Tsum Valley Trekking


TRIP FACTS

Trek Duration:
15
Trip Start/End:
Kathmandu
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Best Season:
September - November/ March - May
Per Day Hiking:
6-7 hours
Accomodation:
Hotel/Lodge/Tea Houses
Transportation:
Private vehicles

The tour is at and around probably the most beautiful of the valleys lying under the majestic Ganesh and shringi Himal. The valley has a population of the indigenous ethnic group known as ‘Tsumbas’. The cultural tour will amaze you with the practice of Polyandry ( having more than one husband at a time) by some families and an exception with these families is that they have been found to be well managed and wealthier than other families. One more added cultural exploration in the valley is the Tsum rituals and festivals against devil entitles


Itinerary

Upon arrival, a representative from Mountain Leaders will receive you at the Airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending upon your arrival time, we will arrange for activities for the day. In the evening, you will enjoy the welcome dinner alongside a lovely cultural performance program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and start a day with full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square which is the old palace square. Next we will proceed to Swayambhunath temple- one of the oldest Buddhist Shrines .We will then processed to Visit Pashupatinath- the holiest Hindu temple and Boudhanath- one of the biggest and holiest stupa. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast we will drive to Arughat via Dhading besi which takes approximately 7-8 hours. On the way you can view the greenery hills and we reach Arughat from where our trek starts. Arughat is the town which is divided into two parts with Budhi gandaki river flowing between them. Overnight stay at Arughat.

Today we will headed towards Soti Khola by crossing the bridge over Budhi gandaki .we will then continue through the stone-paved street north through the bazaar until arrive at Shanti bazzar. We will then step towards Arkhetkhola and after that we descend to a Kuere pani by crossing high cascading waterfall. Then from here the trail descends to Soti Khola. Overnight stay at the campsite at Soti Khola.

After breakfast, we will trek to Machha Khola by crossing the bridge and through sale forests. The trail then passes through a waterfall and continues up and around to the Gurung village of Labubesi. . Drop to the sandy river bed and walk along rounded stones before climbing over a side ridge. Head down again to the river and traverse to Machha Khola village. Overnight at Machha Khola.

On this day, the trail crosses the Tharo Khola and reaches Khorla besi. We will then continue ups and downs to a small trailside hotspring and reach Tatopani. Crossing the Budhi gandaki on a suspension bridge over Doban Khola and reach Yarukhola and we will climb to Tharo Bharyang and move towards the Village of Jagat. Overnight stay in Jagat.

After breakfast, we will headed towards Chisopani. First we cross the trail up to Ghatta Khola and continue to a long hanging bridge and climb up to Philim- a large gurung village. Finally we across a forest with the views of the narrowing valley and reach Chisopani.Overnight stay in Chisopani.

Today we will proceed through the beautiful waterfall and pine forests. We will then descend down to trail going to the Tsum valley. On the way you can see the views of Himalchuli mountains and Boudha himal from Lokpa- a small beautiful village. Finally we reach Chumling.Overnight stay in Chumling.

On this day, we will cross the suspension bridge. On the way you can views Ganesh himal. We will then arrive at Gho village. After 2 hours we will climb to Tsum which will takes us to the village of Chhokangparo. Overnight stay at Chhokangparo.

We will climb above Chokhangparo and crossing suspension bridge to the Rachen Gompa, which is also known as Nunnery Gompa. We will then cross Shiar Khola continue walking through the villages Phurbe and Pangdun. Finally we arrive at Nile. Overnight stay in Nile.

Today we will climb up to Mu Gompa through the west bank of valley through the Tibetan landscapes. We will then visit the Monastery and DhephuDoma Gompa. Overnight stay in Mu Gompa.

Today we will go for sightseeing of the whole Mu Gompa Region which is the largest Monastery in the region. The Gompa lies at the highest and most remote part of the Tsum valley. You also can view the Pikahimal. Overnight stay in Mu Gompa.

We will trek to Burgi village- it is a small beautiful village. We will climb to Milarepa’s cave which is known for its mesmerizing glimpses of Poshyop glacier, Kipu Himal and Churkehimal. Overnight stay in Burgi village.

Today we will trek back to Chumling from Burgi village. Overnight stay in Chumling.

Today we will arrive at Philim after 6-7 hours trekking. we will passes through the philim village that leads to the Ganesh Himal base camp.

We will start our day from Philim to Khorla besi via Jagat and Tatopani. We will descend down to Sirdibas and we finally reach to Jagat. We will continue our trekking to Dobhan. Finally arrive at tatopani.we will then reach Khorla besi. Stay overnight in Khorla besi.

After breakfast, we will crosses the Tharo Khola headed down to the river and reach Machha Khola village. We will then walk along the Budhi Gandaki River to reach to Gurung village of labubesi. We then reach Khursani and walk along the ridge above Budhi gandaki and cross the sal forests. Finally, cross the bridge to arrive in Soti khola. Overnight stay in Soti Khola.

We will climb up to the ridge of Kyorpani and descend down to the cascading Water. We will then cross the Arkhet Khola.. Finally passing by the hydroelectric plant following the stone streets, we arrive at the Arughat bazzar. We will then back to Kathmandu along the banks of the Marshyangdi and trishuli river with views of greenhills, mountains and villages. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, free for you until time to leave the international airport for your final destination.


What are included?

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • City sightseeing in Kathmandu with English speaking city tour guide.
  • Private transportation as per itinerary.
  • Trekking starting point and ending point provided by private vehicle.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea Houses/Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Local government license holder Trekking Guide during the trek.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staff.
  • TIMS Card.
  • Government Tax.

What are not included?

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare.
  • Domestic air tickets and tax.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for guide, staff and driver.
  • Emergency Rescue Charge.
  • Any changes in the itinerary due to natural calamities or circumstances out of our control.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.


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The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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