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Narphu and Annapurna trek - (21 Days )

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Narphu and Annapurna trek

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Narphu and Annapurna trek is regarded as one of the famous challenging treks of Nepal. Yearly more than thousandth tourists are interested and attracted by this trekking trail.
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  • Overview
  • Duration 21 Days Group Size Min 2 Pax Max 14
    Grade moderate Max Altitude 5416m.
    Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
    Accommodation 3*** base hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Lodge/ Tea house and managed camping.
    Meals 3 times meals during the day with tea and coffee.
    Transportation Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle. Bus and Taxi.
    Narphu and Annapurna trek is regarded as one of the famous challenging treks of Nepal. Yearly many tourists are interested and attracted by this trekking trail. Nar Phu Valley is a great unexplored Tibetan village located north of Annapurna and is newly opened for tourist destination from the year 2003 AD. This trek takes you to the exotic Nar Phu valley that lies in the remote corner of the Annapurna region. The Narphu Valley trek offers you with high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gumpas and unique Himalayan cultures. Our trek to Narphu and Annapurna crosses through challenging high passes like Thorang  La (5416m), Kangla pass (5200m). You will find it very interesting and challenging to trek around this place because it is so natural and untouched by urbanization.

    Outline Itinerary:

    General Description of Trek
     

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)


    Representative from Malung Treks and Expedition will be at the airport with a co.'s placard to receive you from the airport and drive you to your booked hotel by private vehicle. B.B plan on hotel


    Day 02: Kathmandu to Dharapani


    Day 03: Dharapani to Koto


    Day 04: Koto to Dharmashala (Cha Cha)


    Day 05: Dharmashala (Cha Cha) to Kyang


    Day 06: Kyang to Phu


    Day 07: Rest day


    Day 08: Phu to Mahendrapul


    Day 09: Mahendrapul to Naar village


    Day 10: Naar village to Khangla base camp


    Day 11: Khangla Base camp to Ngawal via khangla pass(5,339m.)


    Day 12: Ngawal to Manang


    Day 13: Manang Rest day


    Day 14: Manang to Yak kharaka


    Day 15: Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi


    Day 16: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via thorong La pass (5,416m.)


    Day 17: Muktinath to Tatopani


    Day 18: Tatopani to Pokhara


    Day 19: Full day Pokhara sightseeing


    Day 20: Pokhara to Kathmandu
     


    Day 21: Final departure


    Our representative will convoy you to the airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight with your soul full of triumph over your achievement and camera full of elegant pictures.

     

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day 1 Kathmandu to Dharapani

      Driving Times: 10 to 11hrs.
      Today we drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani. This is the place from where our trek starts. The drive should take around 10 to 11 hours and it offers good scenic views, green vegetation, and great land topography and so on. We will reach Dharapani rest and overnight stay at Dharapani.

    • Day 2 Dharapani to Koto

      Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.
      We trek through the alpine forest to Bagarchap which has several tea houses and offers a partial view of Lamjung and Annapurna 2. Then continue your trek till Danaque after that the trail ascends steeply up until Timang. You can have a good view of Mt. Manaslu and Peak 29. After certain hour of walk you will reach to koto overnight stay over there.

    • Day 3 Koto to Dharmashala (Cha Cha)

      Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.
      We will head out early this morning. Today we will enter the Nar Phu valley.  You cross the river hike up through beautiful woods above the Phu Khola. The route will take you through some beautiful forest, several small caves, and a pilgrims’ Dharmasala. The trail actually passes under a wide waterfall just before the Dharmasala. Stay overnight at camp in Dharmasala.

    • Day 4 Dharmashala (Cha Cha) to Kyang

      Trekking times: 7 to 8hrs.
      Today we climb up the steep valley pass by the scenic kharka of Meta, 3560m, a non-permanent winter settlement of Nar, where you are likely to see a few yaks. After walking certain distance you will be at kyang. You will be rewarded with spectacular mountain views of Kang Guru and Gyaji Kang.

    • Day 5 Kyang to Phu

      Trekking times: 3 to 4 hrs.
      The trail leads to the river walk along the river bank. You have to walk carefully across a small glacial stream and continue walking through scenic canyon lands and gorges, the steep trail up to the Phu gate, called Pupigyal Kwe. After walking certain hours will lead to Phu village. Stay overnight at camp in phu village.

    • Day 6 Rest day

      We will rest today. You can explore the surrounding and enjoy the village. But you must always keep on mind that proper rest shall be done on rest day for successful completion of your trek. 

