Nar phu valley trekking is opened to the tourist only in 2003 this trek takes you to the remote Nar phu valley inhabited by Nepalese Tibetans. Nar Phu the population about 300 inhabitants who depend on livestock, unlike most Bhotia people, whose trading patterns changed drastically after the Nepali Government closed borders with Tibet, the people of Nar and Phu valley were least affected by this change.
Path leading from the Narphu valley into Tibet had never made them dependent on the salt trade and till today yak herding is the basis of their livelihood. Visited by very few trekkers this exotic land offers medieval Tibetan culture in undisturbed form, dramatic mountain views and great alpine scenery. Nar Phu valley trek starting point is Besi Sahar following the popular Annapurna circuit trail and branch off at Koto to follow the off the beaten track to Nar Phu valley in the north of Manang (Trans Himalayan zone).
Normally Nar Phu valley trekking is possible to make program Itinerary two ways that mean who have longer holiday they includes on their itinerary Kongla pass at 5200m the magnificent panorama view of Annapurna massif appears remote and forbidding. The Kangla pass links Nar with Manang and three other Bhotia villages in the Neyshang valley. When they reach in Manang village they follow the trek trail continue to Tilicho Lake and Mesokanto Pass (5099m) to Jomsom and some trekkers after arrive at Manang village they continue trekking to Annapurna circuit - cross Thorung La Pass (5416m) and finished treks in Jomsom then flight to Pokhara or they continue trekking to Annapurna loop including Ghorepani Poon Hill and who have short holiday for Nar Phu valley trekking they go to Nar Phu valley and same way return to Besi Sahar which is the short way to explore the Narphu village.
The Nepal government's recent decision to open up Nar and Phu to tourists has evoked little enthusiasm among the villagers, whose pastoral lifestyle continues. Apart from the odd researcher and climbing expeditions permitted to climb Ratna chuli, Kang guru Himlung and Gyajing Kang. Since Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) recently extended its network to include Nar and Phu Valley, it is preparing a suitable tourism development plan at the request of the government for undiscovered valley. Trek to the Nar Phu valley required special trekking permit.