Tsum Valley Trekking

The Tsum Valley is one of the hidden jewels of Nepal. This isolated valley is also referred to as the Beyul Kyimolung, the sacred concealed valley of joy, as named by Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava) in the eighth century. Tibetan Buddhist culture is still dominant in the Tsum Valley, and the people are noted for their heartfelt hospitality. The scenery is most magnificent with stunning forests and Ganesh Himal looming overhead.Thetrek itself follows the Budhi Gandaki Valley through lush green forests, past hill villages and crosses terraced fields. Crossing the main Manaslu stream, one certainly gets the feeling of entering a hidden realm.

The word ‘Tsum’ is derived from the Tibetan word ‘Tsombo’, which means brilliant. The starting point of Tsum Valley Trek is Arughat Bazaar and the end point is Besi Sahar. This trek passes into the majestic environment of the Sringi Himal, Boudha Himal and Ganesh Himal ranges. The societies of Tsum Valley are Tibetan in origin with their own ancient form of language, religion, culture and art.Some of the unique traditions of family life of these people may be shocking to foreigners. For example, often a number of brothers in a family will all marry one girl. Few visitors travel to this high, secret valley, which used to be part of an important trade route with Tibet. Indeed, the Tsum Valley was a restricted area of travel until 2008, and is certainly less travelled than other more-popular trekking regions of Nepal.

Trip Itinerary of Tsum Valley Trek

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Aarughat and trek to Soti khola (710M) / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 02: Trek Sotikhola to Machhi khola (930M) ~ 5 hours  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 03: Trek Machhakhola to Thulo Dhungga ~ 4 hours  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 04: Trek Thulo Dhungga to Philim ~ 6 hours (checkpoint & 1st night in Tsum valley)  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 05: Trek Philim to Chumling (Tsum valley) ~ 8 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 06: Trek Chumling to Chhokang Paro (3031m ) (Tsum valley) ~ 6 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 07: Trek Chhokang Paro to Mu Gompa (3700 m) (Tsum Valley) ~ 6-7 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 08: Trek Mu Gompa – Lar (3245) (Tsum valley ~ 3 to 4 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 09: Trek Lar to Chumling (2386 m) (Tsum valley ~ 9 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 10: Trek Chumling to Pewa (~ 2000 m) (left Tsum valley & start Manaslu trek ~ 5 to 6 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 11: Trek Pewa to Ghap (2500m) – 5 to 6 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 12: Trek Ghap toLho (3180 m) – 5 to 6 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 13: Trek Lho to Sama (Ryo)(3520m) – 3 to 4 hrs.  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 14: Rest day in Sama (Ryo)(3520m) – Explore Birendra Lake  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 15: Trek Sama (Ryo) to Samdo (3850m) – 3 hr. trek (stop to acclimatise)  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 16: Trek Samdo to Dharamsala (4460m) – 3 hours trek (stop to acclimate) scout Larkya La  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 17: Trek Dharamsala to Larkya La (5160m) to Bimthang ( 3720m) – 7 to 9 hours.  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 18: Trek Bimthang to Dharapani (1860m – on Annapurna Circuit) – 7 to 8 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 19: Trek Dharapani to Chamje (1430m) – 4 to 5 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 20: Trek Chamje to Bhulbhule (840m) – 3 to 4 hrs  / Overnight at Tea-House 

Day 21: Drive by Jeep Bhulbhule to Besisahar – 3 to 4 hrs and drive back to Kathmandu by Bus  / Overnight at Hotel

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Conditions

  • 04 to 06 people in a group, there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • 07 to 09 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost.
  • 10 to 19 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost and 1 group leader free of cost.
  • 20 & above people in a group, there will be special discount in total cost and + + member free of cost.
  • Winter Special Offer: If you travel in winter time (Dec / Jan / Feb), there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • Summer Special Offer: If you travel in summer time (June / July / August), there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • Early Booking Special Offer: If you Book a Trip before 6 months from the trip departure, there will be 10% discount in total cost.

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