Tsum Valley Trekking - Peregrine Treks

Duration
18 Days
Activities
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Buddhist Monasteries Observation
Accommodation
  • 3-Night Hotel
  • 14-Nights an eco-lodge
Meals
  • Daily Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • 3-times meals during the trek

Price

Reduced

$1900 USD

$1600 USD

10% Discount for Group

Overview & Highlights

Tsum Valley Trekking Highlights


  • The breath-taking view of Ganesh Himal, Mount Manaslu, Poshyop Glacier, etc
  • Explore Buddhist Culture in Kathmandu and Manaslu Region
  • Visit ancient Rachhen Gompa, Mu Gompa, Milarepa Cave, and other Buddhist Monasteries and Hindu Temples
  • Tibetan influence culture observation
  • Sacred land, animal killing free zone
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sightseeing

Overview of Tsum Valley Trekking


Tsum Valley Trekking in Nepal is the secret affair and best adventure holiday in Nepal. The Tsum Valley Trek is the best destination for the small group adventure activities. Peregrine Treks team is hailed from the region so that you will feel the authentic local taste in terms of hospitality and information while performing the Nepal trekking. This Tsum Valley Trekking also touches the Manaslu circuit trek and Annapurna Circut Trek.

Tsum Valley Trekking is often described as Tsum Valley Expedition in Manaslu circuit. The Tsum refers to Holy Hidden Basin of Happiness. The word Tsum is derived from the phrase Tibetan word Tsombo. If the legend is to believe, then the 8th Aeon Buddhist Saint Padmasambhava accommodated the ambush to eradicate the war, death, and religious persecution. The 18-19 days of Tsum Valley trekking in the mystic Manaslu region comprise of the ancient nunneries, bounded houses, tea houses, monasteries, rural Nepal, flora, fauna, and the glacial river. The views of the Ganesh Himal, Himal Chuli, and majestic Mount Manaslu can be savored to quench your wilderness Himalayan dream.

Tsum Valley Trekking Itinerary

Your trekking guide will pick you from Tribhuvan International airport and drop you at your pre-booked hotel. After sometimes taking rest, s/he will give briefing regarding your trekking

Meals: Not Included

The guide will provide trekking gear list, which should be essential for trekking. Our office representative will make your special permit to Trek in Tsum Valley. After taking breakfast at the hotel, your vehicle will be in a ready position for sightseeing. Typically, we cover Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar square. Sightseeing place can be changed as per your request.

Meals: Breakfast

This day will mostly be riding. The bus trip from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazar takes about seven hours, passing through the lower Ruby Valley. The bus runs until Arughat Bazar when a jeep will bring you the rest of the way to Soti Khola where you will spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This is the first day of trekking as the trail follows along the Budhi Gandaki River. The trail rises upwards as it follows the river, with many high overlooks and glimpses of Manaslu on a clear day. You will pass by the hot springs at Tatopani. Machhakholagaon is a pleasant village with good guesthouses and good food. Walking time is 6 – 8 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Jagat is a pretty village on the west side of the Budhi Gandaki River. It has paving stone streets. Today will pass by Mani Walls and high overlooks above the river. The trail passes through many picturesque villages. Trekking time is 6 – 8 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This day will take you finally into the entrance of Tsum Valley. The trail will cross the Budhi Gandaki River on a long suspension bridge and then up the side of the mountain to the village of Philim. From here, the communities become few and far between. The river continues to narrow until it comes to the confluence of the Syar River from Tsum Valley, where the Tsum Valley leads to the right. The village of Lokpa is the first of the Tsum Valley villages, which offers excellent views of Manaslu. Trekking time is 6 – 8 hours. The food and lodging at Lokpa are adequate, and the store here is well stocked.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lokpa may be the entrance to Tsum Valley, but the real entrance lies beyond the village in a deep, narrow gorge. The trail from Lokpa drops down to the river valley and then up again to Gumling. There are no villages between Lokpa and Gumling. There is a small tea shop at Gumling, a welcome sight. At Gumling, the trail divides. Cross the Syar River and walk to the village of Chumling. Chumling has two places to stay, along with a Gombe. Trekking time is 6 – 9 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today’s trek will go from the lower to the upper valley. The trail follows along the Syar River down to Domjeand then rises over 500 meters to the largest city in Tsum Valley: Chhokang Paro. The trek takes between 7 and 10 hours. Of particular interest is the pretty little village of Gho above Domje. It has an unusual Gomba, and there is a store where you can buy tea and drinks. Spend the night in Chhokang Paro.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

