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Teri La Pass Trek

Teri La Pass Trek

Wilderness Trekking
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Trip Facts

Duration : 21 Days Max-Altitude : 5595 M Program Type : tea house / camping Best Season : April- May, Jun- Jul Sep-Oct-Nov 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.


Start From

All price inclusive
$ 4000 $ 3500
USD per person

Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $4000
2 Paxes $3500
2-6 Paxes $3200
6-10 Paxes $3150
10-15 Paxes $3100
15+Paxes $3100

Number of Travellers


Unveiling the Ultimate Adventure: Teri La Pass Trek

Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, the Teri La Pass Trek is a hidden gem, a recently discovered trekking trail that offers an unparalleled adventure connecting Upper Mustang to the Nar Phu Valley. This remarkable journey traces the footsteps of ancient salt traders who once navigated the Teri La Pass (5,595m) to facilitate trade between the inhabitants of the mystical Lo Kingdom (Upper Mustang) and the enchanting Nar Phu Valley. Located within a restricted region of Nepal, this trek necessitates a special permit from the Immigration Department of Nepal for both Nar Phu and Upper Mustang. Rest assured, Nepal Wilderness Trekking is here to handle all permit requirements and orchestrate your expedition with the latest information on every aspect of the Teri La Pass Trek.

A Week of Unforgettable Camping

The Teri La Pass Trek beckons the adventurous spirit within you, offering an exhilarating week-long camping adventure. As you embark on this journey, you’ll traverse high mountain passes, veer away from bustling villages, and immerse yourself in the raw wilderness. It’s a unique opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes, from the lower regions of Mustang to the Nar Phu Valley, passing through Upper Mustang, high mountain passes, secluded moraines, and the hidden gem that is Nar Phu.

Throughout your trek, prepare to be captivated by the most breathtaking views of Nepal’s uniquely structured landscape. The Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna range, Damodar Himal, Tilicho, Gangapurna, and their neighboring peaks will paint the horizon with their majestic presence. To savor the full essence of this trek, it’s best undertaken between late April and late October, when the weather conditions are most favorable.

Navigating the Teri La Pass Trek Route

The Teri La Pass Trek route can be tackled in both clockwise and anti-clockwise directions, but we’ll guide you through the clockwise route in this itinerary. Your adventure begins in the charming village of Chuksang in the Mustang district and culminates in Besisahar village, the starting point of the renowned Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Upon your arrival in Nepal, we’ll ensure all necessary trekking permits are secured, and you’ll have the opportunity to embark on a sightseeing tour of the vibrant city. The actual trek commences with a scenic drive to Pokhara, followed by a flight to Jomsom. Your journey then leads you through the captivating landscapes of Giling, Ghami, and Gar Gompa en route to Lo-Manthang. After a day of exploration in Lo-Manthang, you’ll head east to the Upper Mustang villages of Yara and Tangye.

With the serene village of Tangye as your starting point, the camping adventure unfolds over the course of a week, guiding you through the enchanting Nar Phu Valley. Your journey continues to the picturesque village of Nar in the Manang region before progressing to Koto, where you’ll conclude the trek. Finally, you’ll return to Kathmandu, concluding your unforgettable adventure.

Embracing the Challenge

The Mustang Teri La Pass and Nar Phu Valley Trek are not for the faint of heart. These treks are rated as difficult to challenging, tailored for those who crave an authentic wilderness adventure in the heart of the Himalayas. At Teri La Pass, situated at a breathtaking elevation of 5,577m or 18,297ft, you’ll reach the highest point of your journey. As you traverse the rugged terrain and remote areas, be prepared to cross multiple mountain passes, all towering above 5,000 meters, including Nyi La Pass, Lo La Pass, Dhi La Pass, and the ultimate Teri La Pass.

Physical fitness is paramount for this demanding high-altitude trek. It is ideally suited for experienced trekkers who relish the thrill of conquering challenging terrain and have prior high-altitude trekking experience. You can expect to trek for a minimum of 3 hours and a maximum of 7 hours each day, averaging around 5 to 6 hours.

In conclusion, the Teri La Pass Trek beckons those who seek an extraordinary adventure in the heart of the Himalayas. This newly discovered trail offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and the thrill of conquering high mountain passes. With Nepal Wilderness Trekking as your trusted guide, you’ll navigate the remote and breathtaking landscapes of Upper Mustang, Nar Phu Valley, and everything in between. So, gear up, embark on this ultimate distance trek, and prepare for an adventure that will etch lifelong memories into your heart and soul.


Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: meet your guide in Pokhara your hotel in the morning and fly to Jomsom, then trek to Kagbeni (2800 meters/9186 feet) (tea house)
  • Day 02: Trek to Chele (3100 meters (9172 feet) (tea house)
  • Day 03: Trek to Syangboche (3800 m / 12467 ft) (tea house)
  • Day 04: Trek to Dhakmar 3820 meters / 12532 feet or Charang 3560 meters / 11679 feet (tea house)
  • Day 05: Trek to Lo Manthang (3840 m / 12598 ft) (tea house)
  • Day 06: Explore Lo Manthang and Chhoser at 3897 meters / 12785 feet (tea house)
  • Day 07: Trek to Yaragaon at 3607 meters / 11833 feet (tea house)
  • Day 08: Side trip to Yara (tea house)
  • Day 09: Trek to Tangya (3240 meters / 10629 feet) (tea house)
  • Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka/Yakpa 4100 meters / 13451 feet (camping)
  • Day 11: Trek to Samena Khola 4220 meters / 13845 feet (camping)
  • Day 12: Trek to Teri La base camp 4630 meters / 15190 feet/ (camping)
  • Day 13: Trek to Teri La High Camp 5100 meters / 16732 feet (camping)
  • Day 14: Trek to Teri La Phedi 5000m via Teri La 5595 meters / 18356 feet (camping)
  • Day 15: Trek to Labse Khola 4800m meters / 15748 feet (camping)
  • Day 16: Trek to Naar Gaon 4110 meters / 13484 feet (tea house)
  • Day 17: Naar Exploration (tea house)
  • Day 18: Trek to Phu Gaon 4080 meters / 13385 feet (tea house)
  • Day 19: Trek to Meta 3560 meters / 11679 feet (tea house)
  • Day 20: Trek to Koto 2600 meters / 8530 feet (tea house)
  • Day 21: drive back to Kathmandu via Besi Sahar

Cost Included

  • All meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek from Jomsom to Koto.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies, and hot water during the trek.
  • Tents for guests, Nepalese staff, kitchen, dining, and toilet.
  • Guide, cook, and required porters and their salaries, insurance, and equipment charge.
  • domestic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, and transportation for porters from Kathmandu to Jomsom and Koto to Kathmandu
  • All necessary trekking permits for Upper Mustang, Nar Phu, ACAP, and TIMS.
  • Guide and porter salary, meals, accommodation, and insurance.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Accommodations and transportations in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • 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 before and after our journey
  • Travel insurance, International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Fee for Nepalese Tourist Visa, personal expenses.
  • Alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone calls, and the internet.
  • Personal trekking equipment and emergency evacuation equipment in case of an emergency.
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and strikes, etc.
  • The rent of horses and extra porters during the trek. Tips for trekkers, porters, and drivers.


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