Manaslu Tsum Valley Trekking

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Manaslu Trek via Tsum Valley, around mighty 8163 meter high Mount Manaslu and hidden valley of Tsum is unexpectedly popular among wilderness trekking keens. Manaslu region was opened for the trekkers only in 1995 and Tsum was also just released in 2008. Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek in this geographically extra spectacular and culturally most mesmerizing area, that rewards the trekkers to discover ultimate nature and cultural heritage and experience the mountain life style in Tsum Valley and Manaslu. The residents of upper Bhudi Gandaki, a region known as ‘Nup Ri’ meaning Western Mountain are direct descendants of Tibetan immigrants and they settled here during early 16th century consequently their speech, dress and customs are absolutely similar to Tibetans in the North of Nepal. The Mountain Views in Nup Ri are sensational and iconic that you can find nowhere in the world. The dramatic Larke Pass after visiting Tsum Valley is thrilling life that experience.

Tsum Valley, also called "beyul" literally meaning "Hidden valley in which people can take refuge at times of political disturbance and where Buddhism can be practiced safely" is yet being explored and right place to trek for the travelling passionate. The valley is a blessed with Himalayan Buddhist pilgrimage site located in northern part of Gorkha district, Nepal. In another sense ‘Tsum’ meaning vivid against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal and Boudha Himal Ranges, this serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art, culture and religion. It is said that the Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to be meditated in the caves of these mountains. The valley is home of some of the unique and historic monasteries, including Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa, mani and prayer walls which lie on a pretty highland nestled in the lap of the valley and Gompa Lungdang, situated at the base of a conical hill against the main slope of Ganesh Himal. The tribes here celebrate many Buddhist festivals, perform ritual burning of juniper sense to purify the air and Mother Nature, place the prayer flags and install Mani Walls for happiness of the entire sentient living beings. The area is left behind from modernity so their culture remained as it is as it was centuries ago. The palace is really tempting for the trekkers. Here we have customized two itineraries for the Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek and we Wilderness Excursion operate perfect and ideal mountain holiday in budget cost.
 

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Drive to Soti Khola (700m)
Day 02: Trek to Machha Khola (869m).
Day 03: Trek to Jagat (1340m)
Day 04: Trek to Lokpa (2300m), 6 hours walk.
Day 05: Trek to Chumling(2386m), 5 hours walk.
Day 06: Trek to Chhekampar (3011m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Nile (3300m) via Piren Phu Milarepa Cave 6 hours walk.
Day 08: Hike to Mu Gompa and back to Chhekampar via Rachen Goma, 6-7 hours walk.
Day 09: Trek to Lokpa 2240m, 7-8 hours walk.
Day 10: Trek to Ghap (2300m), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 11: Trek to Lho (3180m), 5-7 hours walk.
Day 12: Trek to Sama Gaun, (3520m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 13: Rest day, Hike to Birebdra Tal/Pungyen Gompa/ Manaslu Base camp.
Day 14: Trek to Samdo (3780m), 3 -4 hours walk.
Day 15: Trek to Larke Rest home/Dharmasaala (4460m) 4 hours walk.
Day 16: Trek to Bimtang (3750m), via Larkey Pass (5100m), 8-9 hours.
Day 17: Trek to Dharapani (1963), 7-8 hours walk.
Day 18: Drive to Jagat 1300, 4-5 hours drive.
Day 19: Drive to Besisahar- drive to Kathmandu

Extended version of this trek. If you would like to visit Gumba Lungdang and Ganesh Himal BC

Day 09: Trek to Gumba Lungdang (3200m) basic accommodation and meals in Monastery.
Day 10: Excursion Ganesh Himal Base Camp back to Gumba Lungdang
Day 11: Trek to Lokpa 2240m, 7-8 hours walk.
Day 12: Trek to Ghap (2300m), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 13: Trek to Lho (3180m), 5-7 hours walk.
Day 14: Trek to Sama Gaun, (3520m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 15: Rest day, Hike to Birebdra Tal/Pungyen Gompa/ Manaslu Base camp.
Day 16: Trek to Samdo (3780m), 3 -4 hours walk.
Day 17: Trek to Larke Rest home/Dharmasaala (4460m) 4 hours walk.
Day 18: Trek to Bimtang (3750m), via Larkey Pass (5100m), 8-9 hours.
Day 19 Trek to Dharapani (1963), 7-8 hours walk.
Day 20: Drive to Besi Sahar 4-5 hours drive or continue drive to Kathmandu.
Day 21: Drive to Kathmandu
 

Note: This trip can be personalized as per your requirements that meet your time frame. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. 

