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Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek Discover Tranquility, Embrace Adventure: Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek – Where Culture Meets Wilderness.

Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek - 27 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Hotel/Mountain Lodge
Max. Elevation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola 730m.
  • Multiple tribe culture and tradition exploration.
  • Ancient settlement ( Philim, Samagaon, Shamdo).
  • Tibetean Bhotia tribe in upper provience.
  • Breathtaking view of Mt Manaslu 8163m.
  • Base camp visit of 8th highest mountain Mt Manaslu 8163m.
  • Larkya La pass 5200m crossing.

Trip Overview of Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek

Embark on a transformative journey through Nepal's best-kept secret, the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek. This extraordinary adventure seamlessly blends the spiritual richness of Buddhist culture with the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayan wilderness, offering trekkers a unique and unparalleled experience. Tourist Link Trek & Expedition is one of the leading trekking companies that ensures quality service with maximum satisfaction.

Nestled within a hidden valley, the trek unfolds as a living, breathing testament to centuries-old Buddhist traditions. As you traverse through patchwork meadows and terraced fields, the imposing Ganesh Himal ranges provide a spectacular backdrop. The journey is a cultural immersion, where spinning prayer wheels, the haunting sounds of Tibetan horns, and the sanctuaries of Buddhist monasteries and nunneries create an atmosphere of deep spirituality.

The scenic spectacle of the trek is equally captivating. Majestic peaks, including the awe-inspiring Manaslu, stand in serene splendor over the landscape, creating a visual feast for trekkers. The route follows the Budhi Gandaki River, leading through spidery suspension bridges, dense forests, and picturesque landscapes. From semi-tropical surroundings to pure alpine beauty, the trek is a layered adventure that reveals the diverse wilderness of Nepal.

What sets the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek apart is its all-encompassing nature. It's not just about the trek; it's about the ever-present mule and yak teams, abundant wildlife, and the ceaselessly optimistic inhabitants. The journey commences in Kathmandu, leading through Sotikhola, Arughat, and Lokpa. As you ascend through bamboo and rhododendron forests, the trek unfolds like a story, revealing the three monasteries of Chumling, the refreshing bamboo and rhododendron forests of Chhokangparo, and the sacred Piren Phu cave.

Logistically, the trek takes approximately three weeks, with acclimatization breaks and side trips to scenic wonders like Manaslu Base Camp. The climax is the challenging Larkya La Pass (5,160m), offering panoramic views of the Cheo Himal, Kanguru, Himlung Himal, and Annapurna II. The return leg takes you through Bhimtang, Gho, and Tal, culminating in a memorable and fulfilling adventure.

Trekking in the Manaslu Tsum Valley is not just a physical journey; it's a soul-stirring odyssey through centuries-old heritage, traditions, and natural wonders. The region's limited accessibility preserves its mystery, adding an extra layer of allure to this off-the-beaten-path adventure. Join us on this spiritual and scenic escapade, where every step is a revelation, and every vista is a masterpiece painted by nature herself. Book your Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek now and create memories that will last a lifetime. Tourist Link Trek & Expedition is one of the leading trekking companies that ensures quality service our motto enhancing quality with the successful journey.


Embark on an extraordinary Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek organized by Tourist Link Treks & Expedition, a journey that seamlessly blends cultural immersion with awe-inspiring Himalayan landscapes. As you begin in Kathmandu, our expert guides will usher you through the vibrant customs clearance process before transferring you to a deluxe hotel. Enjoy an early breakfast and partake in a captivating Kathmandu Tour, exploring UNESCO sites like Pashupatinath and Swayambhunath. The trek itself unfolds through picturesque locales, from the verdant landscapes of Lokpa with its thriving agriculture to the sacred grounds of Chumling and the spiritual haven of Mu Gompa. Traverse suspension bridges, witness breathtaking mountain views and explore ancient monasteries, all carefully curated by Tourist Link Treks & Expedition for an unforgettable Himalayan adventure.

As you progress, experience the warmth of the local Tsumba language, visit remote nunneries and sacred caves, and navigate challenging yet rewarding trails. Stay in cozy guesthouses, immerse yourself in the tranquility of Gompas, and savor the authentic hospitality of the Himalayan communities. With Tourist Link Treks & Expedition, every step is a cultural revelation and each vista a visual masterpiece, ensuring a trek that encapsulates the very essence of Tsum Valley and Manaslu, leaving you with memories to last a lifetime.


