Tsum Valley Trek

  • 18 Days

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  • Destination
  • Difficulty
    Trek DifficultyEasy
  • Group Size
    Max group size1-15 pax
  • Altitude

About Tsum Valley Trek

Tsum Valley Trekking is more of exploration and adventure where route leads you to last and hidden country or a Shangri-la of Nepal far North Mid-West Himalaya, a great place with fascinating glorious scenery throughout the trek to Tsum Valley.

Tsum Valley Trekking with Himalaya Lungta Treks and Expeditions designed and set to provide excellent adventure holidays in Nepal, where most of Himalayan region are quite popular with main flow of trekkers this will be a true and pristine destinations within sheer wilderness of high mountains and beautiful landscapes.

The word Tsum comes from ancient Tibetan language called ‘Beyul Kyimolung’ means a valley of great happiness which you can explore and discover joining on this great journey to far and remote isolated area of Gorkha district which falls within old Trans Himalaya Salt and Caravan Trail of Nepal to Tibet.

Tsum Valley Trekking offers visitors its ancient culture and heritage traditional life of farming cattle herding with herds of Yaks where trekkers can visit its old monasteries enriched with ancient artifacts of tall statues of lord Buddha with important Guru’s of Buddhism.

Tsum Valley Trekking besides cultures and religious monuments where one can enjoy and soak within beautiful scenic views of high snow capped peaks, as the area located beyond massive range of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu mountains with other series of peaks.

Starts from Kathmandu with great exciting overland journey to reach the point of trekking at Arughat and Soti-Khola where our trek begins and ends on these same villages within low warmer farm area of Gorkha district, as walk follows raging Burigandaki River for some days on the same trail of Manaslu route.

adventure progress leaving the main trail of Manaslu, where walk diverts towards North East close to Ganesh Himal to reach within magnificent Tsum Valley to enjoy marvelous time and experience and then head back on the same route downhill with slight change on overnight stops to reach at Soti-Khola for drive back to Kathmandu after spending glorious adventure on high and wonderful Tsum Valley with Himalaya Lungta Treks and Expeditions.


  • “Walk and exploration with an adventure on off the beaten trails to high and beautiful Tsum Valley  Visit remote and isolated medvial period classic villages full of charm and great interesting cultureOn least ventured areas of high North Mid-West of Nepal Himalaya towards far area of Gorkha district Tsum known as the valley of happiness enclosed within array of high peaks of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.Adventure from low warm to cooler alpine hills to remote colder wilderness of beautiful landscapes.Tour of impressive villages and monasteries of great interest surrounded with exciting scenery”


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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

On arrival at Kathmandu international airport received by Himalayan Lungta staff and guide for transfer to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu

city around Thamel the exciting place of the city, on checking your rooms meet at the lobby for group briefing regarding treks and other necessary information.

Morning free for sightseeing our city guide takes you around great places of interest with exciting tour around world heritage sites visiting, with time in the afternoon for trek preparation.

Tsum Valley adventure starts with exciting morning drive to reach Nepal Mid West on busy and main highway of the country, where route lead around low warm mid hills past farm villages and towns with views of snow capped peaks.

As the drive continues with few refreshing stops heading further west to reach Dhading and at Gorkha area towards warm sub-tropical place at Arughat, a nice farm town located by the raging Burigandaki River, here transfer into best lodge available.

From Arughat town and farm area, where our first day walk beings following the river upstream past farm villages and terraced fields to reach at Soti Khola, for overnight stop with time to relax and stroll around this nice small farm village.

Morning walk leads from Soti-khola where trail cuts into steep valley, within densely forested areas and through number of small villages tucked in a hillside, then reaching a wide valley opposite at the point where large tributary stream enters into Burhigandaki River. The terraced cultivated field belongs to upper village of Lapbesi. From here our path descends to a wide, sandy riverbed following a trail meandering below the steep, craggy valley side.

At some length leading to a climb on the trail to Machha Khola for overnight stop, with number of teashops and small lodge, the word Maccha Khola means Fish Stream.

Walk from this small village leads to several interesting farm villages and crops fields as vegetation changes slowly, as morning leads to cross a stream where Machha Khola village name comes from (Fish stream), from here follow upstream towards Khola-Bensi village and at Tatopani 'hot spring'.

An opportunity for hot bathe as time allows, after a nice refreshing break walk carries on to reach at Dovan for overnight stop in this small farm village next of Yaruphant village.

Morning walk leads across a broad gravel field towards Lauri stream and then crossing suspension bridge which leads to a climb on high trails and then descending into open valley of Yara Khola, where our journey continues on for another hour to the village of Jagat.

Jagat a nice looking farm village of moderate size after Arughat; people here with mix race Magar, Chettries, Brahman, Manaslu Bhotia (Tibetan looking tribes) and some Newar people a lodge owner and shopkeepers.

From Jagat descends s to reach a river, where route climbs on terraced hillside at Saguleri, with distance view of Sringi Himal 7,187m, walk continue with ups and down trail as our route reach at a bridge over Buri-Gandaki.

After crossing over a bridge where our trail winds up to reach at Philim village for overnight stops, with time here to observe this nice farm village with rich cultivated fields and terraces.

After refreshing overnight stop at Philim, walk leads higher past scattered farm villages with climb through terraces of golden fields of wheat’s and barley, to reach a rocky ridge top covered within bamboo forest area towards Eklai Bhatti means a lonely Inn, after a rest head towards Lokpa, where route diverts to North East to reach Lokpa.

