Saribung Peak Climbing is your chance to take part in one of the best trekking peak and climb combinations in Nepal. Mt.Saribung is situated in isolated part of Mustang region of Damodar Himal close to the border of (Tibet). Saribung Peak is newly explored peak climbing in Nepal. It is challenging and very popular trekking trail with beaten track and difficult pass.
Sarebung Peak that lies at the elevation of 6328m. The 23 days Saribung trek itself passes through in the ancient and medieval village of Lo Manthang. Crossing through the ancient kingdom of Mustang and the mysterious Naar and Phu. Taking us through the remote lands, glacier walks and high passes which makes this trip an adventure of a lifetime.
During the Saribung Peak Climbing passes through the lost hidden valleys of Mustang and Nar Phu valley. Both unbelievable landscape and outstanding views of the the Himalayan region. After crossing the Teri-la pass you enter the Nar-Phu valley with wild landscapes and there is very low traffic of trekkers.
Saribung Peak Climbing Highlights
- An adventurous trek with the optional ascent of Saribung Peak (6328m)
- Mustang, the Damodar Himal and the Annapurnas
- Visit the ancient Kindom of Mustang and Lo Manthang
- Summit Sarebung Peak (6328m).
- A challenging mountaineering trek with experienced Sherpa climbing guide
- Cross the Saribung Pass and trek out via the remote village of Phu
- FREE sleeping bag, down jacket and climbing gear hire is available for this holiday
Best Seasons for Saribung Peak Climbing
The month of September, October, November (Autumn) and March, April, May (Spring) are the best time for Saribung Peak Expedition. These months have the most stable weather conditions and lesser chances of dense fog with poor visibility.
The mountain weather is quite unpredictable as it fluctuates every hour. But, in Spring and Autumn, you will find quite moderate temperatures with the calm weather conditions.
Saribung Peak Climbing Permit
Saribung peak climbing permit issued by Tourism Department of Nepal, Special permit of Upper Mustang ( free) and Special permit of Nar Phu (free) issued by Department of Immigration, Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fee (ACAP fee ) and TIMS card is required to trek and climb on this region.
The Saribung peak climbing is a relatively easy one for experienced mountaineers. But it is physically demanding with the crossing of high passes like Saribung La at over 5600 m and Kang La at over 5200 meter are challenging.
Saribung Peak Difficulty
Saribung is an easy peak for mountaineering and expedition but there are certain passes with ice and creases in between the trail which makes the journey difficult. To join the Saribung Peak and Upper Mustang expedition and have a good chance of success, you need: A clean bill of health, Experience of previous expeditions above 5,500m, Scrambling experience to Grade 2, Scottish grade I/Alpine F mountaineering experience.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 02: Permit preparation day and Fly to Pokhara
Day 03: Fly to Jomsom (2720m) & Trek to Kagbeni (2800m). Approx. 3.5 Hrs Walk
Day 04: Trek to Chhusang [2980m] and Chele (3060m). Approx. 6 Hrs Walk
Day 05: Trek to Ghiling (3800m) – 7 Hrs Trek
Day 06: Trek to Dhakmar (3820m) – 6/7 Hrs Trek
Day 07: Trek to Lo Manthang (3810m) – 7/8 Hrs Trek
Day 08: Rest Day at Lo Manthang (3810m)
Day 09: Trek to Yara Gaon (3650m) – 7 Hrs Trek
Day 10: Trek to Luri Gompa (4000m) – 5/6 Hrs Trek
Day 11: Trek to Ghuma Thanti (4750m) – 7/8 Hrs Trek
Day 12: Trek to Parsye Khola (4850m) – 4 Hrs Trek
Day 13: Trek to Damodar Kunda (4890m) – 5 Hrs Walk
Day 14: Trek to Base Camp (5380m)
Day 15: Trek to High Camp (5780m)
Day 16: Summit Sarebung Peak (6328m) and Back to Bhrikuti Base Camp (5070m) – 12 Hrs Walk
Day 17: Trek to Phu (3995m) – 6 Hrs Trek
Day 18: Rest day at Phu (3995m)
Day 19: Trek to Meta (3560m) – 7/8 Hrs Trek
Day 20: Trek Koto (2600m) – 7/8 Hrs Trek
Day 21: Drive by Bus to Besi Sahar and to Kathmandu (11/12 Hrs Drive)
Day 22: Free Day in Kathmandu
Day 23: International Departure
Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
3 Nights request hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on bed and Breakfast basis.
1 Night request hotel accommodation in Pokhara on Bed and Breakfast basis.
Koto – Beshisahar – Kathmandu Jeep transportation for group and members.
Necessary staffs including experienced guides and porters during the trekking period as per itinerary.
Schedule Flight Tickets for Kathamndu – Pokhara -Jomsom.
All trekking and mountaineering equipment available at the Base camp advanced base camp.
Services of chef and kitchen assistant at base camp.
3 meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee available in the Tea house or Camping during the trekking as request.
3 fresh meals a day: Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at base camp.
20kg baggage allowance per person during trekking to base camp.This will be carried by porters/yaks.
Daily weather report services from Seattle, Washington based company.
Trekking permit (Annapurna Conservation area permit).
TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
Expedition royalty and climbing permit of Nepal government to climb Saribung Peak Climbing.
Upper mustang and Nar Phu valley restricted area permit.
Nepalese government royalty and fees.
All wages, equipment, medical and accident insurances for all involved staff in trekking and climbing period.
Equipment allowances and wages for chefs and kitchen assistants.
First aid medical kits for the group and the staff.
Satellite phone carried by guide for communication. Available to clients with the cost of $3 per minute call.
2 expedition members will have 1 tent V25, 2 man tent available in the ABC and High camp as needed.
Required fixed and dynamic ropes during climbing period.
EPI gas and cooking stove above the base camp.
Helicopter rescue insurance for high altitude staff.
Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
Trekking and climbing map of Upper Mustang and Saribung Peak Climbing.
Our service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
Complete pre-departure information.
Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
Adventure Connexion t-shirt/Pashmina, Broucher.
Air Fare: International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
Nepal entry Visa fee: Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 100).
Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner in during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking / Expedition than the scheduled itinerary).
Extra night in Kathmandu: Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking / Expedition (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
Insurance: Travel and high-altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.
Rescue Evacuation: Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation cost if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Medication, Medical Tests and Hospitalization costs.)
Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers and any Alcoholic beverages.
Personal Equipment: Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking /Climbing Gears.
Toiletries: Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
Filming: Special Filming, Camera and Drone permit fee.
Internet Service: Internet facility is not included.
Summit Bonus: Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa.
Extra Porter: $25 USD for each, in case of extra porter demanded.
Tips: Tips for staffs.
Extra: Any other services or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
Any other item not listed in “Cost Includes” Section.