Tsum valley Trek - 17 Days

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Duration: 17 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Cost start: US$ 890 (P/P)
  • Accomodation: Tea house/lodge
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
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About Trip:

Tsum valley trek is known as hidden valley of Manaslu. The Tsum valley trek is unique combination of Magical, mysterious, kinds of wild, exotic and rugged landscape which is located north of Ganesh Himal. The rich cultural heritage includes stirringly located monasteries, lively festivals, chortens, huge maniwals and historic treasure. The Tsum valley trek will start from Arughat and lead through bank of Budhi Gandaki river. It will start lush greenery and numerous of massive waterfalls makes your trip even exciting. Specially from Jagat the restricted area will start then once we pass Philim the trek will lead north to Lokpa. Onward from today we will embark Tsum valley region which will offer Siringi Himal, Ganesh Himal, pine trees, rhododendrons, bamboos etc.

Beyond Chhokang Paro are the famed nunnery of Rachen, the mystical monastery of Mu gumpa and Dhephu Doma, the oldest monastery of the Tsum valley. You will have shocking views specially in between Chhokang Paro to Mu Gumpa. Continuing further north are the barren mountains of the Tibetan plateau. Eventually a trail lead to the Ngula pass which enables traders to cross into the Kyirong district of Tibet. On the way back you will have incomparable stunning view from Ganesh Himal Base camp. Nepal Trekking Experts always priorities to take you alternative way than regular route and show you hidden beauty.

The Tsum valley trek has recently opened for trekkers and it is still peace to explore authentic Tibetan communities and cultures. Killing animals are completely prohibited around Tsum valley. Being as a local of Manaslu Tsum valley, Nepal Trekking Experts highly recommend you to visit at least once. Choosing Tsum valley trek is one of the best way to contribute local people and collect the life time unforgettable experience.

Trip Highlights

  • The trek will begin with lush greenery, massive water falls and arrive bare hills/snow caved mountain
  • Exploring typical Tibetan communities, cultures, their dialect and religions
  • Opportunities staying at Home stay and Monastery
  • Exploring open border with Tibet
  • Ganesh Himal Base Camp and stunning Himalayas vistas
  • Exploring with friendly, informative local guide etc.


Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome at Airport and tansfer to the Hotel.

Day 02: Free day for trekking preparation

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Arughat/Soti Khola (700m,7-8hrs).

Day 04: Soti Khola to Machhekhola (869m, 7hrs).

Day 05: Machhekhola to Jagat (1340m, 7hrs).

Day 06: Jagat to Lokpa( 2260m, 6-7hrs).

Day 07: Lokpa to Chumling(2386m, 4-5hrs).

Day 08: Chumling to ChhokangParo(3031m, 4-5 hrs).

Day 09: Chhokang Paro to Mu Gumpa(3700m, 6-7hrs).

Day 10: Explore Tibet border(Ngula Dhojyang 5093m) and back to Mu Gumpa 8-9 hrs.

Day 11: Mu Gumpa to Gumba Lungdang(3200m,6-7hrs).

Day 12: Hike to Ganesh Himal Base Camp(4900m) and back to Gumpa Lungdang(8hrs).

Day 13: Gumpa Lungdang to Lokpa(6hrs)

Day 14: Lokpa to Dovan.(1340m,7hrs)

Day 15: Dovan to Lapubensi(7hrs)

Day 16: Lapubensi to Arughat(6 hrs)

Day 17: Arughat to Kathmandu by drive 7hrs.

Trip cost includes/excludes:

  • Complementary all airports pick up drop
  • First 2 nights  accommodation in Kathmandu on Standard Hotel with Breakfast (Twin Sharing Base)
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant
  • All necessary trekking permits like Tsum Valley special and Manaslu conservation area.
  • 3 times meals a day such as Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during mountain
  • Complementary  duffel bag/agency T-shirt (for your trekking stuffs if needed)
  • Government registered, First Aid and Eco trained English Speaking professional local guide with medical kit
  • Kathmandu to Arughat and Arughat to Kathmandu drive by public bus.
  • Staffs insurance, well paid salary, meal, accommodation, equipment, transportation etc.
  • Rescue Arrangements if needed
  • Certificate of achievement  if needed
  • International airfare & Nepal visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Insurance, personal expenses, Lost and theft etc.
  • Temple/monastery entrance fee
  • All drinks/chocolate bar /hot shower/laundry
  • Tip to Staffs 

Note:-Above itinerary is just a guide line. If you are not satisfied please feel free customize your own.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Welcome at Airport and tansfer to the Hotel.

Introduce with guide and the program of your forthcoming adventure. To seal a successful meeting, we can enjoy a beverage of your choice, as Nepali costume dictates.

Day 02Free day for trekking preparation

Day 03Drive Kathmandu to Arughat/Soti Khola (700m,7-8hrs).

Day 04Soti Khola to Machhekhola (869m, 7hrs).

Day 05Machhekhola to Jagat (1340m, 7hrs).

Day 06Jagat to Lokpa( 2260m, 6-7hrs).

Day 07Lokpa to Chumling(2386m, 4-5hrs).

Day 08Chumling to ChhokangParo(3031m, 4-5 hrs).

Day 09Chhokang Paro to Mu Gumpa(3700m, 6-7hrs).

Day 10Explore Tibet border(Ngula Dhojyang 5093m) and back to Mu Gumpa 8-9 hrs.

Day 11Mu Gumpa to Gumba Lungdang(3200m,6-7hrs).

Day 12Hike to Ganesh Himal Base Camp(4900m) and back to Gumpa Lungdang(8hrs).

Day 13Gumpa Lungdang to Lokpa(6hrs)

Day 14Lokpa to Dovan.(1340m,7hrs)

Day 15Dovan to Lapubensi(7hrs)

Day 16Lapubensi to Arughat(6 hrs)

Day 17Arughat to Kathmandu by drive 7hrs.

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Rated 5/5 based on 1 reviews


Fantastic Tsum Valley Experience


This was my third trip to Nepal, having done multi day organized treks in Patagonia, Peru and Europe. I have never experience a level of professionalism and a quality of service like the one from Trekking Nepal Experts. We have just returned from a 15 day trek in the Tsum Valley and Manaslu region organized by this company and we could not be happier. It exceeded our expectations by a hundred times. Last year, in 2016 my husband and I trekked the Manaslu Circut with another company (one of the top rated by Trip Advisor). Midway we intersected with a group led by Raj, the owner of the Nepal Trekking Experts . We hiked along with his group for a few days and the contrast, on every level, was striking. So when we decided to return it was an easy choice who to work with. Raj is a native to Manaslu region and hires local guides and porters. As a result you are guided by someone who REALLY knows the area. We did many 'off the beaten path' side trips on our trek. Our guide was really flexible and we modified our itinerary multiple times. The highlight of our trip was hiking up to Ganesh Himal base camp and spending two nights at a nunnery. We did not see another tourist during those three days. treking out we used less popular route to avoid repeating a part of the trek (owners sugestion) we did the year before. Although this was logistically much harder to organize the cost of the trip didn't change, Raj just wanted us to have a better experience, and I think that it captures what this company is all about: making sure that you have the best possible time on your trek! The whole experience was unreal. The owner, Raj manages to blend genuine warmth and friendliness with constant awareness and attention to every detail.

, United States

Useful Info

  • Respect the local culture
  • Kindly take a permission before taking photos/videos of locals
  • Manage your garbage
  • Killing animals are extremely prohibited
  • Always take wall side or safe side while passing donkeys or local porters
  • Drink enough water during mountain
  • Be aware with altitude symptoms
  • Massive advantage exploring with local guide

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