Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House Lodge
  • Group Size: 2
  • Max Elevation: 5160m


  • Explore Mu Gompa, Gompa Lungdung, and Rachen Gompa in Tsum valley
  • Discover the most sacred cave in the Tsum valley, Milarepa Piren Phu Cave (pigeon cave)
  • Trekking around Mt Manaslu (8,163 m), the world's eighth-highest mountain
  • Walk through Punhyen Glacier, or hike to Mount Manaslu Base Camp at Samagaon
  • Enjoy the view of glaciers, lakes, rocks, and mountains of Mt. Manasalu, Mt. Himchuli, Mt. Ganesh, and many others on the Nepal- Tibet border from the high crossing Larkya la pass
  • Get insight into the unique culture and traditions of the Tibetan
  • Trek through the ancient Buddhist stupas and famous monasteries
  • Manaslu Trekking Region to Annapurna Trekking Region

Among the popular beaten trail, are the newly opened combined Tsum valley trek and Larkya La pass trek, also known as Manaslu Circuit Trek. Manaslu Circuit Trek is gradually taking the hive as a highly demanding and culturally fascinating trek. Only opened up in 1992, and still is the restricted area trekking to the sacred Himalayan pilgrimage through majestic mountain vistas, peaceful valleys, dramatic landscapes, and terraced rice fields of Tsum valley, crossing over the famous Larkya La pass (5,213 m), near the Tibetan border, is the challenging, yet rewarding journey for trekkers.

The Tsum valley is the Tibetan word “Tsombo” which means vivid whereas famous Tibetan Guru Rinpoche described this valley as “the holy hidden valley of happiness”. Undoubtedly Tsum valley is a hidden gem of the Manaslu region, an uncrowded and tranquil spot, and perfect for adventurous souls who are keen to discover natural beauty in its largely unspoiled natural environment. The glorious view of Himlung Himal (7,125 m), Cheo Himal (6,820 m), Kang Guru (6,980 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Himchuli (7,893 m), Ganesh Himal (7,319 m), Shringeri Himal (7,187 m), and Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), from the Larkya La Pass, is one of the key features to Manaslu Tsum Valley and Larkya La Pass Trek. Both these trekking routes have unspoiled natural beauty waiting to be explored. The least explored Manaslu Tsum valley and Larkya La Pass trek takes you to the northern border of Nepal with Tibet and nearby the eighth highest mountain in the world “Mt. Manaslu”. Offering the secretive hilltop monasteries, panoramic Himalayan scenic beauty, hurdles of mani walls, Chortens, colorful people wearing Tibetan traditional dress, cultural variety, and most sacred caves, are sure to make this combined trek one of the unforgettable treks in Nepal.

Manaslu Tsum Valley and Larkya La Pass trek start with a drive to Soti Khola (730 m), the main trail follows the Budhi Gandaki river gorge, passing through pine and rhododendron forest, pastures, and picturesque villages of the Manaslu region. During the trek, you will also visit sacred Buddhist Gompas such as the impressive Mu Gompa, Rachen Gompa, and Milarepa‘s cave. If you are looking for off-the-beaten trek holidays, then Nepal Adventure Team takes you to one of the most beautiful places in Nepal through the Manaslu Tsum Valley and Larkya La Pass Trek.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
  • Day 2Trek Preparation
  • Day 3Drive to Soti Khola (730 m), 7-8 hours and overnight stay
  • Day 4Trek to Machha Khola (890 m/2,965 ft) 6-7 hours
  • Day 5Trek to Jagat (1,400 m/4,593 ft), lunch at Dovan (1,340 m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 6Trek to Lokpa (2,040 m/6,692 ft) 4-5 hours
  • Day 7Trek to Chumling (2,386 m/7,828 ft) 5-6 hours
  • Day 8Trek to Chokhangparo (3,031 m/9,944 ft) 4-5 hours
  • Day 9Trek to Nile (3,361 m/1126 ft) 3 hours, visit Mu Gompa (3,700 m/1,213 ft) 2 hours
  • Day 10Nile to Chokhangparo, 5-6 hours
  • Day 11Chhokhangparo to Lokpa, 5-6 hours
  • Day 12Lokpa to Deng (1,860 m), 5-6 hours
  • Day 13Deng to Namrung (2,630 m), 5-6 hours
  • Day 14Namrung to Lho Gaon (3,157 m),5-6 hours
  • Day 15Lho Gaon to Sama Gaon (3,530 m), 5 hours
  • Day 16Sama Gaon Acclimatization
  • Day 17Trek to Samdo (3,865 m) 3-4 hours
  • Day 18Samdo to Dharmasala (4,460 m) 4-5 hours
  • Day 19Dharmasala to Larkya La Pass and trek to Bhimthang (3,590 m) 7-8 hours
  • Day 20Trek to Tilche (2,300 m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 21Trek to Chamje (1,430 m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 22Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 23Final Departure

What's Included

  • All transportation by local bus, Jeep, and private vehicle for airport pick up and drop
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant
  • Kathmandu to Soti Khola drives by local bus and local Jeep.
  • 3-night hotel in Kathmandu on a BB basis (bed and breakfast)
  • 19 night’s tea house lodge accommodation in mountain during trek
  • Full meal during the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea/coffee)
  • An experienced and English-speaking guide, his food, travel, salary, equipment, and insurance
  • Strong porter (2 people will be sharing one) his food, travel, salary, equipment, and insurance
  • Manaslu Special Trekking region Permit (USD 100 for a week)
  • MCAP (Manaslu Conservation Area Project) permit, ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System) fees
  • Chamje to Beshisahar by Local Jeep and to Kathmandu by local bus
  • Nepal Adventure Team's T-shirt as a gift and certificate of appreciation
  • First Aid Medical Kit Bag and Trekking map
  • All government VAT and Local Taxes
  • Nepal visa fee
  • International flight (airfare)
  • Personal expenses such as phone bill, chocolate, bakery, drinks, battery charge, laundry
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide and porters


Client Reviews

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    Rating Review by: Ngok Chuin Chan, Singapore

    Very friendly and helpful team

    My son has selected this package. Very grateful and thankful for a caring and helpful Nepal Adventure Team. It was a wonderful getaway for my son. He has been sharing many unforgettable moments while over there.