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Nar Phu valley trek is one of the awesome trekking trails. This trekking trail is loved by many tourists in today’s context. You will be able to see many high mountains, cliffs, villages, forests, and various flora and fauna. You can see yaks, gompas and different unique Tibetan cultures can also experience there.
Before 2002 this trekking route was not so popular only a few tourists explored the 7000-meter peaks surrounded by those villages. The traditional starting point of the Annapurna Circuit is known as Besisahar. You can see many other trekkers in that place.
During this trek, you will be able to interact with the villagers in Phu while they are going out for their daily activities. You can hang out with them at that time. You will spend the night at the Nar Phedi monastery. if you want then you can also hike up to Himlung Himal Base Camp.
On this trek, you will be able to see the lifestyle of the Tibetan people and the activities that they carried out in their daily life. You will be walking in the different and amazing rock structures and the diverse topography of the region. Annapurna I.
The most challenging pass of this trek is Thorong La Pass (5416 meters). During this trek, you will pass through different gumba, monasteries, etc to reach Muktinath temple in Mustang which will provide you satisfaction. This trek is taken as the least trekked area and it was started in 2003. A special permit is required to enter this valley trek.
This trek helped in exploring the less-developed villages, forests, and other natural resources of this valley. This trek also has helped in exploring the Tibetan people of this valley and the many high mountains of this valley. Marshyangdi River bridge is the gateway to enter the Nar Phu Valley. You will experience the amazing trek bypassing various forests and rivers during this trek.
This trek is also considered a tough trek in comparison to others. You must be physically fit and must have experience in trekking. You need to trek for 5-6 hours during this trek. Manang is the route through which you can reach Nar Phu valley and it continues over the Thorong La Pass and again join to the Annapurna trail at Muktinath. Muktinath is also known as the Hindu pilgrimage town.
In the Muktinath area from Jomsom, you can walk or you can fly to Pokhara or continue your trek downwards to Kali Gandaki River. Marpha is considered an interesting and unique village on that trail. You can learn about the unique culture and traditions of the people living in that valley. You will see the farmer who is growing different crops for their livelihood and you can know them and their lifestyle more nearly.
Nar Phu valley trek is not a much famous trekking trail but has much good and eye-catching scenery. This trail is loved by many tourists and you can see many natural resources here. Many mountains can be seen through this valley trek.