Tsum Valley Trekking

Tsum Valley Trekking

Trekking to Tsum valley takes you into the most beautiful and rewarded villages in the Tibet border near by Manaslu mountain, Explore Tsum Valley

17 Days

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Accommodation: Hotel, Home stay

$ 1250 Per Person

Trip Overview

Tsum Valley Trekking

Explore the hidden gems of Manaslu region also known as “Tsum Valley Trekking” that match the 1950th lifestyle Tibetan culture. And, Shamanism believes by local nearby Tibetan border into the Manaslu Conservation Area.

The Tsum Valley is least explored trekking destination in the Manaslu trek route is a cultural gem. Where no trekkers before 2008.  A beautiful valley ringed by the Himalayan giants. Tsum is dotted with sacred highland monasteries.

Highlights of Tsum Valley are:

  • Picturesque drive from Kathmandu to Arughat
  • Exploration of the Tibetan society as well as lifestyle
  • Fairly very easy expedition with no fear of altitude sickness
  • Many Buddhist monasteries
  • Spectacular sights of mountains like Ganesh Himal
  • Lovely alpine, juniper and also rhododendron forests

How to Trek Tsum Valley

The trek to Tsum Valley begins from Kathmandu to Arughat same as the Manaslu Circuit Trek. The way to Tsum area trek traverses through the Manaslu Circuit at Philim towards the Lower Tsum. Since Tsum Valley Trekking is based on Home-stay family lodes trek. Still, this region at times asks to be content with basic arrangements of food and lodges unlike other trekking regions of Nepal. This moderately adventurous trek in Nepal highlights the two biggest monasteries in the region. Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa, which are the schools for young monks and nuns.

The remote land of Tsum valley is also an integral pilgrimage route. Because it is believed that the great Buddhist Guru Milarepa had meditated once on the mountain caves of this valley. Ganesh Himal base camp and Lungden Gompa are the another top notch of Tsum valley trek that is highest point of Tsum Valley hike. The trails of Tsum Valley are one of the best sections of the Great Himalayan Trail of Nepal, which runs at the foothills of the Himalayas from east to west.

Overall, Tsum Valley has wonderful aspects of nature and culture. The trekking caters to the exceptional beauty of alpine nature and rhododendron forests. The views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himalayan Ranges throughout the trails energize trekkers to walk further. Similarly, the cultural aspects of this valley are so authentic that trekkers shed tears on seeing the lifestyle of the people living in the region, which is so close to nomad-ism.

Best time to trek Tsum Valley

March to May and September to December is best time to trek in Tsum Valley and exploring around. However, some people like to trek in Monsoon and winter season as well for special interest like photography, bird watching, wild flowers and volunteering in Mu Gompa and Rechen monastery.

Trip Grading


5/5 - Excellent

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  • Trip Code: NFH21
  • Trip Type: Trekking
  • Start/End: Kathmandu -
  • Group Size: 2-14
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Home stay
  • Best Season:
  • Daily Walking Hour: 5 to 7 Hours

Detailed Itinenary

Arrival in: Kathmandu | Departure from:


What’s Include

  • Airport pickup, drop and all ground transport by private vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast as per itinerary.
  • Trekking Lodge (Tea House) accommodations throughout the trek.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the Manaslu Circuit trek.
  • All necessary paper works for Manaslu Conservation Park Entry Permit and TIMS card.
  • A highly experience and knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government License holder guide with his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport to Arughat/Bashshishar and insurance.
  • Friendly and helpful porters with proper walking equipment, his salary, foods, accommodation and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Comprehensive medical box (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance company).
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Emergency life saver oxygen and mask support.
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicle.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 person group.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in typical Nepalese restaurant.

What’s Not Include

  • International Airfare from and to Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International
  • Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner as per itinerary.
  • Your Personal Expenses and trekking equipment for the trek.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses)
  • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees.
  • Excess baggage more than 12 kg.(If you have extra baggage you can leave in Kathmandu office with full safety)

Departure Dates

The given prices is per person and exclude international flights. Fixed departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable for you, please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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