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Tsum Valley & Manaslu Circuit - 23 Days

Group Size: 2-12 People Max-Altitude: 5,160m/16,924 ft
Destination: Nepal ​Trek Grade: Difficult
Duration: 23 Days Trekking Style: Teahouse Trek
Best Season: Oct to Nov, Mar to May

Brief Itinerary

Day Description Overnight Altitude
Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu! Kathmandu 1,345m
Day 2 Explore Kathmandu and Trek Preparation Kathmandu 1,345m
Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu to Machha Khola (5-6 hours) Teahouse 930m
Day 4 Trek to Jagat (7 hours) Teahouse 1,40m
Day 5 Trek to Lhokpa (6-7 hours) Teahouse 2,440m
Day 6 Trek to Chumling (4-5 hours) Teahouse 2,386m
Day 7 Trek to Chhokang Paro (5-6 hours) Teahouse 3,030m
Day 8 Trek to Nile (4-5 hours) Teahouse 3,360m
Day 9 Trek to Mu Gompa (2 hours) Teahouse 3,700m
Day 10 Trek to Rachen Gompa (3-4 hours) Teahouse 3,240m
Day 11 Trek to Lhokpa via Ripchet (6-7 hours) Teahouse 2,240m
Day 12 Trek to Deng (6 hours) Teahouse 1,860m
Day 13 Trek to Namrung (7 hours) Teahouse 2,560m
Day 14 Trek to Lho (3-4 hours) Teahouse 3,180m
Day 15 Trek to Sama Gaun (4 hours) Teahouse 3,500m
Day 16 Rest Day - visit Pungyen Gompa/ Base Camp
(4-5 hours)
Teahouse 3,500m
Day 17 Trek to Samdo (4 hours) Teahosue 3,875m
Day 18 Trek to Dharamsala (4 hours) Teahosue 4,460m
Day 19 Climb Larkya La Pass (5,160m/16,924ft) - descend
Bimthang (7-8 hours)
Teahosue 3,590m
Day 20 Trek to Gowa (5 hours) Teahosue 2,500m
Day 21 Trek to Tilje Village (1 hour) - drive to Beshisahar
(3 hours>
Hotel 760m
Day 22 Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu (5 hours) Hotel 1,345m
Day 23 Kathmandu: Departure Day

Brief Itinerary

Day Description Overnight Altitude
Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu! Kathmandu 1,345m
Day 2 Explore Kathmandu and Trek Preparation Kathmandu 1,345m
Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu to Machha Khola (5-6 hours) Teahouse 930m
Day 4 Trek to Jagat (7 hours) Teahouse 1,40m
Day 5 Trek to Lhokpa (6-7 hours) Teahouse 2,440m
Day 6 Trek to Chumling (4-5 hours) Teahouse 2,386m
Day 7 Trek to Chhokang Paro (5-6 hours) Teahouse 3,030m
Day 8 Trek to Nile (4-5 hours) Teahouse 3,360m
Day 9 Trek to Mu Gompa (2 hours) Teahouse 3,700m
Day 10 Trek to Rachen Gompa (3-4 hours) Teahouse 3,240m
Day 11 Trek to Lhokpa via Ripchet (6-7 hours) Teahouse 2,240m
Day 12 Trek to Deng (6 hours) Teahouse 1,860m
Day 13 Trek to Namrung (7 hours) Teahouse 2,560m
Day 14 Trek to Lho (3-4 hours) Teahouse 3,180m
Day 15 Trek to Sama Gaun (4 hours) Teahouse 3,500m
Day 16 Rest Day - visit Pungyen Gompa/ Base Camp
(4-5 hours)
Teahouse 3,500m
Day 17 Trek to Samdo (4 hours) Teahosue 3,875m
Day 18 Trek to Dharamsala (4 hours) Teahosue 4,460m
Day 19 Climb Larkya La Pass (5,160m/16,924ft) - descend
Bimthang (7-8 hours)
Teahosue 3,590m
Day 20 Trek to Gowa (5 hours) Teahosue 2,500m
Day 21 Trek to Tilje Village (1 hour) - drive to Beshisahar
(3 hours>
Hotel 760m
Day 22 Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu (5 hours) Hotel 1,345m
Day 23 Kathmandu: Departure Day

What is Included?

All airport transfers from arrival to departure
Private transportation (Kathmandu -Machha Khola, Tilje - Besisahar -Kathmandu) by van/jeep
Teahouse accommodation and three meals a day while trekking
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, special permit for Manaslu & Tsum Valley)
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek guide
Necessary porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Respective region (Manaslu) trekking map
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
All government and local taxes

What is Not Included?

Nepal entry Visa fees
Your travel insurance (compulsory)
International airfare and airport tax
Hotels in Kathmandu or Pokhara (if you need this service we are happy to help you booking your hotels as per your requirements.)
Trekking equipments
Tips for trekking staff
Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, beverage drinks, desserts, laundry etc.
Any other expenses which are not mentioned on the service included section.

Travel Insurance

Proof of travel insurance is mandatory before starting the trek. Standard policies often only cover medical evacuation to 4000m so make sure the policy you get covers up to 6000m. We usually suggest World Nomads which costs around $125. You only need to be covered on the policy for the days you will actually be trekking.

Extra Costs and Exclusions

Nepal entry visa ($40 USD). Sleeping Bag Rental $12 and Down Jacket $12 if needed. All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu. We suggest a tip for the guide and porter after the trek - Plan on a at least $80 (more will be appreciated). We don't include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle). The other things not included on the trek are like Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $4 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour. Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($30/night) and meals in Kathmandu for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.

Solo Travelers

We generally don't charge solo travelers any extra fees. Solo travelers can expect their own hotel room in Kathmandu but will need to share a room with other group members during the trek. If availability allows we will arrange private rooms on the trek as well upon request. If you are a solo travelers and planning and not joining one of our group treks you will be charged an extra $10 a day for a porter.

Cancellation Policies

We understand things happen and plans change and will refund your fund minus a 25% cancelation fee. Once we have booked your flight between Kathmandu and Lukla your deposit is non-refundable. If your travel dates change we can generally reschedule you at no extra charge, but please provide at least 7 days advance notice.

Head

* Sun hat or scarf
* Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
* Sunglasses
* Head torch

Upper Body

* Cotton t-shirts or thermals
* Fleece jacket
* Waterproof jacket
Down jacket

Lower Body

* Lightweight cotton pants (long)
* Waterproof pants

Feet

* Thin inner socks
* Thick, warm wool hiking socks
* Comfortable hiking boots

Hands

* Gloves

Accessories

* Sleeping bag rated to 0°C
* Trekking bag/duffel bag
* Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
* Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
* Water bottle or camel bag
* Toiletries

From
USD 1,945 per adult

International Flights not included.

This trip is fully customizable

∗ Have a big group? We can help!
∗ We can customize the trip as per your need.
∗ We can help you make it fit your budget.

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