Teri La Pass Trek
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Teri La Pass Trek Summary
- Trek Duration: 23 Days
- Teri La Elevation: 5,595 meters / 18,357 feet
- Trekking Hour: 6 hours daily
- Group-Size: 2 – 15 People
- Best Time: April, May, October, and November
- Trip Mode: Lodge + Tent Camping
- Foods on trek route: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Transportation: Car/Plane/bus
The Teri La Pass Trek is a unique and special wilderness trek route in the Nepalese Himalayas, offering magnificent Himalayan vistas, unique cultures, and typical lifestyles. Teri La at 18,296 feet is recognized as an adventurous trek throughout the Annapurna region.
Impressive but adventurous Teri La Pass is totally wilderness hike in the Mustang zone that is frequented by only a few guests every year. Trek at Teri la, is a newly opened trekking trail from Naar to the Mustang area. Tourists hike to cross the high pass route taking special hiking gear. As the lodges and charging stations are not available, tourists must go with a full camping base trekking.
To Trek into Nar Phu valley combine with the upper Mustang, you need to have a special permit issued by a department of immigration of Nepal. Furthermore, Teri la passes hiking, you can see the medieval Tibetan culture in undisturbed form, dramatic mountain views, and great alpine scenery.
Teri la pass is an outstanding trek in Nepal like Hikers in heaven. Hike from Mustang to Nar phu over Teri la is a tough trek that gives courageous enjoyment as well as physical outfits. As you are on the top of Teri la, you will have a magnificent view of the Annapurna family, Gangapurna, and Tilicho peak.
As soon as you cross over Teri la pass from Mustang landscape, you could continue your trip to Nar and Phu villages. Cross Teri la is a difficult trek in Nepal that is recently updated by the Nepal government and is possible to do as an alpine-style Tent trek in Nepal.
How much does Teri La Pass Trek Package Cost/Price?
The cost of the Teri la pass trek package with a Gokyo Treks Agency (local trekking agency) ranges between US$ 2698 to US$ . Basically, Teri la pass trek cost will vary according to the group size you are traveling to. Taking flights from Jomsom to Pokhara and to Kathmandu saves your time and riding buses reduces the trip expenses.
It is the standard trip package price for 24 days trek. If you are 2 visitors hike Teri la costs US$ 2890 for 24 days trek according to the given trekking plan. We can modify the trek route and the prices according to your wish. Here is the price list for Teri la treks.
Price Per Person for 24 days hike in Teri la pass route.
|Number of Tourist||Price Per Person|
|2 Person||US$ 2890|
|3 Person||US$ 2860|
|4 to 6 person||US$ 2825|
|7 to 9 Person||US$ 2750|
|10 and more than 10 Person||US$ 2698|
If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded about Teri La Pass Trek cost, kindly check on the cost section given on a tab button.
Teri la pass trek itinerary detail
This trek Teri la adventure is designed for world travelers who wish to trek through beautiful hidden fortified hamlets Nar Phu and Upper Mustang passing over Teri la 5,595 meters. For Professional trekkers who wish to go in a relaxing manner try this itinerary. However, if you are planning with limited time-wise and if this itinerary does not suit you then request us for a customized itinerary.1 DayArrival at Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu World Heritage sites (1,348m/4,422 feet) tour, 5/6 hours.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you in a private vehicle to your hotel in Kathmandu. All aspects of gear and conditions are discussed to make sure you’re fully prepared for the trip, and any last-minute questions are answered. After lunch, we explore this medieval Kantipur town, the capital city. We visit Boudhanath, also known as Little Tibet. We visit Pashupatinath, a holy temple of Hindus where the cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati. Later we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Syambhunath Stupa. And transfer to your hotel, and briefing for Teri la adventure tour information about further programs..
Early morning from Gongabhu Bus station of Kathmandu city, express drive to Besi Sahar / Bhulbhule through Prithvi High way. From Besisahar or Bhulbhule take a local jeep to Syange waterfall. The highway drive passes through the River view, greenery local villages, and beautiful mountain scenery.
After breakfast starts working through the jungle after we left Chamje from changing the trail goes down the bank of the Marshyangdi river mostly climbing before arriving in Tal. The trail continues through barley, rice, potato fields, and pine forests past the village of Kodo taking us to Dharapani, which is one of the big villages in the Manang valley.
The trail goes through and fir forest and follows the river for a time among the higher oak and maple trees. On the way, you will have excellent views of some snow-covered mountains.
We walk through a steep and constrictive path through the dense forest, after crossing the river the trek leads to Nar phu valley with passing the beautiful pine forest with wide waterfall before arriving the Dharmasala, we will get to see several small shelters (caves and pilgrims “Dharmasala”.
The trail climb up the valley along the small river before arriving at Meta (3,700m), a non-permanent winter settlement of Nar, the trail passes through white rocks, and low shrubs, junipers, scattered evergreen. We can have the best Mountain View on the way, after passing the Junam we will arrive at Chako formally a Khampa settlement.
