Saribung expedition

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Start fromUS$4550p/p

25 DaysKathmandu to KathmanduGrade:

Destination: Nepal

Trip style: Camping and Lodges where available

Best season: Mar-May, Sep-Nov

Group: 2+

Mt. Saribung Expedition is one the popular expeditions in the Mustang region. It is located in Damodar himal range close to Nepal Tibet border in the corner of Upper Mustang trekking trails. It was opened in 2006 by the Nepal government for the expedition. The Saribung trekking offers a beautiful view of snow-capped mountains of three different trekking destinations like Mt. Dhaulagiri(8167m), Mt.Manaslu(8163m) and Mt. Annapurna (8091m). Mustang is the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal with the beautiful landscape, mixed culture and adventurous Saribung pass.

The trails are rugged, cutting high into the cliff sides and passes, villages that have little changed over the centuries. It is one of the easiest expeditions done in Nepal, one should be physically fit for the expedition so that they can passes with ice and creases in between Damodar Kunda region and Nar-Phu valley. The trek starts goes from one place to another with great sceneries, cultures, religion and geographical variations. Hence trekkers can enjoy the fantastic and picturesque views of diversity in this region.


Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m

Day 02:Expedition preparation and sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03:Drive to Pokhara and overnight in hotel

Day 04:Fly to Jomsom(2700m) and trek to Kagbeni(2800m)

Day 05:Trek Kagbeni to Chele(3050m)

Day 06:Trek Chele to Gelling(3570m)

Day 07:Trek Gelling to Chharang(3500m)

Day 08:Trek Chharang to Lomanthang (3840m)

Day 09:Explore Lomanthang while acclimatizing

Day 10:Trek Lomanthang to Dhi Gaon (3360m)

Day 11:Trek Dhi Gaon to Luri Gompa(3500m)

Day 12:Trek Luri Gompa to Ghuma Thanti (4856m)

Day 13:Trek Ghuma Thanti to Namta Khola (4200m)

Day 14:Trek Namta Khola to Saribung Base camp(5240m)

Day 15:Rest day at Saribung Base Camp

Day 16:Trek Saribung Base Camp to Saribung High Base Camp (5600m)

Day 17:Climb to the summit of Saribung Peak(6346m) and back to base Camp

Day 18:Trek Base Camp to Norgaru (4300m)

Day 19:Trek Norgaru to Phu(4100m)

Day 20:Trek Phu to Meta (3500m)

Day 21:Trek Meta to Koto(2600m)

Day 22:Trek Koto to Tal(1860m)

Day 23:Trek Tal to Syange(1265m)

Day 24:Drive Syange to Kathmandu

Day 25:International Flight

Cost Include

  • All ground and air transports
  • 3 star or equivalent hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB basis
  • Full board meals during expedition days
  • Required camping materials, kitchen gears and the staffs to carry them
  • Required group climbing gears and equipment; crampons, climbing ropes, ice axe, harness, carabiner, etc
  • Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) / Gamow Bag (A life saving device in case of Acute Mountain Sickness)
  • Comprehensive medical kit
  • Well experienced climbing guide, Sherpas and porters
  • Duffel bg, down jacket, sleeping bag and route maps
  • Guided sightseeing in the cities
  • All extra supplies on request
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • NAT t-shirt and certificate of appreciation
  • Required trekking permits and local taxes, VAT
  • Authorized certificate of trekking and climbing excellence

 

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee and international flight
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Gratuities to the staffs

 

Trip Note

Your climbing and trekking guide plays the main part in your journey so always follow his instructions and be prepared for the unforeseen weather conditions. Please keep a day or two extra in your plan as the contingency days.

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