Asiana Treks

Saribung Peak Climbing

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Duration
20 days
Max. Elevation
6328 m / 20761 ft
Group size
1 - 10
Level
beginner
Transportation
Tourist Bus/ Private van/Plane
Best Season
March to may/September to November
Accomodation
Camp and Teahouse.
Meals
B/B and Trekking B/L/D
Starts at/ Ends at
kathmandu / kathmandu

Highlights

    • Conquer the summit easily, as Saribung Peak features a technically straightforward climb requiring no specialized gear.
    • Situated near the China border, Saribung Peak offers breathtaking views and an experience that straddles the Mustang and Manang districts.
    • Trek through similar ethnic communities, in Dibetancient monasteries, and captivating villages, immersing yourself in the region's rich culture.
    • Explore the Upper Mustang and Nar Phu Valley trails, each revealing diverse landscapes, from stunning panoramas to unique geological formations and the existence of authentic Tebettin Culture.
    • Capture awe-inspiring Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu ranges vistas, creating unforgettable memories.
    • Entrust your journey to Asiana Treks and Tours, offering certified guides, optimal logistics, and a focus on your safety and experience.
    • Enhance your climbing skills and techniques in a supportive environment guided by experienced professionals.
    • Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of the region, with encounters ranging from traditional communities to ancient religious sites.
    • Experience the thrill of conquering a challenging peak while enjoying the beauty of Nepal's majestic Himalayas and rugged trails.

Overview

Overview

Saribung Peak Climbing in Nepal is an unforgettable Nepal adventure. It's a technically easy ascent without specialized gear situated at the Mustang-Manang border near China. This expedition is part of the Saribung Pass Trek, combining Upper Mustang and Nar Phu Valley trails, showcasing diverse landscapes and cultures. Starting with a flight to Jomsom, the trek unveils ethnic communities, ancient monasteries, and the stunning Damodar Kunda. Witness panoramic views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu ranges. With certified guides, safety is paramount at Satori Adventures. Immerse yourself in the charm of Saribung Peak in Nepal's majestic Himalayas.
Explore Saribung Peak (6328m) between Mustang and Manang districts in Nepal's Damodar Himal range. This popular expedition site offers a glimpse of the unique Tibetan plateau and villages near Lo-Manthang. Since 2006, Asiana treks and tours have prioritized safety and satisfaction with expert guides and certified staff. Dive into culture, religion, and stunning scenery while mastering climbing techniques on this remarkable adventure.
Uncover the allure of Saribung Peak (6328m) in mid-Western Nepal. Near Lo-Manthang, this peak offers a captivating blend of Tibetan influences and stunning landscapes. Safety is paramount at Satori Adventures, where certified guides with extensive mountain skills lead the way. Traverse high passes and immerse yourself in the unique culture and geography of the region. Embark on a rewarding journey with Satori Adventures in the Upper Mustang region.

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Our staff will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. After settling in, you'll have time to explore the vibrant streets of Thamel or relax and prepare for the exciting adventure ahead.


Today, you'll take a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu's renowned cultural and historical sites. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites like Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. These iconic sites offer a glimpse into Nepal's rich cultural heritage. In the afternoon, you'll have a pre-trip meeting with your climbing guide and fellow trekkers, where you can discuss the upcoming journey and address any questions.

Departing early in the morning, you'll drive to Pokhara, a picturesque city surrounded by lush hills and the stunning Annapurna range. The drive offers breathtaking views of rural landscapes, terraced fields, and charming villages. Once in Pokhara, you can stroll along the serene Phewa Lake, explore Lakeside's vibrant market, and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.

After a short and scenic flight to Jomsom, you'll start your trek to Kagbeni. The trail leads along the Kali Gandaki River, passing through wind-swept landscapes and traditional villages. Kagbeni, a gateway to the Upper Mustang region, welcomes you with its unique architecture and ancient charm.


Leaving Kagbeni, the trail takes you higher into the Mustang region. As you ascend, the scenery transforms into barren landscapes and striking rock formations. Chele, your destination for the day, offers a glimpse into the traditional life of the local inhabitants.

