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- Airport – hotel -airport picks up and drops by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
- All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
- All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners)oneitem Menu.
- An experienced Government license holder guide.
- Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with on the second last day.
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
- Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek
- Official expenses.
- Special Permit, Manaslu Conservation Area and Annapurna Conservation Area permits, and TIMS permit for trekking.
- The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests)
- Three nights standard twin sharing accommodation in a three-star level hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included. (2 nights)
- Air travel to/from Nepal,
- Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements will be covered by travel insurance.
- Guide Potter Tips.
- Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.
- Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
- Travel Insurance
- Day 01
- Day 02
- Day 03
- Day 04
- Day 05
- Day 06
- Day 07
- Day 08
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- Day 10
- Day 11
- Day 12
- Day 13
- Day 14
- Day 15
- Day 16
- Day 17
- Day 18
- Day 19
- Day 20
- Day 21
- Day 22
Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
After your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get picked up by one of the members of our company. He will transfer you to the hotel and help you check-in. You can rest for the day, and later, in the evening, you will join a traditional welcome dinner organized by the company.
Preparation for special permits and optional sightseeing tour
This day is for the preparation of the trek. If you want, you can go on a guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley. The tour will include places like Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhnath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple. In the later afternoon, you and your trek guide will arrange all the gears and necessities needed for the trek.
Kathmandu to Sotikhola (700 m); 10 hrs
After breakfast, you will begin driving towards Sotikhola. The drive will be long and scenic. You will get to see beautiful views of lush green hills and small villages during the drive.
Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (930 m); 6 hrs
Today, you will drive to Maccha Khola. The drive will be long and scenic. You get to see the countryside view during the drive.
Trek to Jagat; 6 hrs
Crossing a river, you will ascend to a Khola and trek through a beautiful gorge full of unique rocks and waterfalls. You then cross a bridge and climb to Kholabesu. The trail further, crosses Budhi Gandaki on a thrilling suspension bridge and reach Dobhan. From here, you will ascend and descend a few times and reach Jagat.
Trek to Lokpa; 5 hrs
After registering your restricted area permit, you will ascend on a ridge that will take you to Salleri. From here, you will trek along a riverbank and cross Budhi Gandaki River on a long suspension bridge. Passing by Ekle Bhatti and a few other villages, you will reach Lokpa. It is the first village in Tsum Valley. You will get to see amazing views of Mt. Himalchuli and Boudh Himal.
Trek to Chumling; 4 hrs
The trail will be tough and trodden today. Enjoying superb views of Boudha Himal and Ganesh Himal VI, you will descend to the Lungwa river valley. The trail then ascends through the dense forest of pine and rhododendron. You will trek through small villages and cross Syar Khola and reach Chumling.
Chumling to Chekampar (3,031 m); 5-6 hrs
Crossing a suspension bridge, you will trek through lush forest, where you get to see white-faced langurs. From here, you trek and reach a small Damphe Gompa. the trail then descends and crosses Sarphu Khola. Further, you will ascend and reach Chekampar.
Chekampar to Nile (3,361 m); 5-6 hrs
Today, you will ascend above Chekampar. Passing by Lama Gaon, you reach Ranchen gompa and ascend to Milarepa cave. Further, crossing Shiar Khola, you trek through Phurbe and Pangdun villages. The trail passes through few other villages and ascends. Crossing a bridge, you will reach the Nile.
Trek to Mu Gompa (3,361 m); 4 hrs
The trail ascends towards the most isolated part of the Tsum Valley today, Mu Gompa. Here you will visit the biggest gompa in the region.
Trek to Chekampar (3,031 m); 6 hrs
Leaving Mu Gompa behind, you will begin trekking back to Chekampar. Following the same trail, you will reach the Nile and head towards Chekampar.
Chekampar to Chumling (2,386 m); 6-7 hrs
After having breakfast, you will begin trekking back to Chumling. The trail will be the same as before.
Chumling to Deng (1,860 m); 7 hrs
Leaving Chumling behind, you will trek through subtropical forests, small villages, and rivers. The trail will take you to Salleri and descend the Sirdibas. From here, you will trek and reach Ghatta Khola and continue trekking until you reach a suspension bridge. You will cross the bridge and reach Philim. Further, trekking in the north, you will reach Ekle Bhatti and descend to a grassy slope. You will then cross Budhi Gandaki river a few times and pass by bamboo forests to reach Deng.
Trek to Namrung (2,630 m); 5 hrs
You will cross Budi Gandaki several times. On the way, you will get to see superb views of the mountains and come across many gompas. The trail then ascends through the forest, cross a river, and descend to a narrow gorge. From here, you will walk and reach Namrung.
Trek to Lho (3,157 m); 3-4 hrs
From Namrung, the trail ascends towards Lho Gaon. Trekking through the forest, you will reach Lihi and descend where you will cross a valley. Passing by Sho village, you will reach Lho Gaon for a night stay.
Trek to Sama Gaun (3,530 m); 3-4 hrs
The trail to Sama Gaun will be easy and beautiful. Following the right bank of a river, you will ascend through lush forests and reach Shyala village. You will get to see amazing views of Mt. Himalchuli, Mt. Manaslu, and several other mountains. The trail passes through terraced fields and ascends to Sama Gaun.
