Nar Phu Valley Trek

  •   Destination: Nepal
  •  Activities: Trekking
  •   Trip Grade: Moderate
  •  Group size: 2-3
  •  Best Seasons: spring
  •   Meals: (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  •   Accomodation: Hotel,tea house
  •   Transportation: included


The Nar Phu Valley trek is an exotic trial that combines passages through high mountain passes amalgamated with the views of the mind-boggling mountain vista and remote villages. Come be a part of this journey to the wild and unexplored vicinity called the Nar Phu Valley, with the Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition.


The enthralling Nar Phu valley is unexplored and has a rugged raw nature to it. The trek initially starts off by following the popular trekking route of the Annapurna Circuit trail from Jagat and slowly invigorates the passage through the off beaten path into the Nar Phu Valley. The Nar Phu Valley is situated north to Manang. The passage through the Kang La Pass is the major attraction of this trek. The valley system opens up wide, to an expanse of high snow peaks which are surely set to take our minds away.


Embark on the Nar Phu Valley Trek with the Alpine Paradise Treks and Expedition, exploring hidden villages and high grazing settlements. Trod upon this path with lesser human interference and be as close to nature as possible. Breathe in the dramatic mountain vista from atop the thorough La Pass and head towards Jomsom. Experience the dramatic change in scenery from the lush green forests to dry arid areas and bring the trek to an end in Pokhara. Come and explore the Nar Phu valley and leave satisfied. The Nar Phu Valley challenges you to explore its depths.


Best Season:

The best time to trek in the Nar Phu Valley is during the autumn season, from September to November, or during the spring season, from March to May. These months offer clear skies and mild temperatures, making for ideal trekking conditions.



  1. Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)
  2. Nar-Phu Restricted Area Permit
  3. TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card


  1. A licensed guide and a minimum of two trekkers are required to enter the Nar Phu Valley.
  2. The trekking route must be followed as designated by the authorities.
  3. Trekkers are not allowed to deviate from the route or explore off the designated path.
  4. Camping is only allowed at designated campsites.
  5. Littering is strictly prohibited.
  6. Respect local culture and customs.
  7. Obtain permission before taking photographs of locals or their property.
  8. Be aware of altitude sickness and take necessary precautions.


Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel and welcome Dinner.

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu valley Guided Tour O/n at hotel.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu via Besishahar (6h-850m) to Syage and O/n at tented camp.

Day 04: Syange – Tal village (6h-1314m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 05: Tal Village – Timang (6h-1943m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 06: Timang – Koto (5h-2600m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 07: Koto – Dharamshala (6h-3230m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 08: Dharamshala – Kyang (5h-3740m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 09: Kyang – Phu Gaon (6h-4050m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 10: Phu Gaon – Mahendra pool (6h-3600m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 11: Mahendra pool – Naar Gaon (and O/n at tented camp.

Day 12: Naar Gaon – Kang – La phedi (5h-4530m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 13: Kang-La Phedi – Kang-La Pass (5322m) – Ngawal (7h-3680m) and O/n at tented camp.

Day 14: Ngawal – Manang (6h-3460m) and overnight at local lodge.

Day 15: Manang – Ledar (4h-4250m) and overnight at local lodge.

Day 16: Ledar – Thorong Phedi (3h- 4441m) and overnight at local lodge.

Day 17: Thorong phedi – Thorong pass (5416m) – Muktinath (8h-3760m) and overnight at local lodge.

Day 18: Muktinath – Jomsoms (5h-2713m) and overnight at local lodge.

Day 19: By Plane: Jomsom – Pokhara & transfer to hotel in Pokhara.

Day 20: By Plane/Bus: Pokhara – Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel.

Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and other activities.

Day 22: Transfer to International Airport for departure.


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Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel and greeted with a welcome dinner.

Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, travelers will be greeted by a representative of the tour operator who will assist them with the transfer to their hotel. The transfer will take approximately 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions. Upon arrival at the hotel, travelers will be welcomed with a traditional Nepali dinner. This will provide an opportunity for travelers to meet and get to know the other members of the group and their tour guide. It will also allow travelers to rest and recover from their journey before starting their adventure.

Day 02: Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Kathmandu valley and overnight at the hotel.

On this day, travelers will enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Kathmandu valley, which is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The tour will start with a visit to Pashupatinath, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Nepal and is known for its beautiful architecture and intricate carvings.

The next stop will be Swoyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple. This Buddhist temple is located on a hilltop and offers panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley. It is also known for its beautiful prayer wheels and colorful prayer flags.

After lunch, the tour will continue to Boudhanath, which is one of the largest stupas in the world. This Buddhist monument is located in the heart of Kathmandu and is a popular destination for pilgrims and tourists alike. The tour will end in the late afternoon, and travelers will be transferred back to their hotel for the night.

Day 03: Drive to Syange via Besishahar, which will take about 6 hours and take you to an altitude of 850m. You will spend the night at a tented camp.

On this day, travelers will begin their trek by driving from Kathmandu to Syange via Besishahar. The drive will take approximately six hours, depending on traffic conditions, and will provide travelers with a glimpse of rural life in Nepal. The route will take travelers out of the city and into the countryside, passing through small villages and towns along the way.

