Trip Highlights
  • Ascend to the summit of Mt Saribung 6,346m
  • Hike through one of the last bastions of Tibetan culture on the planet that still exists.
  • The Mustang region between the Annapurna region and the Tibetan border is an area newly opened to foreigners which level up the adventurous spirit
  • Enjoy trekking and climbing in the least crowded Himalayan glory

Saribung Peak Climbing 2022-2023 is a recently explored peak for climbing in Nepal which initiates the Mustang Saribung Pass Expedition 2022. It is undoubtedly an isolated area in the foothills of Mt. Damodar Himal at Saribung Peak Height of 5,400m near the Damodar Kunda a sacred pond located at 4,890m bordering with Nepal-Tibet. Saribung peak is located in the northwestern part of the country, primarily in the Mustang region at a remarkable elevation of 6,346 meters. However, in the greater context, the adventure falls within the Annapurna region which is known for other popular trekking and climbing adventures like Annapurna Circuit Trekking and Muktinath Trekking. The 25 Days Saribung Peak Climbing Itinerary is truly a sensational mountaineering adventure for enthusiastic nomads from all around.

“With the jaw-dropping majestic mountain vistas, Saribung peak expedition is the discovery of the snow-filled mesmerizing peaks.”

Saribung Peak Climbing Trip

The Saribung Peak Climbing Trip in Nepal is undoubtedly full of adventure, fun, and thrills which you will experience beautifully as you traverse alongside the lovely hills, fertile farming land while climbing up to the snow-filled mountain peak of Saribung. You will surely have an amazing discovery of gorgeous mountain vistas as you explore the livelihood of people living in such an extreme environment. All these features make the Saribung Peak Trek and Climb a very popular choice especially for having a first-time experience of climbing in Nepal.

Saribung Peak Climbing Route

The Saribung Trekking Trail traverses through the beautiful village, terraced farm field, green valleys, mostly revolving around upper Mustang—the hidden and mysterious valley which forms the Upper Mustang Trekking and equally around the Lo Manthang- an ancient walled city and the palace with Monastery. From this area, you will have amazing views of the Annapurna Himalayan range, incredible landscapes, and other stunning natural wonders of western Nepal. The Saribung Peak Climbing Route is rugged and challenging as it is located at the remote corner of the country.

Saribung Peak Summit

Saribung Peak Summit begins with a short flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, subsequently to Jomsom at 2,743m. Similarly, you will have to continue trekking through Kagbeni and then Chele, Geling, Tsarang, and Lo Manthang leading into the beautiful Dhi Gaon, Lury Gomba, Ghuma Tanti, Namta Khola. All these destinations will further march your steps towards the Japanese base camp at 5,010m, where you will rest for a day in order to acclimatize. Then once you are prepared and ready, we will begin our actual Saribung Peak Summit and then explore all around the wonder of Saribung Peak. Summiting Saribung Peak will surely be a memorable expedition.

Saribung Peak Climbing Difficulty Level

Mountaineering itself is a challenging adventure, however, in comparison, there are certain peaks that are more suitable and easier for climbing than others. In the case of the Saribung Peak Climb Adventure, it is one of the suitable peaks for beginners to gain their new experience of climbing and use it as a practice for attaining higher mountains. Saribung Peak Climb Difficulty Level is not extreme and it is indeed attainable no just by professional mountaineers but by any nomad. And this amazing opportunity is brought by the Sarbung Peak Climb Package.

Saribung Peak Climbing Season

Although Saribung Peak Climb Holiday is attainable even by beginners, one shall not underestimate the challenge it can bring if not planned well. It is better to conduct the climb in the Saribung Peak Climbing Season which sets an amazing experience for the mountaineers in all aspects. The seasons of spring and autumn are best for attaining the Summit of Saribung Peak. However, one certainly has a free choice of undertaking the climb in other seasons of monsoon and winter as well. Likewise, the months from Feb-May and Sep-Dec are the most favorable.

Why Choose Nepal Nomad for Saribung Peak Climbing

Nepal Nomad is a well-running travel company that has crossed the time period of a decade as a travel company and has successfully provided a lifetime journey to its service seekers from all around the world. Our professional, enthusiastic and experienced team members leave no stone unturned when it comes to your satisfaction regarding the trip. Our mountaineering team has been certified with NNGA and IMFGA certificates along with the evacuation, map-reading, and first-aid service training. Likewise, we also customize the Saribung Peak Climbing Departure Date as per your time and date.

