Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek - 26 Days ( Nepal) Print this Trip
Package Introduction
The Tsum Valley is located in the northern part of Manaslu on the Nepal-Tibet border and it is also known as the hidden valley. The valley is blessed with many monasteries & hamlets with great amounts of Tibetan inhabitants and used to be a restricted are
Destination: Nepal Cost: $1674 USD
Group size: 2 Max-Altitude: 5213m Transportation: Tourist Bus
Activity type: Multi-Adventure
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 1

Our representative will be at airport with your name card. Once you grab him you will be heartily welcomed by him putting garland on your neck which means welcome to Nepal. Then you will be driven to the hotel by car. Rest and enjoy the day around the tow

Day 2

We need your original passport with Nepal?s Visa to prepare restricted area permit. After preparing your permit, you will introduce with your guide. Your guide will brief details of this trek.

Day 3

Early morning, we leave Kathmandu for our trek to Manaslu. Drive 7/8 hours by bus to Arughat through the beautiful Nepalese countryside. Arughat is the largest village of this river basin. Explore the surrounding area.

Day 4

Our trek follows the river BudhiGandaki toward its point of origin. We pass the village of Morder and Simre to reach Arkhat River. After Arkhat we ascend slowly toward Kyoropani Camp near the confluence of Soti River ? an ideal place to take a fresh water

Day 5

We head to MachhaKhola 6 hours walking. The trail descends slowly until we climb again to mountain ridge to Almara. Pass the forest trail to arrive at RidenGaon. The valley here cuts into another side of the river to enter Budhi Gandaki. At Lambesi, the t

Day 6

We cross the MachheKhola, head upstream to the tiny village of KhorlaBensi and the hot springs at Tatopani. The valley sides steepen until they are impassable and the route then switches to the left bank by way of a suspension bridge. The trail is quite e

Day 7

Climb over a rocky ridge to Salleri, and then descend to Setibas. The valley widens a bit as the trail continues up to GhattaKhola. Continue upstream to a long suspension bridge. Climb up to Philim, a large Gurung village.

Day 8

Walk past Philim to the north across a forest with the views of the narrowing valley. After Ekle Bhatti cross the gorge, and enter the pine tree forests. Descend down to trail going to the Tsum Valley. Climb through pine and rhododendron forests. Enjoy th

Day 9

Cross the suspension bridge onto the opposite bank. Enjoy the great views of Ganesh Himal. Walk past Rainjham to SerpuKhola. Now we enter the hidden valley of Tsum. Another steep climb takes us to the village of Chhokangparo. Weather permitting; enjoy the

Day 10

While climbing above Chokhangparo, better to be careful of altitude problems. Walk past Lamagaon to the RachenGompa. Climb up to the Milarepa?s Cave. Then we cross the ShiarKhola. Continue walking through the villages of Phurbe and Pangdun. After crossing

Day 11

We are now almost close to the Tibetan border. Walk to the west bank of the valley through the Tibetan landscapes. Climb up to the Mu Gompa. From Mu Gompa, climb further up to Bhajyo and We are quite close to Tibet and get a good view of the Tibetan peaks

Day 12

From Bhajyo, we descend down to RachenGumba. Established in 1905 AD, the RachenGumba is a nunnery in the ShiarKhola Valley. The nunnery is one of largest in the region is of great importance. The interior of the Gumba is splendidly painted with Buddhist m

Day 13

Continue south until a bridge crosses to the west bank then descend again to Chhokangparo. Drop below Chhokangparo on the previous trail for about 2hrs, until a small gompa is reached at Gho (2485m). Then taking the northern route in the lower Tsum Valley

Day 14

From Chumje, we continue on the northern route in the lower Tsum Valley. Pass the village of DorjonKharka just before reaching Rana. Crosss the large suspension bridge in the main valley of the ManasluBudhiGandaki River. If interested, walk further up to

Day 15

The valley is still steep- sided and most impressive. We cross to the village of Lana, and start to see Mani stones, a sure sign that we are entering high country Buddhist regions. After only about four hours we reach at the village of Ghap, which straddl

Day 16

Today is short day in our trekking because there are so magnificent views on the way to Lho. After breakfast start trekking pass Lihi cross Hinang river and climb to Sho then gradually up a large village at 3150m where there is a lovely little monastery a

Day 17

After breakfast, leaving the village of Lhogau, you follow the right bank of the river, with views of Peak 29 ahead. We follow the right bank of the river, with views of Peak 29 ahead. At a fork in the trail, we take a detour to the left, which leads up t

Day 18

This is a day for rest at Samagaon to give you some acclimatization. Surrounded by mountains in a peaceful forest, you take a breather to acclimatize and relax. You can hike to Manaslu Base Camp for excellent views of Samdo (Pang phuchuli); Nagdichuli, Si

Day 19

You trek gently uphill all the way to Samdo through a desert path and windy valley. The Tibetan border is just four kilometers away from Samdo, but visitors are not allowed to pass the border. There is a Tibetan refugee village at Samdo. This is an excell

Day 20

Dharmashala or LarkyaPhedi takes about 4/5 hours. The trail is rocky and zigzags all the way to your destination. Before you reach LarkyaPhedi, there is a market called Larkya Bazaar (market) where seasonal fairs are held for the local folks. People bring

Day 21

It takes about 8/10 hours. Early in the morning you begin to trek a steep ascending path until Larka La through a rocky and windy trail. Today you carry a packed lunch. From the top, you can enjoy the views of Larke peak, sunrise at Mt. Manaslu, Ratnachul

Day 22

Trek from Bimthang to Tillje takes about six to seven hours. Crossing this high pasture, you descend the valley of the PurdinKhola to the area of the Base Camp for the West side of Manaslu. From a ridge at 4150 meter, you have excellent views of Manaslu t

Day 23

Leaving Tilje, you trek uphill for nearly 45 minutes to reach Dharapani crossing a bridge over the Marshyangdi River. Check out the Manaslu special permit and continues walk Annapurna trail to Katre (Khotro) continues to Tal village which is very nice vil

Day 24

Today we take Jeep to Besisahar 800m, 4-6 hours? drive by local Jeep or bus. Cross the Marshyandi River catch the Jeep drive to Besisahar. If you are interest to walk all the way to Besisahar also Possible but you need to follow road so that we recommend

Day 25

There are server buses or Micro bus service from Besisahar to Kathmandu every hour until 2-3 pm so that we will take bus 8-9 am so your breakfast at 7 am and take a bus to Kathmandu. Its take 5-6 hours? drive, stop for lunch on the way. Arrive in Balaju B

Day 26

Today is last day in our itinerary, last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you?ll be transfe

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