Today's trail winds through diverse terrain, including forests and arid stretches. Pass through the charming village of Samar and continue to Ghiling. Along the way, you'll witness stunning views of the Nilgiri and Annapurna ranges.


As you trek to Tsarang, you'll cross the Nyi La Pass and explore the picturesque Ghami village. The trail goes through scenic landscapes and past ancient monasteries, providing insight into the region's rich history and culture.


Arrive at Lo-Manthang, the ancient walled city that serves as the capital of the Mustang region. The village is whole in history, with its maze-like alleys, royal palace, and monasteries offering a glimpse into the region's cultural heritage.

Take a day to acclimatise to the altitude and explore Lo-Manthang. Visit monasteries, interact with locals, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. This day also serves as preparation for the challenging days ahead.

Leaving Lo-Manthang, your trail heads toward Yara. Pass through picturesque villages and enjoy the changing scenery as you venture deeper into the Mustang region.


A highlight of this day is a visit to the Luri Cave Monastery, an ancient and revered site. The trail offers unique vistas, and the monastery is a fascinating testament to the region's religious history.

Continue your ascent to Ghuma Thanti, a high-altitude campsite surrounded by rugged landscapes. As you gain altitude, the air becomes crisper, and you'll notice the changing vegetation.

Reach the base camp of Saribung Peak, the starting point for your climb. The base camp provides the best views of the surrounding peaks and is your resting place before the summit push.

Today is the culmination of your journey. Embark on the challenging summit push to Saribung Peak (6328m/20761ft). Enjoy the thrill of standing atop the peak, surrounded by breathtaking vistas. After celebrating your accomplishment, begin your descent back to the base camp.

This day is a buffer for unforeseen circumstances, such as adverse weather conditions. It also allows for additional acclimatization if needed.


Begin your descent from the base camp, retracing your steps toward Nogaru. The changing landscape provides a fresh perspective on the trail you initially trekked.


As you continue descending, you'll pass through Yak Kharka. The trail offers stunning views of the Mustang region's rugged terrain and traditional villages.

Complete your descent and arrive back in Jomsom. Celebrate the success of your trek and reflect on the remarkable journey you've undertaken.

Take a scenic and best flight from Jomsom to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu. As you soar above the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, you'll have a chance to reflect on the incredible landscapes you've traversed.


On your last day in Nepal, we will transfer you to the airport for your departure. As you bid farewell to this remarkable country, you'll carry cherished memories of your Saribung Peak climbing adventure and the friendships forged.

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Includes

    • Special entrance fee of Upper Mustang entry permit and TIMS Card.   
    • Peak Permit and Climbing Guide. 
    • Guide, Cook, sherpa, Kitchen staff, and porters while in the climbing period. 
    • An experienced and first aid-trained license holder accompanying a trekking guide. 
    • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 25 KG.)  
    • Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, and transportation of our all-trip crew. 
    • All camping Equipment, two men’s tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table & chairs. 
    • Tea House accommodation on a twin or multi-sharing basis during the trek. 
    • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trekking and climbing period. 
    • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges) 
    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu. 

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal entry visa and Domestic airport tax. 
    • Your Travel/Medical insurance and Personal trekking equipment. 
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and laundry. 
    • Hot shower and electric charging in the mountain (If needed). 
    • Single supplements in hotels except for solo trekking service. 
    • Optional trips which are not specified in the itinerary. 
    • Drinks (including tea) and Bar Bill (beverage). 
    • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency. 
    • Donation to the local organization. 
    • Personal equipment for Trekking & Peak climbing. 
    • Gratitude to the trekking staff. 

