Tsum Valley Trek

Destination Nepal Activity Trekking in Nepal
Duration 19 days Group Size
Max Altitude 0 Difficulty Difficult

The Tsum Valley Trek also known as the Hidden Valley Trek, is one of the last almost unexplored areas for trekking in Nepal. Located on the border of Tibet and secluded between the northern Manaslu Himalayas lays the Tsum Valley. Embark on a spiritual journey through this Buddhist region with Rediscover Nepal. A spiritual journey of a 13 days trek in Nepal that takes you through ancient monasteries, the famous Mu Gompa and amazing Himalayan views.
On your adventure, get to see a harmonious valley surrounded by the Sringi Himal, Ganesh Himal and the Boudha Himal. For other treks in Manaslu, we at Rediscover Nepal organize also; the Manaslu Circuit trek, the Lower Manaslu trek or trek further west with our Nar Phu Trek, Tilichio Lake trek or combine Manaslu and Nar Phu with our special Manaslu Long Trek!

Why Tsum Valley?
The Tsum Valley Trek in Nepal got recently opened in 2008. Being relatively a new trekking route in Nepal, trails to the Tsum Valley are incredibly preserved and not packed with enthusiastic trekkers such as on the Everest Base Camp trails.  Trekking though amazing landscapes, interacting with the local people, and entering in the hidden valley of Tsum is just what makes the Tsum Valley trek one of the best treks in Nepal for all outdoor lovers!
Discover Nepal at the Tibetan border, a true Shangri La! Follow the iconic Buddhi Gandaki River in to this incredible paradise. Often called a spiritual journey the Tsum Valley trek takes you through Buddhist landscapes filled with monasteries and chortens. With the eight highest mountain in the world, Mt Manaslu always watching over us this amazing trek in Nepal has a lot to offer in terms of Himalayan panoramic views.

Don’t hesitate to join up with the Tsum Valley Trek organized by Rediscover Nepal. Or for any other trek in Nepal, have a look at our other packages! 

Short itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival 
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Kathmandu drive to Soti Khola (700m)
Day 04: Soti Khola trek to Machha Khola (870m) 
Day 05: Machha Khola trek to Jagat (2,340m)
Day 06: Jagat trek to Chisapani (1,660m)
Day 07: Chisapani to Chumling (2,386m)
Day 08: Chumling to Chhokang Paro (3,010m)
Day 09: Chhokang Paro to Nile (3,361m)
Day 10: Nile to Mu Gompa (3,700m)
Day 11: Sightseeing at Mu Gompa
Day 12: Mu Gompa trek to Burgi Village (3,245m)
Day 13: Burgi village trek to Chumling (2,386m)
Day 14: Chumling trek to Philim (1,570m)
Day 15: Philim trek to Khorlabeshi (970m)
Day 16: Khorlabeshi trek to Soti Khola (700m)
Day 17: Soti Khola drive back to Kathmandu
Day 18:  Relax day in Kathmandu
Day 19: Departur

Trek Highlights
Cultural Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu
Trekking Experience from Low Foothills to High Himalayan Landscapes
Remote Wilderness of the Tsum Valley
Peaceful Trekking Experiences
Fascinating Himalayas Views, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal and the Himalchuli
Great Cultural and Spiritual Experience
Exploring monasteries, blessed caves and local villages
Discovers various Chortens, Mani walls, prayer flags of the region.
Trekking experience through deep ravine, trails, and hamlets.
Enjoying a farewell dinner with a cultural program in Kathmandu.  
Day 1
Kathmandu Arrival
Arrival at Tribuvan International Airport
Transfer to your hotel
Meet and greet with your trekking team
Rest of the day is free
Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu
Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing

• Hotel breakfast

• Pick up by our driver

• Kathmandu sightseeing 4 points:

• Pashupatinath Hindu Temple

• Bhoudanath Stupa

• Swayambunath Monkey Temple

• Kathmandu Royal Durbar Square

• Hotel drop off

• Overnight stay in Kathmandu

Day 3
Kathmandu drive to Soti Khola (700m)

• Hotel breakfast and check out

• Transfer to the bus station

• A scenic drive to Sothi Khola

• Guest house check in

• Dinner and overnight stay at Sothi Khola

Day 4
Soti Khola trek to Machha Khola (870m)

• Breakfast and departure

• On our first day with follow the trail and cross a few streams

• From here we follow the edge of a beautiful forest filled with Sal trees

• We head up and pass by Khursane village

• A bridge crossing over two amazing waterfalls leads us further

• Now the path leads through and along terraced rice fields

• Arrival in Machha Khola

• Dinner and overnight stay in Machha Khola village

Day 5
Machha Khola trek to Jagat (2,340m)

