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Himalaya Darshan Treks Pvt. Ltd

"Experience Naturally Nepal With Us"

Nar Phu Valley Trek, Manang Nar Phu Trek

$1295

Per person - All price inclusive

  • Trip Grade:
    Moderate
  • Max-Altitude:
    5,322m
  • Best Season:
    Autumn & Spring
  • Trip Mode:
    Tea house
  • Group Size:
    Min 02

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the hidden valley of Manang Nar Phu Village,
  • Trek into a remote part of Nepal that few travelers get to see.
  • Your holiday in archaic villages that have seen a little transformation over the centuries
  • Appreciate huge views of Annapurna II, Himlung Himal, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak
  • Experience a part of the Tibetan plain that boosts down into Nepal
  • Have the chance to glance at the ever-mysterious Snow Leopard
  • Observe a Tibetan-derived culture, with unique and colorful prayer stones and monasteries

Nar Phu Valley Trek

The Nar Phu Valley Trek is an authentic Himalayan forest experience that is as eventful as it is wondrous. Wrap between the more visited Annapurna and Manaslu regions. Nar Phu is a true unknown treasure that serves trekkers a rare chance to explore pristine valleys that characterize a mix of raw Himalayan nature and ancient Buddhist culture.

The trek through the Nar & Phu Valley combines high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, and lovely forests. Likewise, amazing rock formations, yaks, gompas, and unique ethnically Tibetan Cultures. You will be blessed with the view of natural beauty around you during the trek. Nar Phu Valley is one of the naturally beautiful villages which is one of the touristic spots, a hidden village.

In this trek, Culture is sufficiently typical as well as natural and also varies to see as many kinds of wild and domestic animals. So many beautiful white mountains, rivers, lakes, snow leopards, and dear you could see there. We could see superior mountain glimpses such as Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu Range & Pisang Peak.

Nar and Phu village

You will meet different types of people during the trek. Most of the people are monk ethnics Gurung & some mix of people living. But when you arrive in Nar Phu village only you can meet Lama, Botia those people live in the mountain region. They eat what they grew as potatoes, barley, buckwheat many vegetables.

They have lots of yaks & sheep. The region’s people are Buddhist, they speak their languages, and they have typical dress-up thick clothes made of yak & sheep wool. They have their own local cultures like dance, songs, and special occasions.

Best Time to Nar Phu Valley Trek

Especially, the best time to do this trek is Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). The trek requires fitness, good trekking boots, warm clothing, and other necessary items for the high passes. Please feel free to get in touch with us.

Itinerary


Day 1, Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,400m) and transfer to hotel

We, Himalaya Darshan Treks heartily welcome you and your group to Nepal. One of our company staff will take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. The person will be waiting outside the baggage hall of the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, holding an A4-size paper with your name and our company name. So, you have to look for that person for your pick up from the airport. Your check-in at the hotel.

 

Day 2, Sightseeing in world heritage sites in Kathmandu

After breakfast, Sightseeing in world heritage sites in Kathmandu such as Swoyambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Basantapur durbar square then back to the hotel.

Day 3, Drive to Dharapani (1,860m) 8 - 9 hrs.

Early in the morning, we pick up you from the hotel and we drive for a beautiful trip to the hilltop village of Besisahar by tourist bus through the Prithivi High Way. Lunch here then after lunch, we will board a local vehicle from Besisahar. Along the route to Dharapani, we’ll also see fields of rice and potatoes, alpine forests, waterfalls, cliffs, and a few suspension bridges.

Day 4, Trek to Koto (2,600m), 5 - 6 hrs.

Early in the morning, we set out on our trip across the mountainous terrain and pine and fir forests. A little challenging for today. The whitewashed monastery, the magnificent Himalayas of Annapurna II, Manasalu, Lamjung Himal, and Himalchuli guarding the area since time immemorial, as well as the distinctive lifestyles in the villages of Timang, and Danaque, will be for our enjoyment. Then ascent and descent to get to Koto.

Day 5, Trek to Meta (3,570m), 6 - 7 hrs. Naar-Phu Valley Restricted Area Permit Entry.

We will begin our trip on a steep, winding path through a forested area. The deep gorge Nar Phu Khola provides shade for most of today’s hikes. The route passes numerous scales of hand-swan timber camps and caves as it ascends sharply above the river through a silent jungle of rocks, pine, and bamboo. Detour downstream to a modest yet attractive riverside hot spring after crossing the Phu Khola. Before reaching Meta, the trail makes a stunning u-turn under a waterfall.

Day 6, Trek to Kyang (3,830m), 5 - 6 hrs.

