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Peak Climbing

Mount Saribung Peak

 Peak Climbing, Nepal
 25 Days
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 07th Jun - 06th Jun
$1,000
$900 / Person

Trip Facts

Duration

25 Days

Peak Type

Technical

Starts In

Kathmandu (1337m)

Ends In

Kathmandu (1337m)

Maximum Altitude

6,654 m

Grade

Strenuous – Alpine, F

Trek Type

Teahouse/Camping

Best Season

March to May; September to November

Attractions

Sightseeing and trekking/climbing

Group Size

12 pax Maximum

Transportation

Flights, private car or tourist bus

Accommodation:

Hotel, Camping

Overview: Mount Saribung Peak

Situated in the remote Damodar Himal near Mustang and a stone’s throw from the Tibetan border, Mount Saribung Peak (6,346m) is a recently introduced mountain expedition that offers trekkers the challenge of summiting a rarely-climbed peak combined with adventurous trekking in a rugged and remote region that sees few trekkers. This is a strenuous trek that combines high peaks and passes, glaciers, remote valleys and villages, unique Himalayan cultures and some of the most spectacular scenery on earth.

We start our journey with a trek through the restricted area of Upper Mustang, a remote and starkly beautiful region, that is part of the Tibetan plateau. Hiking through an otherworldly landscape of sculpted canyons, surreal rock formations, medieval villages, ruined fortresses, royal palaces, Tibetan Buddhist gompas, and soaring snow peaks, we will reach the fabled Mustang capital, Lo Manthang and spend some time exploring this fascinating place before heading east into the wild Namta Khola Valley to reach Saribung. After summiting Saribung, we cross the Saribung La (pass) and descend through the remote Nar-Phu Valley, before finishing in the village of Syange.

This expedition is not a technical climb but is considered a challenging expedition because of the altitude variation and the remoteness of the area. There are many passes with ice and crevasses in between the Damodar Kunda (lake) and the Nar-Phu valley. These will require glacier travel mode for the most part with a couple of sections at most of fixed-line requiring the use of a jumar. Previous experience with crampons and ice ax is necessary.

 

Itinerary:

Day 01           Arrive Kathmandu


Day 02           Rest/preparation


Day 03           Fly Pokhara (884m)


Day 04           Fly Jomsom (2713m); trek Kagbeni (2810m)


Day 05           Trek Chele (3100m)


Day 06           Trek Shyangmochen (3800m)


Day 07           Trek Tsarang (3575m)


Day 08           Trek Lo Manthang (3840m)


Day 09           Rest/exploration


Day 10           Trek Yara Village (3650m)


Day 11           Trek Luri Gompa (4000m)


Day 12           Trek Ghuma Thanti (4745m)


Day 13           Trek Bharche Khola (4890m)


Day 14           Trek Damodar Kund (4975m)


Day 15           Rest/acclimatization


Day 16           Trek Japanese Base Camp (5240m)


Day 17           Trek Moraine Camp (5720m)


Day 18           Climb Saribung Peak (6346m); descend Bhrikuti Base Camp (5070m)


Day 19           Trek Phu Gaon (4070m)


Day 20           Rest/exploration


Day 21           Trek Meta (3610m)


Day 22           Trek Koto (2600m)


Day 23           Trek Dharapani (1860m)


Day 24           Drive Kathmandu


Day 25           Depart Kathmandu


Included

  • Arrival & departure transfer from and to the airport & hotels
  • 3 nights bed & breakfast accommodation in a 3* hotel in Kathmandu (twin share)
  • Mostly camping accommodation, where teahouses are not available, on full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek
  • Teahouse accommodation, wherever available, on full board during the trek
  • Surface transportation as per the itinerary in a private vehicle
  • Permits & other local taxes
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Required number of porter/s
  • Transportation, accommodation, food, salary and insurance for guide and other local staffs
  • Farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu

Excluded

  • Travel & medical insurance including insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu & Nepal visa fee
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, bottled water, bar bills, etc.
  • Trekking gear (also available on hire)
  • Tips for guide & local staffs
  • Any extra cost arising out of natural calamities or cancellation of the program
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • All other items not mentioned in the list of ‘Included’
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