About Tsum Valley Trek

The outstanding trekking Tsum Valley Trek lead to the untouched treasure of Nepal – Tsum Valley, the place offers with amazing landscape along with its unique culture and tradition. Tsum Valley is situated in the northern part Gorkha district and to the east of Manaslu. Trekking to Tsum Valley was opened for trekking from 2007, before, the valley was restricted area. The place is so unique with the Himalayas surrounding such astonishing hidden valley. 

Why Tsum Valley? 

Tsum Valley, the Himalayan Valley, is the fine place where one can experience the lifestyle of traditional Sherpa’s culture and can also have the breathtaking views of snowcapped mountains. As the place is situated in Nepal-Tibet border so, the place was much influenced by Tibetian Buddhist from the beginning. So, local people are mostly of Tibetian tribe and have their own unique dialect. Many pilgrimages travel to this secret place to witness the extra arts, culture and traditions and also the numbers of monasteries. Tsum Valley has a long history of its origin. The place is well preserved till date by the local community. As the government intervention hasn’t played such positive response to Tsum Valley due to remoteness and inaccessibility. 

Tsum Valley Trek leads to amazing places

This interesting trekking – Tsum Valley Trek starts with the scenic drive to Arughat Bazaar from Kathmandu. The different ethnic groups with beautiful small market make Arughat Bazaar as the first spot for overnight. The trek then leads to Sotikhola (700m/ 2297ft) and to Machakhola (869m/ 2852ft), the narrow trails of these two villages with the beautiful trees and surroundings make the place extra. Then the trek leads to the beautiful place Dovan (1070m/ 3511ft) which is famous for its natural beauty and culture. 
On the way to Tsum Valley, crossing through the suspension bridge along with forest and panoramic view of mountains takes to Philim (1570 m/ 5151 ft). Same like other villages which are rich in natural aspects and culture, Chumling (2386 m/ 7829 ft) and Chhokang Paro (3031 m/9945 ft) delivers their gems in front of outsiders to get enjoy with such opulent aspects.  Nile (3361 m/11027 ft) will be the next attractive destination where the trail gets nearer to Tibet border. The Gumbas and tradition/lifestyle of local people makes the place interesting. The next place will be Mu Gompa (3700 m/ 12140 ft) which will be the highest point of the trek. One full day is included in the trekking package to explore in and around Mu Gompa. With the great experience at Mu Gompa, the trail follows the down stepping hike through Ranchen Gompa (3240 m/10630 ft) – Philim – Tatopani (990 m/3249 ft) and SotiKhola to the ending point of Tsum Valley trek, Arughat Bazaar.

This will be the perfect opportunity to discover the secret Tibetian Buddhist territory which is rich in ancient culture and tradition in addition with it the mesmerizing views of mountains, hills, and hillocks, etc. create additional taste in trekking to Tsum Valley – a hidden valley. 

Duration of Tsum Valley Trek 

The box up package of 19 days Tsum Valley Trek bestows with the perfect combination of natural and cultural aspects. The trek can be customized as per one’s interest and time frame.

Best Season for Tsum Valley Trek

The weather condition plays a prime role for every trekking route so for Tsum Valley Trek the perfect time are September to November (Autumn) and March to May (Spring) and also can be enrolled during January, February, and December.

This amazing trek to such culturally important and hidden place – Tsum Valley let one create unforgettable moments of a lifetime.  The team of Massif Holidays will guide to make the trek interesting and memorable.  


  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 19 Days
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 1375
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guest House Trek
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • food Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Guest House
  • Group Sizes Group Size 01-15 pax
  • Max Elevation: 3700m/ 12140ft


  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu – Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Arughat - Kathmandu.
  • Stunning view of Manaslu & Ganesh Himal.
  • Unique trek for those who wish to explore a remote and visually breathtaking the region in a sensitive way.
  • Natural Hot spring shower.
  • Experiencing the different ethnic communities and their lifestyle.
  • Walking through the Natural Trekking Trails.
  • 18 Breakfast, 15 Lunch and 16 Dinner.

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport (1345 meters). Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Arughat Bazaar (608 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Sotikhola (700 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 05: Trek to Machhakhola (869 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 06: Trek to Dovan (1070 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 07: Trek to Philim (1570 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 08: Trek to Chumlimg (2386 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 09: Trek to Chhokang Paro (3031 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 10: Trek to Nile (3361 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Home Stay.
  • Day 11: Trek to Mu-Gompa (3700meters). About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Gompa.
  • Day 12: Exploration at Mu-Gompa. Overnight stay at Gompa.
  • Day 13: Trek back to Ranchen Gompa (3240 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Home Stay.
  • Day 14: Trek back to Philim (1570 Meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 15: Trek back to Tatopani (990 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 16: Trek back to Soti Khola (700 Meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 17: Trek back to Arughat Bazaar (608 Meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 19: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ twin sharing basis accommodation at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
    • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
    • Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
    • Professional license holder English speaking guide.
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and Special permit for Manaslu trekking.
    • Down Jacket, Duffle bag and sleeping bag by Massif Holidays if required.
    • Drive from Kathmandu –Arughat Bazaar -Kathmandu by public transportation.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • All our government taxes, vat & service charges.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tour in Kathmandu valley.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee which can be issued on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.
  • Optional

    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner throughout the trekking package.
    • Additional sightseeing in the historical and cultural sites. 
    • The inclusion of Adventurous Activities.
    • The group joining the trip or personal group trip (trek/tour).
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trip.
    • Expand or different itinerary of travel packages.
    • The family trip along with children under the secure and favorable suggestion of the Massif Holiday's expertise.
    • Pony Trek.


    The listed optional facilities for the trek within Nepal are not included in the trekking cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added to the trekking package cost. You can include the other extra facilities and services in your trek package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

Make an enquire

Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: - Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Weather Conditions
  • Natural calamities, that are beyond the control can hamper one’s planned trip. During these kinds of issues, the team of Massif Holidays will be getting through the possible solution that can help to get back in the trip.


Due to poor visibility or bad weather may one cannot get the perfect view of nature. The trip being gets delayed for some hours or for some days because of nature and weather uncertainty, in such cases, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at any place due to cancellation or delay during the trip. 

Note: No any refund in such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before starting the trek.