Tarakeshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tsum Valley Trek

Tsum Valley Trek

Trip Overview

Maximum Altitude:
Trip Region:
Best Season:
Sep-Dec, Mar-May
16 Days
Price from
  • 2 Person $950
  • 3 Person $930
  • 4-7 Person $800
  • 8-10 Person $750

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  • Flora & Fauna: As you travel through the Tsum Valley, you will see a vast range of flora and fauna, including rare Himalayan creatures and distinctive plant species.
  • Ancient Buddhist Monasteries: Immerse yourself in the tranquil environment of ancient Buddhist monasteries while learning about the rich spiritual traditions that have been preserved for millennia.
  • Magnificent Mountain Views: Take in breathtaking views of towering snow-capped peaks like the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, and Boudha Himal ranges.
  • Remote communities: Immerse yourself in the daily lives of isolated Himalayan communities, connect with friendly inhabitants, and learn more about their distinct culture and traditions.
  • Ngula Dhoj Hyang Pass: Put your hiking talents to the test as you cross the Ngula Dhoj Hyang Pass, which stands at an amazing 5,093 meters and offers panoramic views of the surrounding regions.
  •  Tsum Valley Homestays: Stay in traditional Tsum Valley homestays, where warm-hearted people greet you with open arms and provide insights into their way of life.

The Tsum Valley Trek is an incredible tour through Nepal’s enthralling Tsum region. This walk offers different and stimulating experiences for travellers seeking natural beauty and cultural contacts at altitudes ranging from 700 to 5,093 metres.

Begin your walk and be captivated by the breathtaking alpine landscapes, especially the spectacular Mount Manaslu, which towers at 8,163 metres. The trail winds through scenic valleys, tranquil forests, and attractive villages, allowing you to immerse yourself in the Himalayas’ spectacular beauty.

Take on the Larkya La Pass, a gratifying effort located at an astounding altitude of 5,160 metres. As you ascend this pass, you will be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic vistas.

The Manaslu region is not only a visual treat, but also a cultural treasure trove. Discover traditional Tibetan-influenced villages and historic Buddhist monasteries that have withstood the test of time, highlighting the hill people’s rich legacy.

Tsum Valley’s tranquillity can be experienced by trekking through less busy trails and immersing yourself in quiet and serenity. The varied topography, which includes lush lowland forests as well as severe alpine landscapes, adds to the attractiveness of this voyage.

The Tsum Valley Trek promises an amazing excursion amidst the breathtaking Himalayan environment, whether you want adventure, natural beauty, or a momentary getaway from the chaos of everyday life. Allow this voyage to transport you on an enthralling discovery of a hidden jewel in Nepal’s Himalayas.


On reaching at Kathmandu city and Nepal international airport, our staff and guide of Himalayan Friendly receives you. For a short transfer to your hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city, after checking into you lovely rooms. Having rest after a Jet-Lag, then join with the main group for briefing provided by the guide or leader.

An important information on briefing, regarding the treks, local cultures, landscapes with do’s and don’ts. Evening a group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural programs. A great introduction to Nepali cultures, along with typical Nepali foods to enjoy.

In Kathmandu includes Bed and Breakfast only, with welcome group dinner.

MEALS Breakfast

An extra day in Kathmandu to get accustomed with the local culture as well for last hour trek preparation. Optional tour on request for half day sightseeing around Kathmandu and Nepal famous landmarks and world heritage sites. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure checking you trekking gear or buy or hire essential items for the trek.

In Kathmandu Bed and Breakfast only basis.

MEALS Breakfast

An early morning start after a good breakfast at the hotel, transfer in a vehicle according to group size. Either in a four-wheel drive, jeep, coach or similar, the drive heads beyond Kathmandu valley. Heading downhill to lower warm farm country, as drive continues on the main busy highway of Nepal.

From the junction town where Nepal South, North and West separates, drive heads west. As drive enters the district of Dhading and Gorkha around Manaslu Himalayan region, then slowly reaching heavily farm country. Then following the
Buddhi-Gandaki River upstream from Arughat Town reaching Machha-Khola for overnight halt.

Includes Bed and Breakfast with Lunch and Dinner, accommodation in a simple local lodge.

MAX ALTITUDE 900 m / 2,952 feet
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Morning from Machha-Khola after an exciting drive, today an interesting long walk to Jagat. Starting the first day trek within warm sub-tropical farm areas of Maccha-Khola leads on winding path, through Sal tree woods. Reaching at Tatopani, a place with a natural hot spring, can enjoy refreshing bathing time permitting.

As walk proceeds to Khola Besi and Dovan for possible lunch stop, afternoon few hour climb to Jagat. A moderate size hill farm village check into a nice lodge for overnight halt. Having time to observe local cultures, a blend of
Hindu and Buddhism religions.

Includes Bed and Breakfast with Lunch and Dinner, accommodation in a simple local lodge.

MEALS Breakfast with Lunch and Dinner

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.

MEALS Breakfast with Lunch and Dinner

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 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.