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel / 25-Min drive / Overnight at Hotel In Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing, UNESCO World Heritage Sights/ 5-hour / Overnight at Hotel In Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Sotikhola 700m / 8-hour drive / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 04: Trek Sotikhola to Machhakhola 769m / 6-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 05: Trek Machhakhola to Jagat 1410m / 5-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 06: Trek Jagat to Lokpa 2040m / 6-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 07: Trek Lokpa to Chumling 2363m / 6-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 08: Trek Chumling to Chhekampar 3010m /5.5-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 09: Trek Chhekampar to the Nile 3365m / 6-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 10: Explore Mu-Gompa 3700m and back to Nile.

Day 11:Trek Nile to Domje 2440m, Explore Ganesh Himal Base Camp / 6-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 12: Trek Domje to Lokpa 2240m / 5-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 13: Trek Lokpa to Deng 1804m / 6-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 14: Trek Deng to Namrung 2630m / 6.5-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 15: Trek Namrung to Lho 3180m / 4-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 16: Rest day in Samagaon, Explore Manaslu Base Camp 4400m / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 17: Trek Samagaon to Samdo 3860m / 4-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 18: Trek Samdo to Dharmashala 4460m / 4-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 19: Trek Dharmashala to Bhimtang Via Larkya-La 5106m / 8-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 20: Trek Bhimtang to Dharapani 1963m / 7-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 21: Drive Dharapani to Besisahar / 5-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 22: Drive Besisahar to Kathmandu / 7-hour trek / Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 23: Leisure day in Kathmandu, Shopping and free time / All day / Overnight at Hotel In Kathmandu.

Day 24: Final departure, Transfer to Airport / 25-min drive

Scenic Drive to The Himalayas:

Embark on the exclusive Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek with Tourist Link Trek & Expedition, meticulously crafted for an unparalleled wilderness experience. Commencing with a scenic bus drive from Kathmandu, this journey unveils Nepal's cultural and geographical diversity. The drive traverses diverse terrains—hills, gorges, canyons, and river banks—offering blissful moments on a scenic relaxation trip. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the journey as you witness the changing landscapes and cultural richness, setting the stage for an unforgettable trekking adventure into the unexplored wilderness of the Manaslu region. Secure your spot today for a unique exploration of Nepal's hidden treasures.

Explore Manaslu Region:

Embark on a captivating 22-day journey through the Manaslu region, a sanctuary of towering peaks and vibrant Bhotia culture nestled within the Manaslu Conservation Area Project. This natural wonderland teems with diverse flora and fauna, from Himalayan thars to elusive snow leopards. Immerse yourself in the region's unique customs and ancient traditions, gaining a profound experience of this sanctuary. The Manaslu Circuit Trek 12 Days, meticulously organized by Tourist Link Trek, promises an elevated adventure, offering unparalleled beauty, cultural richness, and encounters with diverse wildlife. The trek's highlight includes crossing the challenging Larkya-La pass at 5200m, an exhilarating feat that adds to the trek's allure. Venturing to Manaslu Base Camp at 4400m provides an extraordinary opportunity to witness the close-up view of Mt Manaslu (8163m), the world's 8th tallest mountain. Secure your slot today for an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Himalayas, where every step unveils the magic of Manaslu's unparalleled beauty and cultural heritage.

Indegeneous People & Culture:

The culturally rich Manaslu region is home to diverse ethnic groups. The lower reaches host Gurung, Magar, and Tamang communities, while the highlands are inhabited by the Bhotia tribe, descendants of Tibetan origin and followers of Vajrayana Buddhism. This spiritual enclave is adorned with ancient monasteries, prayer flags, Mani walls, and stupas, reflecting centuries-old traditions. Along the trail, a vibrant atmosphere resonates with energy, providing an immersive journey into Buddhist culture, spirituality, and profound customs that weave the breathtaking tapestry of the Manaslu region. Immerse yourself in this cultural odyssey amid the majestic Himalayan landscape.

Ancient Temple & Monastery:

Nestled in the heart of the Manaslu region, the majestic Mt. Manaslu, standing tall at 8163m, captivates trekkers with its breathtaking beauty. As the world's 8th tallest mountain, it graces the landscape with awe-inspiring charm. For an intimate encounter with Mt. Manaslu, trekkers recommend vantage points such as Lhogaon, Shyala, and Samagaon, each offering a close-up view of this towering peak. The perspective of Mt. Manaslu evolves with every change in the trekker's location, providing a dynamic visual experience.

