Tsum Valley Trek Trip Notes:
- The trail passes through the route from Arughat - Jagat - Chumling - Mu Gumpa - Ganesh Himal Base Camp - Philim - Tatopani and back Arughat.
- Minimum of 2 travelers is recommended during the trek.
- The trek lasts for around 19 days in total.
- Strenuous difficulty level is graded as the difficulty grade.
- Around 4-7 hours of walk is averaged on a day.
- Accommodations in tea houses, home stays and lodges are provided during the trek.
- The best season to travel is from March to May and September to November.
More Attractions About Tsum Valley Trek :
- Spectacular panoramic view of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Himchuli, Mt. Ganesh.
- Amazing view of Budhi Gandaki River Valley.
- Tsum Valley Trek is Delightful And unique Adventurous Trekking route of manasalu Region of Nepal.
- Tsum VAlley Trekking routes is Famous for Buddhist Monastries along with their Culture.
- Tsum means Tsombo in Tibetan Word.
- Diversified unspoiled ecosystem at its best condition along with sacred caves and monasteries.
- Trail passes through the tropical green hills covered with pine and oak forests and other flora and faunas.
- Unique culture and traditions of Tibetan and Nepalese people.
- Exploration of Nuri people influenced by the Tibeatan cultures.
Tsum Valley Trek offers the lovely opportunity to discover the secret Tibetan Buddhist land lying at the edge of one of the most beautiful Himalayan valley.Tsum Valley is located at Sringi Himal and Buddha Himalayan range and the trek through this route reaches at majestic Himalayas. The Trek provides the opportunity to discover the lovely vistas and local charming Himalayan peaks and traditional culture as the people of Tsum Valley are Tibet origins following their own culture, tradition and life style. Even though the trek starts from Kathmandu, the real trekking starts on foot only after we reach to Arughat. Travelers will be walking on good paths as the trek ascends the Budi Gandaki valley through the mix dense forest, terraced agricultural fields and hill villages with warm hospitability during the trekking. More attractions on the route will be the alpine forests, glacial rivers and the enjoyment with the warm hospitability of local ethnic people from different ethnicity.
Tsum Valley Trek is one of the World's remotest Himalayan Pilgrimage and Untouched Valley.Tibetan culture influenced Tsum valley and Nuri are the beautifully landscaped places with warm hospitability provided by friendly locality drives away the tiredness while travelers reach the destination. The trail also keeps the adventurers engaged in watching the amazing diverse scenarios around the valley and attracts the eye with lovely vistas and spectacular mountain peaks.Tsum Valley Trek is Much Undeveloped route but with its unique culture and their local peoples offers us friendly Welcome in their local way. peoples in Tsum valley are dependent on traditional subsistence agriculture system and trading with Tibet.
Tsum Valley stands for "The Valley Of Vivid" which occupies 1662sq km.Trek to Tsum Valley is heart satisfying as it has long history of Buddhist saint Milarepa who has meditaded in this sacred valley surrounded by giant rocks and mountains.This area is non volience and people are peace loving which gives important message of peace to the World.As only limited trekkers had plan this trek so trekkers need some trekking experience and idea of Attitude.During this 19 days Tsum Valley trek our team offers you the unforgetable lifetime memory where the travellers can memorize the Gurkha Kingdom and the majestic valley of Tsum.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by private tourist vehicle.
- 03 Nights Twin sharing accommodation in 3 Star Accoommodation in Kathmandu); Breakfast included.(If you need a single room, it can be arranged at an additional cost).
- All Standard meals while on trek (Breakfasts,lunchs and Dinners).
- Luxurious Guesthouse Accommodation during the trek.
- Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek.
- Full day guided sightseeing of kathmandu with well English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfers(Arrival& Departure) by Private Vehicle.
- Public Vehicle From Kathmandu to Arughat And Back to kathmandu.
- Entrance fees to all sightseeing places and monuments.
- English speaking Trek leader/Guide.
- Porters to carry your bags(1 porter for 2 guests).
- Free Mount Glory Adventure duffel and Tshirt.
