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Tsum Valley Trek - 18 Days

Tsum Valley Trek
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Tsum Valley Trek situated in Northern Gorkha Nepal. This is hidden and remote valley of Nepal. Tusm Valley takes you into the Panoramic view of the sering Himal, Ganesh Himal, Boudha Himal, Tabsar ,and  Langju Himalayan Ranges. This trek leads you till to Tibetan border.

Manaslu trekking or Manaslu circuit and Tsum valley trek start from Arughat Bazaar. Although Machhi Khola,Jagat,Philim and dispirited from Nayak.

The Valley is drained of the Sardi Khola, which is originates from western Ganesh Himal glacier and southern Sring Himal glaciers. This restrict area opened for tourist since 2008. This valley rich in wildlife,Himalayan Thar,Blue Sheep,Leopard and Langur.

Tusm valley people are belongs to Tibetan Buddhism. Thousands years of old Gumba is most interesting in Tusm Valley trek. Like Mu Gompa,Gumba Lungdang,Rachen Gumba are most impotent in this trek.

Tsum valley Trek is Amazing  trek  through the Rice traces,alpine forests,glacial rivers. peoples are welcoming to Gust and warm Hospitality.Thousands of tourist visit Manaslu but very few are be in this Area,This is Hidden valley in Nepal.

  • Witness majestic views of Ganesh Himal
  • Remote Area lifestyle
  • Explore the exotic Tsum Valley
  • Discover Tibetan Buddhist culture with locals with Tibetan origin in the Tsum Valley
  • Trek into the remote areas of Nepal

 

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Ace vision Treks & Tours who will drop us off at our hotel. After checking in, we take a rest or visit Ace vision Trek & Tour office. We may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and Buddhists shrine (BouddhaNath) which is one of the large Stupas in the world. In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Ace vision Treks & Tours briefs us regarding our trek as well as provides us opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Ace vision Treks & Tours where you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country's food culture. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3
Drive Kathmandu to Arughat (600m/1,968ft) 7-8 hours’ drive

A 7-8 hour's drive from Kathmandu into the western mountains takes us to Arughat. Our trek starts point. Arughat is a major town in the region and is divided in two parts with the Budhi Gandaki River flowing between them. Overnight at Arughat. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 4
Arughat to Soti Khola (700m/2,296ft): 5-6 hours

We cross the bridge over Budhi Gandaki and begin our trek from the western part of Arughat. We follow the stone-paved street north through the bazaar. We pass through the hydro- electric power plant, fields of rice and millet to Mangaltar, and through forests we arrive at Shanti Bazar. The trail to Budhi Gandaki valley now becomes steeper and the trek more difficult as we cross the Arkhet Khola on a suspension bridge, passing the shops of Arkhet Bazar. Descend to a high, cascading waterfall making a long steep slog up a ridge to Kuerepani. Then from here the trail descends to Soti Khola. Overnight stay at the campsite at Soti Khola. Overnight at Soti Khola. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 5
Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (870m/2,952ft): 6-7 hours

Cross the bridge and trek through the beautiful Sal forests, then climb onto a ridge above huge rapids on the Budhi Gandaki. The rocky trail then weaves its way up and down, past two tropical waterfalls on a steep, rocky trail clinging to the side of a cliff. It eventually makes its way down and past a few rice terraces, then up and around to the Gurung village of Labubesi. Climb behind a rocky outcrop, where the valley opens and the Budhi Gandaki meanders among wide gravel bars. Drop to the sandy river bed and walk along rounded stones before climbing over a side ridge. Head down again to the river and traverse to Machha Khola village. Overnight at Machha Khola. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 6
Maccha Khola to Jagat (2340m/7676ft): 6-7 hours

The narrow trail makes some minor ups and downs and eventually crosses the Tharo Khola, flowing in a rocky ravine, then reaches Khorlabesi. After a few more ups & downs there is a small trailside hotspring, from where we reach to Tatopani. From the Hot spring we climb over another ridge, then cross the Budhi Gandaki on a suspension bridge. Climb on a wide, well-crafted staircase, then across a landslide and over a ridge to Dobhan. Crossing a suspension bridge over the Dobhan Khola, the trail climbs on a rugged trail to Duman. Ascending up again to the Budhi Gandaki, we reach at Yaru Khola. Crossing a suspension bridge over the Yaru Khola we climb the stone stairs and then drop to the river and again climb more stone stairs to Tharo Bharyang. Cross to the west bank of the budhi gandaki, climb over a ridge, and trek along the river then climb towards the village of Jagat. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 7
Jagat to Chisopani (1660m/5,445ft): 3-4 hours

After completing with the ACAP procedure, we climb over a rocky ridge to Salleri, and then descend to Sirdibas. The valley widens a bit as the trail continues up to Ghatta Khola. Continue upstream to a long simple hanging bridge. Climb up to Philim, a large gurung village. Philim valley is well known for Japanese made school and police station. Walk past Philim to the north across a forest with the views of the narrowing valley we reach Chisopani. Overnight at Chisopani. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 8
Chisopani to Chumling (2,386m/7,827ft): 6 - 7 hours

After Ekle Bhatti cross the gorge and half an hour walk in the right side we get to see the big and beautiful waterfall and enter the pine tree forests. Descend down to trail going to the Tsum Valley. Climb through pine and rhododendron forests. Enjoy the views of Himalchuli mountains at 7893m and Boudha Himal from Lokpa, a small beautiful village. Pass Lokpa, descend half an hour towards Lungwa khola and climbing jick jack difficult trail further two hours north through pines and rhododendrons we reach Gumlung. Crossing the Siyar Khola, finally arrive at Chumling, from where we can view Shringi Himal. Visit the old Chumling gompa, and the stone streets of the village. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 9
Chumling to Chokhangparo (3,010m/9,903ft): 4-5 hours

