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Max Altitude:3700 m
Activity:Trekking and Hiking
Route :Mu Gompa, Philim, Soti Khola
Group Size :1-16
Tour Customize :On Request
Trip Grade :Difficult
Best Season:Mar- May/ Sept- Nov
- Relish the scenery of Ganesh, Shringi, and Manaslu Himal ranges.
- Explore the Tsum Valley and Manaslu Conservation Area.
- Visit the Mu Gompa, Rachen Gompa, Nile village and Milarepa Cave.
- Enjoy the Tsumba and Nubri culture and traditions.
One of the off-beat treks in Nepal, Manaslu Tsum Valley Circuit Trek explores the foothills of Mt. Manaslu (8163m). The trip also offers a surreal outlook of the ancient Tsumba culture and glorious Tsum Valley. Also, the gleaming ranges of the Shringi Himalayas offer surreal scenery on the trek. Likewise, the Ganesh Himal (7422m) decorates the skyline as well. The trails stretch through monasteries like Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa with ancient heritage. Finally, the immense biodiversity in the Manaslu Conservation Area is also another highlight of the trek.
Initially, the trip begins with your arrival in Kathmandu. Here, you can enjoy the Newar and Hindu art and culture at the world heritage sites across the capital. Then, you drive west along the Trishuli River to reach Soti Khola. From here, you officially start the trek and ascend across the Budhi Gandaki River. The trail passes Machha Khola and reaches Jagat. Further, the trail enters Tsum Valley and reaches Chumling. Then, the Siyar River keeps you company while heading east. The views of the Ganesh Himal (7422m) will grant mesmerizing views on the way to Chhokang Paro. This village is yet another cultural stop on the trek before heading towards Nile village. En route, you also visit the ancient Milarepa Cave which is a big religious landmark.
Then, the trek heads to Mu Gompa which is one of the biggest monasteries in the Tsum Valley. It is also the highest point on the trek and is located near the Tibetan border. After exploring Mu village and the monastery, the return trek begins as you head to Rachen Gompa. This monastery is a local nunnery and is also a school for numerous young monks. Next, you trek back to Chumling and exit the Tsum Valley to settle at Philim. Then, the trail descends to the natural hot springs of Tatopani. Finally, you head back to Tal, Jagat and drive to Kathmandu.
It is a moderately difficult trek and offers plenty of challenging trails. Also, the spring and autumn seasons are the ideal time for the trek.
At Himalayan Adventure Treks, we have a wide variety of services for our clients. Likewise, we also have a great team of skilled and experienced team to serve you.
- Detail Itinerary
- Trip Dates
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
Day 02: Full-day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing & Trip Preparation day. (B)
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola (730m) via Arughat (600m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 04: Trek from Soti Khola (730m) to Machha Khola (930m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 05: Trek from Machha Khola (930m) to Jagat (1410m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 06: Trek from Jagat (1410m) to Lokpa (2240m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 07: Trek from Lokpa (2240m) to Chumling (2386m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 08: Trek from Chumling (2386m) to Lar (3245m) via Rachen Gumba 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 09: Trek from Lar (3245m) to Nile (3361m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Nile, visit Mu Gumba and Tibet border Ngula Bhanjyang (5093m). (B/L/D)
Day 11: Trek from Nile (3361m) to Chhokangparo (3031m) via Milarepa cave 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 12: Trek from Chhokangparo (3031m) to Lokpa (2240m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 13: Trek from Lokpa (2240m) to Deng (1860m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 14: Trek from Deng (1860m) to Namrung (2630m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 15: Trek from Namrung (2630m) to Lho (3180m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 16: Trek from Lho (3180m) to Sama Gaun (3520m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 17: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun and visit Manaslu Base Camp ( 4400m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 18: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun and visit Birendra lake and Pung Gyen Gumba (4000m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 19: Trek from Sama Gaun (3520m) to Samdo (3877m) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 20: Acclimatization day at Samdo and explore the Tibet border Rui La (5000m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 21: Trek from Samdo (3877m) to Dharamsala (4460m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 22: Trek from Dharamsala (4460m) to Bhimtang (3590m) 7-8 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 23: Trek from Bhimtang (3590m) to Tilije (2300m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 24: Trek from Tilije (2300m) to Tal (1700m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 25: Drive back to Kathmandu via Beshishahar (B/L/D)
