Trekking to Manaslu and Tsum valley is trekking in remote area of Nepal Himalayas. Most remote area trekking Manaslu and Tsum is spectacular than many others. Rough trekking trail is with less crowded of trekkers. Basic tea house trekking lodges have built in both Manaslu and Tsum valley region. Friendly and hospitality peoples, living Buddhist cultures, Tibetan life style and untouched wildlife in the area is making this trekking as untouched and remote area trekking in Nepal.
The name Tsum came from a Tibetan word “Tsombo”, which meaning is VIVID in Nepali. Tsum valley is rich in unique culture, mountain, wildlife, fresh water Rivers, years old monasteries and Lamas. As per its name, Tsum is combination of differential. It is also known as hidden Gems of Nepal. There are century old monasteries and Nunneries. Milareppa mediated cave Piren Phu is still in same position where we can fine some prove of Milarappa meditation. Staying in inside accommodation of Mu-Gumba and direct touch with local Lamas activities is really a marvelous. Another exploration of the biggest nunnery Rachen Gumba, where only nun practices typical Buddhism. Get touch with local peoples and their lifestyle by staying at their local home stay accommodation. Also can visit another untouched valley, towards Dumje with oldest nunnery, Gumba Lungdang (3,200m). A day hiking to Ganesh Himal Base camp from there is reaching at 4,200 miters with spectacular Ganesh Himal and glacier following bottom of Himalayas.
Manaslu (8,156m) is mountain of Spirit; it is eight highest mountains in the world. You can see marvelous view of Mount Manaslu from very near in this trekking. Trek comprises from sub tropical Himalayan foothills to arid Trans Himalayan high pastures which bordering Tibet. Trekking route follows ancient salt trading route along the Budhi Gandaki River. Passing through green forest, several gorges, beautiful waterfalls, typical villages and the highest pass Larke (5,235m).
Manaslu and Tsum, both are restricted trekking area, special permit apply for both region separately. Only registration trekking companies are allowed to obtain permits. Compulsory trekking guide and minimum two trekkers is require. Permit can only obtain by registered trekking office. Trekking enter through Manaslu region so that permit of Manaslu Conservation area also need to be issued. Beside that permit of Annapurna Conservation Area is also need if you are doing Manaslu circuit trekking through Larke Pass (5,213m) and end at Dharapani Annapurna.