Highlights of Nar Phu Valley Trek
- Beautiful Yeak Pastures
- The highest Lake Tilicho (4,919m)
- The most remote Area
- Famous Tashi Lhakhang Gompa
- View of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Tilicho Himal even Annapurna Peak.
- Hot Springs bathing
- Tibetan culture land lifestyle
- Thorong Las pass (the highest peak 5416m)
- The Hidden villages
- The Kang La Pass (5315m)
- Muktinath Temple
The Summary of Nar Phu Valley Trek
The hidden two villages Nar4150m and Phu 4050m have been a destination for hikers as Nar Phu Valley Trek since few years. These classic villages have laid on the laps of Himalayan ranges in Nepal and have the most access to Annapurna circuit trek. Pokhara city is near to these villages.
Hikers could experience the views of classic monasteries, forests, and amazing trial. Besides, trekkers could enjoy the glorious views of snow hanging mountains. Even animals like Yaks, sheep which live in the place with a unique pasture.
Trek to Nar Phu Valley begins from Jajat just after a long drive from Kathmandu city. It takes around 5 days to reach Pu Villages whereas it may take 8 days to be in Nar Village or sometimes it depends on the itinerary. The lives style of these villages very different moreover they have Tibetan cultural practices. Their practice of faith is Buddhism as you could see a lot of mani walls in this place. Most homes made of mud and stones.
Trekkers will come across the amazing land formations, iconic topography, and rocky mountains. In addition, there is a monastery Tashi Lakhang Gommpa where many people come for receiving the blessing.
Villager of Nar and Phu do farming for survival in the little fertile land. The shape of this village differs from other villages. All hikers will cross the most hypnotic place Kang Las Pass which is 5322m from the sea level. All the hikers will go through Manang Village which is famous for few populations and door way many trekking routes.
Thorong Lo pass 5416m, which is the highest on this route. In the winter, snow falls so sharply and looks very shinning. You could see the Annapurna and Tilicho peak. After reaching this place, your trek begins down to Muktinath and Jomsom. Muktinath is a name of a holy temple where many devotees come to pray for salvation and take a bath in 108 stone taps.
Finally, your Nar Phu valley trek ends in the Jomsom. Some trekkers go to Tatopani by a bus whereas others fly to Pokhara city. You could enjoy having in a pure natural hot water in order to heal from mental stress, tiredness and diabetes after reaching Tatopani.
You are always welcome and visit our itinerary for Nar Phu Valley trek. In addition, we have similar options like Mardi Himal and Upper Mustang trek.
Day 1: Kathmandu to Khudi (Drive)
Khudi – 2626 m / ft – 7 hrs
Day 2: Khudi to Sirung
Sirung – 1220 m / 4002 ft – 7 hrs
Day 3: Sirung to Jagat
Jagat – 1300 m / 4265 ft – 6 hrs
Day 4: Jagat to Dharapani
Dharapani – 1830 m / 6003 ft – 7 hrs
Day 5: Dharapani to Koto
Koto – 2610 m / 8891 ft – 6 hrs
Day 6: Koto to Meta
Meta – 3560 m / 10826 ft – 7 hrs
Day 7: Meta to Phu
Phu – 4250 m / 11614 ft – 7 hrs
Day 8: Acclimatization Day
Phu – 4250 m / 11614 ft – 2 hrs
Day 9: Phu to Nar
Nar – 4110 m / 13484 ft – 6 hrs
Day 10: Acclimatization Day
Nar – 4110 m / 15091 ft – 3 hrs
Day 11: Nar to Ngawal Via Kang La Pass
Ngawal – 3600 m / 12171 ft – 9 hrs
Day 12: Ngawal to Manang
Manang – 3540 m / 8759 ft – 4 hrs
Day 13: Manang to Yak Kharka
Yak Kharka – 4110 m / 8300 ft – 3 hrs
Day 14: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi
Thorong Phedi – 4600 m / 3937 ft – 4 hrs
Day 15: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass
Muktinath – 3710 m / 2723 ft – 9 hrs
Day 16: Muktinath to Jomsom
Jomsom – 2760 m / 2723 ft – 6 hrs
Day 17: Jomsom to Pokhara (Flight)
Pokhara – 830 m / ft – 20 min
Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu (Drive)
Kathmandu – 1300 m / 4265 ft – 8 hrs