Trek to Samdo; 3-4 hrs
Crossing pastures, you will slowly ascend towards Samdo. On the way, you will get to see wonderful views of Mt. Manaslu. Upon reaching the Tibetan refugee villages, Samdo, you will walk around and rest for the day.
Trek to Dharmasala; 3-4 hrs
After having breakfast, you will begin trekking. Crossing a couple of streams, you will trek and reach Dharmasala.
Trek to Bimthang; 8-9 hrs
You will trek along a moraine on a rocky trail and reach a beautiful turquoise lake. From here, the trail becomes a little challenging. Crossing Larkya Pass, you will descend on a slippery path to the moraine of Salpudanda glacier. Further, you will walk and reach Bimthang that will welcome you with fantastic views of Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Annapurna II, Gyaji Kung, and Kang Guru.
Bimthang to Dharapani (2,300 m); 6 hrs
oday, the trail gradually descends to Dharapani. On the way, you will pass by a small settlements area and forested path.
Dharapani to drive Kathmandu (1,400 m); 9 hrs
After having breakfast, you will drive to Kathmandu. The drive is scenic. You will reach Besisahar, where you will take a small lunch break and continue towards Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or explore around.
You will be picked up by one of our representatives at the hotel lobby. He will drop you at the international airport terminal gate and bid our last goodbye to you.
More about this tour
There are so many things to explore and look around during Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek. Along with picturesque valleys and culturally rich villages, you will also trek on trodden paths. Likewise, on Tsum Valley Manaslu Trekking, you will get to see stunning views of Mt. Manaslu, Nagdi Chuli, Simnang Himal, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Annapurna II, Gyaji Kung, Kang Guru, and many other snow-capped mountains. As the entire region is isolated and untouched by any modern facilities, you will get an opportunity to spend some quality time amidst the Himalayan environment.
Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek landmark
There are so many things to see and explore during Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek 19 Days. From picturesque villages to dense forests and completely isolated areas. The chorten filled trails inspire religion whereas the frosty winds inspire valor. Take this trek to truly bring out the best in you.
Culture & Ethnic Diversity
Along the trail, you will encounter an intriguing blend of Hindu and Tibetan-style Buddhist villages. Manalsu region is resided by people from several different ethnic groups in which Nubri and Tsum are major ones. While in the central hills, people from the Gurung community resides. As the region gets closest to Tibet, you will find Bhutias. All of these communities have their language, major festivals, dress, and assortments.
Manaslu region has diverse climatic range, vegetation, and wildlife. As the trail passes by Manaslu Conservation Area, you will get to see numerous flora and fauna. The natural richness of the region has become home to many rare species as well. If you are lucky enough, you might come across these species on the trail.
Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek difficulty
Tsum Valley Manaslu Trekking is a difficult journey. The isolation of the region and the altitude makes it even worse. Even though you will be getting to see the untouched beauty of nature, the price you have to pay is tough. The trail is trodden from time to time and also includes a steep path. You have to walk 5 to 6 hours a day, therefore good health and strong fitness are needed.
Altitude Sickness & Prevention
High altitude journey always brings chances of altitude sickness with itself. As Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek 19 Days is also a high altitude journey, you have to be careful of AMS. Adding enough rest days in the itinerary and keeping yourself hydrated will help you a lot to avoid altitude sickness.
Transportation and Bag Pack
A scenic drive from Kathmandu will take you to Machhakhola. From here, you will trek through different villages while enjoying stunning views of nature and snow-capped mountains.
Here is the list of things you should carry during Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek:
- Pair of hiking pants and casual pants
- Thermal Wears
- Breathable Underwears
- Trekking shoes/socks
- Rain jacket
- Sun hat
- Sleeping bag
- Trekking Pole
- First aid kit
- Toiletries (toilet paper, hand sanitizer, sunblock, towel, soap, shampoo, sanitary napkins, etc)
- Miscellaneous (camera, extra batteries, journal, cards, bars, snacks, water purification tablets, etc)
Food and Accommodation during Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek
Counted in one of the most secluded parts of Nepal, the Manaslu region has limited facilities on the trail. During the trek, you will stay overnight in small teahouses. Rooms are nothing special and are usually on the twin sharing basis. Food like dhido is commonly found. Dal Bhaat also is rare to find in this part of Nepal. As you venture along, in some parts you cannot find teahouses. At that time, you may have to make a camp and stay put.
Best time to go on Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek
The best time to go on Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek 19 Days is from late September to mid-December. The sky is crystal clear, and the temperature is also moderate. You can witness ideal views of numerous sky-piercing mountains. You can also choose to trek from March to late May. During this time, rhododendrons start to bloom, and you can even visit the beautiful Birendra and Ponkar Lakes. In spite of occasional snowfalls, the trails are beautiful, and it will pave the way for an incredible journey.
Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek cost
Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek package cost depends on the itinerary, facilities you are looking to have during the trek, and the company you are traveling with. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition promises you to offer the most comprehensive package and affordable cost in the market. For further information, feel free to contact us anytime.
- Carry extra cash as there will be no ATMs on the trail or villages
- Make sure to take out insurance
- Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated
- Get a good map