The remote valleys of Nar and Phu in the Annapurna region of the Himalayas have become the new beautiful destination to trek. Nar Phu Valley Trek is an incredibly adventurous and beautiful remote area trekking adventure. It brings you a chance to explore the magnificence of the two remote and hidden valleys in the mountains.

This trek is one of the most charming remote trekking adventures in Nepal. Although the trek goes along the famous Annapurna Circuit Trek, it eventually enters the wilderness of the Nar Phu valley. You will be in the remote mountains away from contact with other parts of the world for about a week. But it brings you the amazing opportunity to connect with nature and enjoy the amazing mountain landscapes. After finishing the walk in the Nar and Phu valleys, the trek again joins the Annapurna circuit trail and takes you back to Kathmandu.

In addition to the mountains, the trek also introduces you to the unique and ancient cultures of the mountains. Nar Phu Valley Trek is certainly an amazing experience that takes you to explore the jagged cliffs, rugged trails, ancient villages and timeless cultures at a go. You will be in the wild surroundings of the mountains where you will have no contact with other parts of the world. But the magnificence of the adventure is certainly a once in a lifetime experience.

Highlights

  • Trekking adventure in the beautiful mountains in the Annapurna
  • Cultural sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • Exploring the remote mountain valleys of Nar and Phu
  • Trek overKang La Pass at 5,240m
  • Breathtaking views of mountains
  • Amazing and inspiring cultural experience

Itinerary

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Day


Day one is your arrival day in Kathmandu. We will come to welcome you at the airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. Upon reaching the hotel and checking in to the rooms, we will let you know about our trip briefing meeting.

It is an important meeting so, we will wait until everyone arrives if there are people flying in different flights for the trip on the same date. Anyway, you will get the information about the meeting time.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1400m


It is an acclimatization day as well as an exploration day in Kathmandu. You will also have the time to do last-minute preparation on this day if you need to.

After you take your breakfast, we will take you for a beautiful sightseeing tour of the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu. The sites include ancient Buddhist stupas, Hindu temple, and medieval royal palace square. You will explore about the Kathmandu valley civilization since the ancient time. This day tour will give you a better understanding of life in Kathmandu in the past and at present.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1400m


We are ready to go on a long drive to Bahundanda in the Marshyangdi valley today. Our day starts with an early breakfast and then a day long drive to Bahundanda. The drive takes us along the highway with beautiful surroundings, villages and towns. It’s a day that brings us a picture of rural Nepal as we drive to the destination.

We drive to BesiSahar by bus and then take a jeep ride to Bahundanda where we stay overnight and prepare for the trek to start tomorrow.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Bahundanda
  • Altitude: 1310m


We are all set to start the trek today. It is the very first day of walk around the Annapurna massif. The walk takes us to Chamje today to stay overnight. We will find the walk to be pretty easy along the river valley. Fascinatingly beautiful surroundings of the river valley give us a nice day walking experience. It is also ideal from the acclimatization point of view. After an easy day walk, we reach Chamje and check into a teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Chamje
  • Altitude: 1430m


We will continue our trek to Dharapani today along the Annapurna Circuit Trail. The walk from Chamje to Dharapani today takes us past beautiful surroundings along the river valley. We can enjoy the beauty of the wonderful Marshyangdi River valley. Some incredible view of the mountains and the surroundings will make our walk a wonderful experience. Once we reach Dharapani, we will have enough time to explore and enjoy the surroundings.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Dharapani
  • Altitude: 1860m


The trek takes us to Koto village today. It is a beautiful walking day that takes us past beautiful villages of Bagarchhap, Danaque, and Timang and advances towards the destination. We can enjoy beautiful views of mountains like Manaslu and Annapurna II from along the trail. It is a wonderfully peaceful day of walking through the mountains in the Annapurna. Koto village is a small but a beautiful overnight stop for the trekkers in the region. We will enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the village once we reach there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Koto
  • Altitude: 2610m


