Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum Valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in a trans-Himalayan region of Gorkha, Nepal. The Tsum Valley's acquaintance with Tibet, natural beauty and its pristine culture make this trekking unique. Tsum comes from the Tibetan work 'Tsombo', which means vivid. Against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal and Baudha Himal ranges, this serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art, culture, and religion. The local people are mostly of Tibetan origin and seak a unique dialect. Trails are strewn with artistic chortens and lined with mani walls made of thousands of stone slabs carved with deities and prayers.

The Tsum valley has a long history of Buddhism. The Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to have meditated in the caves of there mountains. Traditionally Tsum valley was a culturally distinct geographical area called 'Tsum Tso Chuksum', which means thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory. The ancient remains of the Tsum Kingdom are still visibletoday. Due to its remotemness and inaccessibility, this sacred valley and its people have been bypassed by mainstream development for centuries. As a result, the unique culture of this valley has remained intact.

Facts of This Trip

  • Duration: 21 Days
  • Activities: Trekking
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Region: Manaslu
  • Grade: Medium
  • Group size:Min. 1- Max.12
  • Season: Apr-Jun / Sep- Dec
  • Max. Altitude: 5135m
  • Transport: Sept-Dec / Mar- june

Tsum Valley Trekking Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel & well come Diner.
Day 2: Sightseeing of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur city
Day 3: After breakfast drive to Tripureswor. Overnight at Khahare.
Day 4: Trek to Fulkarka Village.
Day 5: Trek to Manbu.
Day 6: Trek to Tatopani.
Day 7: Trek to Lokpa.
Day 8: Trek to Chhekam.
Day 9: Trek to Nile.
Day 10: Trek to Mu-Gumpa.
Day 11: Trek to Chhekya.
Day 12: Trek to Bhajyo.
Day 13: Trek to Kalung.
Day 14: Trek to Rachen Gumba.
Day 15: Trek to Gumba Lungdang.
Day 16: Trek to Ripchet.
Day 17:Trek to Philim.
Day 18: Trek to Machha Khola.
Day 19: Trek to Arughat.
Day 20: Drive to Kathmandu and Check into hotel.
Day 21: Departure to Airport.

Service Includes

  • Air port pick up and drop by car.
  • Meals (breakfast + lunch+ dinner) during trekking
  • Accommodation (Teahouse / Hotel / Lodge or Camping ) while on the trek.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter. Note: 2 guest = 1 porter.
  • Food, drinks, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • All Ground transportation
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and walking stick, if necessary.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System)
  • All government taxes.

Service Excludes

  • Meals while in Kathmandu or Pokhara
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare
  • All kinds of drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).

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