Nar Phu Valley Trek

Nar Phu Valley Trek is an awesome adventure to the wild and unexplored region of northern Annapurna.  This rough and wild trek takes us to the fascinating and enchanting Nar Phu Valley.  Join us to explore the northern Annapurna and amazing Nar Phu.

About Nar Phu valley trek

Nar Phu valley trek includes a certain part of the Annapurna circuit trek.  The beauty of Narpha municipality, the rich and diverse culture, spiritual activities, and religious beliefs of indigenous Narpha in Nar and Phu villages are unique in Nar Phu valley.

Nar Phu valley trekking begins from Jagat following the Annapurna Circuit trekking route.  We will diverse from that route after reaching Koto.  The off-beaten trail from Koto towards Nar Phu valley in the north of Manang is the major Nar Phu valley trek route. Passing the Kang La go with an amazing scene of Annapurna massifs, the hidden valley of Manang welcomes you.

The Kang La pass joins Nar with Manang and three other Bhotia towns in the Neyshang valley. The valley opens up to high snow-tops, old towns, and high-height-touching settlements. Trekking in this hidden mountain valley offers medieval Tibetan culture in undisturbed structures, mountains view, and extraordinary high landscapes. We at that point head west over the Thorong La Pass and down through the lower Mustang before making a beeline for Jomsom. We along the last flight back to Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu the following day.

Nar Phu Valley Trek permit cost

The permit fee for the areas of Nar and Phu Valley trekking is USD ($) 90 single person from September- November, and  USD ($) 75 from December- August.

Nar Phu Valley Trek Itinerary 

DayDestination and ActivityElevationDurationAccommodation
01Arrival in Kathmandu1,300m/4,428ftHotel
02Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation1,300m/4,428ftHotel
03Kathmandu to Jagat Drive1,100m/3,608ft8-9 hoursTea House
04Jagat to Dharapani1,960m/6,430ft7-8 hoursTea House
05Dharapani to Koto2,610m/8,563ft5-6 hoursTea House
06Koto to Meta3,560m/11,680ft7-8 hoursTea House
07Meta to Phu Gaon4,250m/13,944ft7-8 hoursTea House
08Acclimatization at Phu Gaon4,250m/13,944ftTea House
09Phu Gaon to Nar4,110m/13,484ft6-7 hoursTea House
10Acclimatization and preparation at Nar4,110m/13,484ftTea House
11Nar to Kang La Pass to Ngwal5,322m/17,460ft to 3,660m/12,008ft7-8 hoursTea House
12Ngwal to Manang3,540m/11,614ft4-5 hoursTea House
13Manang to Yak Kharka4,110m/13,484ft3-4 hoursTea House
14Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi4,600m/15,092ft3-4 hoursTea House
15Thorong Phedi to Thorong La to Muktinath5,416m/17,764ft to 3,800m/12,467ft7-8 hoursTea House
16Muktinath to Jomsom2,715m/8,910ft5-6 hoursTea House
17Jomsom to Pokhara Flight827m/2,700ft30 min flightHotel
18Pokhara to Kathmandu1,300m/4,428ft5-6 hours driveHotel
19Departure from Nepal


Trip Highlights

  • Remote and off-the-beaten-path trekking experience in the beautiful Himalayan landscape of Nepal.
  • Visiting the culturally rich villages of Nar and Phu, which are inhabited by people of Tibetan descent and have a unique culture and lifestyle.
  • The stunning views of snow-capped mountains, including Annapurna II, Himlung Himal, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak.
  • Crossing the Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft), which offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges.
  • Exploring the medieval monasteries, chortens, and other ancient Buddhist relics.
  • The chance to witness the traditional lifestyle of the local people and learn about their unique customs, beliefs, and practices.
  • Opportunity to trek through pristine forests, river valleys, and high-altitude deserts.
  • Trekking with fewer crowds than other popular trekking routes in the Annapurna region.


After your arrival at Kathmandu airport, our company member will welcome you and drop you at the hotel. In the evening you will have dinner in a cultural restaurant with a company member and your guide. A briefing on the Nar Phu valley trek will be given by your trekking guide.

You will have a Kathmandu day tour on the second day. Visiting Pashupatinath, Shyambunath, Kathmandu durbar square, and Bouddhanath you will return to the hotel and prepare for your trek.

After having breakfast you will leave for Jagat. It takes around 8-9 hours to reach Jagat from Kathmandu in a private car/bus. Enjoying the view of Nepal's Himalayas, rivers, mountains, and markets you will reach Jagat.

After having breakfast you will start the trek from Jagat. The trekking route from Jagat to Dharapani is a part of the Annapurna circuit trek. The green surrounding, amazing waterfalls on the way, and high cliffs, hills, and mountains make your trekking the best. Passing Chame, tall and Thonche villages we will reach Dharapani covering a distance of 15 km.

