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Duration

Nepal

Country

Moderate

Grade

5000 m

Max altitude

Flight and private vehicle

Transportation

Hotel/Mountain lodge

Accommodation

Mid Feb to May, Mid Sept to Mid Dec

Best season

All meals during trek

Meals

Trip Overview

Tsum valley trek is a delightful valley that lies in the background of Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Buddha extents and Himchuli. It is a standout amongst other valleys known for the spiritualist magnificence it has. "Tsum" in itself implies distinctive which takes after the dynamic quality in culture, history and normal excellence that the place sees. The wild nature, lavish backwoods, slopes and the interesting Buddhist culture predominant in this area in the shade of mountains is a fortune that makes this valley a shrouded diamond in Manaslu district of Nepal. The Tsum valley trek was opened as of late in 2008 and it is as yet untouched by any sort of contaminated and modernization in its characteristic greatness or social wealth. 

According to Buddhist folklore, Tsum valley is accepted to be a similar place where a Buddhist holy person named Guru Milarepa had interceded amid his movement to let the world think about the preachings of Lord Buddha and Buddhism. Owning to its history and conviction of the general population, the place is viewed as blessed and numerous creative cloisters are worked in this valley. The pervasiveness of Buddhism can be found in the petition banners, Mani dividers, religious communities and stupas that we run over amid our trip. We pay our visit to religious communities like Rachen Gompa, Mu Gompa, and Lungdang Gompa amid our Tsum Valley trek. 

Arranged in northern Gorkha, the general population living around there is for the most part of Tibetan starting point that has and talks in their own particular interesting tongue. The illustrations of gods cut on the stones are found in transit which is one of a kind in its own specific manner. Tsum is a celebrated journey circuit in the Trans Himalaya district here. This journey circuit is an inside for learning and reflection. Aside from the social and regular magnificence, the lavishness in a decent variety of verdure and faunas can't be eclipsed. 

The valley is prominent for Himalayan Thar and Blue Sheep. You may experience one of them if fortunate. The territory is confined for any sort of chasing, angling or butchering of creatures and is home to numerous other jeopardized types of feathered creatures and creatures. Tsum valley is an extremely all around protected goal that will make your get-away justified, despite all the trouble. Join us to live to enthusiasm in regular and social wonder in the concealed valley via Tsum Valley Trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit three world heritage sites: Kathmandu Valley, Lumbini & Chitwan National Park
  • Explore the lake city of Pokhara and ancient hill town of Tansen
  • Enjoy Nepali cuisine and ethnic cultural programs

Itinerary

When you arrive at the Kathmandu International airport, the staff of the Adventure Victory Team will meet you there and escort you to the chosen hotel. Have some rest, and get familiar with the surrounding. In the evening, there will be an orientation about the details of the trek. After the meeting, enjoy your time exploring the surroundings or go to a nice restaurant and eat some delicious food.

Kathmandu has been a popular destination for tourists and is the cultural heart of Nepal. You can find the combination of Hinduism, Buddhism, and western influence in the city. We will be visiting the most famous as well as the most significant Hindu shrine of Pashupati, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Get back to the hotel after tour and preparation for the next day trip.

We will have an 8-9 hrs bus or private jeep ride to Arughat Bazaar in the Gorkha district from Kathmandu. You will find the Arughat village in two parts, on opposite sides of the Buri Gandaki. Arughat Bazaar is large as well as clean, and there are many hotels and shops selling cloth, hardware, and food. Overnight at the lodge.

Today on the first day of our trek, we follow the banks of Budi Gandaki River and pass through Gurung villages & farming fields on our way to Kurseni. We suggest you wear light clothes for the reason that the day could be hot and bothersome due to low elevation. Overnight at the local tea house in Khursani.

After breakfast, we start our trek heading for Jagat following the same Budi Gandaki river. We pass by some gorges of Budi Gandaki River and some passing some gorges of Budi Gandaki River and some lesser cultivated areas. Now onwards, the trail gradually goes uphill. After about trekking for 8 hours, we will enter the restricted area of Jagat. Today, we will be entering in the restricted areas of Jagat. Overnight at the local tea house in Jagat.

