Tsum valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley. It is located the midwestern part trans-Himalayan region of Gorkha, known as the Beyul Kyimolung. Tsum” word comes from Tibetan “Tsombo” which means vivid. The trek was permitted only after 2008. It lies in the restricted area of the Tsum valley, requires a special trekking permit. This is the holy hidden valley of happiness, first described by Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava) in the eighth century. Milarepa meditated in the caves of Piren Phu and there are centuries old nunneries.
Tsum Valley trekking is extremely rich in culture. This is surrounded by the Buddha Himal and Himal Chuli to the west, Ganesh Himal to the south, and Sringi Himal to the North. The Tibetan Buddhist culture is still very common in this area and the scenery is just stunning, with beautiful forests and countryside. Glacier Adventure Company carefully designs itinerary for Tsum valley trekking special way to acclimatize safely. We have decades of experience team. This trek remote area and less crowded than other trekking in Nepal.
This above Itinerary is a guideline and a standard pattern of what we provide. Our trips can be customized in your interest to accommodate your specific requirements. We also arrange Tsum valley trekking without sightseeing and hotel arrangements.
NOTE: During the trips, weather conditions, local politics, transportation or multiple other factors. They are beyond our control, can changes itinerary. However, Unlikely that itinerary would be substantially altered, if necessary, Group leader will decide the best alternative, they considering the best one of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything best. we minimize its special effects but we cannot be responsible for the results of delays.
Trekker’s safety is our paramount concern while trekking with Glacier Adventure. Every effort will be made to keep to the above the itinerary. Tsum valley Trekking located the remote area in the Manaslu region. Glacier Adventure can’t guarantee it such as weather condition, availability of porter and the health of team members can all contribute to change. Guide and Sherpa will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Glacier Adventure hosts the Pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu 2nd day of the itinerary. Trekkers introduce with trek leader. We will provide an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about Tsum Valley Trekking. The pre-trip meeting covers personal equipment, acclimatization and to introduce you to another team member. Glacier Adventure hopes pre-trip meeting have excellent, informative, supportive and fun.
Glacier Adventure’s Tsum valley Trekking itinerary is focus rules AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) when going up too fast causes a medical condition serious enough to kill. Higher mountains area is less oxygen in the air. If, trekkers are wanted safe Tsum Valley Trekking. Their body needs some days to rest in the less air environment. Especially, travelers need to know the heart, lungs/blood diseases to consult their doctor before leaving home. Glacier Adventure’s itinerary designed to try to prevent AMS as much as possible. It is important to remember that some people are more susceptible than others.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Normally, Tsum valley Trekking is a remote mountain in Manaslu region in Upper Gorkha. This is suitable for physical fit walkers. The traveler must be in good health and physical condition. Most parts of treks five to six hours walk but some days are seven hours. It is a good idea; prepare yourself in the lead-up to your trip with some regular exercise. The best form of which is long walking in the hill area. Technical experience is not required, hiking experience is an advantage, but the most important thing is a positive attitude and a generous amount of determination. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions, it is vital you let us know the details of these before setting Also, before coming to Nepal it's important to consult your doctor regarding vaccination and any other medical concerns the trip may raise. “Medical and emigration expenses are your responsibility.”
When traveling with Glacier Adventure. Trekkers must be fully insured, including Air rescue, Air ambulance, and treatment service. Have an accident? Trekkers should be careful in choosing a policy; however, as some make special exceptions for adventure travel. Please note that Glacier Adventure doesn’t arrange any insurance.
Glacier Adventure staffs try to make successful, enjoyable and memorable in your Tsum Valley Trekking. They are innocent, helpful, experienced and Careful. Your trip leads by the best and most professional leader. He had a long experience. He has knowledge of Culture, Ecosystem, flora and fauna, geography and history of Nepal. Glacier Adventure’s leader trained following things
Trekking guide training.
First aid course.
Trekking is adventures. Porter’s job is the hard working job. They carry trekker suppliers and baggage that makes a journey easy and comfortable into the remote mountains of the Manaslu region. We ensure all our porters are well trained and well paid. Porters who become sick are treated with the same care and attention as team members and we have previously used helicopters at Tour expense to rescue porters from dangerous situations. The porter's sake, we require all trekkers keep their bag weight 15 to 20kg. We support the work of the International Porter Protection Group (IPPG), Provides help and advice to those organizations to improve the working conditions of the porters on whom we depend.
All accommodations for Tsum Valley Trekking are twin sharing basic included in trip cost. The trip based on, standard service and Standard hygiene food. There are two types of accommodations on the trip. Standard tourist hotel in Kathmandu and during the treks, Trekkers spends standard Guest house which one normal room with wooden beds and foam mattress. Glacier Adventure also provides the attached bathroom where is possible. Some places are only having shared shower/washing and toilet facilities. We always try to provide good rooms in all places.
We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date
My wife and I have been to Nepal many times. Over the past years Glacier Adventure have provided several treks for us and family members, including Manaslu, Annapurna Base Camp, and Helambu, all of which have been a most enjoyable experience. We can recommend the professional service that Tilak provides and the security one feels when trekking in these magnificent mountains with a guide who is knowlegable and experienced such as Tilak.
By Jarle Raiman , New Zealand