Nar Phu valley trekking is Nepal's probably the least explored, and remotely located trekking region in the country with full of alluring beauty of nature and also known as the lost valley of Nar and Phu. Nar Phu trek Nepal is located in the Manang district of western Nepal and access is only granted after receiving the special permit. The people from Nar Phu have the historical Tibetan background. The Nar Phu valley trekking consists of mainly two villages, Nar-ten villages and Phu-ten village, and hence it is called Nar Phu valley trekking. Nar-ten village has around 300 residents living in the village with around 86 individual households, whereas Phu village has the population around 210 residents with 36 households. The major source of income of the residents from Nar Phu village is yak and Himalayan goat herding, trading their wool and meat and tourism as well (mainly tea houses and basic lodges). To trek in the Nar Phu valley one should follow the Great Annapurna circuit up to Koto, and then from Koto we leave the Annapurna circuit trail and follow the Nar Phu valley via Meta and Kyang. The Nar Phu valley trekking attractions include the amazing high waterfalls, beautiful ancient monasteries, ruined fort of Khampas (Tibetan refugees), ancient villages of Nar and Phu, the people and their culture, Mountains like Gangapurna, (7454m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III, Annapurna IV (7525m), Chulu West (6419m), Chulu East (6429m), Pisang peak (6092m) and many more. Himalayan Icefall trekking has designed the Nar Phu valley trek combining with the Great Annapurna circuit trail making your trekking memory even memorable. The best time for the Nar Phu valley trekking is during March to May and September to November and the highest elevation within Nar Phu trek is 5320m at the Kang La Pass and the highest elevation of this entire trek is 5416m at the Thorangla pass, which connects Manang with Mustang.
Nar Phu valley Trekking Itinerary (20N/21D)
Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport.
Day 02: Kathmandu full day city Tour.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Besi sahar (5-6 hours), overnight Besi sahar.
Day 04: Drive Besi sahar to Dharapani (5-6 hours) (1860m)
Day 05: Trek Dharapani to Koto (5-6 hours) (2600m)
Day 06: Trek Koto to Meta (5-6 hours) (3560m)
Day 07: Trek Meta to Kyang (5-6 hours) (3887m)
Day 08: Trek Kyang to Phu (5-6 hours) (4080m)
Day 09: Acclimatization at Phu and Excursion to Monasteries (6-7 hours)
Day 10: Trek Phu to Mahendra pool (6-7 hours) (3610m)
Day 11: Trek Mahendra pool to Nar (5-6 hours) (4200m)
Day 12: Trek Nar to Ngawal (3660m) via Kang la pass (5320m)
Day 13: Trek Ngawal to Manang (6-7 hours) (3540m)
Day 14: Trek Manang to Ledar (5-6 hours) (4200m)
Day 15: Trek Ledar to Thorang high camp (4-5 hours) (4925m)
Day 16: Trek Thorang high camp to Muktinath (3760m) via Thorang la Pass (5416m)
Day 17: Trek Muktinath to Jomsom (4-5 hours) (2720m)
Day 18: Fly Jomsom to Pokhara (25 min)
Day 19: Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu (30 min)
Day 20: Free and easy day followed by farewell dinner at evening
Day 21: International Departure
Option: Trek Manang to Tilicho lake (4919m) (Considered as world's highest lake), this takes 3 more days and it is also the popular side hike from Manang.
Cost Starts From USD 2650.00 per person (Two person basis)
From 3-6 person USD 2500.00 per person
From 6-10 person USD 2340.00 per person
• Conservation/national park fees and all government taxes.
• Accommodation in the Lodges in trekking areas.
• All required land Transportation during the Trip
• Experienced & professional Trekking Guide, his Salary, food & Insurance.
• The necessary number of porters
• Kathmandu Valley city sightseeing tour
• Kathmandu Hotel on BB plan
• Porter’s salary, foods., insurance &equipment’s
• All meals( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek
• First aid box.
• Celebration dinner after the trip in Kathmandu.
• Medical/personal high-risk insurance (suggest have rescue coverage policy as well)
• Personal Clothing/Gears for the trekking
• Tips for Nepalese staffs.
• Cost of personal expenses, shopping, Beverage bills etc.
Note: If provided date is not convenient for you then, let us know. We are happy to arrange your appropriate custom trip.
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The major important checklist for the trekking are as follows:
1) Trekking boots - 01 pair with 4 pairs of warm shocks
2) Dawn Jacket - 01
3) Sleeping bag- 01
4) Long sleeves - 02 pairs
5) Sun glass - 01
6) Hat - 01
7) Water Bottle - 01
8) Half Pant - 01
9) Trousers - 02
10 ) T- Shirts - 04
11) Trekking Stick - 02
12) Sunscreen - 01
13) Mosquito repelling cream - 01 ( in case in the low land areas)
14) Rucksack - 01
15) Gloves -01 pair
16) Wind proof jacket- 1
17) Warm Cap-1
18) Personal Medicines
19) Flash light