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Tsum Valley and Manaslu Circuit Trekking is a recently open tea house trekking in Gorkha district. It is known as virgin trekking trail of Nepal with unique culture and natural beauties. As this is restricted area trip, you need to be minimum two people in a group and require special trekking permit to visit. The eight highest mountains in the world “Mt. Manaslu (8,163m)”was climbed first time by Japanese Team in 1956. After this it has been well promoting for the trekking destination all over the world.
Normally Manaslu Circuit via Tsum Valley trip starts from Arughat Bazaar after 7 to 8 hours scenic drive Kathmandu by local bus or private vehicles. But now a day you can start trip from Lapubesi, take jeep from Arughat Bazaar, this make one day shorter on your trip. If you are looking for longer trip on the off the batten trail, there is an alternative trail from Arughat to Manbu, Kashigaum, Keruja and get at Tatopani. Then the trail follow Budhi Gandaki River bank with traditional settlements, rice trace, beautiful jungle, landscape, water fall and mountain scenery. When get entry in the Manaslu Restricted area at Jagat, and then you will visit Tsum Valley first. As it is sacred valley, not allow killing or sacrificed any animal above the Chhekamparo village. Very old Chorten, Mane wall are seen middle of the wide trail, which you feel really holiness. People of here are similar like Tibetan, they are following Bonpo Buddhism, so their culture, tradition represent of hundred years back Tibet’s culture. Still some people of this area are following polyandry marriage system as their unique tradition.
The trip in Tsum Valley known as Home Stay trekking (staying overnight at local house and having same meal whatever local). Melaripa Cave (real foot print of Melaripa from 11th centaury), Rachen Gumpa (nunnery monastery) and other monastery are interesting to visit. If you like explore Gumba Lungdan and Ganesh Himal Base camp you need to buy two weeks permit. Mu Gumpa is highest point of Tsum Valley trek, the view from here is spectacular including Pashubo, Kipu Himal, Ganesh Himal range and Lower valley. Then, the trail retrace until Lokpa and heading to the Larkya La Pass (5,160m) through the Lho Gaun, Sama Gaun, Samdo and Dharmashala. Those are amazing village for the Mountain View and people daily life hood. Most of the teahouse has WiFi internet service, hot shower and net and clean bed room. Now days, Manaslu Circuit Trek with Tsum Valley can do 19 days to above 28 days by skip few days by drive at the begging and end of trip.
Manaslu Circuit Trek with Tsum Valley end at Dharapani (the Annapurna Circuit Trekking main trail), you will take bus to Beshisahar and drive back to Kathmandu. Or you may walk until Beshisahar also following traditional tracking trail. We at Nepal Mother House Treks organize this trip by expert local Guide and Porters accordingly your requirements. You are welcome to experience in recently open Manaslu Circuit trip.
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu.
Day 02:Trekking preparation and permit paper work day.
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (535m) -8 to 9 Hours
Day 04:Trek Arughat to Soti Khola (720m) -6 to 7 Hours
Day 05:Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m) -6 to 7 Hours
Day 06:Trek Machha Khola to Doban (1,070m) -6 to7 Hours
Day 07:Trek Doban to Philim (1,570 m) -5 to 6 Hours
Day 08:Trek Philim to Chumling (Lower Tsum) (2,361m)-6 to 7 Hours
Day 09:Trek Chumling to Chhekampar (Upper Tsum) (3,010 m) -5 to 6 Hours
Day 10:Trek Chhekampar to Chhule-Nile (3,361m), visit Milarepa Piren Phu Cave on the way -6 to 7 Hours
Day 11:Trek Chhule-Nile to Mu Gompa (3,700 m), visit Dhephyudonma Gompa (4,060 m) -3 to 4 Hours
Day 12:Trek Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa (3,210 m) -5 to 6 Hours
Day 13:Trek Rachen Gompa to Dumje (2,405m) -6 to 7 Hours
Day 14:Trek Dumje to Lokpa (cross Ripchet) (1,570 m) -6 ½ to 7 ½ Hours
Day 15:Trek Lokpa to Deng (1865m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 16:Trek Dang to Ghap (2165m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 17:Trek Ghap to Lho (3180m) – 5 to 6 Hours
Day 18:Trek Lho to Sama Gaon (Ro) (3525m) - 5 to 6 Hours
Day 19:Explore day in Sama Gaon for acclimatization
Day 20:Trek Sama Gaun to Samdo (3850m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 21:Trek Samdo to Dharamsala (Larkya Phedi) (4460m) - 4 to 5 Hours
Day 22:Trek Larkey Phadi to Bimtang (3590m), via Larkya La (4930m) - 7 to 8 Hours
Day 23:Rest and explore day at Bimtang before Back to Kathmandu.
