At Mount Manaslu(8,172m) there is a hidden valley which is called Tsum Valley Trek. During a 15 days trek in Manaslu Region, you’ll explore off the beaten trek route of Nepal. Tsum Valley Trek lies between the Tibetan border and the lap of Mount Manaslu Nepal.
After 100km from Kathmandu, you’ll get the starting point. Because of Monasteries and Buddist people areas, this trek is special for those people who interested in Buddhism.
Arughat is the start and Endpoint of the TVT trek and it takes around 7 hours from Kathmandu. Until 2008, the Manaslu Tsum route was a restricted area. People considered Tsum Valley as the world ‘s remotest mountain valleys.
We’ll trek over 3000 m altitude up to 14 days time-bound to explore Hidden Tsum Valley.
|Maximum Elevation||4,500 m (MHBC)|
|Best Time/Season||Oct – May.|
|Necessary Permits||Restricted Area Permit|
- 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.
Tsum Valley Trek Itinerary
|Day 1||Kathmandu to Sotikhola||700 m||10 Hour|
|Day 2||Machha Khola||900 m||6 Hour|
|Da 3||Jagat||1,340m||6 Hour|
|Day 4||Lokpa||2,260 m||6 Hour|
|Day 5||Chumling||2,360m||7 Hour|
|Day 6||Rachen Bompa||3,330 m||6 hr|
|Day 7||Mu Gompa||3,700 m||5 hr 40 min|
|Day 8||Exploration in Mu Gumpa||3,700m +||N/A|
|Day 9||Rainham||2,600 m||7 Hour|
|Day 10||Gumpa Lungdang||3,200 m||6 hr|
|Day 11||Trek down to Ripchet Village||2,800 mm||6 Hour|
|Day 12||Lokpa||2,240 m||6 hr|
|Day 13||Dovan||1,070 m||7-8 hr|
|Day 14||Soti Khola||700 m||8 Hour|
|Day 15||Soti Khola to Kathmandu||1,300 m||8 Hour|
- Any types of drinks during the trekking
- All personal nature expenses
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Tips for Guide and Porter
- All other things which are not mentioned on Included
1250 per person
Frequently Asked Question
Is Tsum Valley Trek difficult ?
It’s not as difficult as you think and it’s not easy as you expect. It’s a moderate grade trek. The reason that it’s grading as moderate is every day we should have an average of 7 hours with a high altitude walk. More than weeks you will stroll above 3000m. So Tsum Valley is a moderately difficult trek.
How many days do we need to do Manaslu Circuit with Tsum Valley Hike?
To do Manaslu Circuit Trek with Tsum Valley Hike, you should have approx 21 days trekking time.
Can we do Manaslu Circuit trek after Tsum Valley at the same time?
Sure, you can do both a beautiful trail with a single entry and exit.
According to your holidays and interests, you can extend this trip. Because here is another great opportunity to do another popular route Manaslu Circuit combined with Tsum Valley.
What to see in Tsum Valley areas?
You will have great views of Shringi(7,187 m), Nagadi Chuli (7,871m, Ganesh Himal (7,140 m), and Mount Manaslu(8,163 m).
How much distance we should walk each day?
If we calculate the whole trip in Average calculation, you should walk 18 km per day. We can say also 6 hours per day we will walk on the Tsum.
Do we need a sleeping bag for the trek?
Basic types of Tea Houses are available in the Tsum Valley Area. You should have your own sleeping bags to do Tsum Trek.
Can we get a porter to carry my Backpack while Tsum Valley Trek?
Sure, we have experience and strong porter from Village areas. They can carry up to 25 kg of your baggage.
How to book Tsum Valley Trekking with Best trek agency?
It’s the most important thing before the jump to trekking in Nepal. To book your Tsum Valley trek with the best agency you can just send email to Base Camp Hike. To make memorable trekking, Base Camp Hike is always stand up. For the details, you can go to About Base Camp Hike.
Can we use Credit Cards or Can we find ATM during Tsum Valley journey?
No, you can’t. The basic teahouse of trekking areas doesn’t have a credit card reader machine. And on the way, there is no Bank and 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 Tsum Valley Trek. Somewhere they have Solar Hot Shower likewise somewhere you will get a Gas Heating Shower.