Nagi Narchyang Trail Trek - 17 Days

Off the beaten path trek Nepal

Nagi Narchyang Trail Trek is freshly designed community based trekking routes in Annapurna Region. The trail goes through stunning hamlets, high passes and rugged landscape. It offers some of the best views of mountain peaks in Annapurna range. The region is also rich in terms of unique culture, tradition and lifestyle of poples. The Nagi Narchyang Trail trek begins from Galwshwar of Parbat and passes Nagi, Narchang and Tatopani before ending at Beni of Myagdi. It is a community based trekking trail that has been developed as per the eco-friendly concept. The trekking route distance is approximately 60km. It is specially dense forest covered route with sunrise and sunset from Maharendra Lekh sun set from Nagi and Khopra Lekh and panoramic Himalayan view from complete routes. The main Himalaya peaks are Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Brahashikhari, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV and Gurja Himal. Wireless internet facility are available in the villages and Khopra hill station.  

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Meet and greet at airport. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Get permits, preparation or visit ancient old temples in Kathmandu (optional)
Day 03: Drive Galeswor (830m) from Kathmandu. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Trek to Baskharka (1526m).
Day 05: Trek to Nagi Village (2300m).
Day 06: Trek to Mahare Danda (3300m.
Day 07: Trek to Phalate/Tikot village (2260m).
Day 08: Trek to Kiwang village.
Day 09: Trek to Swanta village (2,270,m)
Day 10: Trek to Khopra Danda (4020m).
Day 11: Excursion to Khayer Lake.
Day 12: Trek to Narchyang Village (1200m).
Day 13: Trek to Tatopani (1190m).
Day 14: Drive to Pokhara
Day 15: Relax in Pokhara.
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu.
Day 17: Further destination

A short note: This trip can be customized as per your interest. This trek can be combined with Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and famous Annapurna Base Camp trek. The trip price here we have offered is on double occupancy basis. Single supplementary will cost additional USD 125. Trip price may differ according to group size, mode of transportation and kind of accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara we include, so please kindly provide us your details for tailored program. International tour leader are encouraged to get special discounted rate and attractive complimentary.

Day 01: Join Kathmandu (1300m).
Wilderness Excursion representative will greet you at the airport and transfer to selected hotel. A welcome drink will be serve and check in, and a short briefing about your trip is held in the evening. Relax in hotel.

Day 01: In Kathmandu.
Today; Wilderness Excursion will arrange your permits, you have choices to do preparing or an go visiting ancient old Buddhist and Hindi temples in Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu is home to many UNESCO listed world heritage sites. We can arrange guided sightseeing on client request.

Day 03: Drive to Galeshwor (1,170 m) from Kathmandu
After breakfast, we drive from Kathmandu to Galeshwor which is 285 km west from Kathmandu. It takes about 7-8 hours. Galeshwor has its identity as a religious and cultural destination. Many pilgrims come to worship Galeshwor Mahadev with great devotion. Overnight at guest house

Day 04: Trek from Galeshwor to Banskharka (1,526 m).
Today, we begin our trek and cross the Suspension bridge of Kali Gandaki River. We keep on continuing our trek passing through the panoramic landscape and typical Nepalese houses in the west region. We arrive at Banskharka which is mostly a Magar settlement. The village is famous for orange farming. Overnight at home stay.

Day 05: Trek from Banskharka to Nagi (2,320 m),
Today we commence our jouenry towards Nagi, the famous village, known as “Internet Village”. This is the old and unique cultural settlement of Magar community. Wireless Internet service started in the initiation of Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner Mahabir Pun is the main attraction of this village. From Nagi, we can view Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Nilgiri, Tukuche and Dhampus Pass. Local people produce organic food, export handmade paper. The Sorathi dance is very popular cultural dance shown in the evening. Overnight at community lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Nagi to MohareDanda (3,320 m),
The journey starts from Nagi through the dense forests of Pine and rhododendron forests. We can observe fascinating mountain views on the way. Mohare Danda is the best view point for the sun rise and sun set. One can get the stunning mountain view of 28 peaks in the clear day from Annapurna and Gauri Shankar range. The community has operated a cross breeding project of yaks to generate income to finance their activities. Overnight at community lodge -

