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.
Teri La Pass Trek is a newly discovered trekking trail from Upper Mustang to Nar Phu Valley. The trek connects the districts of Mustang and Manang. Salt traders used the Teri La Pass Trek (5,595m) to trade between natives of Lo Kingdom (Upper Mustang) and Nar Phu Valley in the past. This trek is located in a restricted area of Nepal that requires a special permit from the Immigration Department of Nepal for Nar Phu and Upper Mustang. We at Nepal Wilderness Trekking will obtain the required permits and organize your trip with the most up-to-date information about all routes to the Teri La Pass Trek.
There are a few more challenging trekking destinations in Nepal including Teri La Pass. We recommend a week-long camping trek during the Teri La Pass where you will experience the adventure of crossing the high passes and going away from the remote villages. An adventure pass trek to explore the diverse landscape of lower Mustang to Nar Phu via Upper Mustang, High Passes, isolated moraines, and the hidden valley of Nar Phu. You will witness the most breathtaking views of the uniquely structured landscape during a trek, including the Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna range, Damodar Himal, Tilicho, Gangapurna, and its neighboring peaks. Teri la Pass is best visited between late April and late October.
The Teri la Pass Trek route can be done both clockwise and anti-clockwise. This itinerary is for the clockwise route. The trek begins in Chuksang village of Mustang district and ends in Besisahar village of Lamjung district, the starting point for the Annapurna circuit trek. When we prepare your trekking permits the next day after your arrival in Nepal, we will take you on a sightseeing tour of the city. The actual trip begins with a drive to Pokhara and a flight to Jomsom. From Chhusang to Lo-Manthang, the trek takes you through Giling, Ghami, and Gar Gompa. Following an exploration day in Lo-Manthang, you will head to Yara and Tangye villages in the eastern Upper Mustang. You begin your camping trek after spending a nice day at Tangye and carry on for a week to reach Nar, a village in the Manang region. Continue to Koto and drive to Kathmandu after visiting Nar Phu Valley. During this trek, you will mostly encounter Tibetan culture and Buddhist religious memorials such as Chortens, monasteries, Mane walls, and Shrines.
Mustang Teri La Pass and Nar Phu Valley Trek are rated as difficult to challenging treks. Therefore, it is suitable for those seeking an adventure in the wilderness in the Himalayas. At the Teri La Pass, located at an elevation of 5,577m or 18,297ft, you will reach the highest altitude. Additionally, you will cross mountain passes over 5,000 meters, including Nyi La Pass, Lo La Pass, Dhi La Pass, and Teri La Pass.
It will be a rugged trail and you will be trekking in a remote area. For this physically demanding high-altitude trek, you need to be physically fit. Experienced trekkers will enjoy this trek, and having a high-altitude trekking experience is beneficial. In a day, you will be trekking for a minimum of 3 hours and a maximum of 7 hours. On average, you will trek for 5 to 6 hours a day.