About Tsum Valley Trek
Tsum Valley Trek explores the remote northern part of Nepal and leads you to the hidden & exotic Tsum Valley, which is a habitat of numerous species of flora and fauna.
Tsum Valley Trek is one of the less-visited trekking trails in the Himalayas. The remoteness and limited availability of tourist infrastructures have kept the overflow of tourists away from the region. The trail is adventurous and does offer off-the-beaten trekking experience. All of the above factors have played a huge role in keeping the entire region unspoiled and preserved.
Nestled between Boudha Himal and Himal Chuli in the west, Ganesh Himal in the south, and Shringi Himal in the north, Tsum Valley boasts spectacular scenery and tempting views of the Himalayas. Tsum Valley Trekking trail opened in 2008, so it is more like a new trekking trail in the Himalayas. It used to be camping trek however basic lodge and home stay is available these days.
The isolation of the region has increased the level of thrill and excitement of the overall trek. On the way, you pass by fine villages surrounded by superb snow-capped mountains and lush forests. You get to meet and interact with locals. Likewise, many stupas, monasteries, chortens, prayer wheels, and prayer flags can be seen throughout the trail.
We Outfitter Nepal have designed our Tsum Valley Trek itinerary adding adequate acclimatization day in between the trek. The ample rest days keep you away from the altitude sickness and give you more time to spend with locals and explore villages. Likewise, during the trek, you are guided by our professional guide and porters. We make sure, you are enjoying every moment of the journey with us. For more information regarding our package read below or contact us anytime. Fins the things you will get to see & experience during the Tsum Valley Trek.
Experience off-the-beaten trekking in the Himalayan terrain
Tsum Valley Trek involves several trodden paths. The trail includes numerous steep climbing on a rugged path. The trail in this part of Himalayas is more on the tough side and test your physical endurance. It can get tricky at some time, therefore make sure carefully and follow the lead of your guide.
Trek through adventurous lush forests and picturesque villages
During the Tsum Valley Trekking, you pass by numerous dense forests, which is home to several species of flora and fauna. You get to see a range of vegetation and wild-flowers. Like Blue Sheep, Himalayan Tahr, unique birds, etc can be spotted on the way. Similarly, the trail also passes by lovely mountain villages. Every village you pass through offers something different from one another.
Explore wonderful and hidden Tsum Valley
Tsum Valley is a hidden and sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley. The valley boasts centuries-old rich cultural heritage. People here are said to be the descendants of Tibetans. They have their own unique dialect and are known as Tsumbas. The entire valley is very rich in flora and fauna. The remoteness of the region has kept it unspoiled and untouched by the travelers.
Get to experience a strong cultural heritage and unique life of locals
The locals here are kind, humble, and friendly. Residing far away from modern society and advancement, people here are highly committed to their family, community, and faith. Buddhism is the main religion followed by the locals in this region. A very famous Buddhist saint called Milarepa is believed to be mediated in one of the caves in mountains here. On the trail, you come across many monasteries, stupas, mani walls, and prayer flags.
Visit ancient monasteries like Rachen Nunnery and Mu Gompa
In 1936, Dukpa Rinpoche who meditated in the caves of the valley established Rachen Nunnery and Mu Gompa. Later, his incarnation took care of the monastery till 2002. These monasteries offer an ancient and rich culture and tradition of the region.
Witness stunning sceneries and tempting views of the Himalayan Mountains throughout the journey
During Tsum Valley Trek, you get to see the outstanding views of the Himalayan mountains like Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Boudha Himal (6,672 m), Shringi Himal (7,161 m), Himalchuli (7,893 m), etc. Likewise, you get to see the breath-taking landscape and lush green hills.