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Tsum Valley Trek

Duration: 16 daysCost: USD Price on requestGrade: moderate
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Group Size: 2-10 Max Elevation: 3,700m
Fitness Level: Moderate Destination Nepal
Arrial on: Kathmandu Depature From: Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast at Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
Accomodation: 3-star hotel at Kathmandu.

Located to the north-east of Manaslu trail, Tsum valley was first opened for trekking in 2,008. Tsum valley is the hidden gem of Nepal first described by Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava) in 8th century. It is one of remote and secluded Himalayan valley in Nepal that offers true glimpse of bygone era. The geography of the region comprises frequent coming uphill and downhill section making it fairly demanding trek. Because of its long isolation from outside world, this region is highly preserved area in terms of ancient culture, tradition and lifestyle.

Tsumbas are known as Tibetan origin that still follows Tibetan ritual and speaks their own unique dialects. Polyandry is still in practice amongst some families; where single girl is supposed to marry all the brothers in the family. The valley is rich in ancient culture, heritage and antique site. Their unique art includes amazing square chortens, clustered stones houses and numerous worship centers with ancient art. Mu and Dephyu Doma Gompa (800 years old) are the highest places of year round habitation. Moreover, endangered Himalayan Thar, Blue Sheep and Snow-Leopard might be seen at the higher elevation.

The trail to Tsum Valley Starts after a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola via Arughat. The trail traverses through numerous ridges and village as it reaches to Philim. The trek turns east into the lower section making its way to the border of Upper Tsum Valley.  The main highlights of Tsum valley trekking is Chhekampar village which is decorated with traditional stones houses, slate roofs and Milarepa’s cave. Gumba Lungdang is significant place to visit where travelers are welcomed at the evening puja.

Due to its inaccessibility and remoteness, Tsum valley and its people have been bypassed from development and modernity for centuries.  Travelling to Tsum Valley indeed showcases the true color of remote Nepal including incredible mountain ranges. Villagers welcome you in traditional way while you get opportunity to interact with locals.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive to Arughat by bus or jeep

Day 04: Trek to Lapubesi

Day 05: Trek to Khorlabesi

Day 06: Trek to jagat

Day 07: Trek to Lokpa

Day 08: Trek to Chumling

Day 09: Trek to Chekamparo

Day 10: Trek to Mu gomba

Day 11: Trek Back to Chumling

Day 12: Trek back to Jagat

Day 13: Trek back to Machhakhola

Day 14: Trek back to Arughat

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu by jeep or bus

Day 16: Final departure

Cost Included

  • All Ground Transportation as per itinerary
  • Guide for sightseeing at Kathmandu valley
  • Accommodation in 3-star hotel at Kathmandu and teahouseduring the trek
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
  • Necessary guides and porters including their salary, insurance, equipments, transportation andlodging
  • All necessary permits (ACAP) and Entrance fee
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry Visa Fee (acceptable only in USD). Bring atleast two passport photographs’
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu
  • Travel Insurance
  • Rescue Charge in case of Emergency Evacuation
  • Personal Nature Expenses like Alcoholic Beverages, Laundry,Phone Calls, Shopping etc
  • Tips from Driver and Porter

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Our reputation is supported by the great feedback we receive from our contented clients. Because of our high quality service, experienced staff members and friendliness, we have been admired by travelers from world over.
High Pass Trekking is highly concerned with your health and safety during the entire trip. Our highly qualified staff members are well trained and experienced in their respective fields including first aid and altitude related health issues.
High Pass Trekking uses the standard equipments for trekking, peak climbing and rafting and has, no doubt the best fleet of modern vehicles in Nepal. The equipments used in expedition are more than reliable, safe and comfortable. Our vehicles are religiously maintained and renew on regular basis after certain time frame.
If you are willing to travel alone, we can carter the single supplement trip package at amazing cost.
Whether you are constrained by time or wish to add some extra days to your trip or want to change the trip, we are flexible and can customize the package as per your will. Just feel free to ask for changes.

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