26 days | Best season: March - May, Sept. - Nov. | Min. 2 persons. | Max altitude: 5,000+m | Strenuous trekking
Tsum Valley, a remote and untouched region, was recently opened in 2007 with initiative from Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN). This scenic region with panoramic landscape is in Gorkha district.
Tsum, means vivid. Passes over 5,000m stretches into northern territory of Nepal bordering with Tibet. Trails wind through beautiful villages leading you to the heart of ancient cultural and traditional hubs Chumche and Chhekampar, which are one of the most remote villages in whole of Nepal. The altitude varies from 1,900 to 5,090m at Ngula Dhojyang pass. This hidden valley is simply surrounded by mountains. There are rumours that Yeti, the abominable snowman once roamed around this area.
NOTE: This is a fully organized camping trek.
GLIMPSE OF TSUM VALLEY TREK
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu's historical sites.
Day 03: Drive to Arughat.
Day 04: Trek to Liding.
Day 05: Trek to Maccha Khola.
Day 06: Trek to Jagat.
Day 07: Trek to Lokpa.
Day 08: Trek to Chumling.
Day 09: Trek to Chhokangparo.
Day 10: Trek to Nile.
Day 11: Trek to Bhajyo (Chhekya).
Day 12: Rest day at Bhajyo (Chhekya).
Day 13: Trek to Rachen Gumba.
Day 14: Trek to Chumje.
Day 15: Trek to Bihi.
Day 16: Trek to Namrung.
Day 17: Trek to Lho.
Day 18: Trek to Sama Gaun.
Day 19: Trek to Samdo.
Day 20: Trek to High Camp (Ekle Bhatti).
Day 21: Trek to Bhimthang.
Day 22: Trek to Dharapani.
Day 23: Trek to Ghermu.
Day 24: Trek to Bhulbule or Besisahar.
Day 25: Besisahar to Kathmandu by private bus or jeep.
Day 26: Transfer to airport. Trip concludes!