The Kang La Pass trek with the Thorong La is a remarkable trek that combines the well-known Thorong La Pass on the Annapurna Circuit with the less traveled Nar Phu trek. This amazing trek takes 18 days and goes through two different but equally interesting cultures and landscapes.
The Nar Phu trek goes through the Nar and Phu valleys, which are remote and not often visited. Trekkers go through old towns and over high mountain passes like the Kang La Pass. The route gives you a look at the traditional Tibetan-Buddhist culture of these secret valleys. Nar Phu is a hidden gem in the Annapurna region. On the way there, you can see snow-capped peaks, deep gorges, and other unique landscapes.
The Annapurna Circuit, on the other hand, is a world-renowned trek that takes trekkers through a variety of landscapes. The trail goes all the way around the Annapurna Massif, going through traditional villages, terraced fields, and dense rhododendron forests. It passes from lush green valleys to a dry, high-altitude desert. The Thorong La Pass is the highlight of this part of the trek. It is a difficult, high-altitude pass that is worth it for the amazing views of the nearby mountains.
This Kang La Pass Trek with Thorong La Pass creates an unparalleled experience when combined. Trekkers not only get to see Nepal's amazing range of natural beauty, but they also get to know the country's rich culture. Every step is a new find, from the warm hospitality of the people who live in the lower valleys to the spiritual atmosphere of the old monasteries.
Nepal Trek Adventure offers this Kang La Pass trek with Thorong La Pass that shows off the best of the Annapurna region. It is a deep and varied experience that gives trekkers memories they will remember for the rest of their lives.
- Two high passes, Kang la Pass and Thorong la Pass
- Exploration of Manag Valley
- Panoramic view of Annapurna range from Ghorepani poon hill
- Chance to visit one of the biggest pilgrimages of Nepal, Muktinath Temple
- Explore the remote villages of Nar and Phu
- Side trip to Himlung Base Camp during Acclimatization Day
- Natural Hot springs in Tatopani
- Unique mix of ancient culture and natural beauty
- Blend of diverse landscapes, from green valleys to high-altitude deserts.
The Kang la Pass Trek and the Thorong la Pass route start from Kathmandu. You will start your trek by driving from Kathmandu to Dharapani. From there, you will start hiking and watch how the landscape changes from green hills and farms to rocky mountains as you head to places like Koto and Meta.
As you keep hiking, you'll reach a village called Phu Village, where people follow a special kind of culture. You get a day to rest there and explore the nearby mountains. Moving forward, you visit Nar Phedi and Nar Village, where you see old monasteries and pretty villages.
The crossing of the challenging Kang La Pass is a highlight, offering panoramic views as you descend towards Nagwal. The trek continues as you walk through Manang, which is known for its tranquil surroundings and vibrant local culture. As the trail goes up to the famous Thorong High Pass, the adventure hits its peak, and the amazing views make the hard climb worth it.
As the path continues down from the pass, it leads to the holy site of Muktinath and the quiet town of Tatopani, which is known for its hot springs. The trek then moves to the verdant Ghorepani area, which leads to the famous Poon Hill viewpoint. The last part of the route is a drive back to Pokhara, where hikers can reflect on their successes in the peaceful lakeside setting of the city.
From Pokhara, you'll drive back to Kathmandu, where your trek in Nepal will end. As you drive, you can enjoy the view.
Why do the Kang La Pass and Thorong La Pass Trek with us?
- Simple and safe online booking system.
- Trip postponement services with flexible itineraries.
- Private road transportation (as requested by the client).
- Certified NTA Trek Guide with fluent English
- Well-planned itineraries that balance trekking with acclimatization.
- Accommodation (twin sharing) in comfortable teahouses and lodges along the route.
- Necessary permits and paperwork for the trek.
- 24/7 customer support for any queries or concerns during the trek.
- Optional side trips to explore nearby attractions and viewpoints.
- Emergency evacuation plans and medical assistance, if needed.
We're delighted to open up advance bookings for the Kang La Pass Trek combined with the Thorong La Pass for the upcoming years 2023 and 2024. Start this extraordinary trek for an all-inclusive price of $2050 per person for group joining during the main trekking season.
Our trekking strategy is tailored to accommodate the preferences of every individual trekker. As part of the package for the Kang La Pass and Thorong La Pass Trek, we also offer the chance to go on a solo trek with a guide.
Note: Opting for a private group size ranging from 1 to 5 trekkers, the cost of the combined Kang La Pass and Thorong La Pass Trek varies between $2050 and $2450 per person. Choose a private trek and enjoy the freedom to go at your own pace. This is a great option for families, groups of friends, or anyone who wants a more personalized trek.
The specially customized itinerary for the Kang La Pass and Thorong La Pass Trek throughout the years 2023 and 2024 begins upon your arrival in Nepal and elegantly concludes as you depart, ensuring a seamless and immersive experience from start to finish.
The best time to do this Kang La Pass and Thorong La Pass trek is during the autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May). These seasons offer the most favorable weather conditions and stunning vistas, making the trek an unforgettable experience.
During the autumn months, the skies are clear, the temperatures are moderate, and the landscapes are painted with vibrant hues as the forests and hillsides come alive with color. Similarly, in spring, the trekking trails are adorned with blooming wildflowers, creating a picturesque setting against the backdrop of towering mountains.
The stable weather during these seasons ensures safer and more comfortable trekking conditions, allowing trekkers to fully appreciate the natural beauty and cultural richness of this combined trek through the Annapurna region.
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