Nar Phu Valley

Mt. Annapurna (8091m) is the 10th highest mountain in the world and like many other trip in the Annapurna region, our Nar Phu Valley trek also begins in Pokhara, widely known as the ‘City of Seven Lakes’ and passes through cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and amazing mountain vistas before making a round of the mighty Annapurna. The 19 day Nar Phu Valley Trek itinerary is designed for trekkers who would like to trek throughout Annapurna region with the possibility of observing the serenity of Nar Phu Valley along with the charm of Annapurna circuit. Walking alongside the deepest gorge of the world to ascend till the challenging Thorung La Pass, the trek is full of surprises from the beginning till the end.
Trip Code: NPV82
Starts: Jagat
Finishes: Jomsom
Duration: 19 Days
Difficulty: Hard
Group Size: 2 - 14
Age: Minimum 16
Seasons: Mar-Jun,Sep-Oct
Elevation: 5416m/ 17769ft
Trip Views: 754
Activities: Trekking
Trip popularity:
Travel Style: Original/ Comfortable/ Luxury
Special Discount: 5 %


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Trip Facts

  • Nar Phu Valley Region was first discovered only in 1950 by Tillman while walking the highlands of Tibet.
  • Nar Phu Valley Trekking was opened only in 2003.
  • The valley is still unscathed by modernity.
  • Great views of Annapurna II, Himlung Himal, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and other himalayas.
  • Witness a Tibetan derived culture with unique and colourful prayer stones and monasteries.
  • Explore Annapurna's most remote and untouched region with eco touristic destination.
  • Pass through the high mountain passes: Thorang La Pass (5416m) and Kang La Pass (5322m).

Trip Inclusions


Breakfast: 18
Lunch: 16
Dinner: 15

Private Jeep
Flight
Hotel: 5 Night(s)
Lodge: 2 Night(s)
Teahouse: 9 Night(s)
Guesthouse: 2 Night(s)
Yes (Included)

Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
  • • A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit

Why this Trip

  • This trek takes you to some of the exotic Himalayan landscapes, rustic villages, and beautiful lake city making this a perfect holidays for the adventure junkies.

Location

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FAQS

  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon arrival ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2. Is there an Orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
  • 4. How big are the groups ?
    We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
  • 5. Is this a popular trek ?
    Although it’s not very famous among the trekkers but this trek boasts different Himalayan viewslandscapes, rustic villages, and beautiful lake city making this perfect holidays for the adventure junkies.
  • 6. Is Travelling in Nar Phu valley is safe for women ?
    Yes, Nepal can proudly boast as one of the safest countries in South Asia for women, you will find people very friendly and respectful especially towards women. Nar Phu Valley is one of the most visited trekking areas in Nepal and in the world. In general, locals are very respectful and welcoming.
  • 7. What about security during trekking ?
    We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
  • 8. What sort of food can I expect in trekking ?
    Nar Phu Valley is very popular trekking region among the trekkers hence this region provides a wide range of delicious western meals like pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. potatoes grown in this region are very delicious which is loved by all the trekkers. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are a great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek.
  • 9. Is the drinking water safe in trekking region ?
    There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
  • 10. What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private car for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and to drive towards Jagat. We used car, Minibus or Van depending on the number of people. We also drop and pick up from the starting and ending point of trek on private car or Jeep depending on the number of travellers.
  • 11. What is the best season for trekking in Nar Phu valley Trekking ?
    Spring season (March to June) and autumn season (September to December) are the best time to do this trek, in winters it’s difficult to trek in snow and harsh cold.
  • 12. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    Before coming to Nepal make sure that you are covered by insurance policy for the altitude of 5500 meters. In the case of an emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical conditions ask your tour leader/guide to contact us as soon as possible so that we can manage/arrange helicopter for the rescue. Then you will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
  • 13. What is appropriate dress for trekking ?
    Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable, so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant and thermal innerwear to escape the severe cold. Needless to say that, Good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest in good quality shoes or rent it from us at a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village try to wear modest clothes too quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.
  • 14. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trips ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek consult the guide.
  • 15. Are we sure to get room while trekking ?
    We contact the lodge/guesthouse owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day. On other days, porters reach the destination on advance and book the rooms for you. But there are always going to be exceptions but even in those cases, we may have to be flexible about very basic sleeping arrangements. We always try to make sure that we have everything well arranged.
  • 16. Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    Our Guides are trekking expert with license from Nepal Tourism Board. Guides know the trekking route like back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
  • 17. How can I charge my electronics during the trip ?
    While trekking in higher lands you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
  • 18. Is there any communication while we are on trekking ?
    While trekking in Nar Phu Valley, you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse owner after paying directly to the property.
  • 19. Can I add extra days to my trekking trip ?
    If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guides' schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
  • 20. What immunizations will I need ?
    Before coming to Nepal make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
  • 21. How far do I trek each day ?
    Usually, we have to walk about 7-9 hours a day. But it shouldn't be taken as certain thing. Because number of hours of walk really depend on clients' speed. So it's really relative.
  • 22. How will my booking be processed ?
    To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
  • 23. Can we use the credit card during the trek ?
    You cannot use the credit card during the trek. You have to withdraw the money before you start the trek. You can use credit card only in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • 24. Do we need to carry our bags by our self or you will provide porters ?
    You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

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