Nar Phu Peak Climbing

Trip Highlights

  • Undertake the scaling Nar Phu Peak (5921m)
  • Cross the challenging high passes of Kang La (5420m)
  • Fantastic views of the Annapurna massif, Kang Guru I, Chulu East, Lamjung, and Manaslu ranges
  • Visit the lovely villages of Nar and Phu with rich Buddhist Chortens

Trip Overview

Enjoy one of the best off-beat destinations in Nepal for an unbeatable adventure with  A magnificent journey to the northeast of Annapurna massif, the Nar Phu Peak Climbing journey takes you to two distinct Himalayan valleys of Nar and Phu which lie close to Tibet in the north. Due to their geographical alienation, Nar and Phu remain one of the most remote regions of Nepal. The trail offers a beautiful sight of the nearby Nemjung, Kang Guru, and Chulu East ranges.

The 15-day Nar Phu Peak Climbing trip starts in Syange. You’ll drive 202 km northwest of Kathmandu to Syange lying on the foothills of the Himalayas. The trail advances northward through the Annapurna circuit trail. You’ll ascend through Dharapani, Koto, and Meta village before taking a detour from Ngawal towards Nar valley. The trail offers a stunning view of Manaslu (8163m) and Kang GuruI en route. You’ll walk along Nar Khola River towards the inner valley, which was off-limits to trekkers until recent times. The trail passes through pine forests and many beautiful waterfalls through Nar village and Kang La Phedi towards Kang La Pass (5240m). You’ll cross Kang La Pass (5240m) and reach the Nar Phu base camp. A short climb of Nar Phu peak (5921m) will offer an adventurous time.

The summit offers a majestic panorama of Nemjung, Kang Guru I, Chulu East, and the Manaslu range as well. Here on, it is a continuous descent. You’ll walk down to the Ngawal village and make your way towards Besisahar via Manang, a heartland of Gurung culture. The Nar and Phu valley offers medieval Tibetan culture in undisturbed form, majestic mountains, and scenic landscape. Nar Phu Peak Climbing remains accessible throughout the year; however, the spring (Mar-Jun) and autumn seasons (Sep-Nov) guarantee the best weather and accessibility. As well as, if you are interested to do the Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climbing let’s Keep in touch with us.

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Outline Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m) |Welcome Dinner
02: Preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing
03: Drive to Syange (1120m) 7-8 hrs
04: Drive and trek to Dharapani (1960m) 7-8 hrs
05: Trek to Koto (2635m) 5-6 hrs
06: Trek to Meta (3540m) 7-8 hrs
07: Trek to Nar Village (4100m) 6-7 hrs
08: Trek to Kang La Phedi (4530m) 5-6 hrs
09: Trek to Base Camp (5357m) via Kang La Pass (5240m)7-8 Hrs
10: Summit Climb of Nar Phu Peak (5,921m) 7-8 Hrs
11: Trek to Ngawal (3,676m)6-7 Hrs
12: Trek to Manang (3,540m) 3-4 hrs
13: Drive to Besisahar (760m) 6-7 hrs
14: Drive to Kathmandu 5-6 hrs
15: Transfer to airport for departure

Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m) |Welcome Dinner
One of Tour Trekking Company Ace Vision Treks representatives will warmly receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, and escort you to your hotel. After checking in, you’ll meet your trek guide and discuss the trip. In the evening, we’ll treat you to a welcome dinner. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
02: Preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing
Kathmandu is a melting pot of various religions, cultures, and beliefs, hence, you can find numerous monuments belonging to various cultures here. Today you’ll embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. The tour begins with a climb to the hill-top stupa of Swayambhunath. Following a historic exploration of Kathmandu Durbar Square, you head east towards Pashupatinath. Finally, the tour ends with a visit to Boudhanath Stupa. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
03: Drive to Syange (1120m) 7-8 hrs
You’ll embark on a road journey to the foothills of the northeastern Himalayas. You’ll leave Kathmandu and drive 202km northeast to Syange village lying at the eastern corner of the Annapurna circuit. The drive will last 7-8hr and will take you through the Prithvi Highway along the Trishuli River and head towards Besisahar. Syange lies north of Besisahar and you pass through Bahundanda. Overnight stay at Syange.
04: Drive and trek to Dharapani (1960m) 7-8 hrs
The trail from Syange advances northeast towards Dharapani. After reaching Jagat, the trail descends and continues through a lush forest. After a brief ascent, you’ll reach Chamje from where you can enjoy the glorious sight of the towering Annapurna massif. The trail continues to Sattale and goes through rock-strewn trails towards Tal and Karte. Once at Dharapani, you can see the majestic Dona Lake surrounding the village. Overnight stay at Dharapani.
05: Trek to Koto (2635m) 5-6 hrs
The trek continues through pine and fir forests towards Bagarchhap. You can visit the whitewashed monastery in the village or towards Danakyu. The trail ascends to Timang village from where you enjoy a magnificent panorama of Manaslu (8163m) and Peak 29 (7861m). After a brief stop, the trek continues through pine forests till Lata Marang and, further ahead, you arrive at Koto. Overnight stay at Koto.
06: Trek to Meta (3540m) 7-8 hrs
You’ll get your restricted-area permit checked at the Check Post in Meta and begin the trek along the SotiKhola. You’ll encounter the wonderful pine forests en route to Dharmasala. After a brief stop, the trail continues through alpine forests and ascends towards Meta village. The landscape of Meta resembles that of Tibet from where you can enjoy a great view of Annapurna II (7937m) and LamjungHimal (6983m). Overnight stay at Meta.
07: Trek to Nar Village (4100m) 6-7 hrs
You’ll continue from Meta and walk along the barren landscape towards Nar village. You’ll be inside Annapurna Conservation Area throughout the trail which offers a magnificent glimpse of Kang Guru I ranges on the east. Nar is a traditional village lying inside the Manang district. The entire settlement consists of no more than 400 people. Overnight stay at Nar Village.
08: Trek to Kang La Phedi (4530m) 5-6 hrs
Today, you’ll make a short ascent towards Kang La Phedi. Kang La Phedi lies at the foot of Kang La Pass (5240m), one of the highest passes in the region. It is a saddle between the Manang valley to the south and Nar-Phu region to the east. The majestic peak of Nar Phu (5921m) will be visible throughout the trail. Overnight stay at Kang La Phedi.
09: Trek to Base Camp (5357m) via Kang La Pass (5240m)7-8 Hrs
You’ll start early today. The trail goes steep uphill until the top of the pass at Kang La (5240m). A steep drop will follow through rocky moraine into a valley and continue towards Nar Phu Base Camp along the snowy trail. At the base camp, your climb leader will give you a brief practice session on climbing. You’ll get all the required instructions. Overnight stay at Nar Phu Base Camp.
10: Summit Climb of Nar Phu Peak (5,921m) 7-8 Hrs
After a good night’s sleep and acclimatization, you’ll embark on a summit climb of Nar Phu peak (5921m). The brief climb will take you through snow moraine and an ice trail towards the top. From the summit, you can get a magnificent view of the entire Nar and Phu valley along with some of the highest peaks in the region, namely the Kang Guru, Chulu, and Manaslu ranges. You’ll continue down the same route and rest overnight at the base camp.
11: Trek to Ngawal (3,676m) 6-7 Hrs
Today, you’ll trek down the valley and make your way towards Ngawal. The village of Ngawal in Manang lies a short distance from Nar valley. You’ll continue through the rocky terrain and descend to Ngawal village. From the village, you can get a great sight of Chulu East (6584m). Overnight stay at Ngawal.
12: Trek to Manang (3,540m) 3-4 hrs
The trek from Ngawal to Manang village is short. The trek continues through the isolated village of Paugh with the amazing view of Annapurna massif in the distance. The trail gently advances uphill towards Mungli and continues through the main trail of Annapurna Circuit. After a short distance of trekking, you’ll reach Manang. Overnight stay at Manang.
13: Drive to Besisahar (760m) 6-7 hrs
From Manang, you’ll embark on a jeep and ride through the uneven terrain of the valley towards Besisahar. You’ll drive through Humde, Pisang, Jagat, Ghermu, and Bahundanda villages towards Besisahar. The ride can be a bit fatiguing; however, the overnight stay in a fine lodge at Besisahar will offer great relaxation.
14: Drive to Kathmandu 5-6 hrs
Today you’ll retrace your path and drive almost 173km southeast to Kathmandu through Prithvi Highway which lies along the Trishuli River. You’ll cross many villages and towns en route. Once at Kathmandu, you’ll be escorted to your hotel. You can also explore the city and shop for shops for the remainder of the day. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
15: Transfer to airport for departure
Today, you’ll leave for the airport and bid your goodbyes to the peak climbing staff. Ace Vision Treks representative will drive you back to the airport approximately 2hr early so to avoid any delays from traffic congestion.

What's Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climb
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek and climbing
  • Welcome or farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • English speaking, trained, and experienced trekking guide (leader),
  • Climbing guide (leader).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers =1 porter)
  • Staff costs include their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • All necessary paperwork; trekking permits and Nar Phu Peak climbing permits
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

What's Exclude

  • Your Nepal visa.
  • You will require 2 passport size photos
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Mountain
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews
  • Sightseeing and Monuments fees
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include sections

Equipment Lists

  • Your Nepal visa.adfasdf
  • You will require 2 passport size photos
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Mountain
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews
  • Sightseeing and Monuments fees
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include sections

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FAQ

  • Your Nepal visa.
  • You will require 2 passport size photos
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Mountain
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews
  • Sightseeing and Monuments fees
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include sections
  • Challenging
  • 15 Days
  • 5921 Meters
  • B. L. D.
  • Hotel, Tea House and Camping
  • March-May & September-November

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