Nar Phu Valley with Tilicho Lake Trek / 22 Days Days

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Group Size

Min. 2 Pax

Trip Grade


Best Season

March, April, May, September, October & November


Hotel/Lodge/Home Stay

Max Elevation

5306m, Kang La


Full Board


Private Vehicle/Car/Jeep/Flight

Trip Route: Jagat - Koto - Phu - Naar -Kang La Pass - Manang - Tilicho Lake - Mesokanto La Pass - Jomsom

Trip Overview

  • Hike to the Tilicho Lake (4949m) which is the lake in the highest altitude of the world at
  • Outstanding views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Gangapurna and Mt. Tilicho.
  • Himalayan lifestyle, culture, tradition learning opportunities throughout the trail.
  • Himalayan vegetation and wildlife seeing adventure.
  • Lesser traveled trails with unique and differently delightful trekking experience.
  • Multiple high passes with amazing views
  • Himalayan sunrise and sunsets from most Natural viewpoints in the earth.
  • Yak and Chauri products as well as Himalayan cuisine exploring.
  • Authentic trekking experience with overnights in Teahouses and homestays.
  • Picturesque view and landscape surrounding you throughout the trail.
  • Cultural tour of Nar and Phu mountain villages.
  • Hymalian monasteries and Mani walls signifying Buddhism.
  • Mountain farming and husbandry procedure experiences with the locals.

Nar Phu Valley Trek with Tilicho Lake is the trekking route in the western Himalayas of Nepal with the bliss of untouched and undisturbed culture, tradition and lifestyles of the people in and around Nar-Phu settlements extending up to the lake in the highest elevation of the world, Lake Tilicho.

The Nar Phu Valley Trek is one of the most virgin trails in Nepal with so many local and international tourists adding it to their bucket list. One can expect a scenic and less facilitated trail are moving from the heart of Himalayas with breathtaking sceneries and delightful mountain lifestyle and culture surrounding you. As you head deeper, you will find a lesser influence of modernization in the lifestyle which is more independent settlements in the midst of nature here. Walking through the ridges with mules and locals will make you feel that you are in the next beautiful world. These lively villages of a small population but their culture and tradition of their own welcome you with joy as you mingle with them and share the joy of traveling. From high passes to low pasturelands you will trek through them all as you step further towards the mystical land of fog and clouds. Every now and then you will stop and just gaze at the beautiful landscapes and mountain views around you. In your brief stay at these villages, you will be able to know life in nature far from the claws of science and technology. Walking the Nar-Phu trail, you will expose the hidden treasures of nature in the Himalayas.

You will explore the highest altitude lake in the world- Lake Tilicho at an altitude of 4949m in your next phase of the trek. The trail is mostly assisted with amazing natural sceneries and magnificent landscape making your adventure-packed journey beautiful. You will find much livelier participation of trekkers from before as it merges with multiple other routes. Reaching the lake is an achievement, but the adventure of the way is something you will remember for a long time to come. The trail is an example of adventure within nature as each of the travelers wants to stop the time forever at the tip. The trail of Nar-Phu and Tilicho constitute everything one seeks in a Himalayan trekking destination. The Nar Phu valley trek extending Tilicho Lake experience is best from March to May and from Mid-September to late October. With the aid of our experienced guide from Himalayan Pic Du Midi, you can live the time of your life in these sites. Also compatible for solo traveler one should be assertive on taking this trek. Wake the legend inside you by taking this trek head-on as it will give you the memories of a lifetime.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at TIA, Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Heritage Tour and Prepration for the Trek
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Jagat (1300m)
Day 04: Jagat to Dharapani (1860m)
Day 05: Dharapani to Koto (2610m)
Day 06: Koto to Meta (3560m)
Day 07: Meta to Kyang (3840m)
Day 08: Kyang to Phu (3900m)
Day 09: Phu to Kyang (3840m)
Day 10: Kyang to Naar (4200m)
Day 11: Naar to Jhombu Kharka (4620m)
Day 12: Jhombu Kharka - Kang La Pass (5306m) to Ngawal (3660m)
Day 13: Ngawal to Khangsar (3735m)
Day 14: Khangsar to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m)
Day 15: Tilicho Base Camp to Tilicho Lake (4990m)
Day 16: Tilicho Lake to Kharka (4940m)
Day 17: Kharka - Mesokanto La Pass (5120m) to Dharmashala (4230m)
Day 18: Dharmashala to Jomsom (2710m)
Day 19: Fly to Pokhara, City sightseeing Tour of Pokhara
Day 20: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 21: Cultural Tour of Bhaktapur City
Day 22: Departure

Day to Day Itinerary

What's Included/Excluded

  • Four-nightsHotel in Kathmandu and one night hotel in Pokhara with B/B basis
  • Teahouse/Camping Accommodation while on the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Nepali Kitchen
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee) while on the trek
  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Jomsom - Pokhara by Domestic Flight Tickets.
  • Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara/entrance fee
  • All necessary paperwork and Special Naar/Phu Restricted Area/Annapurna Conservation Area Project/TIMS
  • Professional & government licensed holder English Speaking Trekking Guide, Trekking Cook, Acc. Guide, Kitchen staff
  • Camping Equipment’s Guest Tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Chairs and Table, Mattresses during the camping Trek
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, transportation, and accommodation
  • Warm clothing and other required trekking gear for staff including porters woolen hat, gloves, shocks, shoes & sunglasses etc…
  • Entrance fee of all Monastery & Museums while on the Trek
  • Trekking Map
  • Medicine Box for Guide/Porters
  • All government and local taxes
Not Included
  • International Airfare and Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel & Health Insurance
  • Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Water and deserts in Trek
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges, International call, WIFI & internet on Trek
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation
  • Tips for guides and porters