Naar Phu, Tillicho Trekking is also newly opened trekking in Annapurna region. It was opened for the trekkers only in 2003. This trekking has been considered one of the best routes for trekking especially for viewing the majestic mountains in the high land. It is one of the demanded trekking routes among the clients of Budget Adventure Treks Expeditions. The trek up to Nar Phu and Tilicho combines with high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gumpas and unique Himalayan cultures. The Phu is the most beautiful medieval village where you can learn the real life styles of Bhote communities; enjoy and have a pleasure of the fabulous and typical landscape of the valley. Tilicho lake around the Annapurna trekking around Annapurna Trekking is also considered to be one of the challenging trekking routes in Nepal. Tilicho lake is located at the highest elevation in the world 4912m. Therefore, you can experience the deepest gorge and natural hot spring (Tatopani ), mixed culture of Bramin, Chhetri, Gurung , Thakali, Tibetan sherpa ,Magars, Rai among others and a splendid summits of the spectacular Himalayan which can be viewed in the Annapurna Himalayan range.
The trekking to the Nar and Phu valley takes you to the remote but alluring region of Nepal. Unlike other regions of Nepal, trekking the region of Nar and Phu you will observe that the landscape is similar to that of Tibet. One will not only enjoys the delightful sights of quaint Tibetan villages, astounding rock formations, high altitude grazing settlements, narrow canyons, deep forests and majestic snow clad peaks during your trek to the Nar and Phu valley. Narphu valley trekking offers spectacular regions of ethnically-Tibetan inhabitants and combines remote villages, narrow canyons, lovely forests, amazing rock formations, yaks, gompas and unique Himalayan cultures also include the Annapurna circuit trekking , the trek off the beaten crossing through Challenging high passes like Masokanto La (5099m), Kangla pass (5200m) Tilicho Pass (5230m) with beautiful Lake Tilicho.
Narphu valley trekking starts from the famous trekking route of the Annapurna region Besi Sahar via walking through a unique Marsyandi valley then follow up off the beaten trails until you get Nar Phu. After visiting Narphu valley area then the trek takes back to Manang, a beautiful village of Annapurna trail and continue trek to Tilicho route. After trekking about five days through Tilicho Lake (The lake in the highest place in the world 4912m) and two beautiful but challenging pass of Annapurna trekking region trek to Jomsom than by flight back to Pokhara or continue trek to Annapurna loop via natural hot spring and reach the best view point of the Annapurna region known as Ghorepani Poon hill 3210m, after viewed the panoramic Himalayan scenery trek to Naya pul than drive back to pokhara and we return back to Kathmandu.
Day 01:Arrival in kathmandu
Day 02:Kathmandu to Bhulbhule by tourist bus (7/8 hours) and trek to Ngadi 930m
Day 03:Ngadi to Jagat 1300m (5/6 hours)
Day 04:Jagat to Dharapani 1860m (5/6 hours)
Day 05:Dharapani to Koto 2600m (5/6 hours)
Day 06:Koto to Meta 3570m (6/7 hours)
Day 07:Meta to Kyang 3840m (4/5 hours)
Day 08:Kyang to Phoo 3900m (3/4 hours)
Day 09:Phoo to Naar 4100m (6/7 hours)
Day 10:Naar to Jhombu Kharka 4425m (2/3 hours)
Day 11:Jhombu Kharka to Kang-La 5322m to Braga 3360m (6/7 hours)
Day 12:Braga to Tilicho BC 4150m (5/6 hours)
Day 13:Tilicho BC to Tilicho Lake 4920m (3/4 hours)
Day 14:Tilicho Lake to Mesokanto-La 5200m to Dharmashala 4230m (6/7 hours)
Day 15:Dharmashala to Jomsom 2710m (4/5 hours)
Day 16:Jomsom to Pokhara by flight and sightseeing in Pokhara valley
Day 17:Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus (6/7 hours)
Day 01Arrival in kathmandu Transfer to Hotel and prepare for the next day's Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking
Day 02Kathmandu to Bhulbhule by tourist bus (7/8 hours) and trek to Ngadi 930m In the morning, drive from Kathmandu to Bhulbhule by AC tourist bus passing the Trisuli and Marsyangdi River. Then you cross the suspension bridge and continue up the rice terraces until reaching Ngadi village which takes about 1 hour. You can see three snow peaks, Lamjung Himal, Peak 29 and Manaslu during the trail. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 03Ngadi to Jagat 1300m (5/6 hours) You begin your trek after breakfast, you cross the suspension bridge and the trail ascends to Bahundanda . 2 hours walk. Then the trail descend passing the terraced rice fields and small streams until reaching Syange. It takes 1 and half hours. You have lunch here. You can see a very beautiful waterfalls in Syange. After lunch the trail steeply ascends to Jagat village where Tamang and Gurung are the inhabitants. It takes 2 hours to arrive here. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 04Jagat to Dharapani 1860m (5/6 hours) You start your trek in the morning after breakfast, the trail goes gradually uphill to Chamje and you cross another suspension bridge and follow the steep rocky trail until reaching Tal village which takes 3 and half hours. You can see again very beautiful waterfalls in Tal. You have lunch break here. Then you continue again on a rocky trail to Kotro, which takes about 2 hours. You continue straight and cross the suspension bridge near Lower Dharapani. You continue a little more climbing and arrive in Higher Dharapani. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 05Dharapani to Koto 2600m (5/6 hours) You begin your trek in the morning towards Bagarchhap which takes about 1 hour passing through pine and fir forests. You can visit the white washed monastery in this village. Then you continue your trek till Danaque it takes about 1 hour. The trail is ascending steeply until Timang which takes about 1 and half hour. You have a good view of Mt. Manaslu and Peak 29. Now your trail continues through pine forests again till Latamarang which takes about 1 and half hour. You have lunch break here. After lunch, you walk again through forests and you have a short glimpse of Annapurna II. Finally you arrive in Koto village after 1 and half hours walk. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 06Koto to Meta 3570m (6/7 hours) In the morning, you register your restricted area permit at the Police check post. Then you start your trek through the River bank of Suti Khola again through wonderful pine forests passing many streams and suspension bridges until reaching Dharmasala which takes about 5 hours. You can see a picturesque Waterfall near the Dharmasala. You have your packed lunch on the way. Then you continue your trek again through forests and ascend steeply till Meta Village, which takes about 1 and half hour. Now you have arrived on the Tibetan Plateau. You have very good view of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 07Meta to Kyang 3840m (4/5 hours) Today, you start with up and down as well as on traversing suspension bridges over diffrent streams. Again packed lunch at Kyang which takes about 4 hours. Actually you do not find any houses and lodges in this area. You just see the remnants, particularly the ruined forts of the Khampa settlement (the place which Khampa refugees from Tibet once captured and lived illegally) at places like Jhunam, Chyakhu and Kyang. We pitch our tents and prepare dinner as well. Overnight in Tent.
