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Nar Phu Kang-La Pass Tilicho Lake Trek

  • Nar Phu Trek
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  • Nar Phu Kang-la Trek Itinerary
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Nar Phu Kang-La Pass Tilicho Lake Trek - are combine two different places to hiking also an Amazing remote village Nar and Phu then after cross the pass Kang-la heading towards Manang, Tilocho Lake again Journeys continues another High Passes of Thorang-la 5416 m.

Nar Phu Valley lies north of Manang district. The inhabitants here are highly influenced by the Tibetan culture and lifestyle. The trek to Nar and Phu valley consist of high peaks and passes, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, Gompas and unique Himalayan cultures to reach Nar Phu Gaun we trek through Annapurna Circuit, to the bridge leading over the Marsyangdi River. Every year many Buddhist visit the holy Tashi Lha Khang monastery to receive the blessing from Lama Karma Sonam Rinpochhe.

Nar Phu Trek is about 20 - 23 days long trek. Firstly you arrive at Kathmandu Valley, the next you have the major sightseeing here at Kathmandu Valley and then you drive to Besisahar through Prithvi Highway and from there we take a jeep to Syanga. Then from Syanga we trek to Jagat where we have a stay overnight. The next day to Dharepani 1960m passing through the bank of Marsyangdi river crossing pine forests to enter the Manang district. From there we trek to Koto 2,670m along the mule track crossing the fir forest. From there we could have the spectacular view of the mountains range. From Koto the Nar phu valley starts. We trek through dense forest crossing the Narphu valley to reach Dharmasala 3,300m. We can see mall shelters (caves and a pilgrims “Dharmasala” here. The next day we trek around the white rocks, to reach Kayang 3560m. We stay there overnight. And the next day we climb steeply down towards to enter the Phu village 4,200m. On the way we can have the best view of Chortens wit the canyon lands and gorges. We have a day rest here at the Phu village. Here we explore around the village to have the interaction with the local people. The next day we trek back to Phu gate, Chyarkha and Jhunam to finally reach to Nar village 4,150m. You could experience the breath taking scenery during this trek. The next day we move on to Kangla Phedi 4,500m. We can have the exotic view of the Pisang peak. Net day we trek through Kangla pass to Ngwal village 3,675m. You can have the magnificent view of Pisang peak, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Tilicho peak, alongside. From there we trek towards the Manang then to Ledtar 4,250m. From here we climb along the Jorsang Khola to reach Phedi.

There we travel again through ascend and descend to reach Muktinath. It is one of the important Hindu pilgrimages. We stay an overnight here in Muktinath. The next day we trek through Kagbeni to reach Jomsom. Here we can visit red walled Kagchode Thubten Sampheling Gompa which was founded in 1429. We stay overnight here at Jomsom and the very next day we take a flight to Pokhara.
In this way the Nar and Phu trek comes to an end with the lifetime and long experience of the trekking.

Trip info:

  • Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the paramount destination in the world Annapurna region collects lots of tourist. so, there will always be better Lodge and facilities in Nar Phu Trek .

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.       

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipments does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment's which you most carry during the trek.

  • Clothing

Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

  • Outer layers

down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge.

Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  •     Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 

Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Nar Phu Trek  does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.  

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500 m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.  

  • Helping Hand

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: info@himalayanmagictreks.com

  • Note:

We can join tailor-made program for Nar Phu Trek . Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Trekking Name:Nar Phu Kang-La Pass Tilicho Lake Trek
Organizer:Himalayan Magic Treks
Responsibilities:Responsible Guide Himalayan Magic Treks
Grade:Moderate
Hotels:(In Kathmandu/Pokhara) Budget Hotel, start to 5 stars Hotel as per Guest’s request
Best Season:Spring, autumn
Attraction:you can observe an Amazing remote village Nar, Kang-la pass, Tilocho Laker High Passes of Thorang-la 5416 m, local habitants ,highly influenced  by the Tibetan culture their lifestyle, canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, Gompas and unique Himalayan cultures Marsyangdi River, Tashi Lha Khang monastery where you can  receive the blessing from Lama Karma Sonam Rinpochhe.
Accommodation:Mountains Lodges (Guest House)
Transportation:Land transportation (Car, Van, Local bus, Tourist Bus)
Walking hour:per day 5 to 7 hours
Group size:2 to 14 members(We can organize solo travelers private group & Family group as well)
Duration:22Days
Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu Airport 1,310 m welcome program by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer by Car / Van to Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 02Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Buddhanath Stupa) overnight at Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 03
Drive from Kathmandu to Besishar again drive Local Jeep to Chame 2,670 m overnight at Lodge
Day 04
Chame to Dharamshala 6 hours 3,230m overnight at Lodge
Day 05Dharamshala to Kyang 5 hours 3,740m  overnight at Home stay
Day 06
Kyang to Phu Gaon 6 hours 4,050m overnight at Home stay
Day 07
Phu Gaon to Mahendra Pool 3,600m 6 hours  overnight at Home stay
Day 08
Mahendra pool to Naar Gaon  Overnight  at Home stay
Day 09
Naar Gaon to Kang-La Phedi 4,530m, 5 hours overnight at Tent.
Day 10
Trek via Kang-La Pass 5,322 m then trek down to  Ngawal village 3680 m, 7 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 11
 Ngawal village to Manang 3,460 m, 6 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 12
Acclimatization day in Manang
Day 13
Trek to Sirikharka overnight at Lodge
Day 14
Trek to Tilicho Base Camp overnight at Lodge
Day 15
Early morning climbing up to world Highest Tilicho Lake 4919 m, You can enjoy with an incredible view of Annapurna Himalayan range than back to Tilicho BC after Breakfast Trek continue till Sirikharka overnight at Lodge
Day 16Trek to Ledar 4200 m overnight at Lodge
Day 17
 Trek to Thorong Phedi 4450 m 3 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 18
Trek Via Thorong-La Pass 5,416 m then trek down Muktinath 8/9 hours 3760 m overnight at Lodge.
Day 19
Trek to Jomsoms 2,713 m, 5 hours overnight at Lodge
Day 20
Early morning we will take flight from Jomsom to Pokhara 25 minuets transfer to Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 21
Drive back to Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel, Free day in KTM evening Dinner together with Typical Nepali culture overnight at Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 22
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your Details to Obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  • All graund Transportation above program
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • 4 Night's star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • One porter for two person to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • All Government local Taxes
  • (ACAP) National park Fees
  • Special permit for Restricted area of Nar - Phu  
  • (TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System
  •  First Aid kit above 6 pax compulsory
  • General equipment for Porter any Adventure trip above cross the pass
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide and Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand.

Cost excludes:

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects
  • Tips and Gratuities.