Manaslu Trek Via Tsum Valley 22 Days 21 Night

Start: Kathmandu Finish: Kathmandu

Visiting: Kathmandu, Kholabesi , Chumling, Chhokangparo, Nile , Deng , Namrung , Lho, Samagaun, Samdo , Dharamsala, Bimtang , Tilije , Besisahar


Duration: 21 Nights

Physical rating: High

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Kosher, Vegans

Tour Operator: Mega Mount Trekking & Expedition

Group size: 2 - 25

Age range: 10-99

Tour operated in: English ,French ,German ,Spanish


Prices From: $2654

Tour Overview

Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek in this geographically extra spectacular and culturally most fascinating area, that rewards the trekkers to discover ultimate nature and cultural heritage and experience mountain lifestyle in Tsum Valley and Manaslu. The residents of upper Budi Gandaki River. Part of Tibetan immigrants and they settled here during early 16th century . Consequently their speech, dress and customs are absolutely similar to Tibetans in the North of Nepal. Manaslu circuit trek The Mountain Views in Nup Ri are sensational and iconic that you can find nowhere in the world. The dramatic Larke Pass after visiting Tsum Valley is a thrilling life that experience. Manaslu Tsum Valley Region extends between sub-tropical and alpine regions. Thus, it houses large varieties of flora and fauna. The valley is a blessed with Himalayan Buddhist pilgrimage site located in northern part of Gorkha district, Nepal. In another sense ‘Tsum’ meaning vivid against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Singri Himal and Boudha Himal Ranges. This serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art, culture, and religion. After a night at Dharamsala (4460m) the trek climaxes with the rewarding achievement of cresting at Larke La (5160 m) before descending to Bhimthang and finally Dharapani to Kathmandu or Pokhara. This valley is home of some of the unique and historic monasteries, including Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa. Mani and prayer walls which lie on a pretty highland nestled in the lap of the valley and Gompa Lungdang. The tribes here celebrate many Buddhist festivals, perform ritual burning of juniper sense to purify the air and Mother Nature. It is at the base of a conical hill against the main slope of Ganesh Himal. They place the prayer flags and install Mani Walls for the happiness of the entire sentient living beings. Tsum Valley and Manaslu. Whether it’s our well-planned stock route or one of your own designs, we can make it happen for you..

Highlights

  • iconTrip Details: Total Duration: 16 Days. Group Size: Min-2, Max 20. Trekking Region: Mount Manaslu. Trip Type Name: Manaslu Trek Via Tsum Valley. Highest Altitude of the trek: 5106 m. Highest Point: Manaslu Trek Via Tsum Valley (5106 m) Grade: Difficult. Transportation: Private Vehicle, Domestic Flight. Accommodation: Semi Lodge/ or fully Camping. Type of Tour: Trekking, Hiking, Walking, Culture Trekking Hour: Approximately 6-7 hours each day. Best Season: Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May). Starting from: Kathmandu. Ending at: Kathmandu.

Itinerary

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icon Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Location: Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representatives and will Transport to Hotel. Overnight at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

icon Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.

Location: Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Restricted Area Permit procedure and Guided Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley As we acquire restricted area permits for you, our tour guide will take you on an excursion of the UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley. Starting with the Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath, you'll visit the Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, and another Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath. Later, we discuss the dos and don'ts of the trip. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

icon Day 03: Kathmandu to Soti Khola (Drive)700 m10 hrs.

Location: Day 03: Kathmandu to Soti Khola.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola710m by land cruiser (6-7hrs) A westward picturesque ride along the Prithvi Highway, via the lush hills, leads us to Malekhu. Then, driving past Dhading Besi, the road turns curvy and leads us uphill to Gola Bhanjyang where enthralling views of snow-capped mountain peaks can be seen. The road then goes downhill to cross Ankhu Khola, and later, at Arughat, we meet Budhi Gandaki River. A further drive up the west bank of Budhi Gandaki River finally brings us to Soti Khola. Overnight in Soti Khola.

icon Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola to Kholabesi 920m, (5-6hrs)

Location: Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola to Kholabesi 920m, (5-6hrs)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, No Meals

Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola to Kholabesi 920m, (5-6hrs) After having our breakfast, we move on the track that ascends slowly through lovely Sal forests. It then goes over forested and attached ridges past many waterfalls. It later descends to pass rice paddies before ascending to the attractive Gurung village of Lapubesi (885m). After passing a suspension bridge at the remarkable Nauli Khola falls, the gorge opens out and the track drops onto stony banks along the Budhi Gandaki River before ascending to the village of Machha Khola and continue trek until reaching Khorlabesi. Overnight in Kholabesi.

icon Day 5: Trek from Kholabesi to Jagat 1410m, (6-7hrs)

Location: Kholabesi

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Trek from Kholabesi to Jagat 1410m, (6-7hrs) After breakfast, we move forward through the narrow tracks on a meandering trail. After passing Tharo Khola, we reach Tatopani. Following the trails of Budhi Gandaki River and walking past a landslide-prone area, we cross the village of Dobhan and Yaruphant. Crossing the suspension bridge over Budhi Gandaki River, we enter Manaslu Conservation Area to walk on a stone paved trail to arrive in Jagat. Overnight in Jagat.

icon Day 5: Jagat to Lokpa2240 m 5 – 6 hrs.

Location: Day 5: Jagat to Lokpa2240 m 5 – 6 hrs.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Trek from Jagat to Lokpa 2240m, (6-7hrs) Today we enter the constrained region of Manaslu and Tsum Valley. Leaving Jagat, we start walking on the riverbank of Budhi Gandaki past the settlements of Salleri, Sirdibas, and Philim. Enjoying the view of Shringi Himal (7161m), we register ourselves at the checkpoint in Philim before heading on to Ekle Bhatti. Still walking alongside Budhi Gandaki River, we arrive at a waterfall before entering the village of Lokpa. Overnight in Lokpa.

icon Day 6: Lokpa to Chumling2386 m 6 hrs.

Location: Chumling

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Trek from Lokpa to Chumling 2386, (6-7hrs) From Lokpa, we trek to Chumling walking alongside Shiar Khola on a rock fall area. In Chumling, we can visit the three monasteries: Panago Gumba, Mani Dhungyur Gumba, and Gurwa Gumba. From Chumling, we continue to walk up to Domje and then to Chhokang Paro across several small streams. We will have an unobstructed view of Shringi Himal (7161m) throughout the way today. Upper Tsum valley exposes from Chhokang Paro, where the friendly local people welcome you with old-style Tibetan chiya. Overnight Chumling.

icon Day 7: Chumling to Chhokangparo 3031 m5 – 6 hrs.

Location: Chhokangparo

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Trek from Chumling to Chhokang Paro 3031m, (5-6hrs) From Chumling, we trek to Chhokang Paro walking alongside Shiar Khola on a rock fall area. In Chumling, we can visit the three monasteries: Panago Gumba, Mani Dhungyur Gumba, and Gurwa Gumba. From Chumling, we continue to walk up to Domje and then to Chhokang Paro across several small streams. We will have an unobstructed view of Shringi Himal (7161m) throughout the way today. Upper Tsum valley exposes from Chhokang Paro, where the friendly local people welcome you with old-style Tibetan chiya.antique Gompa. Overnight Chhokang Paro.

icon Day 8: Chekampar to Nile 3361 m5 – 6 hrs.

Location: Nile

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Trek from Chhokang Paro to Nile/ 3361m, (5-6hrs) Leaving Chhokang Paro, we Trek uphill alongside Shiar Khola to arrive at the nunnery of Rachen Gompa, which is an ancient nunnery of Tsum Valley. Enjoying the attractive views of the valley, we arrive at Piren Phu/Milarepa cave. Piren Phu is one of the holiest caves in the Tsum valley. Ancient Buddhist paintings, excellent creative scripts carved on stones, long prayer flags, and important Buddhists scripts make this cave one of the most significant socio-cultural asset of the valley. We continue to climb past the villages of Nile and Chule to finally reach Mu Gompa, a big monastery with 100 monks and Hiking Mu Gomba Same day and back to Nile. Overnight Nile.

