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Tsum Valley Trek - 15 Days

Tsum Valley Trek
  • Stunning off-the-beaten trail
  • Majestic views of Ganesh, Sringi and Boudha Himal
  • Unique culture and traditions of the Buddhist people
  • Sacred monasteries, gompas, chortens and mani walls
  • Virgin trail with Home Stay facility

Tsum is derived from the Tibetan word ‘Tsombo’, which means vivid. Tsum Valley traditionally was a culturally distinct geographical region known as ‘Tsum Tso Chucksums’, which means thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory and lies in Gorkha district of Nepal. Tsum Valley is recently opened for foreign tourists. It has a unique importance in cultural aspect. The monasteries and the traditions are the major attractions of the valley. Due to its pristine state and remoteness, the unique culture of this valley has remained unspoiled for centuries.

It is situated at an altitude from 1,905 meters (6,250ft) at Lokpa to over 5,093 meters (16,710ft) at Ngula Dhojhyang Pass on the Tibetan border having an area of about 1,663 sq.km. Tsum Valley popularly known as the "Hidden Valley" surrounded by the Baudha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the south and Sringi Himal to the north. The valley includes two remote villages, Chhekampar (Upper Tsum) and Chumchet (Lower Tsum). The valley is yet untouched to the modern world.

Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat then to Soti Khola (700m/2,296ft).

Day 2
Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (870m/2,054ft).

Day 3
Trek Machha Khola to Jagat ((1,340m/4,396ft).

Day 4
Trek Jagat to Lokpa (2,240m/7,349ft).

Day 5
Trek Lokpa to Chumling (2,386m/7,828ft).

Day 6
Trek Chumling to Chhokangparo (3,031m/9,944ft).

Day 7
Trek Chhokangparo to Nile (3,361m/11,027ft).

Day 8
Trek Nile to Mu Gompa (3,700m/12,140ft).

Day 9
Rest day at Mu Gompa.

Day 10
Trek Mu Gompa to Rachhen Gompa (3,240m/10,630ft).

Day 11
Trek Rachhen Gompa to Dumje (2,440m/8,005ft).

Day 12
Trek Dumje to Lokpa (2,240m/7,349ft).

Day 13
Trek Lokpa to Dobhan (1,070m/3,510ft).

Day 14
Trek Dobhan to Soti Khola.

Day 15
Drive Soti Khola to Arughat then to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes:

  • Tsum Valley special trekking permit
  • Manaslu Conservation Area permit
  • Three meals (B/L/D) a day on trekking from teahouse/lodge or village kitchens
  • Accommodations at teahouse/lodge or village homes (Home Stay) in the mountains
  • An English speaking Trekking Guide
  • A porter shared between two trekkers
  • Staff insurance, salary, food, accommodation and their transportation
  • Kathmandu-Soti Khola-Kathmandu overland transfers by bus
  • First aid kit box
  • A farewell Nepali dinner with live culture program

Cost Excludes:

  • Bar and beverages bills, bottled water
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Personal cloths and equipment such as sleeping bag, jacket, boots etc.
  • Insurance for accidental, medical and evacuation
  • Tips to the staff
  • International Airfare and Taxes

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  • Bird Watching in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
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  • Bungy Jumping / Canyoning / Paragliding / Ultralight Flight
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Trip Facts

  • Drive in/out KTM-Soti Khola-KTM
  • Minimum 2 Pax
  • 3,700 meters
  • Medium-Hard