Mustang with Saribung Expedition

  • Mustang with Saribung Expedition

Overview

Situated near to Tibet border in the isolated area of Mustang area near DamodarHimal, Saribung (6380m) is lately opened peak for ascending in Western Nepal. This peak is also popular mountain at present for climbing in short period. Saribung regarded as technically trouble-free to ascend but there is elevated ice passes that make expedition tough.

 

The important part of Saribung Expeditions are- the restricted region of Upper Mustang, a isolated and arresting region which is fraction of the Tibetan flat terrain, scenery of carved gorges, incredible rock formations, royal palaces, medieval settlements, Tibetan Buddhist Gombas, soaring snow peaks, wild NamtaKhola Valley, Lo Manthang and the like.

 

Unique Adventure International designs Saribung Peak Expedition which is one of the best selling trips which will take you all along beautiful Marsyangdi valley with the vistas of Annapurna II, III, Manaslu; exploring Manang community, Pocho monastery and Braka monastery and more. The best season to go for the expedition is spring, summer and autumn.  We offer ample support with yummy meals. We'll aid you with number of Sherpa guides to ensure the probability of success and for your safety.

Itinerary Details

01.05.2017 Day 01: Departure from Frankfurt.

02.05.2017 Day 02: Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfer to hotel.

Soon after we land at Kathmandu International Airport, we meet our Nepali representatives who will clarify us about the tour. After the short description by our representatives, we are sent to our Hotels where we will be staying overnight.

03.05.2017 Day 03: Stay in Kathmandu for official procedure and gear check, overnight at hotel.

You will rest in Kathmandu for a day. You will be described about your trek and then complete some official procedure. Also, make all the preparations essential for trek. Overnight at hotel.

04.05.2017 Day 04: Depart to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.

Scenic drive to Pokhara takes 7 hours.

05.05.2017 Day 05: Fly to Jomsom, and start trek to Kagbeni (2720m), overnight at guesthouse.

Then from Pokhara we will take picturesque flight to Jomsom for around 20 -25 minutes through the world's deepest ravine offering incredible peak views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and Annapurna Ranges. From Jomsom, our trek commences upstream the Kali Gandaki broad riverbed to arrive at Kagbeni, the doorway of Mustang. Kagbeni lies at the shore of two rivers. Overnight at guesthouse.

06.05.2017 Day 06: Trek to Chele (3050m.). Overnight at guest house

From Kagbeni, we move further toward Chele early in the morning today. The track still moves alongside the bank of Kaligandaki. We cross the villages of Chunksang and Tangbe. And, before arriving at Chele we have to come across a bridge over Kaligandaki and go up abruptly up for around 35 minutes to reach Chele Village. Overnight at Chele.

07.05.2017 Day 07: Trek to Syangmochen (3650m.). Overnight at guest house

We leave Chele, we will start our trek to Shyangmochen. We come across the passes like Taklam La (3240m.), Yemdo pass (4000m.), Baga La and Dzong La (3550m.). You will be trekking passing through arresting communities of Yemdo, Samar and Bhona. Then, we enter Shyangmochen. Overnight in Shyangmochen.

08.05.2017 Day 08: Trek to Ghami (3510m.).Overnight at guest house

As in all arid regions in Mustang on the way to Ghami too most houses are build out of mud, stones with roof of straw and a combination of mud, pebbles. After walking for 5 hours we will reach to Ghami. Here we stay overnight in guest house available.

09.05.2017 Day 09: Trek to Tsarang (Charang - 3620m.), overnight at guest house

The splendid views of the landscape the gentle curve of the north dissimilar to the uneven mountain gorge in the east and west are arresting part of the trek. We walk for around 5 hours which brings us to Charang, a large broaden village occupied by the people of Lo, actually of Tibetan origin. The aged monastery and the adjacent Gompa are supposed to be some 500 years old and surrounded by some of the best religious wall paintings. Tonight in Charang.

10.05.2017 Day 10: Trek to Lo Manthang (3800m), overnight at guesthouse.

From Tsarang, we will walk to the capital of Mustang, Lo-Mangthang. A wall, 300 m long and 150 m wide, has secluded against warriors, thief and the brutal winds. Overnight at tented camp in Lo-Mangthang.

11.05.2017 Day 11: Rest and explore Lo-Manthang (3800m), overnight at guest house.

On this day, we will rest and explore around Lo-Manthang. The small settlement of Lo-Mangthang consists of more than a 1000 inhabitants. Also, we can observe the Mustang Palace soaring over the community. Overnight at tented camp in Lo-Mangthang.

12.05.2017 Day 12: Trek to Yara (3650m), overnight at guesthouse.

Leaving Lo Manthang, we will go back to the pass after that we have to be careful not to fall down a steep gorge with eroded cliffs to DhiGaun. All the way downward is all the way through a colored canyon. Then the trek continue to YaraGaun after crossing a river. Overnight at tented camp YaraGaun.

13.05.2017 Day 13: Trek to GhumaThanti (4856m) via LuriGompa, overnight at tented camp. 

We will go across the stream before ascending to Yara amidst lunar scenery in the Puyon Chu ravine. Then, the track moves up to Gangra at an elevation 3870m then go across parallel till the outstanding monastery of Lori placed high up a cliff. This gomba includes some fascinating paintings. From LuriGompa we have a well walk from top of hill through the fields. At 4780m, the path crosses a broad verdant plateau bestows excellent vistas of the huge Dhaulagiri peak. The trail continues moving up to a pass lying at an elevation of 4940m and moves down to GhumaThanti, a place constructed as a home for the Buddhist pilgrims moving to the holy Damodarkunda lakes. Overnight at tented camp.

