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Nar & Phu are village located in Manang district and are famous as lost village of Manang. Both of this village are major attraction for trekkers doing Nar phu Valley trek.
Pristine culture, people and typical traditional practice of this region has made – Nar Phu valley trek as a restricted trekking destination of Nepal. Higher up, deserted landscape alike to Tibetan landscape or Upper mustang region of Nepal; Nar Phu Valley Trek is also suitable for monsoon trekking in Nepal.
Although the trail of Narphu valley lies very close to Annapurna circuit trail – isolation of the valley from koto village makes trekking more beautiful. Landscape of the trekking route is admiring and the scenery of the trek us luring.
This parts of Manang district in the Annapurna region of Nepal Himalaya, offers a less visited trekking trail called Nar phu trek. This trek is a river valley circuit trekking destination.
Nar phu valley trek trail goes through the deep valley of hidden river canyon and the famous villages Nar & Phu, opened for trekking from 2003AD. Nar phu is deserted valley in contrast with the green hills and white Himalaya, alike to upper mustang trek.
It will be fun for you to be in this deserted Nar-phu valley along with crossing passes, walking across the river, over suspension bridges, walk over the wooden bridges and witnessing the view of the towering mountains while heading into the depth of hidden Himalayas.
Nar phu valley trekking surely entertains your adventure holiday in Nepal. Do not expect to get a luxury trekking experience; but this trek will surely fill joy in your love towards mountain & nature.
On this trekking, trekker’s explore the distinct culture of beautiful locals and walk by many Gombas and Mannes. Nar phu is dominated with Buddhist culture and hence the trail is traditionally dominated with Buddhist people and their warm well-come to the valley of NarPhu. We focus trekking for fun as well as new findings & knowledge, thus we will create many opportunities for our client to involve in the local activities.
Route Variation of Nar Phu Valley Trek
Narphu trek is also called kanga la pass trek. After leaving Annapurna circuit trail on the left, Narphu trail goes into narrow river valley from koto village. After few days of trekking you will get to Kang la pass. After trekking over the pass; tral meets Annapurna circuit trail at Manag village.
Saying this – Narphu valley trek can be done with Annapurna circuit. You can mix Kangla pass with Thorong la pass and make 2 high pass trek of Annapurna. Or you can trek, Narphu valley part only.
If you want to trek only Narphu part – Nar phu valley trek can either be started at Manang village or can be ended there. You can drive in -or- out of Manang village – prior to your trekking to Narphu valley.
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Culture & Mountains Goes Along
Culture of Nar Phu valley widely resembles to Tibetan culture. Visit to Nar Phu makes you to feel like being at Tibetan village, like Tibet both culturally and geologically.
Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri Himalaya range, Himlung Himal and Manaslu mountain range are major mountain attraction or Narphu valley trekking. Although trekkers can screen many mountains like tallest peak above eight thousand like Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho peak and many unnamed Himalaya.
Nepal government under ACAP is upgrading this trail with more infrastructures. This development process, is adding some rising effect (both positive and negative) to this trekking trail of Nar Phu valley and tourism in this region of Annapurna trail.
Travelling to Nar Phu valley with Nepalgram team makes more worth full as we use the local guides or porters for trekking in Narphu valley, as we focus on the local participation in the trekking, this helps our client to know more about the locality and Nar Phu and also helps you to get involved in local activities of local villagers.
The suggested itinerary for Nar Phu trekking is one of the best designed, but can be customized under your requirement, feel free to contact us for shortest 10 days trekking itinerary to longest 24 days itinerary for trekking to Narphu valley.
NarPhu Valley Trek Outline Itinerary
- Day 1 – Arrival at Kathmandu international airport (1350m), our company representative will assist you to transfer to hotel, Tonight Nar phu valley trekking briefing by your guide.
- Day 2 – Explore Kathmandu & special permit preparation
- Day 3 – Drive from Kathmandu to Koto (8,530 feet / 2,600 m)
- Day 4 – Trek from Koto to Meta (11,680 feet / 3560 m)
- Day 5 – Trek from Meta to Phu (13,386 feet / 4080 m)
- Day 6 – Acclimatization day in Phu (13,386 feet / 4080 m)
- Day 7 – Trek from Phu to Nar Phedi (11,450 feet / 3490 m)
- Day 8 – Trek from Nar Phedi to Nar (13,484 feet / 4110 m)
- Day 9 – Trek from Nar to Ngawal (17,192 feet / 5240 m) via the Kang La Pass (5,240m)
- Day 10 – Trek from Ngawal to Pisang, Drive to Besisahar (8,179 feet / 2,493 m)
- Day 11 – Drive from Besisahar to Pokhara
Cost of Nar Phu Valley Trek– Nepalgram Adventure
|1||Cost (in USD $) Details||1590||830||460|
|3||Accommodation during trek||Standard||Private||Shared|
|4||Transportation to trek start point||Private||Shared||Shared|
|6||Airport/bus terminal Shuttle service||Private||Private||×|
|7||Hotel at KTM/Pokhara||5 Star||Standard||×|
|8||Food on trek(BLD)||Unlimited Meal||3 Meal||×|
|9||Desert||From Menu||Fresh Fruit||×|
|12||Company Cap & T-shirt||√||√||×|
|13||Dawn Jacket & Sleeping – bag to be returned||√||√||×|
|14||Hard drink||Local Brand||×||×|
|15||Warm up hike||√||×||×|
|17||Buffer day for trek||√||×||×|
|18||Food in the city||×||×||×|
Note – Minimum people in group must be 02 so as to apply above price range.
Restricted and off the beaten trekking route near Annapurna circuit – Nar Phu is famous for 3 major things. Nar & Phu village are basis of the trek name whereas Kangla pass is a high pass and magnificent way to stunning view of the Nepal Himalaya.
Are you looking for Annapurna circuit trek? But you want to go inside the cultural and traditional insights of the people of Annapurna region. Or do you want to see 20 years ago’ Annapurna circuit like tradition at present? Nar Phu trek will not disappoint you.
Nar Phu valley trek highlights
- Deserted geography of the Nar phu valley
- Remote and New trekking trail of Nepal (Teahouse trek started from 2003)
- Exploration of Buddhist culture and visit ti multiple monasteries
- Majestic view of Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Tilicho Peak and Himlung himal
- Indulging the distinct culture while spending time with locals at the village of Nar and Phu village
- Participating with Local villagers and their daily life