Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek

Price:$1,750.00

23 Days 22 Night
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Don’t you want to discover the less beaten ad virgin trail and unburned valley by the flame of modernization? If you are keen to do so, Tsum Valley trekking is one of the best choices of travelers who come in Nepal. Tsum Valley trekking is also considered as one of the remote areas trekking which was a restricted area trekking till 2008. Tsum Valley trekking takes you to a mesmerizing valley surrounded by stunning mountains. It is located in the northern part of Manasalu surrounded by Buddha Himal, Himal Chuli, Ganesh Himal and Shringi Himal. Actually, Tsum Valley was an important trade link to Tibet. Since it had a good connection to Tibet, the dialect in language, art, architecture, civilization, culture will be unique to the visitors. It is truly a blessed hidden valley into the lap of the Himalayas. Most of the people’s religious and cultural practices are of Tibetan origin. People of Tsum valley still connect to Tibet more than to the cities of Nepal to supply their needs.

Relatively, Tsum Valley is less beaten and unspoiled by the footsteps of the visitors since it had its exposure to the tourist only after 2008. So, those who love serenity and want a discovery on the typical Nepali culture and civilization which has a blend to Tibetan life style, Tsum Valley trekking is an absolute destination. One interesting tradition of the people of Tsum Valley is: they still practice ‘Polyandry’. It will completely new for the outsiders. Trekking through the deep forest, witnessing classical settlements, terraced fields and mountains will be a fabulous experience while doing Tsum Valley trek.

Tsum Valley Trek commences from Arughat after a long drive from Kathmandu –Arughat ( 7-8 hours). Arughat is a city located at the bank of Budi Gandaki river. The first half of the trek ascends the Budhi Gandaki Valley on good paths through a mix of deep forest, terraced fields and traditional settlements. As we leave the main Manaslu Trail for the Tsum valley, suddenly we have a feeling of entering truly into the both naturally and culturally enriched hidden valley. While on the trek, we also pass through the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people. Pass the lower Budi Gandaki regions of Liding, Machhakhola, Jagat and Philim. We also visit the ancient Gombas of the region such as: Rachen Gompa,Mu Gompa, Dephyudonma Gompa. The trails ends at the Besi Sahar.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1250m)-Overnight in Hotel-
Day 02: Free Day in Kathmandu-Overnight in Hotel-
DAY 3: KATHMANDU TO ARUGHAT BAZAR (600m) BY BUS/JEEP (7-12HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 4: ARUGHAT TO LAPUBESI (880m) (5-6HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 5: LAPUBESI TO TATOPANI (930m) (4-5HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 6: TATOPANI TO PHILIM (1590m) (5-6HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 7: PHILIM TO CHUMLING (2360m) (5-6HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 8: CHUMLING TO CHHOKANG-PARO (3010m) (3-4HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 9: CHHOKANG-PARO – NILE (3361m) – MU GOMPA (3900m ) (5-6HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 10: MU GOMPA TO RACHEN GOMPA (3240m) (3-4hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 11: RACHEN GOMPA TO GUMBA LUNGDANG (3200m) (5-6hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 12: DAY TRIP TO GANESH HIMAL BASE CAMP (4200m) (7-8hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 13: GUMBA LUNGDANG TO LOKPA (2240m) (7-8hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 14: LOKPA TO GHAP (2160m) (4-5hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 15: GHAP TO LHO (3180m) (5-6hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 16: LHO TO SAMAGAON (3530m) (2-3hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 17: Explore the Sama Gaon-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 18: SAMAGAON TO SAMDO (3860m) (2-3hrs)
DAY 19: SAMDO TO DHARMASALA (4470m)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 20: Dharmasala- larke La pass(5200m)- Bhimtang( 3930m) (7-9hrs)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 21: DHARAPANI TO BESISHAR (840m) BY JEEP (5-6HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
DAY 22: BESISHAR TO KATHAMNDU BY BUS (7-8HRS)-Overnight in Lodge-
Day 23: Final Departure or onward for next program
“Magic Expedition” will provide free transportation to international Airport By private car to your home or other destination.


