Narphu valley is located north of Annapurna is wilderness and Isolated area is stil untouched by modern facilites of trekking. Narphu region is opened for trekking in 2002 and become one of most popular trekking route among trekkers and join two times popular route of Annapurna circuit. The trek starts and follow same route of Annapurna circuit till Khotho and then lead you to the valley of Nar and phu. After Nar phu valley, trek goes a head to Manang to join annapurna route over crossing Khang la pass( 5200m). Nar phu area is still Hidden by swirls of mountain mist ahead of us, from Kangla pass at 5200m the magnificent panorama view of Annapurna massif appears remote and forbidding. Our destination is the Nar-Phu valley, above the tree line on the upper limits of cultivation, in the very north of Manang district. It takes five hours reaching the pass that links Nar with Manang and three other Bhotia villages in the Nyershang down valley. Nowadays, Nar Phu has about 300 inhabitants who depend on livestock, unlike most Bhotia people, whose trading patterns changed drastically after the Nepali Government closed borders with Tibet, the people of Nar and Phu valley were least affected by this change. The tortuous path leading from the valley into Tibet had never made them dependent on the salt trade, and till today yak herding is the basis of their livelihood. The Nepal government recent decision to open up Nar and Phu to tourists has evoked little enthusiasm among the villagers, whose pastoral lifestyle continues. Apart from the odd researcher and climbing expeditions permitted to climb Him lung, Ratnachuli and Gachikang, few foreigners has visited the area and tourism infrastructure is almost non-existent.
The Nar Phu valleys, regions of ethnically-Tibetan inhabitants, grace us with similarly towering snow-peaks and unique culture. The trek up to Nar and Phu combines high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gompas and unique Himalayan cultures. Two long days of walking from the border of Tibet, this region was first explored by Tilman in the 1950s. Closed to trekkers until late 2002, very few westerners have explored these virtually untouched villages or climbed the many 7000m peaks surrounding it. Along with spending plenty of time at these colorful and timeless villages, we explore the high alpine valleys above Phu (including Himlung Base Camp for those who want to), and then from Nar cross the Kang La to Ngawal on the upper Pisang route leading back into the Annapurna circuit.
Day 01:Kathmandu- 1340M (Arrival day and Transfer to hotel)
Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu, evening at Hotel( B/B)
Day 03:Drive to Besi Sahar by Private CAR/VAN, overnight at lodge - Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 04:Drive to Dharapani by local shared bus/jeep, 4/5 hrs - Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 05:Trek to Khoto,4/5 hrs- Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 06:Trek to Mehta [3230m], 7/8 hrs - Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 07:Trek to Kyang, 4 hrs- Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 08:Trek to Phu Village [4080m], 3/4 hrs- Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 09:Exploration of Phu Village, Monastery- Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 10:Trek to Kyang- Jhunam, 4/5 hrs- Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 11:Trek to Naar, 4/5 hrs- Lodge( B/L/D)
Day 12:Cross Kangla Pass(5306m), trek down to Nawal(3660m), 8/9 hrs-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 13:Trek to Manang [3540m], 4/5 hrs - Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 14:Trek to Yak Kharka [4018m], 4 hrs - Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 15:Trek to Thorung Phedi [4450m], 4 hrs - Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 16:Cross Thorung la pass( 5416m),Trek to Muktinath [3760m], 9/10 hrs - Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 17:Trek to Jomsom [2720m], 4/5 hrs - Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 18:Flight to Pokhara, Transfer to Hotel(B/B)
Day 19:Drive to Airport and fly back Kathmandu, transfer to hotel-B
Day 20:Drive to Airport and fly back to home-B
Extra-ordinary FREE service Included Only NTTA offer following extra free service to our valued clients
Below are the 5 main reasons that we are stanting as best trekking service providing local company based in Kathmandu Nepal and we 100 % assure our best quality trekking service to all our valued customers.
We always accommodate our valuable customers at standard of quality lodges in trek where one can get hot shower, clean beds and attached bathroom in mentioned area in itinerary, we make sure our best choice for our customers comfortable and safety for accommodation. we accommoate at least 3 star category hotels with breakfast with attached bathroom and quality of hospitality service.
Hygienic and fresh foods is always first priority for our customers and we always make sure of it while you are in trek with us. We select tea house or guest houses along the trail based on Hygienic and delicious fresh foods for your meals, it is very important aspect of our life spcially when you are doing trekking in high altitude mountain. We always take best care of it for our customers safety and their health issues.
Our company is not only concern about quality of foods we serve but also concern about quantity of foods we serve during your trek in Nepal with us so we always encourage our clients to select own choice of unlimited meals and drinks on trek.
Our SHERPA guides and porters always take very good care of your trekking holiday; they always walk together with you and give you fact information during trek. Their main concern is always to take very good care of your health and well being during trek. Our guide and porters are fully expert in the field of trekking & Climbing. Arrangements of quality lodge, foods, drinks and health issues are always serious concern of our guide and porters. They will not leave you alone as we have seen many guides are always walking behind or a head and not caring well for their guests. our guide always make sure 3 important issues during trek very professionally.
For us safety and security of our customers is always prime concern, without safety and security, we dont organize any trips, specially in himalaya. health and safety is always our first priority during trek and our guide is fully aware of it. incase of any Emergency issues of trekkers health, we take care of this issues so seriously. We are always keep in touch with our guides during trek.
trekking itinerary in mountain region can’t be fixed every time, sometime due to any reason, we need to change or customize in itinerary. In this case our guide and porters are fully flexible to make necessary optional change as per your request by using their wise knowledge. as per weather condition or health issues of clients or due to any unavoidable situation in mountain, we are flexible to make any changes in itinerary immediately. terms and conditions may apply but we are always flexible to make any last minute or emergency change in itinerary or program which is normally fixed.
6 am- 7 am- wake up time, packing and fresh up
7 am- 7.30 am- BREAKFAST
7.30 am- 8 Am- Trek start
11.30 Am- 1 Pm- LUNCH
6 pm- 8 pm- DINNER
8- 9 pm- BED TIME
BREAKFAST: Choice of Eggs, potatoes, breads, Muesli, Pancake, Oat meals, Tea/Coffe or set breakfast
LUNCH: Choice of Rice, noodles items, pastas items, potatoes items, vegetable items,
DINNER: Choice of soup, choice of Rice, noodles items, pastas items, potatoes items, vegetable items,
Vegetarian or non- vegetarian options are available for daily meals
Reviewed on: 15 May, 2019
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