From here enter into fresh new area and away from main trekking paths of Manaslu where route divert to Tsum into a valley of happiness from here walk proceeds past few small farm lands and scattered villages with views of Ganesh and Manaslu Himal, as our day walk ends entering a nice village at Chumling for overnight halt.

A serene country with fresh cool mountain air as elevation gains slowly as adventure progress heading into inner area of Tsum valley, where walk descend to cross over a bridge at Smatiking Khola, overlooking views of Ganesh Himal also called Yangra in local language of Tibetan origin, then slowly to our overnight stop at Chhokan-Paro a nice moderate size village.

From here onward within inner Tsum valley, as morning walks lead towards higher elevation to reach at Nile village around wide open and exposed valley with dramatic arid and dry country similar to Tibetan landscapes.

As tree lines drops from here on with only few smaller juniper and pine trees with bushes, as journey continues along with views of Ganesh and Manaslu Himal mountain range, after a scenic good trek finally ending the day at Nile.

On route trek with time to explore Guru Milereppa meditation cave a great Buddhist saint with history of 11th century, Milereppa a poet, singer as well tantric guru where his folk stories, good words and songs are still remembered by large number of Tibetans to this day.

Today a short day walk to reach at the end of our Tsum Valley adventure to reach at Mu Gompa, a place with old interesting monastery of the region.

Walk leads to climb within high and dry country facing views of surrounding high peaks within North, East and West direction, and then slowly walk completes reaching Mu Gompa for overnight stop.

Afternoon enjoy exploring around least visited areas by other trekkers and westerners where you will certainly have peaceful time and moments around its traditional village with impressive ancient monastery of Mu Gompa, treasures antique important idols, statue and relics, Mu Gompa highest spot of the trek.

After an exciting with interesting time on high and remote areas of Tsum valley, walk leads to next monastery of great interest at Rachen Gompa, where walk leads on gradual trail with short ups and downs with lovely panorama of snow capped peaks, heading through yak herders summer pasture to reach Rachen Gompa and its moderate size village for overnight stop.

Return journey enjoying wonderful time arond high Tsum valley, where walk leads towards lower area at the end of Tsum region at Chumling village, as route heads back within tree lines and green vegetation to reach at Chumling village the last and final overnight stop within Tsum Valley area.

From Chumling village, morning on downhill following a river with views of waterfalls to reach at Samba, Tingding Chhupyang villages as our walk ends at Philim village for overnight stop. Philim a nice farm village with much cultivated farm terraces, here enjoy the village surrounding and its nice culture of traditional farm life.

From Philim walk downhill into much warmer area within paddy fields, after breakfast heading to Tatopani as route follows Buri Gandaki River past many small villages of Nagjet, Sidibas Bazaar and Jagat.

Walk further descends at Yaruphant, then to lower area with dramatic change in vegetation, finally ending six hours walk to our overnight stop at Tatopani a small farm village with hot spring as Tatopani in Nepali means 'hot water', afternoon enjoy the hot springs and relax. The local believes that the spring water have a natural power to cure various disease and wounds.

After a pleasant stop at Tatopani enjoying its hot spring, morning walk to Soti Khola following Budhi Gandaki River downstream, after hours of good walk reaching at Gurung village of Labubesi, from here walk further within terraced fields and waterfalls to reach our last overnight stop at Soti-khola.

Adventure completes with morning drive to Kathmandu as ride follows through towns and farm villages and then reaching main highway to Kathmandu.

Where drive follows Trisuli River upstream for an hour and on winding uphill to reach at the entrance of Kathmandu valley rim where short drive brings you into hustle and bustle streets of Kathmandu and then reaching your respective hotels after a marvelous Tsum Valley Trekking.

After marvelous adventure with exciting time in Nepal depart from the hotel for your international flight back home on completing wonderful adventure around Tsum Valley Trekking with great services of Himalaya Lungta Treks and Expeditions.

What's Included

Price Includes

  • All Arrival and Departure transfer from airport to hotel and vice versa with our staff to pick you up.
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu as per your trip itinerary with applicable entrance fees.
  • Twin sharing accommodation at tourist standard or 3-4 star standards hotel  in Kathmandu on Bed / Breakfast basis (Unless booked for Single Room Supplement)
  • Twin sharing accommodation at tourist standard or 3-4 star standards hotel
  • Domestic airfare as per the trip selected and if required in the itinerary.
  •  Applicable Trekking National or Conservation Permit Fees.   
  • Full board trekking with Camping services includes two men tents (unless booked for single supplement) in camping kitchen unit of cook, kitchen staffs, Trekking guides and porters (in some area's we use pack animals like cross-breed Yaks or Mules).    
  • Group briefing and orientation program on do’s and don’ts regarding your trip.
  • International air tickets re-confirmation.
  • Basic First Aid and Medical Kits.

Price Excludes:

  • International Airfare-Nepal Entry Visa.
  • Personal Travel and Medical Insurance.
  • Expenses of Personal Nature-Gratitude-Airport Tax and Meals in Kathmandu as per the Itinerary.
  • Personal Trekking gear and equipment, down or duvet jackets, sleeping bags. (Sleeping bags and down jackets and climbing equipment can be hired in Kathmandu at reasonable cost if it's too much to carry from home)
  • Emergency Evacuation by any means of Transportations and personal medical kit.
  • Early return from the trips or breaking up the journey due to personal / medical reason clients has to bear extra expenses in Kathmandu or on route with related expenses as there will be no refund from the company in such situation.