The Saribung Expedition is a unique refreshing package that includes wonderful trekking to the Upper Mustang. It is not a technical expedition trip, which requires heavy climbing equipment, but the high passes are equally challenging. Located in the Mustang region, the Saribung Peak is highly suitable for the beginners and the aged people who want to take the expedition experience.
The charm of a Saribung Expedition trip has been increased as it links different trekking destinations as Lo-Manthang and Naar Phu Valley, crossing the Saribung La at 5600 meters. The outstanding trip leads you to the antique Tibetan influenced village to explore the primitive culture and colorful landscape. The mystical monasteries and Chhortens signify the cultural adornment of the local people. Ascending to Saribung lies in further itinerary setting the base camp at 5240 meters. The top of Mt. Saribung is located at 6387 meters with the snow covered ridges. The small and primitive communities of Naar valley are wonderful to explore with the striking landscape. It is you encounter with the remote indigenous groups who are far from modernity and commercialization. Gradually, the trekking joins in the beginning trail of the Annapurna circuit.
Reliance Trekking offers you the suitable Saribung Expedition itinerary. March to May and September to November are the best seasons for this trip. It is not only the climbing trip, but also you can enjoy the exploration trip in the hidden valleys of Nepal. Please, contact us for more details.
- Hightlights of Saribung Trekking and Expedition
- The ancient of Lo, Upper Mustang is one of the last places in Nepal with Tibetan Buddhist culture.
- Wonderful landscape these are identical to the Tibetan village.
- Fossil can be seen around Kali Gandaki River Damodar Kunda
- Damodar lake is holi lake for Hindu
- Include your trip during the Tiji festival, the festival celebrated in Lo- Mangthang is to pray for peace to concern evil.
- Enjoys your tour to various historical, natural, cultural, heritage sites along with Nepal’s oldest Buddhist monasteries
- Unveil pre-historical culture by viewing a mysterious cave, cave temples are known for thousands of years old monasteries.
- Explore the Tibetan magnificence lifestyle and daily activities of the typical denizens of the Nar Phu valley trek
- The interesting rock structures, land formations, and diverse to typography and amazing walks on the Nar Phu valley trek.
- You will feel accompanied by the chain of Himalayas including Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna ranges throughout the route.
Representative of Reliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and you will be transferred to hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel.(Breakfast included)
In the morning, we set up a pre-trip meeting with an introduction of the trekking guide. Managing the document to prepare the paperwork for the trekking, then we visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley, including Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the Pashupatinath temple that is situated beside the Bagmati River. Driving back to the hotel, you prepare the trek with packing your belongings. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast included)
In the morning, drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu through the winding road. The Prithvi highway goes along the Trishuli River side. Exploring the side valleys and terraced hillside, you reach to Pokhara and transfer to the hotel. O/N at Hotel. (Breakfast included)
We take an early flight from Pokhara to Jomsom that offers the outstanding views of the snow covered peaks of Annapurna and Daulagiri range. The 8000 meter peaks look dramatic. Landing at Jomsom, the district center of Mustang, meet further crew (if we have), we begin the trek to Kagbeni through the Kali Gandaki River bank. Kagbeni is a gateway of Upper Mustang. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
The first day through the restricted region of Upper Mustang, we walk towards the east bank of the Kaligandaki, ascending over many ridges and the trail escorts us north and reaches Tangbe village. It is an amazing town with white washed houses and prayer flags on the roof top. From Tangbe, we head towards Chhusang village, cross the River and climb towards the ridge through the tunnel. Following the narrow trail, we reach to Chele, which is culturally a loaded town, influenced by the Tibetan Buddhism. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
After the breakfast at Chele, we commence the journey with a steep climb as we follow the trail westwards and see Ghyakar on the opposite side of a deep canyon. Then, the trail leads us through the gorge. Descending, we can enjoy the picturesque view of the Samar village and the stunning Himalayas a bit far away. From Samar village, we head continually, exploring the red painted monastery and passing Rangchyung Chhorten. With some up and down and with a final ascent, we reach to Syangbuchen and rest. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Heading from Shyangbochen, we begin to climb to the Yanda La Pass, discovering the red painted Chhorten and various Tibetan Buddhist attractions. Passing Ghelung, where we explore a couple of red monasteries, we follow the grassy trail. Then we ascend towards the Nyi La Pass, continually following the Ghami La Pass, we trek down to the downstream. The sandy dust and arid landscape is a different scenery. Walking further, we reach to the widespread valley with the beautiful Ghami village. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
After the breakfast at Ghami, we embark passing the longest Mani wall of the Upper Mustang. It is decorated with the wonderful carvings. Things are painted red that offer the typical scenery around the area. It is beyond the greenery, which is devoured by the desert landscape. Then we head gradually through the Tsarang Chhorten and begin to see the human settlements again on the route. We reach to Tsarang and rest. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).
Relatively an easy and exciting trek we have on today’s trip. After the breakfast at Tsarang, we begin to walk through the flat trail, passing a chhorten and ancient caves. The mixture of the desert landscape and seasonal wild flowers is wonderful. From the ridge we see a stone walled town of Lomanthang. After a short descend and a couple of hours walk, we reach to this fabulous town of Upper Mustang. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
A huge day to explore the mystical land and the capital of Upper Mustang. After the breakfast, we stroll around to unveil the mysteries of the cultural prosperity in Lomanthang and its surroundings. Namgyal Monastery, visit to the Tingkhar village, Jhong cave (5 stories) and others are dramatic. The cultural affluence of the local people is equally outstanding. The Tiji festival is celebrated in Lomanthang, which is a world renowned festival. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
On this day, our representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. Thank you very much for trekking with us. See you again.