Tsum Valley, located in northern Gorkha, Nepal, is one of the world's most remote Himalayan and Buddhism pilgrimage valleys. It is also one of holy hidden valleys, where spiritual growth is facilitated and old monasteries and thriving monks and nuns communities are found.
The Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, and Boudha Himal peaks provide breathtaking views on the way to Tsum Valley.Tsum Valley is the homeland of the Tsumba Native peoples, who speak a language influenced by Tibetan called Tsumke or Tsumba. The region is inhabitants by Gurung people. The Tsum Valley Trek is a classic trek that includes a diverse range of mountains, including some of the world's tallest mountains, an unique local culture, and a great diversity of flora and animals. It also offers wide range of fantastic high alpine mountain ranges of Manaslu (8,163m), Ganesh Himal (7,140m), Himalchuli (7,893m), and many other stunning peaks at this region . Buddhist Mani walls, old Buddhist monasteries and nunneries, beautiful villages with traditional homes are the major attractions of Tsum valley.
Tsum Valley Trek is a moderate hike that can be accomplished by any reasonable walker willing to walk for 4-5 hours per day. It takes 19 days to complete the whole trek.The best time for this trekking are march, april is your free as well as last day at Kathmandu. At Kathmandu you can do shopping, visit to some place, or just rest and remember dopla. However, you can do all of them if you are quick enough and know where to go from the start., September,October and November.
The hike starts and ends in Arughat, which is about a seven-hour drive from Kathmandu. The hike ascends the Budhi Gandaki Valley on good trails through deep forest, terraced fields, and hill villages in the first half.As we leave the main Manaslu Trail for the Tsum Valley, we have the distinct feeling that we are entering a truly secret valley.We also walk through alpine woods, glacial rivers, and enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people while on the trek.. Alpine forests, glacial rivers, and warm warmth of ethnic people are the things to enjoy while entering the Tsum valley.
Kathmandu drive bus to Arughat (535m)
Bhajyo (Chhekya) trek to Ra Chhen Gompa (3200m)
Ra Chhen Gompa trek to Chumje (2468m)
Chumje trek to Bihi (1990m)
Bihi trek to Namrung (2660m)
Namrung trek to Lho (3180m)
Lho trek to Samagaun (3525m)
Samagaun trek to Samdo (3860m)
Samdo via Larkya la pass (5134m) trek to Bimtang (3930m)
Bimtang to Gho (2560m)
Gho trek to Dharapani (1920m)
Arughat trek to Liding (860m)
Dharapani trek Besisahar (760m) then Besisahar drive bus to Kathmandu (1317m)
Liding trek to Machhakhola (930m)
Machha Khola trek to Dobhan (1410m)
Doban trek to Philim (2040m)
Philim trek to Chumling (2363m)
Chumling trek to Chhokangparo (3010m)
Chhokangparo trek to Nile (3700m)
Nile trek to Bhajyo (Chhekya) (3240m)