Nar/ Phu Valley Trekking


TRIP FACTS

Trek Duration:
19
Trip Start/End:
Kathmnandu
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Best Season:
September - November/ March - May
Per Day Hiking:
6-7 hours
Accomodation:
Hotel/Lodge/Tea Houses
Transportation:
Private vehicles

The spectacular valley of ethnically Tibetans inhabitants! For those of you who think to trek all the way! A trek that guides through high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks en-route, gompas and unique Himalayan cultures. During the trekking to the Annapurna circuit, the bridge leading over the Maryland River to the steep portals of the Nar/ Phu valley system might be easily missed out. In order to visit the valley without any grievances, Mountain leaders takes special care of our guests.


Itinerary

Upon arrival, a representative from Mountain Leaders will receive you at the Airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending upon your arrival time, we will arrange for activities for the day. In the evening, you will enjoy the welcome dinner alongside a lovely cultural performance program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast visit Pashupatinath, BoudhaNath, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important shrines of the Hindu followers. It is one of the biggest and most powerful Shiva’s temples. This place possess much more of cultural behaves and exchanges. The art and the architecture can be seen scattered around each
and every corner of the Pashupatinath temple.

Boudhanath: Boudhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu and the largest one in Nepal. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is
located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
After the sightseeing of Boudhanath we will drive further ahead till Sankhu and start the hike. The hike passes through beautiful villages and forests with excellent views of the mountains on the background. The hike is usually 3-4 hours walk depending upon the person’s walking skills.
Swayambhunath: Swayambhunath is one of the most important sites for the Buddhist followers. It is also one of the oldest temples in Nepal. It is the symbol of peace and eternity all around the globe. It is situated at a hilltop from where whole Kathmandu city can be observed. It is not only important for religion but also for art and culture. Being habitat for monkeys around the jungle it is also called "Monkey Temple".

Kathmandu Durbar Square: Kathmandu Durbar square reflects the palaces and the livelihood of kings of that era when Nepal was just coming into existence. This was the place where the foundation of modern Nepal is formed. This place used to be and still is the center heart of Kathmandu. It’s filled with palaces astounding monuments, perfect handicrafts and art, the home of living goddess (Kumari) called Kumari Gahr, biggest example of a pagoda style monument. Overnight at Hotel.

After breakfast, we start our journey through the roads of Trishuli river and after 3 hours drive we will reach Mugling. We will then headed towards Besisahar and half hours drive from Besisahar takes us to Khudi- the starting point of trek. Overnight stay at Lodge.

Our first day trek starts from Khudi which involves a few suspension bridges, waterfalls and subtropical forest. On the way to bahundanda you can see the Tamang village Taranche. Overnight stay in Bahundanda.

Today we will descend from Bahundanda through rice terraces and small waterfall. We follow the winding mountain path down through syange and along the river . The trail climbs steeply and proceed to the stone village of Jagat. Overnight stay in Jagat.

Early morning, after breakfast we will descend to Dharapani through a forest. We will then climb to Chamje and continue to a grassy riverbank which leads to Tal .we will then cross a suspension bridge and climb to the Dharapani. Overnight stay in Dharapani.

We will cross through the Dudh Khola and reach Bagarchaap which is a Bhote village. We will continue to climb through forests of pine and oak, we pass through Dhanakyu before coming to a thundering waterfall. We will pass through rhododendron and continue through a pine forest .We then cut across a loose hillside to the hamlet of Koto from where we can look straight up at nearby Annapurna II – a sight convincing us that we are deep in the Himalayan mountains.we will leave the Annapurna Circuit, we cross the Marsyangdi river and enter the Nar Phu valley. Overnight stay at lodge.

We will step towards Sinhenge dharmasala through small jungle and then we will walk a short steep ascent to Choto. We will then cross suspension bridge. From here we reached Sinhenge dharamsala by crossing bid waterfalls. Overnight at Dharmasalas.

Today we headed towards Upper Chaku village. We will climb on a winding path to the Methang pastures. On the way we can observe an ancient Chorten and beautiful views of kang Guru. The next village is Junan . From here, we will walk to Lower Chaku village. Overnight stay in Village.

On this day, we will start our day with a hard steep ascent to the abandoned Kyan village Vhaku, where there is a nice long mani wall. We will continue on an tunnel and pass some Mani chortens. We will then enter to the phu valley and after an hour we cross the Phu khola and begin to climb up to the village.

Today we take rest in Phu village.

Today we will pass Chaku and cross Phu khola at Nar phedi. From here we will climb to nice grassy campsite.

After breakfast, we will climb to Nar village the we continue on a long but gentle ascent through Temdenzon Khola on a nice path. We will then reach Kang La Phedi.

We will trek to Munje via kang La pass. You will observe great views of the Annapurna. The trail goes to a grassy path which leads to Ngawal.Finally we will reach Munje .Overnight stay in Munje.

Today we will trek to Manang . You can see the village of Braga where you can also see the monastery. You can also observe tall peaks like Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna and Tilicho peak. Finally we reach Manang. Overnight stay in Manang.

Today we will proceed to the another village of Tengi where you can see the view of Himalayas .we will then climb the village of Gunsang and then from here we cross Gundon Khola via a wooden bridge. Finally we will reach Letdar. Overnight stay in Letdar.

We gradually climb to a ridge before descending to the Marsyangdi and we cross a covered wooden bridge. We then descend to Thorung phedi. Overnight stay in Thorung phedi.

Today we will cross the ThorongLa .we will reach Muktinath .Upon setting sun we will be at Muktinath – an important pilgrimage site for both hindus and Buddhist. Overnight stay in Muktinath.

Early morning, after breakfast we will headed towards Jomsom through Kali Gandaki River. Overnight stay in Jomsom.

After breakfast, we will headed towards Pokhara. The rest of the day is free so you can visit famous lake sides of Pokhara in the evening. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

Early morning after breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu. The rest of the day is free so you have enough time for shopping. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

A representative from Mountain Leaders will receive you from the hotel and transfer you to the Airport for your final departure.


What are included?

  • Airport picks up & drops by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu City Tour by professional tour guide and private vehicle.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea Houses/Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
  • A local government license holder Trekking Guide during the trek.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • TIMS Card
  • Government Tax

What are not included?

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Domestic air tickets and tax
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
  • Emergency Rescue Charge.


Trip Enquiry

The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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