Day 26: Departure to Airport. (B)
- Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
- Day 02: Full day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing & Trip Preparation day. (B)
- Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti Khola (730m) via Arughat (600m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 04: Trek from Soti Khola (730m) to Machha Khola (930m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 05: Trek from Machha Khola (930m) to Jagat (1410m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 06: Trek from Jagat (1410m) to Lokpa (2240m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 07: Trek from Lokpa (2240m) to Chumling (2386m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 08: Trek from Chumling (2386m) to Lar (3245m) via Rachen Gumba 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 09: Trek from Lar (3245m) to Nile (3361m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 10: Acclimatization day at Nile, visit Mu Gumba and Tibet border Ngula Bhanjyang (5093m). (B/L/D)
- Day 11: Trek from Nile (3361m) to Chhokangparo (3031m) via Milarepa cave 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 12: Trek from Chhokangparo (3031m) to Lokpa (2240m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 13: Trek from Lokpa (2240m) to Deng (1860m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 14: Trek from Deng (1860m) to Namrung (2630m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 15: Trek from Namrung (2630m) to Lho (3180m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 16: Trek from Lho (3180m) to Sama Gaun (3520m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 17: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun and visit Manaslu Base Camp (4400m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 18: Acclimatization day at Sama Gaun and visit Birendra Lake and Pung Gyen Gumba (4000m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 19: Trek from Sama Gaun (3520m) to Samdo (3877m) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 20: Acclimatization day at Samdo and explore the Tibet border Rui La (5000m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 21: Trek from Samdo (3877m) to Dharamsala (4460m) 4-5 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 22: Trek from Dharamsala (4460m) to Bhimtang (3590m) 7-8 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 23: Trek from Bhimtang (3590m) to Tilije (2300m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 24: Trek from Tilije (2300m) to Tal (1700m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 25: Drive back to Kathmandu via Beshishahar (B/L/D)
- Day 26: Departure to Airport. (B)
Your arrival in Kathmandu will be marked by landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). A company representative of Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours will receive you and transfer you to your hotel. Evening you can meet the participants and the trek members. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, we start for the Kathmandu city tour which includes four of the UNESCO heritage site in the valley.
Pashupatinath: The temple is one of the most sacred pilgrims sites for Hindus all over the world. It is the temple of Lord Shiva, the temple where the dead bodies are criminated on the Bank of Bagmati River.
Boudhanath Stupa: which is one of the biggest stupas in Asia and holiest Buddhist Pilgrims and famous tourist destination in Valley. It is also famous for over 50 Tibetan gompas or monasteries.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: It holds the places of the ancient king who ruled over the then Kathmandu Kingdom.
Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple): It is located in the heart of the valley. It is another famous tourist destination and holiest Buddhist pilgrims. It is also known as the Monkey temple among tourists.
Manaslu Tsum Valley of Happiness trekking begins with an exciting drive towards Nepal’s Mid West around Gorkha and Dhading region as the ride leads towards high hills with views of fabulous Ganesh II at (7,118m) and Ganesh IV (7,104m) and rolling green hills, passing through many farm villages and towns to reach Arughat village and then taking another vehicle for a short drive to Soti Khola following the raging Budi Gandaki River to reach our first overnight stop at Soti-Khola a small farm village.
Morning walk leads to slow descent towards river banks with a number of small tea shops and coming across mule trains on its way to Machhakhola and beyond, our journey continues using the Nepalese traditional stone-paved staircase, then crossing over Nauli Khola (stream) with a view of cascading waterfalls and reaching Khanigaon.
