Nar Phu Valley Trek - 18 Days

Experience our Nar Phu valley trek with Annapurna Circuit to accomplish the majestic Himalayan journey. The combination of glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, peaks, passes, Gompas and distinct culture make Nar-Phu Valley treks exceptionally amazing. Nar Phu Valley Trek with Annapurna Circuit is a Venture into a remote part of the country that very few people get to see and experience.

Nar Phu Valley Treks will give you an opportunity to expertise in picturesque medieval villages. It also offers slim gorges, herds of blue sheep and a spectacular Cliffside path over the region’s highest trekking passes. Very few trekkers visit this exotic land. However, it is still rich in medieval Tibetan culture, hence it remains intact for centuries. Nar Phu Valley Treks offers you unforgettable memories of the purest Himalayan environment, culture, and landscape. So, don’t wait, contact us directly for bookings and we will help you to explore this amazing part of Nepal.

Detailed itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport – (1360m.)
On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism, and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy. In the half-day tour, you will be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal.

And for the rest of the day, we will prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Koto (800 M/2624ft) via Beshisahar, 8- 9 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Our journey commences from Katmandu with a seven to eight hours drive to Khudi on a serpentine road on the rural area of Nepal following Trishuli watercourse. On this manner, we get to admire terraced farms and delightful huts. Once reaching a juncture at Mugling, we will move straight ahead towards Pokhara. From Dumre, we will leave the previous path and head north to Besisahar. Half an hour’s drive from Besisahar takes us to koto, the preliminary spot of our trek.
Overnight at Koto.

Day 04: Trek from Koto to Meta (3625m/11890ft), 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),

After early morning breakfast, we will hike up to Meta from Keto. The trail passes through the beautiful woodland, caves, and monasteries. We will further ascend to achieve an amazing view of the snow-capped mountain and crash at Meta.
Overnight in Meta.

Day 05: Trek from Meta to Phu(4200/13775ft) 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),

After breakfast, we will hike up to Phu village. On the way, we can see the unique colorful Tibetian Buddhist monasteries. With the experience of Nar Phedi and monasteries, we will reach Phu for the night. Overnight in Phu.

Day 06: Acclimatize at Phu
This will be our acclimatization day for Kang La pass. Phu itself is an interesting village where one can observe the villagers spinning their yak and sheep wool. It is a snow bounded village and almost completely deserted in winter.
Overnight in Phu.

Day 07: Phu village trekking to Nar (4150m/13615ft) 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Today we will trek back to Phu gate Khyang, Chyarkha, and Jhunam to the junction where the trail branches right to Nar. The path drops past fabulously worn hoodoos, over sandy gullies connected
by bridge-like platforms. We will look for the ruined Zampa Cho Dzong (a dzong is a fort: zampa is Tibetan for the bridge). Along the way, we’ll get to see some beautiful gorges and some breathtaking scenery also. We will finally reach the Nar gates at the top of the hill and pass by yet another line of
wonderfully painted and bamboo topped walls.
Overnight at camp at Nar.

Day 08: Trek from Nar Village to Ngawal via Kang La Pass (5,240m/17187ft) 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
We will start our trek before the sunrise and head to Kang La Pass. The day will be long so we need to be prepared for it as we have to trek for long hours. From the top of the pass, the amazing view of Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho Peak is stunning. After enjoying the day, we will reach to the upper Pisang route of Annapurna circuit Ngawal which is a prodigious village.
Overnight in Ngawal.

Day 09: Ngawal trekking to Pisang. (3250m/10660ft) 6-7 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
Early in the morning, we will trek to Pisang. We will pass through a beautiful lake outside Pisang.
Overnight at Pisang village.

