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Nar Phu Trek

Annapurna Region
Nar Phu Trek
Nar Phu trek
Nar Phu valley Trek

Trip Facts

Duration : 13 Days Max-Altitude : 5320 Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep-Nov, April-Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

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Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $1200
2 Paxes $1100
2-4 Paxes $1080
4-6 Paxes $1050
6-10 Paxes $1030
10-15 Paxes $1000
15+Paxes $1000

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Discover the Hidden Gem: Nar Phu Valley Trek

The Nar Phu Valley Trek is a hidden gem in the Annapurna region, providing adventurers with a unique and unforgettable experience in the remote corners of the Himalayas. This relatively new trekking route unveils breathtaking landscapes and takes you off the beaten path, allowing you to explore less-traveled areas that are teeming with natural beauty and cultural richness. Get ready for an extraordinary adventure that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Unveiling the Enchantment: Nar and Phu

Nestled on the Tibetan border, Nar and Phu are two ancient villages nestled amidst the breathtaking Annapurna Himalayas. The valley boasts lush forests and high-altitude grazing settlements, boasting an array of diverse flora and fauna. As one of Nepal’s most beautiful and untouched regions, it promises to captivate your senses.

Embrace Diversity: A Journey of Contrasts

As you embark on this incredible trek, you’ll witness the contrasting lifestyles of the Khampas – Tibetan refugees residing in Nar and Phu. These villages are not only geographically distinct but also boast unique cultural identities. Marvel at the grandeur of Chortens and observe herds of rare blue sheep, adding a touch of wilderness to your expedition.

Adventure Awaits: Conquer the Heights

For adventure seekers, the Nar Phu Valley Trek offers an exciting and challenging journey. Surrounded by dramatic peaks and snow-capped summits, this isolated region is a sanctuary of natural beauty. Your heart will race as you conquer the high alpine valleys above Phu, with the option to venture to the Himlung base camp for those seeking even greater thrills. Crossing the Kang La pass at 5300 meters will leave you with an indelible sense of accomplishment.

A Glimpse into the Past: Rich Tibetan Culture

The Nar Phu Valley is a treasure trove of ancient Buddhist monasteries, some dating back over a thousand years. Immerse yourself in the spiritual and social activities centered around these revered monastic sites. Witness the locals donning traditional woolen chubas and intricate Topi hats, showcasing their distinct cultural identity. Throughout the year, vibrant festivals like the Mani Rimdu festival breathe life into the valley, offering a mesmerizing glimpse into their rich traditions.

Permits and Pricing: Your Gateway to Adventure

To embark on this extraordinary journey, certain permits are required. Please remember that single trekkers cannot apply for permits; you’ll need to trek with at least one companion. We, as a government-registered local trekking agency with a Training License Holder’s Guide, will handle all the necessary legal documents, ensuring a seamless experience for you.

Choose Your Path: Tailored for You

Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or a first-time adventurer, our trekking itineraries cater to your preferences and time frame. Our experienced Sherpa guide team and porters are committed to promoting rural harmony in the remote villages along the northern shore of the Annapurna region. English and local language-speaking guides ensure that every step of your journey is enriched with cultural insights.

Experience the Nar Phu Valley Trek Difference

Nepal Wilderness Trekking Pvt. is a local company, we offer competitive rates without compromising on satisfaction. By choosing us, you actively support the local community, making a positive impact on their lives.

Best Time to Embark: Plan Your Adventure

The Nar Phu Valley Trek is open year-round. While the peak tourist seasons of March to May and September to November are ideal for most trekkers, adventurous souls can also explore the valley during the monsoon season (June to August). Experience the charm of this untouched landscape, though access to Besisahar may be affected by mud and landslides during the monsoon.

A Journey of Challenges and Rewards

The Nar Phu Valley Trek is a journey of challenges and rewards, allowing you to discover hidden valleys, meet hospitable locals, and witness awe-inspiring landscapes. This is an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your heart and soul.

Contact Us: Start Your Adventure Today

Get in touch with us to plan your Nar Phu Valley Trek. Our team is here to answer any queries and assist you in creating a personalized itinerary. Let us help you embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the breathtaking Annapurna region.

Permits costs

  1. To access the Nar Phu Valley, you will need Nar Phu Valley Restricted Area (NRA) Permits, which are priced at U$D100 per week per person. These permits are specifically required due to the restricted nature of the area.
  2. In addition to the NRA permits, you will also need Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permits, which cost U$D30 per person. These permits contribute to the conservation efforts in the Annapurna region, ensuring the preservation of its natural resources.
  3. Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) Permits are also mandatory for the trek and are priced at U$D20 per person. These permits help in managing trekking activities and ensuring the safety of trekkers.

Please note that single trekkers are unable to obtain permits for the Nar Phu Valley Trek due to the Restricted Area regulations. It’s important to be aware of this restriction and plan accordingly.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu – Besishahar by local bus, and Besisahar to Chamje shareing jeep (1310meters, 9 hours driving).
  • Day 02: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1920meters, 6 hours walking).
  • Day 03: Trek from Dharapani to Koto (2600meters, 5 hours walking).
  • Day 04: Trek from Koto to Meta (3570meters, 7-8 hours walking).
  • Day 05: Trek from Meta to Upper Chyaku ( 3720 meters, 3-4 hours walking).
  • Day 06: Upper Chyaku to Phu Village (4050meters, 4-5 hours walking).
  • Day 07: Trek from Phu Village to Nar Phedi (3500m, 6-7 hours walking).
  • Day 08: Trek from Nar Phedi to Nar Village (4120meters, 3-4 hours walking).
  • Day 09: Visit Monasteries in Nar Village.
  • Day 10: Trek from Nar - Kang La Pass 5320 meters -Ngawal (3675meters, 8-9 hours).
  • Day 11: Trek from Ngawal to Chame ( 2650 meters, 6 hours walking)
  • Day 12: drive back to Besi Sahar by jeep, overnight at Besi Sahar.
  • Day 13: Drive from Besishahar to Kathmandu by local bus for 6 hours.

Cost Included

  • Nar and Phu Restricted Area (NRA) Permits.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit.
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
  • One English-speaking experience guide and required porters.
  • Kathmandu-Besi sahar is local bus and Besisahar to Chamje sharing jeep,
  • Chame to Besi sahar is sharing jeep and Besi sahar to kathmandu by Public bus.
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • seasonal fresh fruits after dinner
  • Lodge Accommodation during the trek.
  • Staff, equipment, meals, salary, insurance, etc.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus 25 degrees
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.


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Frequently Asked Questions

It is not that much difficult but it is a long day walking from Koto to Meta with up and down trails in the jungle.
It depends on your walking style but 7-8 hrs is minimum per day.
It is neat and clean tea house with comfortable bed.
Nepal Telecom service (NTC) Sim works in Meta, Phu and Nar.
If it is emergency then you have to make quick decision with our guide for further evacuation to Ktm with our guide and company will arrange for your better health.
Tims, ACAP and special permits issued by immigrates office
Yes, it is a restricted trekking area
You can totally connect with the local people with their cultures and traditional and the isolated rocky mountains.
consulting the guide 3 or 4 Am is the best time

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