14.05.2017 Day 14: Trek to NamtaKhola (4200m), overnight at tented camp.

15.05.2017 Day 15: Trek to Saribung Base Camp (5240m), overnight at tented camp.

Today we will climb on the moraines of the east part of the glacier and is signaled by small cairns. We have to attach together to the glacier to go behind till its end a very eye-catching way of ice chunks. At approximately 5700m, the path goes across the glacier quite straight to go behind the western moraine. We will be perceive the views of the KhumjunggarHimal (6959m) and also the DamodarHimal. Overnight at the base camp.

16 - 17.05.2017 Days 16-17: At Base Camp rest and preparation and trek to Saribung Pass (5600m), overnight at tented camp

Today we have 2 days rest and we will trek to Saribung Pass which lies at an elevation of 5600m. Overnight at tented camp.

18.05.2017 Day 18: Saribung Peak Summit Climb (6387m), return BC, overnight at tented camp.

The track goes behind the moraine then a small glacier. The summit is 280 m further ahead on snow covered slopes opening on a wide ridge. From the peak of Saribung we have an exceptional scenery of Gyajikang, Bhrikuti, Himlung etc. From the pass the turn down on the other face entails some protection measures due to a lot of crevasses. At the final point of the glacier, we will take off the crampons for an infinite walk on the border of the eastern moraine until we reach at the camp. Overnight at tented camp.

19.05.2017 Day 19: Trek to Nogaru (4300m), overnight at tented camp. 

Today, the trail will take us downward from the top of the hill till a river that we traverse and the trail follows the river area till a second river opens out. On the reverse side, we see the track joins a fine marked trail through meadows till Nogaru, a village now has been desolate. Overnight at tented camp.

20.05.2017 Day 20: Trek to Phu Village (4100m), overnight at tented camp.

The track after that climbs suddenly up to reach a very beautiful path that takes us to Phu, a village hanging on a rocky mountain and occupied by Tibetan people. Overnight at tented camp.

21.05.2017 Day 21: Trek to Meta (3500m), overnight at tented camp.

22.05.2017 Day 22: Trek to Koto (2605m), overnight at guesthouse.

23.05.2017 Day 23:Drive to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.

24.05.2017 Day 24: Leisure day in Kathmandu, shopping and sightseeing, overnight at hotel.

25.05.2017 Day 25: Transfer to airport, flight to Frankfurt.

26.05.2017 Day 26: Arrive in Frankfurt. 

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Flight Frankfurt – Kathmandu – Frankfurt.
  • Airport transfers (domestic and international both).
  • Press conference arrangement.
  • One International Leader Berthold Honka.
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in with breakfastand dinner.
  • Climbing Permit fee for Saribung Peak and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fee.
  • Special permit fee for Upper Mustang and Nar Phu region.
  • Food & Fuel during the trek and climbing period.
  • Guesthouse / tented camp accommodation during the trekking and climbing period.
  • North Face or similar quality high altitude tent for climbing.
  • Tent / rooms for each member, staffs, climbing Sherpa at the base camp.
  • Expert Staffs: climbing guide, base camp guide, cook, cook helper.
  • Porters/Yaks to and from base camp.
  • Staff’s insurance, daily allowance, wages, equipment allowance and transportation.
  • Domestic flight Pokhara – Jomsom.
  • All camping equipments: sleeping tents, mattress, dining tent, toilet tent, mess tent, store tent, table & chairs and other necessary kitchen utensils whilst on trekking and expedition.
  • Group climbing equipment such as necessary fixed rope, ice screws, ice bars etc.
  • First Aid kit bag, trekking map & duffel bag.
  • Satalite phone (Pay Call).
  • Mountain cans cleaning at high camps.
  • Cargo transportation to supply the food and gears.
  • All ground transportation.
  • Necessary documentation and governmental official paper works.
  • All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.

What is not included?

  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Extra hotels in Kathmandu (after 4 nights).
  • Visa Fee to Nepal.
  • Personal trekking Equipment, travel and medical insurance & helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Personal climbing insurance which covers travel, medical, accident, evacuation etc.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Gratitute (tip) for the staff etc.

Info

Three steps to your registration:

Account Holder Name:  Khum Bahadur Subedi
Account Number:          182068419 01
Bank name:                  Standard Charted Bank Nepal Limited
Swift code:                   SCBLNPKA
Bank address:               PO Box 3990, Lazimpat, Kathmandu,Nepal
Bank Phone:                 +9771 4418456
Bank Fax:                     +97714417428

Reference: Booking Code, Name: MMSN-Lodge cum camping-Trekking cum climbing

The outstanding payment will be made in cash shortly after your arrival in Kathmandu.

  • Confirmation of your registration.

Contact in Kathmandu / Nepal: Unique Adventure International Pvt. Ltd. 

Khum Bahadur Subedi, Email: info@uniquetreks.com / info@nepalclimbing.com

Phone: +977 1 4415474, 4441482 / Fax: +977 1 4427324

Web: www.uniquetreks.com / www.nepalclimbing.com

Contact in Mainz / Germany: HONKA / Alpinberater.de ®

Berthold Honka, Email: Hb.alpin@t-online.de

Phone: +49 6131 470035 / Fax: +49 6131 470067

Web: www.Alpinberater.de 

Note

All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Trip Price

US $ 4,600 per person

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 26 days
  • Best Season : Spring, Summer, Autumn
  • Country : Nepal
  • Min Altitude : 910m
  • Max Altitude : 6387m
  • Trip starts : Kathmandu
  • Trip ends : Kathmandu
  • Group size : Min-1

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