Service Include

  1. Airpor Pickup and Drop.
  2. 2 Night Hotel with Breakfast at Kathmandu.
  3. 19Night Lodge with full board meals during trek.
  4. All necessary document like tims and permit
  5. Transportation as per the itinerary.
  6. English speaking experience trekking guide.
  7. Porters according to the requirement.

SERVICE EXCLUDES

  1. Travel insurance.
  2. Personal expenditure like Hard and cold drinks, Laundry, telephone etc.
  3. Guide / Porter Tips.

Different travelers have different minds; it means different perspectives on travelling. Accordingly, considering such different preferences of travelling according to their budget and time frame, this trip program also can be customized. 

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1250m)
Arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) “Magic Expedition” representative will welcome and transfer to Selected Hotel then stay Overnight at there on B/B plan.
Day 02: Free Day in Kathmandu.
Free day in Kathmandu, you could explore around yourself. Today we will prepare Manaslu & Tsum valley special permit. We need your original passport to issue the special permit for Manaslu & Tsum Valley Trekking. At evening introduce with your guide in our office then overnight in same hotel .
DAY 3: KATHMANDU TO ARUGHAT BAZAR (600m) BY BUS/JEEP (7-12HRS)
Early in the morning “Magic Expedition’s” guide will pick up at your hotel and take you to the bus station and then drive to Arughat by local bus. Via Trisuli River (famous for white water rafting) and reach to Dhading Besi (Head quarter of Dhading district) and drive through village with seeing mountains the road is off-road after Dhading Besi. It takes 9/10 hours full drive then stay overnight at lodge.
DAY 4: ARUGHAT TO LAPUBESI (880m) (5-6HRS)
The trek start from Arughat following Budigandaki river and rice field , local houses also view of the Ganesh himal mountains and beautiful scenery .6 hours walking to labubunsi and stay there overnight at lodge.
DAY 5: LAPUBESI TO TATOPANI (930m) (4-5HRS)
We trek to Dovan6/7 hours walking via Machhakhola, Khorlabensi, Tatopani (Natural Hot spring). Tatopani there is few lodges overnight at lodge.
DAY 6: TATOPANI TO PHILIM (1590m) (5-6HRS)
Continue to the fhilim Gaun the trekking trail follows slowly ascending to Yuru khola then reach to Jagat (Jagat is main check post of the Manaslu restricted area permit and then hike to Sirdibas village, Ghatekhola and reach to Philim gaun; this is big Gurung village. Explore the town and stay there overnight at lodge
DAY 7: PHILIM TO CHUMLING (2360m) (5-6HRS)
Today we trek to Different trail to Chumling after Ekle Bhatti we will meet two paths one is following to Manaslu region & one is to Tsum valley areas, Today we walk 5/6 hours then stay at Chumling for overnight at lodge.
DAY 8: CHUMLING TO CHHOKANG-PARO (3010m) (3-4HRS)
The trek following Syar khola and Rainjam and reach to Chhekamparo, this is Tsum Valley restricted areas permit check post office and big town and then continue trek to Rachen Gompa. It takes about 6 hours walking for today walking then overnight at lodge.
DAY 9: CHHOKANG-PARO - NILE (3361m) - MU GOMPA (3900m ) (5-6HRS)
The valley is getting wider and nice the trekking trail is gradual up to Mu Gompa via local villages with viewing mountain views. It is very nice walk 5 with snow mountain views, today we walk about 4 hours then stay overnight at Gompa.
DAY 10: MU GOMPA TO RACHEN GOMPA (3240m) (3-4hrs)
After exploration around Mu Gompa we trek down to RACHEN GOMPA. The trail leads same route to Phurbe and then cross the Bridge and come down via Bursi( Melerepa Footprint), lama gaon and Nakyu village. It takes 6 hours walking don hill then stay overnight at home stay.
DAY 11: RACHEN GOMPA TO GUMBA LUNGDANG (3200m) (5-6hrs)
The trial follows the same way to Sarpu Khola and we trek to Gompa Lungden .6 hours walking then stay overnight at Gompa.
DAY 12: DAY TRIP TO GANESH HIMAL BASE CAMP (4200m) (7-8hrs)
Exploure around Ganesh Himal Base camp then back to Lungdang for overnight at home stay.
DAY 13: GUMBA LUNGDANG TO LOKPA (2240m) (7-8hrs)
