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Nar Phu Trek – Visit the Hidden Valleys of Trans Himalayan region.

Nar Phu Trek is all about exploring the hidden valleys of Annapurna Himalaya


Nar Phu Trek is a fantastic journey into the restricted and unexplored Himalaya land in the Annapurna Region. This region is opened for outsider trekkers since 2002 to explore the ancient valleys; Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries, Chhortern (Stupa), phenomenon culture, and dramatic landscapes.


The Nar and Phu village is the home of the Bhutia community.  These communities are similar to the Tibetan community because they look similar to Tibetan and they follow Tibetan cultures and traditions. These two hidden villages are located in the north part of Annapurna Himalaya. And famous Annapurna Circuit Trek.


This trans-Himalayan region is called the lost village in the Annapurna Himalaya area. Walk through the dense pine and rhododendron forest, surrounded by the 7000m high peaks including the most popular one Pisang Peak. The main income of this area is  Agriculture, animal husbandry, and nowadays tourism.


Yaks and sheep are the main domestic animals. The Mules (donkeys) and horses are the main sources of transportation in this region. During the winter season most of the people they get down Besisahar and Pokhara to sell Himalayan souvenir and hardly and again in spring they back to the village for agriculture and tourism business.


This trek is known as the Kang La Pass Trek as well. Because the Kangla Pass is another gateway to reach Manang Valley. The panoramic view of the Annapurna Mountain Ranges ( Annapurna 2, Annapurna 3, Annapurna 4, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Khangsar Kyang) from the top of Kang La 5100m is amazing. After crossing Kang La if you wish to more hike in the Himalayas you can continue Annapurna Circuit Trek and also you can drive back from Pisang or Chame if you like.



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


The Nar Phu Valley is a real hidden gem in the Himalayas of Nepal. Located in the Manang district, the western part of Nepal. In the biggest conservation area – Annapurna Conservation Area.  Between the two famous and the most crowded trek – Annapurna Circuit Trek and Manaslu Circuit Trek. So that this trek can combine with both treks if someone looking for more adventure in the Himalayas.


Special Permit (Restricted area trekking Permit)

ACAP Permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit)

TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System)

GUIDE is essential to do this trek. Without a guide not possible to access. So only possible to travel with a guide and need a minimum of 2 pax trekkers.



Spring season: March, April, and May.

Autumn season: September, October, and November.

These two seasons are the best season to do a trek in Nar Phu Valley. Summer and Winter is not a suitable time to do this trek. During summer a lot of rain and in wintertime a lot of snow in this area and accommodations will close. Which makes it very difficult to find the way and risky to go there.



Hotel in Kathmandu.

Tea House/ Guest House/ Lodge during the trek.



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


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.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Jagat. Drive. (1100m/3608ft)

Driving durations: 8 to 9 hours.

Early breakfast at the Hotel and drive to your destination.

Day 02: Jagat to Dharapani. (1,960m/6,430ft)

Walking duration: 7 to 8 hours

Day 03: Dharapani to Koto. (2,610m/8,563ft)

Walking duration: 5 to 6 hours

Day 04: Koto to Meta. (3,560m/11,680ft)

Walking duration: 7 to 8 hours

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

Walking duration: 7 to 8 hours

Day 06: Acclimatization at Phu Gaon. Visit the Monastery.

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

Walking duration: 6 to 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)

Walking duration: 7-8 hours

Day 10: Nagwal to Chame

Walking duration: 5 to 6 hours.

Day 11: Chame to Besishar and Kathmandu drive.

Chame to Besisahar by Jeep for around 4 hours on off-road. And drive back to Kathmandu.


Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.

Standard twin sharing accommodation in 3-star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included. (3 nights)

Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car/ van/bus.

Full board meal during the trek, at the Guest House, Lodge, Tea House. Cup of hot tea or coffee during each meal. Which provide by Guide.

Twin / three sharing beds accommodation and equipment during the trek.

A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek. The number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine.

All special trekking permits & service charge.

Surface Transfer to and from Kathmandu for the trek.

Down Jacket, duffle/kit bag and sleeping bag by JRN Treks (which needs to be returned after the trek)

JRN Treks T-shirt

Government taxes

This include is our full board package also we offer packages such as, guide service, porter guide service, B/B package service. Contact us and Whatsapps/Viver: +9779813914320

What’s Not Include

× Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.

× Travel insurance. (must)

× International airfare and airport departure tax.

× Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. (US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency is required to obtain Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days. Likewise, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. You will also require 2 pp size photos.)

× Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.

× Personal trekking equipment.

× Tips for staff. (Tipping is expected)

× Entry fees.

× Expenses not mentioned on Price Includes section.

Equipments list

The Equipment list for Nar Phu Trekking

Here is a recommended Equipment list for this Nar Phu Trek. You could bring the ones you already have and rest can be bought even hired in Kathmandu.

Lightweight trekking boots with spare laces

A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet

4-season sleeping bag

Warm jacket (Fibber or down)

A rainproof jacket with hood or a rain poncho.

Woollen shirts and thick sweaters or fleece.

A pair of lightweight/ heavyweight windproof/ waterproof trousers.

Thermal underwears.

A tracksuit useful for wearing in Lodge in evening.

2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.

1 lightweight long sleeved –shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sunburn.

A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night and a sunhat with a wide brim to cover the face and neck.

A pair of gloves.

1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.

2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.

Mask or other dust protective items (Upper Mustang area is the dry area so a little wind can make difficult during the walk.

Duffle bag to gear while trekking.

Daypack/ rucksack to carry the personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.

Water bottle.

Snow glasses and sunglasses.

Crampons and Gaiters. (This is for snow and ice)

Polyethene plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.

Toiletries with large and small towels.

Small headlamp/torch with spare batteries

Snow gaiters essential during winter and all treks going over at other times.

Reading materials, camera, game items (optional), notebook, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional).

We advise getting travel insurance to all travelers who are interested in trekking in Nepal. Trekking in Nepal is walking on the trail (path) of mountains. In mountain areas, health treatment facilities are not standard. There is less availability of good hospitals and doctors. So if in case the trekker suffers from severe sickness, he needs to be brought back to Kathmandu by helicopter for better treatment. And the helicopter charter fare is expensive in Nepal. If you already have travel insurance, your expenditure during these times will lessen.

When selecting a travel insurance policy we require that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. We JRN Treks shall have no liability for loss, theft of or damage to baggage or personal effects.

We would also like to let you know that Nepalese Insurance Company does not have travel insurance policy for foreign nationals. They have this policy only for Nepalese citizens. So we advise you to get your travel insurance with Insurance Company in your own place.

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