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Nar Phu Valley Trek - 16 Days

Nar-Phu valley; of the Nar Khola in the Manang district of Nepal. Is unique natural, cultural and geographical wounders. Governemnt in has declared this region as a new destination  opened it for organized trekking only. This valley is newly opened, spectacular regions of Lama, Gurung and Ghale inhabitants. This Region Was first of all explored by Tilman in the 1950s. Till date very few westerners have explored the virtually untouched villages of Nar & Phu or climbed the many 7000 m peaks surrounding them. Kagyud monasteries are worth a visit, though tracking down the keys from the four different caretakers can eat up a large chunk of the day. Photos of the current (16th) Karmapa are common if Nar (the Karmapa fled Tibet in 1999, traveling to India via Mustang and Manang). The Guru Choling monastery is at the top of town, the lower Samten Pelgye Ling has some remarkable old statutes, and the Kunsel Denchen a large Phallus painted on the wall and an unusual off-center floor plan. The newest monastery is the Samdru Choling, just below the Shanti Lodge. PHU village is an extraordinary village, All supplies are carried here by mule. Devote some time to exploring the fascinating village.

Phu Means ‘Head Of The Valley’ and the 6364, pyramid-shaped peak to the north is named Bhrikuti the Nepali wife of Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo; beyond is Tibet. Phu village is snowbound and almost completely deserted in winter (December to March). Nar – Phu’s most important monastery is the Tashi Lhakhang Gompa (4150m), crowning a hillside cut by two rivers to the north of thrown. One of the three resident ani (nuns) will show you around the main prayer hall, adorned with some fine ceremonial trumpets and photos of the current Karmapa (the monastery was founded by the 10th Karmapa. The similar Samtenling monastery above the village is normally closed. There are better village views from the bluff to the south of the village. Subsistence agriculture, animal husbandary and seasonal migration to the city centres and mid hills are the usual chores of the people. Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions are always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.


Note:

All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.


(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

Group Discount: Available

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel. We will come to the airport to welcome you in the airport with your name plate (if not seen before). If you are coming Nepal in the morning time, you can make siteseeing program trip after your Lunch.

Day 2
Day 02: Drive Kathmandu to Dharapani (1960m), 9-10 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We will come to the hotel with guide and required staff to drive to Dharapani at 7 am. This day jeep passes through countryside, lush greeneries, Trishuli river, Marshyangdi river, cultivated field, lovely mountaiv. Afternoon, we will reach Beshisahar by pitched road and continuing to Dharapani not pitched road.

Day 3
Day 03: Trek start Dharapani to Koto (2,610m), 5-6 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We continue our trek in the morning throughout Bararchhap, Pine forrest and fir forest, white washed monastery . The trail sttply ascending up to Timang and we find good tips of Mt Manaslu and other mountain view from here.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek Koto to Meta (3,560m), 7-8 hrs, overnight at guest house.

In a Koto, police will check our trekking permit and ACAP permt then we start trek through the river bak of Soti Khola . Seeing Wonderful pine forest, streams and suspension bridge we reach Dharmashala to Tibetan Plateau where we find beautiful view of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek Meta to Phu Gaon (4,250m), 7-8 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Our trail goes climb up and climb down, crossing suspension bridge over different streams. On the trail, comes Kyang village where we meets with the remnants, particualrly the ruined forts of the Khampa settlements (the place which Khampa refugees from Tibet one captured and lived). Keeping slowly Phu Khola and continue Phu Goun comes.

Day 6
Day 06: Acclimatization day.

We will rest and get acclimatized with the altitude. Today we are in the Lost / Hidden valley, ew explere the village culture, natural diversity, regious practive of the ethnic groups of Lama Gurung and Ghale. Similarly, we explore Tashi Lakhang onastery – The old Buddhist monastery listed out of the 108 world’s great Buddhist Monasteries; it is supposed to be thelast monastery constructed by Karmapa Ringpoche.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek Phu Gaon to Nar (4,110m), 6-7 hrs, overnight at guest house.

