Nar Phu Valley Trek - 12 Days

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Trip Highlights:

-Nar Phu Valley trek provides you the best adventure in the oldest village with two different cultures & traditions.

-Learn unique customs and cultures influenced by the Tibetan with a typical inhabitant at Nar Phu valley trek.

-Amazing views of landscapes including Annapurna range, Mt. Manaslu, Dhaulagiri throughout the route.

-Get more challenging and daring journey passing through the Kang La Pass.

-Exploration of beautiful and unique structures of homes and gompas (monasteries).

DifficultyMedium-Hard
Duration12 days
Max Elevation5,416m
Best TimeOct-Dec,March-June
ActivitiesTrekking,Culture,Flora & Fauna
Trekking PermitsACAP Permit, TIMS Card
AccommodationBasic
MealsIndian/Nepali/Western/Chinese
Starting/Ending pointKathmandu/Kathmandu
RegionAnnapurna, West Nepal
Other InformationScenic villages and a preserved pocket of Tibetan culture

Note: Details are listed in Itinerary down below.

Extra Day for our free gift to families and groups

This extra day is for groups and families. On this day you will have a wonderful time with Pristine Nepal with free packages like Kathmandu Valley tour or Rafting or Zip flying.

Note: You can only choose one of the followings and you will get more discounts as per group and family for Nar Phu Valley.

Nar Phu Valley Trek: 

Located at the Annapurna Region in mid-western Nepal, it has been opened for visitors since 2003. Similarly, the unique lifestyle influenced by Tibetans and the beautiful kayak Gompas is worth visiting here once in a lifetime. Also, the lifestyle of people here is similar to Tibet and the houses are built by rocks which shows the old tradition and cultures of Bhote (people living there) communities.

Actually, Nar Phu is also known as Narpa, which is two villages of Nar and Phu, which lies in the valley of Nar Khola in the Manang district of Nepal. This village has two varieties of secret language spoken and also known as a Sino-Tibiten (relating to a large language family of eastern Asia). However, Nar Phu valley trek is comparatively a new destination for the travelers.

Why choose Nar Phu Valley Trek?

Nar Phu Valley Trek starts from Kathmandu to Koto via Besi Sahar which is also known as “the town at the base of the hill”. When traveling to koto you will face many obstacles due to the unpaved road but you will have an amazing scenic view. The stunning gorges, mountains, landscapes, waterfalls will be there which will surely make your spirit high. And what can be more fun than walking along with these god gift natures?

After crossing the Meta on the 5th day, you will reach your first destination in “Phu”. There you will witness, not only god gifted natures but also the unique-old tradition village along with the old “dzong” which is the Tibetan style fortress as well as two ruined forts. This beautiful village/ destination was restricted for travelers until 2003. So, now it is opened so travel to this beautiful and old traditional village in Nepal.

Likewise, this journey has two destinations “Nar” & “Phu” so after having an amazing stay at “Phu” your next destination will be “Nar” which is different from the “Phu”. They have their own secret language and the lifestyle is also different from Nepali peoples. You will witness the old tradition of weaving in this village.

Thus, free from the internet, free from pollution and crowded area, enriched with the beautiful natures and peculiar custom and tradition, this might be your “dream comes true”. And with the help of the Pristine Nepal team, all the beautiful words listed here will be true.

What can we provide?

We will be providing you all the right equipment, documents and anything else you need for Nar Phu Valley trek. Get discounts according to the groups and individuals with the best accommodations and more. Similarly, don’t forget the “Things you have to do before trekking” and “Best Tips” for all kinds of travel and adventure.

What kind of Accommodations are there?

Even though it’s the oldest village in the Annapurna Region, you can find good hotels/tea house to stay. You will get a clean bed and clean food in this area as well as water. Similarly, the prices are different for staying one night in the hotel. Because the hotel’s price is categorized as the services they provide. However, all the hotels are responsible for giving a good bed.

Day 1
Received by Pristine Nepal guide & Transfer to Hotel

Pristine Nepal Treks guide can pick you up from arrival & drive to the hotel. Normally, we bring you at Thamel that one could be an in-style holidaymaker place in national capital wherever you’ll see several gears shop, art shop, souvenirs shop, hotels, malls, restaurants, travel agencies, trekking agencies, banks, & more. If your arrival in the daytime you will explore Thamel. Your trekking guide can brief regarding your trekking.

Day 2
Explore Capital City of Nepal

Feature=Heritage sites, histories and Nepali food.

Today you will explore the capital city including pagoda style temples, Heritage enlisted sites, and histories. For best services, you will be provided with a good English-speaking tour guide and he will answer all the questions while exploring. Similarly, today at the dinner you will have a taste of the local foods (Nepali food) arranged by our team.

Day 3
Drive to Koto

Feature=Waterfalls, Gorges, Dinner (local food)

After packing all the things and full information on the trip, today we will set off to the Koto through the vehicle. After crossing the Besisahar the road can be little off but you will soon witness the god gifted natures when driving to Koto. We will pass through amazing Gorges, waterfalls, and mountains through the old Annapurna Circuit trek route. Koto will be the first night on mountain.

