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Nar Phu Trek

Nar Phu Trek.

Nar Phu Trek is exploring the hidden valleys of Annapurna Himalaya. 

 

The Nar Phu Valley is a hidden gem inside the biggest conservation area; Annapurna Conservation Area and the neighbor of the most crowded trek Annapurna Circuit Trek.   Nar Phu Trek is a fantastic journey to the restricted and unexplored land of Himalaya of Annapurna Region. The Nar and Phu village is the home of the Bhotia community in the Annapurna Himalaya. These communities are related to the Tibetan community due to the similar cultural following.  Also, this two hidden valley located in the north part of Annapurna Himalaya.

This trek is known as the Kang La Pass Trek as well. The panoramic view of the Annapurna Range from the top of Kang la 5100m is spectacular. After crossing Kang la if you wish to more hike in the Himalaya you can continue Annapurna Circuit Trek or you can drive back from Pisang or Chame.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF TREK.

  • Explore the ancient hidden valley.
  • Less crowded trekking trail inside the ACA.
  • Buddhist religion. (Old stupas and Monasteries)
  • Kang La Pass 5300m.
  • Spectacular views of Annapurna Massif.
  • Tibetan culture in the Nepal land.

 

PERMITS REQUIRED.

This is the restricted trekking trails of Nepal so that trek to this land need the special permit. Also, need ACAP permit to and only travel with a guide and need minimum 2 trekkers.

 

NAR PHU TREKKING ITINERARY.

Day 01: Kathmandu to Jagat.

Day 02: Jagat to Dharapani.

Day 03: Dharapani to Koto.

Day 04: Koto to Meta Gaon.

Day 05: Meta to Phu Gaon.

Day 06: Acclimatization at Phu Gaon.

Day 07: Phu Gaon to Nar Gaon.

Day 08: Acclimatization and preparation for Kang La Pass.

Day 09: Nar to Kang La Pass.

Day 10: Nagwal to Chame.

Day 11: Chame to Besishar and Kathmandu.

 

BEST TIME TO DO NAR PHU TREK.

Spring season: March, April, and May.

Autumn season: September, October, and November.

These two seasons is the best season for the trek to Nar Phu Valley. Summer and Winter is not the good time for this trek; summer time a lot of rain and difficult to find the path and winter time difficult to pass Kang La pass due to the lots of snow on the top and along the way.

 

ACCOMMODATION: 

Hotel in Kathmandu.

Tea House/ Guest House/ Lodge during the trek.

 

MEALS.

Kathmandu or cities are the places to have good food and during the trekking, you can have the local and choose from the menu.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Jagat. Drive (1100m/3608ft): 8-9 hours

Day 02: Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 7-8 hours

Day 03: Dharapani to Koto (2,610m/8,563ft): 5-6 hours

Day 04: Koto to Meta (3,560m/11,680ft): 7-8 hours

Day 05: Meta to Phu Gaon (4,250m/13,944ft): 7-8 hours

Day 06: Acclimatization at Phu Gaon

Day 07: Phu Gaon to Nar (4,110m/13,484ft): 6-7 hours

Day 08: Acclimatization and preparation for Kang La Pass.

Day 09: Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) to Ngwal (3,660m/12,008ft): 7-8 hours

Day 10: Nagwal to Chame

Day 11: Chame to Besishar and Kathmandu drive.

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