Nar Phu Valley & Thorong La Pass Trek

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  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • age requirement 18-79 yrs
  • max group size 10
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5416 meters
  • Trek difficulty Medium
  • Tour Code BM-30302
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  • Operated in English
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 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.

  • 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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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.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    There are no quarantine requirements in Nepal for arriving visitors at the moment.

  • 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.

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