Day 4
Trek to Meta

Today your journey will start because you will accomplish all the fun through trekking. We will start our trekking early in the morning after breakfast. After crossing the river, we will enter the valley of Nar Phu then after passing some forests, canyon, waterfalls in the way we will have to climb a steep hill. At the top of hill, you will have an amazing sight-seen of beautiful snow peaks. Soon, we will reach Meta where we will take a night stay. Here you will get your dinner.

Day 5
Trek to Phu

After having a wonderful stay in Meta, we will soon set off to Phu village to Nar Phedi which will take up to 6-7 hours to reach. During the trek to Phu we will come across along the ridge with the magnificent view of the Nar Phedi monasteries. Walking forward about a one and half hour finally we will reach the entrance pillar called “Monolith” and after crossing the monolith we will climb steep way up to the Phu.

From this place, you will see the old Tibetan style fortress called “Dzong” as well as three villages which have different cultures and customs. There are two more ruined forts near Dzong situated at the top of flatlands. After having a short rest there exploring and taking some pictures, we will head to the Tashi Lhakhang Gompa to pay respects to Lama Karma Sonam Rimpoche who came to here with the Dalai Lama in 1959.

Day 6
Acclimatization day at Phu

Today we will have an acclimatization day at Phu as well as exploration here. In this village you will witness old tradition of weaving. The villagers will be working with old tradition like pounding the mustard seed to extract oil, weaving the wool and many more. In this day if you want to test your skill then you can go hiking to Himlung Himal Base Camp-4800m

Day 7
Trek from Phu to Nar Phedi

Heading back to the Meta we will follow another route to the Nar Phedi where the old “Dzong” is situated as well as the Nar Phedi Monastery. This place is very clean and very good for overnight stay. After exploring in Nar Phedi, we will rest today and plan ahead.

Day 8
Trek to Nar village

Finally, today you will trek to your second destination. The route to Nar village is from the Nar Phedi where we will climb up towards the hill. It is easy to find the way to the Nar village because you can see the beautiful chortens in your way. The trek will be short so we will have a lunch in the Nar village.

This village is very unique and beautiful and different from Phu village. This village have their own secret language to communicate themselves. We will have explored the villages and take a rest in comfortable Lodge here.

Day 9
Trek from Nar to Ngawal via Kang La Pass-5,240m

The route is very long so we will set off before sunrise so that we will reach in time. The route to Ngawal is via Kang La Pass which is famous for its wildflowers & pristine alpine pastures. This route also leads to the popular Annapurna Circuit where we can enjoy the astounding view of Annapurna II, Gangapurna and Tilicho Peak. Upto now the path will be little difficult but after crossing the Kang la Pass the route will be easy dut to slope.

After reaching the Ngawal you will feel the differences between the Nar Phu village and here. But the lodges are much more comfortable here and you can get signal for phone as well as wifi here.

Day 10
Trek to Pisang & Drive to Besisahar

We will set off early today also because it will be too damn hot in the day and to reach Besisahar ASAP. You can see the vast Landscapes and a beautiful lake outside Pisang. There we will have a short break and a short rest then we will head back to Kathmandu which will take less hours.

Day 11
Besisahar to Kathmandu

After a 5-6-hour drive, we will reach to Kathmandu and you will be taken to your hotel for the rest. We will bring you to a reputable restaurant for a farewell dinner. Of course, would like to hear your experience with us even if it’s negative. Positive comments will help us as well as gain trusts of other & negative comments can build a lesson to us to try to make it better.

Day 12
Departure from Kathmandu

After the great time with Pristine Nepal we will bring you to the landing field as per your flight time. Today will be our last meeting but we will always welcome you and your family here.

Cost inclusions

  • A Private vehicle for airport arrival and departure
  • Taxi to/from the bus park
  • Two-night hotel in Kathmandu on the basis of twin sharing with breakfast
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • 3 meals a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek
  • Fresh fruits in dinner
  • Water purification
  • TREKKERS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (TIMS) cards for trekking
  • English speaking experienced trekking guide
  • One porter for two trekkers (Weight restriction is applied)
  • Guide and Porter's salary, food, accommodation, equipment, insurance
  • Government and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the reputed restaurant

Cost exclusions

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bar bills, battery charge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, hot shower on the lodge, heater, phone calls, etc
  • Soft and hard drink
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Any additional night stay in hotels in case an early return from the trek or an extended stay in Nepal
  • All your personal things and necessaries which are not mentioned in cost included
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FAQ

Is there any discount?

Yes, there are discounts but only for families or groups. You will get more than 15% discount according to the number of groups.

Where will i live when coming Nepal?

You will be transferred to the hotel in the Thamel area for one night stay. Whereas, for the accommodation during the trek, you will stay at different lodges/Hotels/Tea House.

Similarly, you will get a good bed for sleeping as well as the delicious food in this trek.

Can I customize this trek?

Of course, you can customize the trip but the trip should not be less than 14 days and it should not include any harm to the reputation of the company. If you need any help then you can send us an email.

Are there any hidden charges or additional cost?

No, there are not any hidden charges for what we have provided facilities. But if you used the horse for riding, helicopter instead of flying domestic flight, using five-star accommodation in Katmandu, that is your own cost

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Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle
  • 1+
  • 5,416m

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