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Tsum Valley Trek

Tsum Valley Trek

Trip Overview

Another prefect trekking route from northern Gorkha district of Nepal to the Tibet border is called Tsum Valley Trek or Chhum Valley Trek. Tsum Valley trek area represents unique culture of Tibetan Buddhism, ancient art, inhabitant religions, Gompas (Buddhist Monasteries), thousands of Mani Walls, Chortens, mountains, beautiful landscape and wildlife. It is also popular as “The Scared Himalayas Pilgrimage Valley”.  Tsum Valley is surrounded by the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Buddha Himal and Himal Chuli. The Upper Tsum Valley is prohibited to animal slaughter, so that’s way its costume make it Scared Himalayas Pilgrimage Valley.
Trek start with drive from Kathmandu to Arughat to Soti Khola and trek to Lokpa through passing terrace fields, villages to villages, shearing local experiences, crossing suspensions bridge and Budhigandaki river sides enter to Tsum Valley. This trek can combine with Manasulu Trek or end same way bake Arughat to Kathmandu. This trek is pure nature of beauty and good

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (540m), Drive by Land Curser or Local Bus
Day 04: Arughat Bazaar to Soti Khola (730m), Trek 7 hrs
Day 05: Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 06: Machhi Khola to Doban (1150m), Trek 6 hrs
Day 07: Doban to Philim (1570m), Trek 6.30 hrs
Day 08: Philim to Chumling (2386m) (Lower Tsum), Trek 7 hrs
Day 09: Chumling to Chhokongparo (3010m) (Upper Tsum), Trek 5 hrs
Day 10:  Chhokongparo to Nile/Chhule (3350m) via exploring MilarepaPiren Phu Cave on the way, Trek 5 hrs
Day 11: Nile/Chhule to Mu Gompa (3700m) via exploring Dhepyudomma Gompa (4060m), Trek 4 hrs
Day 12: Exploring Day
Day 13: Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa (3240m), Trek 5 hrs
Day 14: Rachen Gompa to Dumje (2440m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 15: Dumje to Philim (1570m), 6-7 hrs
Day 16: Philim to Tatopani (975m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 17: Tatopani to Soti Khola (720m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 18: Soti Khola to Arughat (540m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Day 19: Arughat to Kathmandu, Drive by Land Curser or Local Bus
Day 15: Leisure Day
Day 16: Final departure onward destination."Farewell"

Service Cost Includes on

Service Cost Includes on

  • All Airport – Hotel – Airports pick up and drop transfer by privet vehicle
  • All ground transportations by tourist bus or privet Vehicle depend of group size
  • Four night’s accommodation with breakfast at budget hotel to star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • A full day Kathmandu Valley sight seen tour including tour guide, all entrance fees and privet vehicle
  • Full board meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Diner) during Tsum Valley Trek on the Camp, also possible to do lodge or tea house in Tsum Valley and Full board meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Diner) during Tsum Valley Trek on tea house accommodation or Home Stay
  • Accommodation during trek tented on Camping trek. But if you wish to do tea house trek then best available twin sharing lodge or tea house accommodation or Home Stay during Tsum Valley Trek
  • An experienced English speaking trek leader or trekking guide, assistant trek guide (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and needed Sherpa porters to carry luggage and camping gear (2 trekkers: 1 porter) with including their salary, insurance, equipment, transportations, food and lodging. For Camping trek needed more crew and Sherpa porters
  • Down jackets, sleeping bags and trekking pole (Down jackets & sleeping bags are returnable)
  • First aid medical kit
  • Trekking map and Visit Nepal Adventure T-shirts
  • Special permit from Immigration to Tsum Valley, Mnasulu Conservations Area Project Permits fee (Please bring 6 passport size photos for Permits) or if you book this package through mail the you can sand us you Passport with Nepal valid VISA and Picture via scanned to our mail
  • Emergency co-operative service incase of you needed
  • Farewell dinner with traditional dance show
  • Entire administration and local taxes

Service Cost does not Includes on

  • Nepal Visa fees on your airport arrival (You should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size picture)
  • Personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, personal transportation incase of needed, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu than above itinerary
  • Your Lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (This apply also early come back from trek then the fixed itinerary)
  • International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
  • Tips for guides and porters /Donations
  • Rescue insurance and Travel insurance

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Welcomed and Pick up by our airport representative and escort to your hotel. Our airport representative will explain the daily program upon arrival. Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation
Guided Sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley including: Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (540m), Drive by Land Curser or Local Bus
Morning after breakfast, we drive to Arughat Bazaar by Land Curser or Local Bus through exploring Nepalese country side that offer green hills, river, farms. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 04: Arughat Bazaar to Soti Khola (730m), Trek 7 hrs

