Nar Phu Valley Trek - Annapurna Nar Phu Trek Cost - Nar Phu Trekk guide
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Nar Phu Valley Trek

Nar Phu Valley Trek
USD 1499

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  • Trip Code : NHT 021
  • Max Elevation: 5416m mt.
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Best Time: September to November & March to May
  • Group Size Min: 02 Pax
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Start & End: Tea House
  • Destination: Nepal

‘Adventure within remote and isolated country above high scenic Manang Valley’

Nar Phu Valley Trek an adventure into a remote and isolated country located above scenic Manang valley, enclosed within high giant peaks of Chulus, Himlung, and Damodar Himal range. Annapurna Nar Phu Valley Trekking leads you to Far North Mid-West Himalaya beyond Annapurna massive range of mountains to reach a hidden land enriched with the ancient culture of Buddhism, and visit its impressive villages and monasteries. Nar Phu Valley Trek a perfect adventure for travelers seeking for off the beaten tracks away from main trail trekking trails, where few adventurer and trekkers often venture around this wild country of Nar Phu. Nar Phu Trek a home of many mountain wild-life such as rare and elusive often spotted snow-leopard and herds of Blue Sheep with other mountain goats, as this area remains least disturbed retaining its pristine environment.

Journey to Nar Phu Valley Trekking begins with the long exciting drive to Nepal Mid-West within warm farm country, and then on cooler high hills where our adventure starts heading north-west to reach at hidden areas of Nar and Phu. Walking past many nice farm villages and into serene woodland with constant views of peaks on the main trails of popular and scenic Annapurna circuit trail for some days, and then our route splits from the major path towards remote and isolated country at Nar and Phu villages. Enjoy fabulous moments within weather-beaten villages of great interest and then cross high Kang-la pass to reach back at the main road to Manang village and over highest pass of the adventure on top Thorang-la pass to reach at holy Muktinath temple area. At Muktinath where our adventure walks end taking a short drive to large Jomsom town, headquarter of Mustang district and then fly into beautiful Pokhara to complete our awesome adventure on Nar Phu Valley Trek.

Main Highlights:

“A remote, isolated country Nar and Phu enriched with ancient heritage lifestyle
Explore the hidden Shangri-la villages of Nepal Far North Mid-Western Himalaya
On least ventured areas away from the main street of Annapurna Circuit trail
Enjoy awesome experience and adventure far and above scenic Manang valley
Walking within the wonderful scenery of dramatic landscapes and high snow peaks
Crossing high Kang-la pass and towards highest Thorang-la with amazing views”

Trip Preview:

Mode of accommodation:   Hotels and local Lodge on treks.
Trek Grade:  Moderate to Adventurous.
Highest spot on treks: At Kang-la 5,321 m and Thorang-La Pass 5, 416 m.
Trek Duration:  16 Nights and 17 Days (with drives and flights)
People and Culture:  Populated by Gurung and Manang people of Buddhism religion with colorful culture, ancient heritage and custom.
Best Seasons: March to May and September to November months, March to May lively with wildflowers and rhododendron (Nepal national flower in bloom, where days are clear for views, October, November another best months for clear views but with short lights, cold in morning and night times with chances of snow.
Total Trip:  19 Nights and 20 Days (arrival to final departure)

Short Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Jagat 1,290 m via Besisar 800 m – 08 hrs.

Day 03: Trek to Dharapani 1,920 m – 05 hrs.

Day 04: Trek to Kotto 2,540 m near Chame town 2,670 m – 05 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Dharma-Sala 3,230 m – 05 hours.

Day 06: Trek to Kyang 3, 020 m – 05 hours.

Day 07: Trek to Phu village 4,080 m – 06hours.

Day 08: Rest day in Phu village for acclimatization and sidewalk.

Day 09: Trek to Nar Phedi 3, 545 m – 06 hrs.

Day 10:  Trek to Nar-Gaon 4,206 m – 06 hrs.

Day 11: Trek to Kang La Base Camp 4,530 m – 05 hrs.

Day 12: Cross Kangla Pass 5, 322 m trek to Ngawal 3,650 m – 07 hrs.

Day 13: Trek to Manang Village 3,450 m – 05 hrs.

Day 14: Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m – 04 hours.

Day 15: Trek to Thorang High Camp 4,600 m – 04 hrs.

Day 16: Cross Thorang-La 5,416 m and to Muktinath 3,800 m – 07 hrs.

Day 17: Drive to Jomsom 2,715 m – 02 hrs.
Day 18: Fly or drive to Pokhara and transfer to hotel.

Day 19:  Fly or drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 20: Final departure from Kathmandu homeward bound.

 Detail Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu international airport get transferred to hotels after received by our guides and staff, at hotel check-in and join in for group briefing regarding treks and other useful information, with welcome dinner.

Day 02: Drive to Jagat 1,290 m via Besisar 800 m – 08 hrs.

Morning drive leads beyond Kathmandu valley heading low warmer areas with views of snowcapped mountains to reach at Nepal Mid-West to reach around Lamjung area in Besisar town, where drive continues past farm villages as drive ends at Jagat village for an overnight stop,

Day 03: Trek to Dharapani 1,920 m – 05 hours.

