Tour Details

  • 18 Days(s)

  • Live

  • English

  • 3700M

overview

The Tsum Valley Trekking package takes you on a marvelous adventure where you can experience the scenic beauty of Nepal enclosed within majestic mountains like the Mt. Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. It is a once in a lifetime adventure which will help you make a lot of memories you will remember for the rest of your life.

This trekking trail takes you to the low, warm areas of Gorkha valley which is situated in the Mid-West Himalayan region and then take you to cool alpine hills and then finally to the chilled terrains of Tsum. This Tsum Valley trekking is locally known as Yangri as it makes the travelers into the wilderness amongst snow-capped mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Kutung Himal Range and Ganesh Himal in the backdrop.

You will get to observe different landscapes in this journey along with the exquisite traditional lifestyle of local people living in the Tsum villages, which are influenced by the Tibetan culture. You will walk across dense jungles, followed by beautiful rivers like the Budhi Gandaki river and then to the remote areas of Tsum on this journey.

Tour Highlights

  • Fun adventure along with the shadows of Mt. Manaslu and Ganesh Himal
  • The scenic beauty of amazing landscapes with green hills and the Rocky Mountains
  • Explore the isolated land of Tsum
  • Observe the exquisite Buddhist culture and lifestyle of Tsum valley
  • Witness the pristine wilderness of Tsum valley
  • Adventurous trek to Mu Gompa, the highest settlement in Tsum
  • Exciting walk from a low warm area to chilly alpine woodland and to the barren terrains

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Itinerary

  • Arrival
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will be transferred to your hotel by our representative as soon as you arrive at the airport. After having some time for refreshment at your room, you will be invited to join the Tsum valley trekking groups at the meeting hall for the briefing about the trekking journey.  You can put forward your queries here. In the evening, you will be provided with a welcome dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant alongside folk cultural shows. 

  • 5 hrs
  • 3 Star Hotel

We depart from the hotel to set out on the Kathmandu sightseeing tour where we visit places of historical and cultural importance; these include the important temples and monasteries listed in the World Heritage Sites’ list.  You will get time to rest and prepare for your Tsum valley trek which starts the following morning after driving to Gorkha.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

In the morning, we head to Soti Khola; on our way there, we move across the busy highway of Nepal to the warm hills and farm villages with the view of beautiful snow-clad peaks. We first reach to Dhanding and move to Gorkha following the Budhi Gandaki river.  Finally, we move through terraced fields and farm villages to reach our destination, that is, Soti Khola. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Soti Khola.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

The very first walk commences from Soti Khola with our destination being Maccha Khola; we move through dense forests and through beautiful villages across the hillsides. The terraced cultivated fields belong to the village named Lapses.  We then descend to a sandy riverbed and follow the route to the steep valley zone. We stay overnight at Machha Khola after a climb.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

On this day, our trail takes us to amazing villages, fields, as well as hot springs.  The vegetation changes gradually; from going to the stream named Maccha Khola (Fish stream), heading to Khola Bensi village to Tatopani hot spring, w will have a lot to observe.  We will get time to have a hot bath and then we will reach Jagat where we will stay overnight after we cross Dovan and Yaruphant village.

  • 5 hrs
  • Guest House

Morning walk from Jagat takes us to Nagjet and Philim as we have short climbs and descends downhill. Philim is a big village with farmhouses; we walk through this village to reach our overnight stop at Lakuwa after climbing the top of a rocky ridge into the dense bamboo forest zone. 

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

We now head to the first highlight of this adventure trek, that is Chumling, the first stop around Tsum valley trek.  After the Lokpa village, our walk leads us to the narrow gorge with small descends and ascends into the pine and rhododendron forests past the tiny farm villages. We then climb above Lungwa Khola and reach Chumling village for an overnight stay.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

We move to upper escalations within the huge peaks of Ganesh Himal on the east and Manaslu on the west.  The landscapes and villages change and are similar to those of Tibetan plateau.  We reach Chhokangparo village for an overnight stay after a downhill climb to cross the bridge at Smatiking Khola observing the Ganesh Himal (7422 meters).

  • 7 hrs
  • Guest House

Our trail leads us to the upper Tsum area in Nele (N-lay) where we first start an uphill climb into the open valley with few trees of juniper and willow.  We reach Nele for an overnight stay as we walk uphill with panoramic views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal with enough time to visit the old meditation cave of Saint Milarepa (11th century) popular as a singer, poet and tantric guru among Tibetan and Buddhists.

