Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

Trip Days

16 days

Max Height

3,700m

Difficulty

Hard

Starting Price

$ 1450



Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek could be a unique adventurous trekking route around the Manaslu region. Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek offers beautiful Himalayan views of Mt Manaslu(8163m), Mt Dhaulagiri(8167m), Mt Annapurna (8091m), and other 23 mountain peaks, beautiful landscape, lush valley, and mixed Nepalese culture. Tsum comes from the Tibetan word ‘Tsombo’ which implies vivid. The Manaslu Conservation Area could be a restricted area that was unfolded to the general public about 20 years ago.

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is lying between the Baudha Himal, Chule to the west, Spring Himal to the north, and Ganesh Himal to the south traditionally Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek was a culturally distinct, geographic area called ‘Tsum Iso Chuksum’ which suggests thirteen provinces ruled as one territory. Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is wall protected by the Manaslu conservation area which may be a gateway to determine protected flora and fauna, including species, ‘snow leopard’. The best time to try and do the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is between the months of October and December and therefore the next best is from March to May.

We began our 16- days pleasure trip in Kathmandu with visits to UNESCO world heritage sites before heading to one of the simplest treks in Himalayan of Nepal “Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek”.

Aarohi Holiday arranges the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek with complete management, please be happy to contact us for more details

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,345m) at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA)
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, we offer you pick up facility from the airport and manage your stay at the most comfortable hotel in the city. You get to meet the team of trekkers and together we prepare for the trek.

Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley (1,350m)
Today would be the most exhilarating day where you will be introduced to the most pious Hindu and Buddhist religious places that are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage sites and elucidates you to the entire mysticism over its existence Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Patan Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath stupa.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Aarughat Bazaar (620m) by bus
A westward 70km scenic drive along the Prithvi Highway, through the forested Middle Hills, leads to Malekhu. A 30km secondary tarred road heads north, over the Trisuli Nadi, towards Dhading Besi and a rutted 35km dirt road northwest to Arughat on the Budhi Gandaki.

Day 4: Aarughat Bazaar to Soti Khola (700m)
We set off early today for Sotikhola. While traveling, we enjoy beautiful views of the Nepalese countryside along with the mountain sceneries. We go through a paved road from Kathmandu to Dhading Bensi, the district headquarter of Dhading (1050m) but the drive from Dhading Bensi to Arughat will be on a difficult road. While reaching Arughat, a major town in the region we drive further towards Sotikhola.

Day 5: Soti Khola to Machha Khola (870m)
While crossing the bridge, we trek through the wonderful Sal forests, then move onto a ridge above huge rapids on the Budhi Gandaki. The trek continues 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. We further climb behind a rocky outcrop, where the valley opens up and the Budhi Gandaki meanders among huge gravel bars. Dropping to the sandy river bed, we walk along with rounded stones before climbing over a side ridge. We head down again to the river and cross another suspension bridge to reach Machha Khola village.

Day 6: Machhakhola to Jagat (1,340m)
The small stream makes some minor ups and downs and eventually crosses the Tharo Khola and reaching Khorlabesi. After a few more moving upwards and downwards we come across a small Hotspring in Tatopani. From the hot spring, we climb over another ridge, and then we cross the Budhi Gandaki on a suspension bridge. During this period, we climb on a big, well-crafted staircase, then across a landslide and over a ridge to Dobhan. While 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. After crossing the west bank of the Budhi Gandaki, we climb over a ridge, trek along the river and then climb towards the village of Jagat.

Day 7: Jagat to Lokpa (2,240m)
Today we trek 6 hours from Jagat to Lokpa. We pass through the rocky ridge to Salleri and descend to Sirdibas. The trek continues up to Ghatta Khola. We trek further upstream to a simple suspension bridge and climb up to Philim, a large Gurung village. From Philim to the north across a forest with a beautiful view, we reach Lokpa. Overnight stay at Lokpa.

Day 8: Lokpa to Chumling (2,420m)
Today, we trek for about 5 hours after breakfast heading to Chumling. We trek through small Buddhist villages with fewer inhabitants, a monastery, and picturesque views of Mt Ganesh Himal. We descend through green forests, cross bridges, and climb stairs. We ascend north through pine forests and steep slopes. We cross the wooden bridge of Shiar Khola where the bridge is dangerous. Overnight stay at Chumling.

Day 9: Chumling to Chokhangparo (3,010m)
Crossing the suspension bridge onto the opposite bank, we enjoy great views of Ganesh Himal. Walking by Rainjam to Serpu Khola crossing another bridge we arrive at the Gho Village. After continuing 2 hours of a climb to Tsum takes us to the village of Chhokangparo. Weather permitting, we can enjoy beautiful views of Himalchuli at 7893 meters and Ganesh Himal at 7140m.

