- Country: Nepal
- Trip grade: Moderate
- Destination: Nepal
- Activities: Trekking
- Accommodation: Guest house in trek/ Hotel in city
- Meals: Full board in trek
- Maximum altitude: 5416m
- Group size: 2
- Best Season: Sep-Nov,Mar-May
Nar-Phu Valley trekking was opened for the tourist after 2002. The trek of Nar-Phu Valley is an exciting adventurous visiting in the Manang North region of Annapurna. The fantastic Nar-Phu journey starts the same as Annapurna circuit trek and then branch off from Koto. Then follow the beaten track of Dharamshala and Khyang with Nar-Phu Valley and Pass the Kang la pass with a magnificent panorama of Annapurna Mountain. This pass link Nar with Manang. The high snow peaks, high altitude settlements, trekking in the hidden valley, Tibetan culture and alpine scenery, Flora and fauna are the main attractions of these treks. Tashi Lakhang Gumpa and receiving a blessing from Lama Karma Sonam Rimpoche make you so confident of life and Buddhist pilgrims system around. This trekking ends to Nawol the higher route of Annapurna circuit trek and either you can back to meet the same route from Pisang – Chame- koto or you can trek throng pass, or Tilicho lake and Meso kata pass and take a flight from Jomsom to Pokhara or can do whole Annapurna circuit including Nar-Phu.
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu-Beshisahar 185km.-Bulbule.
Day 02: Bulbule 840m.-Bahundanda 1310m.-Ghermu Phant 1120m.
Day 03: Ghermu Phant-Jagat 2hrs. 1300m.-Chamje Lunch 1.5hrs.-Tal 2hrs. 1700m.
Day 04 : Tal-Dharapani 2hrs.1860m-Bagarchhap 1hrs. 2160m.-Danayku 1hrs.2300m.
Day 05 : Danakyu-Timang 1hrs.2270m.-Lata manang 1.30hrs. 2400m.-Koto 2hrs.2600m.-Chame 30 min.2670m.
Day 06 : Koto-Dharmasala 5hrs. 3300m.
Day 07 : Dharmasala-Khyang 6hrs. 3620m.
Day 08 : Khyang-Phu 3hrs.3900m.
Day 09 : Phu-Nar Phedi 6hrs.3410m.
Day 10 : Nar Phedi-Nar village 3hrs. 4110m.
Day 11 : Nar-Kang la Phedi 2hrs. 4650m.-Pass 5300m-Ngawal 3500m.
Day 12 : Ngawal-Humde/Pissang 3200m. 5hrs.
Day 13 : Pissang - Chame 5hrs.
Day 14 : Chame-Tal 5hrs.
Day 15 : Tal-Syange 4hrs.
Day 16 : Syange to Kathmandu by bus 7 hrs
After a 5hrs drive to Beshisahar, the Annapurna Circuit Treks begins. The road is quite smooth and very scenic to Beshisahar. The same day we trek about 3 hrs to Bulbule just for a warm-up day. Overnight at Guest House.L.D
Bulbule 840m.-Bahundanda 1310m.-Ghermu Phant 1120m.
We will be walking through the local village and trek 3hrs to Bahundanda for lunch and mountain view, paddy field and many waterfalls can be seen then we keep walking 2hrs to Ghermuphant 1120m. Overnight at Guest House.B/L/D.
Ghermu Phant-Jagat 2hrs. 1300m.-Chamje Lunch 1.5hrs.-Tal 2hrs. 1700m.
After crossing the Marshyangdi river the trek goes all the way uphill to Jagat which is the ancient Tax collection place. Mostly we are walking uphill and facing some mountain and boulders. Tal is one of the finest places to stay because of silent noise from the Marshyangdi river. Tal village lies on the bank of the river. You will have real experience with local people and husbandry work. Overnight at guest house. B/L/D
Tal-Dharapani 2hrs.1860m-Bagarchhap 1hrs. 2160m.-Danayku 1hrs.2300m.
We follow the Marshyangdi river for some time trail leads you to ascend to the hillside but the path is wide and facing to the snow caved Himalaya and waterfalls. As soon as you cross Dharapani check post the giant killer mt. Manaslu will appear for a short time and hide. Overnight at lodge. B/L/D
Danakyu-Timang 1hrs.2270m.-Lata Manang 1.30hrs. 2400m.-Koto 2hrs.2600m.-Chame 30 min.2670m.
Chame is the district headquarters of Lamjung district and all internet services are available. The trail to Chame is easy and facing all the snow-capped mountains and walking through Chir pine, on the lap of the giant mount. Overnight at Guest House. B/L/DL
Koto-Dharmasala 5hrs. 3300m.
Nar-Phu has long been considered a hidden land and even these days many trekkers pass without looking into the valley. Steep downhill to the river and cross over a suspension bridge the path lead you uphill through the deep gorge, pine trees, and narrow path. Overnight at Guesthouse/Tented camp.
Dharamsala-Khyang 6hrs. 3620m.
Your trek goes through the grassland and passes a few Goth and straight up to White Chorten and abandon the barley field will come. It is always nice to see back of you for Annapurna walls. The trekking is more demanding than any trekking maps and books suggested. We are crossing many times rivers which comes from the hidden glacier from the cliffs. Once you are in the Khyang we will take you into the village to experience the local culture. Overnight at Guest House/Tented camp.
The path is easier completely and goes to grassland and often sees the Blue Ship and boulder and cliffs. Arrive in Phu overnight at Guesthouse/Tented camp.
Phu-Nar Phedi 6hrs.3410m.
We have to return back about 30 minutes to Chyarkha and Jhunam and the path turns right to Nar. The views are an amazing and very old monastery, Sadik chorten and many more cultural things and descend to Nar Phedi for overnight at Guest House/Tented camp.
Nar Phedi-Nar village 3hrs. 4110m.
The path is more uphill as soon as you left the Nar Phedi. Full of culture, tradition and The best view of the Pisang peak and many more make you the best. The Guru Choling Gomba at the top of the village and Samten pelgye ling Gomba and many more monastery keep you excited all the time. If you are not able to go over a pass, it is possible to hike down to koto in a long day. Overnight at Guesthouse/Tented camp.
Nar-Kang la Phedi 2hrs. 4650m.-Pass 5300m-Ngawal 3500m.
As we are trekking only a few hours so we will take into the village for sightseeing and depart to Kangla Phedi. mostly we are walking through the paster land and through the Kani village. Here is no permanent village so if you gear up early morning to pass and down to Ngawal also possible. Overnight at Guesthouse/Tented camp.
Ngawal-Humde/Pisang 3200m. 5hrs.
We are descending all the way through the tropical village and mane chorten. Facing all great Annapurna range and famous village Manang. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Pisang - Chame 5hrs.
If you prefer to go over a Throng la pass then follow the Annapurna circuit trek itinerary if not trek down to Chame. Overnight at Guesthouse.
You already meet the original path which we take to go up. Overnight at the guesthouse.
The path is all downhill through the local vegetation like pine tree and Rhododendron, and passing local settlement. Overnight at Guest House.
Syange to Kathmandu by bus 7 hrs.
Syange to Beshisahar by Bus and to Kathmandu. 7hrs drive.