Nar Phu Valley Trek

Trip Highlights

Nar Phu Valley Trek is one of the most fascinating track with its unique perspectives. the whole journey is full of excitement, enjoyment of the real thrill and wonderful experience. The major highlights of Nar Phu Valley Trek are as follows.

  • Complete guided Kathmandu city tour with a professional guide
  • Professional and certified trekking guides and helpful kind-hearted strong porter(s) during the trek
  • Amazing views of landscapes and beautiful scenes during Kathmandu- Pokhara Kathmandu travel
  • Beautiful Tibetan style monasteries and Buddhist cultures
  • Beautiful and traditional settlements of native Himalayan peoples and their unique and amazing practices, value and costumes
  • Mesmerizing dramatic mountain vistas and breathtaking views of Annapurna Massif
  • The thrill and adventurous trekking over the Khang La and Thorong La Pass
  • Off-the-beaten tracks of Manang valley
  • Jawdropping views and awesome scenes at serene and shrine Muktinath
  • Isolated land of Jomsom and Manang
  • Scenic Jomsom to Pokhara flight, etc.

Nar Phu Valley Trek, the best off-the-beaten trekking track in the northern Annapurna region, is gaining more fame due to its bizarre and characteristic environment. This isolated valley with exotic wilder land and medieval Tibetan cultures and traditions is alluring every trekker. Although Nar Phu Valley is the newly opened trekking destination, it has been attracting lots of travelers who seek real excitement with naturally thrilling things. Nar Phu Trek is often called as the best off-the-beaten trekking trail because of its remoteness, pure and yet untouched or undistorted natural beauties and rugged and tough off- the- beaten route.
The journey of Nar Phu Valley for Annapurna Trekking begins from Jagat that is also the starting point of best Annapurna Circuit Trek and other Annapurna trekkings. The trail for Narphu valley is similar to Annapurna Circuit Trek till to the diversion at Koto. Another 2 days of trek brings to Phu village where a whole day is spent as acclimatization day while exploration of the surrounding beautiful environment is made. The next day, the trail leads toward Nar where another day is spent to explore and adapt the altitude and the environment. From Nar, the routes continue towards Muktinath and Jomsom via crossing Kangla Pass, Manang Valley, Yak Kharka, Throng Phedi and Thorong La pass respectively. From Jomsom, a short flight is taken to return Pokhara from where we drive back to Kathmandu.
The trail of Nar Phu Valley Trek offers the great and magnificent panoramas of Annapurna Massifs. The high altitude pasture and grazing field in Yak Kharka and other places open of the great views of glaciers, green vegetations, and alpine trees together making beautiful sceneries.
The trekking of Nar Phu Valley is the insider Himalayan exploration and experience of the hidden Annapurna massif’s beauties. Dramatic mountain views, beautiful alpine settlements, lush vegetations, and green alpine forests, etc. reflecting beautiful the beautiful Narphu valley is the main attraction of this trek. For a detailed itinerary please check out the Itinerary panel.

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Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeLHN127
  • Duration0 Days
  • GradeDifficult
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax1
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What's Included

  • Airport and Hotel Pick up and Drop
  • Twin Sharing 3-star hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara with bed and breakfast plan 
  • Best available Standard Guest House accommodation during trekking in twin sharing basis with bed and breakfast plan
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu Tourist Bus Transportation
  • Pokhara to Jagat Transportation in Jeep 
  • Jomsom to Pokhara flight
  • Kathmandu city tour in private luxury car with the City Guide
  • Trekking guide(s) and Porter(s) as per requirements
  • TIMS Permit Fees and  trekking permit fees (ACAP and Nar Phu special trekking permits)
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal's printed t-shirt, duffel bag, Down jacket and sleep bag
  • Guide and Porter Insurance and their accommodation and meal cost

What's Excluded

  • Meals not specified in Cost inclusion
  • Any types of alcohol, beverages, and drinks
  • International airfare and visa cost
  • Travel Insurance
  • Hot Showers during Trek
  • Personal trekking equipments and other personal expenses
  • Tips and complementaries (Guides, Porter, and drivers are expecting of getting TIPS)

Trip Map

Nar Phu Valley Trek Trip Map

Cost included

  • Airport and Hotel Pick up and Drop
  • Twin Sharing 3-star hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara with bed and breakfast plan 
  • Best available Standard Guest House accommodation during trekking in twin sharing basis with bed and breakfast plan
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu Tourist Bus Transportation
  • Pokhara to Jagat Transportation in Jeep 
  • Jomsom to Pokhara flight
  • Kathmandu city tour in private luxury car with the City Guide
  • Trekking guide(s) and Porter(s) as per requirements
  • TIMS Permit Fees and  trekking permit fees (ACAP and Nar Phu special trekking permits)
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal's printed t-shirt, duffel bag, Down jacket and sleep bag
  • Guide and Porter Insurance and their accommodation and meal cost

