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Nar Phu Trekking

Nar Phu Trekking

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 25 - 28 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: February - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2195 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2755 US Dollar (USD)

For Himalayan addicts only! The Nar and Phu valleys are newly opened, spectacular regions of ethnically Tibetans inhabitants for those of you that think you trekked all. This is a trek that combines high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gompas and unique Himalayan cultures. Trekking the standard Annapurna circuit, the bridge leading over the Maryland River to the steep portals of the Nar/Phu valley system is easily missed, but although the entrances is narrow and forested, the valley system above opens up to a huge expanse of high snow-peaks, ancient villages and high altitude grazing settlements. Two long days of walking from the border of Tibet, Tilman first explored this region in 1950s. Closed to trekkers until late 2002, very few westerners have explored these virtually untouched villages or climbed the many 7000-meters peak surrounded it. We will venture into this remote region of Upper Manang. Camping along the way at the winter settlement of Nar and Phu, and visit some of the most unvisited and interesting villages in the Tibetan Buddhist world. Buddhist pilgrims from around Nepal might accompany us up to Phu to visit the renowned Tashi Lha Khang monastery and receive a blessing from Lama Karma Sonam Rinpochhe. Along with spending plenty of time at these colorful and timeless villages, we explored the high alpine valleys above Phu (including Himlung base camp for those who want to), and crossing Kang La pass fro Nar to Ngwal on the Pisang route leading back into the Annapurna circuit. Just in case one 5315-meter pass isn't enough, we will head west over the Thorong La pass (5416-meter) and down through lower Mustang, where we will spend a few days exploring before heading on to Jomsom, and finally fly back to Pokhara and Kathmandu.

Destination : Nar/Phu & Kangla Pass (5315m) & Thorong La pass (5416m)
Group Size : Min - 2
Minimum altitude : 827m.
Maximum altitude : 5315m. and 5416m.
Grade : Strenuous
Season : Spring & Autumn
Accommodation : Tented Camp
Duration : 25 Days
Entry : Bensisahar
Exit : Pokhara
Days 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel

Days 02 : Stay at Kathmandu for the official procedure

Days 03 : Sight seeing around Kathmandu valley

Days 04 : Drive to Bensisahar

Days 05 : Trek to Bahundanda

Days 06 : Trek to Chamje

Days 07 : Trek to Dharapani

Days 08 : Trek to Koto

Days 09 : Trek to Dharmasala

Days 10 : Trek to Kayang

Days 11 : Trek to Phu village

Days 12 : Excursion around Phu valley

Days 13 : Trek to Junam

Days 14 : Trek to Nar

Days 15 : Explore Nar village

Days 16 : Trek to Ngwal after crossing Kang La pass

Days 17 : Trek to Manang

Days 18 : Trek to Letdar; towards Thorong La pass

Days 19 : Trek to Thorong high camp

Days 20 : Trek to Muktinath after crossing Thorong La (5416-meter) Pass

Days 21 : Trek to Kagbeni

Days 22 : Trek to Jomsom

Days 23 : Fly back to Pokhara

Days 24 : Drive to Kathmandu

Days 25 : Departure on your own destination

Note : Whatever the conditions the itinerary stated follow, it is for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staffs depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Services Includes

• Three star Hotels at Kathmandu & tourist standard in Pokhara on BB plan as per itinerary.
• All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trekking period.
• Tented camp accommodation during the trekking period.
• Annapurna Conservation area permit.
• Special trekking permit (US $ 90 per person.)
• Necessary domestic airfare.
• Domestic airport tax.
• An experienced fluent English speaking guide, trained by ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation.
• Highly experienced trekking crew.
• Staffs food, clothing, salary & insurance.
• All Camping equipments (Sleeping tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, shower tent, toilet tent, chairs, table and kitchen utensils).
• All necessary grounded transportation.
• International airport picks up & drops.
• All governmental procedure.
• Welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

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