Marpha at an elevation of 2680 meters is a small yet beautiful village in the Mustang district. Marpha comes from two Thakali words Mar and Pha – meaning hard working people and this village is a very well maintained Thakali village.
This village is famous amongst trekkers for several different reasons and among them one is the apple orchards and its produces. Apple brandy by the name of Marpha itself is a very famous and must try thing from Marpha.
Marpha is directly connected by the the roadways recently but is not over crowded alike Jomsom. The views of Nilgiri North and south both are starkly beautiful. The lodges are big and have modern amenities. Gas heated water, cuisines from other than Nepal, bar facilities and many other makes Marpha a travellers delight.