Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trekking, around mighty 8163 meter high Mt. Manaslu and hidden Shangri-La of Tsum Valley are extraordinarily well-liked among wilderness explorers today. Manaslu region was opened for the trekkers only
Total Duration- 27 Days
Difficulty- Medium Hard
Group Size- Min 02
Best Season- Spring and autumn
Max. Altitude- 5135m
Accommodation- Lodge and Home Stay
Transportation- Local Bus or Jeep
Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trekking, around mighty 8163 meter high Mt. Manaslu and hidden Shangri-La of Tsum Valley are extraordinarily well-liked among wilderness explorers today. Manaslu region was opened for the trekkers only in 1995 and Tsum was also just opened in 2008. Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek in this geographically extra spectacular and culturally most fascinating area, offers the trekkers to explore ultimate nature and cultural heritage and experience the mountain life style Tsum and Manaslu. The inhabitants of upper Bhudi Gandaki, a region known as ‘Nup Ri’ meaning Western Mountain are direct descendants of Tibetan immigrants and they settled here during early 16th century consequently their speech, dress and customs are exclusively similar to Tibetans in the North of Nepal. The Mountain Views in Nup ri are sensational and iconic that you can’t find anywhere in the world. The dramatic Larke Pass after visiting Tsum Valley is thrilling life that experience.
Tsum valley is yet being explored and right place to trek for the travelling passionate. The valley is a blessed Himalayan Buddhist pilgrimage site located in northern part of Gorkha district, Nepal. ‘Tsum’ meaning vivid against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal and Boudha Ranges, this serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art, culture and religion. It is said that the Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to be meditated in the caves of these mountains.The valley is home of some unique and historic monasteries, including Rachen Gompa and Mu Gompa, mani and prayer walls which lie on a pretty highland nestled in the lap of the valley and Gompa Lungdang, situated at the base of a conical hill against the main slope of Ganesh Himal. The tribes here celebrate many Buddhist festivals, perfume ritual burning of juniper sense to purifier the air, place prayer flags for happiness of all the sentient living beings install Mani Walls. The area is left behind so their culture remained as it is as it was centuries ago. The palace is really alluring for the trekkers. Here we have designed two itineraries for this Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek and we Guide in Himalaya operate perfect and ideal mountain holiday in budget cost.
Day 01: Kathmandu – Arughat 600m, 7/8 hours by bus or jeep
Day 02: Arughat – Lapubesi 882m. Approx. 4-6 hours walk.
Day 03: Lapubesi – Tatopani 990m, 6-7 hours walk
Day 04: Tatopani – Philim 1570m, 5-6 hours walk.
Day 05: Philim – Chhumling 2386m, 6-7 hours walk
Day 06: Chhumling – Chhekampar 3011m, 6-7 hours walk
Day 07: Chhekampar – Mu Gompa 3700, 7-8 hours walk.
Day 08: Mugompa – Chhekampar via Rachen Goma, 6-7 hours walk
Day 09: Chhekampar – Lokpa 2240m, approx. 5-7 hours walk.
Day 10: Lokpa – Bhi Phedi 1990m, approx. 5-6 hours.
Day 11: Bhi Phedi – Lhi 2920m, approx. 5-6 hours.
Day 12: Lhi – Sama Gaun, 3520m, approx. 6 hours walk.
Day 13: Rest day, Hike to Birebdra Tal/Pungyen Gompa/ Manaslu Base camp
Day 14: Sama Gaun – Samdo 3780m, 3 hours walk
Day 15: Samdo – Larke Rest home/Dharmasaala 4460m 3-4 hours hike
Day 16: Larke Rest Homes – Bimtang 3750m, via Larkey Pass/5100m, 8-9 hours.
Day 17: Bimtang – Dharapani 1963, 6-7 hours walk
Day 18: Dharapani – Jagat 1300, 6-7 hours walk
Day 19: Jagat – drive to Besisahar- drive to Kathmandu
Note: This trip can be personalized as per your requirements that meet your time frame. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program.
Nepal is a developing country, Outside of major cities area electricity on trekking can be scares. You should have to pay 100-800 NRs per hour to charge goods on many lodges and also many tea-house treks, including in Annapurna base camp trek, Everest Base camp trek and many others treks also. Chargers often won't work on low power solar systems you find right up in the mountains so u can buy alternative bayonet light to electricity power plug converter, which will only works in low voltage is high\low. The standard Nepalese electrical outlet is a three-pronged triangle so bring three-pronged triangle chargers.
Nepal is a landlocked country which lies in Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Nepal has monsoonal climate having four main seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.
Below is a general guide to conditions at different seasons:
January to March (winter): In this season temperature will decrease at often 0°C (32°F) at night, with extreme cold at high elevations. It is possible to trek in places like the Everest region during the winter but due to extreme cold weather and heavy snow fall it may be quite difficult than as usual.
April to June (summer): In these months it is quite warm and dry weather. There is an abundance of blooming flowers in the Himalayas at this time, with rhododendrons, in particular, adding a splash of color to the landscape. This season is the best time to undertake mountain expeditions.
June to September (Monsoon): There will be heavy monsoonal rainfall in this season. Rains are generally lighter in high Himalayan reasons. In this season the mountain ranges are not often visible due to the clouds.
October to December (autumn): These months are cool and clear which is due to the end of monsoon, there is little dust in the air so this is the best season to visit the hilly and mountainous regions.
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Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
In Nepal, “Namaste” or “Namaskar” is said to an older or high-status person with palms together, figure up. It is used to greet a person in place of goodbye or hello. There is no limitation how many times you say “Namaste” but, it is better if you say once per person, per day. If You want to say “Thank You” then you can say “Dhanyabaad /'ðɅnjɅbɑ:d/ (Dhan-ya-baad)”