While navigating through the region, trekkers are treated to a panorama of stunning peaks, including Himalchuli (7893m), Bauddha Himal (6672m), Chhachung (5996m), Lapuchung (5969m), Saula (6235m), and Himlung (7126m). The symphony of these magnificent mountains adds an extra layer of allure to the trek, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to witness the grandeur of the Manaslu region.

Observe Mt Manaslu & Ganesh Himal:

Discover the enchanting allure of the Manaslu region, where the regal Mt. Manaslu, standing proudly at 8163m, commands attention with its breathtaking grandeur. Ranked as the world's 8th tallest mountain, Mt. Manaslu paints a majestic picture against the Himalayan canvas. Trekkers seeking an up-close encounter with this towering giant often find themselves spellbound at vantage points like Lhogaon, Shyala, and Samagaon, each providing a unique perspective of Mt. Manaslu's ever-changing beauty.

As you navigate the terrain, a panorama of awe-inspiring peaks unfolds, including the imposing Himalchuli (7893m), the graceful Bauddha Himal (6672m), the majestic Chhachung (5996m), the rugged Lapuchung (5969m), the resolute Saula (6235m), the formidable Himlung (7126m), and the divine Ganesh Himal (7422m) and Shringi Himal (7161m). Tabsar Himal (6065m) and Langiu Himal contribute to this symphony of peaks, creating a visual spectacle that leaves an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to tread the trails of the Manaslu region.

Cross Larkya-La pass 5106m:

In an exhilarating Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, the pinnacle of adventure unfolds with the awe-inspiring traverse of the famed Larkya-La pass at 5106m. Breaking dawn witnesses trekkers ascending gradually for 3 hours to conquer this historical height. The panoramic reward from Larkya-La is a visual feast, offering a 360-degree spectacle of snow-capped magnificence, notably the captivating Himlung Himalaya glacier. The descent unveils the picturesque Phunkar Lake, a charming gem nestled amidst the rugged terrain. As trekkers make their descent, the glacier's beauty unfolds, etching an unforgettable chapter in their journey through the pristine landscapes of the Manaslu region.

Flexibility for customization:

Embark on your Manaslu Circuit trek with confidence, guided by Tourist Link Trek & Expedition, a premier trekking company boasting 1.5 decades of invaluable experience. Our seasoned expertise ensures a seamless and memorable adventure. With a commitment to personalized service, we offer a unique customization facility for your Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, tailoring the experience to meet your specific needs and preferences. Trust in our proficiency to enhance your journey through the captivating landscapes of the Manaslu region, where every step is a testament to our dedication to providing unparalleled trekking experiences. Choose Tourist Link Trek & Expedition for a trek that reflects your spirit and preferences.

Experienced Guide:

At Tourist Link Trek & Expedition, as a seasoned trekking company, we prioritize delivering the best guides for an unparalleled experience. Our trekking guides are not only professional, skilled, and equipped but also possess extensive knowledge and a down-to-earth approach. We give precedence to professional local Sherpa guides, born and raised in the Himalayan highlands. Having a seasoned guide is a crucial advantage, ensuring a trip free from disruptions caused by inexperienced guides. All our guides undergo thorough training in guiding, first aid, and emergency scenarios, ensuring our clients have a seamless and secure trekking experience with us.

Booking Information:

For booking please contact us via e-mail and WhatsApp. Contact details are given below.

WhatsApp: +977-9851268523

Email: touristlinktreks@gmail.com

Please feel free to ask your questions, queries, and curiosity.

Safety & Logistics:

Visit our website's FAQ section for detailed insights on safety and logistics. Discover essential information, from safety measures to recommended trekking gear, weather details, and emergency protocols. Your safety is paramount, and our comprehensive FAQ is designed to prepare you thoroughly for your trek. Delve into this resourceful section for valuable insights, and don't hesitate to reach out for any additional assistance. We are dedicated to ensuring your journey to the Everest region is both secure and enjoyable.


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Conclusion & Farewell:

Embark on an extraordinary adventure with Tourist Link Trek & Expedition to Everest Base Camp, where we redefine adventure with unparalleled comfort. Enjoy plush accommodations featuring warm, cozy rooms, relish delectable meals, and receive support from our dedicated guide and porter. At Tourist Link Trek and Expedition, we prioritize service quality, earning a reputation for excellence and positive client feedback. Join us for a journey led by professional, knowledgeable, and down-to-earth guides, providing an in-depth exploration of Everest Base Camp and a lifetime of adventure. Your comfort and satisfaction are our priorities as we strive to make your trek an unforgettable experience.