• Breakfast and departure

• A thin trail leading up and down takes us to the Tharo Khola

• After crossing the river we follow a rocky ravine until reaching Khorlabeshi

• More ups and downs let us pass Tatopani famous for its healing waters

• A ridge climb takes us to a suspension bridge over the Bhudi Ghandaki River

• Heading for Dobhan we climb a staircase and follow another ridge

• Heading now for Duman, Yaru Khola and finally climbing up to Tharo Bharyang

• Following the west bank of the Bhudi Gandaki, Jagat comes in sight

• Dinner and overnight stay in Jagat

Day 6
Jagat trek to Chisapani (1,660m)

• Breakfast and departure

• We start today’s trek by heading up to Salleri

• From here we descend to Sirdibas

• Crossing the Ghatta Khola and head down to Philim

• Following an refreshing forest takes us to Chisapani

• Dinner and overnight stay in Chisapani

Day 7
Chisapani to Chumling (2,386m)

• Breakfast and departure

• We start by heading to Ekle Bhatti

• From here we cross a gorge to enter a pine forest

• Amazing views on the way!

• The forest trail descends and leads us in the Tsum Valley

• Upon entering this sacred valley we see Mt. Himalchuli and the Boudha Himal

• The further trek descends towards the Lungwa Khola

• Here we hike back up towards Gumlung

• Following the Siyar Khola (river) we reach Chumling

• Dinner and overnight stay in  Chumling

Traveler’s note: At Chumling you can explore around an ancient Gompa and the village has great vantage points of the Shringi Himal with heights above 7,000 meters!

Day 8
Chumling to Chhokang Paro (3,010m)

• Breakfast and departure

• We further east on the trail towards Domje

• From hear we head up with amazing views of the Ganesh Himal

• The path leads us straight to Chhokang Paro

• Dinner and overnight stay at Chhokang Paro village

Day 9
Chhokang Paro to Nile (3,361m)

• Breakfast and departure

• Now we head north towards Rachen Gompa

• Passing by some cultural villages on the way further north

• Staying on the east side of the Chhyosing Himal we reach Nile

• Dinner and overnight stay in Nile

Traveler’s note: Just next to Nile lays Chhule where many unique Bhuddist handicraft shops can be found the ideal time to get some memories of the Tsum Valley! 

Day 10
Nile to Mu Gompa (3,700m)

• Morning breakfast and departure.

• Heading further north along the Shiar Khola (river)

• After a good day following the river we for west wards up to Chho Syong

• From here it’s not lung until reaching Mu Gompa

Traveler’s note: we got a full day exploring around Mu Gompa tomorrow, so don’t forget to charge your batteries tonight!

Day 11
Sightseeing at Mu Gompa

• Breakfast

• We hike up to the Dhephu Doma Nunnery Gompa

• After exploring around here we head back for lunch

• Now it’s time to visit the biggest monastery in the entire region

• Exploring around Mu Gompa

• In the evening we can hike up to a vantage point and enjoy the sunset

• Dinner and overnight stay at Mu Gompa

Day 12
Mu Gompa trek to Burgi Village (3,245m)

• Breakfast and departure

• We head back down south along the same trail

• After reaching Phurbe we cross the Shiar Khola (river)

• Forking West we reach Burgi Village

• Dinner and overnight stay in Burgi

Traveler’s note: After settling down in Burgi we can hike further West to visit the Milarepa Cave and the Sarphu Stupa.

Day 13
Burgi village trek to Chumling (2,386m)

• Breakfast and departure

• The route is familiar as we head back along the same route to Chumling

• Passing by Chhokang Paro and Domje

• Dinner and overnight stay at Chumling

Day 14
Chumling trek to Philim (1,570m)

• Breakfast and departure

• Heading back towards Jagat we follow the trail in reverse

• Enjoying some of the last views we descend a lot today

• After passing back through Ekle Bhatti we head on to Philim

• Dinner and overnight stay in Philim village

Day 15
Philim trek to Khorlabeshi (970m)

• Breakfast and departure

• We continue back south to Jagat and cross the river

• From here its further south back to Dobhan

• A short climb takes us back to Tatopani

• Hiking a bit further south until reaching Khorlabeshi

• Dinner and overnight stay at Khorlabeshi

Day 16
Khorlabeshi trek to Soti Khola (700m)

• Breakfast and departure

• It’s our last day of trekking as we head back to Soti Khola

• Following the trail south along the Budhi Gandaki River

• After reaching we cross the suspension bridge back to Lapubesi

• A bit further south we reach back in Soti Khola

• Dinner and overnight stay in Soti Khola village

Day 17
Soti Khola drive back to Kathmandu

• Breakfast and head for the bus stop

• A scenic drive takes us back to Kathmandu via Arughat

• Arrival back in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel

• Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu

Day 18
Relax day in Kathmandu

• Hotel breakfast

• Today is a relaxing day free for some last sightseeing or activities

• Please consult with our Rediscover Nepal tour team for the best places to visit

• At the evening we hold a special farewell dinner in Kathmandu

• Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu

Day 19

• Hotel breakfast and check out

• One of our representatives will transfer you to the international airport approx. 3 hours before your departure

• We hope you enjoyed the Tsum Valley Trek, have a safe journey and get ready for your next Rediscover Nepal adventure

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