    • Day 7 Phu to Mahendrapul

      Trekking times: 7 to 8hrs.
      Today we start our trek from phu to Mahendrapul.  The trail descends on passing many streams and suspension bridges. On the way you can watch great land topography of the region, flora and fauna.  After walking ceratin distance, we will reach to Mahendra Pul.

    • Day 8 Mahendrapul to Naar village

      Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.
      The trail is steeply and passes by many Buddhist stupas.. The village of Nar is the biggest village in the region where the main religion of the people is Buddhism.  You will find many Buddhist Monasteries to visit as well as a very good view of Pisang Peak and other small peaks. Overnight in Lodge.

    • Day 9 Naar village to Khangla base camp

      Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.
      Today we head up to Khangla base from Naar village crossing a series of alpine meadows to reach our camp at the base of the Kang La. This is a place to explore the high mountain panorama including Chulu East.

    • Day 10 Khangla Base camp to Ngawal via khangla pass(5,339m.)

      Trekking times: 8 to 9hrs.
      Today we have to cross the big Kang La pass (5280m). It is very steep way to the top of the pass. The Kang La pass provides you with the view of Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Annapurna peak, the peaks surrounding Annapurna and the airport at Hongde. After an hour we reach our camp site which is very close to Ngawal village. Overnight at camp

    • Day 11 Ngawal to Manang

      Trekking times: 5hrs.
      From Ngawal village we follow the trail along the bank of Marshyangdi River. After that you pass through pine forests, terrace farming and village of Braga. You can enjoy the views of the Annapurna range, Annapurna Mountain and beautiful landscapes from here. After certain walk you will reach Manang.

    • Day 12 Manang Rest day

      We will rest today. You can explore the surrounding and enjoy the village. But you must always keep on mind that proper rest shall be done on rest day for successful completion of your trek. 

    • Day 13 Manang to Yak kharaka

      Trekking times: 4hrs.
      From Manang village, the trail crosses a stream, climbs to a village of Tenki above Manang, and then continues to climb out of the Marshyangdi Valley.The trail consists of passing a few pastures, a scrub of juniper trees, as it steadily gains elevation. The trail then passes near the small village of Ghunsa, a cluster of flat mud roofs. Now we go through meadows where horses and yaks graze. After crossing a small river on a wooden bridge, the trail passes an ancient old Mani wall and then reaches small village of Yak Kharka Overnight at Yak Karka. 

    • Day 14 Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi

      Trekking times: 4hrs.
      Our day starts with walk from yak kharka to thorong phedi. Thorong Phedi is a small busy settlement which caters to the needs of tired trekkers and climbers. Many trekkers and climbers  use this point as a base camp. The trek above is a bit difficult due to the rise of height and moist weather. We stop at Thorong Phedi so that we can have a good sleep overnight at Thorong Phedi

    • Day 15 Thorong phedi to Muktinath via thorong La pass (5,416m.)

      Trekking times:  8 to 9hrs.
      We will start our trek early in the morning from Thorong phedi. It will be an unforgettable experience- crossing the famous high pass Thorong La (5416m/17764ft).The trial is very difficult and hard through the icy high-altitude. But the outstanding high Himalayan scenes are such tempting that our eyes love to watch more than our trail. After walking this risky trial we will be at Muktinath. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhist. The area consists of a Vishnu temple and a Monastery nearby Overnight at Muktinath. 

    • Day 16 Muktinath to Tatopani

      Driving times: 5 to 5 hrs.
      We will take a drive from muktinath to tatopani . This will take around 4 to 5 hours. You can see the immense land topography, dense vegetation and the panoramic view of the Himalayas too on your drive overnight at tatopani.

    • Day 17 Tatopani to Pokhara

      driving distance 5 to 6hrs.
      We will again take a drive from tatopani to Pokhara. This will take around 5 to 6 hours. You can see the immense land topography, dense vegetation and the panoramic view of the Himalayas on your drive Overnight at Pokhara.

    • Day 18 Full day Pokhara sightseeing

      Today we will have rest and sightseeing around Pokhara. You can also have sunrise view at Sharangkot and visit other places too. Cycling and Boating around the surrounding as per your wish. Overnight stay at Pokhara.

    • Day 19 Pokhara to Kathmandu

      Driving times: 6 to 7hrs.
      It is the end of our trip we drive you back to Kathmandu .

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  • Note: 
    If you are interested to go  paragliding, boating or cycling let us know.
     Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go for rafting or visit Chitwan National Park.
    Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.  

