Tsum Valley Trek
Tsum comes from the Tibetan word “Tsombo” which means vivid. Tsum valley consist of local people which Tibetan origin and practice Bon religion. The Tsum valley’s acquaintance with Tibet, natural beauty and its pristine culture make this trekking unique. The Tsum Valley has a long history of Buddhism.
The Tsum Valley is recently opened a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in a trans-Himalayan region of Gorkha district, Nepal. Tsum Valley is popoular hidden valley ringed by the Baudha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh himal to the south and Sringi Himal to the north. Trails are strewn with artistic chortens and lined with mani walls carried with drawings of deities and inscribed with prayers flag.
The Tsum valley has a long history of Buddhism. The Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to have meditated in the caves of there mountains. The ancient remains of the Tsum Kingdom are still visible today. Due to its remotemness 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 is Trans-Himalaya was restricted area until it was opened for trekking in 2008. The Tsum Valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in northern Gorkha, Nepal. Literally “Tsum” means vivid. The famous Kyimu Lung, a pilgrimage circuit is well known for its center of learning and meditation. The Valley is rich in ancient art, culture and religion. The local people are mostly of Tibetan origin so, speaks Tibetan Language. Trails are with artistic Chortens and lined with Mani walls made of thousands of stone slabs carved with drawings of deities and inscribed with prayers.
The views is nice amazing (incredible) and people are helpful, hardworking nice and friendly. This trek leads you to various indigenous ethnic groups.
Fact of Trip
Highlight of Trip
Duration: 26 days
Best season: Mar, Apr, May and Sep, Oct, Nov
Grade: Easy to Moderate – Adventure
Style of Trekking: Camping
Maximum Altitude: 5093m
Group size: 2 people+
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Our representative will well-come you at the Tribhuvan Internationa Airport and Transfer to Hotel. 1340m.
Day 02: Half day guided tour in Kathmandu Valley. This is the day of preparation your permits and finale preparation of Trip.
Day 03: Drive to Phulkharka by 4 wheel Jeep. (Drive 9 Hrs 1300m) Overnight at Camp
Day 04: Trek to Danda Gaun Via Ganga Jamuna Heritage place. (7/8 Hrs 2229m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 05: Trek to Sotikhola (6/7 Hrs 720m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 06: Trek to Khorlabesi (7/8 Hrs 960m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 07: Trek to Jagat (6/7 Hrs 1410m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 08: Trek to Philim (5/6 Hrs 1570m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 09: Trek to Chumling (7/8 Hrs 2363m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 10: Trek to Chhekamparo (6/7 Hrs 3010m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 11: Trek to Nile (7/8 Hrs 3361m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 12: Trek to Kalung (6/7 Hrs 3820m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 13: Trek to Bhajyo (7/8 Hrs 4030m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 14: Trek to Pama (6/7 Hrs 4870m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 15: Pama. Hike to Ngula Dhojyang/ Mailatasachin Pass (5/6 Hrs 5093m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 16: Trek to Mu Gompa (8/9 Hrs 3700m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 17: Explore Mu Gompa and trek to Rachen Gompa (6/7 Hrs 3240m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 18: Explore Rachen Gompa and trek to Dumje (7/8 Hrs 2440m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 19: Trek to Gumba Lungdang (6/7 Hrs 3200m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 20: Explore Ganesh Himal Base Camp 4890m and back to Gumba Lungdang. Overnight at camp
Day 21: Trek to Ripchet (7/8 Hrs 2468m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 22: Trek to Dovan (7/8 Hrs 1070m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 23: Trek to Soti Khola (7/8 Hrs 720m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 24: Trek to Arughat (3/4 Hrs 535m) Overnight at Camp.
Day 25: Drive back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. Dinner in Nepali cultural Restaurant
Day 26: Transfer to International Airport for your finale departure
Trip Cost Includes:
- Arrival and Departure Arrangements
- 3 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
- Guided tour in Kathmandu valley
- Restricted Aria permit of Manaslu and Tsum valley
- Manaslu Conservation and Annapurna Conservation fees
- All the ground transportation
- All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, cook, assistant and Supporters to carry luggage, including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and accommodation.
- All the Camping equipments (kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipments.
- Travel and rescue arrangements
- Farewell dinner in Nepali cultural Restaurant
- Medical Kit Bag
- Service charge and all government taxes
Trip Cost Doesn’t Includes:
- Alcoholic or non alcoholics bottled drinks
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early arrival from Trekking.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled water, shower, heater, etc.)
- Tips for guides and porters
Note: We can make this trip shorter and can combine this trekking trip with some other activities such as cultural tour, jungle safari, whitewater rafting, bungee jump, paragliding etc.
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