Among the restricted area of Nepal Nar Phu is one of the most fascinating trek for trekkers which is opened since 2002 only. Nar Phu is also known as hidden valley and quite reach in Tibetan authentic culture and amazing landscape. The trek starts from Beshishahar and leads same route of Annapurna circuit up to Koto. After Koto we will embark restricted region Nar Phu which takes you narrow gorges to medieval villages, impressive Chortens, Monasteries, Nunneries, herds of the sheep and spectacular cliff side trails and over one of the region’s highest trekking passes. Yak herding agriculture remain the main stays of economy rather than tourism and the traditional stone walled villages seems to have maintained a lifestyle untouched for centuries.
The best time for Nar Phu trek is from mid March to November. However while it is rain shadow region of Nepal, we can trek in Jun, July and August as well. It offers amazing greenery and peace during our hike. If you are interested exploring amazing landscape and geology then this is the perfect region to spend your few days of life. If you prefer to avoid the crowed trekking routes then Nepal Trekking Experts surely recommend you the cultural Nar Phu Valley.
The Nar Phu trek is an excellent adventurous add on to visit over Thorong La or Tilicho/Meso Kanto La and continue Jomsom/Pokhara.
Nar Phu is a restricted trekking area of Nepal where you can only trek with following conditions:-
Phu village, Tibetan community and their unspoiled culture, hospitality, Himlung Base Camp, Chortens, Monasteries, Nar village, Kang La pass 5320m, Manang, Throng La pass 5416m etc.
Day 01: Welcome at airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Free day and last chance to prepare for trekking.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Bhulbhule by drive.(840m, 6hrs)
Day 04: Bhulbhule to Jagat.(1300m, 6hrs)
Day 05: Jagat to Dharapani.((1960m, 5hrs)
Day 06: Dharapani to Koto.(2600m, 5hrs)
Day 07: Koto to Meta(3560m, 7hrs)
Day 08: Meta to Phu(4080m, 8hrs)
Day 09: Extra day to explore Himlung Base camp.
Day 10: Phu to Nar.(4110m, 8hrs)
Day 11: Nar to Kang La pass 5320m then descend to Nagwal.(3660m, 8hrs)
Day 12: Nagwal to Manang.(3540m, 3hrs)
Day 13: Side trip around Manang.
Day 14: Manang to Yak kharka(4050m, 4hrs)
Day 15: Yak Kharka to Throng phedi.(4450m, 3hrs)
Day 16: Throng Phedi to Throng La 5416m then descend to Muktinath.(3760m, 8hrs)
Day 17: Muktinath to Jomsom.(2720m, 5hrs)
Day 18: Jomsom to Pokhara by drive.
Day 19: Extra day in Pokhara.
Day 20: Pokhara to Kathmandu by drive.
Day 21: Transfer to international airport.
Note:- Above itinerary is just a guideline. If you are not satisfied please feel free customize your own.