Why Tourist Link Treks & Expedition?

  • Run by a Nepali local expert.
  • Local Sherpa guide with professional service.
  • Contribute to charity inside Nepal.
  • Tourist Link Trek & Expedition supports orphan kids with education and 10% of its revenue goes toward charitable works.
  • Endorse eco-friendly tourism.
  • To create less carbon footprint.
  • Benefit local Nepali operator.


Upon arrival, Tourist Link Trek's airport representative will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. Check-in and then visit the Tourist Link Trek office to meet Manager Hom, discuss trek details, and meet your guide. Complete any remaining payments. Your adventure begins with a warm welcome and seamless preparations.

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast, setting the stage for an exciting Kathmandu Tour. Uncover the UNESCO-listed treasures, starting with the revered Pashupatinath, the serene Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), the expansive Bouddhanath (Nepal's largest Stupa), and the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Kathmandu, delving into its ancient traditions. This tour offers a glimpse into the city's rich history and spiritual significance, making it a perfect blend of exploration and cultural immersion. Discover the essence of a city where every corner whispers tales of heritage, creating a memorable and insightful experience.

Embark on the picturesque journey from Kathmandu to Sotikhola, a gateway to the Manaslu trek, offering breathtaking views along the way. Heading north from Arughat Bazar, the route traverses scenic landscapes, promising an adventurous experience. Set up camp at the Budhi Gandaki River's tranquil bank in Sotikhola, preparing for the trek ahead. Prior to departure, ensure ample fuel, carry snacks and water, and have a charged phone. For the latest road conditions and potential risks, consult locals or travel agencies. Navigate this route with preparedness, letting the scenic drive set the stage for your Manaslu trekking adventure.

Embark on our trek at 8:00 am after a hearty breakfast. The trail, tracing the Budhigandaki River, unfolds breathtaking cliffs and verdant forests. Enchanting small villages dot our path, their cheerful residents accompanying us with warm smiles. The lively Budhigandaki River, a constant companion, adds vibrancy to our journey. A rejuvenating midpoint awaits at Lapubesi (884m) for a delightful lunch break. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature, smiling faces, and the rhythmic flow of the Budhigandaki, making every step a memorable experience on this unforgettable trekking adventure.

Begin your journey with a hearty breakfast, tracing the Budhigandaki River, and crossing a suspension bridge. The trail meanders through a stunning cliff gorge, passing small Gurung and Magar settlements. A refreshing stop for lunch awaits at Dovan, near the confluence of the Budhigandaki and Dobhan Khola rivers. Reach Jagat, the gateway to the Manaslu region, a sizable village rich in Gurung culture, customs, and traditions. Immerse yourself in the unique blend of nature and heritage on this memorable trek.

In Jagat, officials will inspect your trekking permit in this former Maoist stronghold. Begin your trek with a riverside walk, ascending steeply to Salleri (1440m) for panoramic views of Sringi Mountain. Descend to Sirdibas to immerse in Buddhist culture. Cross a suspension bridge, ascend to the Gurung village of Philim, and traverse Ekle Bhatti to reach Lokpa, the gateway to Tsum Valley. As the first village in Tsum, Lokpa promises an authentic cultural experience. Overnight in Lokpa, marking the beginning of a remarkable journey into the heart of Nepal's Himalayas.

Lokpa, where agriculture thrives, unveils its beauty through barley terraces. Descend through lush forests, cross a bridge, and ascend steep stone steps northward before descending to Ghumlong (2130m). The journey continues through Ripchet until reaching the Siyar River. Cross the log bridge and climb uphill to Chumling, where a majestic view of the south face of Shingri Mountain awaits. Your overnight stay at a Guesthouse promises a serene and immersive experience in the heart of nature, making every step a connection with the simplicity and beauty of rural life in the Himalayas.

Embark from Chumling, crossing a suspension bridge into a journey through crop fields and lush forests. Revel in striking vistas of Ganesh Himal along the trail, leading to Rinjam and a Serpu River crossing. Ascend to Upper Tsum, reaching Chhokangpar or Chhekampar, with two charming villages—Chhokangparo. Here, the captivating view of Ganesh Mountain unfolds. Your overnight stay at a Guesthouse ensures a restful night, allowing you to soak in the beauty of Tsum Valley and its authentic Himalayan charm. Immerse yourself in the simplicity of village life against the backdrop of majestic mountain landscapes.

