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The Manaslu Circuit Trek is the best all round tea-house hike in Nepal on the Great Himalaya Trail; the new Annapurna Circuit. No camping needed.

Short Tsum Valley Trek Itineraries

Have you noticed that Tsum Valley Trek itineraries often stretch to three weeks! This is of course because they are added on to Manaslu Trek itineraries and that adds up to a long trip!

Well you can also just visit Tsum (and have a wonderful experience) without crossing the Larkya Pass.

Here are a series of possible shorter itineraries developed for 2018 and onwards.

9 days Tsum Valley Home Stay trek (excluding upper Tsum)

  1. drive to Soti Khola or even Lapu
  2. 5-6 hrs trek to Taatopani (hot spring)
  3. 6-7 hrs trek to Chiso pani (cold water)
  4. 7-8 hrs trek to Chumling
  5. 5-6 hrs trek to Ripchet
  6. 3-4 hrs trek to Lokpa
  7. 5-6 hrs trek to Jagat
  8. 8-9 hrs trek to Lapu Bensi
  9. 3-4 hrs trek+jeep ride back to Kathmandu
tsum valley trek viewpoint

A view into Tsum Valley © Sonam Lama

10 days Tsum Valley Home Stay

  1. drive to Soti Khola or even Lapu
  2. 5-6 hrs trek to Taatopani (hot spring)
  3. 6-7 hrs trek to Chiso pani (cold water)
  4. 7-8 hrs trek to Chumling
  5. 4-5 hrs trek to Burtsi (visit Milarepa Cave)
  6. 5-6 hrs trek to Ripchet
  7. 3-4 hrs trek to Lokpa
  8. 5-6 hrs trek to Jagat
  9. 8-9 hrs trek to Lapu Bensi
  10. 3-4 hrs trek+jeep ride back to Kathmandu

11 days Tsum Valley Trek and Home Stay

This has with higher routes in Lower Tsum for a better Ganesh Himal panorama and even more Buddhist culture!
  1. Drive to Soti Khola or even Lapu
  2. 5-6 hrs trek to Taatopani (hot spring)
  3. 6-7 hrs trek to Chiso pani (cold water)
  4. 7-8 hrs trek to Chumling
  5. a day hike Chumchet Gumba, Yarchok and back to Chumling
  6. 4-5 hrs trek to Burtsi (visit Milarepa Cave)
  7. 5-6 hrs trek to Ripchet
  8. 3-4 hrs trek to Lokpa
  9. 5-6 hrs trek to Jagat
  10. 8-9 hrs trek to Lapu Bensi
  11. 3-4 hrs trek+jeep ride back to Kathmandu
Chumling

A Trekker with pumpkin in Chumling! © Sonam Lama

13 days Tsum Valley Trek with Home stay

This is recommended for relatively fit hikers

  1. drive to Soti Khola or even Lapu
  2. 5-6 hrs trek to Taatopani (hot spring)
  3. 6-7 hrs trek to Chiso pani (cold water)
  4. 7-8 hrs trek to Chumling
  5. 6-7 hrs trek to Chhokangparo
  6. 4-5 hrs trek to Nyile, visit Milarepa cave with lunch in Burtsi
  7. 3-4 hrs trek to Mu Gumba, visit Dheron Nunnery and enjoy the view of Phuchyun valley
  8. 4-5 hrs trek to Lar, visit Rachen Nunnery, Tsum’s first modern school built by father of the reincarnated Takar Rinpoche
  9. 5-6 hrs trek to Gumba Lungdang
  10. 6-7 hrs trek to Lokpa
  11. 5-6 hrs trek to Jagat
  12. 6-7 hrs trek to Lapu Bensi
  13. 3-4 hrs trek+jeep ride back to Kathmandu

12 days Tsum Valley Trek and Home Stay

  1. Drive to Soti Khola or even Lapu
  2. 5-6 hrs trek to Taatopani (hot spring)
  3. 6-7 hrs trek to Chiso pani (cold water)
  4. 7-8 hrs trek to Chumling
  5. 6-7 hrs trek to Chhokangparo
  6. 4-5 hrs trek to Nyile, visit Milarepa cave with lunch in Burtsi
  7. 3-4 hrs trek to Mu Gumba, visit Dheron Nunnery and enjoy the view of Phuchyun valley
  8. 4-5 hrs trek to Chhokangparo, visit the retreat cave of Geshe Lama Kunchyok and for the aerial views of Chhokang, the Himalayan Thar habitat
  9. 8-9 hrs trek to Lokpa
  10. 5-6 hrs trek to Jagat
  11. 8-9 hrs trek to Lapu Bensi
  12. 3-4 hrs trek+jeep ride back to Kathmandu

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Ganesh-i (Yangra), Kang Lombo bordering Nepal and Tibet

Ganesh I (Yangra Kang Lombo) bordering Nepal and Tibet © Sonam Lama

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