From this small farm village, Khanigaon with few hours of the walk leads to a bridge over Machha Khola after crossing the suspension bridge a short ascent to reach our overnight stop at Machha Khola village, a small settlement with a stream for fishing smaller fishes, as this village is named after Macha meaning fish river or stream.
From Macha Khola our morning journey leads along the Buri Gandaki River upstream reaching another small village at Khorla Beshi and then walking on the gradual winding path reaching a place called Tatopani with natural hot spring water near the forested area after a break here walk leads past Dovan and Yaruphant villages, following the Budi Gandaki River and then crossing a short suspension bridge to Jagat village for an overnight stop, a reasonable size village with shops and small guest house and lodge.
A series of striking suspension bridges dominate our path today as we steadily make our way up the trail past numerous waterfalls towards the Gurung village of Philim and its pretty setting. From there the trail climbs again and branches away into Tsum Valley, with the striking image of Ganesh Himal and Shringi Himal drawing our attention as we make our approach to Lopka to end our day on the trail.
Lush jungle and three more suspension bridges usher us into the mystical Buddhist valley, and after an initial sharp climb, the rest of our hike to Chumling is a fairly leisurely one that allows us to relax and take in the beauty of the valley.
Glorious views of the Ganesh Himal serve as our backdrop during the day as we steadily ease higher along the Shiar Khola, a minor tributary of the Budhi Gandaki, Tibetan monastery Ranchen Gumba along our path reminding us of the valley's strong Tibetan influences at Upper Tsum valley. Overnight at village Lar.
After breakfast nice scenic trails to the Nile we have lunch there left our big bag on tea house again day trip to mu gompa, then we ascend along the scenic trails towards Mu Gompa, the largest monastery in the region, and the highest farthest point in Tsum Valley. The five-hour round trip walk to Mu Gompa (3710m) shows a different world, a flat bowl-like valley surrounded by mountains. Overnight stay in the Nile.
The Nile is the ancient trade route to Tibet as we make our way past Chortens, stupas, mani walls, monasteries, and nunneries we visit the popular monastery Mu Gumba, all reminders of the close cultural and historical bonds to Nepal's mystical neighbor to the north Tsum Valley known as 'Little Tibet'. We also visit the Nyula Bhanjyang at the height of 5093m which is the Tibet border to trade places for local people.
Today we trek from the Nile to Chhokangparo We retrace our steps via Milarepa cave as far as the village of Nile. Walking along the banks of the Siyar River, the trail further crosses flat plains along power lines to Milarepa Cave, a nunnery.
Today after breakfast we start our trek to Lokpa. Here, we will be following the trail into the forest again that takes 6 to 7 hours. Spending a night at Lokpa.
The trail begins along a rocky ridge with an emerging view of Sringi Himal. We pass through Ghatta Khola and continue to pass through farms growing maize, millet, potatoes, and vegetables. Passing through an uninhabited gorge, and walking on the trails at the bank of Budhi Gandaki, we cross bamboo forests to the Deng river. Overnight stay at a small Deng village beside the Deng river.
An undulating trail leads us steadily through forests until we arrive at Ghap, then continues gaining altitude steadily as we trail by the tumbling white water of the river close at hand. A final steep climb leads us into Namrung.
With stunning views of Sringi, Ganesh Himal, the trek starts from Namrung and climbs steadily into the alpine which is blessed with marvelous mountain views. The village of Namrung marks the beginning of the region of pure Tibetan inhabitants. Passing through forests, villages, and barley terraces, the first stunning glimpses of Manaslu gets visible which accentuates at Lho village. We stay overnight at Lho village and enjoy the sunrise and sunset view from the lodge or a gompa.
We pass through gompas, Tibetan settlement, and alpine scenery. After a short trek, we reach Sama Gaon where we stop. The retreat is both for rest as well as acclimatization. It's also a day to get acquainted with Sherpa culture and tradition. Set at the foot of the pastures, the village has a distinctive Tibetan architecture that ripens through the 500 years of settlement. Entrance gates to villages are common here, and you can also notice Chinese brandy on sale or see village women weaving wool into gowns. Hike up to a gompa above town or wander the streets of Sama Gaon. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.
