Nar Phu Valley Trek -18 Days

Trip Code

NOA-57310

Starts At

Kathmandu

Ends At

Kathmandu

Trip Grades

Moderate

Country

Nepal

Activities

Restricted Region

Duration

18 days

Trip Highlights

  • The eye-Catching view of beautiful mountains, wildlife complementing the green beauty of the forest, incredible vision of waterfalls and rivers 
  • One of the most peaceful trekking spots, with a welcoming atmosphere and great kindness 
  • There is easily measurable food and shelter, so trekkers are free from the saddle of carrying food and tents
  • Good-looking forest of Rhododendron and Saal, powerful waterfalls, and glaciers  
  • Cultural experiences inhabited by the Hindu communities to the high mountains inhabited by the Buddhists 
  • You will get to visit various places like Koto, Meta Phu Gaon, Nar, and Manang 
  • Muktinath is the famous pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists 
     

Trip Description

Outlined Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

On this day, our tour begins from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Our representative will come to pick you at the airport. From there, you will be taken away to our respective hotel for relaxation. We may also go for the short shopping if you are willing. 
 

  • Max Altitude

    1350m

Day 2 : Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation

Before heading to the Himalayas you must be familiar with quite a few things. Guidance and research for the trek are mandatory for everyone. You will be dealing with a strange experience but finally, with some groundwork, you can deal with it. You should be cautious with your bag pack. Carrying needless equipment will make your journey difficult. We will grasp up on some final shopping if there is free time. 
 

  • Max Altitude

    1350m

Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Jagat

We begin our journey to Jagat after breakfast. On this day, we will be starting our trek journey. Jagat is a very beautiful place that welcomes you with warm pastures, green forests, rivers, and rhododendron. The village has local inhabitants that have good culture and tradition. Overnight stay will be at Jagat. 
 

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    1410m

Day 4 : Trek to Dharapani

On this day, we will have breakfast early in the morning. We will have to ascend to another beautiful destination called Dharapani. There is a slight increase in altitude than the previous day. However, our professional guides will take care of your health and prevent altitude sickness. It is said that people also lose around 7 to 8 percent of their body weight. Overnight stay will be at Dharapani. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    7-8 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    1960m

  • Trek Distance

    7-8 hrs

Day 5 : Trek to Koto

We begin our journey to this place after breakfast and leave off Dharapani today. It is a long journey with a beautiful Nepalese landscape that is full of green forests, villages, and many more. Our path is alongside the winding Trishuli River during the beginning of our trip. The overnight stay will be at Koto. However, we remain prepared for our next journey tomorrow. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    5-6 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    2610m

  • Trek Distance

    5-6 hrs

Day 6 : Trek to Meta

In the morning, we list our controlled area permit. After that, we trek through the riverbank of Soti Khola. There are wonderful pine forests, streams, and suspension and then we reach Dharmasala. On the way, we will have lunch. In this way, we continue the trek through forests and ascend towards Meta village. On the way, we arrive on the Tibetan Plateau. Here we have a very good view of Annapurna2 and Lamjung. Overnight stay will be at Meta. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    7-8 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    3560m

  • Trek Distance

    7-8 hrs

Day 7 : Trek to Phu Gaon

Today, we start our day traversing up and down. We will also be crossing suspension bridges over different streams. After roughly 4 hours of trek, we arrive at Kyang. There we can see the remnants which are particularly the ruined forts of the Khampa settlement. We further walk through the Phu Khola on a rocky path. After 3 to 4 hours, we reach Phu village to stay overnight. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    7-8 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    4250m

  • Trek Distance

    7-8 hrs

Day 8 : Trek to Nar

The path descends passing many streams and suspension bridges. It will take almost 4 hours to reach Mahendra Pul. We pass the high suspension bridge. This is 80m over the Gorge of Lapche River. You will be provided lunch in Mahendra Phul. In this way, the path steeply ascends passing many Buddhist Stupas. It takes around 2 hours to reach the Nar village. We will stay overnight at a local house. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    6-7 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    4110m

  • Trek Distance

    6-7 hrs

Day 9 : Nar: Rest and Acclimatization

On this day, we get to rest and acclimatized to the altitude. We are in the hidden valley today. Here people can explore the culture, natural diversity, and religious practices of the ethnic groups. They include Lama, Gurung, and Ghale. We can also trace out how people make their survival based on agriculture and animal breeding. Overnight stay will be at the guesthouse. 
 

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    4110m

Day 10 : Trek to Ngwal via Kang La Pass

Today is an adventurous day with a long day hike. We get up early in the morning and head to Kangla pass. We may observe Annapurna massif from the pass. In this way, we further trek down to Ngwal from there. Overnight stay will be at the guesthouse. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    7-8 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    5322m

  • Trek Distance

    7-8 hrs

Day 11 : Trek to Manang

On this day, we will be moving towards Manang. We will be passing through the isolated village that overlooks the amazing views of the Annapurna range. Then, we move gently uphill to Mungli and the main path of Annapurna. In this way, we reach Manang where we set up camps for overnight stays. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    4-5 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    3519m

  • Trek Distance

    4-5 hrs

Day 12 : Trek to Yak Kharka

Today, the hike is pretty short. So, we can take it slow and move accordingly. We reach Jharsang stream and hike along its bank to the alpine meadows. It is a wide-open grazing meadow where we take a rest. The overnight stay will be at Yak Kharka.
 

