Manaslu tsum valley trek itinerary - 22 Days

  • Duration: 22 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 5,260m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing.
  • A fantastic natural drive from Kathmandu to Sotikhola.
  • The magnificent Himalayan ranges and amazing landscape.
  • Wonderful hidden valley experience.
  • The worlds eighth tallest mountain, Mount Manaslu 8163m.
  • Explore the flora and fauna.
  • The diverse culture and Tibetan lifestyle.
  • Remoted trail in Nepal.
  • Visit ancient monasteries and Gompas.
  • Surrounded mountains and huge glacier.
  • Cross the Larke La pass 5160m.

About Manaslu tsum valley trek itinerary

Hidden valley amazing experience Manaslu tsum valley trek one of the most popular with immersive journey in Manaslu region which leads you outmost region through the off beaten paths, a spectacular culture of Tibetan community, the lap of the majestic world’s eight highest mountain Mount Manaslu 8156m, diverse wilderness, amazing flora and fauna valley, surrounded Himalayan ranges with Glacier and icefalls, the heritage of sacred Buddhism monasteries and Gumpa, and ancient route of Nepal. This Manaslu Tsum valley trek lies between border side of Nepal and Tibet, for trekkers Manaslu region was opened in 1995 and Tsum valley on 2008, in fact, it's a new trekking route with fewer crew trekkers destinations. Living remoted region people will welcoming you warm hospitality with the local traditional culture which makes your trip more delightful. Manaslu and tsum valley trekking is longer with bit challenging and low facility, but this trek is rich for wonderful landscapes.

This Manaslu circuit and tsum valley trek offer to explore the mesmerizing mountain lands of Manaslu with Ganesh Himal base camps, peace traditional Mu Gumpa, and difficulty Larkya La Pass 5213m, which are the most attraction of the trek. Everything is unique of this trek its peaceful inhabitants abiding belief in the sanctity of all life. You'll touch imposing spectacular Ganesh Himal and Manaslu ranges, dramatic landscapes, mysterious canyons with terraced hillsides, and patchwork meadows, geographically spectacular, and culturally fascinating. Most of the trekkers also no even heard of this magical place, really, this Manaslu and tsum trek will take you whole valley of Manaslu region like; Tsum valley hidden part, huge glacier, green flat land to dry grazing pasture, mani walls, chortens, traditional villages, colourful people, mysterious yaks, and many more special places. Tusm Valley is also called "Hidden Valley" which is the best place of Himalayan Buddhist pilgrimage site and famous for ancient art, culture, religion, and magnification mountains views of Sringi Himal,  Boudha Himal Ranges, Ganesh Himal, etc.

This fantastic trek Manaslu and tsum valley begin from Soti Khola after an exciting drive from Kathmandu, similarly, the trail ascent Budhi Gandaki valley and you walk through the pine and rhododendron forests, then cross the suspension bridge, pleasant villages, many Buddhist monasteries, and ancient Gombas. Manaslu circuit trek via tsum valley route provides to enjoy unique culture with wonderful landscapes and glacier valley. You can explore Mu Gompa with Rachen Gompa, prayer walls, historic monasteries, Gompa Lungdang, and traditional local villages, then Manaslu and tsum valley trek pass magical Larkya La which is the highest mountain pass of this trek. For all of the days, details let go down and explore details itinerary. October to December and March to May is the perfect season to go Manaslu tsum valley trekking or any more information and Manaslu tsum valley trek cost let contact with us.

