Tsum Valley Trekking   |   17 Days

The Tsum Valley trekking is a great journey to the historical place of ethnic groups in the remote part of Gorkha district. It is surrounded by the beautiful Himalayas as Boudha Himal, Himal Chuli, Ganesh Himal and Sringi Himal.Its border is connected with the Tibet. Tsum is a Tibetan term, means multiple. The thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory, is a historical connection with this village. The trekking in the Tsum Valley leads trekkers to the perfect Himalayan village, which is jeweled with ancient art, culture and religion. Mostly, the local people follow Buddhism, rich in customs and traditions.

Nepal Tsum valley trek requires a special trekking permit because, it is declared as a restricted area. The Buddhist heritage and civilizations are penetrated on the whole Tsum valley trekking trail. It is decorated with Chhortens, Mani walls and stone scripted drawings of Buddhist mantras and prayers. Distinct language, culture and rituals are some of the characteristics of the local people. Once saint Milarepa was supposed to have meditated in this valley. One interesting thing is that polyandry system is still in practice in this area. Naturally, the trail is panoramic with the mountain views of the Ganesh Himal range and the rugged landscape. The area is surrounded by the high passes, the Ngula Dhoj Hyang (5093m) and Yamdro Pass (5326m). Although, it is regarded as a culture trekking in the Tsum Valley, the trek is suitable for all the adventure lovers and enjoys the warm hospitality of ethnic groups. It is virtually untouched culturally distinct.

Tsum Valley Trekking itineraries begin from Aarughat of Gorkha district after a seven hour drive from Kathmandu. Following several ups and down along the Budhi Gandaki River, the trekking heads through the ethnic Gurung settlement. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for the Tsum valley trekking package. Please, contact us for Tsum valley trek information and the perfect service with experienced trekking team.

Trip Highlights of Tsum Valley Trekking

  • Explore the restricted area Tsum Valley.
  • Loaded with natural and cultural attractions.
  • Suitable trek for cultural ethos.
  • Rich Tibetan Buddhist heritages.
  • The trekking trail heads along the Budi Gandaki River.
  • Know the Polyandry system.

The Tsum Valley trekking is a great journey to the historical place of ethnic groups in the remote part of Gorkha district. It is surrounded by the beautiful Himalayas as Boudha Himal, Himal Chuli, Ganesh Himal and Sringi Himal.Its border is connected with the Tibet. Tsum is a Tibetan term, means multiple. The thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory, is a historical connection with this village. The trekking in the Tsum Valley leads trekkers to the perfect Himalayan village, which is jeweled with ancient art, culture and religion. Mostly, the local people follow Buddhism, rich in customs and traditions.

Nepal Tsum valley trek requires a special trekking permit because, it is declared as a restricted area. The Buddhist heritage and civilizations are penetrated on the whole Tsum valley trekking trail. It is decorated with Chhortens, Mani walls and stone scripted drawings of Buddhist mantras and prayers. Distinct language, culture and rituals are some of the characteristics of the local people. Once saint Milarepa was supposed to have meditated in this valley. One interesting thing is that polyandry system is still in practice in this area. Naturally, the trail is panoramic with the mountain views of the Ganesh Himal range and the rugged landscape. The area is surrounded by the high passes, the Ngula Dhoj Hyang (5093m) and Yamdro Pass (5326m). Although, it is regarded as a culture trekking in the Tsum Valley, the trek is suitable for all the adventure lovers and enjoys the warm hospitality of ethnic groups. It is virtually untouched culturally distinct.

Tsum Valley Trekking itineraries begin from Aarughat of Gorkha district after a seven hour drive from Kathmandu. Following several ups and down along the Budhi Gandaki River, the trekking heads through the ethnic Gurung settlement. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for the Tsum valley trekking package. Please, contact us for Tsum valley trek information and the perfect service with experienced trekking team.

Outline Itinerary:

  • 1Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).
  • 2Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing.
  • 3Day 3: Drive to Sotikhola (710m): 8 - 9 hrs
  • 4Day 4: Trek to Maccha Khola (900m): 6 - 7 hrs
  • 5Day 5: Trek to Jagat (1410m): 6 - 7 hrs
  • 6Day 6: Trek to Philim (1560m): 3hrs.
  • 7Day 7: Trek to Chumling (2390m): 4-5 hrs
  • 8Day 8: Trek to Chokangparo - (3010m) 4-5 hrs Trek
  • 9Day 9: Trek to Nile/Chhule, visit Milarepa Piren Phu Cave, 6/7 hrs.
  • 10Day 10: Trek to Mu-Gompa: (3700m) 4 hrs
  • 11Day 11: Trek back to Rachen Gumpa - (3240m) 5 hrs
  • 12Day 12: Trek to Dumje: 6/7 hrs.
  • 13Day 13: Trek to Philim (cross Ripchet): 6/7 hrs.
  • 14Day 14: Trek to Tatopani: 6/7 hrs.
  • 15Day 15: Trek to Soti Khola: 5/6 hrs.
  • 16Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu: 8-9 hours
  • 17Day 17: Final Departure.

Cost Includes

Transport

  • All Airport, Bus Park and Hotel transfers with private vehicles.
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing by private Vehicle.
  • Round Trip Kathmandu –Soti khola –Kathmandu by local bus. (But it can be customized according to your requirement about private vehicles).
  • Drop and Pick up to Nepali restaurant.

Accommodations

  • Kathmandu (3Ns): 2** Category Hotel (But it can be customized according to your requirement about hotel).
  • Tsum Valley Trekking (13Ns): Best Available Lodge Accommodation during treks on twin sharing basis room.

Meals

  • There are multiple selections in meals item in Tsum valley trekking. But, it can be basic and may not have choices in menu some of the rest places.
  • Breakfast: includes full trip.
  • Lunch: During the trekking (14 Lunches)
  • Dinner: During the trekking (13 Dinners)

Guide and Potter

  • English speaking tour guide in Kathmandu valley
  • Trekking Guide leader in mountains.
  • 1 Sherpa potter for 2 trekkers in mountain.

Trekking Package

  • Best Lodge Accommodations Mountain , all meals during trekking, all necessary staff with experienced leader (guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.

Taxes and Entrance Fees

  • All the applicable services charges, government taxes, all necessary paper work and permits (Manaslu conservation area permit, special tsum valley area permit and TIMS Card).

Others

  • Good Vibe Adventure’s t-shirt, Down Jacket, sleeping bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • Good Vibe Adventure offers you Farewell Dinner on last night.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs).
  • Entry fees for city sightseeing.
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water & Hot Drinks Tea and Coffee, Hot Shower, Batteries charge, Heater during the Trek and Sweet things like desert).
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from mountain.
  • Tips for the guide, porter. (Tipping is voluntary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
     
  • Trip Duration 17 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Tour and Trekking
  • Accomodation Lodge Trek
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