- Food,Accommodation,salary,insurance and equipment's for all staff.
- Manasalu Conservation Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
- All goverment,hotel and other applicable taxes.
- Welcome And Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show.
- Trip Completion Certificate And Token Of Love.
- Official expenses.
- International Airfare and taxes.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
- Nepal Entry visa(visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival.USD 25 per visa for 15 days,USD 40 per visa for 30 days and USD 100 per visa for 90 days.All the visas are multiple entry visas.please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
- Lunch and Dinner in kathmandu.
- All items of personal expenses.
- Tipping for guide,porters and drivers( Tipping is expected).
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.
Note: Please bring 4 Passport size photos, copy of passport and travel insurance at Our First Meeting In Our Office.
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All the visitors dont need to worry about Accomodations during your stay here in Nepal as its our ancient belief and duty to treat the visitors as the form of god in Nepalese societ. So we will pick you and will be managing the night stay for you with comfortable as possible, as soon as you arrive in Airport of our country. We will make all the arrangements for your stay in standard and Best hotels in Kathmandu and in other Best towns at your affordable costs according to the talks in detail contacts during the booking. As in some remote places of the country during the trek routes and adventures, its a bit diificult to find large hotels as in cities, though we will be managing the best Home stays and Best Guest houses and Lodges or at the campings at respective places. And We would like go assure that we will try our best for your comfortable acoomodations for your entire stay length here in Nepal!
'HOME IS JUAT NOT A PLACE, ITS ALSO ABOUT FEELING OF OWN HOME!', is our Companiey's motto about Home feeling accomodations!
We know that Food that we eat is the energy that keeps our body functioning and keep going. We will provide you a clean and energetic breakfast in the morning after you wake up as planned. We would also like to remind you that we just provide you the breakfasts only from our side and not the lunch or dinner if there is no pre food talks during booking whether to include or not. So you have to manage all the lunch and dinner yourself if you have not talked or requested about the Meals that you need during your bookings. So it will be easier and better to have talkings about the food and meals during the booking time.
'HAVE PROPER FOOD TO HAVE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF THE BODY!'
As we all need to have a well physical conditions for any work we do. Proper health conditions of the body with adventurous spirit are the Best priorities for all the trek routes and tours in Nepal. And we have also classified about all the required physical conditions in the trek routes classification along with days and elevations informations notified. And we would like to request every trekkers to have good health conditions with fresh mentality for the treks and tours all the adventures you want to experience here in Nepal.
'Keep Smiling, Get stronger and Keep it Calm and Cool!', Is our healthy motto for healthy life!
Water being an essential part of our life to survive and its usage is more during the time of travel.Mount Glory provides enough Drinking Water facilities to the travelers and we assure you that you don't worried about this we provide local drinking water All tea houses have mineral water and boiled water for trekkers upon additional cost .We also recommended to not to throw the used the plastic bottles on the sideways during the travel as it is difficult to dispose off easily.We also provide the Chlorine treated water taking care of your safety of health.
Every travelers can get the route map of all the places you are going to visit to from Mount Glory on request for being familiar with the route that you will be following during the travel for treks and Expeditions.
Belongings to take
The travel will be more fun when the pack you carry is low and have all the things needed for the trip as everyone will be on the move most of the times.One porter for two travelers will be provided to carry the travelings gears and equipment with maximum of 15 kg to be carried from a traveler.you can leave your necessary belongings in the office to be received later
Upon arriving at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be received by our representative who will warmly greet you and transfer to the hotel on private tourist vehicle.we provide standard Hotel accommodation in the city.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Max. Altitude: 1400m/4593ft Meals: Welcome Dinner Included
A professions guide and private vehicle are provided for a day of sightseeing around kathmandu valley.This full day sightseeing trip will combine various monuments, cultural and Heritage site within the valley- Boudhanath an Buddhist stupa, Pashupatinath an Hindu Temple, Patan durbar square, Swoyambunath, an Buddhist and Hindu Shrine, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka Museum and Kumari (virgin) living goddess temple etc. We will brief you about your whole trips with experience guide. You can ask your confusion and other question regarding your trip.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Max. Altitude: 1400m/4593ft Meals: Breakfast Included
An 8 hour's drive from Kathmandu into the western mountains takes us to Arughat – Soti Khola via Dhading Besi, headquarter of the Dhading district. Through the dirt road from Dhading Besi viewing the greenery hills we reach Arughat, later we drive to Soti Khola. Overnight stay at the guest house at Soti Khola.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Drive Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We cross the bridge over Budhi Gandaki and begin our trek. We pass through the hydro- electric power plant, fields of rice and millet to Mangaltar, and through forests we arrive at Shanti Bazar. The way to Budhi Gandaki valley now becomes steeper and the trek more difficult as we cross the Arkhet Khola on a suspension bridge, passing the shops of Arkhet Bazar. Descend to a high, cascading waterfall making a long steep slog up a ridge to Kuerepani. Then from here the trail descends to Soti Khola. Overnight stay at the campsite at Soti Khola. Overnight at Soti Khola.
