Himalayan pilgrimage Tsum Valley

Set off for a journey to applaud the beauty that lies in the eighth highest mountain of the world i.e. Mt. Manaslu along with a hidden gem in the region known as “Tsum” valley. The glittering snow on the apex touching mountain peak is magnificent and the lush and wild landscape of Tsum valley will leave you in awe. Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek is a recently opened trail that has gained attraction of many travel lovers however the travellers in the region are very less owing to its difficult terrain and very simple accommodation facility.

Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek is a delightful journey that lets you walk along the Nepal-Tibet border enjoying the culturally divine highlands settlements and appreciating the artistic monasteries built in those serene and quaint environment. The dense forests in the region can be a home to many rare and endangered animals and the region is completely banned for hunting, fishing and animal slaughtering. You may get a glimpse of Himalayan Thar and Blue Sheep if lucky. Strolling along the rapids of Budhi Gandaki River, Machha Khola and Soti Khola is an amazing experience with the mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal and Hiunchuli on our view.

The biggest achievement of Tsum valley and Manaslu Trek is a climb up to Larkya La Pass which is (5220 metres) which is the highest point of our trek. From here, you can get some fascinating views of mountains like Cheo Himal, Kang Guru, Himlung Himal along with some rare views of Annapurna massif. Enjoy the cultural vibrancy that can be found nowhere but in Tsum valley. Visit Mu Gompa, Rachen Gompa and Nunnery temple to get some insights about Tibetan Buddhist culture. The prayer flags, chortens, Mani walls; everything we encounter on our trail during our journey gives a resemblance of Tibetan Buddhist culture. The lifestyle and tradition of the people residing in the valley is unique and traditional. The people in the region have been able to preserve their uniqueness intact without any influence of outer world till date.

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Itinerary

 Itinerary
Day 01 : Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Day 02 : Preparation for trek and Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Soti Khola (710m/2328ft) via Arughat, duration: 8-9 hrs.
Day 04 : Soli Khola to Machha Khola (900m/2952ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs.
Day 05 : Machha Khola to Philim (1590m/5215ft) Duration: 6 hrs.
Day 06 : Philim to Ripche (2470m/8101ft) Duration: 6 hrs.
Day 07 : Ripche to Nile/Chhule (3360m/11020ft), visit Milarepa Piren Phu Cave, 8-9 hrs.
Day 08 : Nile/Chhule to Mu Gompa (3700m/12136ft), visit Dephyudonma Gompa, 5 hrs
Day 09 : Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa (3240m/10630ft) Duration: 05 hrs.
Day 10 : Trek to Deng (1860m) Duration: 7 - 8 hours walking. Stay overnight at Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).
Day 11 : Trek to Namrung (2900m/9512ft) Duration: 5 hrs.
Day 12 : Namrung to Lho Gham (3180m/10430ft) Duration: 3-4 hrs.
Day 13 : Trek to Samagaon (3500m/11480ft) Duration: 6 hrs.
Day 14 : Acclimatization day at Samagaon
Day 15 : Trek to Dharmashala (4450m/14596ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs.
Day 16 : Trek to Bhimphedi (3590m/11775ft) via Cross Larkya La pass (5220m/17121ft) Duration: 8 hrs.
Day 17 : Trek to Tilje (2300m/7544ft) Duration: 5 hrs.
Day 18 : Trek to Chamje (1410m/4625ft) Duration: 6-7 hrs
Day 19 : Drive to Kathmandu (1337m) Duration: 8 hrs
Day 20 : Farewell

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