Itinerary

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You get picked up from the international airport by one of our team members. He/she will assist you to the hotel and inform you about the day program. As per your flight landing schedule, you may have or not free time to relax and explore the nearby streets. Regardless, the day is going to end with lots of laughter and happy moments when you meet with other team members over welcome dinner.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu
Today your drive begins toward Soti Khola, leaving Kathmandu valley behind, you'll drive along the Prithivi highway and cross through the beautiful landscapes, hilltops, green forest, and Trishuli river to reach Dhading Besi, then goes to Arughat bypassing rivers, villages, Budhi Gandaki River and enjoy seeing amazing mountain views of Mount Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range. From Arughat, you take a short drive through a suspension bridge and largest settlement, then you arrive Soti Khola, where you stay overnight at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 730m
  • Soti Khola
Today you start trek to Machha Khola about 6 to 7 hours of walking. After having breakfast, the trail follows the low valley and cross the Buddhi Gandaki Valley, small villages, picturesque densely forested, and waterfalls with enjoying magic mountain views. Likewise, you enter the Budhi Gandaki river and take short ascent and descent to reach Lapubesi, then you descend along a river and ascend to Machha Khola. Overnight stay at Machha Khola lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 890m
  • Machha Khola
Leaving Machha Khola behind, you'll cross a river and head toward to Khola Beni, then the trail leads you a dramatic gorge with rocks path and amazing waterfalls. Similarly, you'll cross a bridge and ascent to Kholabesi Tiny village, where you can get natural hot spring, then you go to cross a suspension bridge of Budhi Gandaki and climb to landslide area with Dobhan valley. Again you cross Yaru Khola suspension bridge then you ascent to Jagat, before reach to Jagat there is a check post where we have to present our permit. Overnight you stay at Jagat trekking lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,400m
  • Jagat
After having breakfast, you'll register your trekking permit for entering the Manaslu Tsum Valley and ascend to Salleri, then walk along the river bank to cross a long suspension bridge of Budhi Gandaki and after a short walk, you reach Philim. Similarly, the trail goes through Ekle Bhatti and the first village of Tsum valley Lokpa, where you can see Boudha Himal and mesmerize Himalchuli. Overnight you stay at Lokpa lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,040m
  • Lokpa
Today trekking heads toward Chumling about 5 hours to reach. Leaving Lokpa behind, you start to walk Tsum valley route with enjoying Ganesh Himal VI and Baudha Himal(6672m), then the trail descends to Lungwa river valley and ascent through the dense forests of rhododendron-tropical-pine to reach Gumling, there is no any village between Lokpa and Gumling, then after crossing the Syar Khola you arrive at Chumling for overnight stay. At the Chumling, you can see a close view of Ganesh Himal and visit the Gumbas with traditional monasteries.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,386m
  • Chumling
Leaving Chumling, you enter the inner Himalayan of the upper valley and drop down to Domje, the ascent the largest city Tsum valley. Gho is a beautiful village with many Gombas available and before reaching Chhokang paro you have to climb uphill. Form Chhokang paro, you can see wonderful views of Ganesh Himal and Himalchuli, then feel free to enjoy with Tibetan culture with the local lifestyle.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,010m
  • Chhokang paro
After having breakfast at Chhokang paro lodge, trekking head toward the Nile, it's a short hike. Leaving Chhokang paro, you walk along a Shikhar Khola to Chhuli, which is the last village of upper Tsum Valley. Similarly, the trail climb through the narrow valley fertile, farmland, and reach Lama Gaou, where you see Piren Phu cave, it is a most sacred cave in the Tsum valley, from here, you can enjoy seeing amazing landscapes and sacred Gompas. Where available to explore excellent artistic on stones, Buddhist murals, prayer flags, and important paper of Buddhists. After leaving this sacred place, you cross the suspension bridge of Shiar River then reach Nile, where you stay for overnight.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,361m
  • Nile
Today is most excited and easy to reach Mu Gompa. After having breakfast, the trail moves along the west side of the valley offering beautiful Tibetan landscape. You continue walking through the typical dry of yak pastures, Chortens, historical Dephyudonma monastery, and arrive at Mu Gompa for stay overnight. Mu Gompa is the highest point of this Tsum Valley trek.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,700m
  • Mu Gompa

Today you return to Rachen Gompa after having breakfast. The trail descends Chhule and Phurbe, then walk along a Siyar Khola to reach Rachen Gompa, where you explore ancient Gompa and local culture.

