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Reg. No. (1079/2035-1978)
PAN/VAT No: 500082494

Walk... Where Yeti once Strolled

Tsum Valley trek

Trip Facts
Duration: 23 days,
Trip Duration: 19 days,
Places Cover: Kathmandu-Budathum-Tatopani -Mu Gumpa-Philim -Arughat -Kathmandu
Program Type: Trekking,
Max. Altitude: 4900m,
Minimum Pax: 2 to 12,
Mode of Travel: Camping,
Start Trip: Budhthum,
End Trip: Arughat,
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu 4 Night,
Best Season: October/Nov and March/April,
Transportation: Bus,

Tsum Valley is a sacred Himalayan pilgrimage valley situated in a trans-Himalayan region of Gorkha, Nepal. The Tsum Valley's acquaintance with Tibet, natural beauty and its pristine culture make this trekking unique. Tsum comes from the Tibetan work 'Tsombo', which means vivid. Against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal and Baudha Himal ranges, this serene Himalayan valley is rich in ancient art, culture, and religion. The local people are mostly of Tibetan origin and seak a unique dialect. Trails are strewn with artistic chortens and lined with main walls made of thousands of stone slabs carved with deities and prayers. The Tsum valley has a long history of Buddhism. The Buddhist saint Milarepa is believed to have meditated in the caves of there mountains. Traditionally Tsum valley was a culturally distinct geographical area called 'Tsum Tso Chuksum', which means thirteen provinces ruled as a single territory. The ancient remains of the Tsum Kingdom are still visible today. Due to its remoteness and inaccessibility, this sacred valley and its people have been bypassed by mainstream development for centuries. As a result, the unique culture of this valley has remained intact.