Day 07: Trek from Mohare Danda to Phalate or Tikot (2260m)
After taking hot breakfast, we trek to Phalate or Tikot, Tikot is also the village of Pun Magars. Tikot offers the great view of Dhaulagiri. There is also the community-run lodge to accommodate the trekkers. Overnight at community lodge

Day 08: Trek from Tikot to Khibang (2,060m)
We descend through the lovely forest of rhododendron and arrive at Khibang. Khibang is the beautiful village of around 800 Pun Magars. They produce 100% organic farm products. The village lies in the Annapurna Conservation Area. The place can provide wide knowledge about their life style, culture and their tradition. Overnight at community lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Khibang to Swanta (2,270,m)
After breakfast, we descend down through the Magar village. After crossing stream, we gradually ascend to the the beautiful village of Swanta. This is the village about 52 houses, lies in Annapurna Conservation Area too. This is another spot from where we can view Dhaulagiri, Gurja, Tukuche and Chuchura Peaks clearly. Overnight at community lodge.

Day 10: Trek from Swanta to Khopra (3,660 m)
we climb steep from Swanta via Dhandkharka. We pass through the cultivable land, dense forest and arrive at Khopra. Khopra is also the popular view point for the mountains in the western region to the far western region. It also offers the magnificent view of Andha gorge (The world’s deepest gorge) and Dana Valley. Khopra valey is the gateway to the Barahi Tal, situated at an altitude of 4,600 m. The place is worth visited in the time of ritual thread ceremony festival. Overnight at guest house.

Day 11: Excursion to Khayer Barah Lake
We make a day hike to Khayer Lake today, the glacial Khayer Barah Lake has cultural religious value, the lake is considered to be holy which situated at the altitude of 4827 meter from the sea level. It is quite a long walk but you will not be disappointed and the views are worth it! A day pack lunch need to be carried with.

Day 12: Trek from Khopra to Narchyang (1,510 m).
We walk down through the pasture land. The landscape and rich vegetation has studded this area. The houses made of stones and mud plaster are attached each other.There is also the dominant population of Magar community in Narchyang, about 2600 people. Overnight at homestay

Day 13: Trek from Narchyang to Tatopani (1,190 m)
After breakfast, a hike less than two hours from Narchyang takes us to Tato pani. So, we descend down through the rough trail and explore the Kali Gandaki Valley. We can see the waterfall on the way. After crossing the Suspension bridge of Kali Gandaki River, we arrive at Tatopani (Hot Spring). This is the major attraction of natural hot water. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 14: Drive to Pokhara
Today; we drive to Pokhara from Tatopani, nothing to do but relax and rest in Pokhara hotel.

Day 15: In Pokhara
If your time allows you for few extra days in Nepal, Pokhara is a good place to rest and relax and after the trek. The city is blessed with natural beauty. You go boating in Phewa lake, visit Davi's fall, Gupteswor Cave or hiking Peace pagoda. You can skep this day if your time frame is strict.

Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast, we start our 200 kilometers drive back to Kathmandu. Better to hold on the left pane of the vehicle to enjoy the sceneries through the route. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 17: Further Destination
Depart to home. Extra days are available at your own cost but we will be happy to arrange this for you.

Trip Cost Includes

  • All airport transfers by private car or van depending on group size.
  • 1 Government registered and well experienced local guide.
  • Assistant guides to walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
  • 1 Sharing porter for 2 clients to carry trekking stuffs (Porter weight limit is 25kg)
  • 3 Nights sharing twin/double deluxe room in 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu with buffet breakfast.
  • 2 Nights sharing twin/double deluxe room in best tourist standard hotels in Pokhara with buffet breakfast basis.
  • All breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara and during the trek. 
  • 3 times meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits are served during the trek.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara - Kathmandu by A/C tourist bus.
  • Sharing twin/double trekking lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary of guide and porters.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for guide and porters.
  • TIMS Card and ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) Permit.
  • All local government taxes, vat and office service charge.
  • Farwell dinner in one of the authentic Nepali restaurant with live culture show.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa, international air ticket and Personal travel insurance.
  • Hard drinks, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water
  • Hot shower, hot water, toiletries and personal nature expenses.
  • Internet, battery charge and phone calls.
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Advance deposit transfer fee to book your trek.
  • Tips and gratitude for guide and porters.
# Start Date End Date Status
1 14 Sep, 2017 30 Sep, 2017 Available book know
2 29 Sep, 2017 16 Oct, 2017 Available book know
3 05 Oct, 2017 23 Oct, 2017 Available book know
4 18 Oct, 2017 05 Nov, 2017 Available book know

