Nar Phu valley Trek
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||2-5 Person (per pax.)
||5+ Person (per pax.)
The Nar Phu trek is one of the different and extraordinary treks around the Annapurna region. If you want to experience something different and diverse in your trip then this trek can be the best choice for you. If you love to travel through the wilds and along the rough and rugged terrain and through the less travelled trail, the Nar Phu trek is the one for you.
This trek will take you through many villages where you will get to experience the traditional culture and lifestyle from close. Mostly Mongolian tribes reside in this region. The warm hospitality offered by the Nepalese people at the lodges and tea houses along the way is appreciative. The vast cultivation areas and pasture land for yak grazing looks simply beautiful with the mountainous beauty in the background. The village areas have various chortens, gompas and monasteries. We will be visiting these sites as well. People here mostly follow Buddhist religion and you will get the chance to observe their religious practices from close.
The trails at times get narrow and rough, and sometimes become difficult to walk due to steepness. Despite the strenuous walk the exceptional natural beauty with the walk through the lush evergreen forests make you forget the pain and makes the walk more pleasurable. The major highlight of this trek is visiting the Nar and Phu valley. These valleys are often called the hidden valleys as they are situated at the remote area. The settlement areas here are uniquely built and this will give you a chance to understand the remote lifestyle from close. Overall, this trek offers you variety of experiences of walking through the rugged terrain along with enjoying the beauty of wilderness.
- Cross the Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) for sweeping views of Annapurna range.
- Discover the remote Buddhist region, with its Monasteries and Gompas.
- Trek into the heart of the Annapurna region and through the less trodden trail.
- Trek through the lush evergreen forests and hidden valleys.
- Explore the Nar and Phu village and soak up the local Culture.
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Drive to Besisahar (760m/2,493ft) 7 -8hours
Trek to Bahundanda (1,398m/45,86ft) 5-6hours
Trek from Bhaudanda to Chamje (1,410m/4,625ft) 5-6 hours
Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap (2,080m/6,824ft) 6-7 hours
Trek from Bagarchap to Koto (2,720m/8,923ft) 5-6 hours
Trek from Koto to Meta (3,560m/11,680ft) 7-8 hours
Trek from Meta to Phu Gaon (4,250m/13,944ft) 7-8 hours
Acclimatization day at Phu Gaon (4,250m/13,944ft)
Trek from Phu Gaon to Nar (4,110m/13,484ft) 6-7 hours
Acclimatization day at Nar (4,110m/13,484ft)
Trek from Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) to Ngwal (3,660m/ 12,008ft) 7-8 hours
Trek from Ngwal to Chame (2,670m/8,759ft) 5-6 hours
Trek from Chame to Tal (1,700m/5,577ft) 7 hours
Trek from Tal to Besisahar (760m/2,493ft) 8 hours
Drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft7) 8 hours
Departure day (1,300m/4,264ft)
What's included ?
- Airport pickup and drop facility.
- All required local and government taxes.
- Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
- Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
- Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
- Insurance of guide and porter.
- Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
- Lodge expenses during the trek.
- Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
- Trekking permits/TIMS.
- Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
- Kathmandu-Besisahar-Kathmandu drive in a public bus.
- A porter and his entire expenses.
What's excluded ?
- Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
- Extra porter charge.
- Nepal arrival visa.
- Cost for additional trips.
- Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
- Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
- Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
18 Days Nar Phu valley Trek
3 star hotel in Kathmandu & tea house during trek
All meals included during the trek
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport we offer you pick up facility from the airport and manage your stay at the most comfortable hotel in the city. You get to meet the team of trekkers and together we prepare for the trek. At the evening we offer you lavish welcome dinner with authentic Nepali Cuisine.
We offer you short trip to historical and cultural sites around Kathmandu valley: Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple. You can also do some souvenir shopping during the sightseeing. After sightseeing we head back to hotel and get our clothing and trekking equipments ready and prepare for the trek.
In the early morning we catch a bus to Besisahar, our destination for the day. The bus heads towards west from Kathmandu. We enjoy the bus ride watching the green scenery around. The bus heads ahead towards Dumre and from there, towards Besisahar. Upon reaching Besisahar we take rest and prepare for our night stay at a lodge.
Today we will start our trek from Besisahar. We take a walk through secondary road with Marsyangdi river flowing down below on our right. We cross Ghalegaon, Bhulbhule and Nadi Bazar on our way. We follow the Annapurna route towards Dovan Chaur. After a short walk from Lampata we finally reach Bahundanda. The place has hotels, lodges, a check point, temple, school and also a view tower. We will spend the night at Bahundanda. During the journey we can enjoy view of peaks like Manaslu and Himchuli which add beauty to our trek.
We start our trek walking through Annapurna route towards Badalbisauna. From there the walk ahead will take us to Khorikhet which has human settlement area. The beautiful landscapes and terraced fields make the area more charming and enticing. Moving ahead from Syange we reach the suspension bridge over Marsyangdi river. We cross the bridge and take the trail towards Jagat. We pass through school and temple on our way. These places have fewer human settlements. On the way we get to enjoy the beauty of magnificent waterfall. Finally we reach Chamje. The place is also called Chyamche. We will spend the night at Chamje.