The course descends passeing through strams and suspension bridges to Mahendra Pul. We We find today several Buddhis Monasteries here to visit coupled with the glourious. The trail descends passing many streams and suspension bridges until Mahendra Pul which takes about 4 hours. We pass the high suspension bridge 80m over the Gorge of Lapche River. We have lunch in Mahendra Pul. After lunch, the trail steeply ascends passing many Buddhist stupas until Nar Village which takes about 2 hours. We find several Buddhist Monasteries here to visit coupled with the glorious views of Pisang Peak and other similar peaks.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m,) to Ngwal (3,660m): 7-8 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Our destination today is Kangla Pass today which longer than previous day schedule. Our trek down to Ngawal village, we see Annapurna massif.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek Ngwal to Manang (3,540m), 4-5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We pass through the isolated village of Paugh overlooking the amazing views of Annapurna range. We then move gently uphill to Mungli and then to the main trail of Annapurna Trail at Mungli.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek Manang to Yak Kharka- Ledar ( 4200m), 5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

From Manang, our route leads to a slow mount for an hour to the Tenki Manang for observing the view of the Annapurna, Gangapurna and Tilicho peak. The track tenderly winds up offering exciting views and through terrains with juniper bushes as the only surviving vegetation around this region and will brings you at Yak-Kharka for the Lunch. after lunch walk 1 hour to Ledar. overnight Lodge

Day 11
Day 11:  Trek Ledar to High Camp ( 4600m), 5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We begin our hike with slow pace to Phedi which means ‘foot of the hill’. We still have same incredible view of mountains and background. After an hour walk, we reach at Ledar and continue to climb along the east bank of the Jorsang Khola, and then move down and cross the stream on a wooden bridge to get a small tea shop. We stop for amazing view and tea breaks, we follows a narrow path across a high, unstable slope before heading to Thorung Phedi.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek High Camp to Muktinath (3800m), 7 hrs, overnight at guest house.

We today, have longest and tough day of the whole trip. We begin our walk early in the morning; . Walk on your own pace viewing with sunrise and sight of the mountains. We continuously walk to the top takes 3-4 hrs to the Throng top and with a great feeling of victory take a short breaks for picturesque scenery and down to the Mustang part of mountains and the Kaligandaki valley far below to the West.

Day 13
Day 13: Drive Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m), 2.5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Muktinath to Jomsom, there is not piched road and it takes two and half an hours . There is another option, you can trek descending down through Kali Gandaki Gorge to Jomsom.matic Kali Gandaki Gorge. We pass by Jharkot and Khingar villages which has typical Tibetan architecture. Following the valley floor most of the way sprawled along the banks of the Kali Gandaki, we reach Jomsom.

Day 14
Day 14: Jomsom to Pokhara Flight (823m), 30 minutes, overnight at hotel.

By the time of 7AM, we fly to Pokhara with the scenic flight takes us through the gorge of the two huge mountains, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. On arrival at Pokhara airport. We get some rest and explore the beauty of Pokhara Valley in the evening. While we leisurely walk along the bank of Fewa Lake, the second biggest lake of Nepal while admiring the mountain view of Machhapuchhare. Mahendra Gupha, Mountain museum, Seti Gorge, a boat-ride in Fewa Lake, world Peace Pagoda are scenery of beautiful Pokhara

Day 15
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu 6-7 hrs, overnight at hotel

Depending upon your interest, you can drive to Kathmandu. with the view of changing natural vegetation on Himalayan region where as Drive takes 6-7 hours with the great opportunity to experience the highway of Nepal. You will be transfer to the respective hotel at Kathamandu.

Day 16
Day 16: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Today, as per your international flight time, Alpinetrav Treks transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this wonderful high Himalayan country, Nepal with the wonderful memory of Nar Phu Valley trek with us.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  • 2Night's hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 1Night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Domestic flight from Jomsom - Pokhara.
  • All your standard Meals and best available guest house accommodation during the trek.
  • An Experienced English – speaking trekking guide and 4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage for 2 trekkers: 1 porter including their salary, insurance, food and lodging.
  • Nar Phu Valley - Special trekking permit fee and Annapurna Conservation Area entrance permit.
  • Down Jacket, duffel-kit bag and sleeping bag by AlpineTrav Treks. Are to be returned after trip completion.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Your international airfare.
  • Nepal visa
  • Personal expenses.
  • Landry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters.
  • Mineral water Bottle or boiled water, shower etc.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Tips for tour and trekking staffs.

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Recommended Gear Lists:

Packing essential gear before trekking is a must in any situation. These gears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the trek.
Clothings:
Woolen caps, hats
Neckwear
Sunglasses
Hiking boots
Trekking socks
Trekking trousers
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Fleece jackets
Down jackets
Cotton T-shirts
Sweaters
Lightweight gloves
Headgear:
Woolen caps, hats
Neckwear
Sunglasses
Accessories:
Batteries
Chargers
Sleeping bag
First-aid kit
Toiletries:
Toilet papers
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Shampoo
Soap
Body lotions
Sanitary napkins, tampons
Cotton towel
Sunscreen
Hand sanitizers


The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.)

Group Discount: Available

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Nar Phu Valley Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 16 Days
  • Spring & Autumn
  • 5322 meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 4 people
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