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
|Day||Destination and Activity||Elevation||Duration||Accommodation|
|01||Arrival in Kathmandu||1,300m/4,428ft||–||Hotel|
|02||Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation||1,300m/4,428ft||–||Hotel|
|03||Kathmandu to Jagat Drive||1,100m/3,608ft||8-9 hours||Tea House|
|04||Jagat to Dharapani||1,960m/6,430ft||7-8 hours||Tea House|
|05||Dharapani to Koto||2,610m/8,563ft||5-6 hours||Tea House|
|06||Koto to Meta||3,560m/11,680ft||7-8 hours||Tea House|
|07||Meta to Phu Gaon||4,250m/13,944ft||7-8 hours||Tea House|
|08||Acclimatization at Phu Gaon||4,250m/13,944ft||–||Tea House|
|09||Phu Gaon to Nar||4,110m/13,484ft||6-7 hours||Tea House|
|10||Acclimatization and preparation at Nar||4,110m/13,484ft||–||Tea House|
|11||Nar to Kang La Pass to Ngwal||5,322m/17,460ft to 3,660m/12,008ft||7-8 hours||Tea House|
|12||Ngwal to Manang||3,540m/11,614ft||4-5 hours||Tea House|
|13||Manang to Yak Kharka||4,110m/13,484ft||3-4 hours||Tea House|
|14||Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi||4,600m/15,092ft||3-4 hours||Tea House|
|15||Thorong Phedi to Thorong La to Muktinath||5,416m/17,764ft to 3,800m/12,467ft||7-8 hours||Tea House|
|16||Muktinath to Jomsom||2,715m/8,910ft||5-6 hours||Tea House|
|17||Jomsom to Pokhara Flight||827m/2,700ft||30 min flight||Hotel|
|18||Pokhara to Kathmandu||1,300m/4,428ft||5-6 hours drive||Hotel|
|19||Departure from Nepal||–||–||–|
- 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.