Nar Phu Teri La Pass Trek / Upper Mustang Teri la Pass Trek
Nar phu Teri La Pass Trek is a unique but very special wilderness trek route of Nepalese Himalayas offers magnificent Himalayan vistas, unique cultures, tradition, and typical lifestyles. TeriLa pass 18,296 ft recognized as an adventurous trek throughout the Annapurna region.
Trek into Nar phu combine with the upper Mustang, you need to have a special permit issued by a department of immigration of Nepal. Furthermore Terila pass hiking, you can see the medieval Tibetan culture in undisturbed form, dramatic mountains view and great alpine scenery.
Teri la pass is an outstanding & tough trek gives an adventurous enjoy as well as typical local cultures and lifestyles. As you are on the top of Teri la pass, you will have a magnificent view of Annapurna family, Gangapurna, Tilicho peak.
As soon as you cross over Teri la pass, you could continue your trip to Lo Manthang villages. This trek is recently updated by Nepal government and possible to do as an alpine style Tent trek in Nepal.
Day 1: Arrived at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within BB plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
Day 2: Kathmandu World Heritage sites (1,348m/4,422 ft) tour, 6 hours.
All aspects of gear and conditions are discussed to make sure you’re fully prepared for the trip, and any last minute questions answered. After lunch, we explore this medieval capital. We visit Boudhanath, also known as Little Tibet. Then we visit Pashupatinath, holy temple of Hindu where the cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati. Later we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Syambhunath Stupa. And transfer to hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Syange waterfall (1,100m/3,597 ft), 9 hours
Early morning from Gongabhu Bus station of Kathmandu city, express drive to Besi Sahar / Bhulbhule through Prithvi High way. From Besisahar or Bhulbhule take a local jeep to Syange the drive is with the view of River, greenery local villages and beautiful mountain scenery, from Syange trekking to Jagat overnight in a guesthouse, if the drive is late we can stay in Syange waterfall also.
Day 4: Trek to Dharapani village (1,960m/6,409 ft), 6 hours.
After breakfast start the working through the jungle after we left Chamje from chamje the trail goes bank of Marshyangdi river mostly climbing before arriving in Tal. Then the trail continues through barley, rice, potato fields and pine forests past the village of Kodo taking us to Dharapani, which is one of the big villages in the Manang valley. Overnight in Dharapani village.
Day 5: Trek to Koto village (2,670m/8,731 ft), 5 hours.
The trail goes through in and fir forest and then follows the river for a time among the higher oak and maple trees. On the way you will have an excellent views of some snow covered mountains. Overnight in Koto.
Day 6: Trek from Koto to Dharmasala (3,300m/10,791 ft), 6 hours
We walk through a steep and constrictive path through the dense forest, after crossing the river the trek leads to Nar phu valley with passing the beautiful pine forest with wide waterfall before arrive the Dharmasala, we will get to see several small shelters (caves and a pilgrims “Dharmasala”. Overnight stay at Dharmasala.
Day 7: Trek to Kayang (3,560m/11,641 ft), 6 hours.
The trail climb up the valley along the small river before arriving Meta (3,700m), a non permanent winter settlement of Nar, the trail passes through white rocks, low shrubs, junipers, scattered evergreen. We can have best Mountain View on the way, after passing the Junam we will arrive Chako formally a Khampa settlement. Overnight at Kayang.
Day 8: Trek to Phu village (4,200m/13,734 ft), 5 hours.
Walk down hill along the river bank and past the submarine rock with small campsites, than we have best view of chortens with the canyon lands and gorges takes us to the Phu gate from where we can see the three village of Phu where we stay overnight.
Day 9: Rest at Phu village for Acclimatization and for explore Phu valley.
Again walking up and then coming back down is better than just resting in high altitude, we can walk up to alley to the summer grazing settlement at Ngoru, can spend the time interact with local people visit Gompa. Stay overnight at phu village.
Day 10: Phu village Trekking to Nar (4,150m/13,570 ft), 5 hours.
Day 10 Phu village Trekking to Nar (4,150m/13,570 ft), 5 hours.
Today we will trekking back to Phu gate Khyang, Chyarkha and Jhunam to reach to Nar. During your journey, we’ll get to see some beautiful gorges and some breathtaking scenery also. We will pass wonderfully painted, bamboo topped Chortens and arrive Nar gates on the top of the hill. Stay overnight at Nar village.
Day 11: Explore day
Explore day at Naar and surroundings s area. Visit Monasteries and village.
Day 12: Trek to Dharmasala (4,200m/13,734 ft), 5 hours
Todays, we follow Lapse Khola then cross the river and continue walk up to Chubse kharka (4,400m Lunch Place) and walk straight for an hour then walk down to the river side at our camp.
Day 13: Trek to Lapse khola camp (4,500m/14,715 ft), 5 hours
We walk continue up to Labse khola t passing a number of side valleys. We set up our camp near the River.
Day 14: Trek to High camp (4,900m/16,023 ft), 4 hours
Ascending to the High camp following the Labse Khola valley. Camp at high camp.
Day 15: Teri La Pass (5,595m / 18,296 ft). Descend to Pasphu Khola (4900m) camp, 4 hours
get the summit of Teri la pass which is the highest elevation of whole trek. We start our hike early morning, summit the Teri La at 5,595m /18,296 ft from where you can superb views the Annapurna & Chulu mountains & Teri La Peak, Purtun Himal region. As soon as finishing taking photographs we than descend down hill walk to Pasphu Khola where we fix our camp to stay overnight.
