START / END POINT
MODE OF TREK
ACTIVITY PER DAY
Tsum Valley trekking is a unique and adventurous journey in northern Nepal. Tsum Valley, also known as "Hidden Valley," is situated in the lap of the majestic Himalayas near the border of Tibet. The valley is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, which include the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, and Boudha Himal. Tsum Valley trekking offers a chance to explore the region's rich culture, stunning scenery, and diverse flora.
Tsum Valley Trekking is a beautiful journey that takes you through Nepal's remote, hidden valleys of the Himalayas. Located in the Manaslu region, Tsum Valley is one of Nepal's lesser-known trekking destinations. It is the perfect option for travelers seeking a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience.
The first-day journey starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Machhakhola, Where you will start your hike. The trail takes you through beautiful landscapes, including lush green forests, cascading waterfalls, and terraced fields of rice and maize. As you trek higher, you'll be greeted with stunning views of the snow-capped Himalayas, including Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Sringi Himal.
One of the unique aspects of Tsum Valley Trekking is the opportunity to experience the culture and lifestyle of the local people. The Tsumba people live in Tsum Valley and have their language. Distinct culture and traditions. They are known for their hospitality and warm welcomes, and you'll have the chance to interact with them during your trek. The area is filled with old monasteries and Chortens, including the Milarepa's cave, a famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists.
The trek pass by many small villages and settlements, providing a glimpse into the daily lives of the local people. The accommodation options in Tsum Valley are mostly tea houses, which provide basic amenities and a warm bed to rest after a long day of trekking. The food in the tea houses is also a highlight, with local Nepali cuisine and traditional Tibetan dishes on the menu.
Tsum Valley Trekking is a moderately strenuous trek, and it's essential to have a reasonable level of fitness and endurance. The walk reaches a maximum altitude of 4,020 meters at Mu Gompa, and it's important to acclimatize properly to prevent altitude sickness.
In conclusion, Tsum Valley Trekking is a unique and rewarding experience for travelers looking to explore the beauty and culture of Nepal's remote Himalayan region. The amazing landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality of the locals make Tsum Valley Trekking an unforgettable journey.
Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.
Today is a long driving day to the starting point of the trek, Arughat, to the west of Kathmandu. The drive that starts after breakfast will take about 8 hours to reach Arughat, a small but beautiful town situated on the banks of River Budhi Gandaki. Stay overnight.
The first day of the trek today starts after breakfast leading through farmland, hydro power station, and forested area to go to Soti Khola, today’s destination. It will take you about 6 hours to reach Soti Khola traversing the uphill and downhill trail in the beautiful Budhi Gandaki valley. You will walk through various towns and villages like Mangaltar, Shanti bazaar, Arkhet Bazaar, Kuirepani etc to reach Soti Khola to stay overnight today.
The very first section of the walk today goes uphill on the ridge above Budhi Gandaki river. You will walk past beautiful waterfalls along the uphill trail. The second section of the walk today descends and goes past through rice paddy field and to the village of Labubesi, a beautiful settlement of ethnic Gurung people. After a walk of about 7 hours, you reach Machha Khola to stay overnight.
You will walk to Jagat today after breakfast. The walk today involves lots of uphill and downhill ridge walking and takes you past a natural hot spring. You will walk on the well paved steps, cross suspension bridge over a river, climb up and go down several times to reach Jagat eventually. You will gain a good level of elevation today. Stay overnight at Jagat.
The walk today goes past various beautiful places like Sirdibas, Ghatta Khola, Philim and eventually to Chisapani where you will spend the night today. The walk normally will involve going uphill and downhill as always and will take you about 5 hours to reach Chisapani. You will go lower on the elevation level today that yesterday. Stay overnight at Chisapani.
You will walk to Chumling today. You will be walking through pine and rhododendron forests as you traverse the uphill and downhill trail. You will also have some beautiful views of Himalayan peaks of Himalchuli, Boudha Himal when you reach the village of Lokpa. You walk even further down and go up again through forested area. After walking for about 7 hours you will reach Chumling today to stay overnight.
Walk to Chokhangparo today enjoying the spectacular view of Ganesh Himal. You will walk through beautiful places of Rainjam, Gho village, Tsum and finally to Chokhangparo to stay overnight there. It will take you about 5 hours to reach there.
You will walk past Lamagaun, Rachen Gumba, on the uphill trail today on the very first section of the walk. A 6 hours walk will take you to the village of Nile through the villages of Lar, Phurbe, Pangdun, and Chhule. Stay overnight at Nile.
Walk for 3 hours to reach Mu Gompa which is close to Tibetan border. Visit the monasteries and spend overnight there.
One extra day at Mu Gompa to explore the area. Visit the monastery, Mu Gompa, and the surrounding. Stay overnight there.
Walk to Burgi today via Chhula and Phurbe. Once you reach Burgi village, visit the cave of a famous Tibetan Saint, Milarepa. You can enjoy an incredible view of the Himalayas from there. Stay overnight at Burgi village.
Trek back down to Chumling. A 6 hours walk takes you to Chumling to stay overnight there.
A long day trek of about 7 hours takes you back to Philim today. Stay overnight there.
Walk to Khorlabesi today after breakfast. Trek past the beautiful village Jagat and past hot spring. Reach Khorlabesi after about 7 hours’ walk and stay overnight there.
Trek back to Soti Khola via Machha Khola, Labu Besi and Khursane. Stay overnight at Soti Khola.
Trek back to Arughat for 4 hours and drive back to Kathmandu.
You will be transferred to airport as per your flight schedule. We will pick you up from the hotel three hours prior to your flight time.
The cost of the trip differs based on the services you select and the size of your group. Every trip we arrange is Reasonable and unique, recognizing that each traveller has different needs and desires.
Prepare for a desired holiday customized to whichever trip you prefer, and choose whether you are seeking an affordable adventure, a luxurious resort group, or a solo traveller. Let us plan and attend to all the particulars so your dream vacation comes true. Relax and focus on creating memorable experiences that will remain with you forever.
Copyright © 2024 by Asiana Treks & Tours Pvt. Ltd.