Nar Phu Trek

Nar Phu Trek – 12 Days

Trip Duration
12 Days
Trip Grade
Moderate
Max. Altitude
3675 M.
Transportation
Private Jeep
Destination
Nepal
Meals
BLD
Accomodation
Tea House
Season
Sep/Dec and Mar/May

Trip overview

12 Days Restricted part of Nepal – Nar Phu Trek

The Nar Phu Trek is located north of Annapurna in the Manang district. This hidden valley is famous for Tibetan Buddhist culture and beautiful natural scenery. The Nar Phu Valley is a serene, virgin, and enticing village on the outskirts of the Annapurna Circuit Trek route. The inhabitants of this valley are Tibetan Buddhist people who have preserved their age-old practices. People herd yaks and farming/animal rearing is the major occupation of the people. Unique Tibetan culture, traditions, way of life, and festivals are unique traits of Nar Phu Valley. Moreover, for those who are interested in Tibetan Buddhist people’s way of life, culture, and traditions this trek is best for them.

Moreover, the Nar Phu trek gives full pleasure to nature lovers with its attractive natural gadgets. During the Narphu valley trek, you will see and experience the high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, Gompas, and unique Himalayan cultures of Manang district. In this trek, you will cross two challenging Mesokundo and Kangla pass.

Nar Phu Trek – hidden villages of Annapurna

Nar Phu trek offers a stunning glimpse of the beautiful mountains of the Annapurna region such as Annapurna massif, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre Himal, Manaslu Himal, Dhaulagiri range, and Tilicho Peak. The most important aspect of this trek is that you can combine the Narphu Valley trek with the Annapurna circuit trek. From Besisahar you will follow the Annapurna circuit trail up to Koto. From Koto you will reach to Nar Phu Valley after completing the adventurous journey of beautiful places such as Chhacha, Meta, and Junum. After making an excursion in the mysterious Narphu valley you will return to Koto through Nar village and Dharmasala. From Koto you will again follow the Annapurna circuit and reach Jomsom via Manang, Thorang Phedi, and Muktinath.

Book the trek with HVT. Relish your time at the hidden village of Annapurna region of Nepal.

Short Itinerary

12 days Narphu Valley Trek - Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Besishahar-BulBule-Chamje -Dharapani
Day 02: Trek from Dharapani to Koto via Bagarchhap-Dhanadue-Timang
Day 03: Trek from Koto to Meta
Day 04: Trek from Meta to Phu Village
Day 05: Excursion around Phu Village and Monastery
Day 06: Trek from Phu Village to Nar Phedi
Day 07: Trek from Nar Phedi to Nar Village
Day 08: Visit 4 Monasteries in Nar Village
Day 09: Trek from Nar - Kang La Pass -Ngawal
Day 10: Trek from Ngawal to Manang
Day 11: Trek from Manang to Chame
Day 12: Trek from Chame to Kathmandu

Included

  • Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus.
  • 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB basic.
  • Nar Phu Valley Special Permit.
  • Annapurna Conservation area permit Fee.
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
  • One English speaking Government registered experienced guide and required porters.
  • Kathmandu-Dharapani and Dharapani-Kathmandu by private Jeep.
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Staffs, equipment, meals, accommodation, salary and insurance.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • Local fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple, grape etc .
  • All official charges and 13% Government VAT.

Not Included

  • International airfare and visa fees (15 Days Visa Fee US$25 and 30 Days US$40).
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • hard and soft table drinks.
  • Your own trekking gears.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Tips for Guide and porter

Useful Info

If you are already here in kathmandu or pokhara and need a guide / porter or tour / trekking packagess then you can visit our office Himalaya View Treks. Location:- kaldhara Marg, kathmandu 44600 Nepal. or chat via Whatsapp with Mr. Simbir +9779841146306

Travel Insurance

It is mandatory to take the travel insurance for any kinds of trekking in Nepal. Make sure to get the insurance plan which covers helicopter rescue, medical aid and emergencies.

Weather & Climatic Conditions

Nepal’s mountain region has unpredictable weather and climatic conditions. Day temperature is normal but night hours are pretty freezing. Weather can change drastically in just an hour. Expect unexpected changes in climate and weather. However, the team will analyze the situation and only decide whether to push or not.

Trekking Preparation

The best way to prepare for climbing is by doing cardiovascular workouts. These kinds of cardio exercises help to increase lung capacity. In order to climb the mountain, you need strong and healthy lungs.

