- Trek to the unexplored surroundings of the Annapurna region
- Trek through the rugged and wild trails to the enthralling valley of Nar Phu
- Enjoy the dramatic mountain views of the high snow peaks and ancient villages
- Observe the medieval Tibetan culture in the hidden mountain valley
At a glance
Nar Phu Valley Trek combined Annapurna Circuit is one of the most adventurous treks in the remotest parts of the Himalayas which features beautiful panorama along with diverse culture. While Nar Phu Valley is one of the least visited trekking routes, Annapurna Circuit is one of the popular trekking trails in Nepal. So, Nar Phu Valley Trek combined Annapurna Circuit allows you to experience both the isolated and the crowded sides of the Nepal Himalayas.
The Nar and Phu valleys are newly opened spectacular regions of the ethnically Tibetan inhabitants for those you love to trek. This place provides you a fantastic journey to the wild and unexplored vicinity located north of Annapurna, this rugged, high peaks, and wild trek gives you the exotic and enthralling valley of Nar Phu. Nar Phu Valley begins from Jagat following the famous trekking route of Annapurna Circuit trail and then branches off from Koto to the beaten track, Nar Phu Valley lies in the Northern of Manang and passes the Kang La pass links Nar with Manang and three other Bhotia villages in the Neyshang valley. This is a trek that combines snow –peaks, nostalgic glaciers, magnificent jungle, amazing rock formations, ancient villages, and high altitude grazing settlements. Trekking to this hidden jewel mountain valley offers medieval vibrant Tibetan culture in undisturbed form, great alpine sceneries.
Highlights of the Trek: Stunning glimpse of the beautiful mountains such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Tilicho peak and Lamjung Himal, Mesokunda La, Kang La and Tilicho passes and Tibetan Buddhist culture.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we definitely will be happy to guide you around the city. We will do sight-seeing around Katmandu valley. The vacation spot for sightseeing consist of Swoyambhunath – the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and different medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu loss of life rites on the financial institution of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a large Buddhist shrine regarded as the largest in the world.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Jagat
We commence our trip at early sunrise as we have a lengthy force in advance of us. We head-start proper after breakfast and depart Kathmandu round 7 am in the morning. We see picturesque views of Nepali countryside, lush greeneries, rivers, villages, farms and mountain vistas en route at some point of the drive. After 8-10 hours of pressure we attain Jagat with the aid of Besishahar. Drive up to Besishahar will most probable be easy owing to black-topped roads whereas after Besishahar, the roads get dusty and coarse however the scenic view from our windowpane is greater than compensating for the bumpy ride. Overnight in Jagat.
Day 03: Trek to Dharapani
Upon breakfast, we slowly commence our trek today. The path from Jagat descends till it reaches the river and then continues via a lush forest. Further ascent leads to sharp-edged cliff dealing with the riverbank. En route, Chyamje comes into image amidst the wonderful backdrop of towering Annapurna mountain ranges. After crossing a suspension bridge, we climb steeply toward the slippery and bodily difficult course to Sattale. On treading alongside a succession of rock-strewn trails, we descend to a grassy riverbank that leads to Tal. As we stroll away from Tal, the route will become rugged and winding. Then we method steep forested village of Karte. Meandering alongside the waterfalls and cliffs, we subsequently attain Dharapani after crossing a suspension bridge.
Day 04: Trek to Koto
After breakfast, we start our trek in the morning closer to Bagarchhap which takes about one hour passing via pine and fir forests. We can go to the white washed monastery in this village. Then we proceed our trek until Danaque which takes about an hour. The path is steeply ascending up to Timang. We have a appropriate view of Mt. Manaslu and Peak 29 from here. Now the path continues thru pine forests once more until Latamarang which takes about one and half of hour. We damage for lunch right here and once more resume via forests whereby we have a quick glimpse of Annapurna II. Finally we arrive in Koto village and we will stay there.
Day 05: Trek to Meta
In the morning, we register our confined vicinity allow at the Police Check Post. Then we trek via the River financial institution of Soti Khola once more thru tremendous pine forests, streams and suspension and attain Dharmasala. We have our packed lunch on the way. We then proceed the trek via forests and ascend steeply toward Meta village. Finally we arrive on the Tibetan Plateau the place we have a very excellent view of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal. Overnight in Meta.
Day 06: Trek to Phu Gaon
We begin our day traversing up and down and crossing suspension bridges over distinct streams. After nearly four hours of trek we attain Kyang the place we can see the remnants, especially the ruined forts of the Khampa contract (the area which Khampa refugees from Tibet as soon as captured and lived). We in addition maintain strolling previous the Phu Khola on a rocky path and sooner or later attain the Phu village in any other three to four hours.
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Phu Gaon
Today is the scheduled acclimatization day whereby we are recommended to relaxation and get acclimatized with the altitude. As we are in the Lost/Hidden Valley, we can discover the culture, herbal diversity, and spiritual practices of the ethnic corporations like Lama, Gurung and Ghale in here. Besides this, we can hint out how humans make their survival relying on agriculture, animal breeding and seasonal migrations in such far off region or in the hidden valley. It is additionally the day for us to discover the Tashi Lakhang Monastery – the historical Buddhist Monastery listed out of the 108 world’s terrific Buddhist Monasteries; it is supposed to be the closing monastery developed with the aid of Karmapa Rinpoche. Apart from exploring the cultural avenues of the misplaced valley, the valley additionally gives us a exceptional view of Himlung Himal and different snow peaks in the region.