  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,240m
  • Rachen Gompa
After having breakfast, trekking heads toward Gumba Lungdang. You'll cross a bridge to reach Chhokang Paro and descends to Chumling, then the trail leads Gho villages, Gho left side you can see a small white gompa and cross a wooden bridge over the Siyar Khola. Likewise, you walk through the forests of rhododendrons with pines, prayer flags, and mani wall, then ascent huge silver pines to reach Gumba Lungdang, where you stay overnight at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,200m
  • Gumba Lungdang
Today you hike to Ganesh Himal Base Camp after having breakfast. Today is also the most exciting day to explore base camp of Ganesh Himal. The trail leads us through the difficult path, small valleys, along a Laudang Khola, beautiful rhododendrons forest, rickety wooden bridge, and huge glacier valley. After four hours hiking, you reach wonderful Ganesh Himal Base Camp (4200m), which is surrounded by icefalls, mountains, and glacier. Completed exploring the Ganesh Himal Base Camp you return back to Gumba Lugdang, you stay the same lodge of Gumba Lugdang.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,800m
  • Ganesh Himal Base Camp
Leaving Gumba Lungdang behind, you ascent Chhokang paro to Gho, where you see the beautiful monastery, then the trail moves a narrow trail and cross the Shiar Khola and Dhumje. Similarly, you ascent through the forests of pine with rhododendron and prayer flags with mani wall. After crossing the Domje you reach Lokpa for overnight stay.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,240m
  • Lokpa
After having a warm breakfast at Lokpa lodge, you descend to cross a Budi Gandaki bridge and climb a narrow gorge, then crossing the river you moves through the bamboo forests to Gurung village Deng (1860m). Likewise, the trail ascent to Rana to Bhiphedi, then you cross the Serang Khola to reach Ghap. Overnight stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,380m
  • Ghap
After having breakfast at Ghap lodge, you leave Ghap and ascent through the bamboo with rhododendron forests and cross a river to arrive the village of Namrung, then you pass the Mani walls, Buddhist Gompas, and reach Lho village. There you enjoy with excellent views of Manaslu (8163m), Manaslu North (7157m), etc. Overnight stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,180m
  • Lho
Leaving Lho behind, you trek along a stream. The trail then passes through dense forests of fir and ascends to Shyala. Mountains like Himal Chuli, Ngadi Chuli, Ganesh Himal, and glaciers decorate the trail. The trail will take you to Sama Gaon, a fine village inhabited by Tibetans.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,530m
  • Sama Gaon
Today most excited and acclimatization day at Sama Gaon. After having early morning breakfast, you take about 3 hours to reach incredible Manaslu base camp, where can see amazing Mount Manaslu with many surrounded peaks and Glacier. After exploring the Manaslu base camp Sama Gaon and explore the Birendra Tal and Pungyen Gompa. This day is perfect to make your body fit for altitude. Overnight stay at same trekking lodge.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,530m
  • Sama Gaon

You continue descending and cross a wooden bridge over the Budi Gandaki river. Further, you will cross two-stream and ascend towards Salka Khola. The trail offers stunning views of Larkya Glacier. You will reach Dharamsala, which is the base of Larkya La Pass.

  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,460m
  • Dharamsala
Today is most excited and adventure challenge day of this trek. After having early morning breakfast, you'll start a hike to Larkya La Pass. Leaving Dharamsala, you begin walking towards the north side of Larkya Glacier. Passing by moraines, you slowly ascend on a steep path to Larkya La Pass. From the top of the pass, you get to see outstanding views of Mt. Annapurna II, Mt. Kanguru, Himlung Himal, Cheo Himal, etc. Further, the trail descends to Bimtang where you will be spending the night.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,720m
  • Bhimtang
After having breakfast at Bimthang, the trail descend toward to Gho. On the way, you can enjoy too seeing Manaslu and Annapurna ranges views. Likewise, you'll cross a bridge of Dudh Khola and walk through the blossom of rhododendron flowers, then the trail leads you through a narrow valley and passes terraced fields. After crossing a Marsyangdi River, you take ascent to reach Gho village, where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,550m
  • Gho
Leaving Gho behind, you descend fields with dense forest. Crossing rhododendron and oak forests you reach Tilije village, where is mixed of ethnic community settlement, the very mixed of an ethnic community settlement. Then the trail crosses a Dudh Khola and leads you through the Marsyangdi Valley, Dharapani village, and a chorten-shaped. After crossing a long suspension bridge over the Marsyangdi you reach Tal village to stay overnight.
  • Trekking lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1,700m
  • Tal

Today early in the morning you take a jeep or local bus to Besisahar, approximately 5 hours drive passing the villages, Marshyandi river, Bhulbhule, and Khudi then you arrive at Beshishar. Similarly, you drive through the banks of Marsyangdi with Trishuli River, terrace farms, beautiful scenery, rice fields, and mountain hills. After a long and scenic drive, you reach Kathmandu city then you head to the Hotel. In the evening, we enjoy together successful trip farewell dinner in Nepal restaurant.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup and drop from Airport to Hotel.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle or local jeep/bus as per the itinerary.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • All Standard Meals (Lunch, Dinners, and Breakfasts) during the trek.
  • Accommodations Teahouse/lodge during the trekking.
  • Government License holder English Speaking experienced and qualified trek leader guide.
  • 2 trekkers: 1 porter.
  • For Guides and Porters meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Manaslu special permit with Conservation Area Permit, and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) fees.
  • All government, Local taxes, and official Expenses.
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operation in case of complicated health condition (funded by travel insurance).
  • Himalayan frozen adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
  • Farewell Dinner.
     
