adventure on remote areas of northern Annapurna Himalaya with high Kang-la Thorang-La passes
North Annapurna Nar- Phu Trekking, one of the most spectacular walks full of view within cultural and traditional villages of Manang areas, as our route leads from low warm country to reach high hills of cooler alpine temperatures and then to arctic zone of remorseless fields of ice and glaciers at Kang-la and Thorang-la passes.
Explorer Adventure offers North Annapurna Nar-Phu Trekking which falls on semi Annapurna circuit route that ends at Jomsom town within Mustang areas after great fascinating walk into remote and isolated region of Upper Manang Valley at Nar Phu villages, where few trekkers and adventurer seldom visits this mystical and fascinating wild country of Nepal Far North West in between Annapurna and Damodar range of mountains.
Adventure begins with exciting and interesting drive from the capital Kathmandu towards Nepal Mid West country at warmer areas at Besisar headquarter town of Lamjung district and then following the raging Masrsyangdi River upstream, as our walk follows high along with fast flowing rivers towards high and scenic Manang valley.
Walking past nice charming villages of Jagat-Tal-Dharapani and Timang from Syange heading into nice cool shade of alpine woodland with daily views of mountains which includes Lamjung Himal,Manaslu range with Annapurna II and Annapurna IV.
Enjoying tremendous views and scenery on walks within beautiful landscapes and cultural villages of Buddhist and Tibetan origin and religion where you will encounter many rows of prayer monuments as walk progress towards Kotto village near Chame town.
From Kotto leaving the main Annapurna Circuit trail heading towards remote and isolated wild country to reach first at Phu village around weather beaten areas with eye-catching views of mountains and exploring the local cultural villages and old monasteries.
Then walking towards to cross a first high Kang-La pass with time visiting nice Nar village and its colorful custom of great interest, slowly adventure leads over 5,322 m high pass with glamorous panorama of snow clad peaks and landscapes, where walk leads back on the main trail of Annapurna circuit to reach at main Manang village.
Manang a scenic village close to mountains and glacial lakes with fascinating houses with good lodges to stay, from here heading towards our second big high pass at Thorang-la above 5,416 m with spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Damodar Himal, Annapurna range with Mustang Himal.
Finally our last walk of the adventure concludes at Jomsom after holy Muktinath temple premises where a scenic short flight brings you at scenic Pokhara by its serene Phewa Lake for last overnight stop around Annapurna region with fabulous and exciting adventure on North Annapurna Nar- Phu Trekking.
Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
Three night hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with B.B.
One night Hotel in Pokhara on twin sharing Basis with B.B
full board during the trek like Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis
Half Day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
Government license holder guide
Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
Duffel bag for packing your things for the trek
From Muktinath to Jomsom Local Bus or Local Jeep
flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
Pokhara to Kathmandu Torist Bus
Hire sleeping bag and down jacket for the trekking.,
Transportation from Kathmandu to beshishar Tourist Bus and from beshishar to syange Local Jeep
Annapurna Conservation Area Project ( ACAP) Entry Permit.
Government taxes and official expense
Domestic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Nepal entry visa personal travel and medical insurance
Expenses of personal nature and as well gratitude (tips) for your Guide and potters
Emergency evacuation by any means of transport including Helicopter and personal medical kit.
Lunch and Dinner whilst in Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner whilst in pokhara
Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries.
Traveling to Himalayan countries specially on treks and other adventure with Nepal-Bhutan and Tibet, where clients should purchase travel and medical insurance covering immediate evacuation by any means of transportations, like helicopter or fastest way vehicle to reach nearest city and town hospitals.
Insurance Policy should cover all medical expenses incurred during your holidays in Himalayan countries, including travel insurance where sometimes Himalayan weather even in best times can be unpredictable, where trekking routes can be re-routed of cancelled in this case local company will not entertain you with refund, however provides you with letter so that one can claim from your respective insurance companies.
Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.
Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………
On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.
All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.
Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.
Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.
Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.
We are also member of PACT (Porters Act commitment).
High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.
Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.
To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.
The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.
On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.
The company provides as precaution measures against AMS with comprehensive medical kit, oxygen and Gamma Bags / Pressure Bags in some high altitude adventure treks, where some people as per their own doctor advice use Diamox also known as Acetazolamide to prevent and reduce symptoms of AMS can lower headache when in high altitude walks and climb
Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.
Acetazolamide a "water pill" (diuretic), it decrease amount of fluids that can build up in eyes, also helps to decrease buildup of body fluids (edema) caused by congestive heart failure or certain medications. Acetazolamide can work less well over time, so it is usually used only for a short period of time.
Using this pill should get advice from your doctor before trip departure to high Himalaya.
In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.