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Tsum Valley Trek 2012

Hari Bhatta Hari Bhatta
Posted On: March - 13
Offer Valid Till: 2012-12-31

Cost: USD 1900.00

Tsum Valley Trek: The main attraction of this trek is Upper Tsum valley where generous local welcome you with traditional Tibetan Chiya (butter tea) and local meal. Culturally rich Tusm Valley is decorated with age old Buddhist monasteries, chortens and mani walls. The longest mani walls (over 250m) are at Dzong and Phurpe. The sacred land preserves steps of the great Buddhist Yogi Chyuchin Milarepa and story about Guru Padmasambhava circumbulation. It has the high religious importance and one major feature of this land is people here never slaughter animals, even as sacrifice to the gods.

Fact of the Trip:

Trekking duration: 19 days
Starting from: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu
Grade: Moderate
Maximum altitude:
Dhephyudonma Gompa (4060 m)
Culture: Mixed culture Bramin, Chhetri, Gurung & Tibetan Sherpa Culture
Mode of trekking tour:
Camping Trekking or Tea House.

Tsum valley Trekking Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel, overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat Bazaar of Gorkha district, takes about 8-9 hrs
Day 3: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola, takes about 6-7 hrs
Day 4: Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola, takes about 6-7 Hrs
Day 5: Trek from Machha Khola to Doban, takes about 6-7 hrs
Day 6: Trek from Doban to Philim, takes about 6 hrs
Day 7: Trek from Philim to Chumling (Lower Tsum), takes about 7 hrs
Day 8: Trek from Chumling to Chhokangparo (Upper Tsum), takes about 5-6 hrs
Day 9: Trek from Chhokangparo to Nile/Chhule, visit Milarepa Piren Phu Cave on the way, takes about 6-7 hrs
Day 10: Trek from Nile/Chhule to Mu Gompa (3700 m), visit Dhephyudonma Gompa (4060 m) , takes about 4 hrs
Day 11: Extra day for excursion
Day 12: Trek from Mu Gompa to Rachen Gompa, visit Gonhgye Gompa (Nyigma-pa Buddhist sect) (5 hrs)
Day 13: Trek from Rachen Gompa to Dumje, takes about 6-7 hrs walking
Day 14: Trek from Dumje to Philim (cross Ripchet), takes about 6-7 hrs
Day 15: Trek from Philim to Tatopani, takes about 6-7 hrs
Day 16: Trek from Tatopani to Soti Khola, takes about 6-7 hrs
Day 17: Trek from Soti Khola to Arughat Bazar , takes about 6-7 hrs
Day 18: Drive from Arughat Bazar to Kathmandu, takes about 8-9 hrs. In the evening fairewell dinner in Nepali restaurant
Day 19: Transfer to airport for final departure to your destination
Cost: USD 1900.00

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