Manaslu & Tsum Valley Trek
Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is a great combination of cultural varieties and natural beauties. The Tsum valley part is open since 2008 for foreign travelers. Although, this both side is restricted trekking trail in Nepal. Peoples around this area looks similar to the Tibetan because they follow culture, costume, and religion similar to Tibetan. This trekking is rich in ancient culture, costume, traditions, and Buddhist religion. On the other hand, the beauty of natural sites makes your holiday unforgettable and amazing.
The journey starts with a scary and scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat and then Soti Khola. This Trek pass throw the typical villages and numerous rides to Philim village. From this village, we catch our trail to the Tsum Valley. We will basically spend 7 days inside the Tsum Valley to reach Rachen Gompa and Mu Gompa to explore the hidden gems of the Manaslu Conservation Area. After a week inside the Tsum Valley, we get back to our trail to the Manaslu side at the Lokpa.
The amazing landscapes, rivers and waterfalls, and mountainous views including Mount Manaslu 8163m (Mountain of the Sprite). The diversity of flora and fauna into the Manaslu Conservation Area. People around here cultivate crop barley, maize, buckwheat, and potatoes. And tourism also covers some parts of the economy of the local citizens.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TREK.
- VIEW OF SEVENTH HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN THE WORLD
- ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONASTERIES
- TIBETAN CULTURE ON THE LAND OF NEPAL
- FUSION OF BUDDHIST AND HINDU RELIGION
- RIVERS AND WATERFALLS
- TYPICAL LOCAL VILLAGES
After spending several days at TSUM VALLEY side, your trip will head gradually towards the Larke La Pass 5106m. The downwards trek from the Larke La to the Marsangdi Valley pass throughout valleys, villages, rainy forest to join amazing Annapurna Circuit Trek. Dharapani is the place where we will exit the special permit of Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek and take a jeep to Kathmandu.
BEST TIME TO DO MANASLU TSUM VALLEY TREK
Spring: March, April, and May.
Autumn: September, October, and November.
This itinerary is our tailor-made program for Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek. Days in the trek are always flexible it can increase and decrease depending on your holiday length schedule and choice. If you are thinking about some change please email us at email@example.com.
What’s included in the Cost:
Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle
# Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
# Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, medicine.
# Food During Trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Tea or coffee on the choice one item from Menu)
# Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
# Trekking Permit
# Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
# Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
# Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
# All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes.
Note: This is for full board package. Here we have different package Trip with different price so Included Items will be different on different package Trip.
The cost are not included:
# Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
# International Airfare/Airport tax.
# Foods during the trekking and in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner.
# Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
# Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
# Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
# Personal trekking gears
# Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
# Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
Good standard trekking boots
Shorts (both casual and for treks)
Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
Camera & lenses
GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
Book/music player/pack of cards
The following equipment are needed during the Climbing period: –
(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore – Tex Jackets)
We advise travel insurance to all travelers are interested of trekking in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal is walking in the trail (path) of mountains. In mountain areas health treatment facilities are not standard. There are less available of good hospitals and doctors. So if in case the trekker suffers from severe sickness, he should bring to Kathmandu by helicopter for better treatment. And the helicopter charter fare is expensive in Nepal. If you have already travel insurance, your money will be saved.
When selecting a travel insurance policy we require that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. We Himalayan Smile Treks and Adventures Pvt. Ltd. shall have no liability for loss, theft of or damage to baggage or personal effects.
We also let you know that Nepalese Insurance Company does not have travel insurance policy for foreign nationals. They have this policy only for Nepalese citizens. So we advise you do your travel insurance with Insurance Company in your own place.
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