Do some strength-building training like planks, push-ups, and squats. Cycling is also the best option to prepare your body for climbing. Always start these activities 4-5 months before traveling to Nepal for climbing.

FAQs

  • Is it possible to extend the trek to Annapurna Circuit after Nar Phu Trek?

    Yes, you can continue to trek towards Thorong La Pass crossing after the excursion of Nar Phu Valley Trek. By doing this you can visit the Mustang region of Nepal.

  • What about the accommodation during the Nar Phu Trek?

    Yes, there is teahouse/lodges now in the trail. Earlier there was no lodges on the trail. However, it is good news that trekkers can get the basic lodge accommodation during the trek.

  • Can i do Solo trek to Nar Phu Trek?

    No, you can't do the solo trekking in Nar Phu. In fact, in every restricted trekking region, you will have to book the trek with at least two trekkers otherwise you will not get the special permit from the Nepal Government.

  • How difficult is Nar Phu Trek?

    It is moderate trekking route. However, in some section of the trekking you will have to walk uphill for almost 4-5 hours continuously. Be prepared and come for the trekking in a physically fit condition.

  • Why Nar Phu Trek is restricted trekking region?

    The villages are discovered recently and Nepal Government has placed these villages under the special cultural preservation site. People of the region still practices the traditions which is unique and priceless for the tourism and identity of Nepal.