Walk downhill along the river bank and past the submarine rock with small campsites, then we have the best view of chortens with the canyon lands and gorges takes us to the Phu gate from where we can see the three villages of Phu.
Again walking up and coming back lower is better than just resting at a high altitude. We can walk up to alley to the summer grazing settlement at Ngoru and can spend time interacting with local people visiting Gompa.
Today we will trek back to Phu gate Khyang, Chyarkha, and Jhunam to reach Nar. During your journey, we’ll get to see some beautiful gorges and some breathtaking scenery also. We will pass wonderfully painted, bamboo-topped Chortens and arrive at Nar gates on the top of the hill.
Todays, we follow Lapse Khola, cross the tributary and continue to walk up to Chubse kharka (4,400m Lunch Place) and walk straight for an hour then walk down to the riverside at our camp.
We walk continue up to Labse Khola t passing a number of side valleys. We set up our campsite near the River.
Ascending to the High camp following the Labse Khola valley. Overnight camp at high camp.
get to the summit of Teri la pass which is the highest elevation of the whole trek. We start our hike early morning and summit the Teri La at 5,595m /18,296 feet from where you can superb views of the Annapurna & Chulu mountains & Teri La Peak, Purtun Himal region. As soon as the Photograph finishes, we hike further to Pasphu Khola where we fix our camp to stay overnight.
Walking several ups and downs with tiny narrow trails, crumbing ways continue descending downhill to Yakpa Khola river where 2 river meets. We fix our camp tonight.
Several high ridges later we descend into the Tangge village, Tangge is a village of twenty houses, many sheep, goats and large mastiffs and the largest chorten in Mustang, over fifty feet high. There was a massive mudslide some years ago which wiped out many of the houses and barley fields on both banks; an elder of the village told us there were over a hundred houses in Tangge before this disaster. We fix our campsite tonight to stay overnight.
Leaving Tangge heading northeast we cross the plateau on a little-used trail, following it through more fantastic landscapes, and eventually the green village of Yara below, across the Puyung Khola. Descending to the rocky river bottom, we cross the river and head for the village. We camp for the night in the courtyard of a local guest house in the lower section of Yara, a bustling campsite full of Mustang life. Have a walk above the village in the afternoon, the sun shining through the willow leaves which brighten the village.
Heading to the capital of Mustang, we trek through a magical world of salt drips, narrow canyons, pebbly flood plains and soaring cliffs. The right fork heads to the 14th-15th century Chos Sung Gompa.
The nomads to the north hold the key to the main gompa. We have reached the fabled walled city of Lo, with a single entrance through which only the King, Queen, and Kempo (Abbot) are allowed to ride. All others must walk, to pay their respects to Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion.
King Jigme Palbar Bista, called ‘Lo Gyelbu’ by the Mustang people, still inhabits his four-storied palace inside the city walls. He is an avid horseman and keeps his own stable of horses, some of the best in Mustang. These days, the king plays a somewhat ceremonial role although he is well-loved and respected throughout Mustang.
Another day in Lo manthang gives you the chance to explore its many sights; the Tall Champa Lakhang (God house,) the red Thugchen Gompa, Chyodi Gompa and the Raja’s Palace; as well as to gaze at the surrounding panoramic views of the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalaya. Besides that, Lo-Manthang there are two other interesting valleys worth visiting.
The western valley Tingkhar, the sight of Raja’s summer palace, Kimling and Phuwa as well as the Gompa of Namgyal (The Monastery of Victory) is the newest and most active Gompa in Lo. In the eastern valley lies the village of Chosar, also rich in gompas and the valley is the main trading route to Lhasa.
This is an opportunity to visit two other villages on your return trek. The trail climbs steadily to the pass marked by a cairn, offering a last glimpse of Lo-Manthang. We cross the highest pass on this trek and arrive in Ghar Gompa (3,920 Meters). This monastery is very old and older than the Samye monastery in Tibet, supposed to be built around 730AD. After crossing the pass around 4,100 meters, we descend down to the way to Dhakmar (3,520m) where we fix our campsite to stay overnight.
From Dhakmar the way goes down to until Ghami 11,314 feet the huge greenery village in Mustang where we can see the ancient monastery and stupas with. You can see the local houses here like caves. After the trail goes ascends until Nyi La pass and descends to Samar through the same route. We fix our camp for staying overnight here at Samar lodge.
Today, we trek descend downhill to Chhusang. The sandy trail offers panoramic red stone cliffs. After Chhusang we climb a little more than arrive in Tangbe village and finally, we reach Kagbeni for a lunch stop.
Later Lunch, we trek to Jomsom with the valley of Kaligandaki River which is marked as a windy valley of Mustang. Almost every day big wind blowing and overnight in Jomsom bazaar. You will explore Jomsom village.
Early morning we fly to Pokhara with thrilling spectacular Mountain Views including Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, and Machhapuchre during the flight. Right after landing at Pokhara domestic terminal, we take a bus (passenger collection basis) and drive out for Kathmandu town. The bus ride goes across the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for the lunch break. On arrival in Kathmandu, a hiking guide will arrange a transfer back to the hotel. Trip finish.