Following the same river, today, we will head to Lhokpa. We will walk through narrow valleys and green vegetation. The path offers you to have a nice view of Mt. Ganesh and Mt. Shringi. You will reach Lhokpa after trekking for 7-8 hours. Stay at the local tea house in Lhokpa at night. 

After having breakfast, we head for Chumling, walking for about 3 hours. Still following the same river, we will be walking on the bank of Budi Gandaki River for Manaslu round trekking. We take our lunch on the way and continue our trek through the lesser-known route of Tsum Valley. The trail mostly goes through the forest and some Gurung villages. We will camp at a Gurung village. Overnight at a local tea house.

From Chumling, we head to Chhokangparo. Upper Tsum valley (part of the Inner Himalaya) open from Chhokangparo. Chhokamparo is a village situated on flat land and consists of two settlements Chhekam and Paro. From here, you can see Ganesh Himal range to the south, and it also provides superb views of the Baudha and Himal chuli peaks to the south-west. Some households in this village practice polyandry. Overnight at our teahouse lodge.

From Chokangparo, we trek to Lama Gaun, which takes about 2-3 hours of short walking. We ascend through the local villages and wider cultivated land and pine forest in some parts. It will take around 3 hours to reach Lama Gaun, where we can visit Milarepa cave monastery, 45 minutes walk from the campsite. Overnight at a local tea house.

From Lama Gaon, the trail starts to ascend to Mu Gumba, the largest monastery of this area. Established in 1895 AD, Mu Gumba is situated at a height of 3510m. The monastery holds images of Guru Padmasambhava and Tarareligious books, including Kangyur, a life-sized statue of Avalokiteshwara. The history of the monastery is directly linked with the dawn of Buddhism in the valley. The monastery is run by Lama Serap of Nile Ladrang from the Kangin sect. You can find a few campsites and drinking water facilities nearby. We stay at the lodge at night.

We will be walking on Narrow and Cliffy trails ascending to Bajyo. So the trekkers need to be connected and careful while walking. The trail passes through Lakpa and Kalung Kharka. Overnight at camp.

Today we will have a free day at Bajyo. We will go toward the border and spend some time there. Nguladhojyang pass is the trade route between Nepal and Tibet, which is at 5,093 meters. It is your choice either to visit it or take some more rest at the camp. But if you walk up to the top then, you can see beautiful landscapes of Tibet plateau around Kerung, which is the border of Nepal & Tibet along Syabrubesi. For your easiness, our crew will provide you packed lunch on the top. After enjoying some sightseeing at the top, we will come back to camp. Overnight at the local tea house with all meals.

From Bajyo, we follow the trail to Rachen Gumba, a nunnery. The nunnery is located in the Shiar Khola Valley in the foothills of the mountains bordering Nepal and Tibet. Rachen Gumba is one of the largest nunneries in the Tsum Valley and was established in the year 1905 AD. Nuns here, belong to the Ngak-pa sect, which does not allow animal slaughter. The nunnery houses one thousand clay, molded statues of Avalokiteshwara, a large prayer wheels and brightly colored, carved throne and pillar. The center is richly painted with murals about Buddhism and its history. We stay overnight at our teahouse lodge.

From the Rachen Gompa, trails follow above the river {Shiar Khola} to be joined by the next trail on the same route up for Lama Gaun village at 3219m. Overnight at a local tea house.

]After having our breakfast, we will begin our journey for Philim. We will walk down through a green forest up to Philim. And we will stay overnight at a local tea house with all meals.

It is another day of trekking, and we will head towards Lhapubesi after having breakfast. It is about 6 hours walk. We stay overnight at the local lodge.

Today is the last day of our trek. So, we will follow the same path which we took in the staring of the trek. In Arughat, we will board our vehicles for Kathmandu. Stay overnight at guest houses.

From Aurghat, we will drive back to Kathmandu. You will have a lot of leisure time. Enjoy the dinner in Nepali Kitchen from our company in the evening with come cultural dances performed by the locals. Overnight stay at the hotel and packing as you are leaving Nepal tomorrow.

