Nar Phu Valley Trek

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destination
Annapurna Region
duration 21 days
maximum altitude 5300m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $2570
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itinerary

  • Our representative will pick you up from the airport after your landing and escort you to the Hotel.
  • You can complete the checking-in procedure and enjoy a night’s rest.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included   
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1400m

  • After breakfast, we can proceed to secure all the permits required for the trek and after everything is done and dusted, we can explore the important landmarks around Kathmandu, shop for the essential trekking equipment, or just do some personal shopping for the expedition.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
For Meals
  • Breakfast included.
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • After breakfast, we drive towards Besisahar and take a local Jeep from Besisahar to travel towards Syange.
  • This 8 hours drive gives you some insights into the rural people, their lifestyle, and their culture.
  • Trek from Syange to the village of Jagat.
  • Overnight in Jagat.
For Meals
  • Included  BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1330m

  • Follow the uphill trail from Jagat towards Chyamje. Cross a suspension bridge and follow the uphill trail through the dense Oak forest.
  • We continue walking for a while until the trail emerges into a valley. We pass a village of Kodo and ascend to a village of Dharapani.
  • Overnight in Dharapani.
For Meals
  • Included  BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1960m

  • We follow along the trail through two hills and pass Apple Orchards and Manangi Village.
  • Throughout the trek, gorgeous mountains like Manaslu, Himchuli, Lamjung Himal, and Annapurna II will keep us company.
  • Eventually, we reach Koto for our night’s stay.
  • Overnight in Koto.
For Meals
  • Included  BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2610m

  • From Koto, we travel through a steep and narrow path along the dense forest.
  • Today’s walk will finish on walking in the shade of a deep gorge through Nar Phu Khola.
  • After crossing from the Phu Khola, a very beautiful, charming riverside hot spring is seen. When we are ongoing on the trail we can see ducks under waterfalls that arrive at Dharamshala.
  • Overnight in Dharamshala.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3300m

  • Today, we start the trek to Kyang. First, we reach Meta village and ascent the trail, and finally, descend to a bridge.
  • Crossing the suspension bridge, we walk through the uninhabited zone.
  • Many Tibetan refugees call the place home and have also named it “Khampa Settlement”.
  • Overnight in Kayang.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3560m

  • Today we continue our trek from Kayang and cross the Phu River on our way.
  • Walk along the rocky trail and gradually we enter the hidden and isolated valley.
  • Phu village is popular to explore, with its Tibetan Buddhist culture and beautiful Tashi Lakhang monastery, which was built by Karmapa Rinpochhe. It is one of the most significant out of 108 world’s famous monasteries.
  • Overnight in Phu Village.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 4200m

  • To keep our bodies safe from the high altitude of the Alpine zone, we stay at Phu Village for a day to acclimatize our body.
  • We can explore the village and the wonderful landscape surrounding the area.
  • The beautiful and significant Tashi Lakhang Monastery is our destination. There is another Gumba, known as Samdu Choling Gompa.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • We descend to Mahayandra Pool. The old King of Nepal once visited here and financed the bridge you will see crossing the River Naar Khola.
  • We then take a steep descent all the way to Nar where we will take a night’s rest.
  • Overnight in Nar.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 4150m

  • The trek is fairly easy and a very gentle climb on a vast almost flat valley bed. Spectacular views of Kang Guru is seen as a backdrop as we leave the village behind and Pisang Peak to the south.
  • There are a few shops and lodges where we will make a stop for the night.
  • Overnight in Kang La Phedi.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 4500m

  • We begin to ascend to Kang La Phedi, also known as Jhombu Kharka.
  • Passing various difficulties, we reach the top of Kang La Pass through the steep notch trail. The views of the charming Annapurna range, including Chulu East, Chulu West, Chulu Central, and Chulu Far East can be seen.
  • Then we descend through the steep moraine path, enjoying some waterfalls. With a steep descend, we reach Ngawal and see the flat-roofed stone buildings.
  • Overnight in Ngawal.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3675m to 5315m

  • Trek through the trail full of monasteries, Chhortens, and Mani walls to make our way to Manang.
  • Manang is a spectacular village with Tibetan Buddhist settlements. Manang is also one of the most desired tourist destinations of local Nepali and foreigners alike.
  • Overnight in Manang.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3570m

  • Trekking slowly upwards to Thorung La we will leave the large trees behind and see vegetation consisting mainly of scrub juniper and alpine grass and we will pass a few meadows where horses and yaks graze.
  • We reach Yak Kharka and upon reaching we trek for another hour to reach our destination of Letdar.
  • Overnight in Letdar.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 4250m

  • Following our day in Letdar, we climb gradually to a ridge before descending to the headwaters of the Marshyangdi and crossing via a covered wooden bridge.
  • After a short ascent up the mountain path on the right bank, we follow a narrow trail across an unstable screen slope and then descend to Thorang Phedi.
  • Overnight in Phedi.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 4400m to 4600m

  • We climb up to the Thorang La Pass (5416m). The trail is quite steep at times but it has been used by the locals for hundreds of years so, it is well defined.
  • The gradient then eases and after around 4 hours of steady climbing, we reach the Chhorten and prayer flags of the pass. The views are dramatic, from the snow-covered mountains above to the head of the Kali Gandaki valley below and the brown and purple hills of Mustang which spread out before us.
  • We descend slowly and gradually to reach the holy land of Muktinath.
  • Overnight in Muktinath.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3800m

  • Begin the descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki valley, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet.
  • After passing through Jharkot and Khingar, we follow the valley floor most of the way to Jomsom and are rewarded with tremendous views of both Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri.
  • Jomsom is one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal and is affectionately called “Windy City”.
  • Overnight in Jomsom.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2713m

  • We catch an early flight to the city of Pokhara and upon reaching, we check ourselves in the hotel.
  • Explore the many gorgeous landmarks of Pokhara and enjoy the world-famous nightlife of Lakeside, Pokhara.
  • Overnight in Pokhara.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • We bid farewell to Pokhara and head back to Kathmandu via either an airplane or by taking a ground vehicle.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • Today will be a free day for you to rest, explore, or do some personal shopping.
For Meals
  • Breakfast  Included
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • Our representative will pick you up from your hotel (approximately three hours prior to your scheduled flight) for you departure.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal Insurance
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) staffs; guide & porter
  • Bar & Beverage bills

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