Trip Hours:5-6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 700m/2296ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
After having morning breakfast we cross the bridge and trek through the beautiful Sal forests, then climb onto a ridge above huge rapids on the Budhi Gandaki. The rocky trail then weaves its way up and down, past two tropical waterfalls on a steep, rocky trail clinging to the side of a cliff. After that we reach Gurung village Labubesi then we Climb behind a rocky outcrop, where the valley opens and the Budhi Gandaki meanders among wide gravel bars. Drop to the sandy river bed and walk along rounded stones before climbing over a side ridge. Head down again to the river and stay at Maccha Khola village. Overnight at Maccha Khola.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 870m/2854ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
The narrow trail makes some minor ups and downs and eventually crosses the Tharo Khola, flowing in a rocky ravine, then reaches Khorlabesi. After a few more ups & downs there is a small trailside hotspring, from where we reach to Tatopani. From the Hot spring we climb over another ridge, then cross the Budhi Gandaki on a suspension bridge. Climb on a wide, well-crafted staircase, then across a landslide and over a ridge to Dobhan. Crossing a suspension bridge over the Dobhan Khola, the trail climbs on a rugged trail to Duman. Ascending up again to the Budhi Gandaki, we reach at Yaru Khola. Crossing a suspension bridge over the Yaru Khola we climb the stone stairs and then drop to the river and again climb more stone stairs to Tharo Bharyang. After that we reach to Jagat. Overnight at Jagat.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 2340m/7677ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
After completing with the ACAP procedure, we ascend to rocky ridge to Salleri, and then descend to Sirdibas. The valley widens a bit as the trail continues up to Ghatta Khola. Then we Climb up to Philim, a large gurung village. Philim valley is well known for Japanese made school and police station. Walk past Philim to the north across a forest with the views of the narrowing valley we reach Chisopani. Overnight at Chisopani.
Trip Hours:4-5 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 1660m/5446ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
After having early morning breakfast we pass through Ekle Bhatti then cross the gorge and half an hour walk in the right side we get to see the big and beautiful waterfall and enter the pine tree forests. Descend down to trail going to the Tsum Valley. We ascend through pine and rhododendron forests. Enjoy the views of Himalchuli mountains at 7893m and Boudha Himal from Lokpa, a small beautiful village. Pass Lokpa, descend half an hour towards Lungwa khola and climbing jick jack difficult trail further two hours north through pines and rhododendrons we reach Gumlung. Crossing the Siyar Khola, finally arrive at Chumling, from where we can view Shringi Himal.After then visit the old Chumling gompa, and the stone streets of the village.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 2386m/7828ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
After having breakfast we start our journey today as we cross the suspension bridge onto the opposite bank. Enjoy the great views of Ganesh Himal. Walk past Rainjam to Serpu Khola crossing another bridge we arrive at the Gho Village. Another continues 2 hours climb to Tsum takes us to the village of Chhokangparo. Weather permitting; enjoy the views of Himalchuli at 7893 meters and Ganesh Himal at7140m. Overnight at Chokhangparo.
