Highlights

  •     Adventurous and challenging trail
  •     Gorgeous landscape view
  •     Traverse in one of the restricted regions of Nepal
  •     Explore the hidden valley in Annapurna region, Nar Phu Valley
  •     Experience rich culture and tradition un Nar and Phu villages
  •     Explore the famous and beautiful Manang village
  •     Visit ancient monasteries and caves
  •     Get to see stunning views of Himalayan mountains along with tempting glaciers, deep gorges, picturesque villages, narrow canyons, and unique rock formation

About Nar Phu Valley Trekking

Nar Phu Valley Trek is the most adventurous journey to the hidden corner of the Annapurna region, where you get to see views and culture, unlike any other place. Situated between Damodar Kunda and Annapurna Circuit, Nar and Phu are the two picturesque villages with a countable number of locals. Nar Phu Valley Trekking presents off-the-beaten trekking experience in the Himalayas. The majestic views of the mountains, stunning glaciers, narrow canyons, deep gorges, unique rock formations, and ancient lifestyle of the locals gives you lifelong memory.

As the Nar and Phu villages are the two most secluded places in Nepal, you will not find any facilities. The region has high archeological and cultural value, therefore it is protected by the Nepal government. You need to follow a special procedure to go on Nar Phu Valley Trek 17 Days. Only a handful of visitors has traveled in this region, which makes it not crowded at all. Nature is raw and beautiful. You get to experience the culture and tradition similar to Tibetans. Tashi Lhakhang is the oldest monastery of the region, where you will get blessed by the lama.

We, Beyond the Limits Treks & Expedition, is a team of professionals who have been working in the travel & tourism field for years. We do have tailor-made Nar Phu Valley Trek options as well. As per your need, we can make the itinerary anywhere from Nar Phu Valley Trek 12 Days to whatever days you want. Do contact us for further information. We would love to assist you to craft your dream journey in the Himalayas of Nepal.


Best time to go on Nar Phu Valley Trek:

Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) are the two most preferable seasons to go on Nar Phu Valley Trekking. The moderate climate and stable weather makes the journey joyful and views stunning.


Nar Phu Valley Trek difficulty

Nar Phu Valley Trek is a difficult trek that demands good physical fitness and endurance. You will be trekking in one of the most isolated parts of Nepal, where no nay means of modern facilities are available. Therefore, you have to adjust beyond your comfort zone. Likewise, Nar Phu Valley Trek 17 Days takes you above 5,000 meters, which involves chances of high altitude sickness and other risks. It is very important to acclimatize yourself properly on the way.


Nar Phu Valley Trek solo:

Nar Phu Valley is one of the restricted areas of Nepal, where you need to get special permission from the government of Nepal to go on a trek. Furthermore, this permit also only get issues under the following conditions:

  •     You mandatory have to hire a professional guide
  •     You have to be at least two people in one group not including a guide or porter
  •     You have to file your special permit through an authorized local trekking agency

Itinerary

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Day 01 : Arriving in Kathmandu (1,350m)

After your landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you get welcomed by one of the team representatives from Beyond the Limits Treks & Expedition. He/she guides you to the hotel. You can rest for the day. In the evening, you meet with your tour guide in your hotel lobby, and he briefs you about the program.

  • Welcome dinner
  • overnight in the hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350m

Today, you prepare for the trip. You will check all the equipment and make sure everything is in good condition. Later, you also arrange trekking permits that are needed to go on this trek. our team members will help you out with all of these.

  • Breakfast only
  • Stay overnight in the hotel
  • Nar Phu

After a delicious breakfast, you begin driving towards Besishahar. The drive will be long and scenic. You get to see the stunning landscape on the way. Lush green hills, rivers, small settlements, dense forests, and waterfalls decorate the route.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Stay overnight in the lodge
  • Besishahar

Today is the first day of the trek. Trekking through small villages and lush forests of pine & fir, you ascend towards Koto. On the way, you get to see superb views of Mt. Manaslu and Peak 29.

