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Tsum-Valley Trek 15 Days

USD $530/Person
Trip Code : TTHTVT
Accomodation : Includes as per the Request
Duration : 15  Days
Grading : Easy grading info
Max Altitude : 39
Activity : Treking
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : kathmandu
Trip Route : Kathmandu-SotiKhola-Machhakhola-Jagat-chumling-Chhekumparo-Nile-Mu Gumpa and Back.
Best Season : March to May in spring and September to December in the automn

Overview

Tsum valleyTsum literally means vivid. This is taken as a hidden valley which lies in Gorkha District 150km west from the capital Kathmandu. The destination is full of natural beauty with the shear khola(river), big flat landforms ,hills and mountains seen from every corners of the valley. The trekking permits opened very recently in 2008, which gives an opportunity to see hidden beauty of flora & fauna. With the co-operation and pleasing nature of local people, the area has been declared as non-violence & Buddhism in 2012. Due to the reason, you will see the close view of Himalayan Thar & Blue ship moving around in huge groups. So far the history is concerned, it has got 700 years of past history with Mani, Chaitya, chorten with Tibetan origin of people living since the past.Another special features of this area,Lera Gompa,Rachen Gompa_only ladies Buddhist monks(Aani),Mu Gompa_only gents monks(Dhawa).It is highly believed that Guru Milerapa had a tough meditation in same area which is proved by footprints available there which it tooks 15 minutes walking from the Burji Gaun.The Culture,dress,food and festivals of local people taken the public attentions. The panaroma view of Ganesh Himal Sringi Himal and naked hills makes more interesting. The famous kyimu lung a pilgrims circuit in the central trans Himalaya which is a popular centre of learning and meditations, transverse the Tsum valley and Manaslu Area in Nepal..
 

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • We can gate Experience the life of trans himalayan.
  • We can see many Himalaya in front of our eyes.
  • We can test nepali food with there beautiful smiles.
  • We can see the culture and old heritage of village .
  • We will Staying overnight in local village with local people of gorkha district.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu - (1360m)


You will be warmly welcomed our guest on airport by our office representative and then you will transfered to hotel.

Day 2: Side seeing Day in Kathmandu(1360m)


 Our staff will give brief explanation about the program .  you will visit  cultural heritages, which includes some of the famous world heritages sites like Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath stupa and many more.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Soti Khola (600m-870m 6/7 )


Our drive begins from Kathmandu to soti khola .It is a small village side of  budi gandhaki river were we can see may water fall .Overnight stay at the campsite at Soti Khola. Overnight at Soti Khola.

Day 4: Soti Khola to Maccha Khola (870m/2,952ft): 6-7 hours:


After staying a night at soti khola we start our journey by walking towards maccha khola from there our real treks starts with beautiful views by seeing gurung village there culture.
 

Day 5: Maccha Khola to Jagat (2340m/ 7676ft): 6-7 hours.


After spending some night and some hours in maccha khola we started our journey towards the jagat . Jagat is the beautiful place it is has 7676ft .  After a few more ups & downs there is a small trailside hotspring, from where we reach to Tatopani. From the Hot spring we climb over another ridge, then cross the Budhi Gandaki on a suspension bridge.

Day 6: Jagat to Chisopani (1660m/5,445ft): 4-5 hours


A walk of about 4 .5 hours  from jagat we rich  chisopani of gorkha district . were we can see old village of gorkha manly people from Britain army of Canada .

Day 7: Chisopani to Chumling (2,386m/7,827ft): 6 - 7 hours


After spending our good time in chisopani we go forward towards the chmling. It is mot beautiful village of Nepal where we can see many kind of village animal  and old houses and we can feel real mountain people with chumling people.

Day 8: Chumling to Chokangparo (Upper Tsum Valley) (3,030m, 4 to 5 hours)


Cross the suspension bridge . Enjoy the great views of Ganesh Himal. Walk past Rainjam to Serpu Khola crossing another bridge we arrive at the Gho Village.  Another continues climb to Tsum takes us to the village of Chhokangparo. Weather permitting; enjoy the views of Himalchuli at 7893 meters and Ganesh Himal at7140m. Overnight at Chokhangparo with there people

Day 9: ( Chokhangparo to Nile (3,361m/11,058ft): 4-6.5 hours)


While climbing  Chokhangparo beautiful village , we should be  careful of altitude problems. because it lies in height .we start our trek after having lodge and dinner in chokhamgparo .side hik to mugumba(oldest monastery) of tsum vally and overnight at Nile

Day 10: (Back to Chokangparo) 3,361m


 After seeing largest monastery in the region and the GompaHike back to chokangparo with the side trip to Milerapa cave and ranchen Gompa.Overnight at chokangparo.

