The Tsum valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in the trans-himalayan region behind Mt. Manaslu and set against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh himal, Sringi himal and Baudha himal. Tsum is derived from the Tibetan word Tsombo which mean vivid. Tsum valley traditionaly is a very distinct place geographically and culturally called “Tsum Tso Chuksum” meaning the thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory.
Tsum valley is unexplored so many religious and archeological relics are still intact at many places. Tsum valley comprises of two valleys Chhekampar village as the upper Tsum and Chumchet the lower Tsum. Tsum valley has been a remote area far away from the modern approach of the science and technology development holding the age old pure and unique culture.People here practice polyandry system with unique culture, tradition and a dialect of their own. Lhosar, Dhacyhang, Saka Dawa, Faning among others are festivals observed here.
The local people here are mostly of the Tibetan origin with their own dialect. Tsum valley has a long history of Buddhism. The Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to have meditated in the caves of their mountains. The residents of Tsum valley are called Tsumbas. The most interesting fact is that many Tsumbas have claimed to have seen or encountered “Mehti,” most commonly referred as the ‘Yeti’.
Day 01: Kathmandu valley arrival warm welcome in the Nepalese hospitality by the Himalaya Thunder team.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Day 03: Drive to Aarughat in gorkha and trek to arkhet bazaar.
Day 04: Trek to Machhakhola
Day 05: Trek to Yarukhola
Day 06: Trek to Lokpa
Day 07: Trek to Chumling
Day 08: Trek to Chhokangparo
Day 09: Trek to Nile/ chhule visit Milarepa Piren Phu cave
Day 10: Trek to Mu Gompa visit Dhephyudonma Gompa
Day 11: Trek to Rachen Gompa, visit Gonhgye Gompa
Day 12: Trek to Dumje
Day 13: Trek to Philim
Day 14: Trek to Tatopani
Day 15: Trek to Labubeshi
Day 16: Trek to Aarughat
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 18: Nagarkot hill sunrise view and Bhaktapur sightseeing and Farewell dinner with cultural dance
Day 19: Final departure
Note: Presented Itinerary is our tentative plan to make your Nepal experience rich. It can be customized as client's interest and timeframe.
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