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Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek

Best Price
Price starting from $1,910
US $ 1,770 per person
24 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
1 - 20
All ground transportation as per itinerary
Best Season
Mar to May, Sep to Nov
3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge / Tea House during the trek
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Machha Khola - Jagat - Deng - Lokpa - Chumling - Chokanparo - Nile - Chumling - Lokpa - Namrung - Lo Gaon - Sama Gaon - Samdo - Dharmasala - Bhimphedi - Gho - Dharapani Village - Kathmandu


    • Discover the hidden gem of Tsum Valley, a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage site with unique cultural treasures.
    • Manaslu Circuit - Explore on the scenic Manaslu Circuit, circumnavigating the eighth highest mountain in the world.
    • Conquer the challenging Larkya La Pass for panoramic views of the Manaslu range.
    • Visit Gumba Lungdang, a Buddhist monastery in Tsum Valley with cultural and religious significance.
    • Immerse yourself in the rich culture of local villages, including Sama Gaun and Chumchet.
    • Engage with the hospitable locals, experiencing their traditions, festivals, and warm mountain hospitality.


Manaslu Tsum Valley  trek  is commonly considered one of the most difficult and challenging treks in Nepal. Manaslu  trek offers the textures of rich cultural heritage of  the region with the unsurpassed natural beauty of the Himalayan Range.

Trekkers can also bear witness to the fascinating Tibetan culture that persists till the day  in the Manaslu region. Mount Manaslu is the 8th highest peak in the world with an altitude of 8156 meters. It is located along the border between Nepal and Tibet. It is believed that the word Manaslu was derived from a Sanskrit word  “Manasa” which infers  “soul” ; or intellect. Hence, Mount Manaslu is also commonly known as the Mountain of the Spirit.

Manaslu trek is one of the most delightful adventures you can imagine. It comes to you with  the wonderful opportunity to stroll around  the traditional villages, past the rivers and tress, bear witness to  the local people and culture. Finally, it is a portal  to  behold the majestic views of the Himalayan Mountain Range from a very close distance.

Manaslu Tsum Valley trek might be quite demanding at times as it is physically challenging and strenuous. Nevertheles, real thrill comes with adventures . So , you wouldn’t  want to miss out on the opportunity of exploring Manaslu region.

Also, you will get all the perks of the trek when you reach the Larkya La Pass via Manaslu Circuit Trek. It is challenging and demands  physical fitness, good stamina and  mental strength.

Manaslu Tsum Valley trek usually begins  right from Arughat, a small town in Gorkha district, and ends at Dharapani in the Annapurna region. Manaslu treks offers a unique but also challenging opportunity to explore the pristine and untouched beauty of Nepal.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