We are now nearly close to the Tibetan border. Walk to the west bank of the valley through the Tibetan sceneries. Climb up to the Mu Gompa. We also visit the monastery. Then, we brand a visit to the DhephuDomaGompa. Today we make a touring of the whole Mu Gompa Region. Mu Gompa is the major monastery in the region. The Gompa lies at the highest and record remote part of the Tsum Valley. After reconnoitering the Mu Gompa area. Stay overnight at local Guesthouses.

Today it is an easy walk to Chhekamparo from Nile. We trek transitory through Lar Village visit the RachenGompa, which is also well known as Nunnery Gompa too, annoyed over a suspension bridge and trek to Chhekamparo via same trail spinal. Stay overnight at local Guesthouses.

The trail droplets down from Chhekamparo to Gho and then cross Dumje Bridge. We can visit Amchi, a Tibetan Traditional clinic and there. There is a nun; imparts some 10-21 young nun and runs small Amchi. She greetings the visitor with Tibetan tea, we walk up about 2-3 hours that takes us to GumbaLungdang, where basic housing and meals are providing by the monastery. Stay overnight at local Guesthouses.

We trek to Lokpa today via Ripchet village, stride down to Dunje from GumbaLungdang and walk through the pine forest and attainment Ripchet and trail goes down steeply and retrace the same way spinal to Lokpa. Stay overnight at local Guesthouses.

Today, after breakfast at Lokpa, we stride down to Jagat. The trail goes down to Ghumpul complete the pine and rhododendron forest and join the main Manaslu trail again, We endure a walk passing through Eklai Bhatti, Philim, crossing BuddhiGandaki before attainment Sirdibas and finally to Jagat. Stay overnight at local Guesthouses.

From Jagat, the trail dives down to Bagar after walking some 15 minutes then cross the Postponement Bridge and walk through Beam Bridge that was built after the Nepal earthquake that sensation country so gravely and source famous Manaslu trekking trail damage. Endure the journey via Dovan, Tatopani (hot spring), Khorlabesi. Stay overnight at local Guesthouses.

Today is the last day of our trekking, after breakfast we slow trek to SotiKhola then drive back to Kathmandu, (2-3 hours hike) and (7-8 hours’ drive). Stay Overnight at the hotel.

Our office representative will drop you at the international airport and see you off. Fly back to home or further destination.



  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three night accommodation at 3 Star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Three times meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing accommodation during the trek
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Soti to Machha Khola (trek start) and from (trek end) to Kathmandu by public bus
  • An experienced and helpful guide
  • An experienced and helpful porter
  • Manaslu trekking special permit fee
  • Stum valley trekking special permit fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System
  • Government taxes and office service charge
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking
  • Duffel bag use while trekking by carrying your porter


  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Additional stay before, during, or after the set itinerary.
  • Charges at airports or other areas for excess luggage.
  • Alcohol, hot or cold drinks, bottled water, and other snacks.
  • Phone calls, internet, laundry, additional porters, and other personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance. (It is compulsory and covers emergency rescue and evacuation.)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Visa fees for entering Nepal.



1 .) Why choose Himalayan friendly?

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

2 .) How much luggage one porter carry?

our one porter can carry a maximum of 25 kg of luggage

3 .) What type of meals do I get during the trek?

During a trek, you can expect 3 full meals. The common meals menu will be Nepalese traditional dishes, Tibetan and Continental.

4 .) How difficulty to trek the Tsum Valley?

Tsum Valley trek involves long days of walking, varied terrains, and reaching high altitudes. So a good physical stamina is required to do this trek. Additionally, a couple of acclimatization day will be benefit to adjust in the higher altitude. It will prevent trekkers from altitude sickness, in case it’s advisable to share your health condition with your guide if you don’t feel well.

5 .) How facilitated the toilet and bathroom for shower at the tea houses in the trek?

The lodges and  tea houses that build recently have comot style toilet which replaced the old style squat toilet, however you will still found it in some of the places enroute. With the prefer of most tourist the comot style toilet is in demand because of its automatic flush systems. It is suggested you to carry the toilet paper and other required toiletries or else you can buy it in the tea house where you will stay. For a hot shower in the entire journey it is difficulty to get hot water so do not expect daily showers. You will be charged if you take a hot shower and the rate will be increasing as you go up to higher altitude.

6 .) On this trek is there facilities of electricity and internets / WI-FI?

TsumValley trekking, do have electricity either runs by Hydro or Solar Powers. Trekkers have the facilities to charge their electronic items, as well enjoy Internet, Wi-Fi, and phone communication. But small places like Deng and Lokpa or Chokang-Paro as well in Mu Gompa. The internet and WI-FI connection are slow and disturbing, due to weather and altitude wise. As well depending on the landscapes like deep gorge and valleys. Trekkers have to wait until where the communication works better either Jagat, and Maccha-Khola village.

Price from
  • 2 Person $950
  • 3 Person $930
  • 4-7 Person $800
  • 8-10 Person $750

Package Price

16 Days

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