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Tsum Valley Manaslu trek

21 Days, Adventure
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5106 Larkya La Pass
Activities

3 Days Drive

18 Days Trekking

Best Season
  • March to May
  • September to October
Meals
  • 21 Breakfast
  • 21 Lunch
  • 20 Dinner
Accommodation
  • 20 Days at Lodge or Monasteries
Transportation
  • Jeep/Bus/Car

PRICE STARTS FROM

USD 1550 1499

Per Person

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We Offer Group discount

No of PAX Price / PP
More than 10 1399
5-9 1449
2-4 1499

Overview

Tsum Valley Manaslu trek or Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek is a hidden treasure trekking destination in Nepal. This trekking region is culturally rich and extremely beautiful Himalayan scenery can be seen. It is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage and untouched valley situated in northern Gorkha district of Nepal.

Trip Highlights

  • Mu Gumba, Ganesh Himal Base Camp, Larkya La Pass are the major attractions of this trek.
  • Boudha Himal, Larkya La Peak, Cheo Himal, Kangaroo Himal, Annapunrna II, Himlung Himal, Himalchuli (7893m.), Manaslu 8163m, Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli (7879m.) or (peak 29) and other mountains etc.
  • Machha Khola, Jagat, Philim, Lokpa, Chumling, Chhekampar, Nile / Chule, Namrung, Lho, Samagaun, Tilche places
  • Pass many Buddhist Mane walls, Stupas, Monasteries during the trek
  • Gurung and Nubri people life style , festival, culture
  • Many waterfall, farm terrace, suspension bridges

Tsum Valley Manaslu trek Details

The Tsum Valley Manaslu trek or Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek ascends follow Buri Gandaki River after drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola. Tsum valley (part of the Inner Himalaya) opens from Chhokangparo, where 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 sacrifice to the gods.The Tsum Valley is surrounded by the Buddha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the south, and Sringi Himal to the North. The Tsum valley trekking lies in Manaslu region .This trek can be combined with Larkya La pass 5106m ,The attractive views of Himalchuli (7893m.), Manaslu 8163m, Ganesh Himal, Ngadi Chuli (7879m.) or (peak 29) 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. Fantastic Mountain views, rich culture. Many trekkers would like to trek this part.

Tea house or Lodge has been build in Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek. You can do camping trek as well as tea house trek. If you do tea house trekking, there is simple accommodation and foods are Nepalese dishes.

Outline

Day : Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).

Day : Tsum Valley & Manaslu Permit and trekking gears preparation day

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu to Soti khola,

Day 02: Trek Sotikhola - Machha Khola

Day 03: Trek Machha Khola - Jagat

Day 04: Trek Restricted area Permit entry day at Jagat - Lokpa

Day 05: Trek Lokpa - Chumling

Day 06: Trek Chumling - Chhekampar

Day 07: Trek Chhekampar - Mu Gomba

Day 08: Trek Mu Gomba - Chhekampar

Day 09: Trek Chhekampar - Gumba Lungdang

Day 10: Hike to Ganesh Himal Base Camp back to same place

Day 11: Trek Gumba Lungdang - Ripchet

Day 12: Trek Ripchet - Deng

Day 13: Trek Deng - Namrung

Day 14: Trek Namrung - Samagoan

Day 15: Acclimatization day

Day 16: Trek Samagoan - Samdo

Day 17: Trek Samdo - Dharmasala

Day 18: Trek Dharmasala - Larkya La Pass 5106m day, the highest pass - Bhimthang

Day 19: Trek Bhimthang - Tilije

Day 20: Drive Tilije - Besishahar

Day 21: Drive Besishahar - Kathmandu

Day : Departure from Kathmandu (1350m).

Travel Map
Tsum Valley Manaslu trek Map
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Daily Itinerary

Whats Included?

  • All meals (21 Breakfast, 21 Lunch, 20 Dinner) during trekking with 20 nights Lodge and home stay accommodation during the trek.
  • One English speaking government certificate holder trekking guide and trekkers 2:1 porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine.
  • Manaslu restricted trekking permit and Tsum valley restricted permit.
  • Manaslu / Annapurna Conservation area (MCAP) and (ACAP) permit fee.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
  • Kathmandu-Sotikhola and Besishahar-Kathmandu by Public and Tourist Bus Bus.
  • Tilije - Besishahar by public Jeep.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • Duffel Bag.
  • Fingertip Pulse Oximeter (we use everyday to check your oxygen level and blood pressure in your body to avoid high risk ).
  • Himalaya Trip T-shirt.
  • Local seasonal fresh fruit like orange, apple, Pomegranates etc.
  • 13% Government VAT and Official charge.

Whats not Included?

  • International airfare and visa fee( (15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40).
  • Hotel and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Your Trekking gears.
  • All the drinks such as: coke, beer, mineral water etc.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Tips for the staffs.

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Essential Infos

When Is The Best Time To Do Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek?

We organize this trek every day in whole year. But if you are planning to do this trek at the best time. We recommend you following time.

Winter (December – February): This is coldest time of the year. It will be difficult to trek because of there will be heavy snow.