Day 10: Chokhangparo to Nile (3,361m)
Today, we will trek around 4-5 hours to reach the Nile, which is 3,361m above sea level. We cross the last village Shiar Khola. On the way, we trek by rocky cliffs near the village of Burji and visit the Piren Phu cave, which is one of the holiest caves adorned with murals painted and carvings on stones. The cave offers a magnificent view of Shiar Khola. We also visit Rachen Gumba and enjoy the beautiful settlements covered by agricultural land. Overnight stay at the Nile.

Day 11: Nile to Mu Gompa (3,700m) and back to the Nile
Today, we hike to Mu Gompa, which takes about 4 hours to reach and 2-3 hours to return from Mu Gompa to Nile. We trek by mountain views and chortens. Mu Gompa is the highest and most remote part of the Tsum Valley. We observe the daily routines of monks and breath-taking views of the Tibet border. After visiting Mu Gompa, we will return to the Nile. Overnight stay at the Nile.

Day 12: Nile to Chumling (2,420m)
Today, we trek 5 to 6 hours from the Nile to Chumling. After breakfast, we descend the trail. We will be exploring different pine and fir forests and many types of wildlife. Overnight stay at Chumling.

Day 13: Chumling to Jagat (1,440m)
Today, after breakfast, we descend from Chumling to Jagat, which takes about 5 to 6 hours. On the way, we explore Gurung Village and waterfalls. Overnight stay at Jagat.

Day 14: Jagat to Machhakhola (869m)
Today, after breakfast, it takes 5 to 6 hours to reach Machhakhola. On the way, we will cross different villages of Gurung and Brahmin. We enjoy the natural beauty of crystal clear waterfalls. Overnight stay at Machhakhola.

Day 15: Machhakhola to Kathmandu via Sotikhola (700m)
Today, early in the morning, we trek for 3 hours from Machhakhola to Sotikhola. Once we reach Sotikhola, we drive to Arughat and back to Kathmandu. There will be a farewell dinner (Nepali Food) to celebrate the successful completion of our journey. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Final Departure
Your wonderful adventure in Nepal comes to an end today. We wish you all the best. A representative from Aarohi Holiday Pvt Ltd will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

What's included ?

Pick up and drop off from and to International airport.

3 night hotel in Kathmandu (first two nights and last one night)

One porter for each two people

Annapurna conservation Area Permit

Manaslu Conservation area Permit

Manaslu Special Permit

Accommodation in tea houses twin sharing (private room/ Shared bathroom)

3 Meals a day – breakfast, lunch, Dinner during the trek (Anything from the munu)

Sightseeing tour car A/C with driver.

Farewell dinner at Nepalese cultural restaurant after the trek in Kathmandu.

All taxes and Company service charges

What's excluded ?

Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)

International airfare to and from Kathmandu

Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu

Monument sites entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu

Excess baggage charges

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and earlier return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Travel and rescue insurance

Personal expenses (phone calls, internet / Wi-Fi, laundry, bar bills – tea/coffee, hot chocolate, juice, beer, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower etc.)

Tips for guides and porters (Tipping are expected, but not compulsory).

Notices/Events/Info?

Info
  • 1 Meals and drinking in Trek
  • The meals are included in our package which is taken in lodges. We will get breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnights. Our guide will choose and stop for lunch on the available place for every day on a trek. We will request you to bring water and use medicine and drink freely or therefore you can also have options of buying purification water bottled or boiled water in every place as well

  • 2 Medicines and first kits
  • Proper medicines and first aid kits are very essential for trekking. You might get physically hurt at high altitudes is easy due to the terrain and change in atmosphere. Unsuspecting trekker must always be prepared for any adversities that they could face even while walking through easiest trek some of the most essential items anyone must have in their first aid kit are below

    Antiseptic
    Pain relief spray, ointment
    Safety pins
    Crepe bandage for sprain
    And my other that are necessary which are hard to found in a rural area.

  • 3 Trekking Seasons in Nepal
  • The trekking season in Nepal is generally known best as two seasons after falls and after the winter. Ever best season of trekking in Himalayan consider in the mid of September to mid of December. Each season has its distinct attraction to offers Nepal. Trekking season is classified as below

    Autumn ( Sept- Nov)
    Winter ( Dec-Feb)
    Spring ( March-may)
    Summer ( Jun- Aug)
    Autumn (Sept-Nov)

    This season is also considered as the best trekking season for trekking in Nepal. Sep, Oct, and Nov are the fall in this trekking season in Nepal. This season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views.

    Winter (Dec- Feb)

    This season is clear in Nepal. Dec, Jan, and Feb Months are a cold day in Mountain during this season Nepal is usually snowfall in the higher elevations with risks winds and colder temperatures. It will be ideal for trekking in the lower elevation.

    Spring (March-May)

    During this season different varieties of wildflowers, especially the rhododendrons make the hillside which makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. April and May’s months are fall-in this trekking.

