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Tsum Valley Trekking

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code HT-20
  • Duration: 20 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Costs: Starts from US $1,950.00
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Tsum Valley Trekking is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in a trans-Himalayan region of Gorkha, Nepal. The Tsum Valley's acquaintance with Tibet, natural beauty, and its pristine culture make this trekking unique. Tsum comes from the Tibetan word 'Tsombo', which means vivid. Against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal and Baudha Himal ranges, this serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art, culture, and religion. The local people are mostly of Tibetan origin and seek a unique dialect. Trails are strewn with artistic chortens and lined with mani walls made of thousands of stone slabs carved with deities and prayers. The Tsum valley trekking has a long history of Buddhism. The Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to have meditated in the caves of there mountains. Traditionally Tsum valley was a culturally distinct geographical area called 'Tsum Tso Chuksum', which means thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory. The ancient remains of the Tsum Kingdom are still visible today. Due to its remoteness and inaccessibility, this sacred valley and its people have been bypassed by mainstream development for centuries. As a result, the unique culture of this valley has remained intact.

Tsum Valley trek ascends follow Buri Gandaki River. Tsum valley trek (part of the Inner Himalaya) is hospitable local people (Tibetan group "Tsombo") welcome you with traditional Tibetan Chiya (butter tea) and local meal. The Tsum Valley is extremely rich in cultural assets. The valley is dotted with gompas (Buddhist monasteries), Chortens and mani walls. The longest mani walls (over 250m) are at Dzong and Phurpe. The valley preserves steps of the great Buddhist Yogi Chyuchin Milarepa and story about Guru Padmasambhava Circumbulation. The people here never slaughter animals, even as a sacrifice to the gods. Tsum Valley Trekking is surrounded by the Buddha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the south, and Sringi Himal to the North. Halesi Treks well organize the Tsum Valley Trekking. The attractive views of Himalchuli (7893m.), Manaslu 8163m, Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli (7879m.) or (peak 29), Sringi Himal and other mountains, beautiful varied landscape, and different flora and fauna and wonderful. This part is also incomparable beauty and rich blend of Tibetan and Nepalese culture offer a true adventure for visitors to Nepal. Here you will find the mountains and valleys covered with diverse and pristine eco-systems.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel (1,300m.

Day 02: Kathmandu:Trek Preparation:

Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat (600m.)

Day 04: Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (870m.) 6-7 hours.

Day 05: Maccha Khola to Jagat (2340m.) 6-7 hours.

Day 06: Jagat to Chisopani (1660m.) 4-5 hours.

Day 07: Chisopani to Chumling (2,386m.) 6 - 7 hours.

Day 08: Chumling to Chokhangparo (3,010m) 4-5 hours.

Day 09: Chokhangparo to Nile (3,361m.) 5-6 hours.

Day 10: Nile to Mu Gompa (3,700m.) 3 hours.

Day 11: Rest day:

Day 12: Mu Gompa to Burgi Village (3,245m.) via Milarepa cave: 5 hours.

Day 13: Burgi village -Chumling (2,386m.) 5-6 hours.

Day 14: Chumling to Philim (1,570m.) 6-7 hours.

Day 15: Philim to Khorlabesi(970m.) 6-7 hours.

Day 16: Khorlabesi to Soti Khola (700m.) 6-7 hours

Day 17: Soti Khola to to Kathmandu drive 7-8 hours.

Day 18: Departure from Kathmandu.

Cost Details

  • Airport / Hotel /Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All your Meals prepared by our expert camping cook and kitchen team during the trek
  • (Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners with Tea, coffee, hot chocolate.
  • Twin sharing tent and camping equipment dining tents, kitchen gears, dining table, chairs, toilet tents
  • Licensed holder English speaking guide.
  • The required number of local porters to carry your luggage and camping equipment during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
  • Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek.
  • Special Manaslu Tsum Valley trekking permits and other entry  fees.
  • From Kathmandu / Sotikhola  Kathmandu by 4WD Jeep or private Bus.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural show
  • All our government taxes, Tourist service charge and Vat.
  • Official expense
  • Lunch and dinner  in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Alcoholic and cold drinks
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff
  • City Tours

Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel (1,300m.

arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Halesi Treks will drop at your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.


  • Tsum Valley Trek

    Tsum Valley Trek

    Rating: March 31,2019

    Effettuato questo trek nella seconda metà di marzo con temperature buone a parte la notte nelle zone più alte. Il gruppo era composto da 6 persone con Niru come guida, Ram assistente guida e tre portatori. I servizi dell'agenzia e delle guide sono stati ottimi, persone competenti e piene di attenzioni alle necessità del gruppo. Tra cui le salviette calde per la pulizia delle mani prima della cena, il gel antibatterico, la frutta dopo cena e il formaggio come antipasto. Si sono sempre prodigati per il servizio delle pietanze e non di rado anche nella preparazione in cucina. Quindi tra tutti noi si è creato un buon affiatamento che ha contribuito alla buona riuscita del trek. La prima parte del percorso si svolge su una strada in costruzione (in comune con il Manaslu Circuit), meno interessante rispetto a quando si entra nella Tsum Valley vera e propria. Poi il panorama si apre su ampi pascoli, villaggi e montagne innevate, con la possibilità di raggiungere alcuni Gompa.

    Claudio, Italy

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