Nar Phu Valley Trek

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Outline Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at TIA (Kathmandu)

Day 2 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu

Day 3 : Drive to Khudi (800m) 6hrs

Day 4 : Trek to Bahundanda (1310m) 5hrs

Day 5 : Trek to Chamje (1430m) 4hrs

Day 6 : Trek to Dharapani (1920m) 5hrs

Day 7 : Trek to Koto (2600m) 5hrs

Day 8 : Trek to Dharamasala (3230m) 6hrs

Day 9 : Trek to Kayang (3740m) 5hrs

Day 10 : Trek to Phu Village (4050m) 4hrs

Day 11 : Excursion around Phu Valley

Day 12 : Trek to Junam (3550m) 5hrs

Day 13 : Explore Nar Village (4150m) 6hrs

Day 14 : Trek to Ngwal (3675m) 5hrs

Day 15 : Trek to Manang (3550m) 4hrs

Day 16 : Trek to Letdar (4250m) 5hrs

Day 17 : Trek to Thorong High Camp (4800m) 5hrs

Day 18 : Trek to Muktinath (3800m) 6hrs

Day 19 : Trek to Kagbeni (2895m) 4hrs

Day 20 : Trek to Jomsom (2700m) 3hrs

Day 21 : Fly back to Pokhara (820m)

Day 22 : Drive to Kathmandu 6hrs

Day 23 : Departure to TIA “Farewell!"

Day 1 : Arrival at TIA (Kathmandu)

Welcome to Nepal, the Land of the Himalayas! You will be guided to the hotel by a Great Nepal representative once you arrive at the airport. You will have the rest of the day to do whatever you wish to do: get some sleep, stroll around or party hard. Well, do whatever that suits you. Later, you will participate in a gathering of other trekkers and guides and also be handed over the equipment necessary for the trek.  


Day 2 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu

You will be sightseeing around the world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square and Swayambhunath Temple and other temples and monuments on the second day. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 3 : Drive to Khudi (800m) 6hrs

On the 3rd day of itinerary we drive to Khudi (800m) along the Prithvi Highway. It takes 6hours to reach Khudi. On that day you are staying at hotel.


Day 4 : Trek to Bahundanda (1310m) 5hrs

Nar Phu Valley Trek continues when we start our trek to Bahundanda (1310m). The track first leads to the inhabitants of Gurung and Khudi at 790m. The trail offers nice scenic beauty of different ‘chuli’ like Himalchuli and Ngadi Chuli. The trekking trail like Bhulbhule, Ngadi and Lampata continues to reach or arrive at Bahundanda (1310m) Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 5 : Trek to Chamje (1430m) 4hrs

Chamje (1430m) is famous for water fall and is appreciated by the tourist and other natives too. It is a short day’s trek to Chamje from Bahundanda. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 6 : Trek to Dharapani (1920m) 5hrs

On the 6th day of itinerary we will move to Dharapani (1920m). For the trek to Dharapani we have to move from Chamje (1430m). It takes around 5 hours to reach Chamje. Overnight stay at a tented camp


Day 7 : Trek to Koto (2600m) 5hrs

Trek to Koto (2600m) is our next destination for the trek. We need to move from Dharapani for Koto and we start in the morning with some delicious breakfast. On the way we can see varieties of vegetation and natural sceneries. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 8 : Trek to Dharamasala (3230m) 6hrs

Trek to Dharmasala from Koto takes about 6-7 hrs trek. You can enjoy the trek with an up-close experience with waterfalls on the way to Dharmashala. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 9 : Trek to Kayang (3740m) 5hrs

On the 9th day we will move to Kayang (3740m). The way to Kayang is even more adventurous as you will be walking on a rock face which is cut into sheer but comfortable and wide enough for any hiker. Kayang is a very beautiful place where you can enjoy the cool weather. Overnight at tented camp.


Day 10 : Trek to Phu Village (4050m) 4hrs

After 3-4 hrs walk from Kayang you can reach Phu village. At the beginning the entrance of the village is narrow but as soon as you enter the area it widens. Overnight at tented camp.


Day 11 : Excursion around Phu Valley

Phu Valley is on the edge of the hill. There are beautiful and well maintained houses in Phu Valley. A camping site by the river can be a place for staying overnight at tented camp.


Day 12 : Trek to Junam (3550m) 5hrs

Trek to Junam (3550m) is another special hike during the Narphu Valley Trek because it gives you the chance to witness the powerful yet serene Junam River as the trek traverse through the banks of this river where overnight tented camp can be fixed.


Day 13 : Explore Nar Village (4150m) 6hrs

The next day we embark on our trek to Nar village (4150m) which normally takes around 5-6 hours. It is exciting because of the tight bends that lead toward the village with beautiful terraces. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 14 : Trek to Ngwal (3675m) 5hrs

On the 14th day, we cross Kang-La Pass which is 2 and a half hours walk from Nar village. With a steep pathway, this hike can be more challenging. Then we reach Ngwal (3675m) where we stay overnight at a tented camp.


Day 15 : Trek to Manang (3550m) 4hrs

On the 15th day, we need to carry on the lower part for the trek to Manang (3550m). People who are living in this region are engaged in agriculture and rearing yaks. The trail continues from Mungii to the village known called Bryanga (3475m) then we are at Manang (3500m). Overnight at tented camp


Day 16 : Trek to Letdar (4250m) 5hrs

The next day, we continue to climb uphill and cross Marshyangdi Valley after few hours of trekking. Our trek trail takes us farther to the way of Jarsang Khola Valley before we reach Ledar located at 4250m. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 17 : Trek to Thorong High Camp (4800m) 5hrs

On the 17th day, we trek to Thorong High Camp which is situated at an altitude of 4800 meters. Thorong High Camp and the Pass located there are quite popular among the trekkers. Overnight stay at a tented camp


Day 18 : Trek to Muktinath (3800m) 6hrs

We cross Thorong High Camp the next day and head towards Muktinath, the holy pilgrimage destination for Hindus. Muktinath also has plenty of Buddhist monasteries and it is quite remarkable that a pilgrimage site known primarily for Hindus also has many Buddhist Gompas. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 19 : Trek to Kagbeni (2895m) 4hrs

In about 3-4 hours, we reach to Kagbeni from Muktinath. This route is a scenic and less trafficked one, and is sunny most of the times. It descends from Muktinath via Jhong on the northern side of the valley. This place gives a hint of the Mustang kingdom as the houses are built in Mustang style. Overnight stay at a tented camp.


Day 20 : Trek to Jomsom (2700m) 3hrs

The trail to Jomsom follows alongside the Kali Gandaki River which forms the deepest ravine. While on this route you can enjoy on one side the Annapurna mountain range and on another Dhaulagiri mountain. These two ranges comprises of the views of 8 of the 20 highest mountains in the world. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.


Day 21 : Fly back to Pokhara (820m)

On the 21st day, we return to the Pokhara via flight from Jomsom. The rest of the time can be spent in the beautiful city of Pokhara sightseeing around the lake city. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.


Day 22 : Drive to Kathmandu 6hrs

The next day we will be driving back to Kathmandu via the Prithvi Highway. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.


Day 23 : Departure to TIA “Farewell!"

Something you really wish didn’t come, the end of your marvelous journey. Obviously, having you attached to this beautiful country, saying goodbye will be painful. You will be chauffeured to the airport and then make your departure.


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Trip Facts

  Trip Code : GN/AR-299
  Duration : 23
  Entry/Exit : Kathmandu
  Max. Elevation : 4800
  Best seasons : Spring/Autumn

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