    Summer ( June- August)

    June, July, and August months are the main rainy season. It also involves monsoon with heavy rainfall which makes trekking conditions unfavorable. During this season, it is times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valley and meadows blossom with flower and lush vegetation. Desert park of Nepal like mustang Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo region are the best season to do trekking which is summer trekking a great alternative behind the Himalayan rains shadow area.

  • 4 Travel insurances
  • One of the most popular destinations in the world for the adventure trekking, Climbing and expedition is in Nepal, so most of that area is located in remote part in the Himalayan

    Travel insurances in Nepal is definitely an Important consideration:-It plays the vital role that you need to have travel insurance while doing traveling to Nepal and doing trekking, Climbing, and Expedition or any other adventure in Nepal. There are many types of travel insurance policies and which they all come with an incredible amount of fine print so, we request you need to very clear that what is covered and what is not covered on the travel insurance policy that you are going to buy in case if you need more information about travel insurances, please feel free to contact us.

  • 5 Physical fitness
  • Physical fitness is an important part of any outdoor activity. It is probably less of an issue at the start than you might think. Trek is about taking your time settling your own pace and enjoying the experience to its fullest basically they are three components of in Nepal trek preparation:- Aerobic, strength, and mental. Aerobic conditioning is important primarily because you will trek in thinner air, up to 40 percent less than at sea label how as with good aerobic conditioning you will be able to better metabolize whatever oxygen is available to you.

    Before your arrival in Nepal, you should plan on doing at least one hour of aerobic 3/4 times per week for 1 month. Jogging, hiking, cycling and walking on alley floor to ridgeline ascents with day back are some of the excellent forms of exercise so long as your strengthening ley muscles and building stamina. speed is not the essence confidence stamina and continuity are.

  • 6 personal belongings
  • We are not answerable for any damage or loss of any luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, ponies airport or vehicles. That means your personal possessions luggage is at your risk at the times.

  • 7 how to book your tour/ how to book with us
  • We request you, before booking any tour with us, please read all the terms and conditions slowly read all the terms and conditions slowly and thoroughly. You might also call us with any questions prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Please fill out the form completely so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process The most important thing to understand that all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded and also to the level of service or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take as much as the time to get all questions answered so that when booking the trip/it is without trepidation.

  • 8 Acute Mountain Sickness
  • Acute mountain sickness is common at high altitudes and depends on the elevation, the rate of ascent and individual susceptibility. The symptoms tend to be worse at night and include headache, loss of appetite and lethargy, nausea, bread hopelessness, and irritability. An altitude over 3000 meters (9843 Feet) is usually defined as high altitude. Treks are designed to properly acclimatize you to change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take almost caution. We will also equip our staff with cell phones and satellite phones in the occurrence of any emergency cases. We are always greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.

  • 9 Flight delays Internal
  • The major reason for the flight delays and the cancellation is due to the climate conditions and the horal geographical setting of Nepal. The heavy rainfall the fog and unusual al winds cloud results in flight delays or sometimes cancellation airport lucks the instrument landing system for the domestic flights in case of any cancellations or flight delays do occur (highly chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla, Everest Reagan) we will also provide service to arrange a helicopter to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of civil aviation rule of Nepal which can state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. Therefore the cost ranges from used 350 to 650 according to the number of passengers.

  • 10 Arrival Instructions
  • Outside the arrivals hall there will be a large group of people, Agents and individuals from many companies please don’t be a hassle by their people. We request you to stop and look carefully for your name Our Aarohi Holiday representative will holding your name and encored you to the car and take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. You will also see Men/taxi drivers offering you to carry luggage at the Airport. So just ignore them and walk out the door with our airport representative and follow these instructions you also have to take care and keep an eye on your luggage and belonging to avoid any Complicacies.

  • 11 Visa Entry procedures
  • For entry into Nepal, the visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa. Visa entry procedure in Nepal can be obtained at the Nepalese embassies or consulates abroad Nepal visa is an important issued at the entry points like Kathmandu international airport upon arrival. We must not pay any visa fee for under 10 years of children. If you’re willing to get Nepal visa required filling form truth passport, Photograph.

    Visa on Arrival Tourist Visa

    Visa Facility Duration Fee

    Single entry 15 days us $ 25

    Single entry 30 days us $ 40

    Multiple entry 90 days us $ 100

    Please, we request you to have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the time of entry and also have cash ready in us dolor for more information to the most up to date list of exceptions for visa on arrival or to obtain the most current visa, Visit the Nepal Department of Immigration Website.

  • 12 Trekking Day
  • We will have to walk around 6 to 8 hours per day/ 10 to 12 km per day more or less. We will have our breakfast at the tea house and begin our trekking as in the middle of long trekking we will have our lunch at the tea house and after some time we will start the trekking again. However, will end our night will dinner at tea house take rest to have some fun and remaining trek we will start it again tomorrow after breakfast.


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      Trip Overview
      • Span
        16 days
      • Meal
        All meals included during the trek
      • Country
        Nepal
      • Starts from:
        Kathmandu
      • Ends at:
        Kathmandu

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