Nar Phu Valley Trek is one of the hidden trekking trails on popular Annapurna region — situated in the swirl of the Himalayas, and have small villages and Buddhist monasteries to visit amid lovely forests and isolated valley of unique faces people living their unique lifestyle. Nar Phu Valley Trekking is one of the special routes with multiple attractions for any travelers to feel that spark of excitement from its remote beauty of landscapes and culture. And it was only opened only in 2002 to outsiders (tourists) for exploration.
Trekking to Nar Phu Valley starts following in the footsteps of popular Annapurna Circuit Trek until Koto (before Chame) and change course towards east to enter the Nar and Phu village where the majority of Bhotia, Gurung and Lama are inhabited who follow Buddhism and engaged in farming. This 15 days trekking combines adventure around the high peaks and passes through narrow canyons, diverse landscapes and amazing terrains. Two high passes — Kangla Pass (5200m) and Thorang La Pass (5416m) — are a major attraction of the trip as it offers the best experience of high elevation sweaty walk watching the panorama of snow capped mountain peaks all along.
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m / 2493 ft.) and transfer to teahouse Drive: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 2Drive from Besisahar to Koto (2600m / 8530 ft) Drive: 4 - 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 3Trek from Koto to Meta (3560m / 11680 ft) Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 4Trek from Meta to Phu Village (4080m / 13386 ft) Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 5Rest and Exploration day at Phu Village Walk: 3 – 4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 6Trek from Phu Village to Naar Village (4110m / 13484 ft) Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 7Rest and Preparation day at Naar Village Walk: 2 – 3 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 8Cross Kagmara-La Pass (5306m / 17408 ft) and trek to Ngawal (m / ft.) Walk: 7 – 8 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 9Trek from Ngawal to Manang (3540m / 11615 ft.) Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 10Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4050m / 13287 ft.) Walk: 3 – 4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 11Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi (4450m / 15600 ft.) Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 12Cross Thorang-La Pass (5416m / 17769 ft.) and trek to Muktinath (3760m / 12336 ft.) Walk: 8 – 9 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 13Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m / 8924 ft.) via Kagbeni Village Walk: 5 – 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 14Early Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m / 2690 ft) Flight: 20 min | Drive: 10 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: B, L, D
Day 15Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Drive: 7 - 8 hrs | Accommodation: Hotel | Included: B, L, D
Day 16Final Departure | Rest Day at Kathmandu Valley | Other Travel Plan
Safety Concern: Your safety is our top concern while organizing outdoor and adventure plans. Our leaders and crew members are experienced professionals who will make sure that trip is safely coursed. We truly understand the essentiality of information flow and risk management to provide the best experience. Our trekking arrangement includes the proper clothing, supplies of equipment and gears, high altitude prevention measures and remedies to provide the carefree adventure in the Himalayas.
Room to Customize: Standard itinerary and route plans are typically designed considering the average level of fitness of travelers and level of altitude gain on the trek (and multiple other factors) which can be modified as per the interest, time and budget plan of travelers. There is always a room for customization of the given standard itinerary if it does not meet your way of interest and then please pass your opinion. We always like to hear what you have to say. We are always happy to assist your valuable travel holidays in your manner with the best information that suits your way of traveling. It is your travel plan; you can choose what you want to do, of course with a lot of information first. Feel free to submit and share your travel ideas and we shall get back to you with more thoughts in no time.
Trip Price and Group Size : The given price is valid for group size of 2 to 8 only. All of our trekking plans are accompanied by specialized local leaders, guides, porters and assistant guides (as required) who will always ensure your safety and comfort at every part of the journey. We found that the group size of 8 is optimal size to run these trips, however we can organize a trip plan for any group size upon the request.
Single Traveler : If you are a single traveler and want to have private trip then please let us know your preference and we shall furnish you an ideal price based on your choice.
Group of More than 8: We also have a good experience of handling big groups of volunteers, employees, students and able to organize a trip plan upon request. Please kindly submit your group size information and we will garnish a proper trip plan and price for you in no time.