Tsum Valley Trek

TSUM VALLEY TREK

Tsum Valley Trek Tsum Valley Trekking is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in northern Gorkha,Nepal.'Tsum' comes from the Tibetan word 'Tsombo',which means vivid.Traditionally,Tsum valley was a currently distinct geographical area called 'Tsum Tso Chucksums',which means thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory.Against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal,Sringi Himal,Boudha Himal ranges,this serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art,culture and religion.The local people are mostly of Tibetan origin & speak their own dialect.The altitude of Tsum Valley Trekking varies from 1905m in Lhokpa to over 5093m at Ngula Dhojhyang pass on the Tibatan border. The hidden valley is surrounded by the Boudha Himal and Himal chuli to the west,Ganesh Himal to the south & Sringi Himal to North.

Trekking Destination: Tsum Valley
Trekking Group Size: Min-2, Max 20
Highest Altitude on Trek: 3,700m
Grade: moderate
Transportation: Private Vehicle, Domestic Flight
Type of Tour: Trekking, Hiking, Walking
Trekking Hour: Approximately 6-7 hours each day
Total Days: 19 Days

Itinerary Outline
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Arughat by Local or private bus 7-8hrs drive
Day 04: Trek to Soti Khola (870m) 6-7hrs
Day 05: Trek to Maccha Khola (2340m) 6-7hrs
Day 06: Trek to Jagat (1660m) 4-5hrs
Day 07: Trek to Chisopani (2386m) 6-7 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Chumling (3010m) 4-5 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Chokhangparo (3361m) 5-6 hrs
Day 10: Trek to Nile (3700m) 3 hrs
Day 11: Sightseeing in Mu Gompa
Day 12: Trek to Burgi Village (3245m) via Milarepa Cave (5hrs)
Day 13: Trek to Chumling (2386) 5-6hrs
Day 14: Trek to Philim (1570m) 6-7hrs
Day 15: Trek to Khorlabesi (970m) 6-7hrs
Day 16: Trek to Soti Khola (700m) 6-7hrs
Day 17: Trek to Arughat Drive to Kathmandu (600m) Walk 4hours and drive 7-8hrs
Day 18: Leisure in Kathmandu
Day 19: Departure to international airport

  • Services Includes
  • Service Excluded
  • Details Itinerary
Services included :
Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
Accommodation in Kathmandu (for two nights) as mentioned in the itinerary.
Guided city tours (if applicable by private car / van / bus)- depending on the number of tourists.
All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Guides.
Local staffs and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
As you will mostly be traveling via land transportation, there will be no domestic airfares fees for Tsum Valley Trek.
Land transfers during trekking itinerary
Inclusive of government tax.
Official expenses
Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
Service Excluded:
All meals (lunch and dinner) in City or the Capital.
Your travel insurance
International airfares and airport departure tax
Visa fees
Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
Personal trekking equipments
Tips for trekking staffs and driver.
Certain sightseeing/monument entrance fees
Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Once you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will find our representative waiting for you at Tribhuvan International Airport, pick you up from airport and take you to the luxury hotel where you will get refreshed and stay overnight.

Day 02: Sightseeing in kathmandu
Sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu Valley is on the second day of the itinerary package. After having breakfast at the Hotel in the morning, you will start the sightseeing tour with the visit to the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Similarly, you can also visit the holy Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Temple and also the Bouddhanath Stupa which are important destinations for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. You will return back to the Hotel in the evening.
Day 03: Drive to Arughat by Local or private bus (600m) 7-8hrs drive
Leaving Kathmandu early in the morning, we will take the pleasant ride to Dhading Besi which is the district head quarter of Dhading. We will take meal at Dhadingbesi and then leave the main trail. Driving continues for about 3hrs through the gravel road to Arughat Bazaar.

Day 04: Trek to Soti Khola (870m) 6-7hrs
Trekking commences from Arughat. We will take an easy trail that continues for about 6-7hrs to arrive at the Soti Khola village where we will stay overnight.

