Nar Phu Valley & Thorong La Pass Trek

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  • Trekking
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  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 10
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • +16
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
  • Cross two mountain passes, including the Thorong La Pass (5,416m)
  • Take in stunning views of the majestic Annapurna Range
  • Discover the lifestyle of people in Nar Phu Valley, most of whom follow Tibetan Buddhism
  • Visit the Muktinath Temple, a holy Hindu shrine
Join us on this 15-day, guided trek and explore some of the most breathtaking locations in the Annapurna region. Your journey starts from Kathmandu from where we will drive to Dharapani on the first day of this tour. Hit the trail from Dharapani to Phu Gaon, where you will spend a day acclimatizing.

Continue to Nar village via Nar Phedi. Cross your first mountain pass, the Kang La (5240m), on Day 8. The trail then descends to Manang, a popular trekking stop for those traveling through the famous Annapurna Circuit. From there, the trail takes you up through the Thorong La Pass and down to Jomsom, via Muktinath.

Catch a flight to Pokhara from Jomsom and drive back to Kathmandu, where your trip comes to an end.

4.5 - Excellent
Based on 145 reviews
Michaela's review for another Nepal Lion Tours and Treks Pvt Ltd tour
5 - Excellent
  • Michaela
  • From Germany
  • On Mar 16 2020
“I went on the Manaslu trek in March 2020 with Nepal lion tours & treks and had an amazing time! The mountain and nature scenery was breathtaking and a really memorable hike for me! Nepal is such an amazing country with such lovely people. I felt safe every moment of the trek and the company really takes care about everything. Starting with a pick up from the airport and welcome dinner, they will help you with every concern. It was absolutely no problem to travel alone as a woman. Nikesh was the best guide I could wish for, we had a really good time. He always wanted me to be happy and took care about me. So I can 100% recommend this company and my guide, it was a breathtaking amazing trek I will never forget. Everytime again, best choice:)”
Alexander's review for another Nepal Lion Tours and Treks Pvt Ltd tour
5 - Excellent
  • Alexander
  • From USA
  • On Dec 01 2019
“I would have to say that this guide system does everything that you could ever ask for. I took three different tours with the Nepal Lion Trek and Tours, as being my first time in Nepal they did a lot to help me get around the city and picked me up from the airport free of charge. They were even so considerate as to keep me in a hotel while I was between tours. My first tour was an eight day trek that took me up into the Himalayan mountain city of Langtang, the entire experience was utterly breathtaking. I am so glad that they gave me the opportunity to walk among the natives in that area while having a kind and considerate guide with me at every step. They really do put a lot of thought and preparation into everything they do. The guide they had chosen for me was very helpful, patient, and fun. I could not recommend a trip like that enough. The sites and views all along the mountain all the way to Langtang was so elegant and powerful that I could never forget, topped off with the amazing view of Chergeri, I was stunned by how much there is to see in one trip, all organized by the Nepal Lion Treks and Tour. After my trekking to Langtang I did a three day-two night tour in a beautiful resort in Chitwan, called the Hermitage Resort. Coming from the United States I have to say they have one of the best service staff I have ever seen, they were always one step ahead of my needs and the food was always prepared well and with a smile. In the three days I spent in Chitwan I did things that I would never have thought I could do. This included a jungle walk where we saw fresh tiger footprints, a rhino and her baby, and even a group of swinging monkeys. I did many other things in the three days like dance culture program, elephant safari, and a sunset walk which were equally as amazing as the first jungle walk. I was honestly astonished by how kind and forward thinking the staff at the resort was, and how much they take your needs and desires into consideration in everything they do. Once again another great experience put together by the kind Nepal Lion Trek and Tours organization. My last tour was a day tour that took me around Kathmandu, and I have got to say that I was completely blown away by how much culture and variety there is in one city. Every street, every house, and every block was over flowing with the vast culture and rich atmosphere of how much there is to see in Kathmandu. I was so fortunate to have signed up with the Nepal Lion Treks and Tours because of how much knowledge they have on this beautiful country and how much they have to offer you. They were always thinking of you first and will only offer you the best experiences around Nepal for a considerate price tag. I know that in the future when I take my family to the great country of Nepal I will be booking with this group because I know I will get the most out of my money.”
Graeme's review for another Nepal Lion Tours and Treks Pvt Ltd tour
5 - Excellent
  • Graeme
  • From Canada
  • On Oct 18 2017
“The Langtang Valley is spectacular...great experience. Long drive from Khathmandu to start..roads ranged from terrible to terrifying!”
  • Day 1: Kathmandu – Dharapani (1,920m)
  • Day 2: Dharapani – Koto (2,600m)
  • Day 3: Koto – Meta (3,230m)
  • Day 4: Meta – Phu Gaon (4,050m)
  • Day 5: Acclimatization day
  • Day 6: Trek to Nar Phedi (3,550m)
  • Day 7: Trek to Nar (4,150m)
  • Day 8: Kang La Pass (5320m) – Ngawal (3660m)
  • Day 9: Ngawal – Manang (3,540m)
  • Day 10: Manang – Yak Kharka (4,110m)
  • Day 11: Yak Kharka – Thorong Phedi (4,600m)
  • Day 12: Trek to Muktinath (3,710m) via Thorong La (5,416m)
  • Day 13: Trek to Jomsom (2,743m)
  • Day 14: Jomsom – Pokhara (flight)
  • Day 15: Drive to Kathmandu
  • Meals: 10 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches and 10 Dinners
  • Kathmandu airport pickup & drop off by private vehicle
  • Public transport from Kathmandu to Dharapani & Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Accommodation during the trek as per the itinerary
  • Licensed trekking guides available in English, Chinese, Korean & Hindi languages
  • A first aid medical kit (to be carried by the tour guide)
  • A sleeping bag, down jackets and a trekking map if necessary
  • Emergency evacuation assistance service (charges associated with helicopter rescue, hospital stay, transport, etc, to be paid by traveler's insurance. Travel insurance not included in the tour price)
  • Either welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • A mobile SIM card with nation-wide coverage & a map of the trekking region
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charges: You can get a visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance with high-altitude rescue and evacuation is compulsory and must be purchased by travelers themselves
  • Expenses that are personal in nature like snacks, boiled and bottled water, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, wi-fi, telephone, battery recharge, etc
  • Additional costs or delays associated with events out of our control, like landslides, weather changes, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness or change of government policies etc.
  • Accommodation, lunches & dinners in Kathmandu, except for 1 complimentary dinner
  • Emergency expenses such as charted helicopter flights
  • Tips for your guide, porter and driver
  • Alcoholic drinks
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • Do I require a porter for carrying water?

    On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.

  • When should I arrive in Kathmandu before the tour?

    We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the start day of the trek because the tour operators usually require one working day to arrange trekking permits. Arrive earlier if you want to explore Kathmandu on your own or acclimate to any time differences.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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