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Everest Region and Annapurna Region are the two prominent trekking region of Nepal, the powerhouse of the world's famous trekking trail. Everest Base Camp Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek are two most sought-after treks of Nepal. That said these two treks are the most popular treks in Nepal. Meanwhile, there are off-the-beaten-path treks in Nepal, and particularly we are talking about Tsum Valley at the edge of Manaslu Circuit Trek. Tsum valley is a sacred hidden valley of the Himalayas and cultural route to virgin valleys of Himalayas.
Often known as hidden gems of Nepal, for a reason Tsum valley wasn't opened for trekking and expedition until recently. It was in 2008 that Tsum valley let its mystery and majestic beauty allure the world in the secret Himalayas. The remote and untouched Tsum Valley is set against the majestic backdrop of the Ganesh Himal, Boudha Himal, and Sringi Himal. Tsum in the Tibetan language means vivid. Situated in Northern Gorkha, this serene valley flaunts ancient Tibetan art and culture in an unrivaled way. Tsum valley shares Shear Khola originated from the western glacier of Ganesh Himal, and southern glaciers of Sringi Himal. Artistic chortens, mani walls made of thousands of stone slabs, and Buddhist Monasteries in the stunning landscape are the major drawcards of Tsum Valley. On the other hand, the Manaslu region, “Mountain of the Spirit” offers supreme Himalayan beauty intertwined with Tibetan cultural heritage. Predominantly Buddhist region, Manaslu region is home to diverse mountain flora and fauna. There are bountiful reasons to visit the Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek, but we have narrowed down to top 10 reasons:
Mt. Manaslu soaring at an altitude of 8,163m, the eighth highest mountain in the world is drawcard of Manaslu region. It is located in the west-central part of Nepal and has a meaning "mountain of the spirit." Trekking in Manaslu region is a wonderful experience for the very reason that the constant backdrop of Mt. Manaslu is spellbinding. The secluded trekking trail of Manaslu region is full of wonder for adventurer.
Tsum valley remained isolated, virgin and intact until recently. Tsum valley shares sacred Himalayan pilgrimage. It was in 2008 that this valley was opened for exploration of its hidden mysteries of ancient Himalayan civilization. Tsum valley is a hidden gem in the Himalayas with its pristine aura and off-the-beaten-path that offers an astounding experience for every traveler.
Tsum Valley was officially declared a touristic area in the year 2008, and before that, it was the isolated Himalayas. It remained one of the hidden gems of Nepal until 2008 and still offers the secluded Himalayas and serenity in the lap of Himalayas. A picturesque Himalayan range like Ganesh Himal, Sringi Himal, and Boudha Himal ranges are breath-taking. The dramatic landscape is a major attraction. If you want to trek in the pristine and off-the-beaten paths, then Tsum Valley Trek is perfect for you.