Duration: 21 Days
Location: Annapurna & Narphu
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  • NARPHU TILICHO TREK

    AN OVERVIEW
    This trek begins at Ngadi bazaar and end at Jomsom. After a seven hours drive from Kathmandu, you reach the Ngadi Bazzar city situated near by Marsyangdi River. We pass along paddy fields and subtropical forests, beautiful mountain scenery, several waterfalls and gigantic cliffs, and experience ethnic Gurungs, Thakali & magar communities’ village life.

    The villages of Nar & Phu lie in between boarder Himalayan ranges and Trans Himalayan Range of Manang District of Nepal. This trek is perfect for travellers who want to discover the Annapurna circuit as well as explore an untouched valley. The inhabitants, who roughly comprises of about 300 Nepalese Himalayan families, have retained their age-old Himalayan culture. Their distinct spectrum of cultural pattern, ecology, environment, economy, social substances and marriage system, ornaments, dresses and dances, religion, food habits are completely different from the hill & Terai people. People of Nar & Phu gaon practice Ngingmapa Buddhism along with Bon tradition. These people of Nar and Phu called Narwas.

    We follow traditional itinerary of the Annapurna Circuit trek by deviating few days while exploring a hidden valley the Nar & Phu Valley. A rough and wild trek, this trek takes you to the exotic Nar & Phu valley that lies in the remote corner by modernity. The hidden valley of Nar Phu trek deviate from Dharapani going beyond the Manang village and rejoins at Ngawal village to rejoin the Manang Village.

    From Manang, we take the direction of Tilicho Lake and trek up to Khangsar Village () and trek to the Lake.
    We cross a challenging high pass of Mesokanto-la Pass (5 120m) to reach the Thini Gaon where you will be greeted in Thakali Community Home stay houses. The evening Thakalis cultural show gives rare glimpse of their culture & tradition, which is introduced lately since April 2018.

    This trek also offers fantastic views of the Annapurna massif, Lamjung Himal, Nilgiri, Manaslu Himal, Dhaulagiri range and Tilicho peak.

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TREK
    Crosses two high passes of Kang-la Pass (5 240m) and Mesokanto-la Pass (5 120m)
    Explore the Himalayan Glacial Lake of Tilicho (world’s highest elevation Lake)
    Explore the restricted and hidden valley of Nar & Phu Village with its ancient Tibetan Culture
    Experience the famous Annapurna Circuit and discover Milarepa Cave in Braga Manang
    Observe & protect the rare and near extinct Thakali culture & their hospitality of Thinigaon, Jomsom
    Longest Rough Road Scorpio 4WD Travel experience in Nepal but safe & dust free with A/C (Kathmandu-Koto (250km),
    Jomsom-Pokhara (160km), Pokhara-Kathmandu (200km)

    OUTLINED ITINERARY

    Day 01:
    Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
    Day 02: Trek preparation and explore Kathmandu
    Day 03: Drive to Koto (2600m), 8hrs
    Day 04: Trek Koto to Methang (3625m), 7hrs
    Day 05: Trek Meta to Phu Gaon (4100m), 7hrs
    Day 06: Acclimatization Day /Hike to Himlung BC 4540m)
    Day 07: Trek Nar Phedi (3490m), 6hs
    Day 08: Trek Nar Village (4110m), 3hrs
    Day 09: Trek to Kang-la pass (5307m)- Ngawal (3660m), 8hrs
    Day 10: Trek to Manang (3540m), 3hrs
    Day 11: Trek Tilicho Base Camp (4150m), 6hrs
    Day 12: Trek to Jomsom( 2840m) bu crossing Mesokanto Pass( 5121m) 8hrs
    Day 13: Fly /Drive to Pokhara.
    Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu
    Day 15: Depart Kathmandu.

  • BUDGET 2019/2020

    We are the local trekking agency that caters inbound Tourist/trekkers. We are always ready to welcome you any time around the year. We guaranty the departure from 2 participants to maximum 12 Participants.
    This trek is recommended for the Spring Season (March-May) and Autumn Season (Sept-Nov). There will be a lot of snow on high passes during winter and Muddy Roads & landslides during monsoon rainy season.

    Budet: 1 400 $US (Please write us to get special discounted rates for Group Organizer)

    Includes
    9 days trekking in full board basis (accommodation in lodge, 3 meals a la carte)
    1 Night Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara includes (Breakfast, lunch and diner.
    3 Days 600km 4WD on Gravel Road(KTM-KOTO, JOMSOM-PKR-KTM)
    3 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu includes Bed & Breakfast
    Special Permit for Nar & Phu Gaon Entry per week/person: Sept-Nov (75 USD), Dec-Aug (90 USD)
    Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA permits)
    Guide and Sherpa services (1 trek guide+1 assistant Sherpa for 5 trekker ratio for a grouped trek).
    Porter Service during the trek (1 porter for two trekkers- weight limits 30 kgs per porter)
    Fixed Ropes, Ice bar & Ice axes for the Mesokunto-la pass (in case of icy slops to cross the passes)
    All accommodation, meals, equipment and insurance for guide, Sherpa and porter.
    Satellite telecommunication equipment & a Gamov bag & First aide Medical kit for group.
    All land transportation including airport pick-up and departure drop.
    All Guided City tours including site entry fees, cultural guide & transfers
    Agency Service Charges & Government Taxes

    Excludes
    Your International flight tickets.
    Nepal visa 25$ for 15 days tourist visa issued on arrival at Nepal Airport. You may apply online prior to arrival.
    Trekking Equipment (sleeping bag/duvet/head lamps/thermal water bottle, trekking boot/shocks/trouser/T-shirts/glove/woolen cap/wind rain shield/down jacket/walking sticks, sun glass/hat/cream, Battery bank/trekking backpack/trekking luggage for porter).
    Your travel Insurance with emergency mountain evacuation coverage.
    All alcoholic beverages, laundry and other expenses of personal nature.
    Donations during the visit of Monasteries and Temples to the priest and Monks.
    Lunch & Diners during your stay in Kathmandu.
    Tips to the guide/porters at the end of the trek.

    Required Documents

    (We guaranty that all your Individual information are kept safe, secret and confidential but you agree that we submit to concerned government offices for the permits and entry permits only)

    1. A copy of your international flight booking to pick-up you in arrival & departure.
    2. A hard copy of your original passport  with visa stamped to it & its photocopy
    3. Travel/trek insurance documents.
    4. Passport Size 4 Nos. Photos.
    5. Name list of Participants
    6. Trekking Route Itinerary
    7. An agreement paper with trekking Agency

    Reservation
    30% of the total amount would required to wire to the account of the agency and remaining payment can be made upon arrival in Kathmandu in cash. If you are already in Nepal, you may pay us directly in cash. We recommend wiring us through the Swift code, as electronic transfer is limited for small payments only in Nepal. For more detail on the cancellation etc. please read the terms & conditions.
    Banking Details
    Bank Name: Himalayan Bank Limited, KSK Building, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Swift Code: HIMANPKA
    Name of the Beneficiary Account: Star World Tours & Travels Private Limited
    Beneficiary Account Number: 01 90 26 15 62 00 14
    Contact:
    Tel: +977- 98 51 05 45 78,  +977- 98 18 60 05 68
    Email: info@starworldtours.com, yamlama@gmail.com

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