Nar Phu and Tilicho Lake Trek is one of the most excellent off the beaten trail treks in Annapurna through the hidden valley of Nar Phu; the land of Snow Leopard, Himalayan Thar, Mask deer released for foreign visitors just in 2003. This trek offers the visitors with an incredible experience of unique culture in Nar Phu and mesmerizing view of majestic mountains in the high lands, Bhote communities, beautiful medieval and ancient remote villages, amazing rock formations, glaciers, several passes, narrow canyons, lovely forests, old Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, unique Himalayan and Tibetan culture, real local life styles settlements in high altitude. The Nar Phu Valley and Tilicho Lake trek is most fascinating destination for those who seek the venture into some of the less trodden isolated regions of Nepal apart from the regular trekking routes. Discover the hidden valley of Nar Phu along the "off the beaten path" crossing through challenging high passes of Kang La, Meso Kanto and visiting the World's highest Lake Tilicho. Naar Phu Valley is a wild and unexplored Tibetan villages located north of Annapurna which is controlled area and freshly opened for the trekkers only since early 20s.
This rugged and wild trek to Nar Phu and thrilling Mesokanto La Pass via Tilicho Lake is perfect adventure for trekkers who want to explore the Annapurna area as well as explore an untouched valley. Nar Phu and Tilicho Lake trek takes you to the exotic valley that lies in the remote corner of the Annapurna region. The Naar Phu valley remains untouched by modernity. Trekking in the area is unlike most of Nepal as the terrain is Trans Himalayan and similar to that of Tibet. This recently opened Nar Phu Valley trek also can be combined Tilicho Lake and decades long famous Annapurna Circuit Trekking. The topography of Nar and Phu Valley is similar to that of Tibet.
The trails are still rugged and the people and culture has remained intact. Restricted Area Trekking Permit is mandatory to visit this place and group size must be minimum two parties and trip must be organized with registered trekking agency in Nepal as per state law of Nepal. After a couple days of exploration of the valley, we cross over Kang La Pass 5322m on the way to Manang. We leave the main Annapurna Circuit Trekking trail and precede to Jomsom following the best-kept secret remote trekking route of Mesokanto La Pass 5240m and Tilicho Lake 5300m the world’s highest situated lake. Obviously, this remote and rugged trail offers challenging and exhilarating trekking experience for adventure enthusiasts.