icon Day 10: Trek from Nile to Chumling 2386m, (5-6hrs)

Location: Chumling

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, No Meals

Day 10: Trek from Nile to Chumling 2386m, (5-6hrs) After spending the night at the Village of Nile, we trace our way back to Chumling. Walking past small monasteries, Mani walls, and small settlements, we arrive at the sacred Milarepa Cave before reaching the holy monastery of Rachen Gompa, the walls of which is decorated with colorful Buddhist paintings. We then follow Shiar Khola downstream to reach Chhokang Paro. Overnight in Chhumling.

icon Day 11: Trek to from Chumling to Deng 1860m, (7-8hrs)

Location: Deng

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Trek to from Chumling to Deng 1860m, (7-8hrs) Move downhill on a narrow track via the village and to a wooden bridge over Shiar Khola. Cross the bridge to reach Nyak Phedi, and then, ascend steeply on an unclear path through pines and rhododendrons until the path arrives at the Mani wall with prayer flags. Finally, make a vertical twist and climb through huge pine forest of the Himalayas. Astonishing view of the Ganesh Himal range and the other Himalayas can be seen from Gumba Lungdang. Overnight at Deng.

icon Day 12: Trek to from Deng to Namrung (2630m).

Location: Namrung

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Trek to from Deng to Namrung (2630m). We take a brief walk from Deng and then we cross the Budhi Gandaki and climb to reach Rana. From here we climb for a while and then head west to Budhi Gandaki valley. The trail passes through forests and painted Mani stones and a corner from where we reach Ghap. Then we take the trail through Prok village which allows us to witness the beautiful view of Siring Himal. We follow the river, crossing it at many places and pass through dense forests and Gompas along the way. After crossing the river at a gorge, the trail becomes leveled and after a last steep climb, we reach Namrung where we stay the night. Namrung is the best viewpoint for Siring and Ganesh Himal as well as Mt. Himal Chuli. Overnight Namrung.

icon Day 13: Trek to from Namrung to Lho (3180m).

Location: Lho

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Trek to from Namrung to Lho (3180m). From Namrung a steep climb and passage through forests take us to Lihi, a village well known for its chortens and barley terraces. After crossing the side valley of Simnang, we pass through Sho and then reach Lho where we spend the night. Late afternoon visit the local monastery after you reached there. Overnight Lho.

icon Day 14: Trek to fron Lho to Samagaun (3500m).

Location: Samagaun

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, No Meals

Day 14: Trek to fron Lho to Samagaun (3500m). After crossing the Shyala village, we reach the Sama village where one gets to witness the amazing views of Mount Manaslu and explore the famous Ribung Gompa. The breathtaking view of the high mountains along with glaciers is the highlight of the trip. We stay in Samagaon for the night. Overnight Samagoun.

icon Day 15: Acclimatizing day at Samagaun.

Location: Samagaun

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, No Meals

Day 15: Acclimatizing day at Samagaun. This day is set aside to rest and acclimatize to the increasing altitudes. We stay in Samagaon and explore the surrounding areas or visit Birendra Tal and Anie Gompa. The main attraction of the day is the Pungyen Gompa with a spectacular view of the glaciers but it rather log day only recommended for the fit hikers. It is situated on a hill near Samagaon. We hike up to the Gompa named after the two peaks of Manaslu which means bracelet. It was destroyed when the Japanese first tried to summit the peaks. It was believed that the expedition to reach the summit might have angered the Gods. After the detour, we come back to Samagaon and spend the night there. Overnight Samagoun.

icon Day 16: Trek to from Sama to Samdo (3860m).

Location: Samdo

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Trek to from Sama to Samdo (3860m). We follow the Budhi Gandaki River up to a stream which we cross on a suspension bridge. From here we take the trail on the right to Larkya la. It is a fairly easy trail, passing through Mani walls and juniper and birch forests. We again cross a bridge over Budhi Gandaki and continue forward. From a stone arch, we can see a kani and after crossing it, we reach Samdo where we spend the night. Overnight Sando.

icon Day 17: Trek to from Samdo to Dharamasala (4480m).

