Nar and Phu Valley Trek

  • US$ 1110


Itineraries


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu. Immigration and welcome formalities at airport. Latter transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu. In Kathmandu.

  • A representative will be waiting to greet you and drive you to your hotel. After you are settled in, you are own your own. You stay in city center so there are lots of restaurants and shops that you can visit.

Day 02: In Kathmandu. Explore Kathmandu own

  • Free day to explore Kathmandu own. Tour can be organized with professional tour guide upon request. In the evening we will have trek briefing and introduction with your trek guides. This day we can use to obtain your special trek permits of Nar and Phu Valley.

Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (760 m/ 2492 ft) - 5 hours, change of vehicle. Drive to Dharapani (1860m/6,200ft) - 3 hours drive. Overnight at Dharapani

  • Leave Kathmandu early and drive first to Besisahar. We change vehicle at Besisahar and drive further to Dharapani. The drive is scenic. First part of driving offers lovely houses dotted on the hills along with beautiful rivers, terraced fields, villages and sights of the snowy mountains, including Ganesh and Manaslu peaks. At Durmre we turn off from the main highway of Pokhara and head north to the large bazaar area of Besisahar and then continue to Khudi then pass the road through paddy fields and then to Dharapani.

Day 04: Trek to Koto (8,530 feet / 2,600 m). Overnight at Koto

  • We enter Nar Phu Valley today. Trek is about 5 hours walk. Trek through pine and fir forests, monasteries and villages to Bargarchhap enjoying the spectacular mountain views of Annapurna II and Manaslu and other peaks along the way. Trail continues through pine forests till Latamarang which takes about one and half hour. Finally we will reach Koto, a small village inhabited by Gurung communities.

Day 05: Trek Meta (11,680 feet / 3560 m). Overnight at Meta

  • We trek through the banks of Soti Khola and cross suspension bridges, encounter lovely waterfall and reach Dharamshala. As you go hight the woods become thinner and the vistas get wider. We continue our trekking through forest ascending steeply till Meta village on the Tibetan Plateau. The views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal look great from here.

Day 06: Trek from to Phu (13,386 feet / 4080 m). Overnight at Phu

  • Trail today is up and down and crossing of suspension bridge. Cross small high pass and trek to Kyang, another 3 hours trek you reach to Phu villages. Now the glimpse of real Tibetan life appears seeing colourful chortens and prayer flags. You can experience the diversity of culture, nature, religion and aspiring people’s daily life, and great Tashi Lhakhang Monastery. Continue to walk until glaciers stream with a half bridge appear. About a hour walk takes you to the entrance gate of Phu Village. Marvelous view of Himlung Himal and other snow peaks is clearly visible.

Day 07: Acclimatization day in Phu (13,386 feet / 4080 m). Overnight at Phu

  • Explore Phu village today. Walk through the tiny alleyways of the town. Phu is an interesting village, and a day is well spent sitting with the villagers as they spin their yak and sheep wool, pound mustard seeds into a paste for oil, or go about their other daily chores. If you are fit and want more rigorous day than you can hike up to Himlung Himal base camp takes you through a glacial valley. The 7125 m. peak was recently opened for climbing. On the trail up you will see herds of blue sheep skillfully clambering up the steep cliffs. The return trip takes five hours.

Day 08: Trek to Nar Phedi (11,450 feet / 3490 m). Overnight at Nar Phedi

  • You trek towards Meta descending the valley past several streams and suspension bridges and then walk up to a junction where the trail turn towards small settlement of Nar Phedi. This place is your overnight stay. The rooms are neat and clean and the nuns are extremely welcoming. Join them in the kitchen and watch them prepare dinner on a modest fireplace. At 5 pm they usually do a puja (blessing), which you are welcome to witness.

Day 09: Trek to Nar (13,484 feet / 4110 m). Overnight at Nar

  • Short and easy day. Trek to Nar village takes about 2 hours walk. Plenty time to explore this lovely village and monasteries. People are friendly here. The area is rarely visited by trekkers. Nar is more active and lively than Phu village.

Day 10: Trek from Nar to Ngawal (17,192 feet / 5240 m) via the Kang La Pass (5,240m). Overnight at Ngawal

  • Today is long day walk. Start early to cross Kangla pass at 5240m and trek to Ngawal. It is not a difficult pass but it is long, you may experience some altitude effects. From the top an amazing view over Annapurna II, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak. The trail down is easy and fun. Ngawal on the upper Pisang route of the Annapurna Circuit is very different from the ancient villages. The lodges are big and have internet access.

Day 11: Trek from Ngawal to Pisang, Drive to Besisahar (8,179 feet / 2,493 m). Overnight at Besisahar

  • The weather gets much hotter and the scenery greener as you descend more than 2000m from the pass. Set off early for the last few hours of trekking to reach Pisang. The trail is wide and comfortable and passes a beautiful lake just outside Pisang. Stop for a quick snack in the village, then drive back to Besisahar. There, stay in a comfortable hotel.

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu

  • The drive back to Kathmandu takes around five hours. Enjoy a hot shower and the luxuries of the city once again! Spend the afternoon shopping for souvenirs in Thamel, or just relaxing.

Day 13: Depart Kathmandu

  • Enjoy your last moments in Kathmandu with breakfast and last minute stroll to Kathmandu's street. You will be transferred toairport in time to catch your onward flight. Hoping to see you again in Nepal.

Includes


Includes

Cost includes:

01: All meals and accommodation in Lodge and  home stay during the trek.

02: Service of trek guide and  assistant for bigger group

03: Porters to carry personal baggage (each 15 kg.).

04: Porter's clothing

05: Accident insurance for staffs and porters.

06: Nar & Phu special trek permit & Annapurna conservation fee

07: Arrival and departure transfers.

08. Private transfer from Kathmandu to Besisahar, Besisahar to Kathmandu, Shared Jeep from Besishar to Dharapani, Koto to Besishar

09: Hotel accommodation as per programme using centrally located Deluxe Hotel on BB

Cost does not include:

01: Personal clothing and sleeping bag

02: Personal accident and health insurance

03: Emergency evacuation and medical-box

04: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips

05: Sightseeing and major meals in Katmandu

06: Any other services and expenses that are not specifically mentioned in the programme.

 

Excludes


Dates & Price

Trek Cost - Private departure as per your choice dates

2   pax  US$ 1110 per person

3-5 pax  US$ 1000 per person

6-9 pax  US$ 950 per person

SGL Supp:US$ 120

Trek is exclusively private, private guide, private transport and depars as per your desired dates.

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