Nar Phu Valley Trek route
Nar Phu Valley Trek starts with a long drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar. From here, you begin trekking through villages like Chamje, Dharapani, Koto, and Meta to reach Phu village. You will hike to Himlung Base Camp and further move to Nar village. Crossing Kang La Pass pass, you descend to Ngawal and reach Manang. Following the trail back, you reach Chame from where you drive back to Kathmandu.
Nar Phu Valley Trek map
Nar Phu Valley Trek map is designed to present you with the pictorial views of the route. The map is designed following our Nar Phu Valley Trek itinerary. On the map, you can see all the villages and major highlights around it. The map will help you easily understand the trail.
Nar Phu Valley Trek difficulty & Altitude Sickness
Nar Phu Valley Trekking is a difficult trek that includes a trodden trail. The trial involves many ascends and descends throughout the trek. You will be walking on a steep and rugged path from time to time. Everyday 6 to 7 hours of the walk is needed. Therefore, you have to be in good shape and health to go on Nar Phu Valley Trek 17 Days. Also, prior trekking experience is needed.
AMS (Acute mountain sickness) is a common illness one can suffer during a high elevation journey. It happens when the body fails to adjust to a thin air environment. The chances, of course, are high unless you follow the guidelines and have enough acclimatization day in between the trek. Drink enough water during the trek to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid alcoholic drinks as they dehydrate the body and chances of getting altitude sickness become higher.
Best time to go on Nar Phu Valley Trek
The best time to go on Nar Phu Valley Trek is from March to April (spring) and October to November (autumn). The weather mostly remains stable during this time of the year and moderate climate makes the journey pleasant. Similarly, the views are clear and stunning. The days are warm with cool mornings and nights. Other times of the year is not an ideal option to go on this trek.
Accommodation & Meals
You stay overnight in a teahouse during Nar Phu Valley Trek. The teahouse here offers very basic facilities. It is more like a space to spend a night in a four-wall rather than outside under the sky. The rooms come with twin-sharing options and a common washroom. Meals are provided as per the menu of the teahouse. Dishes like dal bhat tarkari, veggies, curries, bread, chapati, soup, porridge, momo, pudding, thukpa, sandwich, pasta, etc are found. As the elevation will increase, the menu will get limited with mostly Tibetan and Nepali dishes.
Communication & Electricity
You will find internet access and cellular network until a certain point during the trek. Nar Phu Valley Trek leads to a very remote region, where there is no good infrastructure for communication. Similarly, the locals mostly depend on solar power. You may or may not get a charging facility, therefore do carry extra batteries for your electronic devices.
Nar Phu Valley Trek is a high altitude trek that will take you to the remote mountain region, where there are no modern infrastructures. Therefore, travel insurance will keep your back safe in case of any emergency. Travel insurance is mandatory to have while trekking in the Himalayas. Do note that you cannot take out travel insurance in Nepal, so make sure to get one from your home country. Also, your travel insurance must cover emergency evacuation, medical bills, hospital bills, flight cancellation, and property loss or theft.
Guide & Porter
During the trek, our experienced and professional guide will assist you. Our guides are government registered and have years of expertise in the Himalayan trail. Likewise, they have led several groups successfully. Similarly, our porters are also well-trained. We are a team of active and professional trekkers & climbers. We assure you that while traveling with us you will be getting high-quality service.
While traveling with us, we will be making sure that we are not doing any harm to the environment. We run eco-friendly and sustainable tours & treks. To protect and preserve the environment, we have applied several measures in our itinerary. We collect all our waste before returning and encourage our guests to do so as well. We also run a small organization for kids of the mountain region to provide them education.