Tsum Valley is a discreet Buddhist kingdom lying in the secluded corner of the Nepalese Himalaya. The trekking-restricted area was opened for tourists as recent as 2008, hence, the natural wonders of the valley still remain unexplored. Tsum Valley Trek takes you on an adventurous journey on the laps of Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, and Boudha Himal ranges. Furthermore, the culture of the valley still retains its authenticity from the ancient practices making the Tsum Valley Trek a cultural study as well.
The 20-day trek begins upon your arrival Kathmandu. Then, Followed a scenic tour to Kathmandu’s most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites; you’ll depart for Arughat Bazaar lying on the upper hills of the Gorkha district. The trek begins at Arughat and advances north towards the Lower and Upper Tsum. Also a part of the Manaslu trail, you’ll cross numerous traditional villages en route namely Soti Khola, Machha Khola, Jagat, Chisopani, Chumling, Chhokang Paro, and the Nile before resting at Mu Gompa. Mu Gompa is home to the largest monastery in the region and lies close to Tibet in the north. The valley has a long history of Buddhism. As a believed, The Buddhist saint ‘Milarepa” did a meditation in the mountain-caves of Tsum. Kyimu Lung, a popular pilgrimage circuit, also lies inside the valley.
After exploring Mu Gompa and the surrounding places, you’ll begin descending through Burgi, Chumling, Philim, Khorlabesi, and Soti Khola back to Arughat. Milarepa Cave (3700m) is the highest you’ll reach during this trek. The natural trail offers some of the majestic sceneries of the surrounding mountains including Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, and Boudha Himal range. The people of the valley are known as ‘Tsumbas’. The rich cultural region is also home to the ancient Buddhist monasteries namely; Rachen Gompa, Mu Gompa, and Dephu Doma Gompa.
At Danphe Adventure Treks, we follow a service pattern that offers maximum ease and security to our clients. The provision of our facilities is also customizable as are the trips across Nepal that we offer. Furthermore, we have tourism experts, seasoned guides and porters for helping you on your journey.