Tsum Valley Trekking

Trip Facts

Price: USD 0

Duration: 16 days

Tsum Valley is known for its natural beauty, as well as its rich cultural and religious heritage. 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 to Day Itinerary

Day 1:Kathmandu valley arrival warm welcome in the Nepalese hospitality by the Himalaya Thunder team.

Day 2:Drive to Aarughat in gorkha and trek to arkhet bazaar.

Day 3:Trek to Machhakhola

Day 4:Trek to Yarukhola

Day 5:Trek to Lokpa

Day 6:Trek to Chumling

Day 7:Trek to Chhokangparo

Day 8:Trek to Nile/ chhule visit Milarepa Piren Phu cave

Day 9:Trek to Mu Gompa visit Dhephyudonma Gompa

Day 10:Trek to Rachen Gompa, visit Gonhgye Gompa

Day 11:Trek to Dumje

Day 12:Trek to Philim

Day 13:Trek to Tatopani

Day 14:Trek to Labubeshi

Day 15:Trek to Aarughat

Day 16:Drive to Kathmandu

Trip Cost Includes

  1. Airport Pick up & drop
  2. Accommodations ….nights and …days in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  3. Sight seen in Kathmandu Valley
  4. Necessary permits
  5. National Park entrance fees
  6. Accommodations and food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  7. Required Trekking Staffs
  8. Accommodations, Insurance and Wages for Required Trekking Staffs
  9. Transportation during Kathmandu sight seen
  10. Required Equipments for Trekking Staffs

Trip Cost Excludes

  1. Laundry, postage, personal clothing
  2. Personal Trekking Equipments
  3. Travel & medical insurance (recommended)
  4. Expenses of personal nature including shopping, soft and hard drinks
  5. Expenses incurred unforeseen situation and events
  6. Mountain, road or river rescue or any other emergency evacuation charges
  7. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  8. Tips for the trekking staff
  9. for detailed price please cont

Mu Gumba, also known as Mu Monastery, is a Buddhist monastery located in the Manaslu region of Nepal. It is one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the region, and is considered to be a sacred place by both the local people and Buddhist pilgrims from around the world.

The monastery is located in the remote Tsum Valley, which is nestled in the Himalayan Mountains and can only be accessed by foot. The Tsum Valley is known for its natural beauty, as well as its rich cultural and religious heritage.

Mu Gumba is believed to have been founded in the early 20th century by Lama Ngawang Tsultrim, a revered Buddhist master who was known for his teachings on meditation and compassion. The monastery is home to a large community of monks, who live and study there year-round.

The monastery itself is an impressive structure, with intricate carvings and colorful paintings adorning its walls and ceilings. It contains several prayer halls, meditation rooms, and living quarters for the monks, as well as a library and a museum.

Visitors to Mu Gumba can participate in daily prayer sessions and meditation practices with the monks, as well as explore the surrounding area. The Tsum Valley is known for its scenic hiking trails, which offer stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains, as well as opportunities to see local wildlife and learn about the traditional lifestyles of the local people.

In summary, Mu Gumba is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Buddhist culture and spirituality, as well as those looking to explore the natural beauty of the Manaslu region. It offers a unique blend of cultural and religious heritage, as well as stunning natural scenery, making it one of the most rewarding and memorable travel experiences in Nepal.