We start our trek early in the morning taking the steep uphill climb towards Sattale. There is Nandi river flowing on our left. We continue our walk and then reach Tal. The area has hotels, lodges ad schools. There are also temples and view point. We can also visit ACAP office there. The village area looks beautiful with thatched houses around. Leaving Tal behind we follow the uphill trail alongside the Marsyangdi river and we reach Dharapani. This place has more facilities. There are temples and monasteries. We get to view the Buddhist cultural practices and monasteries and Chhortens being decorated with prayer flags. From Dharapani we head towards Bagarchhap. Night at Bagarchhap.
From Bagarchhap the trek starts with uphill walk. The ascent will take us to Danakyu. From there the trail separated into two ways; the upper trail and lower trail. Our walk will be accompanied by beautiful view of mountains. Further uphill walk takes us to Timang village. Then the trail passes through forest area and crosses Latamro and Thanckok villages on the way. We then finally reach Koto village. We will spend the night at lodge there.
The walk for today starts along the trail through Nar Phu Khola gorge with the river flowing on our left. We cross few suspension bridges and small streams on our way. The trail also passes though forest areas. We then reach Dharmasahala. From there the trail takes uphill turn and we head towards Meta. After passing the strenuous uphill climb we finally reach Meta village standing atop the Tibetan plateau. We will spend the night at a teahouse there.
We will be passing through many uphill and downhill trails before reaching Junam Goth. From there the downhill walk will take us across Chyako after crossing a stream on the way. Walking further ahead the trail takes us down to Kyang. After few hours of strenuous we finally reach the great wall and then towards the entrance to the Phu valley. We cross the bridge and pass through some chortens. The village is clustered and gives a unique view. We will spend the night at a teahouse.
Today we will take a rest at Phu Gaon for the purpose of acclimatization. In order to adjust our body to the rising altitude and changed environmental condition, it is essential that we give some time for acclimatization so that we can prevent any possible health issue or altitude sickness. We will explore around the village and visit some notable sites like Thashi Lakhang monastery. We will walk down to the settlement area and observe the lifestyle of people from close. We will then get back to the teahouse for the night’s stay.
We leave Phu Gaon early in the morning and head downhill. We will cross few suspension bridges over the rivers on the way and continue walking ahead towards Nar. The landscape we get to see during our walk is simply amazing. The view gives us a pleasurable feeling. There is vast cultivation land on the way before reaching Nar village. The scenic beauty is quite splendid. Night at teahouse.
We will spend the day roaming around the village and meeting people and observing their lifestyle from close. We will do light walk so that it will help in acclimatization process. We will be exploring the village and visiting chortens and gompas there. We will return to the teahouse for our night’s stay.
We will start our trek leaving the Nar village early in the morning. We will pass through beautiful pasture land before reaching the base of Kang La Pass. From the base the trail takes uphill turn. After few hours’ climb we will reach Kang La Pass. The great view of Annapurna range can be observed from there. We will then walk downhill towards Ngwal. The trail is quite rough and hard here. We pass through beautiful waterfall before finally reaching Ngwal. Night at a lodge there.
We leave Ngwal early in the morning and walk through the downhill trail. The trail will take us to Humde. From there we continue our trek uphill through the forest area. During the climb we get to enjoy the beauty of mountains like Annapurna I and IV. The trail takes downhill turn and towards Marsyangdi river. After a short walk we reach Pisang and crossing the bridge over the river we continue with our walk. The trail then passes through the forest area and shortly afterwards we come across Dhikur Pokhari. We continue walking until we reach Chame. Night at a lodge there.
We start our trek early as usual. The trail takes us downhill towards Koto and from there further ahead towards Latamro. We walk further ahead with uphill climb leading us to Timang. Then the trail passes through the pine forest. We get to enjoy the view during the walk. We will pass though bagarchhap and Dharapani and head ahead taking downhill trail that will finally take us to the village of Tal. Night at a lodge there.
Today we will be heading towards Besisahar as the destination for today. We walk through the trail alongside the Marsyangdi river. After quite a walk the trail will take downhill turn and passes through the forest area. The walk ahead leads us to the vast cultivation area and few settlement areas. The sight is amazing to look at. We then finally reach Besisahar. Our trek on foot ends at Besisahar. Night at a lodge there.
We take an early bus from Besisahar to Kathmandu. The bus heads towards Dumre and from there the drive follows the Prithvi Highay. We enjoy the bus ride observing the natural beauty, landscapes and settlement areas. We will then finally reach Kathmandu. You will be driven to the hotel where you get to take a good rest. At the evening we offer you lavish farewell dinner on successful completion of the trek. We will share our experiences and stories together. Night at the hotel.
Today is the final day and we get ready for the departure. We offer you the facility to drop at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We exchange final greetings and wishes and hope to see each other next time as well. We wish pleasant journey and bid the final goodbye.
The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please
write us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.
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|29th Apr, 2018
||17th May, 2018