Manaslu Tsum Valley Trekking

manaslu tsum valley trek

Tsum valley is one of the beautiful places of Nepal suitable for trekking. Tsum valley is known as hidden valley of Manaslu region. Our trekking will be most remarkable trekking but we should have enough time to complete. Most of the villages of Tsum valley trekking lie in the border of Tibet. Because of which we can see maximum people following Tibetan culture. Since Tsum valley trekking is latest designed trekking route. The area is not explored more by tourist. Once you go over here you will fill like to come again in this place due to which the probability of trekking will be high in this place. We will in incredible and beautiful part of nature with flavor of beautiful and unique culture of local people. Tamang and Sherpa people are main inhabitant of this area.

Our trekking to Tsum valley starts from Arughat. We need to walk our most of our way through dense forest where we can witness of many species of flora and fauna playing on the beauty of nature. We need to move from low land to high land due to which we need to accumulate our self in many of the places to fit our self in high altitude. After exploring all the places and unique tradition and culture we will drive back to Kathmandu from arughat which will end our trek.

Since the trekking route of tsum valley is newly made. This trekking is quite challenging and a bit long trekking. Due to which we need to have better preparation a plenty holidays. Without any difficult you can contact to Adventure Mountain Guide to do trekking in any days of the year. We are here to arrange you trekking to your schedule of your holiday.

manaslu home staying

Manaslu Round larke pass on the way

Manaslu Round Trek

Trip Fact

Grade: Moderate & High Pass

Duration: 23 days

Size of Group: 01+

Region: Manaslu

Maximum Hight: 5200 m.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Arriving upon Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) you will be received by Adventure Mountain Guide and transferred to hotel for comfortable accommodation and delicious food and cultural shows

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley

Today you will explore the UNESCO listed world heritage site in Kathmandu valley including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, from where you will get the sense of cultural and historical glimpse of Nepal and traditional style architectural development of Nepalese people along with religious inheritance. All the day you will visit the other temple and historical settlement areas of Newari people. At evening before dinner you will make preparation and briefing to trekking and make sure of tomorrow fight.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Aarughat (950m.) Today after breakfast you will take drive to Aarughat. On the way you will come across the beautiful places alongside the highway such as Naubise, Malekhu, Kurintaar, Mugling, and Dumre Bazaar until you reach to a historical place Gorkha Bazaar. After Gorkha Bazaar you will take short drive to Aarughat for overnight stay.

Day 04: Trek from Aarughat to Sotikhola (750m.

Today after breakfast you will star the trek walking towards the Budi Gandaki river through the narrow trail across the village houses and beautiful farming terraces until you reach to villages of  Mordar and Simre and then to Arkhet. Then you will walk to Sotikhola for overnight stay

Day 05: Trek from Sothikhola to Machhakhola (890m.)

Today after breakfast you will walk towards Lapubesi Valley passing the small streams, attributes to Budi Gandaki and via village settlement areas. Then you will cross the suspension bridge over the Budi Gandaki River and hike towards Machhakhola for overnight stay via alongside the bank of Budi Gandaki River for the overnight stay.

Day 05: Trek from Machhakhola to Jagat Today after having breakfast you will walk through interesting villages beautified by farming fields and raw of beautiful houses until you reach to village of Khobesi and then you ascend to Tatopani where you will enjoy the hot spring. Then you will cross the suspension bridge over the Budi Gandaki River and hike towards Dovan via steeply trek. Then you will ascend to Lauri village where you will cross the bridge over Vana Khola to reach Yara Khola Valley. After Yara Khola you will continue the walking through farming terrace and villages until you reach to Jagat for overnight stay where you will visit people of mix community.

Day 06: Trek from Jagat to Philim

Today after breakfast you will walk uphill towards Salleri passing the beautiful farming terrace of potato, maize and beans. After Salleri you will hike to Sirdibas 1430m then after crossing the suspension bridge you will reach to Philim for overnight stay.

Day 07: Trek from Philim to Chumling
Today after breakfast you will walk towards Ekle Bhati 1600m and then you enter into pine forest through the large gorge. After passing the forest you will descend towards the trail to Tsum valley and then again you will enter into dense forest of rhododendron and pine from where you will enjoy the view of Himalayan ranges until you reach to Ghumlong. After Ghumlong you will walk towards Ripchet, where you will cross the bridge and then hike to Chumling via stone steep road.

Day 08: Trek from Chumling to Chhokangparo (3010m.)
Today after breakfast you will hike uphill and descend to cross the bridge over small stream and then walk towards Rainjham enjoying good view of Ganesh Himal. About 3 hours trek takes you to valley of Tsum. In this valley the houses are built in Tibetan style. Chhokangparo is largest village of Tsum valley where you enjoy the beautiful farming terrace of barley, maize, buckwheat and potato. Here you will also enjoy the encounter with herder of Thar and stay overnight at camp.

Day 09: Trek from Chhokangparo to Nile (3361m.)
Today after breakfast you will hike towards village of Chhokang and Paro and climb north to Lama Gaun 3200m crossing the monasteries and Gompa on the way behind. After Lama Gun you will climb up to Milarepa’s Cave where you will visit Buddhist people mediating and then you will walk towards the village of Chhule 3347 via Phurbe and Pang Gaun. Then you will towards Nile for overnight stay. On the way you will get encounter with local people and yak herders.

