MT. SARIBUNG EXPENDITION -6,346M

Mt. Saribung (6,346m) lies very close to the Tibetan border in a remote part of the Mustang district. The trek starts from Mustang’s District Headquarters Jomsom which is a 23 minute flight from Pokhara. From Jomsom you will follow the trail to upper Mustang and finally reach the base camp of Mt.Saribung.

Technically, this peak is not very difficult to climb but physical fitness of climbers is important, as there are some high ice passes. On returning from the summit of Mt. Saribung you will continue trekking to Nar Phu, make your way to Besisahar and finally come back to Kathmandu.

  • Day 1
    Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Transfer to Hotel.

    After your arrival in Kathmandu our representatives at the airport will transfer you to your hotel and help you in checking in.

  • Day 2
    Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

    Kathmandu is where we spend the day, strolling across the city streets and collecting the last pieces of equipments that our trek requires.

  • Day 3
    Drive to Pokhara. O/N in Hotel.

    Today we drive to Pokhara, a seven hour ride or take a flight (optional at additional charge). As we reach Pokhara late in the afternoon we get to stroll around the lake city on foot or on a hired bicycle.

  • Day 4
    Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom (2700m). O/N in Kagbeni (2810m).

    An early morning flight from Pokhara takes us to the airstrip in Jomsom. From Jomsom we head north to the village of Kagbeni where we camp over night.

  • Day 5
    Trek to Chaile (3150m). O/N in Chaile.

    A 7 hrs trek from Kagbeni takes us to Chaile through a trail with many ups and downs and steep climbs.

  • Day 6
    Trek to Geling (3570m). O/N in Gelling.

    Today, we trek to the ancient settlement of Gelling passing through painted Chhortens, Mani walls and alpine meadows.

  • Day 7
    Trek to Chharang (3500m). O/N in Chharang.

    Today, an early morning start after breakfast takes us to the villages of Ghami and Tsrang, past the old Royal palace and Tsarang Gompa before we stop in Chharang.

  • Day 8
    Trek to Lomanthang (3809m). O/N in Lomanthang.

    The medieval walled village of Lo Manthang is inhabited by around 1000 people. The village is popular for its high mud walls, Gompas and the Royal Palace. Lo Manthang also serves as the capital to the Kingdom of Mustang.

  • Day 9
    Explore Lomanthang. O/N in Lomanthang.
  • Day 10
    Explore Lomanthang. O/N in Lomanthang.
  • Day 11
    Trek to Dhi Gaon(3360m). O/N in Dhi Gaon
  • Day 12
    Trek to Lury Gompa (3,500m). O/N in Lury Gompa.
  • Day 13
    Trek to Ghuma Tanthi (4,856m). O/N in Ghuma Tanthi.
  • Day 14
    Trek to Namta Khola (4,200m). O/N in Namta Khola.
  • Day 15
    Trek to Saribung Base Camp(5,240m). O/N in Base Camp.
  • Day 16
    Rest day in Saribung Base Camp. O/N in Base Camp.
  • Day 17
    Trek to Saribung High Camp (5,600m). O/N in High Camp.
  • Day 18
    Climb to the summit of Saribung Peak (6,346m) and return back to Base Camp.
  • Day 19
    Trek to Nogaru (4,300m). O/N in Norgaru.
  • Day 20
    Trek to Phu (4,100m). O/N in Phu.
  • Day 21
    Rest day in Phu. O/N in Phu.
  • Day 22
    Trek to Meta (3,500m). O/N in Meta.
  • Day 23
    Trek to Koto (2,600m). O/N in Koto.
  • Day 24
    Trek to Taal (1,860m). O/N in Taal.
  • Day 25
    Trek to Syange (1,265m). O/N in Syange.
  • Day 26
    Drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to the International Airport.
INCLUDES
  • Return transfers from International and Domestic airport to your hotel.
  • One night stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • All government taxes and Annapurna conservation entry fees.
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Saribung peak (6,346m) permit USD $350.
  • Garbage deposit.
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipments, food and accommodation).
  • Twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services and camping services.
  • necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
  • Experience climbing guide during the climbing period & and his wages.
  • Camping services during the climbing period and including your all meals (Lunch/dinner and breakfast).
  • lodge accommodation during the tea houses trek.
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • PNT service charge and government taxes.
  • Emergency first aid kid.
  • required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period.
  • climbing personal gears.
  • Climbing High food.
  • sleeping bag/warm down jacket and walking poles if necessary.
  • Domestic flight ticket guest: Pokhara to Jomsom.
  • Domestic flight ticket guide: Pokhara to Jomsom.

Medical support: An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals: During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permit and transportation.

Water: Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Climbing equipments: – (Warm down jackets, sleeping bags, warm trousers, koflach shoes, trekking shoes and sandals, perfectly fitting crampons, gaiters, jumar, gloves, sun glasses, head light, helmet, harness belt, figure – 8.

EXCLUDES
  • All meals in Kathmandu and on tea house trek
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies).
  • Your Internal flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu).
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.

 

Travel Insurance: –
Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Nepal has four climatic seasons


*Spring : March-May

*Summer: June-August

*Autumn: September-November

*Winter: December-February

While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Enquire about any trekking region and we will tell you about the best season to visit that area.

Check-list of personal equipment:
  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swim wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

The following equipment are needed during the Climbing period: –
(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore – Tex Jackets).

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