Trek Back to Lokpa through same trail and mostly descending and forest walk. 6/7 hours walking then stay overnight at lodge.
DAY 14: LOKPA TO GHAP (2160m) (4-5hrs)
Today we will catch main trail of Manaslu circuit and follow the same river of Budi Gandaki with jungle walk to Deng.
DAY 15: GHAP TO LHO (3180m) (5-6hrs)
Today we trek to Lho it takes 7 hours walking via jungle with view of Ganesh Himal and others mountains. Overnight in Lho at tea house.
DAY 16: LHO TO SAMAGAON (3530m) (2-3hrs)
We climb through a forest of oaks, fir and rhododendrons today while entering closely packed houses of Lihi. Further, our trail leaves the Lihi village and enters another village of Sho (2960m) where we get some spectacular views of Mount Manaslu North (7157m) and Naike Peak (5515m). Walking further will bring us to the settlement of Shrip. We then climb through a trail some time to reach the village of Samagaon where we stay overnight.
DAY 17: Explore the Sama Gaon
Today we will have many choices for the acclimatization; - Visit to Birendra Tal ( lake), Manastery and local town. - Hike to Manaslu Base camp full day -Hike to Punggen Gompa 5/6 hours
DAY 18: SAMAGAON TO SAMDO (3860m) (2-3hrs)
Our route passes the juniper and birch forests and the stone hut of Kermo Kharka today. Trekking further for some hours, we eventully reach at Samdo where we stay overnight.
DAY 19: SAMDO TO DHARMASALA (4470m)
Today, we descend on a wide and gentle trail from Samdo. We pass through a stone archway. We climb gently over the huge Larkya Glacier and get to the ridge where there is a viewpoint t the edge of a huge gorge. We reach Dharmasala after trekking for some hours. We stay overnight at a local guesthouse in Dharmasala.
DAY 20: Dharmasala- larke La pass(5200m)- Bhimtang( 3930m) (7-9hrs)
Today, we leave Dharmasala crossing several moraines. We descend past four frozen lakes and reach Larkya La from where we can witness the tremendous views of Himlung Himal (7126m) and others including Annapurna II, Gyaji Kung, Cheo Himal, and Kang Guru. We further descend along the grassy moraine to a small meadow called Bhimtang where we stay overnight.
DAY 21: DHARAPANI TO BESISHAR (840m) BY JEEP (5-6HRS)
Drive 6 hours to Besnisahar by local jeep via Annapurna trekking trail. Bensisahar is Headquarter of lamjung district. Overnight in Besishar in guest house.
DAY 22: BESISHAR TO KATHAMNDU BY BUS (7-8HRS)
Today, in the morning, we drive back to Kathmandu from Besishar. It takes approximately 7 hours to arrive at Kathmandu. We celebrate the farewell dinner together with “Magic Expedition” Team. You stay overnight at standard hotel.
Day 23: Final Departure or onward for next program
“Magic Expedition” will provide free transportation to international Airport By private car to your home or other destination.


Service Include

  1. Airpor Pickup and Drop.
  2. 2 Night Hotel with Breakfast at Kathmandu.
  3. 19Night Lodge with full board meals during trek.
  4. All necessary document like tims and permit
  5. Transportation as per the itinerary.
  6. English speaking experience trekking guide.
  7. Porters according to the requirement.

SERVICE EXCLUDES

  1. Travel insurance.
  2. Personal expenditure like Hard and cold drinks, Laundry, telephone etc.
  3. Guide / Porter Tips.

Different travelers have different minds; it means different perspectives on travelling. Accordingly, considering such different preferences of travelling according to their budget and time frame, this trip program also can be customized. 

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Destination : Manaslu Region
Duration : 23Days
Max Elevation : Mu Gunba ,Larkye La Pass 5106m
Grade / Difficulty : Moderate /Difficult because of Up and Down Hill Trek.
Start : Kathmandu.
Finish :Kathmandu
Highlight : Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, Chamari Himal, Buddha Himal, Himal Chuli, Nadi Chuli, Manaslu I (8163m), Manaslu North and Larkya peak etc.
Best Season : Sep to Nov, March to April.
Accomodation Type : Tea House / Home Stay.
Activities : Walking / Trekking Up-Down Hill.

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