Our office team will take you to the airport for your flight home. If you want to stay longer, you can go for short tours like drive at National parks, maybe a Tibet tour, or wild water rafting, or even a thrilling mountain bike ride through some of Nepal’s urban trails. We at Adventure Victory Team would like to wish you a safe journey home. Take care and farewell till we meet again.

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Cost Includes and Excludes

Package Includes

  • All ground transportation in Kathmandu by comfortable private vehicle (Including airport pick and drop)
  • 02 Nights twin sharing Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu at Hotel mandala Boutique on BB plan
  • Welcome dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant- Traditional Dance & Music & Farewell Dinner at one of the finest restaurant in main down town
  • Bus or jeep service  (Flight upon request and extra cost)
  • Trek on full board of meals plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, tea or coffees in a cup only, seasonal fruits)
  • Tea-house and Mountain Lodge accommodations during the trek (comfortable and clean)
  • One Adventure Victory Team Leader (Experienced, Fluent English Speaking, Gov. Licensed, first aid and eco trained), required assistance Leader/s as per the group size, their entire expenses, equipment and insurance
  • One trek Sherpa porter for every two trekkers for carrying their trek luggage (2 Trekkers: 1 Porter), all the payment, trek equipment and insurance
  • Trek T- shirt and Map
  • Down Jacket and Sleeping Bags while on trekking (To be returned after trek use)- rated to -15 Degree Celsius
  • Group medicine (Diamox & other first Aid Medicine)
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as per applicable
  • Trekking permit fee / TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Card fee and Annapurna Trekking permit (ACAP) fee
  • Adventure Certificate (upon completion of the trek)
  • Arrangements for Emergency Helicopter evacuation services (paid by your Travel insurance company)
  • Final departure transfer from Kathmandu

Package Excludes

  • Nepal Visa Fee (US$- 25 for 15 days and US$- 40 for 30 days)
  • Your meals at Kathmandu (Except provided welcome/Farewell dinner and Breakfast)
  • Cost of beverages (Such as mineral water, beer etc.), Battery recharge, Phone Calls, WIFI use, extra porter etc. while on trek
  • Travel Insurance (Must include Medical expenses, Helicopter evacuation and Trip Cancellation)
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips to Guide, Assistance Guide/s and Sherpa Porters
  • Any extending trips

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Trip Overview

Tsum valley trek is a delightful valley that lies in the background of Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Buddha extents and Himchuli. It is a standout amongst other valleys known for the spiritualist magnificence it has. "Tsum" in itself implies distinctive which takes after the dynamic quality in culture, history and normal excellence that the place sees. The wild nature, lavish backwoods, slopes and the interesting Buddhist culture predominant in this area in the shade of mountains is a fortune that makes this valley a shrouded diamond in Manaslu district of Nepal. The Tsum valley trek was opened as of late in 2008 and it is as yet untouched by any sort of contaminated and modernization in its characteristic greatness or social wealth. 

According to Buddhist folklore, Tsum valley is accepted to be a similar place where a Buddhist holy person named Guru Milarepa had interceded amid his movement to let the world think about the preachings of Lord Buddha and Buddhism. Owning to its history and conviction of the general population, the place is viewed as blessed and numerous creative cloisters are worked in this valley. The pervasiveness of Buddhism can be found in the petition banners, Mani dividers, religious communities and stupas that we run over amid our trip. We pay our visit to religious communities like Rachen Gompa, Mu Gompa, and Lungdang Gompa amid our Tsum Valley trek. 

Arranged in northern Gorkha, the general population living around there is for the most part of Tibetan starting point that has and talks in their own particular interesting tongue. The illustrations of gods cut on the stones are found in transit which is one of a kind in its own specific manner. Tsum is a celebrated journey circuit in the Trans Himalaya district here. This journey circuit is an inside for learning and reflection. Aside from the social and regular magnificence, the lavishness in a decent variety of verdure and faunas can't be eclipsed. 