From Chhokang Paro to the Nile, you will pass through several villages. This trail is the “highway” through Tsum Valley. The valley is fertile here, although narrow, and you will be able to see the residents farming. Just past Lamagaon is PirenPhu or the cave of St. Milarepa where his footprint is preserved in the rock. The trail continues upwards to the village of Nile. The trek is 4 – 6 hours, with the trip to PirenPhu taking anywhere from 60 – 90 minutes. The cave is located on the side of the mountain, with great views of the valley from the cave monastery.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Mu Gompa is the northernmost point on this trip and is home to a large monastery. This monastery has rooms for visitors where you will spend the night with the monks. Today’s trek is shorter, only about 3 – 4 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This day will take you from one monastery to another that is under the same Lama. Rachen Gompa is a large monastery, and the return trek will take around 3-4 hours. If you were unable to visit Piren Phu on day 7, this day would offer a second opportunity to visit this religious site.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This trek is a long day, as you will leave the upper valley and at Domje, take the trail to Gumba Langtang. Here is another Gumba that allows visitors to spend the night. The views of the Ganesh Himal Mountains are outstanding from this point. There is no village from Domje to GumbaLungdang. Trekking time is 8 – 12 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Another long day of trekking as you leave Lungdang Lokpa and pass through Domje and back to Lokpa. The trail will drop back through the gorge that forms the entrance into Tsum Valley along the Syar River. Spend the night again at Lokpa. Trekking time is 7 – 10 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This is a day of retracing steps as you leave Tsum Valley and rejoin the Budhi Gandaki River. The trail will hug the side of the mountain high above the river. Spend the night once more in Jagat. Today’s travel time is 6 – 8 hours).

Meals:

The trail winds its way down along the river. You will cross the river a couple of times on suspension bridges before coming to the pretty little village of Lapu Bensi where you will spend the night. Trekking time is 7 – 9 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

It is a short 3 – 4-hour walk to Soti Khola where you will pick up a jeep to Arughat Bazar. There you will spend the night, and actually, have a warm bath and a more extensive menu choice at the hotels

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This day will be traveling back to the city on a bus and a chance to relax after days of trekking. We will provide a farewell dinner for you from the company.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Your guide will support you to go up to the Airport for goodbye.

Meals: Breakfast

Includes/Excludes

Tsum Valley Trekking Accommodation

Accommodations

You will stay in Samsara Resort or Hotel Arts Kathmandu or similar 3-star hotel in Thamel, during your trek. A solo traveler needs to share the room with same-gender another traveler. If you need a single supplement, you will have to pay an additional cost of about USD 200. During the trek, most of your accommodations contain attached bathrooms, while some of the teahouses may not have and you may have to share the washing and toilet facilities in that case. Kathmandu and the trekking regions in lower elevation will have sing room facilities, but it will be hard to find them at higher elevations.

 

Meals

You will enjoy typical Nepalese food and international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, India, etc.) as well during your trek. Be sure that breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided by the lodges or teahouses as per their available menu. You may not be served breakfast somewhere during your trek. You may get opportunities for welcome and farewell dinners for guests.

Departure Dates


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

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Tsum Valley Trekking Highlights


  • The breath-taking view of Ganesh Himal, Mount Manaslu, Poshyop Glacier, etc
  • Explore Buddhist Culture in Kathmandu and Manaslu Region
  • Visit ancient Rachhen Gompa, Mu Gompa, Milarepa Cave, and other Buddhist Monasteries and Hindu Temples
  • Tibetan influence culture observation
  • Sacred land, animal killing free zone
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sightseeing

Overview of Tsum Valley Trekking


Tsum Valley Trekking in Nepal is the secret affair and best adventure holiday in Nepal. The Tsum Valley Trek is the best destination for the small group adventure activities. Peregrine Treks team is hailed from the region so that you will feel the authentic local taste in terms of hospitality and information while performing the Nepal trekking. This Tsum Valley Trekking also touches the Manaslu circuit trek and Annapurna Circut Trek.

Tsum Valley Trekking is often described as Tsum Valley Expedition in Manaslu circuit. The Tsum refers to Holy Hidden Basin of Happiness. The word Tsum is derived from the phrase Tibetan word Tsombo. If the legend is to believe, then the 8th Aeon Buddhist Saint Padmasambhava accommodated the ambush to eradicate the war, death, and religious persecution. The 18-19 days of Tsum Valley trekking in the mystic Manaslu region comprise of the ancient nunneries, bounded houses, tea houses, monasteries, rural Nepal, flora, fauna, and the glacial river. The views of the Ganesh Himal, Himal Chuli, and majestic Mount Manaslu can be savored to quench your wilderness Himalayan dream.

Your trekking guide will pick you from Tribhuvan International airport and drop you at your pre-booked hotel. After sometimes taking rest, s/he will give briefing regarding your trekking

Meals: Not Included

The guide will provide trekking gear list, which should be essential for trekking. Our office representative will make your special permit to Trek in Tsum Valley. After taking breakfast at the hotel, your vehicle will be in a ready position for sightseeing. Typically, we cover Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar square. Sightseeing place can be changed as per your request.

