Tsum valley is symbolized by its mystical and mysterious surroundings and features that may strike the attention of a visitor, tourist, and explorer.
This enchanting and spectacular valley is situated at the Tibetan border in and around the Manaslu surrounding, in the backdrop of the magnificent massif of Ganesh Himal ( 7422m) and Shringi Himal (7161m), replete with serenity and Tibetan cultures that reflect the ancient Tibetan type of monasteries which represents the living legend of the past legacies in the contemporary world of modernity and civilization.
The natural raw beauty of this ancient valley and Tibetan cultures coupled with its seclusion from the modern world and urban areas make it more exotic for the visitors to observe many of the mystical and mysterious facts here.
Tsum valley has Mu Gumba as one of the oldest monasteries found here that reflect traditional Tibetan cultures. This is followed by the presence of a Nunnery monastery known as Lungdang and Milarepa Cave with thrilling snow-covered mountain peaks in this region.
The trekking for Tsum valley begins through the remote and terraced villages. The hiking gradually steps up through the alpine meadows and pastures such as Arughat, Sotikhola, Machha khola, Jagat and Philim are the villages through which you need to travel. The entry into the Tibetan Buddhist villages of Manaslu area is marked when you see Chortens flapping across the trekking trails.
The beautiful views of monasteries of the Manaslu region infused with the pleasing sights of the Ganesh Himala range, Boudha Himal and Shringi Himal make this trekking all the more full of charms and fascination for the visitors.The logistic arrangement while trekking into this valley can be done in tea houses or the community homestays.
American national Mr. Peter after visiting this valley said, “It’s a really stunning and mysterious place that I have ever visited in my lifetime.”
Best time to trek
During the autumn season the months of October and November and during spring season the months of March to May could be the best time to trek through this mystical valley.
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