Outline Guide Itinerary 01
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet, transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Rest, preparation or visit ancient old temples in Kathmandu, get permits.
Day 03: Drive to Arughat (600m), 6-8 hours by bus or jeep
Day 04: Trek to Lapubesi (882m). 5-6 hours walk.
Day 05: Trek to Tatopani (990m), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 06: Trek to Philim (1570m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Chhumling (2386m), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 08: Trek to Chhekampar (3011m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 09: Trek to Mu Gompa (3700m), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 10: Trek to Chhekampar via Rachen Goma, 6-7 hours walk.
Day 11: Trek to Lokpa 2240m, 7-8 hours walk.
Day 12: Trek to Ghap (2300m), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 13: Trek to Lho (3180m), 5-7 hours walk.
Day 14: Tre to Sama Gaun, (3520m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 15: Rest day, Hike to Birebdra Tal/Pungyen Gompa/ Manaslu Base camp.
Day 16: Trek to Samdo (3780m), 3 -4 hours walk.
Day 17: Trek to Larke Rest home/Dharmasaala (4460m) 4 hours walk.
Day 18: Trek to Bimtang (3750m), via Larkey Pass (5100m), 8-9 hours.
Day 19: Trek to Dharapani (1963), 7-8 hours walk.
Day 20: Trek to Jagat 1300, 6-7 hours walk.
Day 21: Drive to Besisahar- drive to Kathmandu

Outline Guideline Itinerary 02

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet, transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Rest, preparation or visit ancient old temples in Kathmandu, get permits.
Day 03: Drive to Arughat (600m) 6-8 hours by bus or jeep.
Day 04: Trek to Lapubesi (882m), 5-6 hours walk.hours walk.
Day 05: Trek to Tatopani 990m, 6-7 hours walk.
Day 06: Trek to Philim (1570m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Chhumling (2386m), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 08: Trek to Chhekampar (3011m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 09: Trek to Nile (3310m) 4-5 hours walk.
Day 10: Excursion Mu Gompa (3700m) and trek to Lama Hotel, 6-7 hours walk.
Day 11: Trek to Dumje (2460m), approx. 5-6 hours walk.
Day 12: Trek to Gumpa Lungdang (3200m), 4-5 hours walk.
Day 13: Trek to Lokpa (2240) approx. 7 hours walk.
Day 14: Trek to Ghap (2300m), 6-7 hours.
Day 15: Trek to Lho (3180m), 5-7 hours walk.
Day 16: Tre to Sama Gaun, (3520m), 5-6 hours walk.
Day 17: Rest acclimatization day, explore surrounding beauty.
Day 18: Trek to Samdo (3780m), 3 -4 hours walk.
Day 19: Trek to Larke Rest home/Dharmasaala (4460m) 4 hours walk.
Day 20: Trek to Bimtang (3750m), via Larkey Pass (5100m), 8-9 hours.
Day 21: Trek to Gowa (2515), 6-7 hours walk.
Day 22: Trek to Chyamje 1430, 7 hours walk.
Day 23: Drive to Besisahar. Overnight in Besisahar.
Day 24: Drive to Kathmandu.
Day 25: Fly back to home.

Note: This trip can be personalized as per your requirements that meet your time frame. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. 

Trip Cost Includes

  • 1 Registered and experienced local friendly trekking guide.
  • Assistant guide to take care of group and porters as per group size (if 6+ pax).
  • Sharing high altitude porter to carry your luggage (weight limit 25 kg/porter).
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits during the trek.
  • All ground transportation, group first aid kit and water purifier.
  • Sharing twin/double bed room accommodation in trekking lodges during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation salary of the guide and porters.
  • Manaslu area restricted special Trekking permit.
  • Tsum Valley Restricted Area Permit.
  • All necessary trekking termits
  • Ground surface local transportation to/from trekking.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for guide and porter.
  • All applicable local tax, vat and documentation charge etc.

 


Trip Cost Excludes

  • Accommodation, meals and transfers in Kathmandu
  • Guided sightseeing and monuments fee in Kathmandu. We can arrange if you ask us.
  • All bar bills and beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water and laundry service.
  • Hot shower and hot water, internet and phone calls, toiletries and personal nature expenses.
  • Personal travel insurance, Rescue operation charge in case of emergency (we arrange rescue on request).
  • Advance deposit tranfer fee to book your trek.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter and driver.

Note: This trip can be personalized as per your requirements that meet your time frame. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. 

Fixed Departure Dates

We are local tour and trekking operator based in Kathmandu so we guaranty small private group departures any dates that suits your date and time. Please kindly contact us for your customized departure date, itinerary and the price. Thank you and Namaste!
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Trip Facts

Total Duration:
19 Days
Trek Duration:
19 Days
Difficulty
Medium Hard
Group Size :
Min 02 Pax
Best Season:
Spring and autumn
Max. Altitude :
5135m
Accommodation:
Lodge and Home Stay
Transportation:
Local Bus or Jeep
Trip Cost :
$1185

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