Spring (March – May): This is best time to trek on Tsum Valley Manaslu trek. You will have wonderful weather with warm temperature. You will also have chances to see the Rhododendron flowers.

Summer (June – August): This is monsoon in Nepal. There is chances of raining every day and it will be cloudy and chances of Landslide. The rain poncho or rain jacket is needed.

Autumn (September – November): This is another best time to do this trek. After the raining season. It will be fresh and clear weather will be appear. It will be warm temperature.


What Kind Of Foods Do We Expect During The Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek ?

The Lodges have Menu; you will have your own choice. The foods are hygienic. But it is not like cities foods. Non-veg food are not recommend. It is not hygienic.

Breakfast: Simple Breakfast (Eggs any item, toast or Tibetan Bread, Pancake, Muesli, Oat Porridge etc.)

Lunch: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy, Chicken curry optional), Macorani , Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Pizza, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.

Dinner: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam,Tomato Hot spicy or pickle, Chicken curry optional), Macorani , Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumpling, Pizza, Friend Rice, Fried Noodles, French fries etc.

Dessert: Fresh Fruit (Apple, orange, pomegranates, Banana with any seasonal fruit) serve as sweet dessert.

Note: All the drinks soft, hot, hard drinks are not included.


Do You Have A Packing List For The Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek ?

Trekking boots (If new boots are purchased, “break them in” to avoid blisters) and spare laces

Hat (Warm),scarf and gloves
Trousers (Warm trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.
Running shoes, sandals or thongs (To wear in the camp at night or when your boots are wet).
Shorts and trousers
Wool-blend socks, liner socks and under wear(three pairs)
Thermal underwear
Sunhat
Fleece jacket
T-shirts (two or three) and long sleeved shirt with collar (long sleeved – shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.)
Laundry soap powder or bar
Toilet paper
Sunscreen (SPF 20+) and lip bal
Sunglasses
Pocket knife
Iodine ,water-purification tablets or filter
Insect repellent ( for lower elevation)
Stuff sacks
Earplugs
Back pack
Sleeping back and silk liner
Water bottle
Torch (flashlight),spare batteries and bulbs
Duffle bag
Down jacket or down vest
Camera ,memory card and battery charger( spare batteries)
Books and magazines
Trekking poles
Quick- drying camp towel
Day pack (This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirements for the day e.g. toilet items,cameras, towel, soap, chocolate bar etc.)
2-4 large plastic bags: to separate clean clothes from dirty ones
Personal medical supplies




Important Note

Available of the trip

We organise small group private trip. If you are 2 or more people in your group, you may book any dates.

Travel Insurance

The travel insurance is need in case of any emergency. It is recommend to have.  If you are doing short  and low elevation trek, you can do normal insurance. But if you are doing high altitude or adventure trek, you should have emergency rescue.

Last Minute booking

Normally, trekkers plan the trip before 3-9 months.  Some trekkers decide the trip in last minutes. It is also possible to book your trek at last minutes. For the Last minutes booking, you need to make a full payment.

Tipping

Tipping is highly expected. Our staffs try their best during the trip. After the trip, Tipping is expected. It is not fixed amount or percentage. We recommend the tipping according to their services.

Safety

When you are travelling, the safety is most important. For the safety of our clients, we trained our guide and porters. They are all register trekking / Tour  / Climbing guide and experience porters.

Extra personal expenses

For the extra expenses, it is good to bring USD / Euro / Pound Sterling or ther currency. You may change to Nepali Rupees (NPR) at Tribhuwan International Airport or near your Hotel in Kathmandu. You will use only Nepali rupees during the trip.

Nepal visa

Accept few countries , you will get on arrival Nepal’s Visa at the Tribhuwan International Airport or Nepal board. I recommend to fill up Nepal Visa online form and bring it with you. It will be faster and easy for you and visa fee is recommended to bring cash US dollar. You can’t pay by using credit card.

Trip extension or Itinerary Disclaimer

We organize small group private trip. The trip extension is possible but you have to figure out when you booking the trip.

Group joing and Fixed departure

Most of the time, we have small group private trip. Group joining or fixed departure will be available only at the clients request. 

Luggage store

You are not taking all the lugguage on the trek. You will take only necessary gears on the trek and rest of the gears, you will store at your Hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara or in our office in Kathmandu. All the Hotels have free luggage store services. It is more convenient to store at your Hotel.

Responsible travel

  • Ask permission to photograph people.
  • Do not remove or purchase antiques, it is illegal.
  • Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
  • Do not anything to disturb environment or wild animals.

Domestic flight

Normally, domestic flight is not on time. If you have international flight with domestic connection flight. It is always better to keep some gaps.

Trek Booking

For the Booking, we need passport copy, passport size photo by email or What's App  and 20% deposit.

Why Himalaya Trip ?

  • Fast response
  • Small group private trek
  • Safety is top priority
  • Recommended on TripAdvisor
  • Tailor made itinerary
  • Seasonal package
  • 200 plus  trekkers take service every year
  • 30-40% repeated customer

 

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