Day 11: ( Chokangparo-Chumling )3’361M- 1,570m


  After walking a day by chokangparo we reach to chumling .Day Hike to chumling with the traditional typical villege of Tsum valley and we sate  Overnight at chumling enjoying with chumling people.

Day 12: (Chumling-Philim)


After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek Hike back from chumling through the bamboo forest.Lunch at lokpa.and hike down to Philim with the overnight accommodation at riverside cottage view. Overnight at philim.

Day 13: (Philim-Dovan)


Philim to Dovan through the Bank of Budhigandaki river with spectacular view of landscape. lunch at Jagat. Overnight at Dovan.

Day 14: (Dovan-Sotikhola)


Hike back to Sotikhola. Lunch at Machikhola. Overnight at Sotikhola.

Day 15: (Sotikhola-Kathmandu)


Drive back to Kathmandu.(7 hrs drive).

What's included

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hi-ace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • Kathmandu to Soti khola (trekking starting point) transfer by Bus, and way back from Soti khola to Kathmandu
  • All necessary trekking and restricted area permit & fees, (Entry Permit, Manaslu conservation area permit, Manaslu Restricted area special permit and TIMs cards).
  • OPTIONAL: Three meals a day during the trek (If of required, we provide meal during the trekking)
  • OPTIONAL: All accommodation during trek (If of required we arrange all accommodation)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained Tsum Valley special trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • An expert Tsum Valley local porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, transport, food and accommodation.
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by your trekking guide)
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate

What's not included

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary
  • Meal and accommodations in mountain. (can be arranged by company as per the package agreement )
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc)
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

Good to Know

  • Unspoiled and non-commercialized trekking route.
  • Of the beaten paths and an amazing experience.
  • Lots of flora and fauna
  • Beautiful Monasteries high altitude lakes, glaciers sustaining views of mountains.
  • Iconic villages such as, Mu Gompa, Lho, Samagaun, Bhimthang, etc.
  • Fusion of Unique Nepali and Tibetan culture in the local area.
  • Amazing magnificent Himalayan views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Annapurna, etc.

FAQ

What types food will be available?
We’ll be serving traditional trekking food such as dal bhat (the Nepali national dish of rice, dal and vegetables), pasta, soups, potatoes, bread, fruits, eggs. We’ll try where possible to use fresh local goods. We’ll serve portions big enough to match your calorific needs. If you have special dietary requirements, please let us know.
Is internet and battery charge service available?
Battery charge and internet facilities are available in the transit houses where the travelers are needed to pay the charge for using these service. If the traveler has a local sim card then it would be easier for him/her to use the mobile internet service.
What about insurance?
Insurance is significant factor for the safety of travelers to use against the unforeseen circumstances. The insurance should cover emergency helicopter transportation cost and accidental issues. Mostly we suggest insurance in case of emergency evacuation which will be reliable and safety of the traveler.
Does the company gives pick up service?
Yes pick up and drop off service is available 24/7 in our company . The representative of our company will be there to receive our clients outside the arrival of TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) holding the name of him/her in the brochure. They will guide our clients towards the booked hotels in private transportation. 
Can I trek Tsum Valley Trek solo?
Trekking solo in Tsum Valley is forbidden. You have to trek in a group or with a partner. if you are unable to find a trekking partner, please keep on touch we can make some arrangement.
What are the tips for avoiding altitude sickness in Tsum Valley trek?

There are some tips to which our company would like to guide for the travelers to avoid altitude sickness.

  • Avoiding the drinks which contains the caffeine added, smoking and alcohol
  • Travel slowly concerning your health
  • Drinking more amount of water i.e. minimum 3-4 liters per day
  • Being familiarized with the environment and having a healthy foods and beverage
  • Continuing with Diamox if needed, it is carried for the backup
  • We prefer Garlic soups to sustain the environment
Is it difficult to trek in Tsum-Valley?
The travelers are not need to do vertical climbing so there is no any need of ropes and ice picks. The travelers should be healthy in order to walk and stay in the evolving climate. As long as the traveler can sustain in the environment and walk for 6-7 hours per day the trekking is no more difficulty. The potters are also available for sharing the bags during the trip. The potters availability will be according to the travelers concern.