Tsum Valley trek with Manaslu-Trekking permit/cost/Porter Guide/itinerary

Tsum Valley trek with Manaslu

  •   Duration: 21Days
  •   Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing Tours
  •   Country: Nepal
  •   Trip Grade:
  •  Group size: 1-50
  •  Max Elevation: 4865 m Base Of Pika Himal.
  •  Difficulty:Moderate
  •   Departure City: Kathmandu
  •  Trip style: Lodge Trek
  •   Price:Price on request
  •  Best Season: March - May and Sept – Dec
  •  Meals: Refer to Itinerary

Holiday Overview

Tsum Valley trek with Manaslu is relatively new to the trekking arena, with having being opened only in 2008. The newness provides it with all the Mysterious and secluded vibes that some trekkers deeply crave for. The Tsum Valley trek with Manaslu is immensely and innocuously abundant in the magnificence and myriad of beautiful nature intertwined delicately with culture and distant past. The ancient art that you’d get to see here is totally unique and spellbinding. There are numerous ridges and villages in between the track that keeps adding variations and flavors to the route. You’ll also pass through the Chhekampar village and see the houses built of stone here. Unfold your journey into these modern mountains who have within their heart, the treasures of an ancient past. The Tsum Valley trek with Manaslu begins from  Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a serene beginning to this aesthetic trek. It is a cultural hub with many prominent places of worship for the Hindus and the Buddhists alike. It is also affluent in its historical riches and showcases glimpses of the glorious past and royalty of Kathmandu. Your guide will tell you more about this magnanimous place and introduce you to the Buddhist and Hindu style of worship. You can also visit and know about the living goddess here. The next stops are Arughat and Soti Khola at the heights of 670 m and 710 m respectively. You can see the giggling Trishuli Nadi flowing beneath as you keep heading ahead on your trek. Passing through some really profound sal forests, you’d reach Machha Khola now, at a height of 890 m. Then comes Dobhan (1,000 m) and Philim (1,590 m). After Philim, we trek for another seven hours to reach Chumling .You’d witness lush grasses and the valley in its utmost beauty and demurity here. Valleys are undoubtedly the most beautiful assets of a mountain, along with the rivers they make paths for. The next stop after Chumling is Chhekampar and then Milarepa cave,Rachen Gompa  with Mu Gompa. There is a mesmerizing wooden bridge on the route and a lot of zigzag treks. And then we move to Lokpa and Bihi Pedi. We descend for a while but the trek is not complete here, there’s a lot of tough and demanding ascent that is still left. The next stop in Tsum Valley Trek with Manaslu is Namrung and then we move to Lho, which is situated at a height of 3,180 meters. Then we trek to Sama Goan and take a complete day off to explore the place well. We explore the Birendra Tal, the Manaslu base camp and also the Pungyen Gompa. After that, we move to Samdo and then reach Dharamshala. The next stop is Larkya La at a height of 5,161 meters. The Tsum Valley Trek with Manaslu is full of a number of adventure and may adventurous places that are yet to come in the trek, but know more when you actually join it. The trek is demanding and grueling at times, but an experience that is totally unmatchable. It was Salt trade route, you explore hidden Tibetan  cultures, lifestyle, Gompas , farming ,Mountain life and their civilization in this valley.


What are the Majar Attractions of Tsum Valley trek with Manaslu?

-Ancient prominent Tibetan Buddhist hidden culture  valley (Salt Trading route)

-Rachen Gompa (Rachen nunnery)  1936,Milarepa cave and footprint of Milarepa.

-Mu Gompa  1936 and Tsum Monastery

-World’s 8th highest  Mt  Manaslu 8156m. and Ganesh Himal 7422m.

-Yaks, Tibetan inhabitants, Tibetan Buddhist Religion and their practices.

-snowcapped Peaks, Barley ,Wheat, Potatoes and Buckwheat field ,Chorten, Mani stone.

-Boudha Hima and Sringi Himal 7187m,Himalchuli

-Cascading Waterfalls  and Rivers.

-Remote village Life and pasture land


Tsum valley  Trek with Manaslu  Trekking  permit Information

Special/Restricted permit  fee

-$40 per person for 7 days (Sep-Nov)

-$30 per person for 7 days (Dec-Aug)


-$100 per person for 7 days (Sep-Nov) After 7 days $15 per day per person.

-$75 per person for 7 days (Dec-Aug) After 7 days $10 per day per person.

Manaslu and Annapurna conservation Trekking permit  fee

-MCAP/ACAP $30 per person (Manaslu Conservation Area Project) You most entry your permit  at Machha Khola and Jagat, if you do not have then you should pay double at Police Check post.

-ACAP $ 30 per person (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) You most entry your permit at Dharapani.

TIMS: TIMS is not require for this Trek


Minimum how many persons require to obtain Trekking Permit for Tsum and  Manaslu Trek ?

-To Obtain Tsum and Manalsu Trekking permit 2 persons are compulsory. Solo Traveler  can not get the Trekking permit because of Restricted Trekking area.So what for Solo Traveler? for solo Traveler ,Agency can provide you permit by joining the Group.


Why Trekking Agency is compulsory to issue the Special Trekking permit?

-To issue the special Trekking permit Trekking agency is compulsory. Without Agency, Travelers can not get the permit for this Trek. Travelers must join the Group by an Agency. Tsum Valley Trek with Manaslu is Restricted Trekking area. Therefore, special Trekking permits can be issued by Agency.


How about Trekking Guide and Porters for Tsum Valley Trek and Manaslu?

