Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

Tsum being a hidden valley introduced as a holy hidden valley of happiness by Guru Rimpochhe and a mountainous village situated between a Nepal-China border offers the travellers to take the taste of Tibetan culture and explore numbers of Gumbas and monasteries with the special permit approved by Nepal Government. Begin the trip after a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola trip guided by experienced team all over the way.
The alluring panorama of captivating Himalaya landscapes, wonderful time to unfold the charm of cultural villages, flora and fauna, rapid rivers and the gigantic Mountains attracts every trekkers and advantage of their special time. Make a way through the delightful meadows, woodland covered with Pine, Cedar, Birch, Juniper and colourful Rhododendron flowers with number of suspension bridges, waterfalls and a swift flowing Budi-Gandaki river. Enjoy the Hot water spring bath on the way to Jagat and continue the walk to towards Lokpa where the permit is needed to go round the trip. 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 prayer flag welcome towards Mughompa, largest Monastry of this region and Rachen Gompa carrying its Historical and religious significance. Capture the breath taking view of magnificent Mountains including Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, Annapurna II, Mt Manaslu and many snow-capped peaks making the moment indelible. Walk through the terraced land with the cattle gazing nearby, delightful meadows, woodland covered with Pine, Cedar, Birch, Juniper and colourful Rhododendron flowers and make a way towards Dumje, Gumba Lungdang, Ripchet and Dobhan. The Manaslu with Tsum valley presenting the delightful moment and numerous glories to explore bring best out of treks. Take a drive from Soti- Khola to Kathmandu with heart full of charisma offered by Manaslu region and the germ, Tsum valley.

Trip Highlights

  • Manaslu Tsum valley trek also known as "the holy hidden valley of happiness" carries its historical and cultural significance and considered as the gem of Manaslu region; a wondrous mountainous village influenced by Tibetan culture.
  • 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.
  • 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 mesmerizing view of mouth opening mountains including Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, Annapurna II; and Mt Manaslu, eighth highest peak of the world covering the charming villages makes every trekkers feel the Glory of Manaslu region.
  • Walk through Manaslu Conservation area, a habitat for various species of birds and animals including Thar, Agali, Pika (Highest living Mammal), Himalayan Marmots and the rare Snow Leopard. Get a special permit to travel one of the germs of Nepal.

Remember: Our travel planner can customize the itinerary outline as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon level of service; Deluxe, Standard and budget as well as per the group size. You can easily CONTACT US at any time for any queries.

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 - 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
  • 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 sightseeing 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 to Dumje (2,440m) (5 hrs walk)

Day 13 - Trek to Gumba Lungdang (3,200m) (6 hrs walk)

Day 14 - Trek to Ripchet (2,468m) (6 hrs walk)

Day 15 - Trek to Dobhan (1,070m) (5 hrs walk)

Day 16 - Trek to Soti Khola (720m) (6 hrs walk)

Day 17 - Drive back to Kathmandu (6-7 hrs drive)

Day 18 - Final departure