Day 08: Trek to Nar
The path descends passing many streams and suspension bridges till Mahendra Pul which takes about four hours. We skip the excessive suspension bridge 80m over the Gorge of Lapche River. We have lunch in Mahendra Pul. After lunch, the path steeply ascends passing many Buddhist stupas till Nar Village which takes about two hours. We discover numerous Buddhist Monasteries right here to go to coupled with the superb vistas of Pisang Peak and different small peaks.
Day 09: Acclimatization Day at Nar
This is the 2nd scheduled acclimatization/rest day for this trek. We spend the day taking a day hike close by and discover Nar village and have a shut seem over the neighborhood subculture and lifestyle. We additionally put together for the trek subsequent day.
Day 10: Trek to Ngwal
Today is adventurous day with lengthy day hike so we get up early in the morning and head to Kangla pass. From ignore we can see the Annapurna massif. We similarly trek down to Ngwal from there. Overnight in Ngwal.
Day 11: Trek from Ngwal to Manang
From Ngwal, we head for Manang today. We bypass thru the remoted village of Paugh overlooking the extremely good views of Annapurna range. We then cross gently uphill to Mungli and then to the major path of Annapurna Trail at Mungli. We ultimately attain Manang, the place we set up our camps for in a single day stay. Overnight in Manang.
Day 12: Trek to Yak Kharka
From Manang village, the path crosses a stream, climbs to a village of Tenki above Manang, and then continues to climb out of the Marshyangdi Valley turning northwest up the valley of Jarsang Khola. The path follows this valley northward, passing a few pastures, a scrub of juniper trees, as it progressively positive factors elevation. The path similarly passes close to the small village of Ghunsa, a cluster of flat mud roofs simply beneath the trailhead. Now the path goes thru meadows the place horses and yaks graze. After crossing a small river on a timber bridge, the path passes an historical historic Mani wall in a best meadow and then reaches every other small village of Yak Kharka.
Day 13: Trek to Thorong Phedi
We make our way to the foot of the pass, Throng Phedi today. Thorong Phedi is a small busy contract catering to the wants of worn-out trekkers and climbers. Trekkers like us use this factor as a base camp. Some site visitors additionally strive a hike to the High Camp these days so that the subsequent day can be simpler for them. But, Himalayan Glacier’s crew chief does now not endorse this. Although we will have a challenging day tomorrow, we quit at Thorong Phedi so that we can have sound sleep in decrease altitude alternatively than risking dozing in a greater altitude at High Camp. Overnight at Thorong Phedi.
Day 14: Trek to Muktinath
Crossing the laborious Thorong La Pass at a dizzying top of 5,416m/17,764ft is any other spotlight of this trek. An early begin is essential to go thru the icy high-altitude trail. But the picturesque mountain vistas are greater than compensates the strenuous stroll thru the grueling trail. We attain Muktinath through sundown which is an vital pilgrimage website for each Hindus and Buddhist. We can stroll round the place which hosts a Vishnu temple and a Monastery nearby. Overnight at Muktinath.
Day 15: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom
We start descending down the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge thru the arid land. We omit with the aid of Jharkot and Khingar villages which has normal Tibetan architecture. Following the valley flooring most of the way sprawled alongside the banks of the Kali Gandaki, we attain Jomsom. Overnight in Jomsom.
Day 16: Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
After breakfast we fly to Pokhara. The scenic flight takes us thru the gorge of the two large mountains, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. On arrival at Pokhara airport, we will be transferred to lakeside hotel. We get some relaxation and discover the splendor of Pokhara Valley in the evening. While we leisurely stroll alongside the financial institution of Fewa Lake, the 2d largest lake of Nepal whilst admiring the mountain view of Machhapuchhare. We can additionally go for a boat-ride in Fewa Lake or take a brief hike to the World Peace Pagoda. We can cease the day with a leisurely stroll round the spell binding lakeside area.Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar
After breakfast, the path goes down thru woodland with pine, juniper, rhododendron and a few magnolia and birch trees, leaving us with an awesome reminiscence after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. We trek onwards to the Sanasa and to Namche Bazaar to continue to be overnight.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla
After a lengthy stroll we will have a lengthy remaining trek again to Lukla today, we descend the long way earlier than crossing the bridge and on foot to Monju and give up in Phakding for lunch. We will remind ourselves once more taking part in the lush inexperienced surroundings round and passing via the excellent mountain scenery and neighborhood Sherpa village till Lukla. You’ll have time to wander round the areas and information will re-confirm your flight ticket and experience the remaining have fun dinner with your crew and in a single day at hotel.
Day 19: Fly again to Kathmandu
Today, after breakfast, we power again to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we will be transferred to our hotel. There is nothing to do however exchange emails with tour companions and arrange our photos. We can spend the night leisurely or possibly capture up on some closing minute shopping. Our experience in Nepal comes to an give up today! Our guide will escort us to the airport about three hours earlier than our scheduled flight.
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