Day 24:Trek Bimtang to Tilje (2300m) - 7 to 8 Hours
Day 25:Trek Tilje to Dharapani (2130m) - 1 ½ to 2 hours and drive to Beshisahar 3 to 4 hours. Again drive back to Kathmandu -6 to 7 hours
Day 26:Your own destination.
If you do not need porter for the trip, the trekking cost will be reducing from the original price. Nepal Mother House gives you some clue to make less cost for the Solo traveler also. Please contact us in our email for more details with your requirements.
If you wish to stay longer, we can offer plenty of suggestions: Bungee Jumping, mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley, white water Rafting, Jeep Flyer, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Jungle Safari tour, Skydiving, Mt. Everest view flight, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square, the Kathmandu valley's other historic cities Sightseeing, or a night at the Fort Hotel in Nagarkot for a bit of luxury and some worth able sunset and sunrise mountain panoramas. We help to arrange any of these excursions for you. Namaste and see you during your next trip to the Nepal Himalayas!
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu.Upon arrival at international airport, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport assist and transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02 : Trekking preparation and permit paper work day. Trekking preparation and permit organize day. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you.
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar (535m) -8 to 9 Hours Our Guide and Potter come to in your hotel at 6:00 am. Then we are heading to Arughat, by bus or Land cruiser (depending on group size) scenic drive. While passing ridge of Kathmandu Valley, you catch a glimpse of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal magnificent view and terraces and green hills. After Dhading Bisi or Gorkha Bazaar the road is tricky because of the grubby road. To get in Arughat through the Gorkha Bazaar or Dhading Besi depends on your time and choice. The village of Arughat is in two parts, on opposite sides of the Buri Gandaki. Arughat Bazaar is large, clean and prosperous with hotels and shops selling cloth, food and hardware. Stay overnight at Tea House or Tented camp.
Day 04 : Trek Arughat to Soti Khola (720m) -6 to 7 Hours After having breakfast, we trek to Soti Khola following banding Bdhigandaki river bank. Along the way we enjoy splendid views of Shringri Himal and local live hood. The trail goes through the Gurung and Magar villages, past fields and cascading waterfalls, till we reach Soti Khola. We set up camp on the banks of the Soti Khola (river) or stay in Tea house.
Day 05 : Trek Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m) -6 to 7 Hours Today our trek from Soti Khola to Machha khola (Fish River) goes through rice fields and explores the local’s livelihoods. Machha khola is a village situated above a stream with the same name of Budahi Gandaki. We camp for the night by a wide campsite or find some tea houses.
Day 06 : Trek Machha Khola to Doban (1,070m) -6 to7 Hours The trail involves some steep ascents and descents to the Doban. The trail gives the glimpses of diversity of flora & fauna, and people with different religion and cultures. We ascend a well crafted staircase over a ridge to Doban. Doban means confluence of streams, where Shiar Khola comes from the east, and the Sarpu khola meets from the west. We set our camp here or stay overnight at a tea house.
Day 07 : Trek Doban to Philim (1,570 m) -5 to 6 Hours After a hot breakfast, the journey leads us to ascend on a rugged rocky trail. Then we climb up and down ravines and notched trees. Several waterfalls on both side of the Budhi Gandaki River and hundred species of birds in the forest makes our trip very enjoyable. Liding, Machhakhola, Jagat and Philim provide unique hospitality with culture and religion. During this trekking the narrow valley shaping by Budhi Gandaki provides the magnificent vistas of Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal and Himal Chuli, as we continue up to the large Gurung village and fields of corn and millet. There are several good campsites and we set up camp surrounded by alder, blue pine and poplar trees or stay at the tea house.
Day 08 : Trek Philim to Chumling (Lower Tsum) (2,361m)-6 to 7 HoursThe trail goes up through Philim and heads up over a ridge that leads to Ganesh Himal Base camp and Chumling (Lower Tsum). We camp for the night at Chumling. Each individual can enjoy with songs of Bird and roaring sound of river on the trail. There are several good campsites at Chumling or we can stay overnight at local house.
