Manaslu Tsum valley trek is the ultimate trek that revolves around the eighth highest mountain in the world, Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), and the hidden Tsum valley. It is a perfect venture to enjoy the allure of the Himalayas. You'll be trekking in a restricted area in Nepal, which makes the journey more exciting. The wilderness of the Manaslu region and its offbeat terrain have kept it far away from the mainstream. Therefore, the Manaslu circuit and Tsum valley trail are not crowded and present unspoiled mountain landscapes.
Come across Tibetan tales in the Tsum valley and traverse the beautiful Manaslu region. Enjoy offbeat walking and views of the stunning western Himalayan Mountains on the Manaslu Tsum valley trek.
The Manaslu region was opened in 1995 and Tsum valley in 2008 to foreign visitors. And still, see a fraction of travellers. The Manaslu circuit and Tsum valley trek is a long 23 days trek. You'll go up close to the Himalayan mountains and have intimate interactions with the villagers. The course winds through many remote villages that will let you experience a remote mountain lifestyle. The off-the-beaten route and the isolation of the region push you hard. Enjoy the tranquillity and rejuvenating air.
You'll be travelling very close to the Tibetan border. The locals are highly influenced by Tibetan culture & traditions. You'll find a lot of similarities. Some of the famous points on the Manaslu Tsum valley trek are Piren Phu cave (3,361 m), Mu Gompa (3,700 m), Dhephu Doma Gompa (3,900 m), Rachen Gompa (3,240 m), Gumba Lungdang (3,200 m), Manaslu base camp (4,800 m), Pungyen Gompa (3,980 m), Birendra Tal (3,460 m), and Larkya La pass (5,106 m). The diverse flowers and exotic birds make the walk enchanting.
An adventurous venture in a restricted area in Nepal
As the Manaslu Tsum valley trekking route falls under a restricted area in Nepal, solo trekking is not allowed for foreigners. You need to go on an organized trek by a registered Nepali trekking company, and we are one of the best trekking companies in Nepal, with a long legacy & high satisfaction rate. Also, the trekkers have to be in a group of two (not including the guide/porter) to join Manaslu and Tsum valley trek. Solo trekkers can join our fixed groups.
Mountains & Cultural Heritage
Tsum valley with Manaslu circuit trek crosses the Larkya La pass and explores the artistic old monasteries. The trek is no doubt very adventurous and above all, exceptionally immersive. As the Manaslu region and Tsum valley are untouched by modern society, the culture and conventions are intact. You'll come across ancient Tibetan Buddhism and Polyandry practice. The locals are welcoming and always eager to share their stories.
If one thing that ideally stole our hearts on the Tsum valley trek in Nepal is the breathtaking mountain panorama and immaculate surroundings. The landscapes are always changing with the increase in elevation, and trust us, it only gets better. Snow-capped giants like Manaslu (8,163 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Himlung Himal (7,126 m), Ngadi Chuli (7,871 m), and many others are seen all along the trail. The dense forests, green hills, cascading waterfalls, lovely streams, and beautiful villages make the views outstanding.
Manaslu circuit and Tsum valley trek difficulty
Manaslu circuit and Tsum valley trekking is one of the most strenuous treks in the Himalayas. This trek is not for first-time trekkers or someone who cannot walk on trodden terrain on average 6 hours a day. You'll be crossing a high Himalayas pass, Lakya La (also the highest point of the trek). The trek involves walking on steep, rock paths that further advance to glacial & moraine walking.
The Manaslu region is not easily accessible and very remote from the rest of Nepal. Unlike the famous Annapurna Circuit trail or Everest base camp trail, Manaslu Circuit doesn't have great accommodation/meal facilities. It's the bare minimum on the trail, so the participants have to be very enduring and understand all the limits.
Why trek with Nepal Getaway Trekking?
First of all, we want to say that we work very closely with the natives of the Manaslu region to provide a meaningful trekking experience to our guests. The adventure and the mountains do their part of the work, and to take the journey to the next level, we make sure you get to learn deeply about the locals, their beliefs, and the tales that circle the trail. You got all the support from our team for the Manaslu Tsum valley trek 2023/2024.
We have been organizing treks in the Himalayas for numerous years. We are certified to run adventurous trips. You'll get the best itineraries, a reasonable cost, and no hidden charge or policy with us. Our travel consultant will help you plan the trek as per your requirement. Get in touch with us for any queries or booking assistance.
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