Our team members will welcome you at the Airport and will be then ushered to the Hotel. Our travel representatives will explain briefly about the travel itinerary upon Airport arrival. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu, you will be preparing for the trek while enjoying sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley. Several world heritage sites including the Basantapur Durbar, Swayambhunath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple are the places you will visit in the second day. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Start your journey with a scenic drive to Machha Khola, situated at an altitude of 900 meters. The 7-hour drive takes you through picturesque landscapes and allows you to witness the rural life of Nepal.
After crossing Machha Khola, we come across a hot-water spring called ‘Tatopani’. Many trekkers take a dip at Tatopani as it helps to relax the body. Nepali people believe that taking a dip at Tatopani helps in curing several skin-related problems. The trail follows along a dense forest area Tatopani while the raging Budhi Gandaki River still keeps our company. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
We trek for a relatively short period of time. Around four hours of trek past the great looking valleys and the rivers takes us to a wonderful small village called Philim. Also during the way, we come across several suspension bridges that offer great view of the adjoining ambience. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Trek to Lokpa, situated at 2,240 meters. The 6-hour trek offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and a glimpse into the rural lifestyle of the region.
Walking on a 6-hour trek to Chumling, passing through Chisapani. Explore the unique cultural practices of the inhabitants and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the village.
Ascend to Chokanparo at an elevation of 3,010 meters. The 5-hour trek allows you to witness the changing landscapes and experience the gradual increase in altitude.
Continue your trek to Nile, reaching an altitude of 3,361 meters. The trail provides stunning views of the surrounding peaks and a taste of the mountainous terrain.
Take a day to acclimatize and hike to Mu Gompa at 3,700 meters. The 7-hour excursion offers panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains and unique insights into the local monastic life.
Descend back to Chumling, retracing your steps and enjoying the familiar landscapes. The 6-hour trek provides a chance to relax and reflect on the journey.
Continue your descent to Lokpa, trekking for 6 hours. Enjoy the scenic beauty and the hospitality of the locals as you return to familiar terrain.
Ascend to Namrung at an altitude of 2,630 meters. The 6-hour trek introduces you to the unique flora and fauna of the region and offers panoramic mountain views.
Continue your trek to Lo-Gaon, situated at 3,180 meters. The 5-hour trek allows you to experience the changing landscapes and cultural diversity of the area.
Ascend to Sama-Gaon at 3,500 meters, a picturesque village surrounded by majestic peaks. The 6-hour trek offers breathtaking views and an introduction to the unique local lifestyle.
Take a well-deserved rest day in Sama-Gaon for acclimatization. Explore the village, visit monasteries, and enjoy the panoramic views of Manaslu and its neighboring peaks.
Continue your trek to Samdo, situated at an altitude of 3,690 meters. The 5-hour trek takes you through high-altitude landscapes and provides stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Trek to Dharmasala, also known as Larkya Base Camp, at an elevation of 4,450 meters. The 4-hour trek prepares you for the challenging day ahead.

Embark on a challenging trek over Larke-La Pass, reaching an elevation of 5,106 meters. Descend to Bhimphedi at 3,590 meters, surrounded by stunning mountain vistas.

Descend to Gho at 2,535 meters, enjoying a shorter 4-hour trek. Reflect on the challenging pass and soak in the scenic beauty of the surroundings.

Continue your descent to Dharapani village at an altitude of 1,820 meters. The 5-hour trek allows you to experience the transition from alpine terrain to lower elevations.

Conclude the trek with a scenic 8-hour drive back to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel and enjoy the comforts of the city after days in the mountains.

Take a free day in Kathmandu for individual activities. Explore the city, shop for souvenirs, or simply relax before your departure.

Farewell to Nepal as you depart for your international journey home. Carry with you the memories of the Manaslu Tsum Valley trek, filled with cultural experiences and breathtaking landscapes.

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    • All arrival and departure transportation from the airport to hotel and vice versa.
    • Accommodation in a Three-Star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast included.
    • A guided tour of Kathmandu.
    • All necessary permits for trekking
    • Full board during the trek, which means meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
    • The trek includes a guide and porters, who will receive daily wages, meals, accommodation, transportation allowance, and medical insurance (only for field staff/porters).
    • A group dinner upon arrival or departure, with a briefing about the trek.
    • A comprehensive medical kit carried by our guide during the entire trek.
    • Private vehicles for sightseeing tours based on the group size, accompanied by a city guide.

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal visa and medical/travel insurance are not included.
    • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara and personal expenses like laundry are not covered.
    • If you prefer a single room in Kathmandu or during treks (where available), there's an additional cost.
    • Emergency evacuation, whether by any means of transportation or helicopter service, is an extra expense.
    • You need to bring your personal trek gear, including sleeping bags, duvet/down jackets, and kit/duffel bags.
    • Additional snacks, refreshments, and drinking water are at your own cost.
    • If you have to return early from the trek due to personal reasons or sickness, you'll need to cover the extra expenses yourself (can be claimed from your insurance).
    • Bring a personal medical kit based on your doctor's advice.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Tsum Valley is renowned for its distinct Tibetan culture, ancient monasteries, and picturesque landscapes, adding a cultural and spiritual dimension to the trek.

The trek involves high altitudes, with the highest point being Larkya La Pass at 5,160 meters (16,930 feet). Proper acclimatization and physical fitness are crucial for a successful trek.

The best time for the trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is stable, and the views are stunning.

Notable attractions include the ancient Mu Gompa, Rachen Gompa, the serene Tsum Valley, and the challenging Larkya La Pass, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas.

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