Trekking through the wild and unexplored vicinity of the northern Annapurna region is what the Nar Phu Valley trek in Nepal is all about. One of the most famous and fascinating destinations in Nepal the Nar Phu Valley trek is one of the most sought-after adventurous trek which investigates the hidden valley of Nar Phu and provides you with an outstanding experience of genuine wilderness. The Nar Phu Valley is fused with the remote villages, the Kang La Pass, unique Himalayan culture, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, Yaks, Monasteries and many more. Trekking in a unique and picturesque hidden area behind the northern Annapurna region and around the high Manang valley is really awe- inspiring.
Naturally blessed, the Nar Phu Valley is well known for out-door lovers due to its wild remoteness and virgin location. The Nar Phu Valley Trek provides us a rare opportunity to explore the Himalayan Wilderness that has its unique features, a mix of ancient Buddhist culture and raw Himalayan nature. The mountain people and their intersting Tibetan culture and practice their own form of Buddhism is really spectacular to witness. Visiting virtually untouched villages that are surrounded by around 7000m peaks provide you with a sense of contentment during the trail. Explore around the secret valleys of Nar Phu just north of the Annapurna and reach new heights while trekking through 2 high altitude passes: the Thorong and Kang La is another amazing thing that the Nar Phu valley offers us. Opened in 2003 these trails never fail to astonish in terms of views and adventure. During the Nar Phu Valley trek, we can observe high-altitude residents and their way of life and gain a new respect for their culture.
The Nar Phu Valley trek is the perfect experience for the nature lover and their desire to experience something different. Many trails and routes are still undiscovered in this region and offer a great opportunity to those who love adventure. A perfect display of amazing mountains and Himalayas such as; Mt. Machhapuchre (Fishtail), Mt. Annapurna massif, Mt. Dhaulagiri range, Mt. Tilicho, Mt. Lamjung makes this trek full of wonders and experiences. This trek starts from Chamje after a 9 hours scenic drive from Kathmandu and the route lets us hike up the same trail as the Annapurna Circuit. During the trek, you will witness high snow-peaks, high altitude grazing settlements, ancient villages, renowned Tashi Lhakhang Gompa, high alpine valley above Phu and many more.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Jagat Drive (1100m/3608ft): 8-9 hours
Day 04: Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 7-8 hours
Day 05: Dharapani to Koto (2,610m/8,563ft): 5-6 hours
Day 06: Koto to Meta (3,560m/11,680ft): 7-8 hours
Day 07: Meta to Phu Gaon (4,250m/13,944ft): 7-8 hours
Day 08: Acclimatization at Phu Gaon
Day 09: Phu Gaon to Nar (4,110m/13,484ft): 6-7 hours
Day 10: Acclimatization and preparation at Nar
Day 11: Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) to Ngwal (3,660m/12,008ft): 7-8 hours
Day 12: Ngwal to Manang (3,540m/11,614ft): 4-5 hours
Day 13: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3-4 hours
Day 14: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft): 3-4 hours
Day 15: Thorong Phedi to Thorong La (5,416m/17764ft) to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft): 7-8 hours
Day 16: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft): 5-6 hours
Day 17: Jomsom to Pokhara Flight (827m/2,700ft): 30 min flight
Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft): 5-6 hours drive
Day 19: Final departure from Nepal