Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum Valley trekking is located between Ganesh Himal and Mount Manaslu, which is the northern part of Nepal. Tsum Valley is very newly opened (AD 2008) trekking in Nepal. Tsum Valley’s acquaintance with Tibet, natural beauty and its perfect culture make Tsum valley trekking excellent. The valley is uniquely rich in wildlife, especially the Himalayan Thar and Blue Sheep which congregates in herds of 50 to 200. Tsum valley trek also boasts some unique and historic monasteries, including Rachen Gumba and Mu Gumba, which lie on a pretty plateau nestled in the lap of the valley, and Gumba Lungdang, situated at the base of a conical hill against the main slope of Ganesh Himal.

There are basic tea houses /guest houses and stay overnight at Gomba (Monastery). The trekking is famous as Gomba Stay (stay with monks and nonks). However, every year building new hotels and restaurants as tourist interest and aspiration. Private rooms are available in most guest houses/ Lodge. Most bathrooms are shared. Every Guest house serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice, curry and lentil soup). All Guest Houses/ Gomba of our routes have a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, noodles, potatoes and soup. Many of them have western food on the menu. Soft drinks, snacks, wine, bottle of mineral water and beer are available in most of the guest houses and trail side restaurants.

The trekking route is same as Manaslu circuit trekking which start Aarughat. But now a day the seasonal road goes to Sotikhola. Nepal Government going to construction the road to Tibet boarder so every year building. It takes be 6/7 hours drives from Kathmandu to Aarughat and one hour drive to Sotikhola 1 hours. Trekking trails follow the Budi Gandaki River all the way to Lakpa, the boarder of Manaslu and Tsu Valley route. This trekking is very famous because of, beautiful varied landscape, culture, custom and festival and different flora and fauna. The trek is end same way to Aarughat or you can continues trek to Manaslu Larkya pass (Manaslu circuit). In our itinerary mention same way returning to Sotikhola than drive to Kathmandu.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu; meet our staff transfers to Hotel, overnight at Hotel (BB).

Day 02: Kathmandu final preparation for trekking. And option - if you want guide city tour, we are happy to organize, Overnight Hotel (BB).

Trekking Starting 14 days

Day 03: Kathmandu to Sotikhola (690m), by Jeep/ Local Bus 6 -9 hours, overnight hotel (B/L/D).

Day 04: Sotikhola to Machhekhola (870m), 5-6 hours, Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 05: MachheKhola to Jagat (1340m), 5-6 hours, Overnight Lodge /Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 06: Jagat to Philim (1,590m): 3 hours, Overnight in Lodge/Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 07: Philim to Chumling (2363m):6/7 hours, Overnight in Lodge/Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 08: Chumling to Chhokangparo (3010m): 5/6 hours, , Overnight in Lodge/Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 09: Chokhangparo to Nile /Chhule (3361m), 6/7 hours, Overnight in Lodge/Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 10: Nile/Chhule to Mu Gompa (3740m), 3 hours Overnight in Gomba (B/L/D).

Day 11: Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa (3240m) 3 hours, Overnight in Lodge/Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 12: Rachen Gompa to Dumje (2440m) 4 hours or Chhokangparo 5 hours, Overnight in Lodge/Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 13: Dumje for Phillim (1570m), 6-7 hours, Overnight in Lodge/Tea house (B/L/D).

Day 14: Phillim to Machhekhola (869m) 5-6 hours, Overnight at Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 15: Machhekhola to Sotikhola 4-5 hours, overnight at Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 16: Sotikhola to Arughat continues to Kathmandu by Local bus/Jeep, (B/L).
Trekking End

Day 17: Departure from Nepal or next trip (BB).