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Flowers on Manaslu Trail
Trekkers on the way to Larkya Pass
Trekkers on the Larkya Pass
Phung Ghu Himal
Tilje Village

Tsum Valley Camping Trek

TsumValleyCampingTrek

Tsum Valley – the lost valley is located in Northern Nepal and was opened to trekkers only in 2007. Tsum Valley is a very isolated and remote place, in which the Tibetan culture and traditions are still alive. During the trekking through this area one can discover the ancient Buddhist monasteries and the Tibetan way of life. 

 

 

 

 

Trip Facts

Manaslu RegionCode: TS 01
Duration: 21 days
Max. Elevation: Mu Gomba (3,705 m)
Walking Hours: 4 - 7 hours per day
Difficulty: 2boots
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 4 people
Best Season: Feb-May & Sept-Dec

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Airport pick-up, drive to hotel,  Overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Swayambunath, Durbar Square), Welcome Dinner in the evening, Overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Boudanath), Overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Drive by bus from Kathmandu to Arughat (530m) (7 – 8 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 05: Walk from Arughat to Soti Khola (1.000 m) (5 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 06: Walk from Soti Khola to Machhakholagoun (930 m) (5 ½ h), Overnight stay in Camp 
Day 07: Walk from Machhakholagoun to Jagat (1,324 m) (7 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 08: Walk from Jagat to Lokpa (2,240 m) (6 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 09: Walk from Lokpa to Ripchet (2,470 m) (7 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 10: Walk from Ripchet to Chhekamber  (3,030 m) (4 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 11: Walk from Chhekamber to Nile (3,360 m) (5 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 12: Rest day (Acclimatisation) in Nile, visit Mu Gompa, Overnight stay in Camp
Day 13: Walk from Nile to Ripchet (2,470 m) (6 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 14: Walk from Ripchet to Lokpa (2,240 m) (7 h), Overnight stay in Camp
Day 15: Walk from Lokpa to Jagat, Overnight stay in Camp
Day 16: Walk from Jagat to Machhakholagoun, Overnight stay in Camp
Day 17: Walk from Machhakholagoun to Soti Khola, Overnight stay in Camp
Day 18: Walk from Soti Khola to Arughat, Overnight stay in Camp
Day 19: Drive by jeep/bus from Arughat to Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 21: Drive to Airport, departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • 14 days camping trek in Tsum Valley region
  • Fascinating mountain views to Himal Chuli (7,893 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Lanju Himal (6.426 m), Shringi Himal (7,187 m) 

Kathmandu
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the main centre for hotels, restaurants and shops. In this city, the modern, the ancient and the historical stand side by side. Modern restaurants, bars, hotels with swimming pools, sauna and Internet can be found, but also old squares with narrow roads, tiny little shops, old temples that are 2,000 years old, stone gods and old houses with wonderfully carved peacock windows.

Includes / Excludes

Included:

  • All transfers (usually by private vehicle) according to tour plan (incl. transport during sightseeing)
  • Map
  • Accommodation (double room / two-men-tent) in Kathmandu and during the camping tour *)
  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu, Special trekking permit for Tsum Valley region, Manaslu Conservation Permit and TIMS Card
  • English speaking travel/city guide in Kathmandu
  • English speaking guide, porter, cook and staff during the camping tour
  • Food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea) during the camping tour
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Camping equipment (two-men-tent, mattress, dining tent, toilet tent, chairs, tables, plates, etc. EXCEPT SLEEPING BAG)
  • Welcome-Dinner in Kathmandu

Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the camping tour
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights
  • Extra charge for hot shower during the camping tour
  • Extra charge for recharging camera or mobile batteries during the camping tour
  • Personal travel- and health insurance
  • Emergency transport / emergency evacuation
  • Tips (especially for driver,city guide, trekking guide porter, cook and staff)
  • Personal expenses
  • Flight from home country to Kathmandu and back

*) single supplement charge has to be added, if requested.