Overview

Duration 21 Days Group Size Min 2 Pax Max 14
Grade moderate Max Altitude 5416m.
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation 3*** base hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Lodge/ Tea house and managed camping.
Meals 3 times meals during the day with tea and coffee.
Transportation Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle. Bus and Taxi.
Narphu and Annapurna trek is regarded as one of the famous challenging treks of Nepal. Yearly many tourists are interested and attracted by this trekking trail. Nar Phu Valley is a great unexplored Tibetan village located north of Annapurna and is newly opened for tourist destination from the year 2003 AD. This trek takes you to the exotic Nar Phu valley that lies in the remote corner of the Annapurna region. The Narphu Valley trek offers you with high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gumpas and unique Himalayan cultures. Our trek to Narphu and Annapurna crosses through challenging high passes like Thorang  La (5416m), Kangla pass (5200m). You will find it very interesting and challenging to trek around this place because it is so natural and untouched by urbanization.

Outline Itinerary:

General Description of Trek
 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)


Representative from Malung Treks and Expedition will be at the airport with a co.'s placard to receive you from the airport and drive you to your booked hotel by private vehicle. B.B plan on hotel


Day 02: Kathmandu to Dharapani


Day 03: Dharapani to Koto


Day 04: Koto to Dharmashala (Cha Cha)


Day 05: Dharmashala (Cha Cha) to Kyang


Day 06: Kyang to Phu


Day 07: Rest day


Day 08: Phu to Mahendrapul


Day 09: Mahendrapul to Naar village


Day 10: Naar village to Khangla base camp


Day 11: Khangla Base camp to Ngawal via khangla pass(5,339m.)


Day 12: Ngawal to Manang


Day 13: Manang Rest day


Day 14: Manang to Yak kharaka


Day 15: Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi


Day 16: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via thorong La pass (5,416m.)


Day 17: Muktinath to Tatopani


Day 18: Tatopani to Pokhara


Day 19: Full day Pokhara sightseeing


Day 20: Pokhara to Kathmandu
 


Day 21: Final departure


Our representative will convoy you to the airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight with your soul full of triumph over your achievement and camera full of elegant pictures.

 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1 Kathmandu to Dharapani

    Driving Times: 10 to 11hrs.
    Today we drive from Kathmandu to Dharapani. This is the place from where our trek starts. The drive should take around 10 to 11 hours and it offers good scenic views, green vegetation, and great land topography and so on. We will reach Dharapani rest and overnight stay at Dharapani.

  • Day 2 Dharapani to Koto

    Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.
    We trek through the alpine forest to Bagarchap which has several tea houses and offers a partial view of Lamjung and Annapurna 2. Then continue your trek till Danaque after that the trail ascends steeply up until Timang. You can have a good view of Mt. Manaslu and Peak 29. After certain hour of walk you will reach to koto overnight stay over there.

  • Day 3 Koto to Dharmashala (Cha Cha)

    Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.
    We will head out early this morning. Today we will enter the Nar Phu valley.  You cross the river hike up through beautiful woods above the Phu Khola. The route will take you through some beautiful forest, several small caves, and a pilgrims’ Dharmasala. The trail actually passes under a wide waterfall just before the Dharmasala. Stay overnight at camp in Dharmasala.

  • Day 4 Dharmashala (Cha Cha) to Kyang

    Trekking times: 7 to 8hrs.
    Today we climb up the steep valley pass by the scenic kharka of Meta, 3560m, a non-permanent winter settlement of Nar, where you are likely to see a few yaks. After walking certain distance you will be at kyang. You will be rewarded with spectacular mountain views of Kang Guru and Gyaji Kang.

  • Day 5 Kyang to Phu

    Trekking times: 3 to 4 hrs.
    The trail leads to the river walk along the river bank. You have to walk carefully across a small glacial stream and continue walking through scenic canyon lands and gorges, the steep trail up to the Phu gate, called Pupigyal Kwe. After walking certain hours will lead to Phu village. Stay overnight at camp in phu village.

  • Day 6 Rest day

    We will rest today. You can explore the surrounding and enjoy the village. But you must always keep on mind that proper rest shall be done on rest day for successful completion of your trek. 

  • Day 7 Phu to Mahendrapul

    Trekking times: 7 to 8hrs.
    Today we start our trek from phu to Mahendrapul.  The trail descends on passing many streams and suspension bridges. On the way you can watch great land topography of the region, flora and fauna.  After walking ceratin distance, we will reach to Mahendra Pul.

  • Day 8 Mahendrapul to Naar village

    Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.
    The trail is steeply and passes by many Buddhist stupas.. The village of Nar is the biggest village in the region where the main religion of the people is Buddhism.  You will find many Buddhist Monasteries to visit as well as a very good view of Pisang Peak and other small peaks. Overnight in Lodge.

