An outstanding trip to the wild and new area situated north of Annapurna. This uneven and wild trek proceeds towards the striking and fascinating valley of Nar Phu. Nar Phu Valley. Trek begins from Jagat ensuing the admired trekking paths of Annapurna Circuit trail and then branch off from Koto to trail the off the compressed track to Nar Phu valley in the north of Manang and pass the Kang La pass with a wonderful panorama of Annapurna ridges.
Kang La pass connects Nar with Manang and three other Bhotia villages in the Neyshang valley. In addition, the valley system overhead opens to a great stretch of high snow-peaks, ancient villages, and high-altitude browsing clearances. Trek to this concealed mountain valley provides primitive Tibetan culture in uninterrupted form, dramatic mountain sight, and great mountainous sceneries.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
After you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will welcome you and drop you to your hotel. Then, you can have a good rest. In the evening, we will be having welcome dinner making you familiar with Nepali cuisine.
Day 2: Exploring Kathmandu and Trek Preparation
After delicious breakfast, we begin a guided trip to come of the most ancient and divine attractions in Kathmandu that includes Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath. At afternoon, we get our kit checked by our mounting leader, get familiarized to fellow members, and talk about our trip.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Jagat Drive (1100m/3608ft)
We start our trip at early beginning as we have an extensive drive forward of us. We start just after breakfast and leave Kathmandu about 7 am in the morning. We view picturesque sights of Nepali landscape, luxurious vegetations, streams, communities, farmhouses and foothill panoramas end way through the drive.
After 8-10 hours of drive we arrive Jagat through Besishahar. Move up to Besishahar will most expected become smooth owed to black-topped streets while after Besishahar, the roads get dirty and rough but the beautiful sight from our glazing is more than recompensing for the rough ride.
Day 4: Jagat to Dharapani (1,960m/6,430ft)
After breakfast, we gradually start our journey today. The path from Jagat descends till it arrives the stream and then endures via a luxurious forest. More climb takes to sharp-edged precipice fronting the waterside. En route, Chyamje appears into image amongst the magnificent environment of immense Annapurna mountain assortments.
After passing a suspension bridge, we ascent sharply to the greasy and physically stimulating way to Sattale. On walking together, a sequence of rock-strewn paths, we move down a green waterfront that takes to Tal. As we move away from Tal, the way becomes rough and curving. Then we move towards sharp woodland community of Karte. Winding along the waterfalls and bluffs, we lastly arrive Dharapani after passing a suspension bridge.
Day 5: Dharapani to Koto (2,610m/8,563ft)
We start our journey in the morning to Bagarchhap that takes aroune one hour crossing over pine and fir woodlands. We explore the white washed hermitage in this town. Then we begin our trip until Danaque which takes around 1 hour. The path is steeply climbing up to Timang. We have a decent sight of Mt. Manaslu and Ultimate 29 from here.
Today the path endures over pine woodlands once more till Latamarang which takes around one and half hour. We take lunch break here and once more continue over jungles whereby we have a tiny sight of Annapurna II. Lastly, we reach in Koto village.
Day 6: Koto to Meta (3,560m/11,680ft)
In the morning, we list our constrained area authorization at the Police Check Post. Then we walk via the River bank of Soti Khola once more via delightful pine jungles, rivers and suspension and arrive Dharmasala. We eat lunch on the way. We then start the journey via woodlands and climb sharply to Meta community. Lastly, we reach on the Tibetan Highland where we see very decent view of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.
Day 7: Meta to Phu Gaon (4,250m/13,944ft)
We begin our day crossing up and down and passing suspension bridges through numerous rivers. After nearly 4 hours of walk we arrive Kyang where we can view the fragments, mainly the abandoned castles of the Khampa settlement. We additionally keep hiking past the Phu Khola on a stony path and lastly arrive the Phu village in additional 3-4 hours.
Day 8: Accommodation at Phu Gaon
Today is the planned accommodation day where we are advised to rest and get adjusted with the height. As we are in the Lost/Hidden Gorge, we can travel the culture, natural assortment, and religious follows of the cultural groups such that Lama, Gurung and Ghale living here.
