Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek in this geographically extra spectacular and culturally most fascinating area, that rewards the trekkers to discover ultimate nature and cultural heritage and experience mountain lifestyle in Tsum Valley and Manaslu. The residents of the upper Budi Gandaki River. Part of Tibetan immigrants settled here during the early 16th century. Consequently, their speech, dress, and customs are absolutely similar to Tibetans in the North of Nepal. Manaslu circuit trek
The Mountain Views in Nup Ri are sensational and iconic that you can find nowhere in the world. The dramatic Larke Pass after visiting Tsum Valley is a thrilling life experience. Manaslu Tsum Valley Region extends between sub-tropical and alpine regions. Thus, it houses large varieties of flora and fauna. The valley is a blessed with Himalayan Buddhist pilgrimage site located in the northern part of the Gorkha district, Nepal. In another sense ‘Tsum’ means vivid against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Singri Himal, and Boudha Himal Ranges. This serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art, culture, and religion. There is at Dharamsala (4460m) the trek climaxes with the rewarding achievement of cresting at Larke La (5160 m) before descending to Bhimthang and finally Tal to Kathmandu or Pokhara. Tilicho Lake Trek
This valley is home to some of the unique and historic monasteries, including Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa. Mani and prayer walls lie on a pretty highland nestled in the lap of the valley and Gompa Lungdang. The tribes here celebrate many Buddhist festivals, perform ritual burning of juniper sense to purify the air and Mother Nature. It is at the base of a conical hill against the main slope of Ganesh Himal. They place the prayer flags and install Mani Walls for the happiness of the entire sentient living beings. Tsum Valley and Manaslu. Whether it’s our well-planned stock route or one of your own designs, we can make it happen for you. Annapurna Circuit Trek
Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be
greeted by our representatives and will Transport to Hotel. Overnight at 3-star
hotel in Kathmandu.
As we acquire restricted area permits for you, our tour guide will take you
on an excursion of the UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley.
Starting with the Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath, you’ll visit the Hindu
shrine of Pashupatinath, and another Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath. Later, we
discuss the dos and don’ts of the trip. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
A westward picturesque ride along the Prithvi Highway, via the lush hills,
leads us to Malekhu. Then, driving past Dhading Besi, the road turns curvy and
leads us uphill to Gola Bhanjyang where enthralling views of snow-capped
mountain peaks can be seen. The road then goes downhill to cross Ankhu Khola,
and later, at Arughat, we meet Budhi Gandaki River. A further drive up the west
bank of Budhi Gandaki River finally brings us to Soti Khola. Overnight in Soti
After having our breakfast, we move on the track that ascends slowly
through lovely Sal forests. It then goes over forested and attached ridges past
many waterfalls. It later descends to pass rice paddies before ascending to the
attractive Gurung village of Lapubesi (885m). After passing a suspension bridge
at the remarkable Nauli Khola falls, the gorge opens out and the track drops
onto stony banks along the Budhi Gandaki River before ascending to the village
of Machha Khola and continue trek until reaching Khorlabesi. Overnight in
After breakfast, we move forward through the narrow tracks on a meandering
trail. After passing Tharo Khola, we reach Tatopani. Following the trails of
Budhi Gandaki River and walking past a landslide-prone area, we cross the
village of Dobhan and Yaruphant. Crossing the suspension bridge over Budhi
Gandaki River, we enter Manaslu Conservation Area to walk on a stone paved
trail to arrive in Jagat. Overnight in Jagat.
Today we enter the constrained region of Manaslu and Tsum Valley. Leaving
Jagat, we start walking on the riverbank of Budhi Gandaki past the settlements
of Salleri, Sirdibas, and Philim. Enjoying the view of Shringi Himal (7161m),
we register ourselves at the checkpoint in Philim before heading on to Ekle
Bhatti. Still walking alongside Budhi Gandaki River, we arrive at a waterfall
before entering the village of Lokpa. Overnight in Lokpa.
From Lokpa, we trek to Chumling walking alongside Shiar Khola on a rock
fall area. In Chumling, we can visit the three monasteries: Panago Gumba, Mani
Dhungyur Gumba, and Gurwa Gumba. From Chumling, we continue to walk up to Domje
and then to Chhokang Paro across several small streams. We will have an unobstructed
view of Shringi Himal (7161m) throughout the way today. Upper Tsum valley
exposes from Chhokang Paro, where the friendly local people welcome you with
old-style Tibetan chiya. Overnight Chumling.
From Chumling, we trek to Chhokang Paro walking alongside Shiar Khola on a
rock fall area. In Chumling, we can visit the three monasteries: Panago Gumba,
Mani Dhungyur Gumba, and Gurwa Gumba. From Chumling, we continue to walk up to
Domje and then to Chhokang Paro across several small streams. We will have an
unobstructed view of Shringi Himal (7161m) throughout the way today. Upper Tsum
valley exposes from Chhokang Paro, where the friendly local people welcome you
with old-style Tibetan chiya.antique Gompa. Overnight Chhokang Paro.
Leaving Chhokang Paro, we Trek uphill alongside Shiar Khola to arrive at
the nunnery of Rachen Gompa, which is an ancient nunnery of Tsum Valley.
