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.
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