16 DAYS
Tsum Valley Trek
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Tsum Valley,( Hidden Valley) located at the altitude of 1905 to 5093 meters, is one of the culturally fascinating tourist destinations of Nepal.

It is known as the 'Hidden Valley' which Boasts Baudha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the south and Siringi Himal to the North. This includes two remote villages, development committee Chumling ( Lower Tsum ) and Chhekampar ( Upper Tsum ). The Place is untouched by modernization where visitors can see immaculate state and remoteness and ancient ruins. The Famous Kimo Lung, a pilgrimage circuit in the central Trans Himalaya, is well known for its centers of learning and meditation.

A tranquil valley acquainted with Tibet, natural beauty and its pristine culture make the trekking unique in this Place. Upper Tsum area is the main populated zone of Buddhist, and local people are mostly of Tibetan origin and speak a unique dialect. Trails are strewn with many boulders and walls made of thousands of stone slabs carved with deities and prayers. The Tsum Valley consists of a long History of Buddhism.

There is a different way to reach the place. 

Highlights of Tsum Valley Trek


  • The scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat.
  • A unique culture blend of Nepalese and Tibetan Peoples.
  • Stunning view of Mt. Manaslu, Himchuli, Ganesh Himal and many more mountains.
  • scared caves and Buddhist MonasteriesPasses through Numerous villages the one that is found in the hilly and mountains are of Nepal.
  • Deep gorges and colorful ancient monasteries along the way.
  • High altitude trek to Mu Gumpa 3,700m.

Itinerary

  • One night.
  • 3-star Hotel
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, after completion of our custom formalities (Visa, etc), Sherpa Expedition and Trekking representative will pick you up from the airport and transfer to hotel. Depending on time if we have enough time we will hang around Thamel and buy some necessary gears. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner and a short briefing.
  • 6 to 7 hours.
  • Guest House
Kathmandu to Gorkha by drive 6-7hrs, we have to public bus or by car take to lunch on the way and break off. Overnight Arughat. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Guest House
Before the quake, it was possible to travel from Arughat to Soti Khola by bus and most trekkers stopped here for the night before trekking on the next morning; however, this will depend on the status of the road and lodges in Soti Khola. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.
  • 5 to 6 hours.
  • Guest House
The trek starts on a mule track and climbs on perilous steps blasted into a cliff face, before dropping to Lapubesi (880m). Continue to Nauli Khola and a suspension bridge, then follow the Buri (Bush) Gandaki river to Machha Khola(900m), where many trekkers were rescued after the 25 April quake. Reports suggest that in future, the trek may be rerouted away from the river to an alternative overnight stop in Kashi Gaun on the east side of the river. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Guest House
For Day 3, the original route follows the river to Khorlabesi and the warm spring at Tatopani (930m), continuing on the eastern bark of the Buri Gandaki to Doban, Thulo Dunga and Yara Bagar (1370m), The trail crosses back and forth across the river on suspension bridges to reach the entry gateway for the Manaslu conservation Area and Jagat (1410m), with its flagstone village square. There's a conservative area office here where restricted area permits are checked. If the trek is rerouted, day 3 may involve following a high path on the east side of the river before dropping to meet the old trail near Doban Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Guest house
After competing with the ACAP, we climb over the rocky ridge to Salleri, and descend to Sirdibas and continues towards Ghatta Khola. Climbing up the Gurung village,Philim which is well known for the Japanese made school and police stations. Philip to the north across a forest with the narrow valley we reach to Chisapani. Overnight at the tea house /lodge.
  • 5 to 6 hours.
  • Guest House
After Ekle Bhatti cross the gorge, half an hour walk in the right side we will pass by the beautiful waterfall and enter into the forest and descend down to trial to Tsum valley. Pass by the rhododendrons forest, get the best eye-catching view of Himalchuli mountains at 7893m and the Boudha Himal from Lokpa .pass lokpa and descend to Lungwa Khola and reach to Gumlung. Crossing through the Siyar Khola we finally reach to Chumling from where we get the view of Spring Himal. Visit old chumling gompa and overnight at the lodge /tea house.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Guest House
Cross the suspension bridge and enjoy the stunning Ganesh Himal view. We will pass by the Rainjam to Seru Khola crossing we arrive at Gho village.2 hrs climb to Tsum takes you to the village of chhokangparo. if weather permits then enjoy the view of Himalchuli at 7893 m and Ganesh Himal at 7140m .overnight at tea house /lodge.
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Guest House
Climbing up to the Chokhangparo, be careful of the altitude problem. Walk past to the Rachen Gompa and visit the shir Khola. Continue walking through the well-managed village, Phurbe, and Pangdun. Leaving old historic stupa of Buddha in a way, climb upstream and cross the bridge and finally arrive at Nile.overnight at the lodge /tea house.
  • 3 to 4 hours.
  • Guest House
We are almost close to the Tibetian border.walk to the west bank of a valley through the Tibetian Landscapes. Climb to the Gompa and visit the monastery and we make a visit to Dhephu Doma Gompa. overnight at the tea house /lodge.
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Guest House
After breakfast hike to Ganesh Himal base camp and get the best stunning view of Ganesh Himal and back to mugumpa for overnight.
  • 5 to 6 hours.
  • Guest House
Continuing to the trek, watching the greenery of nature and descend down to Chumling. Trekking along the lower Tsum valley we will take you again to the Chumling .overnight at the Chumling.
  • 6 to 7 hours.
  • Guest House
The trial continues to lokpa , after the south on the flat, we move ahead enjoying the gorgeous samba falls. Finally, arrive at Philim after 6to 7 hrs of long trekking. the trial asses through the Philim village.overnight at Philim .
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Guest House
Today we will pass through the Soti Khola. Head down to river and traverse to Machha Khola village, walk along the Budhi Gandaki River to the Labubesi. Walk along the ridge above Budhhi Gandaki and cross the sal forests and finally cross the bridge and arrive at Soti Khola.
  • 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3-star Hotel
Climb up to the ridge if Kyorapaniand descends down to the stunning waterfall and trek further to the Arkhet, cross Arkhet khoal leaving the Budhi Gandaki valley. Arrival at Sante Bazaar and passing through the forest of Maltar. Finally, we pass by the hydroelectric pant following the street, we arrive at Arughat. resting for some time we drive back to Kathmandu which is approximately 3 hrs. be ready for the farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant. Overnight at the Kathmandu luxury hotel.
  • 25 min utes
  • None
Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A representative from Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Services

