Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 20 Days

Highest access: 3700m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Manaslu Conservation area

Grade: Moderate

Best season: Feb-May & Sept-Dec

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Local bus/private vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel/Tea House

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek
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  • Cost Info

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is a unique adventurous trekking rote around Manaslu. This trekking route is reached on Buddhist culture whereas our trekking begins from the lower side of Arughat and continues the journey to the remote region of Tsum. Gorkha district lies at the North-West from Kathmandu. Tsum is derived from the Tibetan words “Tsombo” means vivid. Tsum valley has its distinct and natural treasures of clear streams, teeming vegetation, mountains, cascading waterfalls, along with natural hot springs and ancient residue of natural scene and prettiness. The valley is lies between the Baudha Himal, Chuli to the west, Sring Himal to the north and Ganesh Himal to the south. Tsum Valley enriches in ancient art, culture, and religion. We could be able to observe the friendly people, their warm hospitality, lifestyle, tradition as well as their language. Where the local people are originally from the Tibet, they speak their unique language which is similar to the Tibetan language.  Buddhism is the main religion that is practiced by the people and they celebrate festival; Lhosar, Dhacyhang, Saka Dawa, Fanning etc.

This trekking trail offers us to have an experience of traditional welcome of the Tsum Valley's people. During your trial, you can have the traditional Tibetan Chiya(butter tea) and local mean. Local cultivated natural coffee and hot spring will help you to take relax on this rigorous trail during your trek. It is an around 15 day’s trek where you can have an experience the stupendous natural scene, mountain range.

We will begin our journey drive to Arughat Bazaar then we start trek along Arkhet Bazaar, Machha Khola, Yaru Khola, Lokpa(along old trail), Chumling those are places of lower Tsum valley similarly ,we pass through Chhokangparo(Upper Tsum), Nile/Chhule, Milarepa Piren Phu cave, Mu Gompa, Rachen Gompa, Dumje, philm, Tatopani, Lapubesi, Arughat  Bazaar, along these places  we will end and commence our journey at Arughat Bazaar. This Trail is all those trekkers who have the willingness to explore wonderful exotic scenic view, cave, and enrich diverse natural resources. It also gives an opportunity to observe and explore the Buddhism where you can visit the various monasteries among them largest Monastery is Mu Gompa (3,700m) etc.

Trip info:

Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the rising destination in the world Manaslu region collecting many tourist. so, there obviously better Lodge and facilities in compared to previous times. Since, Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is camping trek we provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents and sleeping materials like mattress, Sleeping bags etc. We provide twin tent for our guest.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the Manaslu Tsum Valley camping trek we get to eat from Continental, Indian and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc. Our camping cook are well trained and certified from Nepal Academy of Tourism and hotel Management.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.      

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipment's does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglass, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipments which you most carry during the trek.

Clothing

Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

Outer layers

down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in tent and while sleeping and for in the tent. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 

Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots. 

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming. 

  • Helping Hand

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: info@himalayanmagictreks.com.

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu Airport 1,400 m welcome program by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer to Hotel on Bed & Breakfast.
Day 02
Special Manaslu Tsum valley Permit preparation day in Kathmandu, overnight at Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 03
Drive to Arughat (570m) 6-7 hrs drive-Overnight at Lodge.
Day 04
Trek to Soti Khola (730m) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge.
Day 05
Trek to Machha Khola (930m) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 06
Trek to Dobhan (1,070m) via Tatopani (Hot Spring) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge.
Day 07
Trek to Philim (1,570m) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 08
Trek to Lokpa (2,240m) 4-5 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 09
Trek to Chumling (2,386m) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 10
Trek to Chhokangparo (3,031m) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodgea
Day 11
Trek to Nile (3,361m) via Rachen Gompa 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 12
Trek to Mu Gompa (3,700m) about 3 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 13
Trek to Chhokangparo (3,031m) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 14
Trek to Lokpa (2,240m) 6-7 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 15
Trek to Jagat (1,340m) 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 16
Trek to Tatopani (990m) about 5 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 17
Trek to Lapubesi (884m) about 5 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 18
Trek to Arughat Bazaar 5-6 hrs walk-Overnight at Lodge
Day 19
Drive to Kathmandu about 7 hrs-overnight at Hotel on bed & Breakfast plan
Day 20
Departure from Hotel to Kathmandu Airport for your onward destination services END of Himalayan Magic Trek

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your Details to obtain a quote.

Cost includes:

  • Airport pick up & drops by private transport
  • Kathmandu/Arughat/Kathmandu by bus.
  • All Ground Transportation above program
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Guest House ( Lodge ) during the trek
  • 3 Night's Hotel in Kathmandu
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • All Government local Taxes
  • (MCAP)Manaslu National park Fees
  • (TIMS) Trekkers  Information Management System
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest)
  • General equipment for Porter during the adventure trip
  • Guide and porter salary
  • First Aid Box
  • Guide and Porter insurance during the trek 
  • Duffle Bags refundable to protect your Luggage 
  • Company T-shirt as a Souvenir
  • Tour Certificate
  • Farewell dinner with typical Nepali restaurant 
  • Guide & Porter insurance During the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand

Cost excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.
  • Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
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