Day 10: Trek from Nile to Mu Gompa (3700m.) and back to Chhokangparo
Today after breakfast you will ascend to Mu Gompa passing the largest monastery of Tsum valley. Mu Gompa is situated at the largest point of Tsum valley where you will meet Mu Gompa with over 100 monks and ancient Gompa. This village id near by the two Tibetan pass Ngula pass (5093m.) and Bhanjyang pass (5105m.). Around this village you will hike to Kalung and visit Dhephyudonma Gompa if time permits. After Mu Gompa you will walk back to Chhokangparo for overnight stay at camp.

Day 11: Trek from Chhokangparo to Gompa Laudang (3200m.)
Today after breakfast you will hike downhill From Chhokangparo to Gho( 2485m.) and then to descend towards Shiar Khola to cross the bridge. After crossing the bridge you will walk Dumje and then to Gumba Lundang for overnight stay. On the way you will pass through forest of pine and rhododendron .in this village you will also visit the Gompas and monasteries.

Day 12: Trek from Gompa Laudang to Ganesh Himal Base Camp (4200m.)
Today you can take day trip to Ganesh Himal Base Camp. On the way you will cross the Laudang Khola and enjoy the view of Toro Gompa Glacier and Ganesh Himal. On the way you will pass through seasonal huts of Yak Herders and walk on zigzag path of rock and boulder until you will reach base camp. After enjoying the good view of Himalayan ranges you will walk back down to Lungdang for overnight stay.

Day 13: Trek from Gompa Lungdang to Lokpa (2224m.)
Today after breakfast you will descend towards Dumje crossing Laudang Khola and climb uphill through deep gorges until you reach Ripchet 2470 m. Then passing the greenery framing terrace of barley, maize and buckwheat you will reach to Lokpa via the village of Ghumlong 2130m for overnight stay.

Day 14: Trek from Lokpa to Ghap (2160m.)
After having breakfast you will hike towards Philim and cross the river Budi Gandaki and then descend towards Deng 1800 via bamboo forest. On the way you will enjoy he great view of Tsum valley below. After Deng you will cross the Serang Khola enjoying the view of Bimthang and farming terraces until you reach to Ghap for overnight stay. In Ghap you will visit Mani Walls carved with Buddhist Mantras.

Day 15: Trek from Ghap to Lho (3180m.) Today after breakfast you will walk through forest of rhododendron with glimpse of many birds until you arrive to Namrung Village. After Namrung village you will hike towards Li passing the Mani walls, farming terraces and pastoral land until you reach Sho 2950m via Li 2900m. After Sho you will trek uphill to Lho for overnight stay enjoying the Tibetan style settlements on the way behind.

Day 16: Trek from Lho to Sama Gaun (3550m.) Today after breakfast you will walk towards Syala (3520m.) and then to Sama Gaun via forest of rhododendron and pine. On the way you will enjoy the last view of peak Manslu and get encounter with yak herders and local people. Arriving at Sama Gaun you will visit he small lodges and textile shops and stay overnight at camp.

Day 17: Trek from Sama Gaun to Samdo (3860m.) Today you will first walk towards Birendra Tal 3450m under the Manaslu Glacier and drop down to Samdo village. Arriving at Samdo village you will enjoy the rustic way of life of local people who are keen to yak herding and farming.

Day 18: Trek from Samdo village to Dharmasala (4480m.) Today you will first cross the Budi Gandaki river and then walk to Dharmasala passing the scatter shelters of local people through the steeply trail until you reach to Dharmasala. Arriving at Dharmasala you will visit Mani Walls, small shops and enjoy scenic view of village like Larkya and Phedi.

Day 19: Trek from Dharmasala to Bumthang Today after breakfast you will head towards Bumthang. On the way you will enjoy a superb view of mountain peaks like Him lung (7126m.), Kang Guru (6981m.) and Annapurna II (7937m.) Descending via the moraine and rocky trail you will reach Bumthang for overnight stay passing the grassy meadows with grazing livestock and Bumthang Glacier on the way behind.

Day 20: Trek from Bimthang to Dharapani (1860m.)
Today after having breakfast you will walk towards valley of Budi Gandaki descending via great hill. On the way you will hike through forest of rhododendron until you reach to Karche. After Karche you will descend towards Tilje and then after you will head to reach Dudh Khola. Crossing the Marsyangdi River you will reach to Dharapani for overnight stay.

Day 21: Trek from Dharapani to Ghermu (1100m.)
Today after breakfast you will walk towards the trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek and then you will descend to Marsyangdi River. After crossing the Marsyangdi river you will walk towards village of Tal passing the small rivers and waterfalls on the way behind  until you reach too village of Chame. After Chame you will walk towards Ghermu via Jagat crossing the Marsyangdi River.

Day 22: Trek from Ghermu to Besisahar
Today after breakfast you will walk towards Besisahar (headquarter of Lamjung distract of Nepal . On the way you will walk through the dusty roads passing the beautiful villages like Bhulbhule and Khudi.

Day 23: Drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu
Today you will take drive back to Kathmandu passing the beautiful town Besisahar (headquarter of Lamjung district of Nepal. On the way you will passes through different countryside area of Nepal visualizing the rustic way of life of rural people along with beautiful paddy fields on the both sides of rivers like Marsyangdi and Trishuli.

Day 24: Departure from Kathmandu to final destination.

Final Departure Transfer to international Airport , we are good bye and have a happy journey.