About Nar Phu valley short trek
Nar Phu Valley trek is a breathtaking journey that takes you off the beaten track and into a world of pristine nature and rich cultural heritage. This trek is ideal for those who seek adventure, isolation, and an immersive cultural experience. Nar Phu Valley trekking is a challenging trek that requires a good level of fitness and stamina. Nar Phu Valley is a hidden gem of Nepal that offers a unique blend of adventure, culture, and nature. It is a must-do trek for those seeking an off-the-beaten-track adventure and an authentic cultural experience. With its stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and challenging terrain, the Nar Phu Valley trek is undoubtedly one of the best treks in Nepal.
It is possible to combine this trip with Annapurna circuit trek, Tilicho lake trek or same way back after exploring pristine valley of Himalayas. Tea house basic Nar Phu valley short trek is a wilderness trip to discover remote villages of Manang; Nar and Phu Gaon untouched by the artificial world. Spectacular mountain views, Yak pastures, ancient monasteries, unique medieval culture and lifestyle of local provide you an unforgettable memory in your mind.
Moderate to fairly challenging
Min 2 to Max 10 Persons
Kang La 5320m
March to November
Trekking & Sightseeing
Tea houses / Lodges / Hotels
3 Meals a day (BLD)
Drive & Trekking
Kathmandu to Syange
Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu
Nar Phu valley trek is one of the most admired trekking packages to the Annapurna region opened only from 2003 to the tourists. This remote cum exotic valley resides peacefully to the north of Manang district. The Nar Phu valley encompasses unparalleled natural beauty and century old Tibetan culture in its unmolested state. Compactly populated by ethnically Tibetan (Bhote) people, the valley offers idyllic representation of Tibetan Buddhist religion which is worth unfolding.
Nar Phu valley trek essentially follows the same trail of Annapurna circuit trek till Koto from where we branch off heading to our destination. Again crossing the Kang la pass it joins with Annapurna circuit or same way back. Special permit needed to go for trekking in sacred Nar and Phu village. Nar Phu valley trek permit fee US$ 90 for Sept to November and US$ 75 for December to August per person per week.
Highlights of the Nar Phu Valley trek is the unique cultural experience. The Nar and Phu villages have a distinct Tibetan-influenced culture and lifestyle, which is quite different from the rest of Nepal. The locals are mostly farmers and yak herders who practice Buddhism and follow their own customs and traditions. You will have the opportunity to interact with them, learn about their way of life, and witness their colorful festivals and rituals.
Nar Phu valley trek is abundantly loaded with splendor of majestic mountains, high passes, glaciers, canyons, lush forests, miraculous rock settings, serene villages and Buddhist monasteries. As we ascend up the trail the splendid panorama of mighty snow-giants of the region unfolds that include Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Chulu East and many more.
Difficulty level of Nar Phu area trek is adventurous, trail pass throw Kang La pass elevation 5307 meters above sea level. Walking duration is 5 to 7 hrs a day. Best time of the year for Nar Phu valley trek is March to December without Kang la pass. If you would like to cross Kang la then go in-between July to September.
Being one of the committed and premium travel service providers, we will ensure a pleasing and rewarding Nar Phu valley trekking experience that will be memorable forever. Our experienced and charming guides will be supporting and guiding you all the way during the journey. The package and itinerary to Nar-Phu valley trail has designed with proper consideration for general requirements and easy conduct. However, we are open to changes required as per your request and convenience. For any information and booking, feel free to call or mail us.
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, one of our officials will greet you and transfer to hotel by private vehicle. At the hotel, representative will brief you about program and plan. You can spend rest of the time at your leisure or explore the bustling city of Kathmandu.
Elevation: 1,400 meters / 4593 feet.
After breakfast, you’ll drive back to Kathmandu, a scenic drive takes around 6-7 hours to reach by jeep, car or tourist bus and 25 minute by flight as per deal. On the way back to Kathmandu by drive along the Marshyangdi and Trishuli river seeing the sight of countryside and beautiful high mountains and greenery around. Upon arrival in Kathmandu valley, you’ll check into hotel, use free time to take rest, relax and explore around Thamel for souvenir shopping and relaxation. Enjoy farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the successful completion of trip.
Amazing Nepal trip completed today! Our company representative will transfer to international airport 3 hours before your flight departure.
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Nar Phu Valley located north of Annapurna range and south of Tibetan plateau in Manang district of Nepal. It is a part of Annapurna conservation area of the Himalayas. Nar Phu Valley is an isolated and untouched region, it offers unique opportunity to experience Tibetan culture and traditions.
Nar Phu Valley trekking route is a unique trip to Himalayas due to its stunning scenery, traditional culture, and exclusive way of life. Nar Phu valley surrounded by different peak of Annapurna and Manaslu range that also attract the attention of travelers. Trail pass through a variety of landscapes, including alpine meadows, forests, river, waterfalls, high mountain passes and Buddhist monuments etc.
Generally, Nar Phu Valley trek difficulty level considered as a moderate to difficult. However, its difficulty depends on individual’s fitness level, itinerary, experience and stamina. Hiking trails is steep, up, down, rocky in high altitudes is not easy task but doable. It is important to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude sickness and make an exciting trip.
Nar phu valley is one of the restricted area of Nepal. it requires special permits to enter this valley. Nepal immigration issue the RAP, Nar Phu valley permit fee is USD 100 per week per person for the months of September to November, and USD 75 per week per person for the months of December to August. Beyond one week, there is an additional charge of USD 15 per day per person. Beside that travelers need an Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP) permit, which costs USD 30 per person per entry. This journey need to organize through registered trekking agency and local guide. Write us to get the quote as per your desire and duration of Holidays.
Nar Phu Valley trek cost determine by the various factors like duration, group size, accommodation, transportation, permits, quality of service etc. Typically, all-inclusive Nar Phu trek cost start from USD 999 to 1500 per person for 10 to 14 days.
No, it is not allowed to visit the Nar Phu Valley trek without a guide. The Nar Phu Valley is a restricted area, visitors must have licensed guide, special permit and group of at least two trekkers to enter.
The best time to go for Nar Phu Valley trek are in spring season (March to May) or fall (September to November) when the weather is mild, clear blue sky, pleasant temperature to explore the beautiful scenery of Mustang. However, it is possible to visit Nar and Phu valley year round.
Nar village located at the height of 4110 meters / 13484 feet above sea level. Phu village situated at an elevation of 4100 Meters / 13451 feet above sea level. Both villages are located in the remote Nar Phu Valley in the Annapurna region of Nepal.
It is possible to visit nar and phu valley from the month of March to November or Spring, autumn and monsoon season. Nar Phu Valley is located in a rain shadow area, so it receives less rainfall than other parts of Nepal. It is possible to trek to Nar Phu during monsoon season (June-August) as well.
Nar Phu Valley is a truly special place to experience, unspoiled nature, well-preserved Tibetan Buddhist culture and way of life in Himalayas. Nar and Phu both villages situated above the tree line and offer stunning views of surrounding mountains. Nar Phu Valley is a hidden gem of Manang district Nepal.
Nar Phu Valley is a restricted area, so trekkers must obtain a special permit before enter. Nepal immigration Office issue the Nar phu valley permits, need to apply through local trekking agency of Nepal.