Day 09 : Trek Chumling to Chhekampar (Upper Tsum) (3,010 m) -5 to 6 HoursAfter breakfast, we trek to Chhekampar. Upper Tsum valley (part of the inner Himalaya) which opens up from Chhekampar/Chhekamparo. This village is situated on flat land and made up of two settlements Chhekam and Paro. From the valley, we have view of Ganesh Himal range in front to the south where it provides spectacular views of the Baudha and Himal Chuli peaks to the southwest. Some households in this village practice polyandry. We stay overnight here.
Day 10 : Trek Chhekampar to Chhule-Nile (3,361m), visit Milarepa Piren Phu Cave on the way -6 to 7 HoursOn the way we pass the Piren Phu cave. Piren Phu (pigeon cave) is one of the most sacred caves in the Tsum valley. It is located at the foot of a rugged cliff near the village of Burji. Milarepa, the famous Tibetan saint, was believed to have meditated here. There are two separate monasteries attached to the rocky cave. Richly painted Buddhist murals, excellent artistic scripts carved on stones, long prayer flags and significant Buddhists paper scripts make this cave one of the most important socio-cultural asset in the valley. Beautiful views can be had at the Shiar Khola, Rachen Gumba, the mountains and settlements amidst vast agricultural land. This is the last village heading north of the upper Tsum Valley. Stay overnight.
Day 11 : Trek Chhule-Nile to Mu Gompa (3,700 m), visit Dhephyudonma Gompa (4,060 m) -3 to 4 HoursAfter breakfast, the trail gradually ascends to Mu Gumba (1895 AD), the largest monastery in the region and farthest point in the Tsum valley. The monastery houses religious books, including Kangyur, a life sized statue of Avalokiteshwara, and images of Guru Padmasambhava and Tara. Chhosyang Tal is about two to three hours uphill walk. Then we visit Dephyudonma Gumba, one of the oldest monasteries in the Tsum Valley situated in the rugged mountains, a 2 hour walk from the village of Chhule and Nile. The history of this monastery is directly associated with the dawn of Buddhism in the valley. The monastery is run by Lama Serap of Nile Ladrang from the Kangin sect. There are a few campsites and drinking water facilities.
Day 12 : Trek Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa (3,210 m) -5 to 6 HoursWe take the trail to Rachen Gumba nunnery. It is situated in the Shiar Khola Valley in the foothills of the mountains bordering Nepal and Tibet. Rachen Gumba was established in the year 1905 AD and is one of the largest nunneries in the Tsum valley. It is belonging to the Ngak-pa sect. The nunnery houses one thousand clay, mud statues of Avalokiteshwara, a brightly colored, carved throne and pillar, and a large prayer wheel. The interior is richly painted with murals about Buddhism and its history. We stay overnight at camp or local house.
Day 13 : Trek Rachen Gompa to Dumje (2,405m) -6 to 7 HoursToday, we precede towards Dumje, a small and scattered settlement with some houses and adjoining cattle sheds. Dumje is a wide and flat land, good for cultivation of barely and potato. Here, patches of purple hued amaranth interspersed with fields of brown barley, dozens of yaks grazing in grassy meadows, rustic stone houses hugging the trail, long stretches of hand-carved mani stones and stacked mani walls, ancient villages dotting the landscape, rock chortens perched high on ridges, snow-capped Himalayan peaks scratching the deep blue sky, high remote mountain passes threading into Tibet, maroon-robed Buddhist monks and nuns fingering prayer beads, and hard-working kind-hearted villagers warmly welcome you into this scenic and soaring valley where Tibetan culture is still being celebrated today.
Day 14 : Trek Dumje to Lokpa (cross Ripchet) (1,570 m) -6 ½ to 7 ½ Hours After breakfast, we are heading to Lokpa and cross Ripchet. We pass one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Lower Tsum Valley, Samba Tingding Chhupyang. This is the village which lies along the trial from Gumpa Laundang to Lokpa. The houses are completely built from stone and roofs are pine wood. The houses are arranged in linear pattern along the trial. There are a remarkable numbers of Mani walls, Chortens and gateway chortens. We make camp in Lokpa for overnight stay.
Day 15 : Trek Lokpa to Deng (1865m) - 4 to 5 HoursThe trek leads us on a high and beautiful trail through a narrow dramatic gorge section with towering walls, past a thundering waterfall just above us and cross the suspension bridge, where we ascend gradually along a wide hillside. After trekking through dense forest the small village of Deng, lower Nubri region called Kutang, where the people are ethnically pure Tibetans. We have views of Lumbo Himal as well as Lapuchen and Dwijen Himals. We camp nearby village, and get fresh greens from the land. It starts to feel like a piece of old Tibet at last.
