Trip Introduction: 21 Days Nar Phu Valley Trekking
Nar Phu Valley Trekking explores the wilderness of ancient valleys of the Trans-Himalayan region of Nepal besides crossing over a couple of challenging passes of Kang La Pass and Thorang La Pass. Traversing in the restricted trekking region, also known as The Last Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal, we shall experience the aura of ancient Tibetan culture and tradition, raw Himalayan lifestyle, culture and tradition, ancient Buddhist monasteries, and incredibly beautiful scenic Himalayas; you shall feel as if time has come to standstill at this magical place.
Be a part of Nar Phu Valley Trekking and saunter along the diverse landscapes, unique rock formations, narrow canyons and gorges, serene forest and high altitude villages, besides the biodiversity (the areas of Nar Phu is known to have one of the highest concentration of snow leopards per square kilometer in the world) and warm hospitality of the locals. You will leave this valley with a heavy heart for sure.
Nar Phu Valley Trekking begins with the hill town of Besi Sahar from where the trek will be a gradual ascent along the torrential Marshyangdi River up into the arid landscape of Manang. Everything in this trek shall make it a special adventure in the seldom-traveled destination. Along the mighty river, we gradually enter into Mustang after Koto after exploring some of the unique villages of Sattale, Chamje, Karte, Dharapani, and Timang. With the famous Chame village to the side, we head northwards along the Nar River and through a couple of bridges, caves, waterfalls, beautiful scenery, and Chortens before reaching the settlement of Meta.
The pine forest gives way to the high plateau, remote villages built of stone and mud, and ancient monasteries as well as breathtaking views of the Annapurna range as we reach here. From here the trail branches off for Nar and Phu valleys. Exploration of uniquely formed hills, ancient caves supposedly used by the locals for several purposes including as shelter during wars, prehistoric villages with mud houses, traditional and ornate monasteries with rich ancient heritages of Phu and Nar valleys we exit the village regretfully after crossing the Kang La Pass (5,315m) ahead of Nar valley to join the main Annapurna Circuit Trail at Braga village.
We then continue on to Manang village and gradually up to the challenging Thorang La Pass (5,416m). Descending to the sacred premise of Muktinath Temple, revered by Hindus and Buddhists alike, we then trek to Kagbeni (the gateway to Upper Mustang) and to the airport at Jomsom via the windy valley. Fly back to Kathmandu via scenic Pokhara to mark an end to the adventure of Nar Phu Valley Trekking. Rugged trails which sometimes are cut high into the slopes of the hill, marvelous views of Annapurna massif, Lamjung Peak, Fishtail Mountain, and Manaslu Peak from Kang La Pass, exotic villages of Nar and Phu valleys, attractive and diverse terrain form star attraction of this trek.
Nar Phu Valley Trekking makes you time-travel to the medieval ages as you explore the secluded settlements of the region. Situated in the rain shadow area of Annapurna massif, the best time to explore this region is April to November. Have above-average physical fitness and passion to explore the unexplored terrain to make the best of this trek. Join us for quality professional service, the optimum value for your money, and the memory of your lifetime.
- This trip departs every day of the year.
- This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
- This trip is available on both a Fixed Departure and a Private Group Basis.
- This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo or privately or with family.
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