The valley is prominent for Himalayan Thar and Blue Sheep. You may experience one of them if fortunate. The territory is confined for any sort of chasing, angling or butchering of creatures and is home to numerous other jeopardized types of feathered creatures and creatures. Tsum valley is an extremely all around protected goal that will make your get-away justified, despite all the trouble. Join us to live to enthusiasm in regular and social wonder in the concealed valley via Tsum Valley Trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit three world heritage sites: Kathmandu Valley, Lumbini & Chitwan National Park
  • Explore the lake city of Pokhara and ancient hill town of Tansen
  • Enjoy Nepali cuisine and ethnic cultural programs

Itinerary

When you arrive at the Kathmandu International airport, the staff of the Adventure Victory Team will meet you there and escort you to the chosen hotel. Have some rest, and get familiar with the surrounding. In the evening, there will be an orientation about the details of the trek. After the meeting, enjoy your time exploring the surroundings or go to a nice restaurant and eat some delicious food.

Kathmandu has been a popular destination for tourists and is the cultural heart of Nepal. You can find the combination of Hinduism, Buddhism, and western influence in the city. We will be visiting the most famous as well as the most significant Hindu shrine of Pashupati, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Get back to the hotel after tour and preparation for the next day trip.

We will have an 8-9 hrs bus or private jeep ride to Arughat Bazaar in the Gorkha district from Kathmandu. You will find the Arughat village in two parts, on opposite sides of the Buri Gandaki. Arughat Bazaar is large as well as clean, and there are many hotels and shops selling cloth, hardware, and food. Overnight at the lodge.

Today on the first day of our trek, we follow the banks of Budi Gandaki River and pass through Gurung villages & farming fields on our way to Kurseni. We suggest you wear light clothes for the reason that the day could be hot and bothersome due to low elevation. Overnight at the local tea house in Khursani.

After breakfast, we start our trek heading for Jagat following the same Budi Gandaki river. We pass by some gorges of Budi Gandaki River and some passing some gorges of Budi Gandaki River and some lesser cultivated areas. Now onwards, the trail gradually goes uphill. After about trekking for 8 hours, we will enter the restricted area of Jagat. Today, we will be entering in the restricted areas of Jagat. Overnight at the local tea house in Jagat.

Following the same river, today, we will head to Lhokpa. We will walk through narrow valleys and green vegetation. The path offers you to have a nice view of Mt. Ganesh and Mt. Shringi. You will reach Lhokpa after trekking for 7-8 hours. Stay at the local tea house in Lhokpa at night. 

After having breakfast, we head for Chumling, walking for about 3 hours. Still following the same river, we will be walking on the bank of Budi Gandaki River for Manaslu round trekking. We take our lunch on the way and continue our trek through the lesser-known route of Tsum Valley. The trail mostly goes through the forest and some Gurung villages. We will camp at a Gurung village. Overnight at a local tea house.

From Chumling, we head to Chhokangparo. Upper Tsum valley (part of the Inner Himalaya) open from Chhokangparo. Chhokamparo is a village situated on flat land and consists of two settlements Chhekam and Paro. From here, you can see Ganesh Himal range to the south, and it also provides superb views of the Baudha and Himal chuli peaks to the south-west. Some households in this village practice polyandry. Overnight at our teahouse lodge.

From Chokangparo, we trek to Lama Gaun, which takes about 2-3 hours of short walking. We ascend through the local villages and wider cultivated land and pine forest in some parts. It will take around 3 hours to reach Lama Gaun, where we can visit Milarepa cave monastery, 45 minutes walk from the campsite. Overnight at a local tea house.

From Lama Gaon, the trail starts to ascend to Mu Gumba, the largest monastery of this area. Established in 1895 AD, Mu Gumba is situated at a height of 3510m. The monastery holds images of Guru Padmasambhava and Tarareligious books, including Kangyur, a life-sized statue of Avalokiteshwara. The history of the monastery is directly linked with the dawn of Buddhism in the valley. The monastery is run by Lama Serap of Nile Ladrang from the Kangin sect. You can find a few campsites and drinking water facilities nearby. We stay at the lodge at night.

We will be walking on Narrow and Cliffy trails ascending to Bajyo. So the trekkers need to be connected and careful while walking. The trail passes through Lakpa and Kalung Kharka. Overnight at camp.

