Tarakeshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

Trip Overview

Maximum Altitude:
5167 m
Trip Region:
Best Season:
Sep-Dec, Mar-May
21 Days
Price from
  • 2 Person $1350
  • 3-4 Person $1300
  • 5-7 Person $1250
  • 8-10 Person $1150

Package Price

21 Days

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  • Magnificent Mountain Majesty: On the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, take in the breathtaking splendour of Manaslu, one of the highest peaks in the world.
  • Tsum Valley’s Cultural Treasures: Immerse yourself in the secluded Tsum Valley’s rich Tibetan Buddhist culture, which is characterised by old monasteries and hospitable residents.
  • Scenic Trail Adventure: Set off on a gorgeous trek through stunning scenery, luscious forests, and terraced fields to fully experience the Manaslu region.
  • Calm Himalayan Lakes: Explore quiet glacial lakes like Pungyen that are surrounded by towering snow-capped hills and provide a calm and enchanting refuge.
  • Genuine Local Warmth: Make lasting friendships with the hospitable locals in the Gurung and Tibetan communities by experiencing their genuine warmth and friendliness.
  • Thrilling Mountain Passes: Conquer the exhilarating challenges of Larkya La and Chhokangparo, embracing the reward of breathtaking panoramic vistas along the way.

In this trek, you will be able to explore the geographically spectacular and culturally mesmerizing region of Manaslu and the hidden valley of Tsum. This region is hidden in the northern part of the Gorkha District, which has a number of culturally fascinating monasteries with strong continuing links to Tibet in the upper Buri Gandaki.

Our Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek has many highlights including the up-close panoramic views of Mt Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world. Another noteworthy moment in our trek will be when we shall pass through the glorious and challenging Larkya La pass which stands at the elevation of 5,160 m. You shall also experience the native Tibetan culture, art, customs, and values along with local indigenous communities living in this amazing region of Nepal.

One can also observe and feel the mystic beauty of the incredible rivers flowing along your trekking route with all incredibly deep river gorges and spectacular waterfalls. This is a trek with moderate to a strenuous level of difficulty which requires trekkers to have above-average physical fitness. And the best time for this trek is generally from March to May and September to November. Join us and embark on this exciting trek and witness the Himalayas up-close on a thrilling journey across high passes.



Once you land at the airport in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will meet you there. He will guide you to your hotel through the winding alleys of Kathmandu. In the evening, explore the nearby street vendors and food stalls to map a rough picture of Kathmandu. Those food stalls are a wonderful place to grab the taste of Nepal.

Your City tour Guide picks you up from your hotel and takes you Kathmandu valley tour for half day.your will have great experiences of Nepal’s cultures and old tradition and Religion and prepare trek gears for trekking.

Early morning you will be pick up by your trekking guide then drive to Soti  Khola. The bus goes through the main high way Prithivi high way then turns west-north single tack to Dadhingbesi from Malekhu to all the way to Soti Khola after crossing one of the biggest river trisuli rivers. After driving approx  6 hours you reach soti Khola.Overnight in Hotel.

Early morning you will be pick up by your trekking guide then drive to Soti  Khola. The bus goes through the main high way Prithivi high way then turns west-north single tack to Dadhingbesi from Malekhu to all the way to Soti Khola after crossing one of the biggest river trisuli rivers. After driving approx  6 hours you reach soti Khola.Overnight in Hotel.

We head upwards to the Tatopani through up and down valley walls, when we reach  Tatopani, A tiny village between the Buddi  Gandaki river and tremendous cliff then in 15 minutes we cross the bridge, then we turn left and straight ahead to  Dovan and the trail go slowly descend up t to Yaru  Phant via Thulo Dunga. we eat lunch in Yaru Phant and start trek to Jagat, most of the walk now is little up and down alongside the river to Jagat via the swiss bridge. Now the valley becomes wider, Jagat is the entry point of the restricted  Manasalu and Tsum valley trek. we register trekking permits here in Jagat going before the Fillim village. Jagat is a small Gurung village situated between the Buddhi Gandaki river tremendous cliff. Overnight in Hotel.

Leaving the hotel in 15 minutes we cross the two bridges, then climb up through the swiss made bridge, we then hike up to hill until we reach the top of the south faces slope for 2 hours, then the trail goes up and down through the pine forest to the junction, then climb up to Chumling crossing the bridge. In between Lokpa to Chumling there are some places where may fall down when wild goat graze high up to the hill. Chumling Village provides you a dramatic view of the Ganesh Himal, It is situated opposite side of the Rpchet village, alternative way on the way down. Now Look around the village and overnight in Hotel.

Today we start the day by crossing the bridge towards the Ganesh  Hima above the Budi Gandaki valley to the river through the small village, Pine and maple forest,  an easy and nice walk from Chumling to River.  we then climb slowly up crossing the river to rockfall area through the pine, rhododendron forest.  A section for 15 minutes is the rockfall area close to the Chhekan Paro. We cross the rockfall section turn by turn to make sure no one gets to rock on us. Now the trail upwards to Chhenparo through the Buddhist Monuments with the view of the Ganesh Himal. Once we reach the Chhekan paro then time to eat lunch and look around the Tibetan influenced village including the Gompas around the village.

