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Manaslu Circuit And Tsum Valley Trek

Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley Trek is a perfect nature call’s destinations that combines two beautiful trekking trails i.e., Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley trek at once. It is one of the most challenging, adventurous, and virgin trails in the Manaslu region of Nepal.

Likewise, it is one of the newly opened trekking routes that offer the best opportunity to find the solitude hidden in the Himalayas of Nepal. Carrying out this adventurous trek offers you an opportunity to explore the lofty Himalayan peaks, amazing wildlife, exquisite whitewater falls, and much more.

While trekking Tsum Hidden Valley, you get to explore secluded villages, ancient monasteries, and high altitude passes. Undoubtedly, the Manaslu trail offers breathless scenery and close marvelous view of Mt. Manaslu, an eighth highest mountain in the world.

This adventurous trek commences with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola. You can also start a trip from Lapu Besi, take a jeep from Arughat Bazaar, this makes the trek a day shorter.

Moreover, following the bank of Budhi Gandaki river, the trek route passes through Soti Khola, Machha Khola, Jagat, and Phillim. Then the trail enters into villages of Deng, Namrung, Lho, Sama Gaon and finally reaches Samdo, the last settlement of the valley.

Sama Gaon is one of the biggest settlement along the Manaslu trail. From Sama Gaon, you can do side trips to Manaslu Base Camp or Pun Gyen Gompa.

The highest point of the trek is Larkya La Pass- 5,106 meters, one of the most beautiful passes of Himalayas. From Larkya La Pass, you’ll get eye-catching views of Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Kang Guru, and Annapurna Massif.

Besides, this circuit trek route is boosting up as a great alternative for popular Annapurna circuit. For those who do not want crowded trail, Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley trek is a great option with a similar route, views and experiences.

Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley Trek is the real taste of endurance for adventure freaks. The tranquil Manalsu trail offers some of the most unexplored exquisiteness of nature. This trek provides you a once-in-a-lifetime experience that remains etched in your minds forever.

Spring and autumn seasons are the best seasons to visit Manaslu region. During this season, the views are clear and the weather is stable. March, April, May, September, October, and November are the best months to visit this region than other months.

Furthermore, for trekking in this region, you need to book with a government licensed trekking agency with licensed trek guide or porter. You can’t do an independent trek in this area.

Although this trekking is a bit more challenging, longer, and less luxurious than the more popular treks like Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Everest Base Camp Trek, the natural and cultural beauty of this untouched region will leave you spellbound.

So come to join us for a memorable adventure trek to the Manaslu region of Nepal!

Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola and Tal to Kathmandu
  • Explore Budhi Gandaki River Valley
  • Visit oldest Buddhist monastery Mu Gompa and Lungdang Gompa
  • Explore Milarepa Cave (Pigeon Cave), one of the most sacred caves in the Tsum Valley
  • Trek around Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), the world’s eighth tallest mountain
  • Enjoy jaw-dropping views of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Himchuli, Ganesh Himal
  • Larkya La Pass, one of the highest passes in the world
  • Explore Hidden Tsum Valley
  • Dramatic landscapes, glaciers, lakes, mysterious canyons
  • Experience unspoiled nature and culture of Tibetan Nupri and Gurung inhabitants
  • A side trip to Manaslu Base Camp or around Birendra Lake
  • Ancient Buddhists Stupas, monasteries, and Tibetan lifestyle
  • Walk through less crowded trail than other trekking regions of Nepal

Please feel free to contact us for detailed information about Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley Trek or any other trekking or tour packages. If you want to talk directly feel free to call us at +977 9851060902 (Mukti)

DaysItineraryAltitudeTime
Day 01Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola700 m10 hrs
Day 02Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola930 m6 hrs
Day 03Trek from Machha Khola to Jagat1,410 m6 hrs
Day 04Trek from Jagat to Lokpa2,240 m6 hrs
Day 05Trek from Lokpa to Chumling2,386 m6 hrs
Day 06Trek from Chumling to Chekampar3,031 m5-6 hrs
Day 07Trek from Chekampar to Nile3,361 m5-6 hrs
Day 08Rest Day at Nile; Explore Mu Gompa3,361 m5-6 hrs
Day 09Trek from Nile to Chhekampar3,031 m6 hrs
Day 10Trek from Chhekampar to Chumling2,386 m6-7 hrs
Day 11Trek from Chumling to Deng1,860 m7 hrs
Day 12Trek from Deng to Namrung2,630 m8-9 hrs
Day 13Trek from Namrung to Lho3,157 m4 hrs
Day 14Trek from Lho to Sama Gaun3,530 m7 hrs
Day 15Rest day in Sama Gaun3,865 m7 hrs
Day 16Trek from Sama Gaun to Samdo3,865 m4 hrs
Day 17Rest day in Samdo3,865 m4 hrs
Day 18Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala4,460 m4 hrs
Day 19Trek from Dharamsala to Bimthang3,590 m9-10 hrs
Day 20Trek from Bimthang to Tilije2,300 m6 hrs
Day 21Trek from Tilije to Tal1,669 m4 hrs
Day 22Drive back from Tal to Kathmandu760 m9 hrs

Please feel free to contact us for detailed information about Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley Trek or any other trekking or tour packages. If you want to talk directly feel free to call us at +977 9851060902 (Mukti)

Cost Included

  • Airport pickup and drop services on private vehicles
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu-Soti Khola transportation by public vehicle
  • Tal to Kathmandu transportation by public vehicle
  • Meals as per itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Accommodation on tea house during the trek
  • Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP) Entry Permit
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Entry Permit
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Registration Card
  • Special Area Restricted Entry Permit
  • Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Experienced Porters
  • Down jackets, four seasonal sleeping bags, duffel bag, and trekking map
  • Comprehensive first aid medical kit
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excluded

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses (Bar and Beverage Bills, Hot Shower, WiFi, Telephone Bills, Laundry etc.)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Any extra costs or delays caused by events beyond our control. Eg, flight delays, landslides, political strike, illness, etc.

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