Day 16 : Trek Dang to Ghap (2165m) - 4 to 5 Hours The trek today is a similar length to yesterdays. The trail goes through the valley with across the bridge switchback steeply up to the small, poor village of Lana. After more climbing through lovely woods of pine we reach Bihi Phedi and start to see mani stones, sign of the tiny Tibetan footholds mark in the high Himalayan places. We ahead across the large Buri Gandaki, as we walk through the gorge, all the time enjoying spectacular views. Eventually we reach Ghap, where we set up camp in another wonderful village.
Day 17 : Trek Ghap to Lho (3180m) – 5 to 6 Hours Today is a wonderful trekking day through dense forest crossing Budhi Gandaki wooden bridge, ascent gently up to Tibetan-run lodge Namrung, views of mountains? Then the trail goes to extensive pastures land to the ancient Lihi village and flowing down the Lidanda Glaciers we reach the picturesque Tibetan village of Sho at 3000m. On the way to Lho, the spectacular views of Ngadi Chuli and Manaslu itself makes for quite an impressive afternoon. We set up camp in Lho, a sprawling village decorated with many prayer flags, in the yard of a small lodge and monastery. The sunset and sunrise from the campsite are wonderful.
Day 18 : Trek Lho to Sama Gaon (Ro) (3525m) - 5 to 6 Hours After breakfast the trail leads us from the new monastery and then ascends to the idyllic Tibetan settlement of Shayla with amazing mountain panoramas. Then we trek through the alpine trail which leads us through fields to the 500 years old settlement Sama Gaon, or Ro, with unique architecture wooden two monasteries. Dzongka Dzong (fortress) is at the border of Tibet, a few days walk from Sama Gaon. Take the afternoon to hike up to the old Gomba settlement above town, and to wander the streets of the fascinating Sama Gaon village.
Day 19 : Explore day in Sama Gaon for acclimatization We have a rest day in Sama Gaon to explore the village and monasteries - a little piece of old Tibet. This is also an extra day in case anyone is having trouble acclimating. A great excursion is to hike towards Manalsu Base Camp where we'll have stunning views of the lake, glacier and valley. Another option is to hike up to Pung Gyen Gompa, at 3870 meters and explore around this unique natural beauty.
Day 20 : Trek Sama Gaun to Samdo (3850m) - 4 to 5 Hours After having breakfast, the trail leads us breathtaking mountains scenery and blue sheep territory, grazing nearby on the barren hill-sides. Perhaps, this will be one of the best trekking days on whole trip, regarding the view and walking. After 3 to 4 hours walking you will get in Samdo, where more than four teahouse for your accommodation. Still Samdo is best for view and cultural activities. If you have still energy then you may hike up to the view point about 1 ½ to 2 hours. This is best for the acclimatization as well.
Day 21 : Trek Samdo to Dharamsala (Larkya Phedi) (4460m) - 4 to 5 Hours The trail leads us to the old trade route towards Tibet, cross a bridge, and climb through the trade markets of Larkya bazaar. After about three hours of climbing past glaciers, with increasingly overwhelming panoramas, we come to the campsite at Dharamsala, the high camp for the Larkya La pass, where we have lunch surrounded breathtaking mountains scenery and blue sheep territory, grazing nearby on the barren hill-sides. You'll really feel the altitude and the cold here, so enjoy a more leisurely afternoon and keep warm. We'll have an early dinner in preparation for our pass crossing tomorrow...
Day 22 : Trek Larkey Phadi to Bimtang (3590m), via Larkya La (4930m) - 7 to 8 Hours After a very early morning breakfast, the trail goes to North side of the Larkya Glaciers where we have views of Cho Danda and then of Larkya Peak. Then walking about four hours we will get on the top of the Larkya La (4930m), view of wonderful panoramic mountains; Himlung Himal (7126meter), Cheo Himal (6820meters), Gyagi Kung, Kang Kuru (6981meters) and the Annapurna II (7937meters) equally stunning from both sides. The descent is steep, through moraines, towards Bhimtang. After praying and yelling 'Ki ki so so lha gyalo' (may the Gods be victorious), get ready drop onto a slippery trail following the glacial moraine finally to the Bimtang. Here at the 'Three Sisters Hotel’ the evening clouds gather and turn pink behind the surrounding peaks. It's all worthwhile now.