Meals: Breakfast

This day will mostly be riding. The bus trip from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazar takes about seven hours, passing through the lower Ruby Valley. The bus runs until Arughat Bazar when a jeep will bring you the rest of the way to Soti Khola where you will spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This is the first day of trekking as the trail follows along the Budhi Gandaki River. The trail rises upwards as it follows the river, with many high overlooks and glimpses of Manaslu on a clear day. You will pass by the hot springs at Tatopani. Machhakholagaon is a pleasant village with good guesthouses and good food. Walking time is 6 – 8 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Jagat is a pretty village on the west side of the Budhi Gandaki River. It has paving stone streets. Today will pass by Mani Walls and high overlooks above the river. The trail passes through many picturesque villages. Trekking time is 6 – 8 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This day will take you finally into the entrance of Tsum Valley. The trail will cross the Budhi Gandaki River on a long suspension bridge and then up the side of the mountain to the village of Philim. From here, the communities become few and far between. The river continues to narrow until it comes to the confluence of the Syar River from Tsum Valley, where the Tsum Valley leads to the right. The village of Lokpa is the first of the Tsum Valley villages, which offers excellent views of Manaslu. Trekking time is 6 – 8 hours. The food and lodging at Lokpa are adequate, and the store here is well stocked.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Lokpa may be the entrance to Tsum Valley, but the real entrance lies beyond the village in a deep, narrow gorge. The trail from Lokpa drops down to the river valley and then up again to Gumling. There are no villages between Lokpa and Gumling. There is a small tea shop at Gumling, a welcome sight. At Gumling, the trail divides. Cross the Syar River and walk to the village of Chumling. Chumling has two places to stay, along with a Gombe. Trekking time is 6 – 9 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today’s trek will go from the lower to the upper valley. The trail follows along the Syar River down to Domjeand then rises over 500 meters to the largest city in Tsum Valley: Chhokang Paro. The trek takes between 7 and 10 hours. Of particular interest is the pretty little village of Gho above Domje. It has an unusual Gomba, and there is a store where you can buy tea and drinks. Spend the night in Chhokang Paro.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

From Chhokang Paro to the Nile, you will pass through several villages. This trail is the “highway” through Tsum Valley. The valley is fertile here, although narrow, and you will be able to see the residents farming. Just past Lamagaon is PirenPhu or the cave of St. Milarepa where his footprint is preserved in the rock. The trail continues upwards to the village of Nile. The trek is 4 – 6 hours, with the trip to PirenPhu taking anywhere from 60 – 90 minutes. The cave is located on the side of the mountain, with great views of the valley from the cave monastery.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Mu Gompa is the northernmost point on this trip and is home to a large monastery. This monastery has rooms for visitors where you will spend the night with the monks. Today’s trek is shorter, only about 3 – 4 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This day will take you from one monastery to another that is under the same Lama. Rachen Gompa is a large monastery, and the return trek will take around 3-4 hours. If you were unable to visit Piren Phu on day 7, this day would offer a second opportunity to visit this religious site.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This trek is a long day, as you will leave the upper valley and at Domje, take the trail to Gumba Langtang. Here is another Gumba that allows visitors to spend the night. The views of the Ganesh Himal Mountains are outstanding from this point. There is no village from Domje to GumbaLungdang. Trekking time is 8 – 12 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Another long day of trekking as you leave Lungdang Lokpa and pass through Domje and back to Lokpa. The trail will drop back through the gorge that forms the entrance into Tsum Valley along the Syar River. Spend the night again at Lokpa. Trekking time is 7 – 10 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This is a day of retracing steps as you leave Tsum Valley and rejoin the Budhi Gandaki River. The trail will hug the side of the mountain high above the river. Spend the night once more in Jagat. Today’s travel time is 6 – 8 hours).

Meals:

The trail winds its way down along the river. You will cross the river a couple of times on suspension bridges before coming to the pretty little village of Lapu Bensi where you will spend the night. Trekking time is 7 – 9 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

It is a short 3 – 4-hour walk to Soti Khola where you will pick up a jeep to Arughat Bazar. There you will spend the night, and actually, have a warm bath and a more extensive menu choice at the hotels

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This day will be traveling back to the city on a bus and a chance to relax after days of trekking. We will provide a farewell dinner for you from the company.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Your guide will support you to go up to the Airport for goodbye.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Room in the best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation in private vehicle as per itinerary
  • City tour with tour guide as per itinerary
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than five trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Guide, porter and necessary staff salaries, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • Sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, achievement certificate, and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid Medical kit or essential medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • All applicable government and local taxes

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu because of early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, prior return from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • International airfares
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, a pot of tea, etc.) during trekking
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s), tipping is not mandatory but expected

Accommodations

You will stay in Samsara Resort or Hotel Arts Kathmandu or similar 3-star hotel in Thamel, during your trek. A solo traveler needs to share the room with same-gender another traveler. If you need a single supplement, you will have to pay an additional cost of about USD 200. During the trek, most of your accommodations contain attached bathrooms, while some of the teahouses may not have and you may have to share the washing and toilet facilities in that case. Kathmandu and the trekking regions in lower elevation will have sing room facilities, but it will be hard to find them at higher elevations.

 

Meals

You will enjoy typical Nepalese food and international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, India, etc.) as well during your trek. Be sure that breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided by the lodges or teahouses as per their available menu. You may not be served breakfast somewhere during your trek. You may get opportunities for welcome and farewell dinners for guests.

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