascend to a ridge, then cross the Budi Gandaki River and reach Dobhan. Ascend further on the uneven trail followed by stone stairs and then head towards Jagat village.

Ascend towards Salleri through a rocky ridge. Then the descent to Sirdibas continues, following the valley of Ghatta Khola and heading towards Chisapani.

Start by crossing the gorge before descending towards the Tsum Valley. Pass Lokpa village and descend further through the forest to reach Chumling, crossing Siyar Khola.

Start again by crossing a bridge and walking past Rainjam. Cross some more bridges, then Gho village, to reach Chokangparo village.

Hike to Lamagau then to Rachen Gompa. Continue the walk through some more villages. Pass Chhule village and ascend upstream to cross the bridge over the Nile.

Excursion close to the Tibetan border and later visits to Mu Gompa and Dhephu Doma Gompa. sightseeing around the area.

Start a late morning hike to Rachen and in about 5 hours you will reach Rachen. Overnight, at a guesthouse.

Trek to Chhumling Valley, passing different vegetation and fauna on the way. It's a 5–6-hour trek. Overnight at a guesthouse in Chumling.

Descend to lokpa passing through jungles. It’s 5-6 hours of walking downwards. Overnight at a hotel in Lokpa.

Start the descent early. Passing through the rhododendron forest, you reach the Manaslu trail, then to Philim village, and finally arrive at Jagat.

After an early morning breakfast, we will be sliding to Lapu Bensi. The trek today will be quiet and lovely as we will stroll through the terrain and cross a few extensions. Trekking down to Machha Khola, we will once more traverse the Nauli Khola. We will eventually arrive at Lapu Bensi, a small and wonderful Gurung village, as we trek along the sandy stream bed of the Budhi Gandaki.

It’s an 8-hour drive back to Kathmandu from Lapubesi. Tonight, spend some time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

This is your final day. You will be dropped off at the international airport 3 hours before your flight time by our representative. We hope you had a great time with us. Thank you and have a safe journey home.

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When deciding what goes into your bag, it is important to check out the characteristics of the trek which you are going to undertake as well as the season/month in which you are coming to Nepal. Here’s our Nepal Trekking packing list.

Reviews

Great Trekking Experience

I did the ABC Trek with them. It was a great trekking experience. We only had 12 days, so we customized their 14-day trip to make it a 12-day trek to Annapurna. The company had everything organized carefully, and the trip was very well executed. Ram, the guide, was very helpful throughout the whole trek. Thank you, Ram.

Belina T.,
TripAdvisor Singapore

This Was By Far One Of Best Services

This was by far one of the best services I'd gotten. The trip was super challenging and super rewarding all at once! Sanjib and Ram were both excellent and knowledgeable. We trekked to Annapurna Base Camp in November, and it was by far our best trekking experience. They were also incredibly caring, which is important when you are trekking to high altitudes where you have never been before. They always ask how we feel and always check our pulses. Thank you for caring for us throughout the trek. I highly recommend using Heaven Himalaya for any hikes in Nepal.

Peter Tye,
TrustPilot United States

Arranged An Amazing Trip to Annapurna

Heaven Himalaya arranged an amazing trip to Annapurna. They were very communicative and always provided prompt responses to our questions. Plus, Ram is an excellent guide. He was always concerned about us. Overall, I am not disappointed about booking the trip with them.

Ahmad S,
Google Netherland

I totally loved the holiday package

I totally loved the holiday package organized by Heaven Himalaya. It was very well executed. The driver, our guide, porters, and other people who are responsible for running the trip were very caring and professional. Thank you for the experience.

James Miller,
Trust Pilot United States

Amazing Post-COVID EBC Trek

Thank You for making our post-COVID EBC trek amazing. The guides, porters, and Mr. Ram did a great job from the beginning of our COVID test at a hotel in Kathmandu till our farewell in a restaurant in Thamel. We were at our own pace and never hurried. We felt safe and immensely enjoyed our Nepal vacation. With heaven Himalaya, nothing goes wrong. I highly recommend them to other travelers who will book Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek.

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