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Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Price, Departure in 2024

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek 20 days, an amazing trek is full of stunning landscapes, culture, nature and outstanding views. Manaslu Circuit and Tsum valley is still untouched by the modern world and also filled up with exotic Tibetan culture. Hence, Manaslu Tsum Valley is a great trek to see ancient Tibetan Buddhism, well-preserved monasteries and majestic view. The trail is less crowded, unspoiled and peaceful compare to other treks in Nepal. The newly opened trekking trail-Tsum Valley and Manaslu trek is a beautiful remote area of Gorkha. Similarly, a good health is necessary to enjoy this challenging Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek since you will cross the Larkya La pass above 5200 m. You are frequently ascends and descends on 20 days Tsum valley to Manaslu Circuit Trek in Nepal. Please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 for 20 days Manaslu Circuit Tsum Valley Trek cost and departure in 2024.

Trek Facts

Trip Name:  Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek 

Trip Duration: 20 Days

Trip Difficulty: Challenging

Trip Season: Sep to Dec,March to June

Trip Altitude: 700m- 5160m

Trip Cost: USD 1190-USD 2190

Group Size:  2 - 12 people

Trip Package: Tea House Trek

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep Sharing

Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is a long trekking in Nepal which combines Manaslu Circuit and Tsum Valley Trek in 20 days.

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The best trekking in Nepal, Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek combines both Tsum Valley and Manaslu Circuit in 20 days trek. The Manaslu and Tsum valley regions are more remote and spectacular with Himalayan and culture wonders. The trek is culturally fascinating due to the strong links to Tibet via the Nupri and Tsum Valley.The Larkya La Pass (5160 m) is a challenging part of Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trekking Nepal. The world's eighth highest mountain, Mt Manaslu up close and marvelous view is another attractions of this trek.

Manaslu and Tsum valley trek is a tea house/home stay trek in Nepal.Many good lodges and home stays are available along the trail.Communication facility is available throughout now in the emergency case. Some of the feathers of Manaslu Tsum valley trek are the strong, friendly and hospitable people, living ancient Buddhist culture and untouched wildlife. Tsum means‘Tsombo, the vivid. The people of these regions are poor since they have been bypassed b the development for centuries, but their unique culture has remained intact. 

Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek Permits
Trek to Manaslu and Tsum Valley, you will require four kind of permits like two restricted area permit(RAP) for Tsum valley and Manaslu separately, and the two conversations area project fee-ACAP and MCAP permit. We will organize all your necessary trekking permits. For this, you need to provide us your original passport and passport photos. The permit price Manaslu and Tsum valley trek are also included in the trekking package price. Individual/independent trek is not possible in Manaslu and Tsum valley. A minimum of two people are necessary to issue Manaslu and Tsum valley Trekking permit.

Accommodation during Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek
The new tea houses/guest houses are building up in Tsum valley and Manaslu. So, you will stay in tea house and home stay lodge in the trek. The room is basic standard with twin(two) beds and 3 to 5 beds in dorm room. The toilet and bathrooms are common sharing outside the room. The tea houses and home stays are comfortable and clean except at Dharmasala. The pillows, foam mattress with bed sheet and blankets are in the room, but you have to bring your own sleeping bags from Kathmandu and Pokhara. In some places, WiFi and hot shower are available for paying an extra cost.

Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek Meals
We will provide you three times meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday in the trip.You have to eat breakfast and dinner at the same tea houses/guest house you stay and for lunch, we will stop any of the tea house on the way. The choice of meals are limited. You can mainly take Tibetan bread, dal bath, tsampa porridge, noodle soup, muesli, porridge, Egg items, potato with tea and coffee. 

Best time Trekking to Tsum Valley and Manaslu
Autumn season-September, October and November, and Spring-March, April and May are the best time trekking to Tsum Valley and Manaslu circuit. Summer-June to August and Winter January an February, trekking in Manaslu and Tsum valley are not recommended. Autumn has the perfect weather with no rain, warm weather with clear blue sky and sunny day. Winter is very cold and the high pass-Lakya La is covered by the snow. The landslides, everyday rain and leeches will disturb you trekking in rainy season to Manaslu and Tsum Valley. 

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Difficulty
Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is challenging difficult. You will need to walk 6 to 8 hours every day that covers 10 km to 18 km distance.A previous hiking experience, positive attitude and strong determination will be surely helpful. It is also necessary to have lots of willpower, tolerance of harsh condition, good health and reasonable physical fitness.The trek begins from low area of Manaslu region, and you will reach to an altitude of 5200 m. Gym, running, weekend hiking and jumpa dance are the best way to prepare for 20 days Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek.

