Tsum Valley Trek

  • The 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 mani 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 visibletoday. Due to its remotemness 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.


    Trek Fact:

    Starting Point Arughat Bazar Gorkha
    Ending Point Arughat
    Mode of Accommodation: Tent
    Mode Of transport: Bus/Jeep
    Highest Elevation:
    Trek Grade: Moderate Hard
    Minimum Group Size 2 pax
    Best Season: March-May & Mid September to November

  • Day 1:
     Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel & well come Diner.
     
    Day 2:
     Sightseeing of Kathmandu & trek preparation
     
    Day 3:
     After breakfast drive to Arughat Bazar . Overnight 
     
    Day 4:

     Trek to Baseri Village.
     
    Day 5:
     Trek to Tatopani
     
    Day 6:
     Trek to Lokpa.
     
    Day 7:
     Trek to Chhekam.
     
    Day 8:
     Trek to Nile.
     
    Day 9:

     Trek to Mu-Gumpa.
     
    Day 10:
     Trek to Chhekya.
     
    Day 11:
     Trek to Bhajyo.
     
    Day 12:
    Trek to Kalung.
     
    Day 13:
    Trek to Rachen Gumba.
     
    Day 14:
    Trek to Gumba Lungdang.
     
    Day 15:
    Trek to Ripchet.
     
    Day 16:
    Trek to Philim.
     
    Day 17:
    Trek to Machha Khola.
     
    Day 18:
    Trek to Arughat.

    Day 19:
    Drive to Kathmandu and Check into hotel.
     
    Day 20:
    Departure to Airport.

  • Trekking Equipment:
    • Duffel or Rucksack bag
    • Daypack
    • Down Jacket
    • 4 seasons Sleeping bag (Your own sleeping bag is recommended but Ace the Himalaya also supply complimentary sleeping bags to use during the trek)
    • Hiking pants
    • Waterproof jacket
    • Full - sleeves shirt
    • Jumper or pile jacket
    • T - shirts
    • Trekking boots (water proof)
    • Camp shoes or Sandal
    • Polypropylene/wool socks
    • Light cotton socks for under wool socks
    • Woollen socks to wear with boots
    • Sun hat
    • Beanie
    • Gloves
    • Sun block for lips
    • Sun lotion
    • Goggles or sunglasses
    • Thermal Long underwear
    • Insulated pants
    • Nylon windbreaker
    • Nylon wind pants
    • Water bottle
    • Sewing kit
    • Medical & first aid kit
    • Flash light
    • Batteries and bulbs
    • Swiss army knife
    • Personal towel
    • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labelled.


    Accommodation:

    We provide Latest Model North face Tent for your trek. Our Sleeping tent are two men tent with enough place to keep your personal valued things & rucksack

    We will have Very good Kitchen & dinning tent. Toilet & shower tents are provided too.

    We have hot shower every day & western toilet stand will be set up every day for comfort & hygiene. We provide water proof & comfortable mattress for sleeping.
     