Upon arrival in Syange, travelers will be accommodated in a tented camp. This will provide an opportunity for travelers to get acclimatized to the altitude and prepare for the start of their trek.

Day 04-09: Trek through the Manaslu Circuit trail, where travelers will pass through various villages and trek at different altitudes, experiencing the diverse landscapes of the region. During these days, they will stay in tented camps along the route.

Over the course of the next six days, travelers will trek through the Manaslu Circuit trail, which is known for its diverse landscapes and cultural diversity. The trek will take travelers through various villages, allowing them to experience the unique culture and way of life of the people in the region.

During this time, travelers will stay in tented camps along the route. The camps will be set up in beautiful locations, providing stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The tents will be equipped with basic amenities such as sleeping bags, mattresses, and pillows.

Day 10-18: Trek through the Annapurna Circuit trail, where travelers will pass through high mountain passes and alpine landscapes. They will stay in local lodges along the route.

The Annapurna Circuit trek is a popular and challenging trek that takes travelers through a variety of landscapes, from subtropical forests to alpine deserts. The trek will take travelers through several villages, where they will have the opportunity to learn about the local culture and way of life. They will also cross several high mountain passes, including the Thorong La Pass, which is the highest point on the trek at 5,416 meters.

During these days, travelers will stay in local lodges, known as tea houses, which are basic but comfortable accommodations with shared facilities. They will have the chance to try local cuisine and interact with other travelers and locals along the way. The trek can be physically demanding, but the breathtaking views and unique cultural experiences make it a truly unforgettable adventure.

Day 19: Take a flight from Jomsom to Pokhara and transfer to a hotel.

After completing the Annapurna Circuit trek, travelers will fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, which is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful scenery and relaxed atmosphere. Travelers will have the opportunity to rest and recover in a hotel and enjoy some of the local sights and activities, such as boating on Phewa Lake or visiting the World Peace Pagoda.

Day 20: Take a flight or bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.

On this day, travelers will return to Kathmandu either by flight or by bus. The journey takes around 6-7 hours by bus, or around 30 minutes by flight. Once they arrive in Kathmandu, they will be transferred to their hotel for their last night in Nepal.

Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and other activities.

This day is intended for travelers to relax and explore the city of Kathmandu, perhaps doing some last-minute shopping for souvenirs or experiencing more of the local culture. There are many things to see and do in Kathmandu, including visiting temples, museums, and markets. Travelers can also try some of the local cuisine or attend a cultural performance.

Day 22: Transfer to International Airport for departure.

On the final day of the trip, travelers will be transferred to the international airport for their departure flight. This marks the end of the journey and travelers will have time to reflect on their experiences in Nepal before returning home.

Cost Includes:

  • Completely camping trekking with full board i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner and along the regular trail teahouse lodge stay basis with meals
  • Twin sharing tented accommodation and camping equipments and Kitchen equipments
  • Mattress, Toilet tent, shower, Dinning tent, dinning tables, chairs etc.
  • All entrance fees
  • All necessary transportations
  • Airport pick up/drops on private vehicles
  • First aid kits
  • All government taxes and official charges.
  • Kathmandu valley Guided city tour
  • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 2 night hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Guide, Assistant Guide, Cook, assistant cook and Porters
  • Accidental and medical Insurance of Nepalese staffs
  • Road transport/ one way flight as well.

Cost Non-Includes

  • Rescue/ emergence and insurance cost.
  • Beverage and hard drinks and alcohol.
  • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure.
  • Personal equipments and personal expenses.
  • Tips (usually people can keep US $ 4-5/day in total for tips and donation which is good amount).

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Equipment for Nar Phu Valley Trek:

  1. Backpack: A 40-60 liter backpack is recommended to carry all your gear.
  2. Clothing: Warm layers, waterproof jackets, gloves, hat, and sturdy trekking shoes.
  3. Sleeping gear: A good quality sleeping bag and a sleeping pad are essential.
  4. First-aid kit: Pain relievers, bandages, antiseptic cream, and any necessary medications.
  5. Hydration: A water bottle or hydration system to stay hydrated during the trek.
  6. Navigation: A map, compass, and GPS device can be helpful in case of emergency.
  7. Headlamp: A headlamp with extra batteries for early starts and navigating in the dark.
  8. Sun protection: Sunglasses, sunhat, and high-SPF sunscreen to protect from the sun’s harmful rays.


FAQ for Nar Phu Valley Trek:

  • What is the best time to visit Nar Phu Valley?

The best time to visit Nar Phu Valley is from September to November and March to May.

  • What is the difficulty level of Nar Phu Valley trek?

The Nar Phu Valley trek is a challenging trek, suitable for experienced trekkers with a good level of fitness.

  • Do I need a permit to trek in Nar Phu Valley?

Yes, a special permit is required to trek in Nar Phu Valley, which can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board.

  • Can I hire a guide for the Nar Phu Valley trek?

Yes, it is recommended to hire a guide for the Nar Phu Valley trek for a safe and enjoyable experience.

  • What type of accommodation is available during the trek? \

During the Nar Phu Valley trek, you will be staying in teahouses or lodges, which offer basic accommodation and food.