Also, this, we can touch out how people make their living based on agriculture, animal breeding and seasonal migrations in the remote place or in the hidden gorge. It is also the day for us to travel the Tashi Lakhang Monastery. Along with travelling the cultural streets of the lost gorge, the gorge also provides us a beautiful view of Himlung Himal and other snow mountains in the area.
Day 9: Phu Gaon to Nar (4,110m/13,484ft)
The path descends crossing different rivers and suspension bridges till Mahendra Pul which takes around 4 hours. We cross the high suspension bridge 80m above the Valley of Lapche Stream. We take lunch in Mahendra Pul. Then, the path abruptly climbs crossing different Buddhist stupas till Nar Village which takes about 2 hours. We find several Buddhist Monasteries here to visit coupled with the magnificent panoramas of Pisang Peak and other tiny peaks.
Day 10: Acclimatization and preparation at Nar
This is another planned acclimatization/rest day for this journey. We devote the day with a day hike near and travel Nar community and have an adjacent look on the local culture and existence. We also make for the walk another day.
Day 11: Nar to Kang La Pass (5,322m/17,460ft) to Ngwal (3,660m/12,008ft)
Today is daring day with long day walk so we wake up early in the morning and move towards Kangla pass. From pass we can view the Annapurna ridge. We more trek down towards Ngwal from there.
Day 12: Ngwal to Manang (3,540m/11,614ft)
From Ngwal, we move for Manang today. We cross via the isolated community of Paugh managing the wonderful sight of Annapurna assortment. We then move slightly uphill to Mungli and then toward the key trail of Annapurna Trail at Mungli. We ultimately reach Manang, where we arrange our camps for night stay.
Day 13: Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m/13,484ft)
From Manang community, the trail passes a river, ascents to a village of Tenki above Manang, and then endures to ascent out of the Marshyangdi Gorge spinning northwest up the gorge of Jarsang Khola. The trail follows this gorge northward, crossing some grasslands, a brush of juniper trees, as it gradually expansions advancement. The trail additionally passes nearby tiny community of Ghunsa, a bunch of flat mud roofs just underneath the trailhead.
Today the path goes over fields where horses and yaks graze. After passing a tiny river on a timber bridge, the path crosses an antique old Mani wall in a pleasing field and then grasps additional tiny village of Yak Kharka.
Day 14: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m/15,092ft)
We move to the foot of the pass, Throng Phedi today. It is a tiny busy settlement catering to the desires of exhausted explorers and mountaineers. Explorers like us use this way as a base camp. Some guests also try a hike to the High Camp today so that another day can be simpler for them.
Day 15: Thorong Phedi-Thorong La (5,416m/17764ft) to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft)
Passing the arduous Thorong La Pass at a dizzying altitude of 5,416m/17,764ft is another best part of this trek. An initial start is significant to go along the icy high-altitude path. But the attractive mountain panoramas are more than rewards the determined hike over the demanding path. We arrive Muktinath by evening which is a significant journey spot for both Hindus and Buddhist. We can turn around the place which hosts a Vishnu temple and a Monastery near.
Day 16: Muktinath-Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft)
We start moving down the histrionic Kali Gandaki Valley via the dry land. We cross by Jharkot and Khingar communities which has distinctive Tibetan construction. Following the gorge floor most of the journey sprawling with the sets of the Kali Gandaki, we arrive Jomsom.
Day 17: Jomsom to Pokhara Flight (823m/2,700ft)
After early morning breakfast, we move to Pokhara. The picturesque flight takes us via the valley of the two giant peaks, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. On the arrival to Pokhara airport, we will be transported to waterside hotel.
We take some rest and travel the beauty of Pokhara Gorge in the sunset. While we relaxed walk on the bank of Fewa Lake, the second major lake of Nepal while complementing the mountain sight of Machhapuchhare. We can also move for a boat-ride in Fewa Lake or take a small hike to the World Peace Pagoda.
Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Today, after breakfast, we return to Kathmandu. After arriving Kathmandu, we will be relocated to the hotel. There spend taking rest or shopping around. Also, we rejoice the successful achievement of our voyage with a departure dinner in the evening.
Day 19: Final departure from Nepal
Today is last day here at Nepal. We will drop you to airport and you will be flying back your home.
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