Nar Phu Valley Trekking

  • Destination Annapurna
  • Activity Trekking
  • Duration 20 Days
  • Max. Altitude 5000-6000
  • Transportation Bus, Jeep
  • Grade Moderate
  • Group Size 5-6

Nar Phu Valley Trek covers visits to several remote places, including Nar and Phu. Nar and Phu are two different villages located in the Annapurna region of Nepal at an altitude of 4110 meters and 3490 meters, respectively. However, the trek offers you an even higher altitude at Thorang La pass, 5416 meters high. Thorang La pass is the highest place you will discover during this trek. The arrival and departure point of the tour is at the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. However, the trekking route starts from the same place as Annapurna Circuit Trek, which means both treks start from the same point.

Additionally, visitors can experience mountains, spectacular natural scenery, captivating landscape, impressive rock structures, indigenous habitat, rich Buddhist culture, and more during the trek. In each part of the trek, you’ll be treated to adventures that make everlasting memories.

So, are you wondering how you can reach the valley? Or what might be the beautiful things to observe in the trekking. We have covered everything major highlights, itinerary, cost, duration details, and more. Let’s discover some of the highlights of the Nar Phu valley trek first, which are mentioned below:

Nar Phu Valley Trek Highlight

  • Ancient artistic culture and fascinatingly beautiful natural ambience.
  • Adventure walk through the mountain passes
  • Remote mountain life of indigenous and diverse ethnic Nepalese people
  • Peaceful villages and valleys untouched by the modern world
  • Picturesque forest,
  • Astonishing rock figures,
  • Historical Buddhist monasteries, and
  • Exciting trekking territories

Nar Phu valley trek itinerary

The travel itinerary mentioned below is the basic structure of the events and routes during the Nar Phu valley trek. The trek duration depends upon the trekking company and the routes and might differ from one another. However, you can study the itinerary mentioned below to understand what you might encounter during trekking.

The below-mentioned itineraries are classified for each day for 18 days. Hence, the itineraries will be divided from the day you leave for trekking to the last day of trekking.


Arrive at Kathmandu from your respective airport. Once you arrive at Kathmandu airport, you will be welcomed by our representative.
On your second day, you will be taken around Kathmandu valley for a short sightseeing. And afterwards, we will prepare ourselves with the required trek equipment.
We will travel to Dharapani from Kathmandu via bus or any local vehicle on the third day. This might take around 6 hours. After the drive, once we reach Dharapani, we will rest.
The next day we will start our trek from Dharapani to Koto, which is a small Gurung village. This trek will take around 5 hours to complete, and the highest altitude we will come across is 2610 m.
Day 5 will be followed by a 6-hour-long trek from Koto village to another village in the Tibetan plateau 'Meta'.
On the sixth day, we trek to Phu, situated at 4250 meters. This trek will take around 7 hours of walking.
Once we reach Phu, we will see many majestic mountain ranges like Himlung Mountain. Thus, on the seventh day, we will rest at Phu for the whole day, visit nearby places, and rest so that it becomes easier to trek later.
We trek from Phu to Nar on the eighth day, following an 8-hour-long trek.
Day 9 will again be a rest day at Nar village, where there are several monasteries and Chortens or stupas. Every individual at Nar village follows Buddhism, so you get to look at many Buddhist cultures around the village.
Trek from Nar village to Ngwal will take about 3 hours. Once we reach Ngwal, we will rest for a brief time and again trek to Kang La pass, taking around 5 hours.
On the 11th day of the trek, we will follow the Marshyangdi River and head to Manang. While trekking to Manag, we will view the magnificent view of Tilicho Peak and the Annapurna mountain range.
Once we reach manage, we head to Yak Kharrka, which will take around 5 hours of trekking. The place is full of Yaks grazing on grass, thus called Yak Kharka.
On the 13th day, we trek to Throng Hign camp for 5 hours. During the trek, we will get opportunities to see the dramatic range of the Himalayas, like Annapurna in north Tibet.
Day 14 will be followed by the trek to Muktinath, where we will visit 108 water sprouts and the Muktinath temple itself.
Later we travel to Marpha from Muktinath after the overnight stay. The trekking will be 5 hours long.
On the 16th day, we will drive to Pokhara, stay there for a night, visit the lakeside, and rest.
On the 17th day, we will travel back to Kathmandu, from where you can prepare to travel back to your respective destination.
Day 18 will be the last day of our trip, which we will end by departing to our locations.

What’s included?

  • A professional guide with guide you and takes care of all the expenses that might come during the trek
  • Picking the participant
  • Tea accommodation during the journey
  • Brief Kathmandu tour
  • Meals during the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Nepalese Government taxes.

What's Not Included?

  • International and domestic airfare.
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa for entering Nepal
  • Personal trekking supplies
  • Expenses for other miscellaneous things.


How long will it take for the completion of Nar Phu Valley Trekking?

The completion of the Nar Phu Valley Trekking might differ with several aspects like weather, route, an hour of walk per day, and means of communication. Besides, the average duration to complete the Nar Phu Valley Trekking is around 18 days if done in the perfect season and with feasible means of transport covering all the itineraries mentioned above.

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