Day 23 : Rest and explore day at Bimtang before Back to Kathmandu. It will best take rest at Bhimtang after last day big walking, or you may explore around the Bhimtang and Glacier Lake. Bhitang itself best place for the mountain scenery and good tea house with delicious food.
Day 24 : Trek Bimtang to Tilje (2300m) - 7 to 8 Hours It's an easy trekking day following the Dudh Khola through bamboo forests about 1½ to 2 hours walk down, we see ahead marks of ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) board at Dharapani. Now we are in Annapurna Circuit Trekking main trail, an atmospheric Tibetan village with prayer flags fluttering at the Gomba in Thongje. From Dhrapani, the road has been building; you may drive from here to Besisahar by jeep or bus if you are tried after many days walk. It will be bumpy drive to Besisahar, that’s why we would suggest you walk until Besisahar through the classical trekking trail avoiding the road. Trekking south on the main Annapurna Circuit trail, and following down the Marsyangdi River crossing bridge twice to reach the small village of Karte. And continue decent along the cliff rocky trail before crossing the Marsyangdi River. Before us, we see the wide plain and waterfall at scenic Tal (lake), the last village of the Lower Manang region. Continue down through the lush forest and wild Mariana to another suspension bridge nearby Chamje with a beautiful waterfall. We’ll stay overnight in the simple facilitate hotel in Chamje.
Day 25 : Trek Tilje to Dharapani (2130m) - 1 ½ to 2 hours and drive to Beshisahar 3 to 4 hours. Again drive back to Kathmandu -6 to 7 hours It's an easy trekking day following the Dudh Khola through bamboo forests about 1½ to 2 hours walk down, we see ahead marks of ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) board at Dharapani. Now we are in Annapurna Circuit Trekking main trail, an atmospheric Tibetan village with prayer flags fluttering at the Gomba in Thongje. From Dhrapani, the road has been building; you will drive from here to Besisahar by jeep or bus. Drive back to Kathmandu atsame day about 5 to 6 hours. A celebration is definitely in order tonight!
Day 26 : Your own destination. In this pleasant day you may have full day at leisure either relax at hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is day of ending your journey, so we would like offer you farewell dinner in Nepali typical Restaurant and hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for memory of Nepal trip. Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the memory of a life time.
Except fixed departure date, we have every day departure according to your requirements.
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|19 November, 2018||14 December, 2018||Guaranteed||USD 1596|
|23 November, 2018||18 December, 2018||Limited||USD 1596|
|27 November, 2018||22 December, 2018||Available||USD 1596|
|29 November, 2018||24 December, 2018||Available||USD 1596|
|03 December, 2018||28 December, 2018||Available||USD 1596|
|06 December, 2018||31 December, 2018||Guaranteed||USD 1596|
|11 December, 2018||05 January, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|14 December, 2018||08 January, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|17 December, 2018||11 January, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|25 December, 2018||19 January, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|28 December, 2018||22 January, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|31 December, 2018||25 January, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|01 January, 2019||26 January, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|05 January, 2019||30 January, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1596|
|18 January, 2019||12 February, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|24 January, 2019||18 February, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|05 February, 2019||02 March, 2019||Limited||USD 1596|
|20 February, 2019||17 March, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|27 February, 2019||24 March, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
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|05 March, 2019||30 March, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1596|
|07 March, 2019||01 April, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1596|
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|29 March, 2019||23 April, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1596|
|02 April, 2019||27 April, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
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|20 June, 2019||15 July, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
|18 July, 2019||12 August, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
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|07 August, 2019||01 September, 2019||Limited||USD 1596|
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|29 September, 2019||24 October, 2019||Guaranteed||USD 1596|
|24 October, 2019||18 November, 2019||Available||USD 1596|
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Reviewed on: 15 November, 2018
Let me describe you my first time in Nepal. I went there with 3 friends for a long trek in the Tsum Valley and Manaslu. One of my friends exchanged multiple emails with Karna, who is the managing director of the agency. He told us that he had a great feeling with this man, that… More
Reviewed on: 15 November, 2018
Nepal was our last country of 2 years traveling around the world so we were quite strict about what we wanted. We talk with more than 30 agencies and guides, and with some friends who did a trek in Nepal. Luckily we contact nepal mother house and Rana. Rana is super, super easygoing person and… More
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