The trek starts with drive to Arughat and further driving up to Soti Khola. The trail tackles the Manaslu region initially then moves towards Tsum Valley exploring Budi Gandaki Valley passing thru mixed forest, terraced fields, mountain settlements. As the trek leaves the main Manaslu trail towards Tsum, a feeling of entering into hidden valley suddenly arises. Many alpine forests, glacial rivers greets you en-route along with enjoying the warm hospitality of the locals. The trek also involves visiting ancient Buddhist monasteries of the region including Rachen Gompa, Mu Gompa among others.