Tsum Valley Trekking


 Tsum Valley Trekking – 17  days                                                                          Trip cost: US$ 2100.00 
                                                                                                                  Single supplementary: US$ 180.00
Trip Overview


This is a restricted and branch trekking route of Manaslu region. It has also own natural beauty. From certain places of this route, we see Mt Ganesh himal, Sringi himal, Chuke himal, Kipu himal, Taya himal, Chhyosing himal and other mountains. The other things, we see glaciers, rivers, rivulets, water falls, forests, plants, trees, gorges, hidden valleys, typical Buddhist lifestyle, culture, religion, monastery, mountain people living standard, housing style and many more. In the same way, we can experience Hindu culture, religion, lifestyle and living standard to some extent in the beginning and ending parts of this route.

Trip Facts 


1. Trip code: LTEOO 2. Country: Nepal 3. Activities:13 days trekking and 4 nights in Kathmandu with one day full sightseeing 4. Start/End: Kathmandu 5. Destination: Mu Gompa and Gompalungda 6. Single supplementary: US$ 180 ( Compulsory if no one share room with and apply for those who wish to have 4 nights single room in Kathmandu) 7. Trip duration:17days 8. Maximum altitude: 3708 meters 9. Group size: Minimum two pax 10.Best season: February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December 11. Trip grade: Walking 12. Daily walking hour: Approximately 4-9 hours 13. Trip style: Hotel to hotel trekking 14. Trip category: Remote area 15. Highlights: -Sightseeing in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath(The monkey temple), Pashupatinath(A major Hindu shrine) and the Buddhist Stupa at Bouddhanath -Experience lifestyle of people in the remote area of Nepal -Visiting Gombolunda monastery

Itinerary

Day 01. Arrive at Kathmandu airport(1345 meters). Pick up you and transfer you to the hotel by car/jeep/hiace etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02. Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03. Kathmandu – Aroghat(608 meters) 6/7hours.By using bus/landcruiser/jeep/micro/Hiace etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04. Aroghat - Labhubesi(880 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05. Labhubesi - Dovan(1070 meters ) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06. Dovan - Philm(1570 meters ) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07. Philm - Chumling(2386 meters ) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08. Chumling - Burji(3316 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09. Burji – Visiting Mu Gompa and back to Burji. 5/6 hours trekking. Over night at hotel
Day 10. Burji - Chumling(2386 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11. Chumling – Eklebhatti (1800 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12. Eklebhatti – Jagat (1340 meters) 5/6 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13. Jagat – Machhakhola( 889 meters) 5/6 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14. Machhakhola – Aroghat(608 meters) 4/5 hours trekking and 1 and half hours driving. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15. Aroghat – Kathmandu(1345 meters) 6/7 hours drive by any vehicles bus/jeep/land cruiser. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16. Leisure day. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17. Your hotel – International airport for your final departure by any car/jeep/hiace etc.

Cost includes:
 

1. International airport pick up and drop off service by any car/van/jeep/hiace/land cruiser etc.
2. Accommodation in 3 or 5 star category hotel(4 nights in Kathmandu on deluxe twin sharing bed room with breakfast.
3. Manaslu and Tsum valley area entry permit and TIMS card.
4. Three times meal daily(lunch, dinner and breakfast) on trekking.
5. Accommodation on trekking.
6. First aid kid box(for normal treatment only)
7. Drive to and from by any car/van/jeep/land cruiser/hiace/micro bus etc.
8. One English speaking license holdered experienced guide.
9. One porter between 2 person basis, maximum weight 30 KGS for per porter in whole trek.
10. All expenses, insurance and equipments of guide and porter.
11. All activities according to choosing trekking plan.

Cost excludes:
 

1.International airfare to and from your country.
2.Nepal entry visa(US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days with 5 passport size photos per person, 2 for Nepal entry visa, 1for Manaslu and1 for Tsum valley entry permit and 1 for TIMS card)
3.Meals in Kathmandu.
4.Soft and hard table drinks(coke, fanta, beer, whisky, brandy, tea, coffee, boiled water, miniral water etc)
5.Telephone call service, wi-fi, battery charge, laun dry, confectionery, snacks, toilet paper etc.
6.Travel insurance is highly advised that incase may sick on the trekking way which shoud cover helicopter rescue service per hour US$ 2000 only in emergency condition.
7.Unforeseen cost such as sick in trek, helicopter rescue, cost due to bad weather etc.
8.Tips for trekking staffs.
9.Any other cost of things which is not mentioned in cost includes as above.
One important thing, I can design your trekking plan according to your time, budget and interest the above mentioned in all trekking routes and regions. I could help you as volunteer, too if you have social development programmes in remote, rural and city areas of Nepal that I have knowledge of social science and research programmes. I speak English language well. For further more detail, feel free contact me, please. I am ready for your service all the time.

For the success of our trip far away via home we need a good skilled helping person. On our Tsum Valley Trekking we were hiring guide Ratna Lama. He is experienced in his busineess and more than half aged. His behaviour with others is so friendly. He speaks and writes english language. He is involving on guide profession since his 18 years according to him. He knows almost all thing about this route. He is always in happy mood. So, we want to recommend him to others to use as a guide who are planning to make trip in mountain of Nepal. We are confidence over him that anyway he will provide you good service and do not suspect on his guiding skill.

Herbert, Victoria, Mina, Anna, Sven and Iris                   October 12, 2011

Individual trekking guide
Ratna Bahadur Lama
Email: lamaratna555@gmail.com
Cell: +977-9808001835
Gov. Reg. Licence: 3661
PAN:  104537084
P.O.B. 24612 Kathmandu, Nepal
‘Make your trip with experienced guide and feel difference’