    Meals
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    Soup
    TomatoSoup, Vegetable Soup, Mushroom Soup, Chicken Soup, Chicken -, MushroomSoup, Onion Soup, Garlic Soup, Potato Soup, French Onion Soup, MixSoup( Veg, Chicken, Mushroom, Cheese), Noodle Soup, Egg-Veg-Noodle Soup
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Potato’s Variety
    BoiledPotato, Fried Potato, Fried Potato with Veg., Fried Potato with eggTop, Fried Potato with cheese, veg & Egg, Potato Chips, French fry,
    Massed Potato, Potato bread
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Delicious Noodle / Pasta
    DeliciousNoodle/Pasta, Fried Noodle plain, Fried Noodle with veg, Fried noodlewith Egg, Fried Noodle with Cheese, Mix Fried Noodle( Veg, Cheese,Chicken, Egg)
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Italian Taste
    CheeseTomato Pizza, Cheese Veg Tomato Pizza, Salami Pizza, Mushroom Pizza,Tuna Piza, Mix Pizza, Spagatti Cheese, Macaroni Cheese, Lazani Cheese
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Indian Kitchen
    Veg Curry with rice, Chicken Curry With Rice, Egg Curry With Rice, Chapati & potato Curry
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Chinese /TibetDine
    VegThukpa, Veg Egg, Chicken Thukpa, Chinese noodle, Tibetan Bread, VegMo:Mo, , Mix Mo:Mo( Veg, Cheese, Egg), Fried Rice Plain, Chicken Fried Rice, Mushroom Fried rice, Veg Fried rice, Mix Fried Rice
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Nepali Traditional Special
    Rice, Veg & Dal soup (serve with Picle, Papad , Salad)
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    Breakfast
    Boiled Egg, Fried Egg, Scrambled Egg, Poached Egg, Omlet plain, Veg Omlet, Cheese Omlet, Emlet Tomato, Potato Omlet
    Chapatiplain/jam/honey/butter, Toast Plain/Jam/Honey/Butter, TibetanBreadPlain/Jam/Honey/Butter, Musley fruit curd, Mushley With Milk orCurd, Corn Flask with Curd or Milk, Granola with Milk or Curd, Porridgewith Milk, Plain Porridge
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    From Bread Item
    Pancake plain/Jam/honey/Butter, Apple Pancake, Cinamon Rool, Chapati bread, Brown/ white bread plain/jam/Honey/Butter
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Mouth Watering Desert
    Apple Pie, Custard pudding, Rice Pudding, Lemon Sugar Pancake, Chocolate Cake
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Suggested Medical List:

    • A simple but adequate medical kit can be most useful without taking much space in your baggage. The following is recommended as tried and true list of items.

    • Aspirin or Panadol – for pain or fever.

    • Antihistamine – useful as a decongestant for colds, allergies, to ease the itch from insect bites and stings or to help prevent motion sickness.

    • Antibiotis – useful especially while trekking well off the beaten track but they must be prescribed.

    • Kaolin preparation ( Pepto – Bismol), Imodium or Lomotil – for stomach upsets.

    • Rehydration mixture – for treatment of servere diarrhoea.

    • Antiseptic, mercurochrome and antibiotic powder or similar ”dry” spray – for cuts and grazes.

    • Calamine lotion – to ease irritation from bites or stings.

    • Bandages and band – Aids – for minor injuries.

    • Scissors, tweezers and a thermometer

    • Insect repellent, sun block, suntalotion, chapsticks and water – purification tablets.

    • Throuat lozenges (Strepsils).

    • Moleskin.

    • Sulamyd 10% eye drops.

    • Acetarninophen (Paracetamol)

    • Antacid tablets.

    • Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)

    • Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)

     

  • Number of Member
     
    2-3 
     5-7 
    8 -10

    Price in US$
     
    1580 US$ Per Person
     
    1450 US$ Per Person
     
    1300US$ per person

     

    Services Included:

    Pick up from Airport on your arrival Day
    3 nights hotel in Kathmandu in 3 stars category hotel including breakfast in twin sharing basis
    Private transfer to Gorkha Bazar
    All accommodation
    Daily fresh meal cooked by our kitchen staff
    Hot drinks( coffee/tea/chocolate)
    Fresh fruit/cane fruits & juices
    Necessary trekking crews( Guide, Porters, Cook, Assistant)
    Necessary trekking permit & documents
    Camping/kitchen gears
    Camping fee
    Culture show in Baseri Village
    Bus to Kathmandu from Arughat


    Services Excluded:


    Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
    Personal Nature expenses
    Travel / Medical Insurance
    Bar Bill
    Emergency evacuation cost in the case of emergency rescue
     

  • Trekking Equipment:
    • Duffel or Rucksack bag
    • Daypack
    • Down Jacket
    • 4 seasons Sleeping bag (Your own sleeping bag is recommended but Ace the Himalaya also supply complimentary sleeping bags to use during the trek)
    • Hiking pants
    • Waterproof jacket
    • Full - sleeves shirt
    • Jumper or pile jacket
    • T - shirts
    • Trekking boots (water proof)
    • Camp shoes or Sandal
    • Polypropylene/wool socks
    • Light cotton socks for under wool socks
    • Woollen socks to wear with boots
    • Sun hat
    • Beanie
    • Gloves
    • Sun block for lips
    • Sun lotion
    • Goggles or sunglasses
    • Thermal Long underwear
    • Insulated pants
    • Nylon windbreaker
    • Nylon wind pants
    • Water bottle
    • Sewing kit
    • Medical & first aid kit
    • Flash light
    • Batteries and bulbs
    • Swiss army knife
    • Personal towel
    • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labelled.


