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Round Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trekking Blog

Round Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trekking are more remote and spectacular than other treks which are located in the Manaslu region. Trekking in this wonderful offer beautiful Himalayan views of the mountain, landscapes, and a small village of this route. This trek takes you into the home of the world 8th highest mountain Mt Manaslu. This trek is getting more and more popular as a new trekking destination but it is still seeing fewer trekkers compared to the established trekking route in the Annapurna region. The local inhabitant and their cultures and traditions are also major attractions. This route is based in the Northern part of Nepal in Gorkha district. The valley is rich in ancient art, culture, religious and it adds a richly rewarding extension to the Manaslu trek. It is culturally fascinating with strong continuing links to Tibet in the upper Budi Gandaki River. This trekking route is reached on Buddhist culture whereas our trekking towards the remote region of Tsum. The glittering snow on the apex touching mountain peak is magnificent and the lush and wild landscapes of this valley will leave you in awe. It is more remote and spectacular than other treks, with rough steep tracks and limited accommodation. There is a limited backup in case of an emergency and it is probably not a good place to go if you have a fear of height. The people are poor since they have been bypassing by development for centuries, but this means their unique culture has remained intact. This route is perfect for an individual eager to experience something new or out of the ordinary. You will pass through the subtropical jungle at the lower altitude and witness remarkable mountain views. The entire route is adorned with the perfect views of the snow-capped mountains. This is the unique combination of rich cultural heritage and adventure amidst vantage point with incomparable beauty and rare biodiversity.

Climate and weather

Best Time Trekking in this beautiful route is a wonderful way to have a timeout and most of all to enjoy the amazing things that life can give. You should take a compressive plan while considering the best weather; in fact, the weather is the biggest factor in deciding when to trek. It helps you appreciate the beauty of nature, build strength and stamina, learns about different cultures, and gives you unforgettable travel experiences. Nepal is a small country and there are four seasons for trekking and the weather of Nepal is suitable for trekking in this wonderful land. But the solitary attribute of the massifs is what makes it so exceptional and endearing. The autumn season and the spring season is the best season for trekking in this wonderful land because in this region we get a chance to see the wonderful views of the mountain, landscapes, small villages, and natural scenery. And if you trek in the spring season you get a chance to see the wonderful forest scene because this season is flower blooming season. And if you want to trek in the winter when there was no clear view of the mountain and scene because of fog everywhere. And in the monsoon season, we refer to take a raincoat with you because in this season there were raining everywhere in Nepal.

Culture and traditions

The most prominent ethnic groups in the Annapurna region or this trekking route are the Gurung, Thakali, and Manangba and the Gurung are most widely disturbed being found from the hills of Gorkha district as far as Palpa. The village offers an opportunity to explore their costumes and cultures, monasteries, prayers flags, prayers wheel and prayer walls. The middle belt has a typical culture with the essence of both the cultures and traditions. This region is dotted with austere monasteries, mani walls, Chortens, and other Buddhist religious landmarks. Many customs have inherited both sides and have been developed by the influenced of the land, climate and available resources. They are skilled traders and trace their roots back to Tibet and the communities live further south are predominantly Hindu. The permits are compulsory to all the foreigners to enter the mythical universe of living Tibetan traditions. Most of the people are influenced by Tibetan Buddhism and they celebrate Buddha Jayanti. A Tibetan ethnicity dominates the scene as can be discerned from their flat-roofed houses and they are Buddhist.

Flora and fauna

There is a plant of medical uses and aromatic plants. The range of geographical and climatic regions has led to a diverse variety of flora and fauna within this region. It is the home of endangered animals including snow leopard and red pandas. We will pass through the Manaslu conservation area which is well known as the home of many rare animals, birds, flora, and fauna which includes snow leopard, grey wolf, musk deer, Himalayan Thar, and blue sheep, Golden eagle, etc and the sound of the birds which helps to makes your journey more enjoyable and memorable. Manaslu was declared as a protected area to conserve flora and fauna along with sustainable management of the natural resources and rich cultural heritage. These finally give way coniferous forests of pine and ultimately juniper just below the tree line. In this route, bird watching is a very pleasant experience during late autumn and early spring when the migration occurs.  Your experience of flora and fauna in Nepal reaches apex as you pass through the deep forest of Nepal encountering.


This is a region where we can enjoy the majestic views of the mountain like Mt Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Mt Himchuli, and many other mountains of this route. And not only this we get an opportunity to see the beautiful natural scenery, landscapes and old monasteries of this route. While doing trekking in this route, we get a chance the old monastery, Gumba on the way. The journey around this region’s legendary mountains is enjoyable and difficulty. It lies in the remote Himalayan part of Nepal that’s why we don’t get any transportation and we have to complete our journey by walking. We will pass many rivers at the time of trekking and the rivers which include Gorkha Budi Gandaki Valley River, and the lush forest of Bamboo, pine timber, waterfalls and aqua-blue-green Lake laced with cotton-white beaches.