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 17 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 1Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Drive: 30-45 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Dinner
Day 2Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Preparation Day for Trekking Drive: 3-4 hrs | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule (840m / 2756 ft.) and transfer to Teahouse Drive: 7-7.5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 4Trek from Bhulbhule to Koto (2600m / 8530 ft) Drive: 3-4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 5Trek from Koto to Meta (3560m / 11680 ft) Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 6Trek from Meta to Phu Village (4080m / 13386 ft) Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 7Rest and Exploration day at Phu Village Walk: 3 – 4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 8Trek from Phu Village to Naar Village (4110m / 13484 ft) Walk: 6 – 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 9Rest and Preparation day at Naar Village Walk: 2 – 3 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 10Cross Kagmara-La Pass (5306m / 17408 ft) and trek to Ngawal (m / ft.) Walk: 7 – 8 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 11Trek from Ngawal to Manang (3540m / 11615 ft.) Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 12Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4050m / 13287 ft.) Walk: 3 – 4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 13Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorang Phedi (4450m / 15600 ft.) Walk: 3.5 – 4.5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 14Cross 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 15Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m / 8924 ft.) via Kagbeni Village Walk: 5 – 5.5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 16Early Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m / 2690 ft) Flight: 20 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 17Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Drive: 7-7.5 hrs | Accommodation: Hotel | Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 18Final Departure | Rest Day at Kathmandu Valley | Other Travel Plan
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. You may want to stay in Kathmandu by yourself or maybe do sightseeing around by yourself; we will give you more information to do it by yourself if you ask us.
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.
We, ourselves feel that the group size of maximum 12 pax is an ideal size to run the trip. However, we have also arranged the plan for large students groups, employee groups and able to organize such trip for groups upon request. 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.