Separated from the cutting-edge world, the Tsum valley was opened for visitors as later as 2007. The valley lies in Gorkha area and includes two remote towns, Chumchet and Chhekampar. The name "Tsum" originated from the Tibetan word called "Tsombo," which means distinctive.
It is an exceptionally unmistakable place in itself, topographically and socially. It is called TsumTsoChuksums - thirteen regions controlled as a solitary region.
Tsum valley trek makes a beeline for the Budi Gandaki stream through the wild and unexplored nation of "Tsumbas," which primarily includes ethnic Gurung occupants. The most fascinating reality is that numerous districts asserted to have seen or experienced "Sasquatch" in the locale. The district additionally has a long history of Buddhism, and is trusted that the Buddhist holy person Milarepa reflected in the holes among the mountains of Tsum.
It is slightest known to the outside world, accordingly, leaving numerous religious and archeological relics still in place and unexplored at many spots. Areas still practice polyandry arrangement of marriage, with one of a kind culture, custom and vernacular of their own. A portion of the celebrations saw in the area are, Lhosar, Dhacyhang, SakaDawa and Faning among numerous others. It likewise contains numerous religious communities, stupas, chortens and Mani (Prayer) dividers - the longest divider being more than 250 meters.
Lhokpa (1,905m/6,250ft) is the most minimal purpose of Tsum Valley and the most elevated is Ngula Dhojhyang Pass (5,093m/16,709ft), situated on the Tibetan outskirt. It is encompassed by the Baudha Himal and Himalchuli in the west, Ganesh Himal in the south and Sringi Himal in the North.