The trip to Kyang is a unique day because it takes place on flat terrain up to Junam and stays that way till the lower village of Chyako (the khampa settlement). We travel uphill and downhill, via various chortens, until arriving in Kyang. Beautiful mountain vistas of the Gyaji Kang, Pisang Peak, and Annapurna II mark the conclusion of the day before the final difficult ascent.

Day 7, Trek to Phu (4,080m), 5 hrs.

Inching down a nerve-wracking portion of the track carved out of the cliff face, you leave Kayang and rapidly swing into the arid, desert-like gorge of the Phu Khola. After passing the submerged rock and a tiny campsite, we will work our way steeply down the hill along the river bank. Best view of distinctive, vibrant chortens with the gorges and canyon lands.

On Khaki Hill, keep a lookout for blue sheep that are grazing. After passing the Phupi Gyalgen Gate, the trail contours around the degraded hillside before descending to the cluster of chorten next to the bridge. You get your first glimpse of Phu’s three villages through this historic gate.

Day 8, Acclimatization Day.

Beautiful views of the valley may be seen after a quick climb up to the village. Although there is also the option of a strenuous hike to Himlung Base Camp.

Day 9, Trek to Naar (4,150m), 6 - 7 hrs.

The settlement is passed when the route circles back to Chyako. The trail begins to climb once more after passing under the bridge, and it continues to do so for the remainder of the day. One of the longer days of the walk is also today to reach Naar Village

Day 10, Trek to Ngawal (3,660m) Via Kang-La (5,322m), 6 - 7 hrs.

Today is a long and hard day, the Kang La is not a steep pass, but if there is snow on the pass or the altitude is having an impact.  Today, we leave early in the morning for the spectacular Kang La Pass, which offers a stunning view of Pisang Peak, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak. After the pass, the pass descends while admiring the magnificent surroundings and cinematography, passing yak and sheep shelters to reach Ngawal.

Day 11, Trek to Manang (3,540m), 4 - 5 hrs.

With the beautiful backdrop of Pisang Peak, Gandharva Chuli, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, and Annapurna III, it’s a simple day to get to Manang. Along the bank of the Marsyangdi River, we will walk across a level valley. We will pass a pine forest, a farming terrace, and the lovely village of Braga on the way. We can stop at monasteries (very old and historical) in Braga along the way ten we will reach Manang village.

Day 12, Rest Day

This is your rest and relaxing day, so late wake up and late breakfast, In around Manang, there are many highlighted places for your day hikes. After breakfast, you can hike and look around at your choice.

Day 13, Trek to Chame (2,670m), 6 - 7 hrs.

Today little bit earlier breakfast then our trek continue back down to Chame. Passing through many beautiful places and incredible Himalayan panorama.

Note: From Manang, If you have enough time, you can continue your trekking to Annapurna Circuit Thorong la pass 5,416m then trek descend and continue to Jomsom and fly out to Pokhara. Or You can continue your trekking to Tilicho Lake.

Day 14, Drive to Besisahar 5 -6 hrs

Early in the morning, we will start our driving journey to Besisahar by Jeep, through the bumpy road. It takes a long drive to reach Besisahar. 

Day 15, Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus transfer to hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, drive along the banks of the Marsyangdi and Trishuli Rivers, passing through rice fields, terraced farms, valleys, and delightful views of the mountainous areas and mountains. We arrived in Kathmandu after a 5/6 hour drive by tourist bus.

Day 16, Final Departure.

This will be the last day of your trip in Nepal. One of our staff will take you and your group to Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu for your final departure. We wish you and your group safe flights with unforgettable memory from your Nepal trip. Hope to see you again.

Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle (Domestic/International)
  •  3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast.
  • 3 times Meals, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner and one cup of tea/coffee during the trek.
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek (Twin sharing)
  •  Experienced guide and porters with salaries, food, accommodation, and insurance(1 porter for 2 trekkers).
  •  Nar-Phu Valley Trek special permit
  •  Annapurna Conservation entry permit.
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar to Dharapani and Chame to Besisahar to Kathmandu.
  • First Aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • Emergency Helicopter service arrangement (If needed) which will be paid by your Travel Insurance Company.
  • We will arrange a Duffel bag, Sleeping bag, Down Jacket, and warm hat (If you don’t have your own.)
  • Himalaya Darshan Treks branded T-shirt as a souvenir.
  • Nar Phu valley trek map for a group
  • Nar Phu Valley Trek Achievement Certificate
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Farewell dinner

Trip Excludes

  •  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  •  Travel Insurance (recommended)
  •  International airfare to and from Nepal.
  •  Your expenses like alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, Wi-Fi, hot shower etc.
  •  Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
  •  Tips for guides, porters, and drivers. (Tips are expected)
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Desserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding, etc.
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the cost include.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu

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