Day 08Kyang to Phoo 3900m (3/4 hours) In the morning, we prepare our breakfast then you keep walking passing the Phu Khola on a rocky trail until Phu village which takes about 3 hours. You can see Blue Sheeps during the trail. Now you are in one of the unique Lost/ Hidden Valleys. You can see their cultures, natural diversity, religion of the ethnic groups like Lama, Gurung and Ghale. The people are depending on subsistence agricultures, animal breeding and seasonal migrations. The very old Buddhist Monastery known as Tashi Lakhang Monastery is listed out of the 108 world’s great Buddhist Monasteries; it is believed to be the last monastery constructed by Karmapa Rinpoche. You have a great view of Himlung Himal and other snow peaks. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 09Phoo to Naar 4100m (6/7 hours) Today, the trail descends, passing many streams and suspension bridges until Mahendra Pul which takes about 4 hours. You pass the high suspension bridge 80m over the Gorge of Lapche River. You have lunch in Mahendra Pul. After lunch, the trail steeply ascends passing many Buddhist stupas until Naar Village which takes about 2 hours. You find here many Buddhist Monasteries to visit as well as a very good view of Pisang Peak and other small peaks. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 10Naar to Jhombu Kharka 4425m (2/3 hours) Today you have only a short walk. So that, you can leave this village just after lunch. You trek till to Jhombu Kharka also known as Kang-La Phedi. It takes 3 hours. You can see Yak herder’s camp with many Yaks. Today, we also pitch the Tent again for one night. We prepare our dinner . Overnight in Tent.
Day 11Jhombu Kharka to Kang-La 5322m to Braga 3360m (6/7 hours) Early in the morning, the trail steeply ascends passing different landslide areas to Kang-La Pass which takes about 2 and half hour. Now you have a superb view of the Annapurna Range and other peaks. Then you descend steeply till Ngawal village which takes about 3 hours. You have lunch break here. Then after lunch, you continue your trek passing the Marsyangdi River until Braga village. It takes about 1 and half hour walk. You can visit the old monastery. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 12Braga to Tilicho BC 4150m (5/6 hours) Today you ascend gently till Khangsar village which takes about 2 hours. You have a excellent view of the Annapurna Range, Tilicho Peak, Gangapurna Lake and other snow peaks. Then you continue your trek till Thare Gompa. It takes about 1 hour. You have lunch break here. After lunch you continue your trek slowly passing the big landslide area until reaching Tilicho Base Camp which takes about 3 hours. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 13Tilicho BC to Tilicho Lake 4920m (3/4 hours) Today, the trail steeply ascends and brings you to Tilicho Lake which takes about 3 hours. You take a packed lunch from your Lodge. Then again, we pitch our Tent for one night. You have a great view of Lake and Mountains as well. Overnight in Tent.
Day 14Tilicho Lake to Mesokanto-La 5200m to Dharmashala 4230m (6/7 hours) In this day you are passing another high elevation. You start early in the morning and the rocky ascent trail brings to reach Mesokanto-La which takes about 2 and half hour. Then you continue steep and difficult rocky descent with great viewing of Mt. Dhaulagiri which takes about 3 and half hour. You have your packed lunch or dry foods on the way. We pitch our Tent again for one night. Overnight in Tent.
Day 15Dharmashala to Jomsom 2710m (4/5 hours) Your trail slightly descend passing a Goat farm until reaching Thini Gaon which takes about 4 hours. The Jomsom village is 30 minutes ahead of you. You stay for lunch and the night here. You are free to relax or explore the village in the afternoon. Overnight in Lodge.
Day 16Jomsom to Pokhara by flight and sightseeing in Pokhara valley Early in the morning, you fly back to Pokhara and transfer to the Hotel. You can do another sightseeing with your guide in Pokhara. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 17Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus (6/7 hours) Early in the morning, drive from the Pokhara to Kathmandu by AC tourist bus it takes around 7 hours to arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Day 18Departure Fly back on your own destination or as per your itinerary