Day 05: Trek to Maccha Khola (2340m) 6-7hrs
We will take the descending trail before taking the steep climb through ridge to Almara. We will proceed through the pine woods to Riden Gaon. Taking brief rest at Riden Gaon, we will head to Lambesi and then drop down to Budhi Gandaki River. Finally, we will reach Machha Khola where we will stay overnight.

Day 06: Trek to Jagat (1660m) 4-5hrs
Trek on sixth day begins by crossing Machha River. We will head to Khorlabesi. Enjoying the natural vista from scenic Khorlabesi village, we will move to natural hot spring called Tatopani. We will proceed through the forested ridge to Dovan. We can have a look at Budhi Gandaki River from Dovan village. From Dovan, we will continue our journey to Jagat.

Day 07: Trek to Chisopani (2386m) 6-7 hrs
It is going to be a long and tiring day of trekking. We will follow the steep trail through the forested ridges and pass through forest of oak and pine to Chisopani which exists at 2386m altitude. We will reach Chisopani from Jagat in about 6-7hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Chumling (3010m) 4-5 hrs
Trekking continues through the hill to reach Ganesh Himal Base Camp. We will enjoy the mountain views from the base campo and head to Lokpa village. We will pass through the small settlement of Lokpa and reach Gumlung village from where the journey continues through stone path to Chumling. Chumling is located at the southern face of Shringi Himal.

Day 09: Trek to Chokhangparo (3361m) 5-6 hrs
We will cross Serpu Khola and take uphill climb to Gho village. We will proceed through the meadow to Chhokangparo which offers the view of Ganesh Himal Range to the south and Buddha and Himal Chuli Peaks to the southwest. Chhokangparo constitutes of Chhokang and Paro villages where Tibetan Buddhism is the chief religion.

Day 10: Trek to Nile (3700m) 3 hrs
The trail continues through forest of blooming rhododendron. We will proceed to Nile village which is the last northern village in Upper Tsum Valley. The scenic Nile Village exists at the western edge of Shiar Khola. Shiar Khola is located near to Chhule village.

Day 11: Sightseeing in Mu Gompa
Leaving Nile, we will take the short trek to Mu Gompa which is the Tibetan monastery that is believed to be founded in 1895 AD. Mu Gompa is the largest monastery in the Tsum region. Mu Gompa is also the highest and farthest point of Tsum Valley.

Day 12: Trek to Burgi Village (3245m) via Milarepa Cave (5hrs)
We will reach Piren Phu Cave early in the morning. Piren Phu is also known as the pigeon cave. Piren Phu Cave exists near to Burgi village. Piren Phu Cave was named as Milarepa Cave when this cave was used by the Buddhist Spiritual Master Milareppa for his meditation techniques.

Day 13: Trek to Chumling (2386)5-6hrs
Trekking from Burgi village to Chumling follows mostly the downhill trail through forest of rhododendron, pine and oak. We will lower down to Gho village and trek further to Chumling Village where we will stay overnight.

Day 14: Trek to Philim (1570m) 6-7hrs
We will walk through Lokpa village and reach the plain land that offers view of Samba falls. The trail continues to Philim where we will stay overnight.

Day 15: Trek to Khorlabesi (970m) 6-7hrs
We will pass through Jagat to Tatopani where we will enjoy the bath in natural hotspring. We will lower down to Sirdibas and continue the trek to Khorlabesi where we will stay overnight.

Day 16: Trek to Soti Khola (700m) 6-7hours
From Tatopani, we will pursue the trail that passes through small villages. We will walk through the crop fields and lower down to Soti Khola where we will stay overnight in the edge of Soti Khola.

Day 17: Trek to Arughat Drive to Kathmandu (600m) Walk 4hours and drive 7-8hours
Crossing the bridge, we will head through the crop fields to arrive at Arughat Bazaar from where we will take 7-8 hrs of drive to Kathmandu.

Day 18: Leisure in Kathmandu
This is a free day. You can spend the day according to your wish.

Day 19: Departure to international airport
It is the day of departure. You will be taken to Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope we will see you soon. Goodbye!!


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