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Nar Phu Trek

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

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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.

Hold Your Guide : Suk Bahadur Ghale
All price inclusive
$ 1200 $ 1030

Overview

Nar Phu Trek 13 days itinerary

Nar Phu Trek is the ancient Forbidden Kingdom valley which was only opened in 2002 for tourism, Nar Phu valley is between the Annapurna Circuit and Manaslu circuit regions, and beyond the Marsyangdi river, connected with the Saribung peak Isolated Part of the Upper Mustang.

To do Nar Phu Trek, the trekkers require License Holder Guide and Special Permit to enter Nar and Phu village. It is still limited tourists can visit per year, the controlled by the Nepal Government Department of 

Immigrant Office.

Not allowed to apply the Permits for single trekkers. The trekkers need at least 2 pax to receive the entrance permit for Nar & Phu Territory, also, the government register local Trekking agency needs to submit all official legal documents including Tax clear certificates with a Government Training license Holder Guide, license certificates, and valid Insurance copy.

The Phu Village is situated at 4050 meters altitudes, and Nar village is situated 4120meters altitude above sea level. Along the trail of the Nar Phu trek, you able to see beautiful scenery mountain great views of Annapurna ranges, Annapurna II, Himlung Himal, Saribung peak, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak, also journey via waterfall, Nar Khola, Marsyngdi river, beautiful river junction. 

Nar Phu trek territory population and households

The people from Nar Phu villages speak the Tibetan language and some Nepali, they are Buddhist fellow religious, in 2011 Nepal government survey Nar Phu villages community counted the population 362 number. But living in villages Nar and Phu households are only 86 people, most of the peoples are Indian and abroad for business trade and job.

Additionallyhistorical Tibetan-derived culture, a sacred sanctuary of Buddhist monasteries and unique and colorful prayer stones, spinning prayer wheels, traditional people lifestyle, harmony classified the Annapurna Conservations Area.

After Nar Phu Trek,  continue to Kang La pass and Knawal village, the Annapurna Circuit main Trekking trail, from here the descent to Chame and drive back to Besisahar- Kathmandu.

Nepal Wilderness Trekking Sherpa guide and porters team are promoting Nar Phu Trek 13 days itinerary and supporting local People of Nar, And Phu for fostering rural mingle remote villages north part of Annapurna region using by Locally guide and porters who speak fluent English and Local Language Of Nar and Phu Valley.


Permits costs

1. Nar Phu Valley Restricted Area (NRA) Permits is U$D100 per week per person,

2. Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permits U$D30 per person

3. Trekking Information management system (TIMS) Permits U$D20 per person

Note: single trekkers can’t issue a permit for Nar Phu Valley Trek because of Restricted Area, more information about Nepal trekking permit in the Restricted Zone.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 Reviewed by Calxxy May 25, 2019
Nar Phu restricted area trek over Kang La with guide Suk Bahadur Gyaldong Ghale using company Nepal Wilderness Trekking for a couple of age 50+. Easy to book via email. Good English speaking guide, knew the route and lodges, made sure we were comfortable and achieved our itinerary.  The guide made expert recommendations but let us make the final decisions. We would recommend this company and guide…more»

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu – Besishahar, and Jeep to Chamje (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 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-Chamje and Chamje-Kathmandu by Public bus or Jeep.
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Lodge Accommodation during the trek.
  • Staff, equipment, meals, salary, insurance, etc.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • Local fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple, grape, etc.
  • All official charges and 13% government VAT.

Cost Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter.

Reviews

From Australian
Nar & Phu Trekking Thank you so much for organizing our trip Nar And Phu Valley, we had the perfect time with our guide  Bir...
From USA
Nar Phu Trek is lovely Trekking, Our Guide Lal Gurung and Porter Dev Raj lead us Nar Phu Trek, it was beautiful, fantastic hidden valley trek of...

Nar Phu Trek 13 days itinerary

Nar Phu Trek is the ancient Forbidden Kingdom valley which was only opened in 2002 for tourism, Nar Phu valley is between the Annapurna Circuit and Manaslu circuit regions, and beyond the Marsyangdi river, connected with the Saribung peak Isolated Part of the Upper Mustang.

To do Nar Phu Trek, the trekkers require License Holder Guide and Special Permit to enter Nar and Phu village. It is still limited tourists can visit per year, the controlled by the Nepal Government Department of 

Immigrant Office.

Not allowed to apply the Permits for single trekkers. The trekkers need at least 2 pax to receive the entrance permit for Nar & Phu Territory, also, the government register local Trekking agency needs to submit all official legal documents including Tax clear certificates with a Government Training license Holder Guide, license certificates, and valid Insurance copy.

The Phu Village is situated at 4050 meters altitudes, and Nar village is situated 4120meters altitude above sea level. Along the trail of the Nar Phu trek, you able to see beautiful scenery mountain great views of Annapurna ranges, Annapurna II, Himlung Himal, Saribung peak, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak, also journey via waterfall, Nar Khola, Marsyngdi river, beautiful river junction. 

Nar Phu trek territory population and households

The people from Nar Phu villages speak the Tibetan language and some Nepali, they are Buddhist fellow religious, in 2011 Nepal government survey Nar Phu villages community counted the population 362 number. But living in villages Nar and Phu households are only 86 people, most of the peoples are Indian and abroad for business trade and job.

Additionallyhistorical Tibetan-derived culture, a sacred sanctuary of Buddhist monasteries and unique and colorful prayer stones, spinning prayer wheels, traditional people lifestyle, harmony classified the Annapurna Conservations Area.

After Nar Phu Trek,  continue to Kang La pass and Knawal village, the Annapurna Circuit main Trekking trail, from here the descent to Chame and drive back to Besisahar- Kathmandu.

Nepal Wilderness Trekking Sherpa guide and porters team are promoting Nar Phu Trek 13 days itinerary and supporting local People of Nar, And Phu for fostering rural mingle remote villages north part of Annapurna region using by Locally guide and porters who speak fluent English and Local Language Of Nar and Phu Valley.


Permits costs

1. Nar Phu Valley Restricted Area (NRA) Permits is U$D100 per week per person,

2. Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permits U$D30 per person

3. Trekking Information management system (TIMS) Permits U$D20 per person

Note: single trekkers can’t issue a permit for Nar Phu Valley Trek because of Restricted Area, more information about Nepal trekking permit in the Restricted Zone.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 Reviewed by Calxxy May 25, 2019
Nar Phu restricted area trek over Kang La with guide Suk Bahadur Gyaldong Ghale using company Nepal Wilderness Trekking for a couple of age 50+. Easy to book via email. Good English speaking guide, knew the route and lodges, made sure we were comfortable and achieved our itinerary.  The guide made expert recommendations but let us make the final decisions. We would recommend this company and guide…more»
  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu – Besishahar, and Jeep to Chamje (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 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-Chamje and Chamje-Kathmandu by Public bus or Jeep.
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Lodge Accommodation during the trek.
  • Staff, equipment, meals, salary, insurance, etc.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • Local fresh fruit like orange, banana, apple, grape, etc.
  • All official charges and 13% government VAT.

Cost Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter.

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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