Trip Hours:4-5 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3010m/9875ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
While climbing above Chokhangparo, better to be careful of altitude problems. Walk past Lamagaon crossing rope suspension bridge to the Rachen Gompa, which is also well known as Nunnery Gompa too. We make a small visit and then we cross the Shiar Khola. Continue walking through the well managed villages Lar (micro hydro power), Phurbe and Pangdun. Leaving old historic Stupa of Bhudda in a way crossing the village of Chhule, climb upstream and cross the bridge to finally arrive at Nile. If you consider we can make your visit to a famous monastery of Chhule which is located in the top of area. Overnight at Nile.
Trip Hours:5-6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3361m/11026ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We are now almost close to the Tibetan border. Walk to the west bank of the valley through the Tibetan landscapes. Climb up to the Mu Gompa. We also visit the monastery. Then after, we make a visit to the Dhephu Doma Gompa. Overnight at Mu Gompa
Trip Hours:3-4 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3700m/12139ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Today we make a sightseeing of the whole Mu Gompa Region. Mu Gompa is the largest monastery in the region. The Gompa lies at the highest and most remote part of the Tsum Valley. After exploring the Mu Gompa area, you may also consider the option of getting to the base of Pika Himal (4865m).
Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3700m/12139ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Trek back through Chhule and Phurbe, on the east bank of the Shiar Khola. Finally we arrive at Burgi village. The Burgi village is a small beautiful village. Climb up to the Milarepa's Cave Milarepa Cave (piren phu) is known for its mesmerizing glimpses of Poshyop Glacier, Kipu Himal and Churke himal. Overnight at Burgi villlage.
Trip Hours:5 hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3245m/10646ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Continue trekking watching the greenery of nature and descend down to Chhokang Paro again. From their continue descending to Gho. Descending further, we arrive at the bridge over the Sarpu Khola. Trekking along the lower Tsum Valley takes you to again Chumling. Overnight at Chumling.
Trip Hours:5-6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 3245m/10646ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
The trail continues to Lokpa. After lunch south on a flat trail we move ahead. Enjoy the gorgeous Samba Falls. Finally arrive at Philim after 6 or 7 hours long trekking. A trail passes through the Phillim village that leads to the Ganesh Himal Base Camp. Overnight at Philim.
Trip Hours:6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 2386m/7828ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Trek starts today from Philim to Khorlabesi via Jagat and Tatopani. Descend down to Sirdibas and we finally reach to Jagat. Further descend takes us to Yaruphant. The arid Tibetan climate now gives way to subtropical green vegetation. Continue trekking to Dobhan. Finally arrive at Tatopani. There is a hot spring at Tatopani. If interested, you may dip yourself in the hot spring and relax your tired muscles by soaking yourself in the hot spring. If not continue walking up and down from Tatopani to reach Khorlabesi, our rest place for the day.
Trip Hours:6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 1570m/5150ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
The trail crosses the Tharo Khola flowing in a rocky ravine. Head down again to the river and traverse to Machha Khola village. Walk along the Budhi Gandaki River to reach to Gurung village of Labubesi. Pass the two waterfalls on a steep rocky trail on the side of a cliff. We then reach Khursane. Walk along the ridge above Budhi Gandaki and cross the Sal forests. Finally, cross the bridge to arrive at Soti Khola. Overnight at Sotikhola.
Trip Hours:6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 970m/3182ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Early morning we climb up to the ridge of Kyorpani. Descend down to the cascading waterfall. Trekking further arrive at Arkhet. Cross the Arkhet Khola. We are now leaving the Budhi Gandaki Valley. Arrive at Sante Bazaar; pass through the forests to Maltar. Finally, passing by the hydroelectric plant following the stone streets, we arrive at the Arughat Bazar. Back to Kathmandu along the banks of the Marsyangdi and Trishuli rivers with splendid views of green hills, mountains, farming terraces and villages on both sides of the road. Onto arrival at Kathmandu we will have a farewell dinner for the successful trekking journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Trip Hours:7-8 Hours Drive Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Farewell Dinner Included
Our trip concludes today as you pack your baggage for your country. A representative of Mount Glory will take you to airport.
Meals: Breakfast Included