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Narphu Valley Trek

18 days
Narphu valley Trek

Trip Facts

Trip duration: 18 Days

Grade: Easy grade trek

Activity: Trekking and Cultural Tour

Starts/ Ends in: Kathmandu

Trek type: Camping

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge (tea house)

Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus

Maximum Altitude: 5416m

Route Map:

Nar-Phu Valley Trekking is a fantastic tour around wild and unexplored area situated north of Annapurna which was opened to tourist only since 2003. Narphu valley trekking offers an opportunity to explore the hidden villages of Annapurna Region like Nar and Phu in the off beaten trail crossing adventurous high passes like Masokanto La pass, Kangla pass and Tilicho Pass.

Nar Phu Valley has only about 350 inhabitants who depend on yak herding for their livelihood and still untouched by modernization. Only few visitors treks this valley which offers old Tibetan culture, majestic scenery of mountain peaks and beautiful alpine scenery. Nar Phu valley trek begins from the place called Besi Sahar which further passes through the Annapurna circuit trekking route and finally off the beaten trail to Nar Phu valley.

Narphu Valley trek is one of the perfect trekking destination for discovering the Annapurna region as well as exploring an untouched and remote valley. Additionally this trek also offers astounding views of the Annapurna range, Mount Machhapuchhre, Mount Manaslu, Mount Dhawalagiri, Tilicho peak and beautiful scenery of Tilicho Lake. Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) recently extended its network to include both Nar and Phu Valley in its project thus this valley is preparing a suitable tourism development plan for future.

Trek Info

Trekking Group Size

Trekking Group is termed for the group of people with every individuals who go for a trip. A minimum of 2 people and maximum number of 12 is highly recommended as the size of the group. This planning ensures complete safety of the trekkers and convenience as well. However, with conditions applied, the group size can be customized as per the request of our clients.

[Note: Crew members are not counted within the trekking group size. This exclusive group of crews include one leader, assistant leaders and porters. One assistant leader for every 4 trekkers and one porter for every 2 trekkers]

Meals and Accommodation

During your stay in Kathmandu city, at the initial and the final stages of the trip, you will be residing at a 4 star hotel. The meal facilities in our Cost Includessection takes account of only breakfast facilities at this particular hotel. During the trek, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served including varieties of snacks, cold drinks, and hot chocolate especially during the mountain part.

As mentioned above, accommodation will be facilitated at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu. Whereas, during the trek, you will be staying at standard teahouses, lodges and camps, on twin sharing basis, that is determined by the viability of accommodation facilities at overnight stops.

Qualification

As a general idea, health condition in a good state is highly recommended for any kind of tour. As, Narphu Valley Trek is categorized under Easy Level, one should have the ability to walk for at least 5 – 6 hours a day, and 8 – 9 hours in some of the days. The highest altitude that we climb in this particular trek is 5,416m/17,769ft. Trekking in higher altitudes requires more physical effort. If you have any kind of medical condition, we urge you to receive a counsel from medical experts and formally inform us before applying for this trip.
Previous trekking experience is further admired. Even if you do not possess any, our crew members will always be there to guide for your safety concerns. We believe that you are strengthened with a positive attitude and a strong determination towards this trip.

Trekking Staffs

Taking every aspects in consideration, we have come up with a squad of perfectly skilled crew members who have been recruited especially for their respective fields. You will be guided by fluently English speaking professional experts and team leaders who have gone through all possible circumstances that might occur ruining your trekking experience. Boosted with knowledge of ecology, geography, wild lives, flora and fauna, culture and history, you will be directed with maximum possible efficiency.

We wish you a happy, convenient and safe journey!

Best Season

The Best Season to go for Narphu Valley Trek is between October and May. This particular timespan provides you an efficient trekking experience with provisions of remarkable views of the environment around.

Equipment

This part is analytically the most important of all. It is a must to gain knowledge about equipment required for a well-planned trekking tour. These gears not only adds convenience to your trip but, also, is totally responsible for its completion. We have formulated a clean list of equipment required for trekking in Nepal.

Insurance

We, personally, do not sell any kind of insurances to our clients. We are, however, concerned about your safety as much as you do. Therefore, we advise you to plan a travel insurance policy before going for any of our trips. Unfortunate events such as sickness, medical issues, injuries or any kinds of accidents are possible measures that can ruin your trip or can even add threats to your life.

We can suggest some of the reputed insurance companies that can come in handy to you. You better be careful while you choose a company and select insurance plans that includes emergency air ambulance rescue service, medical expenses and compensation for trip cancellation, as we do not provide any kind of refunds. Please, formally, provide us a copy of your insurance plans before going for the trip

[Note: We won’t be liable for any kind of the mentioned life-threatening accidents under any circumstances]

Permits and Fees

No special fees or permits is required for trekking in this region as trekkers do not need to climb any of the peaks. Only an entrance fee is charged to gain access to Annapurna Conservational Area [US $ 28 per person]. These fees can be paid at the National Park desk in Thamel or directly at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu [Tel: 00977-1-4222453, 00977-1-4223590] or Pokhara [Tel: 00977-1-521167]

Date & Price

September, 2017

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September 26Guaranteed28 daysContact UsNarphu valley Trek

October, 2017

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October 3Guaranteed28 daysContact UsNarphu valley Trek
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November, 2017

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December, 2017

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,350m/4,428ft) then transfer to the Hotel evening welcome Nepali dinner with us.

Day 02: Full day sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley with a guide by private vehicle and trek prepare .

Day 03: Kathmandu to Jagat Drive (1100m/3608ft): 8-9 hours

Day 04: Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft): 7-8 hours

Day 05: Dharapani to Koto (2,610m/8,563ft): 5-6 hours

Day 06: Koto to Meta (3,560m/11,680ft): 7-8 hours

Day 07: Meta to Phu Gaon (4,250m/13,944ft): 7-8 hours

Day 08: Acclimatization at Phu Gaon

Day 09: Phu Gaon to Nar (4,110m/13,484ft): 6-7 hours

Day 10: Acclimatization and preparation at Nar

Day 11: Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) to Ngwal (3,660m/12,008ft): 7-8 hours

Day 12: Ngwal to Manang (3,540m/11,614ft): 4-5 hours

Day 13: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft): 3-4 hours

Day 14: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft): 3-4 hours

Day 15: Thorong Phedi to Thorong La (5,416m/17764ft) to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft): 7-8 hours

Day 16: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft): 5-6 hours

Day 17: Jomsom to Pokhara Flight (823m/2,700ft): 30 min flight

Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft): 5-6 hours drive

Day 19: Our representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your destination or alternatively the next destination.

Please Note:

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • Domestic flight (Jomsom-Pokhara)
  • An experienced English-speaking trek guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper works
  • National Park entry fee
  • TIMS Card fee
  • All government and local taxes
  • English speaking tour guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara (Main city)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters

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