Nar Phu Trek, trekking to explore Nar Phu valley is one of the special treks in Nepal that takes you to the hidden valley and lets you experience the hidden culture. Nar Phu valley is an exotic valley that includes the two picturesque villages namely Nar and Phu. This valley is newly recognized restricted area and you require a special permit to reach there. The trekking to Nar Phu valley offers you panoramic view of Annapurna massif and amazing view of glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lust forests and stunning landscapes.
Nar Phu Valley Trekking is unique and is not known to many because it is opened to trekkers only since 2003. If you are the trekking enthusiast and seeking for some unique trekking, then Nar Phu Trek should be your choice.
Route to reach Nar Phu Valley
Nar Phu valley trekking, situated in Annapurna circuit trekking part, can begin from Kathmandu valley. You have to reach Besisahar from Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle. Then, you trek to reach Dharapani and trek up to reach Phu village. From there, you trek to Nar Phedi and then you reach Nar village. Then you trek to Ngwal and then to Kang La pass (5315m). Then you can trek back the same route to return or you can continue your trek to reach Muktinath.
Reasons for Nar Phu Trek
- This trek gives you an opportunity to spend your time in the enthralling Nar Phu valley that resembles the paradise. It is so beautiful and a place to die for.
- This trek lets you explore the lifestyle and culture of ethnic villagers. Most of the people in Nar Phu valley are Lamas and Bhotes. These people speak their own language and wear typical dress (thick cloths made by yak and sheep wool).
- You get an opportunity to reach various sites where many have not reached.
- You get to visit many ancient monasteries and chortens.
- While crossing the Kang La Pass, you can witness the amazing view of Annapurna.
- You get to encounter with different animals like snow leopards, blue sheep and various birds.
- After crossing Kang La Pass, you can continue your trek to visit Muktinath, the god of salvation of Hindus and Buddhists.
So, this trekking is amazing and you can make this trek your choice if you are seeking for some unique trekking to breathe the air that you have never taken in before and to experience the moments that you have never lived before.