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Cost
Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trekking package cost ranges from USD 1190-USD 2190, it depends on your choice while booking trekking. In this price, guides, porter, permit, meals, accommodation and transportation are includes. For any inquiry and booking the 20 days Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, please email us at or call or message on Whats App at +977 951023742.

Day 1: Kathmandu to Soti Khola(700m, 8/9 hours)
Early morning bus ride from Kathmandu, and drive 8/9 hours to Soti Khola via Dhading Besi and Arughat. It is a scenic drive. 
Day 2: Soti Khola to Machha Khola(870m, 6/7 hours)
Breakfast and trek of 6/7 hours following up Budhi Gandaki River through Sal forests, rice terraces and rocky hill.
Day 3: Machhakhola to Jagat(2340m, 6/7 hours)
Breakfast and hike of 6/7 hours on some ups and downs through Khorlabesi, Tatopani, Dovan and Yaru to Jagat.
Day 4: Jagat to Lokpa (1980m, 6/7 hours)
Breakfast and trek of 6/7 hours on rocky ridge trail passing the small village of Salleri, Sirdibas, Ghatta Khola, Philim and Chisopani. 
Day 5: Lokpa to Chum ling(2386 m, 6/7 hours)
Breakfast and trek up of 6/7 hours through forest of pine, rhododendron enjoying view of  Himalchuli and Boudha Himal to Chumling crossing Siyar Khola. Chumling is nice village you can see a good view of Shringi Himal. 
Day 6: Chumling to Chhekampar(3010 m, 6/7 hours)
Breakfast and trek up of 6/7 hours enjoying a great views of Ganesh Himal and Himalchuli via Gho and Rainjam settlement. 
Day 7: Chhekampar to Nile(3360 m, 5/6 hours)
Breakfast and easy trek of 5/6 hours to Nile via Lamagaun visiting Milerepa cave and explore Mu Gompa in the afternoon. 
Day 8: Nile to Chumling(2386 m, 6/7 hours)
Breakfast and trek down of 6/7 hours via Rachen Gompa visit, the biggest nunnery monastery. 
Day 9: Chumling to Deng(1,804 m, 21 km)
Breakfast and trek of 6/7 hours downhill and uphill trekking.
Day 10: Deng to Namrung(2,630m, 20km)
 Breakfast and trek of 6/7 hours uphill long the bank of Budhi Gandaki River. You will reach Namrung and Overnight at lodge or Tea house.
Day 11: Namrung to Syala(3290m, 12km)
Breakfast and trekking of 5/6 hours via Lho with enjoying the first maassive view of Mount Manaslu. 
Day 12: Syala to Samagaun(3500m, 15km) via Pungen Gompa
Breakfast and trek of 6/7 hours via Pungen Gompa
Day 13: In Sama gaun – explore Manalsu Base Camp.
On this day you will explore the day on Manaslu Base Camp. You can view great Himalaya Manaslu with other surrounding peak.
Day 14: Samagaun to Samdo(3910 m, 12km)
Breakfast and a short trek of 3/4 hours to Samdo.
Day 15: In Samdo – Explore Tibet border
Breakfast and exploration hike to Tibet border. 
Day 16: Samdo to Dharamsala(4,460 m, 13 km, 3/4 hours)
Breakfast and a short trek of 3/4 hours to Dharamsala, the Larkya Phedi.
Day 17: Dharamsala to Bimthang(3,700m, 30km) via Larkya Pass (5130 m)
Breakfast and trek of 8/9 hours to Bimthang crossing Larkya La pass.
Day 18: Bhimtang to Goa/Tilje(2300m, 18km, 5/6 hours)
Breakfast and trek downhill for 5/6 hours to Goa or Tilje. 
Day 19: Goa/Tilje to Dharapani/Chamje(1410m, 22km, 5/6 hours)
Breakfast and trek down to Chamje and get jeep drive to  Besishahar. 
Day 20: Chamje to Besishahar and then drive back to Kathmandu
Breakfast and get jeep and bus drive back to Kathmandu. 

Cost Includes

  • Bus transfer- Kathmandu/Soti Khola/Besishahar/Kathmandu.
  • Twin sharing tea house accommodation during trek.
  • Chame to Besishahar by local jeep transfer sharing with other people
  • Trekking permit-TIMS cards,ACAP, MCAP and Manaslu and Tsum Valley Restricted Area Permit.
  • English Speaking guide and all his expenses like salary, meals, accommodation and transfer
  • 3 times meals- breakfast, lunch and dinner during trekking
  • All the goverment taxes and company service charge.
Cost Not Includes
  • Airport pick up and departure transfer
  • Hotel accommodation and meals- lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Any kind of drinks – coke, mineral water, hot water, tea, coffee, beer, whisky.
  • Travel insurance in case of emergency for rescue helicopter and other medication.
  • Upgrade accommodation like room with private toilet.
  • Porter for carrying backpack.
  • Expenses of personal natures like internet, telephone, WiFi, Laundry,hot shower etc
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes.