Sama Gaun is our temporary home for the day as we give our bodies time to acclimate to the altitude, and the choice is a good one as the village provides multiple choices for day excursions, including the highly rewarding and dramatic hike to Manaslu Base camp and its serene setting amidst the mountains.
Today we visit the Pungyen Gompa and Birendra Tal. Pungyen Gompa and Birendra Tal. Descending to the Budhi Gandaki river and following it towards the north until we reach a bridge, we take a left and head to the Manaslu Base Camp. Pungyen Gompa is a 3-4 hours hiking and Birendra Tal is 1-hour hiking, so both can be combined.
Today, we descend to the Budhi Gandaki River, which has turned north and follows it to a bridge over a side stream. The trail to the left leads to the Manaslu Base camp. The Larkya la Trail passes several mani walls as the valley begins to widen. It is an easy trail on a shelf above the river passing the juniper and birch forests of Kermo Kharka. We drop off the shelf, cross the Budhi Gandaki on a wooden bridge and climb steeply onto a promontory between two forks of the river. From a stone arch, we can view a large white Kani. Finally passing through the Kani we find Samdo ((3780m). Overnight in Samdo.
Another rest day to help acclimate, with the rare option to spend the day on a return hike to the border with Tibet at the pass of Rui La (5000m). The views of the Himalayas and Fukang Glacier add another level to the day's journey.
Our trek to the high altitude camp of Dharmsala brings us to the very threshold of Larke La, with snow more evident and the air feeling thinner with each step towards our destination. Another brief hike to higher ground is recommended to help our bodies get used to the altitude and sleep better during the night.
The typical method for crossing Larke La is to head out before daybreak, our head-mounted lights bobbing in the dark as we clamber up the path in the cold morning air, our breath apparent in the glow of the lamps. The trail to Larke La is a deceptive one of constant switchbacks, promising everything one minute and snatching it away from the next as one false ridge leads to another. Finally, we catch a glimpse of the first prayer flags and our goal is finally attained as we stumble wearily to the marker and pose proudly for our cameras to mark the achievement. After pausing to luxuriate in the accomplishment and take in the magnificent views we begin the descent to Bhimthang and put our trekking poles to good use to spare our tired legs and knees from the steep descent to the arid valley below.
With outstanding views of Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Himlung Himal, and Cheo Himal with the inspiring forest and valley below, the descent from Bimthang crosses over high pasture land, Dudh Khola, and rhododendron forest. Karche, 2785 meters is the highest cultivated land in the area which leads to a steep climb over a ridge. The village of Gho is a rest option though better lodges are available at Tiilje.
After crossing a bridge and a stone-paved trail, we pass through a beautiful village. Tibetan settlement can be seen along the way. We descend into the Marsygandi Valley and from Dharapani, meet up with the classic Annapurna trail. Walking across Karte village and crossing the Marshyangdi Khola, mani-lined walls welcome us to the village of Tal.
Drive back public bus. The drive from here to Kathmandu is mostly along the banks of Marsyangdi and Trishuli rivers and passes through Beshishahar, the district headquarter of Lamjung. Evening you can do shopping in Thamel for your friends & family. Evening we will celebrate the farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.
A representative from Himalayan Adventure Treks and Tours will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
- Pick up a drop from the airport to the hotel.
- Three Night’s 3* hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast
- Lunch Dinner and breakfast during trekking.
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing by private vehicle with an experienced tour guide.
- Kathmandu/ Arughat/Tal/ Kathmandu by bus.
- National Park Permit (ACAP).
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
- All necessary paper works.
- All accommodations in tea houses during the treks.
- Special permits for trekking.
- An experienced, helpful, and friendly Guide & porters (1 porter for 2 clients).