-Government policies  require Guide and porters. Guide must have Trekking guide License. Guide knows the Trekking Trail well, Guide carries not your Trekking bag but he give you more information about the Trek day by day. Guide arranges the best lodges during your Treks  the And porter carries your Trekking Bag pack, porter carries your luggage 20-25 kg. You walk just with your small trekking Rucksack with your Guide.  For your safety Travel, Agency recommend you Trekking staffs. In case of emergency Guide Call to Agency and Agency is able to rescue. All Trekking Staffs have Trekking Insurance by Agency. In case of accident during the Trek, Agency is responsible to rescue and Treatment.

What is Porter Guide for Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek?

-A person who works as Porter and Guide both he is called porter Guide. Porter Guide hiring is another safety and comfort ideas. Porter guide carries your Luggage 10-15 kg and walk with you during your Trek. He organizes lodges, Give information day to day about your Trek. Porter Guide also must be Trekking Guide license holder.


When to Trek Tsum valley or  Manaslu?

From Mid September to December and February to May can be recommended for Trekking in this area. Monsoon is rainy season, heavy rainfall and landslide in this area. Specially, we do not recommend June, July ,August and until  first September for Trekking.


Can we  get Tsum valley/Manaslu Trekking permit and hire Guide or Porter (Porter Guide) by an Agency?

-Yes, we are Registered Trekking Company in  Nepal. We assist you for your Trekking Permit and Trekking Guide or porter and (Porter Guide) hiring.

What is the differences between Tsum valley/Manaslu Budget Trek and Service Trek?

-we organize Budget Trek, means full package and full services, full staff during your Trek.We pay all like your Hotel In Kathmandu, lodges during your Trek, Trekking Guide, Porters, vehicle, Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley, Trekking permits, Meals during your Trek with Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Fruits. And Service Trek means, you just hire your Guide or porter (Porter Guide) and you pay just for your Staffs not for Package so you have to pay yourself for your meals, Transport, Permit, Hotel etc during your Trek. Besides, Porter or Guide (Porter Guide) Agency does not provide you for your extra expenses. You can expect and get services as you deal with an Agency. If you just hire Trekking staffs and Trekking permit, Agency is obligate to service charge  for your Trekking permit issue and Trekking staffs manage.

How  difficult is the Tsum valley  Trek with Manaslu?

Tsum valley and Manaslu Treks are known as prominently ancient Tibetan Culture Trek in this hidden valley. Several up and downhill path with Larkey pass 5161metes is not easy. Physically , you need be healthy and fit for walking. You have rare chance to get altitude sickness on the pass, so you most drink water  per day more than 3 liters and Garlic soups. It helps for altitude sickness. During the Trek do not hurry up ,it does not help the journey and  walk slowly.

How about Accommodation and Meals ?

We provide you 3 star standard  Hotel in Kathmandu and during the Trek Lodge. You will have simple lodge at Mu Gompa and Dharmasala like home stay. But in other places lodges are good. About meals, you will get continental and Nepali Dalbhat .We serve you menu ,you can order as you like. With your meals you get Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate based on your choice. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner include during your Trek. Hard drinks and Water we do not include that you have to pay separate.

What are the most important Trekking Equipment for Tsum velley Trek with Manaslu Trek?

-You need to  have your Sleeping bag, Down jackets, T-shirt, woolen hat, Trekking Trousers, Plastic or Raincoat, Sun glass, walking steak, Trekking Rucksack, underwear ,Cap, Sun cream, head light, Camera, Sandal, Trekking boot ,shoes, shocks, Water bottle, likewise  your important and potential equipment .


Is it safety for Trekking to Tsum valley Trek with Manaslu?

-It’ our first priority we concern you, Tsum valley Trek with Manaslu is 100% safety for Trekking .We like to let you know, we pick up you  when you arrive at the international Airport (Kathmandu) we drop to Airport  On your Departure schedule. During the Our staffs will be with you to assist you. Do Trek and enjoy your Journey with safety then make a great experience (memories) in your life.


How about Electricity on the way to Tsum valley Trek with Manaslu?

-for charging your mobile and Camera’s batteries, You get Solar charging. At the most of lodges Solar power is available. When you charge your batteries have to pay at the most of lodges.

Our Team by Agency

-Our Company provides you experienced, Professional  Trekking license holder Guide and staffs. Agency provides Equipment for  staffs (Guide, Porters). For an emergency communication, we provide NTC & SKY Network mobile with small Solar power. For our staffs, they will have First Aid kit etc.

Note: we provide to our clients Trekking Bag if they need. Our Trekking bag is light and waterproof.


We give you 2 kind of services which are as bellow:-

  1. Standard Trekking package (Budget Trek)
  2. Porter and Guide hiring.Click and get more Porter Guide information if you are looking for just Porter guide for your this trek.



What is included?

  •  Airport pick up drop by private or public vehicles according to the standard of services
  •  Welcome dinner in the Kathmandu.
  •  2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu
  •  Half day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with cultural tour guide
  •  Entrance fees for various sight seeing
  •  All trekking permit fees and government taxes
  •  Transfer to Arughat by Private vehicle or public Bus.
  •  3 courses meal (breakfast, Lunch, dinner) tea, coffee, chocolate during the trek
  •  Lodge accommodation during the trek
  •  A highly experienced, friendly English speaking guide daily allowances and Insurance
  •  Porter daily allowances and Insurance (1 porter between two person basis) Max.30 kg.
  •  Assistant guide for group above 4 person
  •  All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, Trekking permit)
  •  A comprehensive medical kit
  •  All government and local taxes
  •  All ground transportation
  •  Fare well dinner in Kathmandu
  • Departure to Airport.

What is not included?

  •  Lunch and dinner during stay in Pokhara and Kathmandu
  •  Personal expenses, Personal equipments and Sleeping Bag
  •  All kind of beverage including mineral water, hot water and alcoholic drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fee
  • International air fare
  •  Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

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