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 same starting point, Arughat.
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.
- Airpor Pickup and Drop.
- 2 Night Hotel with Breakfast at Kathmandu.
- 19Night Lodge with full board meals during trek.
- All necessary document like tims and permit
- Transportation as per the itinerary.
- English speaking experience trekking guide.
- Porters according to the requirement.
- Travel insurance.
- Personal expenditure like Hard and cold drinks, Laundry, telephone etc.
- 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.