- Travel and rescue arrangements.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Last Night’s farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.
- Nepal Visa fee you may obtain easily in Kathmandu airport.
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
- Entrance fees in Kathmandu.
- Travel and rescue insurance.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc).
Entrance fees of Heritage Sites of Nepal:
Nepal is famous for world heritage sites, Tourist attractions places, and monuments areas. Tourism is the second income source of the country. Entrance fees, National park fees, climbing royalties are the backbone of the Nepalese economy. Foreigner tourists visiting heritage sites, attraction places, and monuments of the country and have to pay a certain entrance fee to get inside the area. The people of South Asian countries (SAARC) have to pay fewer entrance fees in comparison to tourists from other countries. Many tourists want to see the typical Nepalese art and cultural places, happily paying the entrance fee because it is worth paying to visit.
The 7 heritage sites of Kathmandu valley are amazing. Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Changunarayan have their own history. They are not only rich in art and architecture but also fountain spiritual places of Hinduism and Buddhism. Most of the constructions made have a tantric background and old history. Not only the Kathmandu valley but other parts of the country are also rich in nature and history. Lumbini (Birth Place of Gautam Buddha) Chitwan National park, Pokhara, Nagarkot, Trekking trails, Peak climbing, Expedition are the main tourist destination in Nepal and main income sources of the country. It is the government that keeps the price of priceless monuments and makes some money from tourists who visit them.
Please find the attached PDF file for the Entrance fees of World heritage and other attraction places in Nepal.
Many people have questions as to what level of physical fitness is required for trekking in Nepal and that is extremely reliant on what activity the visitor is engaging in Nepal With that said, for a standard easy trek to Extreme hard level of trekking. The daily activity (trek) would be 5-6 hours,(depend on the trekking trail) and elevation will generally not exceed 5,600 meters like Everest Base Camp, Throng la passes, Chola passes treks and other passes or Base Camp but some of them are less than 4000m. The trekking day is involving both long steep climbs, and descents with a variety of terrain underfoot from well-trodden paths, to rocks covered with ice or snow, depending on the season. Mostly a day would include a number of climbs or descents of 600 meters more or less, starting after the early morning breakfast, resting at a lunch place in the afternoon, then continuous trekking until arriving at the teahouse.
In preparation for the trekking in Nepal, it is important, to begin with, the basic training requirement at least 2 months before departing for trekking in Nepal. Two to three hours of aerobic exercise like running, walking, swimming, cycling & some gym work per week is the minimum and most will find it beneficial to add some basic strength training to their physical fitness routine required for the hard trekking and for normal and easy trek just have some physical fitness is enough. One of the best ways to prepare is to take practice hikes with a daypack roughly the same weight as what you will be taking during the trek. Your calf should be enough fit and prepare for trekking. Mostly during the trekking calf pain or tiredness is the main issue. Do this only after a baseline of fitness has been reached. Moving fast is not our goal, will provide a more enjoyable and safe adventure trekking in Nepal for all easy and hard level.
Trekking Seasons in Nepal:
There are main two seasons in which Nepal where the most amount of visitors visit. (September, October & November) being the most popular season which is also called the peak season in Nepal, and spring (March, April & May) coming in close behind which is also called the mini-season in Nepal. The summer months of June, July, and August are the monsoon season and most of the time raining as such the trails are mostly washed out sometimes, and roads can sometimes be impassible due to landslide activates. Nevertheless, you can trek to rain-shadow regions like Upper Dolpo and Upper Mustang during the monsoon seasons. Nepal is a suitable destination for all seasons.
Winter is very dry & extremely cold and all the high passes become inaccessible due to ice and snow conditions. The temperature doesn’t usually fluctuate during the day time temperature is around 20-25 degrees. However, you gain altitude the temperature decreases. The temperature can drop to around 0 to -25 degrees at night when staying at tented camps in Himalayan regions. Winter trek in higher altitudes is not advised due to the danger of avalanches and also altitude sickness. Although some may enjoy the sight of the snow-covered mountains as you reach your destination. However, the temperature does not change as much in lower mountain regions the nights are slightly colder than days’ time.
