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    Tsum Valley with Manaslu Trek

    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Durations
      20 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Mx.altitude
    • Group Size
      Min. 2 Pax
    • Best Time
      March - May & Sept - Nov

    Trip Overview

    Imagine setting out on a 20-day adventure, traversing through the heart of the Himalayas, with breathtaking scenery unfolding at every turn. The Tsum Valley with Manaslu Trek is a journey that will test your limits physically and mentally. But in the end, you'll emerge as a changed person.

    As you embark on this epic journey, the excitement builds up inside you, knowing that you're about to experience something truly remarkable. You'll walk on a less traveled path, delving deep into the Tsum Valley. This is where the mystical landscape remains unspoiled by modern civilization.

    Each day, you'll be rewarded with sweeping views of snow-capped peaks and ancient monasteries perched high in the mountains. But beware, the trek's rugged terrain will put you to the test.

    So, hurry and book this trek with us. We welcome you to set out on this adventure. You just need to send us an inquiry. And we will plan everything for you.

    Highlights of Tsum Valley with Manaslu Trek

    • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. You will visit some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this tour.
    • Get on a lovely drive to Machha Khola to initiate your adventure. You’ll witness the rural countryside life on this drive.
    • Hike through some of the most remote and rugged terrains in the Himalayas. And feel a sense of adventure and exploration.
    • Admire the breathtaking landscapes with spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.
    • Pass through several traditional villages, where you can experience the unique culture and traditions of the local people.
    • Experience a pristine and untouched landscape with limited crowds and a sense of exclusivity.
    • Have the opportunity to spot some of the rare wildlife, including Himalayan tahr, musk deer, and blue sheep, during their trek.
    • Visit several historical sites, including ancient monasteries and gompas, such as the Rachen Gompa and Mu Gompa. You can get a glimpse into the rich history and culture of the area.
    • Cross several suspension bridges that are suspended high above the roaring rivers, providing a thrilling experience.
    • Try the unique cuisine of the region, including traditional dishes such as dal bhat, momos, and thukpa.

    Route Overview

    As you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you’ll be greeted by our enthusiastic staff. He’ll then take you to the hotel in Kathmandu. As there’s nothing planned for the evening, you can either unwind after a long flight or explore the nearby markets.

    A sightseeing tour is arranged before you embark on your Tsum Valley adventure. The adventure starts with a drive to Machha Khola. From here, you’ll begin your walking journey. You will trek through various villages and towns like Jagat, Chisopani, Chumling, Chokhangparo, Nile, Mu Gompa, and Deng. You’ll gradually gain altitude as you progress toward the Larkya La Pass.

    The trek also includes acclimatization days to help your body adjust to the altitude. These days will be spent in Samagaon, where you can explore the surrounding area and enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas.

    After completing the trek to Samdo and Dharmashala, you will embark on the challenging journey of crossing the Larkya La Pass. The pass is located at an altitude of 5,160 meters and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

    After crossing the pass, you will trek to Bhimphedi and then to Tilje, where you will take a jeep to Dharapani. From there, you will drive back to Kathmandu, and your adventure will come to an end.

    Best Time For The Adventure

    Are you confused about choosing the perfect date for this adventure? Let us help you with that.

    The best time to undertake this trekking route is during the autumn (September to November) season. During this time, the skies are generally clear, and the weather is dry, making it an ideal time for trekking in the Himalayas. The temperature during the day is pleasant, making it comfortable for trekking, while the nights can be chilly, so it is advisable to carry warm clothing.

    Another suitable time for this trek is during the spring (March to May) season. During this time, the weather is mild, and the rhododendrons are in full bloom, adding color to the surrounding hillsides.

    It is not advisable to undertake the Tsum Valley with Manaslu trek during the monsoon season. The heavy rainfall during this time can cause landslides and make the trails dangerous and impassable. Winter can be an option for experienced trekkers. However, the trekking routes can be challenging during this season due to the cold and snowy conditions.

    Difficulty Level

    Do you want to know how difficult the journey can get? Well, let's cover that in this section.

    The Tsum Valley with Manaslu Trek can be considered strenuous due to its high altitude and rugged terrain. The trek involves long days of hiking through remote and challenging terrain, crossing high-altitude mountain passes.

    The Larkya La Pass, which stands at an altitude of 5,160 meters, is the highest point of the trek. Crossing the pass requires a good level of physical fitness and endurance. It can be challenging due to its steep ascent and descent. Altitude sickness may occur during the trek. But don’t worry! We have prepared the itinerary with enough acclimatization days.

    What Are The Alternative Treks

    We understand that everyone wants to look at their options before choosing the right adventure. Hence, we will discuss the alternative treks in this section.

    The first is the 15-day Manaslu Circuit Trek, which takes hikers on a round tour around the Manaslu region. This trek provides an opportunity to experience the stunning scenery, unique culture, and fascinating traditions of the region.

    Alternatively, hikers can opt for the 18-day Tsum Valley trip, which is a pristine and restricted area in the Manaslu region. This trek provides a chance to explore the hidden valleys, remote villages, and breathtaking landscapes of the Tsum Valley.

    And with this, we’ve reached the end of the overview. If you want to book this trip, send us an inquiry. Hurry Up!


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    Cost Includes

    • All ground transportation by private vehicle, including airport transfers
    • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
    • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
    • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide, porter (1 porter for 2 people), and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
    • Manaslu and Tsum Valley special trekking permits and Annapurna and Manaslu conservation fees.
    • Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking
    • Duffle bag for trekking
    • Nepal Hiking Team T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate
    • First aid medical kit
    • Government taxes and office service charge

    Cost Excludes

    • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary.’
    • Travel Insurance
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa
    • Cold drinks, bottled or boiled water, snacks, and other personal expenses
    • Hot shower during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

    Cost and Date

    June, 2023