Day 10: Trek to Manang 3520m/11548) 6-7 hrs
Trek from Pisang to Manang (3440m.) takes concerning 5 -6 hours. On the far side Pisang, the path climbs a steep ridge that offers a sensible view of the Manang vale and Tilicho peak (7145m.). Downward-sloping past Manang’s landing strip at Hunger (3320m.), we will return to A level space from wherever the north-east face of Annapurna III rises majestically higher. Once we climb the brief steep, we will reach Manang.
Overnight in Pisang.

Day 11: Acclimatization day at Manang (3520 M/11548ft), (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
It’s the day for acclimatization at Manang and exploring in and around the city. The square measure nonmandatory day walks like passage the stream to envision the marvelous ice coming back down from the Annapurna, or rise high higher than the village for a full landscape of the Annapurna vary and therefore the Manang
vale.
Overnight in Manang.

Day 12: Trek from
Manang to Yak Kharka (4110 M/13484), 3-4 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After the breakfast, the trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4350m.) that takes concerning four hours. Currently, the path ascends gently all the thanks to Yak Kharka passing through the Gunsang (3960m.) village. On the means, you’ll relish beautiful views all
day.
Overnight in Yak Kharka.

Day 13: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4600 M/15091ft), 3-4 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, a trek from the Thorang Phedi takes four hours. Going away Thorang Phedi, we will ascend more and more to a ridge before downward-sloping to the headquarters of
the Marshyangd. Once a brief get up the mountain path, follow a slim path across unbalanced binge rise then descend to Thorung Phedi.
Overnight in Thorong Phedi.

Day 14: Trek Muktinath (3800 M/12467ft) via Thorong-La Pass (5416 M/17769ft), 7-8 hours, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong La (5416m.). As we pass on, the trail becomes steep straight away on departure after camp. The gradient
then eases and after around 4 hours of solid climbing, we will reach the chorten and prayer flags of the pass. The trek downward to Muktinath is a knee thumping (1600m), we are rewarded with brilliant views of Dhaulagiri.
Ultimately the moraines grant way to verdant slopes before a satisfying walk along the Jhong Khola Valley to Muktinath.
Overnight in Muktinath

Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2720m/8923ft) 5-6 hrs
After Breakfast, we will trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2410) which takes about five to six hours. The trail ahead descends along with barren land. We will be able to see Dhampus peak, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. On the way kagbeni which passes through Kali Gandaki banks we the enjoy the wind of Jomsom.
Over Night at Jomsom.

Day 16: Flight to Pokhara 20min
We will fly from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes about twenty-five minutes. During the flight, we will enjoy the views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, etc
Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu (1350m/4429) 7-8 hrs
After breakfast, we will head for the Kathmandu memorizing the good memories in this trip.
Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 18: Departure

Trip Include

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Transportation Kathmandu-Ko to, Pokhara-Kathmandu (Yourself & staff) or flight possibility v Pokhara-Kathmandu,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • Flight Jomsom-Pokhara,
    Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit,
  • TIMS permit (Trekker’s info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Cafe,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local and government TAX-VAT etc.

Trip Include

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Transportation Kathmandu-Ko to, Pokhara-Kathmandu (Yourself & staff) or flight possibility v Pokhara-Kathmandu,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • Flight Jomsom-Pokhara,
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit,
  • TIMS permit (Trekker's info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Cafe,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local and government TAX-VAT etc.

Trip Exclude

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whereas in Kathmandu & Pokhara,
  • Your travel/trekking insurance,
  • International fare,
  • Tips for trekking employees and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All types of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking instrumentation, etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, unwellness that aren't beneath our management,
  • Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu In- case of Early Arrival, Late Departure or Early Return From Trip (due to
  • any reason) out of scheduled itinerary
  • Any different expenses that aren't mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.
  • Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (approx USD26 per person)
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Faqs

From where Annapurna Circuit Trek starts?

The trek kicks off from Besisaha (820m/2690 ft), Khudi (790m/2592 ft) along the majestic view of Marshyangdi and Kaligandaki river. Bahundanda, Jagat, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Letdar, Thorung Phedi, Muktinath (3800m/12467), Lete, Tatopani, and Ghorepani. After crossing Muktinath region, you will head towards Thorung La pass towards upper mountainous trails.

