Tsum Valley Trekking deserves to be a recent and unique trekking destination in Nepal. Tsum Valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley located in the trans- Himalayan region of Manaslu. 'Tsum' comes from the Tibetan word 'Tsombo', which means multiplicity. The Tsum Valley trip offers the diverse scenery of Buddha Himal, Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, Manaslu range and Himal Chuli range. This valley is rich in ancient culture, art and religion. It is populated by Tibetan Buddhists who are distinct in their customs and rituals.
Trekking in Tsum Valley has been best diverse natural and cultural heritages. Mu Gompa, Chhule and Rachen Gompa are the best viewpoints for the white mountain peaks and beautiful landscape. The cultural heritages around the route are artistic Chhortens, Gompas, Mani Walls that are carved with mantras (prayers), local traditions, cultural performances and daily livelihood practices. The Buddhist saint Milarepa, the sacred Buddhist saint is assumed to have meditated in the caves of the surrounded mountains. It is incredible to trek in Tsum Valley, which is completely secluded valley from the modern world. The local area is populated by the indigenous communities of Tsumbas. They are still following polyandry system and have a dialect of their own. The trail heads up the valley of the Budi Gandaki River through wild and untouched traditional settlements of the Gurung ethnic groups. Information of the local festivals and customs are useful to explore the holistic life patterns. The hiking trail is rich in bio-diversity which is full of flora and fauna, high mountains, hot springs and white waterfalls. Tsum Valley trekking package lies in the restricted area of Nepal, that requires the restricted area permits.
Trek to Tsum Valley commences and starts at Arughat. The next option is trek further in to Manaslu circuit and end in Annapurna region. It provides an opportunity to explore the hidden cultural practices of the local people. With the trusty trekking partner, Boundless Adventure offers the holiday activities in the Tsum valley with our expert Himalayan team. Please, make us further inquiries regarding the trek.