Valle del Naar
Valle del Naar
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Nar-Phu Trekking
5.0 of 5 bubblesApr 2012
Nar Phu Trek For Himalayan addicts only! The Nar and Phu valleys are newly opened, spectacular regions of ethnically Tibetans inhabitants for those of you who think that you trekked all. This is a trek that combines high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gompas and unique Himalayan cultures. Trekking to the standard Annapurna circuit, the bridge leading over the Maryland River to the steep portals of the Nar/Phu valley system is easily missed, but although the entrances is narrow and forested, the valley system above opens up to a huge expanse of high snow-peaks, ancient villages and high altitude grazing settlements. Two long Day of walking from the border of Tibet, Tilman first explored this region in 1950s. Closed to trekkers until late 2002, very few westerners have explored these virtually untouched villages or climbed the many 7000-meters peak surrounded it. We will venture into this remote region of Upper Manang. Camping along the way at the winter settlement of Nar and Phu, and visit some of the most unvisited and interesting villages in the Tibetan Buddhist world. Buddhist pilgrims from around Nepal might accompany us up to Phu to visit the renowned Tashi Lha Khang monastery and receive a blessing from Lama Karma Sonam Rinpochhe. Along with spending plenty of time at these colorful and timeless villages, we explore the high alpine valleys above Phu (including Himlung base camp for those who want to), and crossing Kang La pass from Nar to Ngwal on the Pisang route leading back into the Annapurna circuit. Just in case one 5315-meter pass isn't enough, we will head west over the Thorong La pass (5416-meter) and down through lower Mustang where we will spend a few Day exploring before heading on to Jomsom and finally fly back to Pokhara and Kathmandu.

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RamBasnet
Kathmandu, Nepal17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2012
Nar Phu Trek

For Himalayan addicts only! The Nar and Phu valleys are newly opened, spectacular regions of ethnically Tibetans inhabitants for those of you who think that you trekked all. This is a trek that combines high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gompas and unique Himalayan cultures. Trekking to the standard Annapurna circuit, the bridge leading over the Maryland River to the steep portals of the Nar/Phu valley system is easily missed, but although the entrances is narrow and forested, the valley system above opens up to a huge expanse of high snow-peaks, ancient villages and high altitude grazing settlements.



Two long Day of walking from the border of Tibet, Tilman first explored this region in 1950s. Closed to trekkers until late 2002, very few westerners have explored these virtually untouched villages or climbed the many 7000-meters peak surrounded it. We will venture into this remote region of Upper Manang. Camping along the way at the winter settlement of Nar and Phu, and visit some of the most unvisited and interesting villages in the Tibetan Buddhist world. Buddhist pilgrims from around Nepal might accompany us up to Phu to visit the renowned Tashi Lha Khang monastery and receive a blessing from Lama Karma Sonam Rinpochhe. Along with spending plenty of time at these colorful and timeless villages, we explore the high alpine valleys above Phu (including Himlung base camp for those who want to), and crossing Kang La pass from Nar to Ngwal on the Pisang route leading back into the Annapurna circuit. Just in case one 5315-meter pass isn't enough, we will head west over the Thorong La pass (5416-meter) and down through lower Mustang where we will spend a few Day exploring before heading on to Jomsom and finally fly back to Pokhara and Kathmandu.
Written September 4, 2012
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Pavel_Matejicek
Prague, Czech Republic20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2014 • Couples
This trek is newly opened and it is possible to do only with guide presence, but is worth visiting.
Trek starts from Koto and route begins in narrow valley with several bridges. It is possible to walk up to Meta during one day. Then following day, on your way to Naar is nice place to visit Yunkar Gompa. Naar is very old village with unique athmosphere like from old times. If you would not have an aclimatization day in Phu, is reccomended to stay one more day here. There are several small monasteries to see and from small hill above the village is nice view at Kangaru Himal and Pisang Peak. After leaving Naar we stay at Khangla Phedi in our own tent for night and early morning we started to walk to Kangla Bhanjyang (5306m). Climb was very difficult due to a lot of snow there, no visible trace from previous groups and we could follow only marking bars. But scenery view from pass is wonderful. On opposite side of pass, descent is quite steep but after you go beyond it then descent is easy up to village Nawal.

I can really reccomend this part of Annapurna area for those who wanted to visit old Tibetian villages and enjoy treks without a crowds.
Written June 13, 2014
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Rajkumar1982
Kathmandu, Nepal55 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2011
I have seen here very nice and friendly people. And place looks more dry few trees
Written June 11, 2012
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Himalaya Trekki... A
Kathmandu, Nepal4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2011 • Friends
Nar Phu is the wonderful and specticular trekking with a lots of great experience walking crowed annapurna round route upto koto then from Koto via walking through a unique Marsyandi valley making a camp to Dharmasala and then kyang a grazing place where you can encounter some deers then early morning walking to Pu it take 4 hour .. entering Pu greets you with lots of chorten , you can see a wonderful civilization . after exploring one day then trek back to mahendra pool .. then next day early morning climb up for the Nar village which is very wonderful village to see just a backside of pisang peak ... you can see a great living style of Nepali Tibetan Buddhist people then trek to nar base camp for the kangla pass .. for the kangle pass , you have to walk early morning .. reaching at the top you see a great panorama of Annapurna .. You will be walking down to humre seeing front a annapurna south .. then you trek to manang - yak kharka - thorang la phedi .then early morning thorang la pass to reach muktinath .. next day enter the kagbeni gateway to mustang and trek to jomsom ... then fly .. it's a really magical trekking to influence
Written January 25, 2012
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Bibhu T
Kathmandu, Nepal34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent exploratory trek fusion of nature, culture, adventure and beauty!
Written January 12, 2012
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