Enjoying the attractive views of the valley, we arrive at Piren Phu/Milarepa
cave. Piren Phu is one of the holiest caves in the Tsum valley. Ancient
Buddhist paintings, excellent creative scripts carved on stones, long prayer
flags, and important Buddhists scripts make this cave one of the most
significant socio-cultural asset of the valley. We continue to climb past the
villages of Nile and Chule to finally reach Mu Gompa, a big monastery with 100
monks and Hiking Mu Gomba Same day and back to Nile. Overnight Nile.
After spending the night at the Village of Nile, we trace our way back to
Chumling. Walking past small monasteries, Mani walls, and small settlements, we
arrive at the sacred Milarepa Cave before reaching the holy monastery of Rachen
Gompa, the walls of which is decorated with colorful Buddhist paintings. We
then follow Shiar Khola downstream to reach Chhokang Paro. Overnight in
Move downhill on a narrow track via the village and to a wooden bridge over
Shiar Khola. Cross the bridge to reach Nyak Phedi, and then, ascend steeply on
an unclear path through pines and rhododendrons until the path arrives at the
Mani wall with prayer flags. Finally, make a vertical twist and climb through
huge pine forest of the Himalayas. Astonishing view of the Ganesh Himal range
and the other Himalayas can be seen from Gumba Lungdang. Overnight at Deng.
We take a brief walk from Deng and then we cross the Budhi Gandaki and
climb to reach Rana. From here we climb for a while and then head west to Budhi
Gandaki valley. The trail passes through forests and painted Mani stones and a
corner from where we reach Ghap. Then we take the trail through Prok village
which allows us to witness the beautiful view of Siring Himal. We follow the
river, crossing it at many places and pass through dense forests and Gompas
along the way. After crossing the river at a gorge, the trail becomes leveled
and after a last steep climb, we reach Namrung where we stay the night. Namrung
is the best viewpoint for Siring and Ganesh Himal as well as Mt. Himal Chuli.
From Namrung a steep climb and passage through forests take us to Lihi, a
village well known for its chortens and barley terraces. After crossing the
side valley of Simnang, we pass through Sho and then reach Lho where we spend
the night. Late afternoon visit the local monastery after you reached there.
After crossing the Shyala village, we reach the Sama village where one gets to witness the amazing views of Mount Manaslu and explore the famous Ribung Gompa. The breathtaking view of the high mountains along with glaciers is the highlight of the trip. We stay in Samagaon for the night. Overnight Samagoun.
This day is set aside to rest and acclimatize to the increasing altitudes. We stay in Samagaon and explore the surrounding areas or visit Birendra Tal and Anie Gompa. The main attraction of the day is the Pungyen Gompa with a spectacular view of the glaciers but it rather log day only recommended for the fit hikers. It is situated on a hill near Samagaon. We hike up to the Gompa named after the two peaks of Manaslu which means bracelet. It was destroyed when the Japanese first tried to summit the peaks. It was believed that the expedition to reach the summit might have angered the Gods. After the detour, we come back to Samagaon and spend the night there. Overnight Samagoun.
We follow the Budhi Gandaki River up to a stream which we cross on a suspension bridge. From here we take the trail on the right to Larkya la. It is a fairly easy trail, passing through Mani walls and juniper and birch forests. We again cross a bridge over Budhi Gandaki and continue forward. From a stone arch, we can see a kani and after crossing it, we reach Samdo where we spend the night. Overnight Sando.
We start our day trip by crossing a wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki River and begin a hike upwards. After crossing a few streams and seeing a glimpse of the Larkya glacier, we go around a valley and make our way upwards again to reach a guesthouse called Dharmashala. This short walk to Larke Phedi provides enough time and rest to acclimatize for the further trek. Overnight Dharmasala.
On this day, we make a short climb and reach a valley on the north side of Larkya glacier with exquisite views of Larkya peak. We ascend the moraines of a glacier which becomes quite steep at the end before reaching the pass. From here we can enjoy the breathtaking views of Himlung, Cheo, Kanggru and the Annapurna. It is a longer walk than other days and you reach the guesthouse among the low pastures at the dim lights of dusk. When we finally reach Bhimtang, the exquisite view of Mount Manaslu makes every step worth it. Overnight Bhitang.
After enjoying the splendid views of the mountains from a ridge in Bhimtang, we make our way down towards a high pasture and then a bridge over Dudh Khola. We walk through rhododendron forests, narrow valleys and fields before making a climb to the river bank that leads to the village of Gho. A short walk takes us to Tilije with better accommodation options where we spend the night. Overnight Tilje.
We move in a stone paved path passing through a beautiful village and then cross a bridge over Dudh Khola, move past an arch and Mani walls to get to the Thonje village. After passing through a police checkpoint we make our way towards Dharapani from where we enter the Annapurna circuit section. From Dharapani we take Jeep or bus from Dharapani to Beishar. which takes 4-5 hours. We spend a our last night of the trek at Besishar Overnight.
We drive along the banks of Marsyangdi and Trishuli River, witnessing the beautiful scenery of rice fields, terraced farms, rivers and valleys and refreshing views of the hilly areas and mountains. After a few hours’ journey we reach Kathmandu where we will spend the last night in Nepal. Overnight Kathmandu.
On your last day of the trip, we will drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport. We would like to welcome you again to visit our Himalayan kingdom to explore more of the hidden treasures of our nation.
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a trek to Everest Base Camp or any other tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES
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