A fantastic journey to the wild and unexplored vicinity located north of Annapurna, this rugged and wild trek takes us to the exotic and enthralling valley of Nar Phu. Nar Phu Valley trek starts from Jagat following the popular trekking routes of Annapurna Circuit trail and then branch off from Koto to follow the off the beaten track to Nar Phu valley in the north of Manang and pass the Kang La pass with a magnificent panorama of Annapurna massifs. The Kang La pass links Nar with Manang and three other Bhotia villages in the Neyshang valley. The valley system above opens up to a huge expanse of high snow-peaks, ancient villages, and high altitude grazing settlements. Trekking to this hidden mountain valley offers medieval Tibetan culture in undisturbed form, dramatic mountains view and great alpine sceneries. We then head west over the Thorong La Pass and down through lower Mustang before heading on to Jomsom. We finally fly back to Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu.
As you are picked from Tribhuwan International Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast. We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.
During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.
Health Condition & Fitness Requirement
This Trek is a moderate level Trek. You will be walking for 6-7 hour a day on average. We will face the steep hill, cross steep, hilly terrain etc. We will be heading mostly uphill where we will face an average of 4000m altitude change. You will be given acclimatization day in between the trail so that you will not face altitude sickness. If you have strong determination and hope in yourself then this Trek will not be that difficult.
If you have done any Trek before it will be your skill but you don’t require pre-experience or any training for this Trek. If you have any health problems it would be better if you consult with a doctor before your visit and give the details to Sherpa Himalaya so that we could customize your trip as per your body requirement.
Best Time to Visit
Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can visit Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.
Your health safety and last destination with high-quality service is our Main priority. Your guide has the authority to bring change in itinerary, stop or cancel any part of your itinerary if it is very necessary due to safety concern. However, these kinds of problem rarely arise. Our effort will be to follow our given itinerary. Weather condition, health problem or any natural disaster and flight cancellation due to bad weather in the mountain may bring change in itinerary.
Frequently Asked Questions
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)
Upon arrival at Nepal’s heart, the capital known as Kathmandu, via Tribhuwan International Airport, we will welcome you warmly and take you to the hotel where you will stay overnight. We will brief you shortly on your upcoming Trek with us after refreshment. We will also introduce you to your trekking guide and team guide.
Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
we will gather to discuss in brief, the tour itinerary and other information. We will then check clothing and trekking equipment you will require during our travel.You will be taken to shop if you need to buy some gears.Overnight at hotel.
Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 7-8 hours
As we stay overnight at Jagat, early morning we will finish our breakfast and head or Trek towards Dharapani. We will face both Ascend and Descend trail. We will be passing through rocky way as well as beautiful forest where you will encounter lots of flora and fauna. Overnight stay at Dharapani
Dharapani to Koto (2,610m/8,563ft): 5-6 hours
As we finish our Breakfast we will head towards Koto. It will around 5-6 hours. As we Trek ahead for few hours we will have our lunch at Timal most probably.
our Trail will be easy this day and we will reach Koto almost between 3-4 pm
Koto to Meta (3,560m/11,680ft): 7-8 hours
Today we will have a Trek almost all away through the dense Jungle. As always we will be heading ahead as we finish our Breakfast. If you are lucky enough you might be able to see some of the rare birds and animals of Nepal. We will face uphill way as we are near to Meta. Overnight stay at Meta.
Meta to Phu Gaon (4,250m/13,944ft): 7-8 hours
This Day we will make our Trek almost for 7-8 hours. This although we will have longer Trek our Trail will not be much difficult. We will be passing through plain barren land with very less flora and fauna. We will face very gradual uphill. Tonight we will stay overnight at Phu Gaon.
Acclimatization at Phu Gaon
This Day is kept so that our body will get properly acclimatize with the altitude face. Although it is a free day we will have short hike around which can be upto 500m high walk and we will again come back to Phu Gaon for overnight.
Phu Gaon to Nar (4,110m/13,484ft): 6-7 hours
As we finish our rest or acclimatization Day we will head towards Nar. We will Trek for around 6-7 hours. Today we will come back nearby Meta and then cross the Meta river and make our Trail slightly uphill and reach Nar. Overnight Stay at Nar.
Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) to Ngwal (3,660m/12,008ft): 7-8 hours
As usual after we finish our Breakfast we will be ready to make our Pass; Kangla Pass. This pass is a moderate level pass and will not be much difficult. You will be properly trained so that you can easily finish this pass. As we complete our pass we will descend down to reach till Ngwal. It make take 7-8 hours to reach Ngwal. Today we will have overnight stay at Ngwal
Ngwal to Manang (3,540m/11,614ft): 4-5 hours
Today we will have a Short Trek to Manang. Our Trail will be of around 4-5 hours. We will be descending down and then straight forward from the half way to reach Manang. Manang is one of the major city nearby where you will find good accommodation facilities. Overnight at Manang
Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3-4 hours
We will start our uphill trek from Manang village via a valley of Jarsang Khola. The trail portrays pastures, juniper trees along will gradual elevation. Our route will cross Ghunsa village and will lead us to grazing meadows of horses and yaks. We will take every measure to ensure that every member is safe from altitude sickness. We will stay overnight at Yar Kharka.
Yak Kharka to Thorang High Camp(4800m/15748 ft) : 5-6 hours
Throang High Camp is at an elevation of((4800m/15748 ft)which will be our destination for this day. It will be an uphill trek. We will cross a river with suspension bridge and reach Thorang Phedi. Thorang High Camp is the last Tea house before Thorang La Pass. Overnight in Thorang High Camp.
Trek to Thorong La (5416m/17764feet) to Muktinath (3,800/12,467ft
Thorong La pass is one of the highest passes in the world, which is difficult to cross and will be our ultimate objective today. We will be using the route from Muktinath to Jomsom as it is assumed to be safest. We will use early morning time to cross the pass and reach Muktinath valley at foot of the pass. Overnight at Muktinath.
Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft): 5-6 hours drive
We will start our road trip early morning or we shall fly back to Kathmandu via early flight. Flight will cost you supplement money. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or explore surrounding locality of Kathmandu and even do some souvenir shopping. Our guides will always help you with both souvenir shopping or sightseeing. Farewell dinner at night and overnight stay at Kathmandu.
Free Day in Kathmandu
This day is set aside for unforeseen conditions. This day is also reserved for proper rest and shopping at Kathmandu. One can enjoy local Thamel market or rest on this day. You will be invited for dinner by Sherpa Himalaya Overnight at Kathmandu.
Final departure from Nepal
If your schedule is to departure from Kathmandu we would drop you to the airport as per your schedule or you can extend your holiday if you have time.
Included in the Cost