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How much does the Teri la pass trek cost?
Annapurna teri la high pass trek price US$ 2890 is the standard trek price on double occupancy basis. For a deluxe and luxury trekking plan, we add Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu airfare, 3 to 5-star boutique category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu in Pokhara and Kathmandu with breakfast plan. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.
Teri La Pass Trek Package price include:
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private taxi/car.
- 2 nights double bedroom on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
- 1-night double bedroom Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara
- 22 Breakfast, 22 Lunch, and 22 Dinner during the Teri La Hikes.
- Lodge plus Alpine style tent camping accommodation during the Teri la trekking tours
- Kathmandu city world heritage sites tour guide with a private car transfer service.
- Micro Bus transfer from Kathmandu – Besisahar for your guest and Nepali hiking crew
- Domestic flight: Jomsom to Pokhara airfare with applicable domestic airport departure tax.
- Upper Mustang special permits cost USD 500 for each guest every 10 days.
- Fully escorted trek with English-speaking license holder local mountain trekking guide, professional cook, and require porters (each guest = 1 Porter basis).
- Nar and Phu village special permit USD 100 for each person for each week hiking.
- Annapurna Conservation Area permits and their fees.
- Guided tour in Kathmandu city world heritage sites transfer by private vehicle.
- Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for your guest and Nepali crew
- Insurance, Food, accommodation, and salary of Nepali trekking Guide, cook, and porters.
- Seasonal fruits like an apple on the Teri La trekking route.
- Latest updated Teri la pass trek map for each person, you keep this as a souvenir.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.
Teri La Pass Trek Package Price Excludes:-
- Nepal entry visa fees are US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
- Guest personal trek equipments .
- Personal nature expenses, and bar bills.
- Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Gratuities for cooks, guides, and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize a private Teri La Pass Trek starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure. Provide us with your flight detail and request for pickup. Either I or one of our representatives will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need the experience to do Teri la pass trek?.
Answer: Basic experience is better. Moreover, it is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For Teri la trekking, if you have a little experience would be better.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on the Teri la pass?
Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy beds with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in Teri la pass trek?.
Answer: Gokyo Treks Nepal professional cook cooks a super delicious range of vegetarian meals. They are Pasta, tuna bake, noodles, potatoes, eggs, bread, soups, and rice with fresh vegetables. Likewise, dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going. Our cook cooks delicious vegetarian meals if there are no lodges.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along the express Teri la pass trek?
Answer: Tea house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Teri la pass Trekking?.
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide purified water (aqua tabs) en route. Normal water is available at the campsite along the trail.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?.
Answer: During the lodge trek there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.
Question: Are there any communication facilities on Teri la pass trekking?
Answer: In this trekking route, you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.
Answer: No! So, for the nature trail, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.
Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?.
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on Teri la pass trek?.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carry a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Question: Is it possible to rent a guide? how to hire a local trek guide?
Answer: Yes of course. But if you hike as camping-based trekking, trek guide hiring is not enough to organize your trip. So we suggest you take a full board special camping trek.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain, and altitude. In truth, it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you need to prepare to walk roughly 5 hours daily.
Question: Do I need walking poles?
Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.
Teri la pass trek Highlights
- Narphu valley offers picturesque villages and turbulent river gorges with delightful waterfalls.
- Visit old Buddhist monastery in Braga village – Explore beautiful Manang village
- Kang la 5315m valley offers an awesome view of the whole Annapurna Himalayan ranges.
- Exotic hidden villages “Nar and Phu”, Many ancient monasteries and chortens.
- Exotic hidden treasures “Upper Mustang – The forbidden kingdom”, Many ancient monasteries, chortens, and caves.
- Encounter with Languor Monkeys, Musk deer, snow leopards, and blue sheep, and many other wild animals
Teri La Pass Trek Note:
Hi Teri la is a special wilderness route that connects two impressive valleys. Nar and Phu and as well as Mustang, the valley of the forbidden kingdom. It’s an adventure but an awesome trek route and best suited for special and professional hikers in the Himalayas.
The above Teri La hikes are subject to change due to a condition beyond our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical, and natural conditions may change the above itineraries.
What makes Teri la pass trek special?
Opportunities for challenging treks or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. First safety and then success is our main concerns.
We are a team of professional, trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others.
Teri La Pass Trek Review
Best Agency, Excellent service
Great trek, run by competent people, a special guide called SOM Shrestha and Kamal Khatri and a nice carrier. Fantastic landscapes and unforgettable encounters. Gokyo Treks is the right agency to make a trek in Nepal!!! Thanks at all!. – Cristiano Lissoni, Milano, Italy.
Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal
Thank you Christiano for the time to review your trek with us. We hope to welcome you again for your trip in the Himalayas again.
From US$ 30425% Off US$ 2890
|No. of people||Price Per Person|
|4 - 6||USD 2825|
|7 - 9||USD 2750|
|10 +||USD 2698|
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