Cross the suspension bridge onto the opposite bank. Enjoy the great views of Ganesh Himal. Walk past Rainjam to Serpu Khola crossing another bridge we arrive at the Gho Village. Another continues 2 hours climb to Tsum takes us to the village of Chhokangparo. Weather permitting; enjoy the views of Himalchuli at 7893 meters and Ganesh Himal at7140m. Overnight at Chokhangparo. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 10
Chokhangparo to Nile (3,361m/11,058ft): 5-6 hours

While climbing above Chokhangparo, better to be careful of altitude problems. Walk past Lamagaon crossing rope suspension bridge to the Rachen Gompa, which is also well known as Nunnery Gompa too. We make a small visit and then we cross the Shiar Khola. Continue walking through the well managed villages Lar (micro hydro power), Phurbe and Pangdun. Leaving old historic Stupa of Bhudda in a way crossing the village of Chhule, climb upstream and cross the bridge to finally arrive at Nile. If you consider we can make your visit to a famous monastery of Chhule which is located in the top of area. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 11
Mu Gompa, sightseeing

Today we make a sightseeing of the whole Mu Gompa Region. Mu Gompa is the largest monastery in the region. The Gompa lies at the highest and most remote part of the Tsum Valley. After exploring the Mu Gompa area, you may also consider the option of getting to the base of Pika Himal (4865m). Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 12
Mu Gompa to Burgi Village (3,245m/10644ft) via Milarepa cave: 5 hours

Trek back through Chhule and Phurbe, on the east bank of the Shiar Khola. Finally we arrive at Burgi village. The Burgi village is a small beautiful village. Climb up to the Milarepa's Cave Milarepa Cave (piren phu) is known for its mesmerizing glimpses of Poshyop Glacier, Kipu Himal and Churke Himal.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 13
Burgi village -Chumling (2,386/7,827ft): 5-6 hours

Continue trekking watching the greenery of nature and descend down to Chhokang Paro again. From their continue descending to Gho. Descending further, we arrive at the bridge over the Sarpu Khola. Trekking along the lower Tsum Valley takes you to again Chumling. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 14
Chumling to Philim (1,570m/5,103ft): 6-7 hours

The trail continues to Lokpa. After lunch south on a flat trail we move ahead. Enjoy the gorgeous Samba Falls. Finally arrive at Philim after 6 or 7 hours long trekking. A trail passes through the Phillim village that leads to the Ganesh Himal Base Camp. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 15
Philim to Khorlabesi(970m/3182ft: 6-7 hours

Trek starts today from Philim to Khorlabesi via Jagat and Tatopani. Descend down to Sirdibas and we finally reach to Jagat. Further descend takes us to Yaruphant. The arid Tibetan climate now gives way to subtropical green vegetation. Continue trekking to Dobhan. Finally arrive at Tatopani. There is a hot spring at Tatopani. If interested, you may dip yourself in the hot spring and relax your tired muscles by soaking yourself in the hot spring. If not continue walking up and down from Tatopani to reach Khorlabesi, our rest place for the day. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 16
Khorlabesi to Soti Khola (700m/2,296ft): 6-7 hours

The trail crosses the Tharo Khola flowing in a rocky ravine. Head down again to the river and traverse to Machha Khola village. Walk along the Budhi Gandaki River to reach to Gurung village of Labubesi. Pass the two waterfalls on a steep rocky trail on the side of a cliff. We then reach Khursane. Walk along the ridge above Budhi Gandaki and cross the Sal forests. Finally, cross the bridge to arrive at Soti Khola. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 17
Soti Khola to Arughat to Kathmandu (1300m/1,968ft): Walk 4 hours and drive 7-8 hours

Climb up to the ridge of Kyorpani. Descend down to the cascading waterfall. Trekking further arrive at Arkhet. Cross the Arkhet Khola. We are now leaving the Budhi Gandaki Valley. Arrive at Sante Bazaar; pass through the forests to Mangaltar. Finally, passing by the hydroelectric plant following the stone streets, we arrive at the Arughat Bazar. Back to Kathmandu along the banks of the Marsyangdi and Trishuli rivers with splendid views of green hills, mountains, farming terraces and villages on both sides of the road. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, we will have a farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 18
Final departure

Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! Ace vision Treks & Tours representative will take us to the airport approximately three hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal. Included meals: Breakfast

THE PRICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse accommodation during the trek. Deluxe accommodation for 2 nights in Kathmandu, in Tourist Hotels on twin/king basis with breakfast included.
  • Food: Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) During trek, & Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • Transportation: Kathmandu-Arughat-Kathmandu by Private vehicle. Airport transfer by private vehicle.
  • Documents: Trekking permit of Tusm Valley Special ,and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Human Resource: A professional & experience English Speaking Guide & one porter (20/22kg) per two trekkers. All expenses (wages, accommodation, meals, transportation, and insurance) of the Guide & Porters are covered.
  • Tax/Service Charge: we assure you of no hidden charges later in the day. Fees, service charges,& taxes are fixed.

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Beverages or food bought at will.
  • Personal expenses (battery-charging fees, Hot shower, Photography,
  • Wifi, Laundry, Phone calls etc).
  • Tips for Guides and porters.
  • Travel insurance and Nepal visa fee.
  • All expenses not mentioned in inclusions

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Price From USD$1,499 USD$1,299/person
1,299
Total $ 1,299 USD

Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • Min 2
  • 3700 Meters
  • 19
  • Advance
  • March-May September-November
  • Three meals a day(Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner) During trek, & Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Basic tea house accommodation during the trek. Deluxe accommodation for 3 nights in Kathmandu, in Tourist Hotels on twin/king basis

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