How to reach Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)?

The Annapurna Base Camp trek kicks off from Pokhara towards Nayapul via private vehicle. After this, the trek route kicks off towards Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chomrong, Dovan, Machapuchre Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). Similarly, following the course of ABC trekkers can head towards Ghandruk.

What are the climates suitable for traveling in Annapurna Region?

The climate in the Annapurna region is moderate, which keeps on fluctuating depending on weather condition. Traveling is favorable all year round in this region. However, the month of September, October, and November in Autumn season is the busy season for Annapurna Circuit Trek. During Autumn there is lesser rainfall, the temperature is moderate, so the climate is neither too hot nor too cold. Similarly, during the spring season (March-May) also trekkers gather to discover the ultimate thrill of Annapurna Circuit. But travelers can travel all year round for other expedition such as paragliding, sightseeing, meditation, travel holidays, short hiking and more.

What is the point of interest in the Annapurna Region?

Some of the popular points of attraction in Annapurna Region are Upper Mustang, Jomsom, Muktinath, Annapurna Circuit, Cultural Expedition, Paragliding, Trekking, Mountain sightseeing, and Mountain Biking.

How hard is the Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the leading and secure trekking routes among many other trekking routes in Nepal. As the elevation increase, the altitude becomes stable along the anticlockwise path towards Thorung La pass (5416m/17769 ft). So, it is suitable for all age group above 18 years.

What are the adventure sports in Annapurna Region?

Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, hiking, trekking, rock climbing, and Mountain biking are some popular adventure sports in the Annapurna Region.

Who are the traditional peoples of Annapurna Region?

Thakali peoples, Sherpas, Rais, Limbus, Magars, and Gurungs are the central traditional peoples of Annapurna Region.

What are the famous pilgrimages of Annapurna Region?

The holy temple of Muktinath (3800m) is a famous pilgrim site for both Hindus and Buddhist. Muktinath temple is a sacred temple of Lord Vishnu, who is the preserver of the universe according to Hindu mythology. Similarly, there are several sacred Buddhist monasteries and nunneries along the elevating mountain routes of Annapurna Region. Tatopani is another sacred journey where many Hindus take a holy bath. In addition to this, there are many temples, monasteries, nunneries, and heritage sites all over the Annapurna Region.

  • The departure schedule is modified on any inevitable circumstances like weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
  • We have gotten different further programs like Mt. Flight, rope jumping, Paragliding, whirlybird tour, Film shooting, hiking, radical lightweight, looking, Jungle hunting expedition, etc. we will embrace these programs in your trip upon request.s

  • Comfortable Sleeping bags
  • Hiking Boots
  • Chill T-Shirts/Jerseys
  • Lighter Jackets
  • Water Proof Jackets
  • Down Jacket
  • Moisturizing Creams, sunscreen lotions
  • Trekking Socks, Sunglasses, sunhats, caps
  • Gloves, Scarfs, woolen hats
  • Toilet papers, tissue papers, wipers, towels, etc.
  • Torch lights, Headlights.
  • Trekking/Hiking Poles
  • First aid box, required medicines
    Nightwears, undergarments, water bottles, water purifiers, etc.
  • Plastic/Waterproof bags
    Shampoos, small pocket purses, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other necessary personal products.
  • Cameras, Binocular (optional).
    Passport size photographs
    Pocket knifes

Trip Facts

  • Annapurna Region
  • 18 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & hotels at Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Moderate
  • Koto
  • Jomsom
  • 5416 Meters
  • 5-6 HRS
  • Tibetan, Tamang, Gurung, Nepali, etc.
  • Wildlife, Mountains, Peaks, Natural Environment, Hills, Flowers, Flora-Fauna, etc.
  • Flight, Tourist Bus, Jeep & Car

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