Nar Phu Valley TrekNar Phu Valley Trek

Nar Phu Valley Trek

  • Duration15 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Max Altitude 5099m
  • Group Size 2-10+
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking + Day Tour
  • Best Season Mar - Jun and Sep - Nov

Nar Phu Valley Trek 2024-2025,  5,306m takes you between locations of the most sought-after Himalayan regions like Manaslu at 8,156m and Annapurna at 8,091. Nar Phu Valley trek package is indeed an open-door opportunity to explore the uninfluenced valleys that is formed with the fusion of ancient Buddhist civilization and the mesmerizingly fresh mountain environment. Nar Phu Valley trekking certainly makes one feel like it is a remarkable treasure that has glorious wonders to offer to its seekers. Nar Phu valley trek route is a combination of spectacular rock formations, remote villages, green forests, narrow canyons, soaring passes and peaks, yaks, and others led through the Nar Phu Valley route map. Being least explored by the outer world, you clearly get the best opportunity to be closely get at introduced to the unaltered villages. Initiating the trek from Besisahar at 760m which is the customary initial phase of the Annapurna Circuit, the hike extends from the trail with additional foot traffic and becomes sharper as we reach the remote trails of Nar and Phu valleys.

Get yourself closely connected with the Himalayan wilderness while reviving with the fresh mountain air and lush vegetation

  • Discover the remote part of the Nepal where few travelers get to see
  • Stay in ancient villages that have seen little change over the centuries
  • Relish the beautiful sight of Annapurna II, Him lung Himal, Gangapurna, and Tilicho Peak
  • Encounter a part of the Himalayan plateau that extends down into Nepal
  • Witness a amazing culture, with unique and colorful prayer stones and monasteries.

How Nar Phu Valley can be the best trekking choice for an eager adventurer

On these 15 Days of Nar Phu Valley Trek, You will be offered an extraordinary chance to explore the villages and hang out with Phu villagers as they follow their mentioned day-to-day activities. The Nar Phu Valley path is engraved with colorful and beautiful Buddhist prayer stones and Chhorten into deep gorges and canyons. You will be welcomed with enormous opportunities to observe the serenity of monasteries and can even stay overnight in the Nar Phedi monastery. This welcoming nature of Nar Phu Valley and its beautiful people will definitely help you in analyzing the meaning of your journey into the Nar Phu Mountains. This is also a great chance to trek to Him lung Himal Base Camp at 4,920m. For the few days of the hike, you will be elevated to Kang La Pass at 5,306m and then we will be descending to Ngawal at 3,660m which brings an end to the primary Annapurna circuit itinerary which brings you the ‘habitual comforts. You will be stunned by the magnificent formation of landscapes as you further extend your steps in the beautifully carved natural trails of the incredible valley. You can locate some different species of Himalayan birds soaring high above in the sky as you walk further to a greater elevation of this Nar Phu Valley trip. Likewise, the existence of the natural fragrance of wilderness and the beautiful habitats of wildlife like Himalayan Thar will bring you a closer encounter with nature’s gorgeous foundations. The environment turns out to be greener and lushes on the last stretch, before returning by vehicle to Besishahar.

Nar Phu Valley hike is considered a relatively less trekked region. A special permit is required to enter this hidden valley. The Marshyangdi River Bridge gets the path to the steep portals of the Nar Phu Valley. As you enter the forest decorated with rhododendrons, you will feel the tiredness leaving your body. The magical river streams and waterfalls will certainly fill you with positive vibes. Similarly, the Nar Phu Valley trek is a challenging trek, and a good level of fitness as well as a trekking experience is suggested. Amongst the gorgeous glaciers and formations of rock, majestic mountains such as Annapurna I 8,091m, and Manaslu 8,163m can be seen. This glorious journey can indeed prove to be one’s adventure of a lifetime. So what are you waiting for? Feel free to contact us at Nepal Nomad for any removal of doubts and expansion of information regarding the Nar Phu Valley trek. We will feel great to help you with a tailor-made Nar Phu Valley Trekking Itinerary as well.


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Our team member will be there to pick you up at Tribhuvan international airport and escort you to your accommodation on the very first day. In the remaining time, you can stroll around the streets of Basantapur, Thamel, and some other places. You will be provided with the best hospitality along with a delicious Nepali cuisine dinner. You will be staying overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Time:1 hour
  • Meals:Welcome Dinner
  • Walking Distance:5.5km
  • Transport:Car / Jeep

The valley becomes steeper and narrower as the vegetation alternates to pine forests and rhododendron. Out from the village we come across a large suspension bridge and from here the route progresses steeply as the river tumbles through the maze of large boulders. Following the river valley in the afternoon we gradually ascend to Dharapani (1890m) and end our trek to get some rest.

  • Max. Altitude:1943 m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

From Dharapani you will be heading to one of the rugged venture to the Koto. The road can be difficult for the passengers but on the way you will be able to witness amazing sights. On the Annapurna Circuit trek route, you will be hiking where splendid waterfalls and the beautiful gorges can be seen. We will reach to Koto at dinner

  • Max. Altitude:2600m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

We are accompanied by the vegetation and forests of rhododendron and pine. We traverse to the Nar Phu Khola from Koto which embarks the classic trek of the Annapurna circuit.