Autumn &Spring is the best timing for trekking in Nepal because the weather is generally warm and dry, and flowers are in bloom in the lower elevations of the country on the same time you can see the many festivals during that period.
A typical trekking day begins with the early morning breakfast around 7 am in the hotel. (Depend on the trekking region). It would advise you to pack your trekking gears in a duffle bag and essential supplies in your day pack after having breakfast; we begin the trek and head along the trail at around 8 am. The morning walk is more energetic to be longer as we begin with refreshed bodies and enthusiasm. A good morning’s walk, we make a stop for lunch at around 11-12 pm. The lunch involves group meals enjoying the vicinity around the stop & enjoys the organic & local food in the mountain. After resting for about an hour or two, we resume our trek to reach the teahouse or camp by 2-3 pm. The afternoon walk is relatively shorter and can involve games and side trips as organized by the trekking experienced guides. You also can enjoy breaks during the trek to relax, read, and stroll around the area, or doing yoga. You can explore with the local people and observe their lifestyle & culture. Dinner is served around 7-8 in the evening to round off the day.
Meals and Accommodations:
During the trekking period, the accommodation is commonly referred to as teahouses. These are family-run basic lodges that fill the role of the restaurant, Dining hall, and boarding house for tourists. Now a day’s electricity can be found in the rooms, which means one light bulb, and one or two outlets for charging electronics. The common areas are also lit by electricity. Alternatively, teahouses may also use solar, hydroelectric, or have electrical lines running into the village, so the commonality and availability of electricity may vary. Still, a few of the trekking route electricity service is not available. Use the local traditional kerosene light.
Most of the teahouses have private rooms, though if the trek is in a more remote or high altitude place there are limited teahouses so season time dormitories are the norm. Most of the room has 2 single beds with basic bedding, and the bathroom is shared. Some of the places we can get the private bathroom also with a mix of western and squat style toilets in the bathrooms.
Breakfast and dinner are taken at the same teahouses and these lodges have large family-style dining rooms centered on a stove or coal to provide heat basically in mountain areas. Most of the area’s menu will have Nepali-style western foods such as pancakes, pizza, burgers, fries, etc. Also on the menu is the traditional Nepali food Dal Bhat meal. This is a lentil soup with rice, vegetable, Pickle, or meat curry. Most menus will also offer a smattering of local cuisine.
Internal Flight Delays:
Nepal is an incredible and beautiful country of mixed of the White Mountains, deep valleys, Landscape, rivers, and green rolling hills. With this incredible diversity of landscapes, road travel can be extremely time-consuming and flights within Nepal to reach popular trekking destinations is the easiest way. Not all the trekking destination has flight service, so road transportation is the only option. Mountainous terrain also comes with the possibility of in-climate weather. It mentions the incredibly high number of visitors during peak seasons makes internal flight delays a genuine possibility. To manage this situation, it may be helpful to have a few extras days on either end of your tour. If any cancellations or flight delays do occur (high chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla, Everest region, Pokhara to Jomsom, Annapurna region), we also provide services to arrange chopper on the last stage to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of Civil Aviation Rules in Nepal which state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. The cost ranges from USD400 to USD650 according to the number of passengers. The payment can be made either to the helicopter company or to us directly and can be made either by cash or using a credit card. It will be beneficial to purchase and review your insurance, the insurance companies may cover some of the alternative measures of travel. Flight insurance may cover changing your international flight if it is necessary.