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Guide 
A guide is required on this trek and the guide manages all of the logistics, distances, directions, and tea houses. The directions are not always very clear like on the Everest Base Camp trek and having the guide manage all of the logistics is great.The Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek does require a guide. Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit can be done independently but the rules on the Manaslu and Tsum Valley are stricter about having a guide.

Money-Everything is payable in the local currency, Nepalese Rupees (NPR).Take plenty of small denomination notes as change is not readily available on the trail, particularly at higher altitudes. Also beware that ATM have max withdrawal amounts, and your bank may have a max daily withdrawal limit, so you may not be able to withdraw the total amount that you need all in one day. The amount of money you need to take on the Manaslu Circuit Trek will depend on whether you’re on an inclusive tour or not. If you are on an inclusive tour then you’ll only need money for any snacks or drinks over and above what’s included in your package. If you are paying as you go, then you’ll need to have enough cash to cover all costs: accommodation, food, drink, etc.

Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek Packing List
We would suggest to take what you need and make your bag as light as possible.You can expect to need more warm clothes in the colder months. Also, crampons may be needed if there’s ice and snow on the pass. On the other hand, if you plan to trek with a porter then this will make choosing what to take a bit easier – just don’t overload your porter of course. Also, bear in mind that it’s very common to leave excess baggage at hotels and guesthouses in Kathmandu.

1 Rucksack-60 L to 70 L
1 Sleeping Bag
1 pair of pants that maybe convert to shorts
1 pair of shorts
1 Warm or thicker pair of hiking pants
1 Long sleeve quick-dry shirt
1 Long-sleeve thermal shirt
2 Short-sleeve t-shirts
1 Thermal long underwear
4 pairs of quick-dry underwear
1 Lightweight down jacket
1 Heavy-duty summit down jacket
1 Beanie
1 Cap
1 Neck Buff
Hiking boots
Head torch
1 pair of warm summit socks
2 pairs of regular socks
Trekking poles
Water filter
Power bank

Insurance for Tsum Valley and  Manaslu Circuit Trek
Travel insurance is compulsory trekking around Tsum Valley and Manaslu because the high altitude can lead to many illnesses, weakness in trekkers, and misjudgments. There is also a risk on trails for falls, avalanches, or other mishaps. 

Best Seasons to trek Manaslu and Tsum Valley
Autumn-The best time to go trekking in Manaslu is from September to November. The weather is generally dry and clear, with warm sunny days and excellent visibility. There’s a lower likelihood of weather related natural disasters at this time of year, making for a much safer trekking environment. Furthermore, given that it’s the best season, it’s also the busiest.

Spring-The spring season from March to May is considered to be the next best option. The weather is generally clear although a little colder, particularly at higher altitudes. Mornings are sunny and flowers are in bloom. There is however a higher chance of rain, or even snow, and melting ice increases the chances of landslides or avalanches.

Summer-June to August is to be avoided. The monsoon is responsible for warm and wet weather, with cloud and mist making visibility extremely poor. You can hardly see a mountain. Leeches are a big problem at this time of year, as is the risk of landslides. As the Manaslu Region was one of the worst affected by the 2015 earthquake, there are many landslide areas – these can be more dangerous in wet weather.

Winter-In the winter, from December to February, temperatures in higher altitudes plunge. Snow and ice make this time of year unsuitable for the Manaslu Circuit Trek.

Drinking Water
Tsum Valley and Manaslu Circuit is physically demanding trek. So, please drinking plenty of water. Drinking lots of water helps you acclimatize. Please drink at least three liters of water while trekking each day.Use an effective sterilization method to make sure your water is safe to drink. Purification tablets (we always have a few strips of these as a backup) and the Steripen is a perfect means sterilization the drinking water.Bottled water and hot water is available to buy throughout the trek, the cost ranges from USD 3 to USD 5 per liters.

Nepal Visa
Tourist visas are available on arrival at Kathmandu-Tribhuvan International Airport and at all land border crossings that are open to foreign travellers. While this is available for most foreigners, citizens of some countries are required to get a visa prior to arrival, while those from SAARC countries can get their visa free of charge.There are three different visa options and prices: Multiple Entry 15 Days – 30 USD, 30 Days – 50 USD and 90 Days – 125 USD. In order to get a visa on arrival you’ll need four things:

One passport size photo
A passport valid for at least six months
At least one blank page in your passport
The visa fee in cash (US Dollars is best)

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