Nar Phu Photography Trek
Nar Phu Photography trek provides us the spectacular scenic view of Annapurna Himalayas. The Nar Phu valley treks especially offer combines remote villages of Nar and Phu. Exploring narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, Monasteries, Kang La Pass and unique Himalayan cultures, is very much similar with Tibetan. Nar Phu is hidden valley from busy Annapurna Circuit, which provides us unspoiled Nepalese culture; nature and ethical tribes are a noteworthy exploration during trekking. Nar Phu Trekking in Nepal provide us the unique Buddhist murals excellent artistic scripts in stone, long prayers flags, lots of oldest cave, monasteries which significant important in socio-anthropology asserts. Marking view from differ angle background with Tibetan origin gives you the extra beauty of Himalaya. Our trek starts from 9 hours driving from Kathmandu to Beshishar. Photography in Nar Phu valley is part of the extensive discovery of inner Himalayas; the hidden valley of Nepal provides you unique opportunities based on authentic Nepali hospitality. Nar Phu photography trek remains as untouched land despite nearby bustle Annapurna circuit trek collected crowd from all over the world.
Nar Phu photography trek gear up from low to eventually end up taking you to wild Kang-la pass (5315m) and view of Annapurna (8081m) Annapurna II, Dhaulagiri (8161m) Tilicho peak, Gangapurna lake another great one. Nawal is another great viewpoint of Manang and Pisang village which probably best view.
Trip route: Besishar -Koto-Meta-Phu – Nar-Kang La Pass-Ngawal-Manang-Chame
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Day to Day Itinerary
Day 1: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing, briefing and preparing for trekking
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu – Besishahar 9 hours driving
Day 4: Besishar to Koto (2600meters, 5 hours walking).
Day 5: Koto to Meta trek (3230meters, 7-8 hours walking)
Day 6: Meta to Phu Village trek (4050meters, 7-8 hours walking).
Day 7: Hiking around Phu Village and Monastery.
Day 8: Phu Village to Nar Phedi trek (3820m, 5-6 hours walking).
Day 9: Nar Phedi to Nar Village trek (4150meters, 2-3 hours walking
Day 10: Acclimatization day exploring 4 Monasteries in Nar Village.
Day 11: Nar – Kang La Pass -Ngawal (3675meters, 8-9 hours).
Day 12: Ngawal to Chame trek (3550meters, 4 hours walking).
Day 13: Chame to Beshishar drive back 7 hours on jeep
Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu.
- All airport/hotel transfers
- 3 night hotel stays in Kathmandu on B/B Plan
- Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking period
- Local Guesthouse accommodation during trekking in the mountains
- Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
- A government license holder guide
- Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
- Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination
- All necessary staff with experienced leader (guide), and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
- All necessary paper works; trekking permits (ACAP, special permit for Manaslu/Nar Phu)
- Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
- Travel and rescue arrangements but prices
- All government taxes, VAT and service charges
- Farewell dinner prior to departure
- First Aid Kit
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Travel Insurance
- Tips for Trekking Staffs
- Any kind of Drinks and Liquors
- Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipments, Gifts and souvenirs
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
- Optional trips for activates and sightseeing if extended
- All items not listed in Cost included section
- Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Notes: Costs may prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking/tours days get modified.
About Accommodations/Meals: All Meals on full board basis will be served during Manaslu / Narpu Valley trekking. During trekking; three meals a day will be served according to the tea house/lodge/ homestay menus. Everyday's dinner and breakfast are taken in the same place that we stay the night. Lunch will be taken in a tea shop on the way. Please know that the Manaslu region does not have a well-established tourist infrastructure as like as Annapurna or Everest region (and this is the main beauty of this region). I.e. variety of foods will not be available or possible on menu. We mainly eat Tibetan bread, dal bhat, tsampa porridge, fried potato, and other simple local organic foods.
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Sun protection cream
- Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
- Non-cotton underwear briefs
- Pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
- Sleeping bags and Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Leaps care and moisturizer
- Down vest and/or jacket *
- Water bottles
- Trekking pole
- Trekking shoes
- Thick and thin both type of socks
- Warm clothes
- Tissue, Toilet papers and Wet wipes (baby wipes)
- Large plastic bags – to keep items dry inside the bag
- Towel etc…..
- Small Mats
- Travel games like Chess, Playing card etc.