Itinerary

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On your arrival, our representative will be on standby. After you are transferred to the hotel a pre-trek briefing on the trekking program will be scheduled. You can refresh yourself with the surroundings as you can go down the streets for a walk.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Day two leads us to an extraordinary day filled with the exploration of the mysteriously glorious valley which brings you the existences of Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, and other great cultural as well as other sites favored by both history and nature.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

From Kathmandu, we take an early morning flight to Pokhara after having an early breakfast. After a fruitful landing in Pokhara, we will move to the hotel and refresh ourselves. After some refreshment, we will be ready to explore some amazing places in Pokhara. Overnight will be in Pokhara.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 850m

From Pokhara, we start to Jomsom which is the headquarter district of Mustang passing the deepest Kali Gandaki. The view is mind-blowing as you go on a path with the grand Himalayas. Spilling out of the Tibetan Plateau, you can see the dazzling Kali Gandaki River. You can see the antique town Kagbeni after a walk.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kagbeni
  • Altitude: 2780

With the company of the beautiful Mani walls, landscape, and the Buddhist Chorten we trek to the Tangbe village through the Kaligandaki Riverbank. We have lunch at the Chhuksang after an hour, we then again proceed with our trek over the bank of the Kaligandaki river. There are 16 caves on the path of the trail above the tunnel of the Kaligandaki River. The trail ascends to the fantastic sight of the Kaligandaki River and the NilgiriHimal that connects to Tsaile. We stay overnight at the Tsaile.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tsaile
  • Altitude: 3050m

The day includes six to seven hours to walk from Tsaile leading our way to Gheling at 3550 meters as many chortens welcome us along the way. Gheling is surprisingly a small village formed of mud houses resembling its own authentic and unique beauty where we will be staying for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gheling
  • Altitude: 3550m

On the seventh day, we will find ourselves in the dry area covered by Mustang as we step away from Gheling and move further towards Tsarang which is situated at 3,560 meters. Around five hours or less we will reach Tsarang.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tsarang
  • Altitude: 3560m

Enjoying the beautiful view of snow-covered hills and mountains, we move towards Lo Manthang situated at 3,730 meters from Tsarang continuing a six hours long trek and eventually end up staying there at Lo Manthang. It’s going to be a full six hours of walking to reach Lo Manthang which will indeed be an amazing journey.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lo Manthang
  • Altitude: 3730m

Lo Manthang is a gorgeous location to have some rest before heading off to the continuation of the trip. Lo Manthang is the stunning capital of the home of adventures; Upper Mustang. The Capital is home to people who follow cultures and traditions that are similar to the Tibetan people and in that way, the capital resembles the Tibetan world in some context. The Village of Lo Manthang used to be the capital of a Kingdom called Lo but now it belongs to Upper Mustang. The beautiful place holds uniquely formed houses and monasteries together. It is indeed a great place for exploration. We shall rest here before heading on for Yara.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lo Manthang
  • Altitude: 3730m

We will beat the Dhi Village after coming out of the Lo Manthang and then we descend down the path and reach the Yara village, the journey is extremely beautiful and has many caves through the way. We will spend an overnight at the Yara.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Yara
  • Altitude: 3630m

Out from the Yara, we make a short trip to the Luri Gompa and then discover the path on the way where we visit the beautiful and ancient Monasteries. We are headed to the Luri Cave Monastery at the beginning of the ascent at 4500m which is renowned and is ancient in the Mustang region of the 15th century. Then we can observe various statues and the images of the Deities and the Protectors. Later, we visit the Luri cave monastery that is the other monastery and is wonderful and ancient. We then stay overnight at the Luri.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Luri Gompa
  • Altitude: 3900m

Out from the monastery of the Luri cave, we go downhill to the gorge and combine the Yara- GhumaThanti Trail. Through the pastures from the hilltop, the walk is extremely awesome. With the fabulous sight of Mount Dhaulagiri, the trekking becomes even more awesome, and then we continue to go downhill and reach the GhumaThanti, then to the sacred Damodar Kunda Lakes which is the place that shelters the Buddhist pilgrims. We stay overnight at the Ghuma Thanti.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghuma Thanti
  • Altitude: 4760m

It is day 13 as we head back from the beautiful Ghuma Thanti, Along the way it takes about 4-5 hrs to reach and ascend up to the Bacha Khola which is at an altitude of 4890m. It is extremely splendid and unquestionably does not fail to amaze us.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Bacha Khola
  • Altitude: 4890m

After we spend our time at the Bacha Khola and appreciate the beauty of this Lake, we ascend today even more with an altitude of 5010m for 4 to 5 hrs and ultimately reach the Damodar Kund.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camp
  • Place: Damodar Kund
  • Altitude: 5010m

We stay at Damodar Kunda for another day to get some rest in the holy area while having some time for ourselves for exploration. The beautiful lake places itself on the base of the gorgeous Damodar Himal while carrying its holy significance. It is regarded as holy especially by the Hindus and also by the Buddhists. The lake has also been referred to in a holy Hindu book called BarahPuran and the name Damodar indicates Lord Krishna.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camp
  • Place: Damodar Kund
  • Altitude: 5010m

The sixteenth day has been reserved to remain flexible with our itinerary in case of emergency situations. This day is a contingency day which shall be used in such conditions that have not been planned or in which it shall be wise to rest rather than continuing the journey.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Damodar Kunda
  • Altitude: 5010m

We trek for the 4-5 hrs today and trek from the Damodar Kund to the Japanese Base Camp, the path is wonderful and a fun day to view the scenic surrounding from us. We stay overnight at the Japanese Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Japanese Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5010m

