Nar Phu Valley Trek

Trip CostUS$ 1190 (Per Person)
  • Duration 19 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15People In Group
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Nar- Phu Vally Trek is an exhilarating journey in Annapurna region that pursues to the wild and innovative area located at north side of Nepal, A delightful journey to the untouched and gorgeous valley offers a mesmerizing landscape of Annapurna massif, combining high peak and pass Knog- La (5200m), remote villages of Nar and Phu, narrow canyons,gorge, miraculous rock shape, meadows, significant ancient Monasteries, glacier, flora and fauna, and unique local culture and their lifestyle. It opened in 2002, and it’s highly stitching Tibetan community and nice culture.

The Nar Phu Valley is a real Himalayan wilderness trekking experience and it’s Spectacular.  Lying between the two giant most popular trekking routes Annapurna and Manaslu regions of Nepal, our journey will be walking through the beautiful local villages passing colorful Tibetan chortens and prayer wall stones into deep canyons and gorges of Annapurna and Nar Phu valley, Nar Phu trek is one of the rewarded hidden treasures that will let us get the enchase chance to spend with mountain village. However, this trek offers a golden opportunity to explore the factual hidden treasure of Nar Phu and untouched valley that aspect a combine of exceptional diversity of nature and culture of Himalayan people.  

Our Nar Phu Trek commences from Chame after a beautiful sightseeing tour within Kathmandu valley. We will take a local bus ride to Besishar and change a Jeep to Chame, Next days, our venture leads us into the remote area of Nar Phu valley. Walking through the high alpine valley, passing the lush forest and meadows, along the way we will be spending some our time with local people and monks around at these colorful villages of Nar and Phu valley, 

13 Days Nar Phu trek is a perfect sound that takes us to cross of  Kang La (5320m) pass which is amazing. From the top of Kong La, we will be enjoying the magnificent mountains view of Annapurna range, Gangapurna, Tilicho peak and many other surrounding snowy capped then we follow up continually, the following villages of Manag, Yak Kharka and across the highest pass of the world Throng- la (5416m) then descend to Muktinath, Jomsom and we take a Bus to Kathmandu. 
 

Trip Highlights of Nar Phu Valley Trek

  • Scenic drive to Beshihar and Chame
  • Beautiful Narphu Valley.
  • Observing unique Tibetan culture and lifestyle.
  • Magnificent mountains view of Annapurna range and landscape.
  • Flora and fauna.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathamdu 1350m/4428ft.
  • Day 02: Kathamandu valley Sightseeing.
  • Day 03: Drive to Kathmandu/Syange 840m/2755ft- 7hrs by Bus.
  • Day 04: Trek to Koto manang, 6/7 hrs walk.
  • Day 05: Koto to Dharmasala 5/6 hrs walks.
  • Day 06: Dharmasala to Kayang 5 hrs walk.
  • Day 07: Kayang to Phu village 5/6 hrs walk.
  • Day 08: Phu valley rest da.
  • Day 09: Trek to Junam 4/5 hrs walk.
  • Day 10: Trek from Junam to Nar 5 hrs walk.
  • Day 11: Explore at Nar Village.
  • Day 12: Trek from Nar to Ngwal village 5/6 hrs walk.
  • Day 13: Trek from Ngwal to Manang
  • Day 14: Trek to Yak kharka 4050m13284ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 15: Trek to Throung phedi 4550m/12910ft.4hrs.
  • Day 16: Trek to Throng La 5416m/17764ft – Muktinath 3800m/12465ft- 9hrs.
  • Day 17: Trek to Jomsom 2760m- 5hrs.
  • Day 18: Early morning flight to Pokhara (820 m.)
  • Day 19: Pokhara – Kathmandu 7hrs by drive or 30minute flight.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathamdu 1350m/4428ft. upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport. You'll be received by our official representative, then transfer to hotel, overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02:Kathamandu valley Sightseeing.Today is a day of exploring the Heritage and Cultural site of Kathmandu valley. Our guide will take you around the Kathmandu valley, Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03:Drive to Kathmandu/Syange 840m/2755ft- 7hrs by Bus.The bus will depart in an early morning around 6 am. It’s an interesting and breathtaking drive through Prithivi Highway passing cultivated greeneries, we will see one of the popular rivers of Nepal I call Trishuli river where people do rafting, continuing and along the Marshyandi river as well and paddy farms to Beshisahar. From here you can either walk or take a short bus ride to Bulbule, depending on the weather, overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 04:Trek to Koto manang, 6/7 hrs walk.Taal is a central place for both districts Lamjung and Manang which is the border of these districts, today trek lead us along the river and through the beautiful grasslands and local villages on the way and we cross some suspension bridges, after crossing suspension bridges the trail goes gradually simply up and finally we enter to Dharapani. The trek toward to Koto provides us stunning scenery and awesome mountains view, after Dharapani trail will go through the dense forest for short hour to Koto, Koto is a small but nice village of Gurung settlement and, as we each there we have a short rest at our lodge and go to explore the local community and enjoy the scenery, overnight at lodge