  • Walking Hours

    3-4 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    4110m

  • Trek Distance

    3-4 hrs

Day 13 : Trek to Thorong Phedi

The path becomes a bit difficult due to the thin air. Therefore, you are highly advised to prepare for safety measures. We will be ascending to the top of the peak. From there, you may observe the scenic views of the mountains, hills and observe the sky more closely. We will further descend to stay overnight at the guesthouse. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    3-4 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    4600m

  • Trek Distance

    3-4 hrs

Day 14 : Trek to Muktinath via thorong La pass

Today is the hardest day of our trek. However, it will pay-off at the end of the day. We wake up early to see clear skies and good weather. On the way, you will get to observe the amazing scenery of Annapurna, Manaslu, Hiunchuli, Lamjung, and many more. In this way, we trek down to Muktinath after enjoying the amazing views. Overnight stay will be at the guesthouse.  
 

  • Walking Hours

    7-8 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    5416m

  • Trek Distance

    7-8 hrs

Day 15 : Trek to Jomsom

Muktinath is one of the popular destinations for Hindus and Buddhists. In the morning, we visit the temple area and also the Buddhist monastery. It is located close to the temple. After a short tour, we continue our trek to Jomsom. It is the district headquarters of Mustang district. We may celebrate dinner in the mountain for a successful trip. 
 

  • Walking Hours

    5-6 hrs

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    2700m

  • Trek Distance

    5-6 hrs

Day 16 : Jomsom to Pokhara Flight

Today, we will fly to Pokhara. It is the lake city in the earliest possible airplane. After checking-in at our hotel, we will see the around Pokhara valley. The city offers several places such as Devi’s fall, Gupteshower Mahadev Cave, Seti River Gorge. Similarly, the international mountain museum and Phewa Lake are the main attractions of this valley. 
 

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    827m

Day 17 : Drive to Kathmandu

The drive towards Kathmandu offers an opportunity to enjoy hill and mountain landscapes. After that, we come across the bank of the Marsyangdi and Trishuli rivers. Moreover, there are beautiful villages with farming terraces on both sides of the road. The overnight stay will be at Kathmandu. 
 

  • Meals

    Nepali Cuisine

  • Max Altitude

    1350m

Day 18 : Final Departure

Today is the day to say goodbye to one of the astonishing country Nepal. You may enjoy your last moment with breakfast in a café. A representative will meet you at the hotel. He/She will drive you to the airport for your return flight. It is good to be airport two hours before the actual departure. 
 

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Cost Includes

  • Housing in usual Hotels on Twin allocation Basis 
  • Equipment and Utensils 
  • Home guide and support staffs 
  • All personal land transportation including Airport transfers 
  • Meals in the mountain 
  • Small-group venture 
  • Definite Departures 
  • Lifetime Deposit 
  • No Booking Fee  
     

Cost Excludes

  • International flights 
  • No solo room until an appeal for a secret room 
  • Other private operating costs such as snacks, beverages, personal gear, etc.  
  • Entry Visa for Nepal 
  • Travel insurance for the person which includes treatment for the trek 
     

Costs & Dates

Extra Information

Our leaders will check that you are provided with the right foods. You will be given fresh and organic fruits. They may be brought from Kathmandu or nearby sourced in the villages. Your diet will include complex carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. We may place vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and kosher diets with prior notice. 

Many travelers also might believe about who they are roving with. You don’t have to be troubled about this. You will be traveling with friendly travelers from all around the sphere. The only thing is you need to be healthy and have the readiness to trek. Your previous hiking knowledge, as well as mental fitness, counts a lot. We will be trying to include the equal age group people in a group so that the hiking pace among trekkers matches. 

Besides, altitude sickness has been the main difficulty for most of the guests. Here are some tips that are tried and weathered by our expert leaders: 

  • Slow your ascend and take proper rest 
  • Stay hydrated all the times 
  • Eat a balanced diet food which is a mixture of carbohydrates, proteins, and vitamins 
  • Avoid alcoholic products, tobacco, and other beverages 
  • Be mentally strong and prepared 
  • Train your body to cope with ascending hikes 
  • Take medicine if necessary 

Safety and Security 
Here are the little events that you can apply to make certain safety: 

 

  • Secure your belongings 
  • Do not trek alone 
  • You need to better have an emergency plan 
  • Do not flash cash or jewelry 

     

Trekking equipment 
You will be provided the following trekking gear by our agency 

  • Down jacket 
  • Four seasonal sleeping bags 
  • A duffle bag 
  • A t-shirt 
  • Trekking map 
  • First-aid kit and more 
     

Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

You will have to walk for 5-6 hours during this trek. So, it is advised to do some regular exercise before you go for trip. The entire trek needs some physical fitness. 
 

We generally consider autumn as the best season for this trek. In this season, you may experience beautiful mountains and green hills. The weather is normally clear with mild to warm days. You may also practice cold nights. 
 

It is better for the local economy. You will be helping the local economy by bringing jobs into this area. There is also more local interaction. However, camping brings very little work for locals other than porters. 
 

You will be provided continental food which you can choose from the menu. Every vegetable served in the tea houses is nearby shaped. Such type of foods is organic and good for your health. If you love non-veg, you need to make sure whether the meat is fresh or not. 
 

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