Manaslu Circuit With Tsum Valley

Manaslu Circuit With Tsum Valley

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

The route provides the marvellous time to explore incredible Tsum valley of Manaslu region and the famous Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft) which is a privilege for trekkers to experience a number of thing on the same trail. Manaslu Circuit With Tsum Valley trip begins after a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola trip guided by experienced crew all over the way.
Cross the deep and long gorge of Budi Gandaki River, amazing waterfalls, suspension bridges and colourful woodland covered with Rhododendron flower along with the adventurous landscapes varying from low to high altitude. Crossing the number of small cultural village settlements such as Chumling, Chhokangparo and making a way through the SerpuKhola, explore the adventurous PirenPhu Cave at upper Tsum valley. The spectacular Mt. Manaslu has its jaw dropping view adjoined by many other immense Himalayas and snow-capped peaks guarding a Tsum valley with its charm. Walk towards the prayer flags and know the real Tibetan culture from close along with the exploration of sacred monasteries Mu Gompa (largest monastery of this region), Rachhen Gompa, Chortens, the mysterious Milarepa Cave, and other sites carrying historical significance. Follow the bamboo forest, Pine, Cedar, Birch, Juniper and colourful Rhododendron flowers leading towards Samgaon. Take a step towards High Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft) to enjoy the breath taking view of immense Mountains Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, Annapurna II; and Mt Manaslu, eighth highest peak of the world. Manaslu region and its conservation area provide a habitat for number of animals such as Thar, Agali, Pika (Highest living Mammal), Himalayan Marmots and the rare Snow Leopard. Get a special permit to travel one of the wondrous places of Nepal. The trek ends at Jagat village and drive is made towards Kathmandu. Get ready to experience the utmost adventure throughout the lifetime.

Trip Highlights

  • Manaslu Circuit With Tsum Valley takes towards the charming inhabitant of Buddhist community influenced by Tibetan culture and the stunning view of mountain ranges including the magnificent Mt. Manaslu, the world's 8th highest peak.
  • Get rejoiced by the warmth of welcome done by the local people and an opportunity to know the real Tibetan culture from close along with the exploration of sacred monasteries Rachhen Gompa, Chortens, Mu Gompa, Milarepa Cave, and other sites.
  • The splendid view of mountains Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, Annapurna II; and Mt Manaslu and the incredible landscape of Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft)creates mind blowing view making the place heavenly.
  • Explore the flora and faunas including the forest covered with Pine, Cedar, Birch, Juniper, colourful Rhododendron flowers and numerous species of birds and animals such as animals including Thar, Agali, Pika (Highest living Mammal), Himalayan Marmots and the rare Snow Leopard.

Inclusions:

  • Required numbers of time Airport pick up and drop off as per your flight schedule (international and domestic) and all required transfers in Kathmandu.
    3 Night’s accommodation in touristic town of Kathmandu in BB Plan (one can choose budget, standard and deluxe)
    A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle (places of interest), highly experienced city tour guide, and all the entrance fees of UNESCO heritage sites.
  • Kathmandu–Sotikhola and Jagat - Kathmandu both way transportation (one can choose private vehicle or public sharing as per budget and interest)
  • Standard tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary followed by 3 times tea/coffee per day.
  • One can choose the meal from menu there.
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Nepali SIM card (Rental basis, if needed)
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP) fee
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fee
  • Manaslu Restricted Area permit (Special permit)
  • Tsum Valley Restricted Area permit (Special permit)
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Manual System) permit
  • An experienced government certified local Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of highly experienced trekking porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s foods, salary, insurance, accommodation, meals, transportation etc
  • General first Aid Kit
  • A certificate of appreciation (experience certificate) after completing the Trek
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program.
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages
  • during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel

Day 02 - Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu

Day 03 - Drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola (710m/2,328ft altitude) 7-8Hrs drive

Day 04 - Trek from Sotikhola to Maccha Khola (900m/2,952ft altitude) 6-7 Hrs walk

Day 05 - Trek to Jagat (1,410m) (6-7 hrs walk)

Day 06 - Trek to Lokpa (2,040m) (6-7 hrs walk)

Day 07 - Trek to Chumling (2,363m.) (6 hrs walk)

Day 08 - Trek to Chhokangparo (3,010m) (6 hrs walk)

Day 09 - Trek to Chhule-Nile (3,361m) (6 hrs walk)

Day 10 - Trek to Mu Gompa (3,700m.) (5 hrs walk)

Day 11 - Trek to Rachen Gompa (3,240m). (5 hrs walk)

Day 12 - Trek from Rachen Gompa to Chumling (5 hrs walk)

You will descend towards Budhi Gandaki River and then turned to north to follow a bridge across the side stream. Trail leads to the famous Manaslu Base Camp and then goes to Samdo.

Day 13 - Trek from Chumling to Deng (1,860m/6,101ft altitude)

Day 14 - Trek from Deng to Namrung (2,670m/8,757ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 15 - Trek from Namrung to Lho (3,180m/10,430ft altitude) 4 Hrs walk

Day 16 - Trek from Lho to Samagaon (3,530m/11,578ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

Day 17 - At Samagaon. Choose an option from numerous numbers of choices for At Samagaon. Choose an option from numerous numbers of choices for excursion hike.

Day 18 - Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m/12,660ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

Day 19 - Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larke Phedi (4,460m/14, 628ft altitude) 4-5 Hrs walk

Day 20 - Trek from Dharamsala to Larke la Pass (5,160m/16, 924ft altitude) & descend to Bimthang (3,720m/12, 201ft altitude) 8-9 Hrs walk

Day 21 - Trek from Bimtang to Tilche (2,300m/7,544ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 22 - Trek from Tilche to Jagat (1,300m/4,264ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Day 23 - Drive back to Kathmandu 8-9 Hrs Drive

Day 24 - Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport