Nar Phu Valley Trek 8 Days

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destination Annapurna
duration 8 Days
grade Moderate
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Annapurna
max altitude 5,360 m
group size 2-10
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 Hrs
accommodation Hotel-Teahouse
season All Season

We Offer Group Discount

No. Of People Price Per Person
Pax 1 USD 1,099
Pax 2 USD 999
Pax 3 USD 899
Pax 4 to 6 USD 799
Pax 7 to 12 USD 750
Pax 13 to 18 USD 650
Pax 19 to 24 USD 590
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Nar Phu Valley Trek 8 Days

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the mystical Nar Phu Valley Trek, a hidden gem in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This 8-day adventure begins in the bustling city of Kathmandu, where you will drive to Koto to kickstart your trekking expedition. From Koto, the trail leads you through a picturesque landscape, quaint villages, and rugged terrain as you make your way to Meta, Phu Gaon, and the enchanting Nar Valley. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of the Tamang and Tibetan communities as you explore the remote villages of Phu Gaon, adorned with ancient monasteries and vibrant prayer flags.

Experience the serenity and tranquility of the Nar Phu Valley, away from the beaten path of more popular trekking routes. Marvel at the majestic snow-capped peaks, deep gorges, and lush alpine meadows that adorn the valley, offering a feast for the eyes and soul. Challenge yourself with trekking through challenging terrain, crossing high mountain passes, and soaking in the natural beauty of the Annapurna region.

The trek culminates in Humde, where you will trek down and drive to Besisahar before returning to Kathmandu, concluding this remarkable journey. The Nar Phu Valley Trek promises a perfect blend of adventure, cultural immersion, and natural beauty, making it a truly rewarding and memorable trekking experience in the heart of the Himalayas.

HIGHLIGHTS OF NAR P VALLEY TREK 8 DAYS

  • Scenic Drive: Enjoy a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Koto, passing through picturesque villages and lush valleys along the way.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich culture and traditions of the Tamang and Tibetan communities in the remote villages of Phu Gaon and Nar Valley.
  • Stunning Landscapes: Marvel at the breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, deep gorges, and alpine meadows as you trek through the Nar Phu Valley.
  • Off-the-Beaten-Path: Experience the tranquility and remoteness of the Nar Phu Valley, away from the crowds of more popular trekking routes.
  • Exploration: Explore the ancient monasteries, traditional houses, and vibrant prayer flags that dot the landscape of Phu Gaon and Nar Valley.
  • Adventure: Challenge yourself with trekking through rugged terrain, crossing high mountain passes, and soaking in the natural beauty of the Annapurna region.
  • Local Cuisine: Indulge in traditional Nepalese and Tibetan cuisine, including hearty dal bhat and delicious momos, to refuel after a day of trekking.

ITINERARY

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Embark on a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Koto, a journey that offers breathtaking views of the Nepalese countryside. As you leave the bustling city behind, you'll gradually ascend in elevation, providing a glimpse of the natural beauty that awaits in the Nar Phu Valley.

Begin your trekking adventure by setting off from Koto towards Meta. The trail takes you through lush forests, charming villages, and stunning landscapes. As you gain altitude, you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Today's trek leads you from Meta to the picturesque village of Phu Gaon. Immerse yourself in the traditional culture and lifestyle of the local inhabitants as you traverse through rugged terrain and rocky paths. Enjoy the tranquility of the remote village nestled in the Himalayas.

Take a day to acclimatize to the high altitude and explore the enchanting village of Phu Gaon. Engage with the friendly locals, visit ancient monasteries, and soak in the serene atmosphere of this hidden gem in the Nar Phu Valley.

Embark on a challenging trek from Phu Gaon to Nar, passing through rugged terrain and crossing pristine landscapes. As you reach Nar, you'll be greeted by stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the unique cultural heritage of the region.

Prepare for a demanding day as you trek from Nar to Nawal via the high mountain pass of Kang-La Pass. Challenge yourself with a steep ascent to the pass, where you'll be rewarded with unparalleled views of the Himalayan peaks. Descend to Nawal, a charming village nestled in the mountains.

Bid farewell to the mountains as you trek to Humde, where you'll catch a drive to Besisahar. Reflect on your memorable journey through the Nar Phu Valley as you descend from the high altitudes to the lower valleys.

Conclude your Nar Phu Valley Trek with a scenic drive from Besisahar back to Kathmandu, reminiscing about the incredible landscapes, cultural encounters, and personal achievements from your adventure in the Himalayas.

SERVICES

Cost Included In Your Package

  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • Sherpa Expedition Teams’s experienced, government-licensed, English-speaking trekking guide.
  • Strong, helpful Sherpa porters with proper safety equipment and walking equipment, his salary, food, accommodation, and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide.
  • All necessary papers including Annapurna conservation permit and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
  • Use of sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag and walking poles (if you don’t have your own, to be returned after trip completed).
  • Trekking lodges (Tea House) throughout the trek
  • Nar Phu Valley Special Permit
  • Besisahar to Koto transportation By Sharing Jeep
  • Assistant guide for the group 8 or above
  • Transportation from Kathmandu – Besishar- Koto, and Besisahr  - Kathmandu by local bus
  • Ngawal/Humde to Besisahra transportation By sharing Jeep
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
  • Sherpa Team’s complimentary free T-shirt
  • Oximeter to measure your oxygen and Pulse level during the trek in the mountain, it’s very useful for all the trekkers to be aware of the high altitude sickness.
  • Compressive first aid box (Guide will carry it throughout the trek).
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes, and official Expenses

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fees (You can obtain a visa quickly upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodations and meals before and after the Anapurna base camp trek
  • International airfare 
  • Hotel accommodation In Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, hot shower, hot and cold drinks, tea, coffee, hot water, lcohols, snacks, water, Wi-Fi, battery re-charge, heater charge, fee
  • Travel insurance - make sure to cover an emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuations from the high altitude up to 600 m 
  • Personal clothing or gears 
  • Lunch and Dinner In Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Additional cost, the itinerary modifications or delay caused by out of management control due to the weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
  • Gratitudes to the guides and staffs (Recommended by local culture )
  • And any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price "inclusive section" of this program

EQUIPMENTS

The following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek. It is important you do not forget the essential items, as this will determine your comfort and safety on the trek. Equally important is that you do not burden yourself with unnecessary equipment on the trek.

  • Sleeping Bag (Sherpa Teams will provide but need to return after completing the trip)
  • Duffel Bag (Sherpa Teams will provide but need to return after completing the trip)
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof windbreaker or windcheater
  • Thermal underclothes
  • Rain poncho
  • Down jacket (Sherpa Teams will provide but need to return after completing the trip)
  • Fleece or wool trousers
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Trekking pants (two pairs)
  • Mittens or woolen gloves
  • Hiking socks (several pairs)
  • Moisture-wicking shirts, including t-shirts
  • Trekking shoes or boots with spare laces
  • Flip-flops or sandals for relaxing in the evenings
  • Underwear (several pairs)
  • Swimsuit or swimming costume
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp or flashlight/torch
  • Sleeping bag (Sherpa Teams can provide this for you)
  • Trekking poles (if desired)
  • Hiking backpack with a capacity of at least 40 liters
  • Small lock for your backpack
  • Reusable water bottles (at least two liters)
  • Water purification tablets or filtration device
  • Wash towel
  • Basic first aid kit

Toiletries (tissues, toilet paper, moisturizer, lip balm, sunscreen, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clippers, a small mirror, toothbrush, toothpaste, glasses, contacts, etc.)

GOOD TO KNOW

Permits: 

Ensure you have the necessary permits for the Nar Phu Valley Trek, including the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Nar and Phu Restricted Area Permit. These permits are required to enter the restricted regions and help support local conservation efforts.

Altitude: 

Be prepared for high altitude trekking, as you will be crossing mountain passes and reaching elevations above 4,000 meters. Acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and listen to your body to avoid altitude sickness.

Weather: 

The weather in the Himalayas can be unpredictable. Be prepared for all types of weather conditions, including rain, snow, and strong winds. Layer your clothing and pack accordingly to stay warm and dry.

Accommodation: 

Accommodation options along the Nar Phu Valley Trek are basic tea houses and guesthouses. Don't expect luxury amenities, but embrace the simplicity and hospitality of the local lodges.

Food and Water: 

Most tea houses offer a variety of meals, including traditional Nepali dal bhat, noodles, and soups. Ensure you stay hydrated by drinking plenty of safe, purified water or hot beverages.

Communication: 

Mobile phone reception may be limited in the remote areas of the Nar Phu Valley. Inform your loved ones about your itinerary and check in whenever possible.

Packing: 

Pack essentials such as sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a good quality sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a first aid kit. Consider hiring a porter to carry your heavy belongings and make the trek more enjoyable.

Responsible Trekking: 

Respect the local culture, traditions, and environment. Leave no trace, dispose of waste properly, and support local businesses by purchasing souvenirs and meals along the trek.

Physical Fitness: 

The Nar Phu Valley Trek involves long hours of walking and ascending steep trails. Ensure you are physically fit and mentally prepared for the challenges of the trek.

Guide and Porter: 

Consider hiring a local guide and porter for the Nar Phu Valley Trek. They can provide valuable insights, support, and ensure your safety throughout the journey.

By keeping these "Good to Know" tips in mind, you can make the most of your Nar Phu Valley Trek and create unforgettable memories in this remote and captivating region of Nepal.

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The Nar Phu Valley Trek is considered a moderate to challenging trek. The trail involves steep ascents, descents, and high altitude passes, so a good level of fitness and prior trekking experience is recommended.

The best time to do the Nar Phu Valley Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer clear skies, moderate temperatures, and stunning views of the Himalayas.

Yes, permits are required for the Nar Phu Valley Trek. You will need the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Nar and Phu Restricted Area Permit to enter the restricted regions. These permits can be obtained through registered trekking agencies in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Accommodation along the Nar Phu Valley Trek is basic, with tea houses and guesthouses offering simple rooms with shared facilities. Don't expect luxury amenities, but enjoy the warmth and hospitality of the local lodges.

While it is possible to do the Nar Phu Valley Trek independently, hiring a local guide and porter is recommended for safety, navigation, and cultural insights. They can also assist with carrying your belongings and making the trek more enjoyable.

Essential items to pack for the Nar Phu Valley Trek include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing layers, a good quality sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, and water purification tablets. Be prepared for varying weather conditions and high altitudes.

ATM facilities are limited in the remote areas of the Nar Phu Valley. It is advisable to carry enough cash (Nepalese Rupees) for your trekking expenses, accommodation, and meals.

We Offer Group Discount

No. Of People Price Per Person
Pax 1 USD 1,099
Pax 2 USD 999
Pax 3 USD 899
Pax 4 to 6 USD 799
Pax 7 to 12 USD 750
Pax 13 to 18 USD 650
Pax 19 to 24 USD 590
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Hassle-Free Booking
  • Team of highly experienced Experts
  • Your Happiness Guaranteed

All Inclusive Cost

USD 799

Per Person

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