Stay overnight in the teahouse

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Beshisahar
  • Quto
  • 2600 meters

You register your restricted permit at the Police Check Post, and begin trekking along the bank of Soti Khola. The trail then passes through dense forests of pine. Further, you come across a few streams and suspension bridges and reach Dharmasala. From here, you pass by lush forests and ascend to Meta village. This village welcomes you with amazing views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse
  • Qoto
  • 3230meters

The day begins with lots of ascending and descends crossing several bridges over streams. The trail soon takes you to Kyang, where you get to see ruined of forts of Khampa settlement. Further, the trail passes through Phu Khola and leads you to beautiful Phu village.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse
  • Meta

It is a rest day for you. You will explore the villages and hike around. You get to experience the rich culture and tradition of the people living in this hidden valley. People from Lama, Gurung, and Ghale resides here. You will visit Tashi Lakhang Monastery listed in 108 world's great Buddhist monasteries. A little fun fact; this is the last monastery built by Karmapa Rinpoche. Along with all these, you get to see wonderful views of many snow-capped mountains including Himlung Himal.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse

Today, you go on an exciting hike to Himlung Base Camp after having breakfast. This helps you acclimate your body. You get to see stunning views from the base camp. After spending some time at the base camp, you return to Phu village for a night stay.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse
  • Himlung Base

You begin descending passing through several streams and suspension bridges until you reach Mahendra Pul. You then pass a high suspension bridge 80 m over the Lapche River gorge. After having lunch in Mahendra Pul, you ascend on a steep path. On the way, you pass by many stupas and reach Nar village.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse
  • Nar Village
  • 4150meters

Today, you will be exploring Nar village. Hike around and interact with locals. It is a good chance to look into the lifestyle and culture of the people living here.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Nar Village
  • NarVillage
  • 4150m

It is going to be a long day today. You begin walking early morning. The trail ascend to Kang La Pass. From the top of the pass, you can see stunning views of the Annapurna range. Further, the trail descends to Ngwal, where you spend the night.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Stay overnight in the teahouse
  • 3675meters

Explore around Manang

  • Meals and Launch
  • Ngawal
  • Manang
  • 3550meters

This day is set apart to explore and acclimate your body. You descend to Braga village, where you visit an ancient monastery. Later, you hike to Chunker Viewpoint from where you see the stunning view of Gangapurna Lake, Cave Gompa, and many Himalayan mountains.

Stay overnight in the teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Meals and Launch
  • Manang

After having breakfast, you begin trekking towards Chame. The trail passes by Pisang village, and further, trekking through rhododendron & pine forests. You will then cross a suspension bridge over Marsyangdi River and reach Chame.

Stay overnight in the teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Meals and Launch
  • Chame
  • Manang
  • 2650meters

After having breakfast, you drive to Kathmandu. The drive will be long and scenic. You take a small break for lunch, and continue driving towards the city. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel. In the evening, you have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

Stay overnight in the hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Farewell dinner

  • Meals and Launch
  • Kathmandu

One of our team members will drop you at the airport for your next flight.

  • Meals and Launch
  • Kathmandu
  • kathmandu

What's included

Included

Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus depends on group size.

  • 3 Nights Hotel in Hotel  Royal Suite Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • Nar Phu Valley Special Permit
  • Annapurna Conservation area project entry Fee.
  • One English speaking experience government license holder guide and required porters.
  • Kathmandu- Beshisahar by Bus.

Beshisahar to Koto by local jeep.

  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Staff, equipment, meals, salary, insurance, etc.
  • First Aids Kit.

Beyond the Limits Treks Baggage for trekking Gears

  • company T-shirt and certificate
  • All official expenses and 13% Government VAT.
  • Farewell dinner at Nepali Authentic Restaurant in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare and visa fees ((15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40).
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All the drinks like mineral water, Fanta, coke, beer, tea, coffee, etc.
  • Your trekking gears.
  • Your travel insurance should include emergency rescue.
  • Tips for staff.

Note: Cost may vary depending on the number of people on the group, accommodation type, and transportation type.