View Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Boudha Himal and Himal Chuli which are beautiful beyond description
Famous caves where Guru Rinpoche and Milarepa visited for mediation
Pilgrimage site: Tsum Valley adds the charm with its traditional Buddhist cum Tibetan culture
Traditional lifestyle untouched by the modernity
The route passes through Ancient monasteries and Buddhist Mane wall
Challenging side trip in off the beaten trail to Ganesh Himal Base Camp
Wildlife: Himalayan Thar, Blue Sheep, Leopard, and other more than 100 animal species
Located in the northern part of Manaslu, Tsum Valley Trek will take you to one of the adventurous routes to Tsum valley. Tsum Valley was a restricted area of Manaslu region until 2008. The trek is a relatively less traveled route, 7 hours drive from the Kathmandu valley. The trek lies along with the backdrop of Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Boudha Himal and Tsum Valley which is an unexplored region inhabited by Tibetan community.
Tsum Valley is extensively rich in culture and tradition that consists of several Buddhist monasteries, chortens, nunneries, and prayer walls. All these hold the religious and cultural significance of the people living in the region. The trail to Tsum valley involves trekking through upper Budhi Gandaki river valley and exploring the Tibetan communities and villages such as Chhokangparo, Lokpa, Philim, Nile, etc.
For the trekkers who enjoys learning Tibetan culture and lifestyle, Tsum Valley trek would be an ideal destination for them. The trek offers them to witness the Tibetan settlements, people and its culture and lifestyle. Tsum valley trek is a moderate to arduous trek. It involves trekking up to the highest altitude of 4200 meters at Ganesh Himal Base Camp.
The 15 days Tsum Valley Trek itinerary involves 13 days of trekking and two days of driving, Kathmandu to Soti Khola and Soti Khola to Kathmandu. Altitude sickness might be a significant difficulty when trekking to the Tsum Valley. So, look after the symptoms of altitude sickness such as headache, fever, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, etc. when trekking. Other than this, the trek involves walking through uphills and downhills towards steep and narrow ridges.
The best time for Tsum Valley trek would be during Spring and Autumn season as the weather and temperature of the Langtang region becomes stable and pleasant during this time. So, if you are planning for Tsum Valley trek, you can join us at Mount Mania. We have 15 days Tsum Valley Trek Itinerary designed for you. Contact us if you have any confusions.