Today easy and nice hike along the Tshum valley,  mostly we stay left side of the Buddi Gandaki river passing the nice villages Lama Gaun, here are two major Tibetan influenced Gompas including Milarepa Cave. After looking around the monasteries we walk passing the unfinished Maniwalls ( Budddhist Monument) then cross the bridge then head onwards up to big village Nile, just before reaching the Nile village there is a huge waterfall in the right side of our hike. We then cross the bridge to the left to reach the Nile. An easy day 4 hours,  Now enough time to look around the monastery high up the opposite side of the Nile. This mamastary if 700 years old influenced by Tibetan Buddhists. with views of the Ganesh Himal and Langtang  Himal. Nice homestay with friendly people.

Today we are entering the high elevation to Mu gompa (3730m) staying right side crossing the bridge, we then turn left to Mu Gumpa following the valley alongside the river, we then climb slowly to Mu Gompa.  Have lunch with hot drinks then we hike up to  Nunnery  Gumpa, hundreds of Tibetan aspirated nuns and monks visit every year,  It takes  1:30 to nunnery Gompa and after while we back to  Mu Gumpa and eat lunch with a view of the Ganesh Himal and snow-capped peaks,  and views of the northeast Tibetan side rocky peak. ( You have options to stay Mu Gompa or continue down to the Nile according to you and your group’s interest.

Today we continue the same trail down to the Nile which we already walked up through the shadows of the deep valley, still, we can see Ganesh  Himal and  Valley down to the bottom of the Ganesh  Himal. Leaving the  Nile village in 45 minutes we turn the left trail crossing the bridge to Rachen Gompa, we now on the left side of the Syar river to Rachhen Gompa. In 15 minutes walk we reach Gompa, then look around the nunnery Gompa and observe the Tibetan influenced Buddhist Gompa,  we will be welcomed by Monks and Nuns, now time to head down to Chhumling via chhenkparo, It is again Nice valley walk down through the Tibetan influenced villages Lama gaun, We eat lunch in Chhekan paro, we then really descend rapidly to River, now trail to Chumling is quite easy fairly lever through the valley walls.

We head down to Lokpa saying goodbye to Beautiful Mountains until we reach Deng, we soon cross the bridge and slowly walk up and down through the valley walls above the Syar Khola, we soon get top of the slopes and trail descent to Lokpa via Swiss-made bridge and the pine and bamboo forests. Eat lunch in Lokpa.we then descent to Nyak Phedi via Junction to bridge, crossing the bridge we start to walk slowly up north to Nyak  Phedi above the  Buddhi Gandaki river soon we reach  Nyak Phedi then fairly level trail until the bridge. Now we have a nice walk through the mix of pine forest to Piyo, from where we see the first view of the siringi Himal as well as monkeys, We then soon start zigzagging descent to Deng village above the river. Overnight in Hotel.

First part of the trail today is narrow above the river to bridge, soon we cross the river then climb up to old and traditional village Rana with well craved Mani walls and Siringi Himal, again the narrow trail ahead through the bamboo forest, some steep down through the cliff to Bee Phedi, we then again walk in some section over the cliff and landslide to Gap. Now we eat lunch in Gap and nice fairly level trail to Jungle view lodge, soon crossing the bridge in 45 minutes we descent north to Namrung crossing the Another bridge. After an hour challenging climb we reach Namrung, nice views of the Manasalu, Syala peak and we register our trekking permits in Police post. Overnight in Hotel.

The valley opens wider from Namrung, head east north crossing the bridge staying bottom of the valley and above the river upwards to Syo, we see beautiful  Syala peak and Manaslu range, a nice village with stone sharing roof and courtyard. Now we walk into the corner, soon we cross the bridge and then onwards to Lhi through steep slopes valley walls. Another nice village Lhi with a pack of the clusters of the stone houses contains the wheat, barley, and potatoes, now valley open enough to view the Manasalu (8160m),  Syala peak,  Himalchui, Dwjin Himal, Manasalu North.  Now an hour’s walk we reach Lho gaon. After lunch climbs the north hill to view all seen mountains and observe the Monastery through the Stupa and Buddhist religious Mani walls. Overnight at Hotel.

We begin our trek in the wake of eating at cabin. Today, we trek over a winding way which travels through the internal Himalayan range and in transit, we will appreciate mountain perspectives of Rupinala pass, Mt. Manaslu, GorkhaHimal, DwijenHimal, SaulaHimal, Lajing crest, and numerous other silver dim mountains and pinnacles. As we go up the vegetation diminishes because of the expansion in elevation. Toward the evening, this part turns out to be very blustery and nippy. While strolling, we go over mani dividers, chortens, petition banners and religious communities. Before we reach LhoGaon, we pass a Tibetan village and LihiGaon and subsequent to eating at Lhogaun, we contunie trekking to Samagaun, we take after the correct bank of the stream, with perspectives of Peak 29 ahead. As we proceed on the fundamental trail, we soon achieve the fields of SamaGaon. Stay Overnight at guest Houses.

