Nar Phu Valley is one of the dramatic, untouched, unspoiled and unexplored trekking route in Nepal. It is one of the hidden gem of Annapurna region which offers to get closer with natural and cultural wonders of Nar and Phu valleys.
Nar Phu Valley is one of the dramatic, untouched, unspoiled and unexplored trekking route in Nepal. It is one of the hidden gem of Annapurna region which offers to get closer with natural and cultural wonders of Nar and Phu valleys. Hike Manaslu Nar Phu Valley trekking covers two adventurous Himalayan pass of Kang La pass (5200m) and Throng La(5416m) and our Nar Phu valley trekking route also goes Khopra and Muldai view point to offer amazing views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges with sunrise.
One of the Pilgimage site of Hindus and Buddhist Muktinath Temple, jaw-dropping view of snowy capped mountains, diverse landscape, scenic nature , flora and fauna, and Tato Pani (Natural Hot Spring Place) are the major attraction of Nar Phu Valley trek. The spring and Autumn season is considered as the best trekking season.
Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu, a Hike Manaslu representative will be there for your warm welcome and will help you to transfer to the hotel. In hotel take rest and get refreshed of the jetlag. In evening you will be joining a welcome dinner organized by Hike Manaslu Team. Overnight at hotel.
A guided full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing is dedicated to introduce some of the UNESCO World Heritage listed sites including, Soyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. While you are enjoying the sightseeing program, one of our staff will be issuing required TIMS and permit cards for Nar Phu valley trekking . Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast we will take our private vehicle and will drive to Besisahar. Upon reaching Besisahar we can take rest in teahouse. Walk around and exploration the local villages are optional. Overnight at hotel.
From Besisahar we will further drive to Chamje. From Chamje we will officially start our trekking. It will take us three to four hours to trek to Dharapani. We will stay overnight at Dharapani.
Our trail from Dharapani first goes towards Bagarchhap through pine forest. It then heads towards Danque and Timang villages where Timang will welcome us with superb views of Mount Manaslu and Peak 29. From Kimtang we will further walk through the forests and will reach Koto for overnight.
After breakfast we will start our trekking. As there is difficult to find lunch places on the way this day we will carry packed lunch from Koto. Comparatively this is long walking day when we will trek through beautiful woods through Phu Khola where we will cross several small caves and streams to reach Meta. We will stay overnight at Meta.
One of the best trekking day, which will offers spectacular mountains views, exploration of monasteries, wonderful landscapes and the exploration of the culture and living styles of local cultures. Reach Nar, explore the mystery. Overnight.
We will take a rest day in Nar when we can visit Gompas, hike up to hill for views. Enjoy free day. Overnight at Nar.
We take early breakfast, and start our trekking to Ngwal. This day we will walk through one of the Himalayan high pass of Kang La. The pass is one of the adventurous pass which offers superb views of Annapurna II, IV, I Gangapurna, Tilicho peak, with the loopng up of Fishtail from behind and the peaks surrounding Tilicho and the airport at Thongde. From the pass we will further trek to Ngwal village for overnight.
After breakfast we will resume our trekking. The route from Ngwal to Manang first reach to Braga- an old Tibetan style village. From there we continue our trekking through unique colorful Chortens and will reach Manang- which offers us the superb views of Annapurna III and Gangapurna Himal and also offers to explore local village. Overnight.
This will be our rest day at Manang where we will enjoy exploring this nature gifted village. Overnight.
After spending a wonderful day at Manang, we start our trekking and begins to ascent up to Thorang La area to Marshyandi valley. We then continue our walking through juniper forest then we pass some meadows then finally reach to Yak Kharka for overnight.
From Yak Kharka we take ascend up trail walk gently to Phedi. This is the highest altitude point of the Annapurna Circuit trek. Stay overnight at Phedi.
This day we will start early than other days. From Phedi, we take steeo up trail and gradually hike and get to Thorang La Pass. From pass we can enjoy the superb views of Annapurna. After pass we will take descend down trail to Muktinath. Muktinath is a pilgrimage site dedicated to both Hindus and Buddhists. We will stay overnight at Muktinath.
In morning we will explore religious Muktinath temple. After spending some time, we will first descend trail to Jharkot then trek through Eklabhatti and reach Kagbeni. Overnight.
Fom Kagbeni, we follow the left bank of the river, we then cross the suspension bridge. From there we with some ups and downs we reach Jomsom. Further we continue our trekking pass Kali Gandaki Gorge- the deepest gorge in the world then reach Marpha. Marpha is place for fresh apples grown by villagers. Overnight at Marpha.
After spending a wonderful day in Marpha, this day we take the southern gateway of Kaligandaki to Tukuche. From there we follow the west bank of the river and cross the suspension bridge and reach Kobang. From there we continue walk through juniper and pine forest to reach Kalopani. We stay overnight at Kalopani.
From Kalopani, we will take descend to bridge of Lete. We then pass Kopchepani and Guithe village. From there a gradual walk will take us to Tatopani. In Tadapani we can enjoy bathing in natural hot spring. Overnight.
After breakfast, we will start our trekking and will follow the trail to Ghara and Shika villages to reach Chitre. Chitre is a small yet a wonderful settlement where we will stay overnight
We take early breakfast and start our trekking again. From Chitre our trail leads us to Swanta for lunch. After lunch we will take an ascending trail and will trek to Sistibang which is a wonderful Magar settlement. Overnight at Sistibang.
As always we take early breakfast and will start our trekking. It will take us five to six hours trekking to reach Khopra Danda which will offers us the amazingly beautiful sunrise view at Mt Dhaulagiri. Overnight.
The morning will rewards us with stunning sunrise view in Dhaulagiri. After enjoying the amazing sunrise we then take breakfast and will kick off to Dobato. The route will take us through Bayeli village to reach Dobato for overnight.
Early morning before breakfast we will hike up to Muldai view point where we can enjoy the stunning views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Mountains ranges. After then we get back to teahouse, will have breakfast and will trek to Kot Danda via Tadapani. Overnight at Kot Danda.
Final day of the trekking. We take early breakfast and will follow descend trail from Kot Danda to Ghandruk where we will spend sometime exploring beautiful traditional village. Then after we will trek down to Dhamale and will drive back to Pokhara from there. Overnight at Pokhara.
Travel back to Kathmandu overland or take thirty minutes spectacular flight back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu we will have enough time for rest. In evening we can do some shopping before joining farewell dinner with Hike Manaslu team Overnight at Hotel.
A Hike Manaslu representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport to catch your returning flight. We hope to see you again in Nepal.
- All the ground transportation as applicable in trip scheduleby car, Jeep
- Accommodation with breakfast at deluxe hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per above program.
- Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
- Accommodation in Lodge during trekking in the mountain.
- Guide and Porters (1 porter for 2 pax), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments.
- Annapurna Conservation Permit, TIMS and Special Permit of Narphu Valley
- Car for sightseeing and Guide
- Government taxes and Office Service charge.
- Services of rescue Helicopter if required ( the payment should be covered by your travel Insurance)
- Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu and Pokhar
- Travel insurance and International air fare to and from Nepal.
- Dimestic airfare PKR/KTM if needed.
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 to 60(duration 60 days from date of issue) - you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
- Departure Airport Tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 24. In E ticket has already included
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry and telephone calls and donation.
- Trekking Equipments, Tips for trekking staffs and driver etc. Sightseeing entry fees in Kathmandu.
- Cost of Rescue Helicopter for Injury ( if necessary)