Most expeditions, Adventurous trekking, and tours require that travel insurance and it is purchased prior to arriving in Nepal, but other normal treks and tours may not require. However, travel insurance is definitely an important consideration. There are a number of reasons to consider insurance. Firstly, it may be required, so check to see what is being asked for by the company. Second, Nepal is a landlocked country, and there are only a few direct flights. Travel in and out of the country can encounter some disruptions if purchasing insurance, make sure flight delays and cancellations also included. Always choose insurance that, though every safeguard is in place during your Holiday, there are always extenuating circumstances that may result in an accident during trekking & tours. Read carefully printout of insurance policies to ensure that the trekking or any other activity you are engaging in is covered or not, as some policies have stopped covering trekking in certain places. If you are going above 5000 m or high always mention the policies so it’s cover the chopper service in the last condition. It is very important that if you have the comfort of good insurance, so do the research and choose carefully which makes your trip relaxing and joyful.
Nepal Visa Entry Procedure:
There is only one International airport which is the Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal. Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under the Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing visas on Arrival.
‘On Arrival’ visa procedure is very quick and simple. October, November, March, April can expect some queues during peak Tourist season and October is basically the Nepalese got the Main festival Dashain. You can also get Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad prior to your arrival. The choice is yours.
Visa obtains from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, and then you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal.
Visas obtained on Arrival at the Entry and Exit points are ‘Tourist Visas’. They bear multiple Re entry facilities. Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ is the only entry visa to Nepal. If you are visiting Nepal for purposes other than Tourism (sightseeing, tour, travel, mountaineering, trekking, visiting friends and families), you should still get a ‘Tourist Visa’ to get into the country. However, you must change the category of visa as per your purpose and length of stay in Nepal from the Department of Immigration by producing the required documents.
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The following visa rules apply for tourists:
For 15 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee US $ 30 or equivalent foreign currency.
For 30 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency.
For 100 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency.
According to the immigration regulations, a tourist is allowed to stay in Nepal only for 150 days a year. You can extend the visa up to another 90 days.
US$ 2 or equivalent Nepalese currency per day for extension.
Additional US$ 25 or equivalent Nepalese currency on visa fee, if Multiple Entry facility is required for the extended period
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Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS):
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is usually seen in un-acclimatized people shortly after ascent to high altitudes. The condition occurs due to the thinning of air as the altitude increases. The condition, if not taken seriously and treated immediately, can be life-threatening and its symptoms can be seen generally above 3200 meters. The symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness are nausea, vomiting, tiredness, shortness of breath, and cerebral pain. The itineraries are designed to properly acclimatize you to the change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take utmost caution for our valuable guests. Our staff also equipped with cell phones and satellite phones (Option) in the occurrence of any emergency cases. We are greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.
Water is essential for life, and clean water is imperative while on holiday. When visiting less developed countries like Nepal it is a concern that all travelers should consider. There are few options when trekking or traveling in Nepal that will mitigate any chances of drinking contaminated water. The first consideration to take into account is that tap water should not be ingested. That even means when brushing your teeth in an urban area. Most will choose to buy bottled water and if doing so make sure the cap has sealed properly. Plastic bottle reuse is a big problem, and with that being said there are other options on the market to assist in making water drinkable. Mountain spring water is drinkable but if you use the purified tablet. The conservation area project also sells this tablet for most of the trekking area. A guide will assist you to find out it also.
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu Nepal, our company representatives are stationed to welcome you to the country. We request you to carefully look for your and company name placard being held by our representatives following the events upon landing. Our representatives will be responsible to escort you up to your hotel in Kathmandu. There are many brokers, Taxi drivers, and trouble maker people offering you to carry your luggage and take you to your destination as you exit from the gate. We request you to pay no attention to these people and follow the company representatives and follow their instructions.
How to Book Your Tour:
Before booking any tour or trekking please read all the terms and conditions thoroughly and call or email the company representative with any questions prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Fill out the form completely and if any confusion contacts the company person so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process. The form may be submitted online or by downloading the form and mailing or Whatsapp the form to your company representative.
It is very important to understand all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded, to the level of service, or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take the time to get all the questions answered so that when booking the trip, it is without trepidation.
Equipment List for Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek:
Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is difficult trekking but however our long-year experience of operating Trekking to Nepal, We learn many things and would like to give some information to pack your equipment list for your Trekking and we hope, this information will be helpful you so success your trip.