Our trekking adventure enters towards the solitary Nar and Phu valleys. The entire region will feel different to the popular Annapurna circuit trail. But the beauty of trekking in the region is in enjoying the quiet and magnificent surroundings of the mountains. Our walk continues through the trail that follows the SotiKhola course. The destination for our walk today is Meta, a small settlement in the region. Meta is Tibetan Buddhist village that offers wonderful mountain cultural riches for us to explore and enjoy. There are only a fewer trekkers in the region so we can enjoy the beautiful nature, wilderness and the views of the mountains mostly to ourselves.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Meta
  • Altitude: 2610m


We continue the trek in through the wilderness of the mountains. The walk today will take us to Phu village. We will feel the wilderness of the mountains growing even wilder as we traverse the trail higher. Phu is a beautiful ancient village that offers a timeless cultural heritage of the region. We will walk past incredible landscapes of the mountains. The trail passes through jagged and rugged mountainous landscape that makes the walk an incredible adventure. We eventually make it to Phu village to stay overnight where we can explore the surroundings after reaching there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Phu
  • Altitude: 4250m

Phu Acclimatization Day – B.L.D

We have a whole day today here at Phu village to explore the village and its surroundings. It is also the acclimatization day on the trek. We will get to better understand the mountain lifestyle and cultural beauty of the village with this extra day of exploration. We will take an extra day here at PhuGaun today to explore the surroundings and acclimatize. The day also brings us a chance to go for a hiking adventure to theHimlung Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Phu
  • Altitude: 4250m


We continue the trekking adventure back to Nar Phedi today. The adventure in the Phu valley has brought us an unforgettable experience of the trip. Nar Phedi has a beautiful monastery where we are going to stay overnight. We can explore and also indulge in the monastic rituals that they perform every day. Exploring the monastery will give us an idea of the lifestyle, spirituality and the faith of the Buddhist people in the mountains. Our day will be filled up with wonderful spiritual vibes in abundance.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Nar phedi
  • Altitude: 3490m


The trek today will take us to another beautiful village in the region. Nar village is the destination of the walk today. We continue the walk up towards Nar village from Nar Phedi. It is a challenging day of walk with the uphill traverse to reach the destination. The walk today goes past wonderful surroundings with amazing views. It is again a walk in the solitary wilderness of the mountains. We will certainly enjoy the experience of being in such a mountain adventure. The walk eventually takes us to Nar village to stay overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Nar phedi
  • Altitude: 4110m


We are going to trek over a beautiful pass on our adventure today. Kang La pass comes along the trail today to Ngwal village. This impressive pass stands at the elevation of 5,240 meters above sea level. Although it is a challenging adventure to walk through the pass, it brings wonderful views of the mountains and surroundings that make us feel better. Once we reach the pass and spend some beautiful moments there, we will trek all the way down to the Ngwal village to stay overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Ngwal
  • Altitude: 3675m


It is the final day of the walking adventure in the Nar Phu valley. We will trek to the beautiful Pisang village in the Annapurna circuit trail and take a jeep drive to BesiSahar to stay overnight. The walking part of the adventure trekking comes to the end. We will rest and relax at BesiSahar after the walking adventure in the wilderness of Nar Phu valley.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Place: Besisshar

BesiSahar – Kathmandu (1,400) – B.L.

We will drive back to Kathmandu today after enjoying the trekking adventure in the mountains. The Annapurna and the Nar Phu valley have brought us incredible memories to cherish. Once we reach Kathmandu, we have time at leisure to roam around and relax.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1400m


We have come to the final day of the trip. The adventure to the Nar Phu Valley Trek has brought you a wonderful experience and beautiful memories to treasure in life. We will drive you to the airport for your departure flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast

What to Expect

  • Airport pickup and drop off service on your arrival and departure
  • 3-star level hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis in Kathmandu
  • Simple teahouse accommodation on the trekking
  • All breakfasts for the trip; all meals during the trek
  • All overland transportation required
  • All necessary permits for trekking
  • A professional trekking guide for the trip
  • Necessary number of porters for the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour
  • International flight ticket and travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu; any kind of drinks
  • Gratuities
  • All other expenses of personal nature and not mentioned in the “Includes” section

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