Tsum Valley Trek explores one of the most remote valleys in the Himalayas often referred to as the hidden gem by the explorers. One of the sacred hidden valleys of Buddhism, Tsum valley is home to several ancient monasteries and remote villages untouched by the ills of development, spectacular geography, culturally fascinating areas or settlements and ancient caves. Open to trekkers and explorers since 2008, Tsum valley remains untouched and very well preserves the culture and other heritages of indigenous Tsumba group. Tsum Valley Trek, therefore, provides you the opportunity to traverse through this secluded valley overshadowed by lofty Ganesh Himal that is blessed with stunning scenery, beautiful and lush rhododendron and pine forests, small villages with Hindu and Buddhist religious community coexisting peacefully, and quaint, serene trails.
Tsum Valley Trek, considered an equally attractive destination to the Annapurna region trek begins from the exploration of the historical capital city of Kathmandu and heads to Arughat, the village at the bank of Budi Gandaki River. Following this mighty river upstream, we shall trek through ups and downs of the trail, dense forests with varieties of wildlife, flora and faunas, terraced fields and hillside villages. Past some Hindu temples and Buddhist chortens, cool waterfalls, scenic landscape and views of snowcapped Himalayas, natural hot springs we trek through Arkhet Bazaar, Jagat, Philim, Ekle Bhatti and others we enter into the hidden valley of Tsum. Turning away from the main Manslu trail we get a different aura of this secluded valley. Ahead through the alpine vegetations and forest, glacial rivers and ancient monasteries such as Mu Gompa, Rachen Gompa and Dephyudonma Gompa, ancient Milerepa Cave, we traverse the region inhabited by strong, friendly and hospitable locals with Buddhist culture. The raw wilderness and pristine areas of the valley provides you the reminiscence of paradise. Exploring this wonderful valley of the central Nepal, we retrace our steps on the same trail to Arughat and to Kathmandu, thereby wrapping up the Tsum Valley Trek, an interesting and enriching adventure.
Tsum Valley Trek is a moderately strenuous trek in the remote valley which requires you to have an average of 6-7 hours of trek in the hilly terrain and high altitude. Get prepared with strong willpower, good physical fitness and endurance to continue on harsh conditions if you encounter such conditions during the trek. The months of September to November, March to May are regarded as the best seasons for trekking to this marvelous landscape. Join us for hassle-free Tsum Valley Trek trek in the Tsum valley accompanied by experienced and trained guides, carefully planned itinerary and quality service.