• » Will I get altitude sickness during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    There is a maximum possibility of getting altitude sickness during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking since you would be climbing to the higher altitudes, but with proper acclimatization and health care as well as the guidance from trekking staffs, you shouldn’t face the trouble of altitude sickness.

  • » Could I use ATM and Credit Cards during the trek?

    You can use ATM and Credit Cards to withdraw money during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking only at specific and major places like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Jomsom and other district headquarters.

  • » What is the best time for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking can be best experienced during the months of April to June and from September to November 

  • » How do I charge my electronic devices during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    While you are on Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking, you can get access to electricity or solar energy for charging your electronic devices at lodges and tea-houses but you might only get access to the two-pin adapter so you should bring conversion plug or another converter if your device charger is not suitable with two-pin plug. And while you stay overnight in tent-camps, it is recommended to have your own power supply if possible. 

  • » Why to choose Nepal Mountain Trekkers for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    Nepal Mountain Trekkers is a travel agency formed with the involvement of highly experienced and professional trekkers with an experience of more than two decades in trekking in the Himalayas. Moreover, we do have staffs from all the special parts of the country to provide you with the proper and adequate information and make you enjoy the best of your trip. In our years of experience, none of our clients had any complaint or dissatisfaction from our company and till now all our previous clients highly recommend our team to their friends and family which is the reason behind our dedication and diligence. Once you trek with our team, you will surely think of visiting Nepal time and again with us as our other clients.

  • » Is Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking itinerary customizable?

    Yes, of course, with Nepal Mountain Trekkers you can customize/personalize the trek itinerary and services to be provided according to your requirements.

  • » Is the water safe to drink?

    Since the trail of this trekking is mostly rural, the drinking water available during this trek would be tap water, well water or hand pumps and should be purified prior to drinking them. Hence, you should buy bottled waters or should have water purifying pills or any other equipment to ensure drinking safe water.

  • » Is it safe to go for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking after Earthquake?

    The earthquake of 2015 had an adverse effect on the trekking trails and the local inhabitants back then but now after the patience and positive attitude of the people along with their effort and collaboration from several donors, the trails are totally recovered and fine for trekking again. Though the lifestyle of people is somehow still lagged behind in some reasons because of trekkers and their contributions, they’ve got a light of hope that they will rise again.

  • » Is Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking safe for solo trekker or solo female trekker?

    The trek could be extremely adventurous and exciting for solo trekkers and since you will be walking through off-the-beaten paths, it is somehow risky for the solo trekker and solo female trekkers. You need to be aware and capable of handling several situations in order to prevent from obligations and challenges during the trek. So, at least a highly experienced and certified trekking guide is needed for this trek even for solo trekkers. 

  • » What will happen in the case of emergency during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    In the case of emergency, our highly experienced and determined trekking staffs and guides who are the inhabitants of this region and are professional in these fields would guide you with the best instruction according to the situation. They are well aware of every kind of risks and the solutions and they would be in touch with the company along with your trekking session, so there is no reason to worry about, just enjoy the trek. On the other hand, we also provide helicopter rescue service if required.

  • » What foods and accommodations can we expect during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    The foods provided during the trek are mostly the typical Nepalese food i.e. Dal Bhat and the accommodation are basic tea-houses and even tent-camps. Except for trekking, you can choose the food and accommodation according to your requirement during your stay in major cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara.