  • Max. Altitude:2990m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

Out from the Nar Phu Khola, we have a long distance to pass and then with the hiking route we shall go through the resting places, caves shelters. There is wide waterfall from the wood and after ascending we reach at Meta where we get an amazing view of the peaks. There is clean accommodation at Meta and a beautiful sight to see.

  • Max. Altitude:3560m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

Of From Meta we take a walk to Kyang and reach for about three hours where we get to see an amazing sight of the Gyaji Kang, Tilicho Peak, Pissang Peak and Annapurna. We stay at the accommodation for the lunch at the Kyang

  • Max. Altitude:3800m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

Trekking out of Kyang, beautiful Tibetan Buddhist chorten which are famous in Phu and Nar can be seen. You will get an amazing sight of the Nar Phedi monastery as you walk on the trail. You will reach a monolith that guards the path to Phu. You will get the sight of three villages as you cross the bridge into Phu

  • Max. Altitude:4200m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

For an acclimatization day, we spend our time at Phu because of the high altitude. You can relish the beauty of alleyways which are tiny or even trek to Him lung Himal base camp. The day is well spend at Phu as you get to know villager and their daily chores like using mustard seed into a paste for oil. If you are planning to hike up to the Him lung then you will see the blue herd sheep which is ascending to the cliffs.

  • Max. Altitude:4200m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

Out of Phu, we head to the Junam Goth which is surrounded by the beauty of the forests. Trekking in this region you will be into the forests of the juniper trees. We will arrive at Junam Goth in about 5 to 6 hrs of walking from Phu.

  • Max. Altitude:3720m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

Descending to the bridge across the cleft at Phu Khola, we then take a steep and lengthy climb downhill to the Naar. We have to climb over 600m to the top, since the bridge is at 3490m. The remarkable sight of the Pisang Peak to the south can be seen. The terrain is less steep after you arrive at the Naar Gate and the scenes of the large chorten can be observed in the surroundings. It takes about 5 hrs to reach Naar from Junam Goth. People make living by weaving and agriculture at Naar

  • Max. Altitude:4110m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

Kangla Phedi has to be the highest point of our trek for today as it is located on an old moraine 4700m. This area is above the tree line and you can get the sight of the beautiful Kanguru to the east and the Pisang Peak. The walk takes about 2 hours and mostly people leave exploring Naar.

  • Max. Altitude:4530m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

Back with the known Annapurna Circuit, you will head toward the Kang La Pass. This is not a challenging pass however the altitude shall be felt. Amazing sights of the Tilicho Peak, Annapurna II and Gangapurna can be seen. Descending you will arrive for lunch and proceed to trek at Ngawal. Ngawal is an ancient village which is located on the upper Pisang route of the Annapurna Circuit.

  • Max. Altitude:3660m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

From Ngawal, we head to Koto as Koto is the place for the lonely hamlets and accommodation. On the trail, the path is engraved with the splendid sights to accompany us from the Ngawal.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

From Koto Tal descend back to the journey as Koto connects as a junction between the Nar Phu khola and the Marshyangdi Khola. We head back and get the scenic sight of the amazing rivers on the way and gradually appreciate the nature.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea

With the gorgeous backdrop of the towns, valleys, rivers and hill drive through the amazing highway. You will be moved to your hotel as you arrive to Kathmandu.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
What's Included
  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places, guide and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations.
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport picks up and departure drop.
What's not Included
  • Food and accommodation (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except for 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing, and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.
Good to Know

Experience Required:

One doesn’t need any previous experience as long as s/he is fit and healthy.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Within the very first two days, the meeting will be held. It is required for fixing and completing all sorts of preparations and its assurance before actually heading off for the whole big adventure,

Equipment Check List:

Do not forget to check the following equipment which will be necessary and do not forget to maintain the wait of them below 20 kg:


For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.


Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

A typical day will begin with a lovely sunrise which you can enjoy if you choose to wake up early. However, the waking time depends upon the day’s trekking hours as well. You gain some energy through the breakfast and then get yourself up with your bags for the upcoming journey in the middle of which, we will be pausing and enjoying our lunch. Then again you head for some hours and finally reach the accommodation you marked for the day where you enjoy the hot and warm dinner specially prepared for you.


Since, the area is remote and recently opened, lodging options are not very much spread out, so some adjustment is required. The bathroom, fireplace and shower facilities are in a need to be shared.


We do not compromise in anyway in the aspect of medical, emergency evacuation and trip cancellation insurances which are a must according to the given terms and conditions in our insurance policy.

Altitude Sickness:

The higher you go, the higher the risk of altitude sickness is. So we prepare ourselves up with some light exercises, rest and even some medicines. If someone gets seriously affected, then they are evacuated as quickly as possible.


As per your taste’s suiting, there will be three meals three times a day, provided on a complete board basis as per the facilities in the area, every day.