Chances of High Altitude Sickness prevail from Chhekampar onwards. We will visit the death place of great saint Lama Kongchog. Local people speak Tsumba language in this region. Head east and follow ascending trail to Rachen Gompa. Visit the nearby Milarepa cave. Crossing the Shiyar River, we will walk through the villages of Phurba and Pangdun to arrive at Chhule. We will make the final ascend for the day to the Nile.

Embark on a spiritual journey as we visit Dhephu Doma Nunnery, an exclusive space for females. Absorb the sacred atmosphere while walking alongside mani walls and Chortens on the way to Mu Gompa. As one of Tsum Valley's oldest monasteries, Mu Gompa exudes tranquility and cultural richness. Explore nearby attractions like Kalung and Bhajyo, each holding its own historical significance. Marvel at the breathtaking Lungdang glacier, visible from Mu Gompa, marking the farthest Gompa in Manaslu. This SEO-friendly guide ensures you're ready for an enriching experience, blending spirituality and natural wonders in the heart of the Himalayas.

Embark on a cultural odyssey starting at Rachen Gompa, leading south with a brief hike to a bridge crossing. Descend through Chhokang Paro and Chumling, experiencing the rich heritage of Tsum Valley. The trail winds down to Gho, where a small Gompa beckons for a moment of reflection. Continue the descent to the Siyar River, arriving at Dumje. This SEO-friendly guide ensures a seamless journey through picturesque landscapes and cultural gems, where each step unveils the unparalleled charm of Tsum Valley. Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of monasteries, bridges, and rivers, creating indelible memories in the heart of the Himalayan wilderness.

Embark on an awe-inspiring journey, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape, diverse cultures, and a rewarding challenge. Specifically, the trek from Domje to Lokpa is a pivotal part of the Manaslu Circuit, weaving through enchanting villages, lush forests, and stunning landscapes. This SEO-friendly guide encapsulates the essence of a trek that goes beyond the physical endeavor, promising an immersive experience where every step is a revelation of the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Himalayas. Brace yourself for a trek that combines adventure and cultural exploration, leaving you with lasting memories.

Embark on a picturesque trek to Deng at 1,804m, a journey spanning 6 hours of enchanting landscapes. Descend through lush terrain, tracing the path of the Budhi Gandaki River. At times, the trail meanders behind the west bank, occasionally crossing to the east bank, ensuring a scenic and immersive experience. The trek leads through dense bamboo forests, culminating in the arrival at Deng. Your overnight stay at a guesthouse promises a restful retreat amidst nature's beauty. This SEO-friendly guide sets the stage for a day of exploration, where each step immerses you in the tranquility and richness of the Himalayan surroundings.

Commence the day after breakfast. The scenic walk to Namrung (2630m) unfolds picturesque villages—Magar gaon, Bhi, Prok, and Kwap—home to indigenous Bhotia people. The final stretch leads through a lush green forest, offering a high chance to spot musk deer and monkeys. Namrung, a medium-sized village, marks the widening of the valley, unveiling heightened scenic beauty. Explore the charm of local communities and the natural allure of the landscape on this tranquil journey.

Embark on the journey after breakfast, surrounded by surreal snowcapped mountains. Witness local life as villagers engage in their livelihoods. Lunch stop at Sho (2880m) by a monastery offers breathtaking views of towering Mt Manaslu (8163m) and adjacent peaks. The trail's left side traverse enhances the pleasant trek, revealing the natural beauty of the valley. Immerse yourself in the serene landscapes and local activities on this picturesque trekking adventure.

Commence the day with breakfast, trekking along a relatively flat trail, enjoying stunning views of Mt Manaslu. Explore a monastery en route, savoring the tranquil surroundings. Traverse a lush green alpine forest before a mild ascent to Shyala (3500m), where a leisurely lunch break awaits. The trail widens after Shyala, leading to Samagaon (3520m) in the evening—an expansive village inhabited by Tibetan-descendant Bhotia people. Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the landscape and the rich cultural tapestry of Samagaon on this delightful trekking adventure.

At Samagaon, our 'rest' day isn't a pause but an exhilarating acclimatization. After breakfast, embark on an excursion to Manaslu Base Camp (4400m). The hike unveils an aerial panorama featuring Samagaon village, Birendra Lake, Shambo, and Tibetan territory. The close-up encounter with the majestic Mt Manaslu (8163m) at the base camp is nothing short of breathtaking. Packed lunch fuels our journey. This day is not just about acclimatization but a captivating exploration of the stunning landscapes and the imposing presence of Mt Manaslu. Immerse yourself in the natural grandeur and mountainous wonders.

