Nar phu Trek in Nepal

Nar Phu Trek is a very special trekking area of Nepal. It commences from Besisahar through the Chame village then start Nar Phu village trek or hidden valley trek. Nar Phu Valley Trekking is beautiful and unique cultures, natures, religious and typical life style exploration trekking in Nepal and hidden valley trekking. The trek can return the same way back to Besisahar or continually can ahead over the Thorung La pass and end in Jomsom. We can either fly to Pokhara from Jomsom or trek can ahead continue till Nayapul and then return to Pokhara by vehicle. We need a special permit due to Nar phu valley is restricted area and it has been recognized very lately. It is one of the hidden valley and hidden culture as well as high passes challenging trek of Kangla pass (5200m) and Thorung La pass (5416 m), it will give so much enjoyment and adventure as well as typical local lifestyle and their cultures in this trek. Hidden by swirls of mountain mist ahead of us, from Kangla pass at 5200m the magnificent panorama view of Annapurna massif appears remote and forbidding. Our destination is the Nar Phu valley, above the tree line on the upper limits of cultivation in the very north of Manang district. It takes five hours reaching the pass that links Nar with Manang and three other Bhotia villages in the Nyershang down the valley.

nar Phu village TrekNowadays, Nar Phu Valley Trekk has about 300 inhabitants who depend on livestock, unlike most Bhotia people, whose trading patterns changed drastically after the Nepali Government closed borders with Tibet, the people of Nar and Phu valley were least affected by this change. The tortuous path leading from the valley into Tibet had never made them dependent on the salt trade, and till today, yak herding is the basis of their livelihood. The Nar Phu valley trekking is along the Annapurna circuit trekking trail even after cross the Kang La Pass 5200m if continue to Annapurna circuit cross the another high pass Thorong La Pass 5416 m or Tilicho lake highest lake 4950m cross Mesokanto la pass. Then trek will head Jomsom Muktinath trekking via and end in Ghorepani Poon Hill via to Pokhara.

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How to get Nar Phu Valley trekking? Nar Phu valley trekking is situated in Annapurna circuit trekking part. The trek can start along the Annapurna circuit trekking trail first Kathmandu to Besisahar by private or local vehicle then trek can start or directly can drive to Chame then can start Nar Phu valley trekking. Chame Koto village is main starting gate of Nar phu valley trekking then will be a week visit there then cross the Kangla Pass then join in Manang village then trek can continue to high pass Thorong La or can return to down same way end in Besisahar then back to Kathmandu. If continue trek high pass trek will end near the Pokhara.

Nar Phu Trek What kind of People and their cultures, religion, dress up lifestyle can we explore? Nar Phu valley trekking region most of the people are living Lama means monk ethnics starting time Gurung & some mix people living but when arrive in Nar Phu village only we can meet Lama, Botia those people lives in mountain region they eat what they grown as potatoes , barley, buckwheat many vegetable. They have lots yaks & sheep’s. The region people are Buddhist, they speak their own languages, and they have typical dress up thick cloths made by yak & sheep wool. They have nice community, they help each other, they have own local culture as dance, songs and special occasion they have fun as singing, dancing and eating nice food. They do cultivate but high area difficulty to grown enough. That area People looks like different means they take shower few time a year due to always cool weather.

What types of natural beauties can we see in Nar Phu valley Trek? Nar Phu valley trek is one of the naturally beautiful villages which one is one of the touristic spot because it is hidden village and here’s culture are sufficiently typical as well as naturally also various to see as many kind of wild and domestic animals, so many beautiful white mountains, river, lakes, snow leopard, dear, mountain goats, blue sheep’s monkey etc. we could see outstanding mountain views as Annapurna Himalayan rages, Tilicho Peak, Manaslu range & Pisang Peak. Mainly Yaks & Sheep’s are their domestic animals. naturally unique landscapes where visitor can say piece of paradise.

What types of trekking gear do we need to prepare for Nar Phu Valley trek? Nar Phu valley trekking is one of the most beautiful trekking hidden culture and nature exploration trekking and always cooling weather where we must prepare for warm enough clothing and gears as big jacket as down jacket, warm enough fleece, warm hat, gloves, warm enough sucks, warm trouser or trekking pains, some quick dry trekking t-shirt, half paint, warm enough negative sleeping bag, comfortable trekking boot, light sandal, head light, 2 liter water bottle, sun crew

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