Today we head to the path which is icy and snow-covered while we gradual ascent. Today’s trek is challenging and hard so we rest at every place while we can then continue to the hike at the DamodarHimal and the Khumjunggar Himal and reach the camping site at Camp I. Our Nomad team will make necessary preparations and then we set up our camps

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: High Camp
  • Altitude: 5750m

The main venture and the whole meaning of the whole adventure come into reality today as well begin climbing the Saribung Peak being fully equipped and by following the guidance of our climbing expert. We will be relishing our moment of victory as we reach the top and get back down to Bhrikuti Base Camp that where we stay the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Bhrikuti Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4950m

Until we reach the Pho Gaon we start our trek with snowy peaks views on the barren valley and the Tibetan plateau. Different religion, culture and the natural diversity with beautiful ethnic groups like Ghale, Gurung, and Lama makes it even more meaningful. We then head to the Pho Gaon out from the Bhrikuti camp

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Phu Gaon
  • Altitude: 4080m

Following the narrow trail and then descending at the Kyang, we head for the Khampa settlement which has a lot to offer from the ruined forts the there are places where Chyaku, Jhunam, and Kyang places are found. We then continue our hike to the Meta and then we can observe the splendid mesmerizing view of the LamjungHimal and the Annapurna II. We stay overnight at the Meta.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Meta
  • Altitude: 3560m

As we leave Meta for reaching Koto, we will be welcomed with beautiful forests and water streams along the route. Before reaching Koto, our peak climbing trip comes to many suspension bridges then we stay for an overnight at Koto

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch , dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Koto
  • Altitude: 2600m

From Koto you will be heading to one of the rugged ventures. Our goal is to reach Dharapani where we rest for the night, so we will be enjoying the route leading to Dharapani situated at 1860 meters in height.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dharapani
  • Altitude: 1860m

The twenty-fourth day leads us back to the city of Kathmandu through Beshsahar situated at an elevation of 760m. We leave from Dharapani very early in the morning in a jeep and march forwards to the conclusion of the great Saribung Peak Climbing Venture while reminiscing the adventure of a lifetime in the long drive. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

The trip ends right here. It’s the day that you leave the journey while carrying all memories with you to your hometown which will surely last for a very long and favorable time.

  • Meals: Breakfast with tea/coffee
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu - Pokhara-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations, and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations, and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Required Experience for summiting Saribung Peak

To attain the amazing Peak of Saribung, one needs to have sound and steady health conditions with a good level of fitness to help one reach the top. You do not really need any form of previous mountaineering experience to conduct this adventure, however, it’d be amazing if you have some kind of mountain walking experience.

Pre-Trip Meet up and the requirement of Insurance for Saribung Peak Expedition

Before going forSaribung Peak Expedition, there will be a pre-trip meeting, the major goal of which shall be proper communication establishment between the team members of the expedition and the clearance of any form of doubts regarding the trip.

According to the given points of Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions for joining Saribung Peak Climbing, you are required to be completely insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurances covering over 3000m to 6000m.

An ordinary day in the Saribung Peak Climb Journey

Your amazing morning starts off with some warm and delicious breakfast in the Saribung Peak Climb Journey. Then we will be tidying up our bag packs and head off for today's trekking for the next three to four hours until we reach a pleasant spot for lunch. Likewise, we shall continue the trekking until we reach our destination overnight where we will also be having our dinner.

Accommodation and meals in the Saribung Peak Climb Trip

While at the Saribung Peak Climbing, you will be provided with local level services which won’t be very luxurious but shall be filled with politeness and warmth. We are likely to encounter lodges run by a family in general which usually have shared bathroom facilities and a warm fireplace in the dining hall. Similarly, the meals which you will be provided include breakfast, lunch, and dinner at their respective time.

Altitude Sickness in the Saribung Peak Climb Journey:

In the climbing adventure, the major risk involved is the risk of altitude sickness which takes forms in three major stages are Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). To minimize the risk, we prepare the itinerary in an acclimatization-friendly way involving hikes to nearby areas and proper exercises on extra days.

FAQs

The kind of permits one needs to acquire for Saribung Peak Climb are; Annapurna Conservation Area Permit, local government’s permit, Nepal Mountaineering Association Permit, and also the Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card.

You can hope for the best kind of emergency services from Nepal Nomad during times of emergency in the Saribung Peak Climbing Journey as we will always be alert at any moment for any given situation to assure your safety. We shall be ever ready to provide you with proper first-aid services as well as transfer you to a safer area if the need arises through mediums like helicopter evacuation.

Yes, as long as you undertake the Saribung Peak Summiting adventure with the team of Nepal nomads, it shall be safe for any form of travelers of any gender.

Properly established toilet facilities cannot be assured in the off-beaten tracks of Saribung Peak Climb Route, however, in the lodges and hotels that fall under the trails leading to Saribung, basic level of toilet facilities are available. Unlikely that, the city area is well facilitated with different kinds of toilet facilities.

High-level equipment such as the professional ones used for climbing is available on rent whereas basic level equipment for Saribung Peak Climbing is not available on rent.

In the lower regions, the services of communication shall not be very weak, however, as you go higher in the region following the trails to Saribung Peak, proper conditions of communication services cannot be assured.