What to expect during Nar Phu Valley Trek?
Nar Phu Valley Trek offers rich Tibetan culture, gorges, high pass, and beautiful villages. You will be crossing several passes and trek through the wild trail. The landscape views you will get to see during the trek are breath-taking. Similarly, stunning views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Peak 29, Annapurna II, Pisang Peak, Mt. Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, and many other mountains makes the journey more satisfying.
Why go on Nar Phu Valley Trek with us?
We are a team of professional climbers and trekkers who have mapped almost every trail of Nepal. We have led countless numbers of groups to their destination successfully. We provide the best service and affordable prices. Moreover, we are also a big believer and follower of eco-friendly treks and tours. With us, you will not only venture through the region, but also get to know in-depth about the region, and help to promote the economy of that place, as we work closely with the locals.
Nar Phu Valley Trek map
Nar Phu Valley Trek map will allow you to understand the trail more clearly. We have designed our map following our Nar Phu Valley Trek itinerary. On the map, you can see all the major villages and highlights of the surrounding area.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Nar Phu Valley Trekking is a high altitude trek that involves the risk of altitude sickness, which is also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). This happens when your body did not get acclimatize properly with the elevation. It is very important to protect yourself from AMS to complete the trek. As in worse can it can ruin the entire journey. Therefore, we take a very careful ascent profile with ample rest days and take all necessary measures to aim to prevent AMS - see more information below.
Read below to know more in detail about altitude sickness symptoms & preventive measures:-
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Nar Phu Valley Trek difficulty
Nar Phu Valley Trek is a difficult trek to the most isolated part of the Annapurna region. The trail is mostly well-made, however high altitude, steep & rugged path, and terrain make is little difficult overall. You need to walk 6 to 7 hours a day. For all these, good physical fitness, health, and will-power are needed. If you have prior trekking experience, then it will help you a lot during the trek.
Best time to go to Nar Phu Valley Trek
As per our experience, October to November (autumn) and March to April (spring) is the best time to go on Nar Phu Valley Trekking. The trail during this time of the year is very beautiful and rewarding. You will get to see colorful rhododendron and other numerous floras bloomed all over the trail in spring. Whereas, in autumn, Nepal celebrates numerous festivals including the most significant ones. The weather is temperate and the sky is clear. Views are also at its best.
Accommodation during Nar Phu Valley Trek
Nar Phu Valley Trek is a teahouse trek. The teahouse is run by locals and the facilities are pretty basic. The ambiance more turns to a homely vibe than a hotel in the tea house. You can find a hot shower, twin-sharing rooms, and limited furniture in the room. We highly recommend you to carry a good sleeping bag with yourself. Likewise, the dining area is the common space and the warmest place in the teahouse, where you can spend some time and warm up yourself.
Food & Water on Nar Phu Valley Trek
During the Nar Phu Valley Trek, all meals will be served as per the menu of the tea house. The menu will have a diverse variety from a sandwich to porridge. While traveling with us, we will select the best home-cooked for you that is not only hygienic, delicious, and nutritious, but also are affordable and filling. You will be given three meals a day. If you feel hungry any other time, you are free to munch on your own expenses. Likewise, boiled water is available in the teahouse. You can refill your bottle every time it gets empty paying a small fee. Don't buy plastic water bottles as it will be very expensive and increase waste.
We are always open to tailor-made itinerary options. We do have fixed departure dates, but you can as well create your itinerary as per your requirements. This helps us to provide the best service to our guests as well as meet their requirements. Therefore, feel free to share your queries with us, so that we can arrange the best possible venture for you.
We try our best to run sustainable & eco-friendly treks and tours everywhere. As we spend lots of our time in nature, it is very important for us to conserve and protect it. From recommending not to use plastic water bottles on the trail to cleaning the base camps while returning from the journey, these small steps that we are taking do make a difference. Moreover, we try best to reduce wastage on the trail by carrying more eco-friendly things with us.