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Equipment List

Essential Documents and Items

Ensure you have the following essential documents and items ready for your trip:

  • Passport with at least six months validity, along with two passport-size photos
  • Airline tickets
  • Photocopies of your passport and visa form (available readily at Kathmandu airport)
  • Proof of insurance
  • Cash in Dollars, Pounds, or Euros for purchasing the Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, paying for meals and accommodations, giving gratuities, buying snacks, drinks, and souvenirs
  • Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards (bring photocopies), traveler's cheques, etc.
  • Nepalese currency for purchasing snacks and other items along the trail
  • Must Read: Climbing Gear List for Lobuche Peak

Personal Climbing Gear:

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Screwgate karabiners (2 locking, two unlocking)
  • Descender/eight-figure
  • Plastic mountaineering boots
  • Ascender/Jhumar
  • Helmet

Group Climbing Gear:

  • Snow bar
  • Rope
  • Ice hammer
  • Ice screw

Personal Trekking and Climbing Gear Checklist:

Rucksack and Travel Bags:

  • Small daypack/backpack (30-40L) with good shoulder padding for carrying valuables
  • Large duffel bag (80-100L)
  • Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
  • Waterproof covers

Head:

  • Bandana or headscarf
  • Balaclava
  • Beanie
  • Wide-brimmed sun hat
  • warmer neck gaiter
  • Extra batteries and light bulb for the headlamp 
  • Carry an extra pair of sunglasses and snow goggles that offer UV protection. 
  • Prescription sunglasses, if needed

Upper Body:

  • Long-sleeve shirt (moisture-absorbing and breathable)
  • T-shirt (moisture-absorbing and breathable)
  • Thermal base layer of merino wool
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
  • Down Vest
  • Down jacket with hood and insulation designed for expedition use; not necessary for all trekking peaks 
  • Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable

Hands:

  • Lightweight wool or fleece gloves, or gloves made of lightweight poly-liner.
  • Warm, insulated gloves with safety straps called Summit Mittens.

Lower Body:

  • Briefs for non-cotton trousers.

walking shorts.

  • Lightweight woollen warm trousers.
  • Trekking trousers made of breathable, waterproof material.
  • Hardshell trousers
  • Pants made with synthetic insulation.

Feet:

  • Climbing boots with double insulation
  • High-quality hiking boots with supportive ankles, water resistance, robust soles, and a "broken-in" feel.
  • Gaiters and Crampons.
  • Cotton socks, thick poly or woollen socks, and light inner socks. 
  • Athletic shoes and flip-flops or sandals of rubber.

Sleeping:

  • A sleeping bag should at least be able to withstand -40°C.
  • Therm-a-Rest sleeping pad (NeoAir XTherm) for insulation and warmth
  • Foam pad
  • Fleece sleeping bag liner
  • Pillowcase

Medicine:

  • Small, personal first-aid kit (simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • Skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Paracetamol
  • Cough and cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills like Diamox or Acetazolamide
  • Stomach antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin
  • Throat lozenges
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • Earplugs and Lip Guard
  • Sunscreen and drops
  • An extra pair of prescription glasses and materials for contact lenses 

Practical Items:

  • Small roll of repair tape, sewing-repair kit
  • Cigarette lighter or small box of matches
  • Compass or GPS (optional)
  • Alarm clock/watch
  • Camera with extra SD cards and batteries
  • Large Ziploc bags
  • Two water bottles (1 liter each)
  • Lightweight steel thermal bottle
  • Small folding or Swiss knife
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Four large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks
  • Socket adapter Type C (with circular pins)
  • Trekking poles (foldable)

Toiletries:

  • Medium-sized quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Small sachets of shampoo
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Female hygiene products
  • Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue/toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial handwash
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Pee Bottle (1 liter, leak-proof, wide mouth)
  • Pee funnel (for females)
  • Extras/Opulence:
  • Reading book
  • Trail map/guidebook
  • Journal and pen
  • iPod
  • Playing cards
  • Modest swimsuit
  • Binoculars (optional)

Please note that items such as sleeping bags and liners, down jackets, trekking poles, gaiters, crampons, backpacks, etc., can be rented or bought in Kathmandu. Additionally, mountaineering boots larger than size 12 can be hard to find in Nepal, so if you have large feet (+12 size), consider bringing your climbing boots from home.

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