Day 16: Trek to Yak pa (4,300m/14,061 ft), 6 hours
Walking several ups and downs with tiny narrow trails, crumbing ways continue descending downhill to Yakpa Khola river where 2 river meets. We fix our cam tonight to stay here.
Day 17: Trek to Tangge (3,300m/10,791 ft), 7 hours
Several high ridges later we descend into the Tangge village, Tangge is a village of twenty houses, many sheep, goats and large mastiffs and the largest chorten in Mustang, over fifty feet high. There was a massive mudslide some years ago which wiped out many of the houses and barley fields on both banks; an elder of the village told us there were over a hundred houses in Tangge before this disaster. We fix our campsite tonight to stay overnight.
Day 18: Trek to Yara village (3,600m/11,772 ft), 7 hours
Leaving Tangge heading northeast we cross the plateau on a little-used trail, following it through more fantastic landscapes, and eventually the green village of Yara below, across the Puyung Khola. Descend to the rocky river bottom than we cross the river and head for the village. We camp for the night in the courtyard of a local guest-house in the lower section of Yara, a bustling campsite full of Mustangi life. Have a walk above the village in the afternoon, sun shining through the willow leaves which brighten the village.
Day 19: Trek L0 Monthang (3,820m/12,426 ft), 6 hours
Heading to the capital of Mustang, we trek through a magical world of salt drips, narrow canyons, pebbly flood plains and soaring cliffs. The right fork heads to the 14th-15th century Chos Sung Gompa,. The nomads to the north hold the key to the main gompa. We have reached the fabled walled city of Lo, with a single entrance through which only the King, Queen and Kempo (Abbot) are allowed to ride.
All others must walk, to pay their respects to Chenrizig, the Buddha of Compassion. King Jigme Palbar Bista, called ‘Lo Gyelbu’ by the Mustangis, still resides at his four-storied palace inside the city walls. He is an avid horseman and keeps his own stable of horses, some of the best in Mustang. These days, the king plays a somewhat ceremonial role although he is well loved and respected throughout Mustang.
Day 20: Lo-Manthang, day hiking exploring around
Another day in Lo – Manthang gives you the chance to explore its many sights; the Tall Champa Lakhang (God house,) the red Thugchen Gompa, Chyodi Gompa and the Raja’s Palace; as well as to gaze at the surrounding panoramic views of the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalaya. Besides Lo-Manthang there are two other interesting valleys worth visiting.
The western valley Tingkhar, the sight of Raja’s summer palace, Kimling and Phuwa as well as the Gompa of Namgyal (The Monastery of Victory) is the newest and most active Gompa in Lo. In the eastern valley lies the village of Chosar, also rich in gompas and the valley is the main trading route to Lhasa.
Day 21: Descend from Lo-Manthang to Dhakmar (3,520m/11,510 ft), 9 hours via Ghar Gompa.
This is an opportunity to visit two other villages on your return trek. The trail climbs steadily to the pass marked by a cairn, offering a last glimpse of Lo-Manthang. We cross the highest pass this trek and arrive in Ghar Gompa (3,920 Meters). This monastery is very old and older than Samye monastery in Tibet, supposed to be built around 730AD. After crossing the pass around 4,100 meter than we descend down to the way in Dhakmar (3,520m) where we fix our campsite for stay overnight.
Day 22: Trek descend from Dhakmar to Samar (3,540m/11,576 ft), 6 hours
From Dhakmar the way goes down to until Ghami 11,314 ft the huge greenery village in Mustang where we can see the ancient monastery and stupas with. You can see the local houses here like cave. Than after the trail goes ascend until Nyi La pass and descend to Samar through the same route. We fix our camp for stay overnight here.
Day 23: Trek from Samar to Kagbeni (2,800m/9,156 ft) , 5:30 hours
Today, we trek descend downhill to Chhusang. The trail offers panoramic red stone cliffs. After Chhusang we will climb little more than arrive in Tangbe village and finally we will be in Kagbeni.
Day 24: Trek from Kagbeni to Jomsom (2,720m/8,894 ft), 4 hours
We trek to Jomsom with the valley of Kaligandaki River which is also known as windy valley where every day big wind blowing and overnight in Jomsom. You will explore in Jomsom village.
Day 25: Fly out from Jomsom to Pokhara, 25 minutes. Sightseeing
Early morning we fly to Pokhara with thrilling spectacular Mountain View including Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Annapurna I and Machhapuchre during the flight. Transfer to the hotel to check in for a hot shower and relax. Then we drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 6 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, a guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
Day 26: 6Final departure day
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey .
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
- 2 nights twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu Bed with Breakfast Plan
- 1 night twin sharing Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara within Bed with Breakfast Plan
- Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trek days
- Micro Bus transfer from Kathmandu – Besisahar for you guest and Nepali crew
- Domestic flight: Jomsom to Pokhara airfare with applicable domestic airport tax
- Upper Mustang special permits cost USD 500 for each guest for each 10 days.
- Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide, professional cook and each guest = 1 Porter basis.
- Annapurna Conservation Area permits and their fees
- Alpine style camping & guest house accommodation along the routes.
- Guided tour in Kathmandu city world heritage sites transfer by private vehicle.
- Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for you guest and Nepali crew
- All land transportation as per written on above itinerary.
- Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
- Insurance of guide, cook and porters.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
- A special gift from our company.
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above