About Tsum Valley Trek

Tsum Valley Trek is a surreal journey that will take you 100 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu to the lap of the world's eighth highest mountain, Mt. Manaslu. Likewise, Tsum Valley is known as the hidden gem of this region. Tsum Valley Trek 17-days is a tea house trek and presents an off-the-beaten trekking experience. Tsum Valley Trek is a newly opened trekking trail of Nepal that has attracted many travel enthusiasts over a short period.
 
Trekking along the Nepal-Tibet border while enjoying the stunning landscape and rich culture, Tsum Valley Trekking offers a lifetime experience. Even though the trail is highly adventurous and scenic, very few people visit this place every year. This Tsum Valley Trek is the perfect option for anyone seeking a wild journey in a less crowded area.
 
During Tsum Valley Trek, you will pass by highland settlements and several monasteries, gompas as well as chortens. Tibetan Buddhism highly dominates the entire region. As you will stay overnight in those villages, you will get to experience the locals' lifestyle, culture, and tradition. The people here are far away from modernization. Therefore you will get to see a pretty unique way of life here.
 
Moreover, the Manaslu region is also home to many endangered species and diverse vegetation. On the way, you might come across wildlife like, blue sheep, Himalayan Tahr. Similarly, the region is banned from hunting, fishing, and animal slaughtering. You will get to see panoramic views of Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Ganesh Himal (7,429 m), Himlung (7,126 m), Cheo Himal (6,820 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), and Sringi Himal (7,187 m) during the Tsum Valley Trek 21-days.
 
Permits Tsum Valley Trek:
Manaslu is a restricted region in Nepal. For the trek in Manaslu, trekkers/ hikers need a restricted area permit issued by the Immigration Depart of Nepal, which a local company can give. Besides restricted permits, hikers need ACAP and other documents.
 
Accommodations on Tsum Valley Trek:
On Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, you will spend the night in the teahouse. The rooms will be on twin-sharing terms with little space and a few pieces of furniture. Likewise, bathrooms will also be on sharing basis. In Kathmandu, you will stay in a three-star hotel. Again, rooms will be significant with private washrooms.
 
Tsum Valley Trek difficulty:
Talking about Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek's difficulty, the trail is known to be demanding. You have to trek on high terrain, passing by many uneven, steep paths that require strong stamina and muscular power. Therefore, you have to be in good physical fitness and possess sound health to go on Manaslu Tsum Valley Trekking. Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd are proud to present you our professionally designed Tsum Valley Trek that will leave your soul touched. Feel free to contact us anytime for any other information regarding the Tsum Valley Trek itinerary or Tsum Valley Trek cost.
 
Best Season to go on Tsum Valley Trek:
The best time to go to Tsum Valley Trek is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). The weather is fantastic at this time of the year, and the views are also at their best. Likewise, winter brings harsh cold with itself and heavy snowfall making the trek impossible to go on. Similarly, during the monsoon, the region receives rainfall, which makes the trail slippery and dangerous.

Highlights

  1. Off-the-beaten trekking experience
  2. Explore hidden Tsum Valley
  3. Trek along the Nepal-Tibet border
  4. Experience rich culture and tradition
  5. Visit numerous ancient monasteries and gompas
  6. Come across wildlife like blue sheep and Himalayan Tahr
  7. See panoramic views of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Hiunchuli, Ganesh Himal, Himlung, Cheo Himal, Annapurna II, Mt. Hiunchuli, and Shringi Himal

Day to Day Itinerary

  • Accommodation: Three Star
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1345m.
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1345m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Sotikhola
  • Altitude: 710m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Maccha Khola
  • Altitude: 900m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Jagat
  • Altitude: 1410m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Lokpa
  • Altitude: 2240m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Chumling
  • Altitude: 2600m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Chumling.
  • Altitude: 3300m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Mu Gompa
  • Altitude: 3700m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Mu Gompa
  • Altitude: 3700m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Rachen Gompa
  • Altitude: 2600m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Lungdang
  • Altitude: 3200m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Ripchet
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Philim
  • Altitude: 1700m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Khorlabeshi
  • Altitude: 930m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Location: Soti Khola
  • Altitude: 730m.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m
  • Meals: Breakfast.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu in best three star hotel on twin or double sharing basis.
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop,Kathmandu-Arughat and Arughat-Kathmandu and sightseeing by private).
  • Entrance fees in entrance fees in Kathmandu sightseeing place.
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg.
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Special permit fee.
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Any type of flight fare.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Nepal Information:
Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:
First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.

Weather:
Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:
Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.

Best Time to Go Trekking in Nepal:
The best to do trekking in Nepal is September to November and March to May. December and January is also possible to do trekking but winter season so it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest lower part of mountain trekking. June, July and August is raining season so we suggest contacting us for best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?
If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website. We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also. If you need more question about suitable trekking package in Nepal for you, please drop email or contact us in social sites also.

Currency:
The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, can visit Bank, govt. licensed holder Money Exchange.

Insurance:
We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country with showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Trekking in Nepal:
We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.

Meals Trekking in Nepal:
The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Trekking in Nepal:
We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person. One porter carries 20 kg .

Personal Expenses Trekking in Nepal:
Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.

Some do’s and do not’s Trekking in Nepal:
Respect local culture and people.
The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
While you are entering in Temple and monasteries, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

What do I need for trekking?/ Packing list :
-Day pack (rucksack)
-Light weight and warm trousers.
-Socks.
-Sun hats and gloves.
-Full- sleeves t shirt.
-Warm jackets.
-Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
-Light weight cotton clothing.
-Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
-Knee supports.
-Sun glasses.
-Sun cream and lip protector.
-A one liter hard Water bottle.
-Batteries
-Flash light
-Down jacket
- Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return.
-Trekking shoes or boots.
-A pair of sandals.