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Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley Trek

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What to Expect

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel - 1,300m/4,264 ft

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Day 03: Kathmandu to Soti Khola (Drive)700 m10 hr

Day 4: Soti Khola to Maccha Khola930 m6 hr

Day 5: Maccha Khola to Jagat1340 m7 hr

Day 5: Jagat to Lokpa2240 m5 - 6 hr

Day 6: Lokpa to Chumling2386 m6 hr

Day 7: Chumling to Chekampar3031 m5 - 6 hr

Day 8: Chekampar to Nile3361 m5 - 6 hr

Day 9: Trip to Mu Gompa3361 m5 - 6 hr

Day 10: Nile to Chekampar3031 m6 hr

Day 11: Chekampar to Chumling2386 m6 - 7 hr

Day 12: Chumling to Deng1860 m7 hr

Day 13: Deng to Namrung2630 m8 - 9 hr

Day 14: Namrung to Lho3157 m4 hr

Day 15: Lho to Sama Gaun3530 m4 hr

Day 16: Acclimatization

Day 17: in Sama Gaun3530 m7 hr

Day 18: Sama Gaun to Samdo3865 m4 hr

Day 19: Acclimatization Day in Samdo3865 m4 hr

Day 20: Samdo to Dharmasala4460 m4 hr

Day 21: Dharmasala to Bimthang3590 m9 - 10 hr

Day 22: Bimthang to Tilije

Day 23: Tilije to Tal

Day 24: Tal to Kathmandu (Drive)

Day 25: Departure International airport
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mega Mount Trekking & Expedition Pvt.Ltd
Thamel, Kathmandu
Departure Time
Kathmandu – Arughat (670m/2,198 ft) Soti Khola (710m/2,330ft): 135km, 8-9 hrs drive
Return Details
Dharapani- Besi Sahar (760m/2,495ft) – Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft): 190km 7-8hrs
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu covering 4 UNESCO heritage sites
  • Private Jeep transport Kathmandu to Soti Khola (trail foot)
  • Sharing jeep transport Tal (trail head) to Besishar and private transport to Kathmandu
  • Full meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your choice
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies
  • Seasonal fresh fruits deserts every day
  • Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water
  • All mountain accommodation (soft comfortable private room/share bathroom)
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered professional trekking guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide & porter salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • City entrance fees
  • Hot and bottle drinks
  • Hot shower
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Travel insurance and medical evacuation
  • Tipping
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The
  • north east of the Manaslu (mountain of the spirit) trail, was first opened to trekking in 2008. In the
  • the Tsumbas of the Tibetan origin, speak a unique dialect and still trade to the north. The valley is rich in ancient art, culture and religion. It adds a richly rewarding extension to the Manaslu trek.
  • A scenic drive through the Middle Hills leads to the trail head beyond Arughat at Soti Khola. The
  • crosses numerous ridges and villages as it rises to Philim. Here it turns east into the lower, then broader Upper Tsum Valley. Crops grown include barley, maize, buckwheat and potatoes. Look out for Himalayan Tahrs and Bharal (blue sheep); preyed on by the illusive snow leopards.
  • Highlights include the village of Chhekampar with its stone houses, slate roofs and Milarepa’s cave. The monastery at Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa to the south has nuns of the Ngak-pa sect. Gumba Lungdang is another important nunnery where trekkers are welcomed at the evening puja. Their 360° views are amongst the best on the trek. From there a forest track leads to the Ganesh Himal Base Camp.
  • At Lokpa, the trail rejoins the
  • and climbs through the Kutang – Nupri valleys (the western mountains: part of Tibet until the 1840s); peopled by another Tibetan community with its own distinct custom and language. The route is forested and gradually presents view of Himal Chuli, Ngadi Chuli and Manaslu with the glaciers that flow from their flanks.
  • In Samagaon, visit the Kargyu Chholing Monastery and Pungyen Nunnery. A high trail leads to the
  • the mountain was first conquered by a Japanese team in 1959.
  • Then, for two days, the trail climbs gradually toward the Larkya La, passing great vistas. The downward trek drops into the forested Marsyangdi Valley and joins the
  • for the downstream walk to Tal and jeep/bus to Kathmandu.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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