Tsum Valley Trek is one of the world remotest treks. You will be able to see the majestic surroundings of the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, and Boudha Himal ranges. The people of Tsum Valley belong to Tibetan origin. They have their own culture and religion. They practice the polyandry system in which marrying a girl between all the brothers in a family.
Very little trekkers make it to this high and mysterious hidden valley. This trek used to be a vital trade link junction between Nepal and Tibet. Nowadays, the Tsum valley & Manaslu circuit trial is one of the best trekking destinations of Nepal.
In this Tsum valley trek, we will explore the entire Tsum Valley, which is one of Buddhism’s sacred hidden valleys. You will be able to find old monasteries and thriving communities of monks and nuns. The highlights of this trek are monastery at Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa. Another critical nunnery is at Gumba Lungdang.
We will be starting our journey from Sotikhola, the gateway to any treks in Manaslu including Manaslu circuit trek. The good news is you can also add Manaslu circuit with Tsum valley if you have enough holidays in Nepal. We will be walking up beside the Budhi Gandaki river. As we hike up, we will walk through rhododendron and pine forest. There will be some excellent view of waterfalls along the way.
You will be able to get a clear view of the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Buddha Himal, and entire Manaslu region during your Tsum valley trek. On the way up, we will meet up with the friendly local people.
Tsum Valley Trek Itinerary
|Day 01||Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola||720 m||10 hrs|
|Day 02||Soti Khola to Machha Khola||950 m||6 hrs|
|Day 03||Machha Khola to Jagat||1,370 m||7 hrs|
|Day 04||Jagat to Lokpa||1,830 m||6 hrs|
|Day 05||Lokpa to Chumling||2,285 m||6 hrs|
|Day 06||Chumling to Chekampar||3,020 m||6 hrs|
|Day 07||Chekampar to Nile||3,360 m||6 hrs|
|Day 08||Day Trip to Mu Gompa & back to Chokhongparo||3,700 m||8 hrs|
|Day 09||Chokhongparo to Gumba Lundang||3,200 m||6 hrs|
|Day 10||Day Trip to Ganesh Himal Base Camp||4,200 m||8 hrs|
|Day 11||Gumba Lundang to Lokpa||2,240 m||6 hrs|
|Day 12||Lokpa to Dobhan||1,670 m||7 hrs|
|Day 13||Dobhan to Soti Khola||720 m||6 hrs|
|Day 14||Drive back to Kathmandu||1,400 m||9 hrs|