Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu and at Nepal international airport, received by our Boundless staff and representative or guide, for short transfer to your hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city around Thamel.
Thamel the an interesting and exciting area of the city, after checking into your rooms, then join at the lobby for group briefing provides you with trekking and other necessary information.
Include group welcome dinner in a nice Nepalese authentic restaurant with local culture of folk musical program to entertain along with dinner.
Day 02: Morning tour around Kathmandu at places of interest.
Morning at the hotel having breakfast then leave for interesting sightseeing tour around Kathmandu famous world heritage sites, with time in afternoon preparation for trek.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Soti-Khola 740 m-6 hrs ride.
Morning overland to reach around Gorkha district located Nepal Mid West, where drive takes you on winding ups and down as drive lead past rural town and farm villages as drive diverts from main highway of Kathmandu and Pokhara.
As journey heads further North to reach a warm river valley of Arughat town and then drive follows further upstream of Bhuri-Gandaki Rivet to reach at small farm village in Soti-Khola for overnight stop.
Day 04: Trek to Machha Khola 925 m - 06 hrs.
Start first day walks to steep valley, within forest walk past villages to reach a wide valley opposite of a large tributary stream that runs into Burigandaki River.
Nice views of cultivated terrace of Lapbesi upper village as our walk descends to a wide, sandy riverbed following a trail that meanders below a steep, craggy valley side.
As walk progress leading to a climb towards Machha Khola for overnight stop, a village with many teashops and small lodge, Maccha Khola means a Fish Stream.
Day 05: Trek to Dobhan 1,070 m via Tatopani (Hot Spring) - 06 hrs.
From here onward into interesting farm villages and cultivated fields as vegetation changes slowly as altitude gains, where morning walk takes you over a stream where Machha Khola (Fish stream) name comes from, route lead upstream to Khola-Bensi village and at Tatopani a place with natural 'hot spring'.
Walk continues as valley turns into narrow and steep, and then trail reach to cross suspension bridge, after a short period of walk entering patch of forest and then reaching at Doban located on the high shelf of Burigandaki River.
Day 06: Trek to Jagat 1,345 m - 05 hrs.
Morning walk towards broad gravel field and at Lauri stream crossing over suspension bridge that climb to high ridge then descend into a valley of Yara Khola, journey continues for another hour to reach at Jagat.
Jagat a nice looking farm village of moderate size after Arughat; people here with mix race Magar, Chettries, Brahman, Manaslu Bhotia (Tibetan looking tribes) and some Newar people a lodge owner and shopkeepers.
Day 07: Trek to Lokpa 2,240m - 06 hrs.
From Jagat descend to river side, and then climb on terraced hillsides of Saguleri, with view of Sringi Himal 7,187m, as walk continue with ups and down trail then reach a bridge over Buri-Gandaki. After reaching Deng onwards leaving Manaslu route behind to enter into first village on route Tsum valley at Lokpa, a small farm village with grand views of peaks that surrounds the place.
Day 08: Trek to Chokan-Paro 3,031m-05 hrs.
From here onward enter new fresh country and away from main trekking trails of Manaslu as walk leads towards Tsum in the valley of happiness.
Walk past farm lands and villages with views of Ganesh and Manaslu Himal, as walk ends on reaching a nice village at Chumling for overnight halt.
Day 09: Trek to Nyle 3,347 m - 05 hrs.
From here onward into Tsum valley, morning head to high area to reach at Nyle village around exposed wide valley, a dramatic dry and windswept terrain with similar landscapes like Tibet plateau.
Entering into a country as tree lines drops for short juniper and willow trees, as journey continues overlooking views of Ganesh and Manaslu Himal range of peaks.
Finally completing our day-walk reaching at Nyle village where you can explore a meditation cave of great Buddhist saint ‘Guru Milereppa’ of 11th century, he was a poet, singer and a high tantric guru where his folk stories and words of wisdom with songs are still remembered by Tibetans and followers of Milereppa.
Day 10: Trek to Mu Gompa 3,700m /12,139 ft -04hrs.
Today a short walk to reach at the end our trip at Tsum Valley reaching Mu Gumpa, with an old impressive monastery, walk leads to a climb within high, dry exposed terrain with views of high peaks then slowly walk ends reaching Mu Gompa for overnight stop.
Day 11: Mu-Gompa with Rest Day to explore around.
At Mu Gompa free and rest day exploring around beautiful country, as the area where only few trekkers often venture on this scenic and beautiful country of Tsum, observe traditional village with impressive ancient monastery of Mu Gompa, enriched with treasures of antique idols, statue and religious relics.
Day 12: Trek to Rachen-Gompa 3,240m - 05 hrs.
After an interesting and exciting moment around high Tsum valley, walk heads to visit Rachen Gumpa, as walk follows on gradual trail with short few ups and downs with panorama of snow capped peaks, heading into yak grazing summer pasture to reach at Rachen Gompa and its moderate size village for overnight stop.
Day 13: Trek to Chumling 2,386 m/ 7,828 ft -05hrs.
Return journey having wonderful time at high Tsum valley, where walk leads towards lower areas to Chumling where our route gets back into tall tree lines within green vegetation at Chumling village, for last and final overnight in Tsum Valley area.
Day 14: Trek to Jagat 1,345m - 06 hrs.
From here journey back to Lokpa to join on main Manaslu route, walk leads further down on leaving Tsum valley, heading further south towards warmer areas and farm village of Philim, and then to Jagat village for overnight stop.
Day 15: Trek to Tatopani 1,100 m - 05 hrs.
After overnight at Jagat village, morning walk follows Burigandaki river downstream with long descend to reach low sub-tropical area at Tatopani, a village with natural fresh hot-spring.
Here enjoy refreshing moments on natural hot-spring with time to explore around the farm villages.
Day 16: Trek to Soti-Khola 700m/2,296 ft- 05/ 6hrs.
From Tatopani with refreshing time last day walk continues to reach near level trail following raging river downstream encountering many farm villages and into patch of forest of oaks and Sal trees to reach our last overnight stop and then ending the walk at Soti-Khola village.
Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu - 06 hrs.
Morning an overland journey to Kathmandu leaving Soti-Khola village as drive take you on winding dirt trail to reach Arughat and then following main highway to reach back at Kathmandu.
On reaching Kathmandu late afternoon or evening time check into your respective hotels, with rest of the evening free to enjoy your own personal activities and shopping.
Day 18: International Departure homeward bound.
Enjoying marvelous time around high hills of Mid-West Himalaya within remote areas of Gorkha district, last day in Nepal after a great experience on Tsum Valley trek, as time for your international flight depart from the hotel, where Boundless Adventure staff transfer you to the airport for your flight homeward bound or to respective countries.