Trek to Soti Khola with easy walk hilly up and down through passing Gurung and Mager villages, passing seasonal crops fields and waterfalls. But, there is possibility to drive till to Soti Khola after Arughat by private Land rover during best season. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house
 
Day 05: Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Today walk 6-7 hours with normal local trail to Machha Khola. Machha Khola means Fish River and it’s located just over the stream. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 06: Machhi Khola to Doban (1150m), Trek 6 hrs
Trail to Yaru Phat, several steep ascend and descents through exploring country hill side, crossing and passing rivers and passing several settlements. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 07: Doban to Philim (1570m), Trek 6.30 hrs
Trek for today start with rugged trail with up and down continue to Philim through passing jungle and dramatically stunning view of Srigri Himal. Philim is a large numbers of Gurung villages with millet and corn fields. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 08: Philim to Chumling (2386m) (Lower Tsum), Trek 7 hrs

Today trek continue flowing along the way to Buddhi Gandaki River until the way combined to the left Manasulu Trek and to the right Tsum Valley and head up to over ridge to Ganesh Himal Base Camp and continue to Chumling. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 09: Chumling to Chhokongparo (3010m) (Upper Tsum), Trek 5 hrs
Trek to Chhokongparo continue walk to inner Himalaya part of Upper Tsum Valley. Chhokongparo is open valley with flat lands of two different villages Chhokong and Paro. From the valley, the Ganesh Himal range can be seen directly to the south where it provides spectacular views of the Baudha Himal and Himal chuli peaks to the south-west. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 10:  Chhokongparo to Nile/Chhule (3350m) via exploring MilarepaPiren Phu Cave on the way, Trek 5 hrs
Trail continues to Nile/Chhule via exploring sacred Milarepa Piren Phu Cave on the way to the north of Upper Tsum Valley. This is the last town on the Tsum Valley Trekking. Nile is on the western side about 20minutes walk from Chhule. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 11: Nile/Chhule to Mu Gompa (3700m) via exploring Dhepyudomma Gompa (4060m), Trek 4 hrs
Trek to Mu Gompa gradually ascends from Nile/Chhule, but befor Mu Gompa comes Dhepyudoma Gompa witch is the oldest Gompa from Tsum Valeey and Mu Gompa is the largest monastery from this region and it build on 1895 AD at the 3510m altitude. This monastery holds totally history of Avalokiteshwara, images of Guru Tara and Padmasambhava. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 12: Exploring Day
Today we will explore around Mu Gompa and close view of Pika Himal, Tibetan peaks and Ganesh Himal rang.  Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 13: Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa (3240m), Trek 5 hrs
After 5 hours foothill walk arrives at Rachen Gompa, this is the largest nunnery from Tsum Valley region and this place hold history from 1905 AD. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 14: Rachen Gompa to Dumje (2440m), Trek 6-7 hrs
6-7 hrs Trek to Dumje, it is small village with few number of houses. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 15: Dumje to Philim (1570m), 6-7 hrs

Trek continues to Philim through exploring most beautiful waterfall, nature and culture. Just before drop down from Lokpa to Philim possibal to combing Tsum Valley with Manasulu Circuit trek. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 16: Philim to Tatopani (975m), Trek 6-7 hrs

After 6-7 hrs trails, you will reach at Tatopani. This is the place of natural hot spring and you can relive your pain and tiredness in the hot spring. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 17: Tatopani to Soti Khola (720m), Trek 6-7 hrs
Trek from Tatopani to Soti Khol through exploring nature and passing trace fields. From hear you can drive back to Kathmandu with land rover, but only with good season. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 18: Soti Khola to Arughat (540m), Trek 6-7 hrs

If you have to walk, it’s another 6-7 hrs trek to Arughat through passing trace fields and several settlements by trail side. Overnight at Tented Camp or guest house or tea house

Day 19: Arughat to Kathmandu, Drive by Land Curser or Local Bus
Morning after breakfast, we drive to Kathmandu by Land Curser or Local Bus through exploring Nepalese country side that offer green hills, river, farms. Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 20: Leisure Day

Leisure day in Kathmandu, Overnight at hotel on B/B board basic

Day 21: Final departure onward destination."Farewell"
Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination. In case of if you stay longer in Nepal.  It is possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting, wildlife safari and other adventures activities. Also possible to customized your itinerary according to your duration of holidays in Nepal and itinerary are subject to change due to weather, route conditions, local politics, transport or and other factors of beyond our control. We would do our best.

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Your Program Duration = 4 Nights in City + Trek 16N/17 Days

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