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Tusm Valley Trek - 15 days

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15 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
All ground transportation and domestic flights as per itinerary.
Best Season
Sep, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Tea house / Lodge during the trek.
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
Starts at
Ends at
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Sotikhola - Machhakhola - Jagat - Filim - Lama gaun - Mu Gunba - Chumling - Jagat - Sotikhola - Kathmandu


    • Trek into the remote and isolated part of Nepal.
    • A scenic walk into the valley of Happiness at Tsum within Ganesh and Manaslu Himalaya.
    • Grand panorama of Ganesh and Manaslu Himalaya that surrounds beautiful Tsum valley.
    • Exploring cultural and traditional Tsum villages similar to Tibetan Buddhist culture and origin.
    • Walking into the enchanting forest covered with tall rhododendron and magnolia tree lines.
    • Daily views of mountains walking into the remote and isolated valley of happiness at Tsum.
Tsum Valley Trek is a scenic walk into the valley of Happiness at Tsum within Ganesh and Manaslu Himalaya. The finest journey to the remote and isolated part of north mid-Himalaya in between Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range. Tsum is known as the valley of Happiness in the local native language of Tibetan origin and the culture and traditions are mostly influenced by Tibetan culture. The trek into the hidden areas and Shangri-la of Himalaya away from modern civilization into the pristine, wilderness of mountains-windswept beautiful country with impressive local culture are fantastic. Off the beaten route, it is a perfect destination for people not willing to walk on mainstream trekking trails on popular routes. The trip allows you being in completely tranquil in the harmony of interesting colorful culture and ancient traditions of the centuries. Tsum Valley Trek includes the finest overland journey into Nepal's Mid-Western areas of the Gorkha district. The trek at first leads on the same routes as the Manaslu route and then on leaving the raging Budi-Gandaki River heading into unknown and hidden areas at Tsum valley. The trek gradually leads into nice lovely farm villages and forests filled with enchanting rhododendron-magnolia-oaks and pine trees. The trekking also includes the exploration of green vegetation and tree lines behind the wild windswept country.  And is similar to dry Tibetan landscapes which are close to Mu Gompa our final destination around Tsum Valley.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

 Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. A representative from Glacier Nepal treks will welcome you at the airport and take you to your hotel by private vehicle. After a short rest, you will meet the guide at our office. Your guide will answer any questions you may have about your trek. Overnight at the hotel.

After an early morning departure from Kathmandu, you will notice your first views of the  Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal range upon leaving the valley.   The road zigzags along the Trisuli River.  After approximately 7-8 hours, we will reach Sotikhola, a small village on the Budi Gandaki riverbank, and the start of the Manaslu trek.   After a long travel day, spend the evening resting and preparing for the trek.  Overnight at a Sotikhola teahouse.

After breakfast at the teahouse, our trek begins with a walk on the newly opened roadway that winds through the Budi Gandaki River Valley. This road is part of the government of Nepal’s plan to build a highway that will connect to China’s autonomous region of Tibet. We pass a few small villages and a suspension bridge. The trek follows the Budi Gandaki River and gains a few hundred meters of elevation before reaching Machhakhola, our destination for the day. Stay overnight at a Machakhola teahouse.

After breakfast at the teahouse, cross the Machakhola suspension bridge and begin a gradual climb to  Tatopani (hot springs).  Road construction is ongoing here; be prepared to encounter many mule trains.  Always pass mules on the wall side and follow your guide for safety.   After crossing the Budi Gandaki suspension bridge and the villages of Dovan and Keraunja, we ascend through Yaruphant to the village of Jagat.  Jagat marks the beginning of the restricted Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP). Stay overnight at a Jagat teahouse

After breakfast at the teahouse, continue along the Buri Gandaki River to the village of Salleri.  After ascending from Salleri, you will see a beautiful view of Siring Himal.  Pass the villages of Sirdibas and Ghatte Khola to a long suspension bridge.  Once across the bridge, a short trek brings you to the largest Gurung village in the region – Gurung.  After passing Chisapani (Ekle Bhatti) we descend back down to the Budi Gandaki River and, we ascend about an hour we arrived at Lokpa. the Lokpa don't allow killing animals. stay overnight at Lokpa.

After the breakfast, we cross the suspension bridge couple of time. Ascent to hill need to carefull some time rock fall. walkk down to Shiar khola crossing the suspension bridge to arived to Chumling vliiage, after the lunch we have plenty of time to visit Dhampa Gomba and explore village. Overnight at Chumling

After the breakfast, we are heading for today is Lama Gaun. we will see spectacular views of Mt. Ganesh Himal and Mt. Boudha Himal and Himalchuli peaks to the south. we cross Kowo and Gho village and arrive to Chhokang Paro village. after crossing the Chhokang Paro we arrive to Lama Gaun. Overnight at Lama Gaun.

After the breakfast,ascends to Mu Gompa. It is the largest monastery in the region. Mu Gompa is located at all most ead of Tsum Valley. Mu Gumba was built late 19th century, one of the oldest monasteries in the Tsum valley. during the walk we cross Nile and Chho syong. overnight at Ma Gumba.

Today we explore Mu Gumba and Rikang Gumba.many religious books including Kangyur, a life-size statue of Avalokiteshwara, and images of Guru Padmasambhava and Tara. The route takes us through yak pastures through typical dry and arid Trans Himalayan Terrain. The monastery has rows of Chortens and beautiful mountain views

After the breakfast, we walk all the way down same way we climbed up. today is long way dwon. we will see spectacular views of Mt. Ganesh Himal and Mt. Boudha Himal and Himalchuli peaks to the south. overnight at Chumling.

After the breakfast, we cross the suspension bridge then climb up and down to reach Lokpa. Now we follow down with Budigandaki river, we take break at Phillim then descend to  Budi Gandaki suspension bridge. few more hours to Jagat. Overnight at Jagat

After the breakfast, we descend  down to Machhakhola. cross the Budi Gandaki suspension bridge, walk through the jungle follow down Budhigandaki river. we take some time at Tatopani ( hot spring). couple of hours down to Machhakhola. overnight at Machhakhola.

After breakfast walks down to Sotikhola and walks on the newly opened roadway that winds through the Budi Gandaki River Valley. This road is part of the government of Nepal’s plan to build a highway that will connect to China’s autonomous region of Tibet. Overnight at Sotikhola.

From Sotikhola to Kathmandu Drive we leave our hotel at 7 am after breakfast. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you can utilize your time for last-minute shopping or you can explore the city. We celebrate the Farewell Dinner together with us and spend overnight at the hotel.

This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you at Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.

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    • All airport and hotel transfers with private transportation.
    • Transportation by local bus and local jeep.
    • Two-night hotel a Kathmandu with breakfast.
    • Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek.
    • Government License holder trekking guide.
    • Coverage of guides and porters meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and
    • Other necessary equipment.
    • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and national park fee.
    • Medical kit.
    • All Government and Local Taxes.
    • Minus 20 sleeping bags and duffle bags need to return after trekking.
    • Farewell Dinner after trekking

Doesn't Include

    • International Flight.
    • Excess baggage charges.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
    • Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, and battery recharge.
    • Shopping and hot shower during the trek.
    • Laundry, extra porters, beverages, etc.
    • Personal clothing and gear.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Tips for guide and porters.
    • Additional costs or delays caused by management are out of control like landscape, bad weather conditions, case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concerns, and illness.
    • Change of government policy, political instability raises strikes, moments, etc.
    • Bar beverage bills.


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