trip duration TRIP DURATION
20 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
Himalaya
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
-
trip level TRIP LEVEL
Intermediate
best period OFFER PERIOD
-
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Not specified

Description

Visit and discover an ancient territory on this 20-day trekking in Tsum Valley, Nepal.

The Tsum Valley is a holy place full of culture and tradition. It is located in the north of Gorkhaon the Himalaya mountain range. All over this area, you will find a strong presence of Buddhism as well as ancient art and culture. Rachen Gumba and Mu Gumba are some of the monasteries that you can see in the village. In addition, you will be able to admire a wide variety of wildlife, such as the Himalayan Thar and Blue Sheep. Due to its isolation from modern villages and cities, the culture and tradition of this valley remain untouched.

This is a 20-day trek that starts in the city of Kathmandu, the capital and biggest city of Nepal. Among the sacred places that you will visit on this trek, the Cave of Milarepa stands out because of its history and uniqueness. It is located near the village of Burji where you can admire the most beautiful Buddhist murals. Nearby this monastery, you will also visit the Dhephyudonma Gompa, one of the oldest temples in the Valley.

Please consider that the difficulty of this trek is moderate, so a good level of fitness and prior mountaineering experience are very important for all participants who want to take part of this trip.

So are you ready for a unique hiking adventure across the Tsum Valley? Do not hesitate and send your request! The amazing culture and landscapes from Nepal will be waiting for you!

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu

Arrival at the Kathmandu International Airport. We’ll transfer you to the Hotel and provide you with some information about the trip. The rest of the day will be free. You’ll spend the night at the Hotel.

Day 2

Kathmandu

You’ll visit the Durbar Square and different traditional temples of the city. Night in the Hotel.

Day 3

Gorkha - Arughat

We’ll drive for 7 to 8 hours to Gorkha. Then we’ll keep driving until we reach Arughat (535 meters), the starting point of our trekking. We’ll spend the night in Arughat.

Day 4

Soti Khola

A 5 to 6 hour trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (810 meters), going through the Budhi Gandaki Valley. We’ll spend the night at the camp in Soti Khola.

Day 5

Machha Khola

One hour trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930 meters). Discover shores of white sand during this trek.

Day 6

Jagat

A 5 to 6 hour trek to Jagat (1,350 meters), going first through Doban Khola.

Day 7

Lokuwa

We’ll cross the Pangour Khola and reach Saguleri. A 7-hour trek to Lokuwa (2,240 meters).

Day 8

Chumling

A 4 to 5 hour trek to Chumling. From here you will admire the Baudha Himal (6,672 meters). Also, you will be able to see three monasteries: Panago Gumba, Mani Dhungyur, and Gurwa Gumba. We’ll spend the night in the camp.

Day 9

Chhokangparo

A 7-hour trek to Chhokangparo. Night at the campsite.

Day 10

Nile/Chhule

Trek to Nile/Chhule during 4 to 5 hours. We’ll visit the Milarepa Piren Phu Cave on the way. You will also enjoy the view of the Shiar Khola and the Rachen Gumba. Night at the camp.

Day 11

Mu Gompa - Dhephyudonma Gompa

Trek to Mu Gompa (3,700 meters) and a visit the Dhephyudonma Gompa at 4,600 meters (4 to 5 hours). Night at the camp.

Day 12

Rachen Gompa - Gonhgye Gompa

A 5-hour trek to Rachen Gompa and a visit to Gonhgye Gompa. Night at the camp.

Day 13

Dumje

A 6 to 7 hours trek to Dumje. Night in tents.

Day 14

Philim

Crossing Ripchet, we’ll trek to Philim (1,550 meters) for about 7 to 8 hours. Night at the campsite.

Day 15

Tatopani

Trek to Tatopani (7 to 8 hours). Night at the campsite.

Day 16

Lapubeshi

Trek to Lapubeshi (5 to 6 hours). Night in tents.

Day 17

Arughat Bazar

Getting to the end of our trip on the trek to Arughat Bazar (5 to 6 hours). Night at the campsite.

Day 18

Kathmandu

We’ll drive to Kathmandu and spend the night at the Hotel.

Day 19

Kathmandu

Day free to rest in Kathmandu. Night in the Hotel.

Day 20

Departure

We’ll transfer you to the Kathmandu International Airport and say goodbye.

Price per person

Price includes

  • Guiding fee

Other details

Skill level required

Intermediate
?

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Kathmandu International Airport

Accommodation

4 nights in the B&B Hotel in Kathmandu - Rest of the nights at the campsites

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