Location: Dharamsala

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17: Trek to from Samdo to Dharamasala (4480m). We start our day trip by crossing a wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki River and begin a hike upwards. After crossing a few streams and seeing a glimpse of the Larkya glacier, we go around a valley and make our way upwards again to reach a guesthouse called Dharmashala. This short walk to Larke Phedi provides enough time and rest to acclimatize for the further trek. Overnight Dharmasala.

icon Day 18: Trek to from Dharamasala to Cross the Larke pass (5213m) trek down to Bimtang (3720 m).

Location: Bimtang

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18: Trek to from Dharamasala to Cross the Larke pass (5213m) trek down to Bimtang (3720 m). On this day, we make a short climb and reach a valley on the north side of Larkya glacier with exquisite views of Larkya peak. We ascend the moraines of a glacier which becomes quite steep at the end before reaching the pass. From here we can enjoy the breathtaking views of Himlung, Cheo, Kanggru and the Annapurna. It is a longer walk than other days and you reach the guesthouse among the low pastures at the dim lights of dusk. When we finally reach Bhimtang, the exquisite view of Mount Manaslu makes every step worth it. Overnight Bhitang.

icon Day 19: Trek to from Bimtang to Tilije (2300m).

Location: Tilije

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19: Trek to from Bimtang to Tilije (2300m). After enjoying the splendid views of the mountains from a ridge in Bhimtang, we make our way down towards a high pasture and then a bridge over Dudh Khola. We walk through rhododendron forests, narrow valleys and fields before making a climb to the river bank that leads to the village of Gho. A short walk takes us to Tilije with better accommodation options where we spend the night. Overnight Tilje.

icon Day 20: Trek to Dharapani and drive to Besishar (760m).

Location: Besisahar

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20: Trek to Dharapani and drive to Besishar (760m). We move in a stone paved path passing through a beautiful village and then cross a bridge over Dudh Khola, move past an arch and Mani walls to get to the Thonje village. After passing through a police checkpoint we make our way towards Dharapani from where we enter the Annapurna circuit section. From Dharapani we take Jeep or bus from Dharapani to Beishar. which takes 4-5 hours. We spend a our last night of the trek at Besishar Overnight.

icon Day 21: Drive back to Kathmandu from Besishar.

Location: Day 21: Drive back to Kathmandu from Besishar.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 21: Drive back to Kathmandu from Besishar. We drive along the banks of Marsyangdi and Trishuli River, witnessing the beautiful scenery of rice fields, terraced farms, rivers and valleys and refreshing views of the hilly areas and mountains. After a few hours’ journey we reach Kathmandu where we will spend the last night in Nepal. Overnight Kathmandu.

icon Day 22: Final transfer to airport for your flight to home.

Location: Day 22: Final transfer to airport for your flight to home.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 22: Final transfer to airport for your flight to home. On your last day of the trip, we will drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport. We would like to welcome you again to visit our Himalayan kingdom to explore more of the hidden treasures of our nation.

What's Included

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    Fully Guided

    Licence Holder

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    Meals – Full Board

    Package Cost Includes: Pick up and drop Airport-Hotel-Airport in Kathmandu by private vehicle. 2 Night Kathmandu Hotel 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek. All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary. Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek. Trekking Permit MCP and ACP (Manaslu special Permit). TIMS card(Trekker’s Information Management System). Necessary staff during the trekking period With Experience Guide and Porter. 20 Kg Luggage free Per Person during the trekking (with porter or yaks). Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment for all trekking staffs. Group medical supplies (First Aid kit

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    Drinks with Meals

    Tea/Coffee

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    Accommodation

    During the trek

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    Local Taxes

What's Not Included

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    Tipping and Gratuities

    Package Cost not Includes: Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Alcoholic beverages, personal nature expenses, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets. Emergency rescue evacuation if required such as personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue. Extra luggage and personal trekking gears. Extra porter cost US$15 per person per days per 20 Kg. International flight tickets, date change or re-issue If required. Nepal visa fee, Visa issuance is easy upon arrival.

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    1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

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