Nar Phu Valley Trekking is a special trekking area of Nepal as it is a combination of the quaint villages of Nar and Phu, amazing landscapes, and unique Himalayan culture. It is a fantastic journey to the wild and unexplored neighborhood filled with wide-ranging Himalayan scenery that takes you through Kang La Pass (5320m) and Thorung La pass (5416m). Nar Phu Valley Trek is the best trekking route in Annapurna region for those who want to travel through off the beaten tracks and explore hidden valleys.
Nar Phu valley trail passes through antique Gompas, narrow canyons, and ethnic culture of Tibetan influenced inhabitants. You will encounter with blue sheep, mules, and yaks during the trek. Buddhism is the most common religion in this region. You can witness the culture of the mountain people in the region which has blossomed even after centuries of hardships.
Tashi Lhakhang Monastery and many other age-old monasteries make your trek a cultural exploration too. The villages of Nar and Phu take you back in time with their traditional housing style in the rugged terrain made of sandy hills.
A traverse through Thorung La Pass (5416m), a frozen mountain pass on the foot of Thorung Peak (6144m), takes you to Muktinath, an important Hindu, and Buddhist pilgrimage site. The trek provides you with an incredible opportunity to view Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges along with other snow-capped peaks as you explore the various settlements reached en route. A flight through the Kali Gandaki Gorge from Jomsom marks the end of Nar Phu Valley Trek.