    Accommodation:

    We provide Latest Model North face Tent for your trek. Our Sleeping tent are two men tent with enough place to keep your personal valued things & rucksack

    We will have Very good Kitchen & dinning tent. Toilet & shower tents are provided too.

    We have hot shower every day & western toilet stand will be set up every day for comfort & hygiene. We provide water proof & comfortable mattress for sleeping.
     

    Meals
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Soup
    TomatoSoup, Vegetable Soup, Mushroom Soup, Chicken Soup, Chicken -, MushroomSoup, Onion Soup, Garlic Soup, Potato Soup, French Onion Soup, MixSoup( Veg, Chicken, Mushroom, Cheese), Noodle Soup, Egg-Veg-Noodle Soup
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Potato’s Variety
    BoiledPotato, Fried Potato, Fried Potato with Veg., Fried Potato with eggTop, Fried Potato with cheese, veg & Egg, Potato Chips, French fry,
    Massed Potato, Potato bread
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Delicious Noodle / Pasta
    DeliciousNoodle/Pasta, Fried Noodle plain, Fried Noodle with veg, Fried noodlewith Egg, Fried Noodle with Cheese, Mix Fried Noodle( Veg, Cheese,Chicken, Egg)
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Italian Taste
    CheeseTomato Pizza, Cheese Veg Tomato Pizza, Salami Pizza, Mushroom Pizza,Tuna Piza, Mix Pizza, Spagatti Cheese, Macaroni Cheese, Lazani Cheese
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Indian Kitchen
    Veg Curry with rice, Chicken Curry With Rice, Egg Curry With Rice, Chapati & potato Curry
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Chinese /TibetDine
    VegThukpa, Veg Egg, Chicken Thukpa, Chinese noodle, Tibetan Bread, VegMo:Mo, , Mix Mo:Mo( Veg, Cheese, Egg), Fried Rice Plain, Chicken Fried Rice, Mushroom Fried rice, Veg Fried rice, Mix Fried Rice
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Nepali Traditional Special
    Rice, Veg & Dal soup (serve with Picle, Papad , Salad)
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Breakfast
    Boiled Egg, Fried Egg, Scrambled Egg, Poached Egg, Omlet plain, Veg Omlet, Cheese Omlet, Emlet Tomato, Potato Omlet
    Chapatiplain/jam/honey/butter, Toast Plain/Jam/Honey/Butter, TibetanBreadPlain/Jam/Honey/Butter, Musley fruit curd, Mushley With Milk orCurd, Corn Flask with Curd or Milk, Granola with Milk or Curd, Porridgewith Milk, Plain Porridge
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    From Bread Item
    Pancake plain/Jam/honey/Butter, Apple Pancake, Cinamon Rool, Chapati bread, Brown/ white bread plain/jam/Honey/Butter
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Mouth Watering Desert
    Apple Pie, Custard pudding, Rice Pudding, Lemon Sugar Pancake, Chocolate Cake
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Suggested Medical List:

    • A simple but adequate medical kit can be most useful without taking much space in your baggage. The following is recommended as tried and true list of items.

    • Aspirin or Panadol – for pain or fever.

    • Antihistamine – useful as a decongestant for colds, allergies, to ease the itch from insect bites and stings or to help prevent motion sickness.

    • Antibiotis – useful especially while trekking well off the beaten track but they must be prescribed.

    • Kaolin preparation ( Pepto – Bismol), Imodium or Lomotil – for stomach upsets.

    • Rehydration mixture – for treatment of servere diarrhoea.

    • Antiseptic, mercurochrome and antibiotic powder or similar ”dry” spray – for cuts and grazes.

    • Calamine lotion – to ease irritation from bites or stings.

    • Bandages and band – Aids – for minor injuries.

    • Scissors, tweezers and a thermometer

    • Insect repellent, sun block, suntalotion, chapsticks and water – purification tablets.

    • Throuat lozenges (Strepsils).

    • Moleskin.

    • Sulamyd 10% eye drops.

    • Acetarninophen (Paracetamol)

    • Antacid tablets.

    • Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)

    • Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)

     

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