• Trek to one of the most beautiful parts of Nepal and unwind yourself from the daily hustle of your life
  • Get to see the beautiful Himalayan landscape
  • Experience rich culture and unique lifestyle of the locals
  • Explore secluded village
  • Explore hidden gem of Himalayas, Tsum Valley
  • Witness 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
Trip Details

Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek is a journey that will take you close to the world's eighth highest mountain. The region proudly houses Mt. Manalsu and a hidden gem Tsum Valley. Trekking through picturesque villages and lush forests, you will traverse in beautiful yet isolated Manaslu region. The view you will get to behold here is unlike any other place in Nepal. The isolation of the region has kept it far away from any development, which in the case has helped protect and preserve the raw nature and the unique culture of the region. The terrain is different from other parts of Nepal, and it is difficult to walk on.

You will be trekking close to Nepal and Tibet border while staying overnight in highland settlement areas. During the Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek 19 Days, you will visit many ancient monasteries built amidst the quaint environment. Moreover, the region is home to many endangered animals and plants. The government of Nepal has completely banned fishing, hunting, and animal slaughtering in the region.

Be part of this adventurous journey with us, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition. We have professionally crafted our Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek itinerary to let you venture into all the beautiful villages of this region. Contact us anytime for more information. We are looking forward to making unforgettable memories with you.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • Day 02Preparation for special permits and optional sightseeing tour
  • Day 03Kathmandu to Sotikhola (700 m); 10 hrs
  • Day 04Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (930 m); 6 hrs
  • Day 05Trek to Jagat; 6 hrs
  • Day 06Trek to Lokpa; 5 hrs
  • Day 07Trek to Chumling; 4 hrs
  • Day 08Chumling to Chekampar (3,031 m); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 09Chekampar to Nile (3,361 m); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 10Trek to Mu Gompa (3,361 m); 4 hrs
  • Day 11Trek to Chekampar (3,031 m); 6 hrs
  • Day 12Chekampar to Chumling (2,386 m); 6-7 hrs
  • Day 13Chumling to Deng (1,860 m); 7 hrs
  • Day 14Trek to Namrung (2,630 m); 5 hrs
  • Day 15Trek to Lho (3,157 m); 3-4 hrs
  • Day 16Trek to Sama Gaun (3,530 m); 3-4 hrs
  • Day 17Trek to Samdo; 3-4 hrs
  • Day 18Trek to Dharmasala; 3-4 hrs
  • Day 19Trek to Bimthang; 8-9 hrs
  • Day 20Bimthang to Dharapani (2,300 m); 6 hrs
  • Day 21Dharapani to drive Kathmandu (1,400 m); 9 hrs
  • Day 22Final departure
Day to Day detail itinerary

What to Expect

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • Three nights’ standard twin sharing accommodation in a three-star level hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included. (3 nights)
  • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners) one item menu with one cup of tea/coffee per day.
  • Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek
  • Government Licensed Holder friendly English speaking guide
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
  • Special Permit, Manaslu Conservation Area and Annapurna Conservation Area permits, and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with on the second last day.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.
  • Air travel to/from Nepal,
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
  • Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
  • Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
  • Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements will be covered by travel insurance.
  • Guide and Potter tips.
  • International flight.

PRICES & DATES

Trip Dates Availability Price  
19 Dec, 2019 - 09 Jan, 2020 Guaranteed US$1729

Useful Info

Himalayan Penchant

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.

Natural Aptitude

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
  • T-shirts
  • Thermal Wears
  • Breathable Underwears
  • Trekking shoes/socks
  • Rain jacket
  • Gloves
  • 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.

Miscellaneous

  1. Carry extra cash as there will be no ATMs on the trail or villages
  2. Make sure to take out insurance
  3. Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated
  4. Get a good map

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