After having breakfast we will ascend towards Koto. Passing the lush valley, Marsyangdi river, pine, oak, and rhododendron mixed forest we will reach Koto village. The amazing view of Mt. Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, and Annapurna II from the trial adds attraction to the place.
Koto village is the gateway of Nar Phu valley and the diversion point of the Annapurna circuit trek.

After having breakfast we will pass through the checkpoint and walk over to the bank of Sotikhola. Passing pine forests, rivers, and suspension bridge we will reach Dharma Sala. Before ascending to Meta village we will trek through woods for half an hour. Meta is the Tibetan Plateau’s base which gives mesmerizing views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II, and green hills as skyscrapers.

After having breakfast in Meta village we will descend to the river bank passing mani walls and Chorten. Following the uphill from river bank, we will ascend towards Phu gau. After around two hours of trek from the entrance of Phu gau, we will reach the hidden settlement of Annapurna region.

We will rest in Phu Gaon for acclimatizing our body with changing atmosphere. Visiting the Phu gaon and the oldest Buddhist monasteries, we will spend the day in hidden treasure of Nar Phu valley trek.

On the ninth day of our Nar Phu valley trek we will head towards Nar village from Phu Gaon. Passing different streams and suspension bridges, stupas and monasteries we will reach Nar village. The amazing beauty of Pisang peak, annaapurna region landscape from Nar village is great.

We will rest in Nar village enjoying the beauty of the place. Resting is important for the preparation of further treks in higher altitude. During the day you can visit the Nar village, know the culture and traditions of villagers in a hidden valley of the Annapurna region.

After having breakfast, we will descend to Kang La Phedi for 2 hours. After reaching Kang la Phedi we will ascend uphill and reach Kang La pass. Enjoying the mesmerizing view of the Annapurna range, Annapurna landscape we will reach Kang la pass and have greater Mountain View. Three hours of walk from high pass we will reach Ngawal village.

After having breakfast, we will start trekking from Ngawal village to Manang. Passing Paugh village we will reach Mungle. The amazing view of the Annapurna Mountains from the trial towards Paugh and Mungli makes your Nar Phu valley trek great. The final destination of the day will be Manang, the treasure of Nepal.

After having breakfast we will trek toward Yak Kharka. Passing streams, Tenki village, pastures, Jarsang Khola, and Marshyangdi valley we will reach Yak Kharka. Manang to Yak Kharka trial includes pastures, Juniper lines, meadows, small rivers, and mani walls to go through.

After having breakfast we will descend toward Thorong Phedi. The settlement in Thorang Phedi is small and has good arrangements for trekkers. Enjoying the view from yak Kharka we will for 4 hours to reach Thorong Phedi.

Starting from Thorong Phedi we will reach the highest elevation of Nar Phu valley trek, Thorong La pass in 5416m. Enjoying the mesmerizing view of Annapurna ranges from Thorong la Pass we will descend to Muktinath, the temple of Lord Bishnu.
We will visit the temple where we can see 108 stone taps with naturally flowing water. Mane and Chorten, prayers flag the amazing beauty of non-green hills and Dhampus peak, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nil Giri shining in the horizon is more than amazing.

After having breakfast we will descend toward Jomsom. The apple orchard, small villages on the bank of Kagbeni, different beauty of Mustang Nepal creates enthusiasm during the walk. You will reach Jomsom after 6 hours of walking.

Depending on flight time we will reach Jomsom airport for Pokhara Flight. After 25 minutes of flight from Jomsom, we will reach Pokhara airport. Pokhara valley is one of the best cities in Nepal where you can visit several places like Fewa lake, Mahadev temple, Devis falls, Mahendra cave, peace pagoda, etc. During the day you can either rest in a hotel or visit Pokhara valley.

We will drive back to Kathmandu after having breakfast in Pokhara. It takes around 6 hours to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Depending on your flight time our company member will drop you at airport for an international flight. Nar Phu valley trek package completes after reaching airport.

Price Includes

  • Airport Pick and Drop by private car.
  • Kathmandu Hotel as per itinerary twin sharing basis with B/B plan.
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Private jeep From to End point
  • All the special permit and conservation permit.
  • Full board meal during Trekking (breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
  • Accommodation during Trek in Tea House(basic room)
  • Well, Experience trekking Guide who hold government license with his salary food and accommodation.
  • Porter for carrying your bag (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Sleeping Bag (only For trek and at last company will take back with you)
  • Fresh seasonable fruits.
  • • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Trekking Route map
  • Government tax

Price doesn't Include:

  • Visa for Nepal 40$ per person at Airport.
  • International Airfare and travel Insurance.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Soft ,hard, mineral water, chocolate, battery charge, Wi Fi, Shower Bath, All personal Expenses.
  • Extra Day as per required
  • Tips For Guide and Porter.

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