‘an adventure covering the whole of Manang areas beyond Annapurna Himalayas’
North of Annapurna Nar Phu Valley Trekking, is an adventure covering around the best of high Manang Valley. An exclusive, and amazing journey of a lifetime experience where views of snow peaks follow till the end of trekking.
Enjoy the walk around the hidden valley of Nar-Phu, at one time a forbidden country. It is a newly open region for outside visitors, since last two decades from 2003 onwards. But remains a Restricted Area of Nepal, where trekkers require a special permit to enter the fresh new Shangri-La.
The reason is being a restricted region and former forbidden area, due to its close border to Tibet. Where most of the inhabitants still follow the same old heritage and cultures similar to their Tibetan predecessors.
An Adventure that leads to remote pockets of Nepal Himalayas far beyond the massif Mountain range of Annapurna and Chulu. The land where wildlife like Blue Sheep, Himalayan Thar, and other exotic mammals graze around the undisturbed pristine surroundings.
North of Annapurna Nar-Phu Valley Trekking is a great adventure for people who are interested in off-the-beaten trails. The trek follows the main trail of the popular Annapurna Circuit, till the village of Kodo.
Close to Chame the headquarters town of Manang district, where our route diverts heading due north. As the walk follows a deep river gorge bounded by high rocky sheer cliff walls covered in pines and rhododendron trees.
After days of continued walks the gorge opens into a scenic valley on reaching Phu. A windblown village and interesting to explore its impressive cultures of ancient glories with old monasteries and scenic sites. Enjoying an exciting time at Phu village, the trail then leads to the adjoining Nar village.
Which is equally fascinating as Phu, but quite a small village of Nar. Then the walk leads to cross the high Kang-La pass a steep climb to the top. For every hard step, rewards you with stupendous views of the snow-mountain range, overlooking Annapurna and Chulu peaks. As far as Himlung Himal in the east with Damodar Himal towards the north direction.
From the pass on downhill joining, the main trekking trail of Annapurna Circuit on reaching Manang Valley. Enjoy the pleasant walk to the main Manang village located in between the giant mountain range of Annapurna Himalaya and Chulu’s.
The adventure continues heading at the end of Manang Valley reaching Phedi the base of high Thorang-La Pass. Our next tough and long day to accomplish the climb to cross the highest point of the wonderful journey.
The next morning a steep climb on an undulating winding path reaches you at Thorang-La Pass. Enjoy the spectacular views of towering snow peaks that surround the top of Thorang-La. Includes Damodar and Annapurna Himalayan peaks with Chulu range as well as Dhaulagiri towards the west and Manaslu in the east. The walk then heads down towards Mustang areas to reach the holy sanctuary at Muktinath.
A famous religious pilgrimage site for the Hindus, from here slowly the trek comes to an end upon reaching Jomsom. The headquarters of Mustang district and the capital of Thakali the native tribe of Kaligandaki Valley of Lower Mustang.
The next morning a short, scenic flight brings you to the beautiful city of Pokhara near a lovely, serene Phewa Lake. Our marvelous adventure North of Annapurna Nar Phu Valley Trekking completes at charming Pokhara; a city blessed with natural wonders of mountains and lakes