Tsum valley Trek counts in the remote area of Nepal. It is the restricted area where one needs a special permit from the government to visit. It is the land of Tibetan Buddhist with there distinct art, culture, and religion. It is one of the Buddhist pilgrimage sites.
Tsum Valley Trek starts with an exciting 7 hours drive from Kathmandu to Arughat. The Treks has right paths combined with dense forest, terraced fields, and hill villages. Also, this trek leads you to the Budi Gandaki River Valley through the less explored community of Tsum Villages. The valley is rich with ancient culture and tradition with Buddhist monasteries, chortens and prayer flags, monuments, etc. The most extended mani walls at Dzong and Phurpe is one of the main highlights of Tsum Valley.
Apart from the Buddhist culture, Tsum valley offers its travelers with the fantastic views of mountains like Ganesh Himal Range, Sringi Himal, Buddha Himal, and Himalchuli. Also, Rachen Gompa, Mu Gompa, Dephyudonma Gompa are some of the Gompa found in Tsum Valley.
September, October, November, March, April, and May are the best seasons to experience Tsum Valley Trek. The trek is less travel area and unspoiled if you are looking for a new trek route with great cultural experience can choose this package.
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Where you will have your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have a meeting with your trekking guide and discuss the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have the same discussion in the next day morning after your breakfast.
The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath might make you feel calm and peace and visit Patan the city of fine arts and Durbar Square is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. On the journey back to the hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies, and lifestyle. After your dinner, you can perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous streets like Thamel and Durbarmarg.
On this day we will be driving ahead to Arughat from Kathmandu through Dhadingbesi which takes about 6 to 7 hours by van or tourists bus. We will reach our starting point of Trek Arughat enjoying the greenery of Dhadingbesi on the way after a short drive. We will be staying at Arughat overnight.
After enjoying and having fun in Arughat we will head towards our next destination Soti Khola crossing the bridge over Budhi Gandaki and following the stoned path through the bazaar at north. On the way, we will be passing the way of Mangaltar and the dense forests and arrive at Shanti Bazar. Crossing the Arkhet Khola we will be passing the shops of Arkhet Bazar. We will be staying overnight at Soti Khola.
Crossing the bridge and trekking through the beautiful Sal forests, we then climb above the ridge the Budhi Gandaki. The trail then takes its way up and down, past two tropical waterfalls on a steep, rocky path. Eventually, we will make our way to a few rice terraces, then to the Gurung village of Labubesi. Walk down the sandy river and rounded stones before climbing over a side ridge. We again head down to the river and traverse to Machha Khola village. We will be staying overnight at Machha Khola.
After a few walks, we will reach to Tatopani a place with hot spring waterfall. From there we will climb over another ridge, then cross the Budhi Gandaki. Climb the staircase; we reach to Dobhan. Crossing a bridge over the Dobhan Khola, the trail climbs to Duman. Climbing up again to the Budhi Gandaki, we will reach Yaru Khola. The kind of climbing and crossing the bridge happen at the Yaru Khola as well as Tharo Bharyang.Cross the west part of the BudhiGandakii, we will reach the village of Jagat.
Enjoying at Khorlabesi we will head back to Sotikhola and stay overnight in Soti Khola.
On this day we will get back to Soti Khola and to Arughat and drive our way back to Kathmandu and take some rest or roam around the city and enjoy.
With lots of gratitude to you, we will proudly drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home.
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