  • » What gears and equipment are required to go for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    Duffel Bag
    Day Pack (35-45 L)
    Sleeping Bag (-20F/-30C recommended)
    Down Jacket
    Trekking Boots
    Crocs (evenings & washing)
    Trekking Pants (2-3)
    T-Shirts (3)
    Long-sleeve Trekking Shirts (2-3)
    Trekking Jacket
    Gortex (or similar) Jacket & Pants
    Fleece or Thermal Top (evenings)
    Fleece or Thermal Bottoms (evenings)
    Lightweight Long Underwear (to sleep in or layer under clothes)
    Socks (5)
    Gloves (lighter & heavier for passes)
    Wool Hat
    Baseball Cap or Wide-brimmed Hat
    Camp Towel
    Trekking Poles (optional, recommended)
    Down Booties (optional, recommended)
    Sunglasses (2)
    Water Bottles | Nalgenes (2-3)
    Bladder (optional, recommended)
    Toiletries, Sunscreen with SPF, Lip Balm with SPF
    Watch (with alarm)
    Extra Batteries
    Battery Chargers
    Head Lamp
    Yak Trax (for treks with icy passes)
    Water Purifying Tablets, Small Water Filter or Steripen
    Camp Washing Bowl (optional, collapsible for clothes)
    Laundry Detergent (Kathmandu) or Bio-degradable Clothes Soap
    Hand Sanitizer
    Small Solar Panel (optional, recommended for iPods, iPhones, camera batteries, Kindles)
    Zip-Lock | Plastic Bags
    Soft Toilet Paper | Tissues (we supply toilet paper but you will want something softer for blowing your nose)
    Baby-Wipes | Wet-Wipes (for personal cleaning)
    Handi-Wipes, J-Cloth or Chux (optional: easy for a quick daytime clean, fast drying)
    Rehydration | Electrolytes
    Personal Medical Supplies
    Laundry Detergent
    ALL trekking gear (Sherpa Gear, Mountain Hardwear, Tsetang’s Gear Shop all have real gear), real & knock-offs.
    Trekking Poles
    Micro Spikes
    Medical Supplies
    We strongly suggest bringing Western meds with you as there are a lot of Indian fakes on the market!


    Suggested: Diamox, Azithromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Tinidazole or Flagyl & Augmentin. Bring COMPEED for covering blisters & good tasting electrolytes &/or rehydration salts (Emergen-C is a good American brand). The local versions aren’t very appealing.

    We also recommend bringing strong knee & ankle supports & braces, ACE bandages for sprains & strains, Tegaderm &/or other would coverings. Duct tape is always useful. We’re happy to take excess medical supplies off your hands when you leave if you won’t need them and pass them on to others. We use lots of the large amount we have with us to treat locals we meet when trekking.

  • » Are there any hospitals or medicals during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    There are several health posts along the trail where basic medical facilities are available up to Koto and there are very basic medical facilities afterward. However, it is highly recommended to have your own first-aid kit and your personal medicines along with you if you are using any.

  • » How difficult is Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking is one of the physically demanding and arduous trekking experience with difficult trails and high passes included in the trek so you would need to be in good physical shape. It is recommended to have previous climbing experiences as well as you must be in good physical shape in order to embark on this trek.

  • » How long is Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    Generally, Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking is 12-15 days long but you can customize/personalize the trekking days and the itinerary according to your requirement with Nepal Mountain Trekkers.

  • » Is it important to have insurance before going to Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    Well, it is not compulsory to be insured but as we already know “Prevention is better than cure”. If you are insured then you can have a relaxed trip without worries and enjoy with a free mind.

  • » What is the minimum budget for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    The budget for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trek ranges from USD 1,100.00 up to USD 1,800.00 or more depending upon the group the size, services you choose, and as per your requirements and specifications.

  • » Why do we need a guide and porters for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    It is necessary to take a highly experienced and licensed guide to instruct you and help you explore the best of this trek as well as to take care of you during the trek. If you go trekking without a guide then you won't get to know the things you ought to explore as well as there might arise several problems on the trail. On the other hand, to enhance the comfort of trekking, you might need porters to carry your loads. 

  • » Is it possible to get shower during the trek?

    Yes, it is possible to get showers during Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking on the lodges you would be staying overnight or during acclimatization.

  • » Do we need a special permit for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking?

    Yes, you will need a special permit for Nar Phu Kang La Pass Trekking because you will trek thru Annapurna Conservation Area, as well as Nar Phu Valley is a restricted area, you would need to have Annapurna Conservation Area Permit(ACAP), Nar Phu Special Permit and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).

  • » Are telephone and internet facilities available during the trek?

    Yes, in most of the lodges and tea-houses, the telephone and internet facilities are available during your trek. But in some places, they might charge some amount for the service as well as you can also use mobile data during your trek for Internet and communication. 

  • » How much should I tip to my guide and porter?

    Well, the tip for guide and other trekking staffs like porters and drivers is not mandatory but since they contribute their time apart from family to make you enjoy the best of your trip ensuring your safety and satisfaction, we recommend you to contribute some amount of tip for them. In Nepal, it is practised that 10% of the total amount you pay for your trek and tour is contributed as a tip.

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