You will require a duffel bag or a backpack for trekking (65- 75 L) max and all our trekking stuff is kept in this duffle bag and this will be carried by our porters. However, Himalayan Adventure also provides the duffle back if needed.
A day backpack:
You will need a day backpack and you will be carrying it every day by yourself and we recommend you it has to be at least 25L and you can carry important documents like Passport, credit card along with a need to carry a water bottle, snacks bar and clothing layers (hat, gloves, fleece, sunblock, poles, etc…).
Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is difficult to trek and It is very important to have good trekking boots and it should be waterproof (in case of snow, or rain) Make sure it should be fit on your feet and comfortable during walking. Also, recommend you bring the Crompton during the winter season in Nepal.
You need to have a pair of sports shoes or sandals to use while you are in camp or tea houses after the trek.
Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek is difficult trekking so sneakers are not suitable for this trek so you can leave your sneakers in the Kathmandu hotel until you get back.
You need to have a lightweight sleeping bag that works for minus 15 degrees for the summer season but during the winter we recommend minus 20 degrees for the trekking. Himalayan Adventure can provide it if you need one but has to be returned after the trek.
You need to have good quality fleece jacket at least 1 synthetic jacket or pullovers are a great alternative to fleece because they are lighter and more compressible and gives you enough warmth during trekking.
A Down jacket is compulsory and recommends you to bring the warm enough so can keep you warm during the Trek.
You need to have at least 5 pairs of thick socks during the spring & autumn but winter and monsoon need at least 7 pairs of socks for this trekking.
Lightweight/ warm insulated pants:
You need to have at least 3 pairs of lightweight trekking pants like Lightweight expedition thermal bottoms, Nylon hiking shorts, Softshell and hardshell trekking pants, Water/windproof trousers, and Casual pants so we can use them like the weather.
You need to have 3 ice-breaker merino wool to keep you warm from the cold or synthetic shirts and if you are not allergic to wool products, merino wool is ideal for Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek. Himalayan Adventure also provides the 1 company T-shirt as a souvenir.
You need to have at least three shirts.
You need to have few pairs of underwear and this can be as much as you need as there are no washing facilities every day on Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek so, we highly recommend you to have enough pair of underwear.
You need at least one waterproof jacket for the rain/snow and wind for the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek and waterproof pants may be an option.
Head and face gear:
Sun Hat or cap during the daytime, Woolen Hat for morning & Evening, and Polarized sunglasses are compulsory.
You need warm gloves.
Adapter Plug for Charging the Camera and Mobile, Camera belt, Passport belt ( nice to have), Swiss army knife (option), Flashlight, Headlamp, Water bottle, Extra camera battery, Hand sanitizer, Alarm clock, Hiking poles (optional ), and Binoculars (optional).
Razor, razor blades, shaving cream, aftershave toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, sunscreen, toilet paper, small towel, and period pads (for women).
First Aid Medical Kit box (can be purchased in Thamel Kathmandu), Altitude Medicines (Diamox), Tylenol, aspirin, ibuprofen, Anti-diarrheic, Powerful antibiotics, and Nasal Spray or Drops.
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We are a local adventure company that promises you to deliver the best, trek, tours or an adventure you are looking for in Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan. When you choose a company, always choose a local one. Whether it is with your group, family, friends or solo, we offer you the best life time experience.
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We follow a simple free cancellation policy. You can cancel your booked trips at your will, a full refund of your deposits is possible, if you cancel the booking on the first 7 days after you booked. After 7 days a minimum of 10% cancellation charge will be levied.
Booking your adventure trip with a local company always has its perks. When you book with third party travel companies, they impose a high commission for more benefits. Since we are a local company in Nepal, we assure you a best price out there.
We are concerned about our environment, it is deplorable to only do business and not care about our world. Our company focuses on sustainability, recycling of resources and making the visitor aware of environment friendly.
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