What is Included

  • Pick up and drop from airport/ hotel/airport.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel.
  • Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
  • All Accommodation during Trekking (guest House/lodge)
  • Food during Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  )
  • A  professional Sherpa Guide with Government License
  • Sherpa porter who will carry your baggage(2 people 1 Sherpa porter, 3 peoples 2 Sherpa porter and 4 peoples 2 Sherpa porters)
  • Necessary Trekking permits and Manaslu & Tsum Valley special permit.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management system) card
  • Necessary Equipment (sleeping bag and Down Jacket)
  • Food, salary  all Transport, clothing for Guide and Porter
  • First aid kit from Sherpa Expeditions and Trekking.
  • Insurance for Guide and Porter
  • Necessary flight tickets (domestic only).
  • Rescue Help in case of emergency (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner with a cultural show.
  • All program as per Itinerary

What is Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Any kinds of Drinks( soft and Hard Drinks)
  • Visa, international flight ticket

Equipments

General

  • Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
  • Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  •  Daypack

Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes

  • A pair of half gloves
  • A warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses 
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries

Hand

  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner

Center Body

  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket 

Lower Body 

  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants
Feet
  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker

First Aid Kits and Medicines

  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
  • Water purifying pills
(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to  bring your personal first-aid kit as well)

Miscellaneous, but must useable

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)

Extra things

  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players 
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)

Good to Know

Accommodation

You will be accommodating in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (2 nights) and teahouses/lodges during the trek. At higher elevation, standard teahouses are hard to find whereas shared toilet facilities are commonly used. All accommodation is on twin shared basis, rooms are normally occupied with a bed, blankets and a pillow.


Meals and Drinks during the trek

You will be served BB plan in Kathmandu whereas all meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner). Tsum valley trek is a newly developed trek, only basic meals are available. We recommend you; bring water purifying pills as you get to have stream water. There will be a welcome dinner in the evening with the group.  
                                                                                                                  

Physical Fitness

A newly developed trek is quite challenging for beginners. An adventurous trek requires a trekker with past experience to have the best experience. Trekkers with a pre-existing medical condition such as lung, heart diseases should consult your doctor before the trip.


Best Season to Travel

Tsum Valley trekking is usually done in March-May, and September – December, you are much more like to get great view throughout the year but we do not recommend you to travel in monsoon season.
 

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Price: $1,499 $1124.25
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16 days
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Autumn/Spring
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Manaslu Region
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Altitude
Altitude
4,500m
Walking
Walking
6-7 Hrs
Accommodation
Accommodation
Hotel/Teahouse
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Duration
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16 days
Season
Season
Autumn/Spring
Region
Region
Manaslu Region
Grade
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Medium
Altitude
Altitude
4,500m
Walking
Walking
6-7 Hrs
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Hotel/Teahouse
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