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Trips Reviews

Ayako K
Ayako K
2024-01-23
Refreshing my heart The view was amazing! The tour includes Poonhill and ABC, so I had two chances to see the beautiful mountains. The atmosphere of whole trekking was also refreshing.
Ben W
Ben W
2024-01-22
Amazing Annapurna Circuit Trek Went with the Himalaya View Treks team on an annapurna circuit trek. One of the best experiences in my life! The team made everything super seamless. They gave us in-depth information about Nepal as a country and the culture. They ensured our comfort at each of the teahouses. And they took care of us if we weren't feeling well. Overall the team was so warm and fun-loving. I made lasting friendships with all of them and cant wait for my next trip. I would recommend them to all of my friends and family
Emre T
Emre T
2024-01-09
Highlight of Nepal I spent 2 weeks with Suraj in Langtang valley and it was hands down one of the best experiences of my life. Would highly recommend this company anyone visiting Nepal. Everything was very smooth, from the start to the end, with no logistical or communication challenges. Since he is a local and really knowledgeable about the mountains, it was great to see and listen to things from his experience (peaks, the history of the region, the stories of the people). We stayed with local communities on our way and it was amazing to meet people who have been in the region for the longest and connect over fireside chats and food. The mountains and landscapes we witnessed on a daily basis were jaw dropping. The trip was a clear highlight of my time in Nepal. If you want the real experience of the Himalayas and it’s people, this is the one. Phenomenal experience, miss at your peril.
Alejandro E
Alejandro E
2023-12-01
Everest Base Camp Realicé el trek del Campo Base Everest y todo fue increíble. Yo lo hice en solitario junto a mi guía Suraj y lo recomiendo 100%, muy atento y es un experto del terreno, sabe en todo momento como actuar si te encuentras mal o cansado y buscar una nueva ruta. La agencia me dio mucha seguridad en todo momento y me sentí acompañado en todo momento. Lo volvería a contratar una y mil veces. Gracias!!!
Wanderer05980112905
Wanderer05980112905
2023-11-29
Trekking Campo Base Everest noviembre 2023 Mi viaje fue increíble, mi guía se llamaba Suraj y lo recomiendo 100%. Viajar con una agencia especializada para el trekking al Campo Base del Everest ofrece beneficios excepcionales. Los guías expertos brindan amabilidad, atención las 24 horas y seguridad constante. Su conocimiento local y capacitación aseguran que los excursionistas estén cómodos y seguros, manejando posibles emergencias. La agencia se encarga de la logística, permitiendo a los viajeros concentrarse en la experiencia. Además, el apoyo y la orientación de los guías hacen que la travesía sea más placentera, enriqueciendo la aventura y convirtiéndola en una experiencia inolvidable.
Niko T
Niko T
2023-11-27
Amazing experience Another amazing trek with himalaya view treks and my guide sobit. The view was very clear and he had a great time reaching everest base camp. Looking forward my next trek in 2024 !!
Lukas T
Lukas T
2023-11-21
Amazing three passes trek with Himalaya view Treks We did the three passes trek with our guide Ram Gurung. It was an amazing experience. Our guide was very vriendly and always prioritised our needs and wishes. Everything was well organised and communication was clear and fast. Thank you for everything! Lukas and Hannah
Patrick T
Patrick T
2023-11-20
Unbeschreibliche Erfahrung Annapurna Short Trek Meine Frau und ich haben uns für eine „kurze“ Tour im Himalaya interessiert. Über das Internet sind wir auf Himalayan View Treks gestoßen. Sie haben die 8 Tage Annapurna Short Trek Tour angeboten. Die Kommunikation im Vorfeld per Mail mit Simbir lief super. Er konnte uns vorab alle Informationen geben. Auch eine individuelle Anpassung der Tour (z.B. per Flugzeug zurück) wäre möglich gewesen. Obwohl wir zunächst ein paar Tage in Kathmandu verbracht haben, wurden wir bei Ankunft von unserem Guide abgeholt und zum Hotel gebracht. So sind wir entspannt angekommen. An Tag 1 der Tour wurden wir früh morgens vom Hotel von unserem Guide (D. B.) und unserem Porter (Manoj) abgeholt. Tag 2-7 sind wir von Chame über Pisang, Manang, Ledar, High Camp über den Thorong La Pass nach Muktinath gewandert. Insgesamt waren es ca. 80km, 4.100m nach oben und 3.100m nach unten zu wandern. Tag 8 ging dann per Jeep zurück nach Pokhara. Trotz der für unsere Verhältnisse langen Strecke ging die Tour super zu laufen. Das lag vor allem auch an unserem Guide und Porter! D. B. hat sich stets nach unserem Wohlbefinden erkundet. Jeden Abend gab es einen kurzen Tagesrückblick und Lagebesprechung für den kommenden Tag. So konnten wir währenddessen noch entscheiden, ob wir an einem Tag etwas weiter laufen, um am darauffolgenden Tag etwas weniger machen müssen. Er ging da sehr gut auf uns ein. Manoj hat unseren schweren Rucksack getragen und wir konnten uns so ganz aufs Trekking konzentrieren. Darüber waren wir sehr dankbar. Auch er hat sich immer um uns gekümmert (are you ok? 😉) D.B. hat uns über den gesamten Trek viel Wissen über das Land und die Berge vermittelt. Außerdem konnte er uns viele interessante Bergsteiger Geschichten erzählen. Wir hatten 8 unbeschreibliche Tage! Unsere anfänglich Angst und Sorge, es nicht zu schaffen wurde uns durch den professionellen Umgang komplett genommen. Vielen Dank dafür!
Quest48176041972
Quest48176041972
2023-11-16
Amazing guide company エベレスト街道で15日間のガイドをお願いしました。我々は友達と3人でしたがみんなに親切丁寧にガイドしてくれ大変助かりました。ルクラへの飛行機が天候不良で5日間も乗ることができずラメチャップ空港で困ってるときには偶然同じ会社の別のガイドとでくわし、飛行機をあきらめジープで行く方法を提案してくれブブサまで案内してくれた。また我々のガイドもブブサまで迎えに来てくれた。日程が厳しくなったにもかかわらず何とか目的地まで行く工程をくんでくれ、おかげで大変楽しいトレッキングとなった。来年行く予定の友達にもこのガイド会社をすすめておきます。
Niko T
Niko T
2023-11-07
Excellent treks We did 2 treks with himalaya view treks and with guide sobit tamang, first one to everest base camp with return by helicopter and second trek to poon hill area, everything was amazing and well organized. I really recommend this company and look forward my next trek in october