  • 4 hrs
  • Guest House

We reach the highest point of the adventure on this day that is Mu Gompa as we walk up in the arid terrain that offers views of majestic peaks. Overnight stay at Mu Gompa.

  • Rest day
  • Guest House

This is a rest day at Mu Gompa where we visit the unexplored places around the Tsum valley given its old villages and intriguing Mu Gompa with the historic scrolls, idols, relics, and statues. We can savor the culture and scenery of the upper Tsum village which is situated on a trail where is less frequented by trekkers as well as adventures. 

  • 5 hrs
  • Guest House

After having a great time at Mu Gompa, we head to Rachen Gompa where we will be led to another beautiful monastery as we walk with some ups and downs here and there. We will pass through scattered farm villages when we move towards Rachen Gompa.  Overnight stay at Rachen Gompa and time to explore religious and historic artifacts and idols of Sakyamuni Buddha.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

This is the last day in Tsum valley. Morning walk takes us to Chumling village after a long descend through farm areas and then into forests. We rach CHumling after 6 hours downhill walk. Overnight stay at Chumling.

  • 7 hrs
  • Guest House

We will have a morning walk downhill following the river streams relishing the views of waterfalls as we reach the villages like Tingling Chhupyang and Samba as you walk comes to an end at Philim where we stay overnight.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

We head to Tatopani after breakfast following the trail that moves through villages like Nagjet, Sidibas Bazaar, and Jagat. We descend to Yaruphant and have a six hours walk to Tatopani for our overnight stay where we can relax in hot spring.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

We walk to SOti Khola along the Budhi Gandaki river. We reach the Labubesi village of Gurung people after hours of walking and then head to Soti Khola where we stay overnight.

  • 6 hrs
  • 3 Star Hotel

After the fun Tsum valley trek, we move back to Kathmandu.

  • Final departure
  • None

This is your last day in Kathmandu. We transfer you to the airport from your hotel; then you head to your next destination or your home country via a flight.

What’s included/excluded

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop facility via private vehicle
  • Three-night twin or double sharing deluxe lodging facility including breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu via private vehicle
  • Welcome dinner at an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu
  • Public transport facility for Kathmandu-Arughat-Kathmandu (You can book a private vehicle by paying an additional charge if you want to)
  • Permit for Annapurna Conservation Area, Manaslu Conservation Area and special permits for Manaslu and Tsum Valley areas
  • Twin or double sharing accommodation throughout the trek
  • Three main meals a day provided during the trek
  • Licensed, trained and well-experienced guide proficient in English
  • One porter for two trekkers (Insurance, salary, food, lodging, and equipment covered)
  • First aid kit available 
  • Sleeping bag, t-shirt, cap, down jacket, duffle bag, city and trekking trail maps available

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (please bring adequate fee amount in USD and two passport size photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu valley 
  • Dinner and lunch in Kathmandu 
  • Health and travel insurance and insurance for helicopter evacuation 
  • Additional costs fu to early arrival and late departure due to any reason is subject to additional charges 
  • Personal expenses like laundry, drinks, hot shower, extra porter, phone calls, battery charge and so on
  • Tipping to driver, porter or guide
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes a column

cancellation

Note that free cancellation is possible if the notice for written cancellation is sent as soon as a tour has been booked. The cancellation notice must be clear and will be valid upon the approval of the company.

And if due to unfavorable circumstances your tour is canceled without you wanting it to get canceled, we will offer you an alternative tour package.

If the offered package does not match your preference, you will be given the choice to cancel it along with the complete refund of the amount paid to us. Nevertheless, we shall not be accountable for any further claims or damages.

Good to know

  • Best Hospitality services to our esteemed clients
  • Well trained and experienced guides and porter to reduce the trekking hassles
  • Reasonable tour prices based on the itinerary 
  • Well thought and planned itinerary to match the interest and needs of the travelers
  • Properly equipped guide with apt knowledge of minor sickness, and injury; and the ability to provide reassurance to trekkers
  • Itineraries based on seasons (Since spring and summer have longer days and autumn and winter have shorter days and lesser sunlight) 
  • Provision to contribute to charity funds for the growth of local villages, rural kids with education funds, maintenance and development of trails and availing pure drinking water for everyone.