Today we will have a free day at Bajyo. We will go toward the border and spend some time there. Nguladhojyang pass is the trade route between Nepal and Tibet, which is at 5,093 meters. It is your choice either to visit it or take some more rest at the camp. But if you walk up to the top then, you can see beautiful landscapes of Tibet plateau around Kerung, which is the border of Nepal & Tibet along Syabrubesi. For your easiness, our crew will provide you packed lunch on the top. After enjoying some sightseeing at the top, we will come back to camp. Overnight at the local tea house with all meals.

From Bajyo, we follow the trail to Rachen Gumba, a nunnery. The nunnery is located in the Shiar Khola Valley in the foothills of the mountains bordering Nepal and Tibet. Rachen Gumba is one of the largest nunneries in the Tsum Valley and was established in the year 1905 AD. Nuns here, belong to the Ngak-pa sect, which does not allow animal slaughter. The nunnery houses one thousand clay, molded statues of Avalokiteshwara, a large prayer wheels and brightly colored, carved throne and pillar. The center is richly painted with murals about Buddhism and its history. We stay overnight at our teahouse lodge.

From the Rachen Gompa, trails follow above the river {Shiar Khola} to be joined by the next trail on the same route up for Lama Gaun village at 3219m. Overnight at a local tea house.

]After having our breakfast, we will begin our journey for Philim. We will walk down through a green forest up to Philim. And we will stay overnight at a local tea house with all meals.

It is another day of trekking, and we will head towards Lhapubesi after having breakfast. It is about 6 hours walk. We stay overnight at the local lodge.

Today is the last day of our trek. So, we will follow the same path which we took in the staring of the trek. In Arughat, we will board our vehicles for Kathmandu. Stay overnight at guest houses.

From Aurghat, we will drive back to Kathmandu. You will have a lot of leisure time. Enjoy the dinner in Nepali Kitchen from our company in the evening with come cultural dances performed by the locals. Overnight stay at the hotel and packing as you are leaving Nepal tomorrow.

Our office team will take you to the airport for your flight home. If you want to stay longer, you can go for short tours like drive at National parks, maybe a Tibet tour, or wild water rafting, or even a thrilling mountain bike ride through some of Nepal’s urban trails. We at Adventure Victory Team would like to wish you a safe journey home. Take care and farewell till we meet again.

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Cost Includes and Excludes

Package Includes

  • All ground transportation in Kathmandu by comfortable private vehicle (Including airport pick and drop)
  • 02 Nights twin sharing Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu at Hotel mandala Boutique on BB plan
  • Welcome dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant- Traditional Dance & Music & Farewell Dinner at one of the finest restaurant in main down town
  • Bus or jeep service  (Flight upon request and extra cost)
  • Trek on full board of meals plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, tea or coffees in a cup only, seasonal fruits)
  • Tea-house and Mountain Lodge accommodations during the trek (comfortable and clean)
  • One Adventure Victory Team Leader (Experienced, Fluent English Speaking, Gov. Licensed, first aid and eco trained), required assistance Leader/s as per the group size, their entire expenses, equipment and insurance
  • One trek Sherpa porter for every two trekkers for carrying their trek luggage (2 Trekkers: 1 Porter), all the payment, trek equipment and insurance
  • Trek T- shirt and Map
  • Down Jacket and Sleeping Bags while on trekking (To be returned after trek use)- rated to -15 Degree Celsius
  • Group medicine (Diamox & other first Aid Medicine)
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as per applicable
  • Trekking permit fee / TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Card fee and Annapurna Trekking permit (ACAP) fee
  • Adventure Certificate (upon completion of the trek)
  • Arrangements for Emergency Helicopter evacuation services (paid by your Travel insurance company)
  • Final departure transfer from Kathmandu

Package Excludes

  • Nepal Visa Fee (US$- 25 for 15 days and US$- 40 for 30 days)
  • Your meals at Kathmandu (Except provided welcome/Farewell dinner and Breakfast)
  • Cost of beverages (Such as mineral water, beer etc.), Battery recharge, Phone Calls, WIFI use, extra porter etc. while on trek
  • Travel Insurance (Must include Medical expenses, Helicopter evacuation and Trip Cancellation)
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips to Guide, Assistance Guide/s and Sherpa Porters
  • Any extending trips

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