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Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley

Title: Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley

Subtitle: Tsum valley

Author: Lopsang Chhiring Lama, Sonam Lama, Bob Gibbons and Sian Pritchard-Jones

ISBN:- 978-99375-77-34-2

pages:- 144

Edition: 2213

Language: English

Bound: Soft Cover




‘Probably the first Comprehensive & Fascinating Pictorial Guide Book on Manaslu Region and Tsum Valley’

Himalayan Map House is delighted to announce the publication of the most awaited book for the first time with visual delights on Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley, situated along the ancient and revered pilgrimage of Beyul Kyimolung “the hidden valleys of happiness”.

This unique pictorial guide book is the result of more than two years long painstaking but productive collaboration between Himalayan Map House and Lopsang Chhiring Lama and Sonam Lama, a passionate photographer and an emerging author, who are native to  these secret and sacred Himalayan valleys recently being exposed to the modern world. They have attempted to introduce their place with their more than 3 dozens of rigorous walking experiences back and forth from their childhood. The photographs and documentation cover important places of Manaslu circuit and from the valley of Tsum. This booming trekking route starts from the altitude of a mere 600m of Arughat to the highest passes above 5000m such as the Larke La and Ngu La.

The book with high-quality photographs in true colors also provides more authentic and reliable information about the Manaslu and Tsum Valley for the intrepid trekkers, pilgrims, trekking agencies, guides and anyone interested in the Manaslu region and Tsum Valley. The author takes great advantage of photographs to illustrate the diverse life style of different ethnic group, their deep respect to different religions, unique festivals and centuries old tradition.

The “Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley” pictorially presents:

  • 421 Magnificient full color photographs of Manaslu and Tsum Valley with exciting description
  • Photographs of the intact architectural heritage, traditional architecture, unique festivals, mysterious rites and rituals of the region
  • Day by day route description with the exclusive side trips within the region
  • Practical information with the background history of the Manaslu & Tsum Valley
  • Records of regions’ rich bio-diversity; Flowers, Herbs, Butterflies, Birds and Wildlife
  • Ancient yet ever changing Manaslu and Tsum
  • Complete published package for Manaslu and Tsum Valley trekking


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8 comments on “Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley

Ronald Breuch May 8, 2014 at 3:30 am

How do I order ISBN:- 978-99375-77-34-2 , Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley

Ronald Breuch May 8, 2014 at 3:30 am

How do I order ISBN:- 978-99375-77-34-2 , Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley

Russell Patterson July 10, 2013 at 10:30 pm

I am interested in walking the Manaslu Circuit and the book “Trekking Around Manaslu and Tsum Valley” looks like an invaluable reference. Could you advise me of its cost and approximate cost of posting to Australia.
Many thanks
Russell Patterson

Randy Tesar June 3, 2013 at 2:15 am

What is the price of the two books on Trekking Manaslu
I am in the USA

Andrei Svirida April 16, 2013 at 9:39 pm

Dear team, what is the best way and the costs of ordering the “Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley” to Germany? Best regards, Andrei

Sachelle Bronstein March 20, 2013 at 3:06 am

Hello, I would like to buy the book “Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley”.
Thank you,
Sachelle Bronstein

Jackie Yates March 10, 2013 at 6:59 am

Have been reading about this region in Running Fitness magazine, trail running article with Lizzy Hawker.
Desperate to visit Nepal.
Thank you

Jane Soneff February 24, 2013 at 9:00 pm

I would like to order Trekking in Manaslu and Tsum Valley. How much is the book, and how can I order it? I live in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Thanks for the information, and namaste.
Jane Soneff.


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