- 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 Manang North region of Annapurna. The fantastic Nar-Phu journey starts same like 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 this 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 5hrs drive to Beshisahar the Annapurna Circuit Treks begins.The road is quite smooth and very scenic to Beshisahar. Same day we trek about 3 hrs to Bulbule just for a warm up day. Over night 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 water falls can be seen then we keep walking 2hrs to Ghermuphant 1120m.Over night 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 up hill to Jagat which is the ancient Tax collection place. Mostly we are walking up hill and facing some mountain and boulders. Tal is one of the finest place to stay because silent noise from Marshyangdi river. Tal lies on the bank of the river. You will have real experience with local people and husbandry work. Over night 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 ascend to the hill side but the path is wide and facing to the snow caved himalaya and water falls. As soon as you cross Dharapani check post the giant killer mt. Manaslu will appears for a short time and hide it self. Over night 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 head quator of Lamjung district and all inter net services are available. The trail to Chame is easy and facing all the snow caped mountain and walking through Chir pine, on the lap of giant mount. Over night 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 with out looking into the valley. Steep down hill to the river and cross over a suspension bridge the path lead you up hill through the deep gorge,pine trees and narrow path. Over night at Guest house/Tented camp.
Dharmasala-Khyang 6hrs. 3620m.
Your trek goes through the grass land and pass few Goth and straight up to White Chorten and abandon barley field will comes. 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.Over night at Guest House/Tented camp.
The path is more easy comperately and goes to grass land and often see the Blue Ship and boulder and cliffs. Arrive in Phu over night at Guest house/Tented camp.
Phu-Nar Phedi 6hrs.3410m.
We have to return back about 30 minutes to Chyarkha and Jhunam and the path turn right to Nar. The views are amazing and very old monastery, Sadik chorten and many more cultural things and descends to Nar phedi for over night at Guest House/Tented camp.
Nar Phedi-Nar village 3hrs. 4110m.
The path is more up hill as soon as you left the Nar Phedi. Full of culture, tradition and The best view of Pissang peak and many more makes your the best. The Guru Choling Gomba at the top of village and Samten pelgye ling Gomba and many more monastery keeps 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. Over night at Guest house/Tented camp.
Nar-Kang la Phedi 2hrs. 4650m.-Pass 5300m-Ngawal 3500m.
As we are trekking only few hours so we will take into the village for sight seeing 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. Over night at Guest house/Tented camp.
Ngawal-Humde/Pissang 3200m. 5hrs.
We are descending all the way through the tripical village and mane chorten. Facing all great Annapurna range and fomous village Manang. Over night at Guest house.
Pissang - 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. Over night at Guest house.
You already meet the original path which we take to go up. Over night at guest.
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 Kthmandu. 7hrs drive.