Cost Exclude

  • Meals not specified in Cost inclusion
  • Any types of alcohol, beverages, and drinks
  • International airfare and visa cost
  • Travel Insurance
  • Hot Showers during Trek
  • Personal trekking equipments and other personal expenses
  • Tips and complementaries (Guides, Porter, and drivers are expecting of getting TIPS)

Accommodation
Luxury Holidays Nepal provides you 4 stars hotels in Kathmandu and Teahouse/Lodge throughout the journey. Teahouse and lodge have the rooms with just the basics, normally with a bed, blanket, and pillows. Some rooms have an electric lighting system and every teahouse/lodge has a capacious dining room and lounge. We will provide you and your group at the lodge which is locally available every day (In some places rooms cannot be booked in advance). If you want to upgrade accommodation in cities, then contact us for cost detail. Accommodation in 4 stars hotel Kathmandu(Hotel Mulberry or similar category) and In Pokhara (Mount Kailash Resort or similar category) and for 5 stars hotel in Kathmandu (Gokarna Forest Resort or similar category) and in Pokhara (Pokhara Grande or similar category).

Luggage:
Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage is carried and moved by the porters. You should carry the water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag that will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in a hotel in Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 15 kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.

Food on the way (Journey): 
All meals are included in the price. Travelers take their breakfast and dinner at the tea house where they stay and lunch is taken during the trial in the local lodge.

Transportation on Journey
Luxury Holidays Nepal will offer you a private vehicle for airport transferal and sightseeing. Local Bus Kathmandu-Khudi and Luxurious tourist bus for Pokhara-Kathmandu. Private vehicle for Nayapul-Pokhara.

Group Leader during the journey: 
Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained traveling guide in your group. There will be a single porter for a couple of people.

Payment of the Due Balance:
The rest amount of your trip can be paid in our office after your arrival or via online payment before your arrival in Nepal (Online payment). If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card a handling charge of 4% on the outstanding balance is made. There is no handling charge for payment by bank transfer.

Communication during Journey:
Annapurna Base camp Trek is a moderate level trek so you can find the telephone and internet facilities in most of the places.

Vouchers:
If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to the availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

Visa:
You can get a visa at Kathmandu airport upon arrival. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy.

Tourist Visa Fee Details

Days

Updated Tourist Visa Fees

15 Days (Multiple Entry)

USD 30

30 Days (Multiple Entry)

USD 50

90 Days (Multiple Entry)

USD 125

Visa Extension (Within Valid Visa Period)

USD 3 per day

Visa Extension (With Multiple Entry)

Additional USD 25

Visa Extension (After Visa Expiration)

Late fee USD 5 per day

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Booking your international flight:
If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
makemytrip.comwww.kayak.comwww.vayama.com
They usually have good offers.
For more details: (See the international flights page)

When and where should you arrive?
Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends on after the scheduled trip after breakfast.
You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel. 
If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting at [email protected]
After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.

Currencies are accepted in Nepal: 
Some major currencies (USD, AUD, and EURO) are accepted for both VISA and in general. There are plenty of ATMs in Kathmandu, Chitwan, and Pokhara and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

Health Issues:
The altitude sickness will get from 3000 meters.  Normally below three 3000 meters will not have altitude-related problems usually for people for stable health. But above it can cause altitude-related sickness. If you have a health condition which might cause problems, please consult a doctor about the advisability of doing the trek. For Your information, your traveling guide will also have pills for Altitude Sickness and other basic medicine. We recommend you to take pills for diarrhea, cold, fever and nausea.

Insurance/Evacuation: 
We do not hope that there may arise any serious problem for you in your journey, but if you get caught by serious illness then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place in the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance which will cover your cost. Be Insured. (See the travel insurance page)

Mount Everest:
If you want to see a close view of Mt. Everest and Himalayan peaks, we can arrange mountain flights. You can contact [email protected] to book. To know more about Mount Everest Scenic Flight by plane, please click here and Everest Scenic Flight by Helicopter click here.

Trip Extensions
If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to IndiaBhutan, and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like Everest TrekLangtang TrekManaslu TrekBunjee JumpingRaftingPeak ClimbingTours, etc.

Tips:
A general rule of thumb for tipping is to USD 40 to USD 70 per Traveler, depending on the length of the trek. Porters do appreciate a personal tip, although it is not uncommon for the Guide and his Porters to pool the tips they have collected before splitting it amongst themselves, with the Guide is getting a little more for overseeing the welfare and safety of both the Travelers and Porters as a whole. That said, this is just a guide and you may tip, however much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trip a memorable one.

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During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect.

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