Commencing after an early morning breakfast, the trail to Samdo unfolds, characterized by a predominantly flat terrain that gradually inclines towards the end. In Samdo, the trail diverges, leading towards Tibet and Larkya-La. Formerly a bustling trading hub, Samdo witnessed the exchange of goods between Tibetan and Nepalese traders, a tradition that persists today. The transportation of goods from Tibet is facilitated by Yak and Jokypeys. The day's trek offers a captivating scenic panorama, providing trekkers with a mesmerizing 360-degree view of the Himalayas.

Commencing after breakfast, the trek begins as the morning sun warms the chilly surroundings. To heat the dining area, an iron heater fueled with dried yak dung is utilized. As the journey progresses, a relatively short climb leads to the Larkya base camp or Dharamsala. This narrow glacier valley, offering breathtaking views of Larkya Peak and Cho Danda.

Embarking in the early morning, the journey ascends towards the exhilarating challenge of Larkya-La pass at 5106m. Pausing briefly at the summit for photographs and celebration, the trek navigates diverse moraines of the mountain glacier, culminating in a gradual ascent that steepens toward the pass's end. Revel in outstanding views of Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Kanguru, and the renowned Annapurna Mountain. A bird's-eye perspective of Phunkar Lake and the captivating Himlung Glacier becomes an indelible memory, enriching this day with remarkable sights and experiences.

Commencing after breakfast, the trek from Bhimtang to Dharapani unfolds, characterized by a predominantly downhill trajectory, interspersed with flat stretches and occasional ascents. The verdant landscape progressively intensifies as the trail descends, meandering along the riverbank amidst a lush jungle adorned with Fir, Magnolia, Juniper, Rhododendron, and pine trees. Descending from the highlands, the downhill journey towards sea level induces a sense of relaxation in the body. En route to Dharapani, the trek passes through villages, providing glimpses of locals engaged in their daily chores, adding a cultural dimension to this picturesque descent.

The drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu is a popular route that takes you from the Annapurna region back to the capital city of Nepal. Here's an overview of the drive:

  1. Distance: The distance from Besisahar to Kathmandu is approximately 175 to 185 kilometers (108 to 115 miles) by road, depending on the specific route taken.
  2. Time: The drive usually takes around 6 to 7 hours, depending on road conditions, weather, and traffic. The duration can vary based on factors such as the condition of the road, the season, and the speed of the vehicle.
  3. Route: The main route from Besisahar to Kathmandu follows the Prithvi Highway. It takes you through scenic countryside, terraced fields, and charming villages.

The drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu is a popular route that takes you from the Annapurna region back to the capital city of Nepal. Here's an overview of the drive:

  1. Distance: The distance from Besisahar to Kathmandu is approximately 175 to 185 kilometers (108 to 115 miles) by road, depending on the specific route taken.
  2. Time: The drive usually takes around 5 to 8 hours, depending on road conditions, weather, and traffic. The duration can vary based on factors such as the condition of the road, the season, and the speed of the vehicle.
  3. Route: The main route from Besisahar to Kathmandu follows the Prithvi Highway. It takes you through scenic countryside, terraced fields, and charming villages.
  4. Road Conditions: The Prithvi Highway is one of the major highways in Nepal and is generally well-maintained. However, there might be some rough patches and narrow sections, especially in rural areas. During the monsoon season, landslides and road closures are possible, so it's essential to check the weather and road conditions before you start your journey.

Tourist Link Treks & Expedition ensures your seamless transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport. As a parting gesture, experience a heartfelt Nepali-style farewell treat. Manager Hom bids you farewell, expressing gratitude for choosing us. Your journey concludes with warm memories and the genuine hospitality that defines the spirit of Tourist Link Treks & Expedition. Safe travels!

What's included?

  • All necessary grounded transportation by private vehicle including airport transfer
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley includes all entry fees, tour guide, and private vehicle
  • Two-night accommodation with breakfast at 3-star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin-sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide (English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) their food, accommodation, Salary, equipment, and staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paperwork and Special permits (Manaslu area permit, ACAP, and MCAP) Please bring 3 passport size photographs
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Farewell dinner before departure
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which your travel insurance Company will pay

What's not included?

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

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Essential Information

Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek what you need know ?

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...


Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...

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US $2650 2620

Kanchenjunga Trek

25 days / Moderate
US $2260 2034

Nar Phu Valley Trek

22 days / Moderate
4050 M