  • Day 9 Naar village to Khangla base camp

    Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs.
    Today we head up to Khangla base from Naar village crossing a series of alpine meadows to reach our camp at the base of the Kang La. This is a place to explore the high mountain panorama including Chulu East.

  • Day 10 Khangla Base camp to Ngawal via khangla pass(5,339m.)

    Trekking times: 8 to 9hrs.
    Today we have to cross the big Kang La pass (5280m). It is very steep way to the top of the pass. The Kang La pass provides you with the view of Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Annapurna peak, the peaks surrounding Annapurna and the airport at Hongde. After an hour we reach our camp site which is very close to Ngawal village. Overnight at camp

  • Day 11 Ngawal to Manang

    Trekking times: 5hrs.
    From Ngawal village we follow the trail along the bank of Marshyangdi River. After that you pass through pine forests, terrace farming and village of Braga. You can enjoy the views of the Annapurna range, Annapurna Mountain and beautiful landscapes from here. After certain walk you will reach Manang.

  • Day 12 Manang Rest day

    We will rest today. You can explore the surrounding and enjoy the village. But you must always keep on mind that proper rest shall be done on rest day for successful completion of your trek. 

  • Day 13 Manang to Yak kharaka

    Trekking times: 4hrs.
    From Manang village, the trail crosses a stream, climbs to a village of Tenki above Manang, and then continues to climb out of the Marshyangdi Valley.The trail consists of passing a few pastures, a scrub of juniper trees, as it steadily gains elevation. The trail then passes near the small village of Ghunsa, a cluster of flat mud roofs. Now we go through meadows where horses and yaks graze. After crossing a small river on a wooden bridge, the trail passes an ancient old Mani wall and then reaches small village of Yak Kharka Overnight at Yak Karka. 

  • Day 14 Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi

    Trekking times: 4hrs.
    Our day starts with walk from yak kharka to thorong phedi. Thorong Phedi is a small busy settlement which caters to the needs of tired trekkers and climbers. Many trekkers and climbers  use this point as a base camp. The trek above is a bit difficult due to the rise of height and moist weather. We stop at Thorong Phedi so that we can have a good sleep overnight at Thorong Phedi

  • Day 15 Thorong phedi to Muktinath via thorong La pass (5,416m.)

    Trekking times:  8 to 9hrs.
    We will start our trek early in the morning from Thorong phedi. It will be an unforgettable experience- crossing the famous high pass Thorong La (5416m/17764ft).The trial is very difficult and hard through the icy high-altitude. But the outstanding high Himalayan scenes are such tempting that our eyes love to watch more than our trail. After walking this risky trial we will be at Muktinath. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhist. The area consists of a Vishnu temple and a Monastery nearby Overnight at Muktinath. 

  • Day 16 Muktinath to Tatopani

    Driving times: 5 to 5 hrs.
    We will take a drive from muktinath to tatopani . This will take around 4 to 5 hours. You can see the immense land topography, dense vegetation and the panoramic view of the Himalayas too on your drive overnight at tatopani.

  • Day 17 Tatopani to Pokhara

    driving distance 5 to 6hrs.
    We will again take a drive from tatopani to Pokhara. This will take around 5 to 6 hours. You can see the immense land topography, dense vegetation and the panoramic view of the Himalayas on your drive Overnight at Pokhara.

  • Day 18 Full day Pokhara sightseeing

    Today we will have rest and sightseeing around Pokhara. You can also have sunrise view at Sharangkot and visit other places too. Cycling and Boating around the surrounding as per your wish. Overnight stay at Pokhara.

  • Day 19 Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Driving times: 6 to 7hrs.
    It is the end of our trip we drive you back to Kathmandu .

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Tour Notes

Note: 
If you are interested to go  paragliding, boating or cycling let us know.
 Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go for rafting or visit Chitwan National Park.
Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.  

Equipment List

Trekking Equipments:

 

The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both camping & teahouse treks in the Himalayas. Given this list as a guideline, most of the trekking equipment can be hired or bought in many adventure shops in Kathmandu as well. The majority of gear is locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) although it is becoming more common for gear to be imported from China and therefore of better quality.

The following basic equipment list helps you with your packing. Please, remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipments to a minimum level. Before starting the trek your packed trek bag should weigh not more than 33 pounds or 15kg.
 
Fleece jacket or Pullover

Fleece wind-stopper jacket 

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) Shell jacket

Down Jacket

Down sleeping bag

Light weight gloves

Sun hat or scarf

Sunglasses 

Sun cream

Extra T- shirts

Underwear

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