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Koto to Dharmasala 5/6 hrs walks.We begin our trekking continue onwards after having beautiful breakfast at our lodge, today we try to start earlier in the morning because the way is the little bit tough with a long distance to travel ahead. We will cross a river of Narphu valley and then our pleasant hike up to Phu Khola through the beautiful forests. From here we are walking on Nar phu valley, this route goes continue to Dharamasala, overnight at a lodge at Dharmasala after walking 6 hours.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Dharmasala to Kayang 5 hrs walk.Our trek begins from Dharmasala to Kayang; today journey provides us awesome panoramic Mountain View, walking through local villages and climbing steep up to the valley to the height of 3200m makes our trip memorable. We will pass through the beautiful pass of Meta and Nar. We believe a perfect morning walk this will be more pleasant and loveliest walks in the Himalayas. We can get the crystal clear vision of great ranges of mountains all around us through our naked eyes. The trail will continue leading us to Kayang after 6 to 7 hours walking, overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Kayang to Phu village 5/6 hrs walk.From Kayang, the trail goes steeply to the riverside we walk along the river and narrow path for while being careful ourselves for this risky path. Crossing these steps we are going to pass a unique and colourful chortens along the way which Nar and Phu are popular. We have to cross a suspension bridge to enter into the Phu valley. Ae we reach Phu we make sure our camp and stay overnight there at the lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 08:Phu valley rest da.Today we have the relaxed day at Phu and we go to little hike to exploring Phu valley and around the village. We can interact with the local people who are loyal and helpful to the visitors. We might see the summer grazing land at Ngoro. We visit community areas and make a relaxing work for today.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 09:Trek to Junam 4/5 hrs walk.After having a rest day at Phu valley, we will get back into the Phu gate, today we are descending to Junam Kharka, the trails towards makes us easier and enjoyable following the river. Today we will be delighted to set up our camp at Junam which is one of the best viewpoints to see beautiful scenery and suitable place for camping.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 10:Trek from Junam to Nar 5 hrs walk.From today we are following the trail down to old bridge through the narrow gorge all the way back up again. Today trek will give us amazing scenery and that we get from here is stunning. We walk through the bamboo topped and many walls with chortens to Nar gates. Overnight we stay here.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 11:Explore at Nar Village.Today we have very exciting day by exploring the Nar valley. We see the glorious view of beautiful Gompa at Nar. This day is perfectly cool for exploring and resting for tourist.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 12:Trek from Nar to Ngwal village 5/6 hrs walk.Today our journey starts from Nar to Ngwal, after delicious mountain breakfast we will move towards the Ngwal through the Kangla pass. The Kangla pass is situated at the height of 5240m. Top of these we see perfect panoramic Mountain View. The Ngwal is very popular for a local community and their rich traditional this village is a wonderful village with perfect history,

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 13:Trek from Ngwal to ManangOnce we enjoy breakfast in the lodge we will start be descending towards Manang village following two typical Gurung villages Paugba and Bhraga along the way. Today walk will be an easy and relaxing. Manang is district headquarter of Manang district, it is a probably the most amazing and very popular valley in the first part of Annapurna Circuit trail. This place have more than hundreds local houses and many tourists lodges are being built, this is very popular for Tibetan market and Tibetan materials, many Tibetan traders come to trade here, It's a big village with several lodges built for the good accommodations for trekkers,

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 14:Trek to Yak kharka 4050m13284ft- 4hrs.Today trek goes gradually up through the Manang village passing the chorten, many walls, stupa crossing on the beautiful mountains views. Along the trail, you will encounter wild animal blue sheep, pleasant and yak and the trail offers the magnificent view of Himalayas Mountain. After lunch, you trek uphill for few hundred meter head, overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 15:Trek to Throung phedi 4550m/12910ft.4hrs. Today you will see the awesome sunshine view from the way over the Legendary Himalaya's. The trail goes gradually up onto Through Phedi, the yak pasture to Ledar and continuing on the level trail on the scrub, crossing the river and then you will reach as Phedi, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 16:Trek to Throng La 5416m/17764ft – Muktinath 3800m/12465ft- 9hrs. Today is long day and tough day in our journey. Trek starts very early in the morning. The trail is much uphill, climbing up passing the first tea shop, continuing on rough ground or on snow covered ground all the way to top (5416m). At the top there is Buddhist flag and tea shop where you will get hot drinks. Walking 20m further up you will see the frozen ice lake at bottom of the Throung peak. From here the trail descends steep down 4hrs with magnificent view of Mt. Dhaulagir and other mountains with Kaligandaki valley to Muktinath, where you can visit the vishnu temple, monastery108 water tap and natural burning gas, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 17:Trek to Jomsom 2760m- 5hrs. The trail descends through the Kagbeni village then it’s a gradual flat land along the riverside to Jomsom with a scenic view of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Annapurna range mountain views. The place provides awesome and magnificent view and mani walls along the way.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 18:Early morning flight to Pokhara (820 m.)We say goodbye to Mustang today and will have an early morning flight back through the Kali Gandaki Valley’s southern section. The scenic flight returns us to Pokhara. Then take a day of exploration of Pokhara. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city and perhaps go souvenir shopping or just relax in the tourist haven, overnight at Hotel near Lakeside.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge (B)
  • Day 19:Pokhara – Kathmandu 7hrs by drive or 30minute flight.A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu will take between 7/8hrs or in optional you will fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. At Kathmandu you will have free time for shopping souvenirs for family and friend.