Packing List and Equipment for Langtang Gosainkunda Trek

Footwear

  • A waterproof trekking boot with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek,
  • Trail shoes or trainer or casual shoes, for walking or strolling around(optional)
  • 2-3 Pairs of warm socks for colder areas depending on trekking duration.
  • Gaiters, in case of rain or snow
  • Sandal, crocs or flip flop to take shower and walk around,
  • 2-3 pair of smooth thin wool, nylon or Capilene Liner socks to be worn next to the skin. This reduces the incidence of blisters and hot-spots and makes the outer sock last longer before needing to be changed. They should fit well with your heavyweight socks.

Leg wears

  • Trekking/hiking casual trousers and short, Thermal leggings for colder areas
  • Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers and Waterproof trousers.

Body

  • Selection of hiking/trekking T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton
  • Thermal and warm shirts, possibly fleece shirt for colder areas.
  • Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper
  • Hard shell jacket with hood and hard shell pants if trekking in colder months/winter.
  • Windbreaker or waterproof jacket for higher altitudes
  • Down jacket (optional for cold nights and mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply).
  • Underwear 4-5. Comfortable underwear is essential. Pack both cotton and polyester in case of problems (Friction).

Head/Hands

  • Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava
  • Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking
  • Sunglasses or goggles, genuine UV protection sunglasses preferable
  • Warm gloves
  • Buff and higher and colder place, not very important if you are not trekking in winter.
  • Large handkerchief/bandana for neck
  • Head lamp/torch with spare batteries.
  • Sun/cold creams,

Personal Trekking Equipment

  • Strong rucksack or large hold all to be carried by porters
  • Day sack to carry valuables such as passport, cash, camera, travel documents personally
  • Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear inside your main bag, Personal first aid kit to include essential items, Adjustable 3 section trekking pole
  • 3-4 season sleeping bag, Camera and memory cards, charger, tripod if necessary, towel and toiletries, rain cover for yourself and luggage, multi-purpose hiking pocket knife.

Optional items

  • Binoculars, Books or an eBook, Altimeter, Compass and GPS.
  • Playing cards, backgammon and chess set etc.
  • Tablets or smart phones, there are mobile networks in most trekking areas of Nepal.
  • Pocket trekking map,
  • Small light note books, pen/pencil for journal writing.

For water

  • Two water bottles one liter each is fine or preferably camel bag water bottle. Water treatment tablets: Iodine, Dioxide tablets, Taste neutralizer tablets remove iodine taste if necessary. Vacuum flask and a cup preferably is doing teahouse.

Pee Bottle (Optional) but very useful.
Pee funnel for women (optional) Lightweight urinary director.
Hand/foot warmers (Optional) Recommended if you easily get cold hands and feet 1-3 pairs.

Personal first aid kit (small and simple) Aspirin, Moleskin, Adhesive tape, Band-Aids. Scissor, Blade,

Drugs/medications/prescriptions Climbers should bring Mupirocin (Bactroban) cream, excellent topical antibiotic for scrapes and cuts. Cirprofloxin (Cipro) 500mg tablets for travelers' diarrhea and for urinary tract infections. Loperamide (Lomotil) or Immodium for diarrhea. Acetazolamide (Diamox) 125 or 250mg tablets for alltitude sickness. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) 200mg tablets for altitude headaches, sprains, aches, etc. Excedrin for headaches. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) 325mg tablets for stomach sensitivity.
This above list is only an advice for you. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands. If you have questions please email at: info@wildernessexcursion.com

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Trip Facts

  • Max Altitude: 4827
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 Pax
  • Best time: Sept. Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr & May
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge & Homestay
  • Difficulty: Medium Hard
  • Daily walk: 4-7 Hours

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