We will rest at SamaGaon for acclimatization and give our exhausted appendages some break from the extreme climbing, this additionally permits us to rest our lungs so that our respiratory frameworks would modify with the changed rise. Encompassed by mountains in a tranquil backwoods, we chill out to adjust and unwind. We can climb to Manaslu Base Camp for superb perspectives of Samdo, Nagdichuli, SimnangHimal, Manaslu ice sheet, Manaslu ice fall and we can see BirendraKunda which is an ice lake adjacent the Manaslu Base Camp.Stay Overnight at guest Houses.

After breakfast in the lodge of stunning environment nearby, we trek tenderly tough the distance to Samdo through a forsake way and breezy valley. The Tibetan outskirt is only four kilometers far from Samdo. There is a Tibetan cultural village community at Samdo. This is a great view point for Mt. Manaslu, Samdo, Nagdichuli, SimnangHimal, Manaslu icy mass, Manaslu ice fall and a few other great pinnacles. Stay Overnight at guest Houses.

We begin our trek in the wake of having our breakfast at hotel, the trail is rough and crisscrosses the distance to our goal for now, before we reach Larkya La Phedi, there is a market called Larkya Bazaar (showcase) where regular fairs are held for the nearby people and individuals convey merchandise from Tibet to offer it here. Stay Overnight at guest Houses.

We begin our trek in the wake of having early breakfast at hotel, and today is a truly intense bring in this piece of our trek as we will pass the Larkya La today, at a young hour in the morning we start to trek a precarious way until Larkya La through a rough and winding trail. We convey a pressed lunch since this zone would be hard to set up our eating camps. From the top, we will appreciate the perspectives of Larkya pinnacle, dawn, Mt. Manaslu, Ratnachuli, CheoHimal and numerous other snowcapped mountains and pinnacles. Crossing this pass, we climb to a lofty downhill way through shake and ice. In transit, we will experience numerous frosty lakes that make you feel nippy; the Bimthang is a wide and level removal valley with various Mani dividers and abandoned houses.Stay Overnight at guest Houses.

An easy start hike with the view of the Manasalu again Himlung Himal,  Leaving the  Hotel We turn right to the river in 45 minutes, The view from the bank of the rivers is stunning of the Manasalu and Himlung river, After crossing the river we rapidly descent through the meadows, pine and a mix of the rhododendron forests close to the edge of the river and stay above the river, now then we follow the onwards to yak Kharka, slowly we walk down to Surki Khola, we then eat lunch, After lunch, we walk slowly up to edge and descend to Tilche via Goa through the pine and meadows forests.  Tilche is a Nice big village of the Gurung peoples. Overnight in Hotel.

Today we are taking an easy day hike to Tal, After breakfast, we start hike crossing the bridge and walk on the road then now slowly descend to Darapani, we then hike down on the road for an hour and turn to the left to Tal crossing the bridge, we then reach Tal, a beautiful village in Bank of the Marsyandi river with a stunning view of the waterfall.

Subsequent to having early breakfast at the hotel, we take transport drive to Kathmandu and it is a beautiful drive in transit back to Kathmandu along the banks of the Marshyangdi and Trishuli streams with amazing perspectives of green slopes, mountains, cultivating patios and vivid villages/towns on both sides of the street.Stay Overnight at hotel Kathmandu.



  • Airport pick-up and drop
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Three times meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Soti to Machha Khola (trek start) and from Dharapani (trek end) to Kathmandu by public bus
  • Best available twin sharing accommodation during the trek
  • Licensed, experienced, English-speaking trekking guides
  • Porters for carrying luggage and supplies
  • Manaslu special trekking permit fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System
  • Annapurna and Manaslu conservation fees
  • First aid medical kit
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking
  • Duffel bag use while trekking by carrying your porter


  • International airfares
  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Visa fee
  • Drinks (Cold and alcoholic)



1 .) Why choose Himalayan friendly?

Himalayan friendly is a small company operated by an experienced trekking guide (Mr. Ram Ghale). Ram has been trekking since 10 years. The staff in Himalayan friendly are well prepared to deal with any possible problem and make the trip beautiful.

2 .) Can I add extra day to my trip?

Of course you can modify the itinerary by adding extra day with the guidance of trekking guide. While adding extra days the cost will be slightly increased.

3 .) Can I get a refund my money if I don't finish trek?

Himalayan friendly should pay for the guides, porters, accommodation in advance. So if you did not finish the trek due to physical difficulty, natural disaster, then money is not refunded.

Price from
  • 2 Person $1350
  • 3-4 Person $1300
  • 5-7 Person $1250
  • 8-10 Person $1150

Package Price

21 Days

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