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Venture into a remote part of Nepal that few travelers get to see
Stay in ancient villages that have seen little change over the centuries
Experience a part of the Tibetan plateau that extends down into Nepal
Enjoy great views of Annapurna II, Himlung Himal, Gangapurna, Manaslu and Tilicho Peak
Nar Phu Valley Trek is an exotic journey along the north face of Annapurna, to explore the fascinating valley of Nar Phu. The highlights of the trek include exotic views of high snow-peaks, ancient villages of medieval Tibetan culture, the famous Tashi Lakhang Monastery and exploring high alpine valleys.The trek starts from Jagat, which lies along Annapurna Circuit trail, and then leaves the main circuit trail from Koto to follow the less travelled trails to Nar Phu valley. Trekkers get to explore the remote mountain valley trails in the north of Manang and pass the Kang La pass (5315m) with breathtaking view.
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Day 1: Drive to Koto (2,600m)We leave Kathmandu early and drive first to Besisahar. After lunch, change to a four-wheel drive vehicle for the rugged journey to Koto.
Day 2: Trek to Meta (3,560m)
Start our trek early, as there is a lot of distance to cover. Cross the river and enter the Nar & Phu valleys. Towns on the nearby Annapurna Circuit are relatively well developed, but this is not the case in these valley.
Day 3: Trek to Phu (4,080m)
Trekking out of Meta, some of the unique, colorful Tibetan Buddhist chortens that Nar and Phu are famous for begin to appear in sight. The trail meanders along the ridge with a good view of the magnificent Nar Phedi monastery, where you will stay in a few days time.
Day 4: Exploring Phu
Due to the high altitude, its good to spend an acclimatization day in Phu. Explore the tiny alleyways of the town or hike up to Himlung Himal base camp. Phu itself is an interesting village, and a day is well spent sitting with the villagers as they spin their yak and sheep wool, pound mustard seeds into a paste for oil, or go about their other daily chores.
Day 5: Trek to Nar Phedi (3,490m)
Retrace the route back down towards Meta, but turn off at the Nar Phedi monastery, which will be your accommodation for the night. In fact, the monastery is all that Nar Phedi consists of!The rooms are neat and clean and the nuns are extremely welcoming. Join them in the kitchen and watch them prepare dinner on a modest fireplace.
Day 6: Trek to Nar (4,110m)
Today is a very gentle day. Climb out of Nar Phedi and follow a winding path up a hill towards Nar. Pass a line of wonderfully painted, bamboo-topped chortens on the way into the ancient village. Arrive in the town around lunch time. Even though Nar is not far from the main Annapurna trail, it is rarely visited by trekkers and is about as picturesque as it gets.
Day 7: Trek to Ngawal (3,675m) via the Kang La Pass (5,240m)
Today is a long day, so get up before sunrise and head towards the Kang La pass, which leads back onto the popular Annapurna Circuit. It is not a difficult pass, but it can be a long day as the effects of altitude will be felt. Once on top of the pass you can enjoy an amazing view over Annapurna II, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak. The trail down starts off steep, but if you enjoy scree running you can have some fun! Stop for lunch on a plateau overlooking the peak, then continue towards Ngawal.
Day 8: Trek to Pisang and drive to Besisahar
Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu
Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle
Guesthouse accommodation during the trek
All necessary trekking permits: Annapurna Conservation Area and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fee.
Special permit for Nar Phu Trek
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader
Staff costs including salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
All government and local taxes
First aid medical kit
Transportation from Kathmandu to Koto and Passing to kathmandu
Sleeping bags and Down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after trek
fresh seasonal fruit
Bar bills, laundry and other personal expenses
Travel and rescue insurance
Tips for guide, porter and driver
Hotel in Kathmandu
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Mount Adventure Holiday
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
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