On arrival at Kathmandu international airport terminal Nepal, Adventure Team staff and guide will receive you with a warm welcome and then transfer you to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu around Thamel. After refreshment, our guide will brief you with information regarding hotels, Nepali cultures, upcoming tours, and more, with a welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with a folk cultural program.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines
Day 2 Drive to Jagat (1,290 m) via Besisahar (800 m) - 08 Hours
We have a long scenic drive towards mid west of Nepal. The drive is made up to Jagat for the day. Up to Beshisahar, we have a smooth pitched road then, the off-road adventure begins passing the villages as Khudi, Bhulbhule, and Ngadi. Beside the road Marsyangdi River continuously accompanies us. As we reach Syange, we slowly climb up for our night stay at Jagat leaving the Marsyangdi river behind.
Day 3 Trek to Dharapani (1,920 m) - 05 Hours
From Jagat village, our actual trek begins through a winding path passing Chamje and the eastern bank of Marsyangdi. We land a forest area, with superb views of Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges. Tal Besi is our lunch. Likewise, a 2-3 hours walk leads to Dharapani village for an overnight stop which is a junction of Annapurna circuit and Manaslu trekking trail.
Day 4 Trek to Koto (2,670 m) - 05 Hours
Beautiful forest of rhododendron, pines, and fir trees mostly furnish our trail. The encounter of Bagarchap and Danque village initiate the climb to Timang village for lunch with an awesome panorama of surrounding snow-capped mountains. Temang is a tidy village of a mixed tribe of hilly people as Manang, Magar, and Gurung. After a lunch break, 2-3 hours of good walk lands us to Koto village for night stop. Koto village is the junction that separates the route to Chame and Nar Phu.
Day 5 Trek to Dharmashala (3,230 m) - 05 Hours
As our route splits from the main Annapurna circuit trail we head towards Nar and Phu villages. Nar and Phu village is located in one of the hidden corners of the Mid West Himalayas range. The walk continues by a narrow valley between massive walls of towering rock cliffs within the cool shade of woodlands. We encounter summer pasture fields with huts and sheds of cattle herders along with a gorge created by Pisang Peak and Kang-guru Himal. Then, our night stop Dharmashala is reached following the Nar-Phu Khola(stream).
Day 11 Trek to Kang-La Base Camp (4,530 m) - 05 Hours
We walk on complete wilderness far away from human settlement until we reach Ngawal or Manage village. However, several cattle herder’s shelters can be seen. Following the grazing fields lead to Temdenzon river. The walk is obviously accompanied by the heart-melting scenery of mountains and barren high hills. With the gradual walk mostly being uphill than downhill, we reach Kang-La Base camp which is our night stop.
Day 12 Cross Kangla Pass (5,322 m) and trek to Ngawal (3,650 m) - 07 Hours
In order to cross the Kang-La, we are required to begin our walk before dawn. Kang-La is also regarded as one of the adventurous and thrilling passes at high altitudes providing trekkers with breathtaking experiences and views. Pisang peak, Lamjung along Chulu peak stand still and close to us as we walk. Undoubtedly, the Annapurna range always smiles at us throughout the trek. After the successful accomplishment of Kang-La, the continuous downhill walk via Julu village drop us at Ngawal village. Ngawal village is our home for the night.
Day 13 Trek to Manang (3,450 m) - 04 Hours
Since we are on the other side of Manage, we have a wide-angle view of Manang valley as well as of high mountains. We move through the ridges and downhill to reach Humde village having a small airstrip. Further, Braga village comes along the way which has its own specialty of an old monastery and cultural artifacts giving us a worthy time. Then, Manage village welcomes us for the night stay with more comfortable lodges and facilities.
Day 14 Trek to Yak Kharka (4,110 m) - 04 Hours
After a quite luxurious night at Manang, our march begins towards Yak Kharka. We pass Ghungsang village while heading Yak Kharka. The mesmerizing view has no end throughout the trek. The crossing of several streams, rivers, hills, and ridges lands to Yak Kharka. Yak Kharka is a small settlement giving us a cozy night stay and a marvelous close-up view of Gangapurna, Annapurna III, and Chulu Peak
Day 15 Trek to Thorong High Camp (4,800 m) - 04 Hours
We head toward the Thorang High camp, a higher altitude area. By crossing the bridge, we walk by the bank of the Jarjung river. After reaching Thorang Phedi, we ensure if each member is healthy enough to climb up to Thorang High Camp. If any sickness occurs we stay at Thorang Phedi for the night else gradually head towards Thorang high Camp for the stay. However, we need to head earlier if we stay at Thorang Phedi to pass Thorang on next day.
Day 16 Cross Thorong-La (5,416 m) and to Muktinath (3,800 m) - 07 Hours
We become the early bird on this day to climb up the long path to Thorang-La. The terrain is steep as well as the path is winding, we are required to pass the Thorang as early as possible because the weather is more unpredictable after noon time. Thorang –La has the highest altitude of this Nar-Phu valley trek which requires much mental and physical strength and stamina. The viewpoint of Thorang –La offers a worthwhile stunning view of mountains and surrounding. The view you encounter sweeps away your tiredness. Descending leads to the Muktinath area that has a famous temple named Muktinath. Muktinath Temple is a holy place for both Hindus and Buddhists (Muktinath means ‘the place for Nirvana or Liberation'). We stay in his famous area for the night.
Day 17 Trek to Jomsom (2, 715 m) - 04 Hours
We aim to stay at Jomsom for the night. Jomsom is the headquarters of the Mustang area having quite good facilities for the tourists. We have to descend till Jomsom. We have the view of mountains, barren hills, the spinning Kali Gandaki river, the settlements on Kaligandaki, the farmland, and the winding trail to Jomsom. Mostly, the atmosphere becomes windier after noon time. Here you can celebrate with all-around famous local apple products like cider, brandy, and juice.
Day 18 Fly to Pokhara (860 m), 30 minutes flight and Transfer to hotel
We have a remarkable flight from Jomsom to Pokhara as the view makes our hearts bounce. Additionally, Pokhara is one of the most beautiful cities in the world crafted with lakes, hills, Himalayas, temples, monasteries, and cool people.
Day 19 Return to Kathmandu (1350 m) - 06 Hours
You can have a scenic cool long drive to Kathmandu or a short flight. You can rest or roam around Kathmandu city for shopping for souvenirs. Authentic Farewell dinner is arranged.
Day 20 International departure for homeward bound
With a big heart after visiting Nar Phu valley with Kang La and Thorung La Pass Trek, as per your schedule, Nepal Adventure Team drops you at Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Adventure Team is open to your feedback and reviews as well as the bid of your goodbyes with the hope to meet you soon on your next trip in Nepal.