At Mount Manaslu (8,172 m), there is a hidden valley called Tsum Valley. It lies between the Tibetan border and Mount Manaslu in Nepal. To explore this beautiful valley, we can do the Tsum Valley Trek, which can be completed in 14 days from and to Kathmandu.

After driving 87 miles (140 km) from Kathmandu, you will reach Machha Khola, the trailhead of Tsum Valley. The drive from Kathmandu takes around 8 to 9 hours.

Sunset at Manaslu

Trekking Facts

Maximum Elevation4,500mย 
Time 14 Days
Difficulty LevelModerate
Best Time/SeasonOct to Dec and Mar to Aprilย 
Accommodation TypeTeahouse
Way to Tsum Valley Trek

This trek is special for those interested in Buddhism, due to its monasteries and Buddhist people. Until 2008, the Manaslu Tsum route was a restricted area. Tsum Valley was once considered one of the world’s remotest mountain valleys. We will trek over 3,000 m altitude for 14 days to explore the hidden Tsum Valley.


  • Majestic views of Mount Manaslu, Shringi Himal, Poshyop Glacier, Ganesh Himal, and many more.
  • You’ll get the chance to observe Buddhism in the Himalayas.
  • Enjoy with calm trekking environment as it the remote trail.
  • Experienced Himalayan people’s lifestyle and culture.
  • Explore Tibetan Buddhism by visiting Chortens, Monasteries, and Gompas.
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What is INCLUDED and What is EXCLUDED?


Cost Excludes

  • Any types of drinks during the trekking
  • All personal nature expenses
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Tip for Guide and Porter
  • All other things which are not mentioned in INCLUDED

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Tsum Valley Trek difficult?

It’s not as difficult as you might think, but it’s not as easy as you might expect. It’s a moderately difficult trek because we should have an average of 7 hours of high-altitude walking each day. For more than a week, you will be trekking above 3,000 meters.

How many days are required to do the Manaslu Circuit with the Tsum Valley Hike?

To do the Manaslu Circuit Trek with the Tsum Valley, we need 20 days of trekking time.

Can we do the Manaslu Circuit trek after exploring the Tsum Valley?

Sure, you can do both trails with a single entry and exit point. You can extend this trip according to your holidays and interests. There is another great opportunity to do another popular route, the Manaslu Circuit, combined with the Tsum Valley.

What can we see in the Tsum Valley areas?

You will have great views of Shringi (7,187 m), Nagadi Chuli (7,871 m), Ganesh Himal (7,140 m), and Mount Manaslu (8,163 m).

How much distance should we walk each day?

If we calculate the whole trip on average, you should walk 18 km per day.

Do we need a sleeping bag for the trek?

Basic types of teahouses are available in the Tsum Valley Area. You should have your own sleeping bags to do the Tsum Trek.

Can we get a porter to carry my backpack while on the Tsum Valley Trekking?

Sure, we have experienced and strong porters from village areas. They can carry up to 20 kg of your baggage.

How to book the Tsum Valley Trekking with the best trek agency?

It’s the most important thing before the jump to trekking in Nepal. To book your Tsum Valley Trip with the best agency, you can just send an email to Base Camp Hike. To make trekking memorable, Base Camp Hike always stands up. For the details, you can go to About Base Camp Hike

Can we use credit cards or can we find ATMs during the Tsum Valley journey?

No, you can’t. The basic teahouses of trekking areas don’t have credit card reader machines. And on the way, there is no bank or ATM. You should manage hand-cash in Nepali rupees.

Can we get a hot shower during trekking?

Sure, you can get a hot shower during trekking to Tsum Valley. Somewhere they have a solar hot shower, and somewhere you will get a gas heating shower.


Beautiful Tsum valley and wonderful place to hike

Rated 5 out of 5
February 9, 2021

I really enjoyed hiking in the Tsum valley. It was my first trekking in Nepal but not least. I will come again to Nepal for Khopra Ridge Trek. Highly satisfied with packages. Best guide and porter. I will use the company again.

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