Olga Poltavskaya
Olga Poltavskaya
2024-01-05
We used the services of a porter guide from the company on the Annapurna base camp trek. Rahul was truly amazing! so helpful and easy! We really appreciated his looking after us, helping pick the best accommodation and break spots along the way, making sure we are warm and positive. Would strongly recommend Rahul for those trekkers who look for a devoted and switched on porter guide.
Mateusz Malzacher
Mateusz Malzacher
2023-12-19
We had a fantastic 3 passes hike thanks to the guidance, expertise and professionalism of Bishal Rai. He was a great trip partner, providing local knowledge and a sense of humor along the way. He even pointed out all the peak names to us many times due to our forgetfulness. Thank you and highly recommend Himalaya View Treks and guide, Bishal Rai.
Alejandro Espigares
Alejandro Espigares
2023-12-01
Realicé el trek del Campo Base Everest y todo fue increíble. Yo lo hice en solitario junto a mi guía Suraj y lo recomiendo 100%, muy atento y es un experto del terreno, sabe en todo momento como actuar si te encuentras mal o cansado y buscar una nueva ruta. La agencia me dio mucha seguridad en todo momento y me sentí acompañado en todo momento. Lo volvería a contratar una y mil veces. Gracias!!!
A Expen5ive
A Expen5ive
2023-11-22
Our Guide Rahul made sure that it was a pleasant Trek from start to finish. Very knowledgeable about the areas and always puts the safety and wellbeing of us first. When you book your Trek make sure you ask for Rahul.
Patrick Thumm
Patrick Thumm
2023-11-21
Meine Frau und ich haben uns für eine „kurze“ Tour im Himalaya interessiert. Über das Internet sind wir auf Himalayan View Treks gestoßen. Sie haben die 8 Tage Annapurna Short Trek Tour angeboten. Die Kommunikation im Vorfeld per Mail mit Simbir lief super. Er konnte uns vorab alle Informationen geben. Auch eine individuelle Anpassung der Tour (z. B. per Flugzeug zurück) wäre möglich gewesen. Obwohl wir zunächst ein paar Tage in Kathmandu verbracht haben, wurden wir bei Ankunft von unserem Guide abgeholt und zum Hotel gebracht. So sind wir entspannt angekommen. An Tag 1 der Tour wurden wir früh morgens vom Hotel von unserem Guide (D. B.) und unserem Porter (Manoj) abgeholt. Tag 2-7 sind wir von Chame über Pisang, Manang, Ledar, High Camp über den Thorong La Pass nach Muktinath gewandert. Insgesamt waren es ca. 80km, 4.100m nach oben und 3.100m nach unten zu wandern. Tag 8 ging dann per Jeep zurück nach Pokhara. Trotz der für unsere Verhältnisse langen Strecke ging die Tour super zu laufen. Das lag vor allem auch an unserem Guide und Porter! D. B. hat sich stets nach unserem Wohlbefinden erkundet. Jeden Abend gab es einen kurzen Tagesrückblick und Lagebesprechung für den kommenden Tag. So konnten wir währenddessen noch entscheiden, ob wir an einem Tag etwas weiter laufen, um am darauffolgenden Tag etwas weniger machen müssen. Er ging da sehr gut auf uns ein. Manoj hat unseren schweren Rucksack getragen und wir konnten uns so ganz aufs Trekking konzentrieren. Darüber waren wir sehr dankbar. Auch er hat sich immer um uns gekümmert (are you ok? 😉) D.B. hat uns über den gesamten Trek viel Wissen über das Land und die Berge vermittelt. Außerdem konnte er uns viele interessante Bergsteiger Geschichten erzählen. Wir hatten 8 unbeschreibliche Tage! Unsere anfänglich Angst und Sorge, es nicht zu schaffen wurde uns durch den professionellen Umgang komplett genommen. Vielen Dank dafür!
Daniel Weller
Daniel Weller
2023-10-17
Just returned home from a fantastic adventure holiday on the EBC trek. Himalaya View Treks couldn't of been more helpful from choosing and booking our trek before we arrived through to dropping us back to the airport once we had finished , nothing was too much trouble. Before coming to Nepal me and my dad was unsure if we needed a guide however we are now so pleased that we decided to get one. Sobit our guide made the experience so much better as he took care of all the arrangements and organising leaving us to concentrate on the trek and enjoy the scenery without any stress. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Himalaya View Treks and would request Sobit as a guide as he was brilliant!!!!
Patrik Penzeš
Patrik Penzeš
2023-10-05
Great experience! Our guide Bishal became our friend in short time and made the trekking easier. I am grateful to both Bishal and Simbir for this experience. I strogly recommend Manaslu circuit trek with Bishal from himalaya view treks!
Kapila Chandrabharathi
Kapila Chandrabharathi
2023-03-16
Simbir Thanks for organising our trek and accomodation And all the help you provided us throughout our stay Ram thanks for guiding us and for you patience And the Iron man. ( forgot his name) for carrying our load We will be back

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