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Extra accommodation and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expense.
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslide, weather conditions, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

FAQs

Is Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek Difficulty?
Yes, Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek is Difficulty through the Bhajyo aka Chhekya (4,030m), and Larkya La Pass (5,160m/16,924ft). Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek Difficulty is classified as moderate, who has good healthy fitness, perfect training, and already has done trek above 3000m, those trekkers can do easily this trek. 


Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for this trek?
The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 


Electricity does available on Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek?
Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of Manaslu trek, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has a solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Around Manaslu Circuit Trek.


Is possible to take my children to Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek?
Of course, all of the age can do it but before goes trekking, you have to give hard training for your child.


Is possible to get a hot shower the trekking?
Yes, the hot shower is possible to get many lodges and teahouse but above the 4,000m is not available and not good for your health.


Can I found Wi-Fi through the trek?
Of course, Wi-Fi is available many lodges and teahouse, but you have to pay extra.


Is it safe for a solo female traveler?
Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.


How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get amazing Gurung and Magar culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.


Is possible to get ATM through trek?
No, is not possible to get ATM and bank through the trek, so you have to takes Nepali money from Kathmandu.


Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.


How high the Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek?
Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek elevation are (5,160m) above the sea level. 


Is Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek permits necessary?
Yes, Manaslu and Tusm special permit, Manaslu Conservation Area Project(ACAP) permit, and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) permit are necessary for this trek.


How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek per day maximum of 8 hours and a minimum of 6 hours, you have to walk.


Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.


Without any trek can I do it? 
Yap, many trekkers success without any trek but you have to use 2 - 3 acclimatization days through the trekking. Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend you before going to the Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek, you have to need training. If any information needs about this Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trek please kindly contact us.


Booking trip can I do cancel?
Yes, you have the option to cancel this trip but there are some certain conditions:

  • If you cancel your trip before 60 days the full amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel your trip before 30 days the 30% amount will be refunded.
  • If you cancel your trip before 1 week the 5% amount will be refunded.

How to manage drink water through trekking?
The Manaslu region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. Bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters water for your health.


Is possible to pick up me from the airport?
Yes, when you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.


Can I exchange my money in Nepal?
Of course, You can exchangers your money at the Airport, ATM, and money exchange by a better rate. And you can get enough Nepalese cash for your trek.


What do I have to carry on the trekking?
You have to carry the perfect size trekking bag where you can put your personal belongings item, snacks, sunscreen, water, camera,  gloves, hat, and jacket. Our porter will carry your 20 kg bigger packs.


Is possible to store my extra things in Kathmandu Hotel?
Yes, it's possible to store your extra things in Kathmandu Hotel, We have a safe place to store your luggage.


Can I get an experienced guide?
Of course, we'll provide an experienced guide, who has the deepest information about Himalayan Nepal, and government license holder English speaking guide. Our guide and porter are fully helpful and friendly and make your trip fantastic.


 

Useful Information

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Accommodation

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.


Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu have included only breakfast. During the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Manaslu region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Safe to Travel 

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.


Trekking Guide

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attack, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart.


Trekking Porter

The Trekking porter is an adventurous person who will carry 20 to 35 kg of stuff during trekking. When you carry less, you will be able to walk and enjoy the beautiful valley of the Nepal region, which makes our trek meaningful. The porter will safely carry your bag pack. Maybe you will feel hard to carry the bag on a high elevation, so hire a guide is the best option. Those who have the ability to face challenges. A porter does not only carry the bag, who provides entertainment and fantastic throughout the trip. The porter will carry all of your luggage and you can explore the magnification view of mountains.


Last-minute trip booking

The last-minute booking can be difficult for us but we'll accept, whatever reason Himalayan Frozen Adventure has a special provision for a last-minute booking. You have to give full details and 100% percent trip payment before 24 hours, but we can't be responsible for flight, weather, and availability of lodging delay due to changes beyond our control but we try our best. As you can last-minute trip booking directly with us from email (info@himalayanfrozen.com), Whatsapp (+977 - 9840396708), and by calling. 


The necessary document you should carry

  • Insurance papers which are depending on the agency
  • Some booking and payment details.
  • passports sized photos
  • TIMS and Permits
  • Passport
  • Visa

Drink water

The Himalayan region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters of water for your health.


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!