Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

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  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Max Altitude: 5,322m/17,460ft
  • Difficulty Level : Moderate
  • Arrival City : Kathmandu
  • Departure City : Kathmandu
  • Meals: 12 Breakfast, 10 Lunch, 12 Dinner
  • Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel and Teahouse during Trek

Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass is trekking to the off the beaten track to the two isolated settlements in Annapurna region. During the trek we reach at the highest altitude of 5,322m/17,460ft at Kang La Pass from where we get stunning views of Annapurna.

Trip Highlights

  • An exciting new trek north of the Annapurnas
  • The isolated settlements of Naar and Phu
  • Views of Annapurna from the Kang La Pass 5,322m/17,460ft
  • 12 days trekking in Annapurna Region 5-7 hours each day
  • Trekking to off-the-beaten-track

Trip Cost Includes

  • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation for 2 Nights in Kathmandu
  •  Tea house during trek for 10 Nights
  •  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek and Breakfast in Kathmandu
  •  Welcome and Farewell Dinner in a Traditional Nepalese Restaurant in Kathmandu
  •  Highly experienced trekking guide and 1 Porter for 2 trekkers
  •  Conservation Park permit and TIMS permit for trekking
  •  All ground transportation/airport pick up drop will be in comfortable private vehicles
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • All government and Local Taxes
  • Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket [to be returned after trek]
  • Eve Holidays T Shirt, Cap and Duffel Bag.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Tips, drinks and Personal expenses (Laundry, battery recharge, bottle water, shower etc)
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300 meters)

On arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, a representative from Eve Holidays will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: 4 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Included Meals: Welcome Dinner

Day 2: From Kathmandu drive west to Dharapani (8-9 Hours )

We set off on a spectacular journey through the foothills, following the Trisuli River, before turning into the Marsyangdi Valley and heading north towards the mountains. Passing through Besishar and several other towns and villages, we continue as far as Dharapani (1943m).

Overnight:  Teahouse in Dharapani

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: Trek from Dharapani to Koto (2,610m/8,563ft): 5-6 hours

Our first day of trekking takes us along the popular Annapurna Circuit trail, passing through the villages of Bagarchap, Lattemarang and Thanchok to reach our next camp at Koto (2600m). 5 hours of walking with 970 metres of ascent.

Overnight: Teahouse at Koto

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: Trek from Koto to Meta (3,560m/11,680ft): 7-8 hours

Beyond Koto we leave the Annapurna Circuit trail and head up the narrower and steeper gorge of the Naar Phu Khola 

Overnight: Teahouse at Meta

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Trek from Meta to Phu Village (4,250m/13,944ft): 7-8 hours

The trekking today is a world apart from the Annapurna Circuit. A fair amount of up and down and some sections of exposed trail hewn in the cliffs above the river

Overnight: Teahouse at Phu Village

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Acclimatization at Phu Village

A day of rest and exploration at the village of Phu. We have time to explore and absorb this fascinating place, with its comparatively unspoilt ancient culture and architecture.

Overnight: Teahouse at Phu Village

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Trek from Phu Village to Nar (4,110m/13,484ft): 6-7 hours

An easier morning on a relatively sedate trail beside the Phu Khola to Chyako. From here the trail is steeper as we climb first to Upper Chyako and then to Nar

Overnight: Teahouse at Nar

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Day 8: Acclimatization at Nar Village

Today is a day for rest and acclimatization walk.

Overnight: Teahouse at Nar

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Trek from Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) to Ngwal (3,660m/12,008ft): 7-8 hours

A long day today with steep ascents and descents to cross the Kangla Pass (5306m) to Nagwal (3660m) in the Marsyangdi Valley.

Overnight: Teahouse at Ngwal

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Trek to Koto (2,600m)

Descending to the settlement of Pisang, we now join the Annapurna Circuit Trail and follow this down-valley to Chame and ovenight in the neighbouring village of Koto (2600m).

Overnight: Teahouse at Koto

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Day 11: Trek from Koto to Dharapani

We continue the descent of the follow Marsyangdi River Valley, passing the entrance to the gorge of the Naar-Phu Khola. We trek through Dharapani

Overnight:  Teahouse at Dharapani

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast we have a 7 hours scenic drive to Kathmandu. 

We spend our last evening in Kathmandu in a farewell dinner together sharing photos recalling the excitements of trip and exchanging emails in one of the traditional Nepalese restaurant.

Overnight:  4 Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 13: Airport Transfer at your flight time

Today after breakfast you are in leisure on your own. You will be escorted to airport for your flight home at your flight time.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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Accommodation during Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

In Kathmandu, you will stay in 4 Star Hotels with breakfast included. Along the trekking routes, you stay in teahouses/lodges that generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. Accommodation are on a twin sharing basis. The accommodation in lodges in trekking routes can be single and double rooms, or a dormitory. The toilets in tea houses provide essential and basic facilities and are always outside the room. Single supplement will be provided on request and will cost an additional and depend upon availability. Although single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and the trekking regions at lower elevation, it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations. Hotels in Kathmandu can be upgraded to 5 star in an additional cost.

Food during Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

In Kathmandu breakfast, welcome dinner and farewell dinner are provided. While on trekking, we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner. Usually, each day dinner and breakfast will be at  teahouses/lodges where you will stay and lunch will be on the way. We make it sure that the food is hygienic and at the same time suits your palate. Foods cooked in lodges and guesthouses on the way are pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, daal bhat (rice and lentils), bread, soup, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like apple pies, pancakes, and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it assists with acclimatization. In many larger villages you may find some meat items on the menu. You can always find hot chocolate, tea, and hot lemon drinks, as well as soft drinks, and treats like chocolate and crisps.

Best Months for Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

The spring time from March to May and the Autumn months from September to November is considered the best months for Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

Experience Required for Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

Anyone who is fit and healthy and have a habit of walking for few of hours a day can do this trek. However walking in higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking in lower altitudes. Exercising and jogging regularly for some weeks prior to the trip is a good idea to enhance your stamina. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lungs and blood diseases are required to consult their doctor before taking the trip. It is also advised that you inform Eve Holidays about the medical condition before booking the trek.

Acclimatization during Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

All of Eve Holidays trekking itineraries are planned keeping in mind the risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Going up at higher altitude too fast causes a medical condition called AMS which is serious enough to kill if neglected. We are well aware that it is essential to allow you sufficient time for acclimatization to minimize the risk. However it is important to remember that some people are more vulnerable than others. So we suggest to avoid alcohol and drink enough water and get good night sleep during the trek.

Frequently Asked Questions

How difficult is Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass?

Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass is a demanding trek that goes to an altitude of 5,322m/17,460ft at Kang La Pass. You have be very much physically fit and strong determination to accomplish the trek, for which you will have to prepare way ahead. The earlier, the better. We will provide you the trekking training guidelines. 

Can I change the travel date?

Yes, we give you the flexibility to change the travel date or amend the itinerary and that has to be in written and at least 25 days before departure date. The cost incurred due to the changes has to be borne by you.

Do I get refund if I cancel the trip?

Booking deposits are transferable to anyone you want for any time in future. For cancelling the trip, cancellation policy in our booking terms and conditions will apply.

What is the best time for Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass?

March April May and Sept Oct Nov are the best months for Nar Phu Valley Trek with Kang La Pass

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    We booked our holiday through this company on the recommendation of one of my colleague who had visited Nepal last year and had booked her holiday through this company. Me and my wife were travelling to Nepal first time and we do not regret.

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