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by car.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in the Himalaya.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  •  All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
  • Nar- Phu valley special permit 
  • 2 nights -3star tourist hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket etc. on return basic
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • 1-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Assistant guide group size more than 5 people in a group.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara-Kathmandu by bus.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Compressive first aids box.
  • All the government and local taxes
  • Company T-shirt

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

 

Above the information is for a guide and standard pattern of what basically, we provide. the trip can be customized at your request and interests to accommodate your specific requirements. Thank you!

Departure Details

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
30 August, 2018 17 September, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
01 September, 2018 19 September, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
08 September, 2018 26 September, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
15 September, 2018 03 October, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
22 September, 2018 10 October, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
29 September, 2018 17 October, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
01 October, 2018 19 October, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
06 October, 2018 24 October, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
13 October, 2018 31 October, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
19 October, 2018 06 November, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
24 October, 2018 11 November, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
31 October, 2018 18 November, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
01 November, 2018 19 November, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
09 November, 2018 27 November, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
23 November, 2018 11 December, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
28 November, 2018 16 December, 2018 US $1190 Guaranteed
14 December, 2018 01 January, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
20 December, 2018 07 January, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
01 January, 2019 19 January, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
17 January, 2019 04 February, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
01 February, 2019 19 February, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
15 February, 2019 05 March, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
20 February, 2019 10 March, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
28 February, 2019 18 March, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed
03 March, 2019 21 March, 2019 US $1190 Guaranteed

Clients Reviews

  • Joao
    Joao
    Portugal Published: Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Nar Phu and AC

    Rating:

    Very nice guide, always ready to help. The company itself made a excellent job, caring everyday for you and make sure you're not alone. Worth the money! Country: Portugal  Email:  jfmrmvicente@gmail.comContinue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

We highly recommended a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Nar Phu Valley Trek, it will be assisted adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask for any of our travelers to send the reliable travel insurance copy through the email once you book the trip with us.  

Health and Fitness requirements 

Nar Phu Valley Trek is one of the classic and spectacular challenging treks in Annapurna region. It’s an exceptional trekking route for travelers who wish to enjoy and explore the Himalayas and beautiful landscape on this planet. As we hiking up to the high altitude than we have to prepare both by physically and mentality to succeed, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to step with your wealth health. Our first priority is your safety and security. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek that would be easy, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying at the best hotel basically 3-4 stars, on the twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking is very basic where you will get the room with pillows, warm and nice blanket, attach bathroom if it’s available with comfortable beds during the Annapurna circuit trek, if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, The Menu for food and accommodation have fixed by local management community.

Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last minute booking

Concerning your desirable interested for any trip with us we even accept the last minute booking. You can book a trip directly by calling or sending a message anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

Meals and Drinking Water

The Nar Phu Valley Trek has numerous tea houses along the way and every single tea houses has the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals on the Menu; you could pick up any kinds of a meal as you like to have during the trek, we would highly recommend the vegetable items instead of Meat because meat in the mountain can be effected some time because it may not be used to it for the new travelers in this region. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. The variety of drinks and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify yourself this will be cheaper and help to control the plastic pollution as well. The water you could buy everywhere in this t region at the reasonable price but the price would go high when you go to high altitude areas. We also recommend you to buy boiled water instead of cold which keeps your body warm.

Extra personal expenses on trekking

During the trek, all the food are included (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks) which will be provided by the company, behind the schedule of our package the meals and accommodations in Kathmandu will have to be arranged by yourself.

Pieces of equipment Checklists for Trekking

We Alpine Ramble Treks recommended carrying these following trekking types of equipment lists.

  • Daypack up to 40 liters,

  • Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag- the company will give 
  • Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp 
  • Ear-muffs, Sun cream.
  • 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
  • 2/3 Cotton t-shirts 
  • 2Long sleeve polyester 
  • Softshell jacket water & wind resist. 
  • Bandana or headscarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • A warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket
  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
  • 1 sleeping bag (good to -10 degrees C or 14 degrees F if going to the higher elevation above 5000m.
  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
  • A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables should have good shoulder padding
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)

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Best Season

Best season for Nar Phu Valley Trek is spring (Marc to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best months for the Nar Phu Valley Trek. The temperature is moderate in these seasons and we guarantee amazing view and breathtaking scenery throughout the trek. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble Treks will provide you standard level hotel services with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choices. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choices to book the hotels like 5 stars categories: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels, we will be glad to help according to your plans. 

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following the rules. 

  • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
  • Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
  • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
  • Please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

Trip fixed departure dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble Treks Pvt. Ltd would be customized your trip itinerary according to your wish and budget. Please do not hesitate to Contact us for your interest. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com

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