From Jagat, walk begins on a winding path with views of Annapurna and Manaslu mountain range, then walk to Tal village located on the nice valley from here walk to Dharapani village for an overnight stop.

Day 04: Trek to Kotto 2,540 m near Chame town 2,670 m – 05 hrs.

Morning walk into rhododendron and pine forest past Bagarchap and Danque village, to reach Timang village, from here within Buddhist cultures overlooking view of Mt. Manaslu, as trek leads to Kotto village for overnight, near Chame town headquarter of Manang district.

Day 05: Trek to Dharma-Sala 3,230 m – 05 hours.

Trek leads to narrow valley within the forest of pines and rhododendron trees, then reaching nice pasture fields with huts and sheds of Yak herders and in the gorge formed by Pisang Peak and Kang-guru Himal lower basin, the walk continues following Nar-Phu River upstream to reach at Dharmashala for an overnight stop.

Day 06: Trek to Kyang 3, 020 m – 05 hours.
Morning walks north towards Phu village within the isolated area of dry and arid landscapes, the walk continues to Kyang for an overnight stop after an interesting day, Kyang with dozen houses of Tibetan culture.

Day 07: Trek to Phu village 4,080 m – 06hours.

Today reach at Phu village as morning walk leads to Phu River following for some time and then climb to reach a gorge for few hours then reaching a wide glacial valley with pasture lands at Phu village of strong Tibetan influence culture, traditions and religion.

Day 08: Rest day in Phu village for acclimatization and sidewalk.

A rest day at Phu for acclimatization, explore the impressive village and Tashilkhang with Samdu Choling Monasteries and Kyauchyu waterfalls, Phu Village

Day 09: Trek to Nar Phedi 3, 545 m – 06 hrs.

From Phu village walk back on the same trail for few hours then descend to a narrow gorge at Phu khola, from here a slow climb to reach at Yughat small village with chhorten a Buddhist shrine, then reaching a flat field at Nar Phedi for an overnight stop.

Day 10: Trek to Nar-Gaon 4,206 m – 06 hrs.
Morning walk leads to Phu Khola for few hours to reach a suspension bridge over Phu Khola, crossing the bridge with a steep climb for few hours reaching a flat area then walk to Nar village for overnight.

Day 11: Trek to Kang La Base Camp 4,530 m – 05 hrs.

After Nar-Gaon walk to remote areas an interesting walk for few hours and then taking short ups and downs in some rocky and arid path, past cattle herders shelters heading further west following Temdenzon Khola with views of snow peaks and then reaching at Kang la pass base for an overnight camp at 4,530 meters altitude.

Day 12: Cross Kangla Pass 5, 322 m trek to Ngawal 3,650 m – 07 hrs.

Starting early morning cross Kang-la at 5,322 m, climb higher on a steep slope for few hours with stunning views of Pisang Peak with Chulu Far East Peak, and then reaching on top with wonderful views of Annapurna mountain range, Chulu Peaks, Lamjung Himal, and adjoining peaks. Walk downhill to Ngawal via Julu village close to Manang village to reach back at the main route of Annapurna circuit trail.

Day 13: Trek to Manang Village 3,450 m – 05 hrs.

After Nar and Phu crossing Kangla pass that separates from Manang high valley, morning walk downhill to Humde village, continue to Braga village and visit its old monastery with a panorama of snow-capped mountains. After a wonderful time in the monastery, an hour walk leads to main Manang village for overnight.

Day 14:         Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m – 04 hours.

After resting at Manang, walk to Yak Kharka, an interesting high altitude walks facing views of mountains, crossing small streams to reach at Yak Kharka, a small settlement with incredible views of Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Chulu Peaks.

Day 15: Trek to Thorang High Camp 4,600 m – 04 hrs.

Morning walk leads closer to Thorang-la as the walking progress crossing a bridge and then a climb along the Jarjung River, then leading at Thorung Phedi for short rest and then climb the last hour uphill to Thorang High Camp for an overnight stop.

Day 16: Cross Thorang-La 5,416 m and to Muktinath 3,800 m – 07 hrs.

Starting early morning to reach the highest point where climb leads to Thorang-la at 5,416 m marked with Buddhist prayer flags, offers super views of snowcapped peaks, from here a long descend to Muktinath for overnight stop and end of our trek.

 Day 17: Drive to Jomsom 2,715 m – 02 hrs.
From Muktinath village, after ending our walks drive towards Kaligandaki river valley to reach at Jomsom, headquarter town of Mustang region with a small airstrip, at Jomsom for an overnight stop.

Day 18: Fly or drive to Pokhara and transfer to hotel.

Morning from Jomsom hotel transfer to its small airport where pleasant flight with exciting views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range reach you at Pokhara by its serene Phewa Lake for an overnight stop. (Option for an overland drive to Pokhara from Jomsom takes more than 6 hours past Tatopani village and Beni town)

Day 19: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
Morning from Pokhara an exciting overland journey back to Kathmandu on route observe farm villages and towns and then reach Kathmandu by afternoon, rest of the day free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.

Day 20: Final departure from Kathmandu homeward bound.
Last day in the land of Himalayan Wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel for an airport for your international flight back to home countries or other respective destinations.