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19-Day Manaslu Circuit Trekking + Tsum Valley by Yellow Swissa

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices


Private trip
19 days 18 nights
This is an option that includes a visit to Tsum Valley which exposes you to the wonderful cultural heritage of the Nepali people and Himalayan vistas. Tsum Valley is an extremely rewarding extension to the Mansulu trek since it is a valley rich in ancient art, culture and religion. Manasulu trek is an awesome adventure, covering the wilderness walk, rocky terrains and physically challenging routes to the hidden valley bordering Nepal with Tibet. Be awed by the majestic view of Manasulu which is the eighth highest peak in the world.

Meet your guide


Yellow Swissa

Our Pick!
Fluent English
27 years experience
An extremely experienced and reliable rafting and trekking company in Nepal. They're passionate about sharing their culture and nature. Although they do the usual touristy ABC and EBC treks, they're passionate about off-the-beaten-path treks. They work ethically, not allowing their porters to carry more than 15kg.


Prices start from USD$1,425 per person Prices start from NPR157,747.50
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Kathmandu - Soti Khola (608m) via Arkhet - 6hrs

Beautiful landscapes, Local shops

  • - Drive from Kathmandu
  • - Pass Dhading district, Arkhet Bazar, Kuerepani, local shops or Arkhet Bazar
  • - Arrive at Soti Khola, stay overnight
Day 2: Soti Khola (608m) - Machhe Khola (869m) - 6hrs

Start of trek

  • - Start trek from Soti Khola
  • - Pass Budhi Gandaki
  • - Arrive at Machha Khola village, stay overnight
Day 3: Machhe Khola (869m) - Jagat (1340m) - 6hrs

Beautiful gurung villages

  • - Start trek from Machha Khola
  • - Pass Doban, Philim, Yara Khola
  • - Arrive at Jagat, stay overnight
Day 4: Jagat (1340m) - Lokpa (2240m) - 6hrs

Mountain views

  • - Start trek from Jagat
  • - Pass through villages (Mani, Barchham, Lihi, Sho, Lho)
  • - Arrive at Lokpa, stay overnight
Day 5: Lokpa (2240m) – Chhekong Paro (3031m) - 7hrs

Mountain views

  • - Start trek from Lokpa
  • - Arrive at Chhekong Paro, stay overnight
Day 6: Chhekong Paro (3031m) - Mu Gompa (3700m) - 7hrs

Tibetan village

  • - Start trek from Chhekong Paro
  • - Continue close to Tibetan border
  • - Visit monasteries
  • - Arrive at Mu Gompa, stay overnight
Day 7: Mu Gompa (3700m) - Trek to Lar (3240m) via Rikang Gompa - 6hrs

  • - Start trek from Mu Gompa
  • - Arrive at Lar, stay overnight
Day 8: Lar (3240m) - Chumling (2386m) - 6hrs

Tsum Valley

  • - Start trek from Lar
  • - Trek along lower Tsum valley
  • - Arrive at Chumling, stay overnight
Day 9: Chumling (2386m) - Deng (1860m) - 6hrs

Tsum Valley

  • - Start trek from Chumling
  • - Arrive at Deng, stay overnight
Day 10: Deng (1860m) - Namrung (2630m) - 6hrs

Mountain views

  • - Start trek from Deng
  • - View of Manaslu, Himalchuli Saula Himal and Dwijen Himal
  • - Arrive at Namrung, stay overnight
Day 11: Namrung (2630m) - Syala (3500m) - 5hrs

Village stay

  • - Start trek from Namrung
  • - Arrive at Syala, stay overnight
Day 12: Syala

Interaction with locals

  • - Acclimatization day at Syala
  • - Interact with locals, experience Tibetan culture
  • - Overnight at Syala
Day 13: Syala (3500m) - Samagaon (3520m) - 2 hrs

Short trek

  • - Start trek from Syala
  • - Arrive at Samagaon, stay overnight
Day 14: Samagaon (3520m) - Samdo (3875m) - 5hrs

Meet Tibetan refugee community

  • - Start trek from Samagaon
  • - Arrive at Samdo village, a well-established Tibetan refugee community, stay overnight
Day 15: Samdo (3875m) - Dharmasala (4460m) - 5hrs

Witness Larke glaciers

  • - Start trek from Samdo
  • - Arrive at Dharamshala, stay overnight
Day 16: Dharmasala (4460m) - Bhimtang (3590m) via Larke-La Pass - 8hrs

Glacial Lake, Summit, Start descent

  • - Start trek from Dharmasala
  • - Pass glacial lake, reach the head of the moraine
  • - Pass Larke La Pass
  • - Arrive at Bhimtang, stay overnight
Day 17: Bhimtang (3590m) - Gho (2515m) - 5hrs

Mostly descending

  • - Start trek from Bhimtang
  • - Views of Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Himlung Himal and Cheo Himal
  • - Walk through rhododendron forest
  • - Arrive at Gho, stay overnight
Day 18: Gho (2515m) - Tal (1700m) - 5hrs

Last day of trek, Beautiful waterfalls

  • - Start trek from Gho
  • - Enjoy a stone paved trail
  • - Arrive at Tal, stay overnight
Day 19: Tal (1700m) - Besisahar (760m) - Kathmandu - 9 hrs

Back to Kathmandu

  • - Drive from Tal to Besisahar, finally to Kathmandu

What's included

  • - All ground transports
  • - 18 nights’ tea house lodge accommodation in mountain
  • - Full meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee)
  • - An experienced and English speaking guide, his food,travel, salary, equipment and insurance
  • - Strong porters (2 people will be sharing one)
  • - All entrance fees and special restricted permit
  • - First Aid Medical Kit
  • - All government Vat / Tax including local taxes
  • - Visa Fee
  • - Travel Insurance
  • - International airport tax
  • - Optional activities
  • - Tips and gratuities
  • - Accommodation in Kathmandu

Where you'll be staying

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Pick-up Point
Chaksibari Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Drop-off Time
Drop-off Point
Chaksibari Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Transport Notes

No airport transfer

What to bring

4 passport sized photos
Altitude sickness